21-09-2017 Nigeria Newspaper Headlines

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017
The Federal Government spoke yesterday of an international dimension to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) crisis. It accused the United Kingdom of doing very little about its complaint that Biafra Radio was broadcasting from its terrirory. Besides, said the government, the bulk of IPOB’s funding from its diaspora supporters is sent through France. InformationRead MoreThe post Fed Govt slams France, UK roles in IPOB crisis appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.

 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Multilateral trade between Nigeria and European Union (EU) member states stood at 19.9 billion Euros in 2016, Fillippo Amato, the Union’s Head of Trade and Economic Sector, said yesterday. According to him, the EU remains the top destination for oil and non-oil exports from Nigeria ‘Despite the significant effect of recession on Nigeria’s trade, EU-NigeriaRead MoreThe post EU-Nigeria trade hits 19.9 billion Euros appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Frontline businessman Jim Ovia has been honoured as a leading entrepreneur in Africa by the African-American Institute (AAI). Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank PLC and philanthropist, on Tuesday night, received the AAI 2017 Business Leader Award at a ceremony held on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, the UnitedRead MoreThe post U.S. Institute honours Ovia as Africa’s business leader appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has sued Governor Abiola Ajimobi and 23 others for crowning 21 kings in Ibadan. The mass coronation happened on August 27. Also joined in the suit are: the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, the eight high chiefs who were elevatedRead MoreThe post Ibadan 21 obas: Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, and some All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants risk getting penalised for allegedly campaigning ahead of the time stipulated by law for the 2018 election. The new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. AbdulGaniy Olayinka Raji, addressed reporters yesterday in his office in Ado-Ekiti, the stateRead MoreThe post REC: Fayose, APC aspirants risk sanction for billboards appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.

 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order proscribing the pro-separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The court has also declared illegal all activities of the group, particularly in the South-east and Southsouth. It restrained ‘any person or group of persons from participating in any of the group’s activities’. The Acting Chief JudgeRead MoreThe post Court proscribes IPOB appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
For seven times, the Akwa Ibom State Government has blocked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating former Governor Godswill Akpabio. The Minority Leader of the Senate is under probe for alleged diversion of public funds and corrupt practices reported to the EFCC through several petitions by Leo Ekpenyong, a lawyer. He isRead MoreThe post EFCC, Akwa Ibom clash over Akpabio’s probe for alleged N108.1b fraud appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi said he did not demand for N7billion from his successor, Governor Willie Obiano. He said he left about $156million in the bank, N25billion cash and N25billion in local investment for his successor. He said he never supported any candidate for personal benefits. He also denied nursingRead MoreThe post Obi: I didn’t demand N7b from Obiano appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
The Cross River State Government yesterday denied paying any consultant from its Paris Club refund. Commissioner for FinanceAsuquo Ekpenyong Jr said in a statement that ‘the state did not and has not paid a dime to anybody in the name of consultancy from the Paris Club refund.’ The commissioner added: ‘It is rather sad andRead MoreThe post Cross River didn’t pay consultant from Paris Club refund, says commissioner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Fossil fuels are fast going out of fashion. No fewer than 10 countries, including India, France and United Kingdom (UK), have set dates to end the use of petrol and diesel-powered cars, an indication that hydrocarbon fuels are losing grip as leaders in the energy mix. EMEKA UGWUANYI examines what the trend portends for NigeriaRead MoreThe post Economy: Fear grips Nigeria, others as oil goes out of fashion appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Cancer diagnosis is devastating to even many lion-hearted people. Suddenly, life appears to stand still and, after a short while, begins to swirl. The challenged person begins to think he or she is no longer a member of the human family, that, sooner than later, the proverbial last call would come. Such a person beginsRead MoreThe post Herbs for short-term side effect of chemotherapy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Medics have been urged to teach their patients the role of food as medicine for combating daily health challenges, especially oxidative stress. They were also urged to recommend Jobelyn, the herbal/medicine food, into mainstream healthcare. Medical Director, Lindabel Medical Centre, Surulere, Lagos, Dr David Abia-Okon stated this at this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) andRead MoreThe post Experts challenged on role of food in medicare appeared first on The Nation Nigeria.