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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [28 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 28 October, 2017.

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Federal Government said on Friday that its plan to generate 20, 000 megawatts of electricity over the next four years was on course. The Minister of State for Power, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, gave the assurance in Funtua, Katsina State when he inaugurated a 132/33 KV transformer that would boost power supply to local governmentsRead MoreThe post FG to increase power generation to 20,000 MW ' Minister appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
A Nigerian man simply identified as John based in South Africa has bought a luxury Mercedes-Benz G-class to a South African man to apologiseafter impregnating his wife. A South-African news website, Daily Live,quoted John as saying that the husband of the woman he inpregnant anger subdued immediately on receiving the car. 'I know what IRead MoreThe post Nigerian buys South African G-wangon after impregnating his wife appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
A crack appeared in President Muhammadu Buhari's camp yesterday with key supporters of the President complaining publicly that he had abandoned them. Led by the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali, the aggrieved supporters of the President said that many of them who had worked to bring Buhari to powerRead MoreThe post Protests in Buharis camp over appointments appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commended various support groups working for the progress of his administration. He said that posterity will reward their sacrifices for the peace, progress and prosperity of the nation. He made the remark while receiving members of the National Committee of the Buhari Support Group (NCBSG) led by Senator Abu Ibrahim,Read MoreThe post President commends support groups sacrifices appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The row over the dismissed former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina, has deepened with fresh facts emerging that a minister begged a detective to spare the suspect. There were indications yesterday that the minister might have played a vital role in the reinstatement of Maina.Read MoreThe post N2bn pension fraud: How minister begged EFCC operative to spare Maina appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN yesterday said there is no imbalance in federal appointments, stressing that the appointments reflected federal character and quota system. He blamed the elite for fuelling ethnic and religious division and tension, urging Nigerians to always elevate merit above the push for quota system. Osinbajo, who identified corruption as the greatestRead MoreThe post No imbalance in federal appointments 'Osinbajo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
President Mohammadu Buhari has been asked to give the embattled former Chairman, Presidential committee on Pension Reform Taskforce Team (PPRT) under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, protection to tell Nigerians the truth about the pension scam. The Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria, under the umbrella body of Coalition for Good GovernanceRead MoreThe post Mainagate: Group accuses Jonathan govt of frame-up appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has announced the laboratory confirmation of six additional cases among the suspected cases for Monkeypox. These include two cases each in Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom states, one in Enugu State and one in the Federal Capital Territory. With this, there are nine confirmed cases of MonkeypoxRead MoreThe post FG confirms six fresh cases of monkey pox appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
THE wife, four children and aged mother of the Police Inspector buried alive by hoodlums in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos have cried out to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Lagos State Commissioner of police, Edgal Imohinmi, for help. Inspector Musa Sunday was attacked by hoodlums in Ibeju Lekki on NovemberRead MoreThe post HELP, weve been abandoned! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Strong indications emerged yesterday that the Senate ad-hoc committee constituted to investigate the alleged abuse of office by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr. Maikanti Baru, may conduct its affairs behind closed doors. The Senator Aliyu Wamakko-led committee held its inaugural meeting last week after weeks of speculation that theRead MoreThe post $25bn contract: Senate panel may sit in camera appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
A Plateau Polytechnic student, Musa Nyam will be out of school in the next 48 months and be behind bars following his conviction for raping a girl at a birthday bash. A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama gave the verdict on Friday after Nyam pleaded guilty to the charge of rape. HeRead MoreThe post Plateau polytechnic student jailed four years for rape appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Freetel Ice 2 is undeniably a low budget smartphone that is able to give the feels of a high-end smartphone without attracting public glare to it due to its plastic chassis. Running on Android 7.0 (Nougat) revolution with a 4.0-inch IPS display that packs a quad-core processor and 1GB RAM, the device may favourablyRead MoreThe post Review of Freetel ice 2, cheapest smartphone appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Nigeria's Central Bank Governor ( CBN ) Godwin Emefiele said on Friday he expected inflation rate to fall at a faster pace and hit high single digit rates mid-next year. 'We are very optimistic that food prices will come down and as they come down, it will help to complement the reduction in core inflation,'Read MoreThe post Nigerias inflation rate to fall to single digit in mid 2018 Emefiele appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Labour Party (LP ) has said that the federal government should accept its complicity in the questionable recall of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, saying the government should tell Nigerians his whereabouts. The party said since the government recalled and reinstated in, they must know where heRead MoreThe post Tell Nigerians Mainas whereabouts, Labour Party tells FG appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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