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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 24 August, 2017.

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, And Abu NmoduIn another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the governments backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Niger State government for the establishment of a N166 billion state-ofart and fully integrated sugar complex.On completion according to the president of the Group, Aliko Dangote, the project will generate over 15,000 jobs in the State and bring a 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By FESTUS OKOROMADU, The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it is working in collaboration with the international oil companies (IOCs) to deplore one-stop-shop security machinery tailored at professionally and effectively securing the oil and gas environment in line with global best practices for the good of the national economy.According to the Corporation, the apparatus which is a structured and holistic security tool will be deplored to curb incidence of oil and gas infrastru 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By Agatha EzendiaruThe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after his medical vacation in the United Kingdom appears to be renewing hope in the land. The ecstatic crowd that turned out to welcome their president in Abuja clearly signifies that the people have indeed missed the president they elected just over two years ago. Yes, while the President was away, his dutiful Vice President who acted for him really played the part.Yet, in spite of Professor Yemi Osinbajo best performanc 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
bY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Telecommunications Company, Globacom Limited has urged a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere to restraint the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) from further investigation on a petition written against it by a foreign firm over alleged fraud.Globacom is also demanding the sum of N50 millions as damages for the unlawful and unwarranted threats of arrest and detention of the applicants on account of a transaction which is purely contractual.Also joined as responde 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
BY BODE GBADEBO and Jonathan Nda- IsaiahBarring any last minute change of mind, the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups (CNYG) will today suspend a clause in its Kaduna declaration, otherwise known as quit notice issued Nigerians of the Igbo extraction to leave the 19 Northern states by October 1, LEADERSHIP gathered yesterday.A source who is privy to the activities of the coalition told this paper that the Northern youths have concluded plans to announce the suspension of the quit notice at an i 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By NANThe Sultan of Sokoto and chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has declared Sepember 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir day.This is contained in a statement signed by Prof Sambo Junaidu, the chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council.The statement, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto yesterday, indicated that the declaration followed the sighting of the new moon of Zulhijja on Tuesday.The advisory c 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
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Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By Michael Oche,Prominent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad III, former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other prominent scholars yesterday in Abuja joined the ongoing debate on restructuring of the country, but insisted that the current structure of the country is not the problem.In his address, the Sultan of Sokoto said he is in support of President Muhammadu Buharis stand that the countrys unity is non-negotiable.He said, I support 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Unless all the airlines in Nigeria merge into one strong mega airline within the next seven years, the remaining local carriers operating domestic and regional routes may find it extremely difficult to operate further due to stiff competition that would arise from the open skies initiatives that is recently gaining ground in the African continent, LEADERSHIP findings have shown.Open Skies for Africa was signed at the Yamoussoukro Declaration of 1988, in which many countries in 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
After one hundred and three days for a follow up medical vacation in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abuja on Saturday August 19, 2017 to a turmultous welcome. He was also earlier away for 49 days from January to March, this year. This column join other Nigerians in welcoming him and wishing him full recovery. Nigerians are prayerful and Buharis return must have been prayers answered. Both Christian and Muslim clerics and indeed millions other citizens have been offering c 
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