NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE NATION NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [28 NOVEMBER, 2017].

Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 28 November, 2017.

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has commenced talks with the World Bank to expand advocacy and supports for early childhood education in the country. UNESCO Regional Director, Mr. Ydo Yao, who stated that every Nigerian child has right to early childhood learning said there was need for partnerships to conductRead MoreThe post UNESCO, World Bank to partner on early child education appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
President advises governors to pay salary arrears before Xmas 50% Paris Club refund for states Workers got some cheery news yesterday from the President ' the N18,000 minimum wage will go up. President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated theTripartite National Minimum Wage Committee, noting that the last minimum wage instrument had expired. He said the government's moveRead MoreThe post Buhari to workers: bigger minimum wage coming appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
An Ibadan lawyer who killed her husband got yesterday the reward of her action ' seven years in jail. Justice Munta Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, Ring Road, Ibadan convicted Yewande Oyediran of manslaughter. The term is to run from the day of her arrest. The court held that although the evidence showedRead MoreThe post Ibadan husband killer to spend seven years in jail appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
President to Oyegun: my sympathy President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday trivialised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar's defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku, who is widely expected to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), plans to seek the opposition party's presidential ticket to run in 2019. President Buhari told APCNational Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun atRead MoreThe post Buhari jokes about Atiku's defection appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Monuments to go for budget funding THE Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), the National Arts Theatre and some selectedpower plants under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) are part of the key national assets the Federal Government has concluded plans to sell, House of Representatives' members were told yesterday. The purpose of the proposed sale isRead MoreThe post Govt to sell TBS, Arts Theatre, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday advised governors to clear workers' outstanding salaries before Christmas. He also approved payment of 50% Paris Club refund. Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha and Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai broke the news to reporters at the end of the governors' meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Okorocha said:Read MoreThe post Christmas: Buhari advises governors to clear workers' salaries appeared first on The Nation Nige 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Agency shuts firms in Lagos, Port Harcourt over tax debt The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated N3.233 trillion in 10 months. The amount is 79.35 per cent of the agency's collection target for this year, its Executive Chairman Tunde Fowler said yesterday. He spoke at an interactive session on the review of 2018'2020Read MoreThe post FIRS rakes in N3.2tr in 10 months, says Fowler appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held its sixth and final meeting for 2017 last week. In line with consensus expectation, MPC members voted for the retention of policy rates at current levels. The committee stressed the need to consolidate on the gains in external balance and domestic price stability. But financial experts predict a possibilityRead MoreThe post Will Nigeria achieve lower interest rate by 2018' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
A former Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Dapo Kolawole, has told an Ekiti State High Court that former Governor Kayode Fayemi left over N17 billion in the treasury by the time he left office on October 15, 2014. Kolawole also urged the court, presided over by Justice Cornelius Akintayo, to quash the warrant ofRead MoreThe post Fayemi left N17b in Ekiti treasury, ex-commissioner tells court appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The Senate Joint Committee on Gas and Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy yesterday ordered that the inauguration of the 215mw Kaduna Power Plant be suspended following inconsistencies in the contract implementation. The committee, chaired by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, gave the order after a one-day hearing on the urgent need to save the 215 MW KadunaRead MoreThe post Senate halts launch of 215mw Kaduna power plant appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Fire has razed down a block of two female hostels at the Federal Government College ( FGC ), Keffi, Nasarawa State. The fire, which started around 7.45 pm on Sunday and raged on to Monday morning, reduced the entire structure to ashes. 'The students were in the dining hall when the fire started. Books andRead MoreThe post Fires razes two female hostels at FGC Keffi appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The graduating students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have lauded the Beyond Ife group for the annual entrepreneurship programme. The programme held in the campus last Saturday featured different professionals who spoke on entrepreneurship. The Managing Director PZ Cusson Alex Goma and Funmilola Bucknor, a Talent Manager at Samsung Electronics, taught the students howRead MoreThe post Graduating students laud Beyond Ife's entrepreneurship programme appeared first on The Nation Nig 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
In the wake of immersive journalism, otherwise called 360 journalism, there have been calls on Journalists on the need to begin to employ multimedia tools and data in their storytelling to tell important stories in new ways. Facilitators comprising multimedia journalists, IT and tech experts made this plea at a training session tagged Hacks/Hacker Lagos,Read MoreThe post Journalists urged to embrace immersive storytelling with multimedia devices appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
In full public glare, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) took on the Department of State Services (DSS) and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) last Thursday. EFCC agents came for former DSS Director-General Ekpeyong Ita and former NIA Director-General Ambassador Ayo Oke, but they were prevented from arresting them. To lawyers, theRead MoreThe post Why Buhari should probe DSS/EFCC rivalry, by lawyers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Low standard of education has adversely affected the legal profession. Lawyers and educationists, who spoke at the 12th Aelex Lecture, proffered solutions, reports JOSEPH JIBUEZE. Some lawyers are not worthy of being described as 'learned', first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Folake Solanke, has said. She said the performance of some of themRead MoreThe post Solanke, others: Law practice suffering from declining education standards appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Nwora Obiora's road to becoming a lawyer was very rough. But neither poor advice, poverty, starvation nor money lost on sports betting could stop him.He told ROBERT EGBE how he, despite the odds, bagged a Second Class Upper at both the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the Nigerian Law School. Family My name is NworaRead MoreThe post 'Lecturer told me to drop law' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode,hassaid the world class DNA and Forensic Centre unveiled recently in the state will eliminate the question of proving criminal cases beyond reasonable doubt. He said with this development, it would no longer be possible for criminals to escape justice due to lack of evidence. GovernorAmbode said this at theRead MoreThe post 'We've raised the bar of proving criminal cases beyond reasonable doubt' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Many prison inmates are detained unnecessarily for long while awaiting or facing trial. ROBERT EGBE examines some of the findings of a rights group, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-NIGERIA), on the reasons for this. A2017 study by a not-for-profit organisation, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-NIGERIA), has revealed that outRead MoreThe post Why you may 'rot' in jail appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
In an era where the world has be-come so interlinked that states are influenced by activities of others, avenues for scholarly critique and analysis of comparative and international law can never be too much. The maiden edition ofAzinge's Journal of International and Comparative Law, entirely inspired and initiated by an erudite scholar of no meanRead MoreThe post Azinge's Journal of International and Comparative Law appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
SON arraigns three for 'substandard sugarimportation' The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed February 22 next year for commencement of trial in the case of two Chinese and a Nigerian, who allegedly imported sub-standard tyres worth N5billion. The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) charged Taolung Shen (36) and Xu Jimg Yao (22) withRead MoreThe post N5b 'substandard' tyres: Suspects' trial adjourned appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Lagos State government has completed plans to establish more forensic sections in the next couple of years to complement the DNA Crime Laboratory. This, according to the state, will assist in resolving crimes, which hitherto had proved difficult to solve. The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, who stated this yesterday in aRead MoreThe post 'We'll make Lagos destination for forensic technology, analysis for Africa' appeared first on The Nation Nigeri 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Anambra State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi, has been elected into the Governing Board of the World Jurist Association (WJA). The Nation gathered yesterday that Justice Umeadi was elected at the WJA's 25th Biennial Congress with the theme: 'Energy: Peace and Justice for All'. The congress held in the Caribbean Island of Aruba. Justice Umeadi'sRead MoreThe post Anambra CJ becomes World Jurists board member appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Aleading legal technologies company, LawPavilion, has launched the Appellate Feedback System for Judges (AFSJ). It will help the Judiciary to monitor judgments from courts of first instance to the Supreme Court, the firm said. LawPavilion's Managing Director Ope Olugasa said AFSJ was developed in response to the need for judges to be promptly notified whenRead MoreThe post Firm unveils feedback system for judges appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that higher electricity tariff was inevitable. He urged Nigerians to brace for a new regime. He spoke at the Sixth Presidential Business Forum held at the old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja. The forum, which focused on agriculture and its value chains, had the Minister of Agriculture and RuralRead MoreThe post Osinbajo: electricity tariff hike inevitable appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives yesterday queried the unauthorised issuance of N177 billion bonds by the Federal Government. The bonds were initially included by the Ministry of Budget and National Planning in the 2017 Budget, as part of the government's effort to pay off N2 trillion owed local contractors. It was however discovered to have beenRead MoreThe post Reps query Fed Govt's N177b unauthorised bonds appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Cocoa farmers yesterday raised the alarm over alleged procurement of 'fake 'chemicals and other inputs for its members by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. The inputs, particularly fungicides, according to Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN), have destroyed several cocoa trees and farms. The farmers want President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly address the issue whichRead MoreThe post Fed Govt gave us 'fake' inputs, say cocoa famers appeared first on The Nation Nigeri 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Nigeria has made history by producing the first woman mobile harbour crane operator in Africa. She is Taiwo Omotayo Oni, who was unveiled in Lagos last Friday. She was trained by owners of the Tin-Can Island Container Terminal (TICT) which also trained four other women on how to handle Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG)cranes at theRead MoreThe post History as Nigeria produces first woman crane operator in Africa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Will the Federal Government's initiatives on the Apapa gridlock relieve traumatised businesses and residents' ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE asks The Buhari administration did what no previous government had done about the Apapa traffic. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, after a breakfast meeting with captains of industry on how to resolve the traffic congestion of Apapa, hoppedRead MoreThe post Resolving Apapa's perennial traffic nightmare appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry is facing many challenges in spite of huge numbers of active telecoms lines and growing internet penetration. One of them is skills gap. The Chief Technology Officer, Huawei Technologies, Scanlan Paul Michael, says ubiquitous connectivity will change the dynamics. He sees Huawei overtaking Apple in mobile devices segment, andRead MoreThe post 'Wide connectivity 'll bridge IT skills gap' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 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. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
THE Federal Government is set to implement a special intervention fund for manufacturers from the first quarter of next year. The move, it said, is aimed at tackling rising interest rates. It also followed the inauguration of the National Industrial Policy and Competitive Advisory Council by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, for devising and supervising policiesRead MoreThe post Intervention for manufacturers coming appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The Director, Data and Analytics Consulting, PwC India, Amit Lundia, has said data and analytics are creating values for oragnisations that harness them across the world. Speaking in Lagos during a one-day Data and Analytics conference, organised by PwC Nigeria, Lundia highlighted the possibilities and opportunities in data assets for businesses. He said: 'A seriesRead MoreThe post PwC: data, analytics create values for businesses appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Fitch Ratings has assigned Nigeria's $1.5 billion 6.5 per cent Senior Unsecured Notes due November 28, 2027 and $1.5 billion 7.625 per cent Senior Unsecured Notes due November 28, 2047 the final rating of 'B+'. The final rating replaces the expected rating of 'B+ (EXP)' that Fitch assigned on November 15. The expected rating isRead MoreThe post Fitch Ratings assigns B+ to Nigeria's $1.5b Notes appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The security detail of prominent Nigerians is far too large A significant fall-out of the rise in rhetoric in the run-up to the just-concluded governorship elections in Anambra State is the emergence of the fact that the incumbent, Chief Willie Obiano, is guarded by no less than 221 police officers. Governor Obiano had complained thatRead MoreThe post Police protection problem appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
CBN and NCC should insist on transparent transaction process EXCEPT there are other reasons other than that already made public, it is hard to fault the demand by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and National Communications Commission (NCC), that Barclays Africa ' the financial adviser appointed by the banks to see through the saleRead MoreThe post 9mobile appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
In the most recent times, we have had to welcome diverse operations from Operation Lafiya Dole meaning Operation peace by force, Operation Harbin Kunama meaning Operation Scorpion Sting to Operation Egwu Eke, which translates into operation Python Dance, etc, all out to address issues that affect the general well-being of the Nigerian society. ' TheRead MoreThe post Understanding Military Operations as Safeguard of State appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
If I were not a Nigerian, resident in Nigeria, I would have regrettably missed the blues that enliven life at auspicious partisan times. Nigeria has less than a year and five months to the next general elections. The political undercurrents, which precede every ballot, sprouting bile partisanships, crafted and disseminated by a few opportunistic, opposingRead MoreThe post Troops Welfarism as Buratai's Art of War appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
From the look of things, building a so-called Centenary City as a monument to the amalgamation of Nigeria in 1914 is like building castles in the air. The centenary of the amalgamation in 2014 was an opportunity for the Goodluck Jonathan administration to do something worthy of the historic occasion. The theme of the NigerianRead MoreThe post Where is the city' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
No fewer than 14 aspirants on the platforms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are struggling to succeed Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola whose tenure expires next year. Correspondent ADESOJI ADENIYI writes on the succession battle. THE All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are warmingRead MoreThe post Osun 2018: Who succeeds Aregbesola' appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
The former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and a national chairmanship aspirant, Prince Uche Secondus, has promised to restore internal democracy, if he is given the mandate. Secondus said that the new leadership would take the party to another level with a view to restoring its winning ways. He made theRead MoreThe post Secondus: I 'll restore internal democracy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 


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Tue, 28 Nov 2017
THE Bode George Campaign Organisation has condemned the role the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee is playing, as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prepares for its national convention, saying it is untidy and disturbing. A statement by the Director of the organisation, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliu, called on Makarfi to resign, because his actions areRead MoreThe post How to avert rancorous convention, by George appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017
FORMER Akwa Ibom State Deputy Governor Valerie Ebe has decried the use of propaganda and deception by some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ahead of the local government elections scheduled for December. Ebe said she does not subscribe to the imposition of candidates for the election, adding that her name should not beRead MoreThe post 'I don't subscribe to propaganda, deception appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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