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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 5 November, 2017.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Parliament of the Obafemi Awolowo University Students' Union has impeached the President of the Union, Oyekan Ibukun Edwards. This resolution was reached by the parliament at a sitting which held in Awolowo Caf of the University's Awolowo Hall of residence on Saturday November 4. The Parliament impeached the President on the grounds of allegedRead MoreThe post OAU students union President impeached appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
By some general and unexplainable consensus, the Igbo have begun to campaign for the presidency of Nigeria to be vouchsafed to them in 2023. In furtherance of this great scheme, many of their leading political lights suggest that support for President Muhammadu Buharis second term could help the cause. Those whose natural politics predispose themRead MoreThe post Igbo and the magical year 2023 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Rethinking the nation-state paradigma In a famous war memoir titled Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell, the great British political satirist and matchless master of English prose, paid stirring tribute to the courage and heroism of those who fought and fell on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War. It was a particularly nasty war,Read MoreThe post The Catalan Debacle appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Buhari glosses over demand 'Anxiety in Presidents camp as confirmation of 45 nominees stalled in Senate In spite of a dinner rapprochement in the week, the National Assembly has launched a fresh plot for the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The lawmakers made theRead MoreThe post National Assembly in fresh bid to sack Magu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Releases full list of president's appointments till date The Presidency on yesterday denied media report claiming that 81% of President Muhammadu Buharis appointments have been going to the north. A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that the article published by a business newspaper on October 29, 2017,Read MoreThe post Presidency: 80% of Buhari appointees not from North appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
APC, Chime, VON DG kick Three persons were feared dead yesterday at Oji-River during yesterday's local council elections in Enugu State marred by two separate explosions. The first explosion occurred around 8:20am at Coal Camp in Enugu North Council area of Enugu State just before voting began. It was gathered it occurred at BroadrickRead MoreThe post Three feared dead as explosions rock Enugu council poll appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has chargedNigerians to join the federal government to resist those seeking for the disintegration of the nation. He maintained Nigeria can only move ahead as a united and indivisible country devoid of corruption. He spoke yesterday at the wedding of one of his aides,Nelson Nwokoro, at the Pastoral Centre in Abakaliki,Read MoreThe post Osibanjo: Nigerians must resist secessionists appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Less than a year after he turned his back on the United States of America over the emergence of Donald Trump as President, Prof Wole Soyinka is to visit America to deliver a lecture. The respected playwright and poet had last year torn his Green Card in protest against the victory of Trump who hadRead MoreThe post Green card: Soyinka to visit America appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Four persons were crushed to death yesterday in Ibadan when a truck conveying sharp sand reportedly suffered break failure along the Moniya-Iseyin road. At least ten persons also suffered varying degree of injuries while five motorcycles and three tricycles were destroyed beyond repair. The victims included a motorcycle operator, a woman, an underaged boy andRead MoreThe post Truck crushes four, injures 10 in Ibadan appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Some officials of the Nigeria Prison Service, Edo State Command, have cried out over alleged embezzlement of N563m in the account of their cooperative society. They said the money was embezzled between 2013 and today. The prison officials, who pleaded anonymity, told newsmen in Benin City that activities about the cooperative society were kept fromRead MoreThe post Financial scam rocks Edo Prisons cooperative society appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The MMM Ponzi scheme in Nigeria has again frozen all Mavros with a promise to restart. The notice contained in a statement by the MMM Administration and titled 'restart' blamed the federal government and mass media for its decision. It said: 'We have not been able to overcome the consequences of the crisis triggered byRead MoreThe post MMM Nigeriafreezes account, promises restart appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) for organising peaceful local government elections in Enugu State, in spite of some failed plots to undermine the exercise. Speaking after monitoring the elections in the state, the National President of NANS, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, told journalists that theyRead MoreThe post NANS hails LG elections in Enugu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
A book entitled, Beacons of Ogbomosoland: A Compendium of Ogbomoso Elites, is to be presented to the public on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, is the Special Guest at the presentation, which will take place at the Ogbomoso Recreation Club, Ogbomoso, located on Ogbomoso-Ilorin Road, Oyo State. ARead MoreThe post Ogbomoso Foundation presents book appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Presiding Bishop of Rhema Christian Church and Towers Sango, Ogun State, Bishop Taiwo Akinola, spoke with Sunday Oguntola on burning national issues ahead of the church's forthcoming convention. The theme of the forthcoming convention is foretaste of heaven on earth but some people will contest the premise. Is it really possible to enjoy heaven whileRead MoreThe post 'Nigeria needs good governance, not restructuring' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
No fewer than 200 students will graduate from Life Theological Seminary Lagos next Saturday. Tagged exceeding grace ministers, the students will bag diplomas, degrees and post graduate diplomas in pastoring, church administration, church growth and other disciplines. Provost of the institution owned by Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, Dr Cletus Orgu, said the graduating studentsRead MoreThe post Life Theological Seminary graduates over 200 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The founder of Salvation Revelation Christ Church Lagos, Elder Fatai Olubodun, has charged political office holders to govern with truth and the fear of God for Nigeria to make progress. He spoke last Sunday at the 2017 annual harvest thanksgiving and fund-raising for church building at the Ayobo international headquarters of the church. Tagged yearRead MoreThe post Cleric to politicians: govern with fear of God appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
THE Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) General Secretary, Dr Dare Ajiboye, has launched a book titled:Succession planning basics in faith-based andsecular organisationsin Lagos.Ajiboye said he was inspired to write the book because of the problems succession is creating in many organisations, including churches. ''Succession is as sure as death. There is an assumption that aRead MoreThe post Bible Society boss launches book on succession appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, spoke with select reporters in Ibadan, and talks about how the ministry is pursuing a comprehensive health project to revamp a minimum of one Primary Health Centre in every political ward across the country. Bisi Oladele was there HEALTHCARE delivery looks poor in this country. What is yourRead MoreThe post We are pursuing basic healthcare through PHCs' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Rotary Club of Omole-Ojodu Lagos has a new president. He is Bishop Theophilus Taiwo Ajose, the international president of the Organisation of Christians in Democracy (OCD), a non-profit government organisation empowering, encouraging, training and releasing Christians for government and political service in nations. Ajose was inducted last Sunday with others as board members and officersRead MoreThe post Ajose is new president of Rotary Club appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Prayer cannot fix Nigeria, Senior Pastor of Christ Confession Assembly Aladura Ibogun in Ogun State, Rev Adeyemi Ademola, has declared. He said the nation's challenges are attributable to sin and disobedience to God. Ademola spoke with our correspondent at the unveiling of the church's four hectares new Prayer Mountain in Pako Ifo, Ogun State. TheRead MoreThe post Prayer cannot fix Nigeria, says Ademola appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
THE Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) General Secretary, Dr Dare Ajiboye, has launched a book titled:Succession planning basics in faith-based andsecular organisationsin Lagos.Ajiboye said he was inspired to write the book because of the problems succession is creating in many organisations, including churches. ''Succession is as sure as death. There is an assumption that aRead MoreThe post Bible Society boss launches book on succession appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Welcome to the month of November, your season of encounter with the Holy Spirit! I have no doubt that through the ministration of the Holy Spirit, you shall experience Supernatural Breakthroughs! We understand from scriptures that every child of God is ordained to live a sanctified (Holy) life. This is because every believer by redemptionRead MoreThe post Engaging the power of the Holy Spirit for Sanctification! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
NO fewer than five policemen in Ebonyi State have been arrested and placed on Orderly Room Trial for their complicity in the escape of a murder suspect, Ogonna Alioka aka Pilot and three others from the police custody.Commissioner of Police, CP Titus Lamorde told journalists in Abakaliki that Ogonna was one of the 15 suspects arrested for their role in the abduction and murder of one Mrs. Chukwu Okorie.He said the victim was kidnapped on January 8, 2017 in her home at Egba Amanye community in Iv 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
FIVE women were on Thursday beheaded by unidentified persons in Itim-Amagu, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.Itim-Amagu is a boundary community between Ebonyi and Adadama community in Cross River state.Both communities had been locked in a perennial boundary dispute.The bodies of the victims have been recovered while three persons have been declared missing.The Chairman of Ikwo council area, Mr. John Nnabo in a statement accused the Adadama community of carrying out the killings.How 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
THE National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos last Wednesday ordered the return of official vehicles seized from a former Registrar of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, AOCOED, ( formerly Lagos State College of Education), Ijanikin, Mr Olumuyiwa Coker.Coker had urged the court to issue a restraining order against the defendant or its agents from taking possession of his official vehicles-Toyota Camry with registration number BF 741 EPE and the Toyota Hilux vehicle with registration numbe 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
THE Police and Nigeria Security an Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ekiti State have signed a pact with two civil society organizations to arrest and prosecute violators of Child Rights Act and Female Genital Mutilation Prohibition Act.The Centre for Womens Health and Information (CEWHIN) and the New Generation Girls and Women Development Initiative (NIGAWD), with the signing of the agreement, signed the agreement at the end of a two-day workshop in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.The workshop funded 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
THE strange disappearance of two siblings, Ayomide, 14, and Adeola Oriolakosun, 9, has caused panic in Olorunleke community in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.The children were sent to feed pigs at their parents farm on September 28, 2017, but they have since not returned home.The farm, which is located near their parents residence at Dodo area of Olorunleke Village.According to their parents, the children were sent to feed pigs at the farm around 5.30 p.m.The distraught father o 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Adequate information entails intake of routine drugs by pregnant women, avoidance of over-the-counter drugs early appointment, among others, will help in guiding against unnecessary risk during pregnancy and delivery. Omolara Akintoye writes WOMEN should be fully involved in decisions about their care and treatment during pregnancy and therefore need to be given the knowledge toRead MoreThe post Useful information before and during pregnancy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Federal Government has asked universities as research institutions to come up with solutions to issues challenging the country. President Muhammadu Buhari, said this in Uyo on Saturday during the 22nd and 23rd convocation of the University of Uyo. He was represented by the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Onwuka. He noted thatRead MoreThe post Buhari tasks universities on solutions to nation's challenges appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf and Tony Akowe in this report focuses searchlight on the growing level of insolvency of some state governments unable to pay salaries as and when due. BESIDES working at blue-chip companies, banks, the oil and gas sector, the civil service was one place a lot of people gravitated to in the distantRead MoreThe post Salary backlog: Kogi, Benue, Bayelsa lead defaulters appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress, in this no-holds-barred interview with Tony Akowe clears the air on the level of insolvency at majority of the states owing workers backlogs of salaries vis--vis the intrigues and political undercurrents. Excerpts: FROM records available to the Congress, what is the situation with the payment of salaries byRead MoreThe post Kogi, Bayelsa, Benue worst states defaulting in salaries-NLC boss appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The nation's non-oil sector has the potential to generate a minimum of N8rillion revenue annually. This is the outcome of a study conducted last year by a cross-section of experts drawn from different walks of life. According to the experts led by Omooba Olumuyiwa Sosanya, founding president, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) theRead MoreThe post Nigeria can generate N8trillion revenue from non-oil sector annually-Study appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
If not for the timely intervention of the State Ministry of Environment (MOE) Special Intervention Unit in evacuating heaps of refuse at the Oguntade Road Area of Shasha, Alimosho LGA, on October 2nd, the residents would have been besieged by all manner of deadly diseases. The refuse, which had piled up for months despite theRead MoreThe post PSPs charge consumers for services not rendered appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The Bounce News app, Nigeria's most exciting online news platform, is fast gaining international recognition for its innovation and impact on the digital media space. It has been shortlisted for the annual AppAfrica.com Innovation Awards and the World Architectural News Award.The AppsAfrica award honours innovation in the tech ecosystem across Africa, and it is supportedRead MoreThe post Bounce News earns international nomination appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Prince Amid Adekunle, a seasoned petroleum geologist and environmental management specialist in Nigeria, is the Managing Director/Chief Executive, Wordsworth Environ Limited, an organisation committed to the provision of health, safety and environmental solutions. In this interview with Omolara Akintoye, he speaks on the growing concerns of high tax regime amongst other related issues. Excerpts: BuildingRead MoreThe post 'We need to make our taxes business-friendly' appeared first on T 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, LG Electronics, a global leader in consumer electronics and heating, ventilation and air conditioning, visited Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where it donated some units of all new Gencool Inverter air conditioners, jet cool air conditioners as well as treated mosquito netsRead MoreThe post LG donates air conditioning units to hospital appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Each season of Coke Studio Africa is proving to be one show that viewers look forward to and this year's edition is no exception, going by the electrifying performances on the first and second episodes. Beginning with the collaborative efforts of Nigeria's dancehall king, Patoranking, and Tanzania's phenomenon, Alikiba, the two artistes had an awesomeRead MoreThe post Coke Studio 5 kicks off with electrifying performances appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Members of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have made a case for the international oil companies (IOCs) payment of the outstanding N2.3trillion gas flaring penalty funds to host communities in the Niger Delta region. They also pushed for the payment of about N1trillion gas flaring penalty fund that the multinationals have already paid which remainedRead MoreThe post CSOs demand N3.3tn penalty for gas flaring appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Ajaokuta Steel Company Director-General Sumaila Abdul-Akba has said the over $4.5 billion investment in the company would be recovered as efforts are being made to ensure that the plant becomes fully operational soon. He expressed concern that the steel company had been lying fallow for a very long time, adding that the government is determinedRead MoreThe post Over $4.5b investment in Ajaokuta Steel 'll be recovered, says DG appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
SERAP secures order compelling Saraki, Dogara to be accountable Again, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has taken up the responsibility of holding government and public institutions to account. A major victory was won at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, when Justice Rilwan Aikawa, ruling on a motion ex-parte filed by SERAP, orderedRead MoreThe post Open the books appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
Private investors are unwilling to sponsor; and bankers are busy looking out for petroleum importers or contractors. So, where then is the help for us poor innovators' Private investors are unwilling to sponsor; and bankers are busy looking out for petroleum importers or contractors. So, where then is the help for us poor innovators' IRead MoreThe post Financial sponsors, and the rest of us innovators in Nigeria appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
On October 25, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the bill that established the North East Development Commission (NEDC) which was conceived, drafted and sponsored by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. In this interview with a select group of journalists, the Speaker warned that elites from the region will carry shame forRead MoreThe post If we mismanage NEDC funds, well have ourselves to blame -Dogara appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
As grazing law in Benue State takes effect from this month, Governor Samuel Ortom warns that anyone that breaks the law would be dealt with. In this interview with some journalists in Makurdi, Ortom said henceforth any one that wants to rear animals in the state must ranch. Edozie Udeze was there YOU called onRead MoreThe post I am waiting to see wholl trespass, break our grazing law -Ortom appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
As part of its preparations for the 2019 General Elections, the Peoples Democratic Party may have concluded its scheme on how to work with other opposition political parties in a bid to tackle the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), reports Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, IF feelers emanating from the fold of the opposition Peoples DemocraticRead MoreThe post 2019: PDP considers alliances, mergers to defeat APC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 05 Nov 2017
The plight of the crisis ridden Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP ) worsened on Saturday with the emergence of a parallel executive from a Congress conducted by a faction of the party. Members of the parallel executive are Sikirulai Ogundele (State Chairman), Chief Ibukun Ojosipe(Deputy Chairman),Alhaji Ismaila Odejimi(Vice Chairman 1)Read MoreThe post Ogun PDP holds Congress, gets parallel state executive despite court order appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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