NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 6 August, 2017.

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Dangote Group and two leading African agricultural organisations GrowAfrica and Nigeria Agribusiness Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a bid to boost private sectors investment in agriculture. The MoU was signed during the GlowAfrica and NABG Private Sector Consultative Meeting held in Lekki, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) []The post Dangote, others sign MoU to boost private sectors investment in agriculture value chain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Unknown gunmen on Saturday shot dead a yet-to-be identified middle-age woman in Osogbo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports The incident occurred at about 9.00 am at Old Garage area of Osogbo. An eyewitness said the deceased was a labourer who was on her way to Old Garage, where labourers usually assemble for daily []The post Gunmen kill middle-age woman in Osogbo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
An 18-year-old man, Agugu Adau, has allegedly killed his mother for refusing to give him a disappearing charm he claimed was his inheritance from his late herbalist father. A family source told newsmen that Agugu committed the crime at his Kisaghyip village farm in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau. The source said that Agugu, []The post 18 Year old Slaughters Mother over Disappearing Charm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Fifteen vacant positions in the executive committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State are expected to be filled at the partys ongoing state congress, an official has said. The Chairman of the Screening Committee for the conress, Alhaji Nadu Yahaya, disclosed this while addressing delegates shortly before the accreditation of delegates to []The post Kano APC Congress: 15 vacant positions up for grabs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Rwandas incumbent leader Paul Kagame has sealed a crushing victory in presidential elections that granted him a third term in office, extending his 17 years in power. Kagame has won international plaudits for presiding over a peaceful and rapid economic recovery in the Central African nation since the 1994 genocide, when an estimated 800,000 people []The post Rwandas Kagame sweeps presidential polls to win third term appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
As Obuah meets supporters of warring parties, August 19 The political rift between the former Rivers State governor and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, and the Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, Magnus Abe, is irreconcilable. This was declared by the Chairman of the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic []The post Amaechi, Abe cannot reconcile, declares Rivers PDP Chairman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Sign our economy is not as bad as painted -Aregbesola The Osun Ministry of Home Affairs has recorded an over-subscription of the slots allocated to it by the National Commission on Hajj for the 2017 pilgrimage. While the state was initial awarded 917 slots for pilgrims, the state demanded for an extra 48 slots which []The post How Osun over-subscribed 917 hajj slots for 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The U.S. Department of Defense says no fewer than 2,000 fighters of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will die in the Syrian city of Raqqa in the ongoing efforts to liberate the city. Brett McGurk Special Envoy to President Donald Trump for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, Office of the Special Presidential []The post US Pentagon says 2,000 ISIS fighters are to die in Raqqa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
A non-governmental advocacy group, the Media Centre Against child Malnutrition (MeCAM) is partnering with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Scale-up Nutrition Business Network (SBN), to boost information sharing on nutrition in Nigeria. The partnership is sequel to the forthcoming MeCAM Nutrition Symposium scheduled to hold in Lagos on Friday, August 4, this []The post MeCAM partners GAIN, SBN to scale-up nutrition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The federal government, in a bid to safeguard the lives of Nigerians against fake drugs sellers, has finalized plans to relocate wholesalers of drugs and medicines from all over Lagos to a central location where their activities can be coordinated, regulated and closely monitored. Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole disclosed this at the palace of []The post FG set to relocate wholesalers of drugs in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
To reduce the high rate of maternal mortality in the country, husbands have been urged to support their wives in the use of family planning and should do away with the notion that family planning promotes promiscuity among women. Director of Family Health & Nutrition, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Folashade Oludara, who made []The post Family planning not tool for promiscuity, expert warns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
In its efforts to rid the country of substandard medicines and unwholesome food products, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has warned all importers, distributors and marketers in the country still stocking banned food and drug products contained in the Import Prohibition List to immediately withdraw them from circulation. The []The post Withdraw banned medicines, foods from circulation, NAFDAC warns importers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The U.S. on Saturday congratulated the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in Fridays presidential election but expressed concerns about what it termed irregularities at the poll. Heather Nauert, the Department of State Spokesperson, in a statement said: We are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-standing concerns over the []The post Rwanda Elections: Landslide Victory is Disturbing US says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Alhaji El-Amin Ibrahim, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ibrahim told newsmen in Kano on Saturday that his decision to cross the carpet was borne out of his desire and commitment to serve people and ensure that promises made to the electorate []The post Ibrahim-little of APC defects to PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Governor Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State on Saturday presented a staff of office to the new Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa 111. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new monarch succeeds his father, Alhaji Muhammadu Chindo Yamusa 11, who died on Dec. 4, 2015. He was aged 70 years. NAN []The post New Emir Emerges in the North appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Army has appealed to religious, traditional and community leaders, and well-meaning Nigerians in the North-East, to dissuade their people from donating their daughters to Boko Haram for indoctrination and suicide bombing missions. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman explained in a statement on Saturday that the appeal became necessary following revelations by some []The post Boko Haram: Army Begs Parents to Stop Donating Children for Suicide Missions appeared first on Daily Ti 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has a target to register 28 million Nigerians into the National Identification Number (NIN) system by the end of 2017. The Director General of NIMC, Mr Aliyu Aziz, made this known at a media briefing on Saturday in Lagos. Aziz said that anyone without the NIN issued []The post NIMC targets registration of 28m Nigerians by end of 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
..Says approval is endorsement of Nigerian militarys professionalism in recent times The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has hailed the United States President, Donald Trump over the approval of the sale of 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from Colorado-based Sierra Nevada Corp to Nigeria. The group said the development was a []The post Centre commend Trump over sale approval of aircraft to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Police Command in Enugu State on Saturday rescued abducted Prof. Nduka Eya unhurt while one of the suspects involved in the kidnap was arrested. The command also recovered a locally made gun from the arrested suspect. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Enugu-based Eya was abducted by unknown gunmen on Thursday []The post Abducted Don Rescued by Police, Suspect arrested appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The newly constituted Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has pledged to restore normalcy in the institution. The Chairman of the council, Prof. Oladapo Afolabi, made the pledge at an inaugural meeting held on Saturday at the institutions main campus in Ogbomoso. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that []The post Governing Council pledges to restore normalcy in LAUTECH appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Three persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving a commercial motorcyclist and a truck at Alagbon area on the Owode -Idiroko road in Ogun on Saturday. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) in Ogun, confirmed the incident. Akinbiyi stated that the accident happened when the []The post Accident claims 3 in Ogun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
It was not a last race that Jamaican Usain Bolt would have loved as he was beaten to the third position by hot rivals, Americans Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in London on Saturday night in the World Championship 100 metres final.. Gatlin who endured successive boos from the crowd both in his heat and []The post Usain Bolt loses last 100 metre race, Emerges Third appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Home- based Super Eagles, on Friday in Kano whipped Junior Kano Pillars 3-1 in a friendly match. The match was played at the Sani Abacha Stadium before a handful of spectators. Mathias Samuel put the home-based Eagles ahead before Kano Pillars Feeders leveled up. Ibrahim Alhassan restored the lead minutes later and he increased the []The post Home-based Eagles beat Junior Pillars 3-1 in friendly appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Understanding the stock market and how to make money form the market takes time and commitment, it is not what is achievable on a short time basis. Before learning how to use the stock market, one need to first understand, what stock market really is' What is stock market' A stock market could also be []The post What to know about the stock market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Governments of India and Nigeria are set to partner in an effort to accelerate growth in Information and Communications Technology and to boost both countries economies through greater penetration through the use of advanced technologies and services. This collaboration between the two countries is the pivotal focus of a two-day international conference and exhibition, []The post India, Nigeria partners to accelerate ICT growth appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Sub-Saharan Africas biggest mobile devices distributor, TD Mobile has signed a major partnership agreement with HMD Global for the distribution of Nokia devices including the re-born version of the iconic NOKIA 3310 which was unveiled to the world at the Mobile World Summit 2017 in Barcelona, Spain earlier in the year. NOKIA has made a []The post TD mobile inks partnership agreement as major distributors of Nokia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have unveiled a new global programme to advance research in digital finance and accelerate digital financial inclusion in developing countries. The three-year programme tagged: Financial Inclusion Global Initiative focuses on three different []The post ITU, others unveil digital financial inclusion programme appeared first on D 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Following the recurring menace of fake news in the country, the Federal Government have decided to rejig the Information Officers (IOs) on how to effectively counter this effect with fact-based narratives. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, dropped the hint in Abuja in his key note address at a capacity building Workshop []The post FG rejig Information Officers to tackle menace of fake news appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Telecoms operator and biggest sponsor of entertainment in the country, Globacom, has said that the residents of Ibadan will experience a bigger and richer comedy concert this Sunday than it did when the Glo Laffta Fest comedy tour first landed in the ancient city last June 11. According to Globacom, the June concert was unbelievable []The post Globacom promises Ibadan more hilarious Glo Laffta Fest Sunday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Jacob Kunle Ajomale a very former school mate of Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode is set for his 30th celebration as a gospel musician later this year, and with all paparazzi that has been set in motion for the august events, Ajomale who was born in Lagos on May 4th 1963 to the family of []The post Ambode former school mate Kunle Ajomale to drag His Excellence to studio appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
For now it seems we are in the season of graduation from various higher institutions across the world of powerful Nigerians if feelers emanating from the United Kingdom (UK) are anything to go by. For records over six kids of powerful Nigerians have graduated from different universities across the globe and now feelers Daily Times []The post Aminu Tambuwals son joins group of degree graduate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
If there is anything like youngest biggest boy in Island one name that will come to people conscious will be no other one than Bankole Nurudeen Adebiyi aka Banky Nero. He is well known in Islander among the socialites and celebrities despite her young age. But the gist here is not about his popularity but []The post Island youngest big boy set to paint Ipokia red appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Truly she is Nigeria Most Sought after Artiste who have been in the industry for some time but went abroad to pursue her business line. We are talking about EJOH UGOCHI VIVIAN popularly known by her stage name DAMSEL a. k. a Her Royal Hottest (Hrh). From Owerri in Imo State, Eastern Part of Nigeria []The post Damsel back with a rainbow appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
It was a celebration last week Friday and gathering of who is who is who in society circle and media personalities stormed Chapel of Christ The Light Hall, Alausa, Secretariat Ikeja Lagos to witnessed the glamorous and solemnizations of Diekolola Oluwakemi Amosu and Onawale the son of Nigeria first ever newscaster on NTA Channel 7, []The post Son of first NTA Newscaster, Wale Kuforiji ties the knot appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Though he clocked the age of 54 recently but we can tell you that Opeyemi Bamidele the vibrant and brilliant Iyin-Ekiti born and former Lagos State Commissioner for Sports and Social Development is already gearing up for the coming election in Ekiti state. Though after his failure to take over the state house in Ekiti []The post Opeyemi Bamidele gears up for Ekiti 2018 election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The second edition of Christian Queen Nigeria beauty pageants grand finale will hold on Saturday August 19. The event billed for the Excellence Hotel, Ogba is an annual pageantry organized by AFV on the platform of Esther Beauty Pageant. The Esther beauty pageant, according to organizer is designed to project the virtues of decency, morality, []The post When Christian Queen gathers in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
For now all what you could see Maryam Abacha widow of the late military dictator General Sanni Abach is smiling as if her account has been credited with billions of naira. Before you will start wondering why is this woman whose husband died at the corridor power in 1998 is smiling again, let quickly tell []The post Maryam Abacha in happy mood appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
It is no news that the business tycoon and Icon, Akeem Anifowoshe is one of the great and well known philanthropist in our society. Anifowoshe as hes fondly refers to not a politician but his friend, Abdulhameed Salau is a strong politician. It will interest you to know that; Duller emerged the winner in the []The post What Socialite, Akeem Anifowoshe, Abdulhameed Salau Share in Common appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
BY CHIEDU UCHE OKOYE Anambra States history is chequered given its turbulent political past. Soon, the state will commemorate its 26th anniversary, having been created in 1991. Anambra state, which is carved out of the old Anambra State, is a land of great men and women, who contributed immensely to the development of Nigeria. Little []The post Obiano and Anambras governorship election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
That the Aniomas speak much of Igbo language has its root on the invasion of the church in the area. I have often been confronted with questions such as: If the Aniomas are not Igbos, how come they speak Igbo' This got me into some research and I discovered that the Aniomas are conglomeration of []The post The role of the church in the Anioma identity crisis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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