Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines, Saturday 8th December 2018

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Today's Vanguard Newspaper, Sunday 25th November 2018

EFCC arraigns two Adamawa politicians for $115m Diezani largesse
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the former Chairman, Adamawa State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Joel Madaki and Felix Tagwami , former Campaign Director of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu during the 2015 general election before Justice Abdullaziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Yola, on four counts charge bordering on conspiracy, misappropriation and diversion of funds.Continue reading EFCC arraigns two Adamawa politicians for $115m Diezani largesse at
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I wrote statements against Jang under duress, witness tells court
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Jos – The star prosecution witness, Mr. Habila Gwom, brought to Jos High Court by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to testify in the ongoing corruption trial of a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, has accused the EFCC of putting him under pressure to make statements that he would not have willingly made.Continue reading I wrote statements against Jang under duress, witness tells court at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Vatican, Onitsha to celebrate Francis Cardinal Arinze’s 60th anniversary
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
On Thursday December 13, 2018, the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the priestly ordination of His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze. The Eucharist celebration which will be presided over by the Cardinal will be co-celebrated by about 50 Nigerian bishops and Cardinals and over 500 priests at the Basilica Square, Onitsha. The Mass starts by 10 am.Continue reading Vatican, Onitsha to celebrate Francis Cardinal Arinzes 60th anniversary at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Diamond Bank: Silver Lining for financial inclusion in Nigeria
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Two key factors which separate the rich from the poor are the decisions they make about finance and access to credit.Continue reading Diamond Bank: Silver Lining for financial inclusion in Nigeria at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG’s Auto Policy gathering steam’Enelama
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Five years after it was strengthened and relaunched, the national automotive policy is yielding positive results and drawing investors from across the world, says the ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.Continue reading FG’s Auto Policy gathering steam’Enelama at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Cynthia Morgane: Where are the sexy moves
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Imagine you wake up one day to learn that your music idol has suddenly disappeared from the scene with no word about her whereabouts.Continue reading Cynthia Morgane: Where are the sexy moves at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Glitz, glamour as Chidinma Aaron emerges 42nd Miss Nigeria
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
By Juliet EbirimThe Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday hosted this year’s coronation ceremony of the Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant amid glitz and glamour. Tagged ‘One Nigeria, One Crown’, the grand finale featured beauty parade, music, dance and comedy.25-year-old Enugu representative, Chidinma Leilani Aaron was crowned the 42nd Miss Nigeria in the star studded event. She took home N3 million, a luxury apartment and a car.Continue readi
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Fast rising Actor/Producer ‘Samuel Oniyitan’ and his quest for excellence
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The situation in the country was not encouraging because nobody knew me and I needed money to feed myself and pay bills. I felt I was wasting my time going for rehearsals especially with the fact that money wasn’t coming in. So I decided to go to school and made up my mind that when I had money I would return to the Industry I loved and had passion for, which I did two years ago.Continue reading Fast rising Actor/Producer ‘Samuel Oniyitan’ and his quest for excellence at Vanguard
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The Priesthood,the Political Mercenary
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Father Mbaka is an ordained priest of the Catholic Church. He is revered in Enugu. He is a household name in Igbo land. Many cardinals aren’t that lucky. His adoration ministry meets the spiritual and physical needs of his poor and desperate flock. Father Mbaka’s sermons talk about heaven but they are known for their blistering political contents. Mbaka perhaps understands that bad governance is worse than all the Mosaic plagues that befell Pharaoh’s country men. His poor congreg
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REVEREND FATHER EJIKE MBAKA
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Anglican Bishiop of Enugu Episcopal province, Archbishop Emmanuel Olisa Chukwuma has reacted to the controversies generated by Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s conduct of the 2018 Bazaar at his catholic church parish, Emene-Enugu. Excerpts:Continue reading REVEREND FATHER EJIKE MBAKA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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President Buhari pushing Nigeria to the brink ‘ PDP
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday for the fourth time, rejected assent to the Electoral Bill which was passed to him to sign into law by both the Senate and the House of Representatives. President Buhari who has written to the lower and Upper chamber said that he could not sign the Electoral Bill into law at this time that the country was preparing for the 2019 Presidential and general elections, adding that he could only assent to it after next year’s elections. He said that if
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Laurels for Ibrahim Magu, Titi Abubakar, Charles Inojie, others
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The prestigious excellence in Leadership and SDG edition of the PAN Nigeria leadership, peace and humanitarian awards has identified the outstanding personalities and institutions that have contributed earnestly to the advancement of leadership, national peace and humanitarian works.Continue reading Laurels for Ibrahim Magu, Titi Abubakar, Charles Inojie, others at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: We are dissatisfied with INEC’s preparation ‘ Afenifere
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) level of preparedness to conduct a free, fair and credible elections in the country next year.Continue reading 2019: We are dissatisfied with INEC’s preparation Afenifere at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Aero Launches Training School
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Aero Contractors has launched training school after obtaining Approved Training Organisation, ATO, licence from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The training school will commence admission of students in January.Continue reading Aero Launches Training School at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Emotions as Odinakachukwu Nwoye emerges Best Graduating Student
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Celebration filled the atmosphere recently at the induction ceremony ofthe 601 graduands of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), as Miss Odinakachukwu Nwoye was called to the podium to receive her award for being the Best Graduating Student.Continue reading Emotions as Odinakachukwu Nwoye emerges Best Graduating Student at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Offa Robbery: Stolen money, guns not accounted for
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Amajor row is brewing in the police circles following the disappearance of the statement of the ring leader of the April 5, deadly robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State during which the daredevils robbed six banks and carted away billions of Naira and killed 31 persons, including nine of policemen and made away with 21 rifles.Continue reading Offa Robbery: Stolen money, guns not accounted for at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Nigeria, other African countries most expensive places for airline business ‘ IATA
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The International Air Transport Association, IATA, has said Nigeria and other African countries are the most expensive places to do Aviation business in the world in spite of the fact that African aviation supports $55.8 billion of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in the continent.Continue reading Nigeria, other African countries most expensive places for airline business ‘ IATA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC pledges inclusive govt in Ebonyi
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
EBONYI state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Soni Ogbuoji has pledged to run an all inclusive government if elected Governor next year.Continue reading APC pledges inclusive govt in Ebonyi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Petrol tanker crushes newly wedded man to death in Ondo
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Anewly wedded man and expectant father identified as Kayode Esan who was a commercial motorcyclist was yesterday crushed to death by a 33,000 laden NNPC tanker in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The tanker driver, his partner and the police traffic warden at the scene were almost lynched but for the timely intervention of police detectives who raced to the scene and gave them protection.Continue reading Petrol tanker crushes newly wedded man to death in Ondo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG, Abia sign deal for Enyimba Economic City
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE Federal Government and Abia State Government have signed Definitive Agreements for the project between the Enyimba City Economic Zone Limited.Continue reading FG, Abia sign deal for Enyimba Economic City at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Court adjourns Innoson’s CEO case to Jan. 29, 2019
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday fixed Jan. 29, 2019, to hear a motion seeking bench warrant against the Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Nig. Ltd., Innocent Chukwuma, and others charged with forgery.Continue reading Court adjourns Innosons CEO case to Jan. 29, 2019 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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N’Delta leaders draw battle line in Uyo
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
PAN- NIGER Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, elders, leaders and stakeholders of coastal states of Niger-Delta, has laid down the irreducible conditions any political party and its presidential candidate must attain, to get the support of the people of the oil-rich region in the 2019 general electionsContinue reading N’Delta leaders draw battle line in Uyo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

APC has shown strong disrespect to our sensibilities ‘ Gen. Agbogbun (rtd)
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
It was fitting for Major General Nick Agbogun at the end of 35 years of military service in defence of the fatherland to seek other avenues to serve his community. The first opportunity was to serve as president-general of the Agbor Community, the umbrella body of the many clans that make up Agbor kingdom in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. It may have been a challenging task, but it was a rewarding time for the Agbor community as his time in office helped to reenergize the commun
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There’ll be no cabal in my govt. ‘ Atiku
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged to form a government of national unity if elected into power.Continue reading Therell be no cabal in my govt. Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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BUHARI VS ATIKU: Osuntokun, Keyamo in war of words
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
With less than three months to the 2019 general elections, camps of the two front-line Presidential candidates – Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have been advancing reasons Nigerians should rally behind their respective principals at the polls. This is not unexpected given the green light beamed on campaign activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC about a fortnight ago.Continue reading
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APC to sanction Amosun, Okorocha waits for go-ahead from Buhari
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set machinery in place to whip Governors Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha in line towards advancing the interests of the party in the governorship elections in Ogun and Imo States respectively.Continue reading APC to sanction Amosun, Okorocha waits for go-ahead from Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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INEC dubs 2019 party primaries Nigeria’s most acrimonious
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has vowed to ensure a religious adherence to its guidelines and schedule of activities for the 2019 general elections, saying it would not treat with levity, parties who violate the guidelines.Continue reading INEC dubs 2019 party primaries Nigeria’s most acrimonious at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ekere’s agenda is to cause confusion to postpone election ‘ Udoh
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The crisis arising from the expulsion of five members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has raised the political tempo in the state to feverish levels.Continue reading Ekere’s agenda is to cause confusion to postpone election ‘ Udoh at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Signing amended Electoral Act for 2019 elections will create uncertainty, crisis ‘ Buhari
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Friday for the fourth time, rejected assent to the Electoral Bill which was passed to him to sign into law by both the Senate and the House of Representatives.Continue reading Signing amended Electoral Act for 2019 elections will create uncertainty, crisis Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Interswitch mentors young Nigerians to solve Africa’s challenges
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
In order to identify social, environmental, cultural, leadership and economic challenges militating Africa’s development and as well proffering solutions to mitigate it, a Pan-African digital payment company, Interswitch, as part of giving back to the society has identified with Nigeria’s leaders of tomorrow in a mentorship masterclass of about 100 school children who gathered at the STEM Innovation lab in Adekunle Primary School, Makoko community, Yaba a suburb of Lagos.Continue readi
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Funding: As public universities collapse
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Truly, the Federal and state government-owned universities are collapsing owing to inadequate funding. Thus, 2018/2019 academic year that was supposed to begin in September, has yet to start four months after as lecturers are on strikeContinue reading Funding: As public universities collapse at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Mandzukic scores as Juventus beat Inter to go 11 points clear
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus killed off Inter Milan’s challenge to move 11 points clear in Serie A on Friday.Continue reading Mandzukic scores as Juventus beat Inter to go 11 points clear at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Obaseki charges contingent to restore Edo’s glory as sports festival begins
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged athletes representing the state in the ongoing National Sports Festival, to restore the sporting glory for which the state was known, assuring that his administration has the capacity to host the 2020 edition of the festival.Continue reading Obaseki charges contingent to restore Edo’s glory as sports festival begins at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Didier drogba my deadliest african opponent
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
My deadliest African opponent is Didier Drogba who retired recently. He is very good. Drogba would be nowhere on the pitch for 90 minutes. He would be anonymous. He doesn’t do anything.Continue reading Didier drogba my deadliest african opponent at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons can’t achieve much without adequate preparations ‘ Falode
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Super Falcons unsurprisingly retained the African Women Cup of Nations trophy they won 2 years ago in Cameroon after a hard-earned victory over their South African counterparts. The match was decided on penalties following 120 minutes of tension-packed football game.Continue reading Falcons can’t achieve much without adequate preparations ‘ Falode at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019 AFCON: Confusion over next host nation
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Super Eagles have since qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament which was originally billed for Cameroon. Organisers of the tournament, the Confederation of African Football have since withdrawn the hosting rights from Cameroon after the country was adjudged not ready for the continental showpiece.Continue reading 2019 AFCON: Confusion over next host nation at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Man Utd want Pochettino to replace Mourinho
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Manchester United have decided Mauricio Pochettino is the man they want to replace Jose Mourinho and are willing to pay 40 million ($51m) to land him, The Sun claims. The Tottenham manager has become the only option to replace the Portuguese, whose position at Old Trafford remains under pressure.Continue reading Man Utd want Pochettino to replace Mourinho at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons know World Cup opponents today
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
African champions, the Super Falcons will know their opponents in the 2019 Women’s World Cup as draw for the tournament will be held today in France. Teams will be drawn into six groups of four from four pots based on the FIFA Women’s World Rankings.Continue reading Falcons know World Cup opponents today at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Fun at Golden Tulip tennis as Arinze tries to live up to his name
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Arinze Eze is fondly called Oyenkuzi at the tennis club of Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town. Onyenkuzi is an Igbo name for teacher. His strokes on tennis court earned him that sobriquet.Continue reading Fun at Golden Tulip tennis as Arinze tries to live up to his name at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ilaji Soccer Academy players receive accolades after Ghana tour
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE Oyo State government has commended players and officials of Ilaji Soccer Academy for doing the state and Nigeria proud during their just-concluded tour of Accra, Ghana.Continue reading Ilaji Soccer Academy players receive accolades after Ghana tour at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Onazi declares self fit for Saturday’s action
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has declared himself fit enough to line out for his club in Saturday’s Turkish Super Lig fixture against Konyaspor.Continue reading Onazi declares self fit for Saturday’s action at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons’ camp opens in Jan
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Super Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby is ready to begin camping as early as January, to start preparing for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.Continue reading Falcons’ camp opens in Jan at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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I don’t know how to beat Guardiola ‘ Sarri
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Pep Guardiola has never lost to Maurizio Sarri in three meetings and the Chelsea boss admits he is still unsure how to beat his Manchester City counterpart. Chelsea welcome the Premier League leaders to Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a mouth-watering encounter, with City sitting 10 points clear of Sarri’s Blues.Continue reading I don’t know how to beat Guardiola ‘ Sarri at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Blow for Man City: Aguero out of Chelsea clash
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Manchester City will be without star striker Sergio Aguero for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Chelsea, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.Continue reading Blow for Man City: Aguero out of Chelsea clash at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Wembley ‘best place’ for football, says Spurs boss Pochettino
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Mauricio Pochettino says Wembley is the “best place in the world” to play football despite the frustrations of Tottenham’s long wait to move into their new stadium.Continue reading Wembley best place for football, says Spurs boss Pochettino at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Carvajal becomes first woman to referee professional men’s match in Chile
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Chile will become the latest country to boast a female referee in men’s professional football, following the announcement by the league (ANFP) that Maria Belen Carvajal will take charge of a second division match this weekend.Continue reading Carvajal becomes first woman to referee professional mens match in Chile at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Jose Mourinho ‘very happy’ at Man United, says agent Jorge Mendes
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Jose Mourinho is “very happy” at Manchester United despite the club’s Premier League struggles, his agent Jorge Mendes said on Friday. Continue reading Jose Mourinho very happy at Man United, says agent Jorge Mendes at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Neo Phlames out with ‘Sharp Shooter
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Conscious’ Indigenous artiste, Adeniyi Adewoyin simply known as Neo Phlames has released a new song titled ‘Sharp Shooter.’ Produced by Daihard, Sharp Shooter according to the artiste is a mid tempo song with good lyrics suitable for everyone.Continue reading Neo Phlames out with Sharp Shooter at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Denola Grey, Juliet Ibrahim, others for West Africa Fashion Week
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The West Africa Fashion Week finale date scheduled to hold on the 9th December will see plethora of Nigerian celebrities making the list of awardees. These Nigerian celebrities will be amongst celebrities across West Africa whom were shortlisted for different awards in different categories.Continue reading Denola Grey, Juliet Ibrahim, others for West Africa Fashion Week at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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EFCC arraigns two Adamawa politicians for $115m Diezani largesse
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the former Chairman, Adamawa State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Joel Madaki and Felix Tagwami , former Campaign Director of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu during the 2015 general election before Justice Abdullaziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Yola, on four counts charge bordering on conspiracy, misappropriation and diversion of funds.Continue reading EFCC arraigns two Adamawa politicians for $115m Diezani largesse at
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I wrote statements against Jang under duress, witness tells court
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Jos – The star prosecution witness, Mr. Habila Gwom, brought to Jos High Court by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to testify in the ongoing corruption trial of a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, has accused the EFCC of putting him under pressure to make statements that he would not have willingly made.Continue reading I wrote statements against Jang under duress, witness tells court at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Vatican, Onitsha to celebrate Francis Cardinal Arinze’s 60th anniversary
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
On Thursday December 13, 2018, the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the priestly ordination of His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze. The Eucharist celebration which will be presided over by the Cardinal will be co-celebrated by about 50 Nigerian bishops and Cardinals and over 500 priests at the Basilica Square, Onitsha. The Mass starts by 10 am.Continue reading Vatican, Onitsha to celebrate Francis Cardinal Arinzes 60th anniversary at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Diamond Bank: Silver Lining for financial inclusion in Nigeria
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Two key factors which separate the rich from the poor are the decisions they make about finance and access to credit.Continue reading Diamond Bank: Silver Lining for financial inclusion in Nigeria at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

FG’s Auto Policy gathering steam’Enelama
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Five years after it was strengthened and relaunched, the national automotive policy is yielding positive results and drawing investors from across the world, says the ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.Continue reading FG’s Auto Policy gathering steam’Enelama at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Cynthia Morgane: Where are the sexy moves
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Imagine you wake up one day to learn that your music idol has suddenly disappeared from the scene with no word about her whereabouts.Continue reading Cynthia Morgane: Where are the sexy moves at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Glitz, glamour as Chidinma Aaron emerges 42nd Miss Nigeria
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
By Juliet EbirimThe Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday hosted this year’s coronation ceremony of the Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant amid glitz and glamour. Tagged ‘One Nigeria, One Crown’, the grand finale featured beauty parade, music, dance and comedy.25-year-old Enugu representative, Chidinma Leilani Aaron was crowned the 42nd Miss Nigeria in the star studded event. She took home N3 million, a luxury apartment and a car.Continue readi
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Fast rising Actor/Producer ‘Samuel Oniyitan’ and his quest for excellence
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The situation in the country was not encouraging because nobody knew me and I needed money to feed myself and pay bills. I felt I was wasting my time going for rehearsals especially with the fact that money wasn’t coming in. So I decided to go to school and made up my mind that when I had money I would return to the Industry I loved and had passion for, which I did two years ago.Continue reading Fast rising Actor/Producer ‘Samuel Oniyitan’ and his quest for excellence at Vanguard
read more…

The Priesthood,the Political Mercenary
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Father Mbaka is an ordained priest of the Catholic Church. He is revered in Enugu. He is a household name in Igbo land. Many cardinals aren’t that lucky. His adoration ministry meets the spiritual and physical needs of his poor and desperate flock. Father Mbaka’s sermons talk about heaven but they are known for their blistering political contents. Mbaka perhaps understands that bad governance is worse than all the Mosaic plagues that befell Pharaoh’s country men. His poor congreg
read more…

REVEREND FATHER EJIKE MBAKA
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Anglican Bishiop of Enugu Episcopal province, Archbishop Emmanuel Olisa Chukwuma has reacted to the controversies generated by Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s conduct of the 2018 Bazaar at his catholic church parish, Emene-Enugu. Excerpts:Continue reading REVEREND FATHER EJIKE MBAKA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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President Buhari pushing Nigeria to the brink ‘ PDP
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday for the fourth time, rejected assent to the Electoral Bill which was passed to him to sign into law by both the Senate and the House of Representatives. President Buhari who has written to the lower and Upper chamber said that he could not sign the Electoral Bill into law at this time that the country was preparing for the 2019 Presidential and general elections, adding that he could only assent to it after next year’s elections. He said that if
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Laurels for Ibrahim Magu, Titi Abubakar, Charles Inojie, others
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The prestigious excellence in Leadership and SDG edition of the PAN Nigeria leadership, peace and humanitarian awards has identified the outstanding personalities and institutions that have contributed earnestly to the advancement of leadership, national peace and humanitarian works.Continue reading Laurels for Ibrahim Magu, Titi Abubakar, Charles Inojie, others at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

2019: We are dissatisfied with INEC’s preparation ‘ Afenifere
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) level of preparedness to conduct a free, fair and credible elections in the country next year.Continue reading 2019: We are dissatisfied with INEC’s preparation Afenifere at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Aero Launches Training School
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Aero Contractors has launched training school after obtaining Approved Training Organisation, ATO, licence from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The training school will commence admission of students in January.Continue reading Aero Launches Training School at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Emotions as Odinakachukwu Nwoye emerges Best Graduating Student
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Celebration filled the atmosphere recently at the induction ceremony ofthe 601 graduands of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), as Miss Odinakachukwu Nwoye was called to the podium to receive her award for being the Best Graduating Student.Continue reading Emotions as Odinakachukwu Nwoye emerges Best Graduating Student at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Offa Robbery: Stolen money, guns not accounted for
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Amajor row is brewing in the police circles following the disappearance of the statement of the ring leader of the April 5, deadly robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State during which the daredevils robbed six banks and carted away billions of Naira and killed 31 persons, including nine of policemen and made away with 21 rifles.Continue reading Offa Robbery: Stolen money, guns not accounted for at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Nigeria, other African countries most expensive places for airline business ‘ IATA
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The International Air Transport Association, IATA, has said Nigeria and other African countries are the most expensive places to do Aviation business in the world in spite of the fact that African aviation supports $55.8 billion of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in the continent.Continue reading Nigeria, other African countries most expensive places for airline business ‘ IATA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC pledges inclusive govt in Ebonyi
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
EBONYI state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Soni Ogbuoji has pledged to run an all inclusive government if elected Governor next year.Continue reading APC pledges inclusive govt in Ebonyi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Petrol tanker crushes newly wedded man to death in Ondo
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Anewly wedded man and expectant father identified as Kayode Esan who was a commercial motorcyclist was yesterday crushed to death by a 33,000 laden NNPC tanker in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The tanker driver, his partner and the police traffic warden at the scene were almost lynched but for the timely intervention of police detectives who raced to the scene and gave them protection.Continue reading Petrol tanker crushes newly wedded man to death in Ondo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

FG, Abia sign deal for Enyimba Economic City
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE Federal Government and Abia State Government have signed Definitive Agreements for the project between the Enyimba City Economic Zone Limited.Continue reading FG, Abia sign deal for Enyimba Economic City at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

Court adjourns Innoson’s CEO case to Jan. 29, 2019
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday fixed Jan. 29, 2019, to hear a motion seeking bench warrant against the Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Nig. Ltd., Innocent Chukwuma, and others charged with forgery.Continue reading Court adjourns Innosons CEO case to Jan. 29, 2019 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

N’Delta leaders draw battle line in Uyo
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
PAN- NIGER Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, elders, leaders and stakeholders of coastal states of Niger-Delta, has laid down the irreducible conditions any political party and its presidential candidate must attain, to get the support of the people of the oil-rich region in the 2019 general electionsContinue reading N’Delta leaders draw battle line in Uyo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

APC has shown strong disrespect to our sensibilities ‘ Gen. Agbogbun (rtd)
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
It was fitting for Major General Nick Agbogun at the end of 35 years of military service in defence of the fatherland to seek other avenues to serve his community. The first opportunity was to serve as president-general of the Agbor Community, the umbrella body of the many clans that make up Agbor kingdom in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. It may have been a challenging task, but it was a rewarding time for the Agbor community as his time in office helped to reenergize the commun
read more…

There’ll be no cabal in my govt. ‘ Atiku
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged to form a government of national unity if elected into power.Continue reading Therell be no cabal in my govt. Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
read more…

BUHARI VS ATIKU: Osuntokun, Keyamo in war of words
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
With less than three months to the 2019 general elections, camps of the two front-line Presidential candidates – Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have been advancing reasons Nigerians should rally behind their respective principals at the polls. This is not unexpected given the green light beamed on campaign activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC about a fortnight ago.Continue reading
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APC to sanction Amosun, Okorocha waits for go-ahead from Buhari
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set machinery in place to whip Governors Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha in line towards advancing the interests of the party in the governorship elections in Ogun and Imo States respectively.Continue reading APC to sanction Amosun, Okorocha waits for go-ahead from Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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INEC dubs 2019 party primaries Nigeria’s most acrimonious
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has vowed to ensure a religious adherence to its guidelines and schedule of activities for the 2019 general elections, saying it would not treat with levity, parties who violate the guidelines.Continue reading INEC dubs 2019 party primaries Nigeria’s most acrimonious at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ekere’s agenda is to cause confusion to postpone election ‘ Udoh
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The crisis arising from the expulsion of five members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has raised the political tempo in the state to feverish levels.Continue reading Ekere’s agenda is to cause confusion to postpone election ‘ Udoh at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Signing amended Electoral Act for 2019 elections will create uncertainty, crisis ‘ Buhari
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Friday for the fourth time, rejected assent to the Electoral Bill which was passed to him to sign into law by both the Senate and the House of Representatives.Continue reading Signing amended Electoral Act for 2019 elections will create uncertainty, crisis Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Interswitch mentors young Nigerians to solve Africa’s challenges
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
In order to identify social, environmental, cultural, leadership and economic challenges militating Africa’s development and as well proffering solutions to mitigate it, a Pan-African digital payment company, Interswitch, as part of giving back to the society has identified with Nigeria’s leaders of tomorrow in a mentorship masterclass of about 100 school children who gathered at the STEM Innovation lab in Adekunle Primary School, Makoko community, Yaba a suburb of Lagos.Continue readi
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Funding: As public universities collapse
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Truly, the Federal and state government-owned universities are collapsing owing to inadequate funding. Thus, 2018/2019 academic year that was supposed to begin in September, has yet to start four months after as lecturers are on strikeContinue reading Funding: As public universities collapse at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Mandzukic scores as Juventus beat Inter to go 11 points clear
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus killed off Inter Milan’s challenge to move 11 points clear in Serie A on Friday.Continue reading Mandzukic scores as Juventus beat Inter to go 11 points clear at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Obaseki charges contingent to restore Edo’s glory as sports festival begins
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged athletes representing the state in the ongoing National Sports Festival, to restore the sporting glory for which the state was known, assuring that his administration has the capacity to host the 2020 edition of the festival.Continue reading Obaseki charges contingent to restore Edo’s glory as sports festival begins at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Didier drogba my deadliest african opponent
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
My deadliest African opponent is Didier Drogba who retired recently. He is very good. Drogba would be nowhere on the pitch for 90 minutes. He would be anonymous. He doesn’t do anything.Continue reading Didier drogba my deadliest african opponent at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons can’t achieve much without adequate preparations ‘ Falode
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Super Falcons unsurprisingly retained the African Women Cup of Nations trophy they won 2 years ago in Cameroon after a hard-earned victory over their South African counterparts. The match was decided on penalties following 120 minutes of tension-packed football game.Continue reading Falcons can’t achieve much without adequate preparations ‘ Falode at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019 AFCON: Confusion over next host nation
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The Super Eagles have since qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament which was originally billed for Cameroon. Organisers of the tournament, the Confederation of African Football have since withdrawn the hosting rights from Cameroon after the country was adjudged not ready for the continental showpiece.Continue reading 2019 AFCON: Confusion over next host nation at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Man Utd want Pochettino to replace Mourinho
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Manchester United have decided Mauricio Pochettino is the man they want to replace Jose Mourinho and are willing to pay 40 million ($51m) to land him, The Sun claims. The Tottenham manager has become the only option to replace the Portuguese, whose position at Old Trafford remains under pressure.Continue reading Man Utd want Pochettino to replace Mourinho at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons know World Cup opponents today
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
African champions, the Super Falcons will know their opponents in the 2019 Women’s World Cup as draw for the tournament will be held today in France. Teams will be drawn into six groups of four from four pots based on the FIFA Women’s World Rankings.Continue reading Falcons know World Cup opponents today at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Fun at Golden Tulip tennis as Arinze tries to live up to his name
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Arinze Eze is fondly called Oyenkuzi at the tennis club of Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town. Onyenkuzi is an Igbo name for teacher. His strokes on tennis court earned him that sobriquet.Continue reading Fun at Golden Tulip tennis as Arinze tries to live up to his name at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ilaji Soccer Academy players receive accolades after Ghana tour
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
THE Oyo State government has commended players and officials of Ilaji Soccer Academy for doing the state and Nigeria proud during their just-concluded tour of Accra, Ghana.Continue reading Ilaji Soccer Academy players receive accolades after Ghana tour at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Onazi declares self fit for Saturday’s action
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has declared himself fit enough to line out for his club in Saturday’s Turkish Super Lig fixture against Konyaspor.Continue reading Onazi declares self fit for Saturday’s action at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Falcons’ camp opens in Jan
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Super Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby is ready to begin camping as early as January, to start preparing for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.Continue reading Falcons’ camp opens in Jan at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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I don’t know how to beat Guardiola ‘ Sarri
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Pep Guardiola has never lost to Maurizio Sarri in three meetings and the Chelsea boss admits he is still unsure how to beat his Manchester City counterpart. Chelsea welcome the Premier League leaders to Stamford Bridge on Saturday in a mouth-watering encounter, with City sitting 10 points clear of Sarri’s Blues.Continue reading I don’t know how to beat Guardiola ‘ Sarri at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Blow for Man City: Aguero out of Chelsea clash
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Manchester City will be without star striker Sergio Aguero for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Chelsea, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.Continue reading Blow for Man City: Aguero out of Chelsea clash at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Wembley ‘best place’ for football, says Spurs boss Pochettino
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Mauricio Pochettino says Wembley is the “best place in the world” to play football despite the frustrations of Tottenham’s long wait to move into their new stadium.Continue reading Wembley best place for football, says Spurs boss Pochettino at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Carvajal becomes first woman to referee professional men’s match in Chile
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Chile will become the latest country to boast a female referee in men’s professional football, following the announcement by the league (ANFP) that Maria Belen Carvajal will take charge of a second division match this weekend.Continue reading Carvajal becomes first woman to referee professional mens match in Chile at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Jose Mourinho ‘very happy’ at Man United, says agent Jorge Mendes
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Jose Mourinho is “very happy” at Manchester United despite the club’s Premier League struggles, his agent Jorge Mendes said on Friday. Continue reading Jose Mourinho very happy at Man United, says agent Jorge Mendes at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Neo Phlames out with ‘Sharp Shooter
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
Conscious’ Indigenous artiste, Adeniyi Adewoyin simply known as Neo Phlames has released a new song titled ‘Sharp Shooter.’ Produced by Daihard, Sharp Shooter according to the artiste is a mid tempo song with good lyrics suitable for everyone.Continue reading Neo Phlames out with Sharp Shooter at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Denola Grey, Juliet Ibrahim, others for West Africa Fashion Week
Sat, 08 Dec 2018
The West Africa Fashion Week finale date scheduled to hold on the 9th December will see plethora of Nigerian celebrities making the list of awardees. These Nigerian celebrities will be amongst celebrities across West Africa whom were shortlisted for different awards in different categories.Continue reading Denola Grey, Juliet Ibrahim, others for West Africa Fashion Week at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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