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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 24 November, 2017.

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
With the rapid fire approach his support groups are adopting in garnering support for his second term bid, it is becoming clearer by the day that President Muhammadu Buhari would run for the presidency in 2019. In this report, JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH attempts a political arithmetic on the permutations and calculations ahead of the forthcoming presidential poll.In political climes, it is the norm for governors and presidents to seek a second term in office. They have the right of first refusal even, 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, AbujaThe House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the concessionary tariffs granted by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment for sugar importation into the country from 2013 to date as contained in the Backward Integration Policy.The decision sequels a motion by Hon. Johnson Agbonayinma ,who recalled that in 2013, the federal government approved low concessionary tariff of 5 per cent duty and 70 per cent levy contained in the National 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The fair conduct of the Anambra State gubernatorial and one State House of Assembly seat elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last Saturday, despite security threats, has rekindled hope from stakeholders on what to expect in the 2019 elections, SUNDAY ISUWA reports.The timetable for the conduct of the Anambra State governorship election was released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) nine months earlier, only for it to be met with the Indigenous 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
BY EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE, OwerriGovernor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has stressed that most governors in the country, including all the South-East governors are supporting President Muhammadu Buhari for second term whether PDP or APC or APGA, except one or two of the governors in the country who are not in support.According to Okorocha, President Buhari is at present the best option for the country.The governor speaking while addressing leaders of the Democratic Youths Congress for Buhari 2019 

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
By Sunday Isuwa, AbujaThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday announced that the rerun election for the Anambra South Senatorial district will hold on 13 January, 2018.The decision followed the Mondays court of appeal ruling in Abuja ordering INEC to conduct a rerun election within 90 days.But a statement issued by INECs National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Kudu Haruna, the commission said after its 41 ordinary meeting of 20 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AbujaThere are plans to replace the card reader in the conduct of elections in the country,the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mohammed Sani Haruna has said.He gave the hint yesterday after the National Economic Council ( NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa.LEADERSHIP recalls that the card reader which was first used in the 2015 general e 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
By MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA, AbujaThe Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has refuted claim by the Senate ad hoc investigation committee that it share properties recovered by the commission.A statement by the spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, yesterday, reads The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been drawn to comments attributed to the chairman of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee investigating the controversial reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Miana, Senator Emmanuel Paulker, a 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaThe House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on Telecommunications to investigate and ascertain the circumstances which led to the collapse of Etisalat Network so as to protect the interest of Nigerian subscribers.The House expressed worry that failure of Etisalat to meet its debt servicing obligations with 13 banks since 2016 forced its foreign shareholders out of the firm as the company was eventually taken over by the banks.Chairman of the committee, 

Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Azu IshiekweneRobert Mugabe overstayed his welcome by miles. But he wouldnt come this far without the support of his former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling ZANU-PF party and the military top brass. They were in it together.Ordinary Zimbabweans wanted Mugabe out at least over a decade ago. The clearest expression of that was in 2008 when they voted Morgan Tsvangarai of the Movement for Democratic Change in a general election later stolen by ZANU-PF after the first round of voting.Mu 


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Fri, 24 Nov 2017
Ama Pepple to head 30-man negotiation teamBy Michael Oche, AbujaThe call by Labour for a new minimum wage of N56,000 has received presidential consideration after President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new salary scheme for workers in the country.This move comes as a relief to workers who have waited for over a year for discussions to kick off in this matter.LEADERSHIP Friday recalls that the organise 

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