NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 12 October, 2017.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Peter Fowoyo, Lagos Fifty-six choice properties, situated in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja valued at $21, 982, 224 (about N3.3billion) allegedly linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison -Madueke, were on Wednesday ordered by a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government. Also joined as respondents []The post Diezani: At last, court orders final forfeiture of N3.3bn properties appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Hearing, in a fundamental rights suit filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, seeking N300million damages for illegal detention was on Wednesday refused by a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. Justice Abdulazeez Anka however said that the case file be returned to the Chief Judge for further directive. The court had earlier heard the []The post Court refuses to hear Evans fundamental rights suit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mother of the lawmaker representing Bomadi Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Kenneth Oboro Preyor, Ma Ekpongbolo Preyor, who regained freedom from her abductors last week, has disclosed how she was treated and cared for by her abductors. Madam Preyor was abducted from her residence at Kpakiama in Bomadi Local Government Area []The post How I was treated by my kidnappers, Madam Preyor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development in Lagos State, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, on Wednesday disclosed that multilayer car parks would be constructed across the State within the next 12 months. While stating that the State Government was open to partnership with interested investors willing to collaborate with government on the project, Akinsanya said the move to []The post Lagos state govt to construct multi-layer Car Parks appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari was granting approvals for oil deals to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the time he was on his sick bed in London and when he had relinquished presidential powers to his Vice President the head, Maikanti Baru, has indicated. Mr. Baru said Mr. Buhari approved at least two separate []The post Buhari Approved N640Bn Oil Contracts From His Sick Bed In London- Baru indicates appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Senator Dino Melaye has noted that there are so many square pegs in round holes in the President Muhammadu Buharis administration. Melaye said Buharis selections were synonymous to someone wearing oversized shoes, adding that there were lots of nepotism in the Presidents appointments. In an interview with Vanguard, Melaye, a chieftain of the ruling party, []The post Buhari Fixing Wrong People In Strategic Positions Dino Melaye appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting, depicting Jesus Christ as the Saviour of the World, which was sold in 1958 for just 45 pounds may fetch a whopping $100 million at an auction in the US. Titled Salvator Mundi or the Saviour of the World, it was painted by one of the historys []The post Rare Da Vinci painting may fetch $100 million at US auction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Federal Government has announced a ban for medical doctors working in public hospitals to engage on private practice. The decision was taken at the Wednesdays Federal Executive Council,FEC, meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Federal Government also said that henceforth the doctrine of no work no pay which was contained in the nations []The post Breaking: FG bans private practice for medical doctors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. A patient of Monkey Pox The commissioner said in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, that the seven patients had been discharged []The post Bayelsas 7 Monkey Pox Patients Discharged From Hospital appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Lateef Ibrahim Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday faulted President Muhammadu Buharis new bid for a foreign loan of $5.5 billion, describing it as an attempt to push the Nation down into the black hole of debt that will affect negatively, the Future of this Nation. The opposition PDP said this in a statement []The post $5.5 billion loan: Buhari mortgaging the nations future, says PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has received the technical report on the proposed Gelegele Seaport, which is envisioned to serve as a key artery for the states economic diversification efforts. The governor received the report at the Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday, from the Technical Committee on the actualisation []The post Gelegele seaport: Committee submits technical report to Obaseki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Andrew Orolua, Abuja. Former Governor of Imo state, Ikedi Ohakim, has said he did not use anybody as proxy to acquire a N270million property located at Asokoro District ,Abuja, for which he is standing trial. Ohakim stated this on Wednesday while testifying as defence witness one (Dw1), yesterday at the resumed trial of the suit []The post N270M fraud: I never used anybody as proxy to acquire N270m property Ohakim appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
to stop residents doctors own private hospitals Idu Jude and Agency reports The federal government has decided to implement the No Work No Pay Rule with regards to industrial disputes. The decision, according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige was taken at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, which held []The post FG to implement no work no pay policy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Federal Government is working on modalities for setting up focused labs in some critical areas of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to further consolidate the gains of the economic diversification programme through Public Private Partnership (PPP). Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma while briefing members []The post FG to set up focused labs to drive PPP for economic diversification appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi did the unthinkable yet again as Argentina won away from home in a fantastic game with saw the living legend score a hat-trick for his country against Ecuador defying the high altitude. It is well known that Ecuador is situated right at the equator which preceded high altitude and a difficult terrain for []The post Messis Hatrick Qualifies Argentina For Russia 2018 World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Alaoji, Geregu, Calabar to have new owners Simon Ugwu Three electricity generation companies (Gencos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) would soon be sold to private investors in continuation of the 2013 NIPP privatisation that was suspended, the Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, []The post FG approves sale of 3 NIPP Gencos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Projects 2.4% growth in 2017, 3.2% in 2018 Says recovery not sufficient to lift per capita income in 2017 Mathew Dadiya and Samiat Oduwole, Abuja Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is recovering at a modest pace, and is projected to pick up to 2.4per cent in 2017 from 1.3per cent in 2016. This projected growth []The post Sub-Saharan Africa in modest growth recovery- World Bank appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
.says stiff penalties await erring officers The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has arrested 19 suspects and seized a total of 14.030 kilogrammes of controlled and prohibited drugs in the last three months. These seizures consist of 2.575 kilograms of Cocaine, 5.100 kilograms of Heroin, 6.615 kilograms []The post Drug trafficking: NDLEA arrests 19 suspects at Lagos Airport appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Kebbi State Government has earmarked N900 million for the digitisation of the states radio and television stations, a government statement said on Wednesday. The statement signed by, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Dakingari said the decision to set aside the huge amount, followed complaints that most parts of the state were []The post Digitisation: Kebbi budgets N900m, set to improve information dissemination appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Motolani Oseni A group of analysts at the Financial Derivates Company Limited (FDL), have predicted further drop in inflation to 15.99 per cent. The analysts say that the decline will result from widespread ease in food commodity prices, associated with early harvest. This is coming on the heels of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) []The post Analysts predict further drop in inflation to 15.99% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Motolani Oseni The Nigerian currency, Naira, on Wednesday, dropped at the official foreign exchange market from 305.10 per dollar to close yesterdays trading at 305.55, while remained unchanged at the parallel segment of the forex market. The local currency, at the interbank forex market, had on Tuesday, gained 0.16 per cent to close at 305.10 []The post Naira drops at official forex market, steadies at parallel segment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Afolabi Adesola The Chairman of African proprietary investment company, Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu, CON has called on the Federal Government to prioritise SMEs, the Creative Sector and access to electricity to drive job creation, inclusive growth and the diversification of the economy. He made this call while speaking on the topic: Opportunities, Productivity and []The post Elumelu charges FG on SMEs, creative sector for economic development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
..AXA Mansard, Cement Co of N/ Nigeria, Linkage lead gainers .Vitafoam, University Press, others lose Equities Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange declined further on Wednesday, as major market indicators i.e. the All Share Index (ASI) and the Market Capitalisation dropped 0.34 percent to close the day at 36,652.82 points and N12.617 trillion respectively. []The post Equities trading sustain losses with 0.34% decline appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Bonny Amadi Ikeja Hotels Plc has continued on the growth path with sustained release of its outstanding results, as the companys recently released first quarter 2015 ended 31 March showed that though earnings dropped, cost of sales and administrative expenses also dropped. Ikeja Hotels Plc unaudited interim financial statements for the first quarter ended 31 []The post Ikeja Hotels Q1 2015 result records N141.775m profit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Bonny Amadi The board of Neimeth International Pharmaceutical Plc has announced the resignation of its none executive director, Sir Godfrey Nnamdi Ohuabunbunwa A statement signed by the companys secretary, Mrs. F.I Onyekwere, released by the Nigerian stock Exchange (NSE), Ohuabunwas resignation was necessitated by his tight schedules which leave no time for him to attend []The post Neimeth : Ohuabunwa quits board appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of active lines has increased to 139 million in August compared to July which recorded 138. This is made known in NCC monthly Subscriber Operator Date made available on its website. The NCC said that the figure showed an increase of 295,685 in August. The Code Division []The post Active network subscribers increase to 139m in August-NCC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Activities marking the celebration of the 2017 Ofala Festival, sponsored by the grandmasters of data, Globacom, began on October 10, with the Oraeze International Arts Exhibition at the Ime Obi, Onitsha, Anambra State. Globacom in a statement issued in Lagos and made available to Daily Times said this years celebration of the festival would run []The post Glo-sponsored 2017 Ofala festival commences appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Yudala, Nigerias pioneer online and offline e-commerce outfit is putting finishing touches to a massive year-end promotion touted to be the biggest e-commerce marketing campaign in Nigeria this year. Feelers indicate that the promo tagged 11/11 12/12, will run from November 11th till December 12th 2017 online @ www.yudala.com and in all Yudala Offline []The post Yudala plans massive month long promo tagged 11/11-12/12 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
By: Mutiat Alli Buttylicious actress Anita Joseph has revealed that there is a man in her life currently and she is enjoying every bit of the relationship. She disclosed in a recent chat that she detests men who are lousy, one who picks or blows his nose anyhow especially in the public. She however further []The post I need a man I can fart in his presence and he would commend me- Actress Anita Joseph reveals!!! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Service of song currently going on in honour of the late Dj Olu in Banana IslandThe post Photo: DJ Olus service of songs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mutiat Alli Following the release of Behind The Scene Photos of Dele Issues special episode last week, popular Nollywood actor Samuel Ajibola has released an official trailer, which features Nigerias former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. This special episode titled Dele for President which is scheduled for release on YouTube on Saturday, October 14, 2017 has []The post Video: Watch Trailer to Samuel Ajibolas New Skit Starring Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo appeared first on Daily Times Niger 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim Policemen attached to the Lion Building Police Division, Lagos State Police Command are questioning Nigerian Hip-Hop singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido over the mysterious death of his friend Tagbo Umeike. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi stated this while briefing journalists at the police command in Ikeja. CP Imohimi said []The post Tagbos death: Davido, Driver under police interrogation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mutiat Alli Nollywood sensational actor OC Ukeje may be releasing an EP soon!! Since he made his debut as a singer with the release of his single titled Potato Potahto, which features Nigerian rap star Vector and Ghanaian actress Joselyn Dumas. A love song, Potato Potahto was written and composed by OC. The music video []The post OC Ukejes single Potato Potahto out soon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mutiat Alli Following the success recorded shortly after she released her debut album Suitcase in 2016, singer Aramide Sarumoh better known as Aramide is currently gearing up to release her first official single since the release of her debut album last year. Aramide said yes Im working on my next single set to be released []The post Aramide gears to release first official single appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mutiat Alli The burial arrangement for Olugbemiga Abiodun better known as DJ Olu has been revealed by his family. A close source to the family revealed that the remain of the late DJ will be buried tomorrow Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Ikoyi Vault. Already a service of song will be held today at []The post DJ Olu to be buried tomorrow, October 12, 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mutiat Alli As part of the 2017 international day for girl child, talented actress Omotola Jalade ekeinde shares touching stories on growing up as girl child after the demise of her father; how she was raised by the great community of Ondo men amongst others See screenshot of her post on InstagramThe post Ondo Community men sponsored me as a girl child- Omotola Jalade appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Looks like Comedian AY will soon Open his own Reality Show called TheMakunbrothers The 46year old who is currently in the US posted a Photo of himself posing with 2 white policemen about 7minutes ago and revealed his coming reality show.. see below! i had to Famzzz the policemen to get a picture. I have []The post AY To Launch His Reality Show The Makun Brothers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
1 Dont store perfume in the bathroom because the changing temperature and humidity can break down and weaken the fragrance. 2 Rubbing your wrists together after spraying perfume will only encourage the scent to fade faster and could crush the fragrance molecules, resulting in a weakened or distorted scent. Shaking a perfume bottle will also []The post Long Live the Scent appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
By Emmanuel Archibong To the people of the Bafarawa ruling house in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State, October 4, 1954 did not hold out much of significance than the birth of a child later named Attahiru that was born to the family of Dalhatu Bafarawa. Unknown to the ruling house, the young Attahiru []The post Bafarawa @63: Footprints of a democrat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Nosa Eweka This piece puts a beamlight on the three major areas our President told us his administration was going to focus on when he assumed power, they are as follows: Security: Nigeria is far from a safe country today, should we really expect foreign investors to put their capital in a place that is []The post Our Presidents three major areas of focus appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Federal Government is using part of the funds recovered from those who looted the treasury to finance the 2017 budget, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari, who spoke at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday, was represented by the Accountant General of the Federation, []The post We Are Using Recovered Looted Funds To Finance 2017 Budget FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The seed of nepotic appointments of President Mohammadu Buhari is yielding fruits bountifully. In fact in a true quota basis, it is like a moving train, going from one sector to the other. It started with the Vice/Acting President who we heard was being undermined by Buharis Chief of Staff. It then moved to the []The post Kachikwus lamentation to a non comforter appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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