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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 14 November, 2017.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Governors: we'll work with winner' After hours of grilling by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum in Enugu, all national chairman candidates yesterday opted for an election instead of a consensus choice. They also opposed imposition of any candidate by the Governors Forum, opting to allow the delegates determine their fate at theDecember 9convention. AsRead MoreThe post PDP throws race open as consensus talks collapse appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 14 Nov 2017
No initiative on Nigerias health care delivery system is judged worthwhile these days unless it is dedicated to curtailing medical tourism. There are no reliable figures on the volume and aggregate expenditure on the phenomenon, but the way some political officials and educational entrepreneurs talk, it is almost as if medical tourism is the baneRead MoreThe post A university for David Mark appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu said yesterday that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government would need one trillion naira annually to fulfill its campaign promises on education. Adamu spoke at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on Education at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The minister, who called for a stateRead MoreThe post Education 'needs N1tr annually' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari is backing Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufais plan to sack 21,780 teachers. The teachers failed the competency test conducted by the state government. But the Nigeri Union of Teacher (NUT) insists that they should not be fired because examination is not the best test of abilty. Speaking during a special retreat ofRead MoreThe post Buhari okays El-Rufais planned sack of teachers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives has written the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Magu to arrest and prosecute the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. The decision of the Representatives was conveyed in a letter through the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr. M.Read MoreThe post Reps to EFCC: Fish out Maina appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Senators disagree over appeal Following the expiration of his suspension, the Senate has recalled its former leader Mohammed Ali Ndume. Also, some Senators have disagreed with the chamber's counsel, Mike Ozekhome(SAN) for proceeding on appeal against the High Court judgment that declared Ndume's suspension illegal without the resolution of members. Ozekhome has filed a noticeRead MoreThe post Senate recalls Ali Ndume appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
For the first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan (UI) has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Idowu Olayinka said Ozibo Ekele of the Department of History was one of the 186 students who made First Class at the 2015/2016 convocation ceremonies, which began yesterdayRead MoreThe post UI gets 1st class History graduate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Power, Works & Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola believes the Federal Government has not been soft on players in the power sector since privatisation in 2013. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) is of the view that the regulator takes charge in a privatised environment. In this chat with Editorial Page Editor SANYA ONI & AssistantRead MoreThe post Steady Power achievable, says minister appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Police: situation under control There is tension at Ayegbaju-Ekiti in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, following the death of an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Samson Omowumi, in a land dispute. The police have arrested 20 suspects in connection with the death, which some residents described as mysterious.Read MoreThe post 20 arrested in Ekiti over NSCDC officers death appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
About four persons yesterday sustained injuries in a clash between Osi and Etan communities in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. The injured are receiving treatment in the hospital. Sources said the clash, which started on Saturday night, can be traced to an age-long dispute between the communities. The rivalry was heightened by theRead MoreThe post Four injured in Kwara communal clash appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Chairman of Somolu Local Government, Abdul Hamed Salawu has lamented the terrible state of the General Hospital in Somolu. The Chairman, who expressed his displeasure on the pains the hospital's patients are going through, promised to liaise with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to provide a permanent solution. He thanked the people for their support. HeRead MoreThe post 'Somolu hospital in distress' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Three hundred and ninety three women have been screened for cervical and breast cancer during the recent HEN Foundation, U.K Cancer screening held in Lagos. The screening was held at the Akerele Primary Healthcare Centre, Surulere on October 26th -28th, 2017. Five advance cases were referred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital ( LUTH), LagosRead MoreThe post HEN Foundation screens 393 women for Cervical, Breast Cancer appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja endorsed the ongoing primary school education reforms embarked upon by the Kaduna state government. The President made this known when he declared open a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on Education, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It would be recalled that the administration of Gov. NasirRead MoreThe post Video: Buhari raises alarm over state of education appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) says it will meet with 'critical' stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ). JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, said this on Monday in Lagos that the meeting, scheduled to hold in Abuja, would brainstorm onRead MoreThe post JAMB meets with critical stakeholders to review UTME appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
For the first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History. The university's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, said Ozibo Ekele of the Department of History, was one of the 186 students who earned First Class degrees at the 2015/2016 convocation ceremonies, whichRead MoreThe post UI produces first History first class graduate in 69 years appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Mrs. F. Boma Ayomide Alabi is a former Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) President. Recently, her law firm, Sterling Partnership Solicitors, merged with others to form a mega law firm. In this interview with Legal Editor John Austin Unachukwu, Mrs Alabi shares her views on the challenges of law practice, the fight against corruption, globalisation ofRead MoreThe post NBA should advocate better funding of Judiciary appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
A keynote address delivered by the Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun, at the National Summit on Legislative Framework for Environmental Law and Policy This notwithstanding, there are several heads of power in the Constitution pursuant to which the Federal government can legislate on environmental matter. There is also the power ofRead MoreThe post Environmental law and policy: Missing links appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Miss Bologi Christiana Alli studied law at the Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State. She works at the law firm of Templars. Alli, a lawyer's daughter, tells JOSEPH JIBUEZE her dreams. The first time Ms Bologi Christiana Alli appeared in court on her own, she was anxious. But, her anxiety soon turned to weariness. Reason: theRead MoreThe post 'Many avoid lawyers due to lack of trust' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
An Igbosere Magistrate Court has struck out a criminal charge filed against a Lagos Prince, Tajudeen Onikoyi, and three others by the Police. The court upheld their no-case submission. The other defendants are: Idowu Johnson, Bolaji Onikoyi and Abari Onikoyi. The Police charged them with three counts bordering on breach of public peace, to whichRead MoreThe post Court strikes out criminal charge against Lagos prince, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Aformer Deputy Director, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Akinrinwale Opeolu, has told an Ogun State High Court in Sagamu that he could not recall any instance where an Odi ('palace servant') was presented for kingship of Isara Remo. He spoke while testifying before Justice A.A. Babawale in a suit filed by PrinceRead MoreThe post Isara Remo: 'No Odi has ever been presented for kingship' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Bauchi State is set to partner the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) on development projects. Governor Mohammed Abubakar's spokesman, Abubakar Al Sadiq, said the state's representatives and the USADF's team met in Abuja. 'A strategic partnership in agriculture, energy, youth enterprise and key development projects was discussed. 'A special team of experts and officialsRead MoreThe post Bauchi to partner USADF appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has urged the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) to rise up to the challenges of maintaining high ethical practices in the profession. He made this statement while speaking as the guest of honour at the maiden Annual Dinner of BOSAN in Lagos at the weekend. Osinbajo, a member ofRead MoreThe post Osinbajo to SANs: maintain high standards appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Lagos Chief Judge, Justice Opeyemi Oke, has freed four sick inmates of Badagry Prison. They were charged and convicted by magistrate courts for alleged 'breach of peace and having no means of livelihood'. Justice Oke released them based on Section 1(1) of the Criminal Justice Release from Custody Special Provisions Act of 2007. The CJRead MoreThe post CJ to freed inmates: go and sin no more appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has condemned the latest attack on the citizens where nine people were killed and several others injured. The governor has directed security personnel to fish out the perpetrators and urged citizens to volunteer useful information that will lead to their arrest. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to theRead MoreThe post Lalong to security agencies: find perpetrators of Jos killings appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has again proposed N100 billion as statutory allocation to the Judiciary to meet recurrent and capital expenditure in 2018. The sector got the same amount this year. Lawyers have, however, identified areas deserving priority attention. ERIC IKHILAE reports. President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed N100 billion for the Judiciary in next year's budgetRead MoreThe post N8.6tr budget: What's in it for Judiciary' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Lagos State Government is leaving no one in doubt of its determination to enforce traffic safety and tighten the loose ends of its transport planning, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE Two initiatives, aimed at redefining Lagos States traffic and transportation architecture, were rolled out by the government last week. The first was the clampdown on commercial motorcycleRead MoreThe post Improving traffic safety, transport planning appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited(SAHCOL)has taken over the ground handling services ofAllied Air and United Parcel Service (UPS). The spokesman of SAHCOL, Basil Agboarumi, disclosed this in a statement. According to him, with the take- over, the firm has added the two companies to its list of clientele. Part of the take-over component, theRead MoreThe post SAHCOL takes over Allied Air appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Captain Fola Akinkuotu, has called for training of Nigerian pilots on the technologies adopted for airspace management in the country . According to Akinkuotu, without sufficient training of pilots on new air navigation technology, the huge investment on spaced based technology such as Performance Based NavigationRead MoreThe post NAMA calls for training of pilots appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Air Peace has urged the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISE) to focus on developing the right skills to put Nigerian engineers fully in charge of engineering services in the aviation sector. The airline gave the charge in Lagos during the 2017 Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers whereRead MoreThe post Air Peace advises engineers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
DANA Air has flown over 2.7 million passengers in the past nine years, its Chief Operating Officer/Accountable Manager, Obi Mbanuzuo, has said. He disclosed this while reviewing the operations of the airline since inception in 2008. The airline said it has grappled with a myriad of operational challenges in the last nine years in itsRead MoreThe post DANA flies 2.7 million passengers in nine years appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The global airline industry has $1.2 billion (916.6 million) blocked in nine dollar-strapped African countries, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said yesterday. The global commodities price crash that began in 2014 hit economies across Africa hard, particularly big resource exporters such as Angola and Nigeria. Low oil and mineral prices have reduced government revenueRead MoreThe post IATA: '$1.2b airlines' revenue locked in Africa' appeared first on The Nation 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Many companies, whether they realise it or not, have already taken steps to embed themselves into the digital ecosystems that will drive their growth in future. However, the pace of adopting new digital platforms for doing business needs to increase especially in Africa. These platforms are business models that create value by facilitating exchangesRead MoreThe post Rat race for platform economy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has received $64.63 million, about (N19.7 billion) from Niger and Benin Republics as payment for electricity supplied to them, the Minister of Power Works and Housing, Raji Babatunde Fashola, said yesterday. He said, the Nigeria Electricity Bulk Trading Company (NBET) is expected to work out the modalities before onward distribution of theRead MoreThe post Niger, Benin pay Fed Govt N19 billion for electricity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Vodacom Business Nigeria has emerged the Internet of Things (IoT) Provider of the Year, the Telecom Business of the year and the Enterprise Service Provider of the Year at the 2017 Nigeria Technology Innovation and Telecoms Awards (NTIT Award). Its Managing Director, Mr. Lanre Kolade, also won the Industry Personality of the year award. SpeakingRead MoreThe post Vodacom wins four awards appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $195 million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market. The excercise was in line with the its plan to boost forex liquidity in the market even as the naira maintains its strength. Figures released by the CBN show that it offered the total sum of $100 million toRead MoreThe post CBN pumps $195m into forex market appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Cautious optimism marks this year's effort The 2018 Appropriation Bill laid by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday November 7 appears to be a new resolve to break with the tardiness that had hitherto characterised the exercise. It is bad enough that the 2017 budget process kick-started by the President on December 14, 2016, was notRead MoreThe post On Budget 2018 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Home of Peace has become a state of war As news of yet another attack by suspected pastoralists on villagers in Plateau State hits the jaded sensibilities of a traumatised citizenry, the need to halt the killings, punish the perpetrators and address the underlying causes of the unrest has become critically important to theRead MoreThe post Plateau's perpetual paradox appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
SIR: Corruption and inept political leadership is the bane of Nigeria. In spite of our oil wealth, our roads bring back memories of rutted thoroughfares in Afghanistan and Cambodia. Some of the newly constructed roads have started dilapidating as they're poorly done. Yet, it is an indisputable fact that good roads open up a countryRead MoreThe post Tackling our developmental problem appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Evidently, one of the measureable achievements of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is the dexterous implementation of the nation's switch from analogue to digital broadcasting, otherwise known as the Digital Switch Over (DSO), by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as mandated by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). As the Director General of the NBC,Read MoreThe post Another appraisal of NBC's digital switchover appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Each time I see Governor Akinwunwi Ambode dutifully attending a state function in Badagry, Epe or Ikorodu ' the far flung parts of the state of excellence, Lagos, which he governs with vigour, my heart goes out to him. At such moments, I wonder in contemplation how he gets to those functions, despite the chaosRead MoreThe post Reign of impunity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
By Hezekiah Silas Olu 'A Leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves' ' Lao Tzu Indeed, the words of this great Chinese Philosopher continues to impact the affairs of men today, and to him who has understanding andRead MoreThe post Much ado about Benny Peters appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
For a first time visitor to Lagos, particularly Oshodi in the recent times, the place is a sight to behold and a whole construction site of an emerging mega business and commercial centre. Night and day are almost now same; the street lights never fail and activities are round the clock The once infamous slumRead MoreThe post Oshodi and the Lagos megacity blaze appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Prof. Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba was given the mantle of leadership at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) as vice chancellor, on June 10, 2014 many were not in doubt that he was an example of 'preparation meets opportunity', a phrase attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca. His stellar antecedents as a medical doctor were assurance toRead MoreThe post Giant Strides of Prof Ozumba at UNN appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Days to the governorship election in Anambra State on November 18, the group known as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is still flexing its muscles. Members of the separatist group proscribed on account of its extremism marched around with a death threat in Onitsha, Anambra State, on November 3. They were quoted as saying:Read MoreThe post Break the law and be broken appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
As the people of Anambra State go to the polls on Saturday, some of the factors that favour Governor Willie Obiano are zoning and incumbency. But, there is a question mark on the governor's purported order three months ago that civil servants should submit their voters' cards or forfeit their salaries. Deputy Political Editor RAYMONDRead MoreThe post Allegations of rigging dog Anambra polls appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Chief Okey Muo-Aroh is the Director, Media and Publicity, the Oseloka Obaze Campaign Organisation. In this interview with Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI, the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) speaks on the factors that will determine the outcome of the governorship election in Anambra State. DO you have fears that the election couldRead MoreThe post 'Obaze 'll bring positive changes to Anambra' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Chief Raymond Dokpesi, the one of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) National Chairmanship aspirants, has said that all the eight chairmanship aspirants would sign a peace accord as part of their commitment toward successful convention. Dokpesi, the founder of Daar Communications, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen after the PDP Governors ForumRead MoreThe post PDP chairman aspirants to sign peace accord Dokpesi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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