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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 19 August, 2017.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai AlHassan has said that the 106 of the returned abducted Chibok school girls are now fully recovered and ready for reintegration with their families and the larger society and go to school. Senator Aisha in a press briefing with journalists on Friday said the []The post Chibok Girls: 106 fully recovered, ready for reintegration- Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Two persons have been confirmed dead with five others including a journalist injured following the invasion of the All Progressive Congress (APC) secretariat by some armed hired thugs to disrupt the inauguration of the new Acting Chairman of the Party, Hon. Joseph Fafi. One of the persons killed was confirmed an APC member from Sagbama []The post 2 killed, 5 injured as armed thugs invade Bayelsa APC Secretariat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri -Erewa has said that the Federal Government is nursing a desire to help about 15 million Diaspora Africans trace their roots back home through the Nigeria Diaspora Festival in Badagry. In a statement personally signed by Dabiri- Erewa and made []The post 15 million Africans in Diaspora ll trace their roots through Nigeria Diaspora Festival Abike Dabiri appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The General Overseer of the Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London where he also prayed for the presidents quick recovery. Pastor Adeboye had joined the list of dignitaries who visited the President since he left Nigeria for London on medical treatment since May 7, []The post Adeboye visits Buhari, prays for President in London appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have withdrawn their threat to disrupt the elections in Anambra state in November. The threat was withdrawn following a meeting convened by the Ala Igbo International Foundation in Owerri, the Imo state capital. Ala Igbo has traditional leaders, Igbo professors, and religious leaders as members. Leader of IPOB, Mr []The post IPOB withdraws threat to disrupt Anambra elections appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has said that the establishment of Lagos State Cooperative College would further enhance economic progress of the state. Obasa spoke at a Public Hearing on a Bill for a Law to Establish the Lagos State Cooperative College and for Connected Matters organised by []The post Obasa canvasses establishment of Cooperative College to boost Lagos economy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The 2018 governorship ambition of some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has gotten two members of the State House of Assembly into trouble as some members of the Assembly loyal to Governor Ayo Fayose, have started investigating them for allegedly hobnobbing with the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Mrs []The post Ekiti 2018: Face-off between Fayose and Olujimi, puts two lawmakers on firing line appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Plateau State House of Assembly has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend voters registration down to wards rather than having it done only at the INEC offices situated at local government councils. The appeal came in a notice of motion on a call to INEC to also sensitise the citizens []The post Plateau Assembly wants INEC to extend voters registration to wards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The member representing Epe Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olusegun Olulade has appealed to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to show understanding with the Federal Government and return to work. Olulade, however commended the Federal Government for admitting that it failed to meet its part of []The post Lawmaker appeals for calm, understanding over ASUU FG face-off appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not take any action on the petition demanding the recall of Mr Abubakar Kuki, a member of Kano State House of Assembly. This much was made known by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Adedeji Soyebi, in a statement issued in Abuja. On []The post Abubakar Kukis recall: Petitioners write INEC to withdraw petition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Protests have continued to trail alleged distortion of zoning arrangements for the forthcoming local government council election in the various councils in Enugu State. The Igbo-Eze South West Forum in Igbo-Eze Local Government Area of the state stormed the office of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi protesting the alleged distortion of the rotational policy in place by []The post Enugu LG Election: Group protests distortion of zoning arrangement by government appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Two persons have been confirmed dead with five others including a journalist injured following the invasion of the All Progressive Congress (APC) secretariat by some armed hired thugs to disrupt the inauguration of the new Acting Chairman of the Party, Hon. Joseph Fafi. One of the persons killed was confirmed an APC member from Sagbama []The post 2 killed, 5 injured as armed thugs invade Bayelsa APC Secretariat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic in Kwara state(PDP) has urged the erstwhile executive of the party led by Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo to allow peace reign in the party. The party in a statement by its state publicity secretary, Alh Gani Alawo counselled Oyedepo that if he loves the party so dearly and passionate about leading it, []The post Kwara PDP sues for peace, urges ex- executives to respect will of member. appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Coalition of Urhobo Youths (CUY), has reiterated its resolve to support the gubernatorial candidate from Delta North Senatorial District in 2019, saying that the Urhobo nation will no longer back governorship candidates from opposition political parties. The group, in a letter addressed to the Chairman, Forum of Urhobo President-Generals, Dr. Peter Clever Obakponovwe, said []The post Well no longer back opposition candidates in Delta Urhobo Youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
70 contacts under surveillance let off Three doctors of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH), Idi-Araba,Lagos, infected with Lassa Fever , have been discharged by the hospital after receiving treatment. The Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Prof. Chris Bode, who disclosed this in a statement made available to The Daily Times yesterday, however, said one new []The post Three LUTH doctors admitted with Lassa Fever discharged, another infected appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Piercing of body parts has surprisingly become a common trend among Nigerian dancers, singers, performers and entertainers in general and truly, social media personalities. One may wonder why people pierce their body parts. But the closer you look, the more reasons you stumble on. While older people see those with too many piercings as irresponsible, []The post Piercing of body parts: Why entertainers, others are embracing trend appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
It was celebration galore in Rumuoji, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, as a 60-year old woman, Madam Love Isaiah Onaru, who was abducted by unknown persons four days ago was rescued by hunters. The woman was said to have left her home at Rumuoji to visit her daughter in Iba, in Ikwerre Local []The post Hunters rescue 60-year old woman abducted by unknown persons in a forest appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
A valedictory court session in honour of the first Bini indigene to become a Supreme Court Justice, Late retired Justice Andrews Otutu Obaseki, held on Thursday at the High Court of Justice in Benin City, Edo State. The session attracted legal luminaries from across the country, who gathered to pay their last respects to the []The post Court session for Justice Andrews Obaseki holds in Benin City appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has commended the Niger Delta people for their support for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Abe in an interview with NTA International, said that there was a growing level of support from the Niger Delta to the present []The post Senator Abe commends Niger Delta people for supporting Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Three people sustained minor injuries yesterday when a section of a four-storey building undergoing restructuring caved in in Ilorin, Kwara state. It was gathered that the restructuring was being done to conform with observation and advise of the states Town Planning Authority. The incident occurred at about 10am along Sulu Gambari road in the state []The post 3 labourers sustain injury, as four storey building collapses in Ilorin appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
A consultant, Christian Ugwuala has dragged the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, over the implementation of speed limit device. Ugwuala in the originating summons is praying the court to restrained the FRSC from further implementation of the speed limit device pending when the enforcement will be []The post Ugwuala asks court to stop FRSC from implementing speed limiter device appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Frank de Boer has revealed RB Leipzig winger Oliver Burke is a player of interest for Crystal Palace, but stressed they are tracking many targets. Burke, 20, joined Leipzig for a reported 13million from Nottingham Forest ahead of last season and played 25 Bundesliga games as the promoted side impressively finished second. However, only five []The post Burke in Crystal Palace radar, says De Boer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has directed the appointed board members of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to resume work in acting capacity, pending the confirmation of their appointments by the Senate. Osinbajo gave the directive on Friday in []The post Osinbajo directs PenCom, ICPC, CCB boards to act pending Senate confirmation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Juventus star Paulo Dybala has been told he must produce an extraordinary season by head coach Massimiliano Allegri. The forward was linked with Barcelona and Real Madrid earlier in the transfer window, having enhanced his reputation with two productive campaigns in Turin since joining from Palermo. Dybala scored twice as Juve suffered a shock loss []The post Allegri tasks Dybala on form appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Primate and Founder of the Glory Church of Christ, Egor, on the outskirts of Benin, Apostle Tommy Yisa Aika, is known for his spot predictions on the Nigeria national soccer team, the Super Eagles. The 76-year-old Esan, Edo State-born seer has on various occasions claimed to be the pillar behind some of the []The post Russia 2018: Nigerias last chance to win WCApostle Aika appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Netherlands team made history by claiming their maiden Uefa Womens Euro title and became the fourth nation to emerge as European champions after defeating Denmark 4-2 in a thrilling final on Dutch home soil. The tournament will also be remembered for the quality football on display and the end of German dominance. France crashed []The post Netherlands rise: Lessons from Womens Euro 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
A Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi, has hailed the nomination of the former coach of the team, Florence Omagbemi, for the prestigious FIFA Women Coach of the Year. Omagbemi who coached Super Falcons to win the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon was among the 10 coaches shortlisted for the award. Those nominated []The post FIFA Award: Ebi hails Omagbemis nomination appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Barcelona General Manager, Pep Segura, has said the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele are close after watching his side lose to arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana final. Liverpool have remained adamant that Brazilian playmaker Coutinho who has submitted a transfer request will not be sold in this transfer []The post Barca close to signing Coutinho, Dembele appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Pep Guardiola has paid tribute to the victims of the Barcelona attacks and says he is very affected by the events in his home city on Thursday. Thirteen people died and more than 100 were injured when a van drove into pedestrians on the crowded Las Ramblas street, in an incident that local police are []The post Guardiola sympathies with beautiful Barca appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Kevin-Prince Boateng has completed his return to the Bundesliga by signing a three-year deal at Eintracht Frankfurt. Former Schalke and AC Milan midfielder Boateng was a free agent after leaving Las Palmas for personal reasons on Wednesday. Boateng underwent a medical on Friday and subsequently signed his deal with Frankfurt before explaining why he opted []The post Boateng completes Frankfurt move appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Unai Emery hopes to help Neymar become the worlds best player at Paris Saint-Germain but insists he is treated like any other member of the squad. The Brazil star enjoyed a promising debut following his world-record 222million move from Barcelona, bagging a goal and an assist as PSG made it two wins from two in []The post Ill help Neymar become worlds bestEmery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Hostilities in the Kwese Premier League Savannah Conference Six Play-offs will climax today at the lndoor Hall of the Murtala Square Kaduna. After playing four games each since the opening day of the championship, defending champions, Kano Pillars remain the only unbeaten team winning all their matches. Wednesday was observed as rest day. On Monday, []The post Curtain falls on Savannah Conference 6 Play-offs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Coach Kelechi Emeteole was buried in his hometown in Abia state on Friday, August 18. The former coach died in an Indian hospital after undergoing treatment for throat cancer. The former Green Eagles star was buried after his body arrived Amiyi Obilohia in Isikwuato Local Government, Abia state. Extra Time gathered that a funeral service []The post Emeteole laid to rest in Isikwuato appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed part of its near-future plans is the phasing out of printed annual reports for distribution to shareholders, by publicly listed companies. The Director General of SEC, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo who disclosed this during the post CMC meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday explained that the purpose []The post SEC:Listed companies to stop printing annual reports appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Nigerias equities market reversed a three-day negative trend on Thursday, as NSE market capitalisation advanced by N73.8billion to close at N12.517trn, as against a decline of N342.7b recorded previously. The NSE ASI also appreciated by 0.59 per cent to close at 36,316.58 points as against 2.68 per cent depreciation recorded in previous session, improving the []The post Equities halt 3-day loss as investors gain N73.8bn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Breweries Plcs first half year result has continued to generate reactions, as analysts see brighter earnings on the back of higher price offerings and cost maximization. NBs H1 2017 result, which showed positive margin outlook for H2, a trend that has triggered higher demand on the companys equities at what is considered rewarding []The post NBs H1 2017 growth positions for higher earnings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The weak performance of UAC of Nigeria Plc for the first half of the year ended 30th June, 2017, has been described by analysts as major factor to preempt the direction of the companys 2017 financial year result. This was coming as the companys management is considering price increase across products segments to drive value []The post As UACs 37% y/y PAT drops H1 pre-empts 2017 FY result appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The countdown to increased power generation has begun. The optimism is driven by the imminent completion of the Obiafu/Obrikon-Oben (OB3) gas transmission pipeline system currently being developed by NNPC and its Indigenous EPC contractor companies. The contractors are Nestoil (Lot A), and Oilserv (Lot B). This pipeline system is very strategic as it would boost []The post NNPCs Gas Master Plan to bring succor to power sector As OB3 pipeline nears completion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday decried the high cost of oil production in the country which has made cost of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) very expensive. Kachikwu disclosed this during his address at the 2017 annual conference of the National Association of Energy Correspondents NAEC, in Lagos putting the cost []The post $32 p/b oil production unattractive to investors, says Kachikwu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
LEADING global media and research firm The Business Year (TBY) organized an exclusive event at the Eko Hotel & Suites on August 7, 2017, entitled Harnessing Digitalization in Nigerias Financial Sector, in conjunction with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Leland Rice, TBYs Editor-in-Chief, moderated a thorough dialogue between Mr. Oscar Onyema, CEO []The post TBY, LCCI host roundtable on Fintech, digitalization in banking appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Financial experts have linked the recent decline in deposits of some Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) operating in the country, due to a combination of high interest rate, drop in bank customers income and increase awareness among their customers, among many others as factors responsible for the significant drop in the first half of the year. []The post Experts blame high interest, others on customers deposit decline appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has introduced a product verification scheme in Nigeria aimed at assisting consumers determine the genuineness of products before purchase. SON has also engaged the services of the Nigerian affiliate of an international security-printing outfit, MSP Secure Technologies Nigeria Ltd to help in achieving this objective. Speaking at the signing []The post SON introduces product verification scheme against counterfeit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
State governors, ministers and other government functionaries have been urged to engage themselves with job creation through establishment of industries in their various constituencies. The Managing Director De B Gardens in Porthourt , Chief Kennedy World in a chat with journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital recently said, that industries are the major creator []The post Hotelier tasks states, ministers others on job creation, industries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The movie industry in Nigeria otherwise known as Nollywood is set to witness a turnaround as a renowned movie legend stormed the city of Jos ready to shoot an epoch movie that will stand the test of time: The Producer, Director and Co-Director of this all-time movie, Mr. Ifeanyi Chukwu Onyeabo and Chinyere Ozoh, were []The post Ifeanyi Chukwu Onyeabo: All time producer breaks into Northern Nigeria; ride on a new movie appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Take it or leave it, she is one of the few Nollywood actress who is scandal free. Not many know her by her real name, as her stage name, Omoge Campus an appellation she got from her lead role in a movie also entitled Omoge Campus. Born Aishat Abimbola is one of the leading Nollywood []The post You cannot judge me by the role I play-Aishat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo at a public presentation of a book written by Prof. Mark Nwagwu, titled, I am Kagara, I Weave the Sands of Sahara, said that the unaccounted-for earnings of National Assembly members, showed them as a bunch of unarmed robbers. He said: Government allows itself to be stampeded into signing agreement particularly []The post National Assembly members are a bunch of unarmed robbers-Obasanjo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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