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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 7 November, 2017.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Godwin EwuluNigerians need to rethink their reaction to debt and borrowing plans. In the past two years, there has been much talk on the countrys debt profile which has risen to N19.6 trillion locally and over $64 billion total debt (according to the DMO website). Many Nigerians complain that the government is borrowing too much. We are worried that the future of our children is at stake here. We do not wish to see the other side of the borrowing plan which puts the country in a better positi 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Hembadoon Orsar, MakurdiA Makurdi High Court Judge, Justice Adam Onum has ordered the editor-in-chief of Nigerian Concord Newspapers, Mr Aare Abiodun Oluwarotimi to pay the sum of N5 million to the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, as damages for libel.Delivering judgement in the suit filed by the governor, against Mr Oluwarotimi, Justice Onum also ordered the defendant to within 14 days of this judgement retract all the libelous publications in national newspapers, television, radio and so 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR, MakurdiBenue State governor, Samuel Ortom has bought more vehicles and motorcycles to boost the fight against crime in the state.He made the announcement today during a joint meeting with Livestock and Community Volunteer Guards to enhance their operations stating that the vehicles would be presented to the groups next Monday.The governor said 18 pickup trucks and 100 motorcycles would be shared equally among the groups.He stated that a workshop would be organised for them to 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Chibuzo Ukaibe, AbujaElder statesman and former federal commissioner for information, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday cautioned that funds allotted and donated to the North East Development Commission (NEDC), should be judiciously utilized for the purpose it is meant for.He further stated that there should be no discriminatory treatment in the execution of projects, as the people of the North East have suffered an unprecedented hardship, whether Christians, Muslims, atheists or pagans.The elder 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
by ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, AbujaSpeaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that contrary to beliefs in some quarters, the legislature and the executive are not rivals but partners in progress.Dogara stated this yesterday in Abuja, when he received the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Boss Mustapha, in his office.He described the appointment of Mr. Mustapha as a round peg in a round hole, or a square peg in a square hole, and stated that the president h 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, KadunaThe chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Walid Jibrin, has reiterated that the party will provide a fair playing ground to all the aspirants seeking elections into national leadership position of the party in the forthcoming national conference.This is just as he said, the position of the national chairmanship of the party remain zoned to the south and any aspirant from the zone is free to contest if qualified.According to the 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AbujaThe United Nations prediction that 2019 elections in Nigeria will be credible and violent free is yet another indication of the worlds confidence in Nigerias current administration according to the presidency.Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday, a day after a United Nations representative made the prediction in a Channels TV interview, Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, expressed pleasure at the world bodys accurate 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
A crisis of confidence may have come upon the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (CFCCTMC) of the National Judicial Council following the resignation of its would have been chairman, Justice Ayo Salami (rtd) before its inauguration. The problem is not just that he turned down the appointment but the fact that he made it clear that some members of the committee have no business being part of it. If this is true, the committee can be presumed dead on arrival.The commi 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Ahuraka Isah, AbujaSenate President Bukola Saraki yesterday, faulted the report on paradise papers insisting that he hid no asset and violated no known law.In a statement signed by his special adviser on media, Yusuph Olaniyonu, copy of which was made available to LEADERSHIP, Saraki said, as a public officer, he would always explain his position.We know this is the period of politics when mudslinging is a common trick in the game.However, we will like to make it known that Dr. Saraki violated 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAH, ABUJAPresident Muhammadu Buhari will today lay the 2018 budget estimates to a Joint session of the National Assembly by 2:00pm.The president had last week notified the legislature in a letter addressed to the two chambers of the National Assembly requesting for a slot to address a joint session of the National Assembly and lay his third budget proposal on November 7.Buhari had presented the 2016 Budget Proposal on December 22, 2015 and that of 2017 on December 14, 2016.The presi 
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