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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Daily Times Newspaper Headlines [26 June, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 26 June, 2017.

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has directed the state Ministry of Water Resources and Dam Development, to commence release of water to Minna metropolis. The governor gave the directive when he paid an unscheduled visit to Chanchaga water works at the weekend. He said the directive became necessary following the continuous total rehabilitation []The post Chanchaga Water Works: Gov Bello directs release of water to Minna metropolis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
*Asks them to learn to forgive one another The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Leader Olumba Olumba Obu, has called on Nigerians to flee from any divisive tendencies, utterances and learn to forgive one another and appealed to Muslims leaders to continue to live in peace and love with one []The post Cleric urges Nigerians to flee divisive tendencies, utterances appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The federal government has absolved itself and the various state governments, particularly the coordinators of its youth employment scheme, N-Power, of responsibilities over the non payments of some oof the volunteers of the programme in the state. Making the clarifications at the weekend, a Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, Mr. Afolabi []The post N-Power: FG explains reasons for delay in payment of some volunteers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Norsworthy Investment Ltd is to invest over $20million in oil palm Production/processing in Akwukwu-Igbo, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. Performing the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the weekend with Norsworthy Investment Ltd on behalf of the state government, the Agas, described the event as the most strategic MoU []The post Norsworthy Coy to Invest $20m in Delta Agric Sector SSG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Following the dissolution of the Rivers State Executive Council on Saturdy, the State Governor, Nyesom Wike has given reasons for his action. He said that the dissolution was done to rejig the machinery of government to move the state forward. Speaking during the Election Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Majority Whip of the Rivers []The post Why I Sacked Rivers State Executive Council Wike appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Ostensiblely stemming from the flurry of complaints emanating from Cross River State Government, Senator Florence Ita Giwa and the Internally Displaced People (IDP) of Bakassi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) South South has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to urgently commence investigations on the matter. This, the party said, is awith a []The post APC petitions EFCC over alleged diversion of relief materials for Bakassi IDPs appeared first on Daily Times Nige 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
At their respective plenary on Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Senate and the House of Representatives played the devils advocates with respect to the extent they could go in considering, scrutinising and altering the provisions of appropriation bill presented to them for approval by the President. They superciliously defended their repugnant act []The post Of budget padding, executive revulsion and legislative arrogance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Former Deputy Majority Leader of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Tony Collins Nwabunwanne, has expressed confidence that the incumbent Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), would emerge triumphant in the November 18, 2017 governorship election holding in the state. Nwabunwanne, a former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on []The post No vacancy in Anambra Govt House, says ex-lawmaker appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
.says quit notice to Igbo is notice to Southern Nigeria The South West Think Tank (SWETT) has drawn the attention of Nigerians to a letter written by the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum to the acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, pointing out that the outcome of such may spell doom for the unity of Nigeria. The []The post Kaduna declaration: Group insists on restructuring appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017
A South-South youths group under the aegis of Oil & Solid Mineral Producing Area Landlords Association of Nigeria (OMPALAN) has condemned the statement credited to the coalition of Northern youths, calling on the Igbos to quit the North before October 1. According to the group, what Nigeria needs now is Peace and Unity which they []The post South-South group cautions Arewa youths, urges IPOB, MASSOB, others to drop agitation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom State chapter have joined other groups to pray for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari has been away to the United Kingdom for medical follow-up following his ill-health. Supporters of the party at the Nsima Ekere campaign ground along 4 lane Uyo at the []The post A/Ibom APC organises prayer summit for President Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Five thousand cultists in Ogoni land, Rivers state, have on Friday night, renounced their membership of different cult groups and accepted Christ as Lord and Saviour at a peace and unity crusade organised by different denominations in conjunction with Deeper Christian Life Ministry in Bori , Rivers state. The cultists who gave their lives to []The post 5000 Cultists Give Their Lives To Christ At Kumuyis Crusade In Ogoni Rivers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
WHEN I AM ALLOWED TO I STILL IRON MY WIFES CLOTH, ANY REDEEM PASTOR THAT IS PROUD IS NOT FROM ME PASTOR ENOCH ADEJARE ADEBOYE, GENERAL OVERSEER OF THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD (RCCG) HAS SAID THAT HE STILL IRON, PRESS HIS WIFES CLOTHES. ADEBOYE WHO MADE THIS KNOWN ON HIS TWITTER HANDLE []The post Pastor Adeboye: I Still Iron My Wifes Clothes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Thieves stole more than 55m after worlds most secure payment transfer system is breached for the first time North Korea could be behind spate of cyber-attacks on Asian banks, according to digital security analysts. Private firm Symantec said it had evidence that thieves had either stolen money or attempted to do so from banks in []The post N/Korea could be behind bank heists, experts say appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Muslim extremist Michael Adebolajo, 31, has been described by prison officer as violent, unpredictable and a major danger to other prisoners One of the murderers of Fusilier Lee Rigby is now regarded as the most dangerous prisoner in the British penal system. Muslim extremist Michael Adebolajo, 31, has been described by prison officer as violent, []The post A Nigerian Islamic extremist Declared Britains Most Dangerous Prisoner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
President Donald Trump did not hold a White House dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, breaking an annual tradition dating back to President Bill Clintons administration. CNN reported that Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama held yearly iftar dinners celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Additionally, President Thomas Jefferson in 1805 []The post President Trump Breaks White House Tradition, Refuses to hold Eid-El-Fitr Dinner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Cannabis, an illicit substance has reportedly become the cure to a little girls epilepsy, popular reports have claimed. A little girl from Tuscon, Arizona in U.S. who suffered from a rare condition causing such debilitating and dangerous seizures that she was put into a coma, has been cured by cannabis. Annalise Lujan, 12, was []The post Unbelievable: Cannabis Reportedly Cures 12-year-old girl of Epilepsy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The video of a woman demanding for her son to be seen by a white doctor at a walk-in clinic in Ontario, Canada has gone viral. The video was recorded by a patient in the waiting room at the Rapid Access to Medical Specialists clinic. In the video, an employee is heard explaining to the []The post Woman refuses medical help for her son because theres no white doctor in the hospital appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The Federal Government has declared that Nigeria is now free of the deadly Type C Cero Spinal Meningitis (CSM) which has claimed about 1,166 lives since it broke out in Nigeria in 2016. In a statement released on Saturday, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said []The post FG declares Nigeria free of deadly Type C meningitis that plagued the country since 2016 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The kinds of diseases that are linked to frequent urination in men, have been revealed including their diagnosis and treatment. Many men who read my last piece in this column, titled, Why women urinate frequently , have asked for a similar piece. They want to know and I put together this article to address []The post Revealed: The Diseases Linked to Frequent Urination in Men Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
. Says real herdsmen dont carry arms, perpetrate heinous killings .Urges FG to take appropriate action to minimise herdsmen attacks .Government knows what to do, let them act, says Ukiwe .Security agencies seems compromised- CNPP scribe The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, has challenged the Federal Government to probe the sources of weapons []The post Sultan to FG: Probe sources of weapons used by herdsmen appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the Muhammadu Buharis administration will do all it can to sustain Nigerias unity and stability to ensure speedy progress of the country. Osinbajo gave the reassurance when a delegation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) led by the FCT Minister Muhammed Bello paid him Sallah homage at the Aguda House, []The post Eid-el-Fitr: FG will do all it can to sustain Nigerias unity- Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
.Signatories for my recall forged Senator The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it will go ahead with the process of recalling the senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye. This is coming few days after the embattled senator approached the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an injunction to []The post INEC vows to go ahead with Melayes recall despite lawsuit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Sunday said that more than 70 per cent of inmates in Nigerian prisons were awaiting trial. Dambazau disclosed this when he visited Kano central prison along side the state governor to mark this years Eid-el Fitr celebration. The minister said the decision to visit the prison []The post 70% of prison inmates are awaiting trial Danbazau appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
.Debunks report on speech impairment The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buharis voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. Recall that recently there have been reports in the social media claiming that the President was suffering from speech impairment and memory loss. However, in the recording, aired on []The post Presidency releases Buharis voice message appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
As Dogara calls for unity among Nigerians President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of this years Eid-el-Fitr. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Abuja at the weekend. According to the statement, the []The post Eid el- Fitr: Shun reckless statements, Buhari urges Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
An All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to declare support for the unity and genuine integration of all Nigerians under one flag, in one indivisible nation. Tinubu made the call in his Eid-el-Fitri message to Nigerians, entitled The Spirit, Strength of Our Diversity, in Lagos. He condemned the call []The post Eid el-Fitri: Tinubu calls for unity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The Department of State Service (DSS) in Kano, on Sunday, said it arrested of top Boko Haram commander and 20 others suspects in a sting operation. According to the Director of the DSS in Kano, Alhassan Muhammad, the 48 hours operation neutralised what would have been a bloody Eid-el-Fitr in Kano recent history. He disclosed []The post DSS nabs top Boko Haram commander, 20 others in Kano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The non-direct mention of women, girls and the physically challenged who are the vulnerable groups in society is a source of concern to stakeholders, who have urged the National Assembly to ensure their direct capture in the laws. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) was adopted by the United Nations []The post Stakeholders task NASS on direct capture of vulnerable groups in Constitution appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
.To raise at least $1bn from scheme The Federal Government has announced that it would launch a new tax awareness and mobilisation initiative known as Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS). With this initiative, Nigerias economic diversification effort has shifted to revenue mobilisation which would limit external borrowing by raising financing locally. The Federal []The post FG to launch new tax initiative, VAIDS June 29 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Desirous to enhance business relationship with Nigerian firms, a group of South African bankers have visited the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, and the Lagos Business School, LBS, to advance that objective. The Investment Bankers have, therefore, lauded the LBS for hosting the International Executive Development Programme (IEDP) for the banking sector and Training Authority (BANKSETA), []The post S African bankers at NSE, seek business partnership appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
As the Federal Government of Nigeria continues to source for how to finance the N2.36 billion deficit in the 2017 budget, Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the fiscal authority hopes to raise at least $1 billion from a scheme that will give tax evaders a chance to make payments retrospectively. The government says []The post Tax evasion: FG to raise $1bn, urges defaulters to regularise payment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The Nigerian currency, Naira, on Friday, closed at the official foreign exchange market on a slight downward trend of 305.85 to a dollar against 305.75 closed the previous week, data obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has showed. This is just as the Nigerian money market suspended all trading activities till resumption on []The post Naira closes at 305.85/$1, as money market shut for Eid appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Globally, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, has continued to impact the people, in deed, serving as a tonic for development. That is why countries and corporate organisations have continued to key into it as a veritable medium for impacting lives. In fact,in a world where economic performance, growth and development are defining business success, companies are []The post CSR, a critical tool for development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
The ongoing crisis between Etisalat, a telecommunication provide and 13 consortium of banks, led by Access Bank Plc, has not abated, as the Federal Government has continued to mediate in the matter and save the economy from having any after effects, including job losses and negative impacts on the its revenue base. The Central Bank []The post CBN, NCC adduce reasons for intervention in Etisalat crisis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Mavins Boss, Don Jazzy, who has always got us all thinking something might between him and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji, and even went ahead to pull a stunt after Adesua Etomi and Banky Ws engagement announcement went viral, is at again. Don Jazzy, who reposted a beautiful photo of Linda taken by TY Bello, captioned []The post Don Jazzy drools over Linda Ikejis photo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
I freed a thousand slaves; I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.- Harriet Tubman How can anyone describe Nigeria as a free nation when Sheik Othman Dan Fodio, the hero of the core Muslim north, the father of the Fulani Caliphate and the first Mahdi of Nigeria once []The post Is Nigeria a free Nation or a conquered vassal State Femi Fani-Kayode appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Dbanj exclusive album listening party held last night and American model Blac Chyna and Bernice Burgos were in attendance Dbanj posted a photo of him and the stars on the red carpet on Twitter and a concerned follower wrote I dont know where you are heading but guy you need don Jazzy And Dbanjs []The post Even Don Jazzy knows in his heart he is begging me appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Linda Ikejis brother, Peks Ikeji, has taken to Instagram to make a video which most of his followers didnt find funny though it came with the caption I play too much According to Peks, who his followers accused of depending on his sister claimed hes not a fan of yahoo boys and has over 2000 []The post Im not a fan of Yahoo boys, Linda Ikejis brother brags on IG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Davido gifted a close friend and member of his team, Lateef, a tanker for his personal Oil and Gas business. Celebrating him and sharing a photo of the tanker via his Instagram page, the IF crooner wrote; Happy birthday bro !! U been with me since I was 12 .. even before I even thought []The post Davido buys a tanker for his close friend, Lateef Biolas Oil and Gas Business appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Actress Funke Akindele is expecting a set of twins!! The actresss rapper hubby, JJC Skillz, shared the good news on Instagram; he Wrote Amen amen amen. God I receive your wonderful news in praise. To God be the glory you will be called a mother by your beautiful miraculous twins @funkejenifaakindele my queen and wonderful []The post Actress Funke Jenifa Akindele and hubby JJC Skillz are expecting twins' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Nollywood actor Emeka Rising Ibeh popularly known for his role in the Movie Isakaba and Mr. Ibu The Lecturer has been thrown out of his apartment at 7 Nuru Onuwo Street in Surulere after failing to pay for his house rent for 5 years worth N2.5 million naira File Emeka has been living []The post Nollywood Actor Thrown Out Of His Home Over Unpaid 2.5million Rent In Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
See What 9ices Ex-wife, Toni Payne Said About His Music After Series of BacklashThe Ex wife of superstar afro pop singer, 9ice took to her Twitter page to defend his music after several people slammed him for trying to defend his Living Things song which many have said glorified fraudsters. Recall that several hands []The post See What 9ices Ex-wife, Toni Payne Said About His Music After Series of Backlash appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Fast rising Nollywood actress Queeneth Agbor,In an chat with The NewsGuru, she said no woman can snatch her man, that she knows her onions. Agbor reportedly made this statement when asked if a man has ever dumped her for someone else. She said: If a girl can snatch your man, that man wasnt yours []The post No Lady Can Snatch My Man- Actress Queeneth Agbor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Popular actor, Yomi Fash Lanso is currently not happy with Nigerian pastors and he vented his anger when Saturday Beats caught up with him at an event recently The actor noted that the lifestyle of Nigerian pastors is appalling and he was amazed at the way they have kept mum over the affairs of []The post Nigerian Nollywood Actor, Yomi Fash Lanso Knocks Nigeria Pastor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 26 Jun 2017
Adaeze Obasi, top model and Miss Supranational 2016 has been voted the sexiest woman in Africa by reputable beauty organization, Global Beauty, who recently released their 2016/2017 list across the 7 continents. Adaeze was picked for Africa. Picking the 7 sexiest women Alive across the 7 continents was based on the womens natural sex appeal, []The post Meet the Nigerian beauty queen who was voted Sexiest Woman in Africa (photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 
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