NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 22 November, 2017.


Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The Niger state Police Command says it has deployed its personnel across the state in an effortto ensure hitch-free Yuletides. Superintendent of Police (SP) Abigail Unaeze, the command's Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) said this in a statement issued in Minna on Tuesday. Unaeze said that the command had positioned its conventional and special unitsRead MoreThe post Police in Niger beefs up security for Yuletides appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remain divided ahead of the party'sDecember 9convention. The convention, which is billed as the panacea for the multifarious crises rocking the party, seems to be a harbinger of another major disagreement. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists whoRead MoreThe post PDP leaders fight dirty over race for chairman appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The vacuum created by yesterday's exit of Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe's president will be filled today. Group Political Editor Emmanuel Oladesu writes on the implications of the development and the task before his successor. YESTERDAY was a turning point in the history of Zimbabwe. Its long-standing dictator, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, was forced to resign. TheRead MoreThe post Zimbabwe: What next after Mugabe' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Buhari: it's cruel, dastardly President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the killing of over 50 people in a suicide attack in Adamawa State as 'very cruel and dastardly' The attack happened in Dazala, Mubi town yesterday around 5 a.m. when Muslims were observing the early morning prayer. It was the first attack in three years sinceRead MoreThe post 50 die in Adamawa mosque attack appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The government's efforts to borrow through Eurobond was oversubscribed by about $11 billion, but only $3 billion was accessed. Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele did not say why the country could only access about one-third of the bond. Answering reporters' questions at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting inRead MoreThe post Govt accesses $3b Eurobond appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Ahead of the December 9national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), more facts emerged yesterday on how N11billion generated by a former National Chairman, Adamu Muazu, was shared by the former National Working Committee(NWC). It was also revealed that about N730million was inherited by the sacked National Chairman of PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff. ButRead MoreThe post 'How N11b PDP cash was shared by NWC' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Some operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday stormed the residence of a former Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Mr. Ita Ekpenyong to arrest him in connection with the ongoing probe of the $2.1billion arms procurement by the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) between 2014 and 2015. EkpenyongRead MoreThe post EFCC operatives storm ex-DSS DG's residence appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
THE West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) yesterday released the results of the 2017 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. The council's Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, announced the release of the results of the November/December diet of the examination at a news conference in Katsina. Giving a breakdownRead MoreThe post WAEC releases Nov/Dec WASSCE results appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
A fresh crisis has hit the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the disputes among party members on last Saturday's ward congress. Some party chieftains are accusing Governor Ayo Fayose of violating the party's guidelines and constitution by allegedly compiling the names of his stooges and imposing them as 'elected delegates'.Read MoreThe post Ward congress: Ekiti PDP divided over Fayose's 'imposed' delegates appeared first on Th 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
An unemployed man, Uba Okeugo, who allegedly defrauded Mrs. Juliet Ezeola of N100,000, claiming he would wash and turn it into dollars, has appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates Court, Lagos. Okeugo, 32, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and stealing. The prosecutor, Christopher John, toldRead MoreThe post Jobless man allegedly swindles woman of N100,000 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Dr Fintan Ekochin, has advised Nigerians, especially pregnant women to be cautious of their diet to prevent developing diabetes. Ekochin gave the advice during a seminar to mark the 2017 World Diabetes Day at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) College of Medicine, Park Lane, Enugu onRead MoreThe post Diabetes: Commissioner cautions pregnant women on diet appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Group of American scientists have found a new possibility to cure leukemia, the results of a new study showed on Tuesday. Leukemia is a deadly disease that knocks down patients as young as only seven years old. In the study published in Journal Nature Medicine, the group of scientists from Stanford University and National InstituteRead MoreThe post U.S. Scientists find new possible cure for leukemia appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Alhaji Musa Abubakar, Sokoto State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corp ( NYSC ), on Tuesday said 2,400 corps members were posted to the state for the 2017 batch B stream 1 service year. Abubakar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto that registration and other preliminary activities for the corps members had commencedRead MoreThe post 2,400 NYSC members posted to Sokoto ' Coordinator appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The management of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) on Tuesday warned its newly matriculated 1,980 students that those with tendencies for drug abuse, cultism and rape would have no room to operate in the institution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ABUAD's Vice- Chancellor (VC), Prof. Michael Ajisafe, said thisRead MoreThe post Afe Babalola University goes tough on criminals appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Students marching round the streets of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Tuesday, in support of the new Anti-Cultism Law signed by the Gov. Ayo Fayose.The post PHOTO: Ekiti students rally in support of Anti-Cultism law signed by Fayose appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
A lecturer of Economics at Covenant University, Dr. Stephen Oluwatobi has advised Nigerian youthson job creation rather than job seeking. This is in view of the national bureau of statistics report which reveals that the unemployment rate in Nigeria increased by 14.2 percent in the last quarter of 2016 from 10.4 percent a year earlier.Read MoreThe post Economist tasks youths on job creation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The Federal Government yesterday submitted a revised version of the 2018 to 2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the Senate for consideration and approval. One of the major revisions was the adjustment of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate from 4.5per cent to 3.5per cent. Minister of StateRead MoreThe post Fed Govt submits revised MTEF to Senate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal government to stop further sale of some assets of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The lawmakers said the sale of PHCN's overtime cargoes was fraudulent with opportunities denied qualified bidders that have no personal relationships with those in charge of the exercise. Consequently, the CommitteesRead MoreThe post Reps to govt: stop sale of PHCN assets appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Most entrepreneurs with success stories have a story or two to tell. They are either faced with immediate family issues or household problems marked with conflicts with little or no love. However, they work doggedly, not minding the hurdles before them, to build business successes and thrive, especially in the face of instability. One ofRead MoreThe post Striving to achieve success amidst odds appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The pension industry created through the Pension Reform Act 2014, which replaced the 2004 Act has demonstrated the potential to pool the requisite funding to support Nigeria's economic development, the Managing Director, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers, Eric Fajemisin, has said. He made this known while briefing journalists on the achievement of the pension industry inRead MoreThe post Stanbic IBTC Pension identifies opportunities in PRA 2014 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The Financial System Strategy 2020 (FSS 2020) blueprint launched 10 years ago was meant to transform Nigeria's financial sector into a growth catalyst. It was also to engineer the country's evolution into an international financial centre to strengthen domestic markets and enhance their integration with external financial markets. COLLINS NWEZE assesses the impact of theRead MoreThe post Nigeria as global financial hub appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Anew report released by a leading maritime consulting firm, revealed that more than half of the container trucks visiting Apapa, Lagos daily have no immediate business to transact at the port. The report, which stemmed from an independent study conducted by Ships & Ports and a Don of the Lagos Business School, Dr. Frank Ojadi,Read MoreThe post '50 % of trucks in Apapa have no business in port' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Subscribers on the network of Globacom are in for excess data season as the company once again blazed the trail by launching a new Data Revolution, which confers on its subscribers, unmatched data packages; the biggest ever in the industry. The launch of the Glo Data Revolution was done alongside the unveiling of an exclusiveRead MoreThe post Glo unveils Data Revolution appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The United Nation Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Representative and Regional Director Mr. Jan Bakole has said industrialisation is a precondition for the effective implementation of Continental Free Trade Area (CFTRA). He however acknowledged that several challenges remain on the path to the optimum realisation of CFTA's full potential. The CFTA is to bring together 54Read MoreThe post UNIDO: industrialisation is way to free trade area appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
As the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) celebrates its 25th anniversary, the Executive Vice Chairman, Capital Assets Limited and former President and Chairman of Governing Council of the CIS, Mr. Ariyo Olushekun, speaks on stockbroking in the context of the activities of the Institute and opportunities in the capital market On the roles of theRead MoreThe post 'Stockbrokers should have access to CBN's discount window' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
It is amazing to see the growth of the local start-up as young people venture into entrepreneurship. One area attracting interest is financial technology, also known as fintech. There are success stories coming from this innovation. One of them is mTransfers. The fintech sector is booming. Start-up activities by young tech entrepreneurs are aiming toRead MoreThe post Young entrepreneurs change start-up scene appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
State governments have the right to make laws to protect their citizens as they deem fit Going by reports credited to the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hor that the anti-grazing laws being enacted by some state governments is a time-bomb, it is obvious that the herdsmen's group has not come to grips with the fact thatRead MoreThe post Not in Miyetti Allah's image appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
The teachers' crisis is an opportunity rather than a danger As the clash of accusation and counter-accusation between the Kaduna State government and the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) escalates, it is important that the vital implications of the competency test debacle are not lost. In retrospect, the crisis that has erupted as a resultRead MoreThe post Kaduna conundrum appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Cyberspace jives, real or apocryphal, adduced to Robert Mugabe, exiting Zimbabwe president, rank among the sharpest, most pungent and most brilliant. But see the grand folly of the 93-year old, in the violent tempest of power' He not only endures a disgraceful overthrow ' just as well, after 37 years of untrammelled power ' heRead MoreThe post Mugabe and the folly of power appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
As distraught Zimbabweans suffered the misfortune of viewing the political funeral of Robert Mugabe in slow motion in Harare in the past few days, older compatriots must have been haunted by the ghost of his iconic and far more illustrious namesake Bob (Robert) Marley. It was in the same Harare (then Salisbury) that theRead MoreThe post Mugabeand Bob Marley's prophesy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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