NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH DECEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 5th December, 2017.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) said yesterday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status.The HIV and AIDS Specialist, UNICEF, Kaduna, Dr Idris Baba, made this known in Kaduna at the 2017 World AIDS Day, organised by the Kaduna State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KADSACA).The activity began with a rally from the Ministry of Health to KADSACA office along Katuru Road, Kaduna.According to the UNICEF specialist, the figur 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Bukola Idowu, Lagos Virtually all universities across the country were shut down yesterday in compliance with the directive of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of their unions to embark on strike action to press home their demand.The JAC, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) have said the strike action will not end anytime soon as 


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Tue, 05 Dec 2017
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Saad III, has attributed the incessant killings, particularly in the North Eastern region of Nigeria, to the failure of governments to discharge their duties as expected.Sultan who is the chairman of the Northern Traditional Rulers Council stated this in his remarks at the councils General Assembly which held yesterday in Kaduna.The General Assembly which had the state chairmen of 19 Northern states traditional rulers council in at 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri In fulfillment of its promise to deliver quality and affordable entertainment to every Nigerian home leading digital Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has extended its operations to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.StarTimes, a joint venture between Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Star Communications in China commenced operations in Nigeria seven years ago and presently the Cable TV provider covers over 60 cities in Nigeria.In a statement signed and issued on 


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Tue, 05 Dec 2017
The minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday inaugurated the N28 billion Special Health Intervention Projects that would strengthen the health system and enhance service delivery.While inaugurating the projects in Abuja, the minister said the special intervention projects would be rolled out in 2018.The minister said the interventions would include Tertiary Health Institution Project and the revitalisation of 774 primary healthcare centres in each local governments area in the country 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Danjuma Joseph, Lafia A staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Akwanga Area office in Nasarawa State, Adamu Usman, was on Sunday abducted by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers along Akwanga- Keffi-Abuja highway.An eye-witness who disclosed this to LEADERSHIP, said the AEDC staff was returning from Keffi, where he went for official assignment and was kidnapped at about 5.30pm.The source said Adamu and other victims ran into the hoodlums who opened fire on them forcin 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has once again reiterated federal governments commitment to promote and intensify campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products in the country.Speaking during the launch of the Southwest campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products by the Ministries of Information and Culture and Industry, Trade and Investment, in Lagos yesterday, the minister said the federal government remains resolute to 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Ernest Nzor, Abuja A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Enyia Dimkpa, has come down hard on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar over reports that he said that he could defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election if he clinches the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insisting that Buhari would defeat Atiku, mercilessly.Speaking with LEADERSHIP in an exclusive interview, yesterday, Hon Dimkpa said he was confident that, based on the unp 


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Tue, 05 Dec 2017
By Chinelo Chikelu, Abuja ECOWAS has urged member states to deploy institutional and international mechanisms to combat and prevent Trafficking in Persons (TIP) in the West African region.The regional body made the call at the Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja.In a report presented to parliamentarians at the plenary session by the Directorate of Humanitarian and Social Affairs representative, Florence Iheme, special emphasis was placed on the issue of West African migrant 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017
Adamawa State government said gunmen had attacked Dong and Lawaru villages in Demsa local government area of the state.The state commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, who confirmed the incident, also described it as unfortunate.Sajoh said the state government had held an emergency security meeting on the incident and had taken measures to contain the situation.He said that military personnel and policemen had been deployed to the affected villages to contain the attackers.I cant 

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