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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [1 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 1 November, 2017.

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin CityThe governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration has commenced engagements with relevant stakeholders to ensure the return of stolen Benin artifacts.Obaseki disclosed this when he received the publishers of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung of Germany, a Frankfurt General Newspaper, working on a documentary to drum support for the return of the looted Benin artifacts, at Government House in Benin City on Monday.He described the stolen artif 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
BY SOLOMON AYADO and AHURAKA ISAH, AbujaSenate has directed that the National Library of Nigeria which has been abandoned for 11 years should be completed immediately.It was gathered that the National Library building project has gulped N8.590 billion and was conceptualised in 2002 but awarded in 2006 to Messrs Reynolds Construction Company (RCC) with a timeline of 22 months.Also, it was learnt that while the company commenced work on the project in April 2006, it could not proceed due to the fa 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaTactical Committee of the House of Representatives on Economic Recession will engage Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, and the minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, on Legislative Economic Summit.Also, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and her counterpart in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, are also expected to joi 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By Philip JakporIn the last six months the tobacco corporations have been very much in the news for very many bad reasons. As an instance, British America Tobacco (BAT) was linked to the exploitation of unstable and unregulated environments especially in war-ravaged African countries to market its products, among a host of deceitful business activities.A Guardian UK report on 18 August 2017 gave an in-depth of BAT activities, including its ongoing investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, MakurdiAhead of the implementation of the anti- open grazing today,Makurdi the Benue State capital yesterday went agog as thousand of people and different communities residing within the state capital joined the smart- land one million Benue peaceful walk to support the implementation of the law.The groups who were carrying placards with various inscriptions- Ndi igbo community in Benue support the implementation of the law, Yoruba community in Benue are solidly behind the im 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaThe House of Representatives Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has proposed a fine of N500,000 for anyone who obstruct staff of the yet to be established FCT Metropolitan Management Council from carrying out their lawful duties.The bill provides that the council would be vested with the powers over land use and control of development in the FCT.The council will also be in charge of processing and approval of building plans for development and monitoring an 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
BY RAY MORPHYBoth the Bible and the Hadiths have copious quotes on the obligation of the employer/governor to the employee that is the civil servant, yet our often religious Excellencies simply refuse to honour their religious responsibilities to workers and their families!These civil servants are also the electorate, the very people who voted the governors into officr, yet governors refuse, neglect and dodge wages to the very citizens that the constitution enjoins them to protect, honor, uplift 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By Chibuzo Ukaibe, AbujaThe Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), yesterday charged the National Assembly to stop faulting President Muhammadu Buharis gesture to grant bailout funds to state governors. The party said the lawmakers should rather ensure effective monitoring of the fund which is meant for the payment of workers salaries.The national chairman of APDA, Malam Shittu Mohammad, who stated this during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja, also state 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By KunleOlasanmi, AbujaJustice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, will today rule on whether or not to stay proceedings in the trial of former publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisah Metuh.The court is expected to rule whether to stay processing pending the outcome of appeal filed by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki.The court will also rule on whether or not to stay execution on a subpoena order issued against Dasuki, compelling hi 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By KunleOlasanmi, AbujaThe National Judicial Council (NJC) has picked a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Suleiman Galadima, as the new chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO).He is to replace Justice Ayo Salami (retired), who excused himself from the committee as the chairman, after initially accepting to serve.According to a statement from the NJC, signed by Mr Soji Oye, acting director in charge of Information, the committee will 
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