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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 23 October, 2017.


Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By Kayode Tokede, Lagos The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Investors & Exporters Foreign Exchange Window (I&EFX) total turnover rose to $1.9 billion last week as against $921.04 million in prior week, data from FMDQ OTC securities revealed.The FMDQs referenced Dollar/Naira rate appreciated by 0.03 per cent to N360.32 while the Naira remained flat against the Dollar at N363 and N305.65 at the parallel market and interbank market respectively.Consequently, the Interbank market (NIFEX) excha 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, Lagos The management of Dangote Cement Plc recently presented its third quarter financial results ended September 30, 2017 to the investing public, revealing that profit after tax (PAT) grew at a faster pace than revenue from sales for the period, when compared to that of prior year.Nigeria attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity due to the vast investments by the Dangote Cement Group.According to the result, sales revenue 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By MARK ITSIBOR Over the years, electronic payment system, often referred to as e-payment system has grown to become the most acceptable process of settlement of financial transactions in all sectors of nations economies. E-commerce payment systems have become increasingly popular due to the widespread use of the internet-based shopping and banking operations. Financial regulatory authorities as the Central banks and Inter-bank settlement systems have the mandate to supervise happenings around t 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By CHIMA AKWAJA, Lagos Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, said the agency has far enrolled 23.3 million Nigerians for the national identification numbers (NINs) up from seven million in November 2015 when he took over the mantle of leadership.While advising Nigerians and residents in the country to regard the NIN as a most crucial feature of their entire life as it is the unique identifier for all in Nigeria, he said Nigerians shoul 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja All is set for normal activities to resume at the offices of the National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA) as the management and its workers have agreed over some industrial issues and suspend the three days warning strike.The NEMA management, led by the Director-General, Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria( ACSN) in a truce facilitated by Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngigi over the weekend, agreed to 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By JULIANA AGBO, Abuja Ahead of the 2019 general election, the European Union (EU) has pledged its continuous support, saying the country is at a pivotal moment to take an important step to improve its electoral process.Former chief observer of the 2015 EU Election Observation Mission ( EU EOM) and Member of the European Parliament, Santiago Fisas, said this in Abuja while making clarification on EU assessment of the 2015 Elections.Fisas who disclosed that the mission was in Nigeria to assess th 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By Andrew Essien, Abuja A league of civil society groups has explained why the former Pension Reform Task Team boss, Dr Abdulrasheed Maina, was recalled into the civil service, saying a perpetual injunction restraining his arrest still stands even after the judge had ruled that status-quo be maintained in his case.In a statement signed in Abuja on Saturday, by the organisations National Secretary, Amb. Mukhtar Akoshile, said that since the judgement was given the pronouncement was neither appeal 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja General overseer and founder of Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said that he has zero doubt about the integrity and person of Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives.Oyedepo stated this when he hosted the Speaker and some members of the House of Representatives in Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State.According to a statement signed by Dogaras Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, the Bishop described Dogara as a true followe 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By Emmanuel Onwubiko As a media communication stakeholder, this writer is often attracted to the much talked about issue of digital switch-over which the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commenced in phases. In Abuja, the federal government recently switched on digital television broadcasting signposting the gradual discontinuation of analogue broadcasting. Though the Abuja digital switch-over came months after it was done in Jos, Plateau state but it is still worth celebrating. The Ab 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By A. A. Gadzama An informed narrative of the challenges facing the country at the moment would definitely be incomplete without a mention of the insurgency and the rehabilitation of the North East. The two issues apparently have serious implications to the traumatized people especially the victims of the insurgency in the region. Also at stake is, the credibility of the elected representatives of the people at the local, state and federal levels. This is because there is the widely held percept 
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