NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 23 November, 2017.



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Justice Ahmed R. Mohammad of the Federal High Court in Maitama Abuja on Wednesday fixed December 11, 2017 to decide whether or not a prosecution witness that was declared hostile by the prosecution counsel Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) can be cross examined to clarify his own contradictory evidence. The witness, Abubakar Umar the owner of []The post Suswams trial: Prosecution lawyer declares witness hostile over N3.1bn fraud evidence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has accused SCC Nigeria Ltd, handlers of the N17.1 billion Oturkpo Multipurpose Dam Project in Benue, of abandoning work after receiving full payment. Mr Samson Eletuo, the Team Leader, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Oturkpo that less than 35 per cent []The post N17 bn Otukpo Multipurpose Dam Project abandoned after full payment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has successfully destroyed an insurgents facility for manufacturing of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Borno. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, who disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja, said the feat was in furtherance of operation Lafia Dole. Adesanya said the []The post NAF destroys insurgents Bomb making factory in Borno appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Zimbabwes former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, the parliament speaker said on Wednesday. Speaker Jacob Mudenda said the ruling party ZANU-PF had informed him it has nominated Mnangagwa to fill the vacancy of the office of president, replacing the 93-year-old Mugabe who []The post Sacked Zimbabwes Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

About 20 people, mostly children, were feared killed and several others injured following a clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Numan local government area of Adamawa State last night Monday, November 20th. According to reports, trouble started when a farmer was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The farmers in the community came together and []The post Little children killed in fresh Adamawa Fulani/Farmers clash (graphics) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday that Britain wants Zimbabwe to rejoin the international community following the resignation of Robert Mugabe. We want to see that country rejoining the international community, May told parliament. The African Union (AU) early Wednesday welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwean President Mugabe. Moussa Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission in []The post Britain calls on Zimbabwe to rejoin international community after Mugabes resignation appeared first 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

It is now mandatory for all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to understand the 3 major languages in the country Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba, Premium Times reports. The Army announced the policy change on Wednesday morning, asking that all its personnel be proficient in the 3 languages by December 2018. The army []The post Nigerian Army gives all Personnel One Year to learn Igbo, Hausa & Yoruba appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has so far completed, commissioned and delivered 500km of gas pipelines between 2010 to date as part of an aggressive expansion of gas pipeline infrastructure across the country. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at the 2017 Conference and Annual []The post NNPC Completes 539km Of Gas Pipeline Projects Pictures appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

THE West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday released the results of the 2017 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. The councils Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, announced the release of the results of the November/December during a press briefing in Katsina. Giving a breakdown of the results, []The post WAEC releases Nov/Dec WASSCE results appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Some politicians have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure timely deployment of election personnel and materials to polling booths in future elections. The politicians told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday that the commission had yet to address late arrival of election personnel and materials for elections. []The post Buying of votes, late arrival of election personnel worries politicians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra state Wednesday received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), following his victory in the Nov. 18 governorship election. The returning governor used the opportunity to appreciate the people of the state and promised to work harder in the second term. Obiano, who was visibly elated, []The post Obiano receives Certificate of Return, promises to do more appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Kogi East Coalition for Good Governance, a youth group, has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Yahaya Bello describing him as a messiah. Reacting to the allegations levelled against the governor by the Kogi East Elders council (KEEC)on non-performance, corruption and maladministration on Tuesday at a press conference in Lokoja, the group described the []The post Kogi youths pass vote of confidence on Bellos administration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state says governors from the PDP and APC want the President to run for a second term. Despite the romance with recession, a hooded campaign against corruption, poor power supply and his absence for over a hundred days, some politicians claim Nigerians want Buhari to seek re-election. Governor Rochas Okorocha []The post 34 Govs Endorse Buhari For Second Term Okorocha appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former Zimbabwean vice president, who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, would be sworn in as the new president today to replace Mr. Mugabe who resigned on Tuesday afternoon after 37-years in office. The 75-year-old was removed from office and exiled 13 days after Mugabe accused him of disloyalty and insubordination. Mugabe had []The post Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwes President today appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Winners Chapel Sanctuary on the New Likoni Road in Nairobis South B, is a gigantic landmark. Similar to the typical traditional communal gathering in African setting of a fireplace in the homestead, the church is built in the shape of a hexagon, giving the congregants a clear view of the pulpit at the centre []The post Winners Chapel Wonderland In Kenya In Pictures Religion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western countries, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana said. Akufo-Addo made this known in a speech to the Royal African Society. He said aid to his nation from donor countries was unsustainable and []The post Africans must move beyond been referred to as beggars of the world appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

.Hands rights lawyer 2 years jail term for inciting sedition In demonstration of its non-tolerance for any kind of agitation by the government, a court in Chinas southern Hunan province has sentenced prominent rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong to two years in prison on the charge of inciting state subversion. Prior to his arrest in November []The post Chinese government heightens opposition to critic appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The United States (U.S) has once again demonstrated its commitment to routing terror insurgents as its U.S. military has launched new airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya. The VOA, reports noted that Africa Command spokesperson Robyn Mack said the strikes occurred on November 17 and 19 near Fuqaha in coordination with the Libyan Government []The post Libyan new airstrikes by US kills dozens Islamic state militants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017

For many people living in different parts of Akwa Ibom State, good roads and street lights make a huge difference. While the roads pave the way, the street lights show the way. The excitement of the beneficiaries of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC intervention cuts across the state as the infrastructure upgrade touches the lives []The post NDDCs Intervention: Akwa Ibomites celebrate clean roads, street lights appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The African Union (AU) Wednesday welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwean President Mugabe. Moussa Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission in a statement said Tuesdays decision will go down in history as an act of statesmanship that can only bolster Mugabes political legacy. Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after pressure from the military and Zimbabweans, ending his []The post AU applauds Robert Mugabes resignation as Zimbabwean President appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Enugu State government on Wednesday took delivery of various specialised medical equipment worth over N50m donated by Soroptimist International of Enugu Coal City, in collaboration with indigenes of the state in the diaspora and a number of foreign-based humanitarian agencies. While pledging to make the gesture a continuous one, the organizations president, Mrs. Rose []The post NGO, others donate N50m medical equipment to Enugu Govt appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The indigenous bedding industry continues to bud despite its growth being hampered by the ailing textile sector and stiff competition from imports. As customer figures continue to surge, buoyed by the rural to urban drift, the good news is that there is a noticeable trot by serious investors to ramp up efforts in research, that []The post Nigerias bedding industry detoxifying sleep appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Traditional rulers and presidents general of town unions in Enugu State have applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for releasing N5 million, being the first tranche of the N10 million his administration earmarked for the execution of development project in every community in the state. Addressing newsmen in Enugu, the Chairman of Enugu Traditional Rulers Council, HRH []The post Monarchs, town unions hail Ugwuanyi on N10m project for each community appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The just re-elected Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Abia State chapter that its days as the ruling party in the state are numbered. This strong signal came in Umuahia Wednesday during a victory rally by the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA to celebrate the Anambra APGA victory []The post Your days are numbered, Obiano tells Abia PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Presidential Committee on the North-East initiative (PCNI) and the Centre for Democracy and Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to fast-track Peace building, sustainability and reintegration in the North East. The organisations entered into the partnership on Wednesday in Abuja to strengthen the coordination efforts of attaining absolute peace in the region. []The post North-East: PCNI signs MoU with CDD on peace building, reintegration appeared first on Daily Times N 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Chairman Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC), Prof. Garba Ibrahim Sheka, has assured that the state electoral commission has made adequate arrangements to ensure that the forth coming Local Government elections slated for 10th February 2018 is free and fair. Sheka made this known while briefing news men at his office on preparations put []The post KANSIEC chairman assures free, fair LG poll in Kano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Federal Government Social Investment Programme (SP) in Kogi State has assured that it will be transparent, not corrupt and will discharge its duties without fear or favour. Focal Person of the programme in Kogi State Ibrahim Adoga, who is also the Special Adviser to Governor Yahaya Bello on Multilateral Donor Agencies and Special Projects, []The post Social Investment Programme is corruption free -Official appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Cross River State Command, Inuwa Hafiz has explained the huge presence of Police in the streets of Cross River. In a phone chart with our correspondent, CP Hafiz said that at the end of every year, the command embarked on what he described as Operation Velvet. He explained that the []The post Why the streets are heavy with Police presence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Hon. Tamunosis Gogo-Jaja has called on the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS to flush out quacks in their midst and employ only the services of qualified personnel in their institutions. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the 11th annual conference of the []The post Flush out quacks in your midst, commissioner urges Private School Proprietors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Spiritual Director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke Anambra State, Reverend Father Emmanuel Obimma, a.k.a Ebube-Muonso, has warned the re-elected Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, not to disappoint the poor masses who voted for him to emerge winner in the November 18, 2017 governorship election. Rev. Fr. Obimma gave the warning on Wednesday []The post Dont disappoint poor masses who voted for you, cleric tells Obiano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Chairman of Victims Support Fund (VSF), Gen. T.Y Danjuma (rtd), has reiterated the commitment of the fund to empower victims of insurgency in the North East, particularly women. Danjuma said this on Wednesday in Gombi town of Adamawa State while launching the 2017 Women Economic Empowerment Project supported by the fund in the area. []The post Danjuma restates VSF commitment to empowering women in NEast appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday night commissioned, a US$15 syringe and needle production plant, HMA Medical Limited in Ilorin with an installed capacity to produce 200 million syringes and 350 needles annually. The plant which is a wholly indigenous owned venture with partnership with a Sino-German according to its chairman, Board of Directors, []The post VP Osinbanjo commissions US$15 syringe production plant in Ilorin appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Chelsea breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League after being helped to their 4-0 stroll over 10-man Qarabag by the award of a hotly-disputed first-half penalty and sending off in Baku on Wednesday. The match turned decisively in the English champions favour midway through the first half when Qarabags captain Rashad Sadygov was []The post Chelsea advance to UEFA Champions League last 16 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Musa Talle, Chairman of FCT Football Association (FA), on Wednesday in Abuja said he was confident that Nigeria would be the first African country to win the FIFA World Cup. Talle told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the country was destined for FIFA World Cup glory going by the recent performances of the Super []The post Nigeria will be first African nation to win FIFA World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



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Lagos set for 4th edition of International Taekwondo Classics

Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Lagos State Government Wednesday guaranteed a successful hosting of the 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo Classics scheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov.27 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Titi Oshodi, the Head of Public Relations, State Sports Commission (LSSC), said in a statement in Lagos. Oshodi said that hosting of the tournament []The post Lagos set for 4th edition of International Taekwondo Classics appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Nigerias former Super Eforward YakubuYakubu Aiyegbeni announced his immediate retirement from playing football on Wednesday, at the age of 35. I would like to officially announce my retirement from professional football today, Aiyegbeni told Sky Sports News. Firstly, I would like to thank God for the career I have had. I would like to thank []The post Nigerias Yakubu Aiyegbeni turns 35, announces retirement from active football appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Nigeria Football Federation will pay players and officials a total of $2.4 million as a bonus for securing qualification for the World Cup in Russia, a spokesman said Wednesday. The NFF have agreed to give the team $2.4 million out of the $8 million we are expecting from FIFA, said Ademola Olajire. The NFF []The post Nigeria to pay players, officials $2.4m World Cup bonus appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Solomon Dalung, the Nigerias Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has explained how he addressed the challenge of Nigerians poor performance in international sports tournaments. Addressing delegates to the Nigerian Sports Summit 2017 Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister said he identified the governance structure of many sports federations as the one of the major factors []The post How I tackled Nigerias poor performance in sports- Solomon Dalung appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Alex Iwobi is the nephew of Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha. Unseen throwback photos of the former professional footballer carrying his baby nephew Alex have emerged on social media. Alexs father, Chuba Iwobi, is seen smiling heartily. The Arsenal forward, Iwobi, once admitted in an interview that he experienced very difficult times in the past []The post Jay-Jay Okocha Carries Alex Iwobi As A Baby (Throwback Photo) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

. Budget 57% higher than 2017 The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has presented the 2018 State Budget proposal of N345.42 billion to the State House of Assembly, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Tuesday, with the assurance that the budget would be implemented in furtherance of the rebuilding mission of his administration. The budget, []The post Gov Amosun proposes N345.42bn for 2018 fiscal year appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Lagos State Police Command has denied reports making the rounds on the internet that Damini Ogulu, known by stage name Burna Boy has reported to the police for questioning regarding an armed robbery incident linked to the music artist. In a statement, the commands Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole said Burna Boy is []The post Nigerian music artist Burna Boy still at large, to be declared wanted over robbery incident appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Singer and Mavin record artist, Tiwa Savage, has shut down rumours of being pregnant.. Once a celebrity mentions the word pregnancy Nigerians find it hard to let it go. Nigerians have tried again to get Tiwa Savage pregnant even before her lawfully wedded husband, Teebillz. Following a story that the singer was reportedly pregnant, the []The post Tiwa Savage Is Not Pregnant appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

National wealth from Equatorial Guinea has been in the news lately, with the conviction in France (on 26 October 2017) of Teodorin Obiang, the Vice-President and eldest son of the incumbent President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, for corruption, money laundering and abuse of trust involving more than 150 million (US$174 million) belonging []The post Lessons in French recovery of assets plundered from Equatorial Guinea appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 



Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has said that Nigeria deserved more ministers as the current 36 and those expected to be added by President Muhammadu Buhari in his expected cabinet reshuffle and expansion may not be enough. President of the society Engr. Otis Anyaeji, said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the Abuja2017 National []The post Cabinet Reshuffle: 50 Ministers Not Enough For Nigeria NSE appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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