NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 26 September, 2017.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the State, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja while handing over the generating sets to []The post Ambode donates 120 5KVA generating sets to power police formations appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
*Clears misconception on constituency projects The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Monday, advocated for the need to properly manage tax incentives in Nigeria as a means of preventing drain on the revenue of government, which is often caused by misapplication. He said an appropriate legal framework for the regulation of tax incentives is required []The post Effective tax incentives ll halt drain on govt revenue-Saraki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
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Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that it is impossible to bring a former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke to Nigeria now to answer for alleged corruption charges against her. The commission noted, that the former minister was under investigation in the United Kingdom by the Metropolitan Police, hence she cant []The post Why Its Impossible To Bring Diezani To Nigeria Now To Answer Charges- EFCC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Unknown gunmen attacked and opened fire at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, during installation of Mogajis and Baales on Monday. The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji got more than he bargained for after his palace was attacked by gunmen. They were said to have opened fire at []The post BREAKING: Gunmen Open Fire As Olubadan Installs Mogajis, Baales appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Federal Government has declared support for the Ibaka Deep Seaport project in Akwa Ibom State. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo announced this during the 30th-anniversary celebration of Akwa Ibom state. Describing Akwa Ibom as a state with a tradition of progressive activism, patriotism and development with strategic importance to the Federal government, Osinbajo said []The post FG Declares Support For Akwa-Ibom Sea Port Project appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has stated that it is open to dialogue with other regions on the issue of restructuring the country. Chairman of NEF, Paul Unongo, said this while speaking with Punch on Sunday. He said the forum would respect any view that would strengthen the unity of the country with equal rights []The post North ready for dialogue on restructuring Elders Forum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Top presidential hopefuls in the ruling All Progressive Congresss (APC) have started mobilizing their supporters ahead of 2019 presidential election as President Muhammadu Buhari returned to London last week for an undisclosed reason after participating in the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York,investigation by Nigerian NewsDirect revealed. However, unlike previous []The post Tinubu, Saraki relaunch presidential campaign as Buhari returns to London appeared first on 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central, has opined that Nigeria will not be restructured before 2019. The outspoken All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain made the remark in a series of tweets via his Twitter handle. According to Sani, there can be no restructuring because Nigerians keep producing duplicitous reports and wait for godot. He wrote: []The post Nigeria will not be restructured before 2019 elections, says Shehu Sani appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
This is really funny. According to a trending footage posted online by Church Gist, some police officers in Detroit, Michigan, USA were sent to stop the noise coming from a Nigerian church. However, they found themselves on arrival also dancing together with the worshippers. Watch the trending footage below; Watch videoThe post Police Officers Storm Noisy Nigerian Church In Detroit USA, Dance With Members (video) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Three African countries and five other countries across the globe have been placed on new travel restrictions by the United States government. According to agency reports, travelers to the United States from eight countries will henceforth commencing October 18th 2017, face new restrictions under a revised travel ban order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump []The post Trump Expands ban on travel to US from 3 African countries, 5 others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Egyptian woman better known as the worlds heaviest woman has died in United Arab Emirate (UAE) hospital, aged 37. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, once reputed as the worlds heaviest woman died in a UAE facility where she was receiving treatment. According to agency reports, the 37-year-old Egyptian was previously reported to have lost over []The post Egyptian considered worlds heaviest woman dies at 37 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated the area around Balis Mount Agung volcano as Indonesian disaster officials said an eruption could be imminent. According to agency report, a spokesman for the disaster mitigation agency said Monday that people have taken shelter in all corners of the island and some have crossed to the neighboring island of []The post About `50,000 evacuated from area surrounding Bali volcano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Inspite of the numerous benefits of water, access to the life sustaining fluid has been elusive to most families especially in the rural and grassroots areas across the country. To tackle the water quality challenges in the Niger Delta region and in Nigeria as a whole, therefore, the Federal Government, through its Ministry of Water []The post Safe water, sanitation and hygiene in Niger Delta: FG, UNICEF to the rescue appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Some states in the North-West, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, on Monday agreed to support devolution of powers in the country, saying the federal government should transfer some aspects of health, transport, fire service among others to the states while it focuses on defence, foreign affairs, security and currency. This was the position of the []The post Restructuring: Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara support devolution of powers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
At least four candidates are on the radar of President Muhammadu Buhari for consideration as the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). According to multiple sources at the Presidency, among the 12 candidates that indicated interest in the job, four have been shortlisted for screening. Top on []The post Yetunde Oni, 3 others jostle for NAFDAC DG post appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has warned that the judiciary would not tolerate any act of nepotism, tribalism, favouritism etc from court administrators across the country. Justice Onnoghen said that court administrator who are susceptible to bribery in any form or other negative vices is unworthy of his or her office []The post CJN kicks against nepotism, tribalism, favouritism in judiciary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 


Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Anambra Government says it has begun registration of unemployed youths in the state to enable it to effectively plan for their welfare and provide them with sustainable means of livelihood. Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Youth Empowerment and Mobilisation, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in []The post Anambra Govt begins registration of unemployed youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Effective regulatory framework has been assured by the Nigeria Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) to ensure professionalism and effective service delivery. The assurance was given on Monday by the national president of the Institute, Mercy T. Iyortyer, while delivering an opening address at the institutes third research conference at Zaranda Hotel in Bauchi. Mercy stated []The post Quantity Surveyors harp on effective regulation, service delivery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma has urged the Airport Manager of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Mrs. Victoria Shin-Aba to extend the successes the airport recorded recently to other airports across the country. Engr. Dunoma gave the advise on Monday while presenting the MMAs []The post Replicate MMA successes in other airports, Dunoma tells airport manager appeared first on Daily Times Nigeri 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The member representing Onitsha South One State Constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly and House Committee Chairman on Sustainable Development Goals, Hon Patrick Paddy Aniunoh, has offered relief and education assistance to the parents and guardians of his constituency through a scholarship scheme. This time, the lawmaker known for his education friendliness and []The post Anambra legislator doles out N5m for scholarship scheme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
As the nation is preparing for the celebration of its 57th independence anniversary, Nigerians have again been charged to develop the ability to be productive, to build a strong and virile country. A cleric, Pastor Ademola Popoola, gave the charge on Monday in his sermon at the anniversary service organised by the Kwara State Government []The post Independence Anniversary: Cleric charges Nigerians on productive capability appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
As more Nigerians continue to lament the decay of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, former national heavyweight wrestling champion, Christopher Columbus Madogwe popularly known as Mr Olympia 1 has urged the Federal Government to handover the edifice to the Lagos State Government for proper maintenance and usage. Olympia who is the immediate past secretary of []The post Hand over National Stadium to Lagos, Olympia tells FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Julian Draxler is expecting Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich to deliver a spectacle in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) on Wednesday. Both sides won their Group B openers ahead of a meeting at Parc des Princes, with PSG particularly impressive in a 5-0 thrashing of Celtic. Draxler was a substitute in that game, but he []The post Draxler predicts tough UCL tie between PSG, Bayern appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik is set for an absence of around four months after undergoing knee surgery for the second time in as many seasons. The Poland international limped off after coming on as a substitute during the second half of Saturdays 3-2 win at SPAL. Milik moved to Naples from Ajax before the start []The post Napolis Milik set for long lay-off after surgery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Villarreal have appointed Javi Calleja as their new head coach following the sacking of Fran Escriba. Calleja had been the coach of Villarreal B, but he has now been promoted to the first team, who he will lead for a first training session on Monday. The 39-year-old played for the Yellow Submarine as a midfielder []The post Villarreal name Calleja as head coach appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Jose Mourinho will face no further action from the Football Association after being sent to the stands during Manchester Uniteds 1-0 win over Southampton. Mourinho was asked to leave the touchline by Craig Pawson during second-half injury time at St Marys on Saturday, after fourth official Mike Jones pulled him back for encroaching on to []The post Mourinho avoids FA punishment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Over 140 athletes and officials that participated in the just concluded National Youth Games held in Ilorin, Kwara State are now grumbling over their unpaid allowances. The athletes and officials who have been visiting the state sports council in Minna since their arrival over two weeks ago now wants Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to come []The post Athletes, officials in Niger grumble over unpaid allowances appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday approved the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 5,000 capacity Onikan Stadium, near Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos Island, in order to make it meet the expectations of a 21st Century sporting facility. The stadiums upgrade is also in line with the new Onikan-Marina Regeneration plan. In a statement []The post Ambode okays Onikan Stadium reconstruction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Nigerias Christopher Bulus failed in his bid to land a major international title over the weekend, following a 0-6, 1-6 loss to Eliakim Coulibaly of Cote dIvoire in the final of the ITF U18 Circuit in Togo. The 16-year-old Aces Tennis Club of Lagos player went into the game with a bright chance as he []The post Bulus bags silver in ITF Junior Circuit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Report in Paris suggest Edison Cavani rejected a 1m bonus offer from the club to relinquish penalty taking responsibilities to new signing Neymar. Crisis seems to be looming at Paris Saint-Germain as the club appeared to have failed in a bid to resolve the issue of penalty taking. Report in Paris suggest Edison rejected a []The post Cavani Turns Down PSG Bribe, Insists On Penalty Taking appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The trouble with the embattled 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, one of the players in the competitive Nigerian telecommunications sector, may not yet be over, as the 13 consortium of banks, led by Access Bank Plc, which gave a loan amounting to $1.2 billion to the firm are re-strategising to recoup their investments in the company. []The post 9Mobile: Banks team up for early sale, says Fidelity Bank MD appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
No fewer than 28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Sept. 25 to Oct. 5. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position, made available to NAN, Monday in Lagos. The ships were bringing bulk []The post 28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos ports appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Board of Directors of Lafarge Africa Plc has said they will be meeting on Tuesday, 26th, September to consider the terms of its Rights Issue in an Extra Ordinary Board Meeting. The cement producing firm in a notice filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday, September 22, 2017, also said it has []The post Lafarge moves to conclude terms of Rights Issue appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Otudeko attributes growth to robust strategies Honeywell Flour Mills has achieved a new height, with a profit after tax (PAT) of N4.3 billion recorded for the 2017 financial year. The company rose from a N3bn loss recorded in the 2016 financial year; and improved by 242 per cent. The Chairman and founder of the Company, []The post Honeywell records highest profit in history appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The equities market improved last week, thanks to the strong gains recorded in the Industrial Goods and Banking indices, which grew 2.94 per cent and 2.39 per cent respectively. The weeks improved performance further supported by marginal gains in other sectors consequently saw the Market Capitalization appreciate by 1.37 per cent or N166 billion to []The post Industrial, banking indices steer equities market to N166bn gain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
President, Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede, will today, Monday, 25th September, 2017, perform his last function as the president of the council, following termination of his second tenure in office. The event is the NSEs 56th Annual General Meeting, while is expected to, among other things reveal the next phase of []The post Aigboje bows out as NSES council president today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Senior officials of the Federal Government joined representatives of the Nigerian private sector and American investors to discuss ease of doing business and foreign investment at the Nigeria-U.S. Business and Investment Forum in New York on Tuesday 18 September. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, the official representative of President Muhammadu Buhari at the forum, []The post No better time than now to invest in Nigeria Rendeavour appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Nigerians have been called upon to demand for compensation from the telecommunications operators over infractions on their rights. Some of the infractions include sur-charges for services not rendered. CEO of ICT Derivative, Abuja, Barrister Ayoola Oke gave the charge while addressing consumers during the 81st Telecom Consumers Parliament organised by the NCC in Lagos, adding []The post Infraction: Nigerians urged to demand compensation from telcos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Deloitte, an audit, consulting and financial advisory firm has identified four possible future scenarios; and predicts that telecommunications companies will need to change their business models in future. This, as the firm sees the telecom industry changing at an exponential rate, as new challenges emerge, customer expectations rise and the competition, new and old, piles []The post Deloitte predicts future change for telcos business models appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
To reach $14.6tn global market size by 2020 An expert in the telecommunication industry said that Internet of Things (IoT) has delivered a big growth opportunity for the industry and urged operators in the country invest in IoT services provision in order to increase their Average Revenue Per User (ARPU). Managing Director for Vodacom Business []The post Expert urges telcos to adopt IoT to boost ARPU appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu has said that the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) and the Ministry would work in partnership towards the unbundling of NIPOST. This is pursuant to the idea of establishing Properties and Development Companies, NIPOST Services and Logistic to carry goods and services, e-government in rural areas for collection []The post Communications ministry to partner BPE in unbundling NIPOST appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Indication has emerged in Information and communications technology sphere why Nigeria is ranked 119 out of 130 countries on e-readiness status. The Director General, Delta State Innovation Hub, Dr Chris Uwaje, explained this position at the just ended 25th Internet Society anniversary in Lagos, adding that eReadiness refers to a countrys capacity and state of []The post Expert explains why Nigeria ranks 119 out of 130 countries on e-readiness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
An expert in the telecom industry has canvassed that the Information Communications Technology (ICT) content should be made available in local languages if they are to be demystified, adopted and utilized by the local user. Mr. Olusola Teniola, president of the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) made this assertion during a presentation at []The post Expert advocates adoption of ICT contents in local languages appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Mobile Trojan clickers that are stealing money from Android users in different countries across the globe via WAP-billing have been discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) billing has been extensively used by mobile network operators for paid services and subscriptions for many years. This form of mobile payment charges, costs directly to []The post Mobile Trojans steal users money via WAP-billing services-Kaspersky lab appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Entertainment and media companies operating in Nigeria are expected to generate US$2.8 billion in revenue between 2016 and 2021. The experts position was contained in the latest Entertainment and Media Outlook: 2017 2021: An African perspective by the PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The Outlook also revealed that of the US$2.8 billion, the Nigerian market will add []The post Nigeria to generate US$2.8bn from entertainment, media companies in 4yrs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Stakeholders at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Telecom Consumers Parliament (TCP) decried the quality of services and data being provided by the various networks. They expressed their experiences across the various networks during the 81stTelecom Consumers Parliament organised by the NCC in Lagos and also in furtherance of celebrating 2017 as the year telecom consumers. []The post Stakeholders at 81st Telecom Consumers Parliament decries QOS, others appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Zinox Technologies Ltd., Nigerian leading original equipment manufacturing (OEM) in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT), has officially launched the GTX Notebook and Kids Legacy Tab. The latest tech products under Zinoxs Future Visions roadmap were unveiled at a well-attended event in Lagos and hosted simultaneously at the companys branches in Port Harcourt, Abuja and []The post Zinox unveils GTX Notebook, Kids Legacy Tab appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 
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