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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [31 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 31 October, 2017.

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By CHIMA AKWAJA, Lagos The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Value Added Services (VAS) providers have recommended 21 steps to nip the prevalence of electronic banking fraud which have cost bank customers losses running into billions of naira in the country.The NCC continued its onslaught against the threat posed by cybercriminals to the industry when it organised a second Workshop of the Industry Group (IWG) on electronic banking fraud at the Digit 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
As the World Savings Day is being observed today all over the globe, and despite excuses for not saving money for the raining day by some Nigerians, the managing director/chief executive, Jaiz Bank PLC, Hassan Usman, Says every Nigerian must imbibe saving culture. He spoke with BAYO AMODU in his office in Abuja.What is the significance of the World Savings day being marked all over the world on October 31st'Economic development is about investments; investments cannot happen without savings 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
FIDELIS UGBOMEH, Lagos The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the third quarter of this year impounded 1,279 commercial vehicles in Lagos for non-compliance with installation of speed limit device.Lagos State Sector Commander Hyginus Omeje made this known while fielding questions on the preparedness of the Command towards ensuring that the causality rate of accidents during the ember months is reduced.A breakdown of the statistics on installation of speed limit device by commercial vehicle driv 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By Ogechukwu Ajuzie The commencement of payment of pension benefits by Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) to Nigeria Police Officers who fought on the side of Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War from 1966-1970 is a very commendable initiative by the present administration.It would be recalled that at the end of the Nigerian Civil War in 1970. Officers of the Nigeria Police, Military and Paramilitary who fought on the side of Biafra were dismissed from service. This was contrary 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has described the bid by a total of 34 firms to provide security services for its assets across the country as efforts to consolidate on steady supply and distribution of petroleum products in the country.A statement from the Corporation said the public opening of bid is part of the Corporations commitment to transparency as a Focused, Accountable, Competitive and Transparent organisation, conducting its business with 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
BY BAYO AMODU, Abuja The newly-established Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) yesterday announced that it will lend N5 billion, long term money to over 20,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in commencement of its first mandate lending activities.According to the bank, the loan would be disbursed through three selected Participating Financial Institutions (PFI) including Fortis Microfinance Bank, LAPO Microfinance Bank and NPF Microfinance.Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, yes 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
BY MARK ITSIBOR, Abuja And KAYODE TOKEDE, Lagos The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a new development fund tagged: Nigerian Capital Market Development Fund (NCMDF), with a mandate to provide funding for the Nigerian Capital Markets developmental initiatives that will spur growth of the Market and the Nigerian economy.Board of the fund was also inaugurated yesterday. The board is chaired by the director general of SEC, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo. The board members are: Executive Comm 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
BY BAYO AMODU, Abuja with agency report The African Development Bank has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the countrys budget, instead redirecting the money to specific projects, a vice president at the lender said on Monday.The African Development Bank had been in talks with Nigeria for around a year to release the second, $400 million tranche of a $1 billion loan to shore up its budget for 2017, as the government tried to reinvigorate its stagnant economy with heavy spe 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By Bukola Idowu, Lagos A total of N6.694 billion has been raised so far in the past eight months from the Federal Government Savings Bond which debuted in March this year to encourage increased participation of low and middle income earners in the bond market.The October allotment figure shows that N389.19 million had been raised through the 12.059 per cent two year bond and 13.059 three year bond. This months subscription was the lowest so far.There has been increased participation at the debt 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
BY CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos The federal government yesterday stated that from 2019, the country would begin tracking the nations crude oil and would be able to account for every drop of the commodity produced in the country.Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, in a podcast distributed to journalists in Abuja, said the Federal Government was already working with the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to develop an information technology (IT) platform that would make the cr 
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