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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [25 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 25 October, 2017.

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
By Ebriku John Friday, AbujaCross River State Government, weekend distributed over five thousand tubers of yam to poor households spread across the five Local Government Areas in the Northern senatorial District of the state.The gesture which came through the food Bank commission, an initiative of Prof. Ben Ayades administration in the state, was appreciated by the beneficiaries especially as the yams were bought from farmers who participated in the just concluded maidden Northfest, held in OGOJ 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN ,KadunaThe apex northern sociocultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday inaugurated four standing committees namely, Research, Strategy and planning committee, Political, Education and Agricultural committees.The political committee hasProfessor Ango Abdullahi asChairman, Arc. Gabriel Aduku Deputy Chairman and Hon. Ado Dattias Secretary, while the Education committee has Professor Iya Abubakar asChairman, Hon. Mataimaki Tom MaiyashiDeputy Chairman and Ms. Amina 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
By Jonathan Nda- IsaiahPresident Muhamadu Buhari yesterday in Niamey, Niger, urged ECOWAS member countries to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020, drawing attention to the challenges faced by the European Union in realising the same goal.According to a statement by his Special Adviser media, Femi Adesina, In his speech at the 4th Meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS Currency Programme, President Buhari said the necessary economic fundamental 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
By Danjuma Joseph, Lafia.The Nasarawa State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed the nomination of 11 Local Government Interim Management Committee (IMC) chairmen and 147 IMC members sent to it by Gov. Tanko Al-Makura, on Monday.The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced the confirmation, after the Local Government Interim Management Committee (IMC) chairmen and 147 chairmen and members appeared for screening at the floor of the House.The Speaker tasked the confirmed 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN ,KadunaThe Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kaduna State branch has applauded the contribution of the federal, state government alongside development partners such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and a host of other stakeholders in the provision of vaccination services across the country.Meanwhile, the medical umbrella body has also lamented the decline in immunization coverage in Nigeria with its attendant implications on the fut 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
By Joseph DukeMany indigenes and residents of Cross River State were on joyous moodwhen the news broke that the Attorney General of the Federation andMinister of Justice, Abubakar Malami in response to petitions writtenby well- meaning indigenes of the state has ordered investigation intoallegations of threats to bodily harm against the critics of the CrossRiver State government.According to one of the news reports published on Authority Newspaperon October 24, 2017 with the title, AGF drags Gov 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, AbujaSokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has appealed to the Federal Government to hand over federal roads in the country to the state governments for effective management so as to ensure long term viability.He made the appeal when he received the Senate Committee on Works led by its Chairman, Senator Kabiru Gaya, at the Government House in Sokoto late Monday night.There is the need for the federal government handover the roads to states because statesgovernments are closer 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
As Senator Reports Fayose To NECBy Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has formally approved December 9 as date for the national convention which will hold in Abuja.This comes as Senator Biodun Olujimi, who represents Ekiti South, reported the state governor, Ayo Fayose, to NEC over acts of impunity ahead of the governorship election in the state.Addressing newsmen after the 76th NEC meeting, the spokesman of the party, Prince Dayo A 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel,AbujaThe House of Representatives and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) differed on the safety and continued use of benzoic acid along with ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and sunset yellow in the production of coke, fanta and sprite by the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC).This is as the lawmakers insisted that the additives were harmful for human consumption.The position was made yesterday by the ad-hoc committee investigating the produc 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Joins Race For Publicity SecretaryBy Chibuzo Ukaibe, AbujaKogi State, yesterday joined the race for national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stressing thatthe party needs the services of experienced technocrats and professionals at this time.Speaking with newsmen yesterday in Abuja, Ologbondiyan,who also served asSpecial Adviser, Media & Publicity to the 6th & 7th President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, advised party members tocarefully seek the best candi 
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