NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 NOVEMBER, 2017].


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Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 16 November, 2017.

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Against the backdrop of the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State slated for Saturday and the need to prevent any security breach around the Niger Bridge linking Asaba, Delta State to Onitsha, Anambra State, the Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Zanna Ibrahim, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movements through the Niger Bridge with effect from 12 mid-night on Friday, November 17, 2017 till after the election. The CP noted that only those on official and emergency duties with genuine means of identification will be allowed passage during the period of the restriction order. In a statement issued and signed by the Police Image Maker in the state, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, a copy made available to our reporter, said all law abiding Deltans should comply with the directives for security safety. While regretting the inconvenience the restriction will cause commuters, especially those traveling to the South-East and South-South states, the CP enjoined them to take alternative routes or make do with other contingency plans as the restriction order is in the overall interest of public well-being and safety.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Governor Ben Ayade has begged National Assembly members who petitioned him to National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Ahmed Makarfi in Abuja. Highly dependable source who pleaded that his name should not be mentioned told our correspondent on Wednesday in Calabar, Cross River State capital that the Governor begged the members at a []The post Forgive me, Gov Ayade begs CRiver National Assembly members appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Delta State Government has fired sixty-three contractors for alleged substandard jobs and warned against the use of substandard materials, poorly executed jobs. Competent sources within the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) who did not want their names mentioned in the print, confirmed the sacked contractors were caught in the web of poorly executed []The post Delta fires 63 contractors over alleged substandard work appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
In its continued effort to ensure good nutrition for Nigerians, Nestl Nigeria Plc, has launched a new food seasoning cube, the Maggi Naija Pot, to amplify the authentic Nigerian essence of food. It also announced its Maggi Simply Good with four commitments at the product launch in Sagamu, Ogun State recently. Speaking at the launch, []The post Nestle launches new seasoning cube, Maggi Naija Pot appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Federal Government, through the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has revoked the resident permit of expatriate staff of six companies operating in the country. The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Muhammad Babandede, announced this in Abuja on Wednesday in a statement issued by Sunday James, spokesman of the agency. James identified the companies as INTELS Nig. []The post Nigerian Govt. revokes resident permit of expatriates appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Vice Chancellor, McPherson University Serki Sotayo in Ogun State, Prof. Adeniyi Agunbiade has condemned strongly the proposed allocation of N61.73 billion for education by the Presidency as contained in the 2018 budget. Agunbiade who made this known during her second Pre -Convocation Press conference held at the University on Tuesday noted that inspite []The post VC condemns proposed 2018 budget allocation for education appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Nigeria Senate has passed for second reading a bill to establish National Students Financial Aids Scheme. Senator Isa Hamman Misau representing Bauchi Central Senatorial district, the sponsor of the bill, has explained that the scheme would afford Nigeria students the opportunity to access educational loans anywhere in the world. He lamented that the conventional scholarships []The post Senate moves to provide loans for indigent students, others appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday declined an application by former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, seeking courts permission to travel abroad for medical attention. In his ruling on Dudafas application, Justice Mohammed Idris, held that he could not disregard the overwhelming evidence by the prosecuting Economic and Financial []The post N5.1bn money laundering: Court refuses Dudafas application to travel abroad appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
.Says he remains best man for job The Genuine Democrats Group (GDG) has described the former National Deputy Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, as the National Chairman aspirant to beat in the December 9 national elective convention of the party. The groups Publicity Secretary, Yisa Gbegudu while speaking to []The post PDP chairmanship: Group endorses Secondus appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
A lawyer and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Elvis Asoro has said that the immediate-past governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole is plotting the removal of the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. Asoro who described as lame, the defense put up by the former governor denying the allegation said that []The post APC chieftain tackles Oshiomhole, accuses him of plot to remove Oyegun as party chair appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Senate on Wednesday directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris to restore security aides of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra . The directive was sequel to a Point of Order raised by Deputy Minority Leader, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha during plenary in Abuja. The Upper Chamber also directed the Chairman Senate Committee []The post Senate directs IGP to restore Obianos aides within 24 hours appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Ali Ndume,A former Majority Leader of the Nigeria Senate, has opened up on the reasonhe headed to court to seek a judicial ruling on his suspension. Ndume, while addressing journalists at the National Assembly after his resumption on Wednesday, said his action was beyond a personal struggle but a fight for democracy. Following recommendations by []The post Why I challenged my suspension in court Ndume appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country for over 37 years, since independence from the UK, has been removed from power and his former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who he sacked some days back, has been installed as an interim president. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power and his former []The post Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power and his former vice president installed as interim president appeared first on Daily Tim 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Good morning Zimbabwe. Fellow Zimbabweans. Following the address we made on 13 November 2017, which we believe our main broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and the Herald were directed not to publicize, the situation in our country has moved to another level. Firstly we wish to assure our nation, His Excellency, the president of the Republic []The post Military Coup In Zimbabwe: Zim Army Announcer It Has Moved To Another Level appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
President Buhari looked really handsome in his Igbo attire, Isiagu, which he wore to the Ebonyi state reception at the PA Ngele Oruta Township Stadium today, November 14th. He looked like an Ichie. See more photos of him rocking his Isiagu belowThe post President Buhari looking cute in Isiagu (Igbo Attire) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Constituency Office built by Senator Dino Melaye in Kabba, Kogi State has been marked for demolition. Dino Melaye revealed this on Instagram where he posted the picture of the building that has been marked for demolition with red paint. He alleges that the State Government has plans to demolish his properties across the State. []The post Dino Melayes Constituency Office Marked For Demolition By Yahaya Bello appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
. Mugabe, family placed under house arrest ..Zanu PF youth leader opposed to coup detained, ..Zuma warns deference forces against escalation of tension . Nigeria, US, UK, UN, A.U react ..Businesses stagnated Following the apparent takeover of Zimbabwes Government by the Military in a bloodless coup as well as take over the public Broadcast Station []The post Mugabe: Anxiety as coup leader yet to announce agenda appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Four North Korean soldiers fired 40 rounds at a comrade fleeing into South Korea and hit him five times in the first shooting at the jointly controlled area of the heavily fortified border since 1984, the Souths military said Tuesday. According to the VOA report, South Korean soldiers did not fire their weapons, but Mondays []The post Seoul: N. Koreans fired 40 shots at defector, hit him with 5 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
This video showing Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua predicting impending military intervention in the government of a Southern African country has been circulating like wildfire on social media in Zimbabwe. The undated video shows the controversial cleric speaking to his congregation at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria about military plans to []The post TB Joshuas Prophesy About Zimbabwe Military Coup & Robert Mugabes Removal appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nig 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) will henceforth be accessing medical health care at the Kubwa General Hospital with ease as the hospital has switched from manual to electronic health (E-health) system. Before now, the manual procedure in the facility had subjected healthcare seekers to spending longer time on queues in the process of []The post Kubwa hospital embraces records digitisation appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Each player got N1,000,000 while 5 Coaching crew members got N500,000 only Members of the 2017 Afrobasket winning womens team, DTigress of Nigeria can go town to begin their Christmas shopping. The President has redeemed his promise to reward the team after they became African Champions. Each player got N1,000,000 (One million Naira) while 5 []The post Basketball: Buhari Splashes N17.5m On DTigress appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Rafael Garcia, a long-time trainer, cut man and hand wrapper who became one of boxings most beloved figures has died at the age of 88. Garcia, best known for working with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for nearly two decades as a cut man and hand wrapper died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Garcia, a native of []The post Boxing legend and Floyd Mayweathers trainer, Rafael Garcia dies at 88 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Federal Government, through the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has revoked the resident permit of expatriate employees of six companies operating in the country. The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Mr. Muhammad Babandede, announced this in Abuja on Wednesday in a statement issued by Mr. Sunday James, spokesman of the agency. James identified the companies as []The post Resident permit of INTELS expatriate staff, 5 others revoked appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives on Wednesday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute the board of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the House which passed a resolution after the adoption of the motion sponsored by Rep. Tajudeen Yusuf decrying the non-constitution of the board, the lawmakers declared that the delay in constituting the []The post Reps charge Buhari to constitute SEC board appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date, saying that, Instead of piling up external loans the federal government should be compelled by the Nigerian people to embark on the immediate recovery and repatriation []The post $20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999Falana appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
.As NAFEX records $86.99m The Naira, for the third day running this week stood steadied at 363 to the US Dollar and Pound at 472, respectfully, but was seen at a relapsed closing rate of 422 per Euro after gaining two points earlier in the week at the parallel market. At the official forex market []The post Naira steadies against Dollar, Pound, weakens to Euro appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, said it has, in conjunction with the Nigerian Customs Service, ordered that the genetically modified (GM) maize consignment illegally imported into Nigeria be sent back. Rufus Egbegba, the Director-General of NBMA, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja. In view of the information and facts on []The post Nigeria To Send Back Illegally Imported Genetically Modified Maize appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 15.91 percent (year-on-year) in October 2017, lower than the rate recorded in September (15.98) percent making it the ninth consecutive disinflation (slowdown in the inflation rate) in headline year on year inflation since January 2017. Data realeased on Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics []The post Inflation drops to 15.91 in October NBS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Following the successful mega rally in Abuja, Nigerian Breweries and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), held another mega rally on road safety at the Ojota New Garage in Lagos recently. The Lagos rally, the second of the three rallies scheduled for the year, is part of activities for the 10th edition of the Dont []The post NB, FRSC mega rally on road safety arrives Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Taxify, the fastest-growing ride-sharing platform in Europe and Africa, launches in Abuja with hundreds of driver-partners signed up to the platform and ready to accept rides all across the city. To celebrate, Taxify is offering a 40% discount to riders during the month of November. Uche Okafor, Taxifys Operations Manager, comments: Abuja is an exciting []The post Taxify launches its operations in Abuja, offers riders discount appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
AutoAdvise has some practical steps on how to purchase a good second-hand car: 1 Make an appointment to view the car. Take someone with you who knows about things mechanical if you do not. 2 First inspect the bodywork. Walk slowly around the car, starting and ending at the same point. Look carefully at each []The post Tips on buying a used car appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Lexus is gearing up to launch a new car in the Indian market on tomorrow, and the new model is expected to be the NX 300h hybrid SUV. The company has been quiet about the new product. But judging by the front silhouette of the car in the official site, its quite identical to the []The post Lexus inaugurates NX 300h in the Indian market appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The new Mercedes-Benz X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division, giving the business a more diversified sales footprint by entering the booming global segment of midsize pickups. Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Volker Mornhinweg has said pickups are moving upmarket, just like SUVs have done. SUVs are elegant lifestyle products with a []The post Mercedes pickup to mimic success of brands SUVs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
The news that the governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi has declared support for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari in the next presidential polls of Nigeria come 2019 came to me as grandeur per excellence. Worthy to note is the fact that the governor was elected into office under the platform of the []The post Umahis support for Buharis reelection in 2019 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 


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Thu, 16 Nov 2017
In 2016 about 815 million people suffered from hunger 38 million more in 2015. After declining for most of the last decade, food insecurity is now on the rise says the annual State of Food Security and Nutrition Report (SOFI) authored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International []The post Investing in rural development matters appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
In his visit to the South-east since assumption of office, President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday arrived Ebonyi State where he remarked that the visit was a strong expression of his belief in Nigerias unity. The president also pledged to improve agriculture, power supply and the provision of infrastructure projects in the region when the 2018 budget []The post Buhari: My Visit To South-east, Strong Expression Of My Belief In One Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Niger 

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