Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Friday 15th March 2019

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

FG inaugurates presidential inauguration c’ttee
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
ABUJA’ The Federal Government has inaugurated inter-ministerial presidential inauguration committee to coordinate activities leading to the inauguration of the President on May 29.Continue reading FG inaugurates presidential inauguration c’ttee at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Presidential poll: Buhari, APC secure court order to inspect all electoral materials
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
ABUJA’Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, ordered Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress, APC, access to all the electoral materials used for the February 23 presidential election.Continue reading Presidential poll: Buhari, APC secure court order to inspect all electoral materials at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Our Nigerian ethnic cuisine was game changer ‘Southern Sun Ikoyi
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Building on the success re-corded with the introduction of Nigerian ethnic cuisines (Themed nights) last year, the management of the Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel has promised to continue to attract both business travellers and leisure seekers to its serenading cocoon as a result of its highly improved services.Continue reading Our Nigerian ethnic cuisine was game changer ‘Southern Sun Ikoyi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Porsche launches new front, rear and mid-engine models
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
AHIGHLIGHT in its own right, the new 911 Cabriolet is one of three new sports cars Porsche intends to launch at the 89th Geneva Motor Show. ‘With each new generation of the 911, we face the challenge of enhancing our iconic car carefully and yet consistently to meet the needs of the future,’ says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. Alongside the rear-engine 911 Cabriolet, Porsche also unveils the mid-engine 718 T, a 300 hp (220 kW) driving machine available in
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Mercedes-Benz tempts Nigerian customers with transformed G-Class
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
AFTER its production officially kicked off in Graz in May, the new G-Class has become one of the most demanded passenger cars of 2018. This new model has been hailed as the ‘biggest transformation’ in the G’s 39 years-old history, as it raises the bar in all relevant areas while maintaining familiar and popular features from its design icon. This is just as Weststar Associates Limited, the authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria said it is proud to welcome the n
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Rolls-Royce at Geneva Motor Show
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
By Theodore OparaROLLS-Royce Motor Cars has returned to the Geneva Motor Show and debut its full current product portfolio for the first time on an international stage. Representing the near-infinite Bespoke possibilities at the heart of its record-breaking success in 2018, the marque is presenting one of an extraordinary collection of 25 Phantoms alongside the first publicly-revealed Bespoke Cullinan commission. In addition, two powerful visions of Black Badge and a highly Bespoke Dawn has been
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Toyota rolls out new Hiace series
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
WHILE other automakers are trying to copy the Toyota mini van, Hiace, the Japanese automaker is rolling out a completely repackaged and redesigned Toyota Hiace. Toyota Motor Corporation has announced it has unveiled in The Philippines its first new Hiace model designed for overseas markets.Continue reading Toyota rolls out new Hiace series at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself ‘Senate spokesman
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
ABUJA’AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of Nigerians on possible leadership crisis in the 9th Senate as it was in the 8th.Continue reading 9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself ‘Senate spokesman at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Deploying military, setback to electoral reforms ‘Labour
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
ABUJA’THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has decried the deployment of military in the just concluded general election, describing it as a new low in the country’s electoral history.Continue reading Deploying military, setback to electoral reforms ‘Labour at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Stop your mails from going to spam with these tips
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Do you know people still lose vital opportunities because a mail they are expecting entered spam filters’Continue reading Stop your mails from going to spam with these tips’ at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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GADGET OF THE WEEK I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E! Camcoder that comes in smart sunglasses
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
By Juliet UmehAs technology keeps evolving, a lot of tasks ordinarily done with much stress or difficulty in various professions are becoming simpler.Today, with digital sunglasses known as Video Recorder Camcorder LBQ, investigating stories or covering events are much easier for journalists who can do their job without harassment.With the gadget, they can record action footage from a point of view, POV, perspective without hassles. It has a discreet camera between the lenses to capture everythi
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Ford tests light-based visual language in new models
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
HAND gestures, head nods and thumbs-up signals all help to ensure drivers, pedestrians and cyclists know what each other is doing. But how will self driven vehicles, with no human driver, communicate with those around them’Continue reading Ford tests light-based visual language in new models at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Obi commiserates with Lagos, Anambra
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP in the recent general elections, Mr. Peter Obi has commiserated with the government and people of Lagos State on the collapse of a building in the State that claimed some lives. Obi’s message was contained in a release by his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem.Continue reading Obi commiserates with Lagos, Anambra at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ikpeazu will not discriminate among Abia people ‘Okiyi
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
ABIA State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi has said that Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu does not believe in the 97 per cent, five per cent theory and will never discriminate among the sections of the state in the areas of appointments and location of projects.Continue reading Ikpeazu will not discriminate among Abia people ‘Okiyi at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Okorocha missing as INEC presents Certificates of Return to lawmakers
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has presented Certificates of Return to newly elected federal lawmakers, urging them to expedite action on the electoral framework for the 2023 general elections.Continue reading Okorocha missing as INEC presents Certificates of Return to lawmakers at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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S’West APC wants Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, others to uphold tenets of progressives
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in South-West, has congratulated Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Ogun State counterpart, Mr. Dapo Abiodun on their victory in the just concluded governorship elections.Continue reading S’West APC wants Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, others to uphold tenets of progressives at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Buhari urged to appoint more women into his cabinet
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to encourage women to participate more in Nigeria’s politics and ensure 35 per cent political appointment for them in the formation of his new cabinet to accelerate the nation’s development.Continue reading Buhari urged to appoint more women into his cabinet at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Inconclusive polls: Osinbajo meets Govs Bindo, Abubakar at State House
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met behind closed doors with Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor Jibrila Bindo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Continue reading Inconclusive polls: Osinbajo meets Govs Bindo, Abubakar at State House at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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SDP scores 2019 polls low, calls for comprehensive electoral reforms
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
THE Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, said it was disappointed over the conduct and outcome of the 2019 general elections with a verdict that it left much to be desired. The party therefore called for urgent electoral reforms to clean up theQ nation’s electoral process.Continue reading SDP scores 2019 polls low, calls for comprehensive electoral reforms at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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INEC kicks as court stops make-up polls in Adamawa
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
NINE days to the supplementary governorship election in six states, a Yola High Court, yesterday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from conducting the make-up poll in Adamawa, with the electoral umpire saying the court could not halt the exercise.Continue reading INEC kicks as court stops make-up polls in Adamawa at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Human rights group warns against compromising rescheduled elections
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
A SOUTH-EAST based human rights and rule of law organization, Intersociety, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling APC and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure that the rescheduled March 23rd inconclusive polls in six states are not manipulated in any way using security agents, to avoid throwing the country into avoidable crisis.Continue reading Human rights group warns against compromising rescheduled elections at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Ondo First Lady donates delivery kits to indigent pregnant women
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
SUCCOUR came for indigent pregnant women in Ondo State as the wife of the governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu donated Solayo delivery kits to them across the 18 local councils of the state to ensure safe motherhood.Continue reading Ondo First Lady donates delivery kits to indigent pregnant women at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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OKE-EMO: Sacred Mountain in Ekiti the king cannot visit
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
TO visitors, the various rocky mountains that dot the landscape of Ekiti State may be another natural aesthetics, nothing more. However, indigenes of the state would readily tell you that most of the mountains are not only sacred but also served as natural buffer and defence against enemy attacks in the days of their ancestors.Continue reading OKE-EMO: Sacred Mountain in Ekiti the king cannot visit at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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APC lauds Bayelsa voters’ support
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
All Progressives Congress, APC, Bayelsa State chapter, has thanked the people of the state for their support in the general election.Continue reading APC lauds Bayelsa voters support at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Why Gov Wike should be declared winner ‘ PDP
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare Governor Nyesom Wike as duly re-elected for a second term.Continue reading Why Gov Wike should be declared winner ‘ PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Activist urges DSS to seal orphanages over allegation of children sales
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Director of Department of State Services, DSS, in Delta State has been urged to seal all orphanages in the state, pending the conclusion of the investigation against some Delta State officials allegedly behind illegal sales of children in the homes to adopters.Continue reading Activist urges DSS to seal orphanages over allegation of children sales at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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MNJTF kills 33 Boko Haram fighters in Lake Chad
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, battling to rid Lake Chad fringes of ISWAP and Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, said its Operation Yancin Tafki had inflicted heavy casualties on the terrorists leading to many deaths on the side of Book Haram.Continue reading MNJTF kills 33 Boko Haram fighters in Lake Chad at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Okowa’s victory not strange ‘ Onuesoke
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on his re-election, describing his victory as not strange.Continue reading Okowas victory not strange ‘ Onuesoke at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Rainstorm wreaks havoc on property in Osun
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
By Gbenga OlarinoyeThe storm that wreaked havoc in some parts of Osogbo, Osun State capital, Wednesday night, blew off the roof of Christ Apostolic Church, Oke ASE, and smashed it on a building belonging to the Grand Imam of Ansarudeen, Alhaji Yunus Sanusi Imogbemi.The storm left behind a trail of devastation as electric poles were uprooted, blowing fences down aside other roofs blown away.The newly constructed Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Ase, was completely destroyed as no fewer than 40 houses
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I never met with Ihedioha ‘Uzodinma
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Imo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Hope Uzodinma in the just concluded governorship elections, yesterday, dismissed the report that he had congratulated the governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha as a rumour by mischief makers and called the on his party to disregard the allegation.Continue reading I never met with Ihedioha ‘Uzodinma at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Supplementary Polls: Dingdong on the Plateau
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Civil Society Organizations/Coalition of Domestic Observers which deployed its members to observe the recent governorship election in Plateau State have raised concern about the emerging trend of inconclusive elections across the country, Plateau State inclusive.Continue reading Supplementary Polls: Dingdong on the Plateau at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Lagos PDP leaders rage against Agbaje’s ‘unserious’ campaign
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The on-again-off-again internecine political war in the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has taken a new dimension with the director-general of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Layi Ogunbambi and the party’s governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje at each other’s throat.Continue reading Lagos PDP leaders rage against Agbaje’s unserious campaign at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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British parliament backs Brexit delay
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Britain’s parliament on Thursday voted to ask the European Union to delay Brexit until at least June and head off a chaotic end to their 46-year partnership in two weeks.Continue reading British parliament backs Brexit delay at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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You should be mindful that Oyo people are fearless, Obasanjo counsels Makinde
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Former vice President and the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party ,Atiku Abubakar and Governor-elect in Oyo state, Seyi Makinde on Thursday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence in the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta .Continue reading You should be mindful that Oyo people are fearless, Obasanjo counsels Makinde at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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PDP gains more seats in Kaduna Assembly
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has gained two additional seats in the just concluded House of Assembly election in Kaduna State.Continue reading PDP gains more seats in Kaduna Assembly at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Happening: INEC presents certificate of return to Senators, House of Reps-elect
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is currently presenting certificate of return to those who were victorious in the just concluded senatorial and House of Representative elections.Continue reading Happening: INEC presents certificate of return to Senators, House of Reps-elect at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Election: APC, PDP each wins 11 seats in Adamawa State House of Assembly poll
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, announced that All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party won 11 seats each in the Adamawa House of Assembly election held on Saturday.Continue reading Election: APC, PDP each wins 11 seats in Adamawa State House of Assembly poll at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Kalu promises harmonious relationship with Orji in Senate
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Senator-elect for Abia North and former state governor, Chief Orji Kalu, said on Thursday that he had put his political enmity with his successor, Sen. Theodore Orji, behind him and was prepared to work harmoniously with him in the Senate.Continue reading Kalu promises harmonious relationship with Orji in Senate at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Rerun: PDP accuses FG, APC of plots to win Sokoto by force
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Sokoto – With ten days to the repeat of the governorship election in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress of plotting to use the military and other security agents to win the state by force.Continue reading Rerun: PDP accuses FG, APC of plots to win Sokoto by force at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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MTN Nigeria revenue crosses N1trn mark
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The MTN Nigeria has staked up its earnings in Nigeria with the 2018 full year service revenue hitting N1.04 trillion, about 17.2 percent over the N884.5 billion it recorded in 2017 financial year.Continue reading MTN Nigeria revenue crosses N1trn mark at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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FG unveils app to boost ease of doing business
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The federal government has launched an app, REPORTGOV, in its quest to further enhance the ease of doing business in Nigeria.Continue reading FG unveils app to boost ease of doing business at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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The Senate Nigerians desire, going forward
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Democracydoes not ensurethatonly good people are elected; italso ensures that popularbut corrupt candidates are equallyelected!Continue reading The Senate Nigerians desire, going forward at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of premium motor spirit (petrol) in its survey for the month of February 2019 released yesterday.Continue reading Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Abia 2019: Testimony of Ikpeazu’s leadership
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections in Abia State, from the Presidential/National Assembly to the Governorship/State House of Assembly polls, without any rancour or record of loss of any human life, is a testimony to quality leadership, and has shown the character, courage and competence of Okezie Ikpeazu Ph.D, not just as a governor, but also as a leader who cares so much about the lives and property of the people whose mandate he holds in trust, while relying on God’s grace and gui
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Naira depreciates to N360.36/$ in I&E window
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
In spite of the 407 per cent rise in the volume of dollars traded, the Naira, yesterday, depreciated to N360.36 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window.Continue reading Naira depreciates to N360.36/$ in I&E window at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Nigerian-American Chamber to lead trade mission to Silicon Valley
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, said it is set to embark on a 5-day trade mission to Silicon Valley in the USA themed, ‘Turning Promises to Action’, from April 28th – 3rd May, 2019.Continue reading Nigerian-American Chamber to lead trade mission to Silicon Valley at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Buhari’s reelection and matters arising
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
PRESIDENTIAL candidate of All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party who got 11,262,978 ballots in the 2019 presidential poll. Resultantly, Buhari was declared President-elect by the umpire. The poll ran concurrently with that of the Senate and House of Representatives. By implications, Buhari’s ‘Next-Level’ package has gathered momentum.Continue reading Buhari’s ree
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ehealth website to democratise information on health matters
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Most Nigerians suffer and most times die on ailments they shouldn’t ordinarily have suffered if they had adequate information about. Apparently to address this information challenge, Managing Director, First Katalyst Marketing, Mr Soji Odedina, has unveiled a health-based website aimed at disseminating health information in a democratic manner that the rich and the poor can access.Continue reading ehealth website to democratise information on health matters at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Boeing, airlines face tough path after 737 MAX grounding
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 that killed 157 people and led to the plane being grounded worldwide, Boeing and commercial airlines are trying to get a handle on the fallout.Continue reading Boeing, airlines face tough path after 737 MAX grounding at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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