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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 9th September, 2017.

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
University lecturers are close to calling off their one month old strike after reaching a fresh agreement with the Federal Government on their demands. Top of the agreement reached at a 15-hour meeting that ended early yesterday in Abuja,is the immediate release,by government, of N220 billion to the universities to fund the revitalization of federalRead MoreThe post ASUU strike: Varsities to get N220bn within one month appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Apall of grief fell on Uke community in Anambra State, after a worshipper at Adoration Ministry, Miss Olivia Uchechi allegedly drowned in a canal as she was trying to urinate. The incident happened penultimate Sunday. Shocked residents and friends of the late Uchechi were said to have combed the canal for her whereabouts without success.Read MoreThe post Shock as 31-yr-old drowns four months to wedding appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Tragedy struck in Keffi area of Nassarrawa penultimate Wednesday after a man identified as Hamisu allegedly beat her cousin, a woman by name, Aminat Abdullahi to death, three days to her wedding. Hamisu, who is a younger brother to Aminat's mother was said to have loaned his sister a sum of N100 which she didRead MoreThe post Woman punched to death three days to wedding over N100 debt appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The 2017 annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age of 40, in the Media industry, is out.The Powerlist is a roll call of the most powerful influencers and change-makers under the age of 40. The list which includes creative filmmaker and director, Kemi Adetiba; media entrepreneur and blogger, Linda Ikeji; andRead MoreThe post 2017 Powerlist for media influencers under 40 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The accusations and counter-accusations between the Management of the Lagos State University and the Chairman of the school's branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Isaac Akinloye Oyewunmi, reached a climax yesterday with Oyewunmi's dismissal by the authorities of the university. Also dismissed alongside Oyewunmi were 14 academic and two non-academic staffRead MoreThe post LASU sacks ASUU leader, 16 others for alleged bribery, forgery, other offences appeared fir 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
No fewer than 20 persons were killed by gunmen in a night attack on Ancha village in Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State on Thursday. The victims included a four-month-old baby and her mother. Scores of people were also severely injured. The deceased baby was said to be strapped to her mother's back when sheRead MoreThe post Four-month-old baby, 19 others killed in fresh attack on Plateau community appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Three gunmen posing as worshippers yesterday invaded St. Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekere, Ikeja, shooting the parish priest, Rev. Daniel Nwankwo at close range. The incident occurred around 8:30am, shortly after the priest concluded the days morning mass. The gunmen were said to have approached the priest and demanded audience with him, a request his grantedRead MoreThe post Gunmen invade Lagos Catholic Church, shoot priest appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Country Music legend Don Williamsan American country singer and songwriter has died after a short illness at his home in Alabama at age 78. This was announced in a press release from the singers PR team confirms his death, saying that funeral arrangements are pending. Williams was born May 27, 1939, in Floydada, Texas, growingRead MoreThe post Country music legend Don Williams dies at 78 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
HAS Nigeria become the target of old European, American and Asian women in need of toy boys' The question is provoked by the increasing number of online pictures of young Nigerian men being joined in matrimony with older foreign women, some with an age difference as wide as 50 years. If there were doubts thatRead MoreThe post Behind the mad rush of young Nigerian men for older foreign women appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sat, 09 Sep 2017
VETERAN actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, aka RMD, has gone down memory lane in what he calls his lens flirt with celebrity photographer and musician, TY Bello. According to the actor, their affair started several years ago in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state and it was completely unplanned. 'We met at Meridien Hotel in uyo and afterRead MoreThe post RMD relives 'lens flirt' with TY Bello appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Togolese authorities clashed with demonstrators in parts of Lome on Friday following two days of massive anti-government protests in the city. Police used teargas on Friday to disperse protesters, who had staged an overnight sit-in, and in Be, an area known as an opposition stronghold, there were skirmishes between police and residents throughout today. ThereRead MoreThe post Tensions in Togo rise as police break up anti-govt protests appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, assured on Friday that standard of living of Nigerians would improve as the country exited recession. The minister gave the assurance in Abuja when he received Broadcast Media Editors in his office. He urged well-meaning Nigerians not to listen to pessimists, who were downplaying the significanceRead MoreThe post Standard of Living to improve ' Lai Mohammed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The late cultural icon, Adebayo Faleti, was buried in his Agboye Village, Oyo State, on Friday. The interment was preceded by a funeral service held at the First Baptist Church, Oyo. Eminent personalities at the event included Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, a retired Archbishop of the Methodist Church, Rt. Rev. Ayo Ladigbolu, Nollywood actors,Read MoreThe post Adebayo Faleti buried in Oyo country home appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
RESIDENTS of Makurdi, Benue State capital, will not forget August 27, 2017, in a hurry. Indeed, many of them would wish the day had not come at all. Although they had been warned repeatedly of an impending flood disaster, not many took the warning seriously. Rather, they simply ignored the warnings and went about their normal businesses.Then came a downpour in Markurdi and surrounding communities at about 12.30 am on August 27, which lasted till about 4 am. The following night, the rain continue 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
NO matter how much you try to justify being in a relationship with a married man, there are no positive reasons for dating a married man.Below are 18 top reasons why you shouldnt date a married manDating a married man is just plain wrong. No reason justifies your action.You will always be second best when you date a married man. Why be second best to a married man when you can be another mans number one'When you date a married man, everything about the relationship will be a secret because 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Eke-Ukwu Owerri Market, which later metamorphosed into the Owerri Main Market, was initially a small ancestral market that served not just as a place of commerce, but a binding force of the five families that make up Owerri, known as the Owerri-Nchi-ise.Over the years, as the town continued to develop, especially after Owerri became a capital city with the creation of Imo State in 1976, the Eke-Ukwu Market continued to expand. This was followed by tremendous increase in commercial activities 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
A 22-year-old robbery suspect Michael David has confessed that his three- man gang specialized only in robbing expensive phones from people.According to officer in charge of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Ahmed Muhammed Sanusi the suspects were three but two escaped.Sanusi said: On the 13th August 2017, at about 2.20am one Desmond Jacob and one Anele Kate of No. 14 Olasunloye Street, Ijegun Satellite Lagos were on their way ho 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
After surviving a prolonged deadly attack unleashed on them by blood-thirsty herdsmen last year, the people of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, who are mostly farmers, last weekend suffered another devastating blow in the hands of nature following the destruction of their farms and houses by flood. INNOCENT DURU, who spoke with some of the victims, reports that some of them have begun to suffer shock and dying as a result of the incident.IT was double tragedy for many families in Agat 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
I will like to state here that bacteria infections like staphylococcus, escheria coli, gonococcus, and kleps are major infections that can cause a lot of havoc in the male and female reproductive system thereby leading to low sperm count, weak erection, lack of sexual desires among married couple, penile and vaginal discharges, irritaitons in theRead MoreThe post Staphylococcus and infertility appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
University lecturers are close to calling off their one-month-old ASUU strike after reaching a fresh agreement with the Federal Government on their demands. Top of the agreement reached at a 15-hour meeting that ended early yesterday in Abuja,is the immediate release,by government, of N220 billion to the universities to fund the revitalization of federal universitiesRead MoreThe post ASUU : Varsities to get N220bn within one month appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
OAU Vice President, Miss Jacob Tosin Grace has reacted to kerfuffle that surfaced at the Central Executive Meeting of the Obafemi Awolowo Student Union on September 6th, 2017 where she was alleged to be involved with a fight with Social Director, Adedayo Emmanuel. Our correspondent who went to the Seventh Day hospital, Lagere met herRead MoreThe post OAU 3.8million saga: Lamba beat me two times VP retorts appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Lagos State University (LASU) Governing Council has dismissed 17 academic and non-academic staff, including the chairman and vice-chairman of Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) in the institution, for misconduct. The ASUU chairman is Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi while Dr. Adebowale Adeyemi-Suenu is the vice chairman. LASU's spokesman, Mr. Ademola Adekoya, said in Lagos onRead MoreThe post LASU dismisses ASUU chairman, 16 others for misconduct appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso has expressed their displeasure towards the unjust close down of their institution and has promised another face off to embark on a mass action. Speaking with a vibrant student of the institution Oyedeji Ahmed he said, For over six month we have been at home forRead MoreThe post LAUTECH student to embark on mass action appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kaduna Polytechnic branch of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP ), on Friday commenced an indefinite strike over welfare issues and decayed infrastructure. Publicity Secretary of the chapter, Abbas Muhammad, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview that the action was taken following alleged failure of the polytechnic's managementRead MoreThe post Kadpoly ASUP begin indefinite strike appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday assured of its continued intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market in order to sustain liquidity and stability in the sector. The Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department at the apex bank, Isaac Okorafor, stated this in Abuja. He said the measures being taken by CBN had yieldedRead MoreThe post We'll sustain forex interventions CBN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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