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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Guardian Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 22 October, 2017.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Vested interests, religious and ethnic sentiments could frustrate attempts by the Senate to unravel the true position of the alleged $25b contracts, awarded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Already, cracks in the nine-member ad hoc panel led by a former Sokoto State governor, Senator Aliu Magatarkada Wamakko, has widened, as influential senators, including some members of the committee have expressed concerns about perceived pressure being mounted on them to frustrate the probe.
This is as protests within and outside the National Assembly, against subterranean moves to compromise the investigation and render it ineffective gather steam.


Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.
Nwabueze said: “President Buhari owes it to the Nigerian people to admit that the divisions tearing the country apart are caused by his actions and utterances,” stressing that, “he should begin the process of self-correction, which involves the making of amends for his misguided past actions and utterances.”
In the statement made available to The Guardian, the eminent constitutional lawyer quoting the former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, said Nigeria has never been as divided as it is now since the 1967 Civil War.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
On arrival in the country, most of the fleeing Cameroonians, comprising women, children, young boys and girls looked disheveled, haggard and unkempt, after a stressful seven-hour journey, within which they covered over 300km. 


Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The crisis in Southern Cameroon is a political conflict between two former United Nations (UN) trust territories, because many people think Southern Cameroon is the southern part of the country called the Republic of Cameroon. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
In Nigeria today, for every ten persons you see that are Cameroonians, at least eight are French Cameroonians, that was not what it used to be before in the 1980. Yes, the doors are opened; students are there, but which students. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
As it was once predicted on this platform, the honeymoon is now effectively over. And the truth that was kept in a grave is coming out. It was once noted here too that you can keep truth in a grave, but it won't stay there. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Police that should really be engaged in the management of civil relations are very helpless. Many attempts to reform the force have not produced good result. Those in the know have canvassed devolution to allow for state and neighborhood police. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
A new book calls us Africans and others to look at this matter closely once again. The book is entitled Dare Not Linger by Nelson Mandela, Mandela Lang's and Graa Machel. This book comes out at a point in which the prime instrument of Mandela's struggle. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Contract for the refurbishing of the Calabar-Ikom Highway is said to have been awarded to another firm, but no construction has started except for the remedial works carried out by Samatech and a few other contractors 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Roman Catholic Church started Church business in Nigeria, which to me is to God's glory. They are known to have companies and shares in many multinationals. They have schools, hospitals, hotels and bookshops. They have universities and seminaries. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
We should all eat fruits and vegetables because they provide health benefits, they can reduce the risk of getting diseases like cancer and heart diseases, and they also provide a range of vitamins and minerals. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
For instance, a recent revelation by experts linking over 44 per cent of deaths to hypertension should put all citizens on red alert because implicitly, it is a very deadly disease. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Peace in this case will not merely be the absence of violence, but the ability of a society to respond to the needs of its citizens, reduce the number of conflicts, and resolve existing disputes. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Jaekal House, which is a mini museum houses artefacts (tools, equipment, attires, pictures etc) of the old Railway Corporation. Taking pictures of the old black and white photos of Nigeria in the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s is prohibited. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
According to Amnesty International, and eyewitnesses, who spoke to Al-Jazeera, an international satellite television, at least 17 peaceful and unarmed protesters were killed by soldiers drafted to the campuses by Biya. 
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