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Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 5 July, 2017.
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Thousands of sympathisers, including Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, who represented President Muhamadu Buhari, yesterday attended the funeral prayer for the late elder statesman Dr Maitama Sule, the Dan Masanin Kano. Sule, 87, died in the early hours of Monday in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, 24 hours after he arrived thereRead MoreThe post Kano still as elder statesman Sule is buried appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Senators won’t honour confirmation requests Sagay, Ngige, others kick As a society, we cant pass laws and say these laws should not be obeyed. It is very clear these resolutions as passed must be acted upon by the Acting President ‘Saraki Senate should be ready to bear the consequences of bringing government to a halt,Read MoreThe post Senate draws battle line with Osinbajo over Magu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
CBN chief is chairman ‘NCC: smooth transition on Troubled mobile operator Etisalat Nigeria has got a new chairman. He is Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Deputy Governor Dr. Joseph Nnanna. In a statement, the firm also announced Mr Boye Olusanya, a former Deputy Managing Director of Celtel Nigeria (now Airtel Nigeria) as its Chief ExecutiveRead MoreThe post Etisalat, banks agree on payment terms appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The House of Representatives yesterday summoned Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola over his comment of the insertion of projcts in the budget by lawmakers. He is to appear before an ad hoc committee headed by Hon. Aliyu Madaki (APC Kano). The House accused Fashola of impinging on the privilege of the membersRead MoreThe post Reps summon Fashola over budget comment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Senate yesterday dared the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to go ahead with the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), as demanded by his constituents. The electoral agency is embarking on an exercise in futility, the lawmakers said. The Senate said thevarious stages passed so far in the process were not in lineRead MoreThe post Senate dares INEC on Melaye’s recall appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017

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Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai said yesterday that his family invested in property in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2013, long before his appointment. He was featured yesterday in a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) interview programme Hard Talk. ‘Substantial property is just an investment; my familydo their own private business. TheyRead MoreThe post Buratai : Dubai property my family investment appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Lawmakers accused of plotting to ground governance AFTER weeks of ‘ceasefire’, the Senate yesterday renewed hostility with the Presidency over the retention of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC). The lawmakers announced the suspension of all confirmation of appointments until the Executive complied with National Assembly resolutions. TheRead MoreThe post Senior lawyers: Senate’s directive on Magu illegal appeared first on The Nation 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) yesterday reopened the Nyanya temporary bus terminal, which was closed in April 2014 following multiple bomb blasts. The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, who performed the brief reopening, said the park was reopened after necessary security measures had been put in place, and to ease the difficulty faced by commutersRead MoreThe post Nyanya bus terminal reopened three years after attack appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Ex-IG Arase’s book launched in Abuja THE Federal Government willsoon unveil policy for establishment of community policing, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday. The policy,he said, would help address the issue of manpower in the force and security challenges. To attain the United Nations one policeman to 100 citizens, it was revealed that Nigeria needsRead MoreThe post Plan on community policing to be unveiled, says Osinbajo appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Prof. Chris Bode, yesterday raised the alarm on a fake recruitment platform for doctors. He said the management of the hospital is asking the Inspector-General of Police to assist it in fishing out the culprits. Prof. Bode, who made the clarifications in a statement,Read MoreThe post LUTH disowns fake recruitment website appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi yesterday sacked the Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Mudathir Abdulganiyu, sparking fears of a shake-up in the State Executive Council (Exco). A source told The Nation that the commissioner got his sack letter after resuming for the day’s business. He quickly packed his belongings and left the office. Announcing theRead MoreThe post Ajimobi sacks commissioner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Men have been advised against putting their handsets in their pockets or placing laptops on their laps as these could render them infertile. According to a professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Oladapo Ashiru, the cell phones generate micro-magnetic waves that create some micro-kinetic oxygen that alters the sperm DNA composition. Speaking toRead MoreThe post ‘Don’t put handset in your pocket or laptop on lap’ appeared first on The Nation Ni 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
THE Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) of Medical Laboratory Scientists Council of Nigeria (MLSCN), Abuja branch, has passed a vote of confidence on the administration of the Acting Registrar/CEO, Mr Tosan Erhabor, who is a year old in office. According to the union, which comprises Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MWHUN) and theRead MoreThe post Health workers give Ag CEO pass mark appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF) has concluded applications for grants for fertility treatments. In a statement, its President, Mrs. Ibidunni Ighodalo, said interested couples applied online at www.ibidunniighodalofoundation.org The grant offered funds for various fertility treatments, such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination. The foundation is partnering certified fertility clinics to provide servicesRead MoreThe post Foundation concludes applications for fertili 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
THE Nigeria Police, Lagos State Command, has been urged to take over the prosecution of gender cases, as well as the abuse of minors or women to ensure they get justice. Pleas from perpetrators or dropping of charges by relations or victims should no longer be accepted. These were part of the resolutions of participantsRead MoreThe post Police, others seek end to rape, domestic violence appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to revive teaching and learning of history as a subject in schools for nation building. The House called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to direct relevant ministries and agencies of the state to revive and enhance teaching of history. The Assembly also called on theRead MoreThe post Lagos Assembly moves to return history teaching appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
After a highly selective and intensive 4-months preparation, the first 20 talents of FAST (Fast-track Acquisition of Skills Training in Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship) are now ready to be immersed at leading enterprises in Senegal. On the eve of entering immersion, talents describe EDACY as, the place to fulfil their dreams (M. Amar) and aRead MoreThe post Senegal leads global innovation in higher education appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Production cost down to $22/barrel The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has secured $2billion discounts in the last one year from renegotiated upstream contracts being executed by its various service providers. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who made this known,in a podcast message to the Corporation’s workers to mark his One-Year Anniversary,Read MoreThe post NNPC gets $2b discount on upstream contracts appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), is partnering the Ministry of Science and Technology to ensure that all cyber cafes in the country are duly registered as specified in the Cybercrime Act, 2015. This, the body said will also prevent cyber attacks in the country. The President and Chairman-in-Council of CPN, Prof. VincentRead MoreThe post Professionals seek enforcement of 2015 Cybercrime Act appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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Wed, 05 Jul 2017

Nigeria is hiring United States (U.S.) technology giants such as Oracle and Microsoft as the government invests more to save costs and fight corruption. An initiative led by Redwood, California-based Oracle has enabled the government to remove 50,000 so-called ghost workers, or fake entries, from the payroll, according to a presidency statement June 29. ThatRead MoreThe post Fed Govt hires tech giants to end recession appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
AN Nigeria Limited has unveiled the latest generation of the Peugeot 301 sedan called Peugeot 301 Midlife in continuation of its quest to remain competitive in the local market. The official unveiling which was elaborately celebrated at PAN drive located at Kakuri Industrial Estate in Kaduna brought together customers, top government functionaries including representatives fromRead MoreThe post PAN unveils refreshed Peugeot 301 Midlife series appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) paid N4 billion to 12,464 disengaged workers in the third quarter of last year, a Quarterly Summary Report of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has shown. According to the report, the disengaged workers paid by the PFAs are those who have Retirement Saving Account (RSA) and are under 50. These disengagedRead MoreThe post ‘PFAs paid disengaged workers N4b in Q3’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Ekiti-born medical doctor Tope Aroge, has found fortune in processing cassava into flour, starch and animal feed. After eight years in the business, he is encouraging others to explore opportunities across the sector, DANIEL ESSIET reports. A 28-year-old Ekiti born medical doctor, Dr. Temitope Aroge, has always wanted to be a businessman. The founder andRead MoreThe post Turning cassava into gold appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Nigeria’s most innovative and customer-centric telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has launched a time-based mobile data solution, called BlazeOn, powered by Comptel’s FWD solution. BlazeOn, an Android app available to Etisalat customers, was launched in partnership with Comptel Corporation at an event, which held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. Its Director, Consumer Segment, AdeoluRead MoreThe post Etisalat, Comptel partner on BlazeOn data solution appeared fir 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
The Lagos State government has released N684 million as accrued pensions to 218 retirees. The payment was made to retirees from the Mainstream Civil Service, Local Governments, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Teachers Establishments and Pensions Office (TEPO) and other parastatals of government under the Contributory Pension Scheme for last month. Lagos State PensionRead MoreThe post Lagos pays retirees N684m appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Prof Aderemi Atayero has urged the government to work with farmers to reduce food prices. Atayero, who was represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof Shalom Nwodo Chinedu at a workshop on cassava virus and clean seed training organised byCovenant University, said the increase in the price of staple items such asRead MoreThe post Cut food prices to reduce poverty, VC of CU urges appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Chief Executive, Laundry Ideals Services Limited,Bosun Solarin is one of those who believe in hard work. She started her career in the civil service but was selling general goods on the side. She decided to turn to business to protect herself, when she sensed there was going to be re-organisation in her place of work.Read MoreThe post How laundry startup is washing its way to success appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Time for NBTE to wake up to its supervisory role for standards There is no denying the fact that most of those who parade themselves as artisans in the country are either half-baked or not baked at all. Therefore, the news of plans to standardise their practices should have made Nigerians heave a sigh ofRead MoreThe post Not good enough appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
An initiative that is better late than never The Federal Government is moving closer to fulfilling its promise to get more creative and aggressive about improving power generation in the country. The first beneficiary of its readiness to take advantage of innovation in renewable energy technology is the federal university system. A combination of effortsRead MoreThe post New ‘power-pack’ for varsities appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
When English poet William Wordsworth first coined his 1802 paradox, the child is the father of the man, he sure didnt intend it for delinquent politics, where a sitting senator would lust after a lowly councillorship, from his lofty senatorial portals. Yet, that is what it appears morphing into, in the surreal, no-dull-moment world ofRead MoreThe post Councillor Dino appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
A coalition of Northern Nigerian youths delivered a political masterstroke on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 when at a news conference in Kaduna it gave Igbos living in the northern region of the country a three-month quit notice, expiring on October 1, 2017, to return to their homeland for a referendum on the actualisation of theirRead MoreThe post Northern youths call Igbo seccessionists’ bluff appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
In this piece, Tunde Oladunjoye writes on the Osun West Senatorial by-election and the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Senator Mudashiru Hussain at the poll. Given available statistics, that are quite verifiable, we can now firmly declare, barring unforeseen circumstances though, that Senator Mudashiru Oyetunde Husain is evidently tipped to return toRead MoreThe post Osun West by-election: Will Hussain succeed Adeleke’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ogun state, Otunba Babatunde Onakoya, has said that it was too early for any member to align with governorship aspirants without a recourse to the party’s directive. He said the party has not anointed any aspirant as its governorship candidate for the 2019 election. Otunba OnakoyaRead MoreThe post Ogun 2019: No anointed candidate in APC, says chieftain appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
Alhaji Maigoro Hukuma, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state, has cautioned party loyalists to refrain from unguarded utterances and be steadfast in promoting the ideals of the party. Hukuma made the call on Tuesday in Malumfashi in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said that the APC-ledRead MoreThe post APC Chieftain cautions party loyalists against unguarded utterances appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 

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