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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8 NOVEMBER, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 8 November, 2017.

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
BY Salifu Usman, AbujaThe Wambai Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has described the humanitarian gestures of former Super Eagles captain and African Footballer of the Year Award Winner, Nwankwo Kanu, as an enduring legacies, sportsmen and women in Nigeria should emulate.Bayero, who stated this when he received the former Arsenal of England striker, alongside former Senegalese international, El-Hadji Diouf in Kano as part of preparations for the forthcoming Match4IDPs, said he was impressed by decis 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
By Salifu Usman, AbujaNo fewer than 1000 kids drawn from across the country are to take part in this years annual Mark DBall Basketball fiesta.The event will be held at the Mard DBall Arena in Akpegede, Otukpo, the ancestral home of the former Senate president, Senator David Mark, from 26th December, 2017 to 31st December, 2017.Briefing newsmen in Abuja, yesterday ahead of the event, the initiator, Igoche Mark, said the annual basketball fiesta which was painfully put off last year to avoid need 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.Abrahams father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September, that Abraham had decided to play for the West African country.But, Abraham denied the claim and having been called up for Englands forthcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil, the striker said he is not 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
By MUHD ZANGINA, KuraJigawa MNCH Accountability Forum (JiMAF) has commended Jigawa State government for increasing monthly grant for free maternal and child medical treatment from N15 million to N75million.The group described the review of the grant as a welcome development that will go in tandem with the growing demand for more resources to tackle the high rate of maternal and child death in the state.This was contained in a press statement signed by the co-chair, JIMAF, Comrade Baffa Nayaya, w 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
By ISAIAH BENJAMIN, KadunaOCP Africa has commenced training of 10,000 small holder farmers across 12 local government areas in 72 communities within Kaduna State on soil analysis opportunities, and soil specific fertilizer recommendation for improved productivity.Speaking to newsmen during the launch of OCP Mobile School Lab in Bakin Gada Ligari, a suburb of Kaduna recently, the country manager, OCP Africa, Mr Caleb Usoh, said that the launch of OCP Lab will bring value through agriculture to Ni 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
By HUSSAINI HAMMANGABDO YolaSuspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect yesterday launched night attacked with heavy gun shots in an attempt to override Nigerian troops in Gulak headquarters of Madagali local government area on Adamawa state.Muhammadu Umar Bindo Jibrilla, confirmed the attack in phone interview said, Nigerian Army supported by local hunters have rolled back the invading terrorists in Gulak.Though the areas are under Chibok Brigade, but I do call for minute by minute report 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
BY YAHYA SARKI, KebbiThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have plunged into another crises in Kebbi State as one of the candidate, Alhaji Musa Ibrahim Danillela who contested for the state Chairmanship position rejected the outcome of result which produced Alhaji Haruna Saidu, as the elected chairman.Dan Illela who called for a press briefing in his residence in Birnin Kebbi on Monday expressed dissatisfaction and rejected the outcome of the congress.He said that the state congress which was h 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, KadunaThe federal government, yesterday, said it had earmarked N3.5 billion for the 2017/2018 national vaccination campaign against measles targeted at no fewer than 33 million children across the country.Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this at the national flag-off of the 2017/2018 of the measles vaccination campaign at Miyetti Allah Primary Health Care (PHC) centre in Rigassa, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State.The Health minister, repres 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
BY ANDY ASEMOTA, KatsinaKatsina State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shitu S. Shitu, has disclosed that the State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, would lay the proposed 2018 budget of the state before the partys stakeholders ahead of its presentation to the state House of Assembly.He made this revelation shortly before the stakeholders meeting with Masari, his deputy, Mannir Yakubu; the speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Abubakar Yahaya Kusada, and other chieftains o 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Tasks New PPMC Board On ProfitabilityBy CHIKA IZUORA, LagosAs the festive periods draw near, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has assured that it would ensure a hitch-free supply of petroleum products nationwide during the season.Group managing director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who made the commitment during the inauguration of the board of directors of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the NNPC, charged that the company must ensure 
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