NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 7 August, 2017.

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
A pro-democracy and Non- Governmental organisation- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the early morning massacre of scores of worshippers at the Saint Philips Catholic church OZUBULU in Anambra state by gunmen. HURIWA accused the Federally controlled security forces in the Anambra State of abysmally failing in their constitutional responsibility and duty []The post HURIWA condemns Ozubulu massacre, calls for state police appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The Auditor-General for the Federation Mr. Anthony Mkpe Ayine, has said that the role of the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have collaborated effectively as critical stakeholders in the Federal Government drive for transparency and accountability in governance. Mr. Ayine stated this when he paid []The post OAuGF, NNPC lead FGs drive for transparency, accountability appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
A former Minister of Aviation and a serving senator, Ms Stella Oduah, has disclosed that she is unaware of any probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on any matter allegedly concerning her. Oduah stated this while reacting to media report that she had been invited by the anti-graft agency for questioning over []The post Probe: Im not aware of any EFCCs invitation Stella Oduah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Barely seven days after their appointment into the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Federal Government has withdrawn the nominations of two of the 14 newly-appointed Board Members of the Commission over their involvement in alleged corrupt practices. The affected duo, Maimuna Aliyu and Saad Alanamu were on []The post FG withdraws nominations of 2 ICPC members over corruption allegations appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
In what can be likened to the proverbial words of stitch in time saves nine, a clarion call has gone to the Attorney- General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to quickly do the needful in the pending $144 million forfeiture suit in the United States court. As the []The post Diezanigate: Why FG must file application in US $144m forfeiture suit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Shooting caused by Feud between Brothers living Outside Nigeria The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were this morning thrown into mourning as a gun man walked into St Philips Catholic Church and started shooting sporadically, killing 11 and injuring 18 persons On hearing the sad development, Governor Obiano stormed []The post Church Shooting: Gov Obiano Storms Ozubulu, Visits Hospital appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Gunmen on Sunday attacked St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Ekusigo LGA, Anambra State. More than twenty worshippers are feared dead and many others injured in the attack. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Garba Baba Umar, has confirmed the attack, and the state governor, Willie Obiano, has visited the scene of the attack. []The post BREAKING: Gunmen Attack St. Phillips Catholic Church, 20 feared dead appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
It was a bloody Sunday morning in Ofufe-Amakwa Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State yesterday, as gunmen invaded the St. Philip Catholic Church in the community shooting indiscriminately and at the time the smoke from the guns cleared, 11 worshipers were left dead with many critically injured. An eye witness said []The post Uproar, condemnation, as gunmen invade Catholic Church in Anambra, kill 11 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has received an outpouring of support from North Central political leaders. The leaders who met under the auspices of the North Central Political Leaders Forum (NCPLF) in Ilorin praised Oyegun for playing a leading role in the countrys democratic development, pushing the Peoples []The post Oyegun is focused, North Central leaders insist appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel has denied allegations that he plans to spend a whopping N9.1 billion to build a new governors lodge in Lagos. Emmanuel denied the allegation in Uyo on Saturday while answering reporters questions on the controversy surrounding the lodge. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that public condemnation had []The post Emmanuel denies plan to spend N9.1bn on new Akwa Ibom governors lodge in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Nasarawa State governor Tanko Almakura has said a committee of Northern governors and traditional rulers will soon come up with a stand in the regions and countrys best interests. Almakura stated that the committee is being led by the Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. The Nasawa State governor made this known at the official []The post Northern governors, traditional rulers will soon declare their stand on restructuring Al-Makura appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
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Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The Lagos state government on Sunday reiterated its commitment to achieving the objectives of the renewed Ikeja Model City Master Plan originally conceived to address infrastructural challenges in the capital city. A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, reiterated that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is desirous of making Ikeja a model []The post Lagos reiterates commitment to Ikeja Model City Master Plan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The former Minister of Petroleum and the Amanayabo of Nembe Kingdom, His Eminence, King Edmund Dakoru, on Sunday offered reasons why hate speeches persist and killings recorded in some parts of the Country despite the federal government effort to embrace dialogue, saying the Country has lost its zeal to dream and build a united Nigeria. []The post hy hate speeches, violent killings persist in Nigeria despite FGs dialogue posture Dakoru appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The Odua Progressive Union Europe has called for the immediate restructuring of Nigeria along regional line to enhance the development of the country and rescue her from imminent crash, just as Otunba Gani Adams suggested the adoption of mutual understanding and Compromise to make her democracy workable. In a communique issued by the socio cultural []The post OPU Europe Summit 2017: Yorubas in Diaspora want restructuring as Gani Adams Suggests Method appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The Ondo state government on Sunday said it would use 75 percent of the Paris Club Refund to pay salaries of the state workforce. The state Head of Service, Toyin Akinkuotu, made the disclosure through a statement issued in Akure, the state capital. In the statement signed by his media officer, Tope Akinjide, the Head []The post Ondo govt promises to use 75% of Paris Club Refund to pay salaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
A former Minister of Aviation and a serving senator, Ms Stella Oduah, has disclosed that she is unaware of any probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on any matter allegedly concerning her. Oduah stated this while reacting to media report that she had been invited by the anti-graft agency for questioning over []The post Probe: Im not aware of any EFCCs invitation Stella Oduah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has appointed a veteran journalist, Mr. Tony Obiora Nezianya, as one of his special assistants on media. The appointment took effect from August 1, 2017 and had been seconded to the Anambra State Ministry of Information and Strategy. The new appointee retired from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) []The post Obiano appoints Nezianya, ex-NAN director SA Media appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has threatened to declare trade dispute with seven domestic airlines in the country following their inability to allow their employees to join the labour unions. Just as the body has declared a nationwide strike action against the management of Aero contractors in demonstration of its abhorrence []The post Pilots, engineers to picket Azman, Medview other airlines over unionization appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
The Lagos state government on Sunday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the State as well as a comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017. Recently appointed Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Engr. Temidayo Erinle, who reeled out the roadmap []The post Lagos unveils roadmap to fix potholes, tackle flooding appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Union Bank has excited its Kano State customers with its continued centenary anniversary celebrations. The bank has also recently inaugurated two newly upgraded branches in the North West state, including paying a courtesy visit to the Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, at his palace. A statement by the bank, said that a gala []The post Centenary celebration: Union Bank excites Kano customers, visits Sanusi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
.Says ATM displacing cheque The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described e-fraud as the biggest challenge facing the electronic payment sector and needs to be collectively tackled by customers, banks and financial sector regulators. CBN Director, Banking & Payments System Department, Dipo Fatokun, who said this at the weekend in Lagos, said fraud not []The post CBN: Fraud e-payments biggest enemy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
as MD lauds board, management Jaiz Bank Plc recorded a well-rounded performance in the first half with significant growths in income and profitability. Key extracts of the interim report and accounts of Jaiz Bank for the six-month period ended June 30, 2017, showed that gross income grew by 45.7 per cent, while profit rose by []The post Jaiz Bank grows profit by 312.3% in first half appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Tier 1 Banks are expected to hit the market with their results this week, with a declaration of interim dividends to further excite investors and hopefully bring the equities market to yet another positive close by weekend. So far, activity in the market has been driven by the expectation of earnings releases across sectors, but []The post Tier1 banks earnings, interim dividends to boost equities market this week appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
. About NIbn involved Two board members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Offences Commission (ICPC), whose appointments were approved by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo are being investigated for corruption, according to ICIR. It said the anti-corruption agency is currently probing Maimuna Aliyu and Saad Alanamu for alleged corruption in the region of N1billion. []The post ICPC: Two new board members undergoing probe by Commission appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Oil prices have slipped due to persistent high supplies from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) producers. Brent crude futures fell by 33 to $52.03 per barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down by 31 to settle at $49.28 a barrel, reported Reuters. The oil prices received support from []The post OPEC: Prices fall as high supplies negate drop in US inventory appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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