Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines, Wednesday 19th December 2018

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Today's Vanguard Newspaper, Sunday 25th November 2018

My husband claims I’m not hot in bed, woman tells court
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, yesterday, dissolved the marriage of a woman, who claimed that her husband regarded her as performing less in bed than his girlfriends.Continue reading My husband claims I’m not hot in bed, woman tells court at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Land dispute: Youths desert Anambra community, houses destroyed
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Awka’ THE sleepy town of Igbariam in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State has become a ghost community as youths of the area have fled to neighbouring villages for fear of mass arrests by security operatives, who invaded the area following land dispute.Continue reading Land dispute: Youths desert Anambra community, houses destroyed at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why SDG projects failed in oil communities of South-East, South-South
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Lack of funding and neglect on the side of the government have been identified as some of the reasons forestalling the actualisation of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs in the oil communities of the South-East zone as well as that of the South-South.Continue reading Why SDG projects failed in oil communities of South-East, South-South at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Mrs Obaseki tasks women on unity, support for govt programmes
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Wife of Edo State Governor, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, has urged women in the state to stay focused in the pursuit of a better life, noting that the Obaseki-led administration has set the ball rolling for the socio-economic rejuvenation of the state.Continue reading Mrs Obaseki tasks women on unity, support for govt programmes at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Atiku, Obi visit Aba today
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
UMUAHIA’The Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar in company of his Vice Presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, will today hold an interactive session with his support groups in Aba.Continue reading Atiku, Obi visit Aba today at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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I’m not on any travel ban list, says Ekweremadu
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ABUJA’DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday denied media report that he was on the list of Nigerians barred from traveling out of the country on the request of the Special Presidential Investigative Panel on the Recovery of Public Property.Continue reading I’m not on any travel ban list, says Ekweremadu at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PT’ll resist attempts to turn Nigeria into two-party state
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ABUJA’ PRESIDENTIAL candidate of the Peoples Trust, PT, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said that his party will resist the attempts by some dominant political forces to turn Nigeria into a two party state.Continue reading ‘PT’ll resist attempts to turn Nigeria into two-party state at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Igbo day of glory imminent ‘Ohanaeze
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Owerri’The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, yesterday said that he envisaged that the Igbo people would one day take their rightful position politically in Nigeria.Continue reading Igbo day of glory imminent ‘Ohanaeze at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ajeromi-Ifelodun PDP chairman urges members to shun bribery
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
LAGOS ‘ CHAIRMAN, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government, Lagos State, Apostle Matthew Abogunde, weekend, urged members of his party to shun bribery and eschew violence during the forthcoming 2018 general elections even as the party’s Local Government Secretary, Kasimu Ebozogie, called on the party supporters to vote wisely during the elections.Continue reading Ajeromi-Ifelodun PDP chairman urges members to shun bribery at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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We’ll replicate Osun, Ekiti in 2019 ‘ IGP
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ABUJA’THE Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris said, yesterday, that the Nigerian police is prepared to replicate the feat it recorded at the Ekiti and Osun States Governorship elections in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.Continue reading We’ll replicate Osun, Ekiti in 2019 ‘ IGP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Sanwo-Olu support group takes sanitation awareness to Eputu
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
LAGOS ‘ A support group for Lagos State All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, under Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Touching Lives, BOS-TL, has stressed on the need for communities to embark on environmental sanitation to improve the health of its citizens.Continue reading Sanwo-Olu support group takes sanitation awareness to Eputu at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Afriland Properties Plc CEO, Oshogwe wins African Prize for Leadership Excellence Award
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Managing Director/CEO of Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, has won the 2018 African Prize for Leadership Excellence in the Real Estate category.Continue reading Afriland Properties Plc CEO, Oshogwe wins African Prize for Leadership Excellence Award at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Lagos 2019: If you want freedom, learn vulcanising, Tinubu mocks Agbaje
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
LAGOS’NATIONAL Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has lampooned the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Jimi Agbaje who is advocating freedom for Lagos State.Continue reading Lagos 2019: If you want freedom, learn vulcanising, Tinubu mocks Agbaje at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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The ultimatum over Apapa gridlock
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
IN an outburst of bottled-up frustration and anger, some critical stakeholders in the Apapa area of Lagos have come together to issue the Federal and Lagos State governments a 21-day ultimatum to clear the armada of trucks that have, for years, made life a living hell for them and the Nigerian economy at large.Continue reading The ultimatum over Apapa gridlock at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why Hitachi, Allied Computers created solutions for GDPR compliance
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Data management is becoming a big issue across the world and Nigeria is not exempted. Being one of the most populous African countries with over 180 million people, the country is generating a lot of data hence the need for proper management.Continue reading Why Hitachi, Allied Computers created solutions for GDPR compliance at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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How smart countries could hit economic boom with 5G
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
After proffering tips, recently on how Nigeria could deploy 5G successfully, the GSM association, GSMA has also released a report which says that countries that would be smart to deploy the technology with the right spectrum band stand the chance to unlock a cumulative $565 billion into their Gross Domestic Products, GDPs through their mobile industriesContinue reading How smart countries could hit economic boom with 5G at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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AFCON 2019: Rohr submits new programme of action to NFF
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said he has made some changes to the programme of action, he submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by a yet to be named country.Continue reading AFCON 2019: Rohr submits new programme of action to NFF at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons start build up with Cyprus Women Cup
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
African Women Cup of Nations champions, Super Falcons will start their build up to the FIFA Women World Cup with the Cyprus Women Cup billed for February.Continue reading 2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons start build up with Cyprus Women Cup at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Emery urges Iwobi, others to show more Gunners passion
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery wants his players to show the same emotion and passion against Tottenham in the Carabao Cup today that they displayed in their Premier League victory this month, even though that match sometimes spilled over into scuffles on the pitch.Continue reading Emery urges Iwobi, others to show more Gunners passion at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Monarchs join forces against Osu caste system in Igbo land
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
A group of traditional rulers from the South East has thrown their weight behind the effort to eradicate the discriminatory Osu Caste system in some parts of Igbo land, describing the practice as evil.Continue reading Monarchs join forces against Osu caste system in Igbo land at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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NCC’s war against consumer abuse in the telecoms sector
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ONE of the few things for which the 2018 debate for the vice presidential slot will be long remembered are the quips round the fight against corruption. Peter Obi, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate had, while arguing that corruption is not an economic policy, gone on to add that one cannot close one’s shop to chase thieves. To which the All Progressives Congress candidate and current Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, had instantly retorted that one couldn’t leave one’s sho
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Reject proposed 80 new tertiary institutions and revitalise existing ones (3)
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
IN conclusion of my examination of the push to establish 80 new Federal institutions of Higher learning, I will this week, highlight how private universities emerged to complement public universities and why the focus should now be on encouraging the establishment of more private Universities.Continue reading Reject proposed 80 new tertiary institutions and revitalise existing ones (3) at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Sustainable peace can only be built on a tripod
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
OF recent, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military Head of State who ushered in the current civilian democratic governance, which is in its 20th year, has been in the news. His National Peace Committee got the 2019 presidential candidates to sign a peace accord or rather an accord for peace. Wonderful gesture! This is actually not the first time, this committee that seems to have no tenure limit has gone on its missionary assignment of preaching peace in the nation. They did so in the lead
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Octogenarian, 3 clerics, another, arrested with human heart, flesh
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
An 85-year-old man, three clerics and one other person have been arrested by the Zone 2 command, Onikan, Lagos with fresh human hearts and flesh, in Abeokuta, Ogun state.Continue reading Octogenarian, 3 clerics, another, arrested with human heart, flesh at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Stakeholders in Bayelsa call for efforts to end drug abuse
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
YENAGOA’BAYELSA State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, weekend, advocated the setting up of a special committee to monitor the abuse of drugs in the state.Continue reading Stakeholders in Bayelsa call for efforts to end drug abuse at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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The Leemon Ikpea story
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ALREADY nominated as the ‘Sun Newspaper’ Business Person of the year for 2018 and waiting to be officially decorated in the month of January 2019, Dr. Leemon Ikpea, justice of peace, who is regarded as an enigma has become a veritable goldfish that has no hiding place. This is because the more he tries to shy away from the spotlight, the more he gets drawn to it. What is it that makes Dr. Ikpea tick’ Born into humble backgrounds that could barely afford to pay his school fees, he
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141 unveils new brand identity, now Nitro 121
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Integrated Market-ing 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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Budget presentation: NASS ready for Buhari today despite workers’ strike
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
THE National Assembly, yesterday, resolved to receive President Muhammadu Buhari at a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives for the presentation of 2019 Appropriation Bill.Continue reading Budget presentation: NASS ready for Buhari today despite workers’ strike at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Buhari writes Senate, declines assent to NBC Amendment Bill
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, declining assent to National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Amendment Bill 2018, passed by the National Assembly and forwarded to him for onward signing into law.Continue reading Buhari writes Senate, declines assent to NBC Amendment Bill at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Igbo day of glory imminent ‘Ohanaeze
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, yesterday said that he envisaged that the Igbo people would one day take their rightful position politically in Nigeria.Continue reading Igbo day of glory imminent ‘Ohanaeze at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ondo hands 5 civil servants to Police over N200m tax fraud
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Akure’Five senior civil servants in Ondo State have been suspended and handed over to the Police for allegedly defrauding the state government of tax refund totalling N200m.Continue reading Ondo hands 5 civil servants to Police over N200m tax fraud at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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I’m not on any travel ban list, says Ekweremadu
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday denied media report that he was on the list of Nigerians barred from traveling out of the country on the request of the Special Presidential Investigative Panel on the Recovery of Public Property.Continue reading I’m not on any travel ban list, says Ekweremadu at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Nigerian Army distorted truth about killing of Shi’ites’ New York Times
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
New evidence has emerged on the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN), better known as Shi’ites, in October.Continue reading Nigerian Army distorted truth about killing of Shi’ites’ New York Times at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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I’ve fulfilled purpose of governance ‘ Ajimobi
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said his administration in the last seven years has fulfilled the purpose of governance which he said, was to promote and enhance the socio economic well-being of the people of the state.Continue reading I’ve fulfilled purpose of governance ‘ Ajimobi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Constituency Projects: We’ve released 50%’SGF
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, yesterday, said 50 perc ent of the total amount earmarked for constituency projects has been released.Continue reading Constituency Projects: We’ve released 50%’SGF at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Herdsmen killing: Atiku supports Amnesty Int’l report
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, rose in strong support of the Amnesty International report that indicted the Federal Government for failing to stop the killing of 3,641 Nigerians by herdsmen in the last three years.Continue reading Herdsmen killing: Atiku supports Amnesty Intl report at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG facing serious financial challenges ‘ Akabueze, Budget boss
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Less than two weeks to the end of the year, Director-General of the Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze, has said that the nation is facing financial challenges, with the Federal Government budgeted Independent Revenue performing at a mere 36 per cent, as of September.Continue reading FG facing serious financial challenges Akabueze, Budget boss at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Nigeria’s growing insecurity worrisome ‘ Abdulsalami
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
CHAIRMAN, National Peace Committee and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has expressed worry over the growing insecurity in the country, saying the development had assumed a worrisome dimension.Continue reading 2019: Nigeria’s growing insecurity worrisome Abdulsalami at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ikhena asks non-indigenes to vote Okowa
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ASABA’CHAIRMAN of Non Indigenes Association, Delta State, Chief Joseph Ikhena, has charged non-indigenes in the state to throw their weight behind Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, in the 2019 governorship election, saying he has provided necessary platform for non-indigenes in the state to excel in their socio-political and economic pursuits.Continue reading Ikhena asks non-indigenes to vote Okowa at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Delta govt replies critics, says Ijaw communities not neglected
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
ASABA’Delta State Government has asked critics of the administration to stop misinforming the public about its activities, including policies and programmes.Continue reading Delta govt replies critics, says Ijaw communities not neglected at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Rivers 2019: Kalabari monarchs, stakeholders endorse Tonye Cole
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
PORT HARCOURT’ Chiefs and stakeholders of Kalabari Kingdom in Rivers State have endorsed the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Tonye Cole, as their sole candidate ahead of the 2019 polls in the stateContinue reading Rivers 2019: Kalabari monarchs, stakeholders endorse Tonye Cole at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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S-South PDP leaders resolve to constitute Presidential Campaign Council
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Port Harcourt’South-South Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have resolved to ensure that the zone remains under the control of the party after the 2019 general election.Continue reading S-South PDP leaders resolve to constitute Presidential Campaign Council at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Anti-party: APC hammer to fall on Okorocha, Okafor, others ‘Uzodinma
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
There are fears that the All Progressives Congress, APC, sledgehammer will soon fall on Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, as well as the member representing Okigwe South federal constituency, Deacon Chike Okafor and the Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr. Ugonna Ozuruigbo, over their alleged anti-party activities.Continue reading Anti-party: APC hammer to fall on Okorocha, Okafor, others ‘Uzodinma at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP alleges fresh plot to remove Saraki
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
he Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised an alarm over an alleged fresh plot to use the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to forcefully remove the President of the Senate and Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO), Senator Bukola Saraki, from office as the Senate President.Continue reading PDP alleges fresh plot to remove Saraki at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Akeredolu gives Ondo lawmakers 26 brand new vehicles
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Monday, presented new cars to members of the State House of Assembly.Continue reading Akeredolu gives Ondo lawmakers 26 brand new vehicles at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Gana is our recognised presidential candidate,says SDP
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
THE Social Democratic Party,SDP,has said the former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Professor Jerry Gana is its recognised presidential candidate in the 2019 election.Continue reading 2019: Gana is our recognised presidential candidate,says SDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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ICPC urges electorate, youths to resist vote buying, vote selling
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged the electorate, especially the youths, to resist vote selling, vote buying and monetary inducement by corrupt politiciansContinue reading ICPC urges electorate, youths to resist vote buying, vote selling at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Any vote for Buhari means insecurity, killings, hunger, Dogara tells North East electorates
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has declared that any vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 elections literally means a further endorsement of insecurity, killings and hunger.Continue reading 2019: Any vote for Buhari means insecurity, killings, hunger, Dogara tells North East electorates at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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2019: Abubakar tasks police, others on credible polls
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Former Head of State and Chairman, National Peace Committee, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has called on the police and other stakeholders to show more commitment toward conducting credible elections in 2019.Continue reading 2019: Abubakar tasks police, others on credible polls at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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