NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [10TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 10th October, 2017.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
No fewer than 23 small scale enterprises sprang up during this years edition of Ready Set Work Project (RSW) of the Lagos State Government which ended last Saturday. They include Eco-friendly Technology, Shella Ventures, Coif Beauty Salon, Sollite Energy and Power Limited, Mech Global Tech Solutions, Connect.com, Green Oil Enterprise, Borah Organic, Carpunch and so []The post 23 coys emerge as 2017 Lagos Ready Set Work Project ends appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
*Says state population equals 30 African countries Benjamin Omoike The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday said a total of one million housing units are required every year between the next five to 10 years to fix the deficit in providing shelter for the people. The governor also said the State, as against []The post Lagos requires 1m housing units yearly to fix shelter deficit in 10yrs -Ambode appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Titus Akhigbe, Benin A 39-year-old man, Roy Oribhabor, on Monday began a-30-day hunger strike to condemn the high level of insecurity in Edo State. Addressing newsmen in Benin City under the aegis of The Voice Of The Commoners In Nigeria On Security Situation In Edo State, said the rate of insecurity in the state has []The post Insecurity in Edo: Man, 39, declares hunger strike for 30 days appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Recent opening of a local electric meter manufacturing factory in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State is a welcome development as it marked the era of privately owned local manufacturing of electric meters in Nigeria. When in November 2013 the Federal Government privatised the Power Holding Company (PHCN), the buyers did not envisage []The post Local manufacture of electric meters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Mainkanti Baru, has claimed that the minister of state for petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, lied about not being involved in the contracting process. Furthermore, contrary to the assertion of Dr. Kachikwu that he was never involved in the 2017/2018 contracting process for the []The post Kachikwu lied NNPC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Idu Jude, Abuja As the political realignment blows its wind across the FCT, the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Alhaji Adamu Candido, has bowed to pressure for the fear of losing the support of numerous supporters of the All Progressive Party (APC) in the FCT for sacking supervisory councilors in his cabinet. The []The post AMAC chairman bows to political pressure, recalls sacked workers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As stakeholders in Plateau State prepare for local government elections slated for Feb. 17, 2018 a political analyst, Mr Anthony Izang, has advised them to adhere to the rules to avoid electoral violence. Izang particularly cautioned key players like the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), political parties and voters against actions that could impede []The post Plateau LG polls: Political analyst cautions against electoral violence appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Ni 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East geo-political zone have applauded the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie- Oyegun for his contributions to the development of the Nigerian political system. This is even as the political leaders also launched a strongly- worded attack against the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory []The post APC South-East leaders tackles Sagay, Umeh, others over comments appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
A former factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Segun Adewale, has said that he is supporting Chief Olabode George for the chairmanship seat of the party in spite of their political disagreements. Adewale told reporters in Lagos on Sunday that supporting George, a former PDP National Deputy Chairman for []The post PDP chairmanship: Why I support Bode George Adewale appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Barely three weeks after Nigerian Army personnel invaded the country home of the leader of the now-proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, the capital of Abia State, reports have been confirmed that soldiers invaded the premises again Sunday. Kanus younger brother, Emmanuel Kanu, revealed that the invading soldiers also carted []The post After3 Weeks , Army Invades Kanus Home Again, Carts Away Items appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
About 8000 serving corps members are to participate in the November 18 Anambra gubernatorial election. The States Coordinator of NYSC, Ebenezer Olawale, who dropped the hint while addressing journalists in Awka, said the data of corps members had already been transmitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in that respect. As we all know, []The post 8000 Corpers To Participate In Anambra Governorship Election NYSC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Initiator and Chairman, Movement for Nigerias Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has decried the non-responsiveness of Nigerian federal lawmakers to the widespread call for the downward review of their monumental salaries and allowances. According to Oyebola, the recent criticism of the federal legislators by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. []The post Nigerian Senators Earn More Than Trump, UK PM Oyebola appeared first on Daily Times Ni 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
as Brussels says its her move Brussels has issued a fresh warning that it is up to the UK to come forward with proposals if it wants to break the deadlock. Angry Boris Johnson says he is fed up to the back teeth with so-called friends briefing the press in WhatsApp rant. At his daily []The post Brexit standoff: Theresa May says the balls in the EUs court appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
U.N. aid agencies are struggling to meet the needs of refugees in eastern Cameroon as multitudes flee the renewed violence in neighboring Central African Republic. The population of the Gado refugee camp has exploded from just 1,000 refugees in January to 25,000 today. Agency reports stated that ,scores of children are being attended to by []The post CAR violence triggers more refugees to Cameroon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The drama erupted when Trump tweeted that Corker had decided against running for re-election because he lacked the guts. Those who fear that the World War III is upon mankind may not be wrong after all. Just like Hitler in the World War II, President Donald Trump may be the worlds nemesis this time. These []The post World War III Unavoidable With Trump As President appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Will the dream of law graduates from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to enlist in the Nigerian Law School and become practising lawyers ever come true' The answer is this piece investigated by Peter Fowoyo. For now, more than one thousand lawyers who completed their studies at the National Open University of Nigeria []The post Court denies 1,000 NOUN law graduates admission into Law School appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Proximity of abattoirs to the peoples source of drinking water in Delta state has triggered off an epidemic that has claimed 31 lives in just six months, forcing the state government to embark on a fire brigade approach to sanitise all abattoirs located at the periphery of the rivers, The Daily Times has gathered. The []The post WATER POLUTION: 31 feared dead in Delta as government moves to sanitise abattoirs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
*Laments lack of syringe, malfunction x-ray machine *Says she was forced to patronize private hospital Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has tongue-lashed the management of the Aso Rock Clinic for its inability to provide ordinary first aid treatment despite the billions of naira budgeted annually for the clinic. Mrs. []The post Aisha Buhari blasts Aso Rock Clinic for lack of basic equipment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
*Explains relationship with Buhari Mathew Dadiya, Abuja As Nigerians eagerly await former President Goodluck Jonathan as he prepares to give his own account of his historic defeat in the 2015 presidential election, more insiders are coming forward with their version of what happened. The latest is coming from a very close insider, the Rivers State []The post Wike: How Jonathan was deceived, sabotaged by his cabinet appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Benjamin Omoike (Lagos), Edem Bassey (Calabar) The Lagos State Government has revealed that two suspected cases of monkey pox have been recorded in the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, disclosed this at a news conference on Monday, saying that the two suspected cases were currently being investigated. Though, no confirmed case has been []The post Lagos, Akwa Ibom, CRiver record cases of monkeypox appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Val Okara, Owerri The South East/South South Governors Forum has expressed worry over the dearth of infrastructure and lack of significant Federal presence in the two geo-political zones. The Forum also said that adequate attention should be paid to infrastructural development and other needs of the regions by the federal government. In a communiqu in []The post SEast/SSouth Govs Forum decries lack of FGs presence in regions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Andrew Orolua, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari and others on Monday mourned the former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), the late Lt. General Victor Samuel Leonard Malu, who died in the early hours of Monday in Cairo, Egypt. Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, extended his condolences []The post Buhari, others mourn ex- COAS Gen. Victor Malu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Amaka Agbu, Port Harcourt No less than 13 persons were confirmed been killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists at Ugboshimini-Agip waterfront community, around the market Square, Ruememe, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State early Monday morning. The gunmen were said to have invaded the community around 3:0am and opened fire on the []The post Cultists kill 13 persons in Rivers community appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos Dignitaries at the weekend flew into Plateau to attend the funeral service of Governor Simon Lalong younger brother who died on the 26th of September 2017. Among the personalities are Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governor of Kano state, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State and Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. The []The post Ganduje, Shettima Tambuwal grace Gov. Lalongs brother funeral. appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The two year contract of the Franco-German coach of the senior national team of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has been extended by default following Nigerias Qualification for the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Rohr signed a two year deal with the option of another two years if Nigeria qualifies for the World Cup in Russia, a []The post WCQ: Rohr gets contract extension appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Peter Crouch has scored 51 headed goals in the Premier League Stoke striker Peter Crouch has entered the 2018 Guinness World Records book for the most headed goals scored in the Premier League. His tally of 51 goals with his head is five more than former Blackburn and Newcastle striker Alan Shearer managed. Crouch, 36, []The post Peter Crouch Breaks Guinness Book Of Record appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The NFF scribe appealed to football fans and social media users not to dampen the mood of celebration with fictitious reports. Reports suggesting that at least five fans lost their lives in a stampede at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday have been described as false. Nigeria won 1-0 courtesy a 74th minute goal by []The post Its A Lie, No One Died In Uyo Stadium NFF appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Quadri defeated Japans Kaii Yoshida 11-7, 11-13 11-8, 6-11, 11-8, 14-12 (4-2) to become the first African to win ITTF title outside the continent. It was a historic weekend for sports in Nigeria. While the Super Eagles qualified for the world cup on home soil, Aruna Quadri proved that he is the best Table Tennis []The post Table Tennis: Nigerias Aruna Quadri Sets Another Record appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Some disgruntled fans of the Chipolopolo of Zambia have called on the Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to order a replay of the match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria which they lost 1-0 on Saturday 90minutesgoal.com reports. 90minutesgoal.com caught up with Stephen Eruaga and Kundah Pandawe, who are key members of the Zambian []The post Zambia Fans Wants FIFA To Order Match Against Nigeria Replayed appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Lagos State Government unveils The Football Forever Statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.The post The Football Forever Statue At Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere (Photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, continued its intervention in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market with the injection of $195million . Figures released by the bank indicated that it offered the total sum of $100m to the wholesale segment, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment received the sum of $50 []The post CBN injects $195m into Forex market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Tony Nwakaegho Following the Federal Governments effort at developing small and medium scale enterprises, a legislator has thrown his weight behind it. Mohammed Ogoshi Onawo, House of Representatives member from Awe/Doma/Keana Constituency, Nassarawa State, a lawmaker, has called on the country to enact a legislation that will enable Nigerian startups to enjoy a tax holiday []The post Nigerian startups to enjoy tax holiday NITDA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Azubuike Nnadozie As part of the continued commitment to drive thought leadership, policy influencing initiatives and sustainable national economic development, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian Economic Summit Group(NESG) to host the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#23) with the theme: Opportunities, Productivity & Employment: Actualising the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The []The post FirstBank partners NESG to host 23rd economic summit in Abuja appeared firs 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egbe Ebere Blessing, with Agency report An agro-entrepreneur, M.r Goke Adeyemi, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to ban the importation of starch as way encouraging starch production from cassava in the country. Adeyemi, who is the Chairman of the Harvest Feed and Agro Processing Limited (HFAP), made the call in an interview with News []The post Agro-entrepreneur wants starch importation banned appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Ecobank Nigeria has described the appointment of two new Executive Directors, as strategic and in line with the banks drive to be one of the top three banks in the country by the year 2020. The bank recently announced the appointment of two new Executive Directors, Mr. Akin Dada, who now heads the banks Corporate []The post Appointment of new EDs strategic, says Ecobank Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
.Appreciates against US Dollar, Pound sterling Motolani Oseni The Nigerian currency, Naira, on Monday, appreciated further against the US Dollar and Pound sterling at both the official foreign exchange market and its unofficial segment, Daily Times check has revealed. The local currency, at the close of yesterdays trading activities at the interbank market closed at []The post Naira gains further at official, unofficial forex markets appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The ongoing Federal Government of Nigerias savings bond (FGNSB) auction, which opened on Monday, October 9th, 2017, is billed to close on Friday, October 13th after a five days offering. FGN introduces Savings Bond for retail investors, which promises competitive returns, as FGNSB is targeted at retail investors and lower income earners to encourage savings []The post FGNSB five days auction closes October 13 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
as recession impacted passenger traffic Domestic airlines in Nigeria lifted a total of 3,287,310 passengers in the first six months of this year. The figure, however, represents a 21 per cent decrease, compared to the 4,193,862 passengers airlifted within the period last year. According to the Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority []The post Domestic airlines record 3m passengers in 6 months appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
.Says 75% withdrawal not in retirees interest The Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) says the bill seeking to increase lump sum withdrawal of contributory pension to 75 per cent will not be in the interest of the retirees in the long run. The President of NUP, Dr. Abel Afolayan, said this in an interview with []The post Pensioners kick against bill on contributory scheme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Nigerian equities market rebounded at the week ended 6th October, 2017, as the ASI closed higher to completely reverse previous weeks loss. The market had started the holiday-shortened week on Tuesday, with a negative performance that pulled ASI -0.38 percent lower, largely due to losses recorded by Dangote Cement, Nigerian Breweries and PZ Cussons []The post Equities market reverses previous weeks loss as index rebounds 2.49% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As preparations for the Third Quarterly Forum of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) reach fever pitch, organisers of the event have named Mr. Olatunde Ogungbade, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Global Accelerex Limited as the Keynote speaker. The NITRA 3rd Quarterly Forum holds on Friday, October 13 at the R-Caf Event Centre (opposite []The post Tunde Ogungbade, Global Accelerex CEO keynotes NITRA Q3 Forum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The latest Quarterly Server and Disk Storage Systems Tracker from International Data Corporation (IDC) the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has shown enterprise infrastructure hardware market groans as Socioeconomic Challenges have hindered investment in the sector, which includes servers and external storage, which suffered a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 8 per cent in the first []The post African, Middle East enterprise infrastructure hardware markets groan-IDC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeri 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
United Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has declared that despite the country being one of the economies with rising ICT and telecom sectors, there are only about 479 000 people employed in Nigerias ICT sector. The UNCTAD report cites Sierra Leone as one of the African countries where there has been strong growth in []The post ICT in Nigeria accounts for 1% total employed populace- Report appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Due to the enormous benefits accruing from the Internet, Nigerians has been urged to work towards keeping traffic search on the Internet local. Chief Executive Officer of the Internet eXchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Mohammed Rudman adduced the reasons and benefits of keeping Internet search local, recently during an interaction with the crew of []The post Nigerians urged to work enhance local Internet traffic appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As mobile broadband penetration increases by 10 per cent, it causes a 0.6 per cent to 2.8 per cent rise in Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to Ericssons report, titled: How Important Are Mobile Broadband Networks for Global Economic Development' which examines data from 135 countries. Ericsson report noted that a 0.6 per cent to []The post Mobile Broadband boosts global GDP by 2.8%- Ericsson appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Indication has emerged on the reason the memo seeking to establish the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University by the Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu was rejected by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University which has been on the score card of the minister was proposed to kick-start in []The post Why FEC rejected Ministry of Communications memo on ICT University appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has been commended by teachers in its adopted public primary schools located in Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Kwara, Cross River and Imo States. The teachers who were overwhelmed with joy hailed the telco for its focus on education and for organizing a specialized training as well as award platform to honour []The post Airtel honours teacher in adopted primary school appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Nigerias customer-friendly telecommunications company, 9mobile, in further demonstration of its commitment to the growth of small businesses in the country is once again primed to empower Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) in and around Lagos at its quarterly business networking and empowerment platform Market Access scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 19. Market []The post 9mobile to empower SMEs at Lagos Market Access Forum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
It seems Microsoft has finally admitted that its Windows Mobile OS failed. I actually knew itll be dead on arrival. Windows Mobile came with a completely ugly user interface and most developers preferred to develop Android and iOS apps instead. I hate being bias and definitely youll agree with me that Windows Mobile failed. Even []The post Microsoft finally gives up on windows mobile OS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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