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Nigerian newspapers vanguard

Vanguard newspaper Nigeria began publication in 1984 and is a leader when it comes to news reporting about Nigeria. They have a long history and the future remains bright.

They offer a vairety of categories like news, business, technology, sports entertainment, forum and jobs..

It offers a daily newspaper in print and on the internet. Theirs is one of the most popular websites in Nigeria.

[1] The paper has an online edition.[2] 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.[3] In June 1990, the paper was briefly suspended by Col. Raji Rasaki, Military Governor of Lagos State.[4]

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.[5] 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.

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