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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7 JULY, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 7 July, 2017.

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By ANKELI EMMANUEL and TUNDE OGUNTOLAThe unforeseen fissure that nearly widened into a dynastic crack that could have threatened the future of the Sokoto Caliphate was amicably laid to rest yesterday when the Magajin Garin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad Danbaba, said he had bowed to superior pressure from a broad spectrum of Northern elite to bury the hatchet in what would have escalated into a leadership crisis in the epicenter of the regions power house.The Magajin Garin Sokoto (Custodian of S 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE,Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman has welcomed the decision of the Nigerian Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises of the NPA, namely, the Lagos Channel Management, the Bonny Channel Company, and the Calabar Channel Management Company Limited, as raised in a motion on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.In a statement signed by I. S. Nasiru, a Principal Manager, Public Affairs at the Authority, the NPA 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By Sunday Isuwa,The Nigerian Army yesterday sounded a very strong note of warning to advocates of the countrys breakup, saying it will continue to work hard in ensuring that the country is kept as one.Speaking at the 2017 Nigerian Army Day celebration held at the Army Resource Centre, Mambila Barracks, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, said the military has done well in several military operations in different geo-political zones of the country.There had been calls for secessi 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By MSUE AZA,Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday fired back at the Senate, declaring that Ibrahim Magu remains acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and cannot be removed by anybody.The declaration was an apparent response to the lawmakers who had on Tuesday warned that any further move from him to undermine the powers of the legislative arm of government will amount to crossing the red line.The Red Chamber relied on a comment made by acting president some mo 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By CHIKA IZUORA,The federal government would be saving about $1.5 billion annually if the Natural Gas Vehicles project, an initiative that was first introduced by Nigerian Gas Company, NGC, in 1989 is sustainedThe Project reportedly achieved a modest success with the only downside being the unavailability of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations.LEADERSHIP learnt that the federal government had in 2007 granted license to NIPCO Plc to implement pilot project in Benin City, Edo State, in partnersh 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By Tope FayehunFollowing the allegation of padding the Ondo state 2017 budget with N795million for governments gifts by the civil servants, the organised labour unions in the state on Wednesday lambasted the state publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Omoba Abayomi Adesanya .Adesanya had alleged the civil servants in the state of padding the state 2017 budget with N795million for governments gifts without the knowledge of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.The labour move 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
BY DONATUS NADIAlhaji Sani Muhammadu Bako III, theEmir of Karshi in Nasarawa state on Thursday led other residents of the area to rehabilitate collapsed bridges alongKarshi/Rafin Kwarra road of the area.Muhammadu Bako III told newsmen in Karshi, Karu local government area that the self help community project was part of their efforts to complement the state governments efforts in opening up rural areas to boost their socioeconomic activities.LEADERSHIP reports that people from Karshi, Rafin Kwar 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
By Obinna OgbonnayaThe Ebonyi State government Thursday said that it has within the 2 years of the present administration completed the construction of over 90 percent of all internal roads and streets within Abakaliki, the State capital.The State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr. Fidelis Nweze who stated this in Abakaliki while receiving members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ebonyi state chapter in his office stated that the reason behind the ong 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMINThe Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna today dismissed the suit filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as the Shiite group, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and Malama Zeenat El-Zakzaky against Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and two others for abuse of court proceedings.The IMN leader and his wife had instituted a N2 billion suit against the Army, COAS, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Attorney General of Kaduna state ov 
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