NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 JULY, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 16 July, 2017.

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Tragedy occurred as two persons lost their lives at Garu village as a result of electrocution after a high tension wire fell on them. The Management of Kano Electricity Distribution Plc (KEDCO) in a press release has extended its condolences to the people of the viillage over the electrocution and death of two of its []The post 2 Electrocuted in Kano, KEDCO Denies Negligence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The United States government has filed a suit to recover $144 million in assets which were reportedly acquired with proceeds from a shady scheme in Nigerias oil industry. The Bloomberg also reports that the suit was filed by the US justice departments kleptocracy asset recovery initiative. According to the online medium, Kola Aluko and Jide []The post Diezani: US files suit to recover $144m assets from illegal Nigerias oil deals appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 



Sun, 16 Jul 2017
A Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has faulted the arguments of certain Nigerians on the sacrosanct nature of the countrys unity, insisting that the unity of Nigeria is negotiable. Soyinka, who stated this in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Friday, disagreed with those opposed to restructuring. The literary giant added that though he was not in []The post Nigerias unity is negotiable Wole Soyinka appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Former Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has said that he and his colleagues at the NERC took the decision to reverse the electricity tariff in 2014 and not President Goodluck Jonathan. The NERC had in the build-up to the 2015 general polls, announced an increase in electricity tariff but later suspended the []The post I reversed electricity tariff, not Jonathan- Amadi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
*He is being probed over alleged N960m fraud *Engages in award of frivolous contracts, training, discriminating transfers of staff *No, Im being punished for refusing monetary request -Yusuf *Says the minister lacks power to suspend him More facts have emerged on the controversy surrounding the suspension of the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance []The post Why NHIS boss was suspended-Health Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Ekiti state governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, on Friday declared that he would have tored and consequently burnt his membership card and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag if Senator Ali Modu Sheriff had won at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, saying I never imagined myself being in the same party with impostors. The Supreme []The post Fayose: I would have cease to be member of PDP if Sheriff had won appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Plateau Police Command said it had apprehended a 25-year-old man for allegedly posing as female sex worker in Jos. The commands spokesman, ASP Terna Tyopev, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Jos that the suspect, identified as Micheal Atseng, was arrested on July 13 at Gwom Guest House, Hwolshe, at about []The post Why Police arrested man posing as female sex worker appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Federal Government (FG) says it has taken steps to amend the Nigeria Broadcasting Code to discourage the production of Nigerian movies and music outside the shores of the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known on Saturday in Lagos when he paid a visit to the headquarters of []The post This is why FG will stop production of Nigerian movies, music. appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Enugu State Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has unanimously endorsed the suspension of 20 members of the party by the State Executive Committee for alleged misconduct and anti-party activities. Among those suspended were the State Deputy Chairman, Chief Adolphus Ude, the Women Leader, Mrs Queen Nwankwo, and Senior Special Assistant to the President []The post Enugu APC caucus suspends Chief Adolphus, 19 other members appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
A communication expert, Mr Olalekan Ajia, says good social media behaviour can aid the performance of students in schools. Ajia, a former Communication for Development Specialist at the United Nations, said this on Saturday at the 21st Annual Lecture of Ijebu Muslim College Old Students Association (IMCOSA) in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun. The lecture entitled, Influence []The post Social media will make you excel in studies- Expert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, said universities in the country were not established for jobs creation, but to advance learning, promote research and build character of students. Obaseki made the assertion on Saturday at the second day of the 21st Convocation Ceremony of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma. The governor said that most []The post Universities not established for jobs creation Gov Obaseki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted negative insinuations trailing its decision to suspend the recall process of Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, in compliance with a court order. Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, National Commissioner and acting Chairman of INEC said in a statement he issued on Saturday in Abuja that the attention of []The post INEC disproves bad suggestions on Suspension of Melayes Recall Process appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 



Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed the shooting of two of its officers on duty in Abia. An eyewitness had earlier told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the officers were shot by security aides to a top government official in the state. The Public Education Officer of the Corps, Mr []The post 2 FRSC officers shot, hospitalised in Abia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed its expanded National Caucus, Board of Trustees (BoT), and National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings for Monday. July 17. The notice of the meeting was jointly issued in Abuja on Saturday by Sen. Ben Obi, the National Secretary of PDP National Caretaker Committee, and Amb. Aminu Wali, the National []The post PDP holds expanded National Caucus, BOT, NEC meetings Tomorrow appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Lagos State Model College Meiran and Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary, Oke Afo on Saturday emerged champions of the 2017 World Robot Olympiad, Nigeria. Daily Times learnt that the 2017 edition of the competition which took place at School Hall of British International School, Victoria Island, was sponsored by Arc light Foundation. Arc Light Foundation is []The post Lagos State Model College, Araromi Ilogbo Junior Secondary win World Robot Olympiad in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Former Nigeria captain Austin Okocha says Kelechi Iheanacho should leave English outfit Manchester City. The 20-year-old striker battled for regular game time at the English Premier League (EPL) club during the 2016/17 season making only five league starts. Okocha has since advised Iheanacho, who is competing with Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus and Argentine superstar []The post Okocha tells Iheanacho to quit Man City appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 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 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Croatias Marin Cilic reached his first Wimbledon final with a four-set win over American 24th seed Sam Querrey on Centre Court. Seventh seed Cilic won 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 in two hours and 56 minutes, and will next face Roger Federer or Tomas Berdych. Cilic, 28, is into his second major final after []The post Cilic reaches first Wimbledon final appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Britains Chris Froome failed to reclaim the leaders yellow jersey as Frenchman Warren Barguil took stage 13 of the Tour de France on Bastille Day. Italys Fabio Aru retained the overall lead as Team Sky rider Froome finish eighth on a thrilling 101km stage. Sunweb rider Barguil won in a sprint finish from a four-man []The post Tour de France: Barguil wins on Bastille Day! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Paul Onuachu continues to do impressive things at Danish club, FC Midtjylland this season. After scoring a hattrick for the club against Derry City in the Uefa Europa League eight days ago, he followed it up with a well-taken goal in the same competition on Thursday night. The big Nigerian forward scored the last goal []The post Onuachu stars in dramatic Midtjylland win appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Abdulakeem Usman Mustapha has charged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles Genort Rohr to do the needful to ensure Nigeria crosses the hurdles of Cameroon and Algeria to hoist her flag in Russia in the 2018 Fifa world cup finals. Mustapha (SAN) who []The post NFF, Rohr must qualify Eagles for Russia 2018Mustapha appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Night three of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweathers war-of-words world tour is done. On Thursday, it was New York. On Friday, they headed to London. If Wednesday nights event in Toronto was a huge success, Thursday in Brooklyn was the opposite, with questionable comments and unsightly scenes marring the third leg of the tour. After []The post McGregor, Mayweather tour hits New York appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Worlds football governing body, FIFA has lifted the suspension on the Sudan Football Association. The move comes after the Sudanese government has reportedly annulled the decision that prompted the ban. Sudan was banned earlier this month following government interference in sport and the worlds football governing body decided to disqualify the national team and local []The post FIFA lifts ban on Sudan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Japan star Keisuke Honda has signed for Pachuca, the Liga MX club have confirmed. The 31-year-old was a free agent after leaving AC Milan at the end of last season. Honda had been training in Orange County and was linked with a possible move to MLS, with La Galaxy said to have been interested. However, []The post Honda joins Pachuca after quitting AC Milan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Manchester United have a strong interest in signing Ivan Perisic but Inter will not let him leave on the cheap, technical director Walter Sabatini has insisted. Jose Mourinhos side have long been linked with a move for the Croatia international, who is reportedly valued at close to 50million by the Serie A club. Perisic was []The post Perisic future to be decided soon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 16 Jul 2017
My philosophy is to provide a gallery where visitors can see the best Nigerian art pieces.Nike Okundaye Hard work, humility keep me going-Nike Okundaye She has traversed the world. She is also a woman of immense accomplishment. In some quarters, she is known as Chief ( Mrs) Nike Okundaye. To some, she is just Nike, []The post Me, Art and my life -Nike Okundaye appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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