Nigerian Newspaper: Leadership Headlines Today , Thursday 25 October, 2018.

Nigerian Newspaper: Leadership Headlines Today , Thursday 25 October, 2018.

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Bstan Group Organise Stakeholders Summit On Housing
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Stakeholders in the real estate sector who gathered at the 2nd Annual Economic Summit & Real Estate/Housing Solution Forum organized by Bstan Group have harped on solutions to housing in the country. At the two day summit in Abuja tagged: House Fair 2.0, ‘A New Way To Build: The Unveiling,’ the real estate firm presented []The post Bstan Group Organise Stakeholders Summit On Housing appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: UN Warns Nigeria Against Exclusion Of Female Candidates
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The United Nations human rights experts have cautioned Nigeria against the exclusion of female candidates during the just concluded primaries elections in the state and national level. The chair, UN human rights special procedures, Ms Ivana Rada’i’ who disclosed this in Geneva yesterday enjoined the affected political parties to take urgent steps to remedy the []The post 2019: UN Warns Nigeria Against Exclusion Of Female Candidates appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian Ne
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Restoring The Lost Glory Of Unity Schools
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
King’s College which opened its doors in 1909 was the fist united school in nigeria and was followed by the Queen’s College in 1927. The solidarity and espirit d’corps exhibited by the alumni of the King’s and the Queen’s colleges triggered the birth of other Unity Schools which had the common motto ”Pro Unitate,’ which []The post Restoring The Lost Glory Of Unity Schools appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Poorly Trained And Insecure Doctors
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
In living memory A hospital in Abia State refused to release medical reports, results of blood tests and the radiological tests done on their patient who requested transfer to another hospital. The doctor was angry they chose to leave his hospital, even though the patient was deteriorating. He felt they were insulting him! This occurs []The post Poorly Trained And Insecure Doctors appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Curbing The Risk Factors Of Diabetes Mellitus
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
In the next 10 years, stakeholders have predicted that if government and Africans in general do not begin to think of prevention and taking care of the already diabetic patients, Diabetes Mellitus (DM) would increase by 156 per cent, which means about 28 million people will have diabetes. No doubt, DM has assumed a pandemic []The post Curbing The Risk Factors Of Diabetes Mellitus appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PDP Senator Defects To APC
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Senate plenary was yesterday thrown into jubilation when the Senator representing Rivers West, Osinakachukwu Ideozu, defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The defection of the lawmaker has pulled down the number of PDP senators to 48 while moving up the number of APC in Senate []The post PDP Senator Defects To APC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Fayemi Signs Order Abolishing Levies, Dues In Schools
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
An Executive Order abolishing various fees being collected by some principals, Head teachers and other school officials in Ekiti State was yesterday signed by the Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi. This came as the governor approved the sum of N200 million as car and housing loans for teachers in public schools in the state to []The post Fayemi Signs Order Abolishing Levies, Dues In Schools appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Imo Primaries: APC Elders Disown Petition Against Judge
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Elders of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Imo State have disowned a petition written against Justice Othman Musa of an Abuja High Court in which he was accused of bias and misconduct in a suit between Senator Hope Uzodinma and Chief Uche Nwosu over who is the authentic Governorship candidate of the party in the []The post Imo Primaries: APC Elders Disown Petition Against Judge appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Justice Kutigi And His Judicial Legacy
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
In as much as I candidly appreciate encomiums passed, the various descriptions of life and times of Hon Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi who was laid to rest yesterday. I feel obliged to also give what I consider as an insider account about life and times of t is erudite jurist who I simply describe as []The post Justice Kutigi And His Judicial Legacy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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No Law Compels Senior Police Officer To Verify Confessional Statement
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Facts: This is an appeal against the judgment of Court of Appeal, Ilorin division delivered on 18th December, 2014, wherein the learned justices of the Court of Appeal affirmed the decision of the Kwara State High Court. The Appellant was charged at the High Court of Kwara State, for offences of stealing and criminal breach []The post ‘No Law Compels Senior Police Officer To Verify Confessional Statement’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Buratai: Redefining The New Spirit of Service to Humanity
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Lieutenant General Yusuf Tukur Buratai; When I heard he had been made the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Nigeria Army I knew we were in for a game changer. He first caught my attention when in May 2015 and upon assumption of office, President Buhari invigorated the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and []The post Buratai: Redefining The New Spirit of Service to Humanity appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Intrigues Behind Edo Lawmakers’ Move Against Oshiomhole’s Loyalists
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The impeachment of Edo Deputy Speaker, Hon Victor Edoror and the suspension of two other lawmakers considered loyalists of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the APC, on Monday has brought to limelight the cold war between the former governor and his sucessor, PATRICK OCHOGA, writes The hitherto Cold War between Governor Godwin Obaseki []The post Intrigues Behind Edo Lawmakers’ Move Against Oshiomhole’s Loyalists appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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Lawyers Should Avoid Desperation For SAN Award ‘ Akanbi
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
In this interview by Prof. Muhammad Mustapher Akanbi (SAN) with KUNLE OLASANMI, he advised lawyers seeking the rank of senior advocate of Nigeria to follow due process and not get desperate in their bid to adorn the silk gown Coming from a privileged background of an accomplished jurist father (late Justice Mustapher Akanbi), why did []The post Lawyers Should Avoid Desperation For SAN Award ‘ Akanbi appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Executive Order Can’t Be Implemented Without Court Judgement ‘ Raji
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
A Constitutional Lawyer, Ahmed Raji (SAN) in this interview with ADEBIYI ADEDAPO shares his views about implementation of the Federal Government’s Executive Order 6, the Senior Lawyer insisted that government must secure court order in specific cases before imposing travel ban on any Nigerian, excerpts. Judges are to be seen, not heard, therefore the Bar []The post Executive Order Can’t Be Implemented Without Court Judgement ‘ Raji appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeri
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EFCC Yet To Be Served With Processes In Suit Against Oshiomhole
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said it is yet to be served in the graft suit against the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ,Adams Oshiomhole ahead of the November 19 date for the consideration of the preliminary objection by Oshiomhole, challenging the competence of the suit which seeks to compel []The post ‘EFCC Yet To Be Served With Processes In Suit Against Oshiomhole’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Senate Confirms Chair Of FCSC, 12 Federal Commissioners
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Senate yesterday amidst protests confirmed the appointment of Dr. Bello Tukur Ingawa as chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC). He hails from Katsina State. also approved the confirmation of nine new commissioners for the commission, while three old commissioners had their appointments renewed. The nominees for new appointments are Moses Musa Ngbale (Adamawa), []The post Senate Confirms Chair Of FCSC, 12 Federal Commissioners appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian N
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Women Protest Non-recognition Of Akinlade As APC Guber Candidate
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The women wing of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday staged a peaceful protest round Abeokuta, Ogun State over the non-recognition of Hon. Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade as the partys governorship candidate in the state. The protesters, numbering over 100, stormed the governors office located within the state secretariat complex in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta where they demanded to []The post Women Protest Non-recognition Of Akinlade As APC Guber Candidate appeared first on Leadership Newspaper an
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Workers Accuse FG, Governors Of Plotting To Derail Minimum Wage Implementation
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Organised Labour under the aegis of the Trade Union Side (TUS) of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has accused the federal government of plotting to derail implementation of minimum wage in the country.The workers in a press statement issued yesterday and signed by the TUS Chairman, Comrade Abdrafiu Alani Adeniji and the []The post Workers Accuse FG, Governors Of Plotting To Derail Minimum Wage Implementation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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Enugu APC Sets Up Reconciliation Committee
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Following controversies evoked by its primary elections, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a reconciliation committee. Immediate past governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime is the head of the 6-man committee while the 2015 guber candidate of the party in the state, Okey Ezea is secretary. It could []The post Enugu APC Sets Up Reconciliation Committee appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Senate Tasks FG On Gully Erosion Menace In South East
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Senate yesterday ordered its Committee on Environment to prevail on Ministry of Works to construct a road to reconnect all the affected areas in some parts of Abia North and its border states to reprieve victims of the gully erosion ravaging the South East region. The Senate at its resumed plenary yesterday, specifically asked the []The post Senate Tasks FG On Gully Erosion Menace In South East appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FG Begins Afforestation Programme In 11 States
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The federal government has commenced the funding of afforestation programme in the 11 Northern states through the N150 billion Sovereign Green bonds programme. he minister of state, environment, Mallam Ibrahim Jibril who stated this recently while addressing journalists in Abuja, noted that the programme would address drought, desertification and also assist in the implementation of []The post FG Begins Afforestation Programme In 11 States appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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Ethiopian President Resigns
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Ethiopia’s President, Mulatu Teshome yesterday filed resignation request to the Ethiopian Parliament, State news agency ENA reported. Teshome, who has been the East African country’s head of state since October 2013, yesterday submitted his letter of resignation as the Ethiopian parliament’s two houses are scheduled to consider his resignation. The Houses would eventually name his []The post Ethiopian President Resigns appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netwo
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APC Insists On Fielding Candidates In Zamfara
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has right to submit names of its candidates for elective positions in Zamfara for 2019 general elections. Mr Lanre Onilu, the APC National Publicity Secretary stated this while speaking with newsmen yesterday in Abuja saying it was without prejudice to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) stance. []The post APC Insists On Fielding Candidates In Zamfara appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Kanu: Lai Moh’d Debunks Israel Missiles Threat News
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Minister of information, Lai Mohammed has described as fake news, reports that he gave Israel ultimatum to return Nnamdi Kanu or Nigeria will send them missiles. Mohammed, who spoke to State House correspondents yesterday after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, reiterated that fake news is the biggest threat in []The post Kanu: Lai Moh’d Debunks Israel Missiles Threat News appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Kogi Gov Lauds PMB’s Achievements In Power Sector
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has described the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the power sector as a demonstration of genuine interest in making life better for the Nigerian people. He stressed that Nigerians could feel the ongoing effort of the federal government in meeting the challenges of development, with particular emphasis []The post Kogi Gov Lauds PMB’s Achievements In Power Sector appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian N
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FEC Approves N8.7trn Budget For 2019, Pegs Oil Price At $60bp
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved a budget size of N8.73trillion for the 2019 fiscal year, which is about N400billion naira less than N9.12trillion budgeted for 2018. It also okayed an oil price benchmark of $60 US dollars, with oil production of 2.3million barrels per day, exchange rate of N305 per US dollars and a []The post FEC Approves N8.7trn Budget For 2019, Pegs Oil Price At $60bp appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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APC Primaries: Kwara CAN Decries Injustice Against Member
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Kwara State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged the national chairman of te All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to redress an alleged injustice against its member in the just concluded party primaries. The body said the party may lose the 2019 elections in Kwara state in particular except []The post APC Primaries: Kwara CAN Decries Injustice Against Member appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Strike: Stock Up Food Now, NLC Tells Nigerians
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged Nigerians to commence stocking food and other necessities of life as workers will ensure a total shutdown of the country, beginning from November 6, should the government fail to pass the N30,000 new minimum wage. In a resolution reached at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) []The post Strike: Stock Up Food Now, NLC Tells Nigerians appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Senate Blames el-Rufai For Kaduna Killings
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Senate yesterday faulted the gruesome killings and incessant attacks on communities in Kaduna State, alleging that the heinous acts are being perpetrated due to government negligence and conspiracy by the elites. Specifically, the lawmakers accused the state governor, Nasir el-Rufai of complacency, even as they questioned the governor’s absence during the attacks, saying the []The post Senate Blames el-Rufai For Kaduna Killings appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Ne
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7 Years After, UN Returns To Own Building In Abuja
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The UN Resident Coordinator, Edward Kallon, has announced that the UN family has started phased movement back to the UN House in Abuja, seven years after Boko Haram wreaked havoc on it. LEADERSHIP recalls that the UN building suffered a car bomb explosion on Friday, August 26, 2011 in Abuja which killed at least 21 []The post 7 Years After, UN Returns To Own Building In Abuja appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Again, Maryam Sanda’s Murder Trial Suffers Setback
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The case of Maryam Sanda standing trial before an FCT High Court for allegedly killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, yesterday suffered another setback due to the curfew imposed on some parts of Kaduna state. Bilyaminu is the son of the former PDP chairman, Dr Haliru Bello-Muhammed. The defendant is being charged alongside three others- Mrs []The post Again, Maryam Sanda’s Murder Trial Suffers Setback appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Restriction On 41 Items Helped Nigeria Move Out Of Recession ‘ Emefiele
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has said the removal of 41 items from the eligible list for foreign exchange was a major factor that helped the country exit recession which it officially entered into in 2016. Emefiele, speaking at the opening ceremony of a seminar for finance correspondents and business []The post Restriction On 41 Items Helped Nigeria Move Out Of Recession ‘ Emefiele appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Equities Market Loses N287bn On Renewed Sell Pressure
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
After four consecutive trading days of straight gains, the Nigerian equities market lost N287 billion yesterday amid renewed profit taking activity. In summary, the All Share Index (ASI) shed 787.85 absolute points, representing a dip of 2.37 per cent to close at 33,191.45 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation shed N287 billion at N11.830 trillion. The []The post Equities Market Loses N287bn On Renewed Sell Pressure appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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9mobile Marks 10yrs Of EMTS Operation
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS) trading as 9mobile (formerly Etisalat Nigeria) is pleased to commemorate its first 10 years’ milestone, as one of Nigeria’s leading Global System of Mobile (GSM) telecommunications services providers. Chief executive officer, 9Mobil, Boye Olusanya, in a statement sent to LEADERSHIP yesterday said, ‘We acknowledge that our successes and achievements []The post 9mobile Marks 10yrs Of EMTS Operation appeared first on Leadersh
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Dangote Named 6th Most Charitable Person Worldwide
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The philanthropist attitude of Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote group was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics, and financial news, based in the United Kingdom, yesterday as the richest man in Africa was named as the sixth most charitable man in the World. Dangote recently endowed his foundation to []The post Dangote Named 6th Most Charitable Person Worldwide appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NNPC Promises Steady Petrol Supply
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it has put mechanisms in place to ensure steady supply and distribution of petroleum products as the year gradually drawing to end. The move is to avert the usual scarcity that occur during festive periods in the country. The corporation also said it has in stock 37 days []The post NNPC Promises Steady Petrol Supply appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Private Sector Fund Raising As Option To Crystallise Gas Devt
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s oil and gas development is clearly forward looking as government identifies the potentiality of private equity funding of infrastructure to especially unlock opportunities in the gas sector. At the just -concluded 2018 Nigeria Gas Association (NGA) summit, it was clear to stakeholders that the country’s energy crises would not abate if investments in critical []The post Private Sector Fund Raising As Option To Crystallise Gas Devt appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Ni
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Overview Of Okotie’s Restructuring Plan
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The political landscape is clearer now with the emergence of all the presidential candidates who are running for the exalted office of President in 2019. Most of the faces are familiar and the leading candidates who got their party’s nomination are well known political gladiators who have been in this race since 2003. There were []The post Overview Of Okotie’s Restructuring Plan appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: Battle Between Unequal Actors In Yobe
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
As the much talked about 2019 polls draw nearer, the battle for the Yobe Government House has begun with posters and billboards placed at strategic locations at all nook and crannies of the state. In Yobe, despite the fact that the state is relatively peaceful politically because of the fact that the battle for the []The post 2019: Battle Between Unequal Actors In Yobe appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Who Will Save Nigeria, APC, Buhari From Oshiomhole
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
After four months in the saddle as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), any right thinking Nigerian that has followed the activities of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole closely, will agree that the former labour leader has brought with him, ill-fortune that spells doom for the APC, the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari []The post Who Will Save Nigeria, APC, Buhari From Oshiomhole’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Service Delivery Is Our Top Priority ‘ Adedamola
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Mr Taiwo Adedamola is the general manager of the famous WhiteHouse Hotel and Corporate Centre in Lagos. In this interview, he discusses issues and challenges in the industry with OLAJIDE OMOJOLOMOJU. Excerpt. How was the journey from inception’ The business has been through its ups and downs. I think we started about 14 years ago []The post Service Delivery Is Our Top Priority ‘ Adedamola appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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SUBSTANDARD BUILDINGS Why Regulatory Agencies Must Rev Up Supervision
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
CHIKA OKEKE examines the spate of substandard buildings in Abuja and the need for regulatory agencies to step-up their activities. When Mrs Dorcas Lawrence was transferred from Lagos to Abuja, one of her greatest fears was how to rent a comfortable and affordable flat in the city. She was led to an estate surveying and []The post SUBSTANDARD BUILDINGS Why Regulatory Agencies Must Rev Up Supervision appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigeria Loses N3trn Yearly To Delay In Oil Sector Reforms
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Stakeholders at one-day capacity building and dialogue on oil sector reforms in Nigeria have lamented the annual loss of N3trillion in foreign investment due to the delay in the enactment of Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) and other reforms in the sector. The stakeholders including media professionals and industry experts noted that Nigeria cannot continue []The post Nigeria Loses N3trn Yearly To Delay In Oil Sector Reforms appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netwo
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Nigeria And Future Of Petrochemicals Industry
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
A recent research publication by the International Energy Association (IEA) revealed that the global economies are heavily dependent on petrochemicals. FESTUS OKOROMADU writes on need for Nigeria to turn its attention to the sector as the true recipe for economic diversification. The global community appears to be traveling on a fast track in terms of []The post Nigeria And Future Of Petrochemicals Industry appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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