NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [21 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday 21 September, 2017.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Dr.BukolaSaraki the Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District who emerged in a most dubious way as Senate President on June 9, 2015 in an election that had only 47 Senators in attendance has declared as unconstitutional and illegal the categorization of the IPOB led by Nnamdi Kanu as a terrorist organization. He personally signed a statement on Monday September 18 in which he said that the National Assembly or more precisely the Senate he presides will investigate the matter.I wish 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
As proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)by the governors of five south Eastern States and the categorization of the group as terrorist by the miltary continue to elicit reactions, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH writes that only court of competent jurisdiction can declare these pronouncements illegalAt the height of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) exploit in the south-east of Nigeria for its mobilization for secession of that part of the country, the Nigeria Armed Forces like locust i 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AbujaThe federal government has approved N45 billion for the payment of gratuities and other retirement benefits of former staff of Nigeria Airways.This was disclosed by the minister of state Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday after the Federal Executive Council meeting ( FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa.He was joined at the briefing by the ministers of Labour, Chris Ngige and Health, Prof Isaac Adewole.He also announced the cert 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
by Jonathan Nda-Isaiah, AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in New York thanked the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for its support to Nigerias campaign against terrorism and insurgency with the donation of military hardware and pledge to further supply helicopters.Speaking during a bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II shortly after his address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the President said the very expensive donation of about 200 Armoured Fighting Vehicles r 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
By ANDREW ESSIEN, AbujaA non governmental body advancing the cause of national unity, Project Nigeria First, has expressed support for efforts being made by the Federal Government governors of the south east to arrest the crisis ignited by the activities of the Independent People of Biafra.The body further said the decision of the South East governors to proscribe IPOB was a masterstroke that saved the nation from avoidable chaos and bloodletting.Speaking at news conference Wednesday in Abuja, i 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port HarcourtRivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has called on religious leaders in the country to speak up against illegal and corrupt actions of the federal government to stem the drift of the country into an era of unprecedented crisis.Wike made the call yesterday in his keynote address at the 12th General Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), held at Saint Pauls Cathedral, Port Harcourt, the state capital.The governor said, As long as the sta 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH and SOLOMON AYADO, AbujaSenators and members of the House of Representatives of the South East extraction yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the perceived marginalisation of Igbo in the country.The lawmakers said the ongoing agitations in the region can only be addressed if there is proportional representation of people from the south east in his government and generally in the scheme of things.The South East Caucus of the National Assembly which met on Tue 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
BY BAYO AMODU, AbujaChairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia, has been conferred with the 2017 business leader award by the African-American Institute (AAI).This is not the first time the banker is being honoured and recognized as a leading entrepreneur in Africa at the international level.Ovia, in what is described as a reward for his business leadership and philanthropy, received the award at a ceremony held on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Unite 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
by Jonathan Nda- Isaiah and Kunle Oloasanmi, AbujaThe federal government hinted yesterday that it has traced the financial headquarters of indigenous people of biafra (IPOB) to France.It also confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the process of proscribing the group.The minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who gave the hint after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, maintained his earli 

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
By EMMANUEL ANKELI, Sokoto, FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja And CHIKA IZUORA, LagosThe Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, said the Corporation has embarked on properly and professional exploration of crude oil in the Sokoto basin alongside all other inland basins in the country.Dr. Baru disclosed this while responding to a charge by the Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, who requested that the NNPC resume search for hyd 
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