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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [27 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 27 November, 2017.


Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Widow, child found unconscious A pastor was killed yesterday morning by persons suspected to be Badoo members. The incident occurred at Lajo Road, near transformer in Igbogbo-Bayeku. The pastor's widow, Gloria and 10-month-old baby, Goodness, were said to have been found unconscious. They were rushed to Ikorodu General Hospital by policemen from Igbogbo Division. TheRead MoreThe post Badoo kills pastor in fresh strike appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Most killings occur in churches' 'Curfew imposed on Ikorodu To stem the Badoo menace, the police yesterday barred churches and mosques in Ikorodu and environs from holding vigil without tight security. Acting Lagos State Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal warned that he would arrest and charge with murder any pastor in whose church ritualists kill worshippersRead MoreThe post Badoo: No tight security, no vigil, says police CP appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Makarfi, others listed for 2019 Adamawa APC gets ex-VP's resignation letter Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors are split over the expected defection of ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to the party and his bid for the presidential ticket. Some of the governors and party leaders prefer National Caretaker Committee Chairman Ahmed Makarfi, former Jigawa State GovernorRead MoreThe post Atiku splits PDP governors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting was called off last Thursday over the non-remittance of about N1.78 trillion into the government's coffers by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), The Nation learnt yesterday. About N1.32trillion of the outstanding was unpaid by the NNPC during former President Goodluck Jonathan's administration. The whereabouts of the cashRead MoreThe post NNPC fails to remit N1.7tr into Federation Account appeared first on The 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Bank directors with non-performing loans (NPLs) are to quit or be sacked, according to a new Code of Corporate Governance approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Director, Bank Examination Department at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Adedapo Adeleke, said the new code was instituted to address the rising cases of insider badRead MoreThe post Bank directors with bad loans to go appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Accuses defendants of paying Kwara REC, CP N10m each The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has amended the charge filed against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore and former National Planning Minister Prof Abubakar Suleiman. Former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke is also named in the charge. EFCC said sheRead MoreThe post EFCC amends charge against Diezani, Belgore, Suleiman appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is taking measures to end Boko Haram insurgency, saying the attacks are like the last kicks of a dying horse. President Buhari, who spoke yesterday at the launching of the Pulaaku Radio in Yola, Adamawa State, said Boko Haram had been massively degraded and its survivingRead MoreThe post Presidency: suicide bombing last act of a dying terror group appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Scandinavia Chief and Global Affairs Analyst, Ayoola Lawal has vehemently condemned the sales of African migrants as slaves in the North African nation of Libya by a CNN report. Lawal made this known in a telephone conversation with The Nation, during which he stressed that the recent confirmation of theRead MoreThe post Libyan slave market footage sparks global fury appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
A two-day Nigeria Housing Finance Conference with the theme: Impact of Housing on National Economic Development begins tomorrow in Abuja. According to Finance Africa, the organisers, the goals of the conference are to evaluate and deepen understanding of existing structures and policies in Nigeria housing finance. It will also showcase global best practices and successRead MoreThe post Nigeria housing finance conference for Abuja appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
PDP: opposition is anti-people The plan by Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to buy Christmas clothes for 10,000 children has drawn the ire of the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party wondered why the governor is embarking on the year-end gesture when his administration owes workers months of arrears. It describedRead MoreThe post Party blasts Fayose's plan to buy Xmas wears for kids appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr. Kayode Fayemi has canvassed an urgent review of the country's laws to allow states play more prominent roles in mining issues as a necessary step in making the mineral and mining sector more profitable. Minister stated this in his keynote address at the fifth annual lecture of theRead MoreThe post Fayemi canvasses removal of mining from exclusive list appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
A leading aspirant for PDP national chairman Chief Olabode George has challenged other contestants for an open debate on their vision, agenda and motive for gunning for the party's prime office. He described himself as knowledgeable about the culture and practices of the party, saying whoever wanted to lead the party should not be afraidRead MoreThe post George seeks PDP aspirants debate appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Kevin Eze is an ex-celebrity blogger with the now defunct popular news & entertainment website NaijaXclusive, he is currently a digital marketer and a brand strategist.A graduate of project management from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria; he has been a freelance web designer since 2007 and won his 1st award when he was aged 16 for his immense contribution to the tech forums in Nigeria back then.He has been an intense lover of computers and internet right from 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Lagos State is said to be impressively emerging out of HIV/AIDS epidemic with a drop in cases of infected persons. According to the CEO of the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), Dr Oluseyi Temowo, there is about 217, 658 positive people in the state, and about 64, 554 are on Anti-retroviral (ARV). Temowo statedRead MoreThe post Lagos records drop in HIV/AIDS cases appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
About 80 per cent of new jobs in the country are workers, artisans and other employees drawn from auto technicians across the country, Chairman of Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) Lagos State Chapter, Comrade Asiwaju Jacob Omonide-Fayeun has said. Omonide-Fayeun said this at the 14th Year edition of Auto Technicians Workshop and Exhibition in Lagos.Read MoreThe post Auto technicians account for 80% of new jobs, says NATA appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Dollar injections into the economy estimated at $9 billion since February have helped the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to achieve long-term naira stability and curb volatility in the foreign exchange (forex) market, The Nation has learnt. The CBN has, in the last nine months, sustained its weekly dollar interventions in the forex market; aRead MoreThe post $9b interventions strengthen naira, forex market appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has not refused to grant import duty waivers for the importation of drugs and health commodities into the country. In a statement, the Federal Ministry of Finance, said there are laid down statutory procedures governing the granting of import duty waivers to importers and NGOs. It said these are part of holisticRead MoreThe post No import waivers denial, says Fed Govt appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has said that innovative financial solutions like credit insurance will help promote Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) growth and boost regional economic integration. The position was disclosed at the end of one-day workshop organised by the Afreximbank in collaboration with FCI and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), in SalRead MoreThe post Afreximbank: innovative financial solutions support SMEs' growth appeared first on The Nati 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Despite the high exchange rate and its price, Nigeria has imported 450,000 tons of crude palm oil valued at N116.3billion ($323.1 million) since the beginning of the year, it was learnt at the weekend. The shipment was increased by 12 per cent as global price hit $718 per metric ton. The price of the commodity,Read MoreThe post Nigeria spends N116b on palm oil importation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Skye Bank Plc has begun the Christmas edition of the Reach for the Skye Millionaire promo expected to produce new winners early next month. Both new and old customers stand a chance to win N1 million and other monetary and material rewards at the next draw which is scheduled to take place in Akowonjo, DopemuRead MoreThe post Skye Bank Xmas promo to produce new millionaires appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Ace110 motorbike was developed with the sole aim of getting back Honda's competitiveness in the domestic market space, Honda Manufacturing Nigeria Limited, has said. The motorbike was unveiled at the company's factory on Ota-Idiroko Road in Ogun State. Honda Manufacturing Nigeria Managing Director Katsuhiro Murooka, said with the introduction of Ace 110, many commercial motorcycleRead MoreThe post 'Why we introduced Ace110 motorbike' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Threatens todisconnect GenCos The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Interim Managing Director, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, said he has cancelled 150 letters of intents upon assumption of office. He described the company as a fertile ground for fake and dubious contracts for settlement of politicians before his assumption of office. We have stepped onRead MoreThe post Dubious contracts: TCN cancels 150 letters of intent appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
But its aftermath still plagues Zimbabwe POWER has left Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old strongman, who led Zimbabwe for 37 years since its 1980 independence.But the mess he left behind remains. Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe has taught the world how to prise power ' peacefully ' from a grim, cynical despot, without smashing the system.The factional struggle forRead MoreThe post Power leaves Mugabe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
SIR; The perennial gap between budgetary estimates and implementation is a growing concern and a contributory cause of poor economic development. Budget is variously regarded as a comprehensive document of estimates of government's income and expenditure proposed for a specified period which is usually one year. In Nigeria, it is not unusual to hear ofRead MoreThe post Bane of the budget appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
All countries must cooperate to make the global war on money laundering successful We identify with the frustration of the Federal Government as expressed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, over the challenges it faces in repatriating funds looted from our country by some of the past leaders. Of note, under municipal laws, receivingRead MoreThe post Repatriating looted funds appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
The Anambra election threw up winners and losers. Willy Obiano, re-elected governor, is clear winner. So, is his party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) which, for now, has escaped the drop. Still, except strenuous efforts are made, to broaden it into, at least, a dominant South East regional voice, APGA's future would still appearRead MoreThe post Odyssey of politician Obi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Forget appearances, it was not a happy 60thbirthday for former President Goodluck Jonathan on November 20. By his own account, he has had bad nights since his defeat in the 2015 presidential election that swept the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) out of power. When Jonathan received a PPD chairmanship aspirant, Chief Olabode George, at hisRead MoreThe post Jonathan the sexagenarian appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). His next point of call is unknown. Will he return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or form a new party to acualise his presidential ambition' Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU writes on the struggle of the Turaki Adamawa for the presidency.Read MoreThe post Atiku: In pursuit of a life time ambition appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has said that those clamouring for political activities and seeking re-election 'are elements of distraction. According him Its too premature to begin to declare my ambition. He stated that between now and 2019 is a long journey , insisting that it was premature for him to start talking ofRead MoreThe post 2019: Its too early to declare my ambition- Tambuwal appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, says his leadership will provide level-playing ground for all Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) presidential aspirants, if elected national chairman of the party. Dokpesi made the pledge while addressing zonal and state executive committee members and other members of the PDP during his campaign visit to KanoRead MoreThe post Dokpesi pledges fairness for presidential aspirants, if elected national chairman appeared first on The Nation Nigeria 


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Mon, 27 Nov 2017
Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Saturday that President Muhammadu Buhari might not be interested in getting an automatic ticket to re -contest. Kalu told newsmen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, that the president would prefer a situation where other candidates would explore the democratic process to test their popularity. 'BuhariRead MoreThe post Buhari not interested in automatic ticket in 2019 Kalu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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