NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH OCTOBER, 2017].

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Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 5th October, 2017.

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Myke Uzendu, Oluchi Okoroafor, Abuja The leader of the political pressure group, OurMumuDonDo, and music maestro, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charley Boy, and the co-convener, Deji Adeyanju of the Resume or Resign group on Wednesday filed a N500million suit at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja against the Nigeria Police for []The post Charley Boy sues Police, demands N500m for human rights infringement appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Tuesday night violently abducted a popular musician and social critic, Ambassador Osayomore Joseph, in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. It was gathered that Osayomore performed at a function in the afternoon in Benin before he was kidnapped at Night. It was also learnt that []The post Gunmen kidnap popular musician in Edo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Nollywood star Samuel Ajibola has unveiled to the world a behind-the-scenes photo from the widely anticipated episode of Dele Issues. This episode features the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and is scheduled for release on the 14th of October 2017. Samuel Ajibola who is popularly known as Spiff in the sitcom The Johnsons made []The post Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo Makes Acting Debut in Samuel Ajibolas Comedy Skit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday disclosed that the Zone through its various anti-smuggling activities have intercepted a 40ft and two 20ft containers carrying medicaments suspected to be fake and falsely declared by the importer. According to the Controller of the Zone, Comptroller Mohammed Uba, the []The post Customs intercepts three containers of fake drugs, 11 vehicles, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Tom Okpe, Abuja The State publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Borno state, Makinta Zarami said that the embattled former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ali Modu Sheriff is impersonating by declaring himself as zonal leader of the APC. Zarami in a statement issued and released to pressmen []The post Sheriff is an impostor, Borno APC declares appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buharis opposition to agitations for restructuring of the country has been attributed to his desire for the continuous domination of the country by the North, which would also afford him opportunity to remain in power and appoint his kinsmen to public positions. This was the position of a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic []The post Northern agenda behind Buharis opposition to restructuring, says PDP chieftain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Enugu APC expels its vice chairmanThe Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has expelled its former vice chairman, Comrade Adolphus Ude from the party. The Daily Times recalls that the expulsion of Ude is coming months after he was suspended alongside ten others for alleged anti party activities and were given seven []The post Enugu APC expels its vice chairman appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The member representing Rukuba/Irigwe constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Simon Kudu, has mobilised members of the Peace Corps of Nigeria to patch the only major road leading to Bassa Local Government Area in the state, aimed at making it motorable for commuters. Hon. Kudu said the effort became necessary considering the []The post Plateau Assembly member mobilise Peace Corps to repair bad roads appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District and frontline governorship aspirant, in Anambra State, Dr Andy Uba has said that he is with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and that he is not leaving the party. Speaking to newsmen shortly after meeting with his loyalists at his campaign office in Awka, Dr Uba stressed the []The post Senator Andy Uba reaffirms loyalty to APC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Andrew Orolua, Abuja Augustine Ugorji, a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Interior Minister, Abba Moro and three others on Wednesday told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the 4th defendant ( Drexel Nigeria Ltd ) employed the services of four banks in the failed Nigeria Immigration Service in which 18 job []The post NIS recruitment fraud: Four banks received payments for company, says witness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Fifty seven years ago this week, Nigeria became an independent country following the lowering of United Kingdoms Union Jack and the hoisting of Nigerias new Green- White Green flag, the symbol of the newly independent Nigerian state. At independence, the hopes and aspirations of the founding fathers of the country were that the country []The post NIGERIA AT 57 YEARS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Going by the predictions and projection of some Nigerian farmers, a 50kg bag of produced in Nigeria rice may go for N7,000 by the end of this year. The Rice Millers Association of Nigeria, RMAN and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN gave the indication at a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture and []The post A bag of rice to sell for N7,000 by Dec appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
It was a mammoth crowd at the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State for the official flag off of APGA campaign for the November 18th governorship election. The crowd from 179 communities in Anambra came in flamboyant APGA colors to express their solidarity and support for Governor Willie Obianos re-election. In attendance were the National []The post Anambra governorship: APGA flags off campaign in grand style appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Edem Bassey, Calabar Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Cross River State, Mr. Chris Agara, has opined that politicians in the country are greedy and urged politicians elected into offices to avoid the temptation of clinging unto power even when their services are no longer needed by those who elected them into office. Mr. Agara []The post Nigerian politicians are greedy- PDP chieftain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, will on Friday, October 6, formally declare his ambition to run for the National Chairmanship position of the party. The groundbreaking declaration, scheduled to hold at the City Hall, Lagos, will be witnessed by notable stakeholders of the party across the country. []The post PDP stakeholders back George as he declares chairmanship ambition appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
President Donald Trump arrived Wednesday in Las Vegas to meet survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Air Force One touched down at McCarran International Airport as the FBI was questioning the girlfriend of gunman Stephen Paddock for clues to what drove him to mass murder. Were going to pay our respects []The post Las Vegas Shooting: Trump jets in as FBI questions shooters girlfriend appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Mathew Dadiya, Abuja A former Prime Minister of the Republic of Niger, Hama Amodou, and his wife, Hazida Hama, have been accused of human trafficking in Nigeria. The couples were said to have adopted two kids who were allegedly smuggled into Nigeria but were arrested in Sokoto few days ago by the Nigeria Immigration Service []The post Ex-Niger Republic PM, wife accused of human trafficking in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
.Says agency has secured over 329 convictions * Decries new dimension of organs harvesting Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah Donli, has expressed fear over the rate and the dimension human trafficking is taking, saying that the development has now attained []The post Human trafficking, now a national, international epidemic NAPTIP DG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
.Also to investigate IGP on alleged corruption, having affairs with women Olufemi Samuel, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday ordered a probe into allegation of insubordination leveled against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. To this effect, []The post $25bn contract, insubordination: Senate sets up panel to probe Baru appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
God is the brave mans hope, and not the cowards excuse Plutarch No right thinking follower of the debate on non-interest (Islamic) banking will miss the bigoted stand, not of Christians, but of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN). That body, nowadays seeming extra-biblically adept at giving to Caesar whats not Caesars and denying God []The post CANs descent to the medieval appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Peter Fowoyo An application brought by a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Mr Peter Nwaoboshi, seeking to vacate an order for the temporary forfeiture of his property was on Wednesday refused by Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. Nwaoboshi was alleged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to have []The post Money Laundering: Court refuses Senator Nwaoboshis application to vacate order appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Top government officials in Sokoto State have accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of deliberate falsehood and smear campaign to malign the integrity of Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal. The anti-graft agency last week said it had challenged the power of Tambuwal to pardon five persons standing trial for corrupt practices in offences []The post Alleged Pardon: Why Gov Tambuwal acted to stop past injustice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Dont blame govt on economic crisis Tom Okpe, Abuja The Minister of Agriculture and rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has emphasized on the role of agriculture in this era of economic diversification from oil saying we are all guilty of importation and recklessness therefore, none should blame government. Ogbe also said the Nigeria naira used []The post Nigerians guilty of importation, recklessness FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Barcelona football club of Spain have confirmed exit rumours making the rounds after a referendum on Sunday that aimed at making the region of Catalonia gain independence from Spain, was marred with violent scenes and police brutality, with hundreds receiving serious injuries. Barca president, Josep Maria Bartomeu , after watching his team play a 3-0 []The post We could leave Spanish La liga if Catalonia gain independence from Spain Barcelona F.C confirm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. N 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) has dispensed over N43.92 billion to active farmers on the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele who disclosed this on Wendesday during the banks Special Day at the ongoing Abuja International Trade Fair in Abuja also said that the apex bank facilitated []The post CBN disburses N43.92bn to farmers under Anchor Borrowers Programme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Following the release of PZ Cussons first quarter results posted on the Nigerian Stock Exchanges Official Website on Tuesday, the stock recorded decline of 4.98 per cent to close at N24.23 per share. An analysis of the results showed Gross Margin was down by 3 percentage points to 32 per cent for the period ended []The post Investors react negatively to PZs Q1 results appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Shareholders of Cussons Nigeria Plc may have stated reconsidering their investment in the firm, following release of the companys first quarter 2018 result for the period ended 30th August, 2017. The result released by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday, showed that while sales grew by 12.8 per cent y/y to N18.9million, the bottom []The post PZ Cussons records N181m PBT loss in Q1 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The first trading day on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the month of October closed on a negative note, as the lead indicator the All- Share Index fell by 0.38 per cent. The ASI decreased by 133.89 points to close at 35,306.09 points, reducing the year-to-date return to 31.49 per cent, while the market []The post Equities market resume October downbeat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in continuation of its efforts to sustain Foreign Exchange (FOREX) liquidity in the country, on Tuesday, intervened in the inter-bank Forex market to the tune of $195million. Figures released by the Bank show that it offered the total sum of $100million to the wholesale segment, while the Small and []The post CBN keeps Forex market liquid with $195m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million cards to customers across the country, making FirstBank the second bank in Africa to achieve this feat. The ground-breaking accomplishment is reminiscent of a similar milestone achieved two years ago when the bank, []The post FirstBanks payment card hits 10m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The board of ntel has announced the appointment of Ernest Akinlola as its new substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Akinlola is a senior executive with over 20 years experience in telecoms media and technology. He joined the fledgling One 2 One telecoms operator in the United Kingdom and was instrumental in establishing a world class []The post Ntel appoints Ernest Akinlola as New CEO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
.Says court action detrimental firms interest Following the award of N4.8 billion by National Industrial Court for alleged wrongful termination of the appointment of an ex-staff, Paul Odunewu, MTN, a telecommunications giant, said it has approached a higher court to set aside the judgment by National Industrial Court against it. At the Ondo Division of []The post MTN appeals N4.8bn cost to ex-Nigerian employee appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
.Wifi may become obsolete soon Chinese scientists have developed a faster way of transmitting data via LiFi, which may make WiFi become obsolete in a few years. The breakthrough by the scientists in creating full-colour emissive carbon dots (F-CDs), which brings them one step closer to developing a faster wireless communication channel that could be []The post Chinese scientists develop LiFi for transmission of faster data appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Oil fell more than $1 a barrel on Monday, as a rise in U.S. drilling and higher Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPECs) output put the brakes on a rally that saw prices score their biggest third-quarter gain in 13 years. U.S. energy companies added oil rigs for the first week in seven and Iraq []The post OPEC: Brent crude slipped below $56 bp/d appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
.Charges stakeholders to partner agency on economy The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for stakeholders to actively participate in the Nigerian maritime sector in order to support the growth of the countrys blue economy. Dr. Peterside, who made this known while addressing []The post NIMSA: Peterside harps on viability of maritime industry appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Chain Reactions Nigeria, one of Nigerias leading Public Relations and Integrated Communications Consulting Firms and the Nigerias Exclusive Affiliate and Preferred West African Partner of Edelman, the worlds largest global communications marketing firm with presence in 65 countries across the globe, has emerged as the Best Reputation Management Consulting Firm in West Africa. The keenly []The post Chain Reactions Nigeria emerges West Africas best reputation management consulting firm appeared fi 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Mursty Adinoyi, presenter-producer of the award-winning TV entertainment programme, Hitlist N Cruzin, speaks out hotly on governments policy on the broadcast sector, saying its unfair that they allow satellite channels to air alcohol adverts in the daytime, but not our TV stations, and that the policy is greatly harming the Nigeria economy and preventing creation []The post Government is very unfair to our TV stations -Adinoyi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
As a tasteful appetiser to his forthcoming album, ex-Project Fame winner, Jeff Akoh is blessing music fans with two new ear-tingling tunes, Shokolokobangoshe and Gbadun (Your Lovin). Jeff Akoh, who is tipped to be Nigerias next big music sensation, drops his debut album entitled Lokoja on his 21st birthday October 27. The gifted vocalist teamed []The post Jeff Akoh Releases Shokolokobangoshe and Gbadun (Your Lovin) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
As part of its contribution to the growth of the entertainment industry, Skye9 show concept limited has unveiled its movie app for better enjoyment of quality Nollywood movies; the app boast of a robust indigenous movie-streaming platform that is compatible with all electronic devices ranging from Ipad, Mobile Phone, PC and even digital TV enabling []The post Skye9 launches movie app appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Major Matt is an award winning, Multi-Talented United Kingdom based Artiste who also doubles as a Nollywood actor. The Music act returns to the music scene with 2 brand new songs. The classic tune and its video titled Papi Dont Go is currently serenading the ears and sight of music lovers. The visuals for the []The post Hip-hop act major matt drops two brand new tracks appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
A new direct to home satellite service known as TSTV has been unveiled and launched in Abuja. Managing director and chief executive officer of TSTV, Bright Echefu says his desire is to provide premium video experience to enable viewers get higher definition feeds and internet surfing at the same time. He said TSTV Africa is []The post New Satellite Home TSTV Unveiled and Launched in Abuja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Wizkid is not a legend yet but his recent achievements show he might be on the right path. On Friday, September 29, 2017, Wizkid made Nigerian music history (yet again). The petite singer stood as a pop giant at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall and performed his many border-transcending hits. Two days before the show, []The post Wizkid is not a legend but appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
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