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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [30 AUGUST, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 30 August, 2017.

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
BY DONATUS NADI, LafiaIn a bid to increase children enrolment in schools, the Federal Government said that it would commence the second phase of the school feeding program for pupils in primary 1-3 pupils next academic year in Nasarawa State.The federal government school feeding program which has since commenced in 14 states, is already feeding about 2.9 million primary school children in the country.Speaking at a 2-day stakeholders implementation workshop on the National Home Grown School Feedi 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaSpeaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed sadness at the demise of Senator Kanti Bello.The Speaker in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan described the loss of the elder statesman as painful, said that he lived a life of service to the country and embodied patriotic and democratic ideals.Alhaji Kanti Bello was a grassroots politician who served the country meritoriously in many capacities 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Say FG Committed Encourage Private InitiativesBy: Patrick Ochoga, Benin CityIt was celebration yesterday in Auchi, and Okpella both in Etsako West and Etsako East local government areas of Edo State as Vice President Yemi Osibanjo commissioned the rehabilitated Fertilizer blending plant and inaugurated the Buas Obu green field three million metric tonnes cement Company.Osibanjo who noted at Auchi that the President Muhammadu Buharis administration is determine in taking private initiative Enterp 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Man Inaugurates Awareness Organization After Losing Wife To CancerBy Chinelo ChikeluCancer Specialist, Dr. Chinedu S. Aruah revealed that with the exception of cardiovascular diseases, cancer is the second cause of death in families.The Radiation and Clinical Oncologist quotes that over 8.8m people, globally, died of cancer in 2014, while about 24.6m live with cancer; and contrary to the scenario in developed countries, where there are lower deaths owing to preventive measures such as early det 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
By Chinelo ChikeluSince 2014, the World Bank in collaboration with the DFID and USAID is embarked on a $100m literacy project in five states in north-east Nigeria to support the Nigerian government in returning out-of-school children to the classrooms.This is part of its efforts to changing education narrative in the country from simply getting children back to school to providing resources and materials required to keep them in school, to ensure they learn and add value to the society.Selected 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
BY TAOFEEK LAWAL, Makkah, Saudi ArabiaA total of about 81,200 Nigerian pilgrims will join over two million of their counterparts from around the globe that commences today.The chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Muhammad Mukhtar stated this at the pre-Arafat stakeholders conference which held at the Al-Raqiyyah Hall, Khhalidiyyah 2 in Makkah yesterday.The NAHCON boss said number was arrived at as 65,000 pilgrims came through the states boards and 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
As the AITEO Cup enters its 32-team stage today, the game between Nigeria Professional Football League sides Sunshine Stars and Nasarawa United at the Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu-Ode, has emerged the pick of the round.In the womens competition, in which the first ball would be kicked today, as well, the match between Nigeria Professional Women Football League (NPWFL) teams FC Robo Queens and Delta Queens of Asaba at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium, Lagos, would headline the Round of 32.Yob 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
.Makarfi Calls For UnityBy Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja Chairman of the Anambra State Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries, Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, yesterday revealed that they were threatened during the conduct of the exercise.Umahi, who stated this while presenting the report of his committee to the Sen Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee of the party, however did not reveal who threatened them.He stated that his committee they did everything possible to maintain h 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
By Abdulrazaq Yahuza Jere, AbujaIn a bid to explore more ways to strengthen the good health of President Muhammadu Buhari, the need to include Islamic Medication has been stressed.An Abuja based Islamic doctor, Dr. Jamil Nasir Bebeji made the call while appreciating the current health condition of the president in Abuja.He said although the current health status of the president calls for celebration, there is also the need to strengthen preventive measures.According to him, being a true Muslim 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
By Ejike Ejike, AbujaAhead of the Eid-El-Kabir celebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the deployment of 33,000 personnel, both regular and special marshals, to address wrong road usage by motorists which results in high number of Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) during festivities and ensure a downward trend in the number of RTCs.The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, emphasized that the operation will focus on traff 

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