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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 6th September, 2017.

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Visa Inc., a global payment company, has appointed Oluwakemi Okunsanya as its new general manager for West Africa. The appointment takes effect from September 1. A statement by the company on Tuesday said Okunsanya joined Visa from MoneyGram International, where she was head of Anglophone Africa. The statement said: 'Okunsanya, in her role, would leadRead MoreThe post Visa Inc appoints new GM appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Senate, House of Reps excited Nigeria is out of recession, it has been announced. But President Muhammadu Buhariand economists, who are as excited as many Nigerians, are cautious, saying we should not lower our guard. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report for Second Quarter 2017 released by theRead MoreThe post Economic Growth: Dont lower your guard- Buhari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Federal Government moved fast yesterday to mitigate the resident doctors' strike by ordering medical directors to ensure interrupted services. A meeting will hold today between the leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and government representatives to resolve the industrial action declared on Monday. Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole also directedRead MoreThe post Doctors' strike: CMDs to keep hospitals alive appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) will push for the prosecution of bank chiefs who connive with looters to hide stolen funds, its chairman, Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), said yesterday. According to him, the 'monstrous epidemic of high profile corruption' could not have afflicted Nigeria without bankers' collusion. They must not get away withRead MoreThe post Sagay: Bank chiefs aiding corruption should face trial appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
There is a twist to the case by former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja against review of the Olubadan 1959 Chieftaincy Declaration. Justice M. I. Sule of Oyo State High Court has transferred the matter to the Chief Judge, Justice M. Abimbola. In a ruling at the resumed hearing yesterday, the judge said she wouldRead MoreThe post Olubadan: Judge transfers Ladojas case to CJ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The economy has exited recession. But it will take some time for its effect to rub off on Nigerians' living conditions. Many, including President Muhammadu Buhari, are cautiously excited by the development. Economists appraise the 'out of recession' verdict in the latest report of the National Bureau of Statics (NBS), report LUCAS AJANAKU, OKWY IROEGBU-CHIKEZIERead MoreThe post Recession: Economists express fears, hopes over new status appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
ELDER statesman Edwin Clark yesterday condemned the Biafra agitation led by Nnamdi Kanu. Clark spoke yesterday when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt, Senator Shehu Sani, visited him in Abuja. He also condemned the quit notice by the Arewa Group to the Igbo living in the North, saying it was worrisome. HeRead MoreThe post Biafra agitation is nonsense -Clark appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to have more Nigerians take to farming got a major boost at the weekend when Cross River State Governor's wife Dr Linda Ayade joined in yam harvest at the family farm in Obudu Local Government Area. Mrs Ayade, a British certified medical doctor, was in Obudu forRead MoreThe post Ayade's wife joins in farm harvest appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Senate and the House of Representatives are elated by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report which yesterday suggested that Nigeria's economy was bouncing back. Senate spokesperson Sen. Sabi Abdullahi said it was commendable that the economy grew by 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 after five consecutive quarters of contraction. AbdullahiRead MoreThe post Senate, House of Representatives excited appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
October 9 for hearing of suit A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed that court processes (documents) be served on Nnamdi Kanu and his group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on a suit seeking to restrain them from disrupting the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. Justice Babatunde Quadri gave the order forRead MoreThe post Plot to disrupt Anambra poll: Court orders service of processes on Kanu, IPOB appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
LAGOS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Dr. Nike Akande has urged Nigerians to patronise locally-made products and services. She was joined in the appeal by Chairman, Erisco Foods Ltd Chief Eric Umeofia at the 18th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture held yesterday at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Mrs. Akande, who spoke on theRead MoreThe post LCCI president, manufacturer urge Nigerians to buy local goods appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Scores of people including doctors were killed following the resurgence of Lassa fever in some parts of the country. Omolara Akintoye, (Lagos), Okungbowa Aiwerie (Asaba) and Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta examine what went wrong. E want to assure Nigerians that Lassa fever will soon become a thing of the past. It will become history in Nigeria.Read MoreThe post Lassa fever: Resurgence of killer disease appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Dr. Adedoyin Ogunyemi, a public health physician at the Department of Community Health and Primary Health Care, University of Lagos and Public Relations Officer, Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, in this interview with Omolara Akintoye, talks about how to ensure standard practices in our health facilities. YOU said Lassa feverRead MoreThe post Standard practices should be available in our health facilities' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
While some people welcome gray hair, which many believe, is associated with old age, others cannot stand it. The good news: Scientists are hard at work on how to prevent it. However, research has shown that using natural ingredients will help to boost and rejuvenate the hair, Omolara Akintoye writes EVERY man and woman knowsRead MoreThe post Worry less about gray hair appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
NIGERIA medical industry has continued to suffer shortage of professionals. Emigration of health personnel compounds the challenges as a sizeable number of physicians, nurses and other medical professionals are lured out of the country in search of lucrative jobs in developed countries because of our broken down healthcare system, inadequate infrastructure and poor compensation packages.Read MoreThe post Bridging the gap in healthcare system appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Let me quickly mention that Dr Paul Torty presently shuttles betwen Lagos and Abuja for consultations, pls call him on 08038824033 for his schedules. Also note that we have updated our website http://www.drpaultorty.com/ and a facebook account Dr Paul Torty through which you can easily read my health blog online, as well as easily makeRead MoreThe post Urinary Infections, infertility and other health problems appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Head of Abia State e-Library, Miss Pearl Solomon, said on Tuesday the state government has trained about 300 children from various primary and secondary schools in the state on Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Solomon stated this in Umuahia at the end of a computer training programme. She said the training which lasted oneRead MoreThe post Abia trains 300 students on ICT appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Plateau State Government will construct a model primary school in each of the 17 Local Government Areas of the state to reposition basic education, an official said on Tuesday. Read also:Plateau Police Command arrests 304 suspects over various crimes 'It is to facilitate access to quality education at the grassroots', Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman,Read MoreThe post Plateau constructs model primary schools appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ideas are valuable assets for entrepreneurs and start-ups. It is critical they get patents to protect them if they want to make money. A United States-based Nigerian start-up, Oshi Agabi, advises young entrepreneurs to seek protection for their intellectual property at a forum organised at Co Creation Hub(CChub), Lagos. Silicon Valley-based Nigerian Oshi Agabi, whoRead MoreThe post 'Patents vital to start-ups' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Banks' cost of operation has continued to rise, with cost of power leading the pack. Not less than N50 million is spent yearly to power the branch of a bank. But an indigenous firm, Concept Technologies, which for years maintained inverter-back-up system for banks' Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) has come up with a cost-effective solarRead MoreThe post Powering ATMs, banking software with solar energy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has paid N834.45 million pension arrears to 1,690 pensioners from the SouthSouth, its Executive Secretary, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has said. She told reporters in Lagos that the pensioners were from the civil service. She said payment was effected on August 18 to verified pensioners and assured pensioners of theRead MoreThe post PTAD pays N834.4m to 1690 Southsouth pensioners appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Errands and business support services is not new, but in recent years, companies have risen up to modernise it. One of them, Elite Concierge Services, a part of Les Concierges Group, is servicing customers globally. Rajni Parashar is one of the movers of the private members' club and concierge services outfit, DANIEL Essiet reports. ConciergeRead MoreThe post Help for all seasons appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Many young entrepreneurs are earning income from food processing. A Cross River State-based entrepreneur, Peter Edoki, is making money from producing plantain flour. The business has created jobs and contributed to improved food security in the state, DANIEL ESSIET reports. Cross River State-based entrepreneur, Peter Edoki's life has been full of hard work and challenges.Read MoreThe post How to eke a living from plantain flour appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Banks' cost of operation has continued to rise, with cost of power leading the pack. Not less than N50 million is spent yearly to power the branch of a bank. But an indigenous firm, Concept Technologies, which for years maintained inverter-back-up system for banks' Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) has come up with a cost-effective solarRead MoreThe post Powering ATMs, banking software with solar energy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
LAGOS State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has identified poor administration as the bane of pension in the country. He spoke at the opening ceremony of the training for senior staff members of the state Civil Service. The event titled: 'Digital and electronic administration of pensions in Lagos State' was organised by Civil Service Pensions Office ofRead MoreThe post Lagos harps on efficient pension administration appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday boosted the naira's value against other world currencies with its injection of another $250 million into various segments of the inter-bank foreign exchange market. Figures obtained from the CBN on Tuesday indicate that the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) segment of the market received the highest interventionRead MoreThe post CBN lifts naira with $250m forex appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Federal Government said it has concluded plans to embark on massive construction of energy efficient houses across the country as part of efforts to motivate the workers. The houses will be such that use less power, or minimum energy and provide maximum comfort as well as take into account the need and financial convenienceRead MoreThe post 'Energy efficient houses coming' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has been urged to upgrade its e-auction platform and sell all the seized exotic cars to the public to make more Nigerians key into the system. Some intending buyers who spoke with The Nation yesterday, said they were still finding it difficult to benefit from the process. One of them,Read MoreThe post 'Customs not selling exotic cars via e-auction' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Solana Olumhenses article, As EFCC confesses the sad truth calls to mind the proverbial chichidodo in Ayi Kwei Armahs The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born, a bird that relishes maggots but abhors excrement with all its soul even when its meal would only come from the lavatory. There are writers that abhor corruption butRead MoreThe post As Sonala Olumhense glossed over the sad truth appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
I sat transfixed on my chair, as the hall erupted into a rapturous mood, when the recipient of this particular award, bowed his head twice before the cream of dignitaries staring at him. And a voice vibrating in stillness, howled; 'I dedicate this award to President Muhammadu Buhari for giving me the opportunity to contributeRead MoreThe post Buhari, Kachikwu And The Feeling Of Fulfillment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
These are times that stump even the best minds. There is so much blood-letting in the land one wonders why the entire ground of our land has not become crimson. We speak of blood spill of the most brutish types. It is blood festival of sort we may well be celebrating. We speak of goryRead MoreThe post Blood festival appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Worthy experiences are not only sourced from individuals. Nations of the world also provide veritable platforms which serve as rich fonts of great lessons which spur positive actions in reshaping the destinies of other nations. Even a heart infinitely prone to arcane impassiveness to issues would not escape notice of the glowing trend of negativeRead MoreThe post Expulsion Of Amnesty International Is Ripe, Nigeria! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
As Anambra State warms up for the November 18 governorship election, Correspondent NWANOSIKE ONU examines the strengths and weakenesses of candidates on the platform of major political parties. All is set for the governorship election in Anambra State. The poll holds on November 18. The political parties have concluded their primaries and candidates have emergedRead MoreThe post Anambra poll: Pretenders and contenders appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant Dr. Wole Oluyede spoke with reporters in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on how he intends to solve the problems confronting the state, if elected as governor. ODUNAYO OGUNMOLA was there. What prompted your governorship ambition' Our great fathers in the past made a lot of achievements duringRead MoreThe post Oluyede: I won't steal Ekiti's money appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Communities in Moro local government area of Kwara State have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to excise the council from Kwara North Senatorial District in its constituency delineation. The people under the aegis of Moro Concerned Elders Movement (MCEM) said that the council is a minority in the Kwara North senatorial district. AddressingRead MoreThe post Communities ask INEC to excise them from Kwara North appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
A former commissioner in the Anambra State, Ken Arinze, has dismissed as strange and ridiculous calls by some supporters of Senator Andy Uba to cancel the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary. Arinze, a chieftain of the APC in Awka North, described the agitators as charlatans operating from Abuja with the desire to feast on Uba'sRead MoreThe post Former commissioner says anti-Nwoye campaign 'II fail appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
FORMER Minority Leader of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Rafiu Tunji Adekunle, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He said his decision was based on popular demand by his constituents, adding that he has come back to the progressives fold, which he originally belonged. Adekunle,Read MoreThe post Ex-lawmaker dumps PDP for APC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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