NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 8th October, 2017.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Aids Health Care Foundation (AHF), an NGO, said on Saturday that it would distribute 330,000 sanitary pads to young girls in six states of the federation including FCT. The NGO said the distribution of the pads would be done in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs. Mr Steve Aborisade, Advocacy and Marketing []The post Foundation, FG partner to distribute 330,000 sanitary pads to young girls in 6 states appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Commuters plying the Ogijo-Ikorodu road in Lagos have called for the immediate rehabilitation of the dilapidated road. The commuters told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that users of the road were groaning under the inflated transport fares on the route and the cost of repairing their vehicles. NAN reports that fares have []The post Commuters seek urgent rehabilitation of Ogijo-Ikorodu road in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Mr Ashif Juma, the Managing Director of AG Dangote Construction Company Ltd, on Saturday said the firm has begun relocation of gas pipelines slowing down the Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction project. Juma told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a site inspection exercise that the construction work was divided into four sections []The post Dangote begins relocation of gas pipes stalling Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction project appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
A Lagos lawmaker,. Mr Sanai Agunbiade, on Friday recounted how he mobilised various stakeholders in ending ritual killings in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Speaking during a Constituency Stakeholders Meeting themed :True Representation and Accountability, Agunbiade said he galvanised community leaders to take some behind the scene measures that brought an end to Badoo []The post How we stopped ritual killings in Ikorodu Lagos Lawmaker appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Amaka Agbu, Port Harcourt The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has charged universities to partner with the commission in driving the development process in the Niger Delta region. Senator Ndoma-Egba stated this during a courtesy visit by the Vice-Chancellor of the Cross River State []The post NDDC Chairman Wants Universities to Partner in Niger Delta Development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Anambra chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) based in South Africa said on Saturday that they have endorsed Gov. Willie Obiano for a second term. The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Nov. 18 for governorship election in the state. Mr Arinze Ekweozor, Chairman of the chapter, told the News Agency of []The post Election: S/Africa-based group endorses Gov. Obiano appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Alhaji Ibrahim Jega, Executive Secretary, Abuja National Mosque Management Board, on Friday urged the Youth not to support anything that would divide the country. Jega gave the advice shortly after a Special National Prayer organised by the Forum of Chairmen of States, National Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) at the Mosque in Abuja. The executive []The post Dont support move to divide Nigeria, Jega urges youths appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it would on Wednesday commence a series of training for different categories of officers that would participate in the Nov. 18 Anambra governorship election. The acting Director-General of The Electoral Institute (TEI), Dr Saad Umar Idris, saidin a statement on Friday the training would commence on Oct.11 and []The post Anambra poll: INEC to commence training of officers on Wednesday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
A former National Vice-Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Friday said he remained the best candidate to be the next chairman of the party. He made the statement in Lagos while formally declaring his intention to contest the chairmanship seat of the party. George said what the PDP needed []The post I will return PDP to winning ways if I become Chairman-Bode George appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Alhaji Adegbenga Sefiu Kaka is a former deputy governor of Ogun State. He also represented Ogun East in the Senate between 2011 and 2015. In this interview, he speaks on Nigeria at 57 and extensively on the renewed clamour for the restructuring of the nation PATRICK OKOHUE reports. ******* Nigeria has just celebrated its 57 []The post After 57 of independence, its time to look at structure of Nigeria Kaka appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Stake holders Forum in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has endorsed the candidature of the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Muhammed Abdullahi to contest the Senate seat for the Nasarawa West Senatorial District come 2019 general election. In a statement signed by the publicity secretary of the []The post APC Forum endorses Nasarawa SSG for Senate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Former Military President and one of the founders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has thrown his weight behind the former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel in his bid to become the next national chairman of the PDP, describing him as the breathe of fresh air. Babangida made this []The post PDP chairmanship: Gbenga Daniel represent fresh air PDP needs now- IBB appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
There are indications that the relationship between Hon. ID Gyang, member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency and his godfather, Senator Jonah David Jang has gone soar and is gradually coming to an end considering Gyangs recent political romance and visits to some leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in an attempt to []The post Plateau Rep member set to dump PDP over rift with Jang appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Despite the myriads of problems and the agitation for the restructuring of the country coming from various quarters, a recent research has shown that Nigerians are not always sad about the gloom and expecting the doomsday always, but rather there are still many things that make a high percentage of the people happy about the []The post Nigeria at 57: Abundant resources, cultural diversity make Nigerians proud -Research appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo State chapter has disclosed plans to begin the biometric registration of members across the 192 Wards in the state. The APC state Publicity Secretary, Chris Azebamwan gave the indication at a media briefing on Thursday in Benin City. The resolution was reached after an enlarged state Working Committee meeting []The post Edo APC opts for biometric registration appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 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 

Sun, 08 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 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Okerafor Athanatius, Jalingo Wife of Taraba state governor, Barrister (Mrs.) Anna Darius Ishaku, stood beside her husband with resoluteness, determination and strength of character on the 29th May, 2015 as he took his oath of office, to pilot the affairs of the state as Governor. The Daily Times gathered that on that remarkable day, Tarabans, []The post Barr Anna Ishaku building Taraba free of abuse, joblessness appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
.Systemic decay must give way Tunde Bakare If the multitude of cries for the restructuring of the Nigerian entity still appear vague and ambiguous to the Federal Government, Features editor, GBUBEMI GODS COVENANT SNR highlights two new voices that recently proposed a different kind of restructure that would birth the New Nigeria for an []The post Femi Adesina, TB Joshua campaign for restructuring of the mind and heart of Nigerians appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
While finance requires deep knowledge which includes ability to sue excel, mathematical skills among other qualities, making a success of personal finance also requires that you develop keen interest in finance, in addition to securing the services of a professional. Amy Fontinelle writing for Investopadea, in the piece Top 7 Non-Financial Skills Required in Finance []The post Top non-financial skills required in personal finance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) over time has changed the future for infertile couples around the world and erased the stigma of barrenness especially for the womenfolk. Record shows that some five million babies have been born through the process in the last three decades, making the revolutionary scientific advancement just another routine medical treatment. []The post INFERTILITY: NGO, others partner with clinics to provide succor for IVF patients appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Erring doctors will be punished NMA President Piqued by what she described as the new trend in human trafficking, the Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, recently read the riot act to organ traffickers and their accomplices in Nigeria. According to the anti-trafficking czar, []The post Organ Trafficking: Booming trade amidst denials and fears appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
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Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Kaduna State Government on Saturday said it plans to spend over N201 billion as its budget in 2018 fiscal year. The state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi, said at a town hall meeting on the proposal in Kaduna, that members of the general public were free to scrutinize the draft budget and make []The post Kaduna State proposes N201bn budget for 2018 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops for the commencement of Operation Crocodile Smile in the six Niger Delta states. Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, said this on Saturday while addressing troops to signal commencement of the exercise. Udoh said the operation was confidence building []The post Army deploys troops to Niger Delta for operation crocodile smile appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
A pregnant man in Finland born as a woman, who later started a sex correction process to stay with another man has met problems with the Finnish social security system, media reports said on Saturday. The couple who are in their 30s wanted a baby and the man had interrupted his hormonal sex correction treatment []The post Pregnant man denied access to free social benefits appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Police detained over a hundred opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Under gray skies and intermittent rain, over two thousand people gathered in central Moscows Pushkin Square and chanted Russia will be free and Russia without Putin before []The post Opposition supporters rally across Russia, call on Putin to quit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Police Command in Ebonyi had confirmed that Chinedu Linus, a student of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, was killed by gunmen on Friday. The Spokesperson of the command, ASP Loveth Odah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the gunmen robbed Linus and subsequently killed him. Odah said no arrest had been made, []The post Police confirm robbers killed EBSU student appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has appealed to Nigerians to remain calm as the Centre is working very hard to control the monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa. Ihekweazu who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja, assured that the centre was []The post Monkeypox: Disease Control Centre working hard to check spread appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigation on the alleged killing of a man for stealing a tuber of yam in Amorji Nike community of Abakpa axis in Enugu. The commands spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Saturday that the incident happened on Oct. 4. Amaraizu said that the []The post Police investigate killing of man over alleged yam theft appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated the Nigerian Super Eagles on their well-deserved victory over Zambia which qualified them to the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Dogara made the commendation in a statement issued by Mr Turaki Hassan, his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, on Saturday []The post Russia 2018: Dogara congratulates Super Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Akinade Onigbinde, the Coach of Abuja-based Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) FC, on Saturday described Alex Iwobi as a talented player and game changer whose ability to convert chances to goals was unequalled. Alex Iwobi Onigbinde said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on the Super Eagles 1-0 []The post Nigerias World Cup Qualification: Iwobi is game changer Onigbinde appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia, describing it as very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation. The Super Eagles, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on Saturday defeated the Zambian national football team by 1 0 []The post Your victory very sweet, soothing, Anniversary gift to Nigerians, Buhari tells Super Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
[Update 11] Nigeria qualifies for Russia world cup 2018 as the game ends NIGERIA 1 VS Zambia 0 [Update 10] 90minute: Referee confirms 3 minutes moreas Victor Moses misses clear shot [Update 9] 5 minutes to Russia; Nigeria in lead [Update 8] 73minute: Nigerias Alex Iwobi Scores first Goal, turning the game around for Nigeria []The post BREAKING: #WCQ2018 NIGERIA qualifies for world cup in Russia appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has named the same starting line-up for the third successive 2018 World Cup qualifying game. Rohr will send out the same team, that defeated Cameroon 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo and drew 1-1 in Yaounde last month, against the Chipolopolo on Saturday. This means []The post #WCQ2018: Nigeria vs Zambia [Full Team List] appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The Egyptian Pharaohs have a tough task this weekend as they welcome the Red Devils of Congo for their penultimate 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Sunday. Ahead of the clash, the Pharaohs need a win to boost their chances of reaching the global tournament in Russia next year. Coach Hector Cuper wants a disciplined []The post Red Devils plot Pharaohs fall appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Despite missing the services of striker Brian Mwila, Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda says he has plan B to unsettle the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The Chipolopolo manager is preparing his troops for their crucial encounter against the West Africans today in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Nyirenda says they will miss key striker, Mwila, []The post Zambias coach vows to unsettle Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has asked the Super Eagles to be clinical against Zambia today. The two African sides will clash in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification (CAF) Group B match at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria. A victory for Nigeria will see the Super Eagles ease into next []The post Pinnick cautions Eagles against mouthy Chipolopolo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Morocco will be gunning for a victory at home as they welcome Gabon for their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier today. Fresh from a 6-0 win and a 0-0 draw against the Eagles of Mali last month, the hosts will want to claim a convincing win. The Lions of Atlas are favourites to book a []The post Morocco out to demolish Gabon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Ghana defeated Colombia 1-0 in the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup Group A match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Friday. The victory takes Ghanas Black Starlets to the top of the Group A standings, while the Junior Coffee Growers are placed fourth on the table. The match got off to a []The post Ghana beat Colombia in U-17 World Cup opener appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
.Commissions FBNBank Ghana office First Bank of Nigeria Limited has joined the rest of the world in felicitating with its customers on this years Customer Service week, acknowledging their immense contributions to the Banks success. The theme of the 2017 celebrations Building Trust is one that resonates with the Banks brand essence to remain the []The post FirstBank celebrates customers on customer service week appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Says only 0.2% have access to loans Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria will now have seamless access to bank financing following the establishment of SME Rating Agency of Nigeria. This was disclosed by the Minister of State, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, during the inauguration of []The post MSMEs to enjoy more bank financing Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
It was all glamour and fun fare at the Ligali Ayorinde showroom the location of the presentation of the GAC GS4 to Idyl the Voice Nigeria Winner in continuation of GAC Motors support for Nigerias creative industry. Over the past few years, GAC has made presentation of vehicles to star performers in the creative industry. []The post GAC Motors presents GS4 SUV to The Voice Nigeria winner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye which is well known by her stage name, Simi has proven she is no stranger in the Nigerian music industry. She won the heart of her music lovers through her joint EP album with Falz (the bahd guy). Chemistry, released in 2016. Simi released her latest studio album titled Simisola on 8th []The post Album Review: Simisola Simi preaches originality and firmness in new album appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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