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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 20 August, 2017.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari received by vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday. PHOTO BY REMI AKUNLEYAN.The post President Muhammadu Buhari received by vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday. appeared first on leadership.ng. 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has decided to delay his decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the Norths state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.The apparent pause in escalating tensions came after US President Donald Trump warned of fire and fury like the world has never seen if Pyongyang persisted with its threats.The United States and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, whi 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators said on Saturday, adding that the attacker had been shot dead by police.The militant Islamic State group, monitored in Cairo, said one of its fighters had carried out the attack, though a Russian law enforcement spokeswoman would not comment on whether police regarded the incident as terrorism related.A man was moving along the main streets stabbing people, the local law 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
A Malian Islamist police chief who cut off peoples hands as part of a harsh form of Islamic law during an occupation of the north in 2012-13 by jihadi rebels was handed a 10-year jail term, his lawyer said on Saturday.The trial, which opened on Friday, was the first by a national Malian court for crimes by Islamists when they took over the desert north after an uprising by northern ethnic Tuareg separatists.Aliou Mahamane Toure was head of police in the northern city of Gao during the 10-month r 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
La Liga, arguably the worlds most interesting league, enters into its 87th season campaign with Real Madrid as defending champions. As the new season offers new hopes and aspirations for all the participating teams and league stars, much would be set on ground by teams and individuals. Write BAAJI SAMSON and OTUNG GABRIELReal Madrid chances of retaining the league'After enjoying the last La Liga campaign, the defending champions, Real Madrid, look set to retain their league title as much ha 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
BY JOY YESUFU, AbujaOn 22 July 2017, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, directed Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, to capture Abubakar Shekau, the self-styled leader of the Boko Haram sect, dead or alive. Buratai further directed the Theatre commander to do so within 40 days.A statement issued by the director, Army Public Relations, Brig -Gen Sani Usman, quoted COAS saying that Attahiru should employ all arsenal at the dispos 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
Recently, in Lagos, a young mother of 22 was reported to have sold her three month old baby for a paltry N50, 000. This is considered expensive going by what is becoming a fad where babies are sold for as little as N20, 000. The case in Lagos is reflective of a pervasive phenomenon that is thriving even with the law specifically prohibiting such practice in place.Many have blamed this situation on economic recession eliciting the question, can a mother actually sell her own blood no matter the c 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
By Idris M. KabirWe might be too immersed in politicking to notice, but the menace of local militias and cultic groups is highly on the rise in recent times. Even if they only steal little pages of the dailies, the violent ideologies, however, continue to rage wildly, mounting bases on every opening created by social imbalances.Its verily a harsh reality we have found ourselves in, one which could arise to cripple our existence if we fail to nail it with very quick but sound social, economic, an 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
BY James Ume Less than seven months after Audu Ogbe, Minister of Agriculture promised the nation that the government was poised to crash fertilizer price down to N6,000 or below, tangible evidence has emerged that this is a promise kept.Last Monday. Uche Orji, the ebullient Managing Director of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, revealed that the Authority had put back to work 11 fertilizer blending plants across the country, adding over six million bags of NPK 20:10:10 to the cu 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017
BY OLUSHOLA BELLO, LagosStakeholders in the Nigerias capital market, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) and Capital Market Operators (CMO) have resolved to continue discussions on tax legislation as it affect equities trading.According to statement by the commission, a position on the issue will be taken at the forthcoming meeting of the Capital Market Master Plan Implementation Council (CAMMIC).The discussion, w 
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