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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, Friday, 3 November, 2017.

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
In the past weeks, events around the anti-graft crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari threw the presidency on the roughest terrain of the countrys polity. But with the hindsight of a true leader, the president bounces back with a tempo that has left his critics at bay. JONATHAN NDA-ISAIAH writes.The decision taken by former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on Syria in 2013 was defined as the turning point in his presidency, both for his foreign policy and for his own self 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By Joy YesufuFollowing the official flag off of Operation CROCODILE SMILE II by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai on Friday 13th October 2017, the tempo of operational activities within 6 Division Area of Responsibility (AOR) has since been stepped up with high morale among troops of the Division.It is evident that the increased presence of troops both on land and in the waterways dominating the entire 6 Division AOR has started yielding fruits especially in 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
ByAzu IshiekweneThe cartoon was published in The Guardian on a Sunday sometime in 2016. It was a depiction of the tortoise approaching the gate of the Presidential Villa, carrying the sign, Slow and steady.On that Sunday, nearly one year after President Muhammadu Buhari was elected and months, I think, after he announced his ministers, the President had a copy of that publication on his side table as he spoke with a guest.Over small talk, he picked up the newspaper, flipped to the cartoon page a 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By BAYO AMODU And ALU KINGSLEY, AbujaVice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Abuja said African economies were improving and performing better than the projected global outlook.Osinbajo spoke at the opening of a two-day High-Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Forum, with the theme, Facilitating Trade and Investment for Development.The World Bank global outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa for the year was 2.6 per cent growth and 3.2 per cent in 2018.Consumer spending i 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By NANThe House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to investigate remittances by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to the federation account from 2007 to date.This was sequel to a motion on the need to investigate JAMB remittances by Rep. Segun Adekola (Ekiti-PDP) in Abuja.Moving the motion, the lawmaker noted that the minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, recently announced that JAMB for the first time remitted N5 billion to the coffers of the government with a balance o 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
BY JOY YESUFU, AbujaThe family of late Lt. Col. Abu Ali, a gallant officer who paid the ultimate prize in the war against Boko Haram, is set to hold one year prayer in remembrance of their late son on the anniversary of his death.Late Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali was sent to the North-East of Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram terrorists and he fought for the glory of his country as he resolved to lay down his life for the unity and territorial integrity of Nigeria.A statement signed by the father of th 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, LagosEquities trading activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) finished the 10 months of the year on the positive trajectory with a record of N3.448 trillion.Also, investors gained N44 billion from their investments in stocks for the month of October. Market players, while being optimistic, have described the market performance as impressive, given that the year commenced on the negative record of 2016.It will be recalled that the market initially ran beari 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AHURAKA ISAH, SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja and Kayode Tokede, LagosSenate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has explained why the National Assembly may not pass the 2018 budget by December as projected by the executive.According to him, while the time frame for passage of the budget should not be a priority to the lawmakers, they should rather ensure that the budget is implementable, and that there is justice, fairness and equity in the distribution of projects.Speaking to State Hous 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By Bukola Idowu, LagosLagos State has been ranked the most competitive state in terms of human capital, infrastructure, economy and institutions among the states of the federation with Borno and Gombe States in the north coming last on the ranking list.The ranking released by the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) yesterday, is the first ever National Competitiveness Report and Sub-National Index, ranking all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)across four key areas: 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
By YUSUF BABALOLA, AbujaVice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said Nigeria must use its oil wealth to prepare for a future when the world no longer runs on fossil fuels.The Vice-President stated this at the 55th anniversary of the Oil Producers Trade Section of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Lagos.He said Nigeria, as a member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), needed to develop renewable energy and help other businesses flourish to adjust to t 
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