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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 DECEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 20 December, 2017.

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
. . . As NCC holds Bida town hall meetingBy Nkechi Isaac, Abujaonsumer protection is the mechanism which gives fairness to consumers in terms of quality of goods and services rendered to them. A consumer is also protected by the information and awareness provided by the telecom service providers of his/her rights.The most important stakeholder of the telecommunication industry is the consumer, hence the popular saying that the customer is king and is always right. In order to promote the patrona 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry has advised motorists in Nigeria to stay alive by not driving after drinking.Henry, the English Premier League (EPL) clubs all-time leading scorer with 228 goals gave the advice in Lagos, Nigerias economic hub at the Guinness/Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) Ember Month campaign. He was the special guest of honour for the programme.Henry said he was happy to be in Nigeria, adding that he has had the real experience of what he had been told about the country 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
The Tijjani Umar-led faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has welcomes the extension of the deadline by FIBA to allow for the resolution of the dispute following the elections of June 2017.The group in a statement by its chairman media committee, Patrick Omorodion, noted that it has become necessary for the world governing body of the sport to get to the root of the problem to forestall such happening again in the future, saying in setting up the three-man fact-finding delegation, 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
By Salifu Usman, AbujaThe security personnel who were drafted to take care of the security at the Sani Abacha Stadium last Thursday in the charity match between Africa Legends and Kano Pillars FC had a field day enriching their pockets through ticket racketing.The match which was organised to create awareness on the plight of the internally displaced persons across the country was sabotage by the security men at the gate as they collected tickets from the fans and resold same to others at a give 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
By Ejike Ejike, AbujaThe Nigeria Police Force is to partner with former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo to revamp the fortune of sports in the Force.Speaking when the Nigeria football legend visited the IGP in his office, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris said in the field of sports, the Police, under my leadership,will continue to promote sports as a veritable tool for physical fitness of personnel and national development, unity and cohesion.We sponsored the IGP Queens who 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
The dictionary meaning of a migrant is somebody who moves from one place to another, often for employment or economic improvement. With the world in near total chaos, the word has assumed a completely different meaning that is bringing back the sad memories of slavery as supposed migrants end up in the slave market or in the prostitution rings.This unfortunate development reinforces the marking of a day the International community set aside to put the problems and circumstances linked to migrant 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Turkey regrets the vetoing by the United States of UN Security Council resolution that called for the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israels capital to be withdrawn, the Turkish foreign ministry said.The United States was further isolated over President Donald Trumps decision when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn despite the other 14 members voting in favour of it.The United States being left alone in the vote is a concrete sign of the illegal 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
By ZAKA KHALIQ, LagosA total of 15,709 retirees from the Lagos State civil service have been paid N66.5 billion as their accrued pension rights since the commencement of the Retirement Benefit Bond Certificate Presentations in 2010.Disclosing this at the 46th Retirement Benefits Bond Certificate presentation ceremony in Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday, the Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pension, Dr. Akintola Benson Oke, added that, from August, 2015 to December, 2017, the state government 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
By Ray Morphy I must make a confession right away. I am a frequent traveller and I love to travel by road.I love to take off pretty early on road trips as I drive myself across this beautiful country of ours! Open roads do a lot for my psyche and those sunrise drives are a real tonic for this old soul.So I know the roads of this our country pretty good. I have driven across them since 1982 when I drove cross-country from Enugu to Bida for my NYSC with my late mums Renault 12. Those were the days 

Wed, 20 Dec 2017
By Isaiah Benjamin, KadunaFollowing concerted efforts by the Dangote group of companies over the proposed establishment of tomato factory in Kubau local government area of Kaduna State, six communities in the area whose lands have been marked for the factory, have agreed to dialogue with officials of the Dangote Group to reach an amicable agreement.Meanwhile, the site for the project which cuts across six communities of Karreh, Gajagaja, Tudun Gaya. Kwadaro, kacita and Ganiwa all in Kubau Local