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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 16 September, 2017.

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Following the recent nomination, screening and confirmation of Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, as a commissioner designate, His Excellency, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State has approved the appointment of a new Chief Press Secretary. He is Mr. Francis Ottah-Agbo. Mr. Ottah-Agbo was until his present appointment, the Special []The post Gov Dickson appoints new CPS, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
As part of its commitments to ensuring accident free and smooth road transit, OLX, one of the leading online trading platforms, has collaborated with the Lagos State Traffic Maintenance Agency (LASTMA) to educate Nigerians on five very important precautions to take to ensure they are safe when driving during the rainy season. The leading online []The post OLX, LASTMA educate Nigerians on vehicle safety during rainy season appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
As reactions continue to greet the deployment of military forces under the name, Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwu Eke Ebo) to south-eastern part of Nigeria, youths from the south-south region of the country have called for the immediate proscription of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB before it becomes too late. IPOB is a group under []The post Biafra: South-South youths call for proscription of IPOB, want Kanus lawyer arrested appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
After multiple assessments done on the nations airports by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), one of the Nigerias most viable international airports: Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos will today be certified by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, haven met all the ICAO []The post At last Lagos airport gets certification appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
As leaders hold national prayer under sun Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) were on Thursday locked out of the International Events Centre, Dome, in Akure, the Ondo state capital, venue for the National Summit Prayer. The Christians who had already planned using the event centre were shut out and barred by the []The post Ondo govt shuts out CAN from event centre appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayo Fayose, has said he cant be threatened or blackmailed by anybody over the recent adoption of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, by stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the preferred candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state. He also said he has no apology to offer []The post I cant be threatened over adoption of my deputy Fayose appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The South-East Governors Forum on Friday proscribed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The decision was taken at an emergency meeting held at the Enugu Government House. The meeting was attended by Governors Dave Umahi of Ebonyi; Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia; Willie Obiano of Anambra and the Deputy Governor of Imo []The post South East Governors proscribe IPOB appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the Presidential Council on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will provide policy direction for the implementation of the goals in Nigeria and ensure coherence at national and sub-national levels. Osinbajo, who inaugurated the council on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said that the councils work will be crucial []The post Osinbajo inaugurates Presidential Committee on SDGs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The power to declare an entity a proscribed organisation under the Terrorism Prevention Act belongs to the NSA, HAGF or the IGP, and not to the DHQ. Such an action has to be gazetted with the approval of the President. So far only 2 groups have been so gazetted: Ansaru & Boko Haram. For clarity, []The post Analysis: The army is wrong appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The defence headquarters has branded the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a militant terrorist organisation and urged parents to dissuade their wards from joining the group. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, John Enenche, the director, defence information, restated the commitment of the armed forces to confront all security challenges facing the country. Enenche []The post Defense Headquarters declares IPOB terrorist organisation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Nigerias President Muhammadu Buhari Friday met behind closed with the visiting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Ugandan President who is on a friendly visit to Nigeriawas received on arrival by Buhari at the Aso Rock villa, Abuja, at about 2.25p.m, according to report by NAN, the Ugandan president has been []The post Nigerias President Buhari meets Ugandas Yoweri Museveni in Aso Rock appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Nigerias main opposition People Democratic Party (PDP) which just endedits leadership squabble might just be faced with another challenge as low turnout of its Board of Trustees (BoT) members yesterday, Thursday scuttled the election of the boards new secretary. Some of the boardmembers at the partys headquarters in Abuja for the election, as well as []The post PDP may be in for another challenge as new BoT scribe election ends in scurry appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism has tabled twelve issues for discussion during the public hearings on restructuring scheduled to commence on Septemeber 18, 2017 in various parts of the country. Besides, the committee said it will consult the report of the 2005 Political Reforms Conference, the 2014 National Confab and []The post APC tables 12-point agenda to Nigerians on restructuring, consults 2005 political reforms conference report appeared first on Dai 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The Arewa Community in Lagos State has debunk allegations by one Alhaji Mohammed Bambado, who claimed and addressed himself as the Sarkin Fulani of Lagos that the Northern people has been side-lined in the affairs of the state. In a statement signed by the secretary general of the Arewa Community in Lagos and signed by []The post Ambode treating us well, says Arewa community appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
.says state spent N10bn on sector under him The Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has said that his administration has spent about N10 billion so far on education in the state. The governor who stated this at the maiden matriculation ceremony of Katsina State Institute of Technology and Management on Thursday, 2017, added that []The post Masari vows to return Katsina education to place of glory appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The Rivers State Governor, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the state government would not tolerate any attack on other Nigerians living in the state by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) or any other group. In a state broadcast on the state security situation on Friday, Governor Wike announced that Rivers []The post IPOB: We will not tolerate attacks on other Nigerians, Wike warns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Members of the upper chambers have declared war on the leadership as a result of the continuous delay in the payment of allowances by the National Assembly bureaucracy. It was learnt that the last minute postponement of the resumption announced by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr. Sani Omolori, was to give the leadership []The post Senate At War Over Allowance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that men of the Nigerian Army invaded the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday afternoon. In a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES, the lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, accused the Nigerian Army of declaring war on Mr. Kanu and innocent, unarmed and defenceless []The post Soldiers Forcefully Entered Nnamdi Kanus Home, His Whereabouts Unknown Lawyer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The decades-old ban placed on Muslim women from marrying non-Muslim men has been abolished by the Tunisian government. The presidency announced the lift of the ban on Thursday in Tunis. Ms. Saida Garrach, Presidency Spokeswoman posted on her Facebook wall: Congratulations to the women of Tunisia for the enshrinement of the right to the freedom []The post Tunisia abolishes Muslim womens marriage restriction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown on liberal CNN, has said that he would poison U.S. President Donald Trump if he was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un. Bourdain, a celebrity chef said he would serve Trump Hemlock, when he was asked by TMZ what he would serve []The post Chef threatens to poison Trump appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed rush-hour commuter train. Emergency services said they had been called to reports of an incident on a train at Parsons Green station in West London at 8.20 a.m. (0720 GMT) []The post UK police investigates reports of blasts on London underground Train appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
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Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The United Nations has commenced investigation of sex abuse allegations leveled against its troops in war ravaged Central African Republic. According to Agency report, the United Nations confirmed on Thursday it was looking into allegations of mishandled or unreported complaints of sexual abuse and exploitation made against its peacekeepers in the conflict-torn Central African Republic. []The post UN probing sex abuse complaints in Central African Republic appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The Islamic State has claimed an attack on a police convoy which killed at least 18 soldiers on Monday. According to agency report, medical and security sources say, the attackers managed to destroy three armoured vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle near Arish, the capital of North Sinai province. The attack turned into a gunfight and []The post 18 Egyptian policemen killed by ISIS during attack on convoy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Raising concern over global security, North Korea early Friday fired missiles over Japan which landed far out in the Pacific. This followed recent test of nuclear weapon by the country. The Norths launch comes a day after the North threatened to sink Japan and reduce the United States to ashes and darkness for supporting a []The post N.Korea intensifies global security threat, fires missile over Japan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Increasing gender- based violence in Malawi, has forced thousands of women to the streets of Lilongwe, protesting death of over seven women from domestic violence. Womens rights activists in Malawis capital, Lilongwe, braved hot weather Thursday to protest recent domestic violence in which seven women were slain or disfigured by their partners. The used the []The post Malawi erupts in protest over rising gender-based violence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The raging controversy over the relevance or otherwise of the legislature among other arms of government in Nigeria has been attributed to the lack of understanding of how the arm is constitutionally built to function. Former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji who said this at a book launch []The post At book launch, Ikuforiji, monarch, others, x-rays relevance of legislature in nation building appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos State, Samuel Adeleke, has urged Nigerians to be patient with the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, noting that the administration was working assiduously to fulfill its campaign promises. Adeleke added that it was challenging for the administration because it met []The post Buhari working to fulfill his campaign promises, APC chieftain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Some died young; some passed away in their middle ages and quite a handful are still struggling today. There is no doubt that these Eagles, alive or dead gave us some wonderful moments in Nigerian football. From the 70s and 80s which many football followers believe to be the golden age of Nigerian soccer, to []The post Remembering our fallen Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Gennady Golovkin says his bout with Saul Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas today is the biggest of this era. Golovkin holds the WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles, although if Alvarez wins he will not take the WBC belt, so that would become vacant. Golovkin, 35, is looking to extend his undefeated professional record to []The post Boxing: Canelo, GGG set to light up Las Vegas appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Fernando Llorente revealed a last-minute telephone call from Mauricio Pochettino convinced him to snub Premier League champions Chelsea in favour of a move to Tottenham. The former Spain international made the switch from Swansea City for a reported 12million on deadline day and will provide competition for star striker Harry Kane. Llorente, who scored 15 []The post Llorente: Pochettino call swayed me from Blues! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Senegal forward Mame Diouf has signed a new three-year contract at Premier League side Stoke City. Diouf has made 99 appearances scoring 19 goals since arriving at Stoke from Bundesliga side Hannover in 2014. He helped Stoke to three consecutive ninth-place Premier League finishes before they came 13th last season. Another top-10 finish []The post Diouf signs new Stoke contract appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata sees no reason why he will not be able to reach the Champions League final with a third different club this season having done so with Juventus and Real Madrid in recent years. Morata has enjoyed a strong start to life in the Premier League, scoring three times and setting up []The post Morata vows to lift Chelsea appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Liverpool star Sadio Mane is not going to let his collision with Ederson in last weekends Premier League defeat to Manchester City change his style of play despite leaving the Brazilian with several facial wounds. The incident occurred when Mane chased a ball behind the City defence in the 37th minute and raised his foot []The post Mane unperturbed over Ederson incident appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Toby Alderweireld just wants to help Tottenham win trophies as he leaves negotiations over a new contract in the hands of his representatives. The Belgian defenders current deal with the Premier League club expires in 2019 and although Spurs can trigger a one-year extension, such a move would reportedly allow one of their key men []The post Im focused on football than contract Alderweireld appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who served a 15-month suspension for doping, has hit back at her critics, saying they dont have the facts. The former world number one was suspended last year after she admitted taking the banned substance meldonium. She has been widely criticised. Fellow player Eugenie Bouchard said she should not have been []The post Sharapova blasts critics, denies drug cheating appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Rory McIlroys defence of his FedEx Cup title took a blow with a one over par round as Marc Leishman shot nine under in round one of the BMW Championship. McIlroy is 51st in the FedEx Cup standings and needs to be in the top 30 to reach next weeks Tour Championship, where the winner []The post BMW Ch/ship: Leishman leads as Mcilroy struggles! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Nigerias DTigers are the defending champions while Friday opponents, Senegal are trying to reach the final for the first time since 2005. The Senegalese are undefeated in Tunisia and have amassed 316 points over four victories, while DTigers have posted 351 points for three victories and a defeat. And they have a history. On the []The post Nigerias DTigers set to face tough Senegal in Afrobasket semis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Oil priceswere lower on Friday but on course for weekly gains, the third in a row in the case of Brent as the clean-up after hurricane in the United States gathers pace and the outlook for demand rise. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was above 50 dollars on hitting a four-month high and finished 1.2 []The post Good news as oil prices rise toward $56 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
The president of Cocoa Association in Nigeria, saidThursday that the country should see a bumper cocoa harvest in the coming season as late rains have helped boost pod production. Sayina Riman, president of the Cocoa Association of Nigeria (CAN), expects output for the new season which starts in October to hit between 300,000 tonnes and []The post Nigeria cocoa output bounce back in 2017/18 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for a seventh month in August, easing to 16.01 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday. The rate of annual inflation was 0.04 percent lower than in July. The highest increases were recorded in clothing materials and articles of clothing, garments, passenger transport by air, motorcycles, shoes and []The post Nigerian inflation slows for 7th month in August to 16.01 percent appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
.instals medical equipment in 6 State Hospitals Governors of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states have applauded a successful partnership with the MTN Foundation which secured the installation of medical equipment in six state hospitals. They described the interventions as timely and largely impactful projects, designed to help improve and boost the healthcare sector in the []The post North Eastern Governors laud partnership with MTN Foundation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
For over 20 years, Richard Mofe Damijo has effortlessly remained a movie god with his acting prowess and show of professionalism. He is one of the greatest Nollywood actors, one who has made an indelible mark on Nigerian cinema with an array of successful movies to his name. After approximately 5 years of dreaming, strategizing []The post RMD to produce 1st TV series appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria, Mr. Ibrahim Magu is a Police officer not given to trivial or frivolous utterances. It reflects even in his gait. He picks his words carefully and always attempt to postulate issues in a manner that exposes Nigerias unnerving problems, others in his position []The post Secession Agitations And Magus Damning Expose appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 16 Sep 2017
Actor, Patrick Attah who currently lives in Germany, said this in a post he shared on his Facebook page some hours ago. I told you guys that the October 1st quit notice wasnt a joke right' The illegal deployment of the Military to invade the East is part of the October 1st plan. Please, all []The post I curse the day Fraud Lugard and the British fraudulently and forcefully created this company called Nigeria- actor Pat Attah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 
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