BREAKING NEWS
latest

468x60

NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 13 November, 2017.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Tax defaulting firms are to be shut down by the Lagos State Government from today Commissioner for Finance Akinyemi Ashade, said yesterday. He said some banks had failed to remit statutory taxes, including withholding taxes on banks' interests for more than 10 years. Ashade said the government had resolved to resort to all lawful meansRead MoreThe post Lagos to shut tax defaulting firms appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Bank customers are embracing e-payment channels, given their speed and cost-saving benefits. But the gains of digital banking are turning into pains and outright loss of funds for many. The rising cases of e-fraud, insider abuses and poor quality of service are frustrating those using alternative banking channels, such as Point of Sale (PoS), AutomatedRead MoreThe post Banking with tears ' Tales from e-payment customers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
As I travelled in and around Maiduguri, I could not but ponder on a new book about civilisation. The book, titled The Future is History, abolishes tomorrow. The author, Masha Gessen, does not say Monday will not lead to Tuesday, but that Tuesday will not improve on Monday. It brings us the German philosopher HannahRead MoreThe post Borno diaries (2) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Army says it has has instituted a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting incident that resulted in the death of an officer and a Senior Non-Commission Officer at Chibok in Borno. According to a statement issued by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman the incident occurred on Sunday, where the officers wereRead MoreThe post Army sets up board to probe shooting, death of officers at Chibok appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
PDP chairman: Governors battle ex-governors, others Secondus gains more support The battle for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman continued at the weekend with governors insisting on their right to back a candidate. They said they might unveil their candidate before the December 9 convention. The governors, who have been criticised by some former governors forRead MoreThe post PDP chairman: Governors battle ex-governors, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Police Chief Ibrahim Idris has ordered a probe into the Saturday clash between security detail of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and those of Minister of Transportation Chibuile Amaechi in Port Harcourt. Although nobody died during the clash, many were injured and the rifle of a policeman was snatched at the Trans-Amadi Layout. Both WikeRead MoreThe post Police probe Wike, Amaechi bloody clash appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reviewed the settlement banking arrangements for banks and merchant banks. The CBN'sMonetary, Credit, Foreign Trade and Exchange Guideline says it can only maintain a Settlement Account for a commercial bank that provides clearing collateral of not less than N15 billion worth of treasury bills. The apex bank saidRead MoreThe post CBN sets clearing rules for banks appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Magu draws only 37 per cent of security vote As part of plans to beef up the anti-graft war, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved 2, 250 job slots for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The agency is expected to recruit 750 new employees per annum over three years. The anti-graft agency in collaborationRead MoreThe post Anti-graft war: Buhari okays 2, 250 job slots for EFCC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Ailing Second Republic Vice-President Alex Ekwueme has been flown abroad for further medical attention. The documentation of his travelling documents were completed on Friday, according to a family source. It was learnt that Ekwueme was flown out in a chattered ambulance with registration number N605AJ through the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The destination ofRead MoreThe post Ailing Ekwueme flown abroad appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has denied reports stating that it spent N700 million on just setting up the Solid Minerals Development portal that was inaugurated last week. Permanent Secretary of the ministry Muhammed Abbas stated that the money was spent on infrastructure, human capital, civil works and not a website. Making the clarification on a statementRead MoreThe post Govt didn't spend N700m on mines portal appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and other Federal Government establishments, whose officials and workers will participate in next Saturdays governorship election in Anambra State, to be above board. The party urged them not to be partisan but ensure that the electoral guidelines, rules andRead MoreThe post APGA urges Fed Govt, others to follow due process appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain. Chairman of the Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport Senator Hope Uzodinma made this known in an interview with reporters yesterday. He saidRead MoreThe post Senate to publish names of firms in alleged N30tr scam appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
A 24-year-old man, John Okonkwo, who allegedly stole his employer's N3.5 million and invested it in the Mavrodi Mondial Movement (MMM) scheme, has appeared at an Ojo Magistrates' Court, Lagos. The accused, a sales attendant, is facing a charge of stealing. Okonkwo pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Uche Simon, said the accused committed the offenceRead MoreThe post Attendant in trouble for theft appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Federal Government and three Chinese firms have signed the contract for the 3,050 megawatts (mw) Mambilla hydropower project valued at $5.792 billion (about N2.096 trillion) in Mambilla, Sarduana Local Government Area of Taraba State.Speaking at the signing in Abuja, Power, Works & Housing Minister Babatunde Raji Fashola said the Federal Executive Council ( FEC) on August 30, 2017, approved the award of the turnkey EPC contract of the project to Messrs CGGC- SINOHYDRO-CGOC joint venture 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Mr Hassan Hyat, former aviation minister and PDP Chairman in Kaduna State, has cautioned the Kaduna government against sacking 22,000 primary school teachers said to have failed a competence test. 'Sacking 22,000 teachers in one swoop will create chaos in the entire educational system of the state; government's insistence on doing that is wrong-headed,' HyatRead MoreThe post Hyat to KDSG: Sacking 22,000 teachers will create chaos in educational system appeared first on The Nation 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Kaduna Electric Distribution Plc, said it spent N100 million to purchase and install 7.5MVA transformer at the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto. Mr Garba Haruna, the Managing Director of the company disclosed this on Sunday in Sokoto. The transformer was installed at the university's injection substation in the state. The electricity distribution company covers Sokoto,Read MoreThe post Kaduna electric spent N100m to install Usman Danfodio university transformer appeared first on The Na 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has underscored the need for government to make agricultural insurance compulsory in the country. NCRIB President, Shola Tinubu, made this known while addressing Course 39 set of the Nigerian Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru. According to him, the government's quest to reflate national economyRead MoreThe post NCRIB advocates compulsory agric insurance for economic growth appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has committed N44.1 billion to the Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) through the 13 participating financial institutions. Its spokesman, Isaac Okorafor, disclosed this during the CBN Special Day at the just concluded 2017 Lagos International Trade Fair. He said the CBN is moving into commodity associations where over 300,000 farmersRead MoreThe post CBN commits N44b to Anchor Borrowers' programme appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Chairman, Heirs Holding, Dr.Tony Elumelu, will be the Guest Speaker at this year's Lagos Business School (LBS) Alumni Day, scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Lagos. Elumelu, who is also Chairman of UBA Group and Transcorp Plc, will lead discussions on the 'Effects of Multiple Regulations and Taxation on Business Growth in Nigeria.' TheRead MoreThe post Elumelu, others to speak on tax, business at LBS appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Past Presidents of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) have identified continuing capacity building and amenable operating environment as some of the ways to further enhance the practice of stockbroking in Nigeria. The Presidents, who spoke against the background of the 25th anniversary of the CIS, noted that though the institute and stockbroking profession haveRead MoreThe post Stockbrokers' chiefs set agenda as institute clocks 25 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Investors in the Nigerian capital market will soon be able to use their Bank Verification Number (BVN) as a means of identification as capital market regulators seek to widen the scope of customer verification. A circular obtained by The Nation at the weekend indicated that Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the apex capital market regulator,Read MoreThe post Investors to use BVN as valid identification appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Hyundai has unveiled the remodelled midsized Sonata family sedan with standard and accessible features. Assembled locally at the Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited plant in Lagos, the 2018 Sonata equipped with proximity key with push-button start, power driver's seat as well as shiftronic gear system with courtesy door lamps. The car is also equipped with rearRead MoreThe post Hyundai unveils locally assembled Sonata appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has elected 119 bankers, academics, consultants, civil servants among others, as Fellows of the Institute. Speaking during the 2017 Feloowship Investiture of the Institute in Lagos, CIBN President/Chairman of Council, Segun Ajibola, described the awardees as seasoned individuals, who have passed through the Institute's prescribed examinations andRead MoreThe post 119 bankers, others elected CIBN fellows appeared first on The Nation Nigeri 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Equity Assurance Plc., a member of SUNU Group, has announced the launch of its innovative mobile (USSD) insurance solution. The company Chairman, Abba Kyari Bukar, while speaking at the launch in Lagos, said Equity mobile insurance solution is not just innovative for the sake of it, but designed to address existential challenges that have facedRead MoreThe post Equity Assurance launches mobile insurance product appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Unity Bank Plc has developed Nigerian Incentive Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Farmers Savings Account designed to help the bank execute key agreement for rural farmers. The NIRSAL is a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiative to increase the disbursement of the Anchor Borrower funds to more farmers at the grassroots level. CommentingRead MoreThe post Unity Bank drives economic growth with NIRSAL account appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Mechville.com, an online platform dedicated to connecting car owners with auto technicians, has made a debut in Lagos. Already, over 50 certified auto technicians are on the platform, providing top-notch auto services to car owners that have signed on to the service at very competitive charges. Partboyz Auto Parts Limited, owners of Mechville.com, said plansRead MoreThe post Firm connects car owners with mechanics appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
SIR: Midday, Sunday, November 5, another victim was added to the long list of casualties of the non-payment of salaries by Kogi State government. The addition, Zacchaeus Akinola Maliki, a highly committed civil servant, until his death worked with the Kogi State Local Government Pension Board. He was owed over 22 months in salary arrearsRead MoreThe post Kogi: Yet another salary-related death appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Closure of Dangote's tomato plant shows the stark danger this poses to the economy Business is more of brick-and-mortar; and less the flight of enchanting literature.Yet, the shutdown of the Dangote tomato processing plant in Kano cannot but echo the poet Geoffery Chaucer's quip, in hisPrologue to Canterbury Tales: if gold rusts, what would ironRead MoreThe post Still on smuggling appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Govts should make home conducive to discourage Nigerians from desperate search for 'better life' outside The report of 26 young girls, aged between 14 and 18 years, who died while trying to illegally migrate to Europe on dingy boats across the Mediterranean Sea, reflects the state of anomie at home. To the shame of ourRead MoreThe post Trips to death appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
It is often said that we should be careful what we wish for. But Hardball says, be careful what you invoke. When the Nigerian military in their brief moment of exuberance began to name their 'routine' military exercises after animals, no one would have thought of a possibility of a backlash. But superstitious heads haveRead MoreThe post Snake rage and aviation fuel snafu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Two questions and two answers got me thinking deeply about books and people who write books in a week that the 19thLagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) 2017 celebrated books with a big buzz. On the eve of the book festival,Leke Baiyewu'sinterview with Senator Dino Melaye appeared inSunday Punch, November 5. The embattled federal lawmakerRead MoreThe post LABAF: Dino's book missing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Six days to the governorship election in Anambra State, political parties and their candidates are intensifying their strategies with legion of campaign promises. Nwanosike Onu reports. Six days to the Anambra State governorship election, campaign activities have been intensified by the contenders for the position. Although 37 candidates are in the race, the serious onesRead MoreThe post What do candidates have in stock for Anambra' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Osita Chidoka Campaign Organization has expressed dismay over the threat by the Governor Willie Obiano administration to teachers and other civil servants in the state to vote for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Saturday's governorship election or face victimisation. The campaign organisation, which claims to have evidence of the threat, described theRead MoreThe post Obiano has failed Anambra, says Chidoka appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Chuks Iloegbunam is a renowned journalist and Governor Willie Obiano's Director of Media Relations. In this interview with Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI, he talks about what the governor has done in his first tenure and his chances in this week's governorship election. What do you consider the achievements of Governor Willie Obiano in theRead MoreThe post 'Obiano has acquitted himself creditably' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
No fewer than 1,000 Anambra youths under the auspices of the Coalition of Anambra Youth Assembly have protested against any acts of rigging or violence during the governorship in state scheduled to hold this Saturday. The youths who carried placards, marched to various places in Awka, the capital city, including the Independent National Electoral CommissionRead MoreThe post Anambra youths urges INEC to conduct credible election appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) has set up four committees to woo back members that defected from the fold. The committees, according to the party's state chairman Hassan Hyat, will also mobilise new members into the fold. Hyat on Sunday in Jos said that each senatorial district hadRead MoreThe post Kaduna PDP sets up four committees to woo back defectors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
« PREV
NEXT »