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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 7 November, 2017.

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Members of Akwa Ibom State Community (AKISCOM), Lagos have elected new officers to administer the affairs of the Community for the next three years. The new Executive Council would be formally inaugurated on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the AKISCOM Secretariat, Surulere, Lagos. The newly-elected officers are Prince Felix Udoh, who defeated four other candidatesRead MoreThe post AKISCOM elects new officers, set for inauguration appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
For the benefit of those who need reminding, Matters Miscellaneous is the rubric under which, working from no particular design, I try to attend to the glut of occurrences with broad strokes and in short takes, lest some people and institutions feel neglected. Where to start' Maina-gate has got to be the point of departure.Read MoreThe post Matters miscellaneous appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Oil prices hit their highest since July 2015 yesterday as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power over the weekend through an anti-corruption crackdown, while markets continued to tighten. Brent crude futures were trading 26 cents higher at $62.33 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 25 cents to $55.89 a barrel, breakingRead MoreThe post Oil rises to $62.33 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Makarfi overrules endorsement of aspirants Battle for secretariat in Ogun Gbolarumi, Ladoja fight for control Party: chairman not Southwest's show The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appears to have slipped back into trouble, barely three months after the Supreme Court resolved its leadership tussle. Ahead of the party's December 9national convention that will produce aRead MoreThe post PDP crises grow in states appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
ASUU alleges inaction Universities seem to be bracing for another Industrial action. The four unions in the universities are not happy that the government has failed to implement an agreement which led to the suspension of their strike. Non-academic staff unions have scheduled their National Executive Council meeting for this week to consider the nextRead MoreThe post Varsities unions brace for battle appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women most of them teenagers whose bodies were recovered at sea. There are suspicions that they may have been sexually abused and murdered as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean. Five migrants are being questioned in the southern port of Salerno. A Spanish warship,Read MoreThe post 26 Nigerian women found dead at sea appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
For about seven and a half hours yesterday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) grilled a former Kogi State Governor Idris Wada in connection with the ongoing probe of N23billion poll bribery scandal. The poll bribery cash was facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison- Madueke. Wada was quizzed inRead MoreThe post EFCC grills ex-Governor Idris Wada appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
No fewer than 50 children have died in a Jigawa State village of'a strange disease', the village head said yesterday. The kids who died within the last two months inGidan Dugus in Dutse Local Government Area ofJigawaState were within the age of one and five years, it was learnt. Gidan Dugu village is 35 kilometresRead MoreThe post 50 kids die of 'strange disease' in Jigawa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Contract staff comprising cleaners, security guards and potters at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) on Monday staged a peaceful protested over non-payment of their six months salary arrears. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protest led to gridlock on Dobi road connecting the hospital with the main town as bothRead MoreThe post UniAbuja hospital staff protest non-payment of salary appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Federal Government is considering all options to sustain peace in the Niger Delta. It is appealing to militants to drop their plan to disrupt oil production, report AUGUSTINE EHIKIOYA, MIKE ODIEGWU, BOLAJI OGUNDELE and OSAGIE OTABOR. The 16-point demand Relocation of International Oil Companies' (IOCs') administrative and operational headquarters to the Niger Delta regionRead MoreThe post Fed Govt to militants: why you must keep the peace appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
BI-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) has urged the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to restore its approval for beginning of regional flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2). The firm said its call to the regulator was premised on the huge investment it has committed into upgrading facilities at the terminal for theRead MoreThe post Bi-Courtney challenges NCAA to restore approval for regional flights from MMA 2 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State yesterday ordered that a 21-year-old phone repairer, Michael Adeku, be given 22 strokes of the cane for stealing four litres of palm oil. Adeku, a resident of Yelwa Aso B, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, was convicted after pleading guilty to a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft.Read MoreThe post Phone repairer receives 22 strokes of cane appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP ) is set to embark on an indefinite strike action with effect fromMonday, November 13, 2017to press for the implementation of its agreement with government, accusing government of treating polytechnic education with disdain and levity. Rising from the emergency meeting of its National Executive Council,ASUP said itRead MoreThe post ASUP to begin indefinite strike November 13 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The National Association of Nigerian Students ( NANS ) has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the management, Petroleum Training Institute ( PTI ), Effurun, Delta, to reverse the increase in the school's tuition fee. NANS' President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said that new tuition fee as officially released byRead MoreThe post NANS gives PTI 24 hours ultimatum to reverse tuition fee increase appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The new Vice-Chancellor of the Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Prof. Chinedum Peace Babalola, has assumed office with a call on the Federal Government to list private universities as part of beneficiaries in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). Chinedum said private universities in the country have continued to supplement the efforts of both federalRead MoreThe post Prof Chinedum, female, Chrisland new VC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Amember of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Reform Committee, Mr. Emeka Nwadioke, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption in high places. He said the President must not be perceived to be shielding close corrupt associates if his anti-corruption crusade is to be taken seriously. Decrying what he called a crisis ofRead MoreThe post Lawyer to Buhari: tackle corruption in high places appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged residents of the state to ranch their livestock or face the wrath of the law. In a broadcast to the citizens of the state, the governor said open grazing has been banned in the state . According to the governor: ' Today, first November, 2017, marks theRead MoreThe post Benue govt urges residents to obey anti-open grazing law appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibe-Whyte (JSC) and stakeholders in the justice sector, haveurged players in the justice sector to pursue speedy dispensation of criminal cases. The charge was given at a symposium on speeding up criminal litigation in Nigeria, organised by the Initiative for Socio-Cultural FairnessRead MoreThe post Osinbajo, others advise judiciary on speedy trial of cases appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Miss Adaeze Anah is the daughter of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). She obtained a Law Degree from the Madonna University and runs a firm called The Anah Law Practice. She tells JOSEPH JIBUEZE about her father's influences and her dreams. Nothing can be as frustrating to a lawyer as travelling a long distance,Read MoreThe post 'Courts should stop frustrating lawyers' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has bagged this year's Kpakpando Foundation Award for Disabled Persons Inclusive Governance. The award was presented to the governor at the 12thAnniversary Celebration of the Kpakpando Foundation which held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. . The founder and chairman of the foundation, Sen. Osita Izunaso, said the awardRead MoreThe post Foundation's honour for Lalong appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
For two days, oil and gas law practitioners and other stakeholders met in Lagos to examine the sector's legal framework. Their verdict: existing laws have outlived their usefulness. JOSEPH JIBUEZE reports. Legal experts have called for a quick passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law. They said its non-enactment has stalled investment inRead MoreThe post Wanted: Strong legal framework for petroleum industry appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Justice Beatrice Oke-Lawal of an Ikeja High Court has fixed No- vember 13 for hearing a suit instituted by the Administrators of the Estate of the late Samuel Iyiola Omotoso against Ecobank Nigeria Plc and the Registrar of Titles in Lagos. It was over a landed property on 5, Oduduwa Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. TheRead MoreThe post Court hears family's suit against bank, Registrar of Titles Nov. 13 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Participants at a one-day aviation seminar organised by the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL), have advised young lawyers and other members of the legal profession to step up practice and show interest in aviation industry. They insisted that the gaps in the aviation sector could be bridged if lawyers show more interestRead MoreThe post Lawyers urged to explore opportunities in aviation appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Sokoto State, who is the National Vice-Chairman North West of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) and Chairman of the Nigerian Forum of the African Bar Association (AFBA) Mr. InuwaAbdulkadir has described Alternative Disputes Resolution mechanism as an indispensable tool in dispute resolution in a globalised world. On whyRead MoreThe post Why we promote ADR, by Abdulkadir appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
In The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory In the Abuja Judicial Division Holden in Jabi Before His Lordship: Hon. Justice .Y. Halilu Sui Number: Suit No: CV/24h/16 Date: : Tuesday October 17, 2017 Between John Echezona Unachukwu Plaintiff/Applicant (Also known and called John Unachukwu Austin, John Austin Unachukwu, Unachukwu John Austin orRead MoreThe post 'Any act done in violation of NBA constitution a nullity' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has been urged to promote the establishment of indigenous ship repair and dry docking facility. This will enable the country to reap the benefits of the Blue economy and generate employment for the youth. Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) President Olayiwola Shittu, who made the call, said it wasRead MoreThe post Amaechi urged to promote ship repair facility appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
A Leading ICT and networking solutions company, Cisco Systems, is celebrating 20 years of up-skilling millions of young people through its flagship CSR programme, the Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad) in Nigeria. Since its inception in 1997, the Academy has reached 7.8 million students, 9,600 educational institutions, including schools, colleges and universities in more than 180Read MoreThe post Cisco Networking Academy marks 20 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
HP has launched the HP Sprocket Photo Printer, a new pocket-sized photo printer that instantly prints 5 x 7.6 cm sticky-back photos from the smartphone or tablet virtually anywhere. Speaking during the unveiling of the product in Lagos, its Print Category Manager, Central Africa, Allison Alassan said: HP Sprocket is portable and small enough toRead MoreThe post HP unveils Sprocket photo printer appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
As more users take to online dating apps to find their soul mates, hackers are also taking advantage of the trend to target the unsuspecting suitors. Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying aRead MoreThe post Hackers turn online dating Casanovas appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to pay more attention to the free zones for growth of the economy. A maritime lawyer, Mr Slomon Adelaja, who made the call in Lagos, said well developed free zones would generate millions of jobs for the youth. Importers, exporters and other stakeholders in the maritime value chain, AdelajaRead MoreThe post Buhari urged to promote free trade zones appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Business Manager, Wisemart, Omolara Atunwa, has said the development of mobile technology is weakering fmily bonds. Speaking with reporters in Lagos at the weekend, she lamented that childrens absorption with technology, from texting to playing video games, limit their availability to communicate with their parents. According to her, a study found that when workingRead MoreThe post Wisemart: Technology creating family gap appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Seymour Aviation Limited has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional services to itsteeming customers across Nigeria. With the completion of a multi-storey car park with a capacity for 1,300 cars at the Murtala MuhammedInternational Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, the company, in a statement from its Managing Director, Francis Ikenga, haspromised to explore Public PrivateRead MoreThe post Seymour Aviation promises quality services at Lagos airport appeared first on The Nation Nig 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Federal Government and foreign investors have disagreed on the future of the naira. Government officials are of the view that the local currency has stabilised against foreign currencies, but some foreign investors think otherwise. Portfolio inflows have risen in the past three months with crude prices rising above $60 (it was $62 yesterday) aRead MoreThe post Fed Govt, investors disagree on naira's future appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Regulator of the telecoms sector, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has lamented that telcos are facing challenges in accessing foreign exchange (forex) needed to expand capacity and help redefine end users experience on the network. According to the NCC, there are over 50,000 base transceiver stations (BTS) spread across the country. However, the actual numberRead MoreThe post NCC: Forex pangs stifle telecoms industry's growth appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
THERE is concern about the workability of the Abuja Airport Terminal when completed next year as inadequate water and power supply may hamper its use. The National Assembly Joint Committee on Aviation disclosed that the $200 million terminalbeing constructed by Chinese Civil Engineering Construction (CCECC) is eighty per cent completed. The project's completion has beenRead MoreThe post Inadequate water, power may hamper use of Abuja Airport terminal appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Dangerous path laid by bad politics and poor vaccine penetration THE World Health Organization (WHO) just rolled out a most troubling statistics ' that Nigeria, with 3.3 million children, tops the list of the world's most unvaccinated children against measles.This is a developmental nightmare, which must attract serious attention. Following Nigeria, in that avoidable hallRead MoreThe post Measles challenge appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
This time, we should utilise rising crude prices well to avert oil doom IT is all round cheery news that crude oil prices are on the rebound once again. Between 2015 and late 2016, prices of Nigeria's premium export item, crude oil, dipped to as low as $30 per barrel (pb). Her output also crashedRead MoreThe post Not yet another boom appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
CUPS Citizens United for Peace and Stability, is everything but what it claims to be because nothing from its antecedents hints at unity and neither has it shown any propensity for peace or stability. If anything, the man around whom the entire contraption revolves, Dr. Idris Ahmed, has repeatedly engaged in acts that confirmRead MoreThe post When Dr. Ahmeds CUPS of Lies Overflows appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Jimoh Akeran, a Facebook activist, has coined what has got to be one of the most devastating puns on Nigerian contemporary politics ' ' scamperingKaba-kabain Kabba '! No prize for guessing right: it was at the expense of Dino Melaye, Himself theAjekunIyaexponent and senator of the Federal Republic. In an eerie, even if surrealist nearRead MoreThe post In the news again'Ajekun iya! appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner Mike Igini spoke with reporters in Uyo, the state capital, on restructuring, the sanctity of the ballot box and internal democracy in political parties. Excerpts: WHAT is your reaction to the agitation for restructuring' I think that, from the outset, we should be clear that restructuring is not aboutRead MoreThe post Igini: Why parties lack internal democracy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirant Chief Olabode George spoke with EMMANUEL OLADESU and MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE on his ambition, his plans for the party and how to avoid a rancorous national convention. In the course of your consultation, what has been the response of the people to your ambition to become the PDP chairman'Read MoreThe post 'How PDP can avert rancorous convention' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Emmanuel Agbo, has that the national convention of the party will determine its future. He urged delegates to elect the right leadership to avert future disaster. Agbo, a former Benue State PDP chairman, is a contender for the office of the Deputy National Secretary. The PDPRead MoreThe post Convention 'll determine PDP's future, says chieftain appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Leaders of smaller political parties have called on the Federal Government to give subvention to parties to enable them function optimally and make the desired impact. However, some politicians described the subvention as a stimulant for formation of purposeless parties, saying that Nigeria had outgrown it. The politicians spoke to the News Agency of NigeriaRead MoreThe post Can smaller parties survive without subvention' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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