NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 JULY, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 15 July, 2017.

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Court of Appeal Lagos Division on Friday, upheld the conviction of Mr. Ngene Linus Chibuike, to two years imprisonment and the forfeiture of his $2,506,998 to the federal government. Justice Ibrahim N. Buba had on February 9, 2016 in a judgment convicted and sentenced Mr. Chibuike to two years imprisonment and ordered the forfeiture []The post ACourt affirms Chibuikes 2-year jail term, forfeiture of $ 2.5m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has called on Judges to be firm and un-wavered in the discharge of their duties, saying that heaven will not fall by their well founded and equitable judgments. Onnoghen admonished Judges to be guided by the provisions of the 1999 Constitution, the laws, their conscience and []The post Heaven will not fall if your judgment is equitable, CJN tells new judges appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Friday declared that Nigerians have a constitutional right to peacefully agitate for restructuring of the country, with an appeal to the government to focus on identifying the reasons for the agitations. Atiku, while noting that the country is in democracy []The post Restructuring: FG must stop vilifying agitators, says Atiku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Osun Head of Service, Mr. Sunday Owoeye, on Friday confirmed the abduction and killing of the Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Office of the Governor, Mrs. Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole. Owoeye, who confirmed the incident in a statement in Osogbo, said the killing of the permanent was a rude shock to the state government. []The post Horror as kidnappers kill Osun Permsec appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned a whistleblower, Abubakar Sani, for providing false information to the commission. Sanis information had led to the raid on the residence of former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, on June 28, in Kaduna by ICPC and Directorate of State Services (DSS) operatives. The News []The post ICPC arraigns whistleblower for providing false information on Namadi Sambo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has assured that the National Assembly of Nigeria would continue to work with all arms of government to address issues causing agitations and disunity in the country. He gave the assurances while hosting pupils of the Brickhall School, Abuja, who were on a Peace and Unity []The post Were committed to addressing agitations, uniting Nigeria, Ekweremadu assures appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has taken a swipe at Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, telling him to stop lying to Nigerians on the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari who has been away on medical trip to London for close to two months. Recall that []The post Stop lying to Nigerians about Buharis health, Fani-Kayode tells Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
A rally embarked upon by some members of the All Progressives Congress ended abruptly with gunshots at Somolu area of Lagos Thursday evening. It was gathered that the gunshots caused panic and pandemonium in the Ijebutedo and Ita Baale areas of Somolu. During the violence, vehicles were being damaged, residents reportedly ran belter skelter and []The post Panic as APC rally disrupted with gunshots in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Govt is exporting our stomachs for dollars, they say Disquiet, anger and fury across the land have greeted Federal Governments Yam Exportation Programme which took off on June 29, 2017 in Lagos. Our features editor, GBUBEMI GODS COVENANT SNR, in a nationwide survey with states correspondents, presents the peoples reaction to Audu Ogbehs brainwave of []The post Nigerians kick against yam export appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Bauchi State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn Health (BaSAM) has appealed to the state government to release the full funds earmarked to the health sector in its 2017 budget to facilitate the timely implementation of the various maternal health programs aimed at saving the lives of women and children in the state. The []The post Bauchi health agency seeks complete release of funds for health sector appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Nigeria will appreciate the assistance of the United States of America in providing technical support for the development of transportation infrastructure and its agricultural sector as the country intensifies work on its economic diversification project. The Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma told the USAID/Nigeria Mission Director, Mr Stephen Haykin who was []The post FG wants US technical support to develop transportation and agriculture sectors appeared first on D 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State says his administration has procured over 140, 000 tonnes of fertiliser for sale to farmers at a subsidised rate. The governor said this in Gombe on Friday during the launch of fertiliser sales and distribution for the 2017 cropping season. He said that the project was to improve the []The post Gombe provides 140, 000 tonnes of fertiliser for farmers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has threatened to revoke allocations to Fish Farm allottees who fail to move to the farms within two months from today. Bello, who said this when he visited the farms sited at Bwari Area Council on Friday in Abuja, noted that the allottees would forfeit the allocations at the []The post FCT minister threatens to revoke allocations to fish farm allotees appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), on Friday urged Nigerians to help preserve the environment by planting trees. Fagbohun, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Olumuyiwa Noah, said this at the 2017 Lagos State tree planting ceremony organised by the university. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that tree []The post Why we should plant trees LASU VC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Twenty three ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. The NPA said the ships were also discharging buck wheat, steel products, general cargo, petrol, containers, Brazilian cane, diesel, bulk corn and bulk fertiliser. The News Agency of Nigeria []The post 23 ships discharging petroleum products in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Adejare, on Friday warned residents of the state that anyone caught felling a tree without permission would be made to plant five, among other penalties. Adejare said this at the annual tree planting campaign held at the 9 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army in Lagos. []The post Cut 1 tree, plant 5, Lagos Commissioner urges residents appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The ongoing #BreakfastwithChivita100% campaign which has trended for months on influential social media platforms and enjoyed positioning on strategic out of home platforms, as well as a blitz of television advertisement on terrestrial and satellite channels, is a pointer that it is key to prepare a good communication campaign. However, it is fundamental to know []The post Experts laud effectiveness of Chivita breakfast campaign appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The police in Ogun state have arrested three men found in possession of human skulls. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, made the disclosure in a statement in Abeokuta on Friday. Oyeyemi said two of the suspects, Saibu Popoola and Aliu Ajiroba, were arrested on Thursday in Aiyetoro during []The post Police arrest 3 men with human skulls in Ogun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), on Friday arraigned a former Enugu State Chief Judge, Justice Innocent Umezuluike, before an Enugu High Court for alleged corruption. Justice Umezuluike was arraigned before Justice Anthony Onovo on a one-count charge of using his office to confer corrupt and unfair advantage. The EFCC, in the charge, accused []The post Ex-CJ Umezuluike arraigned before Enugu High Court over corruption appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would display the Voter Register for persons who registered in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) between July 24 and July 28. Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INECs Director of Voter Education and Publicity, stated this on Friday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). []The post CVR: INEC displays voter register July 24-28 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Federal government of Nigeria has expressed sympathy for foremost Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who was diagnosed with leukemia last week. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung who spoke on behalf of the federal government, reassured the keeper who is currently receiving treatment at the Christie Clinic in Manchester, in a []The post FG reaches out to ailing Ikeme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Coach Salisu Yusuf has declared that the 30-man CHAN list released on Monday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is not the final list. Yusuf said he took time with his scout to monitor players in the Nigeria Professional Football League and was convinced that there are great players that can wear the national colours []The post CHAN list not final, says Yusuf appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Briton Johanna Kontas hopes of a first Wimbledon final ended with a straight-set semi-final defeat by five-time champion Venus Williams. The 37-year-old American 10th seed played superbly to win 6-4 6-2 on Centre Court and set up a final against Spains Garbine Muguruza. Sixth seed Konta, 26, had hoped to become the first British woman []The post Williams ends Kontas hope at Wimbledon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
A total of $20,000 will be up for grabs at the 3rd edition of Lagos International Badminton Classics slated for July26-29 at the Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Disclosing this to the media during an interactive session, Chairman of Lagos State Badminton Association, Francis Orbih noted that the prize money which was []The post $20,000 up for grabs at Lagos Badminton classics appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Ogun State is agog with great expectations as top physically endowed athletes billed to take part in this weekends maiden Governor Ibikunle Amosun Macho Man/Strongest Man Championships have been promised juicy packages ranging from a N500, 000 prize money for the winner, to an all-expense paid trip to South Africa. According to the chairman of []The post Ogun agog for Gov. Amosun Macho Man tourney appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Peter Odemwingie was on target as Madura United suffered in the hands of Bhayangkara Surabaya United in an Indonesian Liga 1 encounter on Thursday afternoon. On the stroke of halftime, the former Stoke City forward continued where he left off at the weekend after grabbing the curtain raiser of the game. Gomes de Oliveras side []The post Red-hot Odemwingie scores in Madura loss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
FC Robo Queens captain and forward, Rasheedat Ajibade has expressed doubt over her sides chance to clinch the Super Four spot in the ongoing top-flight. The Lagos side lost 3-1 to visitors Rivers Angels in a top-flight matchday 11 clash in Lagos on Wednesday. Ajibade, who spoke disappointingly over her teams first home defeat in []The post Ajibade unsure of NWFL Super Four appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
John Ogu and Anthony Nwakaeme were both in good form on Wednesday night as they helped Israeli club, Hapoel Beer Sheeva beat Honvd 2-1 in the Uefa Champions League (UCL). The Hungarian club will feel they have a fighting chance of progressing to third qualifying round as they require just a 1-0 win in the []The post Nwakaeme, Ogu shine in Hapoel UCL win appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Rivers Angels head coach Edwin Okon has said his sides focus is to successfully defend the league crown after a four-goal thriller at top-flight side FC Robo Queens. The Jewel of Rivers defeated the Lagos landladies 3-1 in Wednesdays Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) matchday 11 clash at the Legacy Pitch, National Stadium in Surulere, []The post Okon assures on Rivers Angels title defence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Alexandre Lacazette made a stunning start to his Arsenal career by scoring on his debut to wrap up a 2-0 victory over Sydney FC. The striker netted within 15 minutes of coming off the substitutes bench late on at a sold-out ANZ Stadium to mark his arrival for a club-record fee in style. It had []The post Arsenals Lacazette scores on dream debut appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Federal Government through its debt office has sold a total of N105.96 billion worth of five, 10 and 20-year bonds denominated in the local currency at 16.25 per cent. Despite the huge amount borrowed so far by the government, the finance minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, believes that the largest economy in Africa needs to []The post FG sells N106bn bonds at 16.25% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
With growing population, a lingering housing deficit and governments continued inability to provide affordable housing in practical sense, stakeholders in the industry has posited that public private partnership initiative is the way out of the quagmire. A former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi, acknowledged that affordable housing delivery for the []The post Affordable Housing: Private Partnership initiative can bridge deficit Stakeholders appeared first on 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifenayi Ubah on Thursday disputed claims that he is indebted to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the tune of N11billion, revealing that instead the national oil corporation is owing him N16billion. He made the disclosure yesterday while testifying in the ongoing public investigation by the House of Representatives []The post NNPC is owing Capital Oil N16bn, as Ubah alleges witch-hunt appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Lagos State commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr. Akintola Benson-Oke says integrating contemporary business leadership principles into the corporate governance model of the Lagos State civil service was crucial for optimum performance. He said the current administration is targeting making public servants in the state globally competitive hence the need for training and retraining. []The post Business leadership principles vital to corporate governance- Lagos Commissioner 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
As Mortage banks and financial institutions prepare for migration to IFRS9 financial reporting tool which is to be effective from January 1, 2018, FinTrak, Indigenous financial software developer urges the institutions to look inwards for indigenous software providers, instead of the rush for foreign financial software. Bimbo Abioye, group managing director, FinTrak Software who made []The post FinTrak urges mortgage banks on indigenous providers of IFRS 9 software appeared first on Daily Times 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
To provide maximum convenience and comfort, an application known as Mecofinder, designed to locate competent mechanics within the Lagos metropolis has been unveiled in Lagos yesterday. Speaking at the unveiling, designer of the app, Adekeye Damilare said that the essence of the Mecofinder is to connect servicemen and technicians to motorists who may need []The post Mecofinder, App to find mechanics unveiled in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, has explained how the new minimum wage would be negotiated. According to him, it was crucial because N50, 400 being the current exchange rate value of $140 at 360 to the dollar. He said: We think that it is only reasonable to demand a wage []The post Labour maps out plans for sustainable minimum wage for working class appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Market Operator (MO), has said that Eko Distribution Company (Eko DisCo) is the only firm to pay 100 per cent of its bulk electricity purchase invoice as nine others paid below 50 per cent for the previous month. The MO, a section of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) lauded Eko and Yola DisCos []The post Power: Payments by 9 DisCos below 50% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Minister of finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has said the voluntary assets and income declaration scheme (VAIDS) has nothing to do with the bill before the national assembly seeking amnesty for looters. Speaking at the VAIDS interactive session for executive business owners hosted by PwC in Lagos on Thursday, Adeosun said the bill was not from []The post VAIDS is not amnesty for looters Adeosu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Contrary to reports making the rounds in the media that the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (GMD/CEO) of Sterling Bank Plc, Mr Razak Adeyemi Adeola is about to retire from the services of the One-Customer Bank, a source close to the lender has said that Adeola has until 2019 before his retirement. Recall that the []The post Adeola, Sterling Bank GMD not stepping down soon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
digitxplus Nigeria with the support of Facebook Africa recently conducted Facebook Academy, the first of its kind in Lagos, Nigeria for their clients from West Africa. Spanning over a period of two days, this training titled Facebook Agency Ambassadors at digitXplus was jointly facilitated by Patrick Gomes and Jelil Adedoyin, together with Elizma Nolte, Regional []The post digitXplus Nigeria debuts Facebook Academy in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has sparked rumours that he is running for Governor of Anambra State after he shared a photo on Instagram. The actor shared a poster featuring a photo of himself with the caption: My name is Yul Edochie. And Im running for Governor of Anambra State. 2017. #TheLastBusStop He shared the same []The post Has Yul Edochie decided to enter the Anambra Governorship race' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Tonto Dikehs suicidal days may be behind her, but it appears the mother of one has no qualms with anyone who decides to tow that line specifically, her enemies. This much can be deduced from a post she shared on her Instgram page on Friday where she declared that praise makes your enemies commit []The post Tonto Dikeh Endorses Suicide appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
IJEBU-ODE, Ogun State, will on Saturday, July 15, 2017 experience unlimited fun and entertainment as the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, the flagship music concert of the fully integrated telecommunications outfit, Globacom, holds in the commercial city. Billed for the Pebbles Hotel, Ijebu Ode, at 4.00 p.m., the show will be anchored by Nollywood damsels, []The post Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour Berths In Ijebu Ode Saturday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
She is about to make history as the first elected female governor In Nigeria, some stories are not meant to be told, will she be celebrated' As produced and directed by the duo of Paul Alanza and Charles Uwagbai, the movie Black Silhouette ex-rays poverty, prostitution and sexual abuse as it tells the story of []The post Black Silhouette: Joke Silva leaves the past for another day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
.Calls on the need for women to stand strong Unforgeable star actress, Dayo Amusa, in a bid to further lend her voice on the plight of every Nigerian women has released an empowering and inspirational song titled, Women Arise, a campaign which has attracted lots of supports from her colleagues and other walks of life []The post Dayo Amusa out with inspirational single,Women Arise appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Nollywood actor, Samuel Ajibola, has released another episode of his comedy series; Dele Issues (Daily Issues) titled Mr Lecturer. In this episode, Dele plays the role of a university lecturer and is seen expressing his dissatisfaction with the recent happenings as published in an unidentified newspaper, when a female student who apparently failed his course []The post Sam Ajibola turns lecturer in new episode of Dele Issues appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Kenyas Leading artiste Victoria Kimani is not slowing down anytime soon. March Along is her 6th Music Video from her Debut Album SAFARI. Victoria stays consistent with telling different African stories in her visuals. March Along is dedicated to Young women in their search to find their way even in the midst of challenges or []The post Victoria Kimani releases new single, March Along appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
.Nse Ikpe-Etim to host show night Shina Peters, Ykee Banda, Paul Play Dairo to Perform Lagos State Government has disclosed its readiness to play host to local and international visitors coming to the state this weekend for the 13th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The pan-African event which will hold in Lagos []The post AMAA 2017: Lagos set to welcome global filmmakers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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