NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday 11 October, 2017.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaThe minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, and development partners in the health sector yesterday urged the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, to increase funding for nutrition of children under the age of five years.This is just as Dogara called for urgent steps to address malnutrition in Nigeria to reduce the alarming rate of maternal and child deaths recorded on its account, as w 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
. . . As el-Rufai faults current structureBy Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, AbujaSpeaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, backed President Muhammadu Buharis position that the National Assembly is the only organ of government to restructure the country.This is as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism and Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai asserted that there are imbalances in the current federal arrangement in the coun 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
By Laure BeaufilsToday, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will be announcing the results of a small competition I launched not long ago: I asked young women and girls aged 16 to 25 to post a one minute video setting out why the rights of girls matter, and what they would do about it if they were given the opportunity. Along with two colleagues, I will pick one winner who will be invited to be the Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos for a day.I have received some comments on social medi 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
By Yemi OsinbajoIt is a special pleasure and privilege to be here with you this morning. And I think the Financial Times (FT) deserves every commendation for providing this platform, for discussing the regions investment climate with a global audience. I am also grateful for the invitation to deliver this Keynote Address.I am told that this years summit seeks to focus our attention on what is working in Africa in the hope of drawing broader lessons that could benefit the continent as a whole. I 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
The swashbuckling former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Victor Samuel Leonard Malu (rtd), expired in an Egyptian hospital amidst encomiums from erstwhile comrade-in-arms and a grateful nation he served so well. Liberians partly has Malu to thank for the democracy they enjoy today and for the role he played in restoring normalcy to that country that was over-run by warlords scrambling for power and influence. He was the Force Commander of the ECOMOG peace-keeping force in that country fr 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
By CHIBUZOR UKAIBE, AbujaNorthern Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday maintained that the zoning arrangement, which allotted the presidency to the North as approved by the partys national convention still stands.According to the elders, while the North will produce the president, the Southern zone is to produce the national chairman of the party.They stated that micro zoning is not binding on the party, even as they stressed the need for constructive engagement over the choice 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
By CHIKA IZUORA, LagosA horde of Nigerias first class traditional rulers yesterday thronged the 2017 Nigerian Agri-Food Investment Forum in Lagos to demonstrate their unflinching solidarity towards President Muhammadu Buharis economic diversification policy, which has placed top priority to agriculture.The forum organized by Youths Off The Street Initiative (YOTSI), a non-governmental organization (NGO), attracted potential investors mainly from the United States and Britain, and largely mobiliz 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
BY ALO ABIOLA, Ado EkitiEkiti State Government Tuesday said suspected cases of Monkey pox have been recorded in the state.The cases, it said were discovered in Okemesi Ekiti,in Ekiti West Local GovernmentArea of the state.The Secretary to the State Government, Dr Modupe Alade, who made the revelation during a press conference heralding the third anniversary of Governor Ayodele Fayoses government, said the cases are being investigated.We have two cases at Okemesi Ekiti. Tests are still being carr 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, LagosLagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said he is in support of agitations for the restructuring and devolution of powers in the country, saying devolution of power will rescue Nigeria states from its present disadvantaged position.Ambode, who spoke at the Fourth Quarter, 2017 Town Hall Meeting, the 9th in the series, held in Kosofe Local Government, said the clamour across the country for restructuring was not out of place as the current political structure 

Wed, 11 Oct 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWGHA, PORT HARCOURTRivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has declared that the perpetrators of last Mondays killings at Mgbuoshimini community in Obio/Akpor local government area of the state will be brought to justice.Wike, who made the declaration today when he led members of the state security council for an on-the-spot assessment of Mgbuoshimini community where unknown gunmen killed innocent persons, said security agencies have been empowered to fish out the culprit 
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