Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Thursday 2nd May 2019

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

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Fayemi swears in 17 new Permanent Secretaries
Thu, 02 May 2019
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday declared that civil servants in the State have no reason to be sycophantic and unprofessional in the discharge of their duties before attaining the peak of their careers.Continue reading Fayemi swears in 17 new Permanent Secretaries at Vanguard News.
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Obaseki advocates channelling domestic savings to devt financing
Thu, 02 May 2019
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has made a case for channelling domestic savings to development financing instruments to spur development.Continue reading Obaseki advocates channelling domestic savings to devt financing at Vanguard News.
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May Day: Our commitment to workers’ welfare more fortified ‘ Ugwuanyi
Thu, 02 May 2019
Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the welfare of workers of the state, stressing that the determination ‘has become even more fortified’.Continue reading May Day: Our commitment to workers’ welfare more fortified Ugwuanyi at Vanguard News.
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Labour to FG : Fight unemployment, insecurity, debt burden
Thu, 02 May 2019
Organised Labour, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to address federal and states’ debts, rising inflation, insecurity and infrastructure deficit confronting the nation.Continue reading Labour to FG : Fight unemployment, insecurity, debt burden at Vanguard News.
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US to give migrants DNA tests to prove family ties
Thu, 02 May 2019
US border authorities plan to give migrant families DNA tests to determine whether or not the adults and children are related, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday.Continue reading US to give migrants DNA tests to prove family ties at Vanguard News.
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Obaseki to set up joint-committee to accelerate N30,000 minimum wage implementation in Edo
Thu, 02 May 2019
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has assured workers that a joint-committee would be set up to accelerate the implementation of the newly approved N30,000 minimum wage in the state.Continue reading Obaseki to set up joint-committee to accelerate N30,000 minimum wage implementation in Edo at Vanguard News.
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2019 POLLS: Stakeholders beam searchlight on judiciary
Thu, 02 May 2019
WITH the conclusion of the 2019 general polls, focus has shifted to the judiciary where 77 election tribunals constituted by President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, are addressing 766 petitions.Continue reading 2019 POLLS: Stakeholders beam searchlight on judiciary at Vanguard News.
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Gani Adams celebrates 49th birthday
Thu, 02 May 2019
Several traditional rulers, ethnic and civil society groups, as well as other well-meaning Nigerians poured encomiums on the Aare Ona Kakanfo Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams as he celebrates 49th birthday on Wednesday.Continue reading Gani Adams celebrates 49th birthday at Vanguard News.
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BREAKING: District head of Buhari’s village, Umar, kidnapped
Thu, 02 May 2019
Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura has been kidnapped by four unidentified gunmen.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the kidnappers stormed Umar’s Daura residence at 7pm on Wednesday and sporadically shot into the air, scaring the hell out of bystanders, who scampered for safety.Umar had just returned from the mosque where he took part in the evening prayer when the incident happened.ALSO READ:Oyetola presents N152bn budget, promises full payment of salariesHe was sitting in
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BAUCHI: Chris Uche leads Bala Mohammed’s legal team
Thu, 02 May 2019
BAUCHI State Governor-elect, Bala Muhammed has inaugurated a legal team, led by Chris Uche, SAN, to defend his mandate at the election tribunal in Bauchi.Continue reading BAUCHI: Chris Uche leads Bala Mohammeds legal team at Vanguard News.
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Governors promote insecurity to inflate Security Vote ‘ Magu
Thu, 02 May 2019
ACTING Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has alleged that some state governors covertly promote insecurity as justification to inflate their security vote.’Continue reading Governors promote insecurity to inflate Security Vote Magu at Vanguard News.
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Buhari reshuffles staff ahead of second term inauguration
Thu, 02 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the redepoyment of 71 staff of the State House Aso Villa, Abuja, ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office.Continue reading Buhari reshuffles staff ahead of second term inauguration at Vanguard News.
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Saraki, others get N23.678n as severance package in 2019 budget
Thu, 02 May 2019
THE National Assembly yesterday passed the 2019 budget, by jerking the revenue size by N90billion this came asSenate President, Bukola Saraki and others got N23.678n as severance packageContinue reading Saraki, others get N23.678n as severance package in 2019 budget at Vanguard News.
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Delta APC faction commends Buhari, Ngige over Isire, Kokori appointments
Thu, 02 May 2019
The All Progressives Congress APC, Delta State chapter led by Chief Cyril Ogodo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister for Labour and Productive, Dr Chris Ngige for the appointment of two of its own Mr Mr Austin Enajemo-Isire and Chief Frank Kokori.Continue reading Delta APC faction commends Buhari, Ngige over Isire, Kokori appointments at Vanguard News.
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Breaking: IGP orders immediate redeployment of Kaduna CP, five others
Thu, 02 May 2019
As part of efforts aimed at rejigging the fight against armed banditry, kidnapping and other sundry crimes across the nation, particularly in Kaduna and other contiguous States, the Inspector General of Police, M.A. Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Ahmed Abdulrahaman from the State to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja. CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi St
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Breaking: APC axes Oni over anti party activities
Thu, 02 May 2019
Ado Ekiti-The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti State has suspended indefinitely, former governor Segun Oni from the party over alleged anti party activities.Continue reading Breaking: APC axes Oni over anti party activities at Vanguard News.
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Igbo, Hausas, Yorubas, others don’t hate each other ‘ Lauretta Onochie
Thu, 02 May 2019
The impression that Igbo, Hausas, Yorubas and other minor ethnic groups hate each other has been quashed by the social media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Lauretta Onochie on Wednesday.Continue reading Igbo, Hausas, Yorubas, others don’t hate each other ‘ Lauretta Onochie at Vanguard News.
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Certificate of return: INEC setting bad precedent ‘ Okorocha
Thu, 02 May 2019
Imo State governor and Imo West senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the last National Assembly elections, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is setting bad precedent by withholding his certificate of return after he had been declared the winner of the Imo West senatorial election.This was contained in a petition filed at the commission by Okorocha on Tuesday.The petition titled ‘Need to Avert Abuse of Office and Po
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CBN disagrees with NGF over 2020 recession
Thu, 02 May 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, faulted the position of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, that there will be recession in 2020.Continue reading CBN disagrees with NGF over 2020 recession at Vanguard News.
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Nigeria, S-Africa dragging Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy down ‘ IMF
Thu, 02 May 2019
The International Monetary Fund, IMF, has said Nigeria and South Africa will continue to draw back the economic growth of the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa if steps are not taken to address the policy uncertainties holding back growth in the two countries.Continue reading Nigeria, S-Africa dragging Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy down IMF at Vanguard News.
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What is Atiku’s real motive with alternative facts’ ‘ SKC Ogbonnia
Thu, 02 May 2019
The 2019 presidential election, in which Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner, has continued to generate tension. The main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has since filed a petition at the election tribunal. But he did not stop there. Mr. Abubakar has embarked on an aggressive global campaign that attempts to paint a grim picture of two presidents-elect. The irony, however, is that the central element of Abubakar’s argument, his purported ‘server results’, lacks common sense
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It would have been better to win Liverpool 4-0 than 3-0 ‘ Messi
Thu, 02 May 2019
Lionel Messi warned his Barcelona teammates that their place in the Champions League final is still not certain despite his two-goal salvo in a 3-0 semi-final first leg win over Liverpool on Wednesday.Continue reading It would have been better to win Liverpool 4-0 than 3-0 Messi at Vanguard News.
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How OTT conversation raised national security consciousness
Thu, 02 May 2019
The Nigerian communications Commission, NCC, appears in a dilemma to regulate activities of Over the top, OTT service providers, despite persistent calls.Continue reading How OTT conversation raised national security consciousness at Vanguard News.
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NYSC: As a patriot assumes duty
Thu, 02 May 2019
By David OnmejeIn every country, soldiers offer invaluable service to the growth and development of any nation. Aside their traditional role of securing the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity against external aggressors, the Army has a rich reservoir of personnel who service the country beyond the trenches and in multiple national responsibilities.Just yesterday, the Nigerian Army again offered one of her best brains in soldiering, academics and administration, Brig. Gen. Shuai
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Jurgen Klopp could only smile after Messi’s curling shot
Thu, 02 May 2019
Lionel Messi left Liverpool needing a miracle to reach their second Champions League final in as many years as his brace helped Barcelona win a pulsating Champions League semi-final first leg 3-0 on Wednesday. Continue reading Jurgen Klopp could only smile after Messis curling shot at Vanguard News.
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Mastercard supports African payment innovation
Thu, 02 May 2019
Mastercard is expanding its Engage programme in sub-Saharan Africa, with the first events in Nigeria and Kenya to introduce local fintech innovators to its broad partnership opportunities.Continue reading Mastercard supports African payment innovation at Vanguard News.
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LG’s new refrigerators shed weight
Thu, 02 May 2019
Electronic maker, LG, has come up with new innovation in its refrigerator line of products. This time around, the device maker’s refrigerators, come slim fit. The products showcased at InnoFest MEA 2019, recently in Seoul, Korea, are tagged Slim French-Door refrigerators.Continue reading LG’s new refrigerators shed weight at Vanguard News.
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Heroic success of thinking-Ojo
Thu, 02 May 2019
Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo’s life has turned out to be an inspiring story of grinding poverty to amazing wealth. The story of BTO as he is fondly called is sure to make a bestselling in any clime.Continue reading Heroic success of thinking-Ojo at Vanguard News.
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Fuji Lord, K1 births bread, coffee hops in Lagos!
Thu, 02 May 2019
In a renewed bid and vigour to further expand his business horizon and interests outside his original thriving music career, acclaimed and undisputed King of Fuji music, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Marshal ,popularly known as K1 De Ultimate, has just introduced his highly-successful bakery business to the Lagos market. Continue reading Fuji Lord, K1 births bread, coffee hops in Lagos! at Vanguard News.
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Barcelona v Liverpool: Messi, Barca’s incomparable striker
Thu, 02 May 2019
Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 in the Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.Continue reading Barcelona v Liverpool: Messi, Barcas incomparable striker at Vanguard News.
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Can we concentrate on Messi’ ‘ Liverpool
Thu, 02 May 2019
Jurgen Klopp has insisted Liverpool are ready to end Lionel Messi’s Champions League mission by beating Barcelona in the semi-finals.Continue reading Can we concentrate on Messi’ Liverpool at Vanguard News.
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Messi puts Barcelona in touching distance
Thu, 02 May 2019
Lionel Messi put Barcelona to within touching distance of the Champions League final on Wednesday after firing a stunning brace to down Liverpool 3-0 at the Camp Nou.Continue reading Messi puts Barcelona in touching distance at Vanguard News.
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Sarri warns Chelsea of Eintracht threat
Thu, 02 May 2019
Maurizio Sarri has warned his Chelsea team they should be wary of Eintracht Frankfurt ahead of Thursday’s first leg of their Europa League semi-final in Germany.Continue reading Sarri warns Chelsea of Eintracht threat at Vanguard News.
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Super Eagles to play Zimbabwe and Senegal Africa Cup warm-ups
Thu, 02 May 2019
Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday.Continue reading Super Eagles to play Zimbabwe and Senegal Africa Cup warm-ups at Vanguard News.
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Why admission seekers prefer FCFMT ‘ Provost
Thu, 02 May 2019
The Provost, Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos, Captain Sule Abiodun Yussuf has lauded the Federal Government for providing the facilities that has made the institution the best in the country.Continue reading Why admission seekers prefer FCFMT ‘ Provost at Vanguard News.
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As Kaycee Madu makes history in Alberta, Canada
Thu, 02 May 2019
AT a time when self-acclaimed Nigerian political gurus who arrogantly adorn a conceited political sophistication epaulet are calling Ndigbo politically nave, a fascinating story in the foreign media gladdened my heart this week. While it is true that in the cesspit of Nigerian politics and its asinine leadership recruitment process, Ndigbo, expectedly, are floundering, the story of a 45-year-old man who is making waves politically in faraway Canada rekindled my belief that where merit and track
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Nigeria can’t ban imports amid poverty and hunger
Thu, 02 May 2019
NIGERIANS are poor and hungry. The government is in denial, but deep poverty and hunger are ravaging Nigerians. This country has acquired the shameful sobriquet poverty capital of the world, because it has the world’s largest concentration of extremely poor people.Continue reading Nigeria can’t ban imports amid poverty and hunger at Vanguard News.
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How reading a book monthly can build children reading culture ‘ Lawal-Solarin
Thu, 02 May 2019
Founder and Chief Executive Director, Literamed Publications, Otunba Yinka Lawal-Solarin has said that good books targeted at children at the early age give the right foundation for education at all level.Continue reading How reading a book monthly can build children reading culture ‘ Lawal-Solarin at Vanguard News.
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UNN Alumni ignite plan to commence legacy building
Thu, 02 May 2019
Nsukka-The Mass Communication Department Alumni Association (Jacksonites) of the University of Nigeria,Nsukka (UNN) have, Tuesday, ignited their plan to commence the construction of an expansive legacy building of the School of Communication and Media Studies.Continue reading UNN Alumni ignite plan to commence legacy building at Vanguard News.
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JAN empowers 52 corps members in management skills
Thu, 02 May 2019
Junior Achievement Nigeria has successfully graduated another set of youth from the 2019 edition of Venture in Management Program (ViMP), a mini-MBA program for National Youth Service Corps members, sponsored by African Capital Alliance Foundation, and supported by Lagos Business School (LBS) and Accenture. ViMP is a one-week residential program at LBS which instructs participants in various modules covering Strategy, Business Management, Finance, Corporate Governance, Ethics, and Leadership usi
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Banks, Pharma distributors, others to win big at NHEA 2019
Thu, 02 May 2019
As nominations for the 6th Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Award, NHEA, 2019 continues, organisers of the award they have introduced four new categories.Continue reading Banks, Pharma distributors, others to win big at NHEA 2019 at Vanguard News.
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Anambra, NGO to provide breast, cervical cancer education in secondary schools
Thu, 02 May 2019
The Anambra Government in collaboration with Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora (OCI) Foundation has concluded plans to providing breast and cervical cancer education in secondary schools across the state.Continue reading Anambra, NGO to provide breast, cervical cancer education in secondary schools at Vanguard News.
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Notorious blackmailer nabbed over fake video clips
Thu, 02 May 2019
By Esther OnyegbulaA notorious internet blackmailer and armed robber, Abdusalami Wasiu, aka Spartacus has been apprehended by the police in Lagos.Spartacus, it was gathered has been on the run since he attempted but failed to extort and blackmail a popular Resort, The New Planet Resorts, located at Aka Road, Ajangbadi, Ojo, Lagos.Spartacus was alleged to have plotted, recorded and posted a false video of an unknown lady found in a dirty water channel at Church bus stop, Ajangbadi, which he manip
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Robbers invade journalist’s resident in Ebonyi
Thu, 02 May 2019
By Peter OkutuSOME persons suspected to be armed robbers yesterday invaded the resident of Ebonyi State Correspondent of Nigeria Tribune Newspaper and carted away properties worth thousands of Naira.The hoodlums, according to the victim Mrs Grace Egbo, made away with new Hp brand laptop, charger, laptop bag, and other belongings.ALSO READ:Devil in the detailsI complained to the Ebonyi State police command and they assured me that the perpetrators will be brought to book.Continue reading Robbers
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Cultists on rampage in Lagos, kill guard
Thu, 02 May 2019
A private guard was Tuesday night hacked to death by some cultists along Joseph Akinoola street, Alasia, in Ijanikin area of Lagos.Continue reading Cultists on rampage in Lagos, kill guard at Vanguard News.
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