Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Friday 24th May 2019

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

As Saraki’s memorable Eighth Senate winds up
Fri, 24 May 2019
WITHIN a few days, the Eighth National Assembly with the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as its Head, will wind up.Continue reading As Saraki’s memorable Eighth Senate winds up at Vanguard News.
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Govs’ll criticise FG constructively, says new NGF chair, Fayemi
Fri, 24 May 2019
NEWLY elected Chairman Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday said yesterday governors would not shy away from criticizing the Federal Government and the Presidency constructively.Continue reading Govs’ll criticise FG constructively, says new NGF chair, Fayemi at Vanguard News.
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Kogi West: Adeyemi battles Dino Melaye, tenders PVC lists indicating over-voting in two LGAs
Fri, 24 May 2019
Senator Smart Adeyemi has closed his case before the National/House of Assembly Election Tribunal where he challenged the pronouncement of Senator Dino Melaye as the winner of Kogi West 2019 senatorial election.Continue reading Kogi West: Adeyemi battles Dino Melaye, tenders PVC lists indicating over-voting in two LGAs at Vanguard News.
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Don’t spend your life sleeping outside power, Osinbajo advises outgoing govs
Fri, 24 May 2019
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has advised outgoing governors to make good use of the experiences and opportunity they had while in office, and not see their exit from power as an opportunity to run personal businesses or sleep for long hours, in the interest of common people.Continue reading Don’t spend your life sleeping outside power, Osinbajo advises outgoing govs at Vanguard News.
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Go round and see the beauty of my country, Buhari tells Ben-Shosan
Fri, 24 May 2019
Following the country’s natural resources, economic endowment and cultural diversity, President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday asked the Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, Mr Shimon Ben-Shosan, to explore the country and see the how beautiful it is.Continue reading Go round and see the beauty of my country, Buhari tells Ben-Shosan at Vanguard News.
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Sanwo-Olu unveils first three months strategic plans
Fri, 24 May 2019
Barely six days to the handing-over of administration to another, Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Thursday, rolled out his strategic plans to be embarked upon by his administration in the first three months of assumption.Continue reading Sanwo-Olu unveils first three months strategic plans at Vanguard News.
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N2bn fraud: Court orders ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu’s arrest
Fri, 24 May 2019
A Minna Federal High Court on Thursday ordered the immediate arrest of the former governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu and his former Chief of Staff and governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party, Umar Gado Nasko for shunning the court order to answer to a N1.9 billion fraud case preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.Continue reading N2bn fraud: Court orders ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu’s arrest at Vanguard News.
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Atiku calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest
Fri, 24 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that the Minister of Information ‘Lai Mohammed should be arrested for breach of security’ and apologize to him and the PDP.Continue reading Atiku calls for Lai Mohammeds arrest at Vanguard News.
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Onochie tackles OBJ on Fulanisation
Fri, 24 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Social Media Aide, Lauretta Onochie has criticized former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’.Continue reading Onochie tackles OBJ on Fulanisation at Vanguard News.
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APC congratulates Fayemi on election as Chairman Govs’ Forum
Fri, 24 May 2019
The National Working Committee NWC of the All Progressives Congress APC has congratulated the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi on his election as the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum NGF.Continue reading APC congratulates Fayemi on election as Chairman Govs’ Forum at Vanguard News.
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Dealing with rising wave of suicide
Fri, 24 May 2019
Not managing mental health in the workplace has a huge impact on individuals and is equally bad for businessContinue reading Dealing with rising wave of suicide at Vanguard News.
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Why Wike is chasing shadows
Fri, 24 May 2019
By Idoko AinokoAnyone seeking to understand the concept of a tortured soul only needs to pay close attention to Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, whose every action in recent days seems to provoke his demons instead of pacifying them.Yet, Wike knows the solution to his problems, he has to stop chasing shadows and focus on reality, the reality that he is fighting a lost war of attrition. He sowed the wind and he is now reaping the whirlwind, physically and politically.Continue reading Why Wi
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The politics of marijuana in Nigeria
Fri, 24 May 2019
The inspiration for this piece comes from the CNN Julie Chatterley show, aired between 2 pm and 3 pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. It was titled, “Politics of cannabis”. They discussed whether states should be free to decide on the question of legalisation of cannabis or not. As at the last count, 30 states in the United States of America, have given their approval for the use of marijuana. Some countries in Europe such as The Netherlands had done so in the past.Continue reading The poli
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Huawei: China lodges protest with U.S. over ‘bullying
Fri, 24 May 2019
China has lodged ‘solemn’ protests with the U.S. over the ‘bullying” of technology giant Huawei, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday.Continue reading Huawei: China lodges protest with U.S. over ‘bullying’ at Vanguard News.
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Solomon Ogbeide : Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF
Fri, 24 May 2019
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the family of late Solomon Ogbeide, over the recent passing of the football veteran and coach, who had an illustrious career managing clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Continue reading Solomon Ogbeide : Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF at Vanguard News.
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Bayern president Hoeness confirms Leroy Sane interest
Fri, 24 May 2019
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness confirmed on Thursday that the newly-crowned Bundesliga champions are considering a summer move for Manchester City winger Leroy Sane. Continue reading Bayern president Hoeness confirms Leroy Sane interest at Vanguard News.
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Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines
Fri, 24 May 2019
THREE airlines have been approved by the Presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Limited, Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia.Continue reading Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines at Vanguard News.
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Ramadan : Lagos Secretariat Central Mosque tasks Muslims on charity
Fri, 24 May 2019
In order to maximize the blessing of Ramadan, Lagos Secretariat Community Central Mosque, LSCCM has tasked Muslims to imbibe the culture of generosity without limiting it to faith.Continue reading Ramadan : Lagos Secretariat Central Mosque tasks Muslims on charity at Vanguard News.
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Imam, experts offer tips against depression, mental health challenges
Fri, 24 May 2019
Various speakers at the Lekki Muslim Ummah, LEMU Quarterly Da’wah Workshop have offered several tips to avoid depression and other challenges of mental health.Continue reading Imam, experts offer tips against depression, mental health challenges at Vanguard News.
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Islamic clerics blame social media negative messages on politicians
Fri, 24 May 2019
DutseFamous Islamic scholars have blamed politicians over the increased spread of hate speeches and the circulation of fake news in the country.Continue reading Islamic clerics blame social media negative messages on politicians at Vanguard News.
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NAHCON’s successful walk through hajj fare mine
Fri, 24 May 2019
When the Saudi Arabia Government announced the introduction of new taxes in December 2018, only very few people were left with the notion that there would be an increment in 2019 Hajj fare.Continue reading NAHCON’s successful walk through hajj fare mine at Vanguard News.
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Lagos pilgrims depart for Madinah
Fri, 24 May 2019
The Umrah pilgrims from Lagos State, Wednesday left Murtala Muhammed Airport for the Holy land, in Saudi Arabia for the lesser hajj rites.Continue reading Lagos pilgrims depart for Madinah at Vanguard News.
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Wike, the GOC and oil bunkering
Fri, 24 May 2019
If the governor said on public television that the GOC routinely leaks security information and is involved in oil bunkering – which is a serious economic crime – the Army cannot, and should not, simply let the matter slideContinue reading Wike, the GOC and oil bunkering at Vanguard News.
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Breaking:Prof. Charles Igwe becomes UNN’s new VC
Fri, 24 May 2019
Nsukka – The contest for the 15th Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has, today, ended with Prof. Charles Igwe emerging the new VC.Continue reading Breaking:Prof. Charles Igwe becomes UNNs new VC at Vanguard News.
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Education: Ebonyi professionals organise training for 100 students, teachers
Fri, 24 May 2019
By Peter OkutuEBONYI Professionals under the aegis of Ebonyi Transparency Accountability Network, ETAN, weekend organised a training workshop for 100 students drawn from the 3 senatorial zones of the state.The purpose of the training is to assist the local and state governments towards reposition the education sector in the state.Speaking during the two-day workshop at Agon Palace in Abakaliki, Mr Eze Igwe, ex-President of ETAN who represented the current President, Mr Ikechukwu Okogwu, added th
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Mobilising Nigeria’s human and natural resources for national development and stability by Obasanjo
Fri, 24 May 2019
Keynote Address by His Excellency Chief Olusegun Obasanjo At the 2019 Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Oleh Diocese Isoko, Delta State, May 18, 2019Continue reading Mobilising Nigeria’s human and natural resources for national development and stability by Obasanjo at Vanguard News.
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I’ve stolen 10 cars by posing as applicant ‘ Suspect
Fri, 24 May 2019
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a suspect who had been masquerading as an applicant to steal vehicles from car dealers in Lagos.Continue reading Ive stolen 10 cars by posing as applicant ‘ Suspect at Vanguard News.
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Kidnappers want N10m for abducted Kaduna choristers
Fri, 24 May 2019
The kidnappers of 15 choristers from a church in Kaduna State last Saturday, have allegedly demanded a ransom of N10 million from leaders of the church as well family members of the victims for their release.Continue reading Kidnappers want N10m for abducted Kaduna choristers at Vanguard News.
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Court remands painter for raping 17-year-old girl
Fri, 24 May 2019
A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Thursday ordered that a painter, Zubairu Apaila, be remanded in prison, for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl.Continue reading Court remands painter for raping 17-year-old girl at Vanguard News.
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Man in court for allegedly threatening to kill clergyman
Fri, 24 May 2019
A 48-year-old man, Patrick Sylvester, on Thursday appeared in Badagry Magistrates’ Court for allegedly threatening to send assassins to deal with one Rev. John Orji of the Mind of God Deliverance Church.Continue reading Man in court for allegedly threatening to kill clergyman at Vanguard News.
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