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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [3 NOVEMBER, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 3 November, 2017.

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Troubled AC Milan were held to a goalless draw by AEK Athens for the second time in a fortnight in the Europa League on Thursday. English Premier League side Everton were also dumped out by Olympique Lyonnais after a 3-0 defeat in France. Arsenal qualified in spite of dropping their first points in Group HRead MoreThe post Milan draw another blank in Europa League, as Everton go out appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Olympique Marseille player, Patrice Evra was sent off before his team's Europa League match at Vitoria Guimaraes after a player from his team was seen aiming a kick at supporters. The incident happened as Marseille players clashed with their own fans behind one of the goals at the Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes during theRead MoreThe post Evra sent off before match kick-off appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
FIVE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives are to investigate allegations against ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal. The team, which was formed yesterday, expects Lawal to respond to eight posers, The Nation learnt. Lawal may be invited for interrogation alongside seven others. Also, the anti-graft agency yesterday grilled formerRead MoreThe post EFCC raises panel to grill ex-SGF Lawal, seven others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has told the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other partners that its revenue and debt management strategy will mitigate Nigeria's debt service risk and fast-track her development. As a measure of its confidence, the Federal Government says its recent decision to refinance some of the last administration's debts will see the countryRead MoreThe post Govt to IMF: our strategy 'll mitigate debt service risk appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The large number of people taking free treatment at the State House Clinic is responsible for the lack of drugs at the hospital, Permanent Secretary State House Jala Arabi has said. This is contained in the report on the Clinic he submitted to the House of Representatives committee looking into the alarm on the poorRead MoreThe post 'Why there are no drugs in State House Clinic' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
President Muhamadu Buhari is to undertake a tour of Southeast states to improve his relationship with the Igbo, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocah said yesterday. According to him, how to warm Buhari into the hearts of Southeasterners was one of the reasons he visited the President at the Villa. Okorocha is the only governor electedRead MoreThe post Buhari to tour Southeast states appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige yesterday said no administration in the history of Nigeria had surpassed that of President Muhammadu Buhari in job creation. According to him, more than seven million jobs were created in the agriculture sector in the last two and half years. Dr. Ngige spoke with State House reportersRead MoreThe post Ngige: Buharis government has created 7m 'blue collar' jobs appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
THE Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday adjourned hearing of ex-First Lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan's suit seeking to unfreeze her accounts till December 4. The accounts are said to have $15.5 million in them. Justice Mohammed Idris adjourned to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) regularise its processes. The judge on May 8Read MoreThe post Patience Jonathan's $15.591m case gets new date appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
THE Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Science and Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced three research works as joint winners for this years edition of the prize after two years intensive search for innovations in the fight to end Malaria. The winning research works from 27 entries for this years edition of theRead MoreThe post NLNG awards $100,000 to three winners of 2017 Science Prize appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Anthony Olufemi Joshua (AJ) took on French-Camerounian Carlos Tekem last weekend. Oluwamayomikun Orekoya, who was in Joshua's hometown Sagamu, captures the mood of his kinsmen. They came in large numbers to support their own. They have always done so and they were not willing to let this opportunity pass them by as Anthony Olufemi JoshuaRead MoreThe post Joshua's genius lights up Sagamu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
STATESMEN, political leaders, clerics, captains of industry and representatives of royal fathers yesterday paid condolence visits to the former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over the demise of his first son, Jide. Among the numerous people also sighted yesterday were Tinubu's political associates, businessmen and women, religious leaders, neighbours, friends, family among others. OthersRead MoreThe post Political leaders, sympathisers visit Tinubu appeared first on The Nation N 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
MINISTER of Mines and Steel Development Kayode Fayemi and a presidential aide, Senator Femi Ojudu, have commiserated with the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the death of his first son, Jide. APC Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni and a governorshipRead MoreThe post Fayemi, Oni, Ojudu, Oluyede sad appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Google Maps has come a long way since its 2005 launch. What was once a simple web-based application has become an increasingly indispensable tool that many of us use on a daily basis. Thing is when something becomes as widely used as Maps, it's easy to forget just how much easier it makes your life.Read MoreThe post How to check BRT bus time on Google maps appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja workers will soon undergo mental health assessment screening/test. According to the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof Wale Oke, the step is necessary to enable the hospital pick in time any of its staff from breaking down or slipping into depression, traceable to workload. Prof Oke made thisRead MoreThe post LASUTH to screen staff for mental health appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Stress is one of the commonest illnesses that exist. The sad thing about stress is that most people undergoing stress, very often do not recognise that they are suffering from the disease entity called stress. Such a person may ascribe the consequences of stress to some other imaginary illness. Further, a third party such asRead MoreThe post Managing your stress appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Experts from Africa gathered in Lagos for a one-day summit to find ways of reducing diabetes rate. OYEYEMI GBENGA MUSTAPHA reports. It was no ordinary gathering. It was a summit to intimate indigenous medics and others in diabetes care of the frightening decline in diabetes management across the country, and its implications. It was alsoRead MoreThe post Diabetes: Why Nigeria is recording high rate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Participants at this year's Arise Women's conference were full of gratitude to Mrs. Jean Obi, the Steering Committee/Coordinator of the Braille Book Centre. The centre was set up in 1995 with two main aims: to produce Braille books for visually-impaired students; and to provide computer training to prepare visually-impaired applicants for gainful employment. The convenerRead MoreThe post Indigenous Braille manufacturer gets honour appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Any Nigerian who is sexually active has been enjoined to always use a condom, not only to prevent unwanted pregnancy but to also protect against contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Speaking at the media launch of Flex condom in Lagos, the Managing Director/CEO, Society for Family Health Nigeria, Sir Bright Ekweremadu, said, 'We are expandingRead MoreThe post 'Condom can prevent STDs, unplanned pregnancy' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
15 deaths and 864-suspected cases have been recorded as a result of measles outbreak in Gombe State from January this year to date. The ClusterConsultant for World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Raymond Dankoli disclosed this during a parley with journalists in Gombe on Thursday. The Consultant explained that the outbreak was recorded in seven outRead MoreThe post 15 deaths, 864 cases recorded from measles in Gombe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Cross River Government says it will recruit foreign qualified teachers to teach in the British Canadian International Model School, Obudu in Obudu Local Government Area. Dr Stephen Odey, the Chairman, State Universal Basic Education ( SUEBEB ), made this known on Thursday in Obudu, while inspecting the ongoing construction work at the school. Odey saidRead MoreThe post Cross River to employ foreign teachers for Obudu Model School appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University ( IBB ), Lapai in Niger on Wednesday said it received 30 million dollars grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund ( TETFund ) for critical research projects. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Maiturare, made this known in Lapai when executive members of Correspondent Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (Read MoreThe post IBB University gets $30m TETFund grant for research appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajoyesterday said foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow into Africa is expected to grow from $56.5billion last year to $57.5billion by the end of this year. African economies have performed better than global average expectations as a result of good governance, enabling business environment especially for the private sector, micro-economic stability, largeRead MoreThe post Osinbajo: Africa to have $75.5b FDI appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at the Yaba Industrial Estate, Sabo, have called on the Lagos State government through the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with them on their welfare before they are evicted. The entrepreneurs said though they are industrial tenants of the state, the ideaRead MoreThe post Yaba SMEs seek agreement with Lagos State appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Organised Labour has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for condemning governors who are still owing their workers despite several bailouts. At separate events, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and National Union of Textile Garments and Tailoring Workers of Nigerian (NUTGTWN) said the President had shown a rare value by telling governors the truth on howRead MoreThe post Unpaid salary: Labour hails Buhari's knocks for governors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Staffers of Friesland Campina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk, have raised funds to help 100 families and 100 school children affected by the recent flood disaster in Benue State. They donated cooking wares and back-to-school supplies to the victims. The donations were made in conjunction with the Benue State ChapterRead MoreThe post Friesland Campina WAMCO donates to Benue flood victims appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The nation's agric value chain development appears to be gaining more acceptance with the entry of Nigeria's first ever locally-produced groundnut spread ' Nutzy peanut butter ' which the makers say offers more even value than imported brands. The brand, a product of the food division of VIK Industries Limited, a diversified conglomerate that hasRead MoreThe post Nigeria's first groundnut spread, Nutzy peanut butter, lands on store shelves appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Raw Material Research & Development Council (RMRDC) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) have urged the Federal Government to be cautious on certain international conventions and treaties. They said if Nigeria fails to renegotiate some of the treaties it has entered into such as the Common External Tariff (CET), Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA),Read MoreThe post Fed Govt on cautioned on trade treaties appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
GoTV kick-starts pay-per-day In the Pay TV sector, GoTV is leading in terms of marketing inno-vations. The Pay TV platform launched 'GoTV Lite' which offers pay-per-day at the rate of N13. The platform is also currently running #GoTVMax which offers live LaLiga matches. On October 24, #GoTVwAWU was launched; it offers special channels and rewardsRead MoreThe post GoTV leads in marketing innovations appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has expressed displeasure overlow budgetary allocation to the education sector, which has consistently fallen below the UNESCO benchmark of 26 per cent. The union blamed low allocation to the sector for the failure of any Nigerian university being ranked among the first 500 in the world. The union,Read MoreThe post Poor budgetary allocation affects Nigeria's technological development, says union appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has expressed his ministry's readiness to continue to partner with the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) to ensure and promote occupational safety and health of Nigerian workers in their workplaces. Ngige spoke when he received on courtesy visit the newly elected executives of theRead MoreThe post Labour Ministry partners NISCN on occupational safety appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Technology is making farming exciting. It is addressingmany challenges of would-be farmers, DANIEL ESSIET reports. Technology is opening vast untapped potential for farmers, investors, and entrepreneurs to improve the efficiency of food production and consumption. From farmingtopromoting efficient food supply chain, technology is bringing major benefits to the sector. One organisation bringing change to agricultureRead MoreThe post Transforming foodproductionthrough technology appeared first on 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Lagos CP, Imohinmi Edgal and Governor Ambode may well be on to a great thing in the fight against drug abuse in the state There has been some respite in the spate of vicious crimes in the last couple of months in Lagos State, Nigeria's premier commercial hub. That the rash of kidnappings, armed robberiesRead MoreThe post Way to go appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
J.O.S. Ayomike (1927 ' 2017) No great man can live forever. That explains why history has its place as a theatre for breeding models. In that sense, their souls are eternal. So, the death of Johnson Oritsegbubemi Sunday Ayomike, in spite of happening at a ripe old age of 90, ripped apart the peace ofRead MoreThe post A renaissance man appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
SIR: With the November 18 governorship election in AnambraState within days of taking place, this election offers you a chance to write your name in gold an opportunity to undo the wrongs of the past. The opportunity is here with you. I urge you to seize it, act in good conscience and allow HeavenRead MoreThe post Anambra: Open letter to INEC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Ever read Nkem Nwankwos My Mercedes is bigger than yours' O, that was the golden era of the Heinemann African Writers Series (AWS), where new literary voices from Africa were following the Chinua Achebe motif to register their names in the global literary mart. Well, it is a not-so-golden era of the Christian Association ofRead MoreThe post Quixotic CAN de-Christianize Osinbajo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The lawmaker representing Ikorodu Constituency in the House of Representatives, Babajimi Benson, said he has delivered on all his campaign promises within two and half years in office. Benson told a large crowd of coordinators, supporters and other people from the constituency that he has implemented all the programmes he listed in his manifesto, whichRead MoreThe post I've delievered on my campaign promises, says Benson appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Perhaps, it is the heart in him to study medicine that has also inspired his inclination to the welfare of the men that come his way. Dr. Tony Nwoye's hatred for injustice and defence for the oppressed was something that we saw in him from Medical School at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. ItRead MoreThe post 'Nwoye is best for Anambra' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirant Chief Olabode George yesterday said that the next convention of the party will determine its future, urging delegates to elect a competent and experience person to lead the party. The party elder said he is on a rescue mission, adding that, if he becomes the chairman, the platformRead MoreThe post How PDP can regain power, by George appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Chief Ndukwe Iko is a former Abia State governorship aspirant. In this interview with Oziegbe Okoeki, he speaks about the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOD), Nnamdi Kanu, the chance of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 election and other issues. Many people believe that Nnamdi Kanu got the Biafra agitation wrong. What isRead MoreThe post 'The struggle for Biafra is misplaced' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Aare Ona-Kakanfo-designate, Otunba Gani Adams, has said Nigeria will be stronger, if justice and fairness form the basis of its existence. Addressing members of the Yoruba Patriots Movement (YPM) and Yoruba Youths Council (YYC), who visited him at his residence in Lagos, said he would continue to stand for the unity of Yoruba withoutRead MoreThe post Adams: Nigeria 'll survive appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Abia State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has said it wont give automatic ticket to its members aspiring for any elective position for the 2019 general election. The party stated that it will provide a level playing ground for all aspirants irrespective of the position involved. The State Chairman of the party,Read MoreThe post No automatic ticket for Ikpeazu, others in Abia, says PDP appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
An Ogun State Magistrates' Court sitting at Isabo in Abeokuta, the state capital, yesterday restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from holding a congress on Saturday. This was the highpoint of yesterday's court proceedings. Two members of the caretaker committee, led by Tunde Odanye, are standing trial for contempt of court. The duo Mr.Read MoreThe post Court stops fresh Ogun PDP congress appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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