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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Leadership Newspaper Headlines [27 June, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 27 June, 2017.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By CHIMA AKWAJA, LagosFive African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos.Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in second position. Uganda, Malawi and South African are ranked 7th, 8th and 9th respectively. South Africa, in particular, demonstrated a significant jump in ranking, having moved up from 22nd 

NAFDAC Advises Exporters To Stop Embarrassing Nigeria
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By OTUNG GABRIEL, AbujaThe National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerian exporters to stop embarrassing the country by obtaining the agencys certification of products.The spokesman of NAFDAC, Dr Abubakar Jimoh, gave the advice while fielding questions from the Newsmen on Monday in Abuja on the rejection of about 25 Nigerian produce by the European Union (EU) between 2015 and 2016. Jimoh explained that the EU had rejected the 25 exported food products 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, LagosThe Lagos State Chapter of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria has appealed to flour millers to reduce the price of flour to boost productivity and strengthen food security.Its chairman, Mr Jacob Adejorin, made the appeal in an interview with LEADERSHIP in Lagos.Adejorin advised millers to adjust the price of flour to reflect the present exchange rate of the naira to the dollar as well as the recent slash in the price of diesel by the Federal Govern 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, LagosThe Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has uncovered over N8 billion worth of Nigerian cloned cables at two residential buildings in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos.The imports belonging to one Estobest Electrical Limited was intercepted by an enforcement team of the SON at warehouses where 20 different brands of cloned cables were stocked. These included made in Nigeria cables, as well as other brands such as NOCAN, surecan, Necaco, Kable mex, purecan and Nigertin amo 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The National Pension Commission(PenCom) has finalised arrangements for the 2017 Pre-Retirement workshop targeted at staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who are due to retire between January and December 2018.The workshop, which is designed to educate the attendees on the modalities for accessing retirement benefits under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) will hold between 28 June, 2017 and 14 July, 2017 at various centres within the six geo-political zones of the federation 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
In this discourse, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH narrates the natural coincidence which led acting President Yemi Osinbajo to assume three hierarchical positions at the same time, just as he shows the differences arising from similar condition in the past in the country.Let me crave your indulgence with a quote as prologue for this discourse. An American woman novelist, Sydney Sheldon has taken the title of her book, too Windmills of the Gods from the same immortal statement of the anonymous American born 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By ANDREW ESSIEN, AbujaFormer vice president and APC Chieftain, Atiku Abubakar has called on Nigerians to demonstrate a greater spirit of tolerance and firmer commitment to peaceful coexistence, which he described as the prerequisite for unity and love in Nigeria.In his Eid-el-Fitr message to mark the end of the Ramadan, Atiku urged Muslims to imbibe the lessons of the fast, which include: self discipline and sacrifice through abstaining from eating, drinking and sinful acts even as he also urge 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
By Arize Nwobu On July 4, 2017, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), will hold its Annual National Workshop at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, with the theme, Transiting From Recession to a Global Economic Power: A Working Template for Nigeria. The workshop will witness an assemblage of eminent personalities and experts in finance, business and economy, including the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enalamah, former Minister 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Nigerian international, Fanendo Adi, has become the first ever Portland Timbers player to score 50 Major League Soccer goals. Adi has done something no-one at the club has ever done.The 26-year-old forward was on target as Caleb Porters men were held to a 2-2 draw by arch rivals Seattle Sounders.Adi made history in the Providence Park when he found the back of the net from the penalty spot just before the half-time break to put the Timbers on level and become the first ever Timbers player to sco 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Serena Williams would struggle to be in the worlds top 700 if she was on the mens circuit, according to seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe. And Dmitry Tursunov, the male player, ranked 701 in the world, believes he could beat her too.McEnroe said of world number one Williams, who has won an Open-era record 23 Grand Slams: If she played the mens circuit shed be, like, 700 in the world.He qualified the comments by saying: That doesnt mean I dont think Serena is an incredible player, and I 

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