NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 24 September, 2017.

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
IN an interview he granted the Sunday Punch last Sunday, former External Affairs minister, Bolaji Akinyemi, suggests that the buck to reorder the country stops squarely with President Muhammadu Buhari. Despite the excesses of separatist and self-determination organisations like the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the former minister was not enamoured of the presidencys handlingRead MoreThe post Prof Akinyemi on Buhari, restructuring appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
She has several movies and awards to her name, yet veteran actress Joke Silva is not resting on her oars. In this interview with ADENIYI ADEWOYIN, she speaks on some of the precautions to be taken to prevent domestic violence, among other issues. WAS acting what you set out to do' Oh yes. I knewRead MoreThe post JOKE SILVA: Marriage is not do or die appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Ex-governor: We're stronger as one nation 'FG can't withhold Paris Club refund meant for states 'Seeks national infrastucture plan All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday spoke on vexed national issues, restating that true federalism will correct the countrys power imbalance. 'The imbalance between the roles of the federal and state governmentsRead MoreThe post Tinubu: Nigeria better off with true federalism appeared first on The Nat 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
A run-away former governor has lost a choice hotel in Singapore to the latter day wife he used to launder his loot. The ex-governor is currently under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly benefitting from the $2.1billion arms scandal. Also hanging on his neck is an allegation that he mismanagedRead MoreThe post $2.1b arms scandal: Fleeing ex-governor loses choice hotel in Singapore to mistress appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Restructuring. This is the buzz word in the country today. But the proponents are divided on the shape it should take. On the other hand, the antagonists equate it with plans to decimate the country, report Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan and Sunday Oguntola. CALL for the restructuring of Nigeria has becomeRead MoreThe post Much ado about restructuring appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Lawyers yesterday said the federal government can block the funding of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) through diplomatic means. The government had said IPOB gets its funding from France, which it described as the group's international headquarters. But France denied having anything to do with the secessionist group. Director-General of West African Institute forRead MoreThe post Lawyers: IPOB's funding can be blocked diplomatically appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, will on Tuesday unveil the new statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement for the old one that was removed from the Allen Avenue round-about in Ikeja.Read MoreThe post Ambode to unveil Awolowo's statue appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
EVEN though no one seems to know what they discussed, the meeting last Thursday at Aso Villa between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former controversial Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, has set tongues wagging and got many political heavyweights scheming for 2019 fidgeting. Another report suggested that the All ProgressivesRead MoreThe post Restive Modu Sheriff on the move again appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
WHILE pundits were still speculating about last Thursdays meeting inside Aso Villa between the vice president and Sen Sheriff, the Adamawa State chapter of the party had in fact earlier begun a furious but puzzling political intermediation of its own. Still smarting from the determined but evidently vexatious statements of the Women Affairs minister, AishaRead MoreThe post As Adamawa APC brutalises with sarcasm appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the new metering factory in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom State would complement federal governments resolve to ensure that Nigerians enjoy a steady and efficient electricity supply. The Vice President commissioned the factory as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the creation of AkwaRead MoreThe post AIbom metering factory will protect Nigerians from high electricity tariffs- Osinbajo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) chairman, is as tough as they come. An activist to the core, he is frank and down-to-earth and for this, he has incurred the Senate's wrath. But he is not perturbed. He tells Joseph Jibueze, in this interview, that he is always ready for theRead MoreThe post Senators, Reps are sucking us dry with their jumbo salary' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Christian lawyers have a responsibility to use their professional skills and faith to rescue the nation from underdevelopment and tensions, the Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Martins, has stated. He spoke last Sunday at a Mass to celebrate the new legal year and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the NationalRead MoreThe post Martins to Christian lawyers: be fair appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Fairness and equity would automatically end agitations for self- actualisation across the nation, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has stated. Its national president, Dr Felix Omobude, said when governments treat citizens equally and fairly, their various agitations heating up the nation would cease. Omobude spoke last week during a two-day presidential working visit toRead MoreThe post How to end agitations, by PFN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
A group, Coalition of Nigerian Apostolic Leaders (CNAL), has appealed to agitators such as the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and others to season their grievances with non-violent communication strategies. It also urged the federal government to give non-violent communicators due attention and preference to discourage resort to threatening talks. The African and nationalRead MoreThe post Apostolic leaders to IPOB, others: eschew violently appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), his wife, Folu; Director General Bank of Industry, Kayode Pitan; co-founder of Mount Zion Film Production, Mrs. Gloria Bamiloye, and ace gospel ace Nathaniel Bassey have been confirmed for the 2017 National Youth Convention of the church. The convention, which ends on October 7, holdsRead MoreThe post Adeboye, Pitan, Bamiloye, others for youth convention appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Nigerians would be better off with more honest patriots, founder of Fountain of Hosanna Church of Christ, Pastor Kehinde Abiodun has stated. He spoke with reporters in Lagos at a ceremony to celebrate one of the church shepherds, Pastor Joseph Akilo, who found and returned $3,338 (N1.2 million) to a passenger at the Murtala InternationalRead MoreThe post Church celebrates honest pastor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Members of the Queen Easter Band of the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Ayo Ni O, Aguda branch, have celebrated their 30th anniversary. In the anniversary report read by Queen Adeyinka Awotilu, the band members appreciated God for using them to impact lives within the church in the last 30 years. 'Also, we thank GodRead MoreThe post Queen Easter Band celebrates at 30 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Whealthe recognise from scriptures that God's divine purpose for the Church is to stay in divine health. This is why God has made a sickness-free provision for all His people and He wants us to know and walk in that. As it is written: Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper andRead MoreThe post Maintaining divine health! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 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 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
To boost minig activities, the World Bank has developed new partnership deals with same states. The states are those with high mining potential. The bank said, would augment its vibrant partnerships with the federal government. 'In Nigeria, we have managed to develop a real 'partnership' with the Federal Government and we are still working alongRead MoreThe post World Bank partners states to boost mining appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in partnership with Thomson Reuters and other capital market participants, is set to host the second edition of the NSE Market Data Workshop. The event will hold on 4 October, at The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The workshop with the theme: 'Market Data: The bedrock of wealth creation', willRead MoreThe post NSE organises 2nd market data workshop appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
For many firms, it was tough weathering the recession storm. With Nigeria out of recession, firms that survived the storm are looking back and giving thanks for their survival. It was not easy, they said, pointing out that it was a learning curve, BUKOLA AROLOYE writes NIGERIA is out of recession, but it will takeRead MoreThe post Stooping to conquer economic recession appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
As the first woman president of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agricuture (NACCIMA), Chief Alaba Lawson bears the weight of the industrial world on her shoulders. In this interview with Biodun-Thomas Davids, she speaks on her vision for the association How will you measure NACCIMA's effectiveness in the last 67Read MoreThe post 'We'll fight for single digit interest rate' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
With Nigeria's exit from recession, all eyes are on the real sector to pick up to aid economic growth. For the manufacturing sector, surviving the recession involved a lot of digging-in. Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) president, Frank Jacob, in this interview with Bukola Aroloye, said some policies must now be put in place toRead MoreThe post How real sector survived recession, by MAN chief appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
It is quite interesting that almost all the sellers of unbranded vegetable oil in and outside the market claim to be selling Kings Vegetable oil, though PZ Wilmar, manufacturers of Devon Kings Vegetable oil, have declared that the company does not sell unbranded oil. This so called Kings Vegetable oil is watery and runny duringRead MoreThe post Manufacturers should protect consumers from adulteration appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Leading electronics company LG has vowed to bring consumers up to date with its smart ecosystem and user centric products with imminent technologies, their benefits as well as the significant difference they are expected to make in their day to day lives. Speaking in a Media event recently at the LG, Ogba Brand office, theRead MoreThe post LG electronics shaping the world of technology appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Nigeria must spend $3 trillion on economic infrastructure in the next 30 years to meet its ambitious development goals, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) president, Chief Executive, Mr Andrew Alli has said. Speaking at the annual conference of the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) in Lagos, Alli, federal and state governments' fiscal inflows were inadequateRead MoreThe post 'Nigeria needs $3 trillion for infrastructure development' appeared first on The Nation N 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of Xchangerate.oi, Mr. Peter Moradeyo, has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to come up with a policy framework for trading in crypto currency. Moradeyo made the appeal at the launch of its CBM 2.0 model of crypto currency trade held at Eko Hotel in Lagos. The programme alsoRead MoreThe post Experts seek policy on crypto currency trade appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to fighting the cause of widows. It vowed to free them from all forms of degrading and dehumanising treatments. During training organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation at The Chapel of Christ the Light, Ikeja, Lagos. Speaking at the yearly Widows Entrepreneurial/Skill Acquisition TrainingRead MoreThe post Lagos empowers widows appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
He should replicate the statesman's spirit of the speech here at home In his address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly last Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari came across commendably as a world statesman through his reflections and pontifications on crucial issues of international significance, such as the dangerous situation in theRead MoreThe post Buhari's UN address appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Many times man is confronted by circumstances that tend to dehumanize him. On daily basis, diverse forces combine to divest him of the trappings of humanness. In such situation he reacts to the vagaries of his own existence, desperate to fill a perceived void. Desperation is an inevitable factor of humanity however; the difference isRead MoreThe post Desperate times: the Nigeria experience appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
The government must exercise its power to free up tariffs and taxes on books and other reading materials I cannot begin to tell you what reading and books have done to me. They have made me cry. I remember the tears I shed when the canes came down heavy on my back for not beingRead MoreThe post Have literacy, will travel appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu Uko is the Founder of Igbo Youth Movement, Secretary of Eastern Consultative Assembly and the Deputy Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought. He was at the centre of the peace talks on Biafran agitation involving South-East governors, IPOB and Igbo leaders before IPOB was outlawed. In this interview with Associate Editor, SamRead MoreThe post Uko: What South-East governors, Kanu agreed on before IPOB was outlawed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
They used to be allies, but now, they seem to have fallen apart. What happened to the relationship between former President Goodluck Jonathan and Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson' Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, traces the genesis of their face-off' THERE is fear in Bayelsa State that the alleged power struggle between former President Goodluck JonathanRead MoreThe post Jonathan, Dickson battle for the soul of Bayelsa PDP appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
I was natures design that the Tiv and Jukun settled in the trough of Taraba and Benue states. Their ancestors, who were hunter-gatherers and farmers, migrated from different places and quartered there. In Benue, you will find indigenous Jukuns in Abinse, near the state capital, Makurdi. In southern Taraba, there are indigenous Tiv people inRead MoreThe post Taraba, Benue mend fences appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Hon. Bamidele Faparusi (a.k.a Fappy), is a former member of House of Representatives and one of the leading aspirants for the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti state. In this encounter with Daniel Adeleye, he speaks on his ambition to lead Ekiti state, what he would do differently and how APC should manage its primary electionRead MoreThe post Ekiti 2018: Transparent APC primary, key to defeat Fayoses factor' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 24 Sep 2017
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, said former National Vice-Chairman of the party (South), Chief Olabode George, remained the best candidate for the party's national chairman. Babatope, who is leading George's campaign organisation for his aspiration in the Dec. 9 convention of the party, told the News Agency of NigeriaRead MoreThe post PDP Chairmanship: Bode George will not step down ' Babatope appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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