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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 12 November, 2017.

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Elvis AsoroThe immediate-past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, recently issued a statement denying that he plotted the removal of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to pave the way for him to occupy the position.In the lead up to the recent APC National Caucus/National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings, Oshiomhole embarked on an elaborate lobbying scheme to remove and replace the APC National Chairman. A national Newspaper repo 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed ultra-modern specialist hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who inaugurated the Reference Hospital at the 115 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force Base in Port Harcourt, said that the hospital would serve as a reference point for delivery of medical services for personnel and residents in the area.According to him, recent 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Jerry Emmanson, AbujaIn order to enhance trade facilitation, quality infrastructure, ECOWAS in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have agreed to develop a Regional Accreditation System (RAS) to strengthen the business environment within the region.The decision reached by the organizations was made known by Mr Kafui Kouassi, Chairman of the board (meeting) at a 4-day meeting in Abuja.Kouassi said the programme to support th 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- IsaiahAn All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Ladaja, has pledged to empower the youth to enhance the countrys socio-economic and political development, if he wins the presidential election.Briefing journalists in Abuja at the weekend, Alhaji Ibrahim expressed the view that youths are vehicles for sustainable development in Nigeria if they could be properly mobilized and used by God fearing leaders at both the local, state and national l 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
It is no longer news that 21,780 teachers in Kaduna State failed a competence test set by the government to evaluate their ability or lack of it to continue to remain in the states teaching service. It is also not news that the competence test was based on standards reserved for primary four pupils. What is news is that they are not ashamed of themselves. Worse is that they are celebrating their incompetence.The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in the state and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
BY Godwin EmefieleWhen I spoke at last years dinner, the general aura in the hall was fretful, uncertain and anxious given the precar ious position of the macro economy at that time and the recession that beleaguered the Nigeria in 2016. Key macroeconomic and financial metrics for October 2016 which were available as at last years event were worrisome. At that time, GDP had, for the third consecutive quarter, contracted by 2.3 percent with further contractions expected in the fourth quarter. Inf 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, LagosThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reacted to the 2018 budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja Tuesday, noting that its implementation would boost the capital market.The apex capital market regulator said it was determined to ensure that the budget played its role in enhancing the performance of the market in order to achieve the overall objective of the budget.Speaking at the Commissions 2018 budget seminar 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
BY MIKE OCHE, ABUJAThe governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, and foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, at the weekend held a meeting to discuss the worsening security situation in the Niger Delta region.The meeting followed a recent threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to resume attacks on oil installations in the region.Dickson said shortly after the meeting that the deliberations focused on how steps could be taken to establish contact with the federal government on the one h 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By CHIKA IZUORA, LagosThere is palpable apprehension among operators of tank farms in Nigeria following federal governments determination to end the importation refined petroleum products in the country by 2019.Consequently, commercial investment in tank farms and other storage facilities across the country is looking like a miscalculated business venture for owners who procured loans from commercial banks to set them up.LEADERSHIP Sunday recalls that portfolio investors latched on to opportunit 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By BUKY IDOWU and Kayode Tokede, LagosWith a few weeks to the next meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the last for the year, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said there is a high possibility that a downward review of interest rates will be considered in view of declining inflation trend in the economy.Speaking at the annual bankers dinner hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos during the weekend, Emefiele said monet 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Christiana Nwaogu, AbujaFollowing strong leadership provided by Nigeria, Africa has won the long quest for the removal of the vestiges of imperialism in the conduct of the affairs of the Governing Board of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).In a major push at the 331 Session of the Governing Board of the ILO currently holding in Geneva, Switzerland, Nigerias minister of labour and employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who is the official Africa spokesperson, strongly canvassed and succeeded i 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin CityVice President Yemi Osibanjo yesterday performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a N200 billion industrial park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba-Okah local government area of Edo State.The Benin Industrial Park is expected to produce over 600,000 metric tonnes of industrial output and provide 170,000 direct and indirect jobs.Performing the groundbreaking, Vice President Osibanjo said the park aligned perfectly with President Muhammadu Buharis vision for Nigeria a 
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