NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 11 August, 2017.


Fri, 11 Aug 2017
PDP appoints Ibori into convention committee Lateef Ibrahim Abuja A former governor of Delta state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has been appointed into the National Convention Planning Committee for the non elective special convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The convention holds tomorrow in Abuja. Chief Iborii, who recently returned to the country after []The post PDP appoints Ibori into convention committee appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Tension heightened in the Biase local government area of the deputy governor of Cross River state, Prof Ivara Esu, over ownership of land. Already, some villagers have deserted the Ehom Central village in the local government area. Last Friday, youths numbering over 100 from five communities of Ekpri Iko, Iwuru Obio-Ntan, Ayaba, Ehom-Evia and Idoma []The post Tension heightens in CRiver deputy Govs LGA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Determined to eradicate all forms of criminal activities in the state, the Delta State Police Command has arrested five kidnap kingpins, six suspected cultists, and confirmed the dismissal of three policemen who were recently involved in robbery. The state Police Commissioner, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, who confirmed the recorded successes of the incident to journalists at []The post Police arrest 5 kidnap kingpins, 6 suspected cultists, confirm dismissal of 3 policemen for robbery in Delta appeared fir 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Lagos State Water Corporation (LWC) has begun the sensitization of the public on the installation of pre-paid meters across state. The sensitization exercise began on last Saturday in areas such as Lekki, Ikoyi, Dolphin, Victoria Island and Alexander. While briefing the media and the public on the exercise last week, the LWC Managing Director/Chief []The post Lagos begins sensitisation on installation of pre-paid meters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Several persons have been reportedly killed while a police station was badly damaged in Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State in a clash between suspected Fulani Herdsmen and villagers. Several persons were injured and rendered homeless in the attack that broke out yesterday. Speaking with DAILY POST, a resident, who gave his name as Cletus, []The post Fulani Herdsmen Battle Otukpa, In Benue, Many Feared Killed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOSF), Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, stated this in a statement by Mr Haruna Imrana, Director, Communications in the office on Thursday in Abuja. The newly-appointed permanent secretaries are []The post Osinbajo okays appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Sunday Johnson Babatunde is the new Executive Chairman of Orile-Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos. After a week in office, he spoke with ESTHER TAIWO on how he emerged as the winner of the local government election, his antecedents and plans for the people of Orile-Agege in the next four years of his []The post Nigerians should be patient with APC Babatunde appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) chief John Odigie Oyegun, at the party secretariat in Abuja on Thursday (Yesterday) inaugurated the committee for true Federalism saying that those clamoring for restructuring should desist from our party manifestos. Oyegun also said for the interest of the misgiving in the public domain about true []The post Clamors of restructuring should desist from APC manifestos Oyegun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
President Muhammad Buhari may resign if he does not recover from his ailment soon, sources have reported. Agitation for President Muhammadu Buharis resignation continues to deepen as more groups join the Buhari Must Resume Or Resign mantra. He has been out of the country on medical vacation for over 80 days, the longest by any []The post Buhari Gives Condition For Resignation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
It is exodus at Bukola Sarakis camp. The affected aides were said to have been issued sack letters through the office of the Chief of staff, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed. The president of the senate on Thursday sacked 98 of his aides. According to TheCable, an aide to the All Progressives Congress stalwart said Sarakis director of []The post BREAKING: Bukola Saraki Sacks 98 Aides appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Senator Isah Hamma Misau, a retired police officer and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, said police officers pay as much as N2.5million to get special promotion through the Police Service Commission (PSC). Misau, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, disclosed this to Daily Trust while answering questions on the bribery scandal allegedly rocking the []The post Bauchi Senator says police officers pay N2.5m bribe to get special promotion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. N 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Despite several months of medication and intensive care in the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buharis doctors are yet to diagnose what the presidents illness is all about, INDEPENDENT has learnt. According to credible source in the presidency, despite series of tests and treatments from renowned medical practitioners both within and outside the UK, nobody []The post Even Buharis Doctors In The UK Dont Know What Is Wrong With Him appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
More troubles for the IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, as Coalition of Anambra Pro-Democracy Lawyer, under the aegis of Anambra Lawyers in Defence of Democracy [ASLADD] wrote Governor Willie an open letter warning him of the grave consequences that would sooner than later befall the state if he refuses to reign in what they described as []The post Anambra Lawyers Warn Nnamdi Kanu On Governorship Polls, Write Obinao (pic) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Concerned Nigerians group has taken to the streets in its fourth day of a sit-out protest to demand the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to resume within eight weeks. The protest which is themed #ResumeOrResign by the group has been taking place at the Unity Fountain in Abuja since the beginning []The post Protest continues in Abuja against Buharis absence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The man of God Apostle Suleman known as The Restoration Apostle was in Abia State recently.While preaching,he announced donated one million naira to a preacher who runs a widow ministry.According to the preacher(pastor),he runs a ministry where he gathers widows and pray for ministers.Apostle Suleman decided to support him with the sum of N1m.Immediately the []The post Apostle Suleman Donates N1m To Pastor Who Runs A Widows Ministry, He Collapses appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The protagonists, North Korea and Worlds policeman, United States of America, are talking tough and gearing up. It appears World War III may happen in our life time. North Koreas apparently rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland is fueling tensions The quarrel between the two countries is []The post United States of Americas warning is a Load of Nonsense appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Curiously, no country, big or small, is immune to the effects of climate change. Remarkably, despite the huge applause for the monumental Paris Agreement on climate change, the nation who ought to lead to achieve the objectives set out in it will be looked at. The effect of global warming will be huge in the []The post CLIMATE CHANGE: Why all nations of the world should be concerned appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Lagos State government has called on residents to be calm and not panic, assuring them that the federal government, in active collaboration with the state government, is doing everything possible to control the spread of the Lassa Fever disease in the state. In a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on []The post Lassa Fever: Lagos calls for calm, advises public on safety precautions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Three health workers of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever have tested positive for the infection In the course of carrying out their duties, tragedy struck. A pregnant woman was brought into the hospital for treatment, the workers not suspecting how deadly her ailment was attended to []The post Three More LUTH Workers Infected With Lassa Fever appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
He came into the industry not quite long and took over with his master single titled Irapada featuring Alapomeji legend 9ice , a song that has turned into a national anthem and currently receiving massive air play across the state. For Ebute Meta breed, Ephraim Bababo better known as Junior Boy, his musical dexterity []The post I dont want to be a one hit song star-Junior Boy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
A pro-Buhari protest group Thursday hit the streets of Abuja from the Unity Fountain, drumming support for ailing President Mohammadu Buhari, saying that there is no vacancy in the presidency. The group countered the allegations of the anti-Buhari group led by music impresario, Charles Oputa aka Charlie Boy, tagged OurMumuDonDo, which declared that President Buhari []The post Buhari wont resign protesters tell Charly Boys group appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Another ritualist hideout was on Thursday uncovered at the Ile-Zik area of Ikeja on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and five suspects arrested. This is just 48 hours after a suspected such deadly den was uncovered on Tuesday by residents of the Obadeyi-Ahmadiyya area of Abule-Egba and two suspects lynched. Investigations revealed that a man who noticed []The post 5 ritualist suspects nabbed in Ikeja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Chairman, Special Non-Elective National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor of Delta state, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that the party is set to welcome high profile Nigerians defecting from other parties. Governor Okowa stated this on Thursday while inspecting the Eagles Square, venue for the Convention assuring that every necessary []The post PDP Convention: Okowa inspects Eagle Square venue, says many defectors will return soon appeared first on Daily Tim 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
*Decentralises CVR in Anambra In its determination to clean up the nations voters register, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the removal of 190 non-Nigerians from the Register of Voters. Similarly, the Commission has decentralised the on-going nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) Exercise in Anambra state to the Registration Areas, ahead of the []The post INEC orders removal of 190 non-Nigerians from voters register appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
*Says leaders must be responsible Former Minister of Aviation and the Anambra State governorship aspirant, Chief Osita Chidoka, has said that the state deserves a government with a conscience and sense of responsibility towards the people and not a carefree and imprudent administration that lacks the presence of mind and capacity to provide the desired []The post Ozubulu Killing: Chidoka chides Gov Obianos administration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Efforts to end polio and other killer diseases among children may not yield the required results if some children are still not vaccinated against these killer diseases despite all the efforts put in place by the authorities. The National Immunization Coverage Survey (NICS) released on Thursday in Abuja by National primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) []The post Nigeria still records poor immunization coverage NICS report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The countries shortlisted by the CAA President are Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa The destination is Africa but the exact location is still unknown. The world could be gathered in Lagos, Abuja or even Delta State for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships by 2025, it has been revealed. []The post IAAF World Championships: Nigeria May Host 2025 Edition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Team Nigeria Return Home from Continental Gymnastics Championship Due to Lack of Funds The Nigerian team have been forced to cut short their participation at the African All-Stars Gymnastics tournament in Pretoria in South Africa after running out of funds. The Gymnastics Federation of Nigeria sent eight women and four men gymnasts to the competition. []The post Nigeria Returns From Continental Gymnastics Championship Due To Lack Of Fund appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Betis clinch deal for Boudebouz Spanish side Real Betis have signed Algerian international attacking midfielder Ryad Boudebouz from Ligue 1 outfit Montpellier, the French club announced on Wednesday. The 27-year-old has penned a four-year deal with the Seville-based team, who paid Montpellier seven million euros for his services. Boudebouz, who previously played for Sochaux and []The post Sports Brief 2 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Inter have announced the signing of defender Dalbert from Nice on a five-year contract. The 23-year-old completed a medical on Tuesday before finalising a move to San Siro for a reported fee of 20million. The Brazilian is Inters sixth signing of the transfer window, following the arrivals of Matias Vecino, Milan Skriniar, Facundo Colidio, Borja []The post Inter sign Dalbert from Nice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Gabonese midfielder Mario Lemina has completed a club-record transfer to Southampton from Juventus. The 23-year-old, who has won two Serie A titles with Juventus and played in the UEFA Champions League final less than three months ago, cost the Saints 20-million (including add-ons) according to reports. The Gabonese midfielder played for Lorient and Marseille before []The post Juve star Lemina joins Southampton appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Monchi, the sporting director of Roma, says his club remains hopeful of signing Leicester Citys Algerian star Riyad Mahrez, despite failing with three bids. Reports claim that Roma have recently had a third offer of 31.8m a club record for the Serie A giants rejected by the Foxes, following previous bids of 20m []The post Mahrez on Romas radar! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Watford have completed the club-record signing of striker Andre Gray from Burnley in a deal that could reportedly reach a value of 18.5million. Gray, 26, has signed a five-year contract at Vicarage Road after the two clubs confirmed the switch on Wednesday. He scored 32 league goals over two seasons with Burnley and his arrival []The post Watford seal club-record Gray signing appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Agu joins Bursaspor on loan Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor have announced that they have struck a deal with Portuguese setup Porto over the loaning of Mikel Agu. The Nigeria international midfielder has joined The Green Crocodiles on a season-long loan. Agu trained for the first time with his new teammates on Tuesday, and could []The post Sports Brief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Mr. Femi Falana, has called on state governments to challenge the laws restricting them from generating electricity in their states. Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, made the call in Lagos, on Wednesday, at the launch of a report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, titled From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are []The post Falana urges states to provide own electricity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
A Nigerian lady has shown Engineer Fatima Ajus is the rave of the moment after a photo of her was shared online. The young professional Aircraft Mechanic graduated from Nigeria College of Aviation, Zaria. According to reports, the pretty lady is an experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the []The post Meet The Young Nigerian Female Engineer Who Works As An Aircraft Mechanic appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
They were once the apple of Nigeria movie faithfuls eye. They were sexy, beautiful, attractive and of course, young. Without doubt, they were always adored, and made many homes happy with the display of their talents, beauty and acting prowess. The men were not left out, as they were always engrossed, and carried away with []The post Nollywood queens of yester years appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
For Imo state born singer, Tochukwu Ezeji better known as TBoy by his teaming fans who disclosed that music was more of a passion and driving force for him even after securing a degree as an Economist from the university; Music was the only way he could relate well. Signed on the Billionaire Minds Enterprise, []The post My kind of music preaches unity amongst all culture-TBoy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
THE rich get richer and the poor get poorer goes that popular catchphrase. Some of Nigerias political class must be in love with this Matthew Effect of accumulated advantage phenomenon. Or how does one explain the recent appointment of Mrs. Idowu Mohammed, the daughter-in-law of the incumbent Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed []The post Meet Lai Mohammeds daughter-in-law, Idowu who heads Lagos new agency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Penultimate weekend, 28th and 30th of July respectively, 2017 to be precise will forever remain in the minds of a quintessential woman of style and society Erelu Abiola Dosunmu as, family, friends and all well-wishers came in drove to celebrate with the woman as she clock the respected age of 70. Not only that the []The post When Erelu Dosunmu drags OBJ and Igbinedon to Lagos for her 70th birthday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Chairman of Aunt Landa Bethel Foundation Alibaba and Servant-In-Charge of Aunt Landa Bethel Foundation Dr Yolanda N George-David (Ph.D.) recently announced a newly introduced campaign tagged #ALSolesForSouls under their flagship charity event #AuntLandaMarketSquare. The humanitarian took to her Instagram page to make the announcement in a caption accompanied by a bittersweet image of underprivileged []The post Alibaba and Humanitarian Dr. Yolanda N George-David (Ph.D.) Announce #ALSolesForSouls 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Budding actress Jemima Osunde, has caught the eyes of Nollywood audience with her acting ability; a move that has earned her comparison with award-winning star actress, Adesua Etomi. Jemima Osunde potentials got her a place in the latest family comedy, My Wife And I, which hits cinemas across the country on August 25, 2017. The []The post Meet Jemima Osunde; the new face of Nollywood appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Since its opening at the cinemas last Friday, the movie Banana Island Ghost has been selling out and movie lovers have been trouping to see it. Box Office statistics are already predicting the movie may end up beating all other movie sales records in Nigeria. According to producers, the reason for this high numbers is []The post Banana Island Ghost movie records sales in cinemas appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
We go back in time this week on Life & Time as we ex-rays the contributions of the pioneers of the Yoruba Folkloric films. LEONARD FOLARIN takes us through what we tag A Pan through Time. To the beginning of Yoruba films. Nollywood is doing tremendously well, gaining international recognition and meeting first world standards []The post A Pan through Time: Yoruba Folkloric Films appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The source said that Mercy, a few weeks back, had work done on her front neck where doctors allegedly removed a scar called fibrosis that hitherto defied treatments to get it under control. The thespian was recently appointed the senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture to Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, but []The post Mercy Johnson Undergoes Neck Surgery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable. This is because its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, is widely known as a man of integrity with []The post AGF, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
AN active supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, Ibrahim Al-Amin, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A former chairman of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in Kano, Al Amin said he decided to dump the APC over its inability to redeem all its campaign []The post Ibrahim Al-Amin Dumps APC For PDP, Says Why I Cannot Remain In APC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Ghanaian singer, Mzbel, has declared that there is nothing wrong with dating a married man Sharing another womans man is abominable to the ears and could be even more annoying when the cheats try to justify their deeds. But what if the people we call cheats actually have some form of religious backing' Ghanaian Singer, []The post My Religion Allows me to date a married man- Mzbel appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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