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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 12 November, 2017.

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Edozie Udeze, in this report harps on the new trend in the visual art world where new art patrons and patronesses are shifting attention away from the Island to the Mainland areas of Lagos in terms of spaces for art exhibitions and more. As more spaces open every day in the Mainland areas of LagosRead MoreThe post As art spaces migrate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
FOR including him in his rants in an interview online, foremost rapper, Michael Stevens has called out his colleague in the industry, Blackface. In a Facebook rebuttal, Ruggedman said that he feels sad having to respond to Blackface but artistes to whom he has always tried to set a good example would understand. 'I amRead MoreThe post RUGGEDMAN TO BLACKFACE: You're now a veteran upcoming artist appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
AGELESS Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, has motivated young persons at the 2017 Excellence In Leadership Conference organised by Pastor Sam Adeyemi of the Daystar Christian Centre. Sharing the experience on his Instagram page, RMD, as the actor is popularly called, implored young people to connect to God when things appear gloomy and remember toRead MoreThe post Dont wait for help, RMD advises young persons appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
I escaped assassination Wike 'Governor's security pulled guns on me ' Amaechi IT was a horrifying scene yesterday afternoon in Port Harcourt, as policemen attached to Governor Nyesom Wike and that of the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, clashed. Amaechi's escort details were, however, unlucky during the 3p.m. attack, as one of them, Sgt. EtengRead MoreThe post Wike, Amaechi convoy clash in Port Harcourt appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
No corruption case against me, says Secondus Worried by the intense intrigues over the choice of a new National Chairman of the party, the governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will today meet in Enugu. The emergency session is expected to address some issues raised by party leaders including fearsRead MoreThe post Chairmanship: PDP govs meet in Enugu to avert split appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
$40b foreign reserves targeted For the first time in 16 months, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, on Friday night, hinted on possibility of lowering interest rate in the New Year. The CBN boss spoke at the 2017 Annual Bankers Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) inRead MoreThe post Interest rate will come down in 2018, says Emefiele appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Vice President Yomi Osinbajo yesterday performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a N200bn industrial park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba-Okah local government area. The Benin Industrial Park is expected to produce over 600,000 metric tonnes of industrial output and provide jobs for 170,000 direct and indirect workers. Performing the groundbreaking, Osibanjo said the parkRead MoreThe post Osinbajo performs groundbreaking of N200bn Edo Industrial Park appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
R and B sensation, Bankole Wellington fondly called Banky W, is to have his traditional wedding to his actress bride-to be, Adesua Etomi next Sunday in Lagos. He just had a successful skin cancer surgery The event, we gathered, is strictly by invitation, as guests will be given access cards for entrance into the privateRead MoreThe post Banky W fixes date for wedding appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
UN Secretary General backs her The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has said she was involved in the alleged illegal export of African rosewood, also known as kosso, from Nigeria to China. The trade is estimated to be worth $1 billion in the last four years. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a non-governmental organisation,Read MoreThe post Im not under probe, says Amina Mohammed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has been advised to use his office to alleviate the sufferings of the common people. The advice was contained in a congratulatory letter given to Mustapha by the Buhari South-East Youth Movement (BUSEYM); a youth advocacy and pro-President Muhammadu Buhari group. BUSEYMs Director-General,Read MoreThe post Use office to help the masses, BUSEYM tells SGF appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West region may have resolved to do everything possible to ensure that the zone goes to the national convention of the party scheduled to hold next month with a consensus candidate for the position of national chairman. The decision, according to very reliable party sources, isRead MoreThe post SouthWest leaders, stakeholders insist on consensus candidate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Amidst tight security, the Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Adetunji yesterday installed Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu as Agbaakin Fiwajoye of Ibadanland at his Popoyemoja palace, Ibadan. There had been apprehensions since news of the installation hit town. True to their threats, the 21 new Obas were conspicuously absent at the event. There wasRead MoreThe post Olubadan installs Shittu as Agbaakin Fiwajoye appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Comrade Engr. Valentine Buraimoh has promised to implement more programmes to enhance social and economic development of the council. He made the promise while speaking to journalists on activities marking his 100 days in office. Buraimoh said his administration has done a lot toRead MoreThe post Council chair pledges more developmental projects appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre Lagos, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, has declared that the nation needs an army of trained, visionary leaders in all sectors. He lamented that most leaders across sectors in the nation are either untrained or lacking in visions. Adeyemi spoke with newsmen shortly after the Excellence in Leadership Conference, whichRead MoreThe post Nigeria needs trained, visionary leaders, says Adeyemi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
We discover from scriptures that as our destinies are great in Christ; so also are the oppositions against them. Furthermore, there are wars against our destinies and these wars are largely spiritual. As it is written: For a great door and effectual is opened unto me and there are many adversaries (1Corithians16:9). However, it isRead MoreThe post Engaging the Power of the Holy Ghost for Conquest! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Wife of General Overseer of The Victorious Army Ministries International, Pastor (Mrs.) Blessing Agboli, has refuted popular beliefs that most church leaders with private jets acquired them with tithes and offering. She said private jets are so expensive that no amount of tithes and offering can buy them. She spoke on Tuesday in Lagos withRead MoreThe post Tithes, offering cannot buy private jets Agboli appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Jenior pastor of the His Presence Redemption Ministries International Lagos, Prophet David Babalola, has announced a special programme tagged 'O Ye gate'. It holds at the church's Ogba premises on Friday, November 24 as a vigil. It continues on Sunday. Babalola stated the ministers are Pastor Adewale also of the same church and UK-based evangelist,Read MoreThe post Church holds worship service appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Pastor-in-Charge of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Lagos Province 59, Pastor Funso AyinOluwa, who clocked 60 recently, has passion for soul winning. He tells Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, the origin of his deep interest in foreign missions and insider story of how the first model parish of the church survived with less than 10Read MoreThe post 'There's nothing like part-time pastor' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has charged the federal government to give more attention to health, education and poverty alleviation of the rural poor in the 2018 budget. He spoke last Sunday at the special prayer and thanksgiving service for fathers, intending fathers and their families atRead MoreThe post 2018 budget: Pay attention to health, Adeboye tells FG appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan is 60 years old this month (November). In this interview with Bisi Oladele, the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Temitope Alonge, who is the seventh chief executive, shares the rich breakthroughs of the first teaching hospital in West Africa in research, training and healthcare services. YOU joined the hospital asRead MoreThe post Government should concession Teaching Hospitals, -UCH CMD appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Kwara Police Command on Friday paraded eight suspects over alleged criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide, being a member of secret cult and unlawful possession of firearms.The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawan Ado, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters in Ilorin.He listed the accused persons as Qudus Alaya, Yusuf Olatunji, Salami Adesola, Sunday Oluwatobilola, Ridwan Musa, Sodiq Bakare, Quadri Adele and Johnpaul Nditusi.He said that the accused persons were 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Police in Benue said they had intercepted 1,427 cartridges of 5.56 mm live ammunition along Makurdi -Lafia road. Police spokesman in the state, ASP Moses Yamu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Makurdi that the ammunition were concealed in a Volkswagen salon bus with registration number: GBK 226 XA.Yamu said the feat was achieved through a security report that some miscreants were planning a robbery attack along Makurdi-Lafia road.He said the command, therefore, deployed its 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Men of the Abia State Police Command have arrested four suspected kidnappers, who had been terrorizing residents of Aba.Sources at Ndiegoro Division revealed that men of the station acting on a tip- off arrested one Charles Friday, Kenneth Ekpendu, Chidozie Samuel and Munachi Ebere at River Lay-out some distance to the popular Aba abattoir for allegedly kidnapping one Chinedu Nwokorie along Okigwe Road by Akalanna off Faulks Road Aba.The syndicate, The Nation learnt, collected a sum of N500, 000 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
An Ile-Ife Magistrates Court on Friday ordered the remand of two accused persons, Jelili Oladejo, 30, and Oladejo Saheed, 55, in prison custody over alleged N1.1 million fraud.Oladejo and Saheed of no fixed residential address are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, fraud and false pretence, to which they pleaded not guilty.The post Court orders remand of 2 in prison over alleged N1.1m fraud appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.]]> 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Mr. Seye Oyeleye is the Acting Director General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, a think-tank dedicated to the ideas and ideals of socio-economic development of the six states within southwest Nigeria. In this interview with Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf he speaks on concerted efforts to turnaround the fortunes of the region. Excerpts: Unraveling theRead MoreThe post 'Nigerians should play politics of development' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
There seems to be no end in sight for the management of Intels Nigeria Limited and 16 of its affiliate companies presently locked in battle with some government agencies over alleged infractions which border on economic sabotage.Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf,in this report, examines the issues This is certainly not the best of times for the managementRead MoreThe post Many unresolved crisis of Intels appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Lady Azuka Azinge has described as commendable Nigeria's commitment to the improvement of investment climate as well as its improved ranking on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business 2018 from 169 to 145. She made this remark at the maiden quarterly meeting with management andRead MoreThe post CAC boss hails Nigeria's ranking in ease of doing business appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
A two-day seminar on emerging opportunities in agriculture comes up in Ibadan on November 21 and 22. The event, a stakeholder forum with the theme, 'That Our Cup May be Full,' which will feature livestock and crop farmers, food processors, finance and insurance, agricultural inputs, veterinary practitioners, research and product presentation, among others, is beingRead MoreThe post Ajimobi, others for agric seminar appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Innovation in aircraft technology will improve every aspect of air travel, including whether movies make you weepy, how your Bloody Mary tastes, and even whether you feel jet-lagged after a long flight. British Airways' Regional Commercial Manager for Nigeria, Kola Olayinka, says, 'For many of us, air travel has become such a routine event thatRead MoreThe post British Airways introduces airliner innovation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
If you are looking at keeping the power on when the utility grid fails, you might find yourself clicking between agas-powered generatoranddiesel-poweredgenerator. Other fuel options are available; like natural gas or even solar powered. But for the average homeowner, gasoline or diesel will do the trick when you need back up power. So let usRead MoreThe post Gasoline vs. diesel generators appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Poor leadership at all levels is responsible for the parlous state of the economy. This was the submissions made by a cross section of experts at a public forum organised by CITC Leadership Centre in Lagos. Speaking at the forum tagged: 'Leadership Masterclass' with the theme 'Leading with Change: Corporate Leadership Renaissance in Nigeria,' Dr.Read MoreThe post Experts cite poor leadership as bane of Nigeria's underdevelopment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Institute of Credit Administration (ICA) has instituted a unique national integrity boosting award to celebrate personality that has dedicated to life style of infectious sense of responsibility demonstrating honesty, integrity and truth in business dealings with other people, organizations and communities. A press statement signed by the Institute's Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Chris Onalo,Read MoreThe post ICA unveils Friend of Credit award appeared first on The Nation 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Few years back, retailers in Nigeria were not taking note of Black Friday festival. Most consumers did not even know the meaning of Black Friday festival. The name, then, would have meant a Friday set aside for mourning something or somebody. However, since the November of 2013, when the first ever Black Friday sale happenedRead MoreThe post What does Black Friday mean' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the N9.9billion revenue generated directly from the solid mineral sector was shared among the three tiers of government in July, 2017. He said the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives (NEITI)'s intervention through recommendations in solid minerals audit report, led to the sharing of moniesRead MoreThe post How FG, others shared N9.9bn solid mineral revenue- Fayemi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Anonymous letter triggers government attention about non-payment of allowances A lot has been seen and written and otherwise documented about the power of the social media for social and political engineering. But recently we were blindsided by an input from the military. An anonymous entry for that matter. It was a letter from an unknownRead MoreThe post Unknown soldier appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Reno Omokri, a former special assistant on New Media to former President Goodluck Jonathan, is an interesting man. Two years after his former boss lost the April 2015 presidential elections to President Muhammadu Buhari, he has shown, through his statements and social media posts on issues related to the last administration, that he remains loyalRead MoreThe post The lies of Omokri about Osinbajo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigerians have sacrificed their humanity at the altar of their greed for very filthy lucre. This is kindness week. In Nigeria, however, it is no longer fashionable to be kind. You give people rides or money or clothes at your own risk or at their own risk. Going by the stories I hear, the wholeRead MoreThe post Let kindness rule again, ok! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
As the candidates and the political parties round off their campaigns for the November 18, 2017 (next Saturday) Governorship Election in Anambra State, Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, reports on the likely effect of the renewed boycott threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) SINCE South-East governors, Igbo elders and other political leaders moved inRead MoreThe post Anambra polls and IPOBs boycott threat appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
THERE is a palpable tension in Kwara State as to whether the planned council election, meant to lead to the emergence of elected officials that will run the affairs of the16 local government areas in the state, will still hold as scheduled. The election is expected to hold next Saturday, barring a restraining court orderRead MoreThe post Tension heightens over Kwara LG polls appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Aside Anambra State, where criticism or support for Governor Willie Obianos re-election bid in the Governorship Election, billed for next Saturday, November 18, 2017, has dominated campaigns, Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, reports that in most of the other states in Nigeria, where the current chief executives are first term governors, debate over their alleged bidRead MoreThe post Heat over governors re-election bid appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Aftermath of the recent congresses in some states confirm return of factionalisation in many state chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party, reports Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan THE crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a fresh dimension as the partys chapters in many states have returned to the inglorious era of fictionalisation followingRead MoreThe post PDP: Fresh worries as factions return in states appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
NOT everyone would share the same view about Edo State under the leadership of Mr. Godwin Obaseki especially given our penchant for nonconstructive criticisms in this part of the globe. Naturally, members of the governors party, All Progressives Congress (APC), would loud everything about the administration while the opposition, being led by the Peoples DemocraticRead MoreThe post EDO: Spotlighting Obasekis 12-month strides appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says both the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) need to be rejuvenated for Nigeria's democracy to be strong. Obasanjo made the observation when he received one of the PDP national chairmanship aspirants, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, on Saturday in Abeokuta. TheRead MoreThe post PDP, APC need rejuvenation for Nigeria's democracy to be strong ' Obasanjo appeared fir 
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