NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [25 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 25 September, 2017.

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
No dialogue with separatists' Security agents have identified the Nigerian suspected to be operating the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Paris, France, it was learnt at the weekend. The government last week said money was being raised from some Nigerians in the diaspora to fund IPOB. Funds were also raised from events, includingRead MoreThe post Security agencies unmask IPOB's Paris account holder appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
A six-year old Boko Haram victim, Ali Ahmadu, has survived a corrective surgery in his spinal cord. He can now walk, after 14 days in the hospital. While being ferried to Dubai on September 10, all he could mutter repeatedly in Hausa was: 'Ina so insake tafiya da kafanaDon Allah ataimakamuDon Allah. Ina so inRead MoreThe post Boko Haram: Child victim survives surgery, begins to walk appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has within one year and one month contributed N9.975 billion to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF). Within this period, the agency has also paid $38,272,12.12 million to the CRF, The Nation has learnt. The agency onJune 1, last year paid N5 billion into the CRF as 'partRead MoreThe post NIMASA pays N9.975b, $38m into Consolidated Revenue Fund appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The commitment of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cutting production to clear a global glut is working, but the group needs to address rising output from Libya and Nigeria, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said. Compliance with the output cuts is 'acceptable,' Zanganeh told reporters in Tehran. The Organisation ofRead MoreThe post Iran urges OPEC to act on Nigeria, Libya output appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Irish President Michael D. Higgins may visit Nigeria soon. This is part of the outcome of the presentation of the letter of credence by Nigeria's new ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, Dr. Uzoma Elizabeth Emenike in Dublin. The new envoy told President Higgins that he shared a lot in common with President Muhammadu Buhari,Read MoreThe post Irish President Higgins may visit Nigeria appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said yesterday it has arraigned the Treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal, Mr. Percy Ndam, to court for alleged N495.8 million fraud. Ndam was accused of conspiring with two contractor, Frank Igbinedion and Uche Nwedi, to convert the cash into personal use.Read MoreThe post Housing project: ICPC arraigns NUT treasurer, contractors over N495.8m fraud appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
A Pantami Chief Magistrates Court in Gombe State has remanded three farmers accused of robbery. The Chief Magistrate, Alhaji Bello Sheriff, ordered the remand of Hamisu Adamu, 30; Sambo Haruna, 25 and Yunusa Audu, 27, residents of Tashan Leko, Yamaltu/Deba Local Government. Sheriff, who did not take their pleas, adjourned the matter till October 18.Read MoreThe post Court remands three farmers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, yesterday said major roads and bridges in Lagos State were undergoing emergency and remedial repairs. Eke, in an interview in Lagos, said some bad roads required urgent attention and that the Federal Government was determined to make all federal roads in Lagos and across the nationRead MoreThe post Fed Govt begins repair of roads, bridges in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
A group, the Concerned Professionals Congress (CPC), said yesterday the recent military's successful engagement of proscribed Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again raised hopes and confidence that the Armed Forces have the will, ability and capacity to protect law-abiding citizens against harassment or molestation in any part of the country. In aRead MoreThe post IPOB: 'military can protect all Nigerians' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Two Boko Haram Terrorists were killed in an ambush at the weekend by troops of the 202 Battalion of Operation Lafiya Dole operating in Bama local Government of Borno State. A statement last night by the Nigerian Army Director of Public Relation, Brig General Sani Usman said: On Friday 22nd September 2017, based onRead MoreThe post Troops kill Boko Haram men appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Health Workers in the country under the auspices or the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have accused hospital managements of harassing its members and threatening them sack over their participation in the ongoing strike called by the unions to protest government failure to implement agreement s reached with them. Specifically, JOHESU is accusing the ChairmanRead MoreThe post Striking health workers alleged intimidation, attack appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Sokoto State Government has built 50 new secondary schools based on demands by their respective host communities, according to Dr. Jabbi Kilgori, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education. Kilgori told newsmen on Sunday in Gudu that government's partnership with communities on education had continued to yield positive results on the sector. He saidRead MoreThe post Sokoto builds 50 new secondary schools appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGP) needs about 700 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d) to meet regional demand, it was learnt at the weekend. According to data obtained by The Nation, the management of the gas transport firm is brainstorming on how to close the demand gap. Some of the plans beingRead MoreThe post WAGP's unmet regional gas demand hits 700mmscf/d appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
ABOUT $10 million (about N3.6 billion) is spent on petroleum products import daily, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has said In the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Nigeria is the sixth largest producer of crude oil but depends on refined product imports to oil the engine of the economy, a development analysts sayRead MoreThe post SPE: Nigeria spends over $10m daily on fuel import appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev will increase its majority equity stake in its Nigerian main business, International Breweries Plc, to 75.1 per cent. This will happen after ongoing consolidation of its businesses in the country into a single entity. Anheuser-Busch InBev has already received the regulatory approvals from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)Read MoreThe post Merger: World's largest brewer to increase Nigerian equity stake to 75.1% appeared first o 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Extends Champions League deal Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has reached a new milestone with 150 million vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50 million. Nissan sees this achievement as theRead MoreThe post Nissan celebrates 150 million vehicles produced globally appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Federal Government plans to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar. It targets domestic production of 1.7 million metric tonnes of sugar by 2020, to, among others, halt the yearly loss of about N350 billion to importation of the product and create jobs. But the realisation of these targets via the implementation of the National Sugar MasterRead MoreThe post Forces against push for sugar self-sufficiency appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
African carriers have posted the largest year-on-year increase in demand for air cargo as global industry sees double digit rise in air freight demand in the last two months, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said. Its Director-General, Alexandre de Junaic, said there were signs that the cyclical growth period might be nearing aRead MoreThe post African carriers post increased cargo demand appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
$33b reserves to cover 8.1 months imports The Investors and Exporters (I&E) Forex Window has attracted $11.2 billion as at September 15, a report by FBN Capital, the investment and research arm of FBN Holdings, has said. The foreign exchange reserves which currently stand at $33 billion is expected to cover 8.1 months imports,Read MoreThe post Capitals inflows push I&E FX window to $11.2b appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has delisted the name of Avon Crowncaps & Containers Plc from its Daily Official List. This followed the conclusion of the voluntary process by Avon Crowncaps, which requested for the delisting of its shares from the NSE. The delisting effectively locked in more than N807 million in market valuation ofRead MoreThe post Avon Crowncaps delists shares appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Market valuation and momentum of activities improved considerably at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week as investors increased bargain-hunting transactions ahead of the third quarter earnings of quoted companies. Benchmark indices showed a week-on-week average gain of 1.38 per cent, equivalent to net capital gain of N166 billion at the end of the week.Read MoreThe post Equities rally N166b as bargain-hunting thickens appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Brokers can make about $1 million yearly in Lagos State, Mr. Gboyega Olanbiwoninu, Head, Business Development, Scib Nigeria & Co. Limited, a firm of Insurance Brokers, has said. A report from the National Insurance Commission (NIACOM) said insurance premium stood at N318 billion (or $1.1 million) last year. He spoke on the sideline of aRead MoreThe post 'Brokers can generate S1m in Lagos' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Onnoghen needs strong will to see this through The euphoria that greeted the promised strategy to tackle the cankerworm of corruption by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, underscores the sense of urgency. From the presidency to the man in the street, there is excitement that the judiciary may have woken upRead MoreThe post Speedy trial of looters appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The police, not the military, hold long-term ace for civil security PYTHON Dance 2, a military manoeuvre, was conceived to stamp out criminality in the South East; but nevertheless perceived as purpose-specific, to halt the Nnamdi Kanu Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) menace. With the military high command's announcement thatOperation Crocodile Smileswould soon launch inRead MoreThe post Security imperative appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
SIR: We were shocked beyond belief when our attention was brought to the statement credited to the Senate President, (Dr) Abubakar Bukola Saraki in which he willy-nilly endorsed the murderous activities of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), based on arguments that are bereft of reason, rationality or logic. In fact, a clear patternRead MoreThe post IPOB: Saraki goofed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
These politicians have started again. They have started before they should start. Starting ahead of time is not allowed in this case, which makes it illegal. It is not enough to point out the illegality, as the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji, did in Ekiti State on September 20 when heRead MoreThe post Campaigning before campaign appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
This year's World Tourism Day, September 27, is another time to think about Nigeria's approach to tourism and to rethink. The celebration will focus on 'Sustainable Tourism ' a Tool for Development.' World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980, and previous editions have featured topics including Peace and Dialogue, Energy, Accessibility, World Heritage, andRead MoreThe post Tourism means business appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola is still focusing on the implementation of his laudable people-oriented programmes in the face of dwindling revenue to fund them. A recent appraisal conference in Osogbo, the state capital, dissected the problems confronting the seven-year old administration and the way out of the logjam. Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU reports.Read MoreThe post Aregbesola: Governance in hard times appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Chairman of Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee, Chief Tunde Odanye, spoke with Assistant Editor LEKE SALAUDEEN on the challenge of reconciliation and preparations for the state congress by the chapter. How are you tackling the assignment of reorganising PDP in Ogun State' It is quite interesting with the exception of unexpectedRead MoreThe post 'PDP 'll not tolerate indiscipline' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders' Forum has thrown its weight behind governorship zoning to Ekiti South to ensure equity, justice and fair play among the three senatorial districts. This formed the kernel of a forum organized by a group, Itesiwaju Ekiti, a political platform of a former member of the House ofRead MoreThe post Ekiti APC elders endorse zoning appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 25 Sep 2017
The political landscape of Ekiti State witnessed the rebirth of Accord Party last week. It was a new beginning for the party faithful. At the inaugural meeting and unveiling of the party secretariat along Iworoko Road Ado-Ekiti, the new executive members of the party were inaugurated. They were urged to be diligent, dedicated and hardworkingRead MoreThe post Accord party to challenge pdp, apc in Ekiti appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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