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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2ND SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 2nd September, 2017.


Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Motorists, traders and residents in Benin City have commended the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for restoring sanity on the roads in the city with the revamped Edo State Traffic Control and Management Agency (EDSTMA). Speaking to journalists yesterday, a bus driver at the New Benin area of the city, Mr. Eghosa Omoruyi, []The post Motorists, commuters laud Obaseki for revamping EDSTMA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has felicitated with the Muslims in Nigeria on the celebration of this years Eid-El-Kabir. National President of PFN, Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude in his Sallah message congratulated the Muslims faithful and urged them to demonstrate the virtues of love and sacrifice which are the hallmarks of the Eid-El-Kabir festival. []The post PFN Felicitates With Muslims appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Enugu State Government has approved N310 million to enable the state Independent Electoral Commission(ENSIEC) to conduct the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to take place on November 4, 2017 in the state. Briefing newsmen in Enugu, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe, stated that the fund was an addition to the N25 million []The post Enugu Electoral Commission gets N310m for LG polls appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The recently concluded 15th Annual National Conference on Transport, held in Sokoto, , may have revealed the potentials of commercial cycle and tricycle riding and a possible avenue, capable of pulling Nigeria out of its economic predicament. Daily Times can recall that on assumption of office President Mohammedu Buhari, has declared state of emergency in []The post ACOMORAN Challenges FG on youths employment, growth of economy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
did not agree a deal to join Manchester City from Arsenal, according to Chile team-mate Arturo Vidal. Sanchez started in a World Cup qualifier for Chile against Paraguay on Thursday, but his side collapsed to a shock 3-0 home loss with Vidal scoring a spectacular own goal. Reports in Britain had suggested Sanchez had signed []The post Vidal: Sanchez, Man City reports were made up! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Over 3,000 internally displaced pupils in Plateau central zone have been enrolled in free summer holiday classes, courtesy a young development activist, Dr. Hassan Jingina. The program under the Jingina Empowerment Foundation (JEF) is aimed at restoring hope to the IDPs as well as enabling them become useful to themselves and the general society, its []The post Philanthropist enrol 3,000 IDPs in free summer classes in Plateau appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Leading politicians in the South-East have applauded the contribution of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun to the stability of the country, calling him a tremendous character. They also praised President Muhammadu Buhari for improving security in the country, strengthening the military, boosting economic development, advancing democracy and fostering []The post South-East politicians praise Buhari, Oyegun, plot Obianos exit appeared first on D 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
In an unprecedented judgment in the history of election in Africa, Kenya Supreme Court on Friday made history when it annulled the August 8, 2017 re-election of incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta over irregularities and violations of the provisions of the Kenya Constitution. The country apex court in a split decision of four to two also []The post Kenya Supreme Court makes history, annuls country presidential election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Nigeria put in a superb performance to humble African champions Cameroon 4-0 in the teams 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Uyo on Friday evening. The victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium secured thanks to goals from Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho saw the Super Eagles open a []The post WCQ: Eagles whitewash Lions 4-0 in Uyo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Adamawa State Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Ahmad Lawan has said that the state governor, Senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow swore in genuine party members to man the affairs of the 50 areas developments in the state. Lawan said this while refuting a story published in some media organisations purporting []The post Bindow swore in only APC members to head councils in Adamawa party spokesman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The United Progressives Party (UPP) has demanded for the involvement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the forth coming governorship election in Anambra State to checkmate money bags from buying over the voters. The party equally challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to live up to its words by putting everything []The post UPP demands involvement of EFCC in election monitoring in Anambra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Tonye Princewill, a prince of the Kalabari Kingdom of Rivers State is a politician, business man, and a successful film producer. Princewill had tried his hands at the gubernatorial race for different parties in the state. In this explosive interaction with journalists in Rivers State recently, Princewill reasoned that the major problem of Nigeria has []The post Lack of internal party democracy bane of Nigerias efficiency as a nation Princewill appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday commissioned the 5.5 kilometres reconstructed and rehabilitated Mobil-Oluyole-Wema Bank, Apata Road with Associated Bridge Works in Ibadan, saying that its administrations developmental projects are for the enhancement of the socio-economic development of the State. The event, which witnessed the first public outing of the 21 new []The post Ajimobi Commissions 5.5km Oluyole Road appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Muslims in Ekiti State have asked Governor Ayodele Fayose to consider fielding a Muslim governorship candidate for the 2018 gubernatorial election in the state from his party, Peoples Democratic Party. The Chief Imam of Ekiti, Alhaji Jamiu Kewulere Bello, made the demand on Friday during the Eid-el-Adha prayer at the Muslims prayer ground along Poly []The post Give us a Muslim governor, Fayose told appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The federal government has reacted to news making the rounds that vice president Yemi Osinbajo has taken over talks between the FG and striking university lecturers. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige had made the declaration on Wednesday while fielding questions from State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive []The post Osinbajo has not taken over talks with ASUU FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
What a sad!! news reaching us today of all days. A vehicle just crashed into a large crowd of Muslim worshipers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State. The accident claimed the live of two people and left dozens of other worshipers injured. An angry mob descended on the driver, who was []The post Eid-el kabir: Car Crashes Into Prayer Ground In Ogun, 2 Killed, Many Injured appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
President Donald Trump follows the footsteps of top Hollywood celebrities who have donated huge sums for the Hurricane Harvey relief American President, Donald Trump will pledge one million dollars of his own money to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said this on Thursday. I am happy to tell you that []The post Hurricane Harvey: Trump Personally Gives $1m To Victims appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
20 years after her death, Princess Dianas final words has been revealed on Good Morning Britain, August 31. To mark the 20th anniversary of her tragic death, Xavier Gourmelon, the French firefighter that tried to save her from the crash, spoke out about that devastating night. Xavier Gourmelon, who says hes giving the interview now []The post Princess Dianas final words revealed 20 years after death appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Despite a presidential order on Wednesday to free activists arrested in Cameroons North West and South West regions, the Yaounde military court has extended the detention of over a dozen people. The court released the leaders of the Anglophone region including Lawyer Felix Nkongho, Dr Neba Fontem, and Ayah Paul Abine together with some other []The post Detention of some Cameroonian activists extended by military court appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
For having obsession of having sex with animals and constantly being imprisoned for the cat, a middle aged man has pleaded to be castrated, in order to be free from his bestiality. The man from Illinois sicko US, with a history of sexually abusing animals has continued to pray to be chemically castrated as a []The post Man who sexually abuses animals asks for castration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
While in the live camera wired she enjoyed a sex, romance with Chad Johnson, 30, in the TV house despite already being in a relationship with her fiancee, Aaron Lacey. In her first newspaper chat, since leaving the show, Agency reports said that Sarah Handing the pop star, 35, insisted the only choice for her []The post CBB winner Sarah Harding has no regret cheating on her fiancee appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Victor B. Oladokun as the Director for Communication and External Relations with effect from 1st September 2017. Dr. Victor Oladokun is a citizen of Great Britain. He is a highly accomplished communications and media practitioner with more than 25 years of demonstrated []The post Senior Leadership appointments announced at the African Development Bank appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
In an unprecedented judgment in the history of election in Africa, Kenya Supreme Court on Friday made history when it annulled the August 8, 2017 re-election of incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta over irregularities and violations of the provisions of the Kenya Constitution. The country apex court in a split decision of four to two also []The post BREAKING: Kenya elections annulled appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
A new US survey released by American University has revealed that greater number of people still prefers the bedroom sexual behaviours of kissing and cuddling. The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and the Center for Sexual Health Promotion researchers carried out the study which is the US nationally representative study. The research ranks as []The post Study rates kissing, cuddling, romance among preferred sexual behaviours appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Nigeria put in a superb performance to humble African champions Cameroon 4-0 in the teams 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Uyo on Friday evening. The victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium secured thanks to goals from Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho saw the Super Eagles open a []The post Super Eagles give surprise Sallah gift to Nigerians, wallop Indomitable Lions 4-0 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerias Super Eagles players on their remarkable victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Buhari joined millions of football-loving Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora in applauding the Super Eagles players for their disciplined, skillful and entertaining display against []The post Buhari salutes Super Eagles for comprehensive victory over Cameroon appeared first on Daily Ti 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Britains Chris Froome finished seventh and maintained his lead in the overall standings as Matteo Trentin won stage 13 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Team Sky rider, who lost time on stage 12 after he crashed twice, retains a 59-second lead over Italian Vincenzo Nibali. Trentin easily won the final sprint and the Quick-Step []The post Vuelta a Espana: Froome maintains lead as Trentin wins appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares began the defence of their US Open mens doubles title with a straight-set win over Alexander Peya and Julian Knowle. The British-Brazilian fourth seeds fell behind early on but recovered to win 6-4 7-6 (8-6) in New York. Murray and Soares are trying to win their third Grand Slam title []The post US Open: Murray, Soares reach second round appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Britains Mo Farah will aim for a record fourth consecutive Great North Run victory when he races in Newcastle on 10 September. The 34-year-old, who won 10,000m gold at the World Championships in London, retired from track racing this month. The four-time Olympic champion will now concentrate on the road, starting by defending his title []The post Farah eyes fourth Great North Run title appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
A late goal from Thomas Partey was not enough to ease Ghanas woes as they remain on the cusp of seeing their 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes go up in smoke following a 1-1 draw to Congo at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Friday. The Black Stars have qualified for three successive World []The post Ghanas World Cup hopes suffer blow in Kumasi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Mamadou Sakho has rejoined Crystal Palace on a permanent transfer from Liverpool, signing a four-year contract at Selhurst Park. France defender Sakho, who spent the back half of 2016-17 on loan at Palace and played a key part in their Premier League survival, sealed his return to south London in a deal worth a reported []The post Sakho returns to Crystal Palace appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
UEFA has opened a formal investigation into Paris Saint-Germain as part of its monitoring of clubs under Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, European footballs governing body has announced. The Ligue 1 clubs huge spending stood as the defining feature of Europes summer transfer window, with Brazil superstar Neymar arriving at Parc des Princes from Barcelona []The post UEFA opens FFP investigation into PSG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Pele has sent his congratulations to Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal forward surpassed his international goals record. Ronaldo struck a hat-trick, including opening the scoring with a brilliant scissor-kick volley, in his sides 5-1 victory against the Faroe Islands on Thursday. And his latest Portugal treble means Ronaldo has now scored 78 times for the []The post Pele congratulates Ronaldo on surpassing goals record appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Former Liverpool Captain. Steven Gerrard. has backed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to enjoy the best years of his career at Anfield. The 24-year-old finalised a move to Jurgen Klopps side from Arsenal on Premier League deadline day for a reported initial fee of 35million. The midfielder admitted that the decision to quit the Gunners for a direct []The post Gerrard thumbs up Oxlade-Chamberlains Reds move appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Serena Williams earned her latest title mom on Friday when she reportedly gave birth to a baby girl at a Florida hospital, according to WPBF-25 news reporter Chris Shepherd. Citing a source from St. Marys Medical Center in West Palm Beach, where Williams reportedly checked in on Wednesday to be induced, Shepherds WPBF []The post Serena Williams becomes a mom appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused continental heavyweights South Africa and Nigeria of being complicit in the toppling Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi Addressing 47 health ministers at a World Health Organisation conference in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Mugabe said South Africa, Nigeria and Gabon voted in favour of a United Nations Security Council resolution in 2011 []The post You Got Gaddafi Killed, Mugabe Tells Nigeria, SA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
By Femi Falana A couple of days ago, Mr. S.T. Hon SAN questioned the constitutional validity of the administrative power of Chief Judges to order the release of under trial prisoners languishing in dehumanising conditions in Nigerian prisons. I found out, to my utter dismay, that the totality of the learned senior counsels submission was []The post Judicial recognition of CJs power to release prisoners appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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