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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 29 October, 2017.


Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Federal Civil Service Commission is yet to sack a former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina four days after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered for his immediate disengagement. According to findings by Punch, the process that would lead to his sack was yet to commence. The newspaper report indicated that as of the close of work on Friday, the Federal Civil Service Commission had yet to commence the process. The report has it that the process for disengaging a civil servant from the system, as laid down in the rules and regulations of the service, would require strict adherence to civil service rules. The procedures must be followed in order to avoid its nullification through the judicial process. A serving director in one of the Federal Government ministries, who would not want to be mentioned for fear, told the newspaper that irrespective of the gravity of the offence, an accused person was entitled to an opportunity to defend himself or herself before further action could be taken.

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Against all odds, two white South Africans who dehumanized their black employees by ordering them to sleep in coffins, have been jailed by the countrys court. Two white South African farmers involved in the infamous coffin assault case were handed a total of 25 years in jail by a court. According to agency report, the []The post Jail sentence of racists who buried black colleagues elicits mixed reactions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Troops intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and neutralised five terrorists at different locations in Borno north, Nigerian Army said on Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman in a statement, noted that the intercepted bomb at Ngalle village where one terrorist was neutralised could have been intended for troops or innocent and []The post Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad, neutralise 5 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will commence investigation into illegal human organ harvesting in the country. Organ harvesting is the illegal removal of human organ or tissue without a persons consent; generally to be sold on the black market for organ transplants. The Director General of NAPTIP, []The post Illegal human organ harvesting in Nigeria, NAPTIP to investigate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will commence investigation into illegal human organ harvesting in the country. Organ harvesting is the illegal removal of human organ or tissue without a persons consent; generally to be sold on the black market for organ transplants. The Director General of NAPTIP, []The post Nigerias human organ harvesters to be investigated by NAPTIP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Troops intercepted Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and neutralised five terrorists at different locations in Borno north, Nigerian Army said on Saturday. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman in a statement, noted that the intercepted bomb at Ngalle village where one terrorist was neutralised could have been intended for troops or innocent and []The post Troops intercept Boko Haram suicide bomb squad, neutralise 5 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Chief Executive, Stroke Action Foundation, Mrs Rita Melifonwu, said on Saturday that stroke was the leading cause of death and disability globally. Melifonwu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, ahead of the World Stroke Day 2017, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 29. According to her, the day provides an annual opportunity for stakeholders []The post Why Stroke is the leading cause of death, disability Expert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Dr Kabir Getso, the Kano State Commissioner for Health, has confirmed that a suspected case of Monkey Pox has been recorded in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner, who stated this while briefing newsmen on Saturday in Kano, disclosed that blood sample of the victim had been sent to Abuja for clinical []The post Monkeypox: Kano Govt. confirms suspected victim appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Children Pastor, Rekia Eletu, has advised mothers to pay more attention to their childrens areas of strength and interests. Eletu, also the Provincial Coordinator in charge of Children Church, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday. She spoke on the []The post Pay attention to your childrens strength, interests Cleric tells mothers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Chief Executive, Stroke Action Foundation, Mrs Rita Melifonwu, said on Saturday that stroke was the leading cause of death and disability globally. Melifonwu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, ahead of the World Stroke Day 2017, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 29. According to her, the day provides an annual opportunity for stakeholders []The post Stroke, leading cause of death, disability, says Expert appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Britains Anthony Joshua retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday. Unbeaten champion Joshua, who has Nigerian parents, opened up a dreadful cut above 36-year Takams right eye in the fourth round and although the durable France-based Cameroonian battled on, []The post Anthony Joshua stops Takam in Round 10, earns 10m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Nigeria and Britains Anthony Joshua retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday. Unbeaten champion Joshua opened up a dreadful cut above 36-year-old Takams right eye in the fourth round and although the durable France-based Cameroonian battled on the fight []The post Anthony Joshua Knocks out Takam in 10th round to retain heavyweight crowns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
By: Mutiat Alli Ahead of the 41st edition of the prestigious Miss Nigeria beauty pageant billed to hold before the end of year; organisers have revealed that all is now set for the 2017 edition of the pageant which collides with the Diamond Jubilee anniversary edition of the most valued and oldest pageant in Nigeria. []The post Miss Nigeria 2017 announces casting call appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
A raunchy sex session ended in bloodshed when a woman ripped her boyfriends penis because she was distracted by the X Factors live results. Report by Mirror said that Allan Blake tore his frenulum, a tag of skin between the foreskin and the shaft, after his partner Emma Pearce jolted during love making in a []The post Why this woman ripped off her boyfriends p*nis appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Acting Director Kano State Fire Service Sagir Madaki has called on the people of the state to adopt safety methods of using fire this Harmattan period. He said that the call became necessary considering the nature of incidences recorded in this season. He warned that the fire service frowns against activities of food sellers []The post Kano Fire Service Caution against use of Fire in Markets, Home appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu state chapter, Dr. Ben Nwoye has said the party would put to an end the political dynasty of Nnaji family as well as the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the Enugu East council area in the coming November 4 Local Government election. Nwoye stated this while speaking at a []The post APC vows to end Nnaji political dynasty in Enugu East appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Chairman and Members of the newly constituted Delta State Independent Electoral Commission has been charged to conduct the forth coming Local Government election in the State in a fair, free, credible and transparent manner that will further entrench democracy in the country. The State Attorney-General, Mr. Peter Mrakpor gave the charge when he received []The post Conduct free, fair, credible and Transparent LG Election; AG charges DSIEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), has called for the closure of the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. The terminal operator claimed that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had taken over 50 per cent of its revenues with the continuous []The post Bi- Courtney wants General Aviation Terminal closed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Alhaji Ahmed Dogara, former member of Niger House of Assembly, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to declare its position on the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the NIA boss. The presidency on April 19, suspended from office the SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the NIA, Ayo Oke, pending []The post Declare position on suspended SGF, DG, ex-lawmaker urges FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will immunize 300,000 people against cholera in Borno. This is contained in the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), Humanitarian Situation Report for the Month of September. It said that the organisation in collaboration with other health development partners would also conduct another round of []The post WHO to immunize 300,000 against cholera in Borno appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
An Octogenarian and former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Saturday said his wish and desire for Nigeria has yet to be fulfilled, 57 years after the nations independence. Musa, who turned 81 on Oct. 21, said in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that his birthday wish was []The post Why Im not completely fulfilled at 81, says Balarabe Musa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The remains of late Gen. Victor Malu, a former Chief of Army Staff were committed to mother earth at about 12:23p.m. on Saturday in his country home, Tongov, Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue. The late general, former Army Chief between 1999 and 2001, died on Oct. 9 in Cairo, Egypt, after a protracted illness. []The post Late Gen. Victor Malu buried amidst encomiums appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said no fewer than 399 suspects were arrested for various offences during the Exercise Crocodile Smile 2 in Lagos and Ogun States. The 35 Artillery Brigade Commander, Brig.-Gen. Bassey Adonkie, disclosed this while giving an appraisal of the exercise during the closing ceremony of the Crocodile Smile 2 at 192 []The post Crocodile Smile 2: Army arrest fresh 399 suspects in Lagos, Ogun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) has described Nigerias Vice President, Professor Osinbajo as a pernicious and unrepentant liar, as well as a peddler of falsehood. FFK gave this description in a tweet published via his official twitter handle @realFFK on Saturday. According to Fani, an antagonist of the Buharis administration, VP Osinbajo []The post VP Osinbajo is a pernicious and unrepentant liar, peddler of falsehood says Fani Kayode appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
At least 35,000 members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi state. Leading thousands of supporters, the member representing Lokoja II in the Kogi State House of Assembly Honourable Idris Ndakwo said his defection to the ruling party marked the end of PDP in []The post Kogi: Over 35,000 PDP members joins APC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
No fewer than 125,198 eligible voters have registered for the first and second quarters in the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) in Enugu State. The state Independent National Electoral Commissioner Mr Emeka Ononamadu said this in a interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday. He said 56,562 eligible persons registered in []The post Enugu: INEC registers 125,198 new voters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
As the 2019 re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari waxes stronger, his supporters under the aegis of the Buhari Support Organizations (BSO) has officially open an office in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) amidst lamentations of lopsided appointments. The gathering, however, brought together some serving governors, Ministers and other appointees who called themselves Buharists even []The post Buharis supporters laments lopsided appointment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), Anambra State branch has admonished electorates on the danger of voting wrong candidate during the November 18th gubernatorial election. They said the pitiable and pathetic condition of the state in the past was due to wrong choice of candidates and non- charlatan attitude of most eligible voters in the state. []The post CLO warns on danger of voting wrong candidate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Labour Party (LP) has urged the federal government to launch an investigation into the utilization of the budget support fund as well as Paris Club Refund given to state governors aside federal allocation. The party also took a swipe at the federal government for the circumstances surrounding the return, reinstatement and consequent disappearance of []The post LP to FG, Investigate utilization of refund to Govs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has no option than to re-contest the presidential election in 2019 in view of his performance in the past two years, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawal, has said. Lawal stated this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Buhari in Abuja, on Friday. The Senator, []The post 2019: Buhari has no option than to contest, says Senate Leader appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Against all odds, two white South Africans who dehumanized their black employees by ordering them to sleep in coffins, have been jailed by the countrys court. Two white South African farmers involved in the infamous coffin assault case were handed a total of 25 years in jail by a court. According to agency report, the []The post African coffin assault racists jail sentence elicits mixed reactions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Forget expensive creams with harmful ingredients. Use these natural tactics to turn back the hands of time! Theres no denying it. Were all aging every day. But from the time you take your first breath as a baby until the moment you take your last, there are lots of things you can do to slow []The post 9 Natural Ways to Slow Down Aging appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Some breast cancer survivors on Saturday said exercise and self-breast examination are critical in attaining healthy living and long life. Mrs Chioma Ikejiani, a Gender Activist with Jaytees Wellbeing, said this at a Cancer Awareness walk organised by Jaytees Clothes and Accessories in collaboration with Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) and Pathcare Laboratories, among []The post Breast cancer: Exercise gives longevity, says Survivors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Proprietor, Bright Future Academy, Enugu, Mrs Agnes Okwuchi, has suggested compulsory teaching of Igbo language in all schools in the South-East to prevent the language from extinction. Okwuchi, made the suggestion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday. She said that that every school, both public and []The post Compulsory teaching of Igbo language in schools appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, who was fired by the Spanish government over the provinces declaration of independence, has called on the people to non-violently resist Madrids takeover bid. More to followThe post #DTNalert: Catalan leader calls for resistance to Spain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Finding out your partner has cheated on you is never good news, but it can be especially painful if you felt you were in a happy relationship and had no reason to doubt they would be faithful. But you shouldnt torture yourself with the idea that they were secretly unhappy, as this may not be []The post Why do people in happy relationships still cheat' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
An unhealthy vagina could mean you have contracted an STD, and this can be deadly. Ignoring symptoms can even affect your reproductive health. The vagina is one important body part you should never ignore. Any suspicious changes should be investigated as you risk major issues to your body if you keep assuming all is well. []The post How to keep a womans private part healthy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Management of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has debunked report circulating on the internet that falsely alleged that the Director General of the Commission, Mall. Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, accused some supporters of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, of violating the Broadcasting Code, among other embarrassing misrepresentations and claims. The NBC in a statement []The post NBC debunks false report on violation of broadcasting code appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Sterling Bank Plc, has recorded sustained growth in earnings with 19 percent increase in gross earnings for the third quarter ended 30 September 2017, boosted by 48.9 percent increase in non-interest income. The banks gross earnings rose to N94.6 billion during the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 as against N79.7 billion during the corresponding []The post Sterling Banks gross earnings up by 19% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Publisher of Daily Times Newspaper, Mr Fidelis Anosike has decried a revival mentality exhibited among the current generation but stressed the need for collective efforts towards developing Anambra state. According to him, people of this generation are yet to build any structure that would benefit the future generation, instead, they are busy reviving the []The post Anosike decries revival mentality, donates N10 million for Anambra idea hub appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Media personality Tolu Oniru aka Toolz, Tunde Demuren, comedians Woli Arole and Grand Komanda were among the attendees at Prince Oriyomi Olayinka Oniru popularly known as 16 Onirus comedy show tagged #RoyalPains. Other attendees at the event include elites, dignitaries and members of the Oniru royal family who were there to show support and cheer []The post Toolz, Tunde Demuren, Woli Arole, Grand Komanda attend 16Onirus Royal Pains appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is to host the first capacity building workshop for the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Middle East members and GAC newcomers in Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates (UAE). The workshop organized by ICANN is in collaboration with the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Under-served Regions Working Group []The post ICANN to host first capacity building workshop for GAC members appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
A raunchy sex session ended in bloodshed when a woman ripped her boyfriends penis because she was distracted by the X Factors live results. Report by Mirror said that Allan Blake tore his frenulum, a tag of skin between the foreskin and the shaft, after his partner Emma Pearce jolted during love making in a []The post Sex ends bloody as woman distracted by X Factor rips off boyfriends organ appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Irrespective of taboo on sex discussion and penchant of shunning all endorsements that has to do with sex, tow Indian top actor and actress have agreed to endorse a contraceptive brand. Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover the due on the center stage were last seen together on the big screen in Alone 2015, but []The post Indian top Actor, Actress endorse contraceptive against all odds appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Curvaceous Nollywood actress cum singer, Anita Joseph is one of the popular faces in Nollywood who have done quite a commendable job through her acting skills and delivery prowess. In recent times; Anita has been tagged a controversial actress but despite this; she has kept soaring higher at every point in time. In this chat []The post My kind of my man must be spirit filled-Anita Joseph appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
More than a quarter of men and 7% of women wear underpants for two days before washing them, according to a Kelkoo survey. Not washing your briefs often enough can cause health problems including urinary tract infections and thrush. There are several schools of thought on this age old question. Some people say that you []The post Why your Man should change His Underwear Twice daily appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Lets just admit it. We all say we dont care about the number of followers we have on social networksbut we all do! If youre a mature digital marketer, you know that follower count isnt any guarantee of the value of a social media account. But at the same time, you also know having a []The post 9 Proven tips to get more Social media followers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
How do I make sure my phones battery lasts as long as possible' Most of us never think about the battery in our phone until it dies. When everything is working properly the battery should not be a part of the Android experience, other than not lasting long enough because we never put our phones []The post How to make your phone battery last longer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Some men will do anything to get an edge when it comes to their bodies even, apparently, drinking human breast milk. But unfortunately for these manly men, this latest trend in the masculinity market may not be all that some people believe its cracked up to be. Indeed, for grown men, drinking breast milk []The post Why some men are drinking breast milk appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Lucy George, a development economist and former staff of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, has advised Nigerians to remain in Nigeria and contribute to its national and economic development George gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday. She said Nigerians should pay attention []The post Nigerians should develop their country to avoid deportation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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