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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 SEPTEMBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 14 September, 2017.

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
By Bukola Idowu, LagosNine banks in the first six months of the year made N59.596 billion from account maintenance charges and electronic banking fees even as customers continue to groan under the several bank charges that are deducted from their accounts.United Bank for Africa, Stanbic IBTC, Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Zenith Bank, FBN Holdings, Diamond and Fidelity Banks had jointly made N34.849 billion through electronic banking charges, although it was less than N76.155 billion which t 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja, MIDAT JOSEPH, ISAIAH BENJAMIN, MSUE AZA, Kaduna and ABDULGAFAR OLADIMEJI, KanoGovernors of the 19 Northern states and traditional rulers in the region have implored Nigerians to stop beating drums of war, saying the North is committed to the unity of the country.They made the imploration at a meeting of the committee set up by the Northern Governors Forum and the Northern Traditional Rulers Council to aggregate views of Northerners on the restructuring debate in the coun 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos and FESTUS OKOROMADU, AbujaIn line with the presidential mandate of rehabilitating the nations three refineries, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has inaugurated eight committees charged with the responsibility of returning the refineries to their nameplate capacities by the year 2019.The committees inaugurated for the rehabilitation of the refineries would be headed by a steering committee chaired by the group managing director (GMD) of the corporation, 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
by Jonathan Nda-Isaiah, AbujaThe federal government has ordered the probe of past heads of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), over what it called poor remittances in the past.The minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this to State House Correspondents, yesterday ,after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.According to her, JAMB for the 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
By Ejike Ejike, AbujaStates along the River Niger axis such as Kogi, Abia, Anambra, Rivers, Niger, Kebbi, Bayelsa among others risk imminent flooding as neighbouring country, Niger plans to empty its dam.The pending flood, which stakeholders have compared to 2012 flood in Nigeria is due to commence soonest after the National Emergency Management Agency received the orange alert from Niger recently.This is coming at a time when stakeholders revealed that Kainji Dam, Jebba Dam and Shiroro Dam are 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
By Francis Okoye, MaiduguriThe Borno State police command has said that over 13 Boko Haram terrorists including a top Commander of the sect , named Ibrahim Dala ( alias Abu Ali) , formerly of Kawar Mela ward, of Maiduguri and an Amir of the Mamman Nur faction of the Boko Haram surrendered to the intelligence arm of its anti-robbery squad following a peaceful negotiation.Others the police said surrenderd with the Amir are; Audu Mustapha Bukar , male aged 20 years and Laminu Mustapha Modu , male a 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH, AbujaResumption of the federal lawmakers from their on going annual recess has been shifted from next week Tuesday , September 19, 2017 to upper week Tuesday , September 26, 2017.Both the Senate and the House of Reptesentatives had on Thursday , July 27, 2017, embarked on a 6- week annual recess with resumption fixed for Tuesday , September 19, 2017.But in a press statement issued yesterday by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Sani Omolori, the resumption for the lawmakers 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE,The Lagos State Government on Wednesday banned inter-state buses and vehicles used for commercial purposes from going beyond motor parks located in Ojodu Berger and Ojota areas of the state.Fielding questions from journalists after embarking on a joint inspection tour of ongoing construction of Modern Bus Terminal at Yaba and the beautification project at Jibowu, the States Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde said the state government has also issued a 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Hon. Preye Aganaba is one of the founding members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, and a key player in the partys formative years at the national level. In this interview with ANDREW ESSIEN, he insists that APC is still the party to beat ahead of 2019Are you not worried that interest is tearing the APC apart'I have so much confidence in this party. From our first congress here in Abuja to the day we demonstrated to shut down the police headquarters to our presidential pr 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has never hidden his ambition to be Nigerias president. In 1992, during the Babangida transition under what was called Option A4, he even took his first shot at the seat, under the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Chief MKO Abiola eventually emerged the presidential candidate of that party with Ambassador Babagana Kingibe as his running mate. Under the guidance of his political mentor, General Shehu YarAdua, Atiku rightly kept his cool and bidded for another ti 
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