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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Daily Times Newspaper Headlines [27 June, 2017].



Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A firm, Starcom Media has dragged Korean automobile giant Hyundai Motors before a Lagos High Court over allegedly purchased safety compromised vehicle from the company. According to Stardom Media, the car purchased from Hyundai might be among those that failed safety test in United States of America. Starcom Media alleged that on 5th October, 2016, []The post Firm sued Hyundai over alleged compromise to safety appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Cross River State, Mrs. Rose Mary Effiom Archibong, has replied the critics of Governor Ben Ayade saying they cannot box him into political corner but he should be encourage and assisted. Her words: It is actually pathetic for anybody to say that Governor Ben Ayade has not done anything in []The post Commissioner replies critics of Gov Ayade administration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The contract for the rehabilitation of Lot 3 of the Nigerian Railway Corporations Eastern line of Calabar to Maiduguri is presently the subject of a probe by European investigators, who see it as one of the biggest money laundering cases and outright theft of public funds in Nigeria, reports an online medium, The Will. The []The post European investigators probe how dormant firm secured $356m rail contract in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Stella Okoli, on Monday, said the pharmaceutical industry was in need of urgent government intervention, as it required injection of funds in the region of N30 billion. Okoli told newsmen at an interactive session in Lagos that injection of funds by the government would help the industry []The post Nigerian pharmaceutical industry needs N30bn bailout, says Okoli appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Nigerian Custom Service generated a total sum of N239.4bn in the first three months of this year, figures obtained from the Federal Ministry of Finance have revealed. The amount is contained in a document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja, showing the activities of the ministry of finance in []The post Customs generates N239.4bn in first quarter, 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees as a result of poor funding by the Federal and State governments. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on []The post 38 Nigerian Universities increase tuition fees ASUU appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerian exporters to stop embarrassing the country by obtaining the agencys certification of products. The Spokesman of NAFDAC, Dr Abubakar Jimoh, gave the advice while fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja on the rejection of []The post NAFDAC advises exporters to stop embarrassing Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Federal Government says it is strategising to surpass Ghana in the export of yam to Europe and other continents. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this when he received the Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme in Abuja. Ogbeh said the programme to be flagged off on June []The post Nigeria set to surpass Ghana in annual Yam export Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The University of Maiduguri on Sunday night came under a series of attacks as suicide bombers detonated their explosives at different locations including the security office where two lives were reportedly lost. The Borno Police Public Relations Officer, Victor Isukwu, had, at about 12 midnight, confirmed the incident on a WhatsApp platform managed by his []The post Bomb explosion rocks University of Maiduguri appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The G13 of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Surulere Local Government have frowned at the alleged imposition masterminded by the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who represents Surulere Federal constituency, citing clear cut disregard for the partys National Leaders instruction toward salvaging the comatose polity of Surulere. The group []The post Lagos council poll: Group warns Gbajabiamila, oppose imposition in Surulere appeared first on Daily Time 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in lkeja, Lagos State, Hon Wale Odulami has frowned at orderlies standing behind public office holders in Nigeria while they give speech on podium. Odulami noted that there was nowhere in the world such action was being practiced in the present age, describing it as primitive. The []The post Former council boss counsels public office holders on use of orderlies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Prince Anthony Olatujoye is an Abuja based Attorney and former Director, Legal Department, Central Bank of Nigeria. In this interview with journalists, he speaks on the two years administration of President Muhammadu Buhari saying it is a work in progress. He also speaks on other sundry issues. PATRICK OKOHUE reports. *******President Muhammadu Buhari recently celebrated []The post Restructuring will enhance rapid development of country- Olatujoye appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
When Gov. Godwin Obaseki, on Nov 12, 2016, during his inaugural acceptance speech, promised Edo people all round development of the state, not many cynics and doubting Thomases believed him in the least. And like Coleridges description of William Shakespeares character, Aigo in `Othello, of his motive to hurt the protagonist, the brave Othello, he []The post Edo development: Obaseki, slowly but steadily, restoring the peoples hope appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urge Muslim faithful and all Nigerians to pray for the peace, unity and prosperity of the country saying the countrys economic progress cannot be achieved in a state of rancor. The party in its congratulatory message to Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan period and a []The post APC urges Muslims to pray for Peace and Unity of Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
For the first time since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country for the United Kingdom 50 days ago, the Presidency, on Sunday, released his voice message to Nigerians. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the voice message was released to debunk reports that the President was suffering from speech impairment. The audio clip, which []The post Sallah: Buharis audio message in Hausa draws criticisms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Abiodun Tobun, on Monday distributed N2 million worth of General Certificate Education (GCE) forms to no fewer than 130 indigent students of Epe Constituency I. Tobun of the APC, who represents the constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, told newsmen at the official distribution of the WAEC GCE registration []The post Lagos lawmaker gives GCE forms to 130 students appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries until it reviews it later this year. The court also allowed ban on all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the U.S. while agreeing to hear []The post U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban for now appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
South Africa has banned the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu, the government said on Monday. The countrys department of agriculture said in a statement that no humans had been affected. Exports of processed poultry products, live chickens and fresh produce []The post South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Malaysian customs officials said they have seized nearly 400 kilograms (880 pounds) of pangolin scales worth 5 million ringgit ($1.2 million) from Ghana. The seizure brings the total amount of confiscated pangolin scales to 1.4 tons in two months. Hamzah Sundang, Kuala Lumpur airport customs director said officials found the scales in 16 boxes labeled []The post Malaysia Customs seize 400 kilograms of pangolin scales from Ghana appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Saudi Arabia authorities have reported that they prevented a plot targeting at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, one of Islams holiest places, during the final hours of Ramadan. Saudi Interior Ministry officials said that a man accused of planning the attack on Islams holiest places blew himself up in Mecca during a gunfight with police. []The post Terror plot in Mecca targeted Grand Mosque appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Childrens Parliament in Zamfara has called on the state government to domesticate the Child Rights Act in order to address the issues of poverty, malnutrition, illiteracy and abuse of children The call was made by the Clerk of the parliament, Nana Tsafe on Saturday in Gusau at a joint news conference held by []The post Domesticate Child Rights Act To Fight Malnutrition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Non-voluntary donation of blood has been advanced as another cause of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. It also causes Fibromyalgia in both male and female. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. According to a consultant hematologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Prof. []The post Refusal To Donate Blood May Lead To Impotence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
There are a whole host of reasons why having a tonne of sex is good for you. But did you realise that regularly getting your raunch-on could actually give your brain a boost' Researchers from Coventry and Oxford University in the UK have found a link between frequent sexual activity and improved brain function in []The post Why Having lots of sex is good for your brain Especially if youre older appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
It Speeds Up Your Brain Talking to yourself can actually help you complete tasks faster and helps improve your accuracy and performance. Repeating to yourself what you need to find or accomplish helps spark your memory and speeds up the rate at which your brain works in helping to accomplish the task. Talking to yourself []The post 5 Interesting Reasons Why Talking to Yourself is not a Sign of Craziness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Restructuring has become a national appeal as we speak, whose time has come. I will strongly advocate for devolution of powers to the extent that more responsibilities be given to the states while the Federal Government is vested with the responsibility to oversee our foreign policy, defence, and economy. The renewed clamour for restructuring of []The post Its time to restructure Nigeria IBB appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
.Says Nigeria in trouble if lawmakers mistake budgetary appropriation as cash Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has berated the National Assembly members for their recourse to personal attacks rather than addressing the critical issues raised on the key projects that were slashed by the lawmakers in the 2017 Budget. The []The post Fashola to NASS: Address slashing of key projects, not personal attacks appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, appealed to Nigerians to see the unity of Nigeria as a paramount issue that must not be toyed with. Jonathan made the appeal in Abuja while playing host to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Former Ministers Forum. He said: The unity of the country is paramount, we cannot []The post Nigerias unity paramount- Jonathan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), on Monday, said that 23 states of the federation currently owed local government workers arrears of salaries ranging from one to 16 months. National President of the union, Ibrahim Khaleel, stated this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According []The post 26 states owe LG workers salaries, says NULGE appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A human rights group, Labour and Workers Right Centre (LWRC), has warned the National Assembly(NASS) to stop its clandestine attitudes aimed at frustrating the Honourable Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), in his commitment towards nation building. In a release made available to the media, the groups President, Kola Oba, []The post Dont frustrate Fasholas development plans, group warns NASS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Many activities have being lined up for the 10th coronation anniversary of Kabiyesi Adewale Okoya, Onibereko of Ibereko, various people both indigenes and non-indigenes of Ibereko land poured encomiums on his HRM whom they described as a man with Midas Touch, that had always been using both financial and human resources to touch lives and []The post Devpt, peace, progress of Ibereko kingdom, my priority Oba Israel Adewale appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Nasarawa state government has refuted the allegation by the organized labour that it owes workers salary. It claimed it had been paying its workers contrary to insinuations by the enemies of Governor Al Makura administration. Commissioner of Finance, Hon Ayuba Aiyenajeh, who disclosed this in an exclusive interview with the Daily Times said the []The post Unpaid Salaries: Nasarawa govt refutes workers allegation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The World Banks ESMAP and the US Department of Energy, energy storage deployment in emerging markets are expected to grow 40% a year over the next decade, up from 2GW currently installed in emerging markets, resulting in about 80GW of new storage capacity. This will open up new markets and offer tremendous opportunities. International Finance []The post World Bank, US to grow 40% energy storage yearly appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at the weekend, engaged entrepreneurs and residents in Lagos on its various intervention programmes meant to stimulate the economy and boost peoples living standards. The programme had, as its theme: Promoting financial stability and economic development.At the event, the bank reiterated its determination to enlighten the public about their []The post CBN engages entrepreneurs, Nigerians over various intervention programs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
. excluded customers get opportunity for fresh registration As at June 18, 2017, the total number of Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) enrolments recorded in the Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) operating in country, has hit a total number of 29.4 million people. The exercise, is, however set to boost financial inclusion, by allowing customers of Microfinance []The post BVN: Over 29.4m captured, 51.7million accounts linked appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Naira, on Monday, remained unchanged at 368 to the Dollar at the unofficial segment of the foreign exchange market. This is just as, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, allocated the total sum of $240 million to the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) for spot and forward deals. But despite this []The post Naira stabilises at 368/$1 at unofficial market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Following the failed negotiations on debt management and debt restructuring between Etisalat and Nigerian Banks, Exotix Partners, a UK based Specialist Investment Bank, has released a report outlining the impact of the $1.2billion loan on the affected banks. The report revealed that Zenith Bank which carries a total of US$262 million (N80 billion) of the []The post Banks Exposure to Etisalat $1.2 billion Loan given-Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Domain Name System (DNS) is a new emerging industry, which is worth several billions of dollars, capable of generating jobs, create wealth, boost employment, earn forex and reduce capital flight. However, despite its great valu adding potential, it has remained untapped in the country. DNS allows you to easily access a website, through its domain []The post NIRA: DNS knowledge to generate jobs, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Head, Kaduna Centre of Nigerian Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Mrs. Onyedikachi Aruma, has said that the organisation will subsidise its scholarship fees to expand Information Technology opportunities to all Nigerians. Aruma said, in Kaduna, on Monday, that NIITs 18th National Scholarship Scheme for Nigerians who were interested in IT skills in its Kaduna and []The post NIIT to subsidise scholarship fees, expand IT opportunities to Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Ni 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Yudala, Nigerias pioneer online and offline e-commerce outfit has flagged off a nationwide mega sales event tagged Yudala Tech Week a massive promotion offering millions of Nigerians a chance to enjoy rock-bottom prices and free delivery on a wide range of technology products. Yudala Tech Week runs from Monday June 26th till Monday 3rd []The post Yudala Tech Week offer unmatched discounts, free delivery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to host its annual meetings ICANN5 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on 25-29 June 2017. ICANN is expecting to bring together around 1500 participants from various regional and global stakeholders from government, business, civil society, non-government organizations, research institutions, technical communities and others. []The post ICANN to host annual meeting ICANN59 in Africa appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The paparazzi caught the teen star as she exited her car in Beverly Hills and took this photo.The post Kylie Jenner suffers wardrobe malfunction as she exits her car appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The 2017 BET Awards has come and gone but the memories, highlights and controversies it created is still buzzing on social media. Last night, Migos proved to be the new bad boys of hip hop by getting into two separate heated confrontations with rapper Joe Budden and singer Chris Brown over the course of the []The post Heres all you need to know about the clash between veteran rapper Joe Budden and Migos at the 2017 BET Awards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Singer Davidos elder sister, Sharon Adeleke is giving out her designer bags and other luxury gift items so as to sow seeds into peoples lives and find favor from God. In a video she posted on Instagram, the billionaire offspring said she gave out one of her Channel bags to her manager, her LV bag []The post Davidos sister Sharon Adeleke gives out her LV, Chanel & Hermes bags and other luxury items so as to reduce her attachment to material things appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Davido seems to have added philantropist to his profile as he has been helping people out and gifting people with gifts. Recall how that some weeks ago how it was reported that Davido is building a house for a fan who sang his hitsong IF and even registered him in school. He has been []The post Davido Start Up Oil And Gas Business For A Friend appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Ex-Big Brother Africa housemate turned model, Beverly Osu, who reacted to a post shared by Toyin Lawani on her Instagram page, got us thinking if its just a comment or jealousy playing out. Heres Beverlys reaction to Toyin Lawani photo, comparing Olajumokes look to that of American singer Rihanna The post Beverly Osu hates on Olajumokes modelling on Instagram appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Singers Wunmi and Tude Obe are celebrating 29 years of Friendship and 19 years of marriage today. On twitter, Tunde took out time to appreciate his wife and the mother of his children. He wrote; Happy anniversary, my queen!! @WunmiObe As we rock & celebrate 29yrs of friendship & 19yrs of marriage. We must first []The post Singers Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 29 years of friendship and 19 years of marriage appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe who was a victim of domestic abuse and have been in and out of court with her husband Lanre Gentry who is facing an assault charge, has taken to Instagram to share a photo of a battered woman, with a message to those going through such According to Mercy Aigbe, If []The post If your partner is provoking you too much walk out of the marriage Mercy Aigbe appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The veteran Nollywood actor shared this photo of himself in police uniform from a new crime drama titled Crossroads. Describing his life as an actor to be a gift and blessing, RMD also celebrated with his Muslim fans as they mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. He wrote: Making a []The post My life as an actor has been a gift and a blessing RMD says as he shares new photo in Police uniform appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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