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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [18 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday  18 October, 2017.


Wed, 18 Oct 2017
As Nigeria joins the global world to celebrate the World Food Day (WFD), indications arising from various stakeholders have shown that the nation is far from achieving food security, RUTH TENE NATSA writes.A free publication, light of the world, defines food security as a situation that exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.Unfortuna 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
By CHIKA IZUORA, LagosThe Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and Chairman Coordinating Committee, National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, has said that the current policy direction of government towards boosting the agriculture sector would require partnerships with international firms with knowledge of modern agriculture technology to help rural farmers acquire new skills.The royal father, who was the chairman at the a two- day Nigerian Agri-Food Investment Forum, organized by Youths 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
BY DICKSON AGBOAuthorities in Madrid and Barcelona locked horns over whether two jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders were political prisoners, as their detention looked set to reignite secessionist protests.The Madrid High Court upped the stakes on Monday in Spains worst political crisis in decades, moving to thwart Catalonias independence push by jailing the heads of its two main separatist groups pending an investigation for alleged sedition.Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, given a Thursd 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH and SOLOMON AYADO, AbujaSenate yesterday urged government at all levels to adopt Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN in order to address the problem of food security and poverty eradication in the country.It, however, mandated its Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to investigate the circumstances surrounding the delay in extending this laudable intervention programme to other states and the FCT.Similarly, the upper legislative chamber direc 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
BY YAHYA SARKI, KebbiThe federal government through National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has sent relief assistance to the recent flood victims in Kebbi State.Presenting the relief materials to the state government in Birnin Kebbi, the agencys director in charge of Search and Rescue , Air Commodore Sonny Paul Ohenmu said that the federal government sympathizes with the victims of the recent flood and sent in relief materials to alleviate their sufferings .The Secretary to Kebbi State Gov 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
By JULIANA AGBO, AbujaThe Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has instituted an award for the best deserving students in Christian Religious Studies for JSS3 and SS2 classes of Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja.This was disclosed in a press statement yesterday by the head media of the commission, Celestine Toruka.Receiving the award on behalf of the Executive Secretary of NCPC, Rev. Uja Tor Uja, the Special Assistant to the NCPC Boss, John Tor Akume thanked the management of the school for p 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
By Danjuma Joseph, LafiaThe Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, has warned politicians, religious and communities leaders, to desist from politicising security and health related issues in the country.The Sultan gave the advice during the official flag off of the third quarter polio routine immunization, yesterday in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital.Sultan Saad, who was the special guest at the elaborate occasion, lamented that health and security issues does not discriminate on tribal 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
BY OMONU YAX-NELSON, AbujaThe Organising Committee of the 2017 Federal Capital Territory Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has announced that Senator Hope Uzodinma will deliver a keynote address at this years press week with the theme: Journalism and the Nationalism Question.A press statement signed by the chairman of the press week committee, Comrade Victorson Agbenson said Senator Uzodinmas choice was informed by his leadership qualities which have distinguished him as a legislator since the 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
by Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja and Hembadoon Orsar, MakurdiFollowing threats by the leadership of Miyetti Allah that they would mobilize their members to resist the anti- open grazing law,Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has called on President Muhammadu to call the herdsmen to order.Speaking to State House Correspondents yesterday after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, he said threats by the Miyetti Allah to make the state ungovernable is unacceptable.He 

Wed, 18 Oct 2017
By JOY YESUFU, AbujaThe minister of Defence, Manaur Dan-Ali has said that there is no pure military solution to asymmetric security challenges. He observed that the complex nature of the root causes of the conflicts calls for a comprehensive approach which include political, socio economic, military responses that sees the civilian and military actors and agencies working together.Ali, who was represented by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olorinsaki stated this at the opening cerem 
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