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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Friday 25 August, 2017.

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
By AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINEIn order to raise the tempo of its campaign against child sexual exploitation in Nigeria, a coalition of child rights activists has begun a door to door distribution of awareness material to key public officers nationwide.This was contain in a press statement yesterday by Jose Foundation Nigeria and it partners in the United Kingdom on the renewed campaign aimed at ending child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Nigeria and beyond.The statement which was signed by the President, 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates Court in Ibadan has ordered a herdsman, Abubakar Likita, to be remanded at Agodi Prisons for allegedly raping a married woman.Senior Magistrate Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, who gave the order, ruled that Likita, 19, should be remanded, pending an advice from the Oyo State director of public prosecutions.Adetuyibi adjourned the case until Octo.5 for mention.The accused, who rears cattle around Idiya Village in Ile-Ido, Ibadan is being tried on a charge of having unlawful 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned the recent downward review of cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions.The President of NANS, Mr Chinonso Obasi in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said that such downward review of cut-off marks would encourage indolence among candidates.The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had at a stakeholders meeting on Aug. 22, reviewed downward the cut-off marks for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinatio 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will accelerate the passage of a bill that will curb the rate of illegal recruitment in government agencies.Saraki said that the bill titled, Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Prohibition) Bill will be one of the bill that will receive accelerated passage upon the resumption of the National Assembly.In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said that the Bil 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
By Jonathan Nda-IsaiahPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday instruments of ratification for a number of bilateral agreements strengthening the governments anti-corruption fight, on Thursday.The agreements signed by the president covered Anti-Corruption, Tax Administration and Intellectual Property Protection.The Presidency says the ratification was an important step, in line with the delivery of President Buharis anti-corruption economic diversification vision.The post PMBSigns Anti-corruption 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Bauchi State governor, Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar has taken the opportunity of the Nigerian Bar Association Conference held in Lagos to promote the investment opportunities in the state.During his presentation on the 2-day 2017 NBA Annual General Conference in Lagos, Gov. Abubakar, who is also a legal luminary, gave a catalogue of the investment opportunities in the key and critical economic sectors where the state has cogent and glaring comparative advantages amidst calls for economic diversif 

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