NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 12 September, 2017.

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that commitment in the pursuit of the objectives of the economic diversification initiatives of the Federal Government will help in increasing the revenue generating activities of states and Local Governments Areas in the country. Udoma, who was speaking on Monday in Abuja during []The post Diversification initiatives will increase States, LGAs revenues Udoma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Presidency has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to grant audience to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje during the recent Eid-el-Kabir holidays which the President observed in his hometown in Daura, Katsina State. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina described the report as the antics of []The post Presidency denies snubbing Gov Ganduje in Daura appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Federal High Court verdict on the ongoing process of the recall of Dino Melaye from Senate, has elicited y ouths from Kogi west as they expressed solidarity with the court ruling which gave the Independent Electoral Commission the go ahead with the recall process. The youth in their scores stormed the Nigeria Union of []The post Dino must go Kogi West youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
South-East groups on Monday lambasted the Nigerian Army over the alleged attack on Biafra agitators at Nnamdi Kanus country home in Abia state. It was alleged that no fewer than five persons lost their lives in the said attack, while scores were also wounded. Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), said []The post Group condemns Armys attack on Nnamdi Kanus country home appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Monday said it would not relent in its mandate of exposing corrupt persons in the society with the help of new volunteers. Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman of the commission stated this while inaugurating the Ondo state chapter of the National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC) []The post We wont relent in exposing corruption -ICPC boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Once again, the rains have wrecked havoc in many parts of the country especially along the flood plains of many rivers, taking the lives of many people, submerging hundreds of houses and sacking many people from their homes. Worst affected were Benue, Kogi, Cross River and Akwa Ibom states. In Makurdi, the Benue State capital []The post Lessons from Benue floods appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Recent newspaper reports that the cumulative unremitted revenue from domestic crude oil sales by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) stood at about N3.878 trillion as at December 31, 2015, is shocking, depressing and disheartening. It calls to question the assumed high level of probity, integrity and accountability of top public sector officials and shows []The post NNPCS non remittance of N3.88trn to FG in 2015 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal executive council has agreed to concession the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. The vice president stated this on Monday while speaking at the fifth edition of the presidential quarterly business forum at the State House, Abuja. He said, I am pleased to say []The post FG okays concession of Lagos, Abuja airports appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu has stressed the need for all Ekiti indigenes to join hands and work to rescue the state from what he called political slavery. Ojudu, according to a statement by Ekiti Rebirth Organisation (ERO) Media team and made available to The Daily Times, while []The post We ll rescue Ekiti from politics of slavery- Ojudu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly Peter Azi, said the Igbo community in the state has contributed to the growth of commerce and the boost of the state Internally Generated Revenue over the years, nothing that Igbo should be seen as sons of the land. Hon. Azi stated this at the weekend []The post Plateau Speaker to boost relation with Ndigbo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come hard on African leaders who hold tight to political offices despite constitutional provisions and age factor, saying that any leader who wishes to die in office is free to do so as the country will still move on while he goes down to the grave. Obasanjo stated this during []The post Any leader who wishes to die in office is free Obasanjo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti State Hon. Opeyemi Falegan says, the unguided and carefree tyrannical and dictatorship tendencies of the state Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, will be resisted in 2018 governorship election. The act of playing smartness and displaying of illogical arrogance to the disadvantage of the party members which []The post Ekiti 2018: Fayoses tyrannical, dictatorial act in PDP unacceptable Falegan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Deputy National Chairman, (South) of the All Progressives Congress( APC), Chief Olusegun Oni, has insisted that Nigeria is out of recession, urging Nigerians to be positive in their thinking. Oni, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Ifaki Ekiti country home, said the nations economy is expected to bounce back []The post APC chieftain insists Nigeria is out of recession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
As Nigerians battle to define hate speech, the Rivers State governor, Bar. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has insisted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government should reverse its decision to fight hate speeches and focus on how to address what he described as the massive electoral irregularities imposed by the administration on Nigerians. The governor []The post Wike to FG: Forget hate speech, resolve deliberate electoral irregularities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet, saying it is in the nations interest. In a statement by its National President, Mr Israel Eshanekpe, on Sunday in Abuja, the group said that the federal cabinet as presently constituted had many disgruntled and disloyal persons. The []The post Group wants Buhari to reshuffle cabinet appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Britain Monday pledged to add more support to the 42.2 million U.S. dollars relief fund in the fight against hurricane Irma. The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, told Radio 4 that only four million pounds remained out of the 32 million relief fund. His message came as senior MPs and residents of the Caribbean islands []The post UK pledges more fund to fight Hurricane Irma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was a guest on CBSs 60 Minutes show last night where he claimed the Republican establishment is trying to nullify the 2016 election. Calling out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan specifically, Bannon told CBSs Charlie Rose: They do not want Donald Trumps populist, []The post Republicans are trying to nullify Donald Trumps 2016 election Steve Bannon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Global trends continue to shape the fate of gasoline and auto manufacturing in decades to come as more countries join the league of phasing out cars running on gas and diesel. Chinas industry ministry said recently that the country is developing a timetable to end production and sale of traditional fuel cars and will promote []The post China joins France and Britain to ending sales of gasoline cars appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Disturbed by the many reported cases of death caused by Lassa Fever in some states of the county, the President of National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association (NACAMA) Nigeria, Professor Peter Emeka Katchy, has accused Governments in Nigeria of not being serious with the eradication of the disease in the country. Prof Katchy lamented that []The post Nigerians not serious with lassa fever eradication NACAMA President appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The news that the Nigerian economy had exited 5 quarters of recession came as a relief because the recession had dragged on for longer than most initially imagine. The question now is what next' In a report presented at the Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce in February, geopolitical analysis organisation, SBM Intelligence, had advised that the []The post Following the end of the recession, what next' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
.Tussle over who succeeds him begins at FHC .Justice Bulkachuwas scenario may likely reoccur .Certain stakeholders prefer female judge as CJ .Well resist those plotting to foist female judge as CJ of FHC Lawyers Anxiety is now trailing activities at the headquarters of the Federal High Court in Abuja as the court begins its []The post Anxiety over next CJ as Justice Auta bows out appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Federal Government on Monday gave states in the country conditions to be met before any further financial assistance would be deployed to them. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo laid down these conditions at the 2-day national workshop on alternative sources of revenue generation for sustainable development in states and local government councils in Abuja. Osinbajo, []The post FG gives states conditions for further financial assistance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
As defunct NICON Airways employees owed four years salaries 20 ex-workers of NICON die Aviation professionals in the country have petitioned the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, complaining about gross neglect and lopsidedness in the workers welfare, postings, promotions and employments in the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET). The professionals, under the aegis of Association []The post NiMet: Aviation professionals petition transport minister over workers welfare appeared 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017
.Arrest officer, terminal clerk .CGS expresses worry over arms importation Operatives of the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have smashed a syndicate that specialised in smuggling weapons into the country, following the discovery of 1,100 pump action riffles loaded in a 20-foot container. The weapons discovered to have being brought into []The post Customs uncovers 1,100 pump action rifles in 20-foot container appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has challenged his political enemies to either prove his alleged corrupt activities, or mind the skeletons in their own closets and keep quiet. This is even as the former Vice President vowed that he would fight corruption like never before if []The post Show evidence of corruption against me or keep quiet, Atiku dares political enemies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West senatorial district in the National Assembly, seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from undertaking the processes of his recall from the National Assembly, following a petition to that effect by his constituency. The []The post Court dismisses Melayes suit, directs INEC to continue recall process appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Yeami Dunia,Sierra Leone B captain says his side is ready to eliminate Nigeria in Mondays Wafu Cup playoff tournament in Ghana. The defender admitted that bulk of his mates will be taking on the Nigerian side for the first time, but insists they are better prepared than the Super Eagles B. The technical team has []The post Sierra Leones team vows to eliminate Nigeria from Wafu cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Super Eagles landed in Accra, the Ghanaian capital, Sunday night ahead of their West Africa Football Union ( WAFU ) Cup of Nations opener against Sierra Leone. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Super Eagles will take on the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in a Group A clash on Monday []The post Nigerias Super Eagles ready to feed on Leone Stars as team lands in Accra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
What stopped the continuation of the match between Gombe United and Wikki Tourists at Fantami Stadium Gombe. Throwing of stones and other dangerous objects into the pitch by the supporters of Gombe United after Maurice Chedoze own goal which resulted into the stoppage of the match for almost 40 minutes. When nerves were calm down []The post Wikki Tourists Vs Gombe United Match Stop As Fans Go Berserk With Weapons appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
.Excess of 50 per cent of banks are epileptic -Source Against the general belief in many quarters that the Nigerian financial system has stabilised, the reverse may be the case as a reliable source divulged to The Daily Times at the weekend that more banks in the country may collapse soon no thanks to huge []The post High non-performing loans put banks at risk of collapse appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) says it will put measures in place to ensure members deliver the associations mandates to customers. Mr. Rogers Nwoke, the NAMBs President disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the side line of the associations National Executive Council Meeting on Saturday in Abuja. So what []The post NAMB set to deliver mandate to customers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Shareholders of Arik Air Limited has filed a N20 billion suit against the Federal Government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims in the media that they were negotiating the takeover of the airline. The suit was instituted by the shareholders of the airline at the Federal High Court, Lagos, against Ethiopian Airlines, the Federal Ministry []The post Arik shareholders file N20B suit against FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Safety standards and procedures at Egbin Power Plc have enabled the power plant record incident free operations over the last 827 days, Kola Adesina, the companys chairman has said. Addressing reporters on Egbins Safety Report, Adesina said the power plant operates in line with globally acclaimed standards for Health, Safety, Security and the Environment and []The post Egbin records 827days incident-free operations appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The President of the Association of Bureau de Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, on Friday, predicted an end to unstable foreign exchange rate, following Nigerias exit from recession. Gwadabe told journalists in Lagos that available economic indices and the Central Bank of Nigerias (CBNs) forex policy were indications for a stable naira. []The post ABCON chief predicts end to unstable forex market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The Delta State Board of Internal Revenue (DBIR), on Friday, sealed 12 companies, hotels and schools in Warri, over tax liabilities. According to Mr. Joel Ogege, DBIRs Director (Enforcement and Compliance), the companies were shut over accumulated Personal Income Tax liabilities totaling more than N10 million. Ogege, who led the team, said that the tax []The post Delta revenue board seals 12 companies over tax liabilities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The contributions of Globacom to the development of the telecoms sector in Nigeria and the digitalisation of the West African region came to the fore at the third Indo Africa ICT Expo which ended in Lagos on Thursday. Giving the keynote address at the event, the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, said that []The post Glo Mobile has helped access to digital information Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Nigerias central bank Monday will start issuing electronic certificates for capital imported into the country, in a bid to improve its currency transfer process, it said. The new certificate will replace a hard copy now issued when capital is imported, according to a circular from the central bank. The bank said the move would enhance []The post Nigeria reforms capital importation to attract foreign investors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said though, Nigeria has officially exited economy recession according to National Bureau of Statistics but that doesnt mean tough times are over. In a report credited to DailyTrust, the APC chairman made the statement during his address to the second plenary of the Catholic []The post Nigerias tough times are not over despite exit from economy recession, Oyegun says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Oando Plc held has confirmed that it held its 40th annual AGM in Akwa Ibom, Uyo state amidst protest which disrupted proceedings for about ten minutes. According to reports from the official twitter account of Oando, there was a short protest around the venue of the 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Oando Plc on []The post Oandos 40th AGM erupts in protest as Tinubu addresses shareholder concerns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has given explanations over the cancellation of the 2016/2017 NITDEF Scholarship selection process. Director General of NITDA, Dr. Isa Pantami, explained in a press statement issued by the Agency and endorsed by Mrs Hadiza Umar, the head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations that the decision was necessitated by the []The post NITDA explains cancellation of 2016/2017 scholarship selection process appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
NigeriaCom, a leading trade fair & conference dedicated to Africas largest telecoms market is to harp on strengthening Networks & ICT of Digital Nigeria as it hosts 40+ speakers and 600+ attendees from September 20th-21st 2017 at the Eko Meridien Hotel Expo Centre, Lagos. Nigeria Com promises a unified licensing regime due to the high []The post Nigeria Com17 to harp on Strengthening Networks & ICT of Digital Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
The ITS Technology group, which has built and manages a mix of fibre optic and fixed wireless broadband networks across the United Kingdom, has appointed Carl Kameen to be its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in order to help them keep up with an increased market demand and uptake. Kameen aged 43, who joins following []The post Network provider ITS Technology appoints Kameen new CFO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
An official of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Isiaka Olarewaju, has said that Nigeria would need data harmonization strategy to achieve even development. Olarewaju, a director in charge of the real sector and household statistics, NBS, made this disclosure in an interview with journalists on Monday in Abuja, adding that the bureau had []The post Nigeria needs data harmonization strategy for development- NBS director appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Spains data protection watchdog said Monday it has fined Facebook 1.2 million euros ($1.44 million) for failing to prevent its users data being accessed by advertisers. Facebook has collected personal data from its users in Spain without obtaining their unequivocal consent and without informing them how such information would be used, the Spanish Data Protection []The post Facebook violates Spanish protection laws, to cough out 1.2m euros appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
European Union finance ministers to discuss plans this week The finance ministers of France, Germany, Italy and Spain are planning for the European Union (EU) to impose a turnover tax on internet giants like Amazon and Google, stressing that such a move will enable them to clamp down on what they regard as tax avoidance []The post European plans turnover tax on Amazon, Google, other tech giants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
As viewers of the most popular TV Drama Series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by the foremost telecommunications company, Globacom, book a date with the sitcom today, they will be jolted to the reality of the dangers inherent in the unwholesome practices of child labour, child trafficking and street hawking by school-age children. In the latest episode []The post New episode of Professor Johnbull slams child abuse appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Eniola BadmusOn September 7, 2017, was Nollywoods actress, Eniola Badmus birthday. She began the day with the release of an amazing picture on her Instagram page which was definitely was pretty. The Nollywood actress definitely wasnt going to stop with just pictures on social media as she later had a private dinner with a couple []The post I Have Not Clocked 40 Eniola Badmus appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Apparently singer, Timaya was once a toy boy He regularly had sex with an older woman in the early days just to keep a roof over his head. This revelation was made by the Concur crooner in a recent interview. I was born into a fairly comfortable family but I was a rebel and I []The post I Have Used Sex Before To Pay For Food And Shelter Timaya appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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