NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [3RD SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 3rd September, 2017.


Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Poor prosecutions, weak financial resources and increased animosity towards judges are some of the reasons the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is losing many corruption cases in courts, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Olisa Agbakoba, has stated. He also said the anti-corruption war is suffering because many judges areRead MoreThe post Why EFCC keeps losing corruption cases, by Agbakoba appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
NO one knows how well the Nigerian government bears the continuous needling of the international rights group, Amnesty International (AI). At its International Day of the Disappeared, which was marked in Abuja last Wednesday, Amnesty asserted that hundreds of Nigerians were being held in secret detention camps nationwide. Some of the relations of the allegedRead MoreThe post Lai Mohammed and Amnesty International appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Group backs restructuring The National leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday accused government of lopsidedness in the polity. CAN President, Rev Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, said both the National Assembly and the National Council of State have failed to address it. The sad development, Ayokunle said is making all well meaning Nigerians acrossRead MoreThe post CAN: National Assembly, Council of State have failed to address lopsidedness appeared first on The Nation Niger 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
National Assembly transmits proposals for consideration 'Buhari to get clean copy in December The 36 State Houses of Assembly will begin work on the proposed amendment to the 1999 Constitution any moment from now, The Nation gathered yesterday. They are to consider the bills already adopted by the Senate and the House of Representatives inRead MoreThe post Constitution amendment battle shifts to state assemblies appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
THE Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester at the weekend that 43-year-old Spiderman was among the oldest spider monkeys in conservation care. Spider monkeys have a life expectancy of about 25 years. A necropsy confirmed that Spiderman had terminal cancer. Spiderman was born in 1974 and came to the Seneca Park Zoo in 1977 from theRead MoreThe post A monkey named Spiderman has died at a New York zoo after an unusually long life appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Bank customers in Kano and Kaduna on yesterday expressed frustration at malfunctioning Automated Teller Machines (ATM) and long queues at various banks during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The customers, who thronged the banks to withdraw cash for the national holidays, were disappointed as many could not access their money due to various reasons. A cross sectionRead MoreThe post Malfunctioning ATMs, long queues frustrate bank customers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
EFCC should be part of monitoring team, says Okorie 'Chidoka: APGA is adrift National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie and former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka has advised the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to abide by its promise to conduct the November 18 Anambra gubernatorial electionRead MoreThe post Anambra poll: Ex minister, UPP chair advise INEC to use upgraded voter card reader appeared first on The Natio 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
AN AMERICAN, Zachary Kingsbury, was discovered with suspicious contraband in his vehicle. Instead of succumbing to arrest, he jumped into the Atlantic Ocean. After swimming more than a mile off shore, police were forced to track Kingsbury with a drone. Footage from the chase shows a shark trailing just 25 feet off to the side.Read MoreThe post Man attempts to escape arrest by jumping into shark infested waters appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Parks and recreational centres in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday recorded a huge turnout of fun seekers despite the economic hardship in the country. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report said that the Millennium Park, the Jabi Lake and other amusement centres recorded unusual throng of fun seekers who gathered in clusters withRead MoreThe post Sallah: FCT parks, recreation centres filled with fun-seekers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Warns against rumour mongering Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has expressed gratitude to God and Nigerians for the sustained prayers for the unity of the country and the wellbeing of President Muhammadu Buhari. Masari said this in Daura yesterday when he paid Sallah homage on President Muhammadu Buhari at his GRA residence inRead MoreThe post Masari pays homage to Buhari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Poison on parade (2)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 appears to be prime reasons for the cont 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
The Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim Worldwide (ESOCS) has a new Prelate. He is Dr David Bob-Manuel. Bob- Manuel succeeds Elder Lazarus Onyeleonu, who died on May, 13 after leading the church from 2010. His appointment was announced last week by the Advisory Board of the church to reporters after a strategicRead MoreThe post ESOCS gets new Baba Aladura appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
In this conclusion of the interview with Sunday Oguntola, former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), sheds light on why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will keep losing corruption cases. Excerpts: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been accusing the judiciary of frustrating the anti-corruption war,Read MoreThe post Why looters are beating EFCC hands down' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
President of Equipping The Saint Worldwide Ministry, Dr. Jeje Philips, speaks with Adeola Ogunlade on the journey of the mission to the ideas of discipleship in Nigeria at its 14th convocation in Lagos How has the journey been in a terrain like Nigeria, trying to make disciples' Making disciples anywhere in the world is notRead MoreThe post 'Why churches don't encourage discipleship training' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
No fewer than 1,000 worshippers would converge on Light House Christian Outreach Centre Oregun, Lagos today by 4pm for the 15the edition of Overflow worship concert. The concert with the theme rejoice, is the brainchild of Passion and Praise Outreach. Music Director of Passion and Praise, Caleb Egwero, told newsmen last Thursday that the concertRead MoreThe post Over 1,000 for Overflow worship concert appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
I do not know how many of you received this message from a purportedly good Samaritan that meat sellers now use formalin to repel flies from meat. The message advised consumers to patronise butchers with flies around their meat as that is a clear sign of formalin-free meat. According to the message on the socialRead MoreThe post Meat sellers and formalin appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Deviled eggs, poached, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, sunny-side up ' whatever way you like your egg, you are looking at that golden center, and sometimes you notice something. The shade of golden is not always the same. Some yolks are lighter, some yellower, some deeper, almost orange-colored. Do you get more nutrients one way or theRead MoreThe post Is Yolk colour Indicator of Nutritive value of Egg appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Michelle Dede, daughter of Nigeria's former envoy to Ethiopia, is a multi-talented TV presenter. She co-hosted the first and only edition of Big Brother Nigeria. She is a former co-host of Ebony Life Moments with Mo. She co-produced Flower girl and she acted in Desperate Housewives Africa. In this interview with Yetunde Oladeinde, she talksRead MoreThe post MICHELLE DEDE I admire Oprah Winfreys relentless spirit appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
We learn from scriptures that all the virtues of healing, including total health, reside in the Word. First, the Word of God is the all-purpose Balm for the all-round restoration of our health and vitality. Second, according to scriptures, the Word of God is the way out of the challenges of life; including sicknesses andRead MoreThe post God's word: Key to divine health appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
It was all excitement at the Lagos State motherless babies home, Lekki, as LG played host to over 100 children at a lovely party, as well as donating two units of all new Gencool Inverter ACs and three units of jet cool air conditioners to the home. This happened recently, as LG once again demonstratedRead MoreThe post LG donates to Lekki motherless babies home appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
The South West Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Archbishop Magnus Atilade, has called on the federal government to consider some of the recommendations on the reconstruction of Nigeria by the 2014 National Conference. He said the 2014 confab report was a not a waste of time. Atilade, in an interview with our correspondent lastRead MoreThe post 2014 confab not waste of time, says Atilade appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Foremost mobile advertising company, KekeAds, has been named one of the major media options for leading West African fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, NASCO Group. The partnershipwhich was sealed recently underscores the huge drive by NASCO to improve the lives of its customers and people all over the country with its range of householdRead MoreThe post NASCO signs on KekeAds for mobile adverts appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Airtel Nigeria has said that its newly introduced Unlimited Data plans will empower and create more prosperity opportunities for telecoms consumers as well as boost mobile broadband connectivity. Airtel recently rolled out the Home Broadband Service, which allows customers to share data with colleagues, friends and family members with a promise that the new packageRead MoreThe post Airtel's Unlimited Data plans to empower consumers, boost internet connectivity appeared first on The Nation N 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
With the mandate of diversifying Nigeria's economy from mono-product to multi-product, the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, appears to be turning the challenges posed by the current recession to opportunities. It indeed sounds gratifying that rather than reeling under the multiplicity of the problems occasioned by the economic downturn, the Council is expanding the frontiersRead MoreThe post Assessing NEPC's path to diversification, growth appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Stanbic IBTC has introduced its Platinum Banking Customer Value Proposition in Lagos. Its Head, Personal Banking, Nkolika Okoli, spoke with Bukola Aroloye about the banks revamped exclusive offering and other related issues. Excerpt: Can you tell us what Stanbic IBTC Bank private banking is all about' The Stanbic IBTC Platinum Private Banking (PPB) offeringRead MoreThe post We're innovating ways of providing service to customers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Association of Small Business owners Association of Nigeria, ASBON, President Femi Egbesola, speaks with Bukola Aroloye on the unrecovered loans and the not-so-smooth relationship between BoI and SME operators. he House Committee on public account alleged that the BoI has some unrecovered loans of aboutN11billion. Could you tell us the beneficiaries of such loans andRead MoreThe post SMEs are too large for BoI only appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sun, 03 Sep 2017
It was founded to help businesses grow. But many of them took loans from the Bank of Industry (BoI) without paying back. This has led to an investigation by the House of Representatives Public Account Committee, write Bukola Aroloye and Dele Anofi. The Managing Director of Bank of Industry (BoI), Mr. Olukayode Pitan, is byRead MoreThe post Where is BoIs N11 billion loan' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
As part of efforts aimed at a continuous promotion of the culture and traditions of the people of Southwest Nigeria, Goldberg, Nigeria's leading culture-centric beer brand, has announced plans to sponsor various cultural festivals across the region. The festivals, which include Osun Osogbo, Udiroko, Oranyan, Ojude Oba, Olojo and Oyemekun, are scheduled to hold betweenRead MoreThe post Goldberg reiterates commitment to cultural development appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
The Benue government said on Saturday that incessant attacks hurled through the social media were painting the state in bad light and discouraging investors from patronising it. 'The social media attacks have been very severe; they paint Benue in bad light and discourage investors from coming in,' Mr Lawrence Onoja Jr., Commissioner for Information andRead MoreThe post Social media frustrating Benue's industrial growth ' commissioner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
South Korea and U.S. jail two VIPs for corruption If truly Nigeria wants to learn about how to deal with corruption, the country is not short of examples, at least from other lands. Indeed, there is a surfeit of such examples. That corruption remains a festering sore in Nigeria merely shows the lip-service being paidRead MoreThe post Again, lessons from other lands appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Recently, members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged at the Convention Hall of Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, in solidarity with one of their staunch members from Enugu State, the Nigerian Ambassador to Republic of India with Concurrent Accreditation to Bangladesh and Nepal, Major-General Chris Sunday Eze (retd), who was accorded a befittingRead MoreThe post APC leaders praise Ugwuanyis bi-partisan approach to governance appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Following the emergence of candidates for the November 18 Anambra State governorship election, Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, takes a look at issues that will shape the next stage of the battle for the Government House in Awka and the parties' chances. The calibre of those who emerged as candidates of the leading parties in theRead MoreThe post Battle for Anambra enters critical stage appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
Ochudo Martin Agbaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) spoke to reporters in Lagos on the party's crisis. He claimed that Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, entered into an agreement to do just one term in office. Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu reports A lot has been said about recent developments in APGA, but isRead MoreThe post 'I am not product of gang up against Obiano' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 03 Sep 2017
A few days ago, in reply to a tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), a Nigerian named Abubakar, wrote, 'Working together is a sign of good leadership the country needs both of you for the next six years and may the almighty God grant him (President Buhari) health'. Similarly, another Nigerian, tweeting with theRead MoreThe post Lessons from Buhari, Osinbajo team work appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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