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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 5th September, 2017.

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
No fewer than two persons were feared killed in the early hours of Monday at the renewed hostilities on Monday, in Unenurhie community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State when unspecified gunmen allegedly stormed the community and started shooting at random. It was reliably gathered that the cause of the shooting by the []The post Two persons feared killed in Delta communities resumed hostilities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Plateau State correspondent of The PUNCH newspapers, Mr. Friday Olokor, and two other persons on Saturday escaped death by whiskers, following attack on them by suspected robbers on their way to Abuja. The incident was said to have created panic among commuters, his colleagues and communities in Jos and Abuja. According to an eyewitness, []The post PUNCH man escapes death from suspected robbers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Three more illegal health facilities have been closed down in Abeokuta, Ado-Odo/Ota and Ifo Local Government Areas by the Ogun State Government. The facilities which includes Adigbe Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Lolade Scan Centre, Ado-Odo/Ota and a Laboratory at Ifo were sealed up for operating without registration and revalidating their operational licences with the State Ministry []The post Ogun shuts down more illegal health facilities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
MOSES Simon capped up his brilliant performance in Uyo, Akwa Ibo State on Friday with a beautiful goal Monday in Yaound, Cameroon against the same Indomitable Lions that Nigerias Super Eagles whipped by 4-0 in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier. The game started on a cautious note on the side of the Nigerians []The post WCQ 2018: LIONS force Super Eagles to draw with dubious penalty appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Hajiya Yaddada Mai Kano is the Commissioner, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Kano State. In this interview with YAKUBU SALISU she explains the state governments commitment to bettering the lives of women in the state in areas such as education and empowerment, as well as the role of the ministry in matters that []The post Girl-child Education, welfare and women empowerment, a priority to Ganduje -Hajiya Yaddada appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Chairman, Ogun House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, Hon Adeyemi Harrison, on Monday said the Forests and Wildlife Preservation Bill would be passed soon. Harrison (APC-Waterside), gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. He said public Hearing on the bill would be held when []The post Ogun lawmaker assures of passage of Forests, Wildlife Preservation Bill appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on states and Federal Governments to be more proactive to curtail flood disaster in the country. A statement by the partys Head, Publicity Division Administration, Chinwe Nnorom, for the National Publicity Secretary, on Sunday in Abuja, said the party expressed its sympathy with government and people of Benue []The post PDP charges FG to be more proactive in handling flood cases appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on states and Federal Governments to be more proactive to curtail flood disaster in the country. A statement by the partys Head, Publicity Division Administration, Chinwe Nnorom, for the National Publicity Secretary, on Sunday in Abuja, said the party expressed its sympathy with government and people of Benue []The post PDP charges FG to be more proactive in handling flood cases appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has declared that, nobody can threaten his life over his administrations actions and policies. Governor Masari stated this at the weekend when he received the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmummini Kabir Usman, who paid him a Sallah homage Hawan Bariki at the old Government House, Katsina. According to him, []The post No one will intimidate my actions and policies, says Gov Masari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has faulted the explanation offered by Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for failing to arrest the Arewa youth that served a quit notice on Ndigbo resident in Northern states to leave by October 1, 2017. The Rights group said the []The post Quit Notice: HURIWA accuses Malami of double standards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
South Korea has said that it has seen indications that the North is preparing more missile launches, possibly an intercontinental ballistic missile. It said it was strengthening its controversial US-made Thaad missile defence system after the Norths test of a nuclear bomb at the weekend, BBC reported. The South has carried out live-fire exercises in []The post North Korea preparing ballistic missile launch; US threatens massive military response appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation and pursuing policies that will improve the livelihood of the people and reposition the country for good. Buhari stated this on Monday in Daura, Katsina State while receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from the state. In a []The post Ill reposition Nigeria for good, Buhari assures appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Says Nigerians will beg Jonathan to return The founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has said that the Federal Government is using the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to destroy Biafra. In an interview in the current edition of The Interview, []The post FG using Nnamdi Kanu to destroy Biafra MASSOB Founder, Uwazuruike appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Monday directed all its members nationwide to embark on an indefinite strike to press home their demand of payment of salary arrears of its members both in federal and state health institution. They are also demanding the upgrade of their members who are due for promotion. This []The post Resident doctors begin nationwide strike, vow to sustain it until demands are met appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
*Plaintiff detained since July 17 for alleged link to Magu A retired senior official of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Abba Kaka Mohammed, has slammed a N2billion suit against the agency and the Attorney General of the Federation before the Federal High Court Abuja for unlawful detention. Mohammed is praying the court to []The post Illegal detention: Ex-DSS director sues agency, demands N2bn damages over link to Magu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Mohammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, said that the former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been committed in giving his support to the upliftment of the emirate since the days of his late father. According to him, Atiku has been turbaned the Turakin Adamawa in the past 36 years and served the []The post Atiku remains a faithful council member of Adamawa Emirate -Lamido appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Lagos state governor, Akiwumi Ambode, has declared that his administration is an inclusive governance for all citizens irrespective of their religions as he urged both Christians and Muslims to unite together to ensure greater Lagos. He said this at the 2017 Eid-Il-Kabir celebrated by Muslims in Agege Local Government where he assured them that his []The post Eid-el-Kabir: Ambode tasks Christians, Muslims on unity for greater Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
More facts have emerged from the International Labour Organisation that West Africa is listed among the largest contributors of irregular migration into Europe and other western parts of the world. The ILO Country Director to Nigeria, Dennis Zulu said: West Africa is one of the largest contributors to irregular migration into Europe and many countries []The post West Africa amongst largest contributors to irregular migration ILO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has identified labour unions as crucial in tackling hate speechs trend, and urged labour movement to speak up against the rising trend in the country. Director General of NOA, Garba Abari, made the call during a working visit of the leadership of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria []The post NOA to support labour against hate speech appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Cameroon fought back from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw with Nigeria in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Yaounde on Monday night. Having been thrashed 4-0 by the Super Eagles on the weekend, the stalemate provides at least some redemption for the Indomitable Lions, though their hopes of reaching Russia 2018 are []The post Wounded Lions hold Eagles in Yaound appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
In the last few minutes the Super Eagles of Nigeria have come away from the Stade Omnisport, Yaounde with a 1-1 draw which confirms that Cameroon cannot make it to next years World Cup in Russia. A first half goal for Nigeria from Moses Simon was cancelled out by Vincent Aboubacar from the spot after []The post Nigeria eliminates Cameroon from Russia 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Ighalo and Balogun suffered knocks in Fridays game and may be excused from the Mondays World Cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon Two players that put up exceptional displays for the Super Eagles when they beat Cameroon 4-0 last Friday in Uyo are doubtful for Mondays return leg in Yaounde it has been []The post Injury Worries For Super Eagles Ahead Of Cameroon Clash appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The 2016/2017 season was really a tough one for Arsene Wenger as Arsenal failed to secure UEFA Champions League place and the #WengerOut calls were very loud Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has revealed that he considered resigning from his position at the Emirates. Wenger almost took the decision to leave, but made a U-turn and []The post Wenger Considered Resigning appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Super Eagles could face additional sanctions from FIFA after Odion Ighalo celebrated his goal against Cameroon with Thank You Jesus shirt. The striker lifted his shirt to reveal a message and was instantly booked by Egyptian referee Ghead Grisha after netting the opening goal in the Super Eagles 4-0 victory over Cameroon in Uyo on []The post Nigeria face FIFA sanction after Ighalo celebrated goal against Cameroon with Thank You Jesus shirt appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
*As SEC may merge multiple accounts The Nigerian equities market is currently battling with a challenge of how to harmonize multiplication accounts which could either be forfeited by their owners or merged into one single account. According to the Director General Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, multiple accounts that are similar could be []The post Retail investors expectant of increase in IPOs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Cumulative unremitted revenue from domestic crude oil sales by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, stood at about N3.878 trillion as at December 31, 2015, a report by the technical sub-committee of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, has revealed. The report, which formed part of the submissions in the 2015 Annual Audit Report of []The post NNPC did not remit N3.88trn to FG in 2015- Audit report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Stock market declines 0.95% in August May rebound this week Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, will resume tomorrow (Tuesday), as the country observes a national public holiday in commemoration of the Eid-el Kabir Muslim Festival. However, analysis of equities market performance in the week ended Thursday, August 31st, 2017, showed repressed figures, []The post BUSINESS OPENING PAGE, SECOND LEAD STORYSEPT 4TH appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The proposed merger between International Breweries Plc (IBPlc) and two other brewing companies has been approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). A regulatory filing on Tuesday by the company via the NSE, stated that under the terms and conditions of the proposed scheme of merger, all the []The post International Breweries receives merger approval appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
As coys distribution of MacDowells, others aided growth Guinness Nigeria plc announced its 2017 full year results on Thursday, August 31st with a 23 per cent boost in revenue to N125billion. The results, also showed a gross profit of N48.3bn, which is 16 per cent higher versus the previous year; and an operating profit of []The post Guinness: Revenue rise due to favourable expansion, says MD appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has raise raised hopes that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, may soon open liquidity window for capital market operators for funds to boost the Nigerias capital market. This optimism was expressed recently by the Director General SEC, Mounir Gwarzo in Lagos, as he revealed that discussions were ongoing []The post SEC hopeful CBN may open liquidity window for market operators appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the ex-depot price of petrol has dropped from N138 to N133.28 per litre in most of its depots, indicating a gain of N4.72 for marketers. The drop is even sharper in private depots where the price came down to N130 or N131 per litre, a gain of []The post NNPC: Petrol now N130/litre at depots, N142/litre at stations appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprising traditional PCs, a combination of desktop, notebook and workstations, and tablets (slates and detachables) have been predicted to continue on a slight decline through to 2021. This is, according to the International Data Corporations (IDCs) latest Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, which shows PCD shipments declining []The post IDC predicts continue decline of PC device market till 2021 appeared first on Daily 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
SAPs Africa Code Week (ACW) initiative, has received commendation as a critical leverage to bridge the continent-wide digital divide, as well as being a significant launch-pad for youth empowerment in the digital era Executive Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, in his address, thanked SAP and ACW key and primary partners (UNESCO Youth []The post Ondo empowers teachers ahead of SAP Africa Code Week appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
As Nigeria telecommunications industry is growing in leaps and bound and impacting the economy, so, it became worrisome when with less than half a million lines on the eve of our democratic revival, today, active connected telephone lines are about 150 million, which have come with a contributing increase in tele-density, suddenly drift by loss []The post Why Nigeria lost over 10m subscribers active lines appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The gullibility of Mercy Johnson-Okojie (Caro the househelp) gets the better part of her in the latest episode of the entertaining TV drama series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by Globacom, as she abandons a registered pharmaceutical shop to patronise a one-drug-cures-all peddler. This unsettles the household of her employer, Kanayo O. Kanayo (Professor Johnbull), as the []The post Mercy Johnson falls for antics of fake medicine peddler in Glos Professor Johnbull appeared first on Daily Times N 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar led Nigerian Airforce is finally attempting to punch its weight in the counter-terrorism war; God be praised. His branch of the military service has been the weak link in the security infrastructure and a chain, as they say, is only as strong as its weakest link. []The post Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, Spare Us the Drama appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
The ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have kick-started their campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, as both parties boasted at the weekend to capitalise on each others weaknesses in wooing voters at the forthcoming election. For the PDP, members said they would []The post Apc will Campaign On Pdps Failuresoyegun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the self-acclaimed leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu is more influential than the President For the final time, I urge the FG to be restrained. You cannot fight 2 wars on 2 fronts all at once. Nnamdi Kanu is bigger than Buhari. He is []The post Nnamdi Kanu Is Bigger Than Buhari Fani-Kayode appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 05 Sep 2017
1960s Nigeria was a period rife with identity politics pitting one region against the other. And that was by no accident. The political structures of the country were crafted around the 3 major ethnic groups and they took on one another seeking dominance. In each premier of the regions was an ethnic champion with aspirations []The post A case against restructuring appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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