NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 13 September, 2017.


Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Ekpo Nta, has successfully bowed out of office after six years at the commission. Nta handed over the affairs of the ICPC to Abdullahi Bako, a Board Member, who would be acting pending the assumption of duty by the chairman designate, Prof []The post ICPC gets acting chairman as Ekpo Nta bows out appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
An Eleven years old boy was Yesterday electrocuted to death along the Biogbolo community in Yenagoa,the Bayelsa State capital following the gripping of a power line that fell in the area. The boy,identified as Joseph, was reported to have died immediately after grabbing the power line cable. The Power line cable, which was severed from []The post 11-year-old boy electrocuted in Bayelsa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Recent news that the Chinese company handling the 700MW hydro electric power plant in Zungeru, Niger State has given notice that the December 2019 delivery date of the project to the federal government might not be feasible is a clear indication of the levity with which Asian companies, particularly those from China treat contracts awarded []The post Complete Zungeru Power Plant on time appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned an integrated poultry farm and animal feed mill in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. According to Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, the facility owned by Olam International cost $150 million to set up. Olam International described the facility as the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa. The leading agri-business operates []The post Buhari commissions biggest feed factory in Sub-Saharan Africa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Palpable fear and tension rocked Enugu on Tuesday following a report of explosion in the state capital. Our correspondent gathered that the explosion occurred on Monday night at the New Artisan Market in the state capital. Confirming the incident in a statement made available to Daily Times, the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, []The post Bomb blast rocks Enugu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Ghanaian President, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 3.28 p.m. The closed door meeting was held at the new Banquet Hall in the State House. The Ghanaian []The post PMB receives Ghanas Nana Akufo-Addo in Aso Rock appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared a three-day curfew in Aba, the commercial nerve centre of the State. Ikpeazu said the curfew was necessitated by the attack on the officers and men of the Nigerian Army by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, led by Nnamdi Kanu. Faulting the attitude of []The post Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Atiku Abubakar, a former Nigerian vice president in response to a Twitter user, who wrote You and your likes are the biggest threat to our economy, asked how he has only been a threat to the economy, considering he has created over 50,000 jobs for Nigerians. Atiku had cited a report that the economy was []The post I am a threat to the economy.' Atiku responds to tweet appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-South governors have declared war on the nations failed economy, saying that poor economic policies initiated by the leadership of the ruling party, had contributed abysmally to the current recession. While warning against political gangsterism, the South-South Governors frowned at what they described as failed leadership policies, among others in []The post PDP South-South governors declare war on Nigerias failed economy appeared first on Daily Times Nig 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State chapter has called on Nigerian youths to stop running after politicians for meals, but rather put them on their toes to move the nation forward. The group made the call in a statement jointly signed by Mr AbdulWaheed Odunuga, the State Coordinator, and Mr Adekunle Aderibigbe, the General []The post Dont sell your conscience to politicians for meal, group tells youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
A former presidential candidate, Chief Martin Onovo, has faulted the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) for coming up with a verdict that Nigeria is out of recession. Onovo, who contested the 2015 presidential elections on the platform of the National Conscience Party (NCP), said that Nigeria was in a season of stagnation, rather than being []The post Nigeria out of stagnation not recession, says ex-presidential candidate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has urged states to strengthen their electoral commissions, to enable them fulfil their mandate of conducting credible elections at the grassroots. Mr Shakirudeen Olofin, Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the council gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He []The post IPAC wants states to strengthen electoral commissions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) has said that it was stepping up preparations for the Sept. 30 Lagos State House of Assembly bye-election for the Eti-Osa State Constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had scheduled the bye-election to fill the vacant seat in the House following the death of Mr Kazeem []The post We are stepping up campaigns for Lagos Sept. 30 bye-election AD appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State would hold as scheduled. Chief Adedeji Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun and Ekiti states gave the assurance in Ibadan after declaring open a one day Implementing Meeting on INEC Weekly Radio Programme. He []The post Anambra guber poll to hold as scheduled, says INEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
A member of the House of Representatives, representing Egor/Ikpoba/Okha federal constituency, Hon. Johnson E. Agbonayinman (PDP) has stated that corruption rather than restructuring is the way out of the nations problems. The lawmaker equally called on those clamouring for restructuring to first have a self examination of their deeds against the country in the past []The post Corruption, not restructuring problem of Nigeria Hon Agbonayinma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
..As Kogi govt denies involvement in court ruling on embattled Senator The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is to release a revised timetable and reschedule of activities in respect of the petition for the recall of the Kogi West Senator National Assembly, Mr Dino Melaye on Monday, 18th September, this year. This was confirmed in []The post Dinos recall petition: INEC releases revised timetable Monday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Towards promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship among youth and arrest youth restiveness, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has announced that its forthcoming annual National Youth and Adult convention tagged Agents of Transformation would address unemployment. Addressing journalists at the Youth Centre, Redemption Camp along Lagos/Ibadan expressway, the Assistant General Overseer on Young Adults []The post RCCG plans massive reduction of unemployment, social vices appeared first on 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
More than 100 people were members of each group, the website said. Huang is a member of the Hui minority. China is not taking its tight grip on religious association for granted. Last year, a man named Huang Shike was arrested in Xinjiang province, three months after forming a discussion group about Muslim worship on []The post Man Jailed in china For Teaching Islam Online appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Dateline: June 6th, 2017 The controversial Kaduna declaration, where a Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) ordered Igbos residing in the 19 Northern states to relocate to the Southeast before the 1st of October 2017 or be forcefully ejected may have come and gone, but ripples generated by the order still hang in the air. According []The post THAT KADUNA DECLARATION: The quit notice, its caveat and the suspension appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
I bet you did not know that that was a mental illness caused by the anxiety you often express when you discover that you have left your house without your phone or you forgot it somewhere. Sometime you feel like a part of your major body organ has been caught off. Other times you feel []The post Here is what you are, if you have a fear of being without your phone appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
NWC to take decision on reports recommendation The All Progressives Congress (APC) appeal committee set up to look into appeals and complaints from candidates after the Partys August 26, 2017 Anambra State Governorship Primaries submitted its report on Tuesday at the Partys National Secretariat in Abuja. The partys Organizing Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso received the []The post Anambra Guber: APC Appeal Committee submits report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has counseled the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom to stop further lamentations and settle down to pay Benue State workers their entitlements. Comrade Moro pointed out that Benue State workers who worked hard to get Ortom elected do not deserve the ill treatment being meted out []The post Moro to Gov Ortom: Stop lamenting, pay workers entitlements appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
* Says President has dealt with impunity, enthrones prudence * Insists ruling party did not sideline Atiku, Tinubu, others * APC leaders cant determine who will contest As the issue of whether President Muhammadu Buhari will contest the 2019 presidential election or not still remains cloudy, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji []The post 2019: Why Buhari is yet to declare his ambition APC chieftain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
* Injects Fresh N35bn Into Amnesty Programme As One Feared Dead In Fatal Accident Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo on Tuesday said that the Maritime University established by the Federal Government would soon kick off as part of means to develop the Niger Delta regions. Osinbajo made the disclosure on Akure while speaking at the 2nd []The post Maritime Varsityll soon take off with N2bn FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, says his client has been placed under house arrest by the Nigerian Army. In a statement issued shortly after the incident, Ejiofor said he got a distress call from Kanu but that he couldnt confirm whether he is alive or []The post Nnamdi Kanu cannot be confirmed alive- Lawyer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
.Accuses faceless group of campaign of calumny against firm .My relationship with former oil minister legal, says coy boss Oil and gas company, Aiteo Group has denied the report that its Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Mr. Benedict Peters, bought property in England and luxury furnishings for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, []The post Aiteo denies buying UK property for Diezani Alison-Madueke appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
A Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) has called on the Federal Government to, as matter of urgency, expel the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Abdulkadir Erkahraman from the country. The group, in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesman, Mr Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said that the call became necessary following a reports that Erkahraman has meddled []The post IPOB: Northern groups urge FG to expel Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Abia state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, on Tuesday, declared a three-day curfew in Aba, the states commercial nerve centre following the Nigerian armys inversion of the state. In a statement issued on Tuesday by the state government, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu expressed concern over the launch of a military exercise tagged, Operation Python Dance II []The post Gov. Ikpeazu declares 3-day curfew in Aba as Nnamdi Kanus lawyer raises alarm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The outgoing Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Ndhai Auta, on Tuesday reiterated that the court gave all political office seekers a level playing ground during the 2015 general election that saved it from crisis. Justice Auta said that it was based on the policy that the court did not disqualify President []The post Why Federal High Court did not disqualify Buhari in 2015 Poll- Outgoing CJ Auta appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes his old club need to make a major signing like Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. Giggs feels the Premier League leaders dont quite have what it takes to go all the way without another world-class player such as Bale. He told Sky Sports: You look at the current Manchester []The post Giggs: Man U need Bale to win Champions League appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Organisers of the WAFU Cup have adjusted the opening group matches involving Nigeria at this years competition, with the Eagles now billed to take on Mali, and not hosts Ghana, Thursday afternoon. An official informed SCORENigeria that the match between Mali and Nigeria will now open Group A in Cape Coast by 4 pm Nigerian []The post WAFU Cup fixtures get reshuffled as Nigeria now battles Mali, not Ghana, Thursday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Ex- Super Eagles attacking midfielder, Henry Nwosu (MON) and Commandment of Abati Barracks Lagos, General Gerald Anosike have applauded concept of the All Stars 2017 Football Cup that kicked off last Saturday at the NPA sports ground, Bode Thomas, Surulere, Lagos. Nwosu who is chairman of the Main Organizing Committee of the ongoing All Stars []The post Nwosu, Anosike applaud All Stars Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho was disappointed after Leicester Citys 2-1 loss to Chelsea on game week four in the English Premier League last weekend. The Taye Academy product, who joined the Foxes from Manchester City in August, came off the bench in the 78th minute to make his home debut for the former Premier []The post Iheanacho disappointed after Chelsea loss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
After the successful conduct of the International Amateur Boxing Association one-star coaching course, that ended at the weekend, the Nigeria Olympic Committee in conjunction with the International Olympic Committee will today commence the second phase of the boxing training programme aimed at repositioning it in Nigeria tagged Gloves Up Developmental Boxing Solidarity Course. The programme []The post NOC, IOC take boxing to schools appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi sent a message to the VVV Venlo faithful shortly after netting on his first-ever appearance in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday evening. The Arsenal loanee made sure VVV walked away from the Euroborg with a share of the spoils after heading home the equalizer in the 92nd minute of the encounter []The post Nwakali saves VVV Venlo with debut goal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Crystal Palace have sacked Frank de Boer after his first four Premier League matches in charge all ended in defeats. Palace became the first side in Premier League history to lose their opening four fixtures without scoring a goal and De Boer paid the price, with his three-year deal terminated after a mere 77 days []The post Palace sack De Boer over poor show appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
NGolo Kante is underlining his status as the best player in the Premier League and Chelsea boss Antonio Conte feels the best is yet to come from the France midfielder. Kante was named PFA and Football Writers Association Player of the Year last season after his all-action displays inspired Chelsea to the title in Contes []The post NGolo Kantes best yet to come, says Conte appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus offered proof they can form a fearsome strike partnership during Manchester Citys 5-0 demolition of Liverpool, says manager Pep Guardiola. Aguero became the top non-European goalscorer in Premier League history when he opened the scoring in the 24th minute, before Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was sent off for a rash []The post Guardiola hails Aguero, Jesus strike partnership appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Huddersfield Town suffered a 2-0 defeat in the hands of West Ham United and this made West Ham claim their first points of the season on Monday, giving some breathing space to under-fire coach Slaven Bilic who could finally celebrate his birthday happily. A deflection of a strike by Pedro Obiang in the 72nd minute []The post West Ham Triumphs Over Huddersfield 2-0 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has cautioned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to take into cognizance the current financial priorities of the nation and cut their costs, eliminate wastages and block revenue leakages. Adeosun explained that many agencies were engaged in quasi commercial activities on behalf of government and were therefore []The post Adeosun tasks MDAs on cost management, revenue generation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The Nigerian currency, Naira, on part of rebound after dropping two pints against the dollar at the parallel market, while registering a slight decline at the official foreign exchange market. But the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its continued efforts to ensuring liquidity in the forex market, again injected another fresh $250 million into []The post Naira set for rebound as CBN lifts forex market with $250m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Africas biggest hatchery and feed mill constructed by Olam Grains Nigeria was inaugurated Tuesday in Kaduna. The company, constructed at$ 150 million, consists of feed mill, hatchery and breeder farm, Olams Business Head, Vinod Mishra, has said. Mishra told journalists that the company would process 180,000 tonnes of corn and 75,000 tonnes of soya beans []The post Africas biggest hatchery, feed mill opens in Kaduna appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Not less than a whopping N7.51trillion has been indebted by the Federal Government and the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, latest figure obtained has shown. When considered the nations debt figure which stood at N12.12 trn as at June 30, 2015, skyrocketed to N19.63 trn of June 2017, latest debt []The post Federal Government, states incur N7.51trn in two years appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Sterling Bank Plc, has won the Housing Friendly Commercial Bank of the Year Award for its remarkable impact on housing delivery in Nigerias housing sector. Receiving the award at the 12th edition of the Abuja Housing Awards in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja recently, Sterling Banks Non-Interest Banking (NIB) Group Head, Mr. Basheer Oshodi []The post Sterling Bank wins housing-friendly award appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Irrespective of the sharp decline in Nigerias telecommunications sector in second quarter 2017, the nations economy has been projected to grow in 2017 by between 1 per cent and 1.5 per cent, Bloombergs Intelligence report said. In its recent report titled recovery at mercy of telecoms wild card made available to Daily Times Nigeria, Bloomberg []The post Economy: Services, telecoms, to pick up in H2 .Bloomberg Forecasts growth by 1-1.5 % in 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
The dearth of data bank in Nigeria has been described as major constrain retarding growth of banking sector; and further worsening evolution of the nations economy through purposeful lending. This was revealed recently in Lagos by the managing Director, Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Kuru, at the Centre for Financial Journalism (CFJ) []The post Credit data deficiency frustrates banking sector growth .Amcon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Smartphones have assumed the status of almost-indispensable gadgets. With the utility of these devices increasing by the day, it is no surprise that smartphone addiction is on the rise among various classes and demographics of users. According to the Research and Development Unit of Yudala, smartphones have lent hitherto-unimagined ease and convenience to the increasingly []The post 8 free Apps that can break your Smartphone addiction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Juniper Research has predicted data roaming revenue to rise to $31 billion globally in 2022, after an initial decline in wider roaming earnings caused by European Union (EU) regulation a policy the European Parliament aims to expand to new countries. Juniper Research in a report published this week predicted data roaming revenue would increase []The post Juniper predicts $31bn data roaming rise in 2022, despite EU regulation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Zain Group said it has achieved one of the highest recorded data rates in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) during a trial of pre-standard 5G technology conducted on 2GHz spectrum. The operator generated maximum throughput speeds of more than 70Gb/s during proof of concept tests conducted at its Innovation Centre in Kuwait. Zain plans []The post Zain claims MEA data rates crown in 5G tests appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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