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Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 26 May, 2017.

Sat, 26 May 2018
About 200 days after presenting the 2018 appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the budget estimates for the current fiscal year. The senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, acknowledged the receipt of the budget passed by the National Assembly last week Wednesday. Enang confirmed yesterday evening that he had received the budget from the Clerk of the National Assembly and was set to transmit same to President Buhari. “I have received the 2018 appropriation bill for onward transmission to the president as soon as possible. I can confirm to you that the budget has left the National Assembly”, he said. Asked about the destination of the document, he said, “Since the appropriation bill has been received, what is left is for it to be transmitted immediately to the president. When the budget leaves the National Assembly, it goes to the president. The president has received the budget”. The Senate and the House of Representatives had on May 16 concurrently passed the 2018 budget estimates on oil price benchmark

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of $51 per barrel as against $45 per barrel projected in the N8.612 trillion presented to them by President Buhari last year, thus jerking it up to N9.120 trillion. On Wednesday night, Senate President Bukola Saraki said that the National Assembly would transmit the 2018 budget to the presidency on Friday (yesterday). Saraki said this in an interview with the State House correspondents after the breaking of fast between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly at the presidential villa. The Senate President said, “We are here on the invitation of Mr President to break fast with him. It is a good development and it shows we are working together. “It is in the spirit of the good relationship that has existed. It has been traditional and shows that we have been working together whether you are from the legislative or the executive arm, it is one government with the purpose to serve the Nigerian people. “And I think it is good for Nigerians to stay more and more together. So, things are good; things are working well. We will continue to work as one team.” In passing the budget on May 16, the National Assembly said increases effected on the entire budget profile and the $6 increase made on oil price benchmark were done alongside with the executive arm.

Sat, 26 May 2018
The mace of the Gombe State House of Assembly forcefully taken away by its All Progressives Congress (APC) minority members during plenary on Thursday has been recovered, the police disclosed yesterday. However, as one mace was recovered in Gombe, another was stolen in Abuja, the federal capital. The mace of the legislative arm of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) is missing while part of the council’s chamber was destroyed after a tussle between the members on Thursday. AMAC is one of the six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In Gombe, the state police commissioner, Mr Tairu Shina Olukolu, said the mace was found by men of his command behind the National Industrial Court complex

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in Gombe town where it was abandoned. He also disclosed that the vehicle used to whisk away the mace from the Assembly complex was also recovered. The police commissioner, who disclosed this to journalists yesterday shortly after handing over the mace to the Speaker of the state Assembly, Nasiru Abubakar Nono, warned politicians to desist from criminal acts that would  heat up the system unnecessarily in the name of politics. Olukolu said that investigation was ongoing but that the police were yet to make any arrest. LEADERSHIP Weekend recalls that some minority members of the state Assembly made away with the mace, which is the symbol of authority of the legislature, during plenary on Thursday while resisting attempts to impeach the house minority leader.

Sat, 26 May 2018
In fulfillment of the promise made by the Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the 2018 Workers’ Day celebration in Benin City, the state government has released N1.5billion for the payment of arrears of local government pensioners in the state. The commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Jimoh Ijegbai, made this known in Benin City, yesterday, while addressing the association of local government pensioners. Ijegbai said the N1.5billion released by the governor, covers eight months arrears of 4,340 local government pensioners in the state.

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“You will recall that on May 1, 2018, during the May Day celebration, the governor made a promise to release N1.5billion to clear part of the local government pensioners’ arrears in the state. I am glad to announce to you that the money has been released for immediate payment.” He explained that after the announcement by the governor, a meeting with the pensioners was called and the screening of the pensioners commenced. “That screening has been completed and we are now ready to pay our pensioners their arrears.” The commissioner noted that the release of the huge sum of money by the governor to pay pension arrears is unprecedented in the history of Edo State, adding that since governor Obaseki assumed duty, he has not defaulted in the payment of monthly pension. “As at today, we pay 264 million naira monthly to offset pensioners’ entitlements in the state, and we will continue to pay until we clear the outstanding arrears,” he assured. The president of Local Government Pensioners’ Association (Edo State) Frank Akinido, thanked the governor for keeping to his promise to pay pensioners their arrears and for remembering them in the scheme of things.

Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPA political association named Emerging Edo Political Leaders Association (EEPLA), yesterday reflected on the state of affairs in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and declared that the party needs the political experience, negotiating skills and passion of former Edo State governor, Adam Oshiomole, as its national chairman, ahead of the 2019 general elections. They further []The post APC Chairmanship: Why We Endorsed Oshiomole ‘ Edo Political Leaders appeared first on Leadership 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPTo reward shareholders who have stood by the company during trying times in its 2017 financial year, Consolidated Hallmark Plc has declared a 2 kobo dividend per share, amounting to N140 million dividend paid to its teeming shareholders nationwide. While announcing the dividend payout to its shareholders at the 2017 annual general meeting (AGM) of []The post Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Declares N140m Dividend appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPAs banks strive to comply with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directive to resolve ATM dispense error within three working days, Union Bank of Nigeria has scored a first as it will begin to resolve the errors within hours from next week. Using Robotics Process Automation (RPA) specially assigned to the task of sorting []The post Union Bank To Resolve ATM Dispense Error In 2Hours With RPA Tech appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated Bucket Truck to Eko Distribution Company (EKEDC), to support the company’s push toward eliminating technical losses in its operations. Speaking on behalf of USAID Power Africa while delivering the equipment to EKEDC, the USAID representative, Mr. Gela Kereselidze said the Bucket Truck was the second []The post USAID Supports Eko Disco To Reduce Power Technical Losses appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPContemporary African art collector and entrepreneur, Morin Obaweya, the shrewd brain behind Morin. O. A contemporary Made-In-Nigeria leather and accessories brand in this chat with MILLICENT AREBUN ONUOHA bares all about her brand’s journey to stardom, the challenges encountered and her tactics for successfully surmounting them Synopsis of the journey to building the Morin O []The post Leather, Perfect Canvass For My Personal Creativity ‘ Morin Obaweyam appeared first on Lead 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThere was once a time in Nigeria where having a pot belly was once seen as a sign of prosperity, or least a sign that you were living a good life. However, it is now becoming an issue for people, as the trend in urban centres show that the pot belly is no longer in. []The post Combatting Pot Belly With Home Remedies appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPChief Raphael Ige Ibigbami is a retired Head of Department of Fine Arts of the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. The 80-year- old retired don shares his reminiscences with OLAJIDE OMOJOLOMOJU Where and when were you born’ I was born at Ire Ekiti on 25 May, 1938. How did you know []The post Contentment Was Watchword In Our Days ‘ Pa Ibigbami appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPAll of a sudden, it has become a necessity to save Nigeria. Everyone is on high-gear for the mission, but through different, uncoordinated routes. The national outcry is so loud that the confusion in the rhythm has distorted its harmony, creating unpalatable noises, instead of a chorused melody. There are too many actors on our []The post A Sudden Desperation To Rescue Nigeria’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPA political pressure group, the Amalgamated South South Forum for Ibrahim Shekarau, has chided the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over what it termed ‘the continued intimidation’ of a former governor of Kano State, Dr Ibrahim Shekarau. The forum also questioned why, after being invited 24 months ago, without any incriminating evidence against him, []The post 2019: S’South Forum Chides Graft Agency Over Intimidation Of Ex Kano Gov appeared first on Leader 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPNational Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former commissioner for Information in Ondo State, Dr Eddy Olafeso, has blamed the security challenges confronting the country on the struggle for political power among the political class, which has led to the formation of different terrorism groups. Olafeso, who was delivering a lecture titled, []The post Political Power Struggle, Major Cause Of Insecurity In Nigeria ‘ PDP appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe outgone General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the Nigeran Army, in Borno State, Major Gen Ibrahim Manu Yusuf, has said that part of successes recorded by the Nigeran Army in the war against insurgency in Borno and Northeast was its ability to create the avenue for the return of displaced persons to their []The post Boko Haram: IDPs Can Now Return Home ‘ Army appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPA 51-year-old, Abiodun Adeleye, has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Task Force for allegedly parading himself as an official of the agency. The Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed that the notorious tout was nabbed by the enforcement team of the agency under the Mile 12 Bridge []The post LASG Nabs Fake Task Force Official For Impersonation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPSadio Mane has sent 300 Liverpool shirts to his home village in Senegal for fans to wear during Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid. The Liverpool forward part of a fearsome front line alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino expects Bambali to grind to a halt as the 2,000 inhabitants all stop []The post Sadio Mane Sends 300 Liverpool Shirts To Home Village appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe eyes of the world will be on the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev this Saturday as two genuine European heavyweights compete for the Champions League trophy in club football’s biggest match. Twelve-time champions Real Madrid are looking to lift the trophy for the third year in a row, but to do so they will []The post Liverpool Aim To End Madrid Reign In Champions League Final appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo storm Port Harcourt yesterday ahead of Monday’s international friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Congolese players had their last training session at the Sports Complex of the Martyrs Stadium, Kinshaha on Thursday before their departure to Nigeria. The team and their officials left Kinshaha late on []The post Congo Arrive Ahead Of Monday’s Friendly With Eagles appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPPlanning is key in governance given that governance is all about the well-being of the people, the citizens. Planning for the citizens out rightly demands that government must not only know the needs of its people, but the number or at least a credible approximation of the number of the people it is planning for. []The post Will There Ever Be Another Census’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPLIFE IN BRIEF Mrs Adams Joy is from Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State. Her parents were Alhaji Aliyu Umar and Hajia Hafisat Umar. Joy is the fifth child and second daughter in a family of 10 children. She attended L.E.A Primary School, Kawu and De-Kawu Secondary School both in Kaduna State. She is []The post I Accept Challenges In Good Faith ‘ Joy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe debut of Hilton brands with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has truly redefined the taste of hospitality services enjoyed in Nairobi, Kenya. The magnificent hotel is strategically situated on Mombasa Road, adjacent to the airport which serves as an easy access to both business and leisure visitors to Nairobi. []The post Hilton Garden Inn Spreads Warmth Of Nairobi appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPThe recent ultimatum given to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) may have opened a new vista to the crisis within the governing party. ANDREW ESSIEN writes. Many had thought that after their separation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and eventual merger to form []The post Resurrection Of nPDP And APC Crisis Conundrum appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 

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Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPMedical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, Dr Ibrahim Abdu, Wakawa, is an Associate Professor of Neuropsychiatry with the University of Maiduguri and a Chief Consultant Psychiatrist. The UNODC-certified master trainer for drug addiction treatment who has been involved in clinical services and research for over a decade and a half spoke with PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN on []The post Limited Treatment Centres For Drug Addiction ‘ Expert appeared first on Leadership News 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPOGUNTADE ISMAILA in this report takes a look at the rampant involvement of Nigerian under age boys and girls in cultism and other social vices across the country. All over Lagos and indeed most other states in the country, cult groups are on the rampage. When they strike, they leave sorrow, tears and blood in []The post As Cultists Takes Over Secondary Schools appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPIn this interview with select journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State, former national chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, shed more light on why his group wrote a protest letter to the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). OLADIPO MAGAJI was there for WEEKEND LEADERSHIP Recently, the nPDP []The post We Are Concerned About APC’s Future ‘ Baraje appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 
Sat, 26 May 2018
LEADERSHIPMany homes across the country have been turned into theatres of violence, hatred with attendant impacts on societal cohesion. As domestic violence continues to take centre stage in the country, there are concerns that the future of millions of children is being threatened with increasing cases of spousal fights. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE (Abuja) reports. At just []The post Concerns As Domestic Violence Tears More Families Apart appeared first on Leadership Newspaper. 

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