NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [27 SEPTEMBER, 2017].




Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 27 September, 2017.

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
A Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Tuesday, dismissed an application by a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-kayode, seeking transfer of a money laundering case against him to Abuja. Fani-Kayode, is standing trial alongside a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, a former National Chairman of the Association of Local Government in []The post Court dismisses Fani-kayodes application to transfer case appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is currently hosting four delegates from the Bank of Uganda on a five- day benchmarking visit. The delegates are in Nigeria to understudy the Commissions implementation of the Balanced Scorecard Methodology and QuickScore automation. The NCC had deployed Balanced Scorecard as the management tool for monitoring and performance management of []The post Bank of Uganda delegates visits NCC on study mission appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris has called on pensioners in the country to ensure that they contribute meaningfully to all issues affecting the growth and development of the country. Idris made the call on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving members of the Association of contributory pensioners of Nigeria, who were at []The post AGF urges pensioners to contribute to national discourse appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Mr. Ebikabowei Victor-Ben, popularly known as General Boyloaf, has extolled the sterling leadership qualities of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that the Presidents decision to continue with the Presidential Amnesty Ptogramme on assumption of in 2015, is a demonstration of his good intentions []The post Ex-MEND Commander applauds Buhari on Amnesty appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Judicial Administrators in the country have been charged to put effective machinery in place to ensure efficient justice delivery to citizens. The charge was given by the Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Right Reverend Alexander Ibezim at the Cathedral Church of Saint Faith, Awka during a service to mark the commencement of the 2017/2018 Legal []The post Judiciary charged on effective justice delivery appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Former member of the defunct Bendel State House of Assembly for Ethiope South-East constituency, Chief Michael Oghenekaro has canvassed for the creation of three new States from the present Urhobo nation in line with the colonial administrative arrangement of Western, Eastern and Central Urhobo Divisions. He stated this yesterday during a Press Conference at Enerhen, []The post Ex-lawmaker seeks creation of Urhobo states appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Petroleum Training Institute, (P.T.I) National Alumni Association Effurun, Delta State is set to hold her annual re-union day slated for September 30th, 2017 at the Conference centre of the Institute under the distinguished chairmanship of Dr. Alfred Okoigun, Director, ARCO Petrochemical Engineering Company Ltd. The National President of the Association Engr. Augustine Uwedjorjevwe who []The post PTI alumni association, holds annual re-union day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Nigerias president is under no obligation to disclose his medical condition even though he has spent most of the year being treated abroad, one of his ministers said Tuesday. Muhammadu Buhari has spent long periods in London since January, sparking speculation about his fitness to govern and also questions about who was footing the []The post Buharis health remains private even if Nigeria pays, says Lai Mohammed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Senate President Bukola Saraki Monday drew attention to huge capital flight in the oil and gas sector and described the situation as worrisome. Saraki said the Senate was determined to halt the huge sum of $380 billion the country had lost in the last 50 years in the nations oil and gas sector. Saraki, who []The post Nigerian Senate to stop $380bn capital flight in oil, gas sector appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate removal of all roadblocks across the countrys highways. The highways from where roadblocks will be removed include Lagos-Ibadan, Shagamu-Benin, Benin-Onitsha, Okene-Abuja, Kaduna-Kano, Katsina-Kano, Otukpo-Enugu, Enugu-Port Harcourt expressways, Vanguard reports. Idris also ordered the removal of all road blockages erected by transport unions or labour []The post Police IG orders removal of Roadblocks Nationwide appeared fi 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Founder of the Igbo Youth Movement(IYM), Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko has revealed that the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu had agreed that Nigeria must be restructured shortly before the Nigerian army invaded his home in Abia. PoliticsNGR gathered that Uko, who was present at the meeting between the South-east governors and Kanu []The post Nnamdi Kanu Accepted Restructuring Before Military Invasion Uko appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Speaking to Daily times in Osumenyi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of the State, the ex-commissioner said if people critically examine what Obiano has done in the last three and half years he has been in Office, they will know that Obiano is a winnable candidate in November 18, 2017 election. Dr. Akubuogo said within []The post Obiano deserve 2nd term ex-commissioner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday declared that Nigeria is currently in delicate moment in the anal of her history . Atiku pointed out that this is so in view of various separatist agitations, militancy of the religious and secular varieties, calls for restructuring, and []The post Nigeria presently in a delicate moment, says Atiku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose will on Thursday, formally declare his intention to contest for the position of president of Nigeria in 2019 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The event is billed for the Golden Hall, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja at 11am. Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere []The post Fayose to declare Presidential ambition on Thursday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
*Summons Adeosum, Udoma Udoma For Explanations The Senate on Tuesday frowned at what it described as poor funding of the 2017 budget by the executive arm of government, an anomaly is said may return Nigeria to recession. The Senate which resumed plenary sessions after about 8 weeks recess said only about ten per cent of []The post Senate knocks Buharis Govt on Poor Funding of 2017 Budget appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
*Lists Akpabio, Adeleke, Omoworare Committee Vice Chairmen The Senate leadership has again reshuffled the Standing Committees of the Upper Chamber in what members described as a strategic move to position the legislative arm for future challenges. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki during plenary announced the reconstitution of some key Committees which saw Senators Andy Ubah, []The post Saraki names Andy Ubah, Stella Oduah, Omoworare, Heads Of New Committees appeared first on Daily Times Niger 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday rebuked the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), describing him as lacking in decorum and respect for the party and President Muhammadu Buhari. In perhaps the most scathing criticism by a high-ranking member of the APC government, Sagay had in a press []The post Youre The Rogue Elephant, APC Fires Back At Sagay appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
.seeks peaceful co-existence to actualize one Nigeria Member, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Senator Stella Omu has called on Nigerians to embrace peace as a better antidote to disagreement. Senator Omu made the call at an event organised by the Women Wing of Isoko Development Union (IDU) for former warring communities, Okpolo-Enwhe and []The post Senator Omu flays ethnic disagreement among Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
President Trumps proclamation will come as a surprise to many Lake Chad Basin watchers, but US intelligence suggests that Chadian authorities have not been sharing information relating to public safety and terrorism with their US counterparts. They also said that Chad, a mainly Muslim country, was a haven for jihadist groups but among the Lake []The post Why has US expanded travel ban to Chad and removed Sudan' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The government of Chad has said it doesnt understand why the US has included its citizens in the latest American travel ban list. Communications Minister Madeleine Alingu urged President Trump to reconsider the decision: The Chadian government expresses its lack of understanding of official reasons behind this decision. This move contrasts with Chads constant efforts []The post Chad doesnt understand US travel ban inclusion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Nigerian government for putting its children at risk of under-development, both physically and mentally, resulting from their failure to provide critical national policies that will help to provide adequate foundation for their growth. According to UNICEF report titlled The Early Moments Matter For Every Child launched []The post Unicef blame FG for putting children at risk of under-development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Nationwide blackout likely over disagreement between power firms, gas producers Simon Ugwu Manitoba Hydro International, the Canadian firm that was awarded the management contract for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for four years, has been accused of failure of meeting the target given to it by the Federal Government, as it could not reinvigorate []The post TCN accuses Manitoba of management contract failure appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday swore-in another woman, Mrs Susan Dupe Oluwole, as the states 20th Head of Service with a charge for her to introduce innovations that would not only move the service forward but create conditions for high performance by civil servants. Speaking during the swearing in at Government House, Ilorin, []The post Gov Ahmed swears in new head of service appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly complex to formally notify Senator Dino Melaye of a recall petition against him. However, drama ensued as they attempted to perform their function amid a seeming hide and seek between the embattled Senator and the INEC officials. Melaye, who seemed to []The post Drama as Dino Melaye dodges attempts by INEC to serve him recall process appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 




Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it would demand records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, said this during this years meeting on Admissions Exercise for the Innovative Enterprise Institutions in Abuja. The registrar, who had []The post Admission: JAMB to demand O and A level results from candidates recommended by varsities appeared firs 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Urges Collective Efforts To Tackle Corrupt Existence In Judiciary Nosa Akenzua, Asaba The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Delta State Branch, has sought the 1999 constitution amendment to corrupt activities as the only way for effective leadership. While urging collective efforts to ensure tackle corrupt existence in judiciary. Bar. Chuks Ebu, Asaba Branch Chairman told journalists []The post NBA seeks 1999 constitution amendment to corrupt activities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Arewa groups and Igbo Peace Movement jointly agreed to embark on a grassroot/town hall meeting hinged on Re-orientation and peace in Nigeria irrespective of tribal, regional, and religious differences. In order to solidify our togetherness which is currently threatened and to achieve national unity through conscious community engagements, we all have to deliberate and []The post Arewa Vs Ndigbo Novelty Match: Osinbajo To Honor Football Match appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, pictured above playing table tennis with residents of Ekute Street in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital yesterday, Sunday 24th September. The residents applauded and cheered him after showing off some of his skills while playing the game. See more photos belowThe post Photos: Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, plays table tennis with residents of the state appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Says despite exit from recession, growth remains fragile Applauds FG for release of funds for ex Nig. Airways workers, settling trade disputes The members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), in a bid to sustain the gains so far achieved in inflation reduction and forex stability in the country, on Tuesday, averse to changing the []The post Why we retain monetary policy rate for one year CBN appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Mathew Dadiya Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has urged Africas tax administrators on the need to evolve mechanisms for curtailing tax evasion in their various countries. Osinbajo also advised African governments to urgently build a robust tax regime that will address the perennial challenge of tax evasion, mismanagement of collected tax revenues, under-development and []The post Osinbajo wants African countries to curtail tax evasion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has appointed Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo as the new President of National Council of the Exchange. This decision was reached at The Exchanges National Council meeting held immediately after its 56th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2017. Ogunbanjo succeeds Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, CON, who has completed his three-year tenure as []The post NSE appoints Ogunbajo as new President, elects new council members appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Stakeholders at the Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) Telecom Consumers Parliament (TCP) have spoken against 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;which was also in furtherance of celebrating 2017 as the year []The post Consumers parliament: Stakeholders decry QOS, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
At the end of its 258th meeting (fifth this year), the Central Bank of Nigerias (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to maintain status quo for the seventh consecutive session by retaining the: Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14.0%; Asymmetric corridor around the MPR at +200/-500bps; Cash Reserves Ratio (CRR) at 22.5%; and Liquidity Ratio []The post MPC leaves monetary policy rates unchanged appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Emefiele: Reducing interest rates may reverse the gains achieved in exchange rate stability and inflation rate reduction The Central Bank of Nigeria Monetary Policy Committee (CBN MPC) for the 7th consecutive session has held all benchmark parameters The CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele, in the just concluded MPC meeting, said the committee decided to hold the []The post CBN MPC holds MPR at 14% for 7th consecutive session appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
In furtherance of the Buhari administrations ease of doing business reforms, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will, on Tuesday, consider new and specific initiatives to be implemented over a 60-day period in the National Action Plan 2.0. It will be recalled that a previous []The post FG engages national assembly, chief justice in new ease of doing business action plan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Israels Elbit Systems Ltd. said Tuesday it won a contract worth 240 million dollars to provide a wide array of defence electronic systems to an unnamed country in Africa. The contract, which will be carried out over a two-year period, is comprised of Directed Infra-red Counter Measure (DIRCM) systems to protect aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles, []The post Israel gets $240mn Africa deal to protect aircraft from missiles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The European Commission (EC) has announced its move to abolish roaming in the region after a survey showed the share of travellers accessing mobile data as often as they would while at home doubled. Andrus Ansip, VP for the Digital Single Market, said people are keen to use their phones like at home when travelling []The post EC announces benefits of abolishing roaming fees appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
YouTube has announced that the YouTube Go app previewed at the recent Google for Nigeria event is now debut for initial public download in Nigeria. YouTube has been reimagined to meet the needs of the next generation of users in YouTube Go, which is available for initial download in the Google Play Store. YouTube plans []The post YouTube Go debuts in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The PSquare brothers, who helped to change the face of the music industry in Nigeria, filmed verbally abusing each other and nearly coming to blows during a mediating session at their lawyers office. For those of us who value family so much, this is extremely sad to watch! Watch the video below:The post PSquare and Jude Okoye Almost Fought At Lawyers Office (Video) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Godwin Onyeacholem Much as both Malami and Magu labour to put up gestures suggesting cordiality, truth is that there is no love lost between them. Interestingly, the one thing that came between them is corruption, which is also supposed to be the only thing that should see them basking in a harmonious relationship in this []The post Malami, Magu and blues of anti-corruption war appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
~ Orji Agwu Uka Almost three scores after independence, the Nigerian justice system has remained bedeviled by the congestion of cases in court and chronic delays in the determination of cases. The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Hon. Justice M. L. Abimbola recently disclosed that it takes between five to ten years to conclude a []The post Delimiting concept of jurisdiction: A Panacea for delayed justice elivery in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 27 Sep 2017
Livinus Ukah We are hearing from many quarters especially the dailies that we are out of recession. Is it a political rhetoric that makes people dance over this proclamation' When we hear people rejoicing at the bars, increasing the number of bottles, donating to charity, to the poor and decrease in unemployment, reduction of begging []The post Are we really out of economic doldrums' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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