Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Monday 15th April 2019

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

Death in Nscdc custody: Human rights lawyer in Ondo drags command to court
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Ahuman rights lawyer, Morakinyo Ogele, has dragged Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to court over the death of a suspect, Razak Ahmed, in the custody of the Ondo State command of the corps.Continue reading Death in Nscdc custody: Human rights lawyer in Ondo drags command to court at Vanguard News.
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Election rigging worse than stealing billions ‘ Onaiyekan
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
ABUJA’THE Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has said that rigging of election in whichever means was worse than stealing billions of money that belong to the people.Continue reading Election rigging worse than stealing billions ‘ Onaiyekan at Vanguard News.
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Atiku pays tribute to late Justice Mamman Nasir
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said with the death of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, the Galadiman Katsina, the country has lost one of its most respected and decent judges in its history.Continue reading Atiku pays tribute to late Justice Mamman Nasir at Vanguard News.
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4410 sacked workers: Court dismisses el-rufai’s objection
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
National Industrial Court, NIC, sitting in Kaduna has dismissed a preliminary objection filed by Kaduna State Government seeking to stop the suit instituted by the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employee, NULGE over plan to declare some of its members in the state redundant.Continue reading 4410 sacked workers: Court dismisses el-rufais objection at Vanguard News.
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Alaibe condoles with Dickson over killing of two aides
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Timi Alaibe, has described as sad and undeserving, the death of Seidougha Taribi, the Senior Special Assistant on Grassroots Mobilisation to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, and the Government House Photographer, Reginald Dei, both of whom were buried last weekend.Continue reading Alaibe condoles with Dickson over killing of two aides at Vanguard News.
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Akwa Ibom govt blasts Akpabio over Ibom deep-sea port development
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
UYO’Akwa Ibom State Government has taken the administration of former governor, Godswill Akpabio to the cleaners over the lackluster approach to the development of the Ibom Deep Seaport, saying Akpabio only acquired land and never carried out any substantial development of the multi-billion dollars project in Mbo Local Council of the state.Continue reading Akwa Ibom govt blasts Akpabio over Ibom deep-sea port development at Vanguard News.
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DEATH IN CUSTODY: NSCDC dragged to court in Ondo
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
human rights lawyer, Morakinyo Ogele has dragged the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to court over the death of a suspect, Razak Ahmed, in the custody of the Ondo State Command of the Corps.Continue reading DEATH IN CUSTODY: NSCDC dragged to court in Ondo at Vanguard News.
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Useni wants Lalong’s victory nullified
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governorship candidate for Plateau State in the general election, Senator Jeremiah Useni has filed a petition at the Governorship election tribunal in Jos, asking the tribunal to declare Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s declaration of Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the winner of that elections, as unlawful.Continue reading Useni wants Lalongs victory nullified at Vanguard News.
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Kogi West: Why I want election result nullified ‘ Sen Adeyemi
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
All Progressives Congress, APC , senatorial candidate in the last general elections, Senator Smart Adeyemi, Kogi West, , has said his decision to challenge the declaration of Senator Dino Melaye as winner of the 2019 Senate election in Kogi West, was because the result announced was not the true reflection of the votes cast, but one allegedly manipulated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Continue reading Kogi West: Why I want election result nullified ‘ Sen Adeyemi at Vanguard News.
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North now land of bandits, says Northern Elders Forum
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
As insecurity worsens across the country, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of not showing enough political will to address the situation in the North, saying it has been turned to a land of bandits.Continue reading North now land of bandits, says Northern Elders Forum at Vanguard News.
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How to Support Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Women entrepreneurs are actually becoming more successful and ambitious in today’s business world. However, there are still a whole lot of efforts that still need to be invested in boosting and accelerating female entrepreneurship especially in an emerging nation like Nigeria. In line with this, we discuss ways to boost female entrepreneurship in Nigeria.Continue reading How to Support Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria at Vanguard News.
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ASUU faults 2019 education budget
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, said the union is not satisfied with the percentage allocated to education in the 2019 budget describing it as the worst in recent past.Continue reading ASUU faults 2019 education budget at Vanguard News.
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Ninth NASS leadership : APC’s strategy to check PDP
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Crisis is imminent in the National Assembly as members-elect of the Senate and the House of Representatives from opposition parties may not be given the opportunity to participate in the election of their presiding officers in June when the 9th Assembly will be proclaimed, Vanguard can authoritatively report.Continue reading Ninth NASS leadership : APC’s strategy to check PDP at Vanguard News.
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How Nigeria can catch up with US, China ‘ Ikokwu
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief Guy Ikokwu, 81, is not happy with Nigeria’s development path and wants an urgent action to stop the country from sliding into what he called irredeemable trajectory, which will lead to dismemberment. With good governance system, civility, education and technology, Ikokwu, who argued that Nigeria is still in recession, said the country will start growing at six to seven per cent per annum. In this interview with Vanguard, he among others, said tha
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White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Donald Trump’s spokeswoman Sarah Sanders defended the president Sunday against accusations that he was inciting violence toward a Muslim congresswoman after he tweeted a video of her spliced with footage of the 9/11 attacks.Continue reading White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker at Vanguard News.
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Litigation against Ihedioha in vain ‘ Committee chair
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The Chairman of the inauguration and hand-over committee of the Imo state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, Chris Okewulonu, Sunday described the litigation against the incoming governor as ineffective. Continue reading Litigation against Ihedioha in vain Committee chair at Vanguard News.
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Insecurity: SERAP asks Buhari, 36 governors to disclose spending on ‘security votes
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their ‘good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between 2011 and 2019.’Continue reading Insecurity: SERAP asks Buhari, 36 governors to disclose spending on ‘security votes’ at Vanguar
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MTN still in the process of becoming public liability company ‘ SEC
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Ms Mary Uduk is the Acting Managing Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC. In this interview, she highlighted some of the decisions taken at the last Capital Market Committee, CMC, and the initiatives the Commission, in collaboration with the CMC, is putting in place to move the market forward. Excerpts:Continue reading MTN still in the process of becoming public liability company ‘ SEC at Vanguard News.
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AACN woos international investors, showcases opportunity in capital market
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
AGAINST the backdrop of the successful conduct of general elections in Nigeria, the Association of Assets Custodians of Nigeria, AACN, plans to showcase the huge potentials in the Nigerian capital market to undecided international investors. The forum, billed to hold in London next month, will mark a chain of activities to commemorate AACN’s tenthanniversary.Continue reading AACN woos international investors, showcases opportunity in capital market at Vanguard News.
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NSE to leverage alternative platforms for capital raise
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
AS Fintech and investment into the space continues to gain traction around the globe, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, said it plans to explore new technologies including blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for capital raise.Continue reading NSE to leverage alternative platforms for capital raise at Vanguard News.
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Canvasses independence of central bank for accountability of policies
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
By Peter EgwuatuThe International Monetary Fund, IMF has called on governments of member countries to allow its central bank to be independent in order to enhance accountability of policy actions taken in the discharge of their mandate and responsibilities.The Managing Director, IMF Christine Lagarde made this call in response to questions on the role expected of central banks of countries in view of the anticipated slower global economic growth, during a press briefing titled ‘Global out
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Equities pricing: Analysts differ on market direction
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
AS the equities market continues to tumble, investment analysts have expressed differing opinion on the outlook for the market.Continue reading Equities pricing: Analysts differ on market direction at Vanguard News.
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External reserves to hit $45bn as dollar inflow from FPIs continues
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
THE nation’s external reserves are set to hit six months high of $45 billion before the end of this month as foreign portfolio investors, FPIs, sustained dollar injection in a bid to take advantage of the double digit interest rate on Nigeria’s fixed income instruments.Continue reading External reserves to hit $45bn as dollar inflow from FPIs continues at Vanguard News.
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IMF lays out policies for economic recovery for Nigeria, Sub Saharan African countries amid uncertainties
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries economic recovery continues, but there are considerable differences in countries’ growth prospects, the International Monetary Policy, IMF has said.Continue reading IMF lays out policies for economic recovery for Nigeria, Sub Saharan African countries amid uncertainties at Vanguard News.
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Imperative of a post-election renewal of Nigeria
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Nigeria has the latent capacities that can be exploited to manage her internal local politics and dynamicsContinue reading Imperative of a post-election renewal of Nigeria at Vanguard News.
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How can the killing of innocent citizens by Police, Customs be stopped'(1)
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The incessant extrajudicial killing by the Police and Customs, in recent times, requires the attention of the government. The President needs to take a more drastic decision to nip this in the bud by holding the heads of these agencies accountable for any loss of life.Continue reading How can the killing of innocent citizens by Police, Customs be stopped'(1) at Vanguard News.
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9th NASS leadership: Why zone to an individual
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
As expected in a presidential democracy after a fiercely-fought general election, which was won by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the battle ground has shifted to the booty-sharing table. Of course, the National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, had warned their party men and women that the game was a winner-takes-all, thus making it clear to the opposition parties in the legislature that there was nothing to share with
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The purpose of sex in marriage
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
It was Dr J. Allan Petersen that said, “Sex is beautiful, delightful and necessary. God made it so; it is an expression of oneness, a total commitment, a complete self-giving and a sacred obligation.Continue reading The purpose of sex in marriage at Vanguard News.
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Review decision on digital rights and freedom bill, group urges Buhari
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the Digital Rights and Freedom has continued to worry promoters of digital rights.Continue reading Review decision on digital rights and freedom bill, group urges Buhari at Vanguard News.
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AFCON pitches Rohr against in-laws
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
No doubt, it will be the dream of Nigeria’s manager, Gernot Rohr to overcome all oppositions in Group B of the Africa Cup of Nations in June. But a member of his family may not share that dream.Continue reading AFCON pitches Rohr against in-laws at Vanguard News.
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AFCON Draw: Guinea Captain tips Eagles as group favourites
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Borussia Mnchengladbach’s Guinea winger Ibrahima Traor has reacted to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw that took place in Cairo on Friday and believes the Super Eagles are the favorites to progress to the round of sixteen in Group B.Continue reading AFCON Draw: Guinea Captain tips Eagles as group favourites at Vanguard News.
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We ‘ll approach every game like a cup final ‘ Moses
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Levante of Spain forward Moses Simon says the Super Eagles won’t take lightly any team in their group following the conclusion of the draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Continue reading We ‘ll approach every game like a cup final ‘ Moses at Vanguard News.
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AFCON draw: Madagascar newspaper dismisses Eagles’ threat
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Madagascar, the big island country drawn in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ Group B is not losing any sleep of possible annihilation by the two big teams of the group ‘ Nigeria and Guinea.Continue reading AFCON draw: Madagascar newspaper dismisses Eagles’ threat at Vanguard News.
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Okumagba to lead 200 Super Eagles supporters to Egypt
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
President of the Super Eagles Supporters Club, Vincent Okumagba has expressed the club’s resolve to offer the Super Eagles the biggest support they can ever get from their country in order to win the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.Continue reading Okumagba to lead 200 Super Eagles supporters to Egypt at Vanguard News.
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Nigeria dethrones Egypt in boys’ singles
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The dominance of Egypt in the boys singles of the ITTF African Junior and Cadet Championship was thwarted by Nigeria as Azeez Solanke won both the junior boys’ singles title and partnering Jamiu Ayanwale to claim the junior boys doubles gold.Continue reading Nigeria dethrones Egypt in boys’ singles at Vanguard News.
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Golf: Five of Tiger’s memorable Masters appearances
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Tiger Woods won the 83rd Masters on Sunday to end an 11-year major title drought with his 15th Grand Slam triumph.Continue reading Golf: Five of Tigers memorable Masters appearances at Vanguard News.
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Infantino urges Kuwait to host 2022 World Cup matches
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
FIFA president Gianni Infantino met Kuwait’s emir Sunday, state media said, amid reports the Gulf state is in talks to host matches to support Qatar during the 2022 World Cup.Continue reading Infantino urges Kuwait to host 2022 World Cup matches at Vanguard News.
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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich ease past Duesseldorf 4-1 to reclaim top spot
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Champions Bayern Munich eased past hosts Fortuna Duesseldorf 4-1 on Sunday to go a point clear at the top of the Bundesliga.Continue reading Bundesliga: Bayern Munich ease past Duesseldorf 4-1 to reclaim top spot at Vanguard News.
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No slip as Liverpool beat Chelsea to continue title hunt
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah score to continue Liverpool’s title huntContinue reading No slip as Liverpool beat Chelsea to continue title hunt at Vanguard News.
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Shaibu, Ogie celebrate with Enogie of Egbaen on daughter’s wedding
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Edo State Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. were part of dignitaries who graced the wedding ceremony of the daughter of the Enogie of Egbaen town, His Royal Highness, Edomwonyi Iduozee Ogiegbean.Continue reading Shaibu, Ogie celebrate with Enogie of Egbaen on daughters wedding at Vanguard News.
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Shazam!’ holds off newcomers to top box office again
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Warner Bros.’ lighthearted superhero tale “Shazam!” held on to top spot on its second weekend, taking an estimated $25.1 million as it kept a flurry of newcomers at bay, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.Continue reading Shazam! holds off newcomers to top box office again at Vanguard News.
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I’ll not rest until Chibok girls are back, reunited with their families , Buhari vows
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that he will not rest until all the remaining missing Chibok girls are back and reunited with their families.Continue reading Ill not rest until Chibok girls are back, reunited with their families , Buhari vows at Vanguard News.
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We aren’t losing hope, say parents of 112 Chibok girls still missing
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago by Boko Haram jihadists in northeastern Nigeria.Continue reading We arent losing hope, say parents of 112 Chibok girls still missing at Vanguard News.
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Ugwuanyi inaugurates committee on fiscal transparency
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Even now, the nine local government areas of Anioma land of Delta State, can hardly speak with one voice. Looking back, the entire Anioma people must ever remain grateful to the late Sylvester Ifeanyichukwu Moemeka, of LINTAs, advertising company which he joined in 1962, and became its first African head, chairman and managing director in 1974.Continue reading Ugwuanyi inaugurates committee on fiscal transparency at Vanguard News.
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ZONING CONTROVERSY: No going back on plans to produce Senate President, House Speaker
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
On this issue of electing the leadership of the National Assembly, you cannot imagine the level of consultations the party has embarked uponContinue reading ZONING CONTROVERSY: No going back on plans to produce Senate President, House Speaker at Vanguard News.
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Man arrested for producing adulterated drinks blames hardship
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
A man, Samson Offia arrested by police for allegedly manufacturing adulterated alcoholic beverages and liquors have blamed economic hardship for his action. Continue reading Man arrested for producing adulterated drinks blames hardship at Vanguard News.
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