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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 19 September, 2017.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
By Aaron Osai On April 27, 2017, in what can be described as voluntary strict adherence to the provisions of the law, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) embarked on Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise across the 774 local government areas in Nigeria. It was the first time in the history of the nations electoral system. INEC said the exercise was aimed at giving ample opportunity to Nigerians that attain the constitutional age of 18 and other eligible persons to have th 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Nigerias Kareem The Body Waheed over the weekend, in Rio Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada, emerged the winner of the AAU Championships.After months of hard physical training and preparation at his Magodo, Lagos-based gym, Waheeds hard work converged in the few moments when he showed his muscular mettle and lifted weights in the 82kg class.He emerged victorious after the organisers adjudged him the winner, surpassing other contestants from Africa and the rest of the world in his weight class.Ive been trai 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
By Onukogu Kanayochuqu Jubal The NCC Tennis League reached fever-pitch over the weekend in Lagos, Ilorin and Abuja, when defending champions Team Offikwu overcame stiff opposition from Team Ndoma-Egba to make a strong statement for a semi-final berth and Team CBN Futures, made up of Nigerias best junior players, notched its first win this season, trouncing Team Yetade of Ado Ekiti 6-1 at the National Stadium Lagos.CBN Futures won the four mens and one ladies singles as well as the mixed doubles 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The police in Sapele have apprehended a three-man gang of ritual killers and armed robbers with one shot dead after they had killed a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada rider and removed his private organ and dumped the body along the Warri-Sapele highway.The victim was said to have met his untimely death when he was hired by the ritualists to take them to Amukpe area of Sapele.It was learnt that the gang had been operating along the Adejei, Elume Junction a 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
By Juliet Alohan The present economic challenges being faced by the governments across the country has, in part, been responsible for the stunted delivery of the much needed dividend of democracy.It is no longer news that various state governments, because of the present economic downturn have not been able to do very much as quick as the electorate had desired. From the none payment of salaries, project executions, carrying out of statutory government business to other sundry issues, governors 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
BY OGUNTADE ISMAILA and ADEDAYO ADEJUBE, Lagos The officials of Assets Management Corporation of Nigerian (AMCON), Police and officials of Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday stormed Best Western Hotel located in Ikeja area of the state to take over the management of the hotel.Our correspondents learnt the hotel said to belong to Suru Worldwide Ventures Nigeria Limited was earlier visited by AMCON officials on 30th of August 2017, in an attempt to seal off and take over the management of the h 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said the successes recorded by his administration so far is as a result of team work, describing his relationship with the judicial arm of government in the state as fantastic.Ambode, who spoke when the outgoing Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade paid him a courtesy visit at the Lagos House in Ikeja, said his administration will continue to give utmost priority to the welfare of serving and retired 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos The Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS) has warned Nigerians not to travel to Germany and other foreign countries illegally, stressing that 90 per cent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum status were regularly rejected by European countries.Sadat Hassan, deputy comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) gave the warning recently in Lagos at a seminar organised by the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN).She urged Nigerians to secure the required leg 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
BY ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday confirmed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) as the certified aerodrome operator for the provision of required airport services, facilities, systems and equipment at Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, in line with international standards and recommended practices.The certificate which was presented to the managing director/CEO of FAAN, Engr. Saleh Dunoma by the director general of NCAA, Captain Muh 

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