NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday 6th October, 2017.

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Chukwuemeke Iwelunmo The biggest multi-layer purpose built car park has been commissioned at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. It was built by Seymour Aviation Limited in collaboration with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Speaking during the commissioning of the outstanding edifice, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria []The post Lagos airport gets 1300 capacity multi level car park appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Segun Olaniyan, Katsina As the clamour and agitations for restructuring of the Nigerian political landscape rages on, the Katsina state government has constituted a 37-man technical committee to come up with a document on the states stand on the issue. Speaking shortly before inaugurating the committee, the state governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, said the []The post Katsina inaugurates cttee on restructuring, gives condition for true federalism appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria N 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Recently, Nigeria lost one of her indefatigable and consummate administrators in the person of Mazi Bethel Njoku whose death occurred on August 17, 2017 in the United Kingdom at the age of 83. With his demise, the media and corporate world have lost an indefatigable genius whose motivational streak in the workplace would be hard []The post Tribute to Bethel Njoku (1934- 2017) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Assures of more goodies from Buhari Gbenga Sodeinde, Ado Ekiti Succour came the way of a total number of 300 victims of natural disasters in Ekiti State on Thursday as Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, flagged off the distribution of relief materials on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari with the assurance []The post Fayemi distributes relief materials to 300 Ekiti disaster victims appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
As the chances of Governor Willie Obiano in clinching the November governorship election in Anambra State brightens by the day, the Umunankwo community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State led by its traditional ruler, His Royal Highness, Igwe Emeka Gilbert Ononuju has endorsed him for a second term. The riverine community took the []The post Anambra 2017: Ogbaru community endorses Obiano for second term appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr Federick Fasheun has described Nigerias 57th anniversary independence day speech by President Muhammedu Buhari as nonsense, empty and a diversion from current realities in the country. Fasheun who was reacting to the Independence day speech by the President, in an interview with The Daily Times, noted that []The post Buhari missed opportunity to unite Nigeria in his independence speech, says Fasheun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
In just a few months, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be making a choice on who will be its flag bearer for the 2018 Gubernatorial elections in Osun state. The choice is definitely between the old breed and the new breed, the old faces or a new face, the old brand or a rebranded []The post #Osun decides: PDPs restoration mission appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the imperatives for wealth creation, law and order and justice administration, are the key drivers of his administration, noting that steps have been taken to ensure a well-motivated judiciary and an enabling business environment for investments. Governor Obaseki said this recently when he hosted the []The post Obaseki hosts US envoy, says commitment to wealth creation, justice sacrosanct appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, was on Saturday installed as the first patron of the prestigious Benin Club. Speaking after the investiture ceremony, Obaseki pledged to support the growth of the club and upgrade its facilities to boost its profile. The investiture and new members induction ceremony also featured the launch of []The post Obaseki installed first patron of Benin club appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The German Chancellor Angela Merkels Special Representative for Africa was in Mauritius last week for eLearning Africa conference and he revealed the scale of German support for digital education. Mrs Merkel has long believed in the importance of technology in education-based development aid for Africa, but the increased scale of German involvement was only made []The post Germany reaffirms support for African digital education appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
As part of efforts to address the rising cases of cancer deaths in Nigeria, a renowned cancer researcher and Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Maiduguri, who is currently exploring different Nigerian plants for cancer therapy research, Prof. Isa Marte Hussaini, has urged the Federal Government to invest in and fund cancer research. A []The post Nigerian scientist urges FG to fund cancer research appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
At least 11 persons, including a medical doctor, suspected to have been infected with a new viral disease known as monkey pox have been quarantined in Bayelsa. THISDAY learnt that those affected were taken to an isolation centre created at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) Okolobiri, Yenagoa Local Government Area. The isolation centre []The post Medical Doctors,10 Others Quarantined in Bayelsa over New Viral Disease, Monkey Pox appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Tony Nwakaegho with agency report The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has urged the Senate to investigate the finances of the National Broadcasting Commission, (NBC). Melaye alleged while speaking on the floor of the Senate on Thursday that the agency has squandered over N11 billion (N11, 270, 836, 246.32). Giving the breakdown of NBCs []The post Melaye urges Senate to probe finances of NBC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Tom Okpe, Abuja The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the manufacturers of Set Top Boxes and Decoders in the country to produce a multi-purpose television set that will help in transforming the Television experience of Nigerians. He said the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in the country is aimed []The post Minister to Set Top Box manufacturers: Give us Multi-Purpose TV appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Ebere Chibuzor/Joy Ekeke The Ondo State government says it is investing about N3 billion to boost cocoa and oil palm agriculture in the state. With such investments, the state is expected to achieve African biggest oil palm city and chocolate factory in Nigeria Akin Olotu, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Ondo State Governor on []The post Gov Akeredolu To Boost Agricultural Tourism With N3 Billion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Val Okara, Owerri The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) said that Nigeria lose more than $8.9 billion (N2.7 trillion) annually as a result of post-harvest food loses for all the agricultural produces. The Executive Director of NSPRI, Prof. Olufemi Peters, disclosed this at commencement of a two-day capacity building workshop on agricultural products loss []The post Nigeria loses over N2.7 trillion annually to post-harvest losses NSPRI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nige 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The national leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara should declare the seats of two of its members who defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on thursday , on the floor of the house, vacant. The duo []The post PDP to Reps Speaker: Declare seats of Tijani, Jisalo vacant appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Joy Ekeke The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said that his major priority in office is to make the state the number one destination of investors in Nigeria by year 2020. Speaking during the Inauguration of the board of the State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA) on Thursday in Akure, the []The post My major priority is to make Ondo first investors destination in Nigeria -Akeredolu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, on Thursday remanded the Edo State Woman Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Aisosa Amadasun in prison custody over alleged contract scam. She was remanded alongside four others for allegedly using their offices while serving as board members of the Edo State []The post Alleged N21m Contract Fraud: Court remands Edo APC woman leader, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Tosin Ajuwon, Akure The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo state said on Thursday that it apprehended some suspects for kidnapping a little baby. The suspects, who were arrested during the process of demanding a ransom from the parents of the child before he could be released, were paraded at the Alagbaka []The post Alleged baby kidnapper nabbed by NSCDC in Akure appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Samuel Luka, Bauchi The All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration have been urged to learn from and emulate the legacies of first and second republic leaders in order to address basic challenges confronting common man in Nigeria. A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, stated this on Thursday []The post APC urged to emulate legacies of first and second Republic politicians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel on Wednesday redeemed his pledge of $10,000 per goal for the matches against Cameroon to the Super Eagles, while calling on the three time African champions to go all out for a win against Zambia on Saturday and expect a handsome reward from him. Governor Emmanuel had promised []The post Gov. Emmanuel redeems pledge to Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has advised fellow Nigeria Professional Football League stars dreaming of playing for the Super Eagles not to lose hope if they have not been invited yet. Manager Gernot Rohr ran the rule over four home-based stars, Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi and Afeez Aremu, in Wednesday evenings workout, and []The post Ezenwa tasks NPFL stars on Eagles invitation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Federico Bernardeschi is holding up Paulo Dybala as the example to follow after being forced to remain patient in the early stages of his Juventus career. The Italy international joined from Serie A rivals Fiorentina in a 40million switch in July, but was made to wait until Sunday for his first start in a Bianconeri []The post Bernardeschi happy to bide time at Juve appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Thomas Meunier conceded that he does find life a little frustrating at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) as he competes with Dani Alves for selection. Belgium international Meunier joined PSG at the start of last season and played 22 times in Ligue 1, with Serge Aurier providing stiff competition. Although the Ivorian has since departed for Tottenham []The post Meunier admits to PSG frustration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Jupp Heynckes has confirmed that Bayern Munich have approached him about returning to the club to succeed sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti, but the 72-year-old insists no decision has been made. Bayern dismissed Ancelotti at the end of September following a 3-0 Champions League defeat to a rampant Paris Saint-Germain side. That loss proved critical in []The post Heynckes confirms Bayern approach appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Local Organizing Committee Chairman of the Modern Pentathlon Youth Olympic Games Qualifier and Senior African Championship tournament, Chief Francis Ogboro has commended the Modern Pentathlon world body for their foresight in giving Nigeria the hosting right for the global event. Chief Ogboro said the Modern Pentathlon Union did not make any mistake in choosing []The post Ogboro commends Pentathlon ruling body appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Andrew Ekejiuba Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung says the Federal government of Nigeria is upbeat about the Super Eagles chances of clinching a 2018 World Cup ticket on Saturday. Nigeria hosts Zambias Chipolopolo at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom state this weekend, in a crucial World Cup qualifier which []The post FG upbeat on Russia World Cup ticket appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Super Eagles will host the Chipolopolo of Zambia in their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday realizing that a stunning triumph would secure the countrys 6th appearance since the first in 1994. Nigeria 2-1 win in the first leg in Ndola 12 months ago helped get behind a team who had failed to qualify []The post Nigeria Is Only Now 90 Minutes Away From Russia 2018 World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
.GMD exudes confidence on training more professionals The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has certified and granted full accreditation status to the Keystone Bank Limiteds Training Academy in Lagos. This is in recognition of its compliance with regulatory standards and best practices. The certification came at the end of a recent evaluation exercise []The post Keystone Banks academy gets CIBNs accreditation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The management of Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited (ANAMMCO), has debunked recent newspaper publications which claimed that the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, would soon take over the auto company in Emene, Enugu, for the production of tractors. Reacting through a statement signed by the Special Assistant to Executive Director, ANAMMCO, Rev. Iheanyi Ogbonna, the company []The post No deal with UNN over ANAMMCO appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange has charged domestic investors to take advantage of market data to emerge profitable in the stock market. This is even as he disclosed that efforts put in place by the Exchange, in improving investors education and enhancing the investors experience are yielding positive results. Delivering his []The post Market data readers will emerge profitably- Onyema tells investors appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc will on Friday 5th September 2017, settle $123,066,000 worth cash tendered Notes, out of the banks $400 6.000% Notes tender offer GTBanks $400,000,000, 6.000 per cent Notes tender offer which opened 25th September 2017, indicating that the offer attracted $123,066,000 tenders. Daily Times Nigeria recalls that GTBank Plc on September 25th []The post GTBank settles $123,066,000 cash tender offer October 5th appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu has said that over $60 billion US dollars have been invested in the ICT sector since the year 2001 when digital mobile services were launched because the global attention returned to Nigeria as the country with the highest potential for investment. This was contained in a press []The post Over $60bn invested in Nigerias ICT Sector- Shittu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has disclosed that it will unveil an online Postal and Money Order as part of the activities to commemorate the World Post Day coming up on October 9. According to a statement by Mr. Franklin Alao, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of NIPOST in Abuja and made available to Daily []The post World Post Day: NIPOST to unveil online postal, money order appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
.Offers tips on Internet safety The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it would partake in National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October to be organised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). A statement on the commissions website, noted that the programme is an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security []The post NCC to partake in cyber security awareness month in October appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Following a successful run in London, Wakaa! The musical, a theatre showpiece from the stables of Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions co-sponsored by the MTN Foundation, returned to thrill theatre lovers in Abuja from the 23rd to the 30th of September, with a close-out command performance on the 2nd of October. Speaking at the command performance, Executive []The post Wakaa! The musical rocks the stage in Abuja appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
Almost every eastern musician who I called to comment on the Biafran situation refused to talk to me. The most recurrent official response was No comment. And then a couple of artists were, Omo, you want make I enter trouble. Its all quiet in the South-East of Nigeria now as the activities of the Independent []The post We Cant Talk About Biafra With Our Music, It Is Illegal, Eastern Musicians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Police has a very notorious image which must be cleaned up through fundamental attitudinal transformations of the men and officers of the institution. Apart from the well-known notoriety as being corrupt and excessively bribe taking, some percentages of those enrolled in the Nigeria Police have also entered the book of infamy as perpetrators []The post When Police becomes the thief appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
By AB Mambo My teeth chatter and my knees quake. Im sitting in a dark movie theater while my little one watches The Lego Ninja Go movie. A tyrant has a dysfunctional relationship with his protagonist superpower son who hates him for abandoning him as a child or trying to destroy the city. Something. The []The post Seeking Home in the Midst of Cameroons Chaos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that Art is assuming a new place of importance in national discourse and can be developed as an alternative source of income to crude oil. He said this during the opening of the Exhibition Gallery at the National Museum Benin by the National Commission for []The post Says Art can serve as alternative to crude oil appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration is carving a new direction for economic growth and development anchored on maximising the states cultural heritage and tourism potential. Obaseki said this at a dinner organised by the state government for the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington and []The post Obaseki calls for synergy, tact to sell Nigerian art, culture to foreigners appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that unhindered access to information will fast-track efforts to attain socio-economic and political growth and development in third world countries. Obaseki said this on the celebration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information, September 28 each year, set aside by the United Nations []The post Unhindered access to information will fast-track devt in third world, says Obaseki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeri 

Fri, 06 Oct 2017
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, for refusing to appear before it. The committee had, several times, invited Magu to appear before it on a petition by former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. []The post Arrest and Present Ibrahim Magu, EFCC Boss, Before November 7 Reps Order appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 
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