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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY SUN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [6 NOVEMBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Sun Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 6 November, 2017.

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
US President Donald Trump did not bow when he met Japans emperor on Monday. Instead, Trump stooped and slightly tilted his head as a gesture of respect to the 83-year-old leader. Bowing is an important sign of respect in Japan. However, US presidents have been criticized at home for bowing, which can be seen as... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The Kwara State Government, on Monday, said there was no outbreak of Monkey Pox virus in any of the 16 local government areas of the state. Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Atolagbe Alege, disclosed this, in llorin. He said that investigation by state health officials to all nooks and crannies indicated that there was no outbreak... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi A Makurdi High Court has ordered the publisher of Nigerian Concord, Mr. Aare Abiodun Oluwarotimi, to pay a fine of N5 million to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, as damages for libel. Delivering judgement, on Monday, in a case instituted by the Governor, Justice Adam Onum, also ordered the publisher to... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin-City Operatives of Zone 5 Police Headquarters in Benin-City, Edo State, on Monday, said it has arrested a car theft syndicate, one Garrette Sunday, who allegedly specialised in registering and issuing fake vehicle documents to suspected stolen vehicles in Agbor, Delta State. Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Emeka Iheanacho, made this... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
West Ham sacked manager Slaven Bilic, on Monday, after a poor run of results that have left the club in the Premier League relegation zone. 'West Ham United can confirm that Slaven Bilic has today left his position with the club,' the Hammers said in a statement on their website. The club hierarchy 'believe a... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
A senior Saudi prince was killed when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, state television reports. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was travelling with several officials when the helicopter crashed, Al-Ikhbariya news channel reports. The cause of the crash is unknown. It comes a... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The Lagos State Branch of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has set up a task force to arrest members of the association driving against traffic in the state. The Chairman of the association, Alhaji Musa Muhammed, made the disclosure in an interview, in Lagos, on Monday. He said the union had set... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Ali Abare, Gombe The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Federal University Kashere, in Gombe State, has commenced a three-week strike to protest alleged delay in the payment of their October salary. The committee arrived at the decision to embark on industrial action, on Monday, during its congress. Details later 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau. Head of Service of Zamfara State, Alhaji Mujitaba Isah, has disclosed that the state government has put in place mechanism to fish out ghost workers and block all salary leakages. This would be achieved, he said, by only recognising and collecting staff payment vouchers prepared by Directors of the Ministries,... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the sum of N145 million for settlement of 25 months arrears of outstanding corps members who had passed out in the state after their one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Ibrahim Augie, who confirmed... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Oil prices hit their highest levels early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power over the weekend through an anti-corruption crackdown that included high profile arrests. Brent futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, hit 62.44 dollars per barrel early on Monday, their highest level for years now. US... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Carles Puigdemont,Catalonias deposed president,has been freed from police custody in Brussels, along with four of his former ministers, on bail and pending trial. The Catalan politicians, who were released on Sunday, had handed themselves to police in Belgium earlier in the day, after Spain issued a European Union-widearrest warrantagainst them. The former Catalan leader, who... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on 18 North Koreans, on Monday, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans, as part of international efforts to dry up Pyongyang's illegal cash flows. All 18 individuals on whom the South Korean sanctions were imposed were directly affiliated to North Korean banks, according to an... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The 60th National Council on Health is currently underway in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The meeting which is the apex policy making body on health is scheduled to hold from Monday to Thursday, October 9. Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, had addressed newsmen of the readiness of the... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced plans, on Monday, to force all lawmakers to declare that they are not dual nationals as he seeks to defuse a political crisis that saw his deputy ejected from parliament. Turnbull's centre-right coalition government was thrown into disarray in October when the High Court ruled that five lawmakers, who... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Police on Monday arrested a cartoonist in southern India for depicting the region's top government functionaries in a 'derogatory' caricature, sparking criticism over the move as an attack on freedom of the press. G Balakrishnan, 36, a freelancer associated with an online news portal, was held, in Tamil Nadu State capital, Chennai, on Sunday, for... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The Katsina State Dialogue and Amnesty Committee has inaugurated Peace Committees across the 34 local government areas of the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Hamza Borodo, disclosed this when the dialogue committee visited Daura Local Government Area on Monday. Borodo said the Dialogue and Amnesty Committee was under the chairmanship of the Secretary... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi TheStandard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Kebbi State has impounded a truck-loaded with 560 bags of sugar allegedly smuggled from Brazil through the state;s borders with Niger Republic. The seized products, 50kg each, were branded as White Crystal Sugar Nardini Agroindustrial LTDA Industrial Brazillaira, sold at N15,000 per bag.... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Olanrewaju Lawal, Birinin-Kebbi Some elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State have vowed to wrestle the state from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general elections. A former National Chairman of PDP, Alhaji Bello Haliru Mohammad, who spoke on behalf of other elders in the state,... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The death toll in the wake of Typhoon Damrey has risen to at least 49, with 27 people still missing and rain continuing in one of Vietnam's worst natural disasters in recent memory, authorities said on Monday. Khanh Hoa province, home of the popular beach resort city Nha Trang, reported 23 dead, Vietnam's National Committee... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta A university don, Prof. Toyin Falola, has called on the Federal Government and the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) to name a street after a retired Professor of Geography, Akin Mabogunje. The call, according to Falola, became imperative in order for the Federal Government to honour the professor emeritus for what... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The new government of Angola has expelled 2,884 Congolese illegal migrants, state-owned media confirmed. State news agency Angop said the illegal migrants were rounded up in Lunda Norte Province between September and October. Lunda Norte Province is located 656km north of the capital Luanda, and shares borders with both DRC and Congo-Brazzaville. 'During the police... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE that their operational allowances owed them for the last two months will be paid this week. Gen. Buratai said this followed the release of funds for the payment of operational allowances and logistics for the 3rd quarter of 2017 from the... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Talks of secession in some parts of Kenya has gained traction after leaders from the Coast said they had started taking legal steps towards splitting the region from the rest of the country. Secession is the withdrawal by a section of country from its institutions and laws and administrative authorities simultaneously with the assumption and... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The time for 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over, President Donald Trump said Monday, after winning Japan's backing on his policy of considering all options to rein in the rogue state. Trump has signalled in the past that Washington could look beyond a diplomatic solution to the North's nuclear weapons ambitions, and consider military... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
An official has said that bribery, embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of power are among accusations leveled against 11 Saudi princes. The official said that the 11 princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers were detained late on Saturday after King Salman decreed the creation of an anti-corruption committee chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Egypt summoned several western ambassadors on Sunday in protest against a statement criticising the country's detention of a human rights lawyer who was helping investigate the case of a murdered Italian student. Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Britain and Canada issued a statement late on Friday critical of the detention of Ibrahim Metwaly, who was helping... 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Congo Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has announced that the long-awaited presidential elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place on December 23, 2018. Around 43 million voters have been registered for the vote so far, Corneille Nangaa told a news conference in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa. The election will be held on... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Commissions three Executive Boats, four jet skis We'll explore tourism, economic potential of waterways, says Ambode Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Sunday, commissioned three newly acquired executive boats by the State Government, with a pledge to fully explore the tourism and economic potentials of the waterways in the State for the overall benefit... 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Alvaro Morata's second-half header secured Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United in a compelling 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
FROM: PAUL ORUDE, BAUCHI A former Senate leader, Sen. Jonathan Silas Zwingina, has said that President 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Government has declared that the reconstruction of selected 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa A group of Niger Delta elders, under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta People's 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Recently, the leadership of the socio cultural groups of the three major tribes 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State was in Lagos recently to attend an education colloquium. At the 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
By Chukwudi Nweje Mr. Folajimi Lai Mohammed represents Ikeja 1 Constituency in the Lagos State House 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
By 'Tunde Thomas Political parties and candidates taking part in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From Okey Sampson, Aba Prince Benjamin Benedict Apugo is a member of Board of Trustees of the ruling 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
By Joe Apu, Lome Nigeria last night in Lome, Togo emerged the inaugural champions in the men's category 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
As Moses Simon pulls out of Algeria, Argentina tie By Monica Iheakam Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has paid tribute to the Spanish club after earning his maiden 

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Chairman of the Oyo State Boxing Association, Mr. Lateef Opaleye Akintunde, has commended the decision 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The Delta State Principals Cup football competition for all secondary schools in the state sponsored 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
The voting phase for the 6th edition of the Nigerian Sports Awards will close on November 12, 2017, this 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
As allegations of N104m, other abuses against SEC boss hang From Uche Usim, Abuja the long silence 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
From Uche Usim, Abuja and Olabisi Olaleye For Dr Dan-Azumi Mohammed Ibrahim, the Director General, 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
An agro-business firm, KADS Capital Group, partnering with South Africa based company, PBS Trading Ltd, 

Mon, 06 Nov 2017
Commodity index for the week: Focus markets and commodities: Alaba market in Lagos State prices from 

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