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Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday 4 August, 2017.

Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Speaker Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Peter Azi, on Thursday advocated the insulation of Peace Corps in the 2018 budget. Azi made the call when officers and men of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Plateau State Command visited the State House of Assembly on a thank you rally to appreciate the National Assembly for []The post Plateau Speaker push for Peace Corps Inclusion in 2018 Budget appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The staff of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri Imo state under the platform of Joint Action Committee comprising all the unions in the instruction Thursday announced the commencement of one week warning strike. The four unions in the instruction involved in the strike include Academic Staff Union, Senior Staff Union of Colleges of []The post Alvan College of Education workers embark on a warning strike appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said that the The banking industry has recorded a decline in the rate of successful fraud incidences and extent of amount of losses in 2016, compared to 2015. The reported cases of frauds, forgeries and outright theft involving bank staff recorded a huge decline of 48.12 percent from []The post Frauds, forgeries in banking sector declined from N18bn to N8.6bn NDIC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
parade 40 kidnappers suspects arrested along Abuja-Kaduna highway The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Thursday, dismissed four police personnel in orderly room trial for allegedly burgling the house of the former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. Those dismissed are Sgt. Musa Musa,Sgt John Nanpak , Sgt Ogah Audu and Sgt Gabriel Ugah. Two other []The post Police dismiss 4 officers for burgling Jonathans house appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) said on Thursday that he and his office has no rift with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Malami stated this during a chat with journalists in Abuja at sideline of a press briefing on the forthcoming National Summit on justice. The []The post I have no rift with EFCC says Malami appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Two sets of alternative financing agreements on Joint Venture (JV) projects to boost reserves and production in line with governments aspiration were executed in London on Monday between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and two of its JV partners: NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) JV and NNPC/Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) JV. The two projects []The post NNPC, Shell, Chevron sign agreement to boost FGs revenue by $16bn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Amidst the tension that the ailing Nigerias President, Muhammadu Buhari may return to the country soon after over 80 days abroad, it has however been confirmed that the Former President Olusegun Obasanjo visited Buhari at the Abuja House in London. According to report from Tribune Online, ex-President Obasanjo had a warm greeting with President Buhari []The post Obasanjo Visits Buhari In London appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Pressure has continued to be piled upon Engr. Kayode Ojo to publicly declare his intention to contest for APC gubernatorial primary in Ekiti State. The pressure by political associates, friends and people of goodwill is sequel to the rising popularity of Engr. Ojo, who is a front line governorship aspirant in the state. Engr. Ojo []The post Ekiti 2018: Pressure Mounts on Engr. Kayode Ojo to declare ambition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
A popular Nigerian online betting site has opened a cash-making opportunity for Nigerians to place a bet on when the ailing President will return The stakes are quite high and no one in the presidency knows the exact day Baba will return. A cash-making opportunity for Nigerians to place a bet on when President Muhammadu []The post Nigerians Are Betting On When Buhari Will Return appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
He was 32-years-old when he took over power as a military leader and he wants youths to do better than his generation. He is two months away from his 83 birthday A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, wants Nigerian youths to do better than the older generation who are still ruling the nation. []The post Be Better Than Us, Gowon Begs Nigerian Youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Nigerian Army warns Governor Fayose to steer clear of their affairs and seek other avenues to get relevance The Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose, must have thought he scored a big point when he blamed corruption in the Army for Boko Harams resilience. While many Nigerians have accepted him for being outspoken and courageous, the []The post Nigerian Army Has This Strong Message For Fayose appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Three former governors currently serving as ministers in the President Muhammadu Buharis cabinet have said that they are not receiving pensions from their state governments. The ministers are Babatunde Fashola (Power, Works and Housing); Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment) and Kayode Fayemi (Mines and Steel Development). Fashola, a former governor of Lagos State, said he []The post Buharis ministers, Fashola, Fayemi, Ngige deny receiving pensions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Online media newspapers Sahara Reporter made a news flash about the new development, concerning PDP and its Presidential issues, on the tweet which read; FLASH: @OfficialPDPNig party quietly settles for @atiku as Presidential candidate and @GovAyoFayose as VP, at least for nowThe post PDP Settles For Atiku & Fayose As Presidential Candidate & VP Respectively SR appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday expressed surprise that workers were owed 12 months salaries, and urged the people to ask questions and demand answers. The party, at a stakeholders meeting in Makurdi, said that the state government had no reason to owe workers because it had received monies []The post PDP urges Benue people to ask questions over unpaid 12 months salaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Chairman, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu , on Tuesday, expressed worry over the high rate of court cases among political parties. Yakubu said this at a two-day capacity building workshop for National Officers of political parties in Abuja. According to him, the commission has been discussing with political parties on the need for []The post Rate of litigation in political parties worries INEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Following the recent removal of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office by the Supreme Court, the countrys lawmakers on Tuesday elected long-term aide of the ousted prime minister the new premier. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a 58-year-old engineering graduate from a U.S. university, secured 221 votes against 47 for his nearest rival, the Speaker of []The post Pakistan parliament elects Sharif loyalist as new prime minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
North Korean President has been accused of trying to end the world by his fellow Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Philippine President Rodrigo Dutertes latest controversial remarks target the North Korean regime, few days ahead of his hosting a meeting of foreign diplomats at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum. Duterte, in his []The post N.Korean president wants to end the worldSays Duterte appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The United States President Donald Trump Wednesday reluctantly signed into law a bill on new sanctions against Russia following the controversy gererated by his election which was credited to leaks from Russia. The bill seek to penalize the Kremlin for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election which Trump won and Russias annexation of Crimea. []The post Controversy as Trump signs bill on sanctions against Russia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
As part of efforts to boost the pharmacy profession and pharmaceutical services to patients, pharmacists in the country under the aegis of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have keyed into various opportunities and platforms provided by todays world of Information Technology(IT) to enhance their practice. Reeling out the potency of technology in every facet of []The post Pharmacists embrace technology to boost profession, service delivery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
In its efforts to rid the country of substandard medicines and unwholesome food products, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has warned all importers, distributors and marketers in the country still stocking banned food and drug products contained in the Import Prohibition List to immediately withdraw them from circulation. The []The post Withdraw banned medicines, foods from circulation, NAFDAC warns importers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
To reduce the high rate of maternal mortality in the country, husbands have been urged to support their wives in the use of family planning and should do away with the notion that family planning promotes promiscuity among women. Director of Family Health & Nutrition, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Folashade Oludara, who made []The post Family planning not tool for promiscuity, expert warns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The federal government, in a bid to safeguard the lives of Nigerians against fake drugs sellers, has finalized plans to relocate wholesalers of drugs and medicines from all over Lagos to a central location where their activities can be coordinated, regulated and closely monitored. Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole disclosed this at the palace of []The post FG set to relocate wholesalers of drugs in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
A non-governmental advocacy group, the Media Centre Against child Malnutrition (MeCAM) is partnering with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Scale-up Nutrition Business Network (SBN), to boost information sharing on nutrition in Nigeria. The partnership is sequel to the forthcoming MeCAM Nutrition Symposium scheduled to hold in Lagos on Friday, August 4, this []The post MeCAM partners GAIN, SBN to scale-up nutrition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
As Nigeria joins the global community to celebrate this years world breastfeeding week which kicked off on August 1, mothers have been urged to exclusively breastfeed their babies to reduce child malnutrition and poverty. According to experts, breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need as it gives babies the []The post Investment in exclusive breastfeeding reduces child malnutrition, poverty appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
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Fri, 04 Aug 2017
A petrol tanker on Thursday exploded along the Mbiama area of Rivers State, the East-West Road axis, causing an inferno that killed a taxi driver. The raging inferno also burnt at least five vehicles in the incident. The Incident, which occurred at about 5pm on Wednesday led to heavy traffic gridlock with travellers stranded along []The post Tanker explodes, kills taxi driver, burn five vehicles along East-West road appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
AS GROUP INAUGURATES CAMPAIGN TEAM FOR HIM Scores of Loyalists of the former Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has gathered in Ado Ekiti, on Thursday to call on him to come and join the governorship race in the state. The group said, Ekiti has retrogressed since Fayemi left office three years ago hence the []The post Scores of Loyalists Urges Fayemi to Join Guber Race appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
An Ibadan based businessman, Dapo Davies, has through his lawyer, Kehinde Olawumi Esq, warned both King Zion Ventures and Bolarinwa Lawal of Olajumoke Chambers Ibadan to desist from further abuse of his right as well as court proceedings or face contempt of court. He has also threatened to report Barrister Bolarinwa Lawal to the Legal []The post Businessman threatens legal action over disputed property appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ekiti state chapter, has disclosed that no fewer than 20 rapists and child abusers as well as violators of the gender related crimes have been jailed through its instrumentality in the last one year. FIDA Chairperson in Ekiti, Mrs Adefunke Anoma, said several other cases were also filed []The post We have prosecuted, jailed 20 rapists in Ekiti, says FIDA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
A Nigeria Neuroscientist, Prof. Philip Njemanze, has discovered that male mice process colour with its left brain while the female process with its right brain. The discovery is a novel in Neuroscience and first appeared in the July 2017 edition of the authoritative American PLOS One journal released. Daily Times gathered on Thursday, via PLOS []The post Nigerian neuroscientist records break-through in brain function appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Barely 72 hours after the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) issued an ultimatum of threatening to abandon the peace negotiation with the federal government, the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday hosted stakeholders from the region at the presidential villa in Abuja. PANDEF leader, Chief Edwin Clark had on Monday accused the government of not showing []The post 72 hrs after issuing ultimatum, Osinbajo meets Niger Delta elders appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Mkpe Ayine, has said that the role of the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation (OAuGF) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have collaborated effectively as critical stakeholders in the Federal Government drive for transparency and accountability in governance. Mr. Ayine stated this on Thursday when []The post OAuGF, NNPC to lead FGs drive for transparency, accountability appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Following the recent Supreme Court ruling which confirmed the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, as the authentic chairman of the party, thereby removing Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the party, some leaders and members of the party are now raising []The post Planned reconciliation with Sheriff may ignite another conflict in PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Strong protest over the alleged sack of 95 nest oil workers in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday unsettled its management. Expectedly, the protesters mainly youths of Ndokwa-Neku Union (NNU) took to various streets in the areas over the alleged sack of the ninety-five workers on the pipeline rights of way. Nest []The post Protest rocks nest oil over alleged sack of 95 workers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Former heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from the sport at age 41. After Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko in April, the talk of a rematch was wide but that will no longer happen. The former heavyweight boxing world champion has retired from the sport at age 41, his management said in a []The post Boxing: Wladimir Klitschko Retires appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Spains La Liga refused to accept the payment of Neymars 222 million euro (92.8 billion) buyout clause, a league spokesperson confirmed on Thursday, potentially delaying the Brazilians world record move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. We can confirm that the legal representatives of the player attended La Liga to pay the clause and this has []The post Breaking: La Liga refuses to accept Neymar buyout clause appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Diamond Banks commitment towards increasing financial inclusion has gone several notches higher as it announced it has set aside a whopping N600 million to reward its loyal customers in the DiamondXtra Season 9 bonanza. According to information made available to the press, the Bank stated that in the months of July, August and September, N137 []The post Financial Inclusion: Diamond bank promises millionaire daily through draws appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Total oil yesterday said that it would boost Nigerias daily oil production by 200,000 barrels from 2018. Managing director of Total upstream, Mr Nicolas Terraz said that the additional barrels would come from the companys multi-billion dollar Egina Field Development. Executive director, Corporate Affairs and Services of Total, Mr Biodun Afolabi, spoke on behalf of []The post Total To Boost Nigerias Oil Output By 200,000 Bpd Next Year appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Ishaq Modibo Kawu, has warned the FM Radio stations which have defaulted in the area code coverage to revert to the approved city based coverage as agreed at the 2010 NBC broadcasting code review in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. Kawu made this remark in his []The post NBC threatens to decommission 89 FM Radio stations for area coverage breaches appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Senate has threatened to issue warrant for the arrest of Chief Executive Officer of Glo Mobile and other firms that failed to honour its invitation on alleged complicity in N30 trillion revenue probe. The Senate gave the 16 companies which failed to appear before its committee a deadline of Thursday to honour the invitation or []The post Senate threatens to arrest GLO boss, others over N30trn revenue probe appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday requested for two additional Police Area Commands in the state, saying that it would go a long way in tackling the nefarious activities of criminally minded persons once and for all. Governor Ambode, who made the request when the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Idris Ibrahim, []The post Ambode asks IGP for two additional Area Commands in Ikorodu, Badagry appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
Even primary school pupils in Nigeria tease themselves with the name of the Governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, as a dippy, brainless soul, whose heart is unrepentantly steeped in evil. In Ekiti state where a rigged election conferred on him the noble task of state leadership, he administers a democratic state like a []The post Understanding Fayoses Obsession With The Military appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The Archbishop of Uganda Stanley Ntagali told the BBC that he was not prepared to to have Christian fellowship with those who took what he described as an unbiblical view of marriage. One of the leading conservative figures in the worldwide Anglican communion has said he will not attend the next gathering of its leaders []The post Ugandan Archbishop boycotts world meeting over gay row appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The federal government has granted Pioneer Status to the Creative Industry, in a landmark move aimed at transforming the industry to a creative economy and creating jobs. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the decision to grant the industry Pioneer Status is in []The post Creative industry gets pioneer status, qualifies for tax holiday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
Fri, 04 Aug 2017
The 13-man international jury of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, which represents the five regions of Africa, the Diaspora and the African Union Commission arrived Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday August 1, 2017, for a week-long adjudication process for the awards fourth edition. Among those who arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, were the []The post AFRIMA Jury Arrives Lagos For 2017 Adjudication appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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