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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 14 September, 2017.

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Financial investors across the country have commended the Federal Government over the N100 billion Sukuk, non-interest, unveiled by the Debt Management Office (DMO), in a nationwide roadshow. Director General of the DMO, Ms. Patience Oniha, alongside officials of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing told stakeholders in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja that []The post N100bn Sukuk: Stakeholders hail FG For financial inclusion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Ondo State indigenes have commended the Vice President. Prof Yemi Osinbajo for attending the stakeholders town hall meeting organised for the Ondo State Niger Delta Communities. Some of them, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the venue of the town hall meeting in Igbokoda expressed optimism that the meeting would yield []The post Stakeholders praise Osinbajos visit to Igbokoda appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Police Command in Kwara says it has arrested the alleged abductor of a 17-month old baby and snatched the Hyundai car from the mother of the baby. The Commissioner of Police in the state Mr Lawan Ado, disclosed this while addressing journalists at the police headquarters in Ilorin on Wednesday. He gave the registration []The post Police arrest alleged abductor of 17-month old baby in kwara appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have resolved to formed an alliance to unmask all corrupt elements in the country using information technology. The decision was reached when the Acting EFCC Chariman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu and his team paid a working visit to the corporate headquarters []The post NITDA, EFCC form synergy over fight against corruption appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
At a crucial meeting of selected Igbo leaders of Thought in Aguleri, Anambra State, the leaders have described the administration of governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, as, according to them, very bad. They equally described governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State as a failure. The leaders, however, praised the []The post South-East leaders to Wike: Stop dreaming appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Federal government has assured of providing securities for ranch owners and other agriculture investors saying that it will no longer pay lip service to recommendations aimed at providing a lasting solution to the incessant conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made this known at the opening of the []The post Well provide security for ranch owners, agric investors-FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has said that civil actions such as strikes and agitations are caused by corruption. Magu stated this in Abuja on Wednesday during a parley with social media personalities. According to Magu, corruption is the fundamental problem of the country. The Daily []The post Workers strike, Biafra agitation caused by corruption- Magu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, says offenders of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention ETC) Act, 2015, which is popularly known as hate speech in social media risk 10 years jail time and N25 million fine, on conviction. The Inspector General of Police made the comments in Abuja while speaking at a round table organised by []The post Cybercrime offenders to get 10years jail term, IGP warns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Palpable tension has gripped residents of some communities in Rivers State following the clash between members of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) and Hausas. Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have clashed with the Hausa community in Rivers Reports suggest the clash was sparked by the invasion of Nnamdi Kanus home by soldiers []The post Pro-Biafra Group, Hausas Clash In Rivers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) says it will support Nigerian female politicians vying for elective positions in the 2019 general elections. The UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that there was the need to increase women []The post UN to support Nigerian female politicians in 2019 general election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Civil Society Groups of Nigeria, in collaboration with other stakeholders, have urged the Federal Government, to review some of the existing laws to strengthening governance between governments and the citizens. They made the call at a roundtable on review of laws on Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Nigeria, in Abuja. It was organised by []The post Civil society groups call for review of existing laws to strengthen governance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has said that the force would deploy 21,084 policemen to Anambra for the Nov. 28 governorship election. Idris made the disclosure at the Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue session in Abuja. He said that 17,320 policemen would be deployed to the 4,330 polling units across the []The post Anambra governorship election: Police to deploy 21,084 personnel appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Federal High Court verdict on the ongoing process of the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate, has elicited reaction from youths of Kogi West as they expressed solidarity with the court ruling which gave the Independent Electoral Commission the go ahead with the recall process. The youths in their number stormed the Nigeria []The post Dino must go Kogi West Youths insist appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said his focus since he assumed office as head of the 8th Senate on the 9th of June, 2015, has been to build an effective and efficient legislature that directly impact the lives of all Nigerians. Saraki said he would intensify efforts on this agenda as the Senate []The post My dream is to leave behind effective, impactful Senate Saraki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has counseled the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to stop further lamentations and settle down to pay Benue State workers their entitlements. Comrade Moro stated that Benue State workers who worked hard to get Ortom elected do not deserve the ill treatment being meted out []The post Abba Moro to Ortom: Pay workers entitlements, stop lamenting appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has called on development actors within the South-South Cooperation (SSC) framework to strengthen the existing team spirit among member states to engender sustainable development. The governor made the call in a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, to mark the United Nations []The post South-South Cooperation: Obaseki wants stronger team spirit among states appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called for caution and restraint in handling the Conflict that has erupted in Abia State between the Military and elements of the IPOB. They have also commended the Abia State government for the matured way it has so far been handling the delicate situation and urges people of the []The post PDP harps on dialogue, restraint over situation in South/Eeast appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The military operation at the residing area of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, is still on, according to multiple online sources. Somto Okonkwo, a publisher at The Biafra Herald, said a military helicopter has been hovering around Nnamdi Kanus residence in Umuahia, Abia state. According to the reporters, the []The post IPOB Members Arrested as Army Helicopter hovers round Nnamdi Kanus house (video)(Video) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
A total of 45,000 people were evacuated because of bomb threats in 22 cities across Russia, state news agency RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. Many of the calls were traced back to Ukraine, the report said, adding that buildings in 17 cities were checked amid bomb threats. Moscow received about 100 bomb threats, state news []The post 45,000 evacuated amidst bomb threats appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The World Farmers Organisation describes women as the backbone of the development of rural and national economies comprising 43 per cent of the worlds agricultural labour force. The organisation notes that in Africa, 80 per cent of agricultural production comes from small farmers, who are mostly rural women. Women comprise the largest percentage of the []The post Encouraging womens participation in agriculture appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017
*Charly Boy, Adeyanju condemn invasion of Kanus house, militarisation of the SEast Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has urged the Hausa/Fulani community in the state to be calm, noting that the disturbances in Aba on Tuesday involving soldiers and some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had been kept under control. This []The post Ikpeazu appeals for calm in Aba, assures residents of safety appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Andrew Orolua, AbujaThe Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has reaffirmed that the judiciary under his leadership remains committed to the ongoing fight against corruption and other social vices bedeviling the country. To demonstrate the commitment, Justice Onnoghen said that judges and judicial officers shall perform their statutory functions in line with their []The post Judiciary under my watchll fight corruption to standstill CJN appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The committee set up by the Northern Governors Forum and the Northern Traditional Rulers Council to aggregate the views of Northerners on the restructuring debate will hold public hearings in the 19 states of the region, the committees chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said. Speaking after the inaugural meeting of []The post Restructuring: Northern Govs to hold town hall meetings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Controversy and uncertainty are now trailing the results of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election held on August 26, 2017 which was won by Hon Tony Nwoye, one of the 12 governorship aspirants. Though Nwoye defeated Sen. Andy Uba, George Moghalu and nine other aspirants with wide margin, series of petitions of []The post Anambra guber: Andy Ubah, 8 aspirants want Nwoyes victory cancelled appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Controversy has started trailing the announcement of the proposed concessioning of two airports in the country as unions in the aviation sector have opposed governments action. Comrade Ahmed Danjuma, chairman, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in an interview, said concession was not the way out []The post Controversy as unions oppose Lagos, Abuja airports concession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Financial experts have said that for micro-finance banks to remain relevant and be competitive, they must improve capacity building, adopt and embrace digital finance as well as develop products beyond loans and deposits. Founder/CEO K-Rep Group-Kenya,Kimanthi Mutua, while speaking yesterday, in Benin City at a workshop organised by LAPO Institute, tagged: Digital Finance: The future []The post Micro-finance must improve capacity building to remain relevant- Experts appeared first on Daily Times 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) says it will put measures in place to ensure members deliver the associations mandates, in order to deliver on the micro finance promise which is poverty alleviation, financial inclusion and access to finance. The NAMBs President, Mr. Rogers Nwoke, made this disclosure at the associations National Executive Council []The post Financial inclusion: MfBs charges members on mandate to alleviate poverty in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nig 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
.Confident of banking sector resilient in 2017 A new report from BMI Research, has said that Non-Performing Loans (NPL) exposure in the smaller commercial banks is threatening their Capital Adequacy Ratio (CARs). The CAR is a measure of a banks capital, which is expressed as a percentage of a banks risk weighted credit exposures. It []The post NPL crises threaten CARs of smaller commercial banks-Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Management of Kuker Farms and Processing Limited has announced plans to sponsor three grassroots table tennis events annually for Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) as its own contribution towards the development of the ping-pong game in the country. Disclosing this during the just concluded Mini-Cadet Table Tennis Championship sponsored by the company, its Managing Director, []The post NTTF gets Kuker Farms boost appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Ndubuisi Ekwempu produced a stunning display to end the run of Akin Akinrimisi as the 2017 Lagos Country Club Tennis Festival reaches its home-stretch. Unseeded Akinrimisi had caused the biggest upset in the tournament partnered by 9Mobile by dumping out fourth seed, Kunle Onamusi in the first round but Ekwempu wasted no time to claim []The post LCC Tennis: Ekwempu, Okubena reach semis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Following the victory of Plateau United in this years Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), for the first time on Saturday makers of Star brand thrilled fans to an epoch entertaining experience with a grand reception for the victorious team. The two-day event saw the legendary music Icon, Ice Prince thrilling audience to great musical vibes. []The post NPFL: Star thrill Plateau United fans appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Massimiliano Allegri bemoaned a collapse in the defensive standards that humbled Barcelona five months ago following Juventus 3-0 Champions League Group D defeat at Camp Nou. Juve shut out Barca over the course of 180 minutes as they triumphed 3-0 on aggregate in last seasons quarter-final between the sides, but the La Liga leaders found []The post Allegri bemoans Juve loss to Barca appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that the English teams in the Champions League this year are second level to clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Mourinho watched his side cruise to a 3-0 win over Basel at Old Trafford in their Group A opener on Tuesday, though he was not impressed with []The post Mourinho rates English teams low! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti heaped praise on Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, while captain Thiago Silva also lauded the goalscoring trio. PSGs expensively assembled front three of Cavani, Neymar and Mbappe outclassed Scottish hosts Celtic in a 5-0 Champions League rout on Tuesday. Cavani netted a brace to become PSGs leading scorer in []The post Verratti, Silva hail exceptional PSG trio appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Rowing, Canoe and Sailing Federation (NRCSF) has now scored the needed points that would see her games listed among the scoring events at the next National Sports Festival. The cheering news came as a result of her successful participation at the ongoing National Youth Sports Festival in Ilorin, Kwara State, where Rowing, Canoeing []The post NRCSF scores National Sports Festival points appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Former Ivory Coast captain Yaya Toure has once again fallen out of favour at Manchester City. He is not part of their squad that has travelled to the Netherlands to play Feyenoord in the European Champions League this evening. City coach Pep Guardiola said: I spoke with him and he knows the reason why, but []The post Yaya Toure fails to make the cut for City appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Chairperson, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE), Prof. Ruth Oniango, has won the 2017 Africa Food Prize. Mr Adams Ephraims-Onuche, the Sasakawa Global 2000 Communications Officer made this known in statement to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Tuesday. The prize was awarded to Prof. Ruth []The post Prof Oniango emerges 2017 Africa food prize winner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), has stressed that it is now fully positioned and determined to enforce the provision of the NIMN Act, which mandates marketing professionals and marketing related organizations in Nigeria to obtain practice license from the the institution. The President of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Mr. []The post NIMN moves to enforce compliance with Marketing Act appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
identifies worsening business environment Nigerias prime economic development survey, NO1Polls has identified that unprofitable exchange rates has remained inimical to the evolution of the nations manufacturing sector. In its recent poll: The 2017 Manufacturing Sector Survey conducted by NOIPolls and CSEA, It was pointed that unfavourable foreign exchange rates, which ranked 55 per cent in []The post Manufacturers: Unfavourable exchange rates counterproductive.NO1Polls appeared first on Daily Ti 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Reduces over N103bn unclaimed dividend The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has urged registrars in the capital market to ensure that complaints by investors of dividend payments denial or delay is checked forthwith by removing all bottlenecks to timely dividend payment. Making the assertion on Tuesday at the Nigerian Stock Exchanges- organized investor clinic at []The post SEC cautions Registrars over late dividends payment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Nigeria national petroleum corporation NNPC, has said that in order to meet up with the Presidential mandate of rehabilitating the nations three refineries and 2019 target in oil production, that has inaugurated eight committees charged with returning the refineries to their nameplate capacities to achieve the purpose. In a press statement signed by the []The post Refineries rehabilitation; NNPC sets cttees to meet 2019 target appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that Nigerias total export value stood at N3,102 billion in the second quarter, representing a marginal increase over the first quarter. The NBS stated this in Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics for Second Quarter 2017, released on Wednesday in Abuja. The bureau stated that the value recorded in []The post Nigerias merchandise exports stands at N3bn in Q2 NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
After trading in the negative zone for the past three sessions, activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rebounded on Wednesday with the All- Share Index recording a gain of 0.19 per cent. The days growth was as a result of increases recorded across all sector of the NSE except the Industrial and Oil&Gas indices []The post 16 gainers spur equities market 0.19% rebound appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Tax Research Network has been launched in Abuja. Set up with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is driving this network. Speaking at the event, Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, said that research is very important in []The post Tax research network launched in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Wikipedia, the world largest encyclopedia says it will increase Nigerian women visibility on the internet through its affiliate, Wikimedia Nigeria. Olaniyan Olushola, the President of Wikimedia User Group Nigeria (WUGN), said this in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. Olushola said that the group had partnered with the Radio WFM 91.7 to give visibility to []The post World largest encyclopedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited CSR flagship program tagged Seeds for the Future in the Year 2008 is yielding more results. The program seeks to develop local ICT talent, enhance knowledge transfer, promote a greater understanding of the telecommunications sector, and also improve and encourage regional building and participation in the digital community. Recently, the []The post 10 Nigerian youths earn full scholarship to study in China appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
One decade after the first iPhone was introduced, Apple has launched three new ones. The three new phones launched by apple on Tuesday are the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, as well as a range of other products, including the third generation Apple Watch, an Apple TV called 4K, and an augmented []The post This is why Apple wants you to purchase the new iPhone with $1000 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Rock musician Roy C was the one who sang that 60s raving number Dont Blame The Man, saying a man cant get no farther than a woman let him; and reminding the woman a man, cant get your love, unless you woman let him. So is the relationship between the professional media practitioner and his []The post All hues, all flavours for lawyers, media managers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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