NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 29 November, 2017.


Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Libyan authorities deported 140 illegal Nigerian migrants back home on Tuesday as part of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) voluntary return scheme. The programme puts illegal migrants stranded in Libya on a one-way flight back to their home countries. The migrants who are mainly from Africa, arrive in Libya as they attempt the voyage []The post Libya deports 140 illegal Nigerian migrants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has launched a Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africas youth, as outlined in the banks Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy. The advisory group, inaugurated on the sidelines of the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum in Abidjan on Monday, November []The post AfDB launches youth advisory group to create 25m Jobs on the continent appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Dreaded Militants operating in parts of Lagos, Ogun and Ondo states have finally submitted their arms and ammunition to embraced the federal governments amnesty programme in Ondo State. The militants, are behind the kidnap of the six Senior Secondary School Students of Lagos Model College,Igbonla, Epe in Lagos state, Arepo pipeline vandalization and several attacks []The post Kidnappers of Epe pupils surrender arms in Ondo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Folorunso Alakija, one of a handful of successful female entrepreneurs on the continent listed as one of Forbes most powerful women in the world, attended the Africa conference. The 66-year-old business magnate has persistently championed the causes of women in Nigeria from her work with widows and orphans through the Rose of Sharon Foundation which []The post Folorunso Alakija Inspires 300 Women at Prestigious 2017 Flourish Africa Conference appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Pakistan has begun the importation of Nigerias Liquefied Natural Gas as part of efforts to deepen the economic relationship between the two nations. Pakistan Head of Chancery, Asim Khan, said on Tuesday in Abuja that the first consignment of 70,000 metric tonnes of the gas had arrived at Pakistans Port Qasim in Karachi. Khan said []The post Pakistan imports Nigerias LNG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage between John Bamidele and his wife, Yinka, over her disrespectful manners. Bamidele had sought for the dissolution of the marriage on the ground that Yinka neither respected him nor obeyed his instructions as a husband. In his testimony before the court, []The post Disrespectful manners costs woman 10-year-old marriage appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Royal Dutch Shell Plc should face investigations in three countries for alleged complicity in Nigerian government abuses, including murder and rape, more than two decades ago in the oil-rich Niger River delta, Amnesty International said. According to Bloomberg, authorities in Nigeria, the Netherlands and U.K. should investigate Shells conduct, especially in the Ogoni area of []The post Amnesty wants Shell probed for Nigerian abuses in the 1990s appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

More than 3,000 migrants and refugees have died crossing the Mediterranean in a desperate bid to reach Europes shores since the start of the year, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday. The figure so far represents a 40 percent drop compared to last years record of 5,000 known or suspected drownings. That mark (was) []The post Over 3,000 Migrants Died in Mediterranean this Year IOM appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Nigeria Senate has expressed concerns over bogus annual budget without commensurate implementation as the debate for 2018 appropriation bill begins on Tuesday. The N8,612,236,953,214 (Eight trillion, Six Hundred and Twelve Billion, Two Hundred and Thirty-six million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Four Thousand,Two Hundred and Fourteen Naira budget drew the ire of the upper chambers, who []The post Senate moves to scrap NTA, VON, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Nigerian Senate was on Tuesday thrown into a noisy session following Senator Eyinnaya Abaribes statement on2018 budget, describing it asfictitious and dead on arrival According to Premium Times report, the senator representing Abia South and a PDP membermade the comment as the Senate opened debate on the 2018 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. []The post Nigerias 2018 budget fictitious, dead on arrival, Senator says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 



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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents in clearance operations in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. Brig.- Gen. Sani Kukasheka, Director Army Public Relations, said this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Kukasheka said that the troops also rescued 30 persons, captured one insurgent and recovered various []The post Boko Haram: Army kill 14 insurgents, rescue 30 civilians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

According to multiple online reports, a gas tank exploded today at Okpokiri Service Station in Orji, Owerri,Imo State.5 were confirmed dead while many are injured.The post Gas Tank Explodes At Okpokiri Station Owerri, Kills 5, Injures Others (Graphic) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed state governors to pay all outstanding salary arrears to workers before Christmas. This was the condition he gave the governors before approving the payment of outstanding Paris- London Club refunds to states before the yuletide season. Buhari directed his key finance officers to sit down with representatives of Nigeria Governors []The post PMB Directs Govs To Pay All Salary Arrears Before Christmas appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

BIRD scientists have sounded the alarm that the vulture, a scavenging bird of prey, is going out of extinction in Nigeria because of the epic hunt for its eggs by fetish politicians, who allegedly use them to acquire mystical power making charms to win elections. Those who spoke to NDV, disclosed that the search by []The post Politicians Conjure Power With Vulture Eggs To Win Votes; Egg Costs N1m N2m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Gospel singer and daughter of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his ex-wife Anita Ebhodaghe Schafer, got engaged to Phillip early this month. Carrisa took to her Instagram page to share photos from the day Phillip proposed to her.The post Phillip Frimpong Proposed To Carrisa Sharon Oyakhilome By Kneeling Down For Her appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Church of Sweden wants its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to God, refraining from using terms such as Lord and he in favour of the less specific God. . The move is one of several taken by the national Evangelical Lutheran church in updating a 31-year-old handbook setting out how services should []The post Church of Sweden tells pastors to stop referring to God as he or Lord so as to stay gender neutral appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron used a speech to African students to put economic development, culture and education on the same level of importance as the terrorism and migration challenges that dominated his predecessors relations with the continent. In a speech of almost two hours to a boisterous crowd of students at Ouagadougou University in Burkina []The post I aim to leave Frances colonial past in Africa behind, says Macron appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Irish Prime Minister, Frances Fitzgerald has written to the leader of the countrys biggest opposition party confirming that the Irish deputy prime minister has offered her resignation. Mr Varadkar said he had accepted it. It comes ahead of a Fianna Fil motion of no confidence in Frances Fitzgerald, which was due to be debated []The post Irish Prime Minister to resign amid crisis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Japanese authorities are trying to identify eight people whose partially skeletonised remains were found on a wooden boat that washed up on a beach. The discovery took place in the northern Akita prefecture. It comes days after a group of men claiming to be North Korean fishermen washed onshore in the same area. Crew-less boats []The post Skeletons found on ghost ship washed up in Japan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Aviation industry has been described as vastly huge with humongous potentials enough to cater thousands of jobs, but is being hindered by lack of adequate data to show. Apart from pilots, cabin crew and all those who require periodic licensing from the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to operate there are jobs within the industry []The post Aviation professionals stress essence of information sharing appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Sterling Bank Plc has won the best company in financial inclusion award at the SERAs CSR Africa 2017 awards held recently in Lagos. The theme of this years edition of the awards is transformation sustainability: From Social Responsibility to Social Impact. The award was received on behalf of the bank by Mr. Olufemi Ojo-Omoniyi, Head, []The post Sterling Bank clicks best financial inclusion company appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Comrade Debo Adeniran, is an activist and executive chairman, Centre For Anti Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL). In this interview with INIOBONG IWOK, Adeniran assesses the anti graft war of the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration and the performance of democracy in the country. What is your view on the anti []The post No government has fought corruption like Buhari in Nigeria Adeniran appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Former Chairman of Zenith bank and marketing communication guru, Sir. Steve Omojafor, said the role played by the International Chamber of Commerce in restoring and entrenching corporate governance and sanity into the world business system is unmatched. Omojafor, made this disclosure at the 2017 annual Dance and Dinner of the International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria []The post World Business System: Omojafor lauds ICC over corporate governance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Declining foreign exchange earnings which has been the basis of growing income by key deposit money banks, including FCMB Holdings Plc, has sustained a depressive trend weakening projected earnings as reflected in the groups third quarter 2017 result recently released. The Holding companys marked y/y growth in earnings in its third quarter result for the []The post FCMBs declining FX income weakens Q3 earnings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

One of the leading contenders for the office of National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has said that his academic background and vast experience in politics place him in a better position to pilot the affairs of the party to greater heights. Adeniran, a professor of political science and former []The post Im better equipped to lead PDP at this time Adeniran appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Some former lawmakers in Kaduna State have established a forum aimed at promoting peaceful coexistence and harmonious political activities in the state. The Forums Protem Secretary, Dr Shehu Adamu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Monday. According to him, the Forum would provide a platform []The post Former Kaduna lawmakers float forum to promote peaceful coexistence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

World football ruling body, FIFA will hold its FIFA Executive Football Summit (EFS) meeting in Lagos, Nigeria in February next year, the Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed. Nigeria has been selected as a Member Association to host one of the 12 FIFA Executive Football Summit meetings happening between November 2017 and March 2018, as part []The post Nigeria to host FIFA Executive Summit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFAs official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International dtude du Sport (CIES) in its issue number 30 of Observatory Monthly Report. The CIES Football Observatory []The post FIFA Confirms Super Eagles As Youngest Squad During 2018 W/cup Qualifiers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon eased some of his World Cup heartache by winning the Serie A Best Player of the Year award at the Gran Gala del Calcio Awards in Milan. The failure to participate in the World is the biggest disappointment in my career together with some (lost) Champions league finals, said the 39-year-old []The post Serie A: Buffon Wins Best Player of the Year Award appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Partnering private investors is one of the avenues being explored by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to improve on infrastructure at the nations airports. Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma, made this known at the just concluded three-day World Aviation Forum (WAF) organised by the International []The post FAAN boss harps on partnership for airport development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the Federal Governments 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) crude oil projection for the 2018 budget is achievable. The NNPC Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Strategy, Mr. Bala Wunti, said in Abuja that the projection is realistic. A statement by Group General Manager Public Affairs Division []The post 2.3m daily crude oil production is achievable appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed the destruction of over 50 shops after Mondays fire incident at the Yoruba section of Watt market in Calabar. Mr. John Inaku, SEMA Director General, who disclosed this after an assessment visit to the area on Tuesday, said the cause of the fire was still unknown. []The post Fire destroys 50 shops in Calabar market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The ECOWAS Parliament has adopted the proposed 2018 community budget of 284.9 million West African Units of Account (UA) (approximately 122 billion naira). The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) puts a West African UA at 430.1 naira. The budget was adopted following the presentation of the Report of the Ad hoc Committee for the Consideration []The post ECOWAS Parliament adopts 2018 community budget appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Shareholders of Oando Plc has advised the current management under the leadership of Mr. Wale Tinubu to step down in the interest of all stakeholders. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had last week dismissed a case filed by Oando PLC against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), seeking to stop SEC from conducting []The post Oando shareholders insist on interim management . faults 19-year structure appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Nigeria plans to sell N117.17 billion worth of treasury bills at an auction on Thursday, Nov. 30, according to the Central Bank of Nigerias Treasury Bills Issuance Calendar, seen by Businessamlive. Specifically, the CBN would offer N26.14 billion in three-month paper, N11 billion in six-month bill and N80.03 billion in one-year note. The results of []The post Central Bank of Nigeria to auction N117bn treasury bills Nov 30 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Goldberg, the leading culture centric beer brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, on Friday, rewarded 28 entrepreneurs and small-scale business owners operating in Ondo State with a total sum of 8.4million through Isedowo, its empowerment initiative. The 28 beneficiaries received a business grant of 300,000 each after being selected from a large pool []The post N8.4m Goldbergs fund lifts 28 entrepreneurs in Ondo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 



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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Delegates gathered in Bonn, Germany last week to discuss progress on the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, a valuable roadmap forcreati ng the low-carbon economy. Most were government officials, but businesses also attended, many of them to highlight their strategies to keep ahead of regulation by taking action on climate. It is critical that []The post Businesses must evolve along with global climate policy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Africa is estimated to have lost over $1 trillion in illicit financial flows (IFFs) within the past 50 years, with drainage of over $50 billion annually. These outflows, according to the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa (AU/ECA) High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), refer to money that is illegally earned, transferred []The post Tracking noxious funds: Strategies and techniques for whistleblowing appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Nigeria is looking to leverage artificial intelligence and other aspects of technology to impact businesses and boost its economy in coming years. Artificial Intelligence is making waves globally and the Nigerian government is eyeing it and other emerging technologies to boost the nations economy. Some of the technologies that the nation wants to domesticate, according []The post See How Nigeria Plans To Boost Economy With Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 


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Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Reno Omokri, a former Aide to the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has told the Chairman of the Presidential Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay, that Nigerians enjoyed better economy under his principal. Prof. Sagay had recently stated that Nigerians would have been crossing over to Libya through the Sahara desert if Jonathan []The post Reno Omokri compares Jonathan, Buhari administrations appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan has replied the chairman of the presidential committee on Anti-corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, who stated recently that Nigerians would have been going to Libya through the Sahara desert if Jonathan had remained in power for 3 more years. Jonathan, in a statement through his aide, Reno Omokri, dismissed Sagays statements adding that []The post Nigerias Economy Was Better Under My Administration Jonathan Replies Sagay appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 



Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has said that his decision to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), was for him to continue to serve and impact positively on Lagosians and Nigerians ultimately, rather than for selfish and personal interest. Obanikoro stated this in his declaration speech at an event to formerly []The post I joined APC to serve, not for personal interest, says Obanikoro .Sasore, Kola Balogun, others also join ruling party appeared first on Daily 


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