Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines, Wednesday 12th December 2018

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Edo Agric Fair: Obaseki urges intensive extension service to expose farmers to new technologies
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for intensive extension service that will link farmers to new technologies and research information, adding that the country’s agricultural sector has continued to suffer due to poor farming practices.Continue reading Edo Agric Fair: Obaseki urges intensive extension service to expose farmers to new technologies at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Strike: We reached partial agreement with ASUU ‘Ngige
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Minister of Labour and Employment,Dr Chris Ngige, yesterday, in Abuja said the Federal Government has reached partial agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.Continue reading Strike: We reached partial agreement with ASUU ‘Ngige at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: 35 parties, 550 NGOs, market women, students endorse Umahi
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Thirty-five out of the 47 political parties in Ebonyi State have adopted the Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Umahi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for a second term in office.Continue reading 2019: 35 parties, 550 NGOs, market women, students endorse Umahi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Trustfund Pensions RSA holders hit 700,000
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
THE profile of one of the nation’s highest capitalized Pension Fund Administrators, PFA, Trustfund Pensions Limited, has continued to rise as its Retirement Savings Accounts, RSAs, has risen above 700,000. Managing Director of Trustfund Pensions Limited, Mrs Helen Da-Souza, who gave this hint in Abuja at the unveiling of a new corporate logo for the company, informed that since inception in 2006, Trustfund Pensions shareholders’ funds had increased from N334 million to N8.1billion as a
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Lagos not in bondage, Yayi tells Agbaje
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Chairman, Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Solomon Yayi Adeola, has dismissed report credited to Lagos State governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, that the state is in bondage.Continue reading Lagos not in bondage, Yayi tells Agbaje at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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JPS handles 250 metric tons of General Cargo in 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Josepdam Ports Service Nigeria Limited, JPS, operators of terminal A, Tin-can Island port, has handled 150 metric tons of general cargo which is approximately 250 metric tons this year, Managing Director, Simon Travers, has said.Continue reading JPS handles 250 metric tons of General Cargo in 2018 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Electoral Act : Buhari, Atiku campaigns fight on
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari and his main rival, Abubakar Atiku, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, were yesterday locked in verbal war over the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.Continue reading Electoral Act : Buhari, Atiku campaigns fight on at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why we honoured Obi ‘Pensioners
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, Anambra State chapter yesterday honoured the former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi in ‘appreciation for his outstanding contributions to the welfare of pensioners in Anambra State.’Continue reading Why we honoured Obi ‘Pensioners at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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141 unveils new brand identity, now Nitro 121
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) agency, Nitro 121 marketing communication, formerly 141 Worldwide has unveiled a new name and logo, promises better digital and creative engagement for the clients.Continue reading 141 unveils new brand identity, now Nitro 121 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Judgment: EDOCSO threatens court action against Edo govt
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
BENIN CITY ‘THE Edo Civil Society Organisations, EDOCSO, yesterday, threatened legal action against the Edo State government for violating a court ruling that barred it from collecting waste from citizens of the state.Continue reading Judgment: EDOCSO threatens court action against Edo govt at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Stakeholders advocate multi-agency synergy
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Leaders of Thought from security, safety and media have advocated public enlightenment and advocacy education for a hitch-free 2019 elections.Continue reading 2019: Stakeholders advocate multi-agency synergy at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Your title is well deserved, Tete tells Esiso
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Immediate past Deputy Chief Whip of Warri South Council Legislative Arm, Hon. Tete Augustine Oritsebemigho, says the conferment of chieftaincy title on Delta State Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Barr. Kingsley Esiso as the Erhumu of Okpe Kingdom by the Orodje of Okpe,Orhur 1,weekend, is well deserved, considering his antecedents.Continue reading Your title is well deserved, Tete tells Esiso at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Heirs Holdings Signs $600m loans with Afrexim Bank
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Cairo (Egypt) ‘ As a further demonstration of the African Export – Import Bank’s (‘Afrexim’) mandate to facilitate the growth of intra-Africa trade and support the development of African businesses, Afrexim today, signed financing facilities totalling US$600 million with the Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company.Continue reading Heirs Holdings Signs $600m loans with Afrexim Bank at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Beg him on my behalf, women urges court in divorce suit
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
AGrade ‘C’ Customary Court, Bode Igbo, Ibadan, yesterday, adjourned the divorce suit filed by Taiwo Philip, as the wife, Bukola, urged the court to plead with her husband on her behalf.Continue reading Beg him on my behalf, women urges court in divorce suit at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Reps to ministers: You can’t spend public funds without accountability
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Summon Ameachi, Siriki, othersBy Levinus NwabughioguABUJA’The House of Representatives, yesterday, told ministers and other public officials working with the Executive arm of government that they were subject to scrutiny at all times on how budgetary allocations to their offices were used.The lawmakers also said it would be an illegality, which attracts a certain jail term, for any minister to go ahead and spend money not appropriated by the Legislature.Continue reading Reps to ministers: Y
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Foreign investment into Nigeria falls by 48% in Q3’18
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Foreign investment into Nigeria fell by 48 per cent, quarter-on-quarter, the third quarter of the year to $2.9 billion triggered by increasing apathy of foreign portfolio investors to the nation’s financial markets due to political uncertainty and rising interest rate in the United States of America.Continue reading Foreign investment into Nigeria falls by 48% in Q3’18 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Over 200 volunteers to monitor campaign promises in South-East
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Mgbemere also said that it would be a deciding factor on whether such elected leader would be voted back by his constituents Continue reading Over 200 volunteers to monitor campaign promises in South-East at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP accuses EFCC, Presidency of witch-hunt, demands immediate release of Okupe
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of one of its chieftains, Doyin Okupe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Continue reading PDP accuses EFCC, Presidency of witch-hunt, demands immediate release of Okupe at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act threat to nation’s existence says ‘ Wike
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is a threat to the nation’s existence as it will generate deadly political tension in 2019 .Continue reading Buharis refusal to sign Electoral Act threat to nations existence says Wike at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Buhari to Swiss Govt.: Thank you for returning stolen funds
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerian government remains deeply grateful to the government and people of Switzerland for their support in resuscitating the economy, especially the return of stolen funds.Continue reading Buhari to Swiss Govt.: Thank you for returning stolen funds at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Lagos not under bondage, Adeola replies Agbaje
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (Lagos West) on Thursday said Lagos is not under any bondage and that the state had made continued progress owing to good governance delivered by the All Progressives Congress (APC).Continue reading Lagos not under bondage, Adeola replies Agbaje at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Electoral Act Amendment : How can a president decide to shortchange his own people ‘ Atiku
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Against the backdrop of President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign into law the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has accused the President of shortchanging Nigerians having earlier promised to strengthen the electoral process.Continue reading Electoral Act Amendment : How can a president decide to shortchange his own people Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC primaries: Ambode, Shettima meet Omisore, Akintola, others in Ibadan
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and his counterpart in Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima on Tuesday met with aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest over outcome of the primaries of the party to elect candidates for the 2019 general elections.Continue reading APC primaries: Ambode, Shettima meet Omisore, Akintola, others in Ibadan at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Peace accord: Democracy best but not perfect system ‘ Buhari
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that, although Democracy is the best form of government, that it, however, is not a perfect system of government.Continue reading Peace accord: Democracy best but not perfect system Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Allegation of vote buying: False, misleading ‘ APC
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, the Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the APC of ‘buying and destroying the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), of prospective voters’.Continue reading Allegation of vote buying: False, misleading APC at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC will unite members to clinch victory in 2019 elections’Shettima
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and the Chairman of the APC South-West Reconciliation Committee, says the party would unite all members to secure victory in the 2019 general elections.Continue reading APC will unite members to clinch victory in 2019 elections’Shettima at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Party Chairmen protest during signing of peace accord, allege deceit
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
FORMER Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of Social Democratic Party, SDP, Mr. Donald Duke and that of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili on Tuesday boycotted the signing of peace accord by Presidential candidate’s and their political parties in Abuja.Continue reading Party Chairmen protest during signing of peace accord, allege deceit at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Afe Babalola backs restructuring
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Legal icon and founder of Afe Babalola University(ABUAD), Ado-Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, on Tuesday declared that the restructuring of the country was not negotiable.Continue reading Afe Babalola backs restructuring at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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National peace accord: I wasn’t invited’ ‘ Atiku
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he was not ‘formally invited’ to the national peace accord for the 2019 elections.Continue reading National peace accord: I wasn’t invited’ ‘ Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ogun APC: We will resolve all conflicts before elections ‘ Abiodun
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Ogun State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dapo Abiodun has expressed hopes that the party would resolve all internal conflicts before 2019 general elections.“Continue reading Ogun APC: We will resolve all conflicts before elections Abiodun at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Apapa gridlock to ease in 3 months ‘ Shippers Council
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, Hassan Bello, has said that the Federal Government is focused on eliminating gridlock along the Apapa port axis in the next three months.Continue reading Apapa gridlock to ease in 3 months ‘ Shippers Council at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why digital clearing system cannot work in Lagos Ports ‘ Nwokeoji
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The former National Deputy President of ANLCA, Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, Emenike Nwokeoji, has said that the digital cargo clearing system cannot work in Lagos ports because of the volume of cargo.Continue reading Why digital clearing system cannot work in Lagos Ports ‘ Nwokeoji at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Alleged freezing of Obi’s account: A desperate move by APC to cling to power at all cost ‘ Group
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The leadership of Southeast Mandate for Atiku/Obi Movement, Tuesday described the alleged freezing of Mr. Peter Obi’s account by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC as a desperate move by the APC-led government to cling to power in the 2019 general election.Continue reading Alleged freezing of Obis account: A desperate move by APC to cling to power at all cost Group at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Maersk sets net zero Co2 emission by 2050
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Aimed at accelerating the transition to carbon neutral shipping, Maersk has announced its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.Continue reading Maersk sets net zero Co2 emission by 2050 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Record-low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea, shows latest global piracy report
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Atotal of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017.Continue reading Record-low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea, shows latest global piracy report at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Dakuku tells piracy reporting body to represent Nigeria correctly
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, has called on the International Maritime Bureau, IMB to ensure fairness and balance in its reportage of piracy issues on nation’s territorial waters.Continue reading Dakuku tells piracy reporting body to represent Nigeria correctly at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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As smugglers attack CG’s operatives at Idiroko
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has said its personnel are covered by life insurance, aside from robust welfare and motivational packages which are available for any operative that suffers any form of mortal attack or first degree injury in the line of duty; including availing such officer immediate overseas medical treatment, should that become absolutely necessary.Continue reading As smugglers attack CG’s operatives at Idiroko at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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SON targets 50% reduction in importation of substandard goods by 2019
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has disclosed that it aims to reduce importation of sub-standard goods into the country next year by about 50 per cent.Continue reading SON targets 50% reduction in importation of substandard goods by 2019 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ogun command of Customs rake in N1.1bn in Nov
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Despite all the challenging operating environment, the Ogun State Command, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, recorded major offensive against smugglers plying the area with the seizure of a total of 6, 015 units of 50 kg of contraband rice and 67 vehicles last month, November, 2018.Continue reading Ogun command of Customs rake in N1.1bn in Nov at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Navy launches exercise ‘Amun Bueng’ to salvage maritime security threats
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Navy Service, NNS, has said that the ‘Amum Buneng’ exercise launched recently was aimed at wading off maritime threats on Nigeria’s waterways.Continue reading Navy launches exercise ‘Amun Bueng’ to salvage maritime security threats at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why we cannot place NSDP cadets onboard Nigerian vessels ‘NIMASA
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is not going to place graduate cadets of the National Seafarers Development Programme, NSDP, on ships in the Cabotage areaContinue reading Why we cannot place NSDP cadets onboard Nigerian vessels ‘NIMASA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Manufacturers’ investments rebound in H1’18
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Manufacturing sector may have recorded a rebound in investment flows in the first half of 2018, H1’18, with a total of N305.56 billion new investments, a huge 72.9 percent jump over N176.69 billion recorded in the preceding half, H2’17.Continue reading Manufacturers’ investments rebound in H1’18 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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DISCOs require urgent recapitalisation ‘ TCN
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
THE management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has stressed the need for urgent recapitalisation of the Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in order to increase power supply across the Nigeria.Continue reading DISCOs require urgent recapitalisation ‘ TCN at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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EFCC seeks inter-agencies collaboration on $148bn financial fraud
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
THE Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has called for collaborative efforts by relevant agencies in the war against economic and financial fraud in the country.Continue reading EFCC seeks inter-agencies collaboration on $148bn financial fraud at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Senate to pass anti-piracy bill before end of 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
THE National Assembly is still indicating it will pass the legislation on the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences 2018 before the end of this year.Continue reading Senate to pass anti-piracy bill before end of 2018 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Senate, FMoT, stakeholders push for maritime-led economic devt.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
The Senate Committee on Marine Transport and the Federal Ministry of Transportation, FMOT, in conjunction with other stakeholders, are pushing for repositioning of the maritime sector as an alternative strategy for the development of the nation’s economy.Continue reading Senate, FMoT, stakeholders push for maritime-led economic devt. at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Navy’s support to merchant shipping thwarts 15 piracy attacks ‘ Stakeholders
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have said that the efforts of the Nigerian Navy (NN) in the fight against piracy, sea robbery and other illegal activities in the Nigerian waters in recent times would help to boost international trade.Continue reading Navy’s support to merchant shipping thwarts 15 piracy attacks ‘ Stakeholders at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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UBA Academy gets CIBN accreditation for excellence in training, capacity building
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
In recognition of its high standard, quality of human resources development, training and capacity building, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has certified and awarded UBA Academy the certificate of accreditation in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Competency Framework for the banking industry .Continue reading UBA Academy gets CIBN accreditation for excellence in training, capacity building at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ukraine appeals to Int’l Maritime Organization over Russian aggression
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Ukraine has expressed a protest at the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) due to Russia’s armed attack on Ukrainian military boats. Thirty-four IMO countries supported Ukraine’s position, according to the Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom.Continue reading Ukraine appeals to Int’l Maritime Organization over Russian aggression at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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