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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 24 November, 2017.

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has obtained the names of 500 Nigerians implicated in various cases of tax fraud across the country. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President) disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the NationalRead MoreThe post FG uncovers 500 tax fraudsters appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied allegations that 222 Pension Properties recovered from pension thieves had been shared under its watch. Senator Emmanuel Paulker, chairman of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee investigating the controversial reinstatement of wanted Abdulrasheed Maina, had on Thursday alleged that 222 houses recoveredby Maina task force had beenRead MoreThe post Maina: EFCC denies sharing 222 recovered pension properties appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
A pressure group, Plateau Youth G17 Peace and Progressive Forum, says it has prepared a bill on prohibition of open grazing and will soon present same to the Plateau House Assembly. Mr Yaks Danja, its spokesman, disclosed this on Thursday in Jos, when he led the group on a visit to the Plateau chapter ofRead MoreThe post Youth group to submit open grazing prohibition bill to Plateau Assembly appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Where is the over N13b cash raised for the Centenary Project' This is part of the questions detectives are asking former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Anyim Pius Anyim and his wife. Anyim, his wife, 20 firms and others are being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedRead MoreThe post Centenary project: Anyim, wife to account for N13.1b appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami claimed yesterday that about 222 assets were recovered by the Presidential Task Force Team on Pension Reform. They were shared among some highly-placed Nigerians with links to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), he alleged. The EFCC insists the assets are intact. The team is headed byRead MoreThe post Malami: 222 assets recovered by Maina shared among govt officials, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Arrangements have been concluded to reintroduce toll gates in 38 points across the country, Power, Works & Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola said yesterday. The minister said that the reintroduction of the toll gates by the Federal Government will be consummated after completion of major highways. The toll gates are to be managed by the privateRead MoreThe post Fed Govt to reintroduce toll gates in 38 points, says Fashola appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The N220 billion Lagos-Badagry Expressway is being delayed by oil and gas pipelines on the path of the project, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said. Fashola spoke yesterday in Lagos at an interaction session with civil society organisations (CSOs). The Lagos-Badagry Expressway was awarded to China Civil Engineering andRead MoreThe post 'Pipelines delaying Lagos-Badagry road' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Thirty five states will share N28billion as budget support facility approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, the federal government said yesterday. The President has directed the immediate release of the money to the states, according to Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma. He spoke to reporters at the end of the National EconomicRead MoreThe post Fed Govt releases N28b budget support facility for 35 states appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
CATHOLIC leader Pope Francis says he has been praying for peace and stability in Nigeria. The Pope made this known when he met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in Saint Peters Square, Vatican City. The Speaker had led Nigerian delegation to the Holy See for a morning mass, where nationalsRead MoreThe post Pope Francis prays for peace in Nigeria appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has denied giving directives for the reinstatement of former Chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms Abdulrasheed Maina into the Federal Civil Service. Maina was sacked by the Federal Civil Service Commission for absconding from his duty post before the controversial reinstatement which attracted national outcry. Malami, yesterday atRead MoreThe post 'Consideration for Maina's reinstatement in national interest' appeared first on 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
A preterm baby, otherwise known as premature, need not die as there are survival strategies care-givers, including parents, can adopt. OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA was at a stakeholders' roundtable meeting for care of preterm in Lagos. Premature births occur before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. Normal gestation period for a pregnancy is usually aboutRead MoreThe post 'Preterm baby can survive' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Synlab, a leading provider of medical diagnostic services in Europe, has acquired the majority stake in PathCare Nigeria Limited, the largest private pathology laboratory group in Nigeria. PathCare is a leader in the field of human laboratory diagnostics, with a special focus on the public-private partnerships. Its strong market position is based on its highRead MoreThe post PathCare, Synlab promote health care appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The struggle for recognition by the various professional groups in the health sector is not likely to end soon. Clinical radiographers, critical players in health service, has also joined the fray as they are demanding for a separate department in health facilities. They claimed that they did not find the current arrangment of keeping themRead MoreThe post Clinical radiographers demand separate department in hospitals appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC ) will soon launch a job portal that would help employers find corps members with requisite skills and qualifications that match their needs. The Lagos State NYSC Coordinator, Prince Mohammed Momoh told The Nation in an interview yesterday at the Swearing in of 2,482 Batch B corps membersRead MoreThe post NYSC to launch job portal appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The University of Lagos is researching into a cost-effective solar energy supply to people in its immediate environment. The University's Director of Research and Innovation, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)on Thursdayin Lagos. 'We have colleagues in the energy space. We told them that weRead MoreThe post UNILAG researches into solar power appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Chairman, University of Ilorin ( UNILORIN ) Admissions Committee, Prof. O. T. Mustapha, has told candidates seeking admission into the university that its management was addressing the delay in the release of the 2017/2018 admission list. Mustaphas appeal for calm was reported by the UNILORIN Bulletin following anxiety caused by the delay in concludingRead MoreThe post 'New JAMB rules delay UNILORIN admission list' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The rising cases of fraud and unethical practices in the banking industry are throwing up new alliances. One of such partnerships, aimed at curbing the menace and exposing participants to the value of trust and professionalism in the banking/investment industry, is the Universities' Ethics Challenge organised in Lagos by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) SocietyRead MoreThe post Tackling unethical issues in banking appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
This year's Annual Directors' Conference of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria will focus on corporate governance. The conference theme is: Implementing Best Corporate Governance Practice in Nigeria's Public and Private Sectors. It is scheduled for November 30, 2017, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Chairman, Planning Committee of the Conference, Dr. Fred Odutola, madeRead MoreThe post IoD's conference to focus on corporate governance appeared first on The Nation N 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Director-General,Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Chijioke Ekechukwu has said Federal Government's plan to borrow $5.5billion Euro bond loa will not strangulate the economy. In a statement endorsed by its Media and Protocol Officer, Gena Reuben Lubem, the DG said when the government got approval of the National Assembly to source for theRead MoreThe post ACCI backs Fed Govt's external borrowing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Directs parties to IST The Federal High Court (FHC) in Lagos yesterday declined jurisdiction on the case instituted by Oando Plc against capital market regulators, directing the parties to the Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST). The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) had on Monday October 23, 2017 placed the shares of Oando on technical suspension, 'thus,Read MoreThe post Court turns down Oando, SEC, NSE's case appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Bankers' Committee to step in There are ongoing moves by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to get commercial banks and microfinance banks to return to the troubled North-East region, NDIC Managing Director, Umaru Ibrahim, has said. Speaking yesterday at the ongoing NDIC Annual Workshop for financial journalists inRead MoreThe post CBN, NDIC urge banks to return to Northeast appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Nigeria Employers' Consul-tative Association (NECA) has expressed displeasure at attempts by the government to strangulate businesses through multiple and duplication of taxes and levies in the country. It specifically took a swipe at the enactment of Kano State Revenue Administration (Amendment) Law 2017, which imposed Consumption Tax on goods and services bought or rendered inRead MoreThe post 'OPS 'll oppose duplication of VAT, taxes ' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Pension Transitional ArrangementDirectorate (PTAD) has urged the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and Delta Steel Company (DSC) pensioners to partake in the ongoing verification in Lagos, Abuja and Delta State. The exercise is billed to end at the Lagos Centre today. The Delta Centre ends on Tuesday. The event, which started on Monday, is toRead MoreThe post PTAD advises FHA, Delta Steel pensioners on verification appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The National Assembly has cautioned its members of staff against acts capable of causing financial embarrassment to it and the public service. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Omolori, who gave the warning at the presentation of the Code of Ethics in National Assembly Service, in Abuja, urged members of the staff on theRead MoreThe post Assembly cautions workers on financial regulations abuses, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Merchants need to maximise all available selling space to maintain the highest profit margins possible. To do so, they must implement a process for weeding out slow-selling items and replacing them with newer or more in-demand merchandise. Getting rid of the slow sellers quickly and efficiently requires a well-thought-out strategy for identifying and liquidating them.Read MoreThe post Strategy for putting items on clearance appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), has said despite the claim that Nigeria has exited economic recession, all calibrated critical indices are pointing to the contrary. According to the Association, nothing appears to be moving in the right direction as all sectors of the economy are bleeding profusely. Speaking with The Nation,Read MoreThe post Our situation is deteriorating, say senior workers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
SIR: On September 8, most newspapers reported the arrest by the Plateau Police Command of a suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, who escaped from detention at the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The whole nation lambasted the police over its careless handling of the suspect in their custody. Nigerians should beRead MoreThe post Maina and the rest of us appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The disclosure that there is no record of treaties Nigeria signed deserves serious attention Treaty making is a serious business that involves many agencies of government. While the executive initiates and signs such treaties, conventions and protocols, whether bilateral or multilateral, the legislature has the duty of ratifying them before they could be cited inRead MoreThe post Incredible! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The news of the first first class history degree from Ibadan refocuses eyes on the subject In the past decade, Nigeria has made quite some history. Not the least in this era is the torpedoing for the first time of an incumbent in the centre. We can speak of the routing of the deadly BokoRead MoreThe post Make history compulsory appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Mrs. Mariam Nneamaka Ali, the wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ), Dr. Ahmadu Ali, on Thursday joined the All Progressives Congress ( APC ). Mrs. Ali who was accompanied by the Delta State APC Chairman, Jones Ode Erue; Chief Frank Kokori; Chief Great Ogboru, Senator Ovie Omo-AgegeRead MoreThe post Ex-PDP National Chairmans wife joins APC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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