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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 AUGUST, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 29 August, 2017.

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
By Eugene Uwalaka Abrasive verbal conflicts often arise on account of differential meanings we assign to either the word or the word group. Vagueness of meaning leads to cloudiness of thoughts. Ambiguities cause similar problems. Note that the thought process is the seed bed of dissensions, schisms, fallacies and heresies. Our thoughts are what find expression in our words and our words get implemented and enforced by what we do, in our actions. How often misused words generate misleading though 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated that he is yet to decide who will start in goal against Cameroon after including Daniel Akpeyi in his squad.The goalkeeper was heavily criticised by the Nigerian media and fans following the Super Eagles 2-0 defeat to South Africa in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Uyo last June.However, German tactician Rohr has decided to retain Akpeyi, who plays for South African side Chippa United, in the Super Eagles squad.Rohr has stat 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah And Salifu Usman, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, DTigress, on winning the 2017 FIBA Womens AfroBasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser media, Femi Adesina, joined other sports-loving Nigerians in saluting the heroic performance of the victorious DTigress over their Senegalese counterpart in the final of the 2017 F 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has ordered the dissolution of the Panel of Inquiry To Review Classification Of The State Chieftaincy Stools.This is as the governor has reinstated the caretaker committee chairmen of Gokana and Ogu/Bolo local government areas, who were relieved of their appointments two weeks ago.Wike, in two separate statements signed by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, directed the panel to hand over all documents 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, LagosThe Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA yesterday commenced the demolition of 57 distressed buildings across the metropolis in a move to stem the tide of collapsed buildings in the state.It was learnt that, thirty-four of the buildings being demolished are on Lagos Island.Officials of LASBCA, escorted by armed policemen stormed the Island yesterday morning to begin demolition of the affected buildings.General manager, LASBCA, Engr. Lekan Shodehinde said the demolit 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
By Amb Dickson A. O. Akoh For quite some time, there has been series of publications by Mr. Chinedu Nneji, the self-acclaimed Commandant-General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) and his supposed Plateau and Osun States Commandants, accusing me of distorting some facts with regards to the passage of the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC) Bill by the National Assembly (NASS).The Senate passed and adopted the bill because it believes in Peace Corps collective bargaining and integrated negotiat 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
By Mohammed Eibo-Adanu The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is the apex federal government agency charged with the responsibility of supervision and monitoring of all operations and activities relating to the oil and gas sector in the country. It is also responsible for setting standards and guidelines for operations which involve monitoring of oil drilling sites, production platforms -flow stations, crude oil export terminals, refineries, storage depot and jetties, pump stations, petrole 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Nigerians, I plead your indulgence to engage ourselves in a dispassionate discussion as insightful patriots! None of us can really say, a nation such as Nigeria would have known peace without a law enforcement security agency like the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).Some of us acknowledge their positive roles in securing lives and properties. But out of judgments induced by prejudice, some of us have restrained ourselves from endorsing the positive perspectives in the performance of the Nigeria Polic 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Former Vice-Chairman of Arik Air, Senator Anietie Okon has alleged that some interests in government had planned to take over Arik Air and sell it cheaply to themselves but this was forestalled by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), which is currently managing the airline.Senator Okon said the interest group took advantage of the financial distress of the airline occasioned by the crash of Nigerias economy that forced it into recession and the plunge of the value of the Naira.This h 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos Except the Federal Government constitutes a Board of Directors for aviation parastatals , the ministry will continue to get it wrong in terms of employment, policies and resource management.This is the position of aviation professionals in the sector who have equally called on the Presidency to urgently constitute the Board of Directors for the aviation parastatals so that things can work smoothly.The aviation body-Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) th 
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