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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 26 October, 2017.


Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Patience Iive IhejirikaGovernment Science Secondary School (GSSS), Pyakasa last week, beat Glisten International Academy, Jabi to emerge winner of the 1st African University of Science and Technology quiz competition for selected secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.The school scored a total of 249 points as against 209 points scored by Glisten International Academy, Jabi to become overall winner of the competition organised by AUST to mark its 10th year anniversary.To qu 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Ruth Tene NatsaThe Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) in collaboration with the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) and the Norwegian Union of Journalists( (NORSK) yesterday began the second training of twenty journalists in Abuja.The training with the Theme 2 Day Gender Equity And Safety Workshop was funded and supported by Hon Mulikat Akande.Speaking at the event, President of the FAJ who is also the National President of the NUJ, Abdulwaheed Odusile said the training is a second in a s 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANIMinister of FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has also revealed that the administration is set to recruit 300 teachers to bridge the gap created by various retirements and other sources of manpower attrition in the sector.Bello, who made this revelation when he addressed an interactive session of the FCT executive council, with area council chairmen, heads of security agencies and FCT traditional rulers, which took place in the FCT Ministers conference room in Life camp, frowned 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANIMinister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has called on all stakeholders, particularly the people of Bwari Chiefdom to live in peace with each other.Announcing the appointment of Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro as the new Sarkin Bwari in Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday, the minister noted that peace is necessary for any meaningful development.The new appointee, Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro succeeds his 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
BY BODE GBADEBO, AbujaFollowing the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari disengaging Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina from the federal civil service as a result of his embarrassing reinstatement, a coalition of civil rights lawyers under the auspices of Public Interest Defenders (PID) has demanded the immediate sack of the government officials who masterminded Mainas return to public service without recourse to public interest.PID specifically fingered the Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General o 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Ruth Tene Natsa, AbujaThe Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) in collaboration with the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) and the Norwegian Union of Journalists( (NORSK) Wednesday began the second training of twenty of its members in Abuja.The training with the Theme 2 Day Gender Equity And Safety Workshop was funded and supported by Hon Mulikat Akande.Speaking at the event, President of the FAJ who is also the National President of the NUJ, Abdulwaheed Odusile said the training is a sec 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Ruth Tene Natsa, AbujaThe U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestl Nigeria PLC, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA Member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new Public Private Partnership (PPP) program: Feed the Future Nigeria and Nestl Maize Quality Improvement Partnership (M-QIP).The programme aims to train farmers, workers and small agricultural businesses in Kaduna State by leveraging the expertise of volunteers.In a state 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AbujaThe Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has received 2000 copies of advocacy tools to reduce maternal child mortality and other health challenges in the states across the country, from the Network for Health Equity and Development (NHED).The NHED is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) appointed by Bill and Belinda Gate Foundation to work with the NGF to proffer solution for health promotion especially advocacy for Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR).The chairman 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
BY EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE, OWERRIThe National Coordinator, National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office, (NASSCO) Mr. Peter Papka has decried the level of poverty ravaging the citizenry and stressed that the highest quintile holding stands at 54% of the total wealth, while the lowest quintile accounts for 4.4%. This according to him, is outrageous and revealed that the Federal Government is working assiduously so as to redress the situation.The National Coordinator made this submission while a 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel,Abuja The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has reiterated that the National Assembly is constitutionally empowered to conduct an investigation on a matter involving privately run companies.This is even as he warned that any attempt to scuttle investigation of any committee of the National Assembly will be met with full wrath of the law.Gbajabiamila stated this yesterday while reacting to a communication from the Nigeria Employers Consultative As 
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