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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [10 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 10 November, 2017.

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
To grow its economy in the face of oil revenue challenges and exploding population, Ebonyi State has mounted a campaign for residents to cut down on reproduction. OGOCHUKWU ANIOKE reports What can a governor do if he wants to grow his state economy when the odds are stacked against him' Crude oil has fallen outRead MoreThe post Birth control to the rescue in Ebonyi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Four communities of Anyiama Clan in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State have been dis- placed by flood. They are taking refuge in neighbouring communities. MIKE ODIEGWU reports that efforts are being made to rehabilitate them Ordinarily, the meeting between the Paramount Ruler of Ogbia Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King Dumaro Charles-Owaba and the President,Read MoreThe post Flood sacks four Bayelsa communities appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Reversing the privatization is the best option in the circumstances the country finds itself with its electricity industry and it is in the national interest to do so. This is necessary in order to remedy the shoddy privatization exercise carried-out in 2013 by the Jonathan government and to redirect the process a new to permitRead MoreThe post Why electricity privatization must be reversed appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark has pleaded with the aggrieved Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to remain non-violent as a result of recent peace dialogue with the Federal Government. Clark said the Avengers had given him that responsibility to mediate with the government on their behalf, thus it was important to endure while the peace talkRead MoreThe post Clark urges Niger Delta Avengers to enbrace peace appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers Thursday night, honoured the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a Chieftaincy title of'ADA DI OHA NMA'. The Chairman of the Council, Eze Samuel Ohiri, who presided over the colourful ceremony at the Eze Imo Palace, said the decision to confer the title on the visiting PresidentRead MoreThe post Imo confers Chieftaincy title on Sirleaf appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to investigate the alleged sexual harassment and shooting of a female student by a soldier in Plateau State. The action followed a motion jointly moved by Reps. Istifanus Gyang (Plateau-PDP) and Edward Pwajok (Plateau-APC). Moving the motion, Gyang informed the House that on the Oct. 19, 2017, IndigenesRead MoreThe post Reps to investigate soldier sexual harassment, shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Plateau appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
A 41-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Ibrahim Oladeji, has urged an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his five-year-old marriage over the paternity of the only child of the union. The petitioner, who resides at Gberigbe area of Ikorodu, told the court that he suspected that hid wife's ex-husband was the father of the child.Read MoreThe post Man wants his 5-year-old marriage dissolved over son's paternity appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Ogun State Chief Judge, Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, on Thursday granted pardon to 106 inmates as part of efforts to decongest prisons in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olopade pardoned the inmates during her three-day tour of prison formations at Ibara and Oba in Abeokuta as well as those inRead MoreThe post Ogun Chief Judge pardons 106 inmates appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Some former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors yesterday held a secret meeting and resolved to quit the party if former Deputy National Chairman Uche Secondus (Southsouth) is imposed as national chairman. They also insisted that the Southwest ' not the Southsouth should produce the national chairman. The ex-governors suspected that some governors, who theyRead MoreThe post PDP: Ex-governors vow to resist imposition of chair appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Proponents of local government autonomy have got a major backer. President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday his commitment to the deal. He described the local government as a tier of government critical to his administration's anti-corruption crusade. The President spoke in Abuja at anational workshop on anti-corruption, organised by the Association of Local Governments of NigeriaRead MoreThe post Buhari backs local govt autonomy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has blown $55,000(N19 million) on training of 20 members of its staff in Denmark. The cost of the four-day training is outside the flight tickets and exigencies. The federal government is said to be worried that the agency violated its directive to all parastatals on January 22, 2016,Read MoreThe post NBET faces sanctions over N19m blown on foreign training appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu yesterday said the government has rewarded the man who blew the whistle on the $43,449,947, 27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered on April 7 in an apartment at 16, Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. He said the whistleblower had never owned N1m before he got theRead MoreThe post $43.4m NIA cash whistleblower gets reward appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
SUCCOUR may soon come for states owing doctors' salaries, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara hinted yesterday. The Speaker said that President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to bailout the debtor-states to enable them fulfil their obligations s to doctors. Dogara spoke while hosting the representatives of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD),Read MoreThe post Bailout coming for states owing doctors' salaries, says Dogara appeared first on The Nation 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Chest sagging is a natural process that happens to women; it can be as a result of age or inability of the mother to sit properly during breastfeeding whereby the breasts lose their suppleness and elasticity. Medical Director, Lagos-based Queen of Mercy Medical Centre, Dr Onayiga Olaitan, talks about this and a lot more withRead MoreThe post ONAYIGA OLAITAN :Wearing non-cotton bras can be unsafe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
She studied Pharmacology at the University of Portsmouth, but she has been writing since age 10. She has always loved writing but wanted to be a doctor. She finally ventured into her passion in 2003 when she started Exquisite Magazine. Tewa Onasanya is also behind Exquisite Magazine Walk against Cancer (EMAC Walk) and ELOY Awards.Read MoreThe post TEWA ONASANYA: I thought I would be a doctor but appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
ANYONE can do anything with a million dollars. But it takes more than money to make something out of nothing'. This quote naturally tells us that we can do so much and execute lots of ideas when we have money. Dreams and ideas naturally translate to reality when we have money and resources to carryRead MoreThe post Switching from rags to riches appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
On Wednesday, November 1, StarTimes officially commenced its much anticipated daily subscription plan tagged pay per day. In a brief chat with the media, the Chief Executive of the company, Mr Justin Zhang gave more insight into the birth of daily and weekly subscription in Nigeria.Q: When was the decision to launch the pay per day taken'Answer: We reached a decision to introduce pay per day in Nigeria late 2016. Although at that time, we were still testing the service in other African coun 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Nigerians woke up last year to the bizarre news of women and girls in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states being turned into sex machines by depraved camp officials who insisted on having canal knowledge on them before they are given the basic items they are entitled to. Few months after the ugly trend was reported, a more disturbing form of sexual perversion is said to have become commonplace in Yobe State. Wealthy and influential homosexuals are sexually a 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Google has announced a major new development, which will provide a major boost to African entrepreneurs. In line with the commitment, Google CEO Sundar Pichai made to support African entrepreneurs earlier this year, were excited to announce Google Developers Launchpad Africa, our new hands-on comprehensive mentorship program tailored exclusively to startups based in Africa. BuildingRead MoreThe post Google brings Launchpad Accelerator to Africa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Maps and Street View from Google, American multinational technology company, is positively impacting geospatial services in Nigeria, a report has revealed. Launching the report conducted by a research group, Alpha Beta, on the economic impact of geospatial services in Nigeria, Google noted that its tools like Maps and Street view are making positive economic contributionsRead MoreThe post Google maps save Nigerians time, '190billion appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Inter-state and border drivers have been urged to ensure proper use of condom to prevent the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDS). This was during the HIV awareness programme by the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) for members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Seme border Motor Park. ItRead MoreThe post HIV awareness campaign at Seme border appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, has recommended that to improve the reproductive health system in the state and across the federation, there must be mass education, increased investment in health, good governance, social and economic empowerment of women. Other issues to be addressed according to him, are strengthening of health services, developmentRead MoreThe post 'Education, others can transform health sector' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
As part of efforts to return the College of Medicine (CMUL), University of Lagos (UNILAG) to former glory, the 1992 Alumni set of the school has renovated one of the students' hostels. This is to mark their 25 years anniversary as professional doctors. They, in addition, renovated one of the hostels' toilet, bathroom and theRead MoreThe post 1992 Alumni renovates UNILAG's College of Medicine appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Members of Rotary Club Lagos Island have marked this year's World Polio Day at Elegushi Market, Lekki. Members of the club marched round the market with a band and a big banner. They sang and danced as they moved round. Some of them came with their children and spouses. They also held a talk. TheRead MoreThe post Rotary Lagos Island marks World Polio day appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Pregnancy, by all measures, is a normal occurrence or shall we say, should be a normal event in the life of a pregnant woman and the family. However, by all accounts, most pregnancies will pass without trouble. That said, a significant number of pregnant women may experience illnesses that are either caused directed by theRead MoreThe post How to deal with common disorders occurring in pregnancy (1) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Professor Olikoye RansomeKuti Children Emergency ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has been renovated by PZ Plc and branded with two of its brands ' Cusson and Premier. The company also donated bone marrow transplant equipment for the treatment of sickle cell anaemia. The Chief medical Director (CMD), Prof Chris Bode saidRead MoreThe post PZ uplifts LUTH Children Emergency ward appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
There is a strategic collaboration between Power Oil Company and the Ogun State Ministry of Health to improve health standard of residents of the state. To realise this, the company has deployed its health team across three primary health centres from different local governments in the state to support and facilitate the vital check process.Read MoreThe post Power Oil partners Ogun health ministry appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Nerata Media Solutionhas announced plans to makeDigital School Education Literature Film Project program, (DSELF) a national project to be of benefit to students all over the country. The program is an interactive and audio-visual platform projecting recommended West Africa Examinations Council literature texts to students with an edutainment perspective geared to towards creating a learningRead MoreThe post Other States to benefit from Neratas DSELF program appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
No fewer than 24,000 applicants to the University of Lagos who scored 200 marks and above will be unable to secure admission in the 2017/2018 academic session, outgoing Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rahamon Bello gave the indication yesterday. Speaking at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Lagos, Prof. Bello said although 32,000 applicants scored 200Read MoreThe post UNILAG to admit only 8,000, says VC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Social Media summit organized by the Nigerian Corporate Social media Practitioners Forum is scheduled to hold to hold on November 18 at the University of Ibadan The theme of the summit is Role of Social Media in Nigerian Economic Advancement and Societal Growth According to the organiser Mr Olanrewaju Oyedeji, noted that socialRead MoreThe post Social Media Summit holds November 18 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
No fewer than 24,000 applicants to the University of Lagos ( UNILAG ) who scored 200 marks and above will still be unable to secure admission in the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session. The outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Rahamon Bello, gave the indication at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.Read MoreThe post UNILAG to admit only 8,000 outgoing VC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Banks are making fresh moves to deepen their stakes in Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs). The new interest among top-tier lenders followed huge returns being posted by the PFAs as they explore new investment opportunities in fixed income securities, which are turning a gold mine for discerning investors. The growth of pension assets to N6.02 trillionRead MoreThe post Banks set to raise stakes in pension assets appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Internet may kill some businesses, even if they reside on the web. The year was 2001 when Marketing Strategist, Michael E. Porter wrote in Harvard Business Review that internet will jeopardise competitive advantage. Fast-forward to 2016 when almost everybody is on the internet, everybody on the internet claim to be a professional, facebook is seenRead MoreThe post How internet could kill business appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has called for a sustained support and improved access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as a means of managing the growing employment crisis in the country. DBN Chairman Dr Shehu Yahaya made this call when Queen Maxima of Netherlands and United Nations Secretary-General's Special AdvocateRead MoreThe post Unemployment: Bank advocates sustained support to MSMEs appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) received a total of $205.2million from Duke Oil for products traded between January 2016 and September 2017. PPMC Managing Director, Umar Ajiya told House Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating alleged revenue leakages in the Oil and Gas sector in the period under review. The Deputy Manager, Public Affairs Department, MohammedRead MoreThe post 'PPMC received $205m from Duke Oil for products' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Private Telecommunication and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has inaugurated a website to bridge communication gap between the union and its members. At the inauguration, its President, Oladapo Sunday Moses , said workers in the sector are scattered within and outside the nation, handling projects aimed at making communication easier for Nigerians. 'WeRead MoreThe post Union launches website appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Over N1.3b has been injected into Abia State's economy since the campaign for purchase of made-in-Aba products, commenced, Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has said. Ikpeazu, while speaking yesterday at the investiture of Rtn. Andy U. Obasi, as the 15th President of the Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, said the moneyRead MoreThe post Abia makes N1.3b from Made-in-Aba campaign, says Ikpeazu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Federal Government (FG) has launched a portal through which investors can apply and acquire mining licences and permits. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi who stated this, said the portal will also handle mineral titles' application, online payment of royalties & fees, and adatabase for revenue drive. He said the projectRead MoreThe post Govt begins issuance of mining licences online appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
BOGAS, a division of Dangote Group, has started retailing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) across Lagos. With hundreds of franchisees across the city, the objective is to take over the gas retail market by providing free home delivery of branded cylinders, with a seal of confidence and safety. BOGAS, registered as Borkir International Company Limited, wasRead MoreThe post BOGAS disrupts LNG retailing appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Federal Government is looking to agriculture to add N1trillion to the nations Gross Domestic Product (GDP) annually by guaranteeing the risks associated with mechanized agriculture. To make this a reality, the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), has offered to commit 75 percent of its balance sheet to guarantee mechanization ofRead MoreThe post NIRSAL targets N1tr annually appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The Managing Director, Nestle Nig Plc, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, has said his company's Backward Integration Policy (BIP) and the use of more familiar and common ingredients has not only improved the nutritional profile of their products, but also boosted the economy. At the launch of the company's new variant of seasoning, Maggi Naija Pot, inRead MoreThe post Nestle MD: BIP has built our capacity, improved local content appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Could this be evidence of lax monitoring and control' Nigeria needs about 237,000 doctors to meet the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation but has only about 35,000. That is; instead of WHO's recommendation of one doctor to 600 patients, Nigeria has a ratio of one doctor to 6,000 patients. Coming from the Head of theRead MoreThe post Fake doctors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The world was treated to a rude shock recently when the news of the deaths of 26 Nigerian women was broken. The women, in their teens, were reportedly murdered in their attempt to cross the Mediterranean. The reports further suggested that the women, whose bodies were recovered at the sea, may have been sexually abused.Read MoreThe post Time to halt the Trans-Saharan migration appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
An exemplar of progressive journalism When the police arrestedPremium Timespublisher Dapo Olorunyomi in January, following the Abuja-based online newspaper's refusal to retract news stories about the Nigerian Army and its operations, the drama gave him an opportunity to re-emphasise his commitment to investigative journalism. Olorunyomi tweeted:'For Freedom of Expression to work in the service ofRead MoreThe post Olorunyomi at 60 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
The ding-dong, between the Kaduna State government and the hubris-stricken Kaduna branch of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), clearly remindsHardballof the Wole Soyinka play,Madmen and Specialists. Just as in the play, in the ongoing Kaduna bathos, you don't know the mad man. Neither do you know the specialist, supposed to take care of hisRead MoreThe post 'Madmen and specialists' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
All Progressives Congress (APC) has described allegations that it plans to use the military to rig the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra as 'baseless.' The APC National Publicity Secretary, Mr Abdulahi Bolaji, told newsmen in Abuja on Thursday that the party was confident and was working hard to ensure victory at the poll. BolajiRead MoreThe post APC denies allegation to rig Anambra election appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
A crisis is brewing between Anambra State Governor Willy Obiano and opposition parties over the alleged secret sale of the state's dollar savings in the last three and half years. The governor, according to sources, has disposed of the cash saved for the state by his predecessor, Mr. Peter Obi. In the last transaction, overRead MoreThe post Revealed: How Obiano govt sold Anambra's dollar savings appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Dr. Peter Ekwueme is the Secretary of the Enugu State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). In this interview with reporters in Enugu, the state capital, he speaks on the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye, in the November 18 poll election. Excerpts: You are a medical doctor.Read MoreThe post 'Nwoye 'll be a good governor, says Ekwueme' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Chief Joseph Okonkwo is the former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. He is supporting the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate, Governor Willie Obiano. In this interview with reporters in Enugwu-Ukwu, he speaks on the governor's re-election bid. Nwanosike Onu was there. WhaT is your assessment of the politicalRead MoreThe post 'Anambra 'll vote for Obiano' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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