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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [1ST SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 1st September, 2017.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Cameroonian coach, Mr. Hugo Broos, say the Indomitable Lions, having played at the Confederation Cup in Russia, is more experienced than the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Broos said this on Thursday in Uyo at a pre-match news conference ahead of FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifying match between Nigeria's Super Eagles and Indomitable Lions ofRead MoreThe post Cameroonian coach : Lions are more experienced than Super Eagles appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Omo N'Oba N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has urged Muslim faithful to use this period of Eid-el-Kabir to reflect on positive virtues and pray for continued peaceful coexistence of Nigeria. The Oba made this appeal in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Desmond Agbama on Thursday andRead MoreThe post Sallah: Oba Ewuare urges Muslims to pray for nation's unity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Embassy of Holy See Vatican, Archbishop Antonio Fillpazzi, has pledged Vatican's support for the anti-corruption crusade and development of education sector in Nigeria. 'Apostolic Nuncio' is the term used for the Pope's direct representatives to countries. Fillpazzi said this on Thursday in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit toRead MoreThe post Papacy pledges support for Buhari's anti-corruption crusade, education appeared first on The N 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Industrial Training Fund(ITF) is installing modern equipment at the Government Technical College, Jos to shore up the quality of its products, Mr Joe Ari, ITF Director General, has said. 'Technicians are key to the growth of any economy; their shortage has affected the Nigerian industrialisation dream and this is why we are intensifying effortsRead MoreThe post ITF to equip Plateau Technical College, train students on modern skills appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Unhealthy sources of water can lead to avoidable diseases, such as diarrhea and pneumonia. The European Union (EU), United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and Akwa Ibom government have intervened in Ikot Nkpene community to check open defecation and boost water and sanitation, reports OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA. Mrs Amedi Udofa could not hide her happiness thatRead MoreThe post Akwa Ibom community gets pipe-borne water 400 years after appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Saraki, Dogara, governors, Tinubu preach unity, love as Muslims mark Ed-il-Kabir President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday renewed his administration's resolve to take Nigeria to the Promised Land. 'I assure you that this administration, which has made security, economic well-being and prosperity of all Nigerians its priority, will not rest on its oars until we see theRead MoreThe post Buhari: no rest until we see Nigeria of our dream appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
APC chieftain urges prayer for president All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday urged Nigerians to submit to the will of the almighty and pray for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The administration, he noted, has a mission to move Nigeria out of the woods and that the purpose for whichRead MoreThe post What Nigerians must do during Sallah, by Tinubu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Governors have urged Muslims to imbibe the values of sacrifice, love and keep fostering unity as they join their counterparts globally to celebrate this years Eid-el-Kabir festival. Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, in his message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, said the period of the celebration was a clarion call for NigeriansRead MoreThe post Governors preach sacrifice, love, unity, tolerance, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Cheap petrol is coming, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Dr. Ibe Kachikwu predicted yesterday. His forecast is based on what he described as the competition inherent in the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) price modulation. He said the price of diesel, which is now 40 per cent down amid surplus supply, was enough evidence thatRead MoreThe post Petrol prices to fall, says Kachikwu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday expressed confidence that those criticising him for reviewing the Olubadan Chieftaincy laws will later sing his praise in the future. The review of the law resulted in the coronation of additional 21 kings at an elaborate event at Mapo Hall in Ibadan, the state capital. The governor urged theRead MoreThe post Ibadan obas: People ll praise me later, says Ajimobi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Abia State government has provided five refuse disposal trucks to the state's Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) to clean the state. The trucks came when the state's two major cities ' Umuahia, the state capital, as well as Aba, the commercial hub have been ravaged by heaps of refuse, raising fears about likely outbreakRead MoreThe post Abia govt gives ASEPA five disposal trucks appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has received a database of Nigerians with assets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On the list are assets suspected to have been acquired with looted funds by some former governors, ex- ministers, bankers, oil chiefs, government functionaries and other Politically Exposed Persons(PEPs). TheRead MoreThe post EFCC gets data on Nigerians' UAE assets appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose got a Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) valued at N41.4 million and two power bikes valued at N13.8 million on credit, a witness told the Judicial Commission of Enquiry investigating state finances between 2010 and 2014. A Brand Manager at Coscharis Motors Limited, Mr. Justin Ngele, who testified beforeRead MoreThe post 'Fayose got Range Rover, power bikes on credit' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Mr Tolulope Odebiyi, the Chief of Staff to Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, has begun consultations with various political groups and party chieftains in the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially in Ogun East Senatorial District ahead of the 2019 governorship election. Odebiyi met earlier with the Chief Mobiliser of Amosun for Second Term Project, OtunbaRead MoreThe post Amosun's Chief of Staff urges support for governorship ambition appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Former Ekiti State Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant Chief Segun Oni and Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr. Kayode Fayemi have called on Muslim faithful and Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of love, tolerance and harmony as advocated by the teaching of Prophet Muhammed. Oni, in a statement signed by theRead MoreThe post Oni, Fayemi to Muslims: imbibe virtues of love appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Nofewer than seven million Nigerians are suffering from stress and depression, Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SFPN), Ekiti Zone Chairman, Dr. Olabode Shabi, has said. Speaking at a lecture organised by the Information Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in Ekiti State, Shabi described stress as an exaggeration of response to events andRead MoreThe post 7 million Nigerians suffering from stress, depression, says expert appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Experts in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have met at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos to discuss ethics in IVF ' in vitro fertilisation. OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA, who was there, reports . The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs' (NIIA) hall in Victoria Island was filled when who-is- who in fertility and reproductiveRead MoreThe post 'How to resolve ethical issues in assisted fertility' appeared first on The Nation 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Ateam of medical practitioners from the United States ison a medical mission to Ogun State. The team headed by Musbau Kasumu, an indigene of Ayepe- Odogbolu Local Government of state, is screening, treating and conducting surgeries on residents of Ayepe, Odogbolu and the neighbouring communities The team consists of general practitioners, ophthalmologists, surgeons, orthopaedics, mentalRead MoreThe post US medicalteam offers free treatment in Ogun appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Body Odour (Bromhidrosis) Every living thing is made of chemicals. Human beings are the same. We are made up of complex compounds of chemicals whose foundation were laid when we were conceived. These chemicals are building block of our lives. They remain active every second of our lives: they undergo regeneration and shedding. The productRead MoreThe post Common skin disorders. Body odour, excess sweating, STD appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Mecure Healthcare Limited has launched a healthcare programme called 'We Care' designed to assist low ' income Nigerians access first-hand medical diagnosis and treatment. According to its Chairman, Mr. Samir Udani: ''We Care' program is meant to assist in detecting symptoms of any health conditions. 'The health programme captures 61 health investigations. It reveals symptomsRead MoreThe post MeCure launches programme for low income earners appeared first on Th 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Cleanmax Industries has donated hand-washing liquid products to the Nigerian Medical Laboratory Science Students Association, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (UNILAG) chapter. It was during the sixth Annual Healthweek of the association. Cleanmax Industries Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Inibokun Okafor, said said the donation was the commitment of the firm to enlighten people toRead MoreThe post UNILAG medical students get hand-washing products appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Members of the debate team of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) in Lapai, Niger State, have been hosted to a colourful reception by the Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof Muhammad Nasir Maiturare. Led by Vice President of the Students' Union Government (SUG), Zainab Saidu, the IBBU's four-member team came second at a debate organised by theRead MoreThe post IBB varsity honours debate team appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
We all believe that historical and geographical factors determined the constitutional evolution in Nigeria, but these factors, it must be emphasised, do not determine the shape and form of our federal system. Section 34 of Unification Decrees of 1966 provided a situation where we feel fear of domination by central government because of how powerfulRead MoreThe post Restructuring the answer appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
It is no longer news to that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set a new record with its recent policy. An all-time low cut-off mark of 120 was benchmarked for universities, 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education. Barely a decade ago, the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which is set byRead MoreThe post The danger of JAMB's cut-off mark appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
When the presidency announced the return of President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after 103 of medical vacation in the United Kingdom (UK), the social media moved into frenzy. Youths started to talk about the development, with some being mischievous while others hailed the presidency for sharing the information. Many a Nigerian wanted toRead MoreThe post That Buhari's speech appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Apex bank injects $297m into forex market The nation's foreign exchange reserves havestood at a 30-month high at $31.59 billion, as at August 18. The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) data have shown. Nigeria's dollar reserves have climbed back to a level they last reached in January 2015, shortly before the general elections. The bank,Read MoreThe post CBN: Foreign reserves hit 30-month high at $31.6b appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Mobile solar revolution will transform Nigeria's small-business economy, Lumos Nigeria Chief Executive Officer Mr. Yuri Tsitrinbaum has said. He said access to power is a major constraint to the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and many are using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity. Speaking with TheRead MoreThe post 'Off-grid solar 'll transform businesses' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
FirstBank has initiated a fund-raising drive among its members of staff as part of the FirstBank Employee Volunteering Scheme, set up to provide humanitarian services to the bank's host communities, including victims of mudslides and floods that devastated parts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. The efforts allowed staff members to collectively give succour and hopeRead MoreThe post FirstBank initiates fundraising for Sierra Leone flood victims appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Nigeria will be self-sufficient in rice production by the end of this year, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh has said. Ogbeh, who gave the assurance at the First International Cocoa Summit, organised by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, in collaboration with Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Abuja,Read MoreThe post Minister: Nigeria'll be self-sufficient in rice by end of 2017 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Nigeria needs more reforms to boost agricultural productivity and competitiveness of the economy, the Acting Executive Director, Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Dr. Olufemi Oladunmi has said. While he acknowledged the government's success in pursuing macroeconomic and structural reforms, Oladunmi said more attention was needed to improve the attractiveness of the agriculture sectorRead MoreThe post Nigeria needs more agric reforms, say stakeholders appeared fir 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Chairman of Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, has urged citizens of Imo State to allow peace to reign in the aftermath of the crisis and reported loss of lives which trailed the demolition of the Eke Ukwu market, unarguably the biggest market in the state. Ekeh, a native of Owerri, has announced a donationRead MoreThe post Ekeh donates N50m to Owerri market demolition victims appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO's) Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Nigeria, in partnership with government institutions and the private sector, has commenced the upgrade of the financial literacy of Nigerian entrepreneurs, Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), women and youths. The programme is in response to United Nation (UN)'s call onRead MoreThe post UNIDO upgrades MSMEs' financial literacy appeared first on The N 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Infinia Services & Solutions, a leading United Arab Emirate (UAE)-based loyalty management and payment solutions company, has stepped up its global presence with the introduction of its services to the African market. This is by entering a partnership agreement with Access Bank, Plc , one of the largest banks in the country, to launch theRead MoreThe post Infinia partners Access Bank on loyalty scheme appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
TheFederation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria (FACAN) National President, Dr. Victor Iyama, has urged the government to monitor farmers'compliance with international standards to reduce rejections of agric exports. Presenting a paper, titled: The problems of exporting finished agricultural products at a small and medium enterprises (SMEs) forum in Lagos, Iyama said Nigeria has theRead MoreThe post FACAN seeks measures to boost exports, curb rejections appeared first on Th 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
SIR: If corruption does not kill your spirit in Nigeria, it will be because you hope to survive to see the corrupt perish. Leaders have sold their conscience to the devil just so they can amass public wealth for themselves. Projects that enhance social well-being of the citizens are abandoned because officials compromise their responsibilitiesRead MoreThe post Pains of a failed state appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Nigerians should seize the spirit of Sallah to reembrace national sacrifice and goodwill to all The Muslim season of Eid-el-Kabir is quite a spectacle in many parts of the country. An especial subject of adoration are the rams, live or slaughtered, that come with the season. Then, there are the great celebratory durbar in theRead MoreThe post Season of sacrifice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Crises of urbanisation as indigenes resist relocation of ancient market It turned out a gory tragedy. The picture of a 10-year-old boy with what looked like a bullet hole in the forehead is indeed gory. Juxtaposed against existential rubble and rampaging bulldozers was nothing but horrific. The bedlam was complete; mass of protesting traders watchedRead MoreThe post Death at Eke-ukwu Market appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Over the next 40 years, measures to adapt to climate change already built into the climate system could gulp between $0.7billion and $1.2billion each year, nearing $50billion in total according to the World Bank. While estimates of the level of investment needed by developing countries such as Nigeria varies considerably, Kristen Jack, formerly manager ofRead MoreThe post Paying for our climate: Nigeria should do more on financing climate goals appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria continues to exude the airs of a circus. A place meant to be a hallowed shrine of democracy has been reduced into an assembly where the most ludicrous farce plays out not once but on a continual basis. No wonder, Nigerians upon whom the lawmakers continually playRead MoreThe post Misau: Another Accidental Senator appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Every new day seems to dawn with new demons. Today's burns your ears and you think it could never be worse; but tomorrow's news seeks to burst your tympanum and your chest threatens to explode. The other day, it was discovered that a police inspector was buried in a standing position. Some conjecture that heRead MoreThe post Sons of perdition appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has said it will field in a governorship candidate that would build on the achievements of Governor Ibikunle Amosun. Its Acting Chairman, Alhaji Tajudeen Lemboye, made this known in Abeokuta, the state capital, when former House of Representatives member, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, declared his governorship. Akinlade representedRead MoreThe post APC urges aspirants to surpass Amosun appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
A gombe State All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Alhaji Abu Muazu, has urged the people to continue their support for President Muhammadu Buhari. At a rally to welcome the President, the aspirant said the president has great love and passion for Nigeria. Muazu said that he initiatedthe rally to showcase the state's support forRead MoreThe post Governorship aspirant mobilises for Buhari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
In the Third Republic, he was the Deputy Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly. In 1999, he was a stalwart of the Alliance for Democracy (AD). Chief Niyi Akintola (SAN) is now a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State. He spoke with reporters in Ibadan,Read MoreThe post Akintola: I 'II build on Ajimobi's achievements appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Governor Udom Emmanuel has been waging a closet battle against his predecessor, the man he describes as his great teacher, the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio for a while now. But events shaping up around the upcoming local government elections suggest that for the governor the gloves are all off for the finalRead MoreThe post Is this Emmanuel's final onslaught against Akpabio' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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