NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday 22 September, 2017.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Traditional rulers of Illofa and Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero local government area of Kwara State, Oba Samuel Niyi Dada and Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula respectively, are to forfeit three months salaries to the state government. This was part of the States Executive Council resolutions after considering white paper on the report of Judicial Commission of Inquiry []The post Kwara monarchs to lose salaries appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Federal Roadsafety Commission ( FRSC ) says plans are underway for the commission to conduct its third quarter road audit in Anambra state. The commission said the essence of the road audit was for the commission to identify failed portions of federal and state roads in Anambra and thereafter draw the attention of government []The post FRSC to conduct road audit in Anambra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
* NERC says about 4m people metered * Edo community drags TCN, others to court Despite the privatization of the electricity sector by the Federal Government, which has since seen new operators, generating companies (Gencos) and distributing companies (Discos), many Nigerians are yet to be metered. Currently, Nigerias population, according to the 1996 Census figure, []The post Electricity: Shocking, as millions of Nigerians are yet to be metered appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike to publicly apologise to the people of the state and his immediate predecessor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, over the ceding of Soku Oil Wells belonging to the state to neighbouring Bayelsa State by the administration of former President, []The post Rivers APC demands apology from Wike over Soku oil wells appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara State, on Wednesday, implored stakeholders to support it in educating the public on electoral processes. The new Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Hajiya Asmau Maikudi, made this call in Gusau when she paid a courtesy call on journalists at the state secretariat of the Nigeria Union []The post Public enlightenment: INEC calls for stakeholders support appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The increasing call for President Muhammedu Buhari to seek a second term in office in the 2019 presidential election has been attributed to the handiwork of the powerful cabal in the country who are benefiting from the present administration. This much was said by Mr. Idowu Omolegan, a Lagos based lawyer and public affairs analysis []The post Cabal behind Buharis second term talk ,says Omolegan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
*Aregbesolas Commissioner beaten to pulp A public hearing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on true federalism was on Thursday abruptly disrupted in Akure, Ondo State capital as some sponsored thugs attacked the Osun State Commissioner for Regional Integration, Hon Bola Ilori. Hon. Ilori was in Akure to represents the Osun state Governor, Rauf []The post APC regional meeting ends abruptly in Ondo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Two socio-cultural organisations, Ndigbo Peace Movement and Arewa Groups have stressed the need for peaceful co-existence of Nigerians irrespective of ethnic and religious inclinations. The two groups made the call in Anambra State in a joint news conference they held in Awka on Wednesday. Mr Divine Onyekachi, the leader of the Igbo movement who read []The post Igbo, Arewa groups sue for peaceful co-existence in Anambra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has given the federal government and South East governors seven days to produce its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, or be prepared for a showdown. The IPOB media and publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, in a statement on Thursday said that the whereabouts of Mazi Kanu has remained unknown several []The post Produce Kanu in 7 days or prepare for showdown, IPOB orders FG, South-East govs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
A prominent member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward F, Ojota, Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos State, Mr. Noibi Sulaimon, has urged youths all over the country to see themselves as leaders of today, as he urged residents to continue to support the APC administration in the state led by Governor Akinwumi []The post APC scribe tasks youth on development, drums support for Ambode appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The National Caretaker Committee, NCC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has suspended one of the aspirants who contested for its governorship ticket for the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and publisher of Authority newspaper, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah for one month. The NCC of the PDP has consequently referred Ubahs case and that of the Senator []The post PDP suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, refers Kashamu to disciplinary committee appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
*Parleys World Bank Officials On Modalities The Senate Thursday, set the machinery in motion for enforcing proper utilizatuon of loans collected by respective state governors. Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan ( APC Yobe North), There have been complaints from across the 36 States on non utilization of foreign loans collected by their respective state governments []The post Senate Moves To Curb Misappropriation Of Foreign Loans By State Govts appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Osun Government on Wednesday declared Thursday, September 21, as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year Hijra 1439 AH, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The information is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, in Osogbo, The commissioner quoted the state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, []The post Islamic New Year: Osun And Kano Declare Public Holiday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte says to his son: My order is to kill you if you are caught. And I will protect the police who kill you, if it is true, What would make you kill your own son' For President of Philippine, Rodrigo Duterte, it is drug business. If allegations of drug dealing levelled against []The post President Vows To Kill His Son If Involved In Drugs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
If they are trying to shock us with the sound of a dogs bark they are clearly having a dog dream. One would think that after President Donald Trumps threats, North Korea would reconsider its decision on developing nuclear weapons. But alas! The North is undeterred. They have now shrugged off trumps threat as dogs []The post N/Korea Says Trumps Threat Is Like Dogs Bark appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Parents of a baby boy born in an Indian village with large red eyes and holes in place of his nose have said they will not abandon him even as cruel locals label the child an alien. The tot was born to Karishma and Arshad at their home in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, India, in []The post We wont abandon him: Parents of Indian baby boy born with huge bulging eyes insists appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Principal of Government Girls College, Wamba, in Nasarawa State, Mrs. Rabi Yusuf has lamented that her school has been without electricity for four years running. Speaking at the National Convention of the schools old students, held on Tuesday in Lafia, Yusuf said that the students had remained in the dark since electricity was cut []The post Principal laments four years without electricity in Nasarawa state appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Executive Secretary, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). Dr Faisal Shuaib, in this interview with TONY AMOKEODO, MATHEW DADIYA and FRANCESCA IWAMBE, says the NPHCDAunder his watch will change current 33 percent access to vaccination by children as well as strengthen health care facilities in the country. He also speaks on other wide []The post Why were changing current 33 percent access to vaccination NPHCDA boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has disclosed that a yet to be identified syndicate in Nigerian and Turkey are responsible for the 2, 671 pump action refiles that have so far been intercepted by the service in the last eight months. Ali who disclosed this while briefing journalist on the recent []The post Illegal arms import: Turkey responsible for seized 2,671 rifles- CGC Customs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is to launch a fresh probe against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, over his alleged involvement in the diversion of about N1.2Bn facility loan granted to him in 2014 by NEXIM Bank under the Local Industrial Growth Scheme. A top anonymous source who confided in the Daily Times revealed that []The post N1.2bn NEXIM Bank fraud: EFCC launches fresh probe of Sen Nwaoboshi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
President-General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural association, Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has urged all Nigerians to promote virtues of peace and tolerance for one another so as to enhance the unity of the country. Speaking when he led members of the association on a courtesy visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in Sokoto, Nwodo []The post Ohaneze take message of peace, unity to Sokoto appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the country has found itself in deep crisis because of poor governance, nepotism, marginalization, and state-sponsored repression. The governor said that these had combined to continue to do violence to national unity and cohesion. Speaking while declaring open the All Nigeria Editors Conference []The post Poor governance, nepotism, others reasons for crisis in Nigeria, Wike tells Guild of Editors appeared first on Dai 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
After two weeks of indefinite strike, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), have called off its industrial action, after reaching a new agreement with the Federal Government. While directing its members to resume work on September 25, 2017, []The post SSANU, NAAT, NASU call off two week old strike appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
After days of marathon meetings and address at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the President, Muhammadu Buhari Thursday left New York for London. Buhari left New York for the Abuja House in London where he will be involved in some diplomatic meetings as well as attend to his medical needs. As part of []The post Buhari departs New York for London appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
A non-governmental organisation, Project Nigeria First has advised parents and guardians to warn their children against engaging in activities that threaten the peace and unity of the country. Mr Uche Nwabukwu, National Coordinator of the organisation made the call on Wednesday in Abuja at a news conference. Making reference to developments in the South Eastern []The post Warn youths against divisive activities, NGO tells parents appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
A Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja fixed Oct. 13 to rule in the suit filed by Sen. Ali Ndume challenging his suspension by the leadership of the Senate. Justice Babatunde Quadri fixed the date after parties had argued their written addresses. Marcel Oru, Counsel to Ndume, urged the court to grant all his []The post Court to rule on Ndumes suit against Senate Oct. 13 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is fully prepared for the conduct of the Lagos constituency bye-election in Eti-Osa Local Government Area on Sept. 30. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election is to fill the vacant seat as a result of the death of the lawmaker representing the area, []The post Lagos bye election: We are good to go- INEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda has announced a 20-player provisional roster for a training camp ahead of next months World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. Zambia U-17 international Lameck Banda has been handed a maiden call-up thanks to his impressive display at the 2017 Cosafa Youth Championship in Mauritius. An analysis of the roster revealed that Zanaco, []The post Zambias Nyirenda names 20-man squad against Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Sunshine Stars might come under the hammer of the League Management Company over unpaid wages to former Nigeria U-23 international Stanley Dimgba and Ojo Mine. The Akure-based side could be banned from registering new players and other disciplinary actions for flaunting Section B Article 9.45 of the 2015-2016 NPFL-LMC Framework []The post Sunshine risk ban over unpaid wages appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
USM Alger will square off with Ferrovirio Beira in the 2017 CAF Champions League match on Saturday. The quarter-final second-leg game will be played at the Stade du 5 Juillet in the Algerian city of Algiers. The first-leg encounter ended in a 1-1 stalemate at the Estdio do Chiveve in Beira, Mozambique last weekend. Fabrice []The post USM Alger eye CAF Champs League semis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Rivers Angels head coach, Edwin Okon has described as the worst game of football his side goalless draw against top-flights, Edo Queens. The Jewel of Rivers were forced to 0-0 draw by the Benin City landladies in Wednesdays Aiteo Cup first leg quarterfinals clash in Port Harcourt. Okon said his side will make amend in []The post Okon rues Aiteo Cup draw against Edo Queens appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Burnley have completed the signing of goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard on a deal until the end of the season following injury to first-choice Tom Heaton. Heaton suffered a dislocated shoulder during Burnleys recent 1-0 win over Crystal Palace and has been ruled out for about four months, meaning he is unlikely to return before the end []The post Burnley sign goalkeeper Lindegaard appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has stepped up his rehabilitation from a thigh injury. The England international sustained the problem during the Audi Cup final against Atletico Madrid in pre-season and has not featured for Jurgen Klopps side competitively in 2017-18. Lallana undertook outdoor running work at Liverpools Melwood training base on Thursday for the first []The post Injured Reds star Lallana steps up training appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Arsene Wenger has rubbished the suggestion he is punishing Alexis Sanchez for the Chileans desire to leave Arsenal by restricting his involvement in the Premier League. Sanchezs sole start in the top flight this season came in the 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool in August, with Wenger having used him as a second-half substitute in the []The post Wenger denies punishing Sanchez appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Manchester United have announced record revenues of 581.2million for the 2016-17 financial year. United won the EFL Cup and the Europa League during Jose Mourinhos first season in charge and investment in stars such as Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan saw staff costs rise by 31.3m to 263.5m an increase of 13.5 []The post Manchester United announce record revenues appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Diego Costas messy split from Chelsea appeared to have reached its conclusion on Thursday with the English Premier League club saying they had agreed to sell the Spain striker back to Atletico Madrid. Costa, a key figure in Chelseas two titles in the last three seasons, has not featured for the club since the English []The post Chelsea agree to sell Costa back to Atletico Madrid appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Sadio Mane says he is finding it tough watching from the sidelines as Liverpools results suffer in his absence. Liverpool have not won a game since Sadio Mane was sent off for catching Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson with a high boot in the Premier League. They drew 1-1 with Burnley at Anfield in the Premier []The post Its Hard To Watch Liverpool Suffer Sadio Mane appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
.Says we have more industries than Lagos Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described data presented by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), as regards the contributions of the state to the Value Added Tax (VAT) as a misrepresentation. He said the claim []The post Ogun faults finance ministry, FIRS, others data on VAT appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Multilateral trade between Nigeria and the European Union (EU) member states stood at 19.9 billion Euros in 2016, Fillippo Amato, the Unions Head of Trade and Economic Sector, has said. Amato disclosed this on Wednesday at a news conference on the 6th edition of the EU-Nigeria Business Forum, scheduled to hold between Oct. 5 and []The post EU-Nigeria trade hits 19.9bn Euros in 2016 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 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 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
..Leaders on warpath over undue process ..3 APC chieftains accused of contracts hijacking Contracts, including other internal crisis have continued to allegedly unsettle the All Progressives Congress Party (APC) Delta State Chapter, investigation reveals. Following the contract scandal, a chieftain of APC in the state, Chief Hyacinth Enuha has alleged that a presidential aide, one []The post NDDC: Contract scandal, others tear In Delta appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has so far recorded 15 system collapses in 2017, indicating strong evidence of the weakness of the transmission infrastructure to wheel power from the generation companies to the distribution companies. According to the second quarter 2017 performance scorecard by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), TCN recorded five system []The post TCN records 15 system collapses in 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
As the Nigerian Stock Exchange prepares to host its 56th Annual General Meeting, there are strong indications that this will be a pivotal meeting in many respects. In the notice of the AGM published in BusinessDay on Friday, August 25, 2017, the exchange-listed under the Special Business to elect nine members into the National Council. []The post NSE set to host historic AGM appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Shettima Abba-Gana, Acting Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission ( RMAFC ) says the mining sector was generating less than capacity due to activities of illegal mining. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN ) Thursday in Abuja, Abba-Gana said the sector generated only N14.9 billion between 2015 and 2016. []The post Nigerian mining sector generates N14.9bn in two years RMAFC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted by former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, inaugurated its first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africas richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote. Following talks by former US president Bill Clinton, French president Emmanuel Macron, Apple []The post Bloomberg, Dangote inaugurate first Global Business Forum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. N 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Harry Purwanto, Indonesias Ambassador to Nigeria said Wednesday, that Nigeria remained Indonesias largest trade partner in spite of fall in trade volume between the two countries. Purwanto, who stated this at a news conference on the forthcoming 72nd Independence Day of Indonesia in Abuja, said that the embassy was committed to strengthening economic ties between []The post Nigeria remains Indonesias largest trading partner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has, in the last two years, remitted a total sum of N133, 426,062,786 to the consolidated revenue fund of the Federal Government. Although, NCC, the telecoms regulators primary role is not to generate revenue for the government, but to nurture and regulate the industry, figures obtained from the commission showed impressive []The post NCC remits N133.4bn to federation account in 2 years appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Internet Society Nigeria Chapter and its counterparts worldwide have commemorated the 25th anniversary of its existence. Speaking during the event held at the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) Office in Lagos, Mrs. Mary Uduma, immediate past President of Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) stated the outstanding technological advancements made by teenagers aged from fourteen to []The post Nigeria Chapter of Internet Society, Global counterparts commemorate 25th annive 
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