Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines, Thursday 13th December 2018

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Insurance: Hedging the Risk of Uncertain Loss
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Back in 2016: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (L) with former Leicester manager, Claudio Ranieri, after winning the Premier League getty imagesLIFE IS A RISKY BUSINESSLeciester City football club is suffering a great loss after the tragic death of its owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha ‘ a man much loved by his club and community. The club owner was often seen flying out of the King Power Stadium, rather than leaving by car.Continue reading Insurance: Hedging the Risk of Uncertain Loss at Vanguard N
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The slightest wind can make OBJ change his mind on any issue ‘ Presidency
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
THE spat between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo over support for candidates in the 2019 polls continued, yesterday, with the President saying the former President could no longer be taken seriously on account of his ‘unstable’ positions on issues.Continue reading The slightest wind can make OBJ change his mind on any issue Presidency at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: I’ll reward those that work hard for my victory ‘ Buhari
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
AHEAD of the 2019 election, President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reward party members that work hard for the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC.Continue reading 2019: Ill reward those that work hard for my victory Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Police yet to arraign arrested IPOB suspects
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
UMUAHIA’THE Abia State Police Command, yesterday, said it was still profiling the suspected 51 IPOB members in Umuahia, arrested while in a religious procession on some major streets of the city.Continue reading Police yet to arraign arrested IPOB suspects at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Warning: Election rigging can ignite war
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
AMIDST serious expressions of doubt over its ability to conduct free and fair polls next year, it is reassuring that the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has continued to be generally upbeat in its preparations towards the historic exercise.Continue reading Warning: Election rigging can ignite war at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why we’re hunting for IT StartUps ‘ NITDA
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that the wisdom behind the NITDA ‘Start-Up Friday’ is to identify young innovators who have potentials and see how they can be supported to achieve their dreams.Continue reading Why we’re hunting for IT StartUps NITDA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: I won’t campaign for APC’s gov candidate in Oyo ‘ SHITTU
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
ABUJA’ Communications Minister, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, yesterday, swore not to campaign for the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Oyo State.Continue reading 2019: I wont campaign for APCs gov candidate in Oyo SHITTU at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Senate passes S’East Devt Commission Bill
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
ABUJA’THE senate yesterday passed a bill for the Establishment of the South East Development Commission that would be saddled with the responsibilities of managing and administering funds received from the federation account for thepurpose of reinvigorating and harnessing the commercial potentials as well as the overall socio- economic development of the geo- political zone.Continue reading Senate passes SEast Devt Commission Bill at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ndigbo, Buhari mourn as former Ohanaeze leader, Ikedife dies @ 88
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
FORMER president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, who passed on Tuesday at the age of 88, was buried yesterday at his Otolo Nnewi country home.Continue reading Ndigbo, Buhari mourn as former Ohanaeze leader, Ikedife dies @ 88 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Post-OPEC Deal: Oil price stability raises hope for budget benchmark
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Hopes that the 2019 federal budget oil price benchmark would not be completely eroded appears strengthened as oil prices sustain stability days after output cut by members of the oil producing nations’ cartel, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and their allies inked the papers to reduce output and starve off glut. The global benchmark, Brent crude for February delivery, yesterday sold for $61.25 a barrel.Continue reading Post-OPEC Deal: Oil price stability raises hope
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Fighting corruption not an economic policy, says Obi
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
VICE presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi has advised that fighting corruption should not be regarded as an economic policy, arguing that once strong institutions are built, they will automatically put a wedge to corruption.Continue reading Fighting corruption not an economic policy, says Obi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Nasarawa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law a bill granting autonomy to the state House of Assembly.Continue reading Nasarawa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why History should return to school curriculum’Oyetola
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Teaching of History should return to school curriculum to correct ‘intellectual deficit’ in the education sector, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has said.Continue reading Why History should return to school curriculum’Oyetola at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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NIC orders UNIBEN to reinstate retired staff
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
NATIONAL Industrial Court, NIC, sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has declared as null and void the letter of compulsory retirement dated June 23, 2016 but with effect from June 8, 2016 issued to Mr Vincent Omosigho by the authorities of the University of Benin, UNIBEN.Continue reading NIC orders UNIBEN to reinstate retired staff at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Aregbesola, others reconcile APC factions in A-Ibom
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Former governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has commended aggrieved members of All Progressives Congress, APC, who lost out in the last primaries for not decamping to the opposition parties in Akwa Ibom State.Continue reading Aregbesola, others reconcile APC factions in A-Ibom at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Delta monarchs seek Dangote’s help in roads rehabilitation
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Traditional rulers in Delta State have pleaded with President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to assist in making roads in the state motorable.Continue reading Delta monarchs seek Dangote’s help in roads rehabilitation at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Maternal, child mortality expert advocates collaboration
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
A humanitarian expert and an advocate of Universal Health Coverage, UHC, for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence in Borno State and other parts of the country, Dr. Audu Lucky has called on government, international humanitarian organisations, and the private sector to work with Primary Health Care (PHC) providers, towards addressing myriads of health-related issues.Continue reading Maternal, child mortality expert advocates collaboration at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Rivers APC crisis: A-Court strikes out APC appeal against its squashed congresses
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Hopes of All Progressives Congress, APC, to present a governorship candidate in next year’s general election faded further, yesterday, as Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, struck out the appeal by APC in the state, challenging the decision of the state high court, which annulled its ward, local government and state congresses.Continue reading Rivers APC crisis: A-Court strikes out APC appeal against its squashed congresses at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Atiku, Ezekwesili endorse peace pact, flay Buhari
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and his Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, counterpart, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, yesterday, signed the peace accord, with both insisting that President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent of the accord must be followed up with assent to the Electoral Bill.Continue reading 2019: Atiku, Ezekwesili endorse peace pact, flay Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG plans to increase manufacturing sector exports to $30bn annually by 2025
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
IN line with the Federal Government mandate to create a Made-in-Nigeria for Exports, MINE, project, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment, MITI, said the government would be increasing manufacturing sector exports to at least US $30 billion annually by 2025.Continue reading FG plans to increase manufacturing sector exports to $30bn annually by 2025 at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG moves to jail power thieves for 7 yrs
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
ABUJA’THE Federal Government has begun moves to ensure that anyone who engages in electricity theft across the country was jailed for a period of seven years.Continue reading FG moves to jail power thieves for 7 yrs at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Minister of Environment (State) resigns, attends FEC valedictory session
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
ABUJA’MINISTER of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has resigned from the federal cabinet.Continue reading Minister of Environment (State) resigns, attends FEC valedictory session at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC Reps back Buhari on Electoral Bill
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
ABUJA’All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus in the House of Representatives, yesterday, pitched their tent with President Muhammadu Buhari on his refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, describing the legislation as imperfect.Continue reading APC Reps back Buhari on Electoral Bill at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC primaries: Ambode seeks compensation for aggrieved members
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
LAGOS’GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, urged the All Progressives Congress, APC, to consider compensation for aggrieved members to cover their loses.Continue reading APC primaries: Ambode seeks compensation for aggrieved members at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Vote Atiku to get Nigeria working again, Nwaogu tells Nigerians
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The National President of the AtikuObi Vanguard Nigeria 2019, Hon. Oby Nwaogu has urged Nigerians to vote for Atiku Abubakar to get Nigeria working again.Continue reading Vote Atiku to get Nigeria working again, Nwaogu tells Nigerians at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Don’t create tension between Yoruba, Igbo in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu warns Agbaje
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
LAGOS’ GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has cautioned his opponent, Jimi Agbaje, against instigating ethnic tensions in the state ahead of the March 2, 2019 election.Continue reading Don’t create tension between Yoruba, Igbo in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu warns Agbaje at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: I have not seen anybody that will defeat old man Buhari ‘ Rep Kazaure
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
AHEAD of the 2019 election, the member representing Kazaure/Roni/Geisel/Yankwashi Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Mohammed Kazaure, has said that non of the Presidential candidates can defeat “the old man” President Muhammadu Buhari.Continue reading 2019: I have not seen anybody that will defeat old man Buhari Rep Kazaure at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: APC denies plans to destabilize PDP controlled states
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Ahead of the next general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has debunked allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP that it was working in cahoot with security agencies and fifth columnists to destabilize PDP-controlled states with a view to using it to gain electoral victory in such states.Continue reading 2019: APC denies plans to destabilize PDP controlled states at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC forcing PDP governors to a ‘secret deal’ ‘ Secondus
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the APC led federal government of injecting crisis in states controlled by the PDP and forcing governors on the party’s platform to a deal ahead of the 2019 pollsContinue reading APC forcing PDP governors to a secret deal’ ‘ Secondus at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Next Level: FG to provide premium-free health insurance to poor’Osinbajo
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Federal Government is working towards establishing a compulsory Health Insurance Scheme where government pays the premium for the poor, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed.Continue reading Next Level: FG to provide premium-free health insurance to poor’Osinbajo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Credible elections doubtful unless Buhari sign Electoral Bill ‘ Atiku
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has cast doubt over the possibility of having free, fair and credible elections in 2019 in the wake of President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. Continue reading 2019: Credible elections doubtful unless Buhari sign Electoral Bill Atiku at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: We have learnt not to take Obasanjo’s utterances seriously ‘ Buhari
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an unstable character who blows hot and cold at different times.Continue reading 2019: We have learnt not to take Obasanjos utterances seriously Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Desarrollar partners top firms to improve real estate solutions
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Desarrollar Limited, a lifestyle and lead- ing real estate solutions company in Lagos, Nigeria, has partnered with Union Trustees Limited, FirstBank Trustees Limited and Banwo & Ighodalo and The Lodt Legal Partners to improve real estate services and solutions.Continue reading Desarrollar partners top firms to improve real estate solutions at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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EXCESS CHARGES, OTHERS: Banks refund N23bn, $2.3m to customers
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Banks refunded N23 billion to their customers in eleven months to November 2018, at the backdrop of about 2.75 million complaints against illegal and unauthorised deductions through excess charges, frauds and electronic payment errors.Continue reading EXCESS CHARGES, OTHERS: Banks refund N23bn, $2.3m to customers at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Naira up to N364.77/$ in I&E window
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Naira, yesterday, appreciated to N364.77 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window due to a 33 percent rise in the volume of dollars traded.Continue reading Naira up to N364.77/$ in I&E window at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FCC considers ending merger ban among broadcast networks in US
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
US Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to open a new review of U.S. media ownership rules.Continue reading FCC considers ending merger ban among broadcast networks in US at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Privatising Kaduna Refining Plant not guarantee to optimal performance ‘ MD
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Mr Adewale Ladenegan, Managing Director, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) says privatization is not an option to putting the refinery to optimal use.Continue reading Privatising Kaduna Refining Plant not guarantee to optimal performance ‘ MD at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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CBN disburses N100bn to boost MSMEs’ growth
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has so far disbursed more than N100 billion to support the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria, with another N60 billion set aside to specifically fund MSMEs in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors.Continue reading CBN disburses N100bn to boost MSMEs’ growth at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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BoI, SMEDAN, NEPC set to attend 2nd Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Expo
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
THE Bank of Industry (BoI), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) are among corporate giants that have shown interest in participating in the Second Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Fair and Workshop holding from 13 to 15 December at the Legbo Kutigi International Conference Center, Minna, Niger State.Continue reading BoI, SMEDAN, NEPC set to attend 2nd Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Expo at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Securing the future through fiscal discipline
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
AS widely acknowledged,budget is a financial plan for a defined period of year. It may also include planned sales, volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows.Companies, governments, families and other organisations use it to express strategic plans of activities or events in measurable terms.Continue reading Securing the future through fiscal discipline at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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How to get DBN loan
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Last week we began a discussion on how to get loan from the Development Bank of Nigeria, DBN, and we are concluding the discussion in today’s edition of this column focusing on the process of getting the DBN loan.Continue reading How to get DBN loan at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Le Sngal au C’ur: The Story of Senegal’s president, Le Macky Sall
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
On his 57th birthday, His Excellency Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal today presents his book, “Le Sngal au C’ur” to the press at The Terrou Bi hotel in Dakar.Continue reading Le Sngal au C’ur: The Story of Senegals president, Le Macky Sall at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Brighton boss banks on Balogun to stop Chelsea
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Brighton and Hove Albion coach, Chris Hughton said he is confident that with the qualities and experience of Leon Balogun his team can stop Chelsea when they clash in the Premier League on Sunday.Continue reading Brighton boss banks on Balogun to stop Chelsea at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Onyekuru laments Gala’s ouster
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Henry Onyekuru said his Turkish Club Galatasaray were unlucky to crash out of the Champions League after losing at home 2-3 to Porto FC.Continue reading Onyekuru laments Gala’s ouster at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Uzoho’s Elche loan a good move ‘ Deportivo La Coruna
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Spanish second division side Deportivo La Coruna are on track for an instant return to the top division next season after a fine start to their campaign following their demotion to the second tier last season.Continue reading Uzoho’s Elche loan a good move ‘ Deportivo La Coruna at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ajax chase Osimhen
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam have joined the hunt to sign on loan Wolfsburg forward Victor Osimhen who has taken the Belgium league by storm this season with seven goals in 13 games for modest side Charleroi.Continue reading Ajax chase Osimhen at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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GOtv Boxing Night 17: Oyeleye gets new opponent as injury rules out Mwankemwa
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Meshack ‘Smart Boy’ Mwankem- wa, the Tanzanian billed to fight US-based Nigerian boxer, Oluwafemi ‘The Eagle’ Oyeleye, in an international middleweight challenge at GOtv Boxing Night 17 has pulled out of the fight after picking up an injury in training.Continue reading GOtv Boxing Night 17: Oyeleye gets new opponent as injury rules out Mwankemwa at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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19th NSF: Rivers, Ondo win gold medals in 100m
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Usheoritse Itsekiri of Rivers and Bukola Boluwatife of Ondo State emerged winners of the men’s and women’s 100m races respectively at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) on Wednesday.Continue reading 19th NSF: Rivers, Ondo win gold medals in 100m at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Flying Eagles whip Ghana 4-2 to reach WAFU Cup semi-finals
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Flying Eagles on Wednesday rallied from behind to beat the Black Satellites of Ghana 4-2 and reach the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU Under-20 Championship in Togo.Continue reading Flying Eagles whip Ghana 4-2 to reach WAFU Cup semi-finals at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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