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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Monday 16 October, 2017.


Mon, 16 Oct 2017
* As NCC boss accuses banks of conniving with fraudsters * Says banks under-reporting fraud cases for fear of desertion by customers * Non-disclosure of fraud cases militating against cybersecurity Tony Nwakaegho, Lagos The sending of vital bank details via short message services (SMS) may soon be banned in Nigeria because of its associated risks. []The post FG to ban use of SMS to send customers bank details appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a report from the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in Abuja. The funds are usually shared the following month For example, []The post How 36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September Graphic Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Federal Capital Territory Minister Muhammad Bello has invited investors to take advantage of business opportunities that would be offered by the completion of the FCT Light Rail Mass Transit System. Bello said on Sunday in Abuja, during a tour of ongoing light railway project in Abuja that the entire rail transit corridor offered an array []The post Minister invites investors to FCT light rail transit system appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
IMF, World Bank project positive growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that the Federal Government will not be reckless with foreign borrowings as it maintains an expansionary fiscal policy. Adeosun also revealed that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank []The post Nigeria wont be reckless with foreign borrowings, Adeosun insists appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday, October 15, 2017, eulogized the virtues of the late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through social and []The post Fela used music to fight for libration of the masses Ambode appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Federal Government on Sunday made its position clear over the controversy at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the purported leaked memo of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who accused the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, of insubordination and high-handedness in the management []The post $25bn NNPC contracts non-existing Presidency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
I know nothing about Aso Rock Clinic budget Jonathan Mathew Dadiya, Abuja In spite of all the outburst of the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari and the presidents daughter, Zhara, that Aso Rock Clinic does not have the functional equipment, the Permanent Secretary of the State House Clinic, Mr Jalal Arabi, said that []The post Jonathan reacts as Aso Rock Clinic denies receiving capital allocation in 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Claims on social and traditional media that $25BN worth of oil contracts were awarded by the NNPC or that $25BN in NNPC funds is missing are both false. According to Mr. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, no contracts were procured by the NNPC []The post There is no $25 billion NNPC contract anywhere Presidency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
As part of his consultations and campaign to be elected as the next National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel has visited, Gen. TY Danjuma (Rtd.) Daniel, a former governor of Ogun State, popular called OGD visited the former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff in his residence in Lagos. The visit []The post PDP National Chairmanship: Gbenga Daniel continues consultation, visits T.Y Danjuma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has said that Nigeria will fare better if the ongoing call to restructure the country into regions is adhered to. Anyaoku stated at this at the weekend shortly after paying a courtesy visit to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki at the Government House, Benin []The post Gov Obaseki, Anyaoku give conditions for Nigerias restructuring appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
*Issues 14-day ultimatum to retract report Francesca Iwambe- Abuja The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has written to an online medium, Aledeh.com over false and malicious publication. In the letter dated October. 11th, 2017, written by the NIS CGs lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, the publisher []The post Immigration CG writes online medium over false, malicious publication appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Francesca Iwambe, Abuja A former Chief of Administration Staff at the Nigerian Air Force headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Alkali Mamu, has revealed how the force covered up the death of a foreign mercenary pilot, Captain Chup Vasyl. Mamu, who made these revelations while testifying before Justice Salisu Garba of the High Court of the []The post How NAF covered up death of a foreign mercenary pilot Witness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Managing Director/CEO of Unity Bank plc, Mrs. Tomi Somefun has commended the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), as she led this years BRECAN Jog for life Charity Walk in Lagos aimed at sensitizing the public and increasing momentum on the multi-sector approach. The programme was targeted at curbing the spread of breast cancer in []The post Unity Bank, BRECAN move against breast cancer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
As the Nigerian Foreign Exchange (Forex) markets closed the weekly trading activities over the weekend, the Nigerian currency, Naira, fell against Pound sterling and the Euro, as well as shedding total sum of $217.57 million at the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange (NAFEX) window, findings by The Daily Times has revealed. The local currency had traded []The post Naira drops against Pound, Euro as NAFEX sheds $217.57m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, entrepreneur giant, Mr. Tony Elumelu, among many other dignitaries, present at this years edition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum, have tasked successful African entrepreneurs in delivering economic liberation to enhance Africas development. Just as he identified the remarkable contributions of entrepreneurship in economic development with regards to []The post Osinbajo, Elumelu, others task African entrepreneurs on economic li 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Dr. Haroun Ogbonnia Ajah (Doyen of Islam and Nze Nnanyeriugo 1 and Ocho Udo of Afikpo) is an outstanding public figure and personality from Afikpo North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. The Doctorate degree holder in Public Management and Social Welfare was a National Commissioner in the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), representing Jamaatu []The post Buharis administration has done better than previous ones Ajah appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned against another pay strike at the World Cup if the country hoped to improve on their previous outings at the global tournament. At the 2014 World Cup, the Super Eagles skipped a training to protest the non-payment of bonus for qualifying for the tournament forcing the countrys sports minister []The post Rohr warns against another World Cup pay strike by Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Former Bank General Manager and Managing Director of FundTrust Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Onitsha, Anambra State, Chief Silas Ifeanyi, has stated reasons there is high mortality rate in thrift business. Chief Ifeanyi, who spoke to journalists after the end of a two-day road show in markets in and around Onitsha to celebrate three years of successful []The post Ex-bank GM gives reasons for failure of thrift businesses appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Emirates airline has re-launched flight services to Guangzhou in China, offering customers from across the globe, exciting products and services both in the air and on the ground. Speaking at a media parley to promote Emirates Far East network , , Regional Manager, West Africa, Afzal Parambil said travelers stand to enjoy its unique offer []The post Emirates woos businessmen, tourists with exiting offers on Guanzhou route appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Capital Market experts have predicted a near term increase in the demand for local equities. According to the experts at United Capital, the momentum currently gathering at the investors and exporters FX window, which recently recorded a surge in the weekly transaction is expected to continue to drive activities, while Q3-17 earnings are anticipated to []The post Experts predict increased demand for equities as index soars 1.45% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 


Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has opened calls for the seventh edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) with the theme investing in inclusive innovation ecosystems dangling US$ 185 000 as reward on offer, With this call, the organisers are inviting submissions to reward the best home-grown innovations on the continent, which seeks to []The post 2018 African Innovation prize opens, dangles $185,000 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
IT transpired recently, that an official memorandum by Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources, was leaked to the public. Whoever leaked the memo is not of interest to this writer because, if the author of the memo, the Minister []The post Kachikwu and NNPC management imbroglio appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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