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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 23 August, 2017.


Wed, 23 Aug 2017
AYUBA EMMANUEL DANBOYI, Abuja.The new coach of the Nigerias U-20 Women team, Christopher Danjuma, has invited 30 players to camp ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup qualifier against Tanzania. The players are expected to report to camp in Abuja on Aug. 23.Falconets will take on their Tanzanian counterparts in Nigeria on September 16, 2017 before travel to Tanzania for second leg slated for September 30, 2017 in Dar es Salaam.Demola Olajire, director of communication, Nigeria Football Federation, sa 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By MARK ITSIBOR, AbujaVice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday urged the Economic Community of West African Stares (ECOWAS) bank for Investment and Development (EBID) to become more active in supporting the nations massive investment and infrastructure drive.The Vice President said the Nigerian government is working hard to attract greater number of local and foreign investments. He said the current administration has put in place the needed reforms to create the enabling environment and, o 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By ChibuzoUkaibe, AbujaMoves by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile the warring factions of the party in Kwara State failed yesterday.The failure of the national party to broker peace between the warring camps led by IyiolaOyedepo and Sunday Fagbemi, manifested barely minutes after the stakeholders came out of the peace meeting which held at the partys national secretary in Abuja.The Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led leadership had summoned the party stakeholders from 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By Winifred Ogbebo, AbujaThe Senior Staff Union of Colleges of Education in Nigeria (SSUCOEN) has passed a vote of confidence on the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa over his commitment to checking process abuse and ensuring judicious utilization of intervention funds among beneficiary institution.It said the vote of confidence was part of the resolution reached after the 24th National Delegates Conference of the Union, held at the College 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By Salifu Usman, AbujaNigerias women basketball team, DTigress, yesterday demolished their Guinean counterparts with a commanding 106 33points victory to maintain their winning streak in at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Womens AfroBasket in Mali.Sam Vincents team reached another century of points with a 106-33 win over West African rivals after they had destroyed Egypt 106-72 on Sunday.After a good outing against Egypt, Dallas wing player, Akhator Evelyn, again recorded a double-double as she shot the 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By TundeOguntola, AbujaThe National Social Safety Net Programme (NASSP) is partnering with the Nasarawa state government in order to build durable institution and systems that would support pro-poor sustainable intervention programmes.This is as the national coordinator of NASSP, Mr. Peter Papka, has lamented that despite governments increased spending on poverty reduction interventions, there is no corresponding movement of people out of the poverty circle.Papka, who was represented by the head 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By MSUE AZA,KadunaKaduna State Governor,Malam Nasir el-Rufai and his Deputy,Arch.Barnabas Yusuf Bantex,yesterday, led thousands for a solidarity march for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking during the rally which went round Kaduna city and ended at Murtala Square, el-Rufai, called on the people to continue praying for Buhari and his administration saying no amount of distraction will derail his good work for Nigerians.The governor also commended the people for keeping faith with t 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By SALIHI ABUBAKAR BELLO, KanoKano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced the employment of 3,485 health and environmental workers, known as sanitation vanguards in the state ministry of health and environment respectively.Speaking during the flag off of the distribution of letters of appointments, DRF operational guidelines, anti malarial commodities, and tricycles for physically challenged persons held at Government House Kano, yesterday, Governor Ganduje said the move is borne o 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, AbujaThe Federal Government yesterday, said it has spent over N4 billion on interventions in the humanitarian crisis ongoing in the north east.The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole made the disclosure during the Commemoration of the 2017 World Humanitarian Day in Abuja recently.The Minister in a statement said that the N4billion was used in the purchase of relief materials including drugs and medical consumables.Adewole also noted that the money was spent on getting hospit 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANI, AbujaFCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has advised owners of undeveloped plots in areas that have been serviced with infrastructure, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to develop them or risk losing them to those who are ready to develop them.Speaking when he paid an unscheduled visit to the project site at the Central Business District yesterday, Bello reminded owners of suchundeveloped plots that there are millions of Nigerians waiting to acquire and develop the 
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