Vanguard Newspaper is a daily newspaper in Nigeria published by Vanguard Media Ltd, a media firm based in Lagos State, Nigeria. Vanguard was established in 1984 by veteran journalist Sam Amuka Pemu together with his three friends. Their aim was to serve Nigerians through unflinching commitment to free enterprise, the rule of law and good governance. The first edition was out on stands on Sunday, June 3rd, 1984 as a weekly newspaper but later went daily on July 15th, 1984 and as at today on its stable, the daily vanguard, Saturday and Sunday Vanguard as seperate edition. It has other section that take care of specialized interests which includes Financial Vanguard, Allure (a fashion magazine), Sports Vanguard, Hitech, Sweet Crude and Cyber Life.
With her rich features, detailed and reader friendly content, Vanguard is one of the leading newspapers in Nigeria and favourites for policy makers