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Vanguard News, Vanguard Newspapers, Nigeria News Today. Vanguardngr.com is a Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, etc.

Vanguard is a daily newspaper published by Vanguard Media, based in Lagos, Nigeria. Vanguard Media was established in 1983 by veteran journalist Sam Amuka-Pemu with three friends. The paper has an online edition. The newspaper is one of the few in Nigeria that is considered independent of political control, the others being ThisDay, The Punch, The Sun and The Guardian. In June 1990, the paper was briefly suspended by Col. Raji Rasaki, Military Governor of Lagos State.

In December 2008 the US-based Pointblanknews.com published a story that alleged the wife of the publisher of Vanguard Newspapers was involved in a ritual killing. The Vanguard took the reporter to court, claiming he was attempting extortion. In December 2009, a Niger Delta peace activist commended Vanguard Newspapers for its reporting on the government's intentions, which he said helped persuade the militants to accept amnesty.

Ambode appoints ex-LAWMA boss to design PSP blueprint

By Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has appointed former General Manager of the State Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, Ola Oresanya, to assist the state design mode of operation for the Private Sector Partnership, PSP operators. AMBODEThe appointment of Oresanya as consultant came barely three...

Barca boss, PRNigeria chief bag Global PR awards in Barcelona

… Nigeria joins League of multiple award winnersThe International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has conferred 2018 Golden World Awards (GWA) on the President of FC Barcelona (colloquially known as Barça), Josep Maria Bartomeu and the founder of PRNigeria media platform, Yushau A. Shuaib. President of FC Barcelona Josep...

FG condemns killing of Nigerian in Kenya

By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA—Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded full autopsy and investigation from Kenya Government into the killing of a Nigerian, Mr. Bamiyo Ashade, allegedly killed by the Kenyan Police. 2019: Okagbare, Onuesoke, mobilizes for Atiku in Norway Abike...

Stay away from Rivers, state govt tells Amaechi

…As Wike tells judiciary not to succumb to intimidation By Egufe Yafugborhi Rivers State Government has advised the Minister of Transportation, Mr.  Rotimi Amaechi, to stay away from Port Harcourt if he considered the state unsafe. AmaechiReacting to a statement by the Minister during a thanksgiving Church service...

APC expels Nnamani in Enugu

Former Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Chief Onyemauche Nnamani has been expelled by his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), over alleged misconduct. Enugu APC disclaims factional chairman, Ogbodo, confirms Sen Ayogu Eze as gov candidate Former Gov. Chimaroke NnamaniNnamani’s expulsion was announced by the Chairman...

Video: Singer Paula Abdul falls off stage during live show

Singer Paula Abdul survived a concert mishap over the weekend during her show in Biloxi, Mississippi, when she accidentally fell off stage in the middle of her performance. After dropping hit songs ‘Early momo,’ ‘Panya’ DJ Hazan promises more Singer Paula AbdulThe 56-year-old singer was singing her...

Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Fayose arrives court for trial

By Anthony Ogbonna The Immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived the Federal High Court Lagos for his trial. Fayose was brought into the court around 8:30 am by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Enugu APC expels Nnamani Fayose...

IPRA 2018: Russia, Japan, Turkey win Multiple PR Awards in Barcelona

Nigeria, Spain, UAE Win Dual AwardsIt was a celebration of excellence when 30 countries from different continents won awards at the 2018 Golden World Awards (GWA) of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) in Barcelona, Spain. Yushau Shuaib, author and PR practitioner with two Golden World Awards from IPRA...

Bolt secures contract with A-League Mariners

Sprint legend, Usain Bolt, will live his dream as a footballer after all. Reports said Australia’s Central Coast Mariners have offered him a contract. Anyansi-Agwu charges Enyimba to stun Raja in Casablanca However, Mariners’ coach said he knows nothing about it. Usain Bolt with his new Australian football...

Gunmen kill retired policeman in Abia

By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA—A retired policeman, Samuel Izuwa, was reportedly killed by gunmen at his village, Amaede, Isiala Ngwa South council area, Abia State. File photo: Gunmen raid Ivory Coast police stationVanguard gathered that the gunmen had broken into the retired police officer’s residence at...

LADOL, Samsung face off and national interest

By Mustapha Sani IT is just as well that Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics, LADOL and Samsung Heavy Industries, SHI, have chosen to take their trade dispute to both the court of law and the court of public opinion. Given the importance of the partnership to the economic wellbeing of the...

Man Utd: Saudi Prince set for £4b formal takeover bid

Manchester United are set for a stunning takeover bid as Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince prepares a £4billion offer for the club. Prince Mohammed bin SalmanMohammad bin Salman, reportedly worth £850billion, has emerged as holding an interest in the Red Devils over the past couple of weeks.

Women’s AFCON 2018: Ghana get tough draw, Nigeria to face South...

Abuja – Hosts Ghana were handed a tricky group for the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) when they were drawn to face Cameroon and Mali in Group A. The Black Queens, who will based in the capital Accra, will also take on Algeria following the draw...

Iwobi battles Iheanacho, Ndidi at Emirates

ALEX Iwobi has returned to the Gunners after international duty with the Super Eagles and was sighted training with other first-teamers Sunday, ahead of today’s English Premier League cracker against visiting Leicester City, parading Iwobi’s international teammates, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi. IwobiThe Hale End Academy product would...

CIIN tackles quest for foreign insurance certification

By Cynthia Alo THE Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, said that it is putting modalities in place to tackle the quest for foreign certification in insurance risk management. NEC direct Govs to declare state of emergency on education President of CIIN, Mr. Eddie Efekoha, who made this...

Deem yourselves beautiful – Vanguard News

By Musibau Akanni PERMIT me to renew or share with you some didactic, relevant literary experience availed the world by the duo of Ghana’s Ayi Kwei Armah and Nigeria’s Chinua Achebe, both writers of indomitable renown. We resorted to  Armah because of the similarity in the political history of the...

Gumel hails NOC Patrons ahead of investiture tomorrow

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engr Habu Gumel has described tomorrow’s  investiture of new patrons as a sure way of bringing light into Nigerian sports. GunelTomorrow at the Elegushi’s Palace in Ikate, off Lekki-Epe Expressway, the Executive and Board of the NOC will unveil new Patrons...

Wrestling: Adekuoroye, Oborududu, two others for World Championships

FOUR Nigerian female wrestlers have arrived the venue of this year’s World Wrestling Championships, which began yesterday in Budapest, Hungary. Falcons coach eyes African domination The team boasts of three commonwealth champions; Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi and Blessing Oborududu as well as Commonwealth Games silver...

Minimum wage: Labour holds nationwide mass protest Oct 30

Vows not to negotiate figure again with govtSays 2019 elections’ll be pay back time for govt By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Johnbosco Agbakwuru Organised Labour, yesterday, fixed Tuesday,October 30, for a nationwide mass protest as part of activities to sensitise workers and other Nigerians ahead of the start...

Advertising stakeholders hold cocktail – Vanguard News

Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria, AAAN, and the Committee on Women In Advertising is holding its maiden edition of Women in Advertising Annual Cocktail. One of the objectives of the event is to transform female practitioners across Marketing Communications (Marcoms) industry into outstanding leaders, who can contribute broadly to...

Labourer goes berserk, hacks sergeant, 75-yr-old farmer to death in Ondo

By Dayo Johnson Akure—Ondo town, Ondo State, was weekend thrown into confusion as a farm worker went berserk and hacked a police Sergeant Abiodun Omotehinse and a 75 year old farmer, Olusegun Oyadele to death. Four other people in the area were also not spared as they...

Retire all Service Chiefs, Anglican Bishop urges Buhari

By Peter OkutuAbakaliki—THE Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Rev. Paul Udogu, weekend, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to retire all the service chiefs in the country without further delay. PRESIDENT BUHARI RETURNS 1. L-R; President Muhammadu Buhari in a hand shake with Service Chiefs, Chief of Defence...

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CBN moves to reduce credit risk in mortgage financing

Introduces mortgage guarantee companiesStipulates N6bn minimum capital base By Elizabeth Adegbesan THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the introduction of Mortgage Guarantee Companies (MGCs), aimed at reducing credit risk in the mortgage finance sector as well as increase access to mortgage loans. The new firms, according...

Stanbic IBTC, CYCDI educate youths on Sustainable Development Goals

STANBIC IBTC Bank, in collaboration with the Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI), and Covenant University, Ota,  Ogun state, has engaged  youths on better understanding of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their role in their attainment. The partners, in commemoration of the 2018 Global People’s summit,...

2019: Buhari wrecked nation’s economy, Atiku’ll fix it — PDP

We won’t stoop to your level — APC By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will turn around the country’s economy wrecked by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government through creation of qualitative employment for the youths, if elected in the 2019...

Akwa Ibom APC aspirants back party’s candidates

By Chisom Nwangwu Aspirants who failed to get the nomination of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State have resolved to support the party’s candidates in all the elections in 2019. They made the resolution during a reconciliation meeting convened by the leadership...

Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Fayose moved to Lagos for arraignment today

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor …Ex-gov now at EFCC head office in Lagos….To face 11-count chargeABUJA—AHEAD of his arraignment, today, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, moved former Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to Lagos. FayoseHe is to be arraigned at the Federal High Court...

The disregard for sanctity of human life is unacceptable, Buhari reacts...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunady condemned the recent killings of 55 persons as a result of communal violence in Kasuwan Magani, Kaduna State, saying that the disregard for the sanctity of human life is unacceptable, violence is an ill-wind that blows nobody any good and that no religion supports...

Lopetegui may well not make the Clasico on Sunday

Amid the sprawl of headlines calling for Julen Lopetegui to be sacked by Real Madrid on Sunday, Diario AS ran an online poll: who is more guilty, the coach or the club president? LopeteguiJust over 80,000 replies were credited – almost 17,000 more than had attended the Santiago Bernabeu...