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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 OCTOBER, 2017].

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Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 22 October, 2017.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Saturday that it has neitralised and set ablaze the insurgents structures in Urga area near Konduga. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanua, made this known in Abuja. Adesanya explained that component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an attack on a location []The post NAF neutralises gathering of insurgents, sets structures on fire appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Chief Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate of Yorubaland, on Saturday dismissed superstitious belief that taking the title may lead to his early death. Adams, the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), told newsmen in Lagos that not all those who held the position in the past had died young as is being []The post Aare Ona Kakanfo title not synonymous with early death Gani Adams appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
No fewer than 21, 650 candidates on Saturday sat for the University of Ibadan 2017 Post-UTME examination, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN Correspondent, who monitored the examination, reports that the exercise which commenced on Oct. 20 was rounded up on Oct. 21. NAN reports that the two-day exercise witnessed heavy vehicular []The post 21,650 write UI post-UTME exam appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Mathew Page, former United States intelligence communitys top expert on Nigeria has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom are the biggest recipients of funds looted from Nigeria. Page, a senior policymaker at the White House, State Department, Defense Department for more than a decade, stated this on Friday in Abuja at a roundtable []The post US, UK biggest recipients of looted funds from Nigeria Expert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the present administration would complete the second Niger Bridge before the end of 2019. Osinbajo stated this on Friday in Onitsha at the official flag-off campaign of Mr Tony Nwoye, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Anambra. He said that N2 billion had already been []The post We will complete second Niger Bridge, Enugu/Onitsha expressway before 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
A high-ranking North Korean diplomat told a non-proliferation conference in Moscow on Friday that the countrys nuclear weapons were aimed at the U.S. and at no one else. We believe that the U.S., but not any other country, may mount a nuclear attack, Choe Hui, the Head of the North Korean Foreign Ministrys Department on []The post North Koreas nuclear weapons are meant for US only diplomat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Chairman Board of Directors, First Bank Plc, Mrs Ibunkun Awosika, has urged the Federal Government to diversify its economic resource into agriculture. Awosika, who was the Guest Lecturer at the Agricultural and Rural Management Institute (ARMTI), made the call on Saturday in Ilorin at the 20th Annual lecture of the Institute. Her paper presentation []The post Awosika: The Era of oil is long gone appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has advised the Federal Government to set up a special fund for the development of private universities in Nigeria. Oba Adeyemi gave the advice on Saturday at the 5th convocation of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD). This university is an exemplar in learning and character. It is []The post Alaafin solicits special funding for private varsities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Campaign for Democracy (CD) on Saturday sacked its General Secretary, Mr Goodluck Obi over what it called, anti-Civil Society Organisation (CSO) practices. The group also immediately announced a replacement, Mr Ifeanyi Odili, who was sworn into office today. In a communiqu issued at the end of the Special []The post Campaign for Democracy sacks General Secretary, elects successor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
invites him for State Visit Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khakan Abbasi on Saturday in Istanbul presented a manual on strategy and tactics of dealing with terrorism to President Muhammadu Buhari. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, revealed this development in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday. []The post Terrorism: Pakistani prime Minister presents Document to Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Prof. Ayodele Odofin of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has called for more attention on agriculture to increase profits, food security, preserve, and enhance the resource base of the nation and its environment. The don made the call when he delivered the 56th Inaugural Lecture of the University titled: Nigerian Soil Resources: The Neglected []The post Don wants Govt. to pay more attention to agriculture appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Dr Rose Chukwuma, a marriage counsellor and psychologist, on Saturday said more women were embracing the concept of having children outside wedlock to avoid marital disappointments. Chukwuma, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Abuja, said that single parenting, which was once frowned upon due to cultural and religious ethics, was []The post Single parenting fast becoming a norm Expert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
In what seems to be yet another ingenious way of generating money, the Federal Government this week approached a federal high court seeking an interim forfeiture order of funds in bank accounts with no BVN (Bank Verification Number) or incomplete KYC (Know Your Customer) requirements. BVN is issued by the Central Bank after biometrics (finger []The post FG obtains court order seizing funds in accounts with no BVN/Incomplete KYC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
JPO is a programme for young people to grow their careers at the UN and it has 37 positions for Nigeria one for each of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory If you are young and job hunting, it is time to take your job hunting to the next level. This could []The post There Are 37 Job Openings For Young Nigerians In UN Amina Mohammed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
A director in the Kogi State civil service, Edward Soje, has committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Lokoja, the state capital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the dangling body of Mr. Soje was found on a tree behind the mammy market at the Maigumeri barracks, the Nigeria Army Command []The post Kogi civil servant hangs self over delayed salary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Anthony Okpotu of Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi, on Saturday in Ibadan, bagged the Rashidi Yekini NPFLs Highest Goal Scorer Award for the 2016/2017 Season. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okpotu bagged the award with N100, 000 after scoring 19 goals in the just concluded Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2016/2017 []The post Okpotu bags Rashidi Yekini NPFL Highest Goal Scorer Award appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Three-time African champions Nigeria and two-time world champions Argentina will face off in a high-profile international friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Nov. 14. A statement by the Communications Department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Saturday indicated that the matchs venue is the Krasnodar Arena Stadium. It quoted NFF General Secretary []The post Nigeria to take on Argentina in friendly in Russia Nov. 14 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Uruguay have left Luis Suarez out of their squad for November friendlies against Poland and Austria to help him overcome a knee problem. The Barcelona striker sustained the injury in August against Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, but has been playing since for both club and country, helping Uruguay seal qualification for next []The post Suarez left out of Uruguay squad to recover from knee injury appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Manchester Uniteds unbeaten league record goes at the John Smiths Stadium, where Huddersfield have hung on to win courtesy of goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre. Marcus Rashfords late consolation was not enough. United had fallen two points behind rivals Manchester City last weekend, with Pep Guardiolas side thrashing Stoke 7-2 following the Red []The post Manchester United beaten by Huddersfield in EPL after 65 years appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea fought back from behind to win a six-goal thriller against Watford. Chelsea were on the back foot for much of this contest at Stamford Bridge but two goals from Batshuayi, either side of an 87th-minute header from Cesar Azpilicueta, snatched the champions a much-needed []The post Chelsea fight back to win 4-2 at Stamford Bridge appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is baffled by Senegal manager Aliou Cisses claim that forward Sadio Mane will be fully fit for their World Cup qualifiers next month. Liverpool have already ruled him out for up to six weeks, as the 25-year-old is still training indoors after suffering a hamstring injury on international duty earlier this []The post Klopp unsure if Liverpools Mane will return for Senegal WC qualifiers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says that N246.30 billion was generated as Value Added Tax (VAT) in the second quarter of the year. The bureau gave the figure in its `Sectoral Distribution of Value Added Tax for the Second Quarter released on Friday in Abuja. It stated that the value generated in the quarter []The post Nigeria generates N246.30bn as VAT in Second Quarter NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Data released by Nigerias statistical agency, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Friday indicate that the country generated N246.30 billion as value added tax (VAT) in Q2 of 2017, up 31.69 percent year-on-year over the N187.03 billion realized in the corresponding period of 2016. According to the report, the increase in the amount generated represented []The post Nigerias VAT revenues grow 31.69% year-on-year to N246.3bn in Q2 2017 with manufacturing sector lead contributor appeared first o 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Nigerian registrars have been charged to leverage technology to diversify their product offerings to mitigate income losses that could ensue from regulation like the e-dividend policy of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The charge was given Friday by Toyin Sanni, group managing director, United Capital Plc, at a capital market stakeholders forum on the []The post Nigerian registrars may lose 60% revenue from regulation on e-dividend, others, urged to diversify offerings for mitigati 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
According to reports, Adeniyi Johnsons new woman, Seyi Edun, is pregnant. The news was revealed following a photo Seyi posted after landing in the US to be with her man. Her followers immediately spotted the bump and has since been congratulating her. Adeniyi Johnson, Toyin Aimakhus Ex-husband who wrote an emotional piece to celebrate Seyi []The post Adeniyi Johnson And Seyi Edun Are Reportedly Expecting Their First Child Together appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
She needs no further introduction in the entertainment industry; Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye popularly known as Simi is the first lady of the X3M music label, house to Nigerias male vocalist Praiz and DTruce. Simi is not resting on her oars in becoming one of the most talked about celebrity. The Mass Communication graduate in this []The post Why I like to sing about real life- Simi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Falz The Bahd Guy speaks French in a new song titled Le Fete. Falz The Bahd Guy sabi blow French. The award-winning rapper who debuted his latest single La Fte at the recently-held AFRIMMA Awards in Dallas has officially released the single along with great visuals. The song which is produced by Demsa has Falz []The post WATCH: Falz Drops His Yourba Accent For French! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
AY Makun talks to CNN on how Recession affected his Movie 10 Days in Sun City BellaNaijaAY Makun was a guest on CNN Marketplace Africa, and the comedian discussed some of the obstacles faced by independent producers in Nollywood. The Nigerian film industry is experiencing a significant increase in investments and popularity. AY explained []The post AY Makun talks to CNN on how Recession affected his Movie 10 Days in Sun City appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Veteran Nollywood actor Zack Orji has discussed the recent rise of drug use by the youths in the nation. In an interview with Punch, the actor blamed poor parenting and peer pressure for the problem. He said: I would say the problem of drugs in the entertainment industry especially with young musicians is a problem []The post First time I tried Indian hemp was in 1978 Zack Orji appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Nollywood controversial actress Tonto Dikeh has poured her heart out into a birthday tribute to a friend. Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has used the opportunity of her friends birthday to go down memory lane. She revealed in a touching Instagram post how she betrayed a friend who she lived with when she first came to []The post I Betrayed My Friend Over A Man Tonto Dikeh appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Urban Highlife singer Adekunle Gold releases his latest single Money; a masterpiece off his highly anticipated album About 30recorded live with the 79th Element. Produced by Pheelz, Money is an urban highlife song that speaks volumes about the realities of being without money. Money was inspired by one of Adekunles trips to Dubai where he []The post Adekunle Gold bares all on his new song Money appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Olusegun Mimiko is the fifth civilian governor of Ondo State, Nigeria. Dr. Olusegun Mimiko competed in the gubernatorial elections on April 14, 2007, against the incumbent Olusegun Agagu. Last Thursday, 19th of October, 2017, the former governors daughter tie the nuptial knot with heartthrob of many years in a glamorous and star studded event in []The post Meet Mimikos Mother appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Princess Toyin Kolade is a successful businesswoman and socialite, who has her hands in a lot of pies, such as Oil and Gas, interior decoration, real estate, maritime and hospitality, just to mention a few. Iya-laje as Toyin Kolade is popularly called, gathered the high and mighty of the Nigerian society, to her hometown in []The post Princess Toyin Kolade Remembers Mother One year after appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Chief Segun Oni, the Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant has given scholarship to 63 Ekiti indigenes to study in Brazil. Oni who is nursing Ekiti governorship ambition disclosed recently how he has been working tirelessly to make Ekiti youths are on the world map by sponsoring 63 []The post Chief Segun Onis Kind Gesture appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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