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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 17 October, 2017.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Since the return of democracy in 1999 and the establishment of two anti-corruption bodies (the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) to rid the country of institutionalised corruption, interests of various forms and influences from diverse sources have thwarted the fight against graft in Nigeria.Recently at a resumed sitting of the Katsina State High Court, where the ICPC is prosecuting three former officials of the 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Niger Tornadoes winger, Wilfred Angel Ammeh, believes his side were unlucky to have been beaten by Akwa United during Sunday nights Aiteo Cup final. .The Ikon Allah Boys were beaten 2-3 on penalties after full time score stood goalless in Sundays Aiteo Cup final at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos.Ammeh said his side came into the clash as underdogs but performed creditably far better than the eventual winners, Akwa United.Firstly, we actually came with a match plan to go home with the Aiteo Cu 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Sir Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu has redeemed his pledge to hand the Super Eagles the sum of N50 million for being the first African team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.Sir Adebutu, who also sponsors a teenage womens tournament, delivered the cheque for the amount to Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Sunday during the mens final of this years AITEO Cup competition.The cheque was delivered on Sir 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Italian Legend, Francesco Totti has given his opinion on the FIFA Best Player awards and believes it will be another joyous night for Cristiano Ronaldo.He said the Real Madrid star deserves to win the award ahead of Barcelonas Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain ace, Neymar.The Roma and Italy great described all three as footballing aliens but says that the Portuguese star, who is the reigning Ballon dOr winner, should scoop the prize as the games outstanding player over the course of the last 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
By Nkechi Isaac, Abuja The National Agriculture Seed Council (NASC) has commenced sensitisation of Nigerian seed companies in preparation for the commercialisation of Genetically Modified Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cowpea and cotton by 2018.A sensitisation workshop organised in partnership with an association that represents private seed companies in Africa, the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) with support from Seed Enterprises Entrepreneur Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN); African Agricu 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
By Hassan Mijinyawa Aptly christened Natures Gift to the Nation, Taraba State is a wonder in resources. Yet they are so massive that government at state and federal levels get overwhelmed to tap them for the overall development of the state and the nation. Inundated by numerous water bodies, Taraba is home to one of the big Rivers in Nigeria, the River Benue. There is also River Taraba from where the State derives its name. There is River Donga, too, with enough water all year round. Other massi 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
By Emmanuel Ado In the next few weeks, the annual ritual of budget presentations by the federal government and sub national governments would commence and Kaduna State from every indication will be the first to present its budget. Kaduna State has undoubtedly given a good account of itself. The federal government, which has had three disastrous budgets, would hopefully present its 2018 budget by December 2017. The earliest it has ever presented its budget was 14th December 2016, for the 2017 bu 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
By Tarkaa David, Abuja A level 12 officer of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Mr Nnachi Okafor, has allegedly assaulted a female superior staff of the administration over disagreement relating to union matters.The victim, Mrs Josie Mudasiru, who is a level 14 officer of the administration was slapped twice and manhandled by Okafor over a minor union disagreement between the duo, just as the victim has called on women organisations and the FCT Administration for help.Okafor, who is t 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
BY DOYIN OJOSIPE, Abuja The federal government yesterday said only three were confirmed as cases of Monkey Pox out of the 12 suspected cases reported in Bayelsa State.Briefing newsmen in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole said while 21 suspected cases were sent to the World Health Organisations Senegal Dakar laboratory, 19 results have been received so far.Adewole said the results sent by WHO ruled out the case of Monkey Pox outbreak in Lagos and some other parts of the country.He 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to serve on the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, the criminal charges it preferred against him.Last week, the federal government preferred a five-count charge on Misau, bothering on alleged injurious falsehood against Inspector General of Police and the Nigeria Police Force..Justice Bello gave the order after list 
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