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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 22 October, 2017.


Sun, 22 Oct 2017
BY Magnus OnyibeFew Africans have talked about pan Africanism and made it happen.And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self-appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa.The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic platform, Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF to turn the who 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Senator Suleiman Adokwe (PDP, Nasarawa South) is the Chairman Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation. In this interview with newsmen, he speaks on some pressing national issues. CHIBUZO UKAIBE brings the excerptsNigeria recently marked independence today. Many have asked are reasons to celebrate, considering the myriads of challenges facing the country'Yes, of course. The first reason is that you dont have any colonialist ruling you. You have your destiny in your hands to 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
As the final count down to the November 18 Anambra state governorship poll is less than one month away OKECHUKWU OBETA in this report examines the strength of political parties which stand the chance of emerging the winner of the election.Although there are a total of 37 political parties the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) cleared to contest the forthcoming November 18 Anambra state governorship poll, close political watchers strongly believe that only three of the political pa 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
The chairman, House Committee on Climate Change, Samuel Onuigbo, has said the House of Representatives would pass a bill seeking to create an agency on climate change soon.Onuigbo disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a climate change walk programme organised by Ecolife Conservation Initiative, an NGO as a pre-event to mark the International Day for Climate Change Action on Oct. 24.Onuigbo, representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State, said the bill would address ch 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
BY Goerge Okojie, LagosThe Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the deployment of the CCTV device during the annual examinations had come to stay to tackle examination malpractice.Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the boards Registrar, made this known on the side-line of a two-day International Summit on Examination Malpractice which ended on Friday in Lagos.The summit, organised by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has the theme: Examination Malpractice; the Contemporary Reali 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
By Dickson AgboThere are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy, according to UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed.Mrs. Mohammed disclosed this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations Systems. She said the openings are available via the Junior Professional Officers (JPO) Programme, including internship for young graduates.According to her, Nigeria has the opportunity to sponsor its youth for UN careers through the JPO. 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
By Osa Okhomina,YenagoaThe Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson has felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon and former Vice President, Chief Alex Ekueweme for attaining 83 and 85 years respectively.While Governor Dickson described Gen Yakubu Gowon as a symbol of national unity and a great stabilizer, he described Chief Ekwueme as a quintessential statesman and fine gentleman who has remained solid over the years.Dickson, in a press statement signed by Francis Ottah Agbo, 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
BY DONATUS NADI, AbujaGovernor Umaru Tanko Almakura has directed the Nasarawa state Judicial Service Commission to, henceforth consider the appointment of private legal practitioners as judges after serving what he called legal brigandage from those on the lower bench on government employ.The governor made the policy statement in Lafia when he sworn-in three newly appointed High Court judges in keeping with Section 271(2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended). 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
By Abdullahi Olesin, IlorinPresident Muhammadu Buhari has directed the minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit where key problems confronting the nation s education sector will be tackled.Buhari announced this yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara state at the 33rd convocation of the university of Ilorin.Represented by the executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abdulrasheed Abubakar, Buhari said that the meeting would be convened within the next few weeks 

Sun, 22 Oct 2017
By Osa Okhomina, YenagoaBayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the people of the state to discountenance the rumour making the rounds that, the Nigerian Army authorities are carrying out a medical outreach to endanger the health and safety of the people.A statement signed by the Governors Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo noted that the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson made the call, while receiving a letter of commendation from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. G 
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