NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 8th October, 2017.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
In the days ahead, officials of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency, like many other analysts, will be tempted to focus almost exclusively on the contents of the August 30th letter written to the president by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu. The letter accuses the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National PetroleumRead MoreThe post Kachikwu's letter sparks something sinister appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
If the Nigerian judiciary regresses into infamy again, it will not be for lack of trying, on the part of a Hon Justice Ayo Salami. Courtesy the leaked, Minister of Petroleum Resources (state) letter to the president, we saw again this past week, another of the in-your-face, 'we own Buhari' insubordinations by senior public servantsRead MoreThe post Still on Mr. Justice Ayo Salami (Rtd) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Handbook: Board can only approve contracts How can President Muhammadu Buhari get a clue to the $25billion contracts row in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)' The President met with the dramatis personae Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and NNPC Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr. Maikanti Baru, last FridayRead MoreThe post Buhari may call for NNPC boards records appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Residents of Agbura community in Ogbia Local Government Area where the suspected Monkey Pox epidemic started were not bothered about the disease, investigations showed yesterday. It was also gathered contrary to insinuations the index case of the epidemic came down with the disease after consuming monkey, the teenager only had constant contact with a monkey,Read MoreThe post How monkey pox started in Bayelsa community investigation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Buharis adviser asks Patience Jonathan to come clean Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed says 55 people may have stolen about $6.2 billion public funds from the country. He gave no names of the culprits, listing only projects which government could have executed with a third of the funds, if recovered. Mohammed spoke on anRead MoreThe post Corruption: 55 people stole $6.2bn Lai Mohammed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
About 2, 000 hectares of farmland have been destroyed by water across the three districts of Patigi Local government area of Kwara. Special Adviser to Governor AbdulFatah Ahmed on Emergency and Relief Services, Alhaji Duro Mohammed, disclosed this while inspecting the havoc caused by flood in Patigi yesterday. He said rice farms in Lade, PatigiRead MoreThe post Flood destroys 2, 000 hectares of Kwara farmland appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Constituency projects are meant to bring development to the home of the people's representatives. but in many states across the country much projects are rare to come by, report Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu; Assistant Editor, Onyedi Ojiabor, Dele Anofi, Sunday Oguntola, Rosemary Nwisi, and Okungbowa Aiwerie. ALTHOUGH the idea of constituency project for legislators inRead MoreThe post Constituency projects: succour or conduit pipe' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Former Ekiti State Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has promised to raise millionaires among the youths through economic empowerment schemes. Oni, who is also the APC Deputy National Chairman (South), faulted the stomach infrastructure policy of Governor Ayo Fayose which, he said. He disclosed that his campaign organisation withRead MoreThe post Fayoses policies making Ekiti poorer, says Oni appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Heavy security was beefed up at the Enugu prisons yesterday following alleged escape of two inmates in a suspected jail break. The jail break took place in the wee hours. Two alleged notorious criminals are believed to have masterminded the jail break. But there were conflicting reports as at the time of filing this reportRead MoreThe post Two prisoners escape in Enugu jail break appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Three suspects overpowered, handed over to police Luck ran against three hoodlums yesterday as they attacked the Federal Government Girls College, Old Umuahia, on the schools visiting day. The suspects -two men and a female- were overpowered by angry security men and youths, beaten to stupor and handed over to the police. Time was 12noonRead MoreThe post Gunmen attack Fed Govt Girls College on visiting day appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Thousands of passengers either coming from or going to Abuja were yesterday stranded as a result of an explosion and fire at Tafa along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. It was gathered that the explosions occurred after a tanker loaded with petroleum products dodged collision on the highway with a commercial Golf car, skidded off the highwayRead MoreThe post Thousands stranded, as fuel tanker explodes on Kaduna-Abuja road appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Speech to focus on 'What Makes Africa Work Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at this year's Africa Summit, themed 'What Makes Africa Work' taking place in London, United Kingdom . The two day programme opens tomorrow. The Africa Summit hosted by the Financial Times of London is a globalRead MoreThe post Osinbajo to deliver keynote address at FT Africa Summit in London appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Churches must place greater emphasis on social works to change their immediate environments, the Executive Director of Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development,DrOtive Igbuzor, has stated. He spoke at the 57thbirthday ceremony of the Convenerof Catalyst for Global Peace and Justice Initiative (CPJ), Pastor Sam Aiyedogbon in Lagos. Igbuzor regretted that global wealth and povertyRead MoreThe post Churches challenged on social inclusion appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
FIFI Umenyiora, wife of luxury car dealer, Okwudili Umenyiora, has celebrated her 36th birthday. Fifi, who runs Jamo Afrique Restaurant and Buush Lounge, played host to socialites at her birthday party. The celebrator was supported by her husband, family, friends, and well-wishers. Fifi, a premium fashion lover and Instagram celeb, regularly gives her followers aRead MoreThe post The world of Fifi Umenyiora appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
igeria needs revival more than anything else, Presiding Pastor of The Saints Gospel Church (a.k.a. Shadow Tabernacle) Igando Lagos, Jacob Shodeinde, has said. He recommended revival as panacea to the nation's woes, saying it was time believers embarked on radical and aggressive evangelism. Shodeinde lamented that Nigerians, especially Christians, have relegated evangelism to the backgroundRead MoreThe post Revival, Nigeria's greatest need, says Shodeinde appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Mrs. Funso Adegbola is the daughter of the late Chief Bola Ige and the CEO of the Vale College. In this interview with Yetunde Oladeinde, she talks about her childhood, life as Iges daughter and her passion for law and education. Tell us about your passion for education and how it started I have alwaysRead MoreThe post FUNSO ADEGBOLA I'm blessed to be Bola Ige's daughter appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Having an understanding of your skin type will help you to know how to manage it. In this interview with Omolara Akintoye, a beauty consultant and Director, Tejuvee Beauty World, Mrs. Temitope Faronbi, says pimples can be managed with the use of natural ingredients, but warns against wearing make-up to sleep . Though facials areRead MoreThe post Managing facial skin appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
There is nothing like a touch of a fringed embellished dress to make you sparkle. People look good in a fringed dress! So, its a bonus that fringed dresses are in trend this season. The great thing is fringed dress items are classic. The fringed dress will never go out of style, and you canRead MoreThe post FRINGED DRESS: HOT AND HAUTE! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is set to be a grandfather. His daughter, Princess Fulani Siddika Sanusi, is expecting her first child with husband Malam Abubakar Umar Kurfi. The couple got married in grand style during a seven-day ceremony that included Kamu (Kamun Amariya) ' catch the bride at the emirs house; Kunshi,Read MoreThe post SANUSI LAMIDO SET TO BE A GRANDFATHER appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Chief Nike Okundaye-Davies, internationally-acclaimed fashion designer and founder of Nike Art Gallery, has welcomed her 11th grandchild. Popular for her indigo dying, the elated fashion icon posted herself cradling the baby on her Instagram page.The post Okundaye-Davies gets 11th grandchild appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Between the last decade and now, a generation of artistes has been shaping the pop culture and giving Nigeria a new brand. Showbiz promoter and CEO 03 Media, Alex Ozone, packaged tours to Europe and beyond for some Nigerian artistes, showcasing their music talents. He shares his exploits with Adetutu Audu. What have you beenRead MoreThe post ALEX OZONE Perseverance, consistency keep me going appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command are on the trail of a fleeing estate developer, Tunde Najeemdeen Maleek, after he allegedly defrauded about 150 persons of over N100 million rents for a 12-apartment building.The building is located on Bankole Street, Ijeshatedo area of Surulere, Lagos State.It was learnt that Maleek had collected the rents from the unsuspecting victims between May and June 2017, when the building was under renovation.The unsuspecting victims paid money into his Zenit 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Expectations are high as the new kid on the block, Telcom Satellite TV (TSTV), promises to give popular cable operator DSTV, a run for its money. But does TSTV have what it takes to live to its promise' Bukola Aroloye asks. With the formal launch of the Nigerian-owned cable television, Telcom Satellite TV (TSTV) onRead MoreThe post Pay-per view: How can TSTV go' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Consumers that patronise foreign brands with no established offices are at cross roads on where to get after-sales services, just as TD Mobile, MTN and Freetel Japan recently officially unveiled ICE 2 phone from the stables of the Japanese telephone company. TD mobile, Sub Sahara Africa's biggest mobile device distributor, had previously announced its partnershipRead MoreThe post Consumers should be wary of foreign brands without after-sales service centres appeared first on The Nation Nige 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Dr Femi Egbesola, National President, Association of Small Business Owners of Nigeria (ASBON), in this interview with Bukola Aroloye, speaks on challenges of small and medium scale enterprises. Excerpts: What has been the contribution of SMEs to the economy in the last five years' According to the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics, small and medium scaleRead MoreThe post 'SMEs contribute about 48% to GDP' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
It all started like play on a WhatsApp platform. But today, Mayowa Akinpetoye has transformed it into a big venture. In this interview with Bukola Aroloye, she recalls how she came about Chronicles Empowerment Foundation. ow do you empower women entrepreneurs and what inspired this' Our focus is to empower women to fund their businessRead MoreThe post 'Access to financial support by rural women 'll help local markets' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Eunisell Limited, a specialty fluids management company, organised a one-day technical training and seminar for lubricant additive customers, as part of its efforts to raise the participants' technical awareness of the lubricant market to enable them have a better understanding of the link between engine design lubricant performance and knowledge of global trends especially inRead MoreThe post Eunisell educates customers on engine lubricants and industrial fluids appeared first on The Natio 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The First Bank of Nigeria has embarked on career counselling with 100 secondary school pupils in the Federal Capital Territory. Justifying the need for the empowerment, the Executive Director, Retail Banking North, Abdullahi Ibrahim said the programme will help to provide the students in making the right career choice. Career counselling is very important forRead MoreThe post First Bank empowers 100 pupils appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Nigeriaspends over N300billion on bitumen importation annually, Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said. He spoke during the inauguration of the board of the State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA) in Akure, the state capital. According to him, it is scandalous that the country spends such a huge amount on bitumen importation when theRead MoreThe post Akeredolu: Nigeria spends N300b on bitumen import yearly appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Worried by the excruciating poverty across the country, a former chairman of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Dr. Nicholas Obi Nkwocha has scored President Muhammadu Buhari low on the economy. Speaking at a sendforth party organised for him in Lagos by PENGASSAN, Nkwocha said Buhari's administration has not done enoughRead MoreThe post Ex-PENGASSN boss tasks Buhari on economy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Nutrition experts have urged Nigerians to invest in food security to enhance healthy lifestyle and human development. They spoke at a workshop held in Lagos by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Postharvest Alliance for Nutrition (PLAN) said women and children in Africa were under fed due to poor investment. The CEO/DirectorRead MoreThe post Experts call for enhanced food security appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Former Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mobil Oil Nigeria, Mr. Olumide Onakoya has challenged aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their innate soft skills for them to succeed in the ever growing competitive market. Onakoya spoke at the launching of a new book titled 'Why school doesn't guarantee success' written by Olanrewanju Adepetun. Justifying the need for soft skills,Read MoreThe post Former Mobil Oil boss tasks entrepreneurs on soft skills appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
His appointment is a revenge of justice The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen couldn't have made a better choice than retired Justice Ayo Salami, as chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee. The 15-member committee approved by the National Judicial Council (NJC) was set up to monitor, asRead MoreThe post Salami's return appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
To say, I was infinitely inspired by President Muhammadu Buhari's endearing remarks on the counter-insurgency campaigns in Nigeria's Northeast and the laudable efforts of the Nigerian military in curtailing the menace of Boko Haram Terrorism (BHT) in his 2017 Independence Day speech to Nigerians is to put it mildly. I was so thrilled to theRead MoreThe post X-raying PMBs Symbolic Visit to Operation Lafiya Dole appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi, is one of the longest serving speakers in the country today. He has occupied the position for over six years. Many have described the assembly under his leadership as peaceful unlike what obtained in the past. He was first elected speaker in 2011 as aRead MoreThe post Im determined to be governor -Ogun Speaker appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
When will they resume' This is the question watchers have been asking since former Senate Leader Ali Ndume and former House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chair Abdulmumin Jibrin were suspended. Jibrin's supporters claim he has since served out his suspension, but his colleagues want him to withdraw his case in court before he will beRead MoreThe post Tale of two suspended lawmakers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Jigawa State Governor Abubakar Muhammad Badaru, in this interview with Adetutu Audu, explains that Nigerias greatness lies in its leadership which must be based on merit and politics devoid of tribal and religious sentiments. Excerpts Hasthe Federal Government controlled by APC lived up to the masses expectations in the last two years' I would emphaticallyRead MoreThe post Badaru: APC has lived up to masses' expectations appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
As political forces re-align ahead of the 2019 election, Imo is one of the states where the opposition, in a bid to oust the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), have been loud and critical. But Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, reports that Governor Rochas Okorocha, who just celebrated his 55th birthday, and the APC believe theRead MoreThe post Imo 2019: Okorocha's legacies and APC's chances appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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