NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2ND SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 2nd September, 2017.


Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The organisers of the 5th edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival,2018 have announced a call for participation in the fringe aspect of the festival. In a statement on the British Council website,the festival which holds between February 27, and March 4 ,2018 in various areas in Lagos who be providing the opportunity for theatre performersRead MoreThe post Lagos Theatre Festival: 2018 application opens appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The deadline given to the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group,dead or alive has been extended.The extension which was approved by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, after a request for extension by the Theatre Commander, at the expirationRead MoreThe post Shekau: Buratai extends capture deadline appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Chairman of Heir Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu; Chairman, Stanel Group, Mr. Stanley Uzochukwu; Chairman of Oriental Energy Resources, Mohammed Indimi, and other top Nigerian business leaders, on Wednesday, received an eight-member Congressional delegation from the United States at the U.S. Consulate General's resident in Lagos. Members of theRead MoreThe post U.S. delegation meets top Nigerian businessmen appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Emmanuel Adejumo, son of veteran comedian, dancer and actor, Moses Adejumo, popularly called Baba Sala, enjoyed affluence when his father was active and popular. In this interview with DUPE AYINLA-OLASUNKANMI, he speaks on his career, present state of his father and other issues. Excerpts TELL us what it means to be the son of aRead MoreThe post WHY MY FATHER WAS RUMOURED DEAD ' ACE COMEDIAN BABA SALA'S SON B'SALA appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Truck runs into worshippers, crushes two 'Policeman lynched in bid to rescue driver from mob 'Boko Hara hits IDP camp, stabs 11 to death 'Auto crash claims 19 lives 'Six injured as Ifeanyi Ubah FC's van collides with passenger vehicle One Boko Haram attack. Three auto accidents. Thirty-three deaths. Several injuries. The foregoing was theRead MoreThe post 33 killed in Sallah tragedies appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
President hails NYSC for driving national unity Residents of Daura, Katsina State, trooped out in their thousands yesterday to attend the Eid-el-Kabir prayers with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Eid prayer ground in the city. The President is in his native town for the first time since he returned from medical vacation in London. HeRead MoreThe post Massive crowd storms Daura prayer ground for Buhari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Etsu Nupe charges wealthy Nigerins to care for the less privileged Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his Niger State counterpart, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, have appealed to traditional and religious leaders as well as other residents of their states to live together in peace irrespective of tribe, creed or religion. The two governors spokeRead MoreThe post Dankwambo, Sani Bello preach peace at Sallah appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Opposition party may shut doors against defectors 'Concedes VP slot to South East 'South West to produce national chair Defectors, hoping to achieve their presidential ambition on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) in the 2019 elections, may be in for a raw deal. The PDP, according to top level sources, may shutRead MoreThe post Revealed: PDP's secret deals for 2019 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The coalition of Niger Delta militants, yesterday, withdrew the October 1 quit notice they issued to northerners and Yoruba living in the region. The Pan Niger Delta Peoples Congress (PNDPC), a new group that claimed to have the mandate to negotiate for the Niger Delta with the Federal Government and other interested stakeholders, said theRead MoreThe post Niger Delta militants withdraw quit notice to northerners, Yoruba appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Ijawnational leader and convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Clark, has dismissed the groups who gave the October 1, 2017 quit notice to Yoruba and northerners resident in the South-South as nonexistent. In a telephone chat with the Nation in Warri yesterday, Chief Clark who said all Nigerians had the freedom toRead MoreThe post Clark derides coalition, says it doesn't exist appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Oba Gbadamosi Adebimpe whose father was the first Olubadan to wear beaded crown Says reform favours Olubadan When a late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Gbadamosi Adebimpe, mounted the throne of the Olubadan of Ibadan land in February, 1976, little did he know that he was entering a special place in the history of Ibadan. AsideRead MoreThe post Olubadan chieftaincy: How our family became the first to produce two crowned kings in Ibadan appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Observes Eid prayers with Muslims 'Allow one of us to succeed you, worshippers tell Governor There was drama at the Eid prayer g-round at Olokemeji area of Odo Ado, Ado-Ekiti yesterday as Governor Ayo Fayose stormed the venue in a Muslim regalia with a turban to match. The governor observed the Eid-el-Kabir prayer with thousandsRead MoreThe post Fayose storms prayer ground in Muslim regalia appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
while trying to save sister's cat during Harvey Amother has been leftdevastated after her son was electrocuted inthe Texas floodswhile trying to save his sister's cat. Andrew Pasek, 25, was wading through waterin Houston with childhood friend Sean Stuart Tuesday when theyneared a light pole, unaware it was electrified. Incredibly, after feeling the electrical current,Read MoreThe post Mother heartbroken after son is electrocuted appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday prayed for the sustenance of peace and unity of the country. Addressing the people of the state, shortly after he led the Eid prayer at the Kofar Mata Central Eid ground in Kano, Emir Sanusi stressed the need for the people of the state to alsoRead MoreThe post Sanusi prays for sustained peace, unity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governorship hopeful in Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, told select journalists why he wants to run for the coveted seat. The former governor also touched on some national issues, especially the kind of governance visited on the nation by the former President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration, with a verdict that all those who participated in Jonathans government deserve to be punished publicly. PAUL UKPABIO was there.You w 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
EARLY last month, two warring communities -Ababene in Adun and Iyamitit in Okum, both in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State decided to bury the hatchet and live in peace after several years of hostilities.Lives had been lost and property wasted on both sides.The cause of the feud was a piece of land which both communities were laying claim to.The peace process was facilitated by Mr. Chris Agara Agan, leading to the constitution of a seven-man peace and reconciliation committee.Th 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The wooden bridges that presently link Igando area of Lagos State with Ayobo community, also in Lagos, need an urgent intervention from the state government.Some private individuals years back constructed the wooden bridges to link the two communities for a fee.Residents from both sides, who had had to take longer routes, immediately embraced the gesture and business began to thrive for the owners of those wooden bridges.There are three wooden bridges in the area. At present, for the bridge that 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
In this concluding part of our investigative story on the conditions of different brands of sachet water sold to unsuspecting consumers in Lagos as pure, HANNAH OJO reports on the result of the second batch of 15 laboratory-tested samples randomly selected in the five divisions of Lagos. With six of the samples revealing acidic content beyond the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, environmental factors and acute water shortage appear to be prime reasons for the contamination of water sou 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
A 43-year-old man Okafor Secopter has told police that he ventured into smuggling of marijuana (Indian hemp) in Lagos, because he could not do armed robbery.Police sources said the suspect was arrested by the Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) while on routine patrol at Isheri Berger area of Lagos, on August 28, 2017.It was learnt that Okafor was intercepted with a Ghana-must-go bag at Isheri Berger area which contained Indian hemp weighing over 20 kilogramme.The suspect alleged 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
It is disheartening to note that Yaba, a prime area in Lagos Mainland, is always at the mercy of flood whenever there is a little downpour.As an Ondo State resident who visits Lagosfrequently, I find it difficult to fathom that a choice location like Yaba is frequently subjected to flood even with a little downpour.The picture of men and women removing their shoes and raising their cloth to wade through the flood is not a pretty sight that should greet the eyes in a mega city. There is also the 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
In spite of successive governments promises and programmes aimed at providing mass and affordable houses for Nigerians, the Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) early in the year said that out of the 170 million people in the country, 108 million are technically homeless. This ugly development is no doubt responsible for the self- help the poor masses seem to have adopted to provide shelter for themselves. The result is the proliferation of ramshackle buildings in many parts of the country. IN 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
DISCOVERING a partners affair is easier than ever before in history. Text messages, emails and online credit card statements leave the careless cheater with an electronic affair trail a gigabyte long. We know the typical telltale signs: weight loss, new music or food interests, the purchase of a new wardrobe. But if your affair radar is up because your partners behavior just feels off or out of the ordinary here are 13 not-as-conspicuous signs you may be overlooking.1) Time-stamping: Optimizin 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Weve arrested three suspects -PoliceProtest rocked Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State last Friday, following the killing of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Felix Okugbeni, by unidentified gunmen.Until his death, Okugbeni was the chairman of the party in Ward 4, Ughwagba community in Okpe Local Government Area.It was learnt that Okugbeni was shot dead on his way home shortly after he and other party chieftains held a meeting with a politician in the state.Sources said that 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Delta State Police Command says it set to arraign ex-Sergeant Habila Samaila in court on grounds of professional misconduct and murder of a 32-year-old man Ejovwoghene Igueride.It will be recalled that on August 19, 2017, at about 7:10 a.m, the deceased was allegedly shot by a mobile policeman at Emede community and was rushed to General Hospital Olomoro where he was confirmed deadThe ex-policeman who is attached to 33 PMF in Ado-Ekiti State was on escort duty with the Director of Johnnesco 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Let me quickly mention that Dr Paul Torty presently shuttles betwen Lagos and Abuja for consultations, pls call him on 08038824033 for his schedules. Also note that we have updated our website http://www.drpaultorty.com/ and a facebook account Dr Paul Torty through which you can easily read my health blog online, as well as easily makeRead MoreThe post Urinary probblems, infections, infertility and other health disorders appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Reports that Vice President Professor. Yemi Osinbajo has taken over negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the strike is 'untrue,' according to his spokesperson Laolu Akande. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige was quoted after the Federal Council Meeting (FEC) on Wednesday to have said Osinbajo will henceforthRead MoreThe post Osinbajo denies taking over ASUU negotiations appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Smart Cities Nigeria 2017 Conference held at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, Nigeria on the 8th and 9th of August, provided a common forum for stakeholders in Nigeria to discuss and deliberate some of the most challenging issues and upcoming technologies towards the development of smart cities in Nigeria. The conference whichRead MoreThe post Smart cities set to change Nigeria forever HPE Nigeria appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), clearly had an unpleasant job last Tuesday to defend the federal governments refusal to arrest leaders of the coalition of northern youths who gave the Igbo in the North a quit notice on June 6. The notice was thought to be unprecedented, hateful and a dangerousRead MoreThe post AGF and coalition of northern youths appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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