NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [10TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 10th October, 2017.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Friday, October 6, marked the 22nd anniversary of one of the most dastardly political murders of recent memory. Chief Alfred Ogbeyiwa Rewane, elder statesman, industrialist, philanthropist, and a pillar of the progressive community, was shot dead in his home on Oduduwa Crescent, in the more tranquil section of Ikeja GRA, in Lagos. For the previousRead MoreThe post Rewane: 22 years later appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Days after, Nigerians are left to hazard wild guesses as to what transpired at the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and his Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu last Friday over the latter's letter in which he levelled allegations of grave misconduct against the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (GMD-NNPC),Read MoreThe post Kachikwu ' Baru saga appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
NNPC on oil deals: no process breached Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwus future was hanging in the balance yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be weighing options on Dr Kachikwus fate, following his allegations against Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru. Specifically, Kachikwu allegedRead MoreThe post Presidency backs Baru appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Monkey pox, which started with an index case in Bayelsa on September 22, has spread to six other states, including Lagos. There are 31 cases, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said yesterday. NCDC National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu listed the states as Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Ogun and Cross River.Read MoreThe post 31 monkey pox cases in Lagos, Ekiti, Ogun, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
No syringe in Aso Villa Clinic' THE Presidents wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has lamented the poor state of healthcare services in Nigeria, including the State House Clinic, Abuja. Her daughter, Zahra, through her Twitter account, had also condemned services rendered at the clinic few weeks ago. Zahra had pushed for the management to give accountRead MoreThe post Buhari's wife: Aso Clinic has no syringe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Gunmen yesterday killed 13 persons, including a couple and a nursing mother, at Mgbuoshimini community, Rumueme, in Obio/Akppor Local Government of Rivers State. The hoodlums, suspected to be members of Iceland cult, reportedly stormed the area between3a.m. and 4a.m., shooting sporadically and killing people. Although there were conflicting figures of casualty, the police command lastRead MoreThe post Gunmen kill nursing mum, 11 others in Rivers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature and Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced Ikeogu Oke as the winner of the 2017 edition. The NLNG award goes with a cash prize of $100, 000. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the prize, Emeritus Prof. Ayo Banjo, atRead MoreThe post Ikeogu Oke wins NLNG s $100, 000 Prize appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Buhari, APC mourn LT.-Gen. Victor Samuel Leonard Malu, who was Chief of Army Staff during President Olusegun Obasanjos administration, yesterday died in a Cairo hospital, Egypt. One of his relations, Ben Adoor, who confirmed Malus demise on telephone, said: Yes General passed away yesterday at the age of 70 in a Cairo hospital. The lateRead MoreThe post Ex-Army chief Victor Malu dies at 70 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
A former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has sued the Federal Government over alleged violation of the Federal Character principle in the composition of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) board. He said none of the persons appointed to fill the nine positions is from the states that make up theRead MoreThe post Agbakoba sues govt for excluding Southeast from NNPC board appointments appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
MEMBERS of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) advocacy group will resume their marches to the Presidential Villa on Thursday. The groups spokesperson, Sesugh Akume, in a statement yesterday, said: As announced three weeks ago on September 14, the #BringBackOurGirls movement shall be resuming marches to the State House every three working days to underscore the issues weRead MoreThe post #BBOG to resume marches on Villa Thursday appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Drama as suspects' protest delays ruling There was a mild drama yesterday at an Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti. Seven persons accused of complicity in the killing of a former National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Chairman, Omolafe Aderiye, protested the prosecution's bid for adjournment. A letter from prosecution counsel, Ahmed Tafa,Read MoreThe post Aderiye's murder: Court 'won't adjourn' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he will not run for president in 2019. He spoke yesterday in London at the Financial Times Africa Summit . When he was asked whether he would be running, Osinbajo was quoted to have said: 'None of that is on the card.' According to a copy of theRead MoreThe post VP won't run in 2019 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Current Sisi Oge of Africa 2017/2018, Chiamaka Chukwurah tells Omolara Akintoye her favourite thingsFavourite fashion designerZaraFavourite shoe designerGiuseppe ZanottiFavourite perfumeSalvatore FerragamoFavourite sunglassesDiorFavourite wrist watchHublotFavourite colourPurpleFavourite holiday spotIbiza, SpainFavourite foodCoconut riceFavourite bookThe Power ofPositive Thinking by Norman Vincent PealeFavourite carAcura ZdxlllThe post Chiamakas TOP TEN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.]]> 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Dr Damilola Akinsulire is a Consultant Public Health Physician with Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). She runs a medical outreach programme (breast and cervical screening, family planning, counselling & services) for women prisoners and the underprivileged. . She has touched more than 5,000 lives through her initiatives. Akinsulire, a recipient of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship, was the Best candidate in Principles and Practice of Public Health, 2017 at the National P 

Tue, 10 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 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has stressed the need for holistic approach to enhance early detection and proper management of cancer in the country. Adewole made the call in Enugu on Sunday at the first Nationwide Go Pink Day Ball, an event organised by a group called Breast Without Spot ( BWS )Read MoreThe post FG urges holistic approach to tackle cancer appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The authorities of Auchi Polytechnic have proscribed the Student's Union Government ( SUG ) over threat to the scheduled school's second semester examination on Monday. Mr Mustapher Oshiobugie, the institution's Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure in a telephone interview on Monday in Benin. He said the proscription of the SUG arose from the threatRead MoreThe post Auchi poly proscribes SUG, goes ahead with session exams appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Federal University, Dutse ( FUD ) says it has received the approval of the National Universities Commission ( NUC ) to offer five academic programmes. The approval takes effect from the 2017 /2018 academic session. The university's Registrar, Malam Bukar Usman, said in a statement on Sunday in Dutse that the approved programmes wereRead MoreThe post FUD gets NUC's approval to run MBBS, other programs appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikorodu has fixed November 14 for trial in a suit by the Agbesa branch of Elepe Royal family seeking to commit to prison eight persons for alleged disobedience of a court judgment. Trial failed to commence in the matter last week due to theRead MoreThe post Contempt charge: family knows fate Nov. 14 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Governor gets honorary doctorate There is need for Nigerians to agree on restructuring, Bauch State Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has said. According to him, the subject was yet to be properly defined. On the clamour for restructuring, Abubakar said after 57 years of independence, there is need to look back to see where the nationRead MoreThe post Restructuring needs to be defined, says Abubakar appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mr. Babatunde Irukera, was a partner at Simmons Cooper Partners (SCP), a firm involved in regulatory and public policy practice. He was called to the Washington State Bar and the Nigerian Bar. He has over 20 years of transnational commercial litigation and practice experience. Irukera spent overRead MoreThe post 'We won't let Nigerians be ripped off by service providers' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
A group of lawyers has drawn attention to pending Bills and allied instruments on agriculture, reports ERIC IKHILAE. The various initiatives by the Federal Government, aimed at growing the agriculture sector for improved earnings, risk being abused, politicised and subjected to whimsical implementation, if retained as policy creations. To ensure the sustainability of such initiativesRead MoreThe post Wanted: robust legal framework for agric initiatives appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Lawyers in the Media (LIM) forum of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has held its maiden roundtable, with focus on consumer rights protection. Legal Editor JOHN AUSTIN UNACHUKWU reports. Stakeholders have decried dismissal of cases due to lawyers' inadequacies. They called for improvements in standards. They spoke at the maiden quarterly roundtable of theRead MoreThe post Stakeholders seek improved standards in legal practice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Former International Bar Association (IBA) Country Representative for Nigeria Chief Richard Oma Ahonaruogho writes that agitation for restructuring must be in line with the law. Celebrate if you can, for it is good for one to be alive. We, Nigerians, live on hope for a better tomorrow, hence, suicides were in the past rare inRead MoreThe post Thoughts on Nigeria at 57 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Firm: we had no job to execute A law firm, Falana & Falana's Chambers, has asked chairman of Chrome Group, Sir Emeka Offor, to pay his workers who are owed over N1.1billion. In an August 16 letter on behalf of staff of Chrome Group, the firm demanded the immediate payment of all their outstanding salaries.Read MoreThe post Workers demand N1.1b unpaid salaries from Emeka Offor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
A lawyer, Chief 'Kunle Uthman, argues that it is time to dump the age-long practice of appointing the most senior judge as Chief Judge. In his view, the best judge, not the most senior, should get the job. The Judiciary is that branch of government invested with the judicial powers; the system of courts inRead MoreThe post 'Stop chief judges' appointment by seniority' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC has unveiled a new customer value proposition designed to help middle income earners achieve financial objectives seamlessly. The Stanbic IBTC Silver Banking service offers customers a comprehensive bouquet of financial products and services. The scheme launched in Lagos for human resources heads of organisations is intended to reward existing and prospectiveRead MoreThe post Stanbic IBTC Bank unveils silver banking service appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Coronation Asset Management, a subsidiary of Coronation Merchant Bank Limited, yesterday listed three mutual funds on the Nigerian Stock exchange (NSE), opening new opportunities for retail and institutional investors to invest in pools of diverse securities. The three listed funds were Coronation Money Market Fund; Coronation Fixed Income Fund and Coronation Balanced Fund. The listingRead MoreThe post Coronation Asset Management lists 3 mutual funds appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has urgedthe Federal Government to prioritise the provision of scanners at seaports. He said this became imperative because of the rise in illegal arms import through the seaports. Afolabi said the Federal Government was slow in addressing faulty scanners, adding that their non-availability resultedRead MoreThe post Operator to govt: prioritise scanners appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017
How can the waterways in Lagos be made safe and effectively utilised' These are the questions that begged for anwsers all through a stakeholders forum which set out to distill ideas on how to reposition the sector, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE. The Lagos State Government and stakeholders at a forum on the waterways agreed that theRead MoreThe post Boosting waterways transportation in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it has given telcos order to deactivate any subscriber identity module (SIM) card that was registered but unsused after 48 hours. Its Director, Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, who dropped the hint yesterday in Lagos, said ongoing SIM card registration by the telcos has reduced criminal activites perpetrated viaRead MoreThe post NCC gives telcos 48 hours to deactivate unsued SIMs appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017
With their partnership, Emirates willexpand its network to 29 flydubai destinations in three continents. The new partnership will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations. Passengers can book on Emirates.com, or through Emirates' Contact Centres or travel agents from October 29. The codeshare destinations include: Asmara; Belgrade ; Kiev ; Juba; SamaraRead MoreThe post Emirates,flydubaicodeshare routes appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) yesterday said the country has lost N1.6 trillion so far this year to the sale of substandard products. It lamented that substandard motor lubricants account for N250billion yearly loss to the economy. A representative of SON, Benedict Preke, who spoke during the anniversary ceremony of MotorMechanics and Technicians AssociationRead MoreThe post Fed Govt loses N1.6tr to substandard products, says SON appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), in partnership with the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) and Arc Skills, a global skills training provider have hosted entrepreneurs and business leaders in Lagos. The three-day 'Industry Engagement Forum', which cuts across key sectors in the economy, was meant to ensure the realization of the objectives ofRead MoreThe post LSETF, UNDP, Arc Skills host entrepreneurs in Lagos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Sterling Bank Plc has again produced another set of millionaires in its on-going savers reward promo initiated to reward customer loyalty and encourage savings culture among Nigerians. At the end of the third draw held in Lagos at the weekend, 16 individual customers with a monthly balance of N25,000 in their savings accounts won N1Read MoreThe post Sterling Bank's savings promo makes 16 millionaires appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has opened a car park at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. FAAN built the six'level 1,300 capacity car park with Seymour Aviation Limited on a 30-year Built, Operate and Transfer (BOT) arrangement. At the opening, FAAN's Managing Director, represented by the Director of Engineering Services, SalisuNurudeen Daura, saidRead MoreThe post Car parkopens at MMIA appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
20 years after, the exemplar of personal decency and sane governance lives on ON October 3, 1997, Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin (1908-1997), Second Republic Governor of Ondo State (now Ondo and Ekiti states) exited these spheres, after living for 89 years. His story is not just longevity.Aside from his father, Peter Ajasin, a farmer whoRead MoreThe post Michael Adekunle Ajasin appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Too many Nigerians study abroad WHILE the high number of Nigerian students undergoing educational courses abroad attests to both their intelligence and their determination to better themselves, it is also a worrying reminder of the fact that the country's educational system is not all that it should be. The latest manifestation of the Nigerian loveRead MoreThe post Educational exodus appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
yeah, Gernot Rohr can roar loud and clear: he has attained the, before now, almost impossible: get the Super Eagles qualified for the Mundial, with a match to spare. Look back at the first ever World Cup qualification in 1994, and you could easily see the magic Rohr has wrought. With a gang not aRead MoreThe post Happy people, sore losers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Former Ogun State Governor Gbenga Daniel is a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirant. He spoke with Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU on his plans for the party, the challenge of reconciliation and preparations for the December 9 National Convention. What are the lessons which your party has learnt from its protracted leadership crisis'Read MoreThe post Daniel: no room for impunity in PDP appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed spoke with Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU in Lagos on how the country overcame recession, the anti-terror war, the battle against corruption, national security and restructuring. What is the evidence that Nigeria is out of recession' The same evidence that Nigeria was in recession is the same evidenceRead MoreThe post 'States can't continue to expect bailout' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared as illegal, the proposed 'Senator of the Year Award' to Sen. Dino Melaye (Kogi-APC) by the Senate Press Corps. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the corps had nominated Melaye and 14 other senators for series of awards, slated to hold on Monday Oct. 9Read MoreThe post NUJ cancels proposed award on Dino Melaye appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Tunde Eso is a political scientist and publisher of Findout Newspaper.In this interview, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State spoke on his plans for the youths and governance as a whole. TI: What position does youths have in governance' Tunde Eso: We have a new bill that has been passed intoRead MoreThe post We need new ideas in governance ' Tunde Eso appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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