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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 14 October, 2017.

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Delectable Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu is one Nigerias most sought after actress in the industry whose passion for acting is second to none and has fare well in her chosen field. Despite the fact that the industry has been taken over by new actresses, Uche is still very much relevant and currently working on her []The post Crisis in marriage has nothing to do with celebrity status-Uche Elendu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Army to Establish 6 Command Schools in Kano Yakubu Salisu, Kano The Nigerian army in collaboration with the Kano State Government has concluded plans to establish six command secondary schools within the three senatorial Districts of the state. This was made known to news men when a delegation from Nigerian Army Headquarters led by Maj. []The post Army to Establish 6 Command Schools in Kano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Govt suspends all health activities in schools Akam James, Yenagoa There was panic Friday, October 13 in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital following the panic withdrawal of school pupils by their parents and guardians from schools in the state over alleged killer monkey pox vaccination exercise. Two students were reported to have been run []The post Monkey Pox Injection: Two students injured in Bayelsa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Idu Jude Abuja In its effort to enshrining standards on Federal Capital (FCT) roads, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has within the last three months, apprehended and referred for psychological tests over 4,000 traffic offenders. The new FCT Sector Commander, Mr. Ayuba Gora Wobin, made this revelation recently when he paid a working visit []The post FRSC sends 4000 traffic offenders for psychic test appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Eight days after a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos ordered the police to produce its witness, Inspector Bello Abubakar, in the ongoing trial of fraud case against a film promoter, Olajide Kareem, otherwise known as Seun Egbegbe, the police on Wednesday turned up its witness. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, had on October 5, berated the police []The post Police comply with court order, produce witness against alleged fraudster, Egbegbe, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
As 42-year-old wins 2017 quiz contest The Senior Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, on Thursday, reaffirmed the state governments determination to meet the 95 per cent literacy target deadline by 2019. He gave the assurance at the 2017 Adult Learners Quiz Competition organised by the Agency for Mass []The post Lagos 95% literacy target not negotiable -Ambodes aide appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has revealed that the increase in crime rate especially in the coastal areas of the country is amongst the many factors that propelled the exercise crocodile smile II. The COAS who stated this at the official flag off ceremony for the Exercise Crocodile []The post Nigerian Army Flag off Operation Crocodile Smile II in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Bayero University Kano (BUK) have pledged to partner in the ongoing exploratory activities in the frontier basins across the country. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, made this known Thursday when the Vice Chancellor of BUK, Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello, paid him a visit at the []The post NNPC, BUK pledge collaboration on frontier basins appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
When the first Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) was held in Abuja in February 1993, little did the organisers know that economic summit will one day snowball into an idea that is widely accepted across the country. Today, families, corporate bodies, states and the federal government have embraced the idea and they regularly organise their economic []The post The value of economic summits appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on Nigerias international partners to designate the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation. The Minister stated this in his article entitled Thwarting Terrorism in Nigeria, which appeared in Thursdays edition of the US newspaper Washington Times. He argues that IPOBs actions qualify []The post Lai Mohammed wants international partners to proscribe IPOB appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has revealed where corrupt Nigerians invest the proceeds of their loots. The EFCC Czar disclosed that these corrupt Nigerians use the proceeds of their loots to purchase real estates in Dubai and the United Kingdom, UK. Magu made the disclosure during the []The post EFCC Magu reveals where corrupt Nigerians invest their loots appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The federal government has commenced negotiations with operators of the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) with a view to ceding some of their shares to accommodate new investors who would bring in more funds to increase their service delivery. The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Mohammed, disclosed this at the end []The post FG To Sell Discos To New Investors Zainab Mohammed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr. Taiwo Olatunbosun has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has failed in Ekiti State. Olatunbosun stated this during the Ekiti Central Senatorial meeting held in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Olatunbosun declared that the present administration in the state has failed the []The post PDP has failed in Ekiti, says Olatunbosun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
More knocks have continue to trail the proposed bill seeking the establishment of a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) Commission to coordinator, supervise and harmonise activities of NGOs and civil societies in Nigeria otherwise known as NGO bill. The bill proposed by Honourable Umar Jubril, which has passed second reading in the House of Representative and []The post Civil Society groups fault NGO bill, says it violates Constitution appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
There was a mild drama at the Court of Appeal Wednesday when the legal counsel disengaged by People Democratic Party (PDP), Barrister G. A. Umoh Esq reappeared and announced his representation for the party (PDP). The National Legal Adviser of the party, Barr. Dave Iorhemba had in a letter dated September 5th 2017, signed by []The post Appearance of disengaged PDP counsel stalls senatorial legal tussle in A/Ibom North appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Prominent member of Niger-Delta activist and member of the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization, Comr.Prince Afoke Okporua, has urged the leadership of the party to consider the zoning of the partys youth leadership slot to South-South this time around, saying it would amount to committing a fatal political miscalculation capable of threatening []The post PDP convention: its turn of South-South to be PDP youth leader, NDelta youth leader insists appeared first o 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Partial results from Liberias presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead. Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be counted. His main rival, incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai, leads in one county and is []The post Weah, Boakai ahead in Liberia election partial results appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari asked the body to concentrate on the Northern part of Nigeria. The President made the disclosure while speaking at a conference in Washington DC, United States, US. Kim also advised Buhari to invest in things that would enhance Nigerias []The post Buhari asked us to concentrate on Northern Nigeria World Bank appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The six days long 2017 edition of Ofala Festival took off with a flying start on Wednesday with the Oraeze International Arts Exhibition at the Ime Obi, Onitsha, Anambra State. Fathers and Elders of the land acknowledged the youths by devoting Thursday (yesterday) to the young souls to exercise their strength in a colourful day-long []The post OFALA FESTIVAL: Colours, arts even the gods are celebrating! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Wage, economists say, is the dignity of labour. But for some workers across the country, getting this all-important reward for labour is harder than having to pass the camel through the eye of a needle, let alone earning a living from hard earned wages. Owing to failure of many state governments to pay workers salaries, []The post WORKERS WELFARE: NLC knocks Kogi, Zamfara governors over bailout fund appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Two suspected cultists, Tobi Micheal and Adigun Gbolahun have expressed regret over their alleged involvement in,cult activities and several robbery incidents within Lagos. The suspects who were arrested by men of the anti robbery unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Lagos State Police Command claimed it was money to []The post We went into robbery because we needed money for graduation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A final year student of the Onabisi Onabanjo University in Ogun State, Micheal Omoregbe and 11 others have been arrested by men of the Special Anti-robbery squad of the The CP, however said they would be s to court after completion of investigation of the matter. State Police Command. Omoregbe who is studying account education []The post Final year student, 10 others arrested for theft appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Youths suspected to be irate in the early hours of yesterday in Ashama community, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly flogged a vigilante boss in the area Tony Osamor fifty strokes of cane for impounding a motorcycle after the recent ban place on motorcycle in the areas. While the fear of the []The post Youths flog vigilante boss 50 strokes of cane over motorcycles arrest appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A 27-year old bus conductor, Ndidi Chuks was yesterday remanded in prisons custody by an Asaba Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a teenage girl. In a three count charge of felony, rape and having carnal knowledge of the 13-year old girl (name withheld), the presiding magistrate, Mrs. Faith .O. Kalu refused to take plea of []The post Bus Conductor remanded in Prisons custody over alleged rape appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A Delta State High Court sitting at Ozoro has sentenced a 38 year old farmer, Francis Williams to death by hanging for robbing his victims of a Nokia handset valued at five thousand naira and a cash sum of one hundred and seventy naira. The Court presided over by Honourable Justice Austin .O. Akpovi sentenced []The post Farmer to die by hanging for robbing victims of handset appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Eight days after a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos ordered the police to produce its witness, Inspector Bello Abubakar, in the ongoing trial of fraud case against a film promoter, Olajide Kareem, otherwise known as Seun Egbegbe, the police on Wednesday turned up its witness. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, had on October 5, berated the police []The post Police complie with court order, produce witness against alleged fraudster, Egbegbe, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control on Thursday dissociated itself from the rumoured monkey pox vaccine intervention by the military in schools in the south east. National Coordinator of the Center, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, told the senate committee on primary healthcare and communicable diseases that the center has no relationship whatsoever with what the military []The post Center for Disease Control dissociate self from alleged military campaign against monkey pox in SEast appeared first on D 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Pursuant to his administrations ongoing efforts to effect needed reforms in the transportation, environment and energy sectors aimed at putting the state on a sound footing for economic growth and development, the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has asked lawmakers in the state to support his efforts. Speaking at the opening session of the 2nd []The post Ambode seeks lawmakers support for success of reforms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has again decried the increasing hardship Nigerians are enduring as a result of the appointment, as Ministers, former state chief executives, who performed badly or plundered their states commonwealth to the detriment of the masses, urging President Buhari to sack them. In a statement signed by the Secretary []The post CNPP bemoans increasing hardship, seeks sack of underperforming ministers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Dan saran Kano, Alhaji Gambo Dan Pass, a top notch in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the present system of government in the country as too expensive for Nigeria and African countries at large. According to him, the present system of government in the country is being abused and not properly managed, as []The post Parliamentary system of govt best for Nigeria Dan Pass appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said he would love his team to face the world champions, Germany, in a friendly match. Rohr has gone ahead to ask the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to arrange for friendly matches in FIFA windows of November, March and May. We have already told Germany that []The post Super Eagles Boss Rohr Urges NFF To Arrange Friendly Match With Germany appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Inter winger Antonio Candreva is wary of encountering a wounded AC Milan in the Derby della Madonnina at San Siro on Sunday. Milan head into the match having spent the international break stewing on back-to-back Serie A defeats against Sampdoria and Roma. Vincenzo Montellas side sit seventh, seven points adrift of third-placed Inter and nine []The post Candreva wary of wounded Milan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Luis Figo says he will wait with interest to learn how Barcelona respond to the loss of Neymar. The Brazil international stunned the football world when he joined Paris Saint-Germain in a record-breaking 222million deal in August. Barca are unaccustomed to seeing their prized assets lured away from Camp Nou, with Figo one of the []The post Barca will survive despite Neymars exit Figo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe is more professional than Barcelona icon Lionel Messi was at his age, according to Ludovic Giuly. Messi underwent hormone treatment to boost his height upon joining Barca and struggled with muscle injuries during the early stages of his professional career. Former PSG and Monaco forward Giuly was at Camp Nou []The post Guily: Mbappe more professional than Messi! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports and Youth Development, Senator Obinna Ogba has called on Public and Private Companies to come out en-masse and support the Super Eagles as the national team matches towards the World Cup in Russia 2018. Speaking with some journalists in his office, Ogba said the players should be given []The post Ogba makes case for Eagles ahead Russia 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
In recognition of its groundbreaking partnership agreements with the Nigeria Football Federation that have energized the Nigerian game and set it on firm course to a brighter and better future, world football governing body, FIFA has invited Nigerias leading energy solutions company, AITEO, to this years The Best Football Awards. The letter of invitation dated []The post FIFA invites AITEO to The Best Football Awards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Positive and edifying history will be made on Sunday when Niger Tornadoes FC and Akwa United clash at the Agege Stadium for the right to be the first team to lift the glittering AITEO Cup. For the umpteenth time, change was effected in the name of the oldest competition in the land in June this []The post Lagos agog as Tornadoes, Akwa battle for AITEO Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has set his sights on qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. The German tactician recently guided the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals following a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo, Nigeria last weekend. Rohr, who was appointed Nigeria head coach in August, []The post Rohr eyes 2019 AFCON ticket appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has commissioned what can be described as Nigerias first indigenous University laptop assembly complex. The complex, which was commissioned recently during the Universitys Founders Day, has a capacity to produce 100,000 laptops a year was delivered by Crestsage Limited a Lagos-based indigenous Technology company under a management arrangement with []The post University of Nigeria Nsukka commissions laptop assembly complex appeared first on Daily Times Nig 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Nigerias delegation led by the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), Dr. Isa Pantami at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) Technology Week in Dubai, has wooed the global investment community to consider Nigeria a worthwhile economy where there is a vast untapped potential for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investments. []The post Nigeria woos ICT investors at GITEX appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 



Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Patience Jonathan has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to let her mother rest in peace after allegations that she laundered N2.1 billion with her account. Former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, yesterday denied using her late mothers account to launder N2.114 billion, The Nation reported. Patience said the company, Magel Resort Limited, was []The post Let My Mum Rest In Peace Patience Jonathan Begs EFCC Over N2.1 Billion Scandal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A former acting chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bisi Akande, on Thursday in Ibadan said President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to inform South-west leaders of the party that he would recontest in 2019. Mr. Akande also said that Mr. Buhari, a member of the ruling party, will have to contest with other members []The post 2019: Anybody can challenge Buhari for APC ticket Bisi Akande appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over the arrest and detention of his two aides, describing the commission as a senseless organization, in dire need of restructuring. Vanguard reports that Fayose, who vowed to overhaul the anti-graft agency, said he would restructure EFCC when he becomes []The post I Am Ready To Restructure EFCC When I Become Nigerian President Fayose Says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu in an interview monitored on AIT yesterday, bared his mind on his conversation with the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, when he visited him in Kuje prison, the chances of APC in the forthcoming Anambra elections as well as []The post I Spent Two Hours,10 Minutes Talking To Nnamdi Kanu At Kuje Prison Kalu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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