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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [21 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Monday 21 August, 2017.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
With a five-match suspension and troubles with the Spanish tax authorities, Cristiano Ronaldo has not enjoyed the best of summers.But could the real reason behind his misfortune be that the Real Madrid star is the victim of a powerful curse'That is the opinion of one Portuguese witchdoctor, who believes that Cristiano is being punished for missing the funeral of his father.According to Fernando Nogueira, better known under his witchdoctoring name Fafe, the 32-year-old has been subjected to 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Super Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusuf is quite excited his side qualified Nigeria for the upcoming 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya.Eagles defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-0 in the reversed CHAN qualifier on Saturday at the Sani Abacha Stadium , Kano.The Nigerians qualified on 2-1 aggregate after they lost 0-1 to the Beninese side in the first fixture clash at the Stade de IAmitie in Cotonou.A goal in each half by midfield maestro, Rabiu Ali in the 22nd minute and forw 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, LagosThe All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in the 2015 general elections, Dr. Alex Otti, has called on Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Allied Offences Commission (ICPC) of past and present governments so as to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of billions accrued to the Abia State Government.Otti, a former Managing Director of Diamond Bank, while speaking at a press briefing in Lagos 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, Lagos Its has been a great time of rewards for the teeming retailers of Dangote Cement as the officials of the company have been moving from locations to locations in a carnival-like procession to deliver the products and containers to each of its winners at their business locations in the ongoing Dangote Cement Retailers Bonanza.There was brief suspension of trading activities in major markets at Mararaba main market in Ilorin, Kwara State and Jericho cement market Ibadan, Oy 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
BY FIDELIS UGBOMEH, Lagos The Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has directed that every prospective train passenger must present identity cards before obtaining tickets at ticket sales points.He said that the each passenger on presentation of ID card will be issued a ticket with his or her name boldly written to forestall the possibility of transferring tickets to the highest bidders which was the practice in recent times.He said this was as a result of complaints of passengers on h 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
By Pembi Stephen The advent of information technology, as exemplified by computers, mobile phones and other communication devices, has significantly revolutionalised the financial system globally. And as the digital revolution catches-on with its ample opportunities, people now conveniently and successfully carry out financial transactions on the go or in the comfort of their homes by visiting secure websites and apps that have been developed and maintained by Banks and other financial instituti 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, LagosAfricas conglomerate and indigenous investor, Dangote Group, has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with Kano state Government, for a proposed multi-million dollars 100MW Dangote-Black Rhino Solar Power Project.The formal agreement for the project which is to be sited at Zakirai, in Gabasawa Local Government area of the state, has been signed at the office of Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji, in Kano.Africas richest man, Aliko Dangote sa 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
BY BODE GBADEBO, AbujaThe federal government and 36 states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have so far received the sum of N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) as monthly allocations, investigation by Economic Confidential magazine has revealed.A press statement issued yesterday in Abuja by PRNigeria, a copy of which was made available to LEADERSHIP said diligent searches and careful computations by the e 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Engineer Saleh Dunoma is the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). In this interview with ANTHONY AWUNOR, he explains the readiness of FAAN on certification of Lagos airport and how important the process is to the industry. Excerpts:Lagos airport is expected to be certified soon according to DG NCAA. What is the level of readiness of FAAN'As far as FAAN is concerned, we are ready. We have been working on this for quite some time now and most of the open item 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
By Kayode Tokede, LagosTo meet its core objectives of price stability, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in seven months has mop-up estimated N2.9 trillion excess liquidity using the Open Market Operations (OMO) auctions, investigation by LEADERSHIP has revealed.With the CBN introduction of Investors and Exporters Foreign Exchange and Small and Medium Scale enterprises (SMEs) windows, the OMO sales operation has doubled since in April and reached record high of about N779.4 billion in July.Accor 
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