LATEST NEWS

[News%20Update][bleft]

Newspapers Review

[Newspapers%20Review][bsummary]

POLITICS

[politics][grids]

Ohaneze Ndigbo

[Ohaneze%20Ndi%20Igbo][bsummary]

NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 26 August, 2017.

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
NOLLYWOOD A-lister Caroline Danjuma seems to have taken the biblical injunction to 'come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden' quite literally. Following the crash of her decade-long marriage to society big boy Musa Danjuma, Caroline has found new love in the arms of Christ. Carolines union with Gen. Theophilus Danjumas youngerRead MoreThe post New lease of life for Caroline Danjuma appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
In just two years of assuming office, there is hardly any part of the creative sector that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has not impacted. From the glamour of showbiz to a business environment set for Return on Investment, Lagos, under Ambode has continued to push the envelope. The States Commissioner for Information andRead MoreThe post CREATIVITY, ART, ENTERTAINMENT IN AMBODE'S DNA, SAYS COMMISSIONER appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
IN an age whose lingua franca is money and amassing wealth mindlessly is the order, the virtues of empathy are mostly consigned to the dustbin while monuments are built for the gods of mercantilism. Good deeds that spring out of noble intentions are few and far between. Yet there are a few people like IghoRead MoreThe post Igho Sanomi bails out terrorists child victim appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
CELEBRITY big boy and ladies man, Terry Waya, is a very determined man. So determined is he that not even his rumoured illness would stop him from regaining his groove. For some time now, there have been conflicting reports about the condition of the veteran socialite. But it would seem that all is well withRead MoreThe post Terry Waya out and about appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The umbrella body for all indigenes of Osogbo, capital of Osun state, Osogbo Progressive union has commended the state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola for the provision of physical infrastructures and social protection programmes in the state. The national President of OPU, Ambassador Rasaq Siyanbola gave the commendation at the 2017 edition of the Osogbo OrokiRead MoreThe post OPU lauds Aregbesola as Osogbo celebrates Oroki Day appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE history of obaship in the ancient city of Ibadan, changed dramatically yesterday after Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State presented letters of conferment of obaship titles to 30 high chiefs and baales. The new obas are among the 32 recommended for the position by the Justice Akintunde Boade panel that reviewed the Olubadan ChieftaincyRead MoreThe post Ladoja, Balogun, Kola-Daisi's son, 27 others now Ibadan obas appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
MR. DONALD NEATE, ex-husband of the 72-year-old British grandmother of six, who married a Nigerian man 45 years her junior, says she will 'have to deal with the consequences' of her action at some point. Neate, 71, is quoted by the Daily Mail of London, as also calling her 'quite gullible'. He said Mrs.Angela NwachukwuRead MoreThe post Ex-husband of 72-yr-old British grandma married to Nigerian, 27, BREAKS SILENCE appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors yesterday took turns to heap praises on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for running the country well during the president's recent medical vacation. The President said Osinbajo was 'all over the place' to ensure that nothing went amiss. He spoke in Abuja at a meeting with the governors who wentRead MoreThe post Buhari hails Osinbajo at meeting with governors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The immediate past governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, yesterday accused the Senator representing Ogun East, Chief Buruji Kashamu, of sending hired killers after him. Daniel, in a petition to the Police claimed that 'five hefty men, two of them in military fatigue' on Thursday invaded his Abuja residence with a view to terminatingRead MoreThe post Kashamu wants to kill me, Daniel petitions IGP appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Purveyors of hate speeches may soon be in for a hard time. The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has set in motion necessary arrangements for prosecution of offenders under the Terrorism Prevention Act. Under Nigeria's Terrorism Prevention Act, which became law in 2011 and got amended for greater effectiveness in 2013, terrorism-related offences, includingRead MoreThe post Hate speech: Police set to descend on offenders appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not fascinated by Thursday's withdrawal of the quit notice issued to Igbo in the north by a coalition of Arewa youth organisations. The Secretary, Media and Publicity of IPOB, Comrade Emma Powerful, branded the withdrawal of the quit notice inconsequential. He dared the Arewa youth organizations to 'stickRead MoreThe post IPOB rejects move, says Igbo must leave North appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Benue governor Samuel Ortom said on Friday in Makurdi that he had never accused the Catholic Church of ganging up against his administration. Ortom, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, was reacting to a report circulated on the social and conventional media, which quoted him as making that remark.Read MoreThe post Ortom: I have never accused Catholic Churches of ganging up against me appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
As the rains continue, over 30 communities in the up and down streams of the Shiroro Hydro-electric power plant have been warned to take preventive measures against flooding. According to experts in the field of hydrology, metrology, reservoir and environmental management, 30 communities around the Shiroro Hydro-electric power plant are at high risk of flooding.Read MoreThe post Flooding: Experts place red alert on 30 communities in Niger appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The umbrella body of northern leaders, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), and the leadership of the Igbo community in the North have welcomed the withdrawal of the quit notice earlier issued by a coalition of some northern youth groups to the Igbo living in the North. The Igbo leaders under the auspices of Igbo CommunityRead MoreThe post ACF, Northern Igbo leaders, Atiku hail withdrawal of quit notice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
June 6: Coalition of Arewa Youths gives Igbo living in the North up till October 1 to quit over agitation for Biafra by the Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB). June 7: Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, at a press conference in Kaduna, orders arrest of members of the groups which gave the Igbo three-monthRead MoreThe post Timeline on hate speech appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THEY dont look at their phone. Not much says, Hmm I wonder what else I could be doing right now that would be better than what Im already doing quite like pulling out your phone during an interaction with another human. Sure, work emails and actual emergencies unfortunately happen, but considering most peoples mobile device addiction, most people will disconnect when theyre really interested in whomever theyre with. When youre together, its all eyes and ears on you. Theres no way in Hell they wo 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africas largest airline, has announced that it has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet and availed for service on its India, Middle East and Africa destinations.The newly refurbished airplane is fitted with brand new full flat-bed seats in Cloud Nine, modern IFE with high resolution 17 inches screen and in-seat power outlets (in-flight entertainment), lighting and other modern cabin products.Customers in the main cabin will also enjoy new seats, multiple chann 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Former President of the Association of Tourism Practitioners of Nigeria (ATPN) and President, Centre for Promotion of Tourism, Peace, Arts and Culture (CEPTAC), Chief Mike Amachree, has praised the management of the University of Port Harcourt for its foresight in establishing the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management under the Faculty of Management Sciences of the institution.Amachree made the commendation when students of the department paid him a courtesy visit at the Brooklyn Tour 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Topcomm PR and the Luxury Reporter, organisers of the Luxury Lifestyle Summit, have confirmed the CNN Africa Editor, Stephanie Busari, as the moderator of the panel discussions at the inaugural summit billed to take place on September 6 and 7 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.Stephanie Busari is coming with her wealth of experience working for CNN, the most viewed international news network in Africa. She will be engaging panelists on various issues on the Nigerian and 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
SOME residents of the Isolo-Ejigbo-Ikotun area of Lagos have called on the Lagos State government to pay greater attention to the area as, according to them, this is the tourism corridor of the state.They said they were disappointed when all the beautification projects to improve the aesthetic nature of Lagos were done outside the area.One of the residents of Isolo, Mr. Keyinde Olajide, said: I was among those that were elated when the Ambode government in Lagos, as part of the activities to mar 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
IN Kogi, the shrill taunt of death afflicts the natives like a bad dream. The wild cries of deaths at home and the fields, haunt indigent folk of Okunran, Okoloke and Isanlu-Esa in Yagba West local council. It torments them in their sleep and as they go about their daily chores.It started as a strange disease. Six weeks after it berthed in Okoloke village, a settlement predominantly inhabited by Fulani herdsmen, gastroenteritis, a diarrheic ailment caused by zoonotic bacteria, has been identifie 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the admission processes for 2017/2018 will commence on Sept.15 and close on Jan.31, 2018. The Head of JAMB Information and Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, Abuja, on Friday. Benjamin said that the direct entry applications forRead MoreThe post Admission processes for 2017/2018 commence on Sept.15 JAMB appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Nasarawa State Government on Friday said it had concluded plans to employ 2, 600 degree and National Certificate in Education (NCE) holders to teach in its public schools. Mr Tijjani Ahmed, the Commissioner for Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia that the recruitment was aimed at injecting new hands toRead MoreThe post Nasarawa to employ 2,600 teachers Commissioner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari's 100 plus days in London with his doctors was enough to trigger strong emotions back home. Some friendly folks simply wished him speedy recovery. Some declared without evidence that he was effectively dead, challenging anyone who said otherwise to come forward with their proof. Yet some others feared there were too manyRead MoreThe post Much ado about six-minute broadcast appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
No fewer than 450 delegates from the 326 wards in Anambra will participate in the governorship primary election of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) scheduled for Sept. 30. The Chairman of the party in the state, Chief Sam Oraegbunam, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. Oraegbunam, who isRead MoreThe post Anambra 2017: 450 delegates for HDP primary appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

No comments: