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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [21 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Monday 21 August, 2017.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Tussle for party ticket, interest may tear APC apart Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwals promoters begin horse trading Plot against Magu heightens over dossiers on politicians The sudden arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria on Saturday has changed the permutations on whether he will recontest in 2019 or the acceptable candidate that may []The post Buharis sudden return changes permutations on 2019 Presidency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
*As mismanagement of bailout funds, merger challenges, others may cripple operations From all indications, there are evidences that unless all the airlines in the country merge into one strong mega airline within the next seven years, the remaining local carriers operating domestic and regional routes may find it extremely difficult to operate further, due to []The post 8 domestic airlines may collapse in next 5 years Investigation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Esther Demshak, the girlfriend of Chinedu Paul, an upcoming comedian, also known as MC Think2ce, who was lynched by members of a vigilante group in Ikorodu in July, tried unsuccessfully to stop the tears and mucus running her eyes and nostrils as she spoke to a TVC reporter. He was not a cult member. I []The post Impunity, law enforcement inadequacies blamed for rising cases of justice justice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that rating of judges by the Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) as the second highest receiver of bribes in the country is untrue, baseless and unfounded. It said the report and the allegation should be disregarded []The post NBS rating of judges as second highest bribe receivers unfounded NJC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
as govt condoles with victims families The Lagos state government on Sunday confirmed the death of 12 persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state. In a statement issued by the Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Engr. Abisola Kamson, the state government attributed the []The post 12 die in Lagos boat mishap appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
*N760.18bn released to states as Paris Club Refund *Debt profile on the rise *Rivers, Delta, Akwa Ibom top list The Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Sunday disclosed that the three tiers of government (federal, states and local governments) shared a whopping N2.788 trillion between January and June, 2017 even as N513 billion was spent []The post FG, States, LGs shared N2.8trn in 6 months Reports appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal and state governments have agreed to create special courts for the purposes of prosecuting purveyors of hate speeches, suspected terrorists and kidnappers. Osinbajo stated this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. []The post FG to establish special courts for hate speech, terrorism appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Lagos state government on Sunday ordered the immediate closure of an illegal plank market in Oko-Baba Extension by Wright Street in Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the state. The government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami, said the decision to shut down []The post Lagos shuts illegal plank market in Oko-Baba appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Yahaya Bello, has enjoined Nigerians to unite and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari to complete the work his administration had begun in setting Nigeria on the right path and building a country every Nigerian would be proud of. Governor Bello made the appeal in a statement issued on []The post Support Buhari to complete his good work for the nation, Kogi Gov urges Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The immediate past governor of Plateau state and Senator representing Plateau North constituency at the National Assembly, Jonah Jang, may face prosecution if the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry (JCI) recently submitted to Governor Simon Lalong by the Commission has any indictable information against the formers administration from May 29, 2007 to May []The post Lalong to prosecute Jang if indicted by judicial commission -Attorney General appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
A single mother identified as Gladys Assah-Asor, has been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding her business partner, Nkiruka Okon, of N7 million. The 35-year-old graduate from Cross-River State who lives at 33b Silifatu Abioye Street, Ogba, Oke-Ira, works as a network marketer for a []The post Single mother defrauds business partner of N7 million appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Anti-Cultist Squad of the Anambra state police command has arrested 22 cult teenagers in the state during their initiation ceremony. The Commander of the squad, Mr. Christopher Bassey, who stated this during an interview with newsmen, said the teenagers were arrested at Ajalli, Orumba North local government area of the state during their initiation. []The post Anambra Police arrest 22 teenage cultists appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The United States Federal Aviation Administration () will today commence an assessment visit to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) where they will be looking at the regulatory bodys capability to enact and enforce regulations in accordance with eight critical elements. A four-member team from the FAA have arrived Nigeria to conduct the audit which []The post FAA begins IASA audit on Nigeria today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Former president of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr. Ledum Mitee, has instituted a legal action against the Federal Government of Nigeria for the deplorable state and continued neglect of the Eleme-Onne axis of the East/West Road, Rivers state. Mr. Mitee who is a Port Harcourt-based legal luminary, said he was []The post Ex-MOSOP president drags FG to court over collapsed East-West Road appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Edo State House of Assembly has issued a 2-day ultimatum to the former Deputy Speaker of the House, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, to return the official vehicles in her possession to the House or face legal action. In a letter addressed to the counsel to the former Deputy Speaker, Olayiwola Afolabi & Co, which was []The post Return vehicles or face prosecution, new speaker tells impeached dep speaker Titus Akhigbe, Benin appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Residents of Olaiya Close located at Williams Layout Estate, Akowonjo area of Lagos state have petitioned both the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) and Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) over noise pollution perpetrated by Strabic Construction Limited located in the area. In a separate letter addressed to LASEPA and LAMATA and on July []The post Residents petition LAMATA, LASEPA over pollution from Strabic construction coy appeared first on Daily Times Niger 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Housing Finance Programme (NHFP) on Saturday said the aim of its My Own Home housing scheme was to solve the nations 17 million housing deficit. Mortgage Finance Consultant of NHFP, Mrs. Adenike Fasanya-Osilaja, made the assertion at a seminar by the organisation in Lagos. Fasanya-Osilaja said that the scheme was programmed to []The post NHFP set to end nations 17m housing deficit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has, over the weekend in Lagos, called on the Federal and state sovernments across the country to harmonise the various environmental regulatory agencies to enable its members to reduce cost of manufacturing. The body said that high cost of manufacturing inputs were which affecting its members from attaining high []The post MAN urges FG, states to harmonise regulatory agencies functions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Steady power supply in Nigerias businesses would be of immense value going by contributions off-grid solar powered by Lumos mobile Electricity services. Such development is expected to make in the nations economy more vibrant. This becomes imperative due to the fact that access to power has remained major constraint for Nigerias SMEs. More entrepreneurs are []The post Lumos off-grid solar electricity to lift Nigerias SMEs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act, as the act was hurting the Nigerian economy from growing. He said the act was not only harmful to the environment, but equally hazardous to the pipeline vandals and the economy. []The post Pipeline vandalisation harming economy, says GMD, NNPC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
ARE human beings not with sanguinary proclivities and propensities for committing heinous crimes' This is a rhetorical question that begs for no answer. A human being, who is a mixture of good qualities and bad ones, is not incapable of perpetrating criminal acts when he or she is actuated by base and materialistic impulses and []The post Anambras seemingly descent into anarchy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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