Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines

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Umahi dissociates self from presidential campaign team inauguration
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Abakaliki’Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday, dissociated himself from the purported inauguration of a campaign platform towards 2023 presidential election by a socio-political group in Abakaliki.Continue reading Umahi dissociates self from presidential campaign team inauguration at Vanguard News.
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Edo commences preparation for 2019 Christian pilgrimage
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Edo State Government has commenced preparation for the 2019 Christian pilgrimage, with a call on Christians in the state to take advantage of the early preparations to register for the Holy Pilgrimage to Rome and Israel.Continue reading Edo commences preparation for 2019 Christian pilgrimage at Vanguard News.
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Accept loss with grace and maturity, Presidency tells opposition
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Presidency has welcomed that endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.The Presidency welcomes endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible on Tuesday in Abuja by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.’ Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) June 25, 2019The
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Do or die politics, threat to electoral laws, democracy ‘ Presidency
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
THE Presidency Tuesday stated that do or die politics was a threat to the success of electoral laws and democracy.Continue reading Do or die politics, threat to electoral laws, democracy Presidency at Vanguard News.
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Youths protest killing of Edo indigene
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
SOME youths in Okada junction in Ovia North East local Government Area of Edo State, yesterday, staged a demonstration over the killing of an indigene by suspected herdsmen and in the process went into the bush and sacked the camps of the cattle men.Continue reading Youths protest killing of Edo indigene at Vanguard News.
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Ekiti appoints Emir Sanusi as EKSU Chancellor
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Ekiti state government has appointed the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as the Chancellor of the state-owned Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti.Continue reading Ekiti appoints Emir Sanusi as EKSU Chancellor at Vanguard News.
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Benin-Ore chopper : NCAA identifies owner, commences investigation
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, yesterday said it had commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the unscheduled diversion of Helicopter owned by Tropical Arctic Logistics Ltd.Continue reading Benin-Ore chopper : NCAA identifies owner, commences investigation at Vanguard News.
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Tinubu, Yoruba leaders meet Buhari in Aso Rock over killings in South West
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and some leaders of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari on the rising rate of insecurity in the South West.Continue reading Tinubu, Yoruba leaders meet Buhari in Aso Rock over killings in South West at Vanguard News.
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Corruptive party nomination fees
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
IT would seem that heavy criticism of the major political parties for their prohibitive cost of nomination forms for elective offices have fallen on deaf ears.Continue reading Corruptive party nomination fees at Vanguard News.
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Railway boss absolves Amaechi, says $2b CCECC Nigeria/Ghana rail lines cost story fictitious
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation Mr. Fidet Okhiria has dispelled rumours of alleged overpricing or misappropriation of funds in the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan railway line. He also dismissed the claims of those comparing the cost of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line to the cost of a supposed rail track construction in Ghana.Continue reading Railway boss absolves Amaechi, says $2b CCECC Nigeria/Ghana rail lines cost story fictitious at Vanguard News.
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I am greatly embarrassed by the link associating me to 2023 presidency ‘ Umahi
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has dissociated himself from the purported inauguration of a campaign platform by a group of Socio-political group in Abakaliki on Tuesday.Continue reading I am greatly embarrassed by the link associating me to 2023 presidency Umahi at Vanguard News.
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I did not say kidnapping in Nigeria is exaggerated ‘ Osinbajo
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that he did not say that kidnapping in Nigeria is exaggerated and not entirely newOsinbajo in a statement on Tuesday said he was entirely misquoted and his words taken out of context in the said media reports especially those that quoted him as saying that Kidnapping in Nigeria is exaggerated and not entirely newOsinbajo a townhall meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the social media ‘tends to be hysterical about practical
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The number of people living with poverty in Nigeria is frightening, Emir Sanusi II cries
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, Tuesday declared that Nigeria was on the verge of bankruptcy, if subsidy on petroleum products and electricity tariff was not withdrawn.Sanusi, who spoke at the 3rd National Treasury Workshop organized by office of the Accountant General of the Federation in Kano, advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to withdraw subsidy and utilise the funds in development projects such as education, health and infrastructure.Continue reading The number o
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Again, PDP accuses FG of plot to hurt Governor Ishaku
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has for the umpteenth time fingered the Presidency for blame in the alleged recent invasion of the Abuja residence of Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku. Continue reading Again, PDP accuses FG of plot to hurt Governor Ishaku at Vanguard News.
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AFENIFERE blasts VP Osinbajo, describes him as a disgrace to the race
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
AFENIFERE, the Yoruba Socio- Political group Tuesday lambast the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over his comment that the kidnapping stories in the country are not true but fueled by politics.Continue reading AFENIFERE blasts VP Osinbajo, describes him as a disgrace to the race at Vanguard News.
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Okorocha left bitter legacies ‘ Ihedioha
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on Tuesday, said that he discovered his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, has left bitter legacies, people of the state would not want to be associated with.Continue reading Okorocha left bitter legacies Ihedioha at Vanguard News.
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NASS: Ninth Senate must proffer solutions to insecurity, unemployment, others ‘ Bassey
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Senator Henry Gershom Bassey, who represents Cross River South on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spoke on the performance of the Eight Assembly and his expectations of the Ninth Assembly.Continue reading NASS: Ninth Senate must proffer solutions to insecurity, unemployment, others Bassey at Vanguard News.
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Nursing school students fault Okorocha’s aide on invasion
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
OWERRI’The Students Union Government, SUG, of Imo State College of Nursing, Okporo, Orlu, have reacted to the claim by Rochas Okorocha’s Special Adviser (Media), Mr. Samuel Onwuemeodo, linking last Friday’s mayhem to the state government and Mbaise people.Continue reading Nursing school students fault Okorochas aide on invasion at Vanguard News.
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Ministerial appointment: Raging intrigues over Akwa Ibom slot
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
AS Nigerians wait for President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute his second term cabinet, tension has continued to mount in Akwa Ibom State particularly in the camp of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over who among their leaders and stalwarts should make the ministerial list.Continue reading Ministerial appointment: Raging intrigues over Akwa Ibom slot at Vanguard News.
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2023 presidency must shift to South ‘ SSCOF President
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
President of South South Consultative Forum, SSCOF, Mr Moses Mugidi, has said come 2023 the President of Nigeria should come from the South.Continue reading 2023 presidency must shift to South SSCOF President at Vanguard News.
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Outrage as aircraft passenger asks Soyinka to vacate his seat
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Internet was abuzz, yesterday, after Tonye Cole, billionaire politician, shared his flight experience on how Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, was asked to vacate a seat by a passenger onboard a flight.Continue reading Outrage as aircraft passenger asks Soyinka to vacate his seat at Vanguard News.
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Innoson vs GTB: Court orders Chukwuma’s arrest
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Afederal high court in Lagos, yesterday, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Nigeria Ltd., and two of his employees.Continue reading Innoson vs GTB: Court orders Chukwuma’s arrest at Vanguard News.
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Breaking: Buhari replaces Kachikwu on NNPC Governing Board
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Federal Government, Tuesday, appointed a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Thomas John, as Acting Alternate Chairman of the NNPC Governing Board.Continue reading Breaking: Buhari replaces Kachikwu on NNPC Governing Board at Vanguard News.
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Traffic management: Sanwoolu’s directive will improve traffic flow, check LASTMA officials
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The new steps currently taken by Lagos State Government to improve traffic management in the state are commendable. Governor Babajide Sanwo’Olu’s directive has emboldened LASTMA and other road traffic management bodies to apprehend traffic offenders, impound their vehicles and compel fines out of them.Continue reading Traffic management: Sanwoolu’s directive will improve traffic flow, check LASTMA officials at Vanguard News.
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Sanwo-Olu at 54: Celebrating a Man on mission for a greater Lagos
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something special ‘ Nelson Mandela.Continue reading ‘Sanwo-Olu at 54: Celebrating a Man on mission for a greater Lagos’ at Vanguard News.
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Gbajabiamila: The Speaking Speaker at 57
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Fifty-seven years ago, precisely on June 25, 1962, a star, a man of high intellect, a repository of legislative knowledge in person of Rt. Hon. Femi Hakeem Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives was born.Continue reading Gbajabiamila: The Speaking Speaker at 57 at Vanguard News.
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CBN and its initiatives to shore up Nigeria’s wobbly economy
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Since the coming on board of President Buhari and his fellow ‘change agents’ in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015, one recurring theme in the governance debate remains the fundamental question of how to create national wealth in such a consistent and sustainable way as to rescue the entire economy from its sluggish growth.Continue reading CBN and its initiatives to shore up Nigeria’s wobbly economy at Vanguard News.
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MTN utilises 800MHz spectrum with new 4G+ launch
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
MTN Nigeria yesterday said it has launched 4G+ in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt, saying the enhance service platform will help it deliver a premium experience to more people across the country.Continue reading MTN utilises 800MHz spectrum with new 4G+ launch at Vanguard News.
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Cisco grows Networking Academy to 200 in Nigeria
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Frontline technology company, Cisco, has expressed confidence that Nigeria would lead Africa in digital revolution as its Networking Academies, NetAcads, in Nigeria, hit 200, making the country the highest host of Cisco NetAcads in Africa.Continue reading Cisco grows Networking Academy to 200 in Nigeria at Vanguard News.
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Google opens Google News Initiative challenge for Middle East, Africa, Turkey
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Google on Tuesday opened the Google News Initiative (GNI) challenge for media publishers in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.Continue reading Google opens Google News Initiative challenge for Middle East, Africa, Turkey at Vanguard News.
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SpaceX launches rocket with 24 satellites
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The U.S. private space company Space X on Tuesday launched its rocket Falcon Heavy carrying 24 satellites into three different orbits in the most difficult ever mission.Continue reading SpaceX launches rocket with 24 satellites at Vanguard News.
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9Mobile ignites social media with More Blaze
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Nigerians woke up on Friday morning into the weekend to behold a promotional eye- catching outdoor billboard displays at the heart of which are the clichs- ‘Data Is Old School’ and ‘ ‘And YouThought Data Was Cool’ with a dedicated hashtag #MoreThanJustData. This was cleverly spotted in several locations around the country from Lagos to Ibadan, Abuja, Port Harcourt and beyond.Typically, the out of home (billboard) and Social Media space are two strange bed fellows in Nige
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Rohr drops Mikel, Onuachu against Guinea
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr will make as many as three changes to the Super Eagles starting lineup for the game against Guinea.Continue reading Rohr drops Mikel, Onuachu against Guinea at Vanguard News.
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Rohr to start Akpeyi against Guinea Uzoho is now No.3
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Gernot Rohr has dropped a massive hint that he will start Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi in this afternoon’s Africa Cup of Nations match vs Guinea and has confirmed that Francis Uzoho is now the Super Eagles third choice goalkeeper.Continue reading Rohr to start Akpeyi against Guinea Uzoho is now No.3 at Vanguard News.
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The solution to humanity’s problem ‘ Tuface Idibia
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
In continuation of his 20-years on the stage anniversary celebration, acclaimed Nigerian Afro-pop music legend, Innocent Idibia, a.k.a Tuface, now fondly referred to as 2Baba, has released a new video titled ’20 Years A King’, starring award-winning veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, a.k.a RMD.Continue reading The solution to humanity’s problem Tuface Idibia at Vanguard News.
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Paul Orajiaka: Warri Boy who made $10million creating toys
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
We have achieved through our African theme dolls, more cultural awareness, national pride, unity amongst ethnic divides and school’s upliftmentContinue reading Paul Orajiaka: Warri Boy who made $10million creating toys at Vanguard News.
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Social Media and Nigerian Advertising
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Influencing consumer behaviour is the name of the game and social media is fast changing the playing field. By Kanyinsola Ojeshina ”Joygirl, you can’t help the looks you get, all the guys can’t help but stop and see, you got that joygirl quality! ” If you were around in the 1980’s, you can probably []The post Social Media and Nigerian Advertising appeared first on The Spark.
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UBEC ensures due diligence, transparency in SUBEB contract awards, no room for fraud
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
The Executive Chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Dr. Philip Tachin has clarified that the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, ensures due diligence and transparency in the preparation of work-plan and award of contracts by SUBEB across the country.Continue reading UBEC ensures due diligence, transparency in SUBEB contract awards, no room for fraud at Vanguard News.
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We’re investing $180m domestic resources on health in 2019 ‘ FG
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Federal Government has said it is currently investing over $180 million domestic resources on Nigeria’s health care system, exclusive of the 2019 budgetary allocation to the sector.Continue reading We’re investing $180m domestic resources on health in 2019 ‘ FG at Vanguard News.
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Court sentences Togolese cook to life imprisonment over murder of Credit Switch boss
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, Tuesday, sentenced a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani, to life imprisonment over the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Switch Ltd, Opeyemi Bademosi.Continue reading Court sentences Togolese cook to life imprisonment over murder of Credit Switch boss at Vanguard News.
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