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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Monday 16 October, 2017.


Mon, 16 Oct 2017
By Commodore Emmanuel O. Beckley Poverty alleviation is an essential ingredient for development because national growth becomes impossible when a greater proportion of the population live in abject poverty. Governments worldwide therefore, pay attention to poverty alleviation as it impacts on national development. With effective poverty alleviation programmes for the citizenry, some level of national development would be attained. Poverty alleviation schemes to improve the socio-economic conditi 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos Lagos State governor, Mr.Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday unveiled the Liberation Statue of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti statue erected at Allen Roundabout in Ikeja area of the state.Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Ambode who eulogized the virtues of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti said it was part of activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his demise.He described him as an en 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel had the last laugh in battle of Nigerians in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.Faced with relegation crisis, Mikel and his Tianjin Teda teammates gave their survival quest a boost on Sunday as they registered a 2-1 away win over Obafemi Martins Shanghai Shenhua.Both Mikel and Martins played for 90 minutes in Sundays game and Mikel actually got a booking in the 73rd minute of the keenly contested tie.It was Senegalese striker Mabaye Diagne that got the two goa 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
By Mohammed Isiaka It all began as a singlehanded alteration to the terms of contract with INTELS to remit all revenues, including the revenue that should accrue to the company, into the Treasury Single Account, TSA. Then it transmuted into media campaign against the company accusing it of running an unhealthy monopoly in the oil and gas services industry in Nigeria. The tempo kept increasing, and now we have the last straw aimed at breaking the camels back. Following a Presidential approval, Mr 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Borne out of the determination to make a statement at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has appealed to the National Assembly to appropriate sufficient funds for sports in the 2018 budget.The Minister reasoned that for any meaningful success to be recorded by Nigerian athletes at the world stage in a busy 2018 calendar headlined by the Commonwealth Games, the FIFA World Cup and the FIBA World Cup for women in Spain, there must be adequat 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
As the people of Taraba State continue to expect more of Governor Darius Ishakus dream to transform the state, Andrew Ojih, writes on the journey so far.In less than three years, Governor Darius Ishaku has laid a solid and enduring legacy projects that have impacted positively on the lives of Tarabans. In less than three years, the Rescue Captain, Ishaku has proved that peace is achievable in Taraba, a state that was in crisis at the time of his coming into office in 2015. He has also practicall 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
By Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele Since assumption of office the incumbent Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has re-invigorated and enhanced the internal working mechanisms of the Nigerian Army like never before, inspiring men and officers alike to professionally give allegiance, patriotism and loyalty to the country. As the country basks in the euphoria of yet another independence celebration, it is pertinent to take stock of one of the oldest military institutions in the country an 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
At the weekend, President Muhammadu Buhari engaged leaders of the South East zone in a bid to smoothen his relationship with the region amid the perception that he is marginalising the area. In this report, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH provides a lead to issues raised at the presidential parley.If an opinion poll is to be conducted today in the South East geopolitical zone, the result will depict President Muhammadu Buhari as probably the least popular person in the zone. His popularity and ratings in t 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
BY BAYO AMODU, Abuja Women farmers are not getting the resources they need to feed their families and communities and adapt to climate change, findings by an international non-governmental organisation, Oxfam in Nigeria has shown.The findings was from analysis by Oxfam on policies and public investments in six countries.According to Oxfam, this exposes a sham in the rhetoric and commitments by countries and donors to shore up the agricultural sector and to focus support on women farmers.Oxfam lo 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
As Nigeria marks world food dayBy Sam Diala, LagosAs Nigeria joins other nations to mark World Food Day today (October 16), with the theme, Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development, it is instructive to spotlight the role by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in actualising the countrys commitment towards food sufficiency, rural development and stemming rural-urban migration. The apex bank is also determined to see Agriculture positioned as Nigerias alternative fo 
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