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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 14 October, 2017.

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Dr. Paul Unongo, and the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum are not on the same page with Northern Elders Forum (NEF) chieftain,Professor Ango Abdullahi, on his position that Nigerians should 'go our separate ways.' The former vice chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria,has alsoRead MoreThe post Call for break-up: Northern elders, ACF, Arewa youths, disown Ango Abdullahi appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday responded to allegations that the Igbo were under-represented in his government, saying that the South East region was not marginalised in appointments into his cabinet. Receiving some leaders from the region who visited him at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday, President Buhari said there are 'four substantive ministers' from theRead MoreThe post Igbo not marginalised in cabinet appointments 'Buhari appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Forbes has given the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, the 2017 'Best of Africa Achievement Award' The Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Council on Africa, Florizelle Liser, said Emefiele merited the honour because the body is happy to see the work that is being done on the Ease of Doing BusinessRead MoreThe post Emefiele wins Forbes Achievement Award appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
TheEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Ayodele Fayose government in Ekiti for alleged diversion of over N680million meant for salaries and pension of civil servants . The amount has been traced to a fixed account which the EFCC claims yields N6million monthly. The discoveries informed the arrest of the state's commissioner ofRead MoreThe post Bailout funds: EFCC probes Fayose's govt over alleged diversion of N680m appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) are billed to travel to Turkey for a bilateral meeting with the authorities of Turkish Customs Service, it was learnt yesterday. According to Deputy Comptroller-General, Aminu Dangaladima, the meeting's aim is to put an end to the importation of deadlyRead MoreThe post Buhari, Customs boss head for Turkey over arms smuggling appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Pandemonium ensued in many private and public schools in Edo and Bayelsa states yesterday following rumours that government had deployed army personnel to inject students with monkey pox virus. Parents stormed the schools to forcibly take their children and wards home. Some of the affected schools in Edo were Army Day Secondary School, Idia College,Read MoreThe post Monkey pox vaccination scare hits Edo, Bayelsa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The army said yesterday that the increase in crimes in coastal areas of the country compelled it to step up training and operations in the amphibious environment. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said at the launch of Exercise Crocodile Smile II on Takwa Bay Island in Lagos ,that the 'Order of Battle'Read MoreThe post Army launches 'Operation Crocodile Smile II' in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Fresh indications emerged yesterday that all revenues of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will now go into the Treasury Single Account (TSA) because President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the closure of the agency's multiple accounts. It was, however, gathered that the closure has not been 'fully accomplished'. The process was said to be onRead MoreThe post $25bn contract row: Buhari orders NNPC to close multiple accounts appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Year-long activities to commemorate the 40thanniversary of the founding of the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, climaxed in the launching of a N5billion Endowment Fund and conferment of the college's Distinguished Awards on eminent Nigerians for their contributions to the growth of the school and uplift of the special class of disabled and underprivilegedRead MoreThe post Oyo special education college honours Obasanjo, Alaafin, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the Anambra State governorship candidate for All Progressives Congress (APC), Tony Nwoye, at the Presidential Villa. The President assured that he would personally make out time to attend the final campaign rally scheduled for November. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled November 18, 2017 for the governorshipRead MoreThe post To attendfinal campaign rally in November To attendfinal campaign rally in November appeared f 
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Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The 2017 Southern Sun Hotel-Lagos Yacht Club boat challenge was held last week. It is the sixth edition of the boat challenge. 23 boats contested at the all-day 6th water event, thrilling guests who were left mesmerized by the challenging weather conditions offered by one of Africas budding sailing environments, Lagos.Encompassing designs reminiscent of the best of nautical heritage, this years Southern Sun Ikoyi offshore challenge was conducted with typical grace and sportsmanship by the sailor 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
IT came first as a hint from the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere. He had told the gathering at an event at the corporate headquarters of the commission on Aba Road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, that a self-styled General and former leader of one of the militant groups in the Niger Delta, Paul Eris a.k.a. Ogunboss had become a big time farmer and owner of a large rice farm in his Peremabiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Governme 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Ogun State Government has disclosed that the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Wildlife Park would have a positive effect on the economy of the state.The state commissioner for culture and tourism, Mr. Muyiwa Oladipo said this in Abeokuta rercently at the opening ceremony of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Wildlife Park. He said the innovation was a worthy idea, which would further add to the tourism potentials of the State and the country. This is a Wildlife Park, a Zoo, where y 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Speakers have now been confirmed for the inaugural edition of the Tourism Summit 2017 organised by the umbrella body of travel writers in the country, the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET), in partnership with the Southern Sun Hotel , Ikoyi, Lagos.A statement by the body said the summit slated for November 2 at the expansive Ikoyi-based hospitality establishment on Alfred Rewane Road, is part of activities marking the World Tourism Day (WTD), that was celebrated 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
200 students from University of Lagos are to undergo 6 days of coaching with international trainers organized by Lufthansa Group and Help AllianceLufthansa is bringing its internationally acclaimed Corporate Social Responsibility project to Nigeria. Impact Week 2017 will be held at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) campus in Akoka from October 20 to 26. Impact Week is a one-week programme aimed at training participants to develop sustainable business models using different innovation techniques l 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Sheraton Lagos Hotel has marked the annual beer and pizza day with a special deal for customers.The event took place last Monday, October 9. The hotels General Manager, Mr. Barry Curran, explains that the event allows patrons to have a taste of their favorite pizzas at a reduced rate. Beer and pizza is the most iconic food combination and the hotel trusts that this will be a hit for all who come through the Italian Restaurant on the ninth.The hotel has perfected the art of making the most delici 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Recently I was invited to present a paper on Natural Medicine as a reliable remedy for diverse health disorders. The Organiser of this workshop is a Professor and he was a benefactor of our herbs having being married for well over seven years without a child and he took our herbs with his wife andRead MoreThe post Natural medicine, diagnoses and health disorders (2) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Director General of Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Onallo Akpa has denied claims that egg consumption causes or increase chances of heart attack (cardiovascular disease). He said on the contrary, the right intake of egg builds human immune system and increases cognitive capability in children. Akpa, who spoke at the world press briefing toRead MoreThe post Egg intake doesn't cause heart attack PAN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Nigerians have been urged to avoid anything that can aggravate cancer formation in them. According to a Senior Registrar, Dr Olurotimi Olumide of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba daily food, such as groundnut contains aflatoxin, which is poisonous and can cause live the deadly disease. Olumide made thisRead MoreThe post 'Watch your diet, lifestyle to avoid cancer ' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Prof. Peter Okebukola, former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, (NUC) has urged graduating students of the Caleb University, Imota, Lagos to deploy their God-given talents and quality training to develop Nigeria. Okebukola, who is the Chairman, Board of Trustee of the institution, made the appeal at the institution`s seventh convocation on Friday in Lagos. HeRead MoreThe post Use your talents to develop Nigeria, Okebukola urges graduating students appeared first on The Natio 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Day of the Girl Child 2017, the country has been ranked 27th in the world on the index of the toughest places for a girl child to be well educated. The country Director of ONE campaign, Serah Makka-Ugbabe, made this known in Abuja.Read MoreThe post Nigeria 27th toughest countries to educate girl child Survey appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A student of Redeemers University, Debo Macaroni Adebayo who was expelled for a post on social media has faulted the decision of the management. He stated in his post on facebook, that he has served redeemers university with all his life and does not deserve this kind of punishment. In the expulsion letter, the managementRead MoreThe post Redeemers student faults expulsion appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
JOINT Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has vowed to always return every unspent kobo by the board to the Federal Government coffers. He said the controversies trailing the huge amount he turned to the government coffers this year was uncalled for. Prof. Oloyede said JAMB is not a wasteful agency andRead MoreThe post Fee: So-called poor people are not genuinely poor JAMB Registrar appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Federal Government says the privatised power sector will open up for new investment process to enable new investors invest further in the development of the sector. The Minister of State for National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said this in Abuja. Ahmed said the plan by government became necessary given the challenges in the sector.Read MoreThe post FG to open privatised power sector to new investment process Minister appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Philip Agbese The projects were dead on arrival. Their only beneficiaries were the so called separatist leaders, who used the agitation for secession to bilk unsuspecting donors, sponsors, financers and backers even when they knew from the onset that what they were offering their followers has lesser value than a snake oil cure. They cheatedRead MoreThe post Like Catalonia Like Biafra II appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
To some, President Muhammadu Buhari in just over two years has tumbled from the height of popularity to the depth of infamy and disdain. After thrashing the much compromised and ineffectual Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election, the retired army general, seen as Mr Integrity, is now viewed as sectional, rigid, aloof, undemocratic, a pretender,Read MoreThe post The Buhari paradox appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
George Weah of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) retained his lead as the second batch of provisional results of Tuesday's presidential elections in Liberia were released on Friday. According to figures read out by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) Weah remained ahead with 39 per cent of the pollingRead MoreThe post Liberia election: Weah retains lead as more results announced appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Chief Olabode George is an aspirant for the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At a rally in Lagos marking his declaration of intention, he unfolded his agenda for the opposition party. Before the July 12th Supreme Court judgment, everything about our party was dark and bleak. The horizon was uncertain. We wereRead MoreThe post My agenda for PDP, by Bode George appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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