NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 20 November, 2017.

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Attorney-General replies to banks' objection Banks and their supervisor, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have been accused of working to derail the government's anti-corruption war. The Federal Government and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) are querying the double standards allegedly being exhibited by the CBN and the banks in opposing their effort toRead MoreThe post BVN: Govt accuses CBN, banks of shielding rogues appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is still hanging on to power despite being sacked by his party as leader, losing the support of the military and with a public rally against him. He was expected to announce his resignation but in a live TV address, on Zimbabwe Broadcasting (ZBC0, he said the country needed to moveRead MoreThe post Mugabe adamant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The police are probing the stabbing to death of Bilyamin Muhammed Bello by his wife, Maryam, in Abuja. Bilyamin is a son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one-time minister, Dr. Haliru Bello. His wife, who is the suspect, is a daughter of former Aso Savings boss Hajia MaimunaRead MoreThe post Wife stabs son of ex-PDP chair Bello to death over text messages appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has been reelected. The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate won in all the 21 local government councils. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer Prof. Zana Akpagu, the vice chancellor of the University of Calabar, announced the results ofSaturday'selection, yesterday in Awka, the state capital. Thirty-six candidates contested theRead MoreThe post Obiano re-elected Anambra governor appeared first on The Nation Niger 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
There must be shadow poll' Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has urged Southwest aspirants for national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to unite before the national convention in Abuja. The governor noted that the region may lose its slot for the party's national chairmanship, if the aspirants refused to work together and chooseRead MoreThe post Fayose: aspirants for chairman must unite appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The wife of the President, Mrs. AishaBuhari has been invested as Global Grant Patron of Nigeria-Morocco Businesswomen Summit in recognition of her commitment to uplift the living standards of women and children. She was decorated during the maiden edition of the Nigeria-Morocco Businesswomen Summit in Marrakech, Morocco on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 A statement issuedonRead MoreThe post Aisha Buhari honoured in Morocco appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The police in Ibadan, Oyo State, have sued a 37-year-old woman, Oyeranti Martins, at an Iyaganku Magistrates Court, Ibadan for allegedly obtaining N7million under false pretence. Martins, of Plot 6, Afolabi Femi Street, All Saint Road, Idi-Ishin, Ibadan, is facing a five-count charge on obtaining money under false pretence. The prosecutor, Salewa Ahmed, told theRead MoreThe post Woman in court for alleged stealing fraud appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
A mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State has sentenced a 16-year-old boy to eight months' imprisonment for having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old girl. The judge, Mr. Ibrahim Shekarau, sentenced the convict without an option of fine and ordered court officials to give him 14 strokes of the cane. He said since the convictRead MoreThe post Boy jailed for defiling minor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
A housewife, Fausat Akinola, has told a Grade `C Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan that her husband of 15 years, Mr. Sarafa Akinola, tied her to a tree in front of their home. The woman, a mother of three, was giving evidence in a divorce suit filed by her husband. My lord, I support theRead MoreThe post My husband tied me to tree appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
An estate agent, Adeyemi Ademola, who allegedly defrauded five prospective tenants of N19.6 million, under the guise of renting shops to them at a shopping complex, has appeared at an Igbosere Magistrates Court in Lagos. Ademola, 46, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, fraud and stealing. The prosecutor, FrancisRead MoreThe post Agent in trouble appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Academic activities at the Delta state polytechnics at Otefe and Ozoro, have been grounded as local unions comply with directive to embark on strike by the national body of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic ( ASUP ). ASUP Chairman, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Isoko North local government, Comrade Thomas Ojuye, said his members heededRead MoreThe post ASUP strike shutdown Delta polytechnics appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The CFAO group has opened an assembly plant for Fuso its Amuwo-Odofin, Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Lagos, facility. The plant is expected to produce 500 units of Canter truck yearly. According to CFAO, the Canter truck has segment advantage in the areas of reliability, ruggedness; low maintenance cost and particularly meets the economic needs and requirements ofRead MoreThe post CFAO inaugurates assembly plant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Investors scrambled to realign their portfolios and lock in profit ahead of the meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A midweek selling spree left the equities market with a net capital depreciation of N143.9 billion last week as investors anxiously await the decisions of the MPC. TheRead MoreThe post Equities lose N144b as investors await CBN decisions appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
These are activities expressed by the Executives or VIPs in words and deeds while driving or when driven. They include the following: When driving Depriving your drivers of enough sleep. Over-labouring your drivers. Open caressing of the opposite sex behind the driver seat. Open expression of deep words of love with the opposite sex toRead MoreThe post Unsafe executive acts on the roads appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Mr. Antti Ritvonen is the Country Manager, Dizengoff Nigeria, a member of the United Kingdom (UK)-owned Balton CP Group. Dizengoff is one of the leading communication and agriculture companies in Nigeria, providing customers with the best innovative solutions in irrigation, greenhouses, tractor & implements, Agro-consumables, cyber-security, radio'communication, home land security, IT infrastructure and turnkey projects.Read MoreThe post 'Govt needs to address harmful regulations t 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Trans-Nationwide Express (Tranex) Plc has secured N216 million new equity funds from its existing shareholders, about N23 million below the initial target of N238.6 million. Shareholders subscribed to 270.03 million ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at 80 kobo per share. Tranex had offered three new ordinary shares of 50 kobo each for every twoRead MoreThe post Tranex N238.6m rights issue records 90.5% subscription appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Kia Motors Corporation has handed over a healthcare centre in the town of Mayuge in eastern Uganda, having funded the build of the facility and its day-to-day management during a start-up phase. The centre, which provides much-needed medical support in the region, has been renovated and furnished with new medical equipment as part of Kia'sRead MoreThe post Kia begins healthcare centre's renovation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will go ahead with its crude-for-product plans. Its Group Public Affairs Manager, Ndu Ugbamadu, in an interview with The Nation at the weekend, said Federal Government has never contemplated dropping the idea or substituting it with another as of efforts to make fuel available in theRead MoreThe post NNPC: crude-for-product arrangement on course appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
It's an emergency and only a Presidential Task Force would do Everything was said, everything was written and all manner of graphic illustrations had been deployed. Nothing seemed to sink; nothing worked, it all seemed like water on pumpkin. Then came the mother of all illustrations: the vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, was last weekRead MoreThe post The Apapa debacle appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Investors must not expect any guaranteed returns from their transactions at the Nigerian Stock market and stockbrokers must not make any promise of such guaranteed returns in their dealings with investors. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded arrangements to enforce a blanket ban on any form of guaranteed returns by stockbroking firms, as partRead MoreThe post NSE bans guaranteed returns on investments appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
SIR: You don't need to consult a diviner to know that Robert Mugabe, former guerrilla fighter turned prime minister, and then president of Zimbabwe is a bungler and bunglers bungle everything that is good. Look to the economy which is in despondency and you will see a man who has failed at everything. Many peopleRead MoreThe post Mugabe and hypocrisy of the West appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The Federal Government may privatise the 3050 Megawatts (Mw) Mambilla Hydropower plant on completion, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola, in an exclusive interview with The Nation, said the planned privatisation was in line with government's policy of encouraging private generation capacity. He said: 'Ultimately we will involve theRead MoreThe post '$5b Mambilla hydropower for sale on completion' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
A senior lecturer with the Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State, Dr. Oscar Odiboh, has advocated optional implementation models for the nation's ailing auto industry. Odiboh, who spoke in Lagos recently at the Nigeria Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) monthly industry forum, held in Surulere, made his submission against the background of the four years old Nigeria'sRead MoreThe post Don seeks better implementation for auto policy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
With the Federal High Court in Abuja scheduled to decide on December 13 whether the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, should be asked to account for the whereabouts of separatist Nnamdi Kanu, the drama of disappearance is not about to end. Since Kanu disappeared while on bail, his sureties have been asked toRead MoreThe post Will Kanu reappear' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in this interview with reporters in Lagos, speaks on efforts by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to revamp the economy, Mainagate and the threats by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to resume bombing of oil installations. EMMANUEL OLADESU was there. What is your perspective on Mainagate. Don't youRead MoreThe post 'Nigerians 'll not vote for PDP in 2019' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Ahead of 2019 general elections, stakeholders and politicians have returned to the drawing board in Yobe State. Correspondent Duke Joel examines the factors that shape the primary and governorship elections in the Northeast state. The succession race is gathering momentum in Yobe State. The questions is: Who succeeds Gov Ibrahim Gaidam' Major political leaders andRead MoreThe post Who succeeds Gaidam in Yobe' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 20 Nov 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has declared Willie Obiano, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the 2017 Anambra gubernatorial election. Obiano won in all the 21 local government areas of the state with a total of 234,071 votes. The candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Tony NwoyeRead MoreThe post Breaking: Obiano re-elected Anambra governor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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