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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [25 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 25 November, 2017.

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
By Dickson Agbo,AbujaEmmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the president of Zimbabwe.Mr. Mnangagwa was sworn in amidst cheers by thousands who gathered at the stadium.The former president, Robert Mugabe, resigned on Tuesday, ending a 37-year rule that was characterised by political and economic chaos.Mnangagwa, who was vice president, was earlier sacked by Mr. Mugabe early November for being disloyal.The momentous events leading to Mr. Mugabes fall began on November 15 when military chiefs too 


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Sat, 25 Nov 2017
By CHRISTIANA NWAOGU, AbujaIndications have emerged that the 65,000 inmates presently occupying the various prison facilities across the nation are currently under the threat of starvation following the non-payment outstanding obligation of ration and gas suppliers since 2015.This threat is linked to federal governments refusal to remit payment of over N6 billion to the contractors since 2015, 2016 and now.The Nigeria Prison Service Ration and Gas Contractors had in 2015 written to President Muh 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- IsaiahPresident Muhammadu Buhari has urged religious movements to assist African countries rid themselves of the scourge of corruption.Speaking at the State House yesterday while receiving the Grand Khalifa of Tijjaniyya Islamic Movement Worldwide, Sheikh Muhammadul-Kabir, the president also enjoined such movements to work for the cementing of our continental relationships and peaceful coexistence.President Buhari, in a statement by his senior special assistant on media, Garba S 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
BY SOLOMON AYADO, AbujaThe Senate has directed its committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate the non reinstatement of Mrs. Maryam Danna Mohammed as the general manager (Audit & Compliance) of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) despite a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari.The probe followed a petition by the sacked general manager and presented to the Senate by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai (APC, Borno).Garbai, while presenting the petition, told th 


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Sat, 25 Nov 2017
By ANDREW ESSIEN, Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and Chibuzo Ukaibe, AbujaAfter months of speculation, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday left the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), further fuelling speculation that he may return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which had propelled him to the vice presidency in the Olusegun Obasanjo-led administration in 1999.But in its reaction, the APC said it was surprised at the resignation though it has not received a formal notification beyon 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
In the last three weeks, Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking, the agency saddled with the responsibility of reintegrating, arresting and prosecuting human traffickers had received over 400 returnees from Libya.As the several bus loads of Libyan returnees drove into the venue of a popular hotel in Benin City, the Edo State Capital, tucked away in the government reservation area, G.R.A. The returnee victims came off in their hundreds. They were deported from various prisons, slave and de 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
By Kunle Olasanmi, AbujaThe Nigeria Police have said all plans have been concluded to open the Nigerian Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) and the Nigeria Police Emergency Response (NPER) in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory on January 30,2018.According to the police, the media houses will assist to combat insecurity in the country and also create more job opportunities, thereby keying into President Muhammadu Buharis quest to fight crime and criminality in the country and Vice Pre 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
BY MIDAT JOSEPH, KadunaThe member Representing Zangon Kataf/Jaba Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung has appealed to both the Federal and the Kaduna State governments to immortalise the late renowned Nigerian scientist, Professor Andrew Jonathan Nok.The lawmaker who expressed his deep sadness over the sudden death of professor Nok, said his contribution to the Nigerias academic environment and Kaduna State should not be forgotten in a hurry.Katung, 


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Sat, 25 Nov 2017
Press ReleaseThe newly-appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha on Friday paid a courtesy visit to the National Working Committee (NWC) of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).The SGFs visit to the APC National Secretariat is a most welcome development.Commendably, the Party notes that the SGF had earlier visited the National Assembly. The visit has had a positive impact as seen in the way the National Assembly has been treating some outsta 

Sat, 25 Nov 2017
An Abeokuta Magistrates Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Taofiq Omolola, to one year imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle, valued at N140,000.Omolola, of Olotas House, Ado Aweye, Iseyin in Oyo State, was found guilty on a charge of stealing.The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Eigbejiale, told court that the convict committed the crime last August at about 2: 22p.m. at Saje area of Abeokuta.Eigbejiale said that Omolola stole a TVS motorcycle with registration number AKM 143 WM, valued at N 

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