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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Sunday 8th October, 2017.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By Obinna Ogbonnaya,AbakalikiThe Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi has congratulated Nigerian Super Eagles for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup slated to hold in Russia.Governor Umahi in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Uzor described the victory of the Nigeria National team over their rivals, the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State as sensational.He said Nigerian players have demonstrate the undying spi 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By Jonathan Nda- IsaiahPresident Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.The President, who described the hard-earned victory as very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation, applauded the nations senior mens football team for the feat of making Nigeria the first African country to qualify for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja.Ms Stella Okoh-esene of Information Chapel, Saturday emerged,chairperson of the National Association of Women Journalist, Federal Capital Territory (NAWOJ/FCT) Chapter.The emergence followed a deeply contested election between Miss Okoh-esene and her opponent, Ms Ronke Osindiya of the Voice of Nigeria (VON).While the latter polled a total of 105 votes,Ms Osindiya polled 38 of the total 145 votes cast.Other elected members who emerged unopposed are, Joyce Babayeju (Vice 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By Ejike Ejike, AbujaThe Nigeria Police Force has denied media reports of rot in the system credited to one Aisha Tosan.The Force PRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement, said the report was studied and found out to be misleading, unfounded and deliberate attempt to cast aspersion on the meritorious services to our great Nation, Nigeria by some of the previous Inspectors General of Police and the current Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris.According to him, the Force is constrained to 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
.hails Governor Ayade over successful celebrationBy Ebriku John Friday, AbujaThe Director-General, Cross River State Due process and Price Intelligence Bureau Alphonsus Eba, has described the recently concluded Cross River North Agriculture and Cultural Festival, NORTHFEST, as an expression of the peoples cultural wealth and heritage.Eba who also was the chairman, NORTHFEST mobilization committee, said the the festival was organised to strengthen the unity of the people and showcase their great 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By MSUE AZA, KadunaKaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Saturday presented draft 2018 Budget Estimates to the citizens in line with his administration open governance policy for transparency and accountability.The measure is to allow citizens of the state to make their inputs in the budget after which the State Executive Council will approve the final estimate on Monday 9th October.El-Rufai,is expected to present the final draft estimate to the Kaduna State House of Assembly on 12th O 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
By Onukogu Kanayochuqu JubalThe director of the International Tennis Academy (ITA) and organiser of the NCC Tennis League,Godwin Kienka, has insisted that, though the nations sport sector is finding its feet and gaining ground, her sport administrators need to search inwards and get rid of the roadblocks their greed and inactivity pose to the sector.Kienka,who was speaking to the media in Abuja recently, used the festering situation in the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) as an analogy. he c 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURTThe All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Woke of procuring and funding the last protest against operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the State Police Command.Hundreds of youths in the state under the auspices of the Niger Delta Non-Violence Youth Leaders Assembly (NDNYLA) had last Friday staged a peaceful protests in Port Harcourt, condemning the activities of some operatives of SARS.The protes 

Sun, 08 Oct 2017
The 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will run from November 1-11 at Expo Centre Sharjah.More than 1.5 million titles will be on display throughout the 11-day celebration of literature, knowledge and culture.The theme of this years edition of the world third largest book fair will be A World Inside My Book, and it will host 1,650 exhibitors from 60 countries, spread across 14,625 square metres and feature 393 guests from 48 countries who will take part in more than 2,600 eve 

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