NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 7th October, 2017.

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
kehinde Akinpelu Ilorin Some miscreants attacked men of the Nigerian Customs Service s roving team along Alapa area in Asa local government area of Kwara state. The hoodlums who had vanished into thin air were said to have carried out the dastardly act on Tuesday, with the aide of a serving policeman allegedly attached to []The post Hoodlums attack customs officials retrieve confiscated bags of rice appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) on Thursday arraigned a suspected criminal on the instruction of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police Mr. Imohimi Edgal over assault on an officer of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) and his sibling at Fiditi Street, Ilasamaja, Lagos. []The post LASG arraign man over assault of LNSC officer appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Federal Government has released the proceeds of the N100 billion Sukuk bond to 25 key economic road projects of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing across the country. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday in Abuja, handed over the N100 billion proceeds cheque to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, []The post FG releases N100bn Sukuk bond proceeds for 25 road projects appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Asaba: 05/10/17 The students of Lumen Christi International High School, Arue-Uromi, Edo State won this years SEPLAT Pearls Quiz competition. The annual competition is organised by SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company PLC, operators of the NPDC/SEPLAT JV assets, OML 4, 38 & 41. The winning school, represented by Kingsley Okafor, Cletus Ifedhor and Clinton Opara []The post Lumen Christi High School, Uromi wins SEPLAT Pearls Quiz Competition 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Six persons have been reported feared killed in a fresh attack allegedly launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen who had been on the rampage in Obodogba community, Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. Reports said that the incident which occurred in the early hours of Thursday, had unsettled the entire Okpanam community, particularly []The post Six feared killed in suspected Fulani herdsmens fresh attack on Delta community appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Andrew Orolua, Abuja. A human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has said that senior lawyers in the country know all corrupt judges and court officials, and that the information is freely circulated among lawyers. He said members of the public also knew judges who collect money from them either directly or through lawyers or []The post Senior lawyers know corrupt judges, court officials Falana appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics says Nigeria has realised more than N 118 tn from crude production and refining from 1961. The NBS report , which has additional data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, collated its statistics from 1961 till 2014 . The petroleum statistics on crude oil production and oil refining reflects that []The post Nigeria Realises N118tn In 53 Years From Crude Oil NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A video of Prophet Fufeyin of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry praying for an obese woman to lose weight has gone viral. The prophet who is based in Warri of Delta state specializes in praying for people with weight problems to lose weight spiritually. In the trending video, he could be seen praying for an obese []The post Viral video of Prophet Fufeyin of Christ Mercyland praying for an obese woman to lose weight appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The European Union has called for negotiation to arrest building tension in Catalonia and Spain, to avert war situation. This was coming as Agency report announced that Andrs Iniesta ,the team captain Barcelona football club of Spain, which has become a focal point of secessionist Catalan sentiment, urged politicians in Madrid and the Catalan capital []The post EU official warns of war possibility in Catalonia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
.As International envoys govt Kenyan police fired teargas at hundreds of opposition supporters in the capital Nairobi calling for the sack of some electoral commission officials. According to agency report, the demonstration is part of the weekly protests in several cities scheduled by the National Super Alliance (NASA) party led by Raila Odinga to demand []The post Kenyan opposition launch second protest against EC, police fire teargas appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Zimbabwe vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said late on Thursday he had been hospitalised in South Africa in August because he had been poisoned, escalating confrontation in the country during a fight to succeed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief nicknamed the Crocodile, is the leading candidate to succeed Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe []The post Zimbabwe Vice President says he was poisoned in August appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Sex scandal and preference for abortion involving a US congressman known for his anti-abortion stand has forced his resignation from Congress, after serving eight terms. Agency report reviled Friday that the Republican congressman Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania is resigning from Congress effective Oct. 21, as announced on Thursday by House Speaker Paul Ryan. According to []The post Sex scandal forces US congressman to resign appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, on his way to an important state event, got stuck in traffic forcing him and his security detail to get out of his car and walk 2 kilometers to get there. Indonesias notorious traffic congestion was on display for the world Thursday after the countrys president was forced to walk []The post Indonesia Traffic Jam Forces President Out Of Car, Walks 2Km To State Event appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
An attack on U.S.-Niger military joint patrol on Wednesday in southwestern Niger led to the death of three U.S. service members and injury of two others, the U.S. military has confirmed. Agency report said that a U.S. defense official confirmed to VOA Thursday that the soldiers killed in the attack were members of the U.S. []The post US army confirms death of 3 soldiers in Niger appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The countrys constitutional court has suspended a session of the Catalan parliament scheduled for Monday in which local leaders were expected to unilaterally declare Catalonias independence. Thursdays ruling followed a legal challenge by the Catalan Socialist Party, which opposes secession, El Pais newspaper reported. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday that he favoured mediation []The post Spains top court blocks Catalan parliaments independence push appeared first on Daily Ti 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A bloody ballet has ensued in stop migrants heading to Europe intercepted a group of human traffickers offshore. That confrontation has spiraled into a weeks-long battle among rival militias for control of a Libyan coastal city that has left dozens dead. Agency report said that the bloodshed in the city of Sabratha is in part []The post Libyas bloody battle fueled by Italian effort to stop migrants appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Federal Government has asked Nigerians not to eat monkeys, bush meat and dead animals. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations at the ministry, Mrs. Boade Akinola, on Thursday. The statement read in part, He said that the virus was mild []The post Monkey Pox: Stop Eating Bush Meat, Monkeys and Dead Animals appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Cross River state fast rising RNB/Hip-hop singer, Emmanuel Arong better known as Eda Boi is one of the new kid on the block to look out for in the entertainment industry as he distinguishes himself from the regular type of flow you are used to. Currently in his final year as a Computer Scientist at []The post I have a crush on Yemi Alade-Fast rising singer, Eda Boi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Samiat Oduwole Julius Berger Nigeria Plc once again lived to its well-earned excellent reputation as a premium and dependable quality and service brand at its outing at the Made-By-Designfurnishing and interior design exhibition organized by Essential Interiors at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos. As a prelude to the official opening of its Lagos showroom at []The post Berger sparkles at Made-By-Designfurnishing, as AFP showcases brand strength appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Peter Fowoyo Further hearing till Monday, October 9, in the case of a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, who was charged with N4.7bn fraud has been adjourned by a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. Justice Mohammed Idris, on Friday adjourned till October 9, 2017 at the instance of Akanbis lawyer, Mr. Adeyinka []The post N4.7b fraud: Court adjourns Ladojas suit till October 9 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
After a long time away from the social radar, Maryam, the widow of the late former Head of State, General Sanni Abacha , has resurfaced on the scene. Her re-emergence on the social scene was in relation to the birthday soiree of her daughter, Gumsu Stepping out in luxurious golden lace designed in the traditional []The post Maryam Abacha regains her grove appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Iniobong Iwok A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, has said he would deploy experience and wisdom to rescue and position the party to regain power in 2019, if elected as the National Chairman in the coming National Convention of PDP. Bode George said this when he formally []The post I can deliver power back to PDP in 2019 Bode George appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Indeed there is no art to find the mind s construction in the face like Shakespeare would say. Outward beauty is like a flower which captivates the man or woman with its silvery dance by the moonlight. Once the day breaks, it lies cold, fruitless, and forgotten. Without two hearts beating as one, beauty is []The post Damilola Adegbite finally confirm separation from hubby, returns to maiden name appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Bola Awosika is one of the leading event planners in town. She is the brain behind b event, an outfit that has handled a lot of high profile event within and outside Lagos She isalso well-known with her Laviva hair range, which has become one of the most sought-after hair-pieces in the country. She is []The post Lagos society lady Bola Awosika at it again appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A financial expert and Executive Director of Heritage Bank plc, Mr. Jude Monye has said that the world and indeed Nigeria will be a better place if everyone imbibes the spirit of given and service humanity for which rotary club is known across the globe. Monye gave this charge when he delivered a keynote address []The post Laurine Ubanozie installs as 16th president of rotary Ikoyi club metropolitan appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Sports loving Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) will represent His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. Fashola, who as Governor of Lagos State frequently hosted the grand finale of the Federation Cup (now AITEO Cup) []The post Fashola, Dalung, Saraki to cheer Eagles in Uyo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Rohr was not too happy with the performance of some of hisfirst team players after Thursdays closed-door training session Though there is a popular saying that you dont change a winning team, that may not hold water explicitly with Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr ahead of Saturdays crunch clash against Zambia in the World []The post 2018 WCQ: Rohr May Drop Some Big Names From Starting XI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi is all but set to experience the biggest disappointment of his football career, and Argentinas biggest disappointment since 1970, after Argentina played out a 0-0 draw with Peru in Buenos Aires, meaning they face a make or break tie with Ecuador if they have any hopes of entering the qualification slots for Russia []The post Lionel Messi and Argentina on verge of missing 2018 World Cup after playing bore draw with Peru appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele on Thursday said that agriculture presents the major opportunity of a long-term sustainable development in the country. Emefiele noted that in spite of the current levels of unemployment in Nigeria, the agricultural sector remained vital to the efforts of the []The post CBN, state governors, stakeholders map out strategy on Agric appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
MTN Group has announced the appointment of Ebenezer Asante as Vice President (VP) of the expanded Southern & East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region. The role became vacant when then VP, Godfrey Motsa, was appointed CEO of MTN South Africa. Karl Toriola, VP for West and Central Africa (WECA) Region, has been managing the portfolio []The post MTN appoints Ebenezer Asante as new Regional Vice President appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced plans to join the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and other capital market regulators across the globe to celebrate the 2017 edition of the IOSCO World Investor Week, which is a first of its kind from 2nd through 8th October 2017. The Investor Week (WIW), is a []The post SEC Nigeria Celebrates World Investor Week 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced plans to join the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and other capital market regulators across the globe to celebrate the 2017 edition of the IOSCO World Investor Week, which is a first of its kind from 2nd through 8th October 2017. The commission, under the leadership of []The post SEC targets women, artisans to celebrates World Investor Week 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Address challenges affecting finance related bonds The FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange in collaboration with DCM stakeholders has launched a sustainable finance sub-committee (SFS) in its Debt Capital Market Development (DCMD) Project. This was demonstration by the FMDQ in its commitment to the transform the Nigerian debt capital market (DCM) into a world-class, properly functioning and []The post FMDQ launches SFS for DCM development project appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The growth recorded in the equities market on Wednesday, was further strengthened as the Nigerian Stock Exchange All- Share Index (NSE ASI) appreciated by 1.17 per cent improving the year to date returns to 33.11 per cent at the close of Thursdays trading session. The NSE ASI added 415.41 points to close at35,773.98 basis points []The post Equities market sustains growth as investors gain N143bn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Dr Chris Uwaje, currently the Director General, Delta State Innovation Hub, Asaba and Past President of ISPON in this interview with TONY NWAKAEGHO in Lagos, talked about the way forward for the ICT Industry in Nigeria. Excerpts: What is Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) doing to engage the youths in the ICT ecosystem' The Universal []The post FG need to create office of IT General of the Federation -Uwaje appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has notified all network service providers of the postponement of the upcoming changes to Root Zone Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This notification issued by NCC and signed by Tony Ojobo, director, Public Affairs NCC, confirmed ICANN announced the postponement []The post NCC notifies network service providers on ICANNs postponement of DNSSEC appeared first on Daily Times 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Actress Funke Akindele-Bello who is expecting her first child with her husband, JJC Skillz has showed off her growing baby bump in an Instagram video. The Jenifa Diary lead act stepped out recently glowing as she showed off her growing baby bump at the Glo Lafta Fest 2017 that held in Festac, Lagos. The Jenifa []The post Have you seen Funke Akindeles Baby Bump appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
By Ese Grage Concluding its 2nd Season, The Voice Nigeria has stamped its authority as Nigerias premier singing competition. With successful artists like Arese, Chike and Nonso who plays the sexy lovesick doctor on MNets Battle Ground, it is no wonder the show is very popular with aspiring singers. This Season pitched a unique selection []The post 6 things you may have missed from The Voice Nigeria Season 2 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
World-renowned premium bitters and classic alcoholic drink, Campari, has announced its partnership with beer brands across Nigeria for the Dare to Mix Festival set to hold in Port Harcourt, Nigeria on the 14th of October, 2017. A first of its kind in Nigeria, the Dare to Mix festival will continue to reward and celebrate consumers []The post Campari sets to thrill consumers At Dare To Mix Festival appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
1 Rubbing your eyes. Continuously rubbing your eyes can contribute to dark circles, cause eye infections and intensify the itching sensation. Either rely on your eyes natural defense against infection tears, which contain lysozymes or use eye drops or a soothing eye wash. 2 Washing your face with hot water. It is a []The post Beauty sins appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
It was fun working with veterans on set-Kemi Lala-Akindoju Kemi Lala Akindoju is a talented Nollywood actress. Although, she started as a stage actress some years ago, Kemi has over the years grown to become a producer, a casting director and a drama instructor. She has featured in a number of movies including The CEO, []The post Kemi Lala-Akindoju: What makes a good movie is the quality of the script appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Army has said that the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is known by both his brother and his lawyer. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, said this during a two-day media conference on the militarys enhancement of human rights in Abuja, Daily Post []The post The people following Nnamdi Kanu have entered one chance Nigerian Army appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
The Former special assistant on Public affairs to Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Doyin Okupe has described the ruling All Progressives party(APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic party as expired. Okupe, while speaking at the 2017 Southwest stakeholders summit of the Accord party in Ibadan, Oyo state on Thursday, stated that both parties have misused their time []The post APC And PDP Are Expired Political Parties Doyin Okupe appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Sat, 07 Oct 2017
Socio-cultural group, The Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo has called on Igbos to forget the agitations for Biafra and focus on the calls for restructuring the nation. President of the group, Chief John Nnia Nwodo on Thursday pointed out that the agitation for Biafra was not an Igbo agenda. He made these statements during the Inauguration of []The post Why Igbos Should Forget Biafra And Focus On Restructuring Ohanaeze appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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