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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 26 August, 2017.

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The General Overseer and founder of the Royal Gods Commandment Ministry, No 3 Okon Edak Street off Atamunu, in Calabar South local government area of Cross River State, Rev. Tony Obo and some of his members have been arrested by the Police in Calabar. Rev Obo suspected to be ritualist was arrested along side six []The post Pastor, 6 others arrested with human parts in Cross River appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
A team of accident investigators from Nigerias Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), has left Lagos for So Tom to commence investigation into the crash of An 74 aircraft, which occurred last week on the West African Island. The invitation to Nigerias AIB came from So Tom and Principe through the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation []The post Sao Tome plane crash: AIB team departs for investigation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Residents of LA Axis of Ogbe-Obi Quarters in Mbiri kingdom, Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State have continued to bemoan the poor power supply by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) in the area for the past one year. Some of the residents in the quarters, who spoke with newsmen in the area, []The post Mbiri community bemoans poor supply of electricity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Governor Abubakar Abdullahi of Bauchi state has observed that all the agitations by various groups across the country can be done and addressed within the confine of the constitution, stressing that devolution of powers which failed to scale through in the ongoing constitutional amendment at the National Assembly must be revisited because certain powers reside []The post Revisit devolution of powers, Bauchi governor tells NASS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a rail line from Kano to his hometown in Daura, Jibia local government areas of Katsina state. This was disclosed by Rotimi Ameachi, the minister of transportation, at The Osasu Show Symposium which bothers on the economy and its effects on the less privileged. According to Ameachi, the president []The post Buhari approves two new rail lines appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has revealed how the national assembly intends to end backdoor employments in the country. The Senate President said that the Upper Legislative Chamber will accelerate the passage of the Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Prohibition) Bill, once it resumes in September. This was contained in []The post Senate To End Underground Recruitment Into Federal Agencies Saraki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
A video analysis of the Constitution review process currently being embarked upon by the National Assembly.The post #DTNExplains: The Constitution Review appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra has rejected the withdrawal of the quit notice issued to Igbo in the Northern part of the country by the Arewa youths. The Arewa youths, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups, had ordered all Igbo residing in the North to vacate the region before October 1, 2017. But, []The post BREAKING: IPOB Rejects Arewa Youths Withdrawal Of Quit Notice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has met with leaders of the two main political parties in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja. In the APC delegation is the Chairman of the Party John Odigie Oyegun, Former Senate President Ken Nnamani, Former Information Minister []The post President Buhari Meets With PDP, APC Leaders In Abuja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Yesterday, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, CON, with other members of the National Caretaker Committee: National Organizing Secretary Senator Abdul Ningi, National Treasurer/Financial Secretary Senator Odion Ugbesia, National Legal Adviser Rt. Hon. Dave Iorhemba, and National Woman Leader Hajia Barr. Hadiza AdadoYusuf; and some []The post PDP National Reconciliation Train Went To Oyo State appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led Oyo State government has disclosed that no fewer than 22 private radio stations that are operating without approved building plans in Ibadan, the state capital would soon be shut down. It was learnt that the stations are without building plans apart from the fact that most of them turned residential buildings into []The post Ajimobi To Shut Down 22 Private Radio Stations In Ibadan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Coalition of Northern Groups CNG (Arewa) has withdrawn the quit notice it issued Igbos resident in the region, but asked the Federal Government to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu saying the time has come to curtail his excesses. At a press conference attended by the Chairman of []The post Arewa Youths Call For Kanus Arrest, Suspension Of Senators Who Stood For Him appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The quit notice that, up until now, hung on their heads have been rescinded by those who issued it the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum. The decision to rescind the quit notice was announced at a press briefing held at Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja on Thursday. The press conference was attended by many Northern Youth []The post Arewa Youths Withdraw October 1 Quit Notice On Igbo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The money was routed through the traditional rulers because they were the closest avenue through which government could reach targeted persons like orphans. This will be a Sallah like no other for hundreds of orphans in Sokoto state. The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has distributed 10.3 million naira to 86 District Heads to []The post Orphans Get N10.3 Million For Cows To Celebrate Sallah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
A professor of Islamic Studies, Badmas Lanre Yusuf, has warned Muslims against obtaining loans to buy animals for the Eid-el Kabir festivity. In a sermon during a congregational prayer at Hilal Crescent Mosque, Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Yusuf stated that Allah has not imposed on the believers tasks that are beyond their capacities. The don, []The post dont Borrow To Celebrate Eid El-kabir appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo was recently at the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 2017 Annual General Conference in Lagos and he had a conversation with Zain Asher (CNN International Correspondent). Below is excerpt of the conversation. ****** Achievements of this Administration' I think the single greatest achievement of the administration so far is really setting []The post With Buharis return, efforts at driving economic growth will now be double Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Tim 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017
All may not be well with the United Progressive Party (UPP), one of the political parties that promise a strong showing at the November 18 governorship election, as it is currently struggling to put a lie to the accusation of bias in the conduct of its primary for the election. This is because one of []The post Anambra governorship: UPP and the battle within appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes the return of Alexis Sanchez gives Arsenal a timely boost ahead of their Sunday clash. Arsenal are an outstanding and strong side and they will have Alexis Sanchez back on the pitch for the first time this season, said Klopp. He gives that team another boost and that is of []The post Klopp wary of Sanchez return appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Jos Mourinho has praised Henrikh Mkhitaryans start to the season and admitted the forwards progress could have been quicker last season if he and the Armenian had understood each other better. Mkhitaryan has begun Uniteds 4-0 wins over West Ham United and Swansea City in the No10 berth, impressing in each outing. Last term Mkhitaryan []The post Mourinho praises Mkhitaryan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Everton would give Diego Costa a warm welcome were he to arrive from Chelsea in the final days of the transfer window, according to manager Ronald Koeman. Koeman has made public his intention to bring another forward to Goodison Park and Costa has gone AWOL after being told by Antonio Conte that he is no []The post Costa welcome at Everton, says Koeman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Rafael Benitez claims reducing the number of players on Newcastles books is key to creating new transfer options and says he expects a busy week as the summer window draws to a close. The Magpies boss confirmed Siem de Jong is close to agreeing a deal with Ajax and Emmanuel Riviere has completed a move []The post Benitez: Newcastle must downsize appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Philippe Coutinho is hoping Barcelona do not give up on him when they sign Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund, as he hopes to quit Liverpool. The Brazil stars mood has been described to be very low at the moment, with his desired move to the Nou Camp having so far failed to materialise. Coutinho has []The post Coutinho eager to quit Reds appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says that he wants three more signings before the transfer window closes at the end of the month. Spurs secured the services of defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a club-record fee this week, while goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga has also joined from Southampton. They have also been in talks with Estudiantes []The post Tottenham target three more signings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Everton boss Ronald Koeman says Wayne Rooneys influence is already being felt at Goodison Park. Speaking ahead of Evertons match against Chelsea on Sunday, Koeman said: Hes been vital from the beginning, not only on the pitch but also off the pitch. Hes teaching young players and its good for the manager to have that []The post Koeman hails Rooneys Everton influence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Ernesto Valverde is excited by the versatility new Barcelona arrival Ousmane Dembele will offer his attack. Barca reached an agreement to sign Dembele from Borussia Dortmund for an initial fee of 105million on Friday, with the France international set to sign a five-year contract. Valverde cannot wait to work with the 20-year-old, who he feels []The post Dembeles versatility excites Barca boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
has downplayed rumours linking Lionel Messi with a move away from the club. Speculation continues to surround Messis future with the 30-year-old superstar yet to sign an extension to a contract that expires at the end of the season. Manchester City are reportedly willing to part with 300million to sign the Argentine, but Pep Guardiola []The post Valverde dismisses Messi transfer talk appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Vincenzo Montella is confident of AC Milans Europa League chances after the group stage draw, but insists his team must respect their opponents. Milan were placed into Group D alongside Austria Vienna, Rijeka and AEK Athens on Friday, having thrashed Shkendija 7-0 on aggregate in their play-off round clash. While Montella believes his sides fate []The post Milan must respect Europa opponentsMontella appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Real Madrid star. Gareth Bale. has returned to the Wales squad ahead of matches against Austria and Moldova in World Cup qualifying. Bale missed the 1-1 draw away to Serbia in June due to suspension, but returns to the squad for the crucial double-header after staying injury free during Madrids start to the season. The []The post Bale returns to Wales squad appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
In response to reactions towards its restricting customers from using their ATM cards for several transactions, the United Bank of Africa (UBA) appears to have reversed itself. In an email sent by Chukwuma Nweke the banks Executive Director, Group COO, the bank apologised for the restriction and said customers could freely use their cards on []The post UBA reverses self on ATM card restriction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The traditional ruler of Umutowe Autonomous Community of Olokoro in Umuahia South LGA of Abia state, Godfrey Chinedu Onwuka has advised the federal government to look towards employing the traditional new yam festival commonly celebrated in the South Eastern part of Nigeria as a tourist event. HRM Eze Onwuka, the Towe I of the community []The post New yam festival a potential tourist attraction Umuahia monarch appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Hardwork and doggedness seems to flow in the families of Ikejis, house to Nigerias biggest blogger, Linda Ikeji. For Sandra Ikeji CEO EventbySI, making your event worthwhile is her passion and driving forces having kicked off as model manager and coordinator for several events. With intention of growing her business, Sandra holds a degree from []The post I am extra happy when I plan parties- Sandra Ikeji, CEO EventbySI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adbulrahsheed Akanbi, has said President Muhammadu Buhari must spend eight years in power despite all obstacles he is facing. The monarch made this known at a special prayer session organised for President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, and Traditional Rulers. As I have prayed for Buhari today, new []The post President Buhari must spend eight years in power Oluwo of Iwo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The lion is widely known as the king of the jungle. It is strong and devours other lesser animals so effortlessly and recklessly. She is dreaded and worshipped by other animals. On the other hand, the dove is a small harmless bird, which is symbolized in the Holy Scriptures as the harbinger of peace, after []The post Buhari: More A Dove, Than A Lion King appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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