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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Monday 18 September, 2017.

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
By Bunmi Oteniya The importance of agriculture to the development of Nigeria cannot be over-emphasized. Previous administrations in the country as well as various stakeholders have at different fora harped on the significance of exploring the agricultural angle for the development of Nigeria, but the required blueprint to make it a reality has eluded the country leading to the current situation where a great potential has been reduced to a miserable reality.Nigeria is an agrarian society with ag 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung says that Nigerias sports is gradually bouncing back into reckoning with the latest successes being recorded by some sports federations.Dalung made the remark while eulogising the senior mens national basketball team, DTigers, for clinching silver at the just ended FIBA Mens Afrobasket Championship held in Dakar and Tunisia last week.Dalung said the dedication and professionalism exhibited by the the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by M 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 FIBA Afrobasket tournament, Nigerias national male basketball team, DTigers, returned to the country in the early hours of today, aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight.However, team skipper and tournaments Most Valuable Player Ike Diogu, would not be a part of the delegation, as he headed to the United States of America to attend to personal concerns.The delegation, led by the president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Musa Kida, a 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANI The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said that it has received 180 reported cases of measles infection, with 13 laboratory confirmed cases, from 69 blood samples test, conducted in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).The confirmed cases are from four area councils, namely, Kwali area council (seven cases); Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) with three cases, Gwagwalada area council has two cases, while Bwari area council has one case.Briefing newsmen o 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Oseloka Obaze, in this interview with select journalists, unveils his plan for the state, if elected in the forthcoming election. MUYIWA OYINLOLA was there for LEADERSHIP Why do you think Anambra state needs somebody like you'As I speak to you, I live in Awka, I dont have a place of mine. I dont have a house that I own in Awka. we had a problem when I came in; I told the governor that this wasnt acceptable. So to 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
By Kayode Tokede, Lagos With huge percentage of the unbanked populace in the country due to religion belief, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to drive financial inclusion in various ways, by reviewing its guild lines on Islamic Banking (non-interest Banking).Specifically, the CBN in August set up two new financial instruments namely, Funding for liquidity Facility (FflF) and Intra-day Facility (IDF) to provide liquidity management for non-interest banks. The two new financial inst 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
By Taiwo Ogunmola-Omilani, Lagos The Lagos State University Management has approved one-week extension of the 2017/2018 Online admission screening exercise.This was contained in a statement signed by the Ag. head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya.The statement reads, By this extension, the closing date for the Lagos State University 2017/2018 Online Admission Screening Exercise is now Friday, 22nd September, 2017, as against Friday 15th September, 2017, initial 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos The Lagos State government at the weekend said it has commenced skeletal operation in the newly completed first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria.The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem who disclosed this at a press briefing in Lagos to herald the commemoration of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Peace, said skeletal work had already commenced in the lab known as the Lagos State DNA Forensics Centre (LSDFC), sayi 

Mon, 18 Sep 2017
By Paul Boroh Water, water everywhere. The paradox of water. I am not referring to the tragic floods of Benue State nor those of Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. I am not referring to Huricane IRMA which has caused so much devastation in the Caribbean and United States. Rather, my mind is on the ancient riverine Community of Gelegele in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State which I visited again on Friday September 8. It was like keeping an appointment with destiny; I had promised 

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