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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday 8th September, 2017.

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed the secrets of how the Buharis Administration is reportedly working its way out of the recession. Mohammed made the revelation while speaking at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) in Kano on Wednesday. Taking Nigeria []The post Minister reveals secrets of Buharis work that reversed recession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Stabilises at 365/$1 at parallel market The Nigerian currency, Naira, on Thursday, rebounded at the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEX) window, while surprisingly fell further at the official foreign exchange market. The naira, however, stabilized at 365 per dollar the rate it has been trading since last week at the NAFEX, but closed at []The post Naira gains at NAFEX, drops further at official FX market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Adamawa state Governor Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow renewed his commitment in fighting corruption at all levels of the state, this he made known while receiving members of the Chatam House London in Government house Yola. Bindow said that the summit would showcase the prudent and transparent style of his administration,helping President Buhari at broader []The post Corruption Fight: Adamawa Govt.is set to organise anti graft summit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr. Frank Jacobs Udemba, has stated that MAN members contributed greatly to the positive growth of the countrys GDP as announced on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics. Ufemba, who stated this on Wednesday, while announcing the associations 45th AGM, noted that the Central Bank []The post Industries contributed immensely to recent GDP growth, says MAN appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Many young people drawn to extremist groups such as Boko Haram know little to nothing about Koranic texts and interpretations, according to a UN study. The survey, which profiled nearly 500 voluntary recruits to militant groups including al-Shabab and Boko Haram, found that finding a job is the most acute need at the time of []The post Most Boko Haram recruits do not know the Koran UNDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, and chieftain of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has described Nigerias President Muhammadu Buhari as a chameleon that cannot change its skin. According to him, Buharis current style of governance was not different from what he displayed between 1983 and 1985 when he was []The post Muhammadu Buharis a chameleon that cannot change its skin, says Dokpesi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay says information he has gathered, shows that every senator in Nigeria collects N29 million as monthly salary and N3 billion per annum. According to the Nation, Sagay disclosed this when he spoke at the Nigerian Society of International Law (NSIL) Public Lecture titled The []The post Every senator in Nigeria earns N29m a month, N3bn per annum Itse Sagay says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
A member of the House of Representatives, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rep. David Ombugadu from Nasarawa State, has commended the PDP for zoning the governorship slot of the party to Nasarawa North Senatorial District of the state for the 2019 general elections. Ombuagadu, who represents Nasarawa Eggon/Akwanga/Wamba federal constituency at []The post 2019: Rep lauds PDP zoning of Nasarawa guber to North appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has warned PDP members against dragging the party to court. Makarfi, who gave the warning on Wednesday in Abuja, while inaugurating caretaker committees for Adamawa and Osun states chapters of the party, declared that members with grievances must exhaust internal mechanisms. It []The post Makarfi warns PDP members against dragging party to court appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Still basking in the euphoria of its new found unity, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, yesterday said it is battled ready for the November 18 local government election in the state. While addressing newsmen shortly after a stakeholders meeting at the partys secretariat in Ilorin, the chairman of its caretakers committee, Chief []The post Were battle ready for council poll- Kwara PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
South-East leaders on Wednesday defended the policies of President Muhammadu Buhari, praising him for turning the gloom and despondency that engulfed the country in 2015 into a vibrant hope. They also commended the All Progressives Congress (APC), National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, for holding the ruling party together. Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is intellectually sound, results-driven []The post Anambra polls: APC South-East leaders back Nwoye, reject Obiano, Obaze, others appeared firs 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buharis kinsmen yesterday called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to renew Buhari/Osinbajo ticket for the 2019 presidential election. The group which earlier organised a rally in Daura emirate in support of Buhari during the Sallah celebration, thanked Nigerians for supporting Buhari during his medical vacation in the UK. In []The post Group task APC on Buhari/Osinbajo for 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) says it will soon release the timetable for the conduct of local government elections in the state. A member of the Commission, Mr Patrick Mangin, announced this on Wednesday in Jos, at a forum on election, organised for persons living with disabilities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) []The post PLASIEC soon to conduct LG elections official appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has applauded the United Kingdom for pledging 200 million to rebuild Nigeria, especially the Northeast geo political zone. United Kingdom is Nigerias oldest friend and ally. The former Vice President of Nigeria between 1999 and 2007 equally urged other long term friends of Nigeria to support the Federal Government as []The post Atiku applauds UK for pledging 200m to rebuild Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Rep. David Ombugadu (PDP-Nasarawa State) has commended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for zoning the governorship slot to Nasarawa North senatorial district of the state for the 2019 general elections. Ombuagadu, who represents Nasarawa Eggon/Akwanga/Wamba federal constituency at the National Assembly, described the decision as a true reflection of the yearnings and aspiration of the []The post 2019: Rep lauds PDPs zoning of Governorship to North appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Two pilgrims from Kano State have died during the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia, the State Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Thursday. The Boards Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Makkah that the deceased who were males, died in Makkah after performing their Hajj rites []The post Hajj: 2 Kano State pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Britain is sending a military vessel to assist victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and is assigning 12 million ($15.7 million, 13 million euros) in aid, the government said Thursday. Hurricane Irma one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record has hit the Caribbean, claiming at least nine lives and turning []The post Hurricane Irma victims get 12m relief aid from Britain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that his country will like to construct a ground transport link between the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. According to comments carried by state media, there are already plans to build a bridge to connect Sakhalin with Russias continental mainland, Putin says on Thursday []The post Russian President Putin to link Russia, Japan islands by road appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Togos opposition chief called for the immediate resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe, the current head of a half century-old political dynasty Wednesday, rejecting a government move to introduce term limits as protests gained momentum, according to Reuters report. Tens of thousands of protesters clad in red, orange and pink the colours of Togos opposition []The post Togo main opposition calls for presidents resignation amid hightened protests appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
President DonaldTrumps decision to end protections and benefits for young people who were brought into the United States illegally as children has seen 15 states take him to court. Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trumps decision to end protections and benefits for young people who []The post 15 US States Sue Donald Trump For Ending Immigration Program appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Nigerian mission in South Africa says it has protested the killing of Nigerians to the government of that country. According to TheCables report, Godwin Adama, Nigerias consul-general in South Africa, said in Johannesburg Thursday that the mission sent the letter through the department of international relations to the government. The Nigerian government has been []The post Nigeria protests incessant killing of its citizens in South Africa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
At least 1.4 million people uprooted by Boko Harams insurgency in northeast Nigeria are living in cholera hotspots, prey to an outbreak of the deadly disease which is sweeping through camps for the displaced, the United Nations said Thursday. According to Reuters report, an estimated 28 people have died from cholera in the conflict-hit region, []The post Cholera outbreak threatens more than 1mn people in Nigerias IDPs, UN says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA said on Thursday. The UN agency added in a statement that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the states Ministry of Health, adding that the first case was recorded on []The post Borno records 23 cholera deaths in three weeks- UN agency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow abnormally with the potential to spread to other parts of the body. Prostate cancer also called carcinoma of the prostate begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow abnormally. Located below the bladder and in front of the rectum, the prostate gland is []The post 7 things you should know about prostate cancer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
APC chieftain wants her to resign or risk sack Party divided over Buharis candidacy Presidents declaration will end governance Sen Sani The recent outburst from the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, has triggered more permutations as politicians are now realigning for the 2019 presidential election. This is even []The post Alhassans outburst triggers game plan for 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
.Decries lack of access to vaccines by majority of Nigerians .Says agencys 4-point agenda will enhance efficient health care services .Insists era of impunity is gone at NPHCDA Just as parents want to do everything possible to make sure their children are healthy and protected from preventable diseases, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency []The post Were changing 33 per cent access to vaccination by children- NPHCDA boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Following a failed attempt by the federal government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to reach an immediate consensus, government has till today to pay all the outstanding areas and allowances owed to the doctors or the strike will continue. The federal government, however, has agreed to credit the accounts of the resident []The post Aftermath of Meeting: Doctors may call of strike today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
It was history in the making on Thursday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, as various ethnic groups in Southern Nigeria including Yoruba, Igbo and Niger Delta people joined forces together in Ibadan to say that the only way to avoid disintegration of the country was for the Federal Government to heed the calls for []The post We must restructure or forget one Nigeria, Southern leaders tell FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Insurance and financial services listed company, LASACO Assurance Plc has settled a N1.063 billion Pension Legacy Funds in its custody, in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government, through the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD). The company paid the sum to PTAD as a final settlement of the funds meant for pensions of 6 []The post Pension: LASACO settles N1.063 bn legacy funds appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The consular of Thailand Embassy in Abuja, Sakeson Sarobol (Charge d Affaires), has reacted to a media report in which it was alleged that there was a visa scam at the embassy. The Daily Times had on August 12, 2017 published the story of alleged visa scam rocking the embassy and how the consular officer []The post Thailand consular denies alleged visa scam, says embassy follow due process with applicants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The federal government again embarked on a marathon meeting trying to ease the tensed industrial atmosphere that engulfed the polity as it seeks a rapprochement with striking members of the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU). The federal government is currently experiencing a season of strikes by a pocket of the organised labour in the country []The post FG/ASUU in another marathon dialogue, may end strike today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to dispense with the chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), who it accused of spreading falsehood and making hate speeches against the National Assembly. The Senate described Sagay as a rascal who it said has been using every available opportunity to []The post Sagay is a rascal, Buhari should call him to order Senate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Edo State government has declared intentions to host the Nigerias first leg, first round Fifa U20 Womens World Cup qualifier against Tanzania in Benin city, the states capital. Frank Ilaboya, Chairman, Edo Football Association said an official bid has been submitted in regards to hosting the clash between the Falconets and their east African counterpart []The post Benin city bid to host Nigeria, Tanzanias world cup qualifier appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The U20 World Cup qualifier is now scheduled for September 16 against Tanzania. Nigeria is quite eager to return to the global stage. The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in the ancient city of Benin, Edo State is already wearing a new look as it gets set to host the Super Falconets World Cup qualifier. The Edo []The post Benin City Ready To Host World Cup Qualifier appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
In spite of their horrible start to the season, Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger believes the manager and players deserve some support, including Mesut Ozil. If Arsenal legends like Thierry Henry and Ian Wright expected Coach Arsene Wenger to support them in criticizing underperforming players like Mesut Ozil, they should think again. The Arsenal manager spoke []The post I Love My Players And Believe In Them Wenger appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The world football governing body, FIFA, has ordered a World Cup qualifier clash between South Africa and Senegal to be replayed after a Ghanaian referee who has been banned for life manipulated the match In the previous game which was played on the 12th of November, 2016, South Africa won 2-1 after Ghanaian referee Joseph []The post 2018 World Cup Qualifier: FIFA orders South Africa vs Senegal clash be replayed after a Ghanaian referee who has been banned for life influenced the match appeared 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) that has been monitoring the Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos), Electricity Generation Companies (Gencos) and Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) indicated in its report that many of them performed below expectation in six months (between Q416 and Q117). The report disclosed that Kaduna, Port Harcourt, and Yola Discos were the []The post DisCos performance below expectation NERC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) again has come with new framework in a bid to mitigate risks attached to the usage of unique short codes, especially the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) protocol for all financial services offering in the country. The new framework was contained in a new circular by the nations apex []The post CBN to curbs electronic payment system with new framework appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Prices of some food items in some states of the North-East have dropped slightly as farmers anticipate bumper harvest this year, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated. NAN checks in Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa and Jigawa revealed that no major calamities were recorded during the cropping season, as such, most []The post Expect low prices for food items soon Farmer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The management of Oando Plc has reassured its shareholders across the country ahead of its 40th Annual General Meeting slated for Monday, September 11, 2017, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Following the response of the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to petitions raised by Alhaji Dahiru Mangal and Ansbury Inc. objecting to the AGM, the []The post Oando confirms planned 40th AGM, as SEC throws out petitions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its upstream joint venture partner, are seeking new measures to expand existing operational portfolio with a view to increasing crude oil production and availability of gas for power generation. Speaking in Abuja after a meeting with a high-powered ExxonMobil delegation led by Mr. Jack Williams, Senior Vice-President of []The post NNPC, ExxonMobil in talks on operational portfolio expansion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The management of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has denied involvement in a reported on-going discussion between Ethiopian Airlines and Arik Air for the carrier to render management services to Arik, stating that AMCON is not aware of any current discussion or negotiation with the management of Ethiopian Airlines regarding Arik Air Limited. In []The post AMCON not in discussion with Ethiopian Airlines appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Nigerian equities market trend which had remained negative over a prolonged trading session, reversed on Wednesday, as the All Share Index, ASI, ended on a positive, gaining +0.57 per cent to 35,605.30pts. The market capitalization also closed higher at N12.27trillion, performance was largely driven by the gains in highly capitalized stocks such as Dangcem, []The post NSEs ASI reverses, gains 0.57% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
President Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast on Wednesday hailed the countrys agricultural sector for averaging economic growth by 9 per cent. Ouattara told an international agriculture conference in Abidjan that agriculture brought in a record cocoa crop of 2 million tonnes of beans within three weeks in the ongoing harvest season. From 2012 to 2016 []The post Ouattara hails agric for averaging economic growth by 9% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has applauded the Federal Government for exiting economic recession. The Team Leader, USAID Bee Keeping Pollination Project, Mr. David Musa, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, that the report was a welcome development. He was reacting to the second quarter report of the National Bureau of Statistics []The post Recession exit: USAID lauds FG, wants markets platform for farmers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 08 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 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has advocated Nigerian businesses to tap into the reservoir of knowledge among their Indian counterparts to develop technology based solutions for the Nigerian, African and even the global market. The Minister stated this in his address during the 3rd Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2017 holding in Lagos, Tuesday, adding []The post Minister advocates ties with India to develop technology-based solutions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The Federal Government has unfolded plans to improve the countrys Gross Domestic Products (GDP) via biotechnology. Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life. Director, Bio-resources Technology Department, in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology Mr Abayomi Oguntade, who made this []The post FG unfolds plans to boost Nigerias GDP via Biotechnology appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 

Fri, 08 Sep 2017
The current generation of kids are amazingly precocious.Their wide-eyed curiosity and seemingly insatiable desire to constantly learn new things means that, your child is probably active on social media at an early age. According to the Research and Development Unit of Yudala, an online and offline e-commerce outfit, while there are actually age requirements for []The post Is your child old enough to be on social media' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 
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