NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 23 September, 2017.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
No fewer than 500 youths from Edo South Senatorial District have commenced Intensive Empowerment Training Program, courtesy of the member, representing the District at the upper chamber, National Assembly, Senator Matthew Uroghide The training was facilitated by the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) and declared opened by its Director General, Mrs China Balogun []The post Edo Senator Empowers 500 Youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
takeholders, comprising traffic authorities, transport unions and port users, on Friday asked trucks and tankers parking indiscriminately and causing gridlock in Apapa area to vacate Lagos roads within 48 hours. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the stakeholders gave the ultimatum in a communique issued after an emergency meeting to resolve the gridlock []The post Apapa gridlock: Stakeholders give trucks, tankers 48 hours ultimatum to keep off Lagos roads appeared first on Daily Time 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee of OPEC and Non OPEC Countries in Vienna on Friday endorsed Nigerias position that the exemption granted it at last years conference be sustained until the country stabilises its crude oil production. Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigerias Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, who led Nigerias delegation []The post OPEC agrees with Kachikwu, endorses Nigerias exemption from oil quotas appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Armed robbers on motorbikes have been having a field day in traffic between Alaka and Funso Williams Avenue, Surulere, Lagos. More to follow.The post Robbers terrorise Lagos commuters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Abubakar Alhaji who served as the minister of finance in the second republic has disclosed that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) borrowed money from Nigeria in 1974. Abubakar who blamed countrys over-dependence on oil for the economic problems, said while in the position, he signed the agreement. made the disclosure on Thursday, September 21, when []The post IMF borrowed money from Nigeria in 1974, former minister says, bemoans present state of countrys economy appeared first on Daily Times 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Thursday met with Northern Elders Forum, NEF, led by Ango Abdullahi. The meeting which was held in his conference room at the National Assembly was centered around peace and unity. He also met with Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, where issues concerning the salaries of lawmakers were []The post Bukola Saraki Meets With Northern Senators Over Nigerias Unity (Photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Following the recent clampdown of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), by men of the Nigerian Army and the subsequent intervention of governors of the South East region and proscription of the group and also naming it as a terrorist group by the Army, a political party, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) []The post Nigerian Army/IPOB clash, proscription and political intervention appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Preye Aganaba, a founding member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a 2015 senatorial candidate of the party in Bayelsa State in the last general election, he speaks on the crisis in the state chapter of the party. Aganaba also bares his mind on other recent national political development. TOM OKPE reports. *******What is []The post APC had more problems at inception than now Aganaba appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has declared that despite efforts by the Samuel Ortom-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in Benue State to silence him, he would continue to remain a potent voice in the state to entrench good governance. Moro, a staunch member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made []The post Excuses, blame game wont save you, Moro slams Gov Ortom appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has accused the previous administrations in the country of failing to give needed attention to the welfare of the people. Masari said no past government, whether federal or state, can boast of the kind of people-oriented programmes that are being implemented by the current federal administration of the APC. []The post Past govts have fail to give priority to the people like the Buharis govt- Masari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWSIEC) has described as false, insinuations that it has denied the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Offa Local Government Area of the state the opportunity to participate in the November 18, council poll in the state. It described as misleading a report to that effect in a national daily, []The post LG Poll: Why PDP is out of Offa LG contest- KWSIEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged Nigerians to portray the country positively before the world to boost investors confidence. There is no doubt that we are in a very difficult financial situation in our country and I believe that we need to begin to find ways to sell a good image of our []The post Okowa Urge Nigerians to portray Country positively appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nigerias Senate President Bukola Saraki Thursday disappointed many Nigerians who had thought he was going to come clean on the controversy surrounding the salaries and allowances of the red chamber members. The Thursdays meeting with representatives of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) provided a rare opportunity for him to redeem his battered image []The post Nigerians disappointed as Saraki fails to come clean on Senators salaries, allowances appeared first on Daily 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in London, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said. According to Punch, Adesina, replying to a text, said the he arrived in London Thursday night and will return to the country on Monday. He wrote: We just landed in London. He is in transit; []The post President Buhari in London, to return to Nigeria Monday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) issued a press statement yesterday to protest against the Federal Governments first ever sukuk (noninterest lease assets facilities) which was announced last week. The statement which was dated 19th September, 2017 was signed by CANs General Secretary, Rev. Dr. Musa Asake. The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) considers CANs position []The post Opposition To Sukuk: CAN Is Playing dog In The Manger appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress to cosmetics firm LOreal, has died aged 94, her family has confirmed. A statement said she had died at home peacefully overnight. With an estimated 2017 net worth of 33bn euros (30bn; $40bn), she was the worlds richest woman. She left the companys board in 2012 and was rarely seen in []The post Liliane Bettencourt, worlds richest woman dies at 94 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
One out of every 10 babies in the world is born premature. One million die each year, many due to lack of warmth. And someone wanted to change all that, saying No baby should die from being cold. This core value was the center of her teams project and design for extreme affordability.This entrepreneur and []The post Failure as most important skill for a successful entrepreneur appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
In 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari launched his ambitious Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to turn around Nigerias fate and position the country onto its path to sustainable growth. Among the plans envisaged goals are 7% GDP growth, single-digit inflation, reduction in unemployment, and self-sufficiency in petroleum products by 2020. After almost two years in []The post A Game-Changing Plan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi. []The post New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria Mr. Osita Aboloma has raised an alarm on the recent increase in the cases of false declaration of imports at the countrys entry posts. Speaking in Lagos at the inspection of about 7 Container Loads of products intercepted by the agencys Enforcement Team during the recent sallah holidays, []The post SON alerts on falsely declared imports appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, has approved the appointment of three new Principal Officers, in substantive capacities, for the University. The Principal Officers-designates are: Professor Felix Kolawole Salako, Vice-Chancellor; Dr. Hakeem Adebola Adekola, Registrar; and Mr. Chukwunwike Ezekpeazu, Bursar. According to the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council []The post FUNAAB appoints new VC, Registrar, Bursar appeared fir 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Vice Chancellor of the university of professionalism and managementGbedjromede, Sossa Cotonuo, Republic of Benin, Dr. Fatoke Miftaou, has charged the graduating students of the school to be of good character in the larger society after their academic pursuits. Addressing the graduating students at the first convocation ceremony of the school held recently, the VC []The post VC charges graduates with good behaviour appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The fear of not being protected during elections is one of the major factors affecting the participation of people living with disability in exercising their franchise, says Joshua yenle, Chairman, Nigeria Association of the Blind, Plateau State. Mr. Yenle, said security agencies do not have the protection of persons with special needs as top priority []The post Persons with disability decry confidence on security agencies during election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 


Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano, on Political Matters, Comrade Arinze Awogu, has warned the residents of Okpoko community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state of the danger of voting those who burnt the state in the past. Awogu who spoke while addressing Okpoko community in Okpoko said if the people []The post Okpoko community vows to vote Obiano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Christian and Muslim faithfuls across the country have been called upon to shun any act of violence and embrace peace to pave way for the socioeconomic development of Nigeria. The call which was made on Thursday by the Chairman of Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state, Mr Samuel B Yelmison when he led []The post Coalition of Civil Society Organizations calls for Peace appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Anambra State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has revealed its determination to always prosecute drug offenders to ensure drug addiction free society. This was disclosed during a courtesy call on the Anambra State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Anali Chude, at his office in Awka, Anambra state. The Commander of []The post Anambra NDLEA prosecutes over 30 offenders annually appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte thanked Diego Costa on Friday for his contribution at Stamford Bridge, after the club agreed a move for the striker with Atletico Madrid. Conte had told the 28-year-old via text message earlier this year that he was no longer needed at the club. Costa had scored 52 Premier League goals to []The post Conte and Diego Costa say their Goodbyes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Romelu Lukaku has told Manchester United fans to respect each other after an anti-discrimination group complained about a lewd terrace chant. Kick It Out described a song, which makes reference to the size of Lukakus manhood, as offensive and discriminatory with racist undertones in a letter to United earlier this week. The Football Association has []The post Chant About The Size Of Romelu Lukakus Manhood By Man United Fans Causes Uproar appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Flavour, Phyno, Kiss Daniel, others to perform Globacoms soar away entertainment package, Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, will today, Saturday, September 23, 2017, land in FESTAC Town, Lagos, the company has said. The telecommunications firm said in a statement released in Lagos on Friday that the FESTAC show would be held at Golden Tulip Hotel, []The post Globacoms music show lands in FESTAC town today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and Ciuci (pronounced see-you-see) Consulting, a leading strategy and consumer intelligence company have entered into partnership for the launch of the Nigeria Business Composite 10 (NiBC 10). The launch will take place on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos. The NIBC 10 is a selection of []The post NSE partners Ciuci on NiBC10 launch appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Award-winning Nollywood star, Adesua Etomi on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House in Benin City. The actress, who hails from Edo State, commended the Obaseki-led administration for the giant strides it has made in empowering women and caring for the less-privileged in the []The post Nollywood Star, visits Obaseki, lauds achievements appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The continental multilateral trade finance institution, Afreximbank has continued to expand its reach across the African continent, with the latest admission of Comoros Island as a participating state. A statement by the bank, and made available to The Daily Times Nigeria, disclosed that Comoros activated its membership as Afreximbanks 46th participating state on 12 September []The post Afreximbank admits Comoros, as Chad, S Sudan conclude ratification appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Prof. Faraday Orumnwense, Vice-Chancellor, University of Benin (UNIBEN), has tasked governments at all levels to invest more in science and technology in order to boost skill acquisition. Orumnwense, who made the call recently in Abuja at the Civil Society Dialogue with Stakeholders on Education, organised by the 1st Initiative for Leadership and Economic Watch in []The post Uniben VC tasks govt to establish technology, innovation village appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
As Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from September 25 to October 1, 2017, organisers of the event have promised to crown the week-long event with an Independence Day mega concert. Speaking at a press conference to announce the event in Lagos, Akinola Oluwaleimu, General Manager of []The post Nigeria Beer Festival promises maximum entertainment, Independence Day mega concert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Managing Director of Chellarams Plc, Chief Suresh Chellaram, has tasked the Federal Government on long- term and consistent policies that will aid the business growth for both the company and the economy. Speaking after the closing gong ceremony on Wednesday, held in commemoration of the recent joint venture embarked on with the worlds 7th []The post Long-term investment depends on govt policies-Chellarams appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Airtel Nigeria, leading telecommunications service provider, has been honoured with the Payment Innovation in Telecom Award by Africas leading transaction switching and processing services company, Interswitch. The Award, which held recently at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos, recognized leading financial institutions, mobile financial players, processors and retailers, for their innovative and transformative use of []The post Interswitch honours Airtel for payment innovation in telecoms appe 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
The Acting Head, Corporate Services of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Pai Gamde has said the NSEs partnership with a leading Strategy and Consumer Intelligence Company Ciuci (pronounced see-you-see) Consulting, to launch the NiBC 10 initiative will help advance the development of SMEs in the country. According to Pai, the NSEs decision is in alignment []The post Why we showcase ten successful Nigerian businesses NSE Boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
With auditions in seven cities that includes Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, PH, Calabar, Benin and Enugu, the first season of the Nigerian Icon Reality Show is sure going to hit major TV stations with a bang as over 10, 0000 participants were recorded in all. With participants cutting across four major categories that includes comedy, pageantry, []The post Akpororo, Omawunmi, ThinTallTony announced as judges for Nigeria Icon reality show appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Telcom Satellite TV (TSTV) is coming with Pay As-You-Consume plan which every other operator said was not possible in Nigeria before now to challenge DSTV. The Pay-As-You-Consume plan already lauded for its simplicity will allow subscribers of TSTV pay for only programmes watched. TSTVs entrance is a test of strength and will prove if DSTV []The post TSTV Pay-as-You-Consume plan challenges DSTV appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Oil prices were largely up yesterday as traders waited to see whether oil- producing countries set to meet in Vienna, Austria would extend production limits to reduce the global crude glut. The brent crude was trading at $56.29 dollars a barrel. U.S. crude was 50.64 dollars. Ministers from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), []The post OPEC Meets As Oil Prices Hit $57 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Fashion lovers all over the world can once again look forward to an unparalleled fashion experience as the 2nd edition of the GTBank Fashion weekend is set to hold on the 11th and 12th of November, 2017. The 2-day event will treat attendees to an enthralling journey across a wide variety of Africas finest styles []The post GTBank Fashion Weekend Set to Showcase Africas Finest This November appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Blogger, Linda Ikeja has reported that hotshot Nollywood duo, Banky W, and Adesua Etomi will observe their traditional wedding ceremony in Lagos on Sunday, November 19. The event which will be strictly by invitation, is expected to be talk of the town. Invited guests have been sent details on how they can purchase aso-ebi for []The post Adesua and BankyW fix date appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Nigerian pop star, Wizkid popularly called Starboy has become the first Afro-pop artiste to appear in the Guinness Book of World Records. Wizkid has been included in the Guinness Book of records,thanks to Drakes One Dance which broke the World Record as the most played song on Spotify with over 1 billion streams. The 2018 []The post Wizkid Is All The Way Up As He Enters Guinness World Book Of Records 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
TMC also set to launch $10 Million USD Creative Fund Fast-growing talent agency, Temple Management Company (TMC) today expanded its operations within the lucrative Nigerian creative industry with the launch of a new subsidiary, Temple Motion Pictures Limited. In another development, TMC will also offer subscriptions to a $10 Million creative fund which will provide []The post Temple Management Company Expands With launch of Temple Motion Pictures, Announces MD appeared first on Daily Times Niger 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Following the successes recorded from the release of his past efforts, A Great Day and Honourable, one of Nigerias fast-rising filmmaker, James Abinibi who is famous for his artistic cum creative digital works is set to premiere his new movie entitled Mentally. Mentally officially premieres on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the Genesis Cinemas, The []The post James Abinibis Mentally film set for premiere, cinema release appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
After a huge successes in Lagos Uyo and Port Harcourt, the chronicles of Ushbebe live has come to shake the capital city of Abuja with electrifying performances and scintillating rib-cracking jokes. Crowned one of the most entertaining comedy show in Nigeria as produced by Yankee Entertainment & Pride Rock Entertainment; The Chronicles of Ushbebe Live []The post Ushbebe drags 9ice, Gandoki, others to Abuja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
By FEOM childhood, I had always known that I have relatives in Idumuje Unor, Onicha Olona, Ubulu Okiti, Ezi, Akwukwu Igbo, Issele Azagba etc but I was too young to comprehend my grandmothers explanation of the relationships. The relationships seemed too far fetched. Recently, I reached out to my mother, uncles and aunties asking questions []The post blood is thicker than water appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 23 Sep 2017
Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, has reacted to being suspended by the PDP and says he has not gained anything from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall, on Thursday, the PDP suspended the businessman for allegedly making disparaging allegations against the party over the conduct of the Anambra governorship primary election []The post I Have Not Gained Anything From PDP In My Entire Life Ifeanyi Ubah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 
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