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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9TH SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 9th September, 2017.


Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Lagos State University Governing Council at its Meeting of Thursday 7th September, 2017 has dismissed 15 Academic Staff and two Non-Academic Staff. The Council also demoted One Academic and One Non-Academic Staff. Details as follows: In a press release signed by the Acting Head, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations Lagos State University, []The post Crisis brews in LASU as Governing Council dismisses ASUU Chairman, 16 other academic staff, others appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the Department of States Security Service (DSS), to allow its retired director, Abba Kaka Mohammed who is held in custody since July 17, 2017 unfettered access to his doctors, family members and his lawyers. Justice Bababtunde Quadri who issued the order when N2bn fundamental human rights []The post Court orders DSS to allow Mohammed access to doctors, Lawyers,family appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Federal Government is set towards achieving its goals of decreasing marternal and infant morbidity and mortality rate by ensuring that about 7.3 million women have access to family planning in the country. The Director, Family Health Planning, Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Dr Abebimpe Adebiyi, said during a news conference on Friday in Abuja []The post Nigeria to launch new Family Planning Campaign appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Plateau Police Command said on Friday it had arrested a suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, who escaped from detention at the Criminal Investigation Bureau(CIB), in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Its Commissioner, Mr Peter Ogunyanwo, who briefed newsmen in Jos, said that the suspect was arrested by officers and men of the Federal Anti-Robbery Squard []The post Suspected ritual killer, who escaped from Port Harcourt, nabbed in Plateau appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Rivers State Police Command has announced the re-arrest of the suspected ritualist, Ifeanyi Dike, a 23-year 200 level student of the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, who allegedly raped, murdered, and cut off some organs of his 8-year old niece, Victory Chikamso, last August, for ritual purposes. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP []The post Escapee suspected killer of 8yr-old girl for ritual re-arrested in Jos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Rivers State police command has confirmed the re-arrest of fleeing suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike. The Commissioner of Police in the state Zaki Ahmed informed Channels Television that the suspect was nabbed in Jos, Plateau State by men of Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the state in the early hours of today and is currently []The post [BREAKING] Rivers Ritual Killing: Police Rearrest Fugitive Suspect In Jos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has called for the creation of Oduduwa Republic federal government does not restructureNigeria. Theformer ministermade the statement Thursday, September 7, at a gathering of Yoruba leaders, converged at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamashingba, Ibadan, Oyo state capital to discuss the position of the Yoruba people in the ongoing []The post Nigeria to split if not restructured Fani-Kayode warns (Video) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Begins payment of salary arrears, allowances There are strong indications that university students in Nigeria will have to wait for another one week to return to classes as the third reconciliation meeting between the representatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, who is []The post (Updated) Strike: FG, ASUU meeting ends as lecturers begin one week consultation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Several fatalities have been reported following an overnight Fulani herdsmen in Ancha, a village in Maingo, Bassa LGA of Plateau State. Update: The number of deaths recorded in the attack at Ancha village in Miango district of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State has risen to twenty following the deaths of two victims, who []The post Herdsmen attack community in Plateau appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed that himself, a group of other governors and ministers whom he described as Buharists, want President Muhammadu Buhari to recontest during the 2019 presidential election to complete his second term in office. Governor el-Rufai stated this during an interview with the State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja []The post Gov el-Rufai wants Buhari to recontest in 2019, says Alhassan is disloyal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that governors and ministers under the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufai, who made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, []The post Governors, Ministers want Buhari to contest 2019 Presidential Election appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
A major leadership crisis has hit the camp of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) as members of the National Executive Committee (NEC), of the party has suspended its National Chairman, Chief Joseph Avazi, after passing of no confidence on him. The NEC of the AD accused Avazi of gross misconduct, anti-party activities, incompetence, lack of []The post Leadership crisis hits AD, as NEC suspends National Chairman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
..Warns party members against 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, who []The post PDP may sanction Kashamu, others over crisis in Ogun, S/W appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Goodluck Jonathan, Nigerias former President said his major inspiration all through his life as a public office holder was to lead with a conscience. The former president made the statement while delivering the keynote address at a peace summit organised by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) in Malaysia. Jonathan said such inspiration is in line []The post I led Nigeria with conscience, says countrys former president GEJ appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
A constitutional lawyer, Mr. Jiti Ogunye, has condemned the outburst of the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan who said she will fully support the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar if he emerges a presidential candidate for the 2019 general election, even if President Muhammadu Buhari (Nigerias current president) is []The post A disloyal minister has no business being in the cabinet appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Disappointed at protracted battle with terrorist: How can Nigeria battle with Boko Haram for five years Berates current corruption war: We recovered between $4.5 and $4.7 billion from looters in 1999 A former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said he has been sidelined despite the fact that he used []The post Atiku to FG: You spent my money and abandoned me appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
According to reports on Facebook, A Salvation Ministries pastor, Wokoma David who was declared dead on Monday and taken to the mortuary, woke up three days later when his wife and some pastors went there to pray. Is that so' Maybe its the doctors fault who thought he was dead when he was just in []The post Nigerian pastor who was declared dead, embalmed and taken to the mortuary wakes up 3 days laterthats the story! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
A man who was trying to flee from Hurricane Irma was told by an airline that he couldnt board a flight with his dog so he decided to ride out the violent storm instead. Agency report said that Matt Vargas was preparing to jet out of Miami, Florida as millions are leaving the state []The post Man dares hurricane in Florida after airline refuses to let him fly with dog appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
President Donald Trumps 11 bedroom mansion on the Caribbean island of St. Martin is reported to have been torn apart by Hurricane Irma, while the luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was also destroyed. The extent of the damage to Trumps property is not yet fully known, but French []The post Trumps and Bransons Caribbean homes destroyed by Hurricane Irma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Congolese doctors suspended a two week strike over better pay in public hospitals on Wednesday (September 06), the main medical union has said. SYNAMED, Congos main doctors union said the Democratic Republic of Congos government had agreed to their demands for a salary increase. Currently, Congos doctors working in public hospitals earn about 350 USD []The post Doctors in DRC suspend strike after deal with government appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Uganda is launching a drive against onlinepornography that critics condemn as a diversion from deeper problems of graft, unemployment and crumbling social services facing President Yoweri Museveni. Agency reports said that the campaign is the latest salvo in a culture war between conservatives fighting what they see as foreign moral influences promoting criminality and a []The post Sex: Uganda launches online pornography fight appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
While the world is cowering under North Koreas atomic bomb, it is celebration galore for the isolated country. Thousands of people also attended a mass rally to celebrate the administration of President Kim Jong Un. On Thursday, North Koreas capital Pyongyang was agog with celebration, with fireworks blazing through the sky. And guess what they []The post North Korea Celebrates Successful Nuclear Test With Fireworks appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Two female U.S. university students on an exchange programme, on Friday in Florence, alleged that they were being raped by Italian police officers after a night out clubbing. They alleged that the incident took place at night between Wednesday and Thursday, and that several Italian media, including Florence newspaper La Nazione, reported it. The report []The post Police allegedly rape two U.S students appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Court of Appeals panel also ruled that grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins of legal U.S. residents should be exempted from Trumps order. American president, Donald Trump wants one thing to keep refugees away from America but American courts wants another thing. On Thursday, a U.S. appeals court rejected Trump administrations effort to temporarily []The post Trumps Bid To Bar Most Refugees Suffers Another Setback appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Early this morning, a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico. It has now upgraded to 8.1. The tremor stuck at a depth of 33 kilometers (20 miles) and triggered a tsunami warning off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has already issued a statement on his Twitter, saying []The post Magnitude 8.1 earthquake capable of causing a Tsunami hits Mexico appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 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 Over 1 million Nigerians at risk of Cholera outbreak -UN appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
A driver working with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nasiru Isa has been arrested for allegedly burgling a sealed house belonging to the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh retired who is on trial on corruption charges, the agency has said. EFCC stated in a statement by the Head, []The post EFCCs driver, policeman nab for burgling Badehs sealed mansion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The sorry state of students who offer sex to pay or pass exams Between offering sex to pass examinations and prostituting to pay tuition, sex work as option for cash trapped university students have spread like the California inferno across the world. It got so bad that a study revealed that students in the campuses []The post Student prostitution: A norm threatening academic systems image appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that former vice president and chieftain of the party, Atiku Abubakar lied on his claims of being sidelined by the party. The National Vice Chairman (North West) of the APC , Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir, disclosed this on Friday during a press conference at the party secretariat in Abuja. []The post Sideline claims: APC lambasts Atiku, wants Alhassan to resign appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Tor Uja, has said that if pilgrimage is not spiritual, there is no use for it. He disclosed this recently during a strategic meeting with some group of clergies in Abuja. He explained that the spiritual content of pilgrimage is most important while other []The post Pilgrimage must be spiritual-Rev Uja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
An application seeking the final forfeiture of four building properties scattered between Lagos and River States, and Abuja, valued at N2. 611, 592, 199 billion, linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke and her associates will be entertained by a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. Justice Chuka Obiozor on Friday fixed a tentative []The post Court fixes Sept 22 for final forfeiture of Diezanis N2.62bn properties appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The commander for environmental sanitation Alimosho, Igando Ikotun LCDA,Mr Gbenga Adenugba has appealed to the Lagos state government, and its citizens to perform their environmental duties in terms of making sure that their environment is clean ,tidy and free from diseases and infections. The Local Council Development Area which covers Ikotun,Igando,Isheri,Governors road,Abaranje,Obadore,Akesan,Idimu, Iba and Ojo []The post Adenugba Appeals To Government, Citizens to perform their environmental 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the recent pronouncement of the countrys exit from recession should not be politicized. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Friday when he received the Broadcast Media Editors on a courtesy visit in his office also said politicizing the nations triumph over recession []The post Recession: Do not politicize Nigerias exit FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Union, South Africa, (NUSA) says five Nigerians detained by the police for protesting the killing of a businessman, have been released. Recall that Clement Kalu, 35, a native of Obosi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, was allegedly killed by the police while being interrogated for being in possession of drugs, []The post South African police releases 5 detained Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
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Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has foreclosed the invitation of new players to the team, ahead of Nigerias all important World Cup 2018 Qualifiers clash against Zambia in Uyo. The Super Eagles handler has suggested he will maintain the squad that prosecuted the back to back games against Cameroon. Nigeria need a win against []The post WCQ: No more new invitations Rohr appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Nigerias 4-0 first legwinover Cameroon in the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers dominated searches this week on Google. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Googles spokesman made the announcement in a dispatch to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) Friday in Lagos. According to Kola-Ogunlade, this weeks top trending search terms on Google range from sports to celebrity news. He said []The post Nigeria, Cameroon world cup qualifiers matches top Google search list appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Arsenal have agreed a deal with Monaco for the signing of Thomas Lemar in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Star. Lemar has also reportedly agreed terms with the Gunners, with the 21-year-old set to sign a five-year deal worth 250,000 per week. The apparent agreement does not depend on Alexis Sanchez leaving []The post Arsenal agree deal to sign Lemar in January appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Assures customers of safety transductions OLX, one of the Nigerias foremost online marketers has partnered Interswitch, Nigerias pioneer service provider to financial institutions, on secured electronic banking and e-commerce in Lagos. According to Mr. Paul Ohakim, Group Head, Industry and Retail Chains, Interswitch, the collaboration is to improve the e-commerce in Nigeria. He stated that []The post OLX partners interswitch on e-payment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
In a bid to increased production of oil and gas for an improved power generation, for the year under review, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its upstream joint venture partner, ExxonMobil, are exploring new avenues to expand existing operational portfolio to achieve the fit. Recall that the NNPC, had claimed a force full []The post Power Generation; NNPC, seek improved Oil Production appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
CentralBank of Nigeria has deployed an electronic certificate of capital importation (eCCI) platform, which it said would enhance transparency and efficient processing of foreign investment inflows into the country. In a circular signed by W.D. Gotring, its director of trade and exchange development, which it issued to all authorized dealers, including money deposit banks, the []The post CBN deploys electronic platform for efficient processing of capital investment inflows appeared first on Dail 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Frank Jacob, an industrialist, and presidentof Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said Friday that the prices of domestic commodities still remain high because the naira-dollar exchange rate is still high. Jacob told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that manufacturers are still burdened by the high cost of importation, as thecurrent exchange rate []The post Reasons commodities prices still high amid improved economy- MAN chief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 09 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 Food prices to drop soon- Farmer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
It is now possible to own an Internet address, or domain name, ending with .africa. Already, more than 8000 of the continents and worlds biggest brands, businesses and individuals have registered for this exciting new Internet address. Diverse organisations ranging from banks to media companies are registering .africa domain names. Leading continental and international brands []The post dotAfrica best option for Africa in cyberspace ZACR boss appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Though he was popularly and globally known and addressed as Mr. Latin, but his real name is Bolaji Amusan With a career spanning close to 30 years and over forty movies to his credit, Baba Latin can be called a legend in the profession of make believe and in this exclusive interview with AJIBADE ALABI []The post My happiest day was the day I was given my visa to London by the virtue of being an actorMr Latin appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Talented Nollywood actress, Ayobami Badejoko has not just distinguish herself as an actress but as an eclectic creative personality and astute entrepreneur. The well-known superstar is set to unveil Oyita Classic Band- a group of creative music enthusiasts. The unveil is expected to hold come October 8, 2017 at the CGI events center, Ikeja. In []The post Actress Ayobami Badejoko to unveil live music band appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
All road leads today to the grand finale of the African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF) Unleash Your Talent 2017, billed to at the Hub Event Centre, Odili Road old Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The contest will see 27 finalist cutting across the three categories that includes music, acting and singing slug it out to []The post ACTDFs Unleash Your Talent 2017 grand finale hold today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Arabanko crooner, Harrysong has announced the title of his first sophomore album King Maker under his own imprint, Alterplate Music Company. In statement made available by one his rep, Desmond Ike, who disclosed that Harrysong will be exploring series of sounds, bringing to bare his versatility, creativity and deep knowledge of music to the industry []The post Harrysong to release sophomore album King Maker appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 09 Sep 2017
Love is as complicated as a web and a relationship is prone to love problems. But the question is it annoyance or a sort of liberation when you deal with it' When we are in love we might face endless Love issues and problems. How to deal with it' You might be too busy to []The post Dealing with Love Problems Annoyance or Liberation' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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