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


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


Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Nigerias men national volleyball team on Tuesday evening lost 1-3 to Morocco in their opening match in Pool C of the 2017 Mens African Nations championship holding at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt, NationSport reports. The coach Japhet Nuhu side won the first set 26-24 but could not maintain the lead, allowing the North AfricansRead MoreThe post 2017 Volleyball Nations Cup: Nigeria lost to Morocco in opener appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
El Kanemi Warriors Chairman, Aminu Kurfi on Tuesday met with the Patron of EL-Amin polo club, Muhammed Babangida in Minna to discuss on how to improve the game of Polo in Nigeria. Kurfi, who is on two weeks break, also used the occasion to inform one of the African best defenders, Babangida, his love forRead MoreThe post Kurfi, Babangida chart way forward for Polo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Nasarawa United chairman Isaac Danladi has said that the club is enjoying the services of Kabiru Dogo as the team's technical adviser and could become like Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson at Lafia. The Solid Miners has retained the Ilorin-born tactician for another year which will make him stay at the Lafia-based outfit forRead MoreThe post Nasarawa Utd: Why we retained Dogo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Senators seek sack of Malami, Dambazau, others How did wanted civil servant Abdulrasheed Maina sneak into Nigeria' Who gave him the police and other security personnel he had' These are some of the questions in government and security circles, following the scandal sparked by Maina's reinstatement and promotion. The dismissed chairman of the Presidential TaskRead MoreThe post Maina probe widens as EFCC seals more houses appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
SENATORS resolved yesterday to probe the controversial return of Abdulrasheed Maina to the civil service. The Public Service, Anti-Corruption, Interior and Judiciary committee is to investigate the recall of the former Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, who is on the wanted list of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N2Read MoreThe post Maina: Senate seeks sack of Malami, Danbazau, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
States have ruled out borrowing to bridge their funding gaps. The chairman of the Finance Commissioners Forum, Adamawa State Commissioner for Finance Mahmood Yunusa, yesterday told reporters at the end of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting in Abuja that states are not looking at borrowing to augment the funding gaps. According to him,Read MoreThe post States won't borrow to bridge funding gap appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Dasuki must appear today to testify for the defence in the ongoing trial of ex-spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh. Justice Okon Abang gave the directive yesterday despite the pending motion by Dasuki,Read MoreThe post Metuh: Court summons Jonathan, Dasuki appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
EFFORTS by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to adopt a consensus candidate for the position of national chairman have been met with stiff resistance from the eight aspirants in the race. Those in the race are Chief Olabode George, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prince Uche Secondus, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, OtunbaRead MoreThe post PDP chairman poll consensus bid fails appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Lagos empowers 2,613 women entrepreneurs with N2.1b GOVERNORS Akinwunmi Ambode (Lagos), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Seriaki Dickson (Bayelsa) and Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti) have hailed the contributions of women to the society and nation-building. They spoke at the opening of the 17th National Women Conference organised by the Committee of Wives of LagosRead MoreThe post Ambode, Udom, Obaseki, Dickson, Fayose, Osinbajo's wife hail women's contributions appeared first o 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in a speech at the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Beneficial Ownership conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, identifies the enemies of the quest for openness and governance reforms, among others Hidden corporate ownership poses real and present danger to most countries, especially the developing ones such as ours. A report that willRead MoreThe post Enemies of quest for openness, governance reforms appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Nigerians from various backgrounds midweek got a huge dose of education on violence against women with disabilities, as Project Alert, the Lagos-based NGO with zero-tolerance for gender-based violence held a three-day workshop at the WaterCress Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos. The first day of the workshop had religious leaders in attendance and issues such as 'UnderstandingRead MoreThe post Project Alert holds workshop on violence against women with disability appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) GARBA SHEHU points out the gains of President Muhammadu Buhari's four-day trip to Turkey. PRESIDENT Recep Tayyeb Erdogan hosted Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria for a fairly long one-on-one meeting in Ankara, the Turkish capital on Thursday before the bilateral meeting that involved their ministersRead MoreThe post Takeaways from Buhari's engagement in Turkey appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
This years Igogo festival may have come and gone, but the memory of the frenzy, the celebration and the display of love and generosity linger. Taiwo Abiodun reports Armedwith ashining silver-metalgong andsurrounded byhis retinue of chiefs, royalfamilymembers, well-wishers, princesand princesses,all in joyful mood, you could tell that this was another special day in the lifeRead MoreThe post When Owo Town stood still for Igogo Festival appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Citizens identification initiative cards launched The Osun State government yesterday inaugurated another state-of-the-art high school at Ilesa Government High School in Ilesa. Also, the government unveiled the Citizens Identification Initiative cards, called Kaadi Omoluabi, to be distributed to indigenes. The inauguration of Ilesa Government High School was in continuation of the Rauf Aregbesola administration's policyRead MoreThe post Osun inaugurates another high school edifice at Ilesa 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Another round of strike action is looming in the nations Universities as academic staff counts down to the deadline for the implementation of agreements reached with the government which led to the conditional suspension of its indefinite strike action in September. The government had signed an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities asRead MoreThe post FG, ASUU: Another strike looms over Oct 31 agreement appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology, Makarfi, will soon become a degree-awarding institution, a lawmaker said on Tuesday. Alhaji Bello Sani-Gimi, a member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria. According to him, the state government is collaboratingRead MoreThe post Shehu Idris college of health science and technology to award degree soon Bello appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, has identified entrepreneurship and gender equality as two critical areas that need urgent attention to drive the inclusive growth and economic diversification in emerging continents like Africa. He joined global private sector leaders at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaRead MoreThe post Elumelu draws attention to entrepreneurship, gender equality appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) Plc recorded considerable improvement in its overall return outlook in the third quarter as the conglomerate drew on improved top-line and operating efficiency to return to positive bottom-line. Key extracts of the interim report and accounts of Transcorp for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2017 showed that theRead MoreThe post Transcorp sustains growth with N9b profit in Q3 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
More time sought for Nigerians in Diaspora The Federal High Court, Abuja, ruling, granting a temporary forfeiture order on accounts not linked to Bank Verification Number (BVN) has raised the interbank rate to record high of 120 per cent. The court had ruled that funds in the affected accounts will be forfeited to the governmentRead MoreThe post BVN: Naira scarcity pushes interbank rate to 120% appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Lafarge Africa Plc ended the third quarter with a marginal recovery in profitability but significant increase in net interest expense constrained the bottom-line. Despite about 39 per cent growth in sales, Lafarge Africa ended the quarter with a pre-tax profit of N1.08 billion. Key extracts of the interim report and accounts of the cement companyRead MoreThe post Interest expense weighs down Lafarge Africa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has a record of over 13,150 verified pensioners and Next of Kins (NOKs) from the para ' military services of Customs, Immigration and Prisons on its database, Executive Secretary, Sharon Ikeazor, has said. Mrs Ikeazor, who made this known in a statement to journalists, said the directorate has alsoRead MoreThe post PTAD: 13,150 Customs, Immigration, other pensioners on payroll appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
ANONYMOUS: Good day sir|ma. Please as a contract staff who retired with an existing pin from his PFA and currently on pension, can I register with another PFA as a contract staff' God bless PenCom and The Nation for this good work. PENCOM: The Pension Reform Act (PRA 2014) emphasises one Retirement Savings Account (RSA)Read MoreThe post Pension complaints and solutions appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Seven children with limb difference from different parts of Nigeria will be fitted with prostheses this year as Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC undertakes its annual charity walk to raise awareness about supporting limbless persons. Coming under its flagship corporate social investment initiative, 'Together 4 A Limb,' this year's figure will bring to 20 the numberRead MoreThe post Stanbic IBTC holds Charity Walk appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Doyen of Insurance and industrialist, Chief Oladele Fajemirokun will on Friday be installed as Baba Oba Ifewara, Osun State. Oba Ifewara,Hezekiah Owolola in an interview with journalists, said Chief Fajemirokun was chosen as Baba Oba based on his antecedents in developing the people around him. He said they expect the industrialist to bring institutions, factoriesRead MoreThe post Insurer Fajemirokun to be honoured appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Nigerian Breweries Plc, producer of '33' Export Lager Beer, has hosted consumers to an evening of fun under its ongoing Friendship Parties being held in key cities. Before the event held at the Bongo Centre, Owerri, Imo State, other cities across Nigeria, including Lagos, Ibadan, Uyo, and Port-Harcourt had felt the friendship vibe as consumersRead MoreThe post Nigerian Breweries takes friendship party to Owerri appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a member of the Dangote Group, recorded significant growths in sales and profitability in the third quarter, putting the company in good stead to increase dividend payout for another consecutive year. Key extracts of the interim report and accounts for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 showed that gross earningsRead MoreThe post NASCON grows profit by 130% to N6b in Q3 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
It is time to cut the apron string to the centre President Muhammadu Buhari may be a man of few words, but, when governors visited him to demand the payment of a final tranche of the Paris Club refund; he had some harsh words for them. He told them that governments exist to take careRead MoreThe post Paris Club refund without end appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
We welcome the House of Reps' probe into the hidden dangers in some of the drinks we consume Ninety-one manufacturers of carbonated soft drinks and other beverages, as well as pharmaceuticals, have begun testifying before an ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives investigating the reported high concentration of potentially harmful additives, including carcinogens, inRead MoreThe post Pleasurable beverages appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
One of the small joys of writing this column is the fact that one is never short of materials. Considering that we are merry dwellers of a corner of the globe seemingly subsisting on ribaldry, Hardball has a queer job of serving you a daily broth of lampoon. In a land fertile for pale frangipanisRead MoreThe post Snakes, charmers and witch-doctors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The Anambra State Police Command has warned residents of the state to desist from attributing the Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area killing and burning of vehicle to any political party. Since two persons died at Tarzan, Nkpor after the flag-off campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC), opposition parties had linked the incident toRead MoreThe post Police warn parties against politicising Nkpor killing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is scheduled for next Tuesday. The meeting is coming amid the tension within the rank and file over the management of the party's affairs. Three years after the APC held its inaugural national convention, it is yet to hold another one; it has noRead MoreThe post Hurdles before APC National Convention appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The tension has continued to heighten. Emotions are still high, following the intrigues that had characterised the Anambra Central senatorial re-run election. Despite the speculations from stakeholders about the date of the election and those who are qualified to contest, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has continued to keep sealed lips. This logjam inRead MoreThe post Anambra central election: To be or not to be' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, has said the peoples' quest for a government that best represents their voice and interest, and not the so-called 'incumbency factor' or 'federal might', will determine the outcome of the election. Speaking in the wake ofRead MoreThe post What 'll decide the votes, by Chidoka appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
A National Assembly member, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa), says the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) is making good what the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) made bad during its 16-year rule. Adamu, who made this known in an interview in Abuja on Tuesday, said that the rot accumulated between 1999 and 2015 thatRead MoreThe post APC is making good what PDP made bad Sen. Adamu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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