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, Monday 9th October, 2017.

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
*Claims non-passage of budget 3 months to new fiscal year *Wants Buhari to compel EFCC, ICPC, DSS to probe allegations *Ojougbohs lies wont distract Gov. Okowa CPS Nosa Akenzua, Asaba In what can be referred to as incredible and unprecedented, a former chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, has alleged []The post Shocking: Delta Govt operates without 2017 Budget, ex-PDP chieftain alleges appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Moses Oyediran, Enugu The former Governor of Cross River State Chief Donald Duke has urged Nigerian leaders to begin to muster political-will and strategy for vision implementation so as to end poverty in the country. Duke gave the advice at a forum called the Big Idea Podium organized by the African Heritage Institute (Afri-Heritage) at []The post Duke, dons urge leaders to muster political-will to end poverty in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command early Thursday morning busted two motor bike robbery gangs in Ajah and Mushin, with the arrest of some members of the gangs. The suspects: Muyideen Adegboye, 25,a furniture maker in Idi Oro, Mushin and Idris Farouk, 26, an okada rider in []The post RRS busts two Okada robbery gang appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Joy Anyim A joint operation between the Lagos State Police Command and the operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have led to the arrest of 50 suspects in possession of 48 bags of substances perceived to be Indian hemp in the Akala area of Mushin in Lagos. In the operation which was carried out []The post Lagos police, taskforce arrest 50 suspects with 48 bags of Indian hemp appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Joe Abu, Warri The Federal Government has again decried the avalanche of huge losses pervading the oil industry and called on all all well meaning Nigerians to join hands in fighting the menace plaguing the country. Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, who lamented the ugly situation, revealed that over seven hundred []The post FG decries mass destruction of oil facilities in N/D, says scourge will be dealt with appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Amaka Agbu, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has blasted the opposing All Progressives Congress, APC, for kicking against the street protest by members of the public who expressed anger over the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). A press statement signed by the PDP spokesman, Mr Jerry []The post PDP, APC trade blames over Protest Against Special Police Squad in Rivers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
The bid by the former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel for the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received a boost as former governor of Kano State and erstwhile Minister of Education, Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau, has declared that the party needed a quality leader like the former governor at this critical []The post PDP chairmanship: IBB, Abdusalam, Shekarau others urge Daniel on appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
The Delta State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Sir Bright Edejeghro, has revealed that the biometric exercise clock in clock out embarked upon by the Delta State government to check the syndrome of absenteeism in the civil service, has helped to point out the true salary strength of staff, and ensuring that ghost []The post Why Delta adopts biometric to monitor workers at councils -Edejeghro appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Political leaders in the South-East geo-political zone yesterday applauded the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie- Oyegun for his contributions to the development of the Nigerian political system. Chief Odigie-Oyegun, by his political understanding has provided a bridge of good appreciation of democratic behavior between the presidency and the party []The post South-East leaders commends Odigie- Oyegun appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
A Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Friday dismissed an application brought by Justice Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa, seeking to stay proceedings in his trial over alleged unlawful enrichment. Justice Adedayo Akintoye ruled that the application by the defendant who is a Judge at the Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division, was unmeritorious. The Economic and Financial Crimes []The post Alleged N81.7m Bribe: Court dismissed application to stall matter appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Driven by the need for proper accountability and transparency in governance, the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has directed the State Auditor-General, Mr. Chukwudi Amudo to immediately constitute a team that would audit the use of the Parish Club refund in the state. The Governor, represented by the State Commissioner for Finance, Olorogun David []The post Paris Club Refund: Delta To Constitute Audit Committee To Audit Usage appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose has reacted to the release of timetable for the States 2018 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling on the electoral umpire to conduct free, fair and credible poll that will be commended by the international community just as the June 21, 2014 election was hailed []The post Ekiti 2018 Guber poll: INEC must be fair, transparent Fayose appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
The Bayelsa State government says some persons in the state infected with the deadly Monkeypox virus have started showing signs of recovery. Twelves persons were quarantined in the state after the first case of suspected monkeypox infection was reported a few days ago. The virus later spread to the neighbouring state of Rivers. The Commissioner []The post Monkeypox: Bayelsa doctor, two others fully recovered, others getting better Official appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 



Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Francesca Iwambe Abuja A public analyst, Al- Gazali Alli, has slammed a N2billion suit against the Department of the State Service, DSS, before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court Abuja for unlawful detention. Gazali Alli, is praying the court to award the sum as general and aggregated damages against the Agency for []The post N2bn suit: Analyst sues DSS over 7-month detention appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Peter Fowoyo For its failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, a non-governmental organization, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government to a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos. Besides, the group initiated the suit against the government over its []The post N40bn: SERAP sues FG, seeks order to stop ex-govs making millions as senators, ministers appeared first on Daily 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged Nigerians to show unconditional support to the military, saying their sacrifices and dedication to duty has helped in preserving the territorial integrity of the nation. A statement issued in Sokoto Sunday by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the Governor spoke when he hosted young officers []The post Tambuwal hosts NDAs best student, urges support for military appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 



Mon, 09 Oct 2017
*Say non-appearance of agencies stalling probe Henry Omunu, Abuja Disturbed by the deliberate refusal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and other government agencies to obey summons issued by the House of Representatives, members of the House Committee on Public Petitions on Sunday, threatened to apply the []The post House cttee threatens to arrest Magu, NNPC boss, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Visits Enugu, Abia, Bayelsa. Amaka Agbu, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has undertaken a political pilgrimage of the South-South and South-East states in a bid to foster regional cooperation. The two-day swing across the states took Wike to Bayelsa, Abia and Enugu states where he met with stakeholders on the need []The post Regional cooperation: Wike rallies PDP govs, visits Enugu, Abia, Bayelsa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Augustine Okezie, Abuja The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has conducted awareness workshop for 26 Federal and State tertiary educational institutions in the North-West geopolitical zone of the country as part of an ongoing Sensitization and Awareness Exercise. A press statement which was signed by the funds Director Corporate Affairs and Public Relations, Mr Ebikwo []The post Access to Intervention: TETFUND mobilizes 26 North-West institutions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Ni 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Benjamin Omoike The Lagos State Judiciary will commence activities for the 2017/2018 Golden Jubilee New Legal Year with religious services to be held simultaneously on Monday, October 9. The New Legal Year, which was earlier scheduled to start on September 25, with various activities, was shifted owing to the need to swear-in a successor to []The post Lagos Judiciary to commence 2017/2018 Golden Jubilee Legal Year Monday appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Bloodstains were seen on the gate of the stadium while policemen and personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps were seen standing beside some unconscious fans. The joyous mood that trailed Nigerias qualification for the Russia 2018 world cup on Saturday was punctured after five people were feared dead while scores sustained serious injuries. This []The post SAD! 5 Feared Dead In Uyo Stadium appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria afer qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria became the first African nation to book a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after a 1-0 win over Zambia on Sunday in []The post Goodluck Jonathan hail Super Eagles World Cup qualification appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who scored Nigerias solitary match winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturdays 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Iwobi, who came in for Moses Simon in the tension soaked match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo, scored the winning goal in 73rd []The post Arsenal celebrates Iwobis goal, congratulates Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Nigerian international and Premier League star, Isaac Success, was arrested after reportedly demanding back the cash he had paid to four escorts. Success, 21, paid 2,000 for a hotel romp after spending the night at a lap-dancing club in Londons West End last month. Escort Alexis Domerge has claimed the football ace angrily asked for []The post Isaac Success arrested over sex dispute with 4 prostitutes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Head coach of the Zambia national team, Wedson Nyirenda, has claimed that the referee gave decisions in favour of Nigeria, during their 1-0 loss in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The Chipolopolo defeat in Uyo, ended their slim hopes of qualifying for next years tournament in Russia. However, Nyirenda feels the outcome could []The post Nigeria vs Zambia: The referee favoured Super Eagles Zambia coach argues appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Multimillionaire business mogul, Kesington Adebutu, has splashed the sum of N50 million on the Super Eagles, after they became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Adebutu, who was full of praises for the Super Eagles for their determination, professionalism and commitment throughout the qualifying campaign, said: I congratulate the []The post Businessman splashes N50m on Super Eagles for World Cup qualification appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Five people were feared dead while scores sustained serious injuries on Saturday following a stampede at the entrance of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The incident occurred while football enthusiasts tried to enter the stadium. The fans, who were at the stadium to watch a match between the Super []The post Nigeria vs Zambia match: Five feared dead in Uyo Stadium appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Former Super Eagles Coach Christian Chukwu on Sunday urged the Super Eagles to start immediate preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Nigeria qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday with an unassailable six points lead after five matches in Group B. The FIFA []The post Begin preparations for World Cup now, Chukwu tells Super Eagles handlers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
*As CBN lifts forex market with $698.5m Motolani Oseni, Lagos Against apprehension that the continuous intervention in the foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may be hurting the nations the external reserves, an investigation by The Daily Times has shown an increase of a whopping $693.704 million in just two weeks, []The post External reserves gain $694m in 2 weeks appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Afolabi Adesola Customers of Access Bank PLC who have imbibed the culture of savings are being rewarded as more winners have emerged from the ongoing Access Bank Family Fortune Promo. Last week, the Bank rewarded an additional 118 customers in its second monthly selection of winners, at an event which held at the Banks Alausa []The post Access Bank reward 118 loyal customers to encourage savings culture appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
The 3-year-old marriage between a popular radio presenter, Omotoke Makinwa and her estranged husband, Maje Ayida has ended. Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Thursday dissolved the union, citing husbands adulterous lifestyle. Makinwa, is the co-host of the Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7FM, a blogger and an author. She had on March 9, 2016, asked []The post Toke Makinwa finally divorces estranged Husband appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Award-winning Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel has revealed that he used to masturbate during his youthful days. Majid told Starr Fm that although he feels very dirty about masturbating, he thinks every adolescent masturbate. The actor who now preaches about God and the Christian faith, however, said masturbation is sinful. He said, I think that every []The post I feel guilty, dirty masturbating Majid Micheal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
The Lagos State Police Command has invited singer Davido and actress, Caroline Danjuma over the death of Tagbo Umeike. The news of Davidos alleged involvement in the death of the young man emerged during the week. The death of Tagbo is surrounded with unclear circumstances. Nollywood actress, Caroline came on social media on Tuesday to []The post Lagos Police invites Davido over alleged death of Tagbo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to quit as petroleum minister. The scandal rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is yet to claim a victim. But a human rights lawyer, Femi Falana wants the first victim to be President Muhammadu. Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to quit as petroleum []The post NNPC Scandal: Buhari Asked To Resign As Petroleum Minister appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, has lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari and his team has performed below Nigerians expectations. AYF National president, Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu in a statement in Kaduna on Sunday said, The youths also called for cabinet reshuffle as they posited that those that were expected to assist the President in his change agenda []The post Arewa Youths Buhari Has Performed Below Expectation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Political involvement in the management of NNPC can lead to rapid turnover in key staff, creating difficulties in ability to execute strategic initiatives. A new report has confirmed fears that many stakeholders in the energy sector has always had that political involvement in the management of Nigeria-owned oil company, NNPC is its major drawback. []The post NNPCs Biggest Problem is political Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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