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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 16 August, 2017.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Kwese Male Basketball League defending champions, Kano Pillars maintained its winning streak in the ongoing Savannah Conference Final Six with another big win of 91-58 points against Kada Stars of Kaduna.It was an easy victory for Pillars against Kada Stars who got promoted to the Conference Six following the inability of Mark Mentors and Defenders of Abuja to participate in the championship holding inside the Indoor Hall of the Murtala Square.Pillars began the game with business like approach w 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has clearly confirmed the return of former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama to the team as soon as he regains full fitness.Rohr confirmed he has a near perfect relationship with the Lille of France goalkeeper, who is currently not in the good books of new coach of French Ligue 1 side, Marcelo Bielsa, who axed him from the first team.The Franco-German soccer tactician told an online platform, Owngoalnigeria.com revealed that once Eny 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Since the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) inaugurated a think-tank to properly define where the party stands on the contentious issue of restructuring, a lot of people have hammared the party on its position on the matter especially the person selected to head the committee, ANDREW ESSIEN writes.It is now an open secret that ahead of the 2019 general elections, one of the major talking points for any serious candidate intending to lead the country will be to articulate, and clearly too 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
By EKELE PETER AGBOThe world has moved in terms of technology and innovation. The Nigerian government at the moment does not have the resources to throw at any national identity card project; neither does the economy have appetite for any white elephant project.It is, therefore, best for the government to apply the same public private partnership (PPP) model that was used in taming the e-passport monster in building up the national identity infrastructure. Before now, we had seen a few hiccups h 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Barrister Hannatu MusawaA couple of days ago, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi while inspecting the Abuja-Kaduna rail stations, dismissed several officials of the Railway Corporation. Among those dismissed were station managers, porters, and ticket officials at both the Idu and Rigasa rail stations in Abuja and Kaduna respectively, over ticket racketeering.It saddens me that they were dismissed since I alluded to ticket racketeering of VIP tickets at the stations in one of my recen 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
by Bukola Idowu, LagosWema Bank Plc is increasing its expansion across the country reinforcing its presence in northern Nigeria as it opened a new branch in Maraba, Nasarawa State.Maraba is growing rapidly as an economic hub, feeding off the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as a result of the continuous growth and expansion of administrative and economic activities of Abuja into neighbouring towns. The new branch is positioned to serve this burgeoning market.The new branch offers a comprehensive 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
by OLUSHOLA BELLO, LagosAt the close of trade yesterday, the Nigerian stock market recorded a decline of 2.25 per cent as profit taking further hits the market.The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All Share Index (ASI) shed 854.36 absolute points, representing a decline of 2.25 per cent to close at 37,096.60 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation shed N295 billion, to close at N12.786 trillion.The downturn was impacted by losses recorded in medium and large capitalised stocks, amongst which a 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
By Sani M. BalaIn all sense of human idiosyncrasies, theres a banded and collective conceptions that, leadership traits that are ensconced in a chivalrous, liberal, courageous,competent and dedicated leaders and eminent statesmen are not acquired by chance but out of a conscious and sustained ability to consolidate and advance those cherished virtues that make a difference between authentic leaders and lie-dormant to the throne with a sole purpose of envisaging a better and developed society. Wh 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
By Shamsudeen Abubakar LukmanIn his recent analysis, the deputy editor of an online publication Daily Nigerian Abbas Yunusa has mentioned some APC governors in some the northern states that may likely lose the 2019 re-election bid. The writer vividly attributed his assertion to intractable internal differences, disloyalty and simmering disagreement in the party in the seven states.The good thing about it all is the write-up is no more than the opinion of an individual, and his motive could well 

Wed, 16 Aug 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURTThe final report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the polluted Ogoni environment was submitted to the Federal Government in August 2011.The federal government had in 2006 commissioned UNEP to carry out an environmental assessment of Ogoniland as part of a wider Ogoni reconciliation process.The UNEP report highlighted significant environmental impacts from oil pollution in parts of Ogoniland relating to a variety of causes.It made recommendati 
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