NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [21 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 21 November, 2017.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
This was a BBC correspondent's prescient characterisation of President Robert Mugabe's dilatory antics just two days after the March 29, 2008 general elections were concluded in Zimbabwe. Early returns suggested that Mugabe had been voted out ('massacred,' as a jubilant spokesperson for the opposition MDC said) after 28 years in office, and that his rulingRead MoreThe post 'A coup in slow motion' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains unsettled as it heads for its December 9 convention. National chairman aspirant Prof. Tunde Adeniran has kicked against the list of panelists to conduct the ward delegates' election ahead of the convention. He has petitioned the leadership. The party's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting has been fixed for AbujaRead MoreThe post Protests, anger rock PDP ahead Dec. 9 convention appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari, former Presidents Shehu Shagari, Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-military President Ibrahim Babangida yesterday paid glowing tributes to the late Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Ekwueme passedon Sundaynight in London where he had been receiving treatment since November 13. Igwe Laz Ekwueme, the monarch of Oko, Anambra State and brother to theRead MoreThe post Rain of tributes for Ekwueme appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has floated the much awaitedUS$3 billion dual series bond to fundapproved budgetary expenditures. A statement from the Federal Ministry of Finance yesterday quoted Minister Kemi Adeosun as saying that 'the government would utilise the proceeds of the Notes in funding the approved budgetary expenditures and for refinancing of domestic debt, as mayRead MoreThe post Nigeria floats $3bn bond to fund budgetary expenditures appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Federal Government and Switzerland have agreed on the repatriation of $321 million looted from Nigeria by next month. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Justice Reforms, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku broke the news at the Conversation on Anti-corruption Campaign organised by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) in Abuja. She said notRead MoreThe post Presidency: another $321m stolen cash coming appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
THE Nigerian Army Council has promoted 45 Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major Generals and 92 colonels to the rank of Brigadier-Generals. According to a statement from the Director of Public Relations, Nigerian Army, Brig. General Sani Usman, the council approved the promotion yesterday. Some of those promoted to the rank of Two StarRead MoreThe post Army promotes 45 generals, 92 colonels appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Fresh facts emerged last night that the jealous wife, Maryam Sanda, who stabbed her late husband, Bilyamin Bello, the son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Haliru Bello, was earlier prevented four times from carrying out the act. It was also alleged that bloodstains in the couple's flat hadRead MoreThe post Witness: how ex-PDP chair's son was killed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The curtains were drawn on the life of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme in the wee hours of yesterday. He passed on in a London hospital. Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU revisits his political career, his style in office, accomplishments and failed bid for the presidency. He was an excellent example of a technocrat inRead MoreThe post Ekwueme: Exit of a loyal lieutenant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Pan-Niger Delta People's Congress (PNDPC), a splinter group of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has rejoined PANDEF. PNDPC, led by the paramount ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom, Pere Charles Ayemi-Botu and High Chief Mike Loyibo, had challenged the Chief Edwin Clark-led PANDEF in the last few months. Although Ayemi-Botu was absent at the harmonisation meetingRead MoreThe post PANDEF splinter group PNDPC returns appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Kwara State government says all is set to receive Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on a one-day visit today. Secretary to the State Government Isiaka Gold said Osinbajo would inaugurate the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) in Ajase-Ipo, Irepodun Local Government Area and three others before leaving. The Vice President will launch theRead MoreThe post Osinbajo to inaugurate projects in Kwara appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the police to arrest and prosecute the Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Vitus Okechi, and the Vice Chairman-elect of Igboeze South Local Government Area, Mr. Sunday Ajogwu, for allegedly kidnapping its 2015 governorship candidate, Okey Ezea. The party accused the duo of allegedly workingRead MoreThe post Enugu APC chieftain kidnapped, battered appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Lagos backwater communities make case for connectivityHidden behind the waters off Shibiri, a community in Oto-Awori LCDA in Lagos, are a number of villages. The villages are peculiar in that they are scattered among water channels and yet boast of a host of modern amenities that may put some major towns to shame. They however lack one thing, which in their opinion, is holding them back. Medinat Kanabe reports.Ese Ofin, Egan, Origele, Ojota, Ishagira are some communities ensconced in between a n 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Man fighting daughters rape laments job loss, eviction and torment by neighboursFollowing the publication of his story in The Nation of October 8, where he alleged his daughters rape and an alleged police cover-up, which led to subsequent, prosecution and remanding of the suspect in Kirikiri; Rashidi Olalekan is now pleading for help following series of problems after him. He shared his story with Gboyega Alaka.For pursuing justice in the matter of his 13-year-old-daughter, allegedly raped by an 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Osun State Government has denied the increment in tuition fee. This was shown in a press release signed by the commissioner for Information and strategy, Adelani Baderinwa which reads thus, the State Government of Osun has called on students in the state owned higher institutions to handle with sense of responsibility, their reservations onRead MoreThe post Osun denies increment in tuition fee appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Vice Chancellor, VC Babcock University, Shagamu has assured newly admitted students that the university will give them all the needed support to achieve their dreams. He spoke while delivering a speech during the 2017 matriculation ceremony held at the schools stadium. He said: You who are matriculating today are beginning your journey of successRead MoreThe post Babcock VC assures new students of support appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting over 103 high-profile cases. At least six of the cases were filed 10 years ago. Why are the trials still pending in courts' ROBERT EGBE asks. Criminal trials lasting several years are not peculiar to the Nigerian judicial system. In India, for instance, 1,680,865 criminal casesRead MoreThe post Trials without end' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Last Tuesday, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami proposed the repeal and re-enactment of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act. He said this would make way for a comprehensive overhaul of the issues in the Act which have been hampering its fight against corruption. But lawyers conversant withRead MoreThe post EFCC Act: To be repealed or not' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Mohammed Mustapha Akanbi is a professor of Law at the University of Ilorin. He is the director, School of Preliminary Studies. He is the son of the pioneer chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Adebayo Akanbi (rtd). In this interview with ADEKUNLE JIMOH, he speaks on restructuring,Read MoreThe post 'Clamour for restructuring is competition for scarce resources' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Gabriel Nwodo made a First Class with 4.81 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) to become the best graduating student of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) in 2015. He also bagged a Second Class Upper Division at the Nigerian Law School in 2016. He shares his law story with ROBERT EGBE. MyRead MoreThe post Dad wanted me to be a doctor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Anambra State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi has approved an enlarged Alternative Dispute Resolution ( ADR) committee to mediate the dispute between Nkerehi and Umuchukwu over the town's name. The change of the town's name from Nkerehi to Umuchukwu was not supported by all of its residents, resulting in litigation. The court case stalled theRead MoreThe post Nkerehi, Umuchukwu dispute for ADR appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Lagos State Chief Judge Justice Opeyemi Oke has urged officials of the state judiciary to key into her commitment statement for the judiciary. She emphasised that it was expedient for law officers to be guided by the statement to ensure quality service delivery and to further assure Lagosians of the determination of the judiciary toRead MoreThe post Lagos CJ urges judiciary workers to be committed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The law firm of Charles Anthony LLP has partnered a non-governmental organisation to break the barriers that hold women back in the export business, report JOSEPH JIBUEZE and ROBERT EGBE. In March 2001, Mr. Charles Adeogun-Phillips was appointed Senior Trial Attorney and Lead Counsel at the United Nations International Tribunal for Rwanda. For over aRead MoreThe post Law firm partners NGO to lift women traders appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
ALagos High Court in Igboserehas adjourned further hearing in the alleged forgery trial of a legal practitioner, Kole Bello, till December 20. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo fixed the date last Friday, afterfirst prosecution witness, Asuquo Ibong, concluded his testimony. Bello was arraigned alongside Chukwu Victor, Friday Palmer and Osumah Terry last October 30, on a three-countRead MoreThe post Lawyer's 'forgery' trial resumes Dec 20 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Governor Willie Obiano and Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi, are among dignitaries expected at the Second Biennial Law Week and Bar Dinner of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Anaocha branch holding between October 26 and 29. The theme of the law week to be chaired by Justice Peter Umeadi is: 'Law asRead MoreThe post Obiano, Umeadi for NBA Law Week, dinner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Justice Hadiza Shagari of the Federal High Court in Lagos will onOctober 24rule on a bail application filed by four persons accused of N313 million fraud. Akala Anthony (49), Umar Ali (61), Saidi Oke (43) and Bashir Mohammed (44), through their lawyer, Akeem Balogun, filed the application on September 26, claiming to have been incarceratedRead MoreThe post Alleged N313m fraud: Court adjourns ruling on bail appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Presidency yesterday described as a welcome development the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, with oil, agriculture and industrial sectors leading the growth. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice-President), Laolu Akande, who stated this in a relase yesterday,Read MoreThe post Nigerias GDP up 1.4 per cent appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The two regulators that saved former Etisalat Nigeria (now 9mobile) from being taken over the a consortium of local lenders, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), have questioned the handling of the sale process of 9mobile by Barclays Africa, its financial advisors. A letter jointly endorsed by the headsRead MoreThe post NCC, CBN query Barclays' transparency in sale of 9mobile appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Will the Federal Government's initiatives on the Apapa gridlock relieve traumatised businesses and residents' ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE asks The Buhari administration did what no previous government had done about the Apapa traffic last week. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, after a breakfast meeting with captains of industry on how to resolve the traffic congestion ofRead MoreThe post Resolving Apapa's perennial traffic nightmare appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives has given the management of Nigeria Agip Oil Company Ltd a 13-day to appear before it over an alleged breach of contract with an indegenous remediation company. The House specifically summoned its Managing Director, Director Procurement as well as its Director, Legal in addition to six other employees of the oilRead MoreThe post Reps summon Agip chief over $30m contract braech appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh, has faulted plans by the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to declare force majeure in the power sector, saying there was no basis for such action. The DisCos have threatened to resort to such a step following what they termed the policy directive on Eligible CustomersRead MoreThe post BPE rejects DisCos notice on force majeure appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 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 exchanges betweenRead MoreThe post Rat race for platform economy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has been urged to link the Lagosseaports, six approved Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) and the proposed Truck Transit Parks (TTPs) with rail. Stakeholders who spoke with The Nation on the sideline of a breakfast meeting organised by the Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMoT), inRead MoreThe post Govt urged to link dry ports, TTPs with rail appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The construction of the MKO Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun State, will turn around the state's economic prospect and industrial base, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Bashiru Ajibola, has said. According to Ajibola, the concessionaire of the project, which is under construction, is All Works of Life (AWOL) International Limited, He saidRead MoreThe post 'Osun International Airport 'll stimulate economic growth' appeared first on The Natio 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Dangote Cement will formally open its 1.5million metric tonnes Cement Plant in Congo on Thursday. The plant, built at a cost of $500 million, is expected to directly employ more than 1000 people, and thousands more in indirect job placement. The Plant which is now the largest in Congo rolled out its first bag ofRead MoreThe post Dangote to open cement Plant in Congo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Former Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Prof Officer Angaye, has accused the Federal Government of not doing enough in combatting the menace of cybercrimes in the country. Delivering a keynote address at a retreat organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for members of the Senate Communications Committee at Protea Hotel, Ikeja, atRead MoreThe post Nigeria not fighting cybercrimes enough, says Angaye appeared first on The Nation Nigeri 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Ban on 41 items yielding fruits, but there is need to do more For a country that traditionally shells out scarce foreign exchange to import goods that can be produced locally, the news of a sharp decline in its import bill can only mean that the fiscal and monetary authorities are getting some things right.Read MoreThe post Some progress appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
It is good that Senator Ndume is back in the Senate. But Supreme Court's position is crucial on how far the National Assembly can go in sanctioning its members The controversy over the power of a parliament, under the 1999 constitution, (as amended), to suspend its member, redounded, with the recall of Senator Ali Ndume,Read MoreThe post Sweet recall appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Global Terrorism Index 2017 published by the Institute for Economics and Peace is one report that have excited Nigerians, home and abroad, and for good reasons too. The report indicated that terrorism related deaths fell by more than 80% for year 2016. There are other positives for Nigeria embedded in the 120-page report. AnRead MoreThe post Harnessing Gains of the 2017 Global Terrorism Index appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
There is an awkward Igbo saying that suggests that the breadfruit starts off the size of a baby's head and when it ripens and is fully formed, it is the head of an adult. Of course that comes across quite obvious enough but the import of it is germane to the matter at hand today.Read MoreThe post NASS attack appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu spoke with reporters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on his achievements, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), and the agitation for restructuring. Assistant Editor GBADE OGUNWALE was there. Your government has taken the made-in-Aba campaign abroad, although Aba itself is yet to assume the status of an industrialRead MoreThe post State should be allowed to develop their capacities appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
No fewer than 15 politicians are scheming to succeeed Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, whose tenure expires in 2019. Correspondent ADEKUNLE JIMOH examines the contenders. KWARA State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed will bow out of office in 2019. Who succeeds him' No fewer than 15 All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains are struggling to emerge as itsRead MoreThe post Who succeeds Ahmed in Kwara' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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