Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Tuesday 12th March 2019

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

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Onnoghen’s trial must continue, FG tells CCT
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ABUJA’The Federal Government, yesterday, explained why it would pursue the six-count charge initiated against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to its logical conclusion.Continue reading Onnoghen’s trial must continue, FG tells CCT at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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We don’t host militant camp ‘ AYAKOROMO
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
WARRI’AYAKOROMO community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State has dismissed allegations that the area host a militant camp.Continue reading We dont host militant camp ‘ AYAKOROMO at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Polls: You must protect interest, rights of citizens, acting CJN tells judges
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ABUJA’Ahead of litigations that will arise from this year’s general election, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, yesterday, urged judges across the federation to protect the interest of the citizens.Continue reading Polls: You must protect interest, rights of citizens, acting CJN tells judges at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Rivers guber poll: Army warns UK, others against interfering in Nigeria’s affairs
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ABUJA’THE Nigerian Army has warned foreign governments against interfering in Nigeria’s domestic issues, describing a statement credited to United Kingdom, which accused the military of undue involvement in the governorship election in Rivers State as baseless, untrue and capable of misleading unsuspected members of the public.Continue reading Rivers guber poll: Army warns UK, others against interfering in Nigeria’s affairs at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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N10.3m fraud charge: Court orders surety to produce Briton
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ALagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, yesterday, ordered a surety, Nurudeen Ekundayo, to appear on June 24 to explain why he failed to produce a British man, Syed Kamran, facing N10.3 million fraud charge.Continue reading N10.3m fraud charge: Court orders surety to produce Briton at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Dogara derides Gov Abubakar over derogatory comments
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has derided Governor of Bauchi State and governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, over perceived derogatory comments allegedly made against him and his constituency last year.Continue reading Dogara derides Gov Abubakar over derogatory comments at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why I opted out of PACT ‘ Ahmed Buhari
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Former presidential candidate of Sustainable National Party of Nigeria, SNPN, Ahmed Buhari, has said he walked out of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together, PACT because he knew the process will amount to nothing.Buhari, in an interview, said he was always prepared to step down for any individual with integrity, intent, competence that would give the desired results.According to him, he wasn’t oblivious of the fact that the political realities and expectations from the electorate needed to
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Ugwuanyi retains Enugu gov, thanks residents
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ENUGU’THE Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, candidate in the just concluded March 9 governorship election, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been declared winner as he polled 449,935 votes against his main challenger of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayogu Eze who polled a mere 10,423 votes.Continue reading Ugwuanyi retains Enugu gov, thanks residents at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Bauchi PDP, APC trade words over cancelled Tafawa Balewa LG results
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bauchi State has rejected the decision of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area election inconclusive.Continue reading Bauchi PDP, APC trade words over cancelled Tafawa Balewa LG results at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Only four years and it’ll be over!
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
EARLY on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, by 4.40 a.m and four days after the presidential election held in Nigeria on Saturday, February 23, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced that Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been reelected Nigeria’s president. What this means is that, if the legal challenge being undertaken by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, comes
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Ola Aina in brilliant form ahead Seychelles, Egypt clashes
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina put up an eye-catching performance for Torino to mark his return to the team in their 2-1 Serie A win versus Frosinone yesterday, a sterling showing that shows he has not lost any of his brilliance following the minor injury he had to contend with recently.Continue reading Ola Aina in brilliant form ahead Seychelles, Egypt clashes at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Women in politics and government
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
IAM writing this piece from Rabat, having been invited on the conference circuit in the beautiful Moroccan capital. I missed the governorship and state assembly elections on Saturday. Friday, March 9 was International Women’s Day, an event that was celebrated here with solemnity. Morocco is a Muslim country, but also a progressive one. Women here have made considerable progress, unlike in NigeriContinue reading Women in politics and government at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Nominations open for 2019 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Organisers of the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards, NHEA, weekend in Lagos opened nomination for its 6th edition.Continue reading Nominations open for 2019 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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After 2019 general election, industrial pharmacists seek better economic policies
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ON the heels of the 2019 general election, economic experts and analysts of the local manufacturing industry have called for a turnaround of fortunes of the Nigerian industrial sector.Continue reading After 2019 general election, industrial pharmacists seek better economic policies at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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My plans for Ogun ‘ Gov-elect
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Governor-elect in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, gave insight into his plans for the state, even as he described road to the state government house as tough with many obstacles.Continue reading My plans for Ogun ‘ Gov-elect at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Onaiyekan to politicians: Bad elections can’t lead to good governance
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
ABUJA ‘ Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has lamented attempts made by desperate politicians to militarise and rig the just concluded governorship and state Assembly polls, saying bad elections cannot lead to good governance.Continue reading Onaiyekan to politicians: Bad elections can’t lead to good governance at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Opportunity for developers as demand for short-let apartments rises
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Arecently conducted research into short-let apartments in the commercial real estate space of property market in Lagos indicates that the need for short-let apartments has maintained an upward trend in spite of the current challenging economic situation in the country.Continue reading Opportunity for developers as demand for short-let apartments rises at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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What Assembly polls victory means for Osun, by Oyetola
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has hailed the people of the state for voting candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Saturday’s House of Assembly election.Continue reading What Assembly polls victory means for Osun, by Oyetola at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Supplementary elections in eight Senate Constituencies
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Supplementary elections into the Senate are to hold in eight senatorial constituencies, it emerged yesterday as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC delisted Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State as a senator-elect.Continue reading Supplementary elections in eight Senate Constituencies at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Makinde’ll provide exemplary leadership ‘ South West PDP
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
LEADERS of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West yesterday assured that the governor-elect of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, would provide exemplary leadership for the people of the stateContinue reading Makindell provide exemplary leadership ‘ South West PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Lagos bizman accused of N22.6m fraud, threat to life
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Lagos’A 39-year-old businessman, Busayo Afolami, who allegedly obtained N22.6 million from two men under pretext of importing vehicles for them, was yesterday arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere.Continue reading Lagos bizman accused of N22.6m fraud, threat to life at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC leaders’ll address issue of voter apathy in S’ West ‘ Ojudu
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Worried at the recurrent issue of voters’ apathyin Southwest region of the country during elections, Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, yesterday said leaders in the region would soon address the problem.Continue reading APC leadersll address issue of voter apathy in S’ West ‘ Ojudu at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Inconclusive state polls: PDP, APC war over S-South states, Sokoto, Adamawa
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
THE two leading political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were at each other’s jugular, yesterday, over the results of the governorship election in Sokoto, Adamawa, Plateau, Sokoto and the South-South states.Continue reading Inconclusive state polls: PDP, APC war over S-South states, Sokoto, Adamawa at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Lagos Police Command gets New PPRO
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Lagos State.Continue reading Lagos Police Command gets New PPRO at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Police launch man-hunt for cultists who killed 2 in Anambra
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The Police in Anambra State has launched a manhunt for members of two rival cult groups allegedly responsible for the untimely death of two suspected cult members at Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State and the country home of the former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku. The killings happened during last Saturday’s State House of Assembly election and the re-run for Idemili North/South Federal Constituency.Continue reading Police launch man-hunt for c
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Dealing decisively with hate speech culprits
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
THERE is a frightening amount of hate speech circulating in the Nigerian political atmosphere right now. It was barely noticeable in 2011 when former President Goodluck Jonathan made his first presidential run.Continue reading Dealing decisively with hate speech culprits at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP women protest gov poll result in Niger
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, women, yesterday, stormed Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,office along David Mark Road, Minna, Niger State to protest the outcome of the governorship election in the state.Continue reading PDP women protest gov poll result in Niger at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Crash: Ex-presidential aspirant, Ikubese writes Buhari, calls for grounding of Ethiopian airline
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Following the tragic news that greeted the nation yesterday, wherein two Nigerian nationals, among other 157 passengers, lost their lives in the crashed Ethiopian Airline, Ex presidential aspirant and convener, YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement, Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, calling for the grounding of the Ethiopian Plane, Boeing 737 MAX 8.Continue reading Crash: Ex-presidential aspirant, Ikubese writes Buhari, calls for grounding of Ethiopian airline at Vangu
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A’Ibom APC rejects gov result, heads to tribunal
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Akwa Ibom State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assembly polls won by Governor Udom Emmanuel and other candidates of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Continue reading AIbom APC rejects gov result, heads to tribunal at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Resign now, Onitiri tells Yakubu, INEC boss
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Lagos Central senatorial candidate, Chief Sunbo Onitiri, has condemned Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s role in the last governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections across the country.Continue reading Resign now, Onitiri tells Yakubu, INEC boss at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP faults Army personnel on Delta polls
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State has accused men of the Nigerian Army, 19 Battalion, of complicity in last Saturday’s governorship and Houses of Assembly elections in the state.Continue reading PDP faults Army personnel on Delta polls at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from senators-elect list
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The name of Rochas Okorocha, the outgoing Governor of Imo State, is missing from the list of senators-elect published by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday.Continue reading INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from senators-elect list at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ayogu can’t decide for APC ‘Party chieftain
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
THE pioneer deputy chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, Comrade Adolphus Ude has faulted Senator Ayogu Eze for kicking against his representation of the party as its agent during the collation of gubernatorial results in the State.Continue reading Ayogu cant decide for APC ‘Party chieftain at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ugwuanyi retains Enugu gov, thanks residents
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a candidate in the just-concluded March 9 governorship election, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been declared a winner as he polled 449,935 votes against his main challenger of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayogu Eze who polled a mere 10,423 votes.Continue reading Ugwuanyi retains Enugu gov, thanks residents at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Polls results, wishes of Kwarans ‘ LP
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Labour Party, LP, in Kwara State, yesterday, said the results of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State were a true reflection of the wishes of the people of the state and called on all contestants to accept the wishes of Kwarans as expressed through the ballot box.Continue reading Polls results, wishes of Kwarans ‘ LP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Obaseki leads Edo APC to record-breaking victory, clears 24 of 24 House of Assembly seats
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The growing popularity of the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, across households in the state has earned the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, an unprecedent political gain, shattering old records and winning all 24 seats in the Saturday March 9, state House of Assembly election.Continue reading Obaseki leads Edo APC to record-breaking victory, clears 24 of 24 House of Assembly seats at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Pelosi, on impeachment, says Trump ‘not worth it
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published Monday that she does not support impeaching President Donald Trump, arguing “he’s just not worth it.”Continue reading Pelosi, on impeachment, says Trump not worth it at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP rejects Kaduna govt election
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The Kaduna State candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Isa Ashiru, has rejected the results of the just concluded governorship and state houses of assembly elections in Kaduna state, saying the results do not represent the wishes of the people.Continue reading PDP rejects Kaduna govt election at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from official senators-elect list
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The name of Rochas Okorocha, the outgoing Governor of Imo State, is missing from the list of senators-elect published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday.Continue reading INEC strikes out Okorochas name from official senators-elect list at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Investors lose N108bn as stock market sustains downward trend
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The downward trend of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) which followed the announcement of the presidential election two weeks ago persisted yesterday with investors losing N108 billion.Continue reading Investors lose N108bn as stock market sustains downward trend at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ease of Doing Business ranking insufficient for attracting FDI ‘ Analysts
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The federal government needs to do more than improving the nation’s Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) ranking to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).Continue reading Ease of Doing Business ranking insufficient for attracting FDI ‘ Analysts at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Border policing critical to effectiveness of forex ban on textile imports ‘ NECA
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has called for improved border policing to complement the foreign exchange (forex) restriction on textile importation.Continue reading Border policing critical to effectiveness of forex ban on textile imports NECA at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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W/ Africa Crude: Angolan clears slowly
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Some April-loading Angolan crude cleared on Monday while some fresh tenders were issued and were expected to mop up some NigerianContinue reading W/ Africa Crude: Angolan clears slowly at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Zimbabwe central bank head hints at more weakening of new currency
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Zimbabwe’s central bank governor on Monday said the exchange rate for the new transitional currency is unlikely to remain at 2.5 per U.S. dollar by the time tobacco auctions open next week, suggesting the local unit will be devalued further.Continue reading Zimbabwe central bank head hints at more weakening of new currency at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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AfDB , Sophia signs MoU on capacity building
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their mutual benefit and the entire African continent.Continue reading AfDB , Sophia signs MoU on capacity building at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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CNN, Glo partner to celebrate 10 years of promoting African values
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Cable News Network, CNN, is celebrating 10 years of promoting African values through the broadcast of African Voices, a 30-minute magazine programme that promotes exceptional and talented Africans who are making a mark in different areas of life.Continue reading CNN, Glo partner to celebrate 10 years of promoting African values at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Access Bank secures $162.5m syndicate loan to support MSMEs
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Access Bank on Monday said it had signed a subordinated syndicated Loan agreement worth $162.5 million (N58.18 billion) to promote growth and job creation by supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).Continue reading Access Bank secures $162.5m syndicate loan to support MSMEs at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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US stocks rally despite deadly Boeing crash
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Wall Street snapped a five-day losing streak on Monday, despite from sharp losses early in the session for Boeing following Sunday’s crash involving one of its a top-selling passenger jets.Continue reading US stocks rally despite deadly Boeing crash at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Bende LGA: Okezie Ikpeazu betrayed by party leaders
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
The equity Governor of Abia State, let me start by Congratulating you for the victory recorded last Saturday’s governorship election in Abia State.Continue reading Bende LGA: Okezie Ikpeazu betrayed by party leaders at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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