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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 23 November, 2017.

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port HarcourtFormer military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has lauded Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, for his outstanding efforts towards promoting vibrant politics in Nigeria.Babangida, gave the commendation yesterday when Wike led some leaders of Rivers State, to pay him a visit at his Hilltop residence in Minna, the Niger State capital.He also commended the governor for working towards the revival of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), n 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, MakurdiA Makurdi chief magistrate court presided over by Isaac Ajim, has remanded in prison custody, a herdsman Gambo Mohammed, for violating anti open grazing law, criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, culpable homicide and illegal possession of firearms.When the case came up, the prosecutor ASP Imo Edward, told the court that on the 2nd November, 2017 at about 0730hrs, the DPO Logo Division received a distress call from the unit commander, Police Mobile Force 13 Squad 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, LagosA mild drama yesterday occurred before the Federal High Court in Lagos as two lawyers fought over who to represent four companies that pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former first lady, Patience Jonathan.The two lawyers, Chima Onuigbo from the law firm of Mike Ozekhome and one Luke Aghanenu both claimed that they were briefed by representative of the companies.The four companies are; Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate Pro 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH, AbujaGovernors and some political leaders from the North central geo-political zone have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election during the 2019 general elections in the country.The group took the decision at the North Central meeting of the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups in Abuja.They however vowed that they are not prepared to persuade or preach to him, but that they will compel him to re-contest because there is no other person who can come up fo 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi in this interview with RUTH CHOJI, speaks on why the party lost the just concluded governorship election in Anambra State, among other issues.Most people were hopeful that the PDP would win Anambra state but it came third. What went wrong'We cant give excuses but since 2013, we as a party have been having problem with Anambra. It is a complex internal issue and it was there before we did the pri 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- IsaiahThe federal government has disclosed that Nigeria lost about $9 billion to illegal mining operation particularly from gold illegal exportation in two years.This was disclosed by the minister of mines and solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi , after the Federal Executive Council ( FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.He said there was a significant improvement in the contribution of mining to the countrys GDP according to the National 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaThe House of Representatives committee on governmental affairs yesterday threatened to direct the withdrawal of the operating licences for 18 lottery operators in the country for not meeting their financial obligations to the government.To this end, the committee demanded all operators to show evidence of all fees paid to the commission from 2000-2017, the evidence of remittance to the lottery fund for the same period, valid office and business addresses, nature and the 

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
By Ikechukwu OkekeLast weekend, the Nigerian police demonstrated yet another gallantry in ensuring peaceful polls during Anambra state gubernatorial elections.This success was achieved through the strategies adopted by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim K. Idris, after a broad base Security Threats Assessment carried out in Anambra State by the Nigeria Police Force.The police boss ensured that all identified flash points, trouble spots and other perceived violence/vulnerable areas in 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Zimbabwes former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking led to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, will be sworn in as the new president on Friday.Mugabes downfall came suddenly for a man once feted across Africa as a liberation hero for leading his country to independence from Britain in 1980 after a war.The 93-year-old had clung on for a week after the army takeover, with ZANU-PF urging him to go. He finally resigned on Tuesday moments after parliament began an i 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Willian scored twice as Chelsea breezed past Group C minnows, Qarabag to book their place in the last 16 of this seasons Champions League.The match turned decisively in the English champions favour midway through the first half when Qarabags captain Rashad Sadygov was dismissed for pulling down Willian in the box, allowing Eden Hazard to convert coolly from the spot.Subsequently forced to play with 10 men for the next 69 minutes, the Azeri champions, who had made a promising start in Bakus Olymp 

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