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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 19 August, 2017.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
An Intellectual Property Lawyer, Sandra Oyewole takes a look at the current moves by the Minister of Information and Culture to turn the creative industry into a creative economy. In this interview with VICTOR AKANDE, Oyewole, partner with Olajide Oyewole LLP who canvasses criminal penalty for piracy offenders, also believes that it is time theRead MoreThe post WHY NCC MUST RELOCATE TO CULTURE MINISTRY appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari is amused by the 'Resume or Resign' campaign recently launched against him by some Nigerians. The campaign, led by an entertainer, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy), was meant to force him to return home immediately from his medical vacation in London and resume work, failing which he should relinquish power. Buhari'sRead MoreThe post Buhari laughs off 'Resume or Resign' campaign appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a fresh crisis in its hands with the dissolution, last week, of the party's executive councils in eight states. The PDP non-elective National Convention ordered the disbandment of the party EXCOs in Adamawa, Anambra, Borno, Kebbi, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun and Osun states where it claimed previous congresses to electRead MoreThe post Dissolution of PDP state EXCOs sparks fresh crisis appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
IBADANLAND, the capital of Oyo State, will soon have a total of 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city. This is the highpoint of the recommendations by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry for the review of the existing 1957 DeclarationRead MoreThe post Commission of inquiry recommends 32 Obas for Ibadan appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The House of Representatives does not intend to issue a formal response to the fresh label of 'unarmed robbers' pinned on federal legislators on Thursday by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, it was learnt yesterday. Obasanjo,speaking at a book presentation in Ibadan on Thursday, had described the legislators as a bunch of unarmed robbers because,as heRead MoreThe post Unarmed robbers comment: Reps reply Obasanjo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport yesterday gave Dana Group and 12 other companies allegedly involved in N30 trillion revenue scam up till Monday to appear before it or face the full wrath of the law. In a statement issued in Abuja, the Chairman of the committee, Sen. HopeRead MoreThe post 30tn revenue loss: Senate gives Dana, 12 other firms Monday to appear or face sanction appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
What does it feel like to be the first lady pilot from Ondo State' To be honest, I had no idea until I was told a few weeks ago. But it feels really good to achieve such a feat. And I dont plan to stop here. There are many more to come, God willing. HasRead MoreThe post 'Why I dumped legal practice to become a PILOT appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Following a dawn attack, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) has decided to relocate its annex office handling sensitive cases. Also, while the Nigeria Police Force intensified its investigation of the attack, the anti-graft agency was fingering high-profile suspects. But the EFCC has started overhauling security in all its offices nationwide including the headquartersRead MoreThe post Attack: EFCC to relocate office, overhauls security nationwide appeared first on The Nation Nig 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act which, according to him, is not only harmful to the environment, but equally hazardous to the pipeline vandals and the economy. Speaking while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian EnvironmentalRead MoreThe post Vandals doing harm to economy, NNPC cries out appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Police are angry with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) over their recent report that portrayed the force as the most corrupt institution in the country. The police labelled the report as a clear demonstration of mischief and calculated attempt to promote campaign ofRead MoreThe post Police reject NBS most corrupt institution tag appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
IN Ebute Meta Magistrates Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the remand of three men, who allegedly buried a policeman alive at Ebute Lekki community in Lagos. The accused are Akeem Balogun, 51; Badiru Aroki, 66; and Shakiru Nasiru, 59. Arraigned alongside the men was the Baale of Osoroko community in Ibeju-Lekki, near Lagos, Olusegun Oyiri,Read MoreThe post Community leader, three others remanded for burying policeman alive in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
OLAKUNLE AYINDE has never buried a cow. He will never cut and burn expensive cattle because of ordinary sickness. But he has buried two sons in a row. Timothy, three, died of acute malaria in 2014; and five-year-old John died of body ache, typhoid and TB (tuberculosis), the following year. Both kids were rushed to public health centres at the peak of their ailment. It was too late to save them.Their deaths were not ordinary, argued Ayinde. There is more to their demise than meets the eye. How ca 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
HOW can you tell if someone has a crush on you' Beyond that, how do couples even form these days' Obviously, frequently two people come together completely on purpose via online dating, in which case theres no doubt about the intentions of the people involved. But if you just meet someone in real life, or are already friends with them, how do you know if someone likes you' Even though, by the time were adults, weve been anxiously picking apart the subtle signals and trying to disc 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
At almost 80, the founder of Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE), Dr. Newton Jibunoh, remains his agile and spritely self, engaging himself in some kinds of physical exercise considered preposterous for a man his age. But he has a ready answer to that: the environment he has cared for has in turn cared for him. In this interview with PAUL UKPABIO, the award-winning environmentalist relates how from nothing he got virtually everything he ever wanted, adding that although he is retired, he mi 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Twenty-nine-year-old Olamide Oyindamola Akinfolarin is one of the few female pilots in the country and the first to be produced in Ondo State. She became a pilot after she had trained as a lawyer; the profession her parents actually desired for her. The young and vibrant pilot, who was awarded the best private pilot progress trophy in South Africa, spoke with DUPE AYINLA-OLASUNKANMI on her passion and the challenges she faces in a male-dominated profession, among other issues.What does it feel l 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
For well over 10 years, I have dedicated most of my writing and discussion on both electronic and print media on issues of male and female infertility and within this period I have had living and numerous testimonies of married coples who battled with infertility problems for long years before they met us and whenRead MoreThe post Can staphylococcus lead to infertility' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) said no member of the corps was killed in the building collapse in Owerri on Aug. 13. Mrs Bose Aderibigbe, the NYSC Director of Press made the clarification in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. She said that there was a need to correct aRead MoreThe post No corps member was killed in Owerri building collapse NYSC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Parents in the university town of Nsukka have appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing strike, considering the setback and suffering it would cause students and their parents. Some parents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Friday, said that if the strike wasRead MoreThe post Parents urge ASUU to suspend strike appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has appealed to oil pipeline vandals to desist from such nefarious activity, saying the conduct is not only harmful to the environment but equally hazardous to the economy. Speaking while receiving a delegation of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) who wasRead MoreThe post Vandals hurting the economy NNPC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
DETRACTORS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had half expected the previously fractured opposition party to hold a peaceful, rancour-free and upbeat convention, whether elective or non-elective. To the relief of its fretful members, many of them on tenterhooks before the great gathering, the convention went very well, indeed far beyond their expectations. The AbujaRead MoreThe post PDP convention and the blame game appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Even before May when President Muhammadu Buhari flew to London, the second time in about two months, to consult with his doctors, there was enough drama to engage Nigerians. Since the second flight, however, the drama has intensified. Within these months we have heard a band of northern men, some of whom claiming to beRead MoreThe post Hope and tragicomedy in three months appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
All Progressives Congress (APC) Gombe State Chapter, has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair and credible by-election in Dukku North Constituency. The election is billed for Aug. 19 The interim chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Idi Gubana, made the appeal on Friday in Gombe while speakingRead MoreThe post APC appeals to INEC to conduct credible by-election in Gombe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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