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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 22 August, 2017.

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Intending pilgrims from Bauchi state e on Monday expressed fear that if care is not taken, they are likely going to miss this years pilgrimage exercise to Saudi Arabia, even as the state government assured that all of them will be airlifted to the holy land to perform the spiritual exercise. Some of the intending []The post Fear grips Bauchi intending pilgrims over airlift appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The revelation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, that he had a meeting with the Late Biafran Warlord, Chief Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu where the latter said he is for a United Nigeria will douse agitation for a separate state of Biafra. This indication is contained in a Press Statement signed by the Eze Ndigbo, Oyo []The post Buharis revelation on meeting with Ojukwull douse Biafran agitation Dr. Anozie. appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Eredivisie champions Feyenoord have completed the signing of Sam Larsson from Heerenveen on a four-year contract. The 24-year-old, who was also a reported target for Benfica, completed a medical on Monday before signing a deal at De Kuip. Larsson scored nine goals in 33 Eredivisie appearances for Heerenveen last season, having joined the club from []The post Feyenoord sign Larsson from Heerenveen appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The victorious Team Nigeria Police to the just concluded World Police Games (WPG) in the United States of America where they won 5gold, 4silver and 2bronze medals are back in the country aboard Lufthansa Airline that touched down at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport at 4.30pm Nigeria time on Monday. Nigeria Police Force Director of []The post WPG: Victorious Team Nigeria Police returns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Union of Railway workers (NUR) has raised attention by advocating for the participation of private sector in rail transport, to engender competitiveness. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Act of 1955 gives monopoly of rail transportation business to the corporation. The union expressed optimism that the government will repeal the Act in order to []The post NUR advocates for private sector participation in rail transport appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
says past restructuring efforts failed The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has condemned in totality, the move to whittle down the regulatory powers of the Nigerian Petroleum Investment Management Services Limited (NAPIMS) in the new petroleum policy approved by the Federal Executive Council, reported in a major news tabloid on August []The post NUPENG kicks against move to strip NAPIMS powers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has officially resumed duty as he has signed a letter notifying the National Assembly of his resumption of duties in State House Abuja. President Buhari had returned to the country on Saturday, August 19, 2017, and in a letter dated August 21, 2017, he told the Senate as well as the House []The post President Buhari Officially Resumes Work As He Writes To National Assembly appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
An aspirant into the vacant Eti Osa State Constituency 1 of Lagos State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Oladotun Hassan, has vowed to sponsor a bill Lagos State Community Development Right Bill to provide jobs for teeming youths in the state if elected into the office. He said the []The post Lagos Assembly aspirant to sponsor pro-people bills to enhance youths employment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Yemi Adeshina, a lawyer, activist and public affairs analyst is not happy about the lacuna in the 1999 constitution that has put Nigeria in the current woes. In this interview with Adeshina lampooned the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari for failing the people. He also speaks on other national issues. []The post APC, Buharis change mantra, a deceit -Adeshina appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Rivers state governor, Nyeso Wike, and his Ekiti state counterpart, Ayodele Fayose who were in Anambra state to conduct the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates congress for this Saturdays governorship primary have told the party faithful in the state to work hard to demystify the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming election. Wike, while []The post We can demystify APC in Anambra, Wike tells PDP faithful appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), South East, Hon. Emma Eneukwu, has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyis bi-partisan approach to governance as commendable, saying that it has united leaders of the state, irrespective of their political differences. The APC chieftain made the commendation during the reception organized in honour of the Nigerian []The post APC hails Ugwuanyis bi-partisan approach to governance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter has described the home-coming of President Muhammadu Buhari last Saturday after 103 days medical vacation in London as divine and expressed its sympathy for all those who engaged in hate speeches while the President was away. The party stated this in a statement signed by its State []The post Buharis return: We sympathise with Wike, Fayose, FFK- Rivers APC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Engr. Kayode Ojo a leading governorship aspirant of the APC in Ekiti State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for addressing Nigerians 24hours after his return to the country. Reacting in a telephone chat with our Ado Ekiti correspondent, Engr. Ojo said such development has again attested to the ingenuity and love of the president for []The post Buharis address: Kayode Ojo commends President for addressing peace and unity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari, who resumed on Monday after a three-month medical vacation, is working from home. A presidential source disclosed this to TheCable but attributed the development to some renovations at the presidents office. The president had earlier signed a letter he wrote to notify the national assembly of his resumption. Abba Kyari, his chief []The post President Buhari Is Working From Home, Renovations Ongoing At Presidents Office appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
As consolidation on the gains of the last Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Non Elective Congress in Abuja continues, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta) Nyesom Wke (Rivers) Ayo Fayose (Ekiti) and Secretary, PDP Caretaker Committee, Senator Ben Obi, converged on Asaba enroute Anambra for the PDP governorship primaries. Speaking after the brief meeting at the Asaba international []The post Okowa,Fayose,Wike consolidate PDP Unity, assure of transparency in Anambra PDP primaries appeared first on Daily Tim 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
FFK said this why reacting to President Buharis broadcast this morning. His reaction is contained in a statement he shared on his timeline this afternoon. Read below THE PRESIDENTS MORNING BROADCAST During his throughly uninspiring six minute broadcast this morning instead of appealing to Nigerians for patience and understanding and instead of apologising to them []The post If Ojukwu was alive to see what Igbos have been subjected to under Buhari, he would have insisted on Biafra again- FFK says 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
President Buharis may leave for another Medical Checkup says his spokesman, Femi Adesina while speaking on Sunrise Daily on Channels TV Monday morning, however called on Nigerians to pray that Buhari remains hale and hearty. What Nigerians should hope for is that our president will remain whole. But if there is any reason to go []The post President Buhari May Leave For Checkup If There Is Need Femi Adesina appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The chief rabbis warning came after a terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead and over 120 wounded. This is indeed a trying time for Europe. The threat posed by constant terror attacks on the continent may inspire another Jewish exodus. On Monday, Meir Bar-Hen who is the Chief Rabbi in Barcelona, Spain lamented []The post Europe Is Lost Barcelona Chief Rabbi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
North Korea has threatened and warned the US and the South Korea of the dangers inherent in their alliance towards military exercise that may provoke North Korea to launch a nuclear attack. On Sunday, North Korea warned that forthcoming military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea constituted reckless behavior driving the situation into the []The post N. Korea sounds Nuclear War warning to U.S.-South Korea appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Kogi state government has identified the mysterious disease which was earlier speculated to be Lassa Fever Gastroenteritis. According to health experts, Gastroenteritis also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine. Signs and symptoms include: some combination of diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Fever, lack []The post Mysterious Kogi Disease Identified appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described the long-awaited return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria as a welcome development. Fayose spoke after a brief meeting with some PDP governors and leaders on Monday, August 21. The Ekiti governor, a vociferous critic of the president and the ruling All Progressives Congress, was quoted in []The post EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, FAYOSE REACTS TO PRESIDENT BUHARIS RETURN FROM LONDON appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
After operating just one aircraft for over nine months, the FirstNation Airways has abandoned its Certificate of Airworthiness as a schedule operation for charter services. This is as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said that it is working with the airline to ensure the payment of the N33.5 million sanctions imposed on it for []The post First nation airways downscales operations, goes into charter services appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Elders of Tiv community of Nasarawa state, have endorsed the authentic new leadership of Tiv Development Association, TIDA, in the state, shutting down those parading themselves as the associations new leaders. The Tiv elders made their position known through their spokesmen, Chief Amba Hyou and Zaki Solomon Akulo, representatives at an extra-ordinary congress meeting of []The post Nasarawa, Tiv elders authenticate new TIDA leadership appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
A Lagos based Lawyer and Right Activist, Mr. Ebun Olu Adegboruwa has expressed disappointment with national broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as more of buck passing on the issues of restructuring, true federalism and devolution of powers. Adegboruwa noted that this was particularly sad when one considers that these same issues were the []The post Lagos lawyer, Adegboruwa faults Buharis broadcast appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Paul Pogba is the best midfielder in the world and will win the Ballon dOr in the next five years, according to Manchester United and France team-mate Anthony Martial. The former Juventus star has started the new season in fine form, scoring in 4-0 wins against West Ham and Swansea City to leave United top []The post Martial backs Pogba for Ballon dOr appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Rwandas Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup. The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is capable of hosting a tournament of such a stature. We have already submitted a formal request to Fifa to host the event and they have registered us and sent []The post Rwanda bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has praised the senior womens national basketball team, the DTigress for their outstanding performance so far at the FIBA Womens Afrobasket 2017 currently holding in Bamako, Mali. DTigress thrashed their counterparts from Egypt by 106 points to 72 in the third game of their Group B fixture []The post Dalung thumbs up resilient DTigress, Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Arsenal have sent defensive duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall to Birmingham City on season-long loan deals. Jenkinson, who has been on the Gunners books since 2011, only made five appearances in all competitions last season, having spent the previous two seasons on loan with West Ham. Birmingham confirmed on Monday the 25-year-old will spend []The post Arsenal send Jenkinson, Bramall to Birmingham appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Action continued today at the maiden Chamberlain Squash Open holding at the prestigious Lagos Country Club Ikeja. The tournament which opened on Sunday with some qualifying matches is the brainchild of Mr Chamberlain Usoh who is the sponsor in conjunction with the Nigeria Squash Federation. Top seeded players from the UK and Nigeria are participating []The post Winners emerge in Chamberlain Squash Open appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Barcelona are reportedly close to signing Ivory Coast midfielder Jean-Michael Seri. Reports reveal Barca are expected to complete a move for the Nice player in the coming days. The Elephants man has a 40m buyout clause which the Catalan giants will take advantage of, with Seris arrival expected to edge veteran Andres Iniesta closer to []The post Barca set to sign Seri appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Diego Costa has described Antonio Contes decision to inform him by text he was not part of Chelseas plans as a moment of madness and called the Chelsea boss disrespectful. The Spain international striker is absent without leave in Brazil, the country of his birth, and wants to join former club Atletico Madrid after the []The post Costa slams Conte over text message appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Sierra Leone Football Associations President Isha Johansen, has been ordered by the countrys High Court to stop running the countrys football affairs until their legitimacy to govern has been proved. Latest media reports suggest that Johansen has been temporarily stopped after the court has granted the injunction at the request of some SLFA members. The []The post Sierra Leone High Court sacks FA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Rafael Nadal finally returns to world number one at the ATP Rankings after three year absence The modern era King of Clay Courts, Rafael Nadal has made a return to the number one spot of the ATP Rankings after about 45 months. The 31-year-old last topped the weekly rankings in July 2014. The Spaniard, who []The post Nadal Reclaims No 1 Spot After 3 Years appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
A fan of North-London based Premier League Side has been confirmed dead. He passed on when Arsenal failed to score in Saturdays Maych Day 2 clash away to Stoke City His love for the Emirates sponsored team has caused him his life. His emotions and passion ran too high. Dominic Ejimba could not bear it []The post Arsenal Fan Slumps, Dies During Stoke Defeat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
To meet its core objectives of price stability, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in seven months, has mop-up estimated N2.9 trillion excess liquidity using the Open Market Operations (OMO) auctions. Checks has it that the introduction of Investors & Exporters Foreign Exchange and Small and Medium Scale enterprises (SMEs) windows, the OMO sales operation []The post OMO: How CBN clears N2.9trn in 7 months appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Many non-dividend paying companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), without growth in equity prices may soon voluntarily delist form the exchange. Cross section of stakeholders revealed this to Daily Times. They asserted that earnings drive investment and once equity price of a none dividend paying company fails to rise over a long period, []The post Non- dividend paying companiesll naturally fade outStakeholder appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Says unwilling to sue Sahara reporters over N700m fraud allegation The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc has announced the resignation of its Managing Director, chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Nobert Bilderman. but however failed to comment on Daily Times inquiry on state of fraud allegation case on the outgoing MD. A statement, signed by Bello []The post Nahco Aviance MD/CEO quits Aug 31 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Investors of livestock feeds, UAC Nigeria Plc, Computer warehouse Group and some other companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, who fall within the eligible list of 27 new industries for pioneer status in Nigeria may begin to reap huge benefits from increased earnings for shareholders through dividends or increased retained earnings. The Federal Government []The post UAC, CWG, others to benefit from FGs pioneer status appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
.Customers ATM transactions record N1.5trn Q2 The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that Electronic Payment Channels in the Nigeria Banking Sector hit N19.78 trillion in Q2 of 2017, while Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) lending to the economy reduced significantly by N292 billion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017. The bureau in its []The post E-payments hit N19.78trn, as DMBs lending drop by N292bn in Q2- NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Following the clamour for local government autonomy, a new lease of life that will usher in new development strides and galvanise labour activism at the grassroots level may be beckoning, as the joint state/local government account and the power of state houses of assemblies to regulate activities of the local governments, which one way or []The post Local government autonomy: Bringing development to grassroots appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Nigerias equities market resumed the new trading week with a loss of N115.9bn, despite the official resumption of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after being away for 103 days on medical vacation in London. The DailyTimes had reported that the markets reaction to the Presidents arrival may be neutral given that there []The post Stocks market closes with N115.9bn loss as President Buhari resumes work appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Debt Management Office, DMO, has said that no fewer than 7000 investors have subscribed to the Federal Governments savings bonds since its introduction in March this year. The Director General, Debt Management Office, Ms. Patience Oniha told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday, in Abuja, that one of the primary reasons for introducing []The post Bonds: 7,000 investors subscribed in five months DMO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
NIGERIAs external reserve is set to hit a 30-month high of $32 billion by the end of this month.Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) showed that the external reserve rose to $31.55bn on August 16, from $30.84bn on July 31, representing increase of $710 million in 16 days. This trend is expected to []The post External reserve set to hit 30-month high of $32bn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Fish may soon become a rare delicacy in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The Marina Beach Market is over 50 years old and is a one-stop shop for large quantity of assorted fishes and crayfish. This is because traders under the aegis of Henshaw Town Beach Market Traders Union on Saturday shut down the []The post Fish Scarcity Looms In Calabar appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Telecoms subscribers on the 9mobile network have said they have been expressing poor service delivery by 9Mobile telecommunications, formerly, Etisalat. The telecoms network has been unable to resolve issues causing very little or no coverage in most parts of Lagos since last Thursday, August 17, 2017. Daily Times gathered from some subscribers at Gbagada area []The post 9Mobile: Subscribers lament network failure, business losses appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Worlds slimmest 14-inch notebook Foremost indigenous Information and Communication Technology (ICT) firm, Zinox Technologies Ltd. in partnership with a number of foreign technology firms including Microsoft Inc., Intel Corp., Ashour Corporation and Tecsync Technology Co Ltd., has produced the GTX which is a 14-inch device rated as the worlds slimmest notebook. Built to meet the []The post Zinox technologies, others partner to produce GTX notebook appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
After the battle rounds at The Voice Nigeria, the winners have moved on to the live finals. After a series of duels, the battles came to an end on The Voice Nigeria.Contestants came to the final stage of the battles with high hopes of moving to the next stage. #TeamWaje started off the episode with []The post The Voice Nigeria: The Battles End But Not The War appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Veteran Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike is still finding it difficult to believe hes no longer married to his wife, Suzanne Emma. Emma had on July 13, 2015, approached the court to dissolve the marriage, accusing her former husband of physically and verbally abusing her throughout the duration of their marriage. When asked about why he []The post Marriage Crisis: I Cried Everyday When My Wife Left Me Actor Emeka Ike appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Nollywood actress, Adekemi Taofeek says the current viral babymama trend is as a result of Nigerian men not wanting to live up to their responsibilities. According to the actress, Nigerian men prefer to be babypapas to being hooked as a husband, knowing they have a child somewhere. Adekemi told Potpourri: I really cant talk much []The post Why This Nollywood Actress Thinks Nigerian Men Prefer To Be Baby Daddies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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