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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 29 October, 2017.

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Stops brave Takam in 10th round 'Retains Boxing World titles 'Joshua praises opponent 'Takam wants a rematch ANTHONY JOSHUA stopped a resilient Carlos Takam in the 10th round to successfully defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles in Cardiff. The Briton made it 20 victories from as many bouts in front of an estimatedRead MoreThe post KING JOSHUA RULES AGAIN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
N17 billion cash traced to fugitive Pensions boss 'How he bought $2m house in cash in 2012 '19 standing trial as EFCC pursues 12 cases About N17billion pension cash has been traced to the dismissed chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina, with a long list ofRead MoreThe post Maina Scandal: Ex-EFCC Chair, Ex-IGP, 2 Heads of Service implicated appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday accused his successors from 2007 of politicising the two anti-corruption agencies created by his administration. His successors, he said, turned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) to political entities. Obasanjo spoke delivering the annual public lecture of the DorcasRead MoreThe post Obasanjo: EFCC, ICPC politicised after my tenure appeared first on The Na 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Consumers wait with renewed hope as the private sector coalition on Competition Bill appeals to the president of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Yakubu Dogara, to expedite action on the harmonisation process and eventual passage of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill [FCCPB]. The aimRead MoreThe post Consumers await passage of competition bill appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The unending frosty relationship between the Presidency and the National Assembly may deepen following renewed pressure on the former by the latter to as a matter of urgency release funding for federal lawmakers' constituency projects as appropriated for in the 2017 budget. The Nation learnt that the alleged nonchalance of the presidency towards the requestRead MoreThe post Presidency, NASS bicker over unfunded constituency projects appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
A former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, has disclosed that he would not contest the 2019 governorship election in the state. Ladoja, who rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), disclosed this while speaking on an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, yesterday. He explained that he had personal reasons for not joining theRead MoreThe post 2019: I prefer being Olubadan to governor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, spoke with select reporters in Ibadan, and talks about how the ministry is pursuing a comprehensive health project to revamp a minimum of one Primary Health Centre in every political ward across the country. Bisi Oladele was there Healthcaredelivery looks poor in this country. What is your ministryRead MoreThe post We are pursuing basic healthcare through PHCs' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Ex-army chief buried with full military honour Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has attributed his military success to former Chief of Army Staff, the late General Victor Malu. He spoke at a receptionfor him and his entourage by Senate Committee Chairman on Army,Dr George Akume, in his Makurdi residence. Buratai was inRead MoreThe post Malu made me, says Buratai appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
We understand from Scriptures that success is the birthright of every child of God. However, it is not just ordinary success but outstanding one. By this we mean, standing out among our peers. Also, all-round success is God's plan for us and as such when we succeed, God is delighted; because it glorifies Him. AsRead MoreThe post Enemies of Success! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
At least five persons, including a meat vendor, were yesterday killed after suspected cultists went on rampage. The incident occurred around Night Market, Imota in Ikorodu, a Lagos district in the early hours of Friday. It was gathered that the fight was between members of the Aye and Eiye cult groups. It was learnt thatRead MoreThe post Five die as cultists clash in Ikorodu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Nigerians will soon stop feeling the impact of recession, Senior Pastor of Praise Arena, Jummy Adetoyese-Olagunju, has stated. He asked them to be optimistic and sustain prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the recent data by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics on the nations exit from recession is an indication of answered prayer. SpeakingRead MoreThe post Impact of recession will soon be over, cleric assures appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Christmas is a pagan festival because Jesus was not born in December, The God's Kingdom Society (GKS) has declared. The church said the popular December 25thcelebration of Jesus birth has nothing to do with Jesus Christ. Its Station Minister in Lagos zone, Brother Timothy Esimagbele, stated these last Sunday during GKS freedom day titled 'ThereRead MoreThe post Christmas a pagan festival, says GKS appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The pioneer chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr. Ransome Owan, yesterday opened up on why there is no sufficient electricity supply from the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). According to him, there is no adequate power supply owing to consumers' inability to pay for it. He said: 'The reason why you don't have powerRead MoreThe post Why there is no electricity Owan appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have renewed their attacks against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast, destroying their structures and killing scores of them in various military operations. According to a statement from the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. General Sani Usman, troops of 112 Task Force Battallion and MobileRead MoreThe post Army, Air Force renew offensive against Boko Haram appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Hope is rising on the final reconciliation of the 26-year old crisis in the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) fold. The warring factions that had been at logger heads with the mainstream General Executive Council (GEC) met at the Pastors conference recently. The Pentecostal Church had been in crisis since 1990 when its leadership dismissed someRead MoreThe post 26 years after, CAC crisis nears end appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The much hyped Asa Carnival scheduled to hold in the Ikorodu area of Lagos has been described as one of the results of Governor Akinwumi Ambodes call on the private sector and well meaning individuals to come forward and help in the development of the states many tourism potentials. The acting Commissioner for Arts, CultureRead MoreThe post Ambode, Ooni, Pasuma set for Asa carnival in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Philip Morris Limited has been officially certified as one of the top employers in Nigeria in recognition of the company's excellent working conditions and commitment to providing best-in-class career experiences to its employees. The annual international research undertaken by the globally-recognised Top Employers Institute, certifies leading employers around the world that provide highest standards inRead MoreThe post Philip Morris wins top employer award appeared first on The Nation Nige 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
As President Muhammadu Buharis supporters flag off campaigns for his re-election in 2019, a royal father in Lagos, HRM Oba Oladele Friday Kosoko, the Oniworo of Iworo and Ogundeyi 11, has advised the president to first set his house in order before the issue of his re-election would be brought out in public. He alsoRead MoreThe post Monarch urges Buhari to compensate those who worked for him in 2015 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Somehow, reason seems to have prevailed and sick Baby Michael, whom the mission to treat and rehabilitate was abandoned a few months ago, following disagreement between his family and his rescue team, were raising funds for his treatment, have now agreed to bury the hatchet and continue his treatment. Gboyega Alaka reports. Baby Michael Alvez,Read MoreThe post Relief, as LTV reporter saves blushes for Baby Michael appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
In line with its commitment to advancing the cause of women, Natures Gentle Touch has thrown its weight behind Campire Films on its latest project, 'Omoye', a movie that addresses the social vice of domestic violence. At a press conference to announce the movie, the General Manager, Natures Gentle Touch, Chijioke Anaele, remarked that 'Omoye'Read MoreThe post Natures Gentles Touch advocates against domestic violence appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Chairman Central Working Committee (CWC) for Reinhard Bonnke's Farewell Crusade, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, speaks with Dorcas Egede on the significance of the crusade. Excerpts: How did you become chairman of the farewell crusade' I'm always called on by God for every job He wants me to do. I am the chairman of Christian Association ofRead MoreThe post 'God will move through Bonnke's farewell crusade' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
In its quest to exonerate itself of alleged link with former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, the management of Aiteo Group has engaged the services of a London law firm Mishcon de Reya and Washington's Covington & Burling to lead ongoing efforts to address politically-motivated issues. A statement released by Benedict Peters, Aiteo ExecutiveRead MoreThe post Alleged link with Alison-Madueke: Aiteo Group heads to court appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Suliman Arigbaba, Executive Secretary, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, a non-governmental organisation, has blamed youth agitations partly on food scarcity in the country. Arigbaba who spoke with The Nation in Lagos also observed that a greater number of the youths in the African sub-region were involved in crimes ranging from kidnapping, armedRead MoreThe post Group blames youth unrest on food scarcity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The statistician General of the Federation/CEO, National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) Dr. Yemi Kale has strongly advised that the country needs to step up ongoing economic reforms to forestall a relapse into economic recession in the future. He gave this charge at the weekend the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria Members' Evening in Lagos. AccordingRead MoreThe post What Nigeria must do to exit recession totally-NBS boss appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The federal government's plan to upgrade the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, into a university may have hit a brick wall what with the rejection of the Federal University of Maritime Studies, (FUMS) bill by the National Assembly. Findings by The Nation revealed that the proposal to upgrade MAN into a university has pittedRead MoreThe post Maritime varsity bill tears presidency, lawmakers apart appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has decried plans by the federal government to enforce the no-work, no-pay clause. Speaking in an interview, Francis Olabode Johnson, the National President of PENGASSAN said no union worth its salt would instigate workers to go on strike without following the laid down procedures.Read MoreThe post PENGASSAN kicks over no-work, no-pay order appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The organisers of the sustainability, enterprise and responsibility awards otherwise known as The SERAS CSR Awards Africa have announced a list nine erudite professionals and global CSR and sustainability industry leading figures for the 2017 jury panel. The judges would serve a two year tenure that could be renewed. The list comprises Deborah Leipziger, TundeRead MoreThe post SERAS unveils 2017 judges appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Anselem Igbo, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Ltd, in this Interview with Bukola Aroloye speaks on the investment climate as it affects the insurance sub-sector. Excerpts: Foray into insurance market The holding company Stanbic IBTC Holdings prides itself as an end-to-end financial service provider, before Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers the holding company had presenceRead MoreThe post 'Selling insurance in Nigeria not child's play' appeared first on The Nation Nig 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
With competition growing stiff in the pay TV, it is anybody's guess how that will affect pay-per view market segment. Of course, across pay-TV market segments, it has been widely held that Multichoice the owner of GOtv and DSTV may have had a field day, especially with its pricing as many Nigerians believe that DSTVRead MoreThe post Pay TV: Many brides few suitors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The statement credited to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the country may be operating one of the weakest tax regimes within sub Sahara Africa and beyond has sparked off a controversy of some sort with most Nigerians expressing fears that further reforms might translate to more taxes. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf in this report examinesRead MoreThe post Should Nigerians expect more taxes' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Commendation has come the way of STL Trustees Limited with its recent recognition as the best 'Non-Interest Trustees of the Year 2017th. The firm clinched the award during the third African International Conference on Islamic Finance organised by The Metropolitan Skills Limited in conjunction with the Islamic Finance Council and the Islamic Finance Institute ofRead MoreThe post STL Trustees emerges best Trustees of the year appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The President did well by ordering that he be sacked, but those responsible should be punished It staggers the imagination and reads like a scene right out of a fictional crime thriller. The former head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms (PTFPR), Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, accused of involvement in the embezzlement of pensionRead MoreThe post The Maina conundrum appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
I know the United Nations Organization (UN) as a serious-minded umbrella body and assemblage of nations of the world in the pursuit of common good for humanity across the globe. It has been visible, especially in times of armed conflicts of global dimension affecting member-states. And anywhere the UN berths its shadows, it is accordedRead MoreThe post That UN Boko Haram Hoax appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Since the time of its creation, I must confess that I have regarded the survival of Kogi State as a test case for the survival of Nigeria. The similarity in structure between the two is too uncanny for their fortunes not to be as closely and intricately bound First, it was Osun State, now itRead MoreThe post Kogi State in shock! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, speaks on why Nigeria must restructure; his concerns about the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other knotty issues in the country and Bayelsa State. Mike Odiegwu, was there. How do you view the recent clamour across the country for restructuring' I keep saying I am not a politicianRead MoreThe post Nigeria must restructure to address agitations -Dickson appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
As the All Progressives Congress leaders prepare for this weeks National Caucus and the NEC meetings, there is increased expectation ahead the proposed National Convention, reports Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu Before the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his last leave in the United Kingdom, where he had gone to attend to his medical condition,Read MoreThe post Great expectations in APC over National Caucus, NEC meetings appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
If recent developments in All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) are anything to go by, then, some of my fears are fast becoming real. 'The coming into being of APGA in the first place as a political party did not go down well with those who thought the Igbo had finished as far as having aRead MoreThe post Anambra: Time to protect APGA appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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