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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 15 October, 2017.

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Association of Nigerian Exporters has advised Nigerians to adhere to export specifications to avoid rejection of the countrys products. Mr Joseph Idiong, Director-General of the association, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. In export business, the exporter must produce or harness exportable products []The post How to avoid rejection of Nigerias products in Europe Association appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that weak and underfunded security agencies cannot live up to the task of protecting the country in the face of many security challenges. Hon Dogara therefore called for improved welfare for security agencies. This, he said, at the retreat of security related committees of []The post Weak, underfunded security agencies cannot protect Nigeria, says Speaker Dogara appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
John Ndu The security agencies in Anambra state have expressed their readiness to conduct the Governorship Election scheduled for Nov. 18 in the state. The Chairman of INEC/Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security and Commissioner for Police in the state, Mr Garba Umar gave the indication shortly after a meeting of the Committee at the []The post Anambra Election: Security agencies assure credibility appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 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 psychiatric test appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
31st December 2017 represents an important date in Nigerian capital market. The date has been fixed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as deadline for free dividend mandate registration and also deadline for multiple account regularization. Investor usually buy shares in the capital market either from the primary market or the secondary, market, it []The post Multiple accounts regularisation deadline & forfeiture appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, has faulted the imposition of the sum of N450,000 as a financial sanction for power consumers caught in meter bypass, by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC. It will be recalled that NERC during the 19th monthly power sector meeting had drafted financial sanctions ranging from N50, 000 []The post Electricity workers and move against NERC directive appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Chief Raymond Dokpesi, the founder of Daar Communications, has intensified lobbies toward winning the support of key PDP stakeholders in his ambition to become the partys National Chairman. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dokpesi, on Friday night, visited Chief Edwin Clark, the Ijaw leader, former Niger Governor, Babangida Aliyu, and former FCT []The post Dokpesi gets Clarks endorsement, woos others for PDP national chairman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Saturday inaugurated water and electricity projects worth N200 million in different communities across Ukwa West local government area of Abia. The General Manager, SPDC, External Relations, Mr Igo Weli, performed the inauguration of the projects in Ukwa, which include market stalls, town hall and scholarships to undergraduates in the []The post Shell inaugurates N200m water, power projects in Abia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), says it is the duty of communities, the Federal Government and oil companies to provide jobs for youths in the Niger-Delta region. A statement signed by Mr Owei Lakemfa, Head of Media PAP, quoted Boroh as saying this while addressing the chiefs, elders, women and []The post Oil Coys, Communities, Govt. are to provide jobs Boroh appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Edo Government is targeting a minimum of 250,000 hectares of land for cultivation to boost agricultural production within the next two years. Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo disclosed this at the 13th Esan Economic Empowerment Workshop organised by the Association of Esan Professionals at Uromi, Esan North East Local government area of the state []The post Edo targets 250,000 hectares for agriculture Gov. Obaseki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Prof. Eddiefloyd Igbo of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai in Niger, has urged the Federal Government to bridge the disparity between the wages of political office holders and civil servants. Igbo, who teaches criminology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on []The post Address wage disparity between politicians and civil servants- Don tells FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Russian President, Mr Vladimir Putin, has charged parliamentarians across the world to promote peaceful, constructive and balanced agenda in tackling conflicts. Putin made the call while declaring open the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia. He said that the place of parliamentarians in world affairs could not be undermined in []The post Putin tasks parliamentarians on constructive, balanced agenda in tackling global conflicts appeared first on D 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for greater integration of African economies to enable the continent develop free trade among AU member nations. Osinbajo made the call at the inaugural meeting of the Africa Champions Group, an initiative of business and manufacturing stakeholders in the continent, on Saturday in Lagos. He said that regional integration []The post Regional integration in Africa too low- Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked the residence of former Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Coomasie, killing a mobile policeman and injuring another. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on the two policemen stationed at the gate of the residence at the about 8pm, but did not []The post Gunmen kill policeman, injure another at former IGP Commasies residence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Russell Brooks, the Information Officer at the U.S. Embassy, Abuja on Saturday said the U. S. was willing to partner with Nigeria to promote the game of baseball in the country. Brooks spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a baseball youth programme in Abuja. NAN reports that the camp, []The post U. S. to collaborate with Nigeria in promotion of baseball appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Crystal Palace ended the worst-ever start to an English Premier League season and condemned champions Chelsea to their second successive defeat with a 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park on Saturday. Palace had made unwanted history by losing their opening league games without scoring a goal, but they produced a much-improved performance this time around. It []The post Chelsea loses 2-1 to Chrystal Palace appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has expressed shock at the death of its member and veteran sports journalist, Mr Ewedapo Akintunde, which occurred on Saturday. Akintunde, who retired from the News Agency of Nigeria in 2016 as an Assistant Editor-in-Chief, died in his residence in Itoki, Ogun, during an illness. He was aged 60 []The post Nigerians in grief as Ewedapo Akintunde dies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Dr Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has urged African leaders to use migrant resources, which has amounted to more than $110 billion, to fund key infrastructure deficit. Oramah gave the advice at the Frontier 100 Forum in Washington D.C., according to a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by Mr Obi []The post Afreximbank urges Africa to use $110bn migrant resources to fund infrastructure deficit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
..NDPHC says more power plants underway The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has disclosed that the current revenue shortfalls that have accumulated from the inability of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to allow the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the countrys power sector to have cost reflective tariffs have now shot up []The post DisCos mull force majeure, as electricity tariff shortfalls hit N460bn appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has appointed Mr. Haruna Jalo Waziri as the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS). Waziri will be taking over from Mr. Bola Adeeko, who has been piloting the affairs of the settlement system house in the last couple of months, as acting Chief Executive Officer. []The post Jalo-Waziri, new Central Security boss resumes November 1 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has said that with diligent execution and policy consistency, the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) has the capacity to steer the country towards full economic recovery and sustainable growth and development. ERGP was unveiled in April this year as a short-to-long term (2017 []The post Execution, consistency of ERGP to engender growth Stanbic appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Following the success recorded at the Toronto Film festival where the movie was first screened; recently, stakeholders and members of the press showed up for the screening of the charming new romantic comedy, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel. The event which was well-attended has the presence of top personalities that includes, executive producer Mo Abudu of []The post Mo Abudu, Racheal Oniga others step out for Royal Hibiscus Hotel Media premiere appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
releases debut album SALT In its 9th years of organising musical concert in the Prison; Singer Lamboginny a former prison officer took a bold step of launching his debut album in the midst of over 4,000 inmates of the Kirikiri Medium Security Prison, Lagos. With the new album tagged SALT (Saving All Lives Together), []The post Video/ Photos: Singer Lamboginny relishes hope to Kirikiri Prison Inmates appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
King of Fuji Music, Alhaji Sulaimon Alao Adekunle Malaika is set to dedicate his mansion in the Lekki area of Lagos very soon. Close sources revealed that the mansion set the Qibla of Fuji Music back by about 200 million naira. A date in December has been fixed for a befitting house warming ceremony with []The post Fuji Music Star, Malaika set to open 200 million Lekki Mansion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
In her days as the first lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Patience Jonathan the wife of former Nigeria president Good luck Jonathan, held many spells bound with her charisma. A glance in time past would have seen her 60th birthday being barely two weeks away, abuzz with social and political elites hopping with preparations like effervescent []The post Patience Jonathan friends to celebrate her @ 60th birthday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Following the massive buzz their photos sparked online just a week ago, Made Men Music Group & Imo Records reggae-dancehall sensation Ellyman and ex-reality TV star Tboss have sprung yet another avalanche of speculations among thousands of fans online with another newly released photos which were taken at an exquisite location in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The []The post Photos: Ellyman & Tboss Dazzle at another Exotic Location in Zanzibar appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Organisers of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) have announced the return of the festival for 2017. Scheduled to run from October 29 to November 4, 2017, the annual event marks AFRIFFs 7th season of celebrating African cinema in Nigeria. It is a season of international collaborations for AFRIFF with the French government coming in to []The post AFRIFF partners French Embassy, others on exchange programmes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Fast-rising UK-based actress, Oluwajuwon Quadri won big at the maiden edition of City People Movie Awards, which was for her recognition in the movie industry. The event, which held at Balmoral Event Centre, Ikeja in Lagos attracted distinguished personalities and both old and young actors from the movie industry. Organised by a frontline soft-sell journal, []The post UK-based actress, Juwon Quadri bags Best Producer of the Year at City People Movie Awards appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
World-renowned premium betters and classic alcoholic drink, Campari has announced its partnership with beer brands across Nigeria for the Dare to Mix Festival set to hold in Port Harcourt, Nigeria on the 14th of October, 2017. A first of its kind in Nigeria, the Dare to Mix festival will continue to reward and celebrate consumers []The post 2Baba, Harrysong, Duncan Mighty others for Campari Dare to mix festival appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Standup comedian and professional MC Prince Oriyomi Olayinka Oniru popularly known as 16 Oniru is one of the fastest growing comedian in the industry; despite been a son from the royal family Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, the Oniru of Iruland, Lagos; 16 Oniru believes in hardwork and consistency in whatever you do. Gearing up []The post Being a Prince doesnt mean I dont have to work for money Comedian 16Oniru appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 15 Oct 2017
Panic, tension, disquiet and anxiety held Nigerians in the South-East of the country for days. And amusingly the cause and source of the baseless anguish, which drenched our people in hysteria was as discreditable as the news itself. Some social media e-rats and e-thugs posted reports that our people were being massively killed by deadly []The post Igbos: Between Monkey Pox and Monkey Sense appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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