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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 2 November, 2017.

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Kayode Tokede And BUKOLA IDOWU, LagosFollowinmg the 14 days given banks by the a Federal High Court in Abuja on October 17, 2017 on the release of bank accounts without Bank Verification Numbers (BVN), customers who were yet to comply have been doing so as the number of BVN issued has risen to 30.655 million.The Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) also disclosed that Lagos state with over 6.06 million Biometric Verification Number (BVN) enrolments leads nine other states in total BVN re 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, AbujaThe House of Representatives were yesterday read for a second time, a bill for an act to repeal the foreign exchange.The bill seeks to promote the effective regulation of the Nigeria financial industry with a view to promoting financial system stability under the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Act, 2007 and entrenching the deepening of financial markets, which requires the necessary legal framework to ensure that the goals of stability and growth are achieved.Sponso 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, MakurdiFollowing the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, to resume oil exploration activities in some of the nations inland basins which include Chad and Benue Trough, the group managing director, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, yesterday announced the siting of two biofuel projects in Benue state.The GMD who made this known during a visit to governor Samuel Ortom to intimate him about the project said, the presidentia 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
By FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja And CHIKA IZUORA, LagosThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ondo State Government to establish a 65,000 million litres bio-fuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.Baru explained that the plant and other projects such cassava feed stock production would create at least one million direct and indirect jobs.According to the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, the project is not a one-hundred-p 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
By Obinna Ogbonnaya, AbakilikiThe United Nations Childrens Fund, UNICEF yesterday said that with the two cases reported in Benue State yesterday, the number of cases so far recorded in Nigeria since the outbreak of the diseases now stands at 94 with only nine confirmed.UNICEF Health Specialist, Dr Eghe Abe during a one day advocacy meeting with media executives in southern states on Monkey Pox held in Uyo Akwa Ibom State stated that though no death have been recorded, the virus is spreading whic 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
By Abu Nmodu, MinnaThe Niger State government owned Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai has been granted N30 million by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) to conduct critical researches to facilitate National development.The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Muhammad Nasir Maiturare, made this known while receiving in audience the Executive members of the Correspondents Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Niger State Council in his office.According to him the grant was for the In 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
After an impressive 2016-17 campaign with Chelsea, Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has been nominated for Africas top individual honour alongside the Liverpool stars, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Senegalese Sadio Mane, and 27 others for CAF Player of the Year 2017.Leicester City star, Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, who won the accolade last year for his role in the Leicester City side that defied 5 000-1 odds and stunned the football world by winning the 2015/16 English Premier League title failed to 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Abba MahmoodOne of my favourite columnists is Mr. Eugene Enahoro. I personally enjoy reading him always as his articles are always very incisive, analytical and patriotic too. Recently, he wrote on the migration of Africans, particularly Nigerians, in search of greener pasture elsewhere. The article was titled: The Grass Isnt Green on The Other Side. I hereby reproduced it below for you my dear readers. Happy reading:Every year thousands of Nigerians abandon the country legally or otherwise, and 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda Isaiah, AbujaThe new secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha has been sworn in officially, yesterday.The new SGF was sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari just before the commencement of the federal executive council meeting.He formally took over from Dr. Habiba Lawal who has been in charge since April when Babachir Lawal was suspended.At the brief handover ceremony at the SGF complex yesterday, he said it is the responsibility of the office of the secretar 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH AND SOLOMON ATADO, ABUJAThe Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. Ibrahim K. Idris yesterday declared that he cannot appear before the senate ad-hoc committee investigating various allegations levelled against him and the Police Service Commission by Senator Isa Hamma Misau (APC Bauchi Central), saying the matter was already in court.Idris was expected to appear before the committee chaired by the Senate Deputy Whip, Senator Francis Alimekhena to defend himself of all the allegat 
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