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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 19 October, 2017.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Hack into websites of exam bodies with ease . Charge special amount from candidates in special centres .Were on top of the situation- JAMB, others Augustine Okezie Abuja In spite of several spirited measures being put in place by examination bodies in Nigeria to curb examination malpractices, notorious syndicates have now devised certain ingenious methods []The post Exam malpractices: Syndicates devise new method of cheating appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 




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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Discovers gross misconduct, insider dealings, others Afolabi Adesola Nigerias Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to immediately suspend the trading, in the shares of Oando Plc. The suspension order, which became effective on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, is as a result of what the capital market regulator said, was []The post SEC orders full suspension of trading in Oandos shares appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 



Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Says move aligns with regulatory policy By Tony Nwakaegho The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), has said that it would soon dump paper numbering, and replace it with modern system. NCC gave this hint at a consultative forum held with a broad spectrum of stakeholders as part of the processes planned towards dumping paper numbering and []The post NCC to dump paper for automated numbering system appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 




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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Pays retirees N6.2bn in 9 months Titus Akhigbe, Benin The Edo State Government has warned that it would no longer fold its arms while mischief makers instigate pensioners into embarking on needless and stage-managed protests in order to put the state government in bad light and undermine efforts at resolving the pension issue. In a []The post Stop sponsored pensioners protests, Edo govt warn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Edem Bassey, Calabar The Cross River State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that the State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, who was some time ago described as best labour friendly governor by the congress, was a disappointment. The vice chairman of the state NLC, Comrade Edim Oyongha, said the governor has failed []The post NLC to Ayade: You are a disappointment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin After the outcry by Edo State indigenes and residents recently, the police headquarters, Abuja, on Wednesday yielded to pressure and transferred the embattled state Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu Abukar, who despite initial transfer by the Police Service Commission (PSC) refused deployment to his new station. Abukars posting order, issued on Tuesday []The post Police bows to pressure, transfer CP Gwandu out of Edo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Andrew Orolua, Abuja. Embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Gladys Olotu who was indicted for dereliction of duty and recommended for compulsory retirement has lost her legal battle seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from enforcing the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) sacking her from the bench. The National Industrial Court []The post Embattled Judge loses bid to stop sacking by Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Allays Fear On Use Of Card Readers For Elections Olufemi Samuel, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said It would recruit not less than1million ad-hoc staff for conduct of the 2019 general elections. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmud Yakub disclosed this during an interactive session with Senate Committee on INEC on Wednesday. The []The post INEC To Recruit 1 Million Ad Hoc Staff For 2019 Elections appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with the minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu and the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, at the presidential villa in Abuja. Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Kachikwu stated that issues around []The post Kachikwu, Baru, in spotlight, discuss oil fields with VP Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Bonny Amadi The Igbo Youth Congress (IYC) has lauded the nomination of Otunba Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland designate, urging him to deploy his position to further unite the Yoruba and Igbo people. Chief Gani Adams deserves the new position as Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, the Igbo group said. In a []The post Igbo group lauds Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kakanfo designate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Predict PDP Will Dislodge Ruling APC By 2019 Olufemi Samuel, Abuja The Minority leadership of the Senate on Wednesday met with the Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Minority Leaders of State Assemblies, assuring that the party was stronger and set to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from power in 2019. Briefing []The post Minority leaders in closed meeting with Ekweremadu, Akpabio appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*As Waziri urges S/West to put its house in order Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Wednesday formally indicated his intention to contest for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a vow to work towards reducing corruption if elected. The election national convention of the []The post Daniel declares for PDP national chairmanship, vows to reduce corruption appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode has called for a national discourse and devolution of power to regions, saying it is the only way to guarantee a united and indivisible Nigeria. Fani-Kayode made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that unless the []The post Fani-Kayode calls for national discourse on Nigerian unity, devolution of power appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Arewa youths have commended the Oyo Kingdom monarch, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi over his choice of the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams as the latest Aare Ona Kakanfo (Generalissimo) of Yoruba land. The youths under the umbrella of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), in a statement []The post Kakanfo: Arewa youths commend monarch over Adams choice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams has said that he is not too young to be bestowed the title of Are Ona Kakanfo. Adams said this, yesterday at a media parley in Lagos. This was as the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, said the choice []The post Im not too young to be Are Ona Kakanfo Gani Adams appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Benue State governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves to stand for re-election in 2019 because he remains the only credible person with capacity to deliver up to 2023. The governor stated this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Buhari in the Presidential []The post Buhari remains only credible candidate for 2019 Presidential election, says Ortom appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Sen. Bola Tinubu has congratulated the National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, on his appointment as the next Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. Tinubu, in the congratulatory message issued in Lagos said that Adams richly deserved the []The post Aare Ona Kakanfo: Tinubu congratulates Gani Adams appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
An Ilorin High Court on Tuesday dismissed the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) praying the court to restrain the Kwara Independent Electoral commission (KWASIEC) from conducting the Nov. 18 Local Government elections in the state. Justice Suleiman Akanbi, in his judgment dismissed all the claims of the party without cost. News Agency []The post LG Poll: Court dismisses PDPs suit against KWASIEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The wife of the Ekiti State governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, has advised residents of the state against blood shedding in the forthcoming governorship election slated for July 14, 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governors wife gave the advice on Tuesday during her visit to the General Hospitals at Ikere and []The post Ekiti 2018 election: Fayoses wife sues for peace appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
See how God healed this blind girl and opened her eyes after she got blind while doing NYSC. She joined in the scheme to serve her fathers land in Kwara state but came back blind. Her mother brought her to JEHOVAH THE DOCTOR HEALING SERVICE with Apostle Johnson Suleman and her eyes were opened instantly. []The post Apostle Suleman Heals Lady Who Got Blind During NYSC In Kwara (Pics, Video) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Simon Ugwu, with Agency report The number of frost-free days in the northern United States has increased by more than 13 days in the past 100 years, according to new research. The other main areas of the mainland US also saw significant increases in the number of days without frost, essentially the growing season []The post Global warming increases US growing season by 13 frost-free days appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The Federal Ministry of Health has warned that there is an increase of illegal organ harvesting by some foreign hospitals. The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting Are you planning to seek for medical attention []The post Foreign Hospitals Are Stealing Kidneys FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
As Reps probes NPAs termination of INTELS contract Olufemi Samuel and Henry Omunu, Abuja A Joint Committee of the Senate on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, on Wednesday, said it was able to recover N140billion after an investigation it conducted on the activities of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). The Joint Committee said []The post Customs scam: Senate committee recovers N140bn from banks, 60 firms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
*Dispels rumour of military involvement in vaccination Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has disclosed that the Monkeypox virus outbreak has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded. Adewole made the disclosure on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal []The post Monkeypox spread to 11 states, 74 suspected cases recorded -Health Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension to soldiers, policemen and paramilitary officers involved in the Biafra war. The Biafra war veterans were dismissed from service, following their participation in the war which occurred between 1967 and 1970. This development was disclosed in a statement made available on Wednesday Pensions Transition Arrangement Directorate []The post Buhari approves payment of pension to Biafra war veterans appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Ni 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
A week before the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari from his 103 days medical vacation, the then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had sent a draft bill to National Assembly which, when passed into law, will criminalise or outlaw hate speeches in the media-print, broadcast or social media. This was in reaction to an alarming attack []The post Hate speech as beginning of the end appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Tom Okpe, Abuja The governor of Bauchi state and chairman of the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election, Mohammed Abubakar has reiterated President Buharis concern of Nigeria workers and the down trodden. Speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday during the expanded joint meeting of the partys National Working Committee []The post Buhari still concerned over plight of workers, down trodden Gov Abubakar appeared first on Daily Times Niger 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Moses Oyediran, Enugu National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has donated 26 assorted relief materials worth millions of Naira to Enugu state government for onward distribution to the 2017 flood victims in the state. The materials of varying quantities include different quantities of building materials , pieces of blankets, foam mattresses, clothes, mosquito nets and bags []The post NEMA donates relief materials to Enugu govt for flood victims appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Tom Garba, Yola The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sueliman Adamu, has commended Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State for providing dividends of good governance for the people. The Emir, who made the commendation when the governor paid him a courtesy visit in his palace in Bauchi, explained that reports of the current []The post Adamawa is lucky to have Gov Bindow -Emir of Bauchi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Liverpool on Tuesday recorded the biggest win ever by an English club in Europe as they demolished Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia to move top of Group E in the Champions League. The Reds were firing on all cylinders from the blast of the whistle and they were three goals up within 20 minutes. The Reds []The post UCL: Liverpool Crush Maribor To Set New Record appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Morata sat out Saturdays disappointing 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace due to a hamstring injury but he is now set to return to action for the misfiring Blues. Alvaro Morata is ready to return to action and could even start for Chelsea against Roma in Wednesdays Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte confirmed []The post UCL: Morata Returns As Chelsea Battle Roma appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) might give back to the Debt Management Office (DMO) the $350 million Eurobond proceed it got from the Federal Government in 2013, as part of its capitalisation funds following increasing pressure on its management to sign off a part of it to fund the 240 megawatts (MW) Afam []The post NBET may return $350m Eurobond to DMO over Afams project appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) and a Lawyer, Mr. Ezekiel Chiejina, is set to launch his new book titled Pensions in Nigeria next week Tuesday at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos. The book, a compendium of contemporary information on pension matters, discussed exhaustively the characteristics, intricacies, and []The post Atiku, Ambode, to attend Chiejinas book launch on pensions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
To enhance growth and development in the banking industry, FBN Merchant Bank, the merchant banking subsidiary of the FBN Holdings Plc, which was a part and sponsor of the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit, is partnering the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to develop the economy. The summit, which held in Abuja, from Tuesday, October 10th to []The post FBN Merchant Bank, NESG collaborate on improved industrial development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) and a Lawyer, Mr. Ezekiel Chiejina, is set to launch his new book titled Pensions in Nigeria next week Tuesday at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos. The book, a compendium of contemporary information on pension matters, discussed exhaustively the characteristics, intricacies, and []The post Atiku, Ambode, to attend Chiejinas book launch on pensions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) might give back to the Debt Management Office (DMO) the $350 million Eurobond proceed it got from the Federal Government in 2013, as part of its capitalisation funds following increasing pressure on its management to sign off a part of it to fund the 240 megawatts (MW) Afam []The post NBET may return $350m Eurobond to DMO over Afams project appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
To enhance growth and development in the banking industry, FBN Merchant Bank, the merchant banking subsidiary of the FBN Holdings Plc, which was a part and sponsor of the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit, is partnering the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to develop the economy. The summit, which held in Abuja, from Tuesday, October 10th to []The post FBN Merchant Bank, NESG collaborate on improved industrial development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Linda Ejiofor, one of the promising Nollywood stars, is famous for her role in the popular TV soap, Tinsel. Bimpe, as she is fondly called by her fans, is currently one of the Nollywoods delights. Since her debut movie role in The Meeting, she has been enjoying attention from all quarters. In this interview with []The post I like acting multiple roles -Linda Ejiofor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Linda Ejiofor, one of the promising Nollywood stars, is famous for her role in the popular TV soap, Tinsel. Bimpe, as she is fondly called by her fans, is currently one of the Nollywoods delights. Since her debut movie role in The Meeting, she has been enjoying attention from all quarters. In this interview with []The post I like acting multiple roles -Linda Ejiofor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
From the runways to the owambe parties, the revolutionized Iro and Buba is always a delightful sight. The traditional Iro and Buba is no longer regarded as a style reserved for the older folks. It is currently a trendy red carpet look in Nigeria. Young ladies rock this style in silk, chiffon and velvet materials. []The post Spice your look with tulip wrap appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
When it comes to looking stylish, nothing beats a gorgeous pair of high heels. Heels make your legs look longer, your body look slimmer, and your whole outfit just a little more polished. Unfortunately, for many women, they also make your feet hurt something awful! Thanks to shoe designers propensity for pointy toes, spindly heels, []The post Rock your high heels elegantly appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Simon. A. Igbinedion Upon the motion ex parte of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) for and on behalf of the government of President Buhari, the Federal High Court, Abuja, proscribed the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organization. Already, matters have arisen out of the step taken by the government, including []The post Terrorism, self-determination and IPOB (1) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Mohammed Adamu It will be six years exactly tomorrow since Libyas Muammar Gaddafi was conspiratorially killed in a western-instigated uprising in Libya, following the Arab Spring of the Maghreb. Since then, the North African Arab nation that was promised freedom and democracy in exchange for the lush Eden that Gaddafis 43 years of benevolent dictatorship []The post Gaddafi: Tribute to a revolutionary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Uchechi Emmanuel Agricultural development is considered to hold the key to economic development for most Sub-Saharan countries including Nigeria.In Nigeria,there are several sectors that contribute to the total output of the economy. Agriculture are grouped into four major sectors,namely agricultural,manufacturing,oil /petroleum and service.The agricultural sector is further grouped into crop production,livestock,forestry and fishing.Over the past []The post Need for serious agricultural practic 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, says that President Buhari is the only credible candidate in Nigeria that can run for presidency in 2019 and take Nigeria to where it is supposed to be. Ortom said this while speaking to state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari yesterday October 17th. I believe that what []The post President Buhari is the only credible candidate to run for president in 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
When Nigerias Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai pensively declared in his speech at the ongoing summit on security in Abuja that Insurgency remains one difficult form of asymmetric warfare. Nations must explore new frontiers of knowledge to understand this world threat, it struck my heart thunderously. His words vibrated and []The post Nigerian Army: Taking Asymmetric Security Challenge By The Horns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has chided State governors who are still owing workers, despite his administrations intervention. Buhari spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday while receiving a representation of governors led by the chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, AbdulAziz Abubakar Yari of Zamfara State. Those who visited: On the delegation []The post How Can You Sleep While Owing Workers' | Buhari Blasts Governors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. I have told the chairman that I was in the PDP before but not now. God forbid, when dog vomits, it will go back to eat its vomit, no. I have said no partisan politics for me again, but Nigeria []The post PDP: I Wont Go Back To My Vomit Obasanjo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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