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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8 JULY, 2017].





Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 8 July, 2017.

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Sabi Abdullahi, said Senates rejection of nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) still stands. He made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Abdullahi was reacting to a statement []The post Magu: Our position stands, says Senate spokesman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Ibenananaowei of Bomo clan, Southern Ijaw Local Government, Bayelsa, King Joshua Igbugbugbu, says the unity of Nigeria is non negotiable. The Octogenarian traditional ruler in said this on Friday when the Chairman, Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Prof. Olanipekun Edward, paid him a courtesy visit at his palace annex, Yenagoa. He said []The post Unity of Nigeria non-negotiable, says Bayelsa monarch appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Lagos State Government has appealed to residents of Lagos living in flood-prone areas to relocate in the aftermath of incessant heavy rainfall within the metropolis in order to avert loss of lives and properties. Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Adejare, in a statement also warned all residents in the State of the consequences []The post Relocate Now Lagos Appeals To Residents In Flood-Prone Areas due to Heavy Rainfall appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017


A Coalition of Ogoni Youth leaders has warned desperate politicians from Ogoni to desist from playing politics with the name of Ogoni, urging them to know that Ogonis are not at war with other tribes in Rivers State, neither is Ogoni a registered political party in Nigeria or Rivers State. It is pertinent for them []The post Dont play Politics with Ogoni Name Coalition of Ogoni Youths Warns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has strongly condemned the continued stay of Senator George Thompson Sekibo in the Senate as the representative of Rivers East Senatorial District, two weeks after his election was upturned by the Election Tribunal. The party, therefore, tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to immediately []The post Rivers APC tasks INEC to immediately recognize Andrew Uchendu as directed by Tribunal appeared first on Daily Ti 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has threatened to wipe out former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his household should he (Kanu) be killed. Addressing elders and chieftains at his residence in Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State on Thursday, Kanu said his organization would kill Obasanjo if he attempts to harm him. []The post Nnamdi Kanu Threatens To Kill Obasanjo And Household appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Southern Nigeria Christian Elders Forum (SONCEF) has urged the federal government to disclose the true health condition of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group said the call became imperative considering that the president was occupying public office and that even though Nigerians had the duty to pray for him, they equally deserved to know his []The post Disclose Buharis Health Status Now Southern Christian Elders appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Friday said that he would have to seek Gods approval before he could go for a second term in office in 2019. Ortom made this disclosure at an interactive session with journalists in Makurdi. The governor said that he would have to seek Gods face before knowing whether or []The post I need to ask God whether to go for Second term in 2019 Gov. Ortom appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Stakeholder Coalition for the Protection of the Environment, Edo State Chapter, a network of civil society and other groups involved in environmental justice struggles, has lauded the Edo State Government for reiterating its determination to stop Okomu Oil Palm Company from undermining the rights of community people through its land grab activities. The coalitions, []The post ERA/FoEN commends Edo govt on Okomu revocation order appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Delta State, Mr. Funkekeme Solomon has thrown his weight behind the calls for the restructuring of the country amidst secessionists threats, saying that total disregard for the calls might portend doom for the countrys unity. Solomon, an ex-lawmaker and former Commissioner for Works in the state, told Journalists []The post PDP chieftain backs calls for restructuring, 2014 Confab implementation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable superbug strains of gonorrhoea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. Oral sex and a decline in condom use are reportedly behind the spread. Giving details of studies showing a very serious situation []The post Oral Sex is leading to a rise in untreatable Super Gonorrhea WHO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
French Prime Minister says its unacceptable that children still die from measles. Governments across Europe are taking a hard stance on vaccines. In May, the government of Italy made vaccinations for 12 diseases mandatory for all children, and beginning in 2018, France will follow suit. French Prime Minister douard Philippe made the announcement to the []The post France To Make Vaccines Mandatory For All Children By 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Ogun Police Command on Thursday, July 6, arraigned five suspected killers of ex-Naval officer, Chief Moses Akanni Famuyiwa, before a Magistrates Court in Ifo, Ogun State. The suspects namely Dare Abiodun (19), Femi Ayinla (17), Aliami Akinlotan (18), Jamiu Akewe (19), and Gbenga Ojo (20); were arraigned on a three-count charge of felony, armed robbery, []The post PHOTO: Five teenagers arraigned for murder of ex-Naval officer in Ogun State appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
A 32-year-old man Barasa Azizi, got stuck inside his best friends wife, also identified as Atiena Badru while having sex in his apartment in Nakuru municipal Kenya. As seen in the video already gone viral on the internet, the man is attached the woman from the back, and the remain stuck. This follows a curse []The post Married woman stuck in bed with husbands best friend while having sex appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
A senior pastor of Rhema Ministries in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, Jonah Marecha, has reportedly impregnated his lover and engaged a doctor to terminate her six-week old pregnancy on grounds that he was not ready to marry. Marecha allegedly impregnated one of his members identified as Hannah and secretly approached gynecologist, Ashton Goredema, for abortionn paying $30. []The post Pastor impregnates church member, forces her to have abortion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The British government has denied claims by some secession agitators in parts of Nigeria that the British government is backing their agitation to break Nigeria. It would be recalled that some agitators had claimed that some powerful nations like the US and UK were backing their agitation, while the US government had denied such claim. []The post We are not backing agitators to break up Nigeria Britain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017


Reactions have continued to trail the ongoing raging battle between the Senate and Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo over the latters questioning of the Senate powers to confirm Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Reports in the traditional tabloids and online platforms had credited Professor Osinbajo as saying that []The post A terrible war is raging between the cabal and Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Sabi Abdullahi, said Senates rejection of nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) still stands. He made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Abdullahi was reacting to a statement []The post Our position on Magu still stands, says Senate spokesman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian military is winning the war against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and other parts of the country. Abubakar said this on Friday while inaugurating one block of 30-room accommodation for officers and men of the 115 Special Operations Group (SOG []The post Boko Haram: Victory in sight Air chief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Ghanas first satellite, dubbed Ghansat-1, was released and deployed into orbit at an altitude of 420 km, local media reported on Friday. This followed the successful launch on June 10 into the International Space Station (ISS) by SpaceX, Flight 11 from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, the United States, local media said. It further said []The post Ghana launches first satellite, 60 years after independence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The latest attack was as chilling as others before: men armed with grindstones in the dead of the night, surreptitiously scaled the fence of a church in the suburb of Ikorodu town and attacked two women and their children, fast asleep. The cries of the victims awoke others who had come for vigil on 3 []The post Serial Grindstone Murderers Put Ikorodu on the Edge appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Nigerias chances of making it to both the Russia 2018 Fifa world cup and Cameroon 2019 Afcon may have encountered a huge challenge with the recent medical status of the countrys first choice goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was thrown into shock and dismay at the news on Thursday evening that Ikeme, []The post Ikemes ill health, great challenge for Eagles chances appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Footballs world governing body Fifa has banned Sudan because of government interference in the sport. A warning was issued last month after the government installed a new FA president. The suspension means that Sudans three clubs in continental tournaments have been disqualified by the Confederation of African Football. Al Hilal and Al Merreikh have been []The post Fifa has banned Sudan from Football appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Barely one week to the commencement of the 6th African Wushu Kungfu Championship holding in Cotonou, Benin Republic, Nigeria Kung-fu Federation said it has perfected plans to send Nigeria team to the continental Championship. Newly appointed Secretary General of the Federation, Ezema Benard told Extra Time in Lagos, that Nigeria will be sending her full []The post Kung-fu federation set for African tourney appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Ex- international athlete and candidate for the president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Rosa Collins has declared that she will run a board that will include every member of the athletics family when elected. Collins who spoke with Extra Time in Abuja moments after the nullification of the previous elections that produced Ibrahim Gusau []The post Collins: I will run all-inclusive AFN board appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Manchester City have included Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho in their squad for a preseason tour of the United States. This is despite numerous reports linking the Super Eagles star with a move away from the Etihad Stadium. The likes of West Ham United and Leicester City have emerged as potential suitors for the 20-year-old. Iheanacho []The post Man City include Iheanacho in touring squad appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Despite the defeat of the Super Eagles by South Africas Bafana Bafana in the first fixtures of the AFCON 2019 qualifier in Uyo, former NFF Electoral Committee chairman Abdulakeem Mustapha (SAN), is optimistic that the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon cannot stop the Super Eagles from qualifying for the Fifa World Cup in Russia. The legal []The post Russia 2018: Lions cant stop Eagles Mustapha appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has stressed that telecommunication firms in Nigeria can successfully list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of the country, barring challenges confronting operators in the sector. According to him, an enabling business environment, policies that promote ease of []The post Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya states conditions for listing on the Stock Exchange appeared 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Small and Medium, scale businesses operating within Nigerias N500billion beauty and personal care products industry have sought for better economic positioning through the organization of Nigerias biggest beauty products and services fair billed to hold in Lagos this weekend. The fair tagged The Beauty Souk facilitated by one of Nigerias biggest banks, Diamond Bank Plc []The post N500bn Industry Solicits Expansion, Women Empowerment for Economic Development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Barring all warning to customers to desist from selling pre-registered SIM cards, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has apprehended four suspects involved in selling pre-registered SIM cards in Jigawa. The NCCs Head of Enforcement Unit, Salisu Abdu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Dutse yesterday, adding that the suspects were arrested after the []The post NCC arrests four in Jigawa with 70 pre-registered SIM cards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 


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Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has said that five satellites of the BIRDS-1 Project, including the Nigerian CubeSat, code-named Nigeria Edusat-1, are set to be released from the International Space Station 1SS KIBO (Japan Cubicle) into the orbit today. FUTA said the live event can be viewed via YouTube through https://www.youtube.com/watch'v=sP5YZi5usHc. The Nigerian []The post Edusat-1 satellite to be released into orbit today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
The reigning Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has sparked a controversy on social media after she was pictured wearing disposable gloves while she was with black kids at an orphanage home. Demi-Leigh, whos a white South African was on Wednesday spotted at an event hosted by Sun International at a childrens home in Soweto, serving []The post PHOTOS: Miss South Africa accused of racism for wearing gloves while with black children appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Musician Tekno is giving out 5m Naira on twitter this evening to Nigerian entrepreneurs looking to start small businesses and also students trying to pay their school fees. A lot of people have reached out to him and he has started picking randomly, asking the lucky ones to send their account details to his DM. []The post Tekno dashes out N5 million on twitter appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
ROTARY Club of Ikeja-South now has a new president. He is Azuh Arinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine. The well-known journalist and author presided over his first meeting on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at their meeting venue, Adna Hotel, Ikeja Lagos preparatory to his investiture ceremony sometime in October. Attended by members, guests and a []The post Arinze Assumes Office As President, Rotary Club Of Ikeja-South appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Nollywood actress and fashion retailer, Chioma Toplis beautiful daughter is done with high school. The proud mom posted her prom photos on her social media page. My mini me, my last born, my baby of the house done with high school. #promthingz #proudmoma #blessedme She captioned them. More photos after the cut.The post Actress Chioma Toplis celebrates her beautiful daughter as she graduates from high school appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda and daughter rocked beautiful Ankara and it was beautiful. She shared the photo on Instagram and wrote; Oh this bag dress by FIA be giving us life Rocking #MadeInNigeria by Fia You like'' @thefiafactory #YouAnd1season3 Tomorrows episode loading On AIT 9;30pm. Pls keep a date with us. #KeepingFingersCrossed Monalisa is involved []The post Monalisa Chinda And Daughter Are Adorable In Gorgeous Matching Outfits appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Bovi shared the throwback photo and captioned it; 2003! I knew how. Just didnt know when #flashbackfriday!The post Checkout this throwback photo of comedian, Bovi as a corps member appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Banky W, Wizkids ex-label Boss, has waded into the feud between Wizkid, Davido and Tekno which also caught MC Galaxy and Cynthia Morgan in its web. Banky who borrowed words from one of Jay Zs songs which made it to his 4:44 album which went platinum after one week, advised the artiste to stop feuding []The post Banky W Urges Wizkid, Davido To Stop Fighting appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Two of Nigerias most popular musicians at the moment Davido and Wizkid are at it again. The two appeared to have re-ignited their beef which has rocked the headlines for weeks now. After all the shady comments between Wizkid, Tekno and Davido, Banky W has some wise words of advice. He shared the statement below []The post Heres What Banky W Has To Say About Wizkid And Davido Beef appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Big Brother Naija Winner 2017 winner, Efe aka Efe Money shared the official music video to his recently released track, Somebody. The single was produced by Duktor Sett and was directed by ace videographer, Paul Gambit with Kemen, Yung6ix, making cameo appearancesThe post BB Naija Efe Prepares To Bring Down The Roof With New Club Banger appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 08 Jul 2017
Nollywood actress cum singer, Jennifer Eliogu, was recently live at JamRock Session which took place at The Bank, Admiralty way, Lekki phase1, Lagos. The actress since pitching her tent in the Nigerian music industry has not looked back as she has continued to hit the studios to make good tunes. Like she rightly said recently, []The post Actress, Jennifer Eliogu Dazzles Guests at JAMROCK Session appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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