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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 9 November, 2017.

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Stories By micheal oche,AbujaAfter several months of delay and foot dragging, Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige last Thursday disclosed that he had cleared nominations into the committee that would come up with a new minimum wage for workers with President Muhammadu Buhari.The news is coming at a time, workers are increasing becoming agitated with what they feel is government deliberate ploy to delay the passage of a new minimum wage.It would be recalled that following the decision 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda-IsaiahNigerias impressive ranking in the latest World Bank Doing Business report is proof that the country can do better if Nigerians faced its challenges headlong, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.Prof. Osinbajo in a statement by his spokesman, Laolu Akande said this when a team from the World Bank formally presented the 2018 Doing Business report to the Federal Government yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He expressed optimism that the nation can improve 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
AbbaMahmoudThereis confusion everywhere. The government lacks direction. There is no clear policy on anything be it economic, security, foreign, aviation, environment or any other issue of importance. Everyone is virtually doing what he or she likes with nobody to call anyone to order. President Buhari is not in touch with the party that gave him a platform to contest and come to power, even though last week he suddenly realize that he needs the party which necessitated his caucus and NEC meetin 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By nanThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday in Austria said it recovered loots totalling N738.9 billion or $2.9 billion between May, 2015 and October 20, 2017.Its acting chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated this at the ongoing 7th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption holding in Vienna.Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, gave account of Magus engagement in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.In a presen 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
BY nanMr Femi Fanala (SAN), counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN), yesterday, withdrew the petition against the Nigerian Army at the Presidential Investigation Panel on Human Right Violations.Falana said although it was painful, he had to withdrew the petition in view of the fact that there was already a judicial commission of inquiry, currently handling the case. He, however, said that the panel could on its own, decide to listen to any witness in the case, and urge 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By nanFederal government, yesterday, said it has completed the first phase of prosecution of Boko Haram suspects in its custody, with the next phase to begin soon.The solicitor-general of the Federation, Mr Dayo Apata, who stated this in Abuja yesterday, said the government was determined to bring all Boko Haram detainees to justice.He spoke at the closure of public sitting/hearing by the Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By Tunde Oguntola, AbujaThe Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) has commended the federal government on its Economic Growth Recovery Plan (EGRP) and strides in the improvement of ease of doing business.Addressing the 12th ECOWAS-Development Partners Annual Coordination Meeting in Abuja yesterday, the President of ECOWAS Commission, Marcel De Souza, said that President Muhammadu Buhari is to be commended exceptionally for his efforts and commitment to ease of doing business in Niger 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
BY AHURAKA ISAHAndSOLOMON AYADO,AbujaIndication emerged yesterday that senate will after all conduct investigation into circumstances leading to the return and reappointment and promotion of the former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Returns, Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina in the Ministry of Interior.Senate will no longer make public the interrogation of the Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) and his counterpart in Interior Ministr 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, AbujaThe federal government has adopted certain strict measures to check against smuggling of rice into the country.Minister of Agriculture Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who gave the hint yesterday, said the federal government is seeking ways to ensure that the Memorandum of Understanding (M0U) Nigeria signed with its neighbouring countries to check smuggling is implemented.Speaking shortly after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, Ogbeh said the federal 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017
By CHIBUZOR UKAIBE,AbujaAhead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed to apply appropriate sanctions against political parties or candidates who flout the campaign spending laws.The commission however said it can only swing to work when it gets evidence against the defaulters.According to INEC, while parties are in possession of the electoral law and INEC guidelines, they are aware of the measures the commission can take to sanction those who 
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