NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 6th September, 2017.

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Daffo community in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State has decried the deplorable state of the only road linking it with the rest of the world, urging the state government to urgently intervene. Chairman, Daffo Community Development Association, Mr. Mafulul Makwin, made the appeal on Tuesday in Daffo, when he led youths of the []The post Plateau community decries deplorable road, urges urgent intervention appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Group berates MASSOB leader over comments on Buhari Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has berated the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, for his offensive and misleading comments which portray the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as marginalizing the people []The post Group berates MASSOB leader over comments on Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Seven National Diploma (ND) students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) in Abeokuta, Ogun state, have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos zonal office. The suspects, Adesina Olalekan, Makinde Noheem, Toheeb Ogunowo, Somotun Olusola, Somotun Sodiq, Tajudeen Hafeez Bolaji and Kareem Olaseni were said to be studying []The post EFCC nabs MAPOLY students for cyber fraud appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
..as workers vow to resist takeover Suru Worldwide Ventures Nigeria Limited, owners of Best Western Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State, has described as illegal, the attempted seizure of its property by Assets Management Company of Nigeria, (AMCON). The management has justified its position saying that,The loan is a five- year loan; when we drew down []The post N13.4bn debt: New twist over hotel seizure by AMCON appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Recent news report that the Kaduna Textile Mills, the New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC), in partnership with a Turkish firm and in collaboration with the federal government will invest $15 million to reactivate the collapsed Kaduna Textile Company is a welcomed development. The move is in line with President Muhammadu Buhari administrations policy of resuscitating []The post Time to revamp the textile industry appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Senate said Tuesday that the data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showing the countrys economy out of recession, is an evidence that the 21 recommendations it submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 were yielding results. This is contained in a statement signed by Senate spokesman, Sabi Abdullahi. The Senate []The post Nigerias senate claims glory as country leaves recession zone appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Just few days ago, it was reported that security operatives have increased the number of their personnel in the South-East and South-South zones of the country as part of measures to prevent a breach of the peace, which may result from the activities of Biafran agitators ahead of the upcoming Anambra State governorship election. The []The post Army Deploys Armored Tanks To The South-East. Photo/video appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
After one year of declined economic activities, Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa has finally exited recession as data on the countrys Gross Domestic Product released on Tuesday shows that the economy grew at 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017. The Nigerian economy slipped into recession in early 2016 after contracting for []The post Finally, Nigeria exits from recession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Nigeria is officially out of recession, according to growth data published by its National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released on Tuesday. The NBS data indicate that Nigerias economy grew 0.55 percent in Q2 2017 compared to -0.91 percent (revised) in Q1 2017 and -1.49 percent in Q2 2016. A Reuters poll had suggested at the []The post Nigeria out of recession as GDP grows 0.55% in Q2 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The office of Governor Simon Lalong in the Plateau State Government House cannot be taken over by prophesy come 2019, says a cleric of Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), in Plateau State, Rev. Pandang Yamsat. The Cleric who is an erstwhile President of COCIN, said, God has not finished with Lalong and therefore is []The post Plateau politicians warned against prophecy in 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Ondo State government has promised to create new industries and revive the moribund ones to meet the needs of unemployed youths in the state. Otunba Timilehin Adelegbe, the Commissioner for Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives said this on Tuesday in Akure while addressing staff of the ministry. Adelegbe, who was resuming duty after being inaugurated []The post Ondo promises to create new industries to curb unemployment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Elected public office holders in the country have been charged to fulfill their campaign promises to Nigerians and listen to the needs of the electorate who voted them into office. This charge was given by the Parish Priest and head of St Augustine Catholic Church, Ikorodu headquarters, Reverend Father Livinus Ikechukwue Orakwe during an interview []The post Fulfill your campaign promises to Nigerians, cleric tells public office holders appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The invitation extended to Senator Isah Misau by the Police Service Commission (PSC) to appear before it has been described by a public interest lawyer, Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi as a show of ignorance and an admission of administrative ineptitude. The commission has invited the serving Senator who is also a retired police officer, representing Bauchi []The post Senator Misau: Police Commission erred over invitation Lawyer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expel members of the organization who pay bail to police, saying that paying bail is giving in to extortion. He explained that IPOB members in Anambra State in particular are at high risk of being arrested due to his declaration to []The post Nnamdi Kanu Threatens To Expel IPOB Members Who Pay Nigerian Police Bail Money appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Members of the Ebonyi State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) joined supporters of President Muhammed Buhari to campaign for the incumbent ahead of the 2019 elections. Acting state Chairman of APC, Mr Eze Nwachukwu, speaking during the rally said, We thank God for the recovery of Mr President from his sickness and []The post APC Launches Buharis Second Term Campaign In Igbo Land appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 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 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
A group, under the aegis of Southern Mandate of Nigeria (SMN) has condemned an attack on some politicians believed to be loyalists of the former governor of Kano state and the Senator representing Kano Central Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, accusing Governor Umar Ganduje of complicity. Recall that there was a reported case of attack on []The post Group accuses Ganduje of complicity over attack on Kwankwaso appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
As the deadline given to Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia expired 30th August, human Rights Watch has urged the Saudi government to halt its plan deport hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian immigrants. The affected immigrants are those from the horn of Africa who missed a late August deadline to register or face deportation. Saudi []The post Ethiopians facing deportation by S. Arabia gets groups support appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
China has attacked U.S. President Donald Trumps threat to halt trade with any country doing business with North Korea after its latest nuclear test, saying it endangered vast trade relations between Washington and Beijing. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday, What is definitely unacceptable to us is that on the one hand we work []The post China attacks Trump threat to curb trade because of North Korea link appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
A Swiss court has rejected the plea of Eritrean military trainees asylum seekers, ruling that they have completed their military service and can be sent home from Switzerland. Eritreans are the biggest group of asylum seekers in Switzerland, with nearly 14,500 citizens in the asylum process as of the end of July, government data showed. []The post Swiss court denies Eritrean military trainee veterans asylum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Resident doctors have started an industrial action to push their demands and make the Federal Government bend the knee. But in the meantime, Corps Doctors and Consultants are to take charge. Consultants, Youth Corps doctors and doctors on internship have been asked to provide health services in Federal Government owned hospitals while Resident Doctors are []The post Doctors Strike: Minister Puts Consultants, Corps Members In Charge appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the real impact of coming out recession will be better felt when ordinary Nigerians experience a change in their living conditions. Buhari stated this on Tuesday when he received the President of Niger, Alhaji Mahamadou Issoufou, at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. A statement by the Presidential []The post Exiting recession will be felt better when living condition improves Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Data released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics yesterday shows that Nigerias economy is finally out of recession. GDP growth for Q2 of 2017 was 0.55 percent, halting five quarters of negative growth. The previous two quarters had been -0.91 percent (revised) in Q1 2017 and -1.49 percent in Q2 2016. A statement from the []The post End of recession elicits mixed reactions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
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Wed, 06 Sep 2017
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted leave to Dr. Richard Ndubuaku to serve court processes, seeking to stop the leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and others from disrupting the November 18 governorship election in Anambra Stars through substituted means. Justice Babatunde Quadri gave the order of substituted service []The post Anambra guber: Court orders service on Kanu, IPOB over plot to disrupt poll appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The Nigerian capital market regulators have been urged to intensify effort to ensure that more indigenous investors participate in the Nigerian equities market, as this would trigger another round of market vibrancy. Participation by more Nigerians in the local market, would not only motivate other citizens to tap from the market earning opportunities to boost []The post Dearth of retail investors scare foreigners from equities marketStakeholder appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has signed a USD 250 million senior unsecured loan facility with Deutsche Bank AG. The bank gave the disclosure in a regulatory filing with the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. According to ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, the senior unsecured loan facility of USD []The post ETI borrows $250m from Deutsche bank to repay outstanding debts appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the GDP numbers for Q2-2017, with Nigerias real GDP for Q2-2017 improving 0.55% y/y, rebounding from 5-straight quarters of contraction amid policy reforms in the currency market, sustained peace in the Niger-delta region and improving business confidence. The view of researchers at United Capital research is that []The post Agriculture: Niger Delta peace spurs GDP growth appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Louis Saha has backed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to help galvanise and lead Manchester United to trophies when he returns from a knee injury. Ibrahimovic is back at Old Trafford after signing a one-year contract last month, having initially not been offered a new deal at the end of last season following a serious knee ligament injury. []The post Saha: Ibrahimovic return will lift Man Utd! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Gianluigi Buffon feels Real Madrid have a great goalkeeper in Keylor Navas and have no reason to sign Gianluigi Donnarumma. Juventus and Buffon were beaten 4-1 by Madrid in Junes Champions League final, as the Spanish side became the first team in the competitions modern era to win back-to-back European titles. Navas has been Madrids []The post Real dont need Donnarumma, says Buffon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The world-record transfer of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain has presented Barcelona with the chance to return to their traditions, according to president Josep Maria Bartomeu. European football was left stunned when the Brazil star completed a move to Ligue 1 after PSG paid his 220million release clause to shatter the record for the most expensive []The post Neymar sale returns Barca to traditionBartomeu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Diego Simeone has extended his contract as Atletico Madrid head coach until 2020. The Atletico boss signed a two-year extension on Tuesday, extending his reign at a club where he took charge in December 2011. A year ago, Simeone and Atleti agreed to shorten his contract expiry date from 2020 until 2018 amid speculation linking []The post Simeone renews Atletico deal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Rivers Hoopers basketball club of Port Harcourt players have taken a swipe on Musa Kida for stopping them from participating in the ongoing Kwese Premier Basketball League Final 8 holding at the Indoor Gym of the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano. Captain of the team, Bob-Manuel Ngowari who said the Port Harcourt club was aiming []The post Hoopers blast Kida, decry boycott appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
A total of 25 coaches drawn from across the country are participating in the ongoing International Olympic Committee one star coaching course in conjunction with the Nigeria Olympic Committee which started in Lagos on Tuesday. Holding from September 5 10, 2017, at the Brai Ayenote Boxing Gym within the National Stadium Complex, Surulere Lagos, []The post 25 coaches commence NOC course in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria over their superlative performance in the ongoing World Cup qualifying series which has put them at a vantage position to qualify for the 2018 tournament. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in []The post WCQ: Saraki lauds Eagles performance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Young Talent 99 FA has emerged champions of the just concluded Bishop Mike Okonkwo Football Championship played in Lagos after recording a 6-5 penalty victory over FC Bethel. The game ended 1-1 at regulation time. In the third place match, Synergy Ultimate Strikers recorded a 3-2 victory over Young Stars FC to emerge as the []The post Okonkwo Cup: Young Talent emerge champs! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Coach Hugo Broos has dismissed media reports that he has quit Cameroon by saying he wants to win a second Africa Cup of Nations with the country. On Sunday, the Cameroon federation issued a statement that denied the Belgian had resigned after Fridays 4-0 World Cup qualifying defeat by Nigeria. I want to stay with []The post Broos vows not to quit Lions job appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Fernando Alonso said he was born to be a Real Madrid fan after being elected as an honorary club member at the Santiago Bernabeu. The two-time Formula One champion was presented with his membership card and a personalised shirt by club president Florentino Perez during a ceremony on Monday. McLaren driver Alonso joins the likes []The post Alonso bags honorary membership at Real appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Exit, an indication of Buharis performance-FG CBN: We predicted Nigerias exit in May Its not yet Uhuru for the economy- ASSBIFI, others Following Tuesdays pronouncement by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Nigeria, which has been reeling under excruciating pains of recession since late 2015 may be gradually exiting it, mixed reactions have expectedly []The post Mixed reactions trail Nigerias exit from recession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
. Counsel on adequate metering, network upgrade .Banks deny Egbin new credit line over N125bn debt There are indications that the Federal Government may not meet set targets in the power sector as a result of the underperformance of many operators. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) that has been monitoring the Electricity Generation Companies []The post Gencos, TCN, Discos underperformance threaten FG target Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Guinness Nigeria has demonstrated commitment to reward investors for their loyalty with improved performance expected to close its current financial year on positive note, and open first quarter on hyper performance level. This was revealed in the companys fourth quarter result for the period ended 30th June 2017, released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), []The post Guinness Nigeria, recovers loss position as PAT peaks @ N5.bn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Abiodun Oyindamola, with Agency report With the relative peace in the Niger Delta and some level of stability attained in oil production, the exemption granted to Nigeria by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, is due for review. The cartels committee will on September 22 meet to review oil sector developments in Nigeria and []The post OPEC: Nigeria, Libya know fate soon over oil exempt appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the commencement of the privatisation of Afam Power plants 1 to 5 in Rivers, NAN reports. Accordingto Laolu Akande, the vice-presidential spokesperson the measure is to inject additional power into the national grid and improve electricity supply nationwide. Akande said on []The post FG approves privatisation of Afam power plants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
.There is great deal of enthusiasm to help private sector succeed- Vice President .Nigeria has an amazing future UKs Boris Johnson As the Buhari administration continues its drives to promote private sector partnership, it remains ready to provide the necessary assistance to private investors looking to invest in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo []The post FG partners UK investors to promote Nigerias private sector- Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
. Customers of FCMB, Sterling Bank, UBA others stranded in Lagos, Ogun At a time when most of the Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in the country constantly advertise their seamless banking services through other payment system, Nigerians in their numbers have scored most of the lenders low during this year Eid-El-Kabir holiday, as banks customers []The post Eid-el-Kabir: Nigerians score banks ATM services poor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Folarin Coker, Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), said that for the largest Africa economy needs a strong domestic market to see its international tourism market grow. He made theremark from the perspective that domestic tourism is the only form of sustainable tourism,during his keynote address with the theme Maximizing the Potentials []The post Nigeria needs strong domestic market to grow its international tourism, says DG, NTDC appeared first on Daily Time 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
South Africas economy is out of recession following 2.5% growth results announcement quarter-on-quarter. Agriculture, forestry and fishing were the largest contributors to the growth. Africas most industrialised economy entered into a technical recession in early 2017 after two consecutive negative growth quarters were recorded. This is welcome relief here particularly following the downgrade to junk []The post South Africas economy is out of recession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Electronic payment operators have decried the absence of robust infrastructure network and low level of awareness as the bane of slow e-payment. This is against the backdrop of the need to expand electronic-based channels of transactions in the country. The operators have also lamented that the problems have been complicated by inability of telecommunications operators []The post Infrastructure network, awareness, bane of cashless policy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Wed, 06 Sep 2017
As winning prize gets increase (Pics: Mr Charles Oyakhilome, CEO Airopay briefing members of the press at the partnership announcement) Popular Nigeria TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' will be making a return on air, following a sponsorship deal organizers sealed with Airopay in partnership with Ultima Limited, after former sponsor, MTN []The post Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Returns With Airopay Sponsorship appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 
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