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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 7th September, 2017.

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
When the first Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) was held in Abuja in February 1993, little did the organisers know that economic summit will one day snowball into an idea that is widely accepted across the country. Today, families, corporate bodies, states and the federal government have embraced the idea and they regularly organise their economic []The post The worth of economic summits appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Says its plot to cause disaffection between agency, judiciary Im not under any investigation, CJN insists Lawyers raise the alarm over plans to denigrate judiciary Anxiety is now trailing a report by one of the national dailies (not The Daily Times) which on Wednesday claimed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission []The post Alleged corruption: Anxiety as EFCC denies probing CJN appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
*Optimism about an early call off *Crisis averted as NANS factions clash at ASUU strike protest The federal governments negotiating team led by the Ministers of Labour and Education are expected to resume negotiations with the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) today, in a bid to finding an early call []The post STRIKE: FG/ASUU continues negotiation today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Yemi Kale, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday that the effect of Nigeria coming out of recession will not be immediately felt by the people. The Statistician-General of the Federation made the statement in Abuja at a news conference, according to NAN. In his words, there is a []The post Nigerians soon to feel the impact of countrys economy exit from recession NBS Chief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
All the major non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian public universities have resolved to embark on an indefinite strike from next Monday, September 11. The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU; and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, announced the strike at a []The post SSANU, NASU, join ASUU in total shutdown of university system appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Moses Oyediran, Enugu The new Transition Caretaker Committee (TCC) chairman in Nsukka Local Government Area, Dr. Ejike Asadu, has solicited for support from stakeholders and the entire residents of the area to enable him succeed in his assignment. Asadu made the plea in a brief ceremony while assuming office as Transition Caretaker Committee chairman (TCC) []The post Newly appointed TCC chairman promises to sustain unity in Nsukka LGA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
..Warns Party members to avoid rushing to court There are strong indications that the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may wield the big stick against Sen. Buruji Kashamu and others over activities that are considered obstructive to the partys search for unity in South-west. An impeccable source within PDP, []The post PDP May sanction Kashamu over crisis in Ogun, S/W appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar says that as a Nigerian investor and employer of labour, the news of Nigerias official emergence from recession is a most welcome development. Atiku Abubakar said in a press statement released by his media office in Abuja on Wednesday that the news is surely []The post Atiku hails Nigerias exit from recession, says there is still work to do appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
.Urges FG to negotiate with ASUU, Resident Doctors A major leadership crisis has hit the camp of Alliance for Democracy as members of the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the party on Wednesday suspended the National Chairman of the party, Chief Joseph Avazi, after passing of no confidence on him. The NEC of the AD []The post Leadership crisis hits AD, as NEC suspends National Chairman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan has dared the Federal Government when she disclosed that she will support former Vice President Atiku Abubakar if he decides to run for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 even if President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking reelection. In []The post Minister dares FG, says shell back Atiku even if Buhari is contesting in 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Say Amnesty International enemy of Nigeria A human rights group under the aegis of Coalition in Defence of Sovereignty and Human Rights has declared the Amnesty International an enemy of Nigeria. The group was reacting to the recent revelation that AI has set aside over N10bn and already distributing to CSOs, senior lawyers and cash []The post Rights groups march against Amnesty International over interference in Nigerias affair appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has cautioned Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful in the State against sowing seeds of discord amongst aspirants and leadership of the party. According to a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose, who sounded the note of warning during a []The post Ekiti 2018: Fayose warns mischief makers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
More American citizens on Tuesday trooped to the streets in support of sustenance of Obamas childhood deportation protection a president Donald Trump moves to end the policy. U.S. President Donald Trumps administration moved Tuesday to end a program that shielded 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation, but gave Congress six months to act if it []The post Americans protest as Trump moves to end childhood deportation protections appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Fear of triggering nuclear war by North Korean leader, Kim Jong -un may have propelled Russian president and his Chinese counterpart from agreeing against stiffer sanction against NORTH Korea. Agency report pointed that Russia and China have voiced that intensifying sanctions against North Korea in the wake of its latest nuclear test would do little []The post Nuclear war threat: China, Russia oppose harsher sanctions on N.Korea appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Saturday, August 26, was another historic day for Onitsha people worldwide. And, it will remain evergreen in their memories! In fact, it was a day that was even more spectacular for the proud people of the historic community, who are residents in Lagos, as they trooped out in company with their friends and associates to []The post The glamour and bliss of Onitsha Day celebration in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
In Bangladesh and Nepal,thousands of people are been affected with diarrhoea, malaria and dengue as the waters from the worst floods in a decade. Over 1,400 people have died in the floods that have swept South Asia over the past two months and tens of thousands are living in tents, schools and even just under []The post Thousands Of People Affected As Malaria And Dengue Hit South Asia Through Flood appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The new Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, has vowed to reduce crime and other forms of criminality in the state by 30 percent in two month. Edgal, who gave this assurance on Wednesday during his first press briefing which held at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, stated that his roadmap was based on []The post New Lagos CP vows to reduce crime by 30 percent in two months appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
*Support council autonomy, Adamawa NULGE urges state Assembly Enugu State House of Assembly has assured the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), that they are behind them in the quest for local government autonomy. Speaker of the House, Hon. Edward Ubosi, who spoke when a team of NULGE as well as the Nigeria Labour []The post Enugu Assembly assures of local government autonomy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of National Chronicle Newspapers/Magazine, Dr. Godwin Iorshoresh Nyitsem has called on government at all levels to promote programmes and policies that will help develop the youths as well as curb unemployment and restiveness. He made this call in Abuja on Wednesday in his welcome address delivered during the 21st Chronicle Magazine Annual lecture []The post Goverments urged to develop programme that will curb youth restiveness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
In making sure that he restores and revives the ailing sector of education, the Governor of Adamawa state, Senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, once again visited Government Technical College, Mubi, where he flagged off the distribution of teaching materials, chemicals and beddings According to him the standard of Education cannot be compromise and his administration []The post Bindow flags off distribution of teaching materials to schools in Adamawa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
*Four families battle for supremacy A misunderstanding among four families in Suboyede village, a community in Ogijo, Sagamu-Remo area of Ogun state, has resulted into crisis, as people are beginning to see the unification of the families as a mirage. This is because one of the four families have chosen to wash its dirty linen []The post Power play over chieftaincy title threatens Ogun community appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The federal government has announced its readiness to replace the oil industry with Art and Culture in this dispensation of diversification even as oil is yet to dry up, advising the unemployed Nigerians to take the advantage early. Speaking yesterday (Monday) in Abuja at a cultural expo organized by the National Council for Arts and []The post We are ready to replace oil with art, culture FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Set to launch short code to report cases Between January and September 2017, a total of 852 cases of domestic violence and related cases were recorded in Lagos State, the States Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has disclosed. Speaking on Tuesday at a media parley held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, []The post Lagos records 852 domestic violence cases in nine months appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has called on the military high command to immediately institute an investigation into the cause of the violent clash between soldiers and unarmed tricycle operators in Umuahia, Abia State Capital on Monday evening. The UPP pointed out that the investigation has become a matter of urgency because such issues as []The post UPP urges military to probe clash between soldiers, tricycle operators appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Captain of the Nigerias Super Eagle, John Mikel Obi said young players in the team are hungry to be at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and want to make amends for a poor 2014 performance. The 30-year-old player told ESPN in an interview. The Nigerias team are in pole position picking up a ticket to []The post Hungry Super Eagles owe Nigerians, says team Captain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Jose Mourinho, Manchester United manager has said that he will need another summer transfer window to put the finishing touches on his Manchester United team before it is ready to compete for the biggest trophies at home and abroad. According to The Times, he made no secret of his desire to make one more signing []The post Manchester United need more signings to close the gap- Jose Mourinho appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Argentinas 2018 World Cup qualifying struggles continued with a 1-1 home draw against bottom side Venezuela. By the time Argentina kicked off against Venezuela in Buenos Aires, they were down to sixth place in the table; outside the qualification slots and 90 minutes later, things had not got much better. The 1-1 draw takes the []The post Argentina misses golden chance to 2018 World Cup after 1-1 home draw against Venezuela appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
*PDP cautions FG to stop playing with statistics *Fayose faults claim on recession, says statistics meaningless to hungry Nigerians Following the controversies generated by the recent report that the country has exited from recession, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBC) on Wednesday said that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report which indicated that Nigeria exited []The post Report on Recession exit not politically motivated NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Say if exit is poorly managed, recession could re-occur again Nigeria only out of recession technically As Nigeria, Africas largest economy was believed to have exited its worst recession in 29 years on Tuesday, financial analysts have urged the Federal Government to focus more on privatisation of its major sectors, while also continuing with its []The post Economic recovery: Analysts canvass privatisation, capital project as panacea appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Wants macroeconomic challenges addressed Following the recent announcement by the National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS), on Tuesday, that Nigeria has exited its worst economic recession in more than two decades, notching up growth of 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017, The National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN) Dr. Frank Jacobs []The post Recession exit: MAN urges Nigerians not to expect automatic fall in prices appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Statistical and economic experts are to converge on Lagos today Wednesday for a three-day first international statistical conference to discuss the reality of data revolution in positioning national statistical system. The Second Vice President of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), Dr Olusanya Olubusoye, stated this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Olubusoye, also the []The post Experts to discuss data revolution at Lagos conference appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has endorsed Goldbergs empowerment scheme, Isedowo and commended Nigerian Breweries Plc for the initiative at the flag-off of the campaign on Thursday, 31 August 2017. The event, which held at the palace of the revered monarch in Ile Ife, Osun State, had in attendance prominent []The post OONI commends Nigerian Breweries on youth empowerment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Leading Chinese Electronics firm, Skyrun Global Investment Limited on Saturday, said it will crash the prices of television sets and decoders in markets across Nigeria. Assistant Managing Director, Skyrun Global Investment Limited , Mr Tony Shen made the disclosure during a facility tour with journalists at one of Skyrun assembly plants located at Enyiogugu in []The post Skyrun Global to crash prices of television sets, decoders across Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
In what has been described as a generational shift in the leadership of the Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria, the son of one of the part-finders of the business, Prince Chukwuemeka Mamah, has been elected to lead a national executive committee made up of mainly chief executive officers from various inter-city transport firms. []The post Mamah replaces Okemuo as luxury bus owners leader appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Titus Okunronmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said on Wednesday that Nigerias economy had been experiencing depression rather than recession since 2015. According to NAN, Okunronmu, while responding to questions concerning the countryseconomy in Ota, Ogun state, said that a recession could only last for a quarter or two, as []The post Nigeria was faced with depression, says ex-CBN Director appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Financial experts Wednesday advised the Federal Government to strengthen the current monetary and fiscal policies which exited the country out of economic recession. The experts gave the advice in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos while reacting to the second quarter report of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which indicated []The post Experts task FG on strengthening monetary, fiscal policies; pathways to recession exit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture and rural development has said Nigerians will experience the rise in the cost of food items in the market with the outbreak of armyworm that has affected most of the states in the country. The minister said this in a chat with journalists on the sidelines of a Capacity []The post Nigerians to experience high cost of food items amid army-worm outbreak, Minister says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
*Court orders firms takeover Following the closure of the Omatek Ventures Plc, makers of Omatek Computers factory in Lagos, the dusts it raised are yet to settle. It will be recalled that the firm, which was taken over by a court order barely four months after the death of Mrs. Florence Seriki, founder and CEO []The post OMATEC Computers collapse: Agency absolves self of complicity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Facebook-owned WhatsApp mobile messaging service is looking at ways to monetize the service by charging businesses for connecting with users. WhatsApp said Tuesday that it is testing potentially money-making ways to be used by businesses to communicate with customers. A business version of Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp will be free to use at the outset, []The post WhatsApp unfolds plan to make money from businesses appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Ramesh Awtaney, Founder and Chairman of iSON Group has called on Africa to replicate the Indias model in order to achieve within 5 -10 years what India did in 25 years. He said that in 2015 approximately 230,000 new jobs were added in Indias ICT sector, while sectors current overall employment figure remains well worth []The post ICT: Expert urges Africa to replicate Indias model appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set for the first time, about to change the cryptographic keys that help secure the Internets Domain Name System (DNS). ICANN is a global non-profit organisation that is responsible for co-ordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces of the Internet, []The post ICANN set to change Internets master key appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
StarTimes, has announced an unprecedented downward review of its 2-in-1 Combo Decoder Prices from N13,900 to N5,900. While launching the 2-in-1 Combo Decoder last year, StarTimes had noted that it was the first of its kind in Nigeria and a move to change the Pay TV landscape in Africa and offer surplus entertainment access to []The post StarTimes slashes price of 2-in-1 combo decoder appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Moses Babatope is theGroup Executive Director/ COOFilmOne and a Co-Founder of Filmhouse & FilmOne. For the last 15 years he has a proven track record as a film distribution strategist, in the U.K. releasing Nigerian content and in Nigeria running Filmone. Experienced Odeon UCI manger in the U.K. A judge at the screen international awards []The post Nigerian movie content has improved over time-Moses Babatope appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
A Recap of the Exciting Moments from The Voice Nigerias Live Show For several weeks now my DStv Explora has been set to record one of my favourite shows yet The Voice Nigeria. Now its not as if I would ever miss the show while it airs but the satisfaction I get from []The post Wajes Figure, Stephanies Fashion Fail and Iks Incredible Comeback appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
..as contestants battle for the ultimate prize Organisers of the African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF) Unleash Your Talent competition has revealed that all is now set towards the grand finale of the competition billed to hold Friday Sept 8, 2017 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. The initiative which was created as a platform to []The post African children talent discovery set for final showdown appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Nigerian television viewers have a chance to see the acting prowess of the Mavin Records music sensation, Reekado Banks, as he features in the latest episode of the entertaining TV Drama Series, Professor Johnbull. The series, sponsored by the fully integrated telecommunications company, Globacom, is this week focusing on the activities of unorthodox medicine practitioners, []The post Reekado Banks features in new episode of Professor Johnbull appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
The media is a powerful tool in sustaining democracy. The Western media is ideologically based and stands for what it believes. It stands to offer the best obtainable news to the people. The media is the voice of the masses. When the politicians tell the people what they want to hear, the sugar-coated speeches, the []The post Media and democratic governance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 07 Sep 2017
Dozens of centuries ago, ancient Chinese Army General, legendary military expert and philosopher, Sun Tzu least knew his prescriptions on warfare tactics and strategies, later encapsulated in the work The Art of War would survive to become the navigational compass of warmongers, treasured by business/political leaders and philosophers around the world in this newest millennium. []The post Buratai: Leading Nigerian Army With Diaspora Lenses appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 
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