NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 23 September, 2017.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Following intelligence reports, the Federal Government has located a slush account in Paris to which some Nigerians have made huge deposits in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It has also uncovered how some IPOB members have invaded Nigerian embassies in Hong Kong and Spain and created some scenes in the last 72Read MoreThe post FG uncovers IPOB's slush account in Paris appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The youth wing of the Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has given its support to the decision by South East governors to proscribe the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group also entered into an agreement in Abuja yesterday with leaders of other ethnic nationalities in the country to promote peace and ensure the safetyRead MoreThe post Ban on secessionist group: Ohanaeze youths back S'East govs appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will,on Monday,swear-in Justice Opeyemi Oke as the Acting Chief Judge of the State. Justice Oke, who is the most senior judge of the State Judiciary, is taking over in an acting capacity following the retirement of Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade who will attain the statutory retirement age tomorrow,September 24, 2017.Read MoreThe post Ambode to swear-in Oke as acting Lagos CJ Monday appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Worried by the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles/trailers and petroleum tankers to stay away from Lagos for now. The State Government in a press conference jointly addressed by officials of the State as well as membersRead MoreThe post Apapa gridlock: Stay away from Lagos now, govt orders petrol tankers, truck owners appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The management of llorin Muslim Cemetery yesterday rejected the corpse of a 47-year-old civil servant who was killed by lightening in Oro, lrepodun Local Government Area, Kwara State. Dr. Abubakar Aliagan, the Coordinator of the cemetery, said the rejection Mr. Salami Adekunle's corpse followed an instruction that it should not undergo the normal Islamic prayersRead MoreThe post Drama as cemetery managers reject corpse of civil servant struck dead by lightening appeared first on The Nation 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Four hundred and twenty-three people died in 768 road accidents across the country in July,according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). 2,339 others were injured, the FRSC said in the July edition of its monthly 'Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report' released in Abuja yesterday. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi,who signed the reportRead MoreThe post 423 die, 2,339 wounded in auto crashes in July ' FRSC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that the Operation Python Dance 2 embarked upon by the Nigerian Army in the South East as well as the Operation Crocodile Smile 2 in the South South and South West zones were meant to tackle existing/emerging security challenges around the country. HeRead MoreThe post Operation Python Dance, Crocodile Smile in Nigerians' interest 'Buratai appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
A 75-year-old grandmother, Mrs. Beatrice Arogbo, has fled her home in Akure, the Ondo State capital to seek refuge in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, following an attack on her residence by unidentified hoodlums. Narrating her ordeal to reporters in Ado-Ekiti, the old woman, who described the invaders as hired killers said the four heftyRead MoreThe post 75-yr-old flees home after invasion by suspected assassins on the trail of her son appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Army yesterday said it has successfully curtailed the activities of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra in the South East while clashes between farmers and herdsmen within the region had been prevented by troops in the past two weeks. Providing an update on Exercise Egwu Eke II (Python Dance II) the army further saidRead MoreThe post We've checkmated IPOB, herdsmen/farmers' clashes, says Army appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the proscription order made against it on Wednesday. The group's request is contained in an application filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday by its lawyer, Infeanyi Ejiofor. The grounds on which IPOB is challengingRead MoreThe post Outlawed group urges court to set aside proscription order appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Rising cases of suspects escape from the police custody across the country has a linkage with electricity outage and negligence, reports KUNLE AKINRINADE.THE time was 1:50 a.m on October 18, 2016. A cacophony of voices had roused 59-year-old Lukman Abagun from his sleep. Unknown to him, some sons from hell had broken into his home on Adeola Street in Ayobo-Ipaja Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The suspected robbers gained entrance into the house through the kitchen and grabbed one 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
RENOWNED as the commercial nerve centre of Northern Nigeria, Kano State does not only serve the commercial needs of other states in the northern parts of Nigeria and neighbouring countries like Chad and Niger Republic, business men and women from the southern parts of the country also troop to the ancient city on a daily basis to buy and sell goods and services.Kano, the state capital, boasts no fewer than 305 markets, the major ones including the famous Abubakar Rimi Market otherwise known as S 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nigeria, with her diverse ethnic groups, has several foods delicacies that even some Nigerians are yet to try.These ethnic groups are diversified by varying factors including culture, language, beliefs and even food choices.Although Nigeria is diverse, food among other things have a way of unifying the people.Western influences have, however, transformed the Nigerian culture in many ways including eating habits. We have become comfortable with canned, frozen and well packaged food found in super 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Reporters diary of how nurses were chased out by cane welding union officials I went to keep a medical check up appointment on Thursday at a federal Teaching Hospital in Lagos. I left my house at about 6.30 am, got to the hospital about an hour later, but had to wait till about 11.00 amRead MoreThe post Strike: How union officials chased nurses with cane appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The management of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has released a new timetable for the post UTME screening exercise and a new deadline for registration. The online registration which commenced on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 (and ends on Sunday, September 10, 2017) is still open until Monday, October 2, 2017, while the Post-UTME examinationRead MoreThe post Post UTME: Nsukka varsity releases new date appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Students of public secondary schools in Borno have expressed concern over the withholding of examination results by the West African Examination Council ( WAEC ) and National Examination Commission ( NECO ). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two agencies withheld results for the June/July 2017 examinations due to the inability ofRead MoreThe post WAEC/NECO: Borno students lament withholding of results appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
A 400-Level student of the Department of Microbiology of Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Excel Oluwajomiloju Jeff-Agboolahas bagged a scholarship to the postdoctoral level after emerging winner of Queen of Aso Agriculture pageant competition. Speaking to the Public Relations Unit of the University in a telephone interview, Excel revealed that JABU contributed to her emergenceRead MoreThe post JABU student bags scholarship up till PhD level appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Institute for National Transformation (INT), a non-governmental organisation, has initiated plans to train 21,000 youths and professionals in value-driven leadership to raise a generation of change makers. This was disclosed at the event marking the institute's 10th anniversary in Lagos, reports WALE AJETUNMOBI. The need for personal and professional rebirth gave rise to theRead MoreThe post Institute's decade of impact appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Artworks by staff and students of the Federal College of Education, Technical (FCET), Umunze in Anambra State, were exhibited at the 10th African Arts and Crafts (AFAC) Expo held in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). EMEKA ONWUDINJO reports. Artists from about 18 countries exhibited their works at the 10th African Arts and Crafts (AFAC)Read MoreThe post Festival of arts appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC countries have approved Nigeria's exemption from oil production cuts. A statement by the Director, Press Relations, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr Idang Alibi, said the endorsement was given by at a meeting of OPEC's Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee on Friday in Vienna. Nigeria was first grantedRead MoreThe post OPEC exempts Nigeria from oil production cut appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
It is usual for people to have resolutions with the arrival of a New Year and the several groups claiming to represent the interests of the Igbo nation in southeast Nigeria would do well to announce realistic resolutions for the year 2017. The resolutions should centre around advancing the geo-ethnic agenda without engaging in actsRead MoreThe post The 2017 Resolution South East Should Make appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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