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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 NOVEMBER, 2017].


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Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 15 November, 2017.

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
No fewer than 191 people have lost their lives in 294 road crashes in parts of Kogi from January to October this year. Suleiman Mohammed, Head of Operations of the Kogi State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) made the disclosure on Tuesday in Lokoja. According to NAN, the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway is []The post 191 die in Kogi road accidents in 10 months appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Grief-stricken Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the vicious killing of two members in that country within 48 hours barely a month after President Jacob Zuma was honoured by the Imo Government. In October, a Nigerian man was shot dead in South Africa over an alleged 300 Rand (about N7,500) parking lot debt. No []The post Two Nigerians killed in South Africa within 48 hours appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting into massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived into the country. The ASV drugs, which arrived at the weekend, included EchiTAB G for the treatment of bites from carpet vipers, and EchiTAB Plus for venom from carpet viper, Puff []The post Snakebite: FG procures 5,000 anti-venom vials appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Presidency told the people of the Nigerias South-East that President Muhammadu Buharis administration has been fair to them, contrary to the claims by some people that they had been marginalised. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an opinion article he wrote to coincide with []The post President Buhari has been fair to Igbo Presidency appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Nigerias Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola announced Monday that the countrys central Government had recovered 64.6 million dollars electricity debt from its international customers. The Minster announced this at the 21st monthly power sector meeting in Asaba. Fashola, in a text of his opening remark made available to the News Agency of []The post FG Recovers $64.6m Electricity Debt From International Customers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the vicious killing of two members in that country within 48 hours, barely a month after President Jacob Zuma was honoured by the Imo Government. In October, a Nigerian man was shot dead in South Africa over an alleged 300 Rand (about N7,500) parking lot debt. No []The post Again two Nigerians killed in South Africa within 48 hours appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Nigerias total debt stock has hit N20.37tn, the Debt Management Office has said. In a statement made available to Punch correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday, the DMO said the total public debt stock comprising the Federal Government, the 36 states, and the Federal Capital Territory, stood at N20.37tn as of September 30. This shows a []The post Nigerias debt stock hits N20.37tn appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed January 17, 2018, to decide if it will set aside the order of proscription against Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. IPOB had earlier asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to reverse its orders proscribing it and labelling it as a terrorist group. []The post IPOB: Court Fixes Date to Rule on Proscription appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
True to his proposed visit, President Buhari has arrived Enugu state on his 2-day visit toEbonyi and Anambra staterespectively. The Nigerian President was received at Akanu Ibiam airport by the State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, South East Governors, Royal fathers, members of the Hausa community in Enugu. Here are more photos below;The post President Buhari arrives Enugu state (Photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Senate on Tuesday approved a $5.5 billion external loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari, according to report by PremiumTimes. The president had in a letter on October 10 requested the Senate to approve $3 billion external loan and $2.5 billion Eurobond or Diaspora bond in the international market. Buhari explained that the bonds would []The post Nigerias Senate approves Buharis $5.5bn foreign loan request appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Nigerias President Muhammadu Buhari is due to visit the stronghold of pro-Biafran separatists in the south-east for the first time since he took office in 2015, amid growing agitation for secession in the region. The banned separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has threatened to disrupt the visit. The president is deeply unpopular in []The post Buhari due to visit pro-Biafra heartland appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The senate has directed its committee on finance, banking and insurance to investigate allegations of unremitted stamp duties revenue valued at about N20 trillion. The panel will probe the implementation of the stamp duty act collection in the last five years and report its findings, observations and recommendations to the senate in about eight weeks. []The post Senate investigates alleged misappropriation of N20trn stamp duties appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Senate on Tuesday has resolved that the suspended Senator Ali Ndume be allowed to resume plenary on Wednesday 15th November, 2017. The decision was announced by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu after a close door session. Senate had said it would appeal the Federal High Court judgement which ruled in Ndumes favour on Friday, []The post Senate: Ndume to resume plenary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Enugu state Governor Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the people of Enugu state has shown up in mass as they await the arrival of President Mohammadu Buhari. NGHUBS had earlier reported that President Buhari will arrive Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu on Tuesday and he will then proceed to Ebonyi state. See photos below: []The post Enugu Awaits Arrival Of President Buhari (Photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, on Tuesday, said that the attack on his person by the Presidency showed clearly that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration was suffering from leadership ignorance. This is even as he described the Presidents Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, as an []The post APC suffering from leadership ignorance Lamido appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Thirty seven weeks after a Federal High Court in Uyo sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and ordered the immediate inauguration of Hon Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, the Senate is yet to comply with the subsisting court judgment. Although the []The post Akwa Ibom senatorial seat:Senate keeps Etims inauguration waiting after 256 days of FHC judgment appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
.Says Biancas hands are stained with Ikembas blood It took a long while before the dust settled after former Anambra state Governor, Peter Obis hand was raised by his late political mentor, Dim Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu during the 2010 governorship election. The Ikemba had implored the people to re-elect Obi for a second term; a []The post My late father served his people and his country well Emeka Ojukwu Jnr appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Dr. Ibrahim Bello Dauda is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and National Coordinator of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO). Dauda recently spoke with some selected Journalists in Abuja and bared his mind on national issues, the re-launch of BSO, President Buharis achievements and why the President needs a second term. TOM OKPE []The post Buharis achievements in three years are enough reasons to let him return in 2019 -Dauda appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting into massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived into the country. The ASV drugs, which arrived at the weekend, included EchiTAB G for the treatment of bites from carpet vipers, and EchiTAB Plus for venom from carpet viper, Puff []The post Snakebite: Nigeria procures 5,000 anti-venom vials appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The total public debt stock, comprising the Federal Government, states and Federal Capital Territory, stood at N20.373 trillion, as at September 30, 2017, showing a marginal increase of 3.6 per cent from the N19.637trn as at June 30, 2017. A breakdown of the Debt Stock shows that Domestic Debt accounted for 76.96 per cent, while []The post DMO: Total public stands at N20.373trn as domestic debt grows to 76.96% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Senate on Tuesday approved a $5.5 billion external loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. The president had in a letter on Tuesday, October 10, sought the Senates approval for $3bn external loan and $2.5bn Eurobond or Diaspora bond in the international market. Buhari explained that the bonds would be channelled towards funding of the []The post $5.5bn loan: Senate gives Buhari nod appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Standard & Poors declared Venezuela in selective default on Monday, after it failed to make $200 million in payments on its global bonds, becoming the first credit ratings agency to do so. The agency said it acted after a 30-day grace period had passed on payments on two bonds. We have lowered two issue ratings []The post S&Ps declares Venezuela in partial default appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Federal Government on Monday, announced that it had recovered 64.6 million dollars electricity debt from its international customers. Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola announced this at the 21st monthly power sector meeting in Asaba. Fashola, in a text of his opening remark made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) []The post FG recovers $64m electricity debt from Intl customers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has re-stated its commitment to collaborate with state governments in the Niger Delta in the efforts to quicken development of the oil-rich region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima.Ekere, stated this during a meeting with members of the Bayelsa States NDDC Project Verification Committee at the commissions headquarters in []The post We ill partner states to enhance development- NDDC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, commenced the second tranche of the distribution of educational materials for children; foods and other support items for families of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The programme is part of ongoing AMCON intervention exercise to three northeastern state that were worst []The post AMCON donates relief materials to IDP camps in Borno appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Following two consecutive profitable sessions recorded on the equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Investors, Tuesday embarked on a profit taking that sent market indices N124bn and 0.96 per cent lower than previous closing figures. The equities market capitalisation fell by N124 billion to close the day at N12.789 trillion. This brought the Year []The post Stock market crashes by N124bn as investors book profit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
A Leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves Lao Tzu Indeed, the words of this great Chinese Philosopher continue to impact the affairs of men today, and to him who has understanding and wisdom is considered the []The post Much ado about Benny Peters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, says he will be taking the Federal government to court after he broke his leg in an accident while going to work. Speaking at the National Stakeholders Summit on Whistleblowing in Abuja today, Falana I am sure you saw me limping and using a walking stick when I was coming []The post Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, to sue FG after breaking his leg in a road accident appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
President Buhari has described as tragic the events in Kaduna state where primary school teachers failed woefully the primary 4 questions set for them during a competency test organized by the state government last month. Over 21,000 teachers failed the test and would be dismissed from the service. While speaking at a special retreat of []The post It is very tragic when teachers cannot pass exams President Buhari appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), says the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, because he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement. In an interview with []The post Whistle blower will go mad if we pay him N860m at once Presidency says (he told you guys this') appeared first on Daily T 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Of course, Lagos is known and respected for scoring many firsts in policies, laws and ideas for the betterment of its citizens. In many instances, it has shown over time that having the right leadership at the helm of affairs is just what a society needs to become the envy of its neighbours. Yes, in []The post Strengthening legislative practices in Lagos local government councils appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

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