NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 7th October, 2017.

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, for one hour at the Presidential Villa yesterday. The meeting was the President's response to the reported dispute between Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, over the latter's alleged awardRead MoreThe post $25bn NNPC contract: Buhari vets Kachikwu's petition appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
More facts have emerged concerning the death of Tagbo, a member of hip hop singer, Davido's crew. It has been revealed that he was in a romantic relationship with the singer's accuser, Caroline Danjuma. Although the actress has cleared the air that she is not accusing Davido of killing Tagbo, she however states that heRead MoreThe post Yes, I dated Tagbo, says Caroline Danjuma appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu is the wife of Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN). She is also the founder of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN). She spoke with reporters in Akure on her advocacy programme on breast cancer treatment and other salient issues. DAMISI OJO was there. What actually informed the birth of BRECAN andRead MoreThe post Breasts are no big deal, yank them off if they're cancerous 'Ondo First Lady Akeredolu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has said that those killing in the name of God will go to hell. Abubakar said this in Nsukka on Friday while delivering the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 57th Founder's Day Dignity Award Lecture entitled 'Restoring the Dignity of Man'. Commenting on religion, Abubakar said thatRead MoreThe post Those killing in the name of God will go to hell ' Sultan appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Federal Government is in receipt of no fewer than 400,000 telephone short messages from whistleblowers on looted funds, Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, said yesterday. Mohammed told The Nation on Saturday that contrary to speculations that the Whistleblowers Policy might be on the wane, it is thriving quietly and the 'discreet but vigorousRead MoreThe post FG receives 400,000 alerts from whistle blowers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Sat, 07 Oct 2017
THE presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Dr. David Oyedepo, yesterday relived how he and others travelling with him escaped what he described as a 'potential plane crash.' The bishop shared the testimony at the 'Breakthrough Service' held at the church's world headquarters in Ota, Ogun State and broadcastRead MoreThe post God saved me from possible plane crash 'Oyedepo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A suspected robber and kidnapper, Linus Opara, has said he did not know the magic by which suspected billionaire kidnapper, Evans, lured him into his kidnapping gang. Linus, 53, spoke at the headquarters of the Lagos State Police Command in GRA, Ikeja Lagos while narrating how he worked with the alleged kidnap kingpin before heRead MoreThe post Im still wondering how illiterate Evans lured me into his kidnapping gang 'Suspected informant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A security guard in Indonesia, Robert Nababan, is recovering in hospital after winning a brutal fight against a giant python. Nababan said he came across the seven-metre (23ft) long serpent on the road as he returned from work in the Indragiri Hulu Regency of Riau Province in north-western Indonesia. The 37-year-old was riding his moped,Read MoreThe post Man wrestles giant python to death appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark, wants PresidentMuhammadu Buhari to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the allegations made by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr.Ibe Kachikwu, against the Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr.Maikanti Baru. On the same page with him are the Secretary of the ItsekiriRead MoreThe post Reps, ACF, Clark, others demand enquiry, fair hearing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday explained how President Muhammadu Buharis promise to provide 360,000 jobs for youths nationwide will be actualised. Emefiele told stakeholders at a meeting on the operational framework for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), under which the jobs will be created, that the scheme was targeted primarilyRead MoreThe post FG's 360,000 jobs for youth ready soon, says Emefiele appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, on Friday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to nullify the disciplinary actions taken against him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kashamu, in a suit he filed before the court, argued that all disciplinary steps, including the query dated September 7, 2017 issuedRead MoreThe post Kashamu urges court to void PDP disciplinary decisions appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the appointments of the Governing Board of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). A statement issued by the Assistant Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed Nakorji, said Mr. Tunde Lemo is the Chairman of the Board. The Board members areRead MoreThe post Buhari appoints Governing Board for FERMA appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for the reform and democratisation of the United Nations in order to make it more representative and responsive to the security challenges. Jonathan made the call on Friday while presenting his remarks at the opening panel of the Dialogue of Civilisations Rhodes Forum's 15th Anniversary Summit in Greece. Jonathan,Read MoreThe post Jonathan urges UN reform appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Bayelsa State Government on Friday set up a 12-member rapid response team consisting of top medical practitioners and public health experts following the outbreak of Monkey pox, a viral disease, in the state. The government also inaugurated other sub-teams with the mandates to prevent the spread of the virus and trace possible victims ofRead MoreThe post Monkey pox: Bayelsa sets up response team appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
No negotiation with criminals Governor The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin chapter and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State have blamed Governor Godwin Obaseki policies for the rising crime rate in the state. Three policemen were killed last month during the abduction of the Managing Director of OgbaRead MoreThe post ASUU, PDP blame Obasekis policy for crime rate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The founder, Centre for Promotion of Peace, Tourism, Arts and Culture (CEPTAC) and Nigerias Father of Tourism, Chief Mike Amachree has made a passionate call on Nigerian tourism industry practitioners to pay greater attention to inbound tourism by making efforts to sell Nigerian destinations outside. He said: What Nigeria needs is for operators to outside the country and source for market and at the same time open tourism centres, museums and cultural centres where some of the tourism products w 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Over 50% of ex-partner stalking started before they left their partner (Mullen, Pathe and Purcell, 2009)They become demanding/controlling, they want to know who you are texting, e-mailing, what you are saying. They are suspicious, perhaps even paranoid.They are contacting you multiple times a day asking you to confirm where you are at if you are at an unusual place and they seem to know suspect that they have put some geo location software on your phone.They start sending aggressive, abusive o 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Kaduna State emerged the overall winners of the 2017 edition of the African Arts and Craft Expo (AFAC) that recently ended in Abuja. The state beat other participants with its quality of stand and performance by the states cultural troupe.The well-attended expo which was graced by more than 10 African countries and several states was adjudged by visitors and participants as the best in terms of organization.Speaking on the 2017 AFAC, one of the visitors, a Turkish national, Hassim Raji said: Thi 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
THE Nigeria Police Force has been advised to put up measures to be monitoring and inspecting vehicles carrying loads late in the night and early in the morning.Some of the vehicles, observers said always drive in a way that suggests that they may be concealing prohibited items in the goods they pretend to be carrying.Some of the vehicles move in a convoy and in a very menacing manner. There are some that look like the rickety vehicles used by smugglers. They always fill their booths with only Go 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The organizers of the annual Ika Xmas Carnival in Agbor, Delta State, have said they are set to move the fiesta to the next level by expanding the content and opening it up to tourists and visitors to the Ika area of the Delta State, so that visitors would have a taste of the rich tourist endowments.According to Mr. Steve Aderemi the marketing consultant to the event and managing director of Astol Communications, having organized the carnival for the past two editions, the carnival will improve 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
You cant argue with a delusion. But you can look out for yourself.Living with a person who eavesdrops, feels rejected for no reason, seeks endless reassurance (but is never reassured), thinks others are looking askance, sneaks into private communications, and makes false accusations takes a toll. While many of us may feel suspicious, rejected, excluded or hypersensitive from time to time, chronic paranoia in a functioning person (one who works, socializes, and has a family) can be a monumental p 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
THERE is no gainsaying the fact that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has turned Lagos State into a huge construction site, especially his intervention in giving facelifts to rural and inner roads in the neighbourhoods.However, the roads in the White Sand area of Isheri- Oshun, Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area, are deplorable and should be given urgent attention.As concerned residents, we have tried a number of times to fix the roads, but our efforts have not yielded good results, hence, we 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Snakes are generally regarded as dangerous species of animals which must be eliminated whenever they are sighted. But that is not the case in some parts of the country where snakes are regarded as sacred animals that must be feted and protected and even nurtured. In such communities, snakes are believed to be harmless and are seen as part of the larger society. In fact, they are accorded royal treatments in some places. INNOCENT DURU reports on the phenomenon in which the reptiles generally rega 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
THE Benin-Asaba Expressway is a major road that links the West and Eastern parts of the country. It is an artery that helps seamless movement and economic activities.However, the state of the road of recent has made life difficult for commuters. It has almost grounded movement along the route. Just after the boundary between Delta State and Edo, few kilometers before the Benin bypass, a portion the expressway has totally collapsed.Commuters are forced to spend several hours trying to negotiate t 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Biola Makanjuola a Canada-based Nigerian relationship coach took to her Facebook page to share her experience of getting pregnant when she was 19 and her marriage to her baby daddy at age 20 thinking a marriage to her childs father would fix things for her and then separation at 23 due to emotional abuse and a toxic relationship.She encourages people who have experienced similar feelings of despair.She says:Got pregnant at the age of 19, was zerod out, condemned, alone and lost. Became a mother 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Industrial Training Fund ( ITF ) has trained 65 teachers and donated 210 desks to two schools in Plateau, its Director-General, Mr Joseph Ari, said on Thursday in Jos. Ari, who said that the gesture was part of ITF's corporate responsibility to its host community, identified the benefiting schools as Government Science School, Kuru,Read MoreThe post ITF trains 65 teachers, donates 210 desks to two schools appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
As teachers celebrate World Teachers' Day, the Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers ( NUT ), has urged the state government to pay salary arrears owed its members. 'Some teachers in Kaduna State are owed up to 11 months salary arrears; we think this is unfair,' Mr Audu Amba, the NUT chairmanRead MoreThe post NUT urges KDSG to pay backlog of salary arrears appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Plateau office of Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs ), constructed and furnished 38 classrooms and 22 primary health centres in 2016, Mr Samuel Damla, the Coordinator, has said. Damla told newsmen on Thursday in Jos that it also constructed 17 boreholes and seven VIP toilets. According to him, the projects are spread across variousRead MoreThe post 38 classrooms, 22 health centres constructed in Plateau in 2016 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, on Friday explained how President Muhammadu Buhari's promise to provide 360,000 jobs for youths nationwide, will be actualized. Emefiele told stakeholders at a meeting on the operational framework for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), under which the jobs will be created that the scheme wasRead MoreThe post FGs 360,000 jobs for youths ready soon Emefiele appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Airtel Nigeriahas been commended by teachers in its adopted public primary schools located in Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Kwara, Cross River and Imo States. The teachers who were overwhelmed with joy hailed the telco for its focus on education and for organizing a specialized training as well as award platform to honour Nigerian teachers. Airtel, throughRead MoreThe post Airtel honours primary school teachers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Patience Jonathan, wife of the immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, is a colourful and down-to-earth woman, community leader, and, as the campaigns of 2015 later showed, an excitable politician. Since her unsavoury encounter with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) began sometime last year, she has oscillated between holy rage one moment and chauvinisticRead MoreThe post Mrs Jonathans incomprehensible angst appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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