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Below are the headlines found on The Nation Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 24 July, 2017.

Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Nigeria has lost about N15 billion due to under leases, unauthorised sale and misappropriation of funds through the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the House of Representatives said yesterday. Other leakages that aided the loss, according to the House, include abuse of process and outright negligence in the handling of non-core assets ofRead MoreThe post ‘Nigeria lost N15b to PHCN sale’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
PDP faults APC leaders, governors over handling of President’s health Rumours on the President’s heath were debunked again yesterday. He is not confined to a chair, Nasarawa State Governor Umar Tanko Al-Makura said. President Muhammadu Buhari hosted an All Progressives Congress (APC) delegation in Londonon Sunday. The Presidency released the photograph of the meeting andRead MoreThe post Buhari not confined to a chair, says governor appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Despite his health challenge, President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance in the last two years has been rated 57 per cent. The administration has broken five promises and achieved seven, a report has said. But the ‘number of achieved and ongoing election pledges has increased from one to seven, and 45 to 114 respectively in year oneRead MoreThe post Survey: President scores 57% in job performance appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Governors subscribe to 25-year master plan Governors of the six southwest states yesterday agreed to work in line with a 25-year master plan. The 11-point communique read by host Governor Ibikunle Amosun,said the governors would set up an inter State security task force to tackle the menace of fulani herdsmen and other crimes, establishRead MoreThe post Yoruba better off during regional govt, say governors appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The death of renowned Yoruba thespian, poet and producer of classics, such as Thunderbolt: Magun and Afonja, Adebayo Faleti, has sent shock waves throughout the Creative industry. The late Faleti is regarded as a quintessential actor, broadcaster, writer and poet. The man also known as a Yoruba language translator and actor, died on Sunday morningRead MoreThe post Soyinka, others pay tributes to Faleti appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Osun govt urges parents, students to plead with unions The Osun State government has urged parents, students and other stakeholders of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to plead with the institution’s joint unions to stop frustrating steps by owner-governments to get it back on track. The government said it was uncomfortable with the prolongedRead MoreThe post Oyo, Osun constitute LAUTECH’s Governing Council appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Convicted oil marketer Rowaye Jubril and his firm, Brila Energy, for the second time yesterday approached an Ikeja High Court asking for a stay of execution of its order. The court had ordered Jubril and the company to refund N963.7 million stolen subsidy money to the Federal Government. The company had been ordered by JusticeRead MoreThe post N963.7m stolen subsidy: Convict begs court appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has warned the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to stop disparaging former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Two factional groups in the Yoruba organisation New Era and Reformed OPC ‘ gave the warning in aRead MoreThe post OPC to IPOB chief: stop attacking Obasanjo, Tinubu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
In his lecture entitled: ‘The dilemma of monetary policy and exchange rate management in a recession: Potential options for Nigeria’, at the Second Homecoming of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria at Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Main Campus, Nsukka Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele statesRead MoreThe post CBN chief Emefiele lists potential options in a recession (II) appeared first on The Nation N 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Three suspected robbers died in Sunday’s gun battle with policemen in Bichi Local Government Area of Kano State. Police spokesman Magaji Majiya confirmed this yesterday. He said: ‘The incident happened on July 23, about 9pm, on the the Kano/Katsina Road, between Lamba and Dan Siri Village in Bichi council. ‘The Inspector General’s Special Tactical ForceRead MoreThe post Three ‘robbers’ die in gun battle with police appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Three vehicles recovered The police in Jigawa State yesterday paraded six persons for suspected robbery, car and motorcycle theft. Commissioner of Police Rasheed Akintunde said three cars were recovered from them. According to Akintunde, about 04.08hours, on July 20, a distress call was received by the patrol team in Gumel council, that two cars, belongingRead MoreThe post Police parade six suspected criminals in Jigawa appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Sub-Theme: The Strong Belt of Truth Topic: The word of Truth As a man thinks in his heart so he is, for out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornication, thefts, false witness, blasphemies and these things defile a man. This was the case with the Pharisees and the scribes, their heart wasRead MoreThe post THEME: THE FULL ARMOUR OF GOD (14) appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch ‘A’ stream II service year. NYSC spokesperson in Gombe State, Margaret Dakama, said in a statement that the orientation course would hold from July 26 to Aug. 15. ‘In Gombe State, about 2,000 prospective corpsRead MoreThe post NYSC deploys 2,000 corps members to Gombe appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Mr Nwankwo Ndukwu, Publicity Secretary, Rivers chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has urged the Federal Government to recruit indigenous language teachers to fill vacancies in Unity Secondary Schools. Ndukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Port Harcourt that many indigenous language teachers in the unity secondary schools hadRead MoreThe post NUT official urges FG to recruit indigenous language teachers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Students of Caleb University at Imota in Ikorodu, near Lagos, are currently doing a research to provide a lasting solution to the nerve-racking traffic in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. The Vice-Chancellor of Caleb University, Prof. Daniel Aina, made the disclosure at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Lagos on Monday. Aina said theRead MoreThe post Caleb varsity embarks on research to end Lagos traffic appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
All roads lead to Ile-Ife, the Cradle of Yoruba, on Thursday 27 July 2017 to celebrate a great Icon, Professor Ekundayo Elisha Balogun of the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Obafemi Awolowo, University OAU an erudite scholar who will clock 80. The organisers are theCentre for atmospheric research (CAR), National Space Research and DevelopmentRead MoreThe post NASRDA, OAU set to honour atmospheric researcher appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Management of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho,(EUI) says the institution was established to essentially cater for academically-endowed students and the wealthy in the society. The Vice Chancellor(VC) of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Monday, in Iyamho-Uzairue, in the Estako-West local government areaRead MoreThe post Edo University, Iyamho not for the poor VC appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) is in a race against time. On July 7, it was suspended as a member of global Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs), the Egmont Group. A threat of expulsion is hanging over its head, if, by January, the government fails to grant NFIU autonomy from the Economic and Financial CrimesRead MoreThe post NFIU: Before the hammer falls appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017
A number of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (NCSSR), met in Abuja on July 10 to examine the electoral process. They analysed the activities before, during and after the 2015 general elections. They noted the progress made so far and suggest ways of improving theRead MoreThe post Quest for perfection in Nigeria’s electoral process appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Ope Olugasa is the Managing Director of Grace Infotech Limited (GIL), an Information Technology firm and publishers of Lawpavilion a leadng legal IT research tools provider. He spoke with reporters as part of activities marking the firm’s 10thanniversary. Legal Editor John Austin Unachukwu was there. HOW would you appraise the last 10 years of firm’sRead MoreThe post ‘How we got lawyers, judges to embrace electronic law reports’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Like similar mega cities, such as New York, New Delhi,Tokyo and Beijing, Lagos equally has to grapple with enormous challenges as it relates to maintenance of law and order. Lagos’ rising population brings with it, huge socio-economic challenges which make governance a tough call in the state. It is a known fact that the LagosRead MoreThe post Lagos mobile court and social regeneration appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Olajide Abiodun, an alumnus of Lagos State University, Ojo, has almost five-year post-call experience. He believes the federal and state governments must participate in the grooming of young lawyers, ADEBISI ONANUGA reports. When were you called to the Bar’ I was called to the Nigerian Bar on November 20, 2012. In which chamber do youRead MoreThe post ‘Govt should take over internship of lawyers’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Ademola Adesina is the son of former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Secretary, Pastor Dele Adesina (SAN). Demola, got an LL.B. (Hons.) degree from the University of Reading, United Kingdom in 2008 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009. He obtained his LL.M in Computer and Telecommunications Law at Queen Mary, University ofRead MoreThe post How dad got me to attend Law School appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Alawyer Dr. Anthony Orunkoya has said there cannot be development without justice and equality in Nigeria. He spoke at the summit organised by the NBM Africa in Accra, Ghana. He said except justice and equality were fought for, some political leaders would continue to hold the masses hostage with oppressive laws and policies. He saidRead MoreThe post Lawyer, group harp on justice appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
In the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory In the Abuja Judicial Division Holden at Maitama Dated the 25thDay of April, 2017. Before His Lordship, Hon. Justice Jude Okeke. Suit No. FCT/HC/CR/21/2016 Between The Federal Republic Of Nigeria ‘..”’..’..Complainant And (1). Adeniyi Francis Adetokunbo Ademola (2). Olabowale Toluwatope Ademola ..Read MoreThe post Defendants can’t be made to prove innocence if prosecution fails to establish prima facie case app 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Senior lawyers and other professionals have proposed several ways out of the restructuring question in the country. They urged the government to consider different models of federalism practiced by several multi-ethnic and religious countries across the world. They spoke at the seventh Prof A. B. Kasunmu (SAN) Annual Lecture last Thursday organuised by the LawRead MoreThe post The restructuring Nigeria needs, by SANs, others appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Arewa Lawyers Forum (ALF) and Egbe Amofin have endorsed the election of new officers of the Eastern Bar Forum ( EBF), describing the process as a model for others to follow. The EBF penultimate Tuesday in Calabar elected new members of its governing council to run the affairs of theRead MoreThe post NBA, Egbe Amofin, others endorse EBF officers appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Two million daily output affected The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), lost 150,000 barrels of crude yesterday from an attack on its Trans Niger Pipeline in Ogoniland, the Group Managing Director. Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said. Baru said the attack will affect the Corporation’s plan to sustain its last week’s record of 2.2million barrelsRead MoreThe post NNPC loses 150,000b to pipeline vandalism appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday summoned the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of all the major telecoms firms in the country over what it described as overwhelming customers complaints over the security implications of call refilling and masking. A letter addressed to the telcos, a copy of which was obtained by The Nation through aRead MoreThe post Call masking: NCC summons telcos appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Virtually all the roads in the country are bad. From Abuja to Lagos, Maiduguri, Lokoja, Port Harcourt, Gusau, Ibadan, Ilorin and Enugu. Many blame it all on poor maintenance of the infrastructure, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE OWER, Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fasholas major headache as far as roads are concerned is how to maintain them.Read MoreThe post Putting roads in better shape appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Over 100 airlines have collapsed because of multiple charges, air peace chairman, Allen Onyema has said. He urged the National Assembly to intervene to save the sub’sector from collapse. Onyema said due to the harsh operating condition in the country, airlines were not making profit, adding that the little gains made go to agencies inRead MoreThe post Multiple charges kill 100 airlines, says Air Peace chief appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Acall has gone to African leaders and development institutions to help address the deepening job and employment crisis bedevilling the continent. The Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony Elumelu, who made the appeal, said supporting and paying more attention to agriculture, power and developing entrepreneurship, would turn the situationRead MoreThe post Agric, others’ll create jobs in Africa, says Elumelu appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Rice smuggling through land borders is still high despite its ban The Nation has learnt. The commodity, which is a staple food in the country, is being brought through the land borders in Lagos, Ogun and part of the North. From Idi-Iroko to Owode, Alapoti, Atan and Sango Ota, all in Ogun State, smugglers useRead MoreThe post Rice smuggling thrives in Lagos, Ogun, North appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Senate Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Cybercrime has warned that delays by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in licensing infrastructure providers (InfraCos) and roll-out of service may scuttle Federal Government’s lofty objectives in the information communications technology (ICT) sector. Under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) of the Federal Government, it isRead MoreThe post Senate: Delays in InfraCos licensing threatens ICT goals appeared 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Etisalat Nigeria has changed its brand name, after almost a decade of building the brand. While most companies change their names due to rebranding or expansion, Etisalat’s is that of an accidental restructuring: its foreign directors pulled out with their stakes and took their name along. Thus, the telco has adopted 9Mobile as its newRead MoreThe post From Etisalat to 9Mobile: loss of brand equity, need for strategy appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) are partnering to address insecurity and traffic management challenges at Apapa ports. NPA Managing Director Ms. Hadiza Usman made this known when she received the LSSTF Executive Secretary, Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, and his team in her office. She said the collaboration would assistRead MoreThe post NPA, LSSFT partner appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Dana Air has unveiled a ‘Buy two, get one free’ promo for passengers on its Lagos-Owerri-Lagos route, as part of the benefits of its partnership with the Imo State government. According to its Communications Manager, Kingsley Ezenwa, the promotion is for business and leisure passengers. ‘We are delighted to have introduced the ‘Buy two, getRead MoreThe post Dana unveils promo on Owerri route appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Improved performances in public examinations must be maintained AFTER years of disappointing performances, Nigeria’s beleaguered secondary education system has something to cheer at last. About 59.22 per cent of candidates who sat for the May/June diet of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) passed with at least five credits including English Language andRead MoreThe post Exam success appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Quoted firms owe it a duty to report regularly to shareholders THE Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, may yet again wield the axe against some companies quoted on the exchange. The reason is that some of them have been lax in meeting one of the most crucial conditions for trading on the stock market, which isRead MoreThe post Public trust appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Don’t cry for me Argentina The truth is I never left you All through my wild days My mad existence I kept my promise Don’t keep your distance The above title of course evokes the popular pop song, ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’ written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and sung by Julie Covington. Of courseRead MoreThe post Don’t cry for us’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Senator Oluremi Tinubu has commended the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) and security operatives for conducting peaceful local government elections in Lagos State. Tinubu spoke with reporters, after casting her vote at Polling Unit 034, Bourdilon Road, Ikoyi. The senator from Lagos Central District, who defied the rain to perform her civic duty, expressedRead MoreThe post Tinubu commends LASIEC, security for peaceful polls appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
In this piece, Folake Aderounmu examines the agitation of Oke Ogun in Oyo State for power shift in 2019. The politics of the 2019 governorship race in Oyo State began to take shape on July 07 when the people of Oke Ogun addressed a press conference to stake a claim to the governorship of theRead MoreThe post Oyo 2019: Oke Ogun makes case for zoinng appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Tinubu says APC post-primary conflicts have been resolved All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said the new local government chairmen and councillors, who were elected by Lagosians, will complement the efforts of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at the grassroots. He said democracy will continue to thrive at the local government level throughRead MoreThe post ‘New chairmen, councillors ‘ll complement Ambode at grassroots’ appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the chairmanship elections in 57 councils in Lagos State. Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU highlights the challenges that will confront the new helmsmen. Much is expected of the newly elected chairmen of local governments in Lagos State. The 57 chairmen fought vigorously. They campaigned in their various councilsRead MoreThe post Challenges before Lagos council chairmen appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The Niger State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the 2015 election, Umar Nasko, has declared that he has no plan to contest the governorship election in 2019. In a statement titled: ‘My Position on the 2019 Elections’, Nasko said his foundation, the Umar Nasko Foundation, is meant to touch the lives of peopleRead MoreThe post Nasko: I won’t contest in 2019 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. 
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