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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 28 August, 2017.

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The return of President Muhammadu Buhari last weekend was greeted with wild jubilation. His presence in the country will go a long way in resolving the lingering crisis in State chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), expedite conduct of the partys much anticipated national convention and reposition APC for 2019 general elections. KINGSLEY OPURUM writes In dissecting the significance of President Muhammadu Buharis return to the country, some political commentators have described his ret 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, SokotoThe Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday announced the constitution of a Special Intervention Committee to look into issues affecting its 19 member-states.Alhaji Mustapha Wali, a member of the forum, announced the development in Makurdi, when the group paid a courtesy call on Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue.Wali said that the committee was saddled with investigating and recommending the best ways to intervene on lingering and emerging issues affecting its members.He regrette 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
BY Donatus Nadi, LafiaThe Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned its governorship ticket for the 2019 general election to the North Senatorial District.The district, which has never produced a governor since the state was created, comprises four local governments Akwanga, Nasarawa, Eggon and Wamba Mr Francis Orogu, its Chairman, announced the partys decision on Saturday in Lafia, after an expanded elders and state executive caucus meeting held at the state secret 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah AbujaKogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has said Nigerians did not make a mistake electing the duo of President Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo in 2015 as the country today is better for it.Speaking to State House Correspondents after the president met with the Nigeria Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa, Bello expressed appreciation to Nigerians who stood behind the country and Buhari when the president was in London.Recall that the President came back last Satur 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
The world is alarmed at the effect of mudslide in Sierra Leone which has claimed hundreds of lives not to mention properties destroyed. That disaster did not just occur. Though natural, peoples attitude may have aided it. As the rains commence in Nigeria, we recall an earlier editorial with the above caption in which we called for an attitudinal change.The impact of flooding in Lagos and other parts of the South of the country is really devastating. In parts of the North too, the natural phenome 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
By Popoola Idowu AbosedeOvertime weve seen Africa (the dark continent) being plagued with a lot of suffering and difficulties and the inability to enjoy the benefit of good living and the rights to some basic social amenities that will help sharpen the lives of individuals and its environs. One of those things fundamental to human existence and good living is the ability to feed properly.In Africa today, starvation has become a common trend and very difficult to curb, because of the mismanagemen 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Ousmane Dembeles transfer to Barcelona in a deal worth up to 147 million, making him the worlds second most expensive player after Neymar, is the latest dizzying move fuelled by TV money and Gulf-based club owners.The deal agreed Friday to bring 20-year-old French striker Dembele to the Spanish giants from Borussia Dortmund was a direct consequence of Neymars shock 222-million-euro move to Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain that obliterated the world transfer record. To further fill the gap left by 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Cameroon have announced their 23-man squad for the Fifa World Cup qualifier against Nigeria, with the likes of Christian Bassogog, Vincent Aboubakar and Benjamin Moukandjo all included.Hugo Broos has named a full-strength travelling party with Frank Zambo Anguissa, Georges Bokw and Toko Ekambi handed a chance to impress.Choupo Moting was recalled back to the team after turning down an invite the squad that won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.Ajaxs young goalkeeper Andre Onana who was on 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017
Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini came off the bench to score as Manchester Uniteds perfect start to the season continued with a 2-0 victory against Leicester.Those goals saved the blushes of Romelu Lukaku, who had seen a penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 53rd minute.Raheem Sterling struck a deflected added-time winner to give Manchester City a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Bournemouth.The England international was then sent off by referee Mike Dean for celebrating among the away f 

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 Accessories by their very nature are additives that spice up life. Nothing revamps ones lifestyle like the right instant fashion fix a throw on of that stylish scarf, veil, hair clip, bangles and bracelets, belts and watches. Accessorizing everyday appearance includes jazzing up the routine and regular by clutching a spectacular handbag, conference folder, portfolio and, in the electronic devices crazy world we live in these days, perking up our laptop carriers, handsets and 

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