NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 15 September, 2017.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Governors moved yesterday to stem the tide of violence sparked by the soldiers clash with separatists in Abia State. Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos, the state capital, following fears of possible attacks in the city. Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu announced that soldiers would be withdrawn from Aba andRead MoreThe post Governors move to stem spread of IPOB clashes appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Governors moved yesterday to stem the tide of violence sparked by the soldiers clash with separatists in Abia State. Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos, the state capital, following fears of possible attacks in the city. Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu announced that soldiers would be withdrawn from Aba andRead MoreThe post Governors move to stem spread of IPOB clashes appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
TWELVE issues will be tabled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism, it was learnt yesterday. Besides, the committee will consult the report of the 2005 Political Reforms Conference, the 2014 National Conference and reports of previous national conferences in its assignment to determine the party's position on restructuring. Nigerians will makeRead MoreThe post APC panel to table states merger, resource control, 10 others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
TWELVE issues will be tabled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism, it was learnt yesterday. Besides, the committee will consult the report of the 2005 Political Reforms Conference, the 2014 National Conference and reports of previous national conferences in its assignment to determine the party's position on restructuring. Nigerians will makeRead MoreThe post APC panel to table states merger, resource control, 10 others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Hajia Aisha Jummai Alhassan' who last week said she would not support President Muhammadu Buhari should he decide to seek reelection in 2019 'has apologised for her 'indiscretion', the All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday. The minister, who said she would support former Vice Presdent Atiku Abubakar whoRead MoreThe post Alhassan to APC: I'm sorry over comment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Hajia Aisha Jummai Alhassan' who last week said she would not support President Muhammadu Buhari should he decide to seek reelection in 2019 'has apologised for her 'indiscretion', the All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday. The minister, who said she would support former Vice Presdent Atiku Abubakar whoRead MoreThe post Alhassan to APC: I'm sorry over comment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
A Chief Magistrates' Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, yesterday remanded 32 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in prison The suspects were arrested after they allegedly engaged in a bloody clash with security operatives during which a policeman was killed, his rifle taken away and three others injured.Read MoreThe post Court remands 32 suspected IPOB men in prison appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
A Chief Magistrates' Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, yesterday remanded 32 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in prison The suspects were arrested after they allegedly engaged in a bloody clash with security operatives during which a policeman was killed, his rifle taken away and three others injured.Read MoreThe post Court remands 32 suspected IPOB men in prison appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto and President -General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs(NSCIA), Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has appealed to Nigerians to livein peace with one another for the unity of the country. 'I am calling on all Nigerians to imbibe and embrace the culture and spirit of living in peace, irrespective of tribal, ethnicRead MoreThe post Sultan: let's live in peace as one appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto and President -General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs(NSCIA), Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has appealed to Nigerians to livein peace with one another for the unity of the country. 'I am calling on all Nigerians to imbibe and embrace the culture and spirit of living in peace, irrespective of tribal, ethnicRead MoreThe post Sultan: let's live in peace as one appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
No fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat accident on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi State. Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview that the traders were on the way to a market when the accident occurred. 'MajorityRead MoreThe post 53 traders die in Kebbi boat accident appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
No fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat accident on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi State. Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview that the traders were on the way to a market when the accident occurred. 'MajorityRead MoreThe post 53 traders die in Kebbi boat accident appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
There was tension in Aba yesterday. Some residents remained indoors and others were seen leaving the city in fear. At Uratta Junction, Ariaria Junction, Tonimas Junction and Flyover Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, some people were seen with luggage, waiting for vehicles to take them out of town. Some youths gathered around Ariaria Junction, carrying sticks andRead MoreThe post Tension in Aba appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
There was tension in Aba yesterday. Some residents remained indoors and others were seen leaving the city in fear. At Uratta Junction, Ariaria Junction, Tonimas Junction and Flyover Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, some people were seen with luggage, waiting for vehicles to take them out of town. Some youths gathered around Ariaria Junction, carrying sticks andRead MoreThe post Tension in Aba appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
THE National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the result of its 2017 June/July Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with 745,053 candidates about 70.85 per cent making five credits and above in English Language and Mathematics. Announcing the release of the results yesterday in Minna, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, said 1,051,472Read MoreThe post NECO records 70 per cent pass appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
THE National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the result of its 2017 June/July Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with 745,053 candidates about 70.85 per cent making five credits and above in English Language and Mathematics. Announcing the release of the results yesterday in Minna, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, said 1,051,472Read MoreThe post NECO records 70 per cent pass appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has assured that the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy and other land title documents under the Homeowners' Charter Scheme will now be bi-monthly in order to fast-track the process. The Governor who stated this while distributing the documents to successful beneficiaries at the Oba's Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said it wouldRead MoreThe post Ogunto distribute C of O bi-monthly appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has assured that the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy and other land title documents under the Homeowners' Charter Scheme will now be bi-monthly in order to fast-track the process. The Governor who stated this while distributing the documents to successful beneficiaries at the Oba's Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said it wouldRead MoreThe post Ogunto distribute C of O bi-monthly appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Pay-television service provider MultiChoiceNigeria has described as untrue reports suggesting that it is about launching a pay-per-view service in the country. The company's position was made in a statement issued in Lagos yesterday. A statement explained that suscribers would have access to the epic Flloyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing fight on the DStv PremiumRead MoreThe post No pay-per-view plan in Nigeria, says Multichoice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Pay-television service provider MultiChoiceNigeria has described as untrue reports suggesting that it is about launching a pay-per-view service in the country. The company's position was made in a statement issued in Lagos yesterday. A statement explained that suscribers would have access to the epic Flloyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing fight on the DStv PremiumRead MoreThe post No pay-per-view plan in Nigeria, says Multichoice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Christ Perfection Pentecostal Church (CPPC), Osogbo, Osun state, on Thursday announced the programme line up to mark the fifth year of its uncommon Alabiamo Day to support parenthood. The programme is billed to host outstanding ministers like Evangelist Emmanuel Oyeniyi, Prophet Sam Adegbenro, Mide Praise, Raphael Adeleye and a special appearance by Lady Evangelist BisiRead MoreThe post CPPC celebrates 5th Alabiamo anniversary appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
There are some events that are certain to happen to us all, regardless of our social status, financial might, political or professional positions or place of birth. Those events have no regard for gender, age, colour of the skin or geographical location. Anyone who is born is surely going to die with very rare ScripturalRead MoreThe post Dealing with death, grief and bereavement (1) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Prof. Remi Ajekigbe is a consultant at the Department of Radiotherapy, Radiodiagnosis and Radiography at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos (CMUL) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. In this interview, he tells OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA some of the steps that can be taken to stem the cancer tide ravaging the country. hat haveRead MoreThe post 'Cancer is now an epidemic in Nigeria' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
To achieve Lagos State's plan to eliminate the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS) by 2030, the state aids control agency (LSACA) is screening of over 36,000 residents of Ikorodu. According to LSACA Director- General/CEO Dr. Oluseyi Temowo, who spoke at Ijede in Ikorodu, the story of HIV/AIDS has changed because 30 years ago, HIV was unknownRead MoreThe post Lagos screens 36,000 for HIV appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Glover Medical's LifeStyle Clinic, described as Nigeria's first lifestyle' clinic, has opened on Victoria Island, Lagos. Its Chairman, Chief Anil Glover, said the facility was the brainchild of his wife, Arvinder, and himself. He said they were touched by Glover's father-inlaw's death, which was caused by diabetes. His parents also urged him to build aRead MoreThe post First lifestyles clinic opens in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The Governing Council of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has approved resumption of activities on the Institution's Campuses with effect from Friday September 15, 2017. In a statement signed by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Jacob A. Agboola, students of the University are expected to return to school on Monday September 25,Read MoreThe post BREAKING: LAUTECH Reopens September 15 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The Ogun State government has directed all poultry farms of more than 250 birds, hatchery operators, livebirdmarkets and poultry processing facilities in the state to register with the Ministry of Agriculture in accordance with Animal Disease Control Act 2004. The registration has the nod of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PANOG) Ogun State Chapter. AccordingRead MoreThe post Ogun registers poultry farms, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The global artisan economy is $34 billion. Nigeria has failed to leverage this group in the informal sector to drive industrialisation and create jobs. Instead, the sector, according to experts, is 80 per cent dominated by foreign artisans and craftsmen. The foreigners are said to be repatriating as much as N900 billion from Nigeria annually,Read MoreThe post How dearth of skilled artisans hurts industrialisation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Whether marketing online or in store, discount remains a major incentive that stimulates sales. With the economic downturn, discounting has become a big inducement for most shoppers to make purchases. How do retailers make up for the gap in discounted goods' Who bears the brunt' TONIA 'DIYAN writes As the recession in the country reachedRead MoreThe post Discount offer: In whose interest' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is poised to organise rallies in states that have failed to use the bailout funds and the Paris Club refunds to pay workers'salaries. At the end of its Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Abuja. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said the 'Name and Shame rallies' would draw attention to theRead MoreThe post Labour to organise rallies in states owing salaries, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has commended the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)'s capacity development to support import and export. Its President, Iyalode Iyabo Alaba'Lawson, gave the commendation in Lagos while welcoming SON Director-General Mr. Osita Aboloma, to the inauguration of special committees of the association. She acknowledgedRead MoreThe post NACCIMA lauds SON's support for export, import trade app 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Ten entrepreneurs in Nsukka, Enugu State, have received N300,000 each to boost their businesses at the 'Life Progress Booster Show', an initiative of Life Lager Beer, a brand committed to supporting small and medium-scale entrepreneurs in the Southeast. The cheques were presented to the beneficiaries during the week, bringing the number of entrepreneurs who haveRead MoreThe post 10 get Life Lager's grant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The introduction of Hollandia ChocoMalt Drink to the market is beginning to generate interest among young consumer segment. Convenience, delicious taste and instant orsharp sharpnutrition are at the core of the product values that have endeared the brand to consumers. Fondly referred to as 3-in-1Yo!Hollandia ChocoMaltDrinkis the first ready-to-drink blend of chocolate, malt and milkRead MoreThe post Consumers relish Hollandia Choco Malt Drink appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Frustrated by the Federal Government's unfulfilled promises to pay promotion arrears, outstanding salaries, and allowances owed federal officers, the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has resolved to shut government's agencies, if the debts are not paid on or before, September 18. In a statement in Lagos, the association's Secretary-General, Comrade Alade BashirRead MoreThe post Workers vow to tackle govt over promotion arrears appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
To boost shopping and other electronic payment system in the country, a summit on Point of Sales (PoS) terminal transactions, speakers will converge in Lagos September 29, 2017. The programme which is an intervention to address the gaps noticeable in the expectations of stakeholders and the reality in the PoS business sector of the paymentsRead MoreThe post Lagos to host confab on e-payment system appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
An international organisation, Harvest Plus, is promoting crop bio-fortification, which experts say is a cost-effective method for overcoming deficiencies in crops, writes DANIEL ESSIET. Micronutrient malnutrition, also called hidden hunger, is dangerous to health. To eradicate it, an international global organisation has taken up the challenge. Spearheading the firms is HarvestPlus, a programme of theRead MoreThe post Promoting bio-fortified crops appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The President ought to visit the vulnerable people of Benue over the floods Floods are not new to Nigeria. What is not also new is our inability to respond with competence and compassion. We witnessed it again over a week ago when torrential rainfall submerged large parts of Benue State and subjected the lives andRead MoreThe post No excuses appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
SIR: The ruling elite are the problem of this country; with the acquiescence of the mainstream media, fearful of the rising tide of demand for devolution of powers and restructuring of the country, they have done the law-abiding citizens of this country a great disservice by conflating legitimate political agitation with 'hate speech'. The MinistryRead MoreThe post Hate speech or restructuring' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Government comes up with new ideas to check herdsmen/farmers' clashes Although the title of the three-day National Conference on the Transformation of the Livestock Industry held in Abuja this week gave the impression that the entire gamut of the livestock industry would be the focus at the event, most of those who spoke dwelt extensivelyRead MoreThe post End in sight' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
The importance of agriculture to the development of Nigeria cannot be over-emphasized. Previous administrations in the country as well as various stakeholders have at different for a harped on the significance of exploring the agricultural angle for the development of Nigeria, but the required blueprint to make it a reality has eluded the country leadingRead MoreThe post Why ALGON's private sector partnership on agriculture should be sustained appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
When columnist Olatunji Dare returned to column writing for The Nation on September 12, after a two-week break, with a column titled 'Back on the beat,' he drew public attention to a letter sent to him by Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate President Bukola Saraki. The letter was Olaniyonu's responseRead MoreThe post A private letter in the public sphere appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, in this interview with reporters in Yenagoa, the state capital, speaks on his passion for health, education, security and infrastructural development. He also speaks on plans to conduct local government elections. MIKE ODIEGWU was there. Which projects have you completed and scheduled for commissioning' Our government is about mega lifeRead MoreThe post We 'II make Bayelsa Dubai of Africa, says Dickson appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja on Thursday led other top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to the residence of his erstwhile deputy governor , Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala for broker peace ahead 2019 election in the state. Also present is the PDP National Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi andRead MoreThe post 2019: Ladoja, Alli, Akala, others meet appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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