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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TRUST NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Trust Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 20 October, 2017.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Nigerians are now used to periodic disease epidemics, some deadly, some not so deadly, so the latest scare over the outbreak of monkey pox is only the latest in a long line. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State is focused and determined to fulfill his campaign promises and cannot be distracted by unnecessary litigations, a Member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Mansur Ali Mashi, has said. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are expected to be in Awka today for the official flag-off of the partys governorship campaign ahead of the November 18 poll. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, bashed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, saying it has not done enough to fulfill its campaign promises to Nigerians. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Some stakeholders of the People''s Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa on Thursday protested over a zoning formula adopted by a group in the party ahead of the PDP congresses on Saturday. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The All Progressive Congress (APC), Northeast zone has inaugurated members of its zonal working committee. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Bauchi State office of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the increased number of campaign posters being placed in the state capital by supporters of politicians. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The PDP Volunteers Movement (PDPVM) has thrown its support for a former Governor of Ondo State and national chairmanship aspirant of the party, Otunba Gbenga Daniel.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Gwarinpa police division has raided some black spots and arrested 40 people for allegedly constituting public nuisance. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
As part of efforts to promote hygiene among students and teachers in public schools in the FCT, a non-governmental organisation has staged a public enlightenment programme on hand washing. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, has sentenced one Audu Alhassan, to five months imprisonment for bathing a young girl with hot oil. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, ordered the closure of the councils secretariat main gate, shutting out some staff who came late to office. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
A five-year-old girl, identified as Asmau, is said to have been kidnapped by yet to be identified persons on Tuesday morning at Zuba in the FCT. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Kwara State Police Command has arrested one of its officers for sexual assault in Ilorin. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Two suspected thieves who were arrested for stealing from a house at Igando in the suburb of the Lagos metropolis, have both admitted carting away some household equipments.


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The field trials for the genetically modified cowpea have been concluded in Nigeria and the artificially engineered staple food will hit the markets across the country in 2018, Federal Government officials and a science conducting the research have said. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to work together to further promote entrepreneurship in Africa. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Senator Foster Ogola (Bayelsa West), who is member Senate committees on Niger Delta, Gas, Petroleum Downstream; among others, speaks on the progress of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) at the National Assembly. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) published its Third Quarter (Q3 2017) results which showed that profit before tax (PBT) and profit after tax (PAT) declined y/y, by 7% and 15% respectively. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it cant regulate Over The Top Technology (OTT) for now, refusing the telecom operators call that the technology be regulated in the country. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
With the commencement of issuance of Sukuk by the Federal Government to finance infrastructure and projects in the country, the era of abandoned projects would come to end, the Managing Director of Jaiz Bank Plc, Hassan Usman, has said. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
A management source at Oando Nigeria Plc has disclosed that the company has communicated with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to suspend trading on its shares following the technical suspension of trading on same by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Nigeria.


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has called on the World Bank to have confidence in the bank and contribute towards improving its capacity in the provision of affordable housing in the country rather than focusing on creating parallel housing finance programmes that will lead to duplication of efforts on the part of government and other stakeholders. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Eniola Aluko could return to the England womens team after interim head coach Mo Marley said she would 100% consider picking the striker. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The tenure of the current Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Mr. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
National team coaches comprising Scott Nnaji, Ayinla Johnson, Adeka Daudu, Emma Odah and others are drilling prospective Kwese Premier League players in the ongoing Kwese Prospect Camp holding in Kaduna. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Ishaku Tikon, yesterday said the federation is optimistic that Aruna Quadri will win the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Bursaspor star William Troost-Ekong met face-to-face with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari and Turkish ruler Recep Tayyip Erdoan in Turkey yesterday, allnigeriasoccer. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The 2017 Annual General Assembly (AGA) of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday in Jos approved the federations 2018 budget of N6,382,500,310, with a budget deficit of N3


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