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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 26 November, 2017.


Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Nigerias former international, Michael Emenalo, arrived in Chelsea in 2007 as a scout and in four years he had become the second most influential person answerable to only one man Roman Abramovich, the owner of the current English Premier League champions. Few, even in the EPL, know just how powerful the Nigerian hasRead MoreThe post MICHAEL EMENALO: How I struck up friendship with Roman Abramovich appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Comrade Lenin and the longest goodbye We may not all be Soviets these days, but there was a time we came pretty close. The collapse of what is known as the Second World, otherwise celebrated as actually existing socialist states, has led to a strange and unexciting world. It has surely given birth to theRead MoreThe post Why revolutions still matter appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
AT 71 years old, former vice president Atiku Abubakar probably thinks 2019 may be his last chance at running for the Nigerian presidency. He will be 72 years old when and if he runs. The oldest man yet to vie for the Nigerian presidency, Muhammadu Buhari, threw his hat into the ring at 72 yearsRead MoreThe post The Atiku response appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Lamido, Shekarau, Dankwambo, others may not step down Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has one more hurdle to cross in his secret deal with some stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, The nation can authoritatively report. It was learnt yesterday that Jonathan said Atiku must beg or apologizeRead MoreThe post Jonathan to Atiku: Beg Obasanjo, get PDP ticket appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained two separate warrants from a court to arrest a former Director-General of Department of State Service (DSS), Mr. Ita Ekpenyong and ex-Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke. The commission also secured the nod of the court to search the residences of theRead MoreThe post EFCC obtains warrants to arrest ex-DG DSS, former NIA boss appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Popular independent broadcaster in Ekiti State, Ganiyu Lawal, was at the weekend shot dead while on a hunting expedition. Lawal, a presenter of Yoruba programmes on radio stations, was killed by unknown persons. The sad incident occurred at Apepe Farm Settlement in Araromi Oke in Ekiti East Local Government Area. The 42-year-old has been buriedRead MoreThe post Popular Ekiti broadcaster shot dead while hunting appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Promises not to sack workers The anti-corruption war will remain unrelenting despite the massive criticisms against it, President Muhammadu Buhari has stated. He vowed that all looters of public funds will be brought to book regardless of whose ox is gored. Buhari, who was apparently reacting to insinuations the fight has not yielded any positiveRead MoreThe post Buhari: Well sustain anti-graft war despite criticism appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday assured the people of the state of continued delivery of dividends of democracy till his last days in office. Speaking at the grand finale of Calisthenics competition to commemorate the 7th year anniversary of his administration at Osogbo Township Stadium, Aregbesola disclosed that 28,000 students have so far beenRead MoreThe post Expect dividends of democracy till end of my tenure Aregbesola appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
THE approach and techniques heralding the birth of Oranmiyan in the state of Osun is phenomenon, Oranmiyan was the unstoppable progressive ideology and movement adopted by Engr. Rauf Aregbesola to launch his aspiration into the hearts and heads of great Osun people. Incontrovertibly, in less than six months, his political mantra, 'Oranmiyan' became a householdRead MoreThe post Aregbesola and his seven seasons appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
v Yoruba socio-cultural organisation Afenifere at the weekend insisted the only solution to the leadership crisis facing the nation is true federalism. It said Nigeria will only thrive when all the federating units develop at their own pace through dint of hard work. Afenifere also called for urgent review of the constitution and removal ofRead MoreThe post Afenifere insists on restructuring, resource control appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Ondo State governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), yesterday charged the nation's tertiary institutions to brace up to the challenges of real development. He said there appeared to be increasing disconnect between the curricula adopted for the training of the citizenry and the current realities. Akeredolu, who spoke during the 15th convocation ceremonies of Igbinedion University,Read MoreThe post Brace up for real development, Akeredolu urges academics appeared first on The Nation Nigeri 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The national leadership of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has urged the National Assembly to pass the necessary law to permit full usage of the Electronic Voting System (EVS). The process, UPP said, would further ensure a free and fair 2019 general elections. This is part of the resolutions reached by the National Working CommitteeRead MoreThe post UPP urges NASS to pass law to enable electronic voting appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Saint Joseph's Chosen Church of God (SJCCG) has ordained two new female apostles. The ordination was highpoint of the 70thanniversary of the church at the St. Joseph Conference Centre Sapele-Warri expressway, Ikwewu Community near Amukpe roundabout in Delta State with the theme; 'A new cycle of growth'. The two new female apostles were part ofRead MoreThe post Saint Joseph ordains two female apostles, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The 20thanniversary of Support Missionary AID (SUMA) International holds on Saturday December 2 in Lagos. Tagged supernatural release, the celebration will feature Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church, Rev. (Mrs.) Mercy Ezekiel of Christian Pentecostal Mission (CPM) and Bishop Humphrey Erumaka of Word-Based Church as guest ministers. SUMA started its missionary activities inRead MoreThe post Suma celebrates 20 years of charity to humanity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
From scriptures, we recognise that the anointing of the Holy Spirit, among others empowers the redeemed to command exploits. For instance, Jesus Christ was a carpenter's son for 30 years without an identity. However, when He returned in the power of the Holy Spirit, He was loaded with divinity and the Bible records that HisRead MoreThe post Sustaining the anointing! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Senior Pastor of Grace Family International Church, Lagos State, Rev. Yinka Ojo, has called on Nigerians to pursue reconciliation, righteousness, love and restoration for national restoration. He spoke at the annual international convention of the church in Lagos recently. Ojo urged Nigerians to remain steadfast and allow God into their hearts. The cleric notedRead MoreThe post Reconciliation'll restore Nigeria's glories, says Ojo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
It was supposed to be just an interactive session, the very first of its kind in the State. Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel walked into the banquet hall prepared to take tough questions from the fathers of faith. On seat were Prelate Emeritus of Methodist Church Nigeria Sunday Mbang; the legendary Dr Uma Ukpai;Read MoreThe post Akwa Ibom 2019: How Mbang, Ukpai, others anointed Emmanuel appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Omoba Olumuyiwa Sosanya, founding president of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) has seen it all. Regarded in some circles as a General for his doggedness, he is cerebral with a patriotic fervour and desire to see things work. In this interview with Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf, he picks holes in the existing tax reformsRead MoreThe post With projected N21trillion tax income annually, borrowing isnt necessary' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, last Sunday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts in sustaining peaceful atmosphere in the state. She made the call at the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, during the celebration of its 2017 annual family re-union harvest thanksgiving service of the chapel. SheRead MoreThe post Ambode's wife canvasses prayers for peace, progress appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Founder of Power Pentecostal Mission, Bishop Bola Odeleke, has challenged Nigerians to promote godly values so as to guarantee personal and national progress. Success, she said, is not measured by possessions or acquisitions but impact and legacy. Odeleke spoke last week ahead of the 2017 Power Convention and Ministers and Leaders Conference which begins todayRead MoreThe post Success not about possessions, money, says Odeleke appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested the suspected killers murder of one Emmanuel Uba aka Onwa, a rising politician and youth leader in Festac area of Lagos State. Uba was gruesomely killed on July 21, 2017 along 7thAvenue Festac.A manhunt was launched for his killers following the directives issued by the Acting Commissioner of Police , Edgar Imohinmi.The suspects were eventually arrested and a pistol used for the murder recovered. One 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday invaded the home of a politician, Afolabi Iwalewa, and shot his security guard during the raid.The house located at No 15 Surulere Quarters, off Iyin Road was also vandalised during the attack.Iwalewa, his wife, Oluwatosin and son, Olasunkanmi were to be away on holiday in France and Portugal.It was gathered that the suspected criminals stormed the compound at the wee hour of Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017.The security guard was beaten and sustained 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Ogun State Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted smuggled goods worth N85 million.The contrabands were intercepted within one week during which four operatives of the command were injured and an operational vehicle smashed by the smugglers.Speaking during a press briefing at the Idiroko Customs Area Command on Thursday, the Ogun State Controller of Customs, Sani Madugu said the feat was recorded following intelligence and relentless efforst of his men.He said that despite t 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Wilfred Ugoh is two years old and currently battles a congenital heart defect commonly called hole in heart.His father, Vincent, 35, and mother, Bethel, 30, had spent over N2 million on their sons treatment all to no avail.His father, a foodstuff trader, who hails from Ebonyi State, said he suffered a reversal of business fortune after spending all he had on his sons ailment.Our correspondent learnt that Wilfreds mother, who graduated from Ebonyi State University, could not participate in the co 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
An aluminium technician, Kayode Raphael escaped death by whiskers after he was attacked suspected land grabbers in the Isu area of Imota, Ikorodu, a Lagos suburb.The incident happened penultimate Saturday while Raphael and others were trying to install aluminium roof of a building under construction.The victim had barely started work at the site when the hoodlums stormed the site and attacked him with hammer and broken bottles.Raphael however managed to escape into nearby bush from where he repo 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
NO fewer than 18 of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, may have fully complied with the Treasury Single Account (TSA) mandate of the federal government, The Nation has learnt. A study conducted by the Nigeria Governors' Forum Secretariat across the 36 states of the federation to determineRead MoreThe post Only 18 states have complied with TSA, says NGF appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
One-woman proposition, a product of Sterling Bank, tailored specifically for women, is partnering with Motherhood In-Style magazine in its maiden edition of a two-day event tagged: Mums in Business Fair and Conference in Lagos. The organisers of the event stated this at a press conference held at Sterling Bank's head office in Lagos. In herRead MoreThe post Sterling Bank boosts 'Mums in Business' confab appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
British Airways, international flag carrier in the United Kingdom, has introduced a promo for travel savvy individuals this end of the year. British Airways customers and the general public will be able to take advantage of the fantastic fares for flights from Lagos and Abuja to UK and Europe. The slashed fares will start fromRead MoreThe post British Airways introduces fantastic fares appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The United States of America and the Nigerian government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Commercial Investment Dialogue (CID) to strengthen bilateral investments and promote private sector involvement in the bilateral commercial relationship. The deputy Assistant Secretary, United State Department of Commerce, Seward Jones said the two countries would identify barriers to investmentsRead MoreThe post US, Nigeria sign MOU on commercial investment appeared first on The Nation Ni 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Director General, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chijioke Ekechukwu disclosed that federal government borrowing of $5.5billion Euro bond loan will not stiffen the economy. In a statement signed by Gena Reuben Lubem Media and Protocol Officer,ACCI, the organisation observed that when the government got approval of the National Assembly to source the $5.5Read MoreThe post Chamber supports FG's external borrowing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The fresh budget support announced by the federal government to the 35 states of the federation last Thursday has raised further questions about the propriety and otherwise of such interventions in some quarters. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf in this report examines the issues BAILOUTS. That is one word the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will be probablyRead MoreThe post Do states deserve fresh budget support' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Mr. Peter Ndegwa, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Guinness Nigeria Plc, in this interview with Bukola Aroloye takes stock of the company's performances vis--vis especially its strategic approach to remain competitive and profitable, including its impressive dividend payout which has been the toast of many shareholders. Excerpts: What is your assessment of the business climate inRead MoreThe post 'Recession harrowing but good for businesses' appeared first on The Nation 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
As an organisation that constantly strives to keep its customers refreshed and satisfied, Chi Limited has introduced a new variant of Happy Hour by Chivita into the marketplace.The new variant, 'Chapman Happy Hour by Chivita', will now join other popular variants from the brand's stable to offer consumers more choices for refreshment. Widely considered theRead MoreThe post New Chapman Happy Hour inspired by Nigerian culture appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Omoba Olumuyiwa Sosanya, founding President of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) has described as misplaced the federal government's penchant for taking loans to boost the budget, saying it smacks of poor economic management on the part of the government. Speaking in an interview with The Nation, the accounting guru said the easiestRead MoreThe post 'Nigeria can raise over N21trillion from taxes annually' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
With about 28 days to Christmas Day and one week to the Advent season, markets and shopping malls are already wearing fancy new looks. Very soon, decorative trees, ribbons, ornaments and lights will adorn shops and some public places. As is usual with this season, traders have started stock piling their shops in anticipation ofRead MoreThe post Traders anticipate Christmas accessories' price hike appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Africa's diverse groups are looking for an efficiently devised and managed socio-politico-economic system that allows every individual to have a place and make a life for himself in it. Not too long ago, I wrote on this column: 'Let's give it to Mr. Robert Mugabe who says he has no intention of dying, because heRead MoreThe post Mugabe forever appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
THE quest to get a credible leader that would redirect Ekiti State to an enviable track that guarantees socio-economic liberation for the bewildered people is fast gaining audible volume. The leaders are putting heads together just as the youths so as to sieve through the array of aspirants currently jostling for the states top job.Read MoreThe post Ekiti governorship: Carnival as Ojudu accepts to contest appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
As the All Progressives Congress leaders prepare for this weeks National Caucus and the NEC meetings, there is increased expectation ahead the proposed National Convention, reports Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu BEFORE the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his last leave in the United Kingdom, where he had gone to attend to his medical condition,Read MoreThe post Great expectations in APC over National Caucus, NEC meetings appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its December National Convention, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, reports on the problems and intrigues that may determine the outcome of the event CONSIDERING the unending leadership tussle that rocked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for years before former Borno State governor, Senator Alli Modu Sheriff, was sackedRead MoreThe post PDP: Intrigues ahead of December convention appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Last weekends governorship election in Anambra State threw up many issues, amongst which was vote buying, which was openly practiced at polling booths. Most concerned observers and stakeholders warn that except drastic action is taken against that development, vote buying may emerge the worst monster that may threaten Nigerias democracy in the forthcoming 2018 andRead MoreThe post Anambra 2017: Cries over vote buying appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
TIME flies; rapidly, especially when you are constantly engaged mentally and physically. Time just whizzes. And this is even more so when you are walking with a goal getter like Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, Governor of Bauchi State. It is a whirlwind. The word 'impossible' doesnt exist in his dictionary. Once he sets his mind toRead MoreThe post 100 Days of walking with MA Abubakar appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
An APC chieftain, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar's resignation would not have any significant effect on the party's fortunes in the 2019 Presidential Election. Olaosebikan said in a statement that for a politician of Atiku's status to leave a party almost alone showed that the former vice president hadRead MoreThe post Atiku's defection is of no effect, says APC chieftain appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Senator Olamilekan Adeola has challenged Prince Gboyega Isiaka, former House of Representatives member, Abiodun Akinlade, and Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi, to a public debate on how they intend to govern the state better if given the mandate in 2019. Adeola, a Senator representing Lagos West at the Senate saidRead MoreThe post Ogun 2019: I challenge governorship aspirants to debate Adeola appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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