BREAKING NEWS
latest

468x60

NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 24 August, 2017.


Thu, 24 Aug 2017
. To engage communities in pipeline security The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is working closely with the International Oil Companies (IOCs) to deploy a structured and holistic security apparatus to tackle incidence of oil and gas infrastructure sabotage in the country. This was disclosed in Abuja by the General Manager, Group Security Department of []The post NNPC, IOCs partner to curb oil, gas sabotage appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has continued in its tradition of creating a value-chain of support for the interests and lifestyles of its customers. With varying categories of products and services across market segments, the Bank ensures that it supports customers lifestyle, goals and aspirations. To drive convenience in banking, FirstBank offers innovative virtual options []The post FirstBank improves customers experience with new offerings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has said that it will fabricate and deploy relevant technologies to assist in tackling financial crime in the country. Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology, disclosed this when the Association of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria paid him a working visit in Abuja. Onu said []The post FG moves to tackle financial crimes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
A total of 222 girls have been offered scholarship to study in Nigerias tertiary institutions under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Female Special Scholarship Awards, Federal Ministry of Education has said. The Acting Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr Adamu Hussaini, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Monday, by the ministrys Press Officer, Mr. []The post 222 girls get SDGs scholarship appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The South-West zonal coordinator of the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups, NCBSG, Professor Ajayi Boroffice has said the people of the South-West geo-political zone will continue to support President Muhammadu Buharis government. The group welcomed the President back to the country after his medical vacation in London while declaring that the President will continue []The post Boroffice, South-West Support Group promise continuous support for Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeri 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Dr. Igwebuike Ifeanyichukwu Hygers has been elected as the flag-bearer of the Chief Martin Agbaso led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the November 18 Anambra State governorship election. Hygers emerged winner as the flag-bearer after polling a total of 1, 547 votes at a far away sleepy town of Ezira in []The post Anambra guber: APGA faction elects flag-bearer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 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 assure of transparency in Anambra PDP primaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has declared September 1st 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir, Sallah day. The announcement is contained in a statement signed and released by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council, Prof. Sambo Junaidu today August 23rd. According to []The post Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1st Sallah day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Stakeholders in the nations political space in Oyo State have expressed happiness at the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London, saying that it portends positive development for the country, while also charging him to immediately sit back to address the myriads of problems bedeviling the nation. A member of the []The post Stakeholders celebrate Buharis return, charge him to focus on nation building appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The meeting of the Federal Executive Council that holds every Wednesday will not hold today A feeling of de javu' The President has cancelled the Federal Executive Council meeting slated for Wednesday. Buhari has not presided over the council in 107 days. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made []The post BREAKING: Buhari Cancels Federal Executive Council Meeting appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Telecoms subscribers on the 9mobile network are complaining about the services provided by the company since July this year, when it changed its name from Etisalat Nigeria. Most of its subscribers have taken to social media to vent their anger concerning the companys terrible network, especially its data services. According to multiple online sources, the []The post 9mobile subscribers in pain, threaten to dump network over torpid service appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government may consider increasing workers remuneration package, especially bonuses of certain government agencies, instead of increasing wages across board. Eyes Of Lagos gathered that, According to a transcript made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, []The post FG May Adopt Selective Minimum Wage Increase Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military. The Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, announced this on a Channels Television programme in Abuja. Maj-Gen Enenche said that such close-marking has become necessary because of troubling activities and misinformation propagated []The post Military now monitors social media appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
President Buhari cancels FEC meeting, receives report on suspended SGF and NIA DG today. Details later.The post Breaking News Buhari cancels FEC meeting appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
McDonalds India has announced it will close 169 McDonalds outlets in northern and eastern India after the American fast food giant decided to terminate a franchise agreement with its Indian partner. McDonalds said its partner Connaught Plaza Restaurants violated the terms of the franchise agreement, including reneging on payment of royalties. Connaught Plaza Restaurants, which []The post McDonalds terminates franchise of 169 outlets in India appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Country Director, Evidence for Action (E4A) Mr. Tunde Segun, has decried the high number of death of women from pregnancy related problems, as according to him, as high as 500 women die out of 100,000 birthsevery year from pregnancy related issues. Mr. Segun who was represented by the Media Adviser of the NGO, []The post 500 women out of 100,000 dies annually from pregnancy related issues NGO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
In an apparent bid to have a violence free society where woman can enjoy socio-cultural, economic and reproductive health and rights, and thus maintain dignity and protection of such rights, Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network (GIWYN), a not-for-profit organisation in Nigeria has partnered with PATHS, a UK humanitarian development institution to organise workshop []The post Rights group canvass womens right, empowerment in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The post Daily Times Newspaper, Thursday, August 24, 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Egmonts suspension of Nigeria exposes bickering between AGF, EFCC Malami accuses Magu of blackmail, lack of synergy No, personal interest behind attack on agency EFCC Though they have been trying to hide it from the general public, the suspension of Nigeria from EGMONT Group has exposed the bitter rivalry between the []The post Anti-corruption war suffers setback as AGF attacks Magu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Cabinet reshuffle looms as President cancels FEC Four months after the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and the Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, President Muhammadu Buhari is set to take definite action on the duo as he received probe panel []The post Lawal, Oke: Buhari set to take action, gets report from Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
*Poor Internet, others mar businesses Subscribers on the 9mobile, network have decried as poor, services provided by the company since July this year, when it changed its name from Etisalat Nigeria. Consequently, most of its subscribers have taken to social media to vent their anger concerning the companys network, especially its data services, which they []The post 9mobile subscribers threaten to dump network over torpid service appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
*To generate over 15000 jobs In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production, through the governments backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group, yesterday, in Minna, Niger state, North Central Nigeria, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a jumbo N166billion state-ofart and fully integrated sugar complex. On completion, []The post Dangote, Niger sign MoU on N166bn sugar production appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. N 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Nasarawa State Police Command Headquarters in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Hussaini Akwanga. Mr. Akwanga served during the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo but was removed on December 4, 2003, following an alleged $214 million national identity card scam which led []The post Ex-Minister Akwanga abducted, kidnapped in his farm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Deaths of 13 persons not caused by HPV The Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH), Idi-Araba, has denied and condemned a social media report attributing the cause of death of 13 persons in the hospital to the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Debunking the claim on Wednesday in Lagos, LUTHs Chief Medical Director(CMD), Prof. []The post Nobody died of any strange disease in LUTH- CMD appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Sequel to President Buharis recent broadcast and Tuesdays alleged directive to security chiefs to handle the agitations for self determination the same way as Boko Haram and herdsmen, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against provoking another civil war in Nigeria by threatening to deal []The post Dont incite another civil war in Nigeria, Kanu tells Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Hundreds of protesters, mainly women, on Wednesday took to the streets of the Eliozu axis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, demanding the capture and prosecution of Ifeanyi Dike, a 23 yr old student arrested and placed under police custody, for the killing an 8yr-old relation of his for money ritual purposes. The little girl, Chikamso []The post Protesters demand justice for 8yr-old killed for money rituals appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The national leadership of the United Peoples Party, UPP, has berated one of its governorship aspirants who ran for its saturdays primaries, Hon . Chudi Offodile over his malicious, unsubstantiated and unprovoked vituperations against the party and its leadership. The UPP, in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Dike Ogbueh, noted that []The post UPP berates Offodile over comments on guber primaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Sven-Goran Eriksson believes Gareth Southgate should try to persuade Wayne Rooney to delay his international retirement until after next years World Cup, claiming England still need him. The Three Lions record goalscorer on Wednesday announced his decision to stand down from England duty after 119 appearances and 53 goals. Swede Eriksson handed a then 17-year-old []The post Eriksson urges Rooney retirement rethink appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Tottenham have completed the signing of Argentine goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton on a five-year deal. The 25-year-old has been handed the number 22 shirt by Mauricio Pochettino but he is likely to be third choice behind Spurs goalkeepers Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm. Gazzaniga made just 23 appearances during a five-year spell at Southampton, []The post Gazzaniga joins Tottenham on five-year deal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Craig Dawson has committed his future to Premier League club West Brom by signing a new contract. Versatile defender Dawson has agreed a three-year deal on improved terms, with his old contract having been set to expire at the end of the season. Dawson spent most of last season playing at right-back for Tony Pulis []The post West Brom tie Dawson to new contract appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Huddersfield Town have snapped up attacking midfielder Abdelhamid Sabiri from Nurnberg for a reported 1million fee. Sabiri, 20, signed a three-year contract with Huddersfield on Wednesday, with the club holding the option to extend that to a fourth year. He will wear the number 11 shirt after scoring five goals in nine appearances last season []The post Huddersfield snap up Sabiri appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Sunshine Stars head coach, Duke Udi has said his side will continue their dogged fight to stay alive in the top-flight at newcomers, Katsina United. The Owena Waves will be the guests of the Katsina landlords in Sundays top-flight matchday 36 clash in Katsina. Udi said the on-going top-flight will go down in history as []The post Udi hails Sunshine fighting spirit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Frank Jumbo with Agency Report Englands record goalscorer, Wayne Rooney, announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect, despite England manager, Gareth Southgate, telling him he had earned a recall. The 31-year-old scorer of 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country told Southgate of his decision during a phone []The post Rooney quits international football appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
President General of the Nigeria football and other sports supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has revealed the clubs plans to spur Nigeria to triumph against Cameroon. Gernot Rohrs men face a stern double-header fixture against Cameroon on September 1 in Uyo and September 4 in Yaounde, as they continue their push for a ticket to 2018 []The post Well cheer Eagles to victory against LionsLadipo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The business that looks after Neymars affairs has confirmed it has begun legal action against Barcelona over alleged unpaid bonuses for the forward. Barcelona declined to pay a 26 million bonus included in Neymars contract renewal signed in 2016 after completing his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain this summer. Furthermore, the Brazilian faces legal action []The post Neymar sues Barca over unpaid bonus appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Englands record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football. The Everton forward, who also holds more England caps than any other outfield player, scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country. England manager Gareth Southgate had phoned Rooney on Tuesday to invite the 31-year-old for a recall into his upcoming squad after two []The post Wayne Rooney Has Retired From International Football appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says hes learning how to speak Pidgin English as fluently as the Nigerian players in his team. Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Ahmed Musa are the Nigerian players in Leicester City. Vardy told TheCable that his only challenge with the Nigerian trio is their Pidgin English which he says is []The post Jamie Vardy: Nigerian Players Keep Talking In Pidgin English, I Want To Learn It appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has announced it would be holding its 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 13 and 14, 2017, at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. This was contained in a statement signed by Ambrose Chukwuma Oruche, Director, Corporate Affairs, MAN. According to the press statement, this year AGM is first of []The post MAN holds 45th AGM September 13 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Students from various senior secondary schools and tertiary institutions have commended Global Interns for broadening their horizon on career planning and internship opportunities at the Career Connect Series held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Lagos. The workshop, which took place at The Incubator in Victoria Island, had in attendance seasoned facilitators including Greg Malize, []The post Students laud Global Interns on career connect series appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the governments backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group yesterday in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo N166 billion state-ofart and fully integrated sugar complex. On completion according to the []The post Dangote signs N166bn Sugar production MoU with Niger State appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
.To promote SMEs, business clusters The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is working collaborating with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, to create jobs for the teeming unemployed youths in the Niger Delta region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, stated this during a meeting with the Director General of []The post NDDC, SMEDAN partner on job creation in NDelta appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Lagos State Government(LASG) has banned the use of unauthorised meat vans from transporting red meat in and out of the multi-million naira Oko-Oba Abattoir and Lairage, Agege, Lagos; and all other certified abattoir locations across the state. The government also outlawed commercial motorcycles, otherwise called Okada, from entering Oko-Oba Abattoir complex. The order took effect []The post Abattoir: LASG bans unauthorised meat vans, Okada appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Experts in marketing communication have said that Big Data will help revolutionize the way marketing businesses are done. Bayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, MTN and Steve Babaeko, Chief Executive Officer/ Chief Creativity Officer, X3M Ideas, made this known recently in Lagos at a learning session tagged: Marketing in the Era of Big Data-The Changing Paradigm, []The post Marketing communication: Experts harp on Big Data to drive sector appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the capital importation report, stating that investment inflows into the country rose by 95.02 percent from $884.1m in the first quarter of this year to $1.79bn in the second quarter. While on year on year, this was an increase of 43.6% from the $1.042.2 recorded in Q2 []The post Lagos is foreign investors favourite destination in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
as UK, US lead Indication has emerged that despite the fight against cyber crime in Nigeria, the country is currently ranked third globally in cyber crimes trailing behind the United Kingdom and the United States. This position was made known by the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, at the ongoing []The post Nigeria ranks 3rd in global cyber crimes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Yemi Alade is warming up to drop her latest project titled Black Magic with the video of her new single titled Knack Am. In anticipation of her album which drops in October, Yemi Alade has released the video for her new single Knack Am. The African diva is working towards the release of her third []The post Yemi Alade Drops Visuals For Knack Am appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Davido just wants to make music, even if he disrespects some people in the process. Im about to make the most disrespectful, dont play, so if you hear your name inside the song, its just music. Davido is not new to the diss and shade game. In the Falz song Bahd baddo baddest, which he []The post Davido Is Set To Disrespect Some People In New Song appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Veteran Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi has lost her only son, Raymond. The 15-year old reportedly died as a result of sickle cell anemia on Monday morning. She had Raymond during her marriage to estranged husband, Charles Ekwu. Our hearts are with the Nollywood goddess at this trying time. May his soul rest in peace.The post Eucharia Anunobi Loses Only Son appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
MultiChoice Nigeria has extended the deadline for receipt of entries for the DStv Summer Besties competition from August 11 to September 22nd, 2017. The competition, which is open to kids between the ages of 5 and 12, encourages them to express their creativity by describing what friendship means to them in a 30 second to []The post MultiChoice extends DStv Summer Besties competition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
« PREV
NEXT »