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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 8 November, 2017.


Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The poor performance of the telecommunication networks in the country has come to the fore again. At the recent 81st telecoms consumers parliament organisation organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Lagos, participants deplored the dismal performance of the telecommunication networks in recent time. Participants implored telecommunications consumers to demand for compensation from the []The post Poor performance of Telcoms networks operations appeared first on Daily Times N 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
.Were monitoring the airline- Spokesman .Agency may certify Abuja airport today First Nation airways with only one aircraft is still operating scheduled flights as against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAAs) directive to the airline few months ago to commence charter operations. Investigation at the airport by The Daily Times revealed that passengers purchased normal []The post First Nation defies NCAA, operates flights with one aircraft- Investigation appeared first on Daily Times Nig 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari and Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Service of the Federation have settled their differences. The two top officials were allegedly engaged in a heated altercation at the last Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, prompting speculations on the reasons for the bad blood between them. Kyari and []The post Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita in warm embrace in after last week spat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court in Enugu has convicted Ernest Obieze and Ferdinand Okechukwu for unlawful trafficking of an eight-year-old girl and having carnal knowledge of her. The convicted persons were sentenced to five-year jail term each with additional fine of N100, 000 each. They are also to serve additional 3 years in prison if they []The post NAPTIP: Court jails 2 for defilement, traficking of 8-year-old girl appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday advised the Senate to put a stop to probe him, stating that the moves by the lawmakers in that regard even contravene the Senates standing Rule. IGP said this when he appeared before the Ad hoc Senate Committee probing the allegations of fraud earlier leveled against []The post IGP stalls Senate probe, cites lawmakers rule, court injunction appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
There are indications that the Abia State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Publicity Secretary, Sir Don Ubani is in trouble over his comment on the state of affairs in the PDP- controlled state. Information has it that he has been confronted by the leadership of the party and queried for exposing the party secrets, while close []The post Abia PDP publicity secretary in trouble over comment on state affairs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of last Saturdays local government election held in Enugu State and called for its cancellation. In a petition letter addressed to the chairman of Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu, the party accused the electoral body of compromising the electoral process. It said: []The post APC calls for cancellation of Enugu LGA polls results appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission has come out to state that none of the sensitive materials meant for the November 18th Governorship election in Anambra State is missing. This clarification is on the heels of a media publications where a chairman of one of the political parties contesting for the Anambra elections alleged that two []The post Anambra Election: No sensitive materials missing INEC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), and Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Dr Gani Adams has lauded the initiative of the First South West Stakeholders Education and Economic development Summit held in Abeokuta on Tuesday, just as he canvassed that the summit be rotated around South West states as hosts. The summit was []The post Restructuring: Gani Adams seeks new approach to South West Stakeholders Summit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspape 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun has called on Nigerians to be patient with the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration while it works to reposition the economy. The chairman was reacting to the 2018 Budget Proposal presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari before the Joint Session of the National Assembly on []The post Oyegun appeals to Nigerians to be patient with government appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has said that it would maintain its silence rather than criticising the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Governor. The party said the electorates who wanted a new government by voting in Mr. Akeredolu should be the judge to critic the current administration of []The post Weve no comment on Akeredolus govt, says Ondo PDP appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
United States of America (U.S.A) Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington has insisted that his country will work with all stakeholders in order to ensure that July 14, 2018 gubernatorial election in the state is free, fair and credible. Symington, who visited Governor Ayodele Fayose alongside his aide, Mima Torres, and was received with pomp []The post U.S insists on free, fair election in Ekiti 2018 poll appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Conference of Nigerias Political Parties (CNPP) in Ekiti State has showered encomiums on the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, who is also former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over his sterling performance in the Solid Minerals Ministry as attested to by President Muhammadu Buhari in his 2018 budget speech. It said []The post CNPP Praises Fayemi Over Performance In Solid Minerals Sector appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo is set to unveil the statue of another African president, weeks after a national outrage over the unveiling of a multi-million naira statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in Owerri reports that Okorochas latest statue, a monument of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf []The post Another one! Okorocha to unveil Johnson-Sirleafs statue appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Zimbabwes president Robert Mugabe, has accused the recently fired vice president of his country of having secretly made enquiry on when he will die. Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe defended the sacking of his vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa barely 48 hours after the news broke. Agency report said that the 93-year-old leader claims that in Mnangagwas bid []The post Mugabe says sacked VP inquired from oracle over his deaths date appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Against the opposition of many African countries and elite to the US visa lottery which seeks to tap African best brains, recent effort by the American president has worsened opportunities for intending Africans wishing to migrate to the US. Recent reports have shown that Egypt, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Ethiopia are the []The post Trumps visa lottery push back hits Ethiopia, DRC, Egypt, harder in Africa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
President Donald Trump, who pulled the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, is reportedly for the time being not invited to the climate change summit that will be held later this year in France. More than a hundred countries, as well as non-governmental organizations, have been invited to the December 12 summit in []The post President Trump Not Invited to Paris Climate Change Summit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
In the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 7,000 to 8,000 people are bit by venomous snakes each year and about five of those people die. In the Nigerian context, lately 125 people were reported to have been bitten by snakes in Plateau State. That is only the number that was []The post Why snake bites are on the increase appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
How Much Sleep Do You Need' Though research cannot pinpoint an exact amount of sleep need by people at different ages, our new chart, which features minimum and maximum ranges for health as well as recommended windows, identifies the rule-of-thumb amounts experts agree upon. Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We []The post Check out how many hours you need to sleep appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Why brush twice a day' There are several answers to this question. We brush, floss, and rinse repeatedly every day to reduce the bacterial load in the mouth, prevent disease development, avoid halitosis, remove stains, and remove food particles, among others. All these answers are true, valid, and accurate, but they do not drill down []The post If you dont do anything, Why you have to brush twice daily appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Situation: Youre a busy person with a full-time job, a family, and a home that doesnt clean itself. So every once in a while (or, you know, every other day), you fall into bed exhausted after coming home from work, making dinner, prepping lunches, doing dishes, and getting everything ready for the next morning. []The post What Really Happens If You Only Brush Your Teeth Once A Day' appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Apparently, there are condoms for tongue designed for oral sex. They are referred to as Tungdom. See photos of what it looks like belowThe post Who has seen these condom for the tongue used for oral sex' (photos) appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The ongoing efforts of the Federal Government to reduce importation of rice and encourage local production, with a view to saving critical foreign exchange, may have yielded positive results, as the Federal Government has disclosed that there has been a drastic drop in the importation of rice to the country. According to the Minister of []The post Rice importation dropped from 644, 131 to 20,000 tones in Sept Audu Ogbeh appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Senate on Wednesday accused the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing of an attempt to divert the sum of N106.7billion ($350 million) meant for the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), to execute a power project, which the National Assembly never endorsed and appropriated. Against this background, the Senate directed its Committees on Power and []The post Senate summons Fashola over alleged N106bn contract scam appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Heath, Prof. Isaac Adewole to investigate reports of an unknown disease that has led to the death of several children in Jigawa State. The President also directed the Health Minister to deploy all the necessary machinery to combat the outbreak of the disease reported in Gidan Dugus []The post Buhari asks Health Minister to investigate spread of unknown disease in Jigawa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
.No, he lied, say drivers Secretary of Transport of the Federal Capital Territory (FCTA), Kayode Opeifa, has denied that anybody died during the disturbance between operatives of the Directorate of Road Transport Services (VIO) Taskforce and cab operators at Wuse area of the FCT on Wednesday. He however said that one of the drivers who []The post No one died during taskforce/taxi drivers clash in Wuse market Opeifa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Federal Government says it has completed the first phase of prosecution of Boko Haram suspects in its custody, with the next phase to begin soon. The Solicitor-General of the Federation, Mr Dayo Apata, who stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, said the government was determined to bring all Boko Haram detainees to justice. He []The post Next phase of Boko Haram prosecution to commence soon as FG concludes first phase appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Navy Central Naval Command, has launched the Phase Two of its Octopus Grip Exercise to further combat criminalities in the maritime domain. Rear Adm. Bello Al-Hassan, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, performed the flag-off on Wednesday at the Warri Naval base. Al-Hassan said the operation was to consolidate on the successes []The post Navy launches Octopus Grip to combat crime in Delta appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
They wonder how, we were all witnesses to the piecemeal appointments made by Buhari; and how, we all saw that each time he made those appointments, they were lopsidedly in favor of the North. So now they ask how come when a final toll is taken, the numbers dont add up' And the answer is []The post Much ado about Buharis appointments appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
If not properly checked, the Democratic Republic of Congo may head to another round of crisis, as the opposition has rejected timetable for the countrys fresh general election. Recently, CENI, DRCs elections commission announced that the election, which term limits currently bar Kabila from taking part in, will be held on Dec. 23, 2018 with []The post DRC may head for crisis as opposition accuses Kabila of breaching pact appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
. Nigeria, one of top 10 most improved economies- World Bank .CBN expands Anchor Borrowers Programme .Targets extra 2m tonnes from 300,000 rice farmers The Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Debt Management Office (DMO), have vehemently rejected the downgrade of Nigerias rating by Moody from a B1 []The post FG, CBN, DMO reject Moodys downgrade of sovereign rating appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Wednesday, received the Report on 2018 Ease of Doing Business from the World Bank presented to him by the the World Bank Country Director, Rachid Benmessaoud. Osinbajo, after the presentation of the Report, went into a closed door meeting with the World Bank officials at his conference hall, Presidential []The post Osinbajo gets report on 2018 Ease of Doing Business from World Bank appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Nigerian currency, Naira, on Wednesday, strengthened further against the Euro and the Pound sterling at the parallel market, as the official Foreign Exchange (Forex) Market lifted earlier in the week with an injection of $195 million forex supply by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The local currency, had recorded more gains over the []The post Naira strengthens as FX market lifted with $195m liquidity appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
United Bank for Africa Plc Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Bola Atta has been recognised as the Top Marketing Professional in West Africa at the 7th Marketing World Awards (MWA) & Marketing 360 Summit. The prestigious award presented at the event which was held in Accra over the weekend has added to the banks []The post UBAs Bola Atta recognized as Top Marketing Professional in West Africa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Nigerian universities will from Today November 9, 2017 till Sunday 12th November battle to emerge champions at the Universities Ethics Challenge, one of the educational outreach programmes designed by CFA Society Nigeria for university students and powered by First Bank Nigeria. FirstBank in a statement made available to the DailyTimes disclosed that The 2017 Ethics []The post FirstBank engages Universities in research battle appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newsp 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Nigerian equities market closed in a positive territory on Wednesday as the All Share Index added 0.34 per cent, sustaining the growth recorded in previous session. The Nigerian Stock Exchange All Share Index added 0.34 per cent or 125.4 basis points to close at 37,138.97 points while the Market capitalisation inched N43.4 billion higher to []The post Stock market sustains growth with 0.34% growth in ASI appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with the CFA Society Nigeria to host the Universities Ethics Challenge. The event, which is scheduled for November 9 12, 2017, is one of the educational outreach programmes designed by CFA Society Nigeria for university students; and aligns with FirstBanks Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability strategic []The post FirstBank unveils varsities ethics challenge appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
As Truecaller hits 6.2m mobile subscribers As part of efforts aimed at reviving some of the moribund industries in the state, the Delta State Government has opened discussion with some South African-based companies for possible partnership and investment drive at the African Timber and Plywood Company (AT&P), Sapele. This was made known yesterday, following []The post Moribund industries: Delta courts investors over revival, visits firms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News f 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged more support to indigenous companies in Nigerias oil and gas Industry. Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, made the pledge while commissioning the Lagos Midstream Jetty (LMJ) at the Apapa Harbour in Lagos, on Tuesday. NNPC will continue to support all players in the []The post NNPC pledges support for indigenous participation in oil industry appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) office has launched a video campaign to create awareness about the programme. The programme seeks to promote voluntary tax compliance and boost tax education among Nigerians. This was disclosed in a press statement by the VAIDS Office in the Federal Ministry of Finance, the initiator of the []The post VAIDS begins video campaign, set to capture more tax payers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) latest overview of Nigerias economy between April and June 2017 has shown that the economy recorded a 0.55 percent positive productivity growth rate during the quarter and that Nigeria has exited from the recession it slipped into in the first quarter of 2016. Many Nigerians heaved a sigh of []The post Recession: Not yet uhuru for Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
More than ever, women are coming to the realisation that certain ideologies, myths and mindset have added to setting an agenda that limits their productivity rather than promote it. More than ever, women are climbing out of the stereotypical pits and crawling out of dark holes to find themselves and achieve what has always been []The post Sex, intelligence and women at work appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Nigerians are notorious for their lateness. It seems that corruption is not the only Nigerian, lateness is also a Nigerian and by extension, an African. So perturbing is this trend that we, as Nigerians and Africans, must act quickly to rid ourselves of this cloak of tardiness that has blanketed us as a people from []The post Why Nigerians are always late to meetings appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
The senate moved a motion for its suspension on Tuesday and said a committee will be set up to investigate the movement of money in and out of the account and identify any infractions. First, lets begin with what the Excess Crude Account means. It is a rainy-day fund that is supposed to take money []The post Scrap Excess Crude Account Now, Lawmakers Tell FG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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