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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [27 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 27 August, 2017.

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
PHOTO: DELTA AWAKEThe post HELP! Erosion threatening to swallow Ubulu Uku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
A market demolition exercise has gone tragically wrong in Owerri, the Imo state capital. For close to a year, the Imo state government has been trying to relocate the traders to the new Relief Market, or other locations at Egbeada. This morning, demolition teams moved into Ekeonuwa market, by Douglas Road, Owerri to begin demolishing []The post One dead in Owerri Market demolition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Alhaji Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, who was appointed Permanent Secretaries by the Federal Government and posted to the Ministry of Communications, has resumed duties at the Ministry after the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Arc. Sonny Echono who has been posted to the Ministry of Education hand over to him. The new Permanent Secretary, Alhaji []The post Abdullahi, new Communications Ministry Perm Sec resumes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Talking about one of the most loved Hon member at the house of representative in Abuja, one name that will continue to re occur like a comma is no other name than Hon Odeneye Kehinde who is representing Ijebu Ode/ Odogbolu/Ijebu North East at the House of Representative in Abuja. And there is no other []The post When Ooni of Ife, Atiku and Ambode and society celebrates Hon. Odeneye Kehinde appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Coalition of Northern Youths Forum and the Arewa Youths Council for rescinding the quit notice given to people of Igbo origin to leave the North on or before October 1, 2017. The former Vice President said in a []The post Rescinding quit notice: Step in right direction Atiku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
*Mocks Abuja House protesters, I hope theyre not stuck there President Muhammadu Buhari has commended his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for effectively running the government while he was on medical vacation for about 103 days in London. Buhari made the commendation on Friday during a meeting with the 36 state governors at the Presidential Villa. []The post Buhari meets 36 Govs, says Osinbajo acts excellently in my absence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
says Amaechi is Lion of N Delta Politics The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has rolled out the drums to celebrate the victory of Senator Andrew Uchendu and Senator Magnus Abe at the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja yesterday. In a statement signed by the Rivers State APC Chairman, Chief Davies []The post APC Celebrates Double Victory at Appeal Court appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have lauded the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation of about 100 days in London even as they asked him to appoint Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The pharmacists in []The post Pharmacists laud Buhari, urge him to appoint NAFDAC DG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), has raised the alarm over the rise in use of children, especially young girls, as suicide bombers in North-east Nigeria by Boko Haram terrorists,describing it as an atrocity. UNICEF in a statement on Tuesday from Geneva, said in the last few years and so far this year, the number []The post UNICEF raises alarm over rising wave of child bombers in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Over the last few months, there has been a rise in attacks by the Boko Haram terrorist group in the North East. More worrying is that in some cases, these attacks have been successful, with Boko Haram overwhelming security forces, even taking some captives in the process. Many of these attacks are suicide attacks targeted []The post RESURGENT BOKO HARAM ATTACKS:Urgent need to revisit security strategies (1) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Conclusion emanating from a recent United Nations Security Council meeting on Peace & Security in Africa has it that investing in women and the girl child, must be central to global efforts towards sustainable peace and development in both Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The declaration was made on August 10, []The post Women hold key to sustainable peace in Nigeria and DR Congo, says UN deputy chief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Nigerian youths have been exhorted to channel their energy and efforts toward solving problems facing their future and not just exploring means of making money. The call was made on Sunday August, 13, 2017 at the 21st edition of the Quality Leadership Values Seminar, organised by Junior Chambers International (JCI). The seminar which held []The post Brace up to right the wrongs, IYC charges Nigerian youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
EKITI State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Saturday promised that all ongoing projects embarked upon by his administration would be completed and hand over to his successor in good condition next year. Fayose, who spoke at the grand- finale of the 2017 edition of the Udiroko Cultural Festival in Ado Ekiti, listed his administrations projects []The post I wont leave behind any abandoned project Fayose appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Published August 26, 2017 Texas residents woke up Saturday morning to the monstrous damage caused by Hurricane Harvey as the then-Category 4 storm slammed into the coast with winds of 130mph and a storm surge of 13 feet causing buildings to collapse, several to be injured and leaving more than 300,000 without power. The hurricane []The post Texas hurricane: People told to write their names on their arms so bodies could be identified appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
A panel has recommended that 11 Olubadan High Chiefs and 21 Baales be allowed to wear the beaded crown in Ibadan. Before Sunday comes to an end, there would have been kings at every corner of Ibadan. It is expected to be the biggest coronation event in Ibadan royal history. Governor Abiola Ajimobi will crown []The post AMAZING: Ibadan To Crown 30 Kings In One Day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The apex Igbo socio-political group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has condemned the Federal Governments call for the re-arrest and bail revocation of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. President General of Ohaneze, Chief Nnia Nwodo, also accused the Federal Government of bias, double standards and violation of Kanus fundamental human rights especially []The post Kanu: Ohaneze accuses FG of bias appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Sterling Bank Plc said on Friday that it has unveiled a Recyclart Competition in a bid to influence how Nigerians dispose waste that could be recycled and change the way they relate with the environment. The banks Chief Marketing Officer, Mr Henry Bassey, who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos said that the Recyclart []The post Sterling Bank unveils `Recyclart competition, calls for entries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The Managing Director of Hotel De B Gardens, Chief Kennedy Worlu has urged State governors, ministers and other government functionaries to engage themselves with job creation through establishment of industries in their various constituencies. Chief Worlu 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 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 


Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The recently released National Corruption Survey report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that an estimated N400 billion, or equivalent of $4.6 billion, is paid out in bribes to public officials in Nigeria annually. The survey also found that Police []The post New survey reveals corruption still issue in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The Board of Directors of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has declared an interim dividend of 20k per share to its shareholders for the half -year period ended June 30th, 2017. The Directors also presented the Groups audited financial statement, reporting a 56 per cent increase in profit after tax of N42.3billion. According to []The post UBA to pay 20k interim dividend as PAT rises 56% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The Group CEO of Eco Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Ade Ayeyemi, has said that the financial performance for the group within the first half of the year could have been better if not for continued provision building and elevated cost-of-risks. The pan-African banking conglomerate, with banking operations in 36 African countries, and headquartered in Western Africa, []The post Loans, elevated risk cost hamper ETI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
A panel has recommended that 11 Olubadan High Chiefs and 21 Baales be allowed to wear the beaded crown in Ibadan. Before Sunday comes to an end, there would have been kings at every corner of Ibadan. It is expected to be the biggest coronation event in Ibadan royal history. Governor Abiola Ajimobi will crown []The post AMAZING: Ibadan To Crown 30 Kings In One Day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
A South Korean court has found Lee Jae-yong, the de facto chief of the sprawling Samsung business empire, guilty of bribery and other corruption charges. Lee, the billionaire son of Samsungs ailing chairman, was sentenced to five years in prison, well short of the 12-year sentence prosecutors had sought. The criminal conviction is a blow []The post Samsung Chief gets 5-year prison term for corruption appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
If Yaba plans to become the Silicon Valley of Nigeria, tech-hubs will need to create and foster an entrepreneurial ecosystem that encourages founders to see their ideas through to the end rather than selling early. A Toyota Corolla stops in front of a withered bookshop on Pearse Lane. Two men in blazers, sitting around a []The post Tech-Hubs shouldnt sell ideas, but grow them appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The Computer Village Ikeja which has been attributed to be the largest ICT hub in Africa contributes over $32 billion to the nations economy through its technical activities that goes beyond the levels of repairs, refurbishment and soft ware through the skills that are at par with the expertise needed for manufacturing mobile devices from []The post Computer village, Ikeja, contributes over $32bn to GDP *NCC to train 10 CAPDAN members at DBI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The world has gone digital. In fact, we are approaching the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also described as Industry 4.0: an age in which a range of new technologies is expectedly fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds in addition to impacting all disciplines, economies and industries. This is an age marked by emerging technology breakthroughs []The post Six disruptive influences of artificial intelligence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Yul Edochie is extremely serious about running for the Anambra state governors seat. The Nollywood actor shared a video of himself picking up his nomination form in Abuja. He wrote, I cannot thank God enough. Join me in thanking Jehovah Almighty as I picked my nomination form yesterday in Abuja to run for Governor of []The post I Want To Wipe Away The Sorrows Of The Masses Yul Edochie appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
26.08.2017 at 1:36 pm I have five projects in my heart, after that Ill probably leave M.I BellaNaija M.I Abaga Ace rapper M.I has in an interview with Punch discussed why he hasnt released new work in a long while. M.I, whose last album was 2014s Chairman, said his role as the CEO []The post I have five projects in my heart, after that Ill probably leave M.I appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
August 13 will forever remain ever green in the memory of Ola Samuel a fast risen actress. It was a day society and the likes gathered for the coronation of this beautiful actress when she was given the chieftaincy title of ICON of Agoopan. The event drew crme de crme of who is who in []The post When society gathers for Ola Samuel appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
A fast rising musician named Adeniyi Adewoyin popularly known as Neo Phlames is out with a new single titled Aramabada. According to the singer who describes his type of music as Nigerian Music, Arambada which literarily means what I would have done in Yoruba language, came naturally to him while thinking of what he would []The post Neo Phlames drops Aramabada appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Feelers coming to our ear have it that the marriage between Haruna Danjuma the younger brother of Nigeria s former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (RTD) which has produced two children is on slippery side. A very close source to the couple whose marriage was engaged in 2011 confirmed to us that the marriage []The post What is wrong with Jumoke Olowu and Haruna Danjuma' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Nigeria On-Air personality (OAF) and a television presenter for MTV Base Africa and Ebony Life TV, Stephanie Coker has finally hooked her beau, Olumide Aderinokun The much awaited white wedding which took place in Mykonos Island, Greece weeks back was grand, with a stupendously picturesque view that leaves the mouth agape The final aspect of []The post When Stephanie Coker says I do to Olumide Aderinokun in Greece appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
For former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida celebrating birthday is a special land mark. Even though a lot of noise, elaborate red carpet, swanky and expensive shining are expected during the celebration of this former president But news flittered into the our ear had it that, this gap toothed Maradona only celebrated her 76thbirthday []The post Babanginda celebrates life @76 in low key appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Stylish broadcaster, Funmi Wakama is in good mood at the present, if you are wondering why this beautiful broadcaster is beaming with joy dont wander about, we can tell you for free that her happiness is not far from her been recently appointed as the new General Manager, National Television Authority (NTA) in Abeokuta, Ogun []The post Funmi Wakama the glamorous television lady moves up appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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