Nigeria Newspapers: Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines [15 September, 2018].

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PMB Accepts Adeosun’s Resignation
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPPresident Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the minister of finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, thanking her for her services to the nation. This is just as the finance minister has admitted that her certificate of exemption from the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) is not genuine. The president’s acceptance of Adeosun’s resignation was made []The post PMB Accepts Adeosun’s Resignation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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IPOB sit-at-home Turns Bloody In Rivers, Fails In Ebonyi, 3 OTHER STATES
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe sit-at-home order observed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday turned bloody, as four drivers were abducted, while no fewer than 15 trucks were set ablaze by hoodlums in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State. This followed a clash between suspected members of the proscribed pro-Biafra group in the state. But the []The post IPOB sit-at-home Turns Bloody In Rivers, Fails In Ebonyi, 3 OTHER STATES appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Zamfara APC Crisis: Court Orders Parties To Maintaina Status quo
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPJustice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered all parties in the disputed congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State not to take any action with regards to the outcome of the elections pending the determination of the suit filed by aggrieved members of the party, led by []The post Zamfara APC Crisis: Court Orders Parties To Maintaina Status quo appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Flood Claims 74 Lives In Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPNo fewer than 74 persons have lost their lives following the flood disasters in parts of Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa states. The North West coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ishaya Chonoko, who revealed this yesterday, said that many lives were lost to flood in both Katsina and Kaduna states, while 30 []The post Flood Claims 74 Lives In Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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How To Last For 25 Minutes Longer In Bed, Permanently End Pain And Embarrassment Of Weak Erection
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPMost Men think that when it comes to sex, big penis and body size are important. But truth is women want a man that can rock their boat long enough to get orgasm. But the painful thing about this is that most men cannot last long enough to get their woman to orgasm. But the []The post How To Last For 25 Minutes Longer In Bed, Permanently End Pain And Embarrassment Of Weak Erection appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Nasarawa Police Confirms Killing 8 In Bassa/Egbira Crisis
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of eight persons; while many others were injured in fresh clashes between Bassa and Egbira ethnic nationalities in Sofiyo village, Toto local government area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Idrisu Kennedy, said the command had received the reports of the clashes between []The post Nasarawa Police Confirms Killing 8 In Bassa/Egbira Crisis appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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PMB Oders NEMA To Declare ‘National Disaster’ On Flooding
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPPresident Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a ‘national disaster” in the event that anticipated flooding turns a reality in parts of the country. According to a statement by his senior special assistant media ,Garba Shehu The President’s directive follows a []The post PMB Oders NEMA To Declare ‘National Disaster’ On Flooding appeared first on Lea
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Osun’ll Be Testing Ground Against Vote Buying ‘ INEC
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the conduct of the Osun State governorship election will be a testing ground against vote buying. INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, stated this yesterday, during a programme, #Watchingthevote, an Election Dialogue Series of YIAGA Africa, headed by Mr Samson Itodo. The programme had the theme: ‘Ending []The post Osun’ll Be Testing Ground Against Vote Buying ‘ INEC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Kaduna Govt Appoints New Security Adviser
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPKaduna State government has appointed a retired assistant inspector general of police (AIG), Mohammed Murtala Abbass, as special adviser, Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki. In a statement signed by governor Nasir El-rufai’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, it said Abbass graduated in 1980 with combined honours in History and Political Science from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The statement []The post Kaduna Govt Appoints New Security Adviser appeared first on Leadership Newspap
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Again, Customs Confiscates Cartons Of Military Camouflage
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, FOU Zone ‘C’ Owerri, Imo State, has intercepted and seized a truck conveying over 90 pairs of military camouflage uniform, 97 pieces of camouflage jungle hats; 202 pieces of military camouflage round neck vests; 40 pieces of military camouflage jungle boot, 20 pieces of military camouflage singlets; []The post Again, Customs Confiscates Cartons Of Military Camouflage appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Group Vows To Resist Plot To Remove Dogara
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPA group of members of the House of Representatives under the auspices of the Parliamentary Democrats Group (PDG) have said they are keeping vigil and on standby to defend the ‘authority, right and mandate of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara against threats from any quarters.’ Spokesperson for the group, Hon Timothy []The post Group Vows To Resist Plot To Remove Dogara appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Catholic Bishops Decry Govt’s ‘Slow Response’ To Killings
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Catholic Bishops of Nigeria have decried the lukewarm attitude continuously displayed by the government in responding to violence across the country. The Bishops, who wondered why innocent and unarmed Nigerians are continually killed at will because of religious and political differences, appealed for rapid punitive response from the government for perpetrators of such heinous []The post Catholic Bishops Decry Govt’s ‘Slow Response’ To Killings appeared first on Lead
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Toddler Found Abandoned In Ogun
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPA 15-month-old toddler was found abandoned at an uncompleted building in Iloye area of Ogun State on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the toddler, who could not express herself, was found by some residents passing through the area. NAN reports that the girl was abandoned at No. 2, Fatai Tiamiyu Street, []The post Toddler Found Abandoned In Ogun appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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APC Presidential Hopeful Withdraws For PMB
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPA presidential hopeful under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abubakar Alkali, has announced his withdrawal from the contest ahead of the primaries citing what he termed as ‘the outrageous cost of the forms.’ Alkali, who contested for the senate seat for Sokoto central zone in 2011, under Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), []The post APC Presidential Hopeful Withdraws For PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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PMB Orders Completion Of Chinese Investments In South-east
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPPresident Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Abuja, expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualised within the shortest possible time. President Buhari, in a statement by his special adviser, Media, Femi Adesina, gave the assurance when he received traditional rulers from Abia State []The post PMB Orders Completion Of Chinese Investments In South-east appeared first on Leadership Newspape
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Nasarawa Govt Flies Gas Explosion Victims To South Africa
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPNasarawa State government, yesterday, said it had concluded arrangement to fly some victims of the Lafia gas explosion to South Africa for further treatment. Gov Umaru Al-Makura stated this when the chief medical director (CMD) of the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Dr Yahaya Adamu, paid him condolence visit at the Government House, Lafia. Al-Makura revealed []The post Nasarawa Govt Flies Gas Explosion Victims To South Africa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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FG Concerned Over Incessants Strikes In Health Sector
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has expressed concern over the spate of industrial crises in the health sector saying, ‘incessant strikes in public sector are counterproductive.’ According to her, Nigeria has been losing foreign exchange drain estimated at about $2 billion yearly, due to loss of confidence in the health []The post FG Concerned Over Incessants Strikes In Health Sector appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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NYSC: Davido Postpones US Tour To Serve Fatherland
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPAce Nigerian and award-winning singer, David Adeleke aka Davido, has postponed his tour of the US to complete the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme. The `Assurance’ crooner took to his Instagram handle @Davidoofficial to announce that he had cancelled the latter part of his concert in the US to concentrate on serving his []The post NYSC: Davido Postpones US Tour To Serve Fatherland appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Nigeria Recorded 1.71 Million Barrels Per Day Oil Production In August
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, said Nigeria’s oil production rose to 1.71 million barrels a day, bpd, in August. The figure according to OPECs monthly oil market report for September released on Wednesday, puts the country’s July production at 1.53 million bpd. This is coming as United States light crude fell $1.31 to a []The post Nigeria Recorded 1.71 Million Barrels Per Day Oil Production In August appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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2019: To Eliminate Vote Buying, Nigerians Must Support PMB’s Anti-corruption War ‘ Oshiomhole
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPNational Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is not new to controversies. In this interview with select journalists, the immediate past Edo State governor speaks onburning national issues and also clarifies some controversial issues in the party. MUYIWA OYINLOLA was there From governor to party chairman, how has it been’ It []The post 2019: To Eliminate Vote Buying, Nigerians Must Support PMB’s Anti-corruption War ‘ Oshiomhole appea
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Dad’s Profession Influenced My Career Choice ‘ Septuagenarian Ex- pharmacist
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPPastor Rufus Kayode Omotayo, a retired Director Food and Drug Services at the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) also a retired minister of the First Baptist Church Garki, Abuja goes down memory lane with JULIET KUYET BULUS on his childhood, growing up, work When and where were you born’ I []The post Dad’s Profession Influenced My Career Choice ‘ Septuagenarian Ex- pharmacist appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Your Predictions Are Fake, FG Tells Economists, HSBC
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe federal government has called the prediction by two British based institutions, HSBC and the Economists over the 2019 elections, fake and a psychological warfare against the administration’s anti-corruption policies. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, replied the two institutions on Friday in Lagos when he paid advocacy visit to Channels Television, []The post Your Predictions Are Fake, FG Tells Economists, HSBC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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ASUU Protests Planned Sack Of Lecturers In LASU
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPMembers of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday, walked to the governor’s office in Lagos to urge the governor to set up a visitation panel on the alleged plan by the management of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, to terminate the appointment of three of its members at LASU Chapter, unjustly. The []The post ASUU Protests Planned Sack Of Lecturers In LASU appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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10 Killed As Boko Haram Ambush Villagers In Borno
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPNew fewer than 10 villagers have been killed in boko haram terrorists’ ambush in Nganzai local government area of Borno State. The secretary of Hunters Association in Borno State, Bunu Bukar, who disclosed this to journalists in Maiduguri on Friday, said he received the information through a call from his members in Nganzai about an []The post 10 Killed As Boko Haram Ambush Villagers In Borno appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Standard Chartered Bank Raid Not Authorised By Us ‘ EFCC
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has distance itself from the raid of the head office of the Standard Chartered Bank, noting that it did not authorise the action. The commission also noted that the raid was carried out by errant operatives and the commission will investigate the circumstances leading to this illegal raid []The post Standard Chartered Bank Raid Not Authorised By Us ‘ EFCC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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2019, A Deciding Moment For Nigeria ‘ Saraki
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPSenate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday, that the 2019 general elections would be a deciding moment especially for youths. Speaking while receiving an award from the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Saraki said the youth must take a decision that would prosper Nigeria. Represented by Philip Aduda, the Senator representing FCT, []The post 2019, A Deciding Moment For Nigeria ‘ Saraki appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Minimum wage: Osinbajo To Preside Over Special Meeting Tuesday
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPVice President Yemi Osinbajo, will next week Tuesday preside over the Economic Management Team meeting, specially dedicated to the contentious issue of minimum wage. This was disclosed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, after he and the chairman of the negotiation committee, Ms Amma Pepple, a former Head of Service of the []The post Minimum wage: Osinbajo To Preside Over Special Meeting Tuesday appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Pneumonia In Children
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe rainy or wet season is the time of the year when the weather is windy and cold and it is a time when children, mostly below the age of five, get infected with various illnesses. One of such infections is pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. It can be caused []The post Pneumonia In Children appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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EU Seeks To Scrap Seasonal Clock Changes In 2019
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe European Union will scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc from October 2019, leaving member states to decide by April whether they will stick permanently to summer or winter time, the European Commission said on Friday. Since 1996, EU law has required all EU countries to move forward by an hour on []The post EU Seeks To Scrap Seasonal Clock Changes In 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Hurricane Florence: Life-Threatening Storm Lands In N/Carolina
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPHurricane Florence has made landfall on the US East Coast, bringing with it winds, heavy rains and warnings of ‘catastrophic’ floods. The centre of the storm struck Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina, with gales of up to 90mph (150 km/h). Its outer bands have already inundated coastal areas. Scores of people are currently waiting to []The post Hurricane Florence: Life-Threatening Storm Lands In N/Carolina appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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UK To Strengthen Democratic Governance In Nigeria
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe British High Commission yesterday in Abuja Seeks to Strengthen Democratic governance in Nigeria through support to key legislative bodies, electoral bodies and civil society organizations with technical assistance. The Deputy High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson said the UN is Set to supporting the National Assembly to be more efficient at doing its job i.e passing []The post UK To Strengthen Democratic Governance In Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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US Under ‘No Pressure’ For China Trade Deal ‘ Trump
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe US President Donald Trump said Washington is under ‘no pressure’ to achieve a trade deal with China as the prospect of new tariffs loom. The comments come amid reports the two sides could resume talks to stave off a third round of US tariffs. China welcomed the offer of talks and said the two []The post US Under ‘No Pressure’ For China Trade Deal ‘ Trump appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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German Spy Scandal Exposes Deep Divisions In Merkel Gov’t
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPA scandal over migrants being chased through the streets has exposed a rift between Angela Merkel and Germany’s security establishment that is dividing her coalition and hindering efforts to contain the fall-out from her ‘open door’ refugee policy. The crisis blew up when Hans-Georg Maassen, chief of the BfV intelligence agency, said he was not []The post German Spy Scandal Exposes Deep Divisions In Merkel Gov’t appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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First Crime In 20 Years, Scottish Isle Reports
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe peace and tranquility on the island of Gigha off the western coast of Scotland has been shattered by a burglary said by locals to be the first serious crime in about 20 years. Ken Deacon, who operates the community-owned Gigha Hotel, said Friday about 2,000 pounds ($2,600) was stolen from a storeroom. The theft []The post First Crime In 20 Years, Scottish Isle Reports appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Best TV Series Nigerians Can’t Do Without
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPFrom the time of ‘Village Headmaster,’ ‘The New Masquerade,’ ‘Cock Crow At Dawn,’ ‘Checkmate,’ ‘Behind the Clouds,’ ‘Baba Sala,’ and all,television series have become a huge aspect of our lives in Nigeria. Even though some are meant just for laughs, others are quite instructive and carry lots of intrigues. No matter how it looks or []The post Best TV Series Nigerians Can’t Do Without appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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Waje Out With ‘Kponlongo’ Video
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPHaving had a relatively decent run so far, releasing a hit track early in the year with the song ‘I’m available’ featuring Yemi Alade, coupled with other songs, Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje, has released the visuals for her latest song ‘Kponlongo.’ And as her name implies, words aren’t just enough (WAJE) to describe []The post Waje Out With ‘Kponlongo’ Video appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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My New Album Will Be Very Controversial ‘ Falz
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPFalz TheBahdGuy says he is not ready to stop producing controversial songs after the release of his critically reviewed ‘This Is Nigeria’ hit which shook the foundation of the music industry. The artiste who recently won an Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) in a recent interview, revealed that he is currently working on a []The post My New Album Will Be Very Controversial ‘ Falz appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Re-positioning The Real Sector For Increased GDP
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPThe manufacturing, or what is known as the real sector, plays a key role in the economy of any nation to the point that it is accepted that for the country to achieve a sustained economic development, that sector must be placed on a sound footing. The real sector plays a multi-faceted role both in []The post Re-positioning The Real Sector For Increased GDP appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Poverty Capital Of The World Tag Cannot Define Nigeria
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPWhen I heard the news that the Brookings Institution has ranked Nigeria the poverty capital of the world overtaking India that hitherto wears the ignominious crown, in an election year, I feared that many would like to make political capital out of it. However, the reaction of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party []The post Poverty Capital Of The World Tag Cannot Define Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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I Sold A Painting For Over $140m Dollars ‘ Minjin
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPAdewale Lawanson, popularly known as Minjin, is an all-round creative person. The singer whose songs are hits unveiled a new side of him as a visual artist recently. In this interview with LEADERSHIP Weekend,the versatile artiste, who’s also a beat maker, speaks on his journey in visual arts since 2006. Not people know that you []The post I Sold A Painting For Over $140m Dollars ‘ Minjin appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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Why We Opt For Indirect Primaries ‘ Duhu
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPDr Umar Duhu is the pioneer national vice chairman, North East of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with journalists, he defends the indirect primaries adopted by his Adamawa State chapter amongst other issues. SUNDAY ISUWA was there for LEADERSHIP Weekend. You were part of the people that went round Adamawa and constituted []The post Why We Opt For Indirect Primaries ‘ Duhu appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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National Cash Transfer Programme Is For The Poorest’ Sinkaiye
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPDr Temitope Sinkaiye is the National Programme Coordinator at the National Cash Transfer Office (NCTO). In this interview with MAKINDE OLUWAROTIMI, she speaks on the purpose of the NCTO, how it works among other things Tell us about the conditional cash transfer program’ The conditional cash transfer program is also known as household uplifting program. []The post National Cash Transfer Programme Is For The Poorest’ Sinkaiye appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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I Remain Calm In The Face Of Challenges ‘ Labo
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
LEADERSHIPFatimah Hussein Labo is an indigene of Katsina State. She was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Labo, one of seven children. She had her nursery and primary education in Katsina while she attended secondary school in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. She later studied Mass Communication at Baze University Abuja. She has []The post I Remain Calm In The Face Of Challenges ‘ Labo appeared first on Leadership Newspaper.
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