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Daily Times Newspaper, Daily Times News Today, Nigeria Newspaper. Daily times is the Nigeria's oldest newspaper, providing breaking news on politics, sports, business, entertainment, arts, and lifestyle. Nigerian Daily times Newspapers Today, Nigeria Daily times news Headlines today, Latest Daily times news in Nigeria. The Dailytimes Nigeria is a newspaper with headquarters in Lagos. At its peak, in the 1970s, it was one of the most successful locally owned businesses in Africa.[1] The paper went into decline after it was purchased by the government in 1975. What was left was sold to a private investor in 2004. Folio Communications Limited officially assumed the ownership of the Daily Times of Nigeria Plc on September 3, 2004 after a colorful handover ceremony that was televised. The company was not and is still not a consortium. It is a private limited-liability company. The printing of the flagship title The Daily Times resumed after the assumption of ownership in earnest from 2006 until 2009, partially to satisfy the embedded requirements contingent upon the Enterprise Sale Deed while company turnaround and restructuring continued. Although the flagship Daily Times returned to the streets in December 2014, further efforts have been made towards the return of the other viable titles, especially the Sunday Times, the Weekend Times and the Lagos Weekend, to the streets.

Anambra Assembly Impeaches Speaker — Daily Times Nigeria

Members of the Anambra State House of Assembly have impeached their Speaker, Ms Rita Mmaduagwu. The lawmakers impeached Mmaduagwu during Tuesday’s plenary at the Assembly chamber in Awka, the state capital. They consequently elected Mr Ikem Uzoezie as the new speaker. The former speaker was impeached on the grounds of alleged...

Presidential System, Root of Corruption in Nigeria, Says Adegbenro

Otunba Adejare Rewane Adegbenro, an entrepreneur was born into two political dynasties. His paternal grandfather is the late Premier of the defunct Western Region, Chief Dauda Soroye Adegbenro. On the other side, his maternal grandfather is the late Pro-Democracy crusader and financial of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Pa...

Plateau killings – Lalong visits trouble spots, vows to ensure that...

In order to restore lasting peace and ensure that Internally Displaced Persons of the recent killings in Plateau are peacefully returned to their ancestral homes , the state Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday visited Gashish District of Barkin Ladi local government where the state recently got an approval to...

Dalong urge Christians to stop lamenting Islamic agenda

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Bar. Solomon Dalong has urged Christians to stop lamenting Islamic agenda rather to push for Christian agenda. Dalong stated this on Wednesday in Jos, at the 95th General Church Council of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN). “Christians should stop lamenting that Muslims...

Aig-Imoukhuede and the Initiative for Public Governance

A week ago, I stumbled on an article titled “Africa and the burden of Leadership” (The Guardian, Nov. 7), written by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, banker, investor and entrepreneur, former Managing Director of Access Bank Nigeria, our compatriot. The piece was actually excerpted from a speech he delivered at the graduation ceremony...

Nigeria Army to boost combat proficiency, physical skills

The Nigerian Army is set to improve in its combat proficiency through physical skills aimed at boosting the proficiency of troops in combating insurgency. The task will be achieved through the Nigerian Army Sports Festival (NAFEST) 2018, bid to hold from Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th November 2018 in Jos,...

The irony of wage increase and workers diminishing purchasing powers

The Nigerian government and the nation’s labour force are currently flexing muscles in what should be the minimum wage payable to workers of the government at the Federal, State and local levels as well as those working with the private sector of the economy. As at Sunday night, a truce...

FAMSAGA hosts conference towards repositioning health care in Africa for

From the 18th -24th November 2018, The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations General Assembly (FAMSA GA) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in grand style by hosting the first ever health conference of its kind at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The General Assembly serves as the annual meeting...

NVBF chief appeals to FIVB to help train Nigeria’s volleyball coaches...

The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Musa Nimrod, has appealed to the Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB) to assist the federation in training their coaches. Nimrod told newsmen on Saturday in Abuja that technical personnel, particularly coaches, needed to be trained so as to be conversant with the latest...

Galatasaray’s Henry Onyekuru ends 10-game goal drought with Super Lig brace...

Henry Onyekuru ended a 10-game goal drought in all competitions for club and country, with a brace in Galatasaray’s 3-0 win over Kayserispor in the Super Lig on Saturday. Onyekuru, who is on loan from Everton, last scored in August as Galatasaray routed Alanyaspor 6-0 in a league match. His first...

Injuries and suspension won’t stop Super Eagles from beating South Africa...

Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi is confident the confidence the Super Eagles will qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after the team’s failure to reach the past to editions in 2015 and 2017 respectively. The Super Eagles will go into the next qualifying game against South Africa in...

England World Cup 2002 goal my best ever — Daily Times...

Ronaldinho has picked the goal he scored against England at World Cup 2002 as the greatest of his illustrious career. With the quarter-final between Brazil and the Three Lions locked at 1-1 after Michael Owen’s opener was cancelled out by Rivaldo, the Selecao were given a free kick around 40...

CSOS’ Commends NSCDC For Declaring A One Week Prayer Meeting For

A civil society groups, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI), Peace and Anti-Corruption Advocacy (PAC) and Transparency Network Centre (TNC) has commended and lauded the courageous initiative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) under the leadership of Comptroller General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, for the proactive prayer session...

Kenya’s bond, Zimbabwe’s airline for sale — Daily Times Nigeria

Kenya will in November sell 20-year amortised infrastructure bond worth 50 billion shillings (489 million dollars) just as Zimbabwe pushes to privatise airline. The proceeds will be used for road, water and energy projects, Central Bank said on Monday. The bond will have an 11.95 per cent coupon, it said. It added...

65-year-old man dies during sex with young girlfriend at a hotel...

A man said to be about 65 years has been reported dead while having sex at a hotel in Awka, Anambra. The man, identified as Mr Obi Nwoda, checked into the hotel with a lady on Saturday. According to the management of the hotel, the woman was leaving the hotel...

How we tried to save Ambode’s second term

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Lagos East Senatorial District have denied insinuations that leaders of the party in the district did not make case for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on his second term ambition. Speaking at a reconciliatory meeting of the district held at CMD Shangisha, Lagos on...

I have been treated badly by Akeredolu since I joined APC...

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in last year’s election in Ondo State and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Olusola Oke has insisted that the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has not treated him and his supporters fairly since they joined the All Progressives...

Court revokes ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu’s bail

A federal high court in Lagos has revoked the bail granted Orji Uzor Kalu, ex-Abia state governor, for failure to appear before it. Kalu is facing trial for an alleged fraud of N7.65bn. His trial was stalled last week due to his absence in court. Kunle Oyewunmi, his media aide, had...

My ordeal in the hands of police still a shock to...

Rt. Hon. Jokotola Pelumi , a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly is a frontline leader in the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a senior lawyer. He was recently arrested by the Police in the state, who raided his house on...

Flytime entertainment present unveils 3days lineup event

Mutiat Alli, Lagos Nigeria’s foremost concert organizer, Flytime Promotions has announced its 3-day lineup of electrifying shows- Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged, RBRM featuring Bobby Brown & Bel Biv Devoe & Olamide Live, under the grand Flytime Music Festival. These events will host the largest number of music lovers on the continent from the 21st to the...

Singer, Annjay to launches new beauty product

Mutiat Alli, Lagos Nigerian singer, actress and entrepreneur, Angela Chioma John, who recently bagged the ambassadorial deal of a Chinese tech company, Ja Solar Energy Equipment has added more feathers to her hat. The ‘Man No Be God’ crooner is set to launch her customized Mink eyelashes which just got into...

Peace, progress, development of Erinja Kingdom, my focus- Elerinja

Mutiat Alli, Lagos As the people of Erinja kingdom celebrating this year Erinja Day in grand style, His Royal Majesty, King (Dr.) Ebenezer Olufemi Alani Egunjobi, the Elerinja of Erinja Kingdom, has reassured his people that peace, progress, and development of Erinja Kingdom remained his priority. In fact, what could have led a...

Timilehin Bello Named One of the Top 25 Innovators in Europe,

Mutiat Alli, Lagos Timilehin Bello, the CEO of one of Nigeria’s leading PR and Digital Marketing agencies; Media Panache, has been named one of the Top 25 Innovators in Europe, Middle East and Africa by the Holmes Report; a trusted global Platform for Public Relations. Timilehin is listed alongside 24 other...

Fashola Photographic Foundation winner exhibits at Lagos Photo

Mutiat Alli, Lagos (Pics: Ebun) Fashola Photographic Foundation (FPF) has partnered with the Lagos Photo Festival, a foremost international festival of photography to showcase winner of its yearly contest, Lagos-based budding photographer, Ebunoluwa Akinbo. Tagged ‘The Passing of Time, Akinbo’s works is among works currently showing at the Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi....

Popular director and producer Oreofe Williams honoured

Isaac Oguntoye Living an impactful and meaningful life has always been the sole aim of popular actor, producer and director, Oreofe Williams, whom over the years, had been known for his robust contribution to raising giants and breeding fresh talent through mentor-ship and Drama. The Masters Degree holder from the University...

Why I’m coming to Nigeria to Promote Curvaceous Lifestyle

Isaac Oguntoye Obafemi Richard Jegede is one the young, agile vibrant entrepreneur who believes every curvaceous lady deserve a good and healthy lifestyle. He is the chief executive director of Curvaceous Lifestyle Africa. The company that was established in South Africa with the aim of promoting and empowering curvaceous women. This...

OSINBAJO, AMBODE, Others Honoured at AFRICA H.R AWARDS

Isaac Oguntoye It was celebration galore as Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and Incumbent Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode honored at the Africa Human Resources Excellence Awards and Conference held on 9th November 2018 at the Lagos Sheraton Hotels. The epoch-making event attracted over 500 H.R professionals both within and outside...

Mrs. Useni Share Reasons Why Emergency Medical Service Should be Proper...

Isaac Oguntoye Health is seen as one of the fundamental rights of every citizen. Access to needed health service is crucial for maintaining and improving health and despite the fact that the emergency are largely preventable, they continue to threaten the health of the citizens. In this vein, Mrs. Useni...

GOtv Blazing the Trail in DTT in Nigeria

Mutiat Alli About a decade ago, the prospect of Nigerians enjoying world class digital terrestrial television remained an elusive dream as the country trailed behind other developing and developed nations in this area.  Memories and experiences of television, outside premium pay TV offerings, were limited to the provision of outdated...

For Debasing Ekiti Value:Fayose must apologise- says Fayemi aide

Governor Kayode Fayemi’s aide, Segun Dipe has called on immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose to apologise to the people of the state, “for despoiling their values and giving them poor image in the eyes of the world”. The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Fayemi on...

PDP suffering from ‘masses rejection syndrome’, group alleges in reaction

A civil society group has labelled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a “wicked version of witchcraft” suffering from “masses rejection syndrome” for questioning President Muhammadu Buhari’s much-loved Social Intervention Programme (SIP). The group known as Good Governance Initiative is renowned for its unbiased and uncompromising stance on national issues. The...

Juliet Ibrahim celebrates 3 million Instagram followers in her underwear —...

Having three million Instagram users is no little feat . To celebrate her milestone,Ghanaian actress shared a stunning photo in her underwear She wrote Cheers to 3 MILLION Instagram followers! Thanks for following and loving this real, humble, down-to-earth, gorgeous Woman. I love you all Unicorns  Like this:Like Loading... Source link

Fast rising Nigerian artiste, Sagiddy, set to hold “The Versatile EP”...

Gideon Julius Uchendu aka Sagiddy is an Afropop artist music producer and a song writer, who hails from Imo state has been on the scene for a very long while, now in 2017, he dropped a couple of songs which gave him an edge in the industry Sagiddy as he...

Allegri names one player that inspired Manchester

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri has singled out Manchester United midfielder, Marouane Fellaini for praise after Jose Mourinho’s side secured a 2-1 win over the Old Lady in Wednesday’s Champions League encounter. Forward, Cristiano Ronaldo gave the Serie A champions the lead, before midfielder, Juan Mata equalized from a free-kick and...

Rice farmers fault Atiku, USDA on importation — Daily Times Nigeria

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has faulted and described as `fraud’, the publication quoted by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar that rice importation increased in 2018 when compared to previous years. The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), had quoted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Market and...

Man United boss Jose Mourinho explains Juventus gesture: ‘They insulted

Jose Mourinho has revealed his gesture to Juventus fans after Manchester United’s 2-1 win in Turin was payback for “90 minutes” of insults. Mourinho, who spent two years in charge of Inter Milan, cupped his ear at the final whistle provoking a confrontation on the pitch with Leonardo Bonucci and...

PDP planning to win on fabricated allegations against Buhari’s

A Coalition of about 100 Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria has claimed that it has uncovered dubious plots by the Peoples Democratic Party to win the 2019 elections using frivolous and fictitious allegations the Buhari administration. The group claimed a plot that has been hatched by the PDP to manufacture...

Youth group drums support for Uduaghan’s Senatorial

A youth political group in Delta State, Inspired Youths is drumming support for ex-governor and Delta South senatorial candidate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan to represent the zone in 2019. The group which spoke through its leader, Joy Omodafe reiterated that their...

Sanwo-Olu assures APC aspirants who lost primary they will be

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has pleaded with all aspirants on the party platform who participated in the last primary but lost to be patient with the party and work for its success in the 20219 elections, assuring that they...

Group says Buhari has provided more social intervention for masses than

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged opposition figures to name any previous Nigerian government that has done more than the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to empower the less privileged. This it says is because never have the masses across the country enjoyed so many social intervention benefits from...

KNSG To Spend Over N1B For Repairs of Roads, Others

Kano state Executive Council, has approved emergency maintenance of 31 dilapidated roads in the state capital to be carried out in eight clusters at the cost of N1, 036, 398, 164.33 billion. Addressing a press conference on the outcome of the weekly council meeting in his office, the state commissioner...

Afreximbank tasks media, experts on promoting Intra-African trade

The Executive Vice President, Business Development & Corporate Banking of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Mr. Amr Kamel, has called on the media and financial experts in the continent to promote the importance of the Intra-African trade. Kamel said that there was need for the media to consistently inform...

we backed the party constitution, PDP

Ekiti People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders, under the auspice of PDP Integrity women in Politics, has restated its support for the adoption of Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi as the party’s leader in the...

INEC can’t be independent so long President solely appoints its leadership

Coming from a very humble background, Olagoke Odetunde, son of a Second Republic politician in old Oyo State, Chief J.A Odetunde, has a passion for human development; he believes the only avenue through which he could effectively...

Biya, 85, sworn in for another 7-year tenure in Cameroon

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya, in power for almost 36 years, was sworn into office for seven more years on Tuesday, after winning October’s election in a landslide. The 85-year old, one of Africa’s longest-ruling leaders, won the October...

Much ado about ember months — Daily Times Nigeria

As a mother, Dr. Mrs. Farida Adelaja could not help but weep uncontrollably after watching a sitcom during the 9pm Network News bulletin on the inherent hazards of dangerous driving and other road vices. She shuddered with fright...

Nigeria sweeps titles at ITF Wheelchair Tennis Futures — Daily Times...

Alex Adewale and Kafayat Omisore emerged champions of the men’s and women’s singles of the Puma ITF Wheelchair Tennis Futures in Abuja over the weekend. The winning outing marked a glorious return of Nigeria to the international stage after a few years of absence due to financial challenges. Adewale, a London...

Music: Jeremiah Godfrey Ft DKB

Prophet Jeremiah Godfrey Abulu, senior pastor of Kings City Church(KCC), is out with another powerful rendition, titled “Grateful”, he features another anointed singer, DKB, as they join to show appreciation to God for all he has done and will do This is a must have on your playlist, kindly download,...

After losing party primaries, Dickson restores positions of appointees,

The Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has reinstated all political appointees, who resigned their positions to contest the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but lost, to their former positions. The governor also reinstated all civil servants, who resigned to contest in the primaries to their former...

Eze Ohanweh marks Iwaji festival amidst pomp — Daily Times Nigeria

The ancient city of Ihim in Umuihim community, Isiala Mbano local government, Imo State came agog last week with a great convergence of traditional and paramount rulers, notable personalities and government officials as His Royal Majesty, Eze, Oliver Ohanweh, the Obi Gburugburu of Igboland and Paramount ruler of Ihim...

Unveiling Creative Singer, I’SNOW

Isaac Oguntoye I’SNOW is another creative young chap that Nigeria music  industry can be proud of. The Afro hip hop singer has been working tedious behind the camera in other to perfect his craft. At the moment, I’SNOW is not just ready to break the jinx in the industry but...

CAN Is Part of the Nigeria Problem

Isaac Oguntoye Nigeria is the most populous African country that is nearly equally divided between Christian and Islam, though the exact ratio is uncertain. But among all the religions in Nigeria, Islam and Christianity record large numbers of adherents and the country’s politics is almost based on the two religious...

Baba Ijesha becomes ‘Booku Chicken’ ambassador

Isaac Oguntoye Comedian and Top Nollywood star, Olanrewaju Omiyinka better known as Baba Ijesha has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of a new food brand, ‘Booku Chicken’. The Osun state born comedian is now the face of Booku Chicken, a product of Agro-Park Foods and Spices Limited. Baba Ijesha who is...

Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi, Anita Erskine, to Host

  Mutiat Alli The African Union Commission, AUC, in partnership with the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana, have announced Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi and Anita Erskine as the host and hostesses who will hold the live stage of the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018...

Naija FM 102.7 celebrates 8th year anniversary

Mutiat Alli …… Announces November 4th for “2018 comedy jam and award night” Plans are in full gear for the 7th Edition of the Naija FM Comedy Jam and Award Night for the year 2018! The announcement was made by the Programs Director of the popular indigenous Radio station, Osamoje Isaac, during...

Vice President Celebrates with Grange School at 60

Mutiat Alli Celebrating 60 years of Excellence in Tradition and Global Innovation, Grange School Lagos celebrated its Diamond Jubilee with the official unveiling of its Anniversary Logo by His Excellency, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, (GCON) at the school premises in GRA, Ikeja Lagos. The event which saw in attendance different dignitaries across all sectors including...

Atiku’s volunteers salute Buhari’s courage, integrity ahead of polls

The Atiku-Obi Volunteers Network, a group supporting the presidential ambition of the Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Pete Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the issuance of the certificate of attestation to President Muhammadu Buhari by WAEC. Recall that the exam body had on Friday...

Ooni celebrates Edi/Moremi festival — Daily Times Nigeria

…unveils Moremi pageant final contestants2018 edition of the famous yoruba Edi festival popularly known as Edi/Moremi cultural festival in remembrance of the Yoruba heroine, Queen Moremi Ajasoro, was marked with fanfare in the palace of Oonirisa, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife. The annual ceremony held on Wednesday, October...

FG to deploy fiscal policies to protect emerging industries, encourage

The federal government has pledged to deploy fiscal policies that protect industries and encourage investments in critical sectors of the economy. This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab S. Ahmed in Abuja at the opening session of 4th Meeting of the ECOWAS Finance Ministers on the Consolidation...

CSO’s partner with DFID, FG to Monitor distribution of $321m Abacha...

Some concerned civil Society Organisations(CSO’s ) have taken a giant stride by partnering withThe Department for International Development (DFID) and Federation government to ensure that the recovered $321 million Abacha loot is not relooted. The group are putting machineries on top gear to ensure that the poor Nigerians of which...

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