Nigerian Newspaper: Leadership Headlines Today, Saturday 10th November 2018.

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Customs Confiscates 131 Sacks Of Cannabis Sativa, 15 Cars

Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, Owerri, has impounded a Peugeot Boxer bus fully loaded with over 131 sacks of cannabis sativa popularly known as Indian Hemp estimated at N5, 566,500. Also seized were 15 exotic cars secretly smuggled into the country through the bush path as well as []The post Customs Confiscates 131 Sacks Of Cannabis Sativa, 15 Cars appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Small Hold Farmers Seeks UK Invention To Boost Agriculture
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Small hold farmers yesterday appealed for UK’s government intervention in developing subsistent farmers to maximize their potential toward boosting agricultural production in the country and enhance food security. The Senior Project Manager, Propcom Mai-karfi, Ogene Ogun said during an interactive session on rural livelihood and youth empowerment held yesterday in Abuja that the Visit []The post Small Hold Farmers Seeks UK Invention To Boost Agriculture appeared first on Leadership Newspa
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Bayelsa Condemns Killing Of NDU Student In Yenagoa
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Bayelsa State government has condemned in strong terms the murder of a 100-level student of the state-owned Niger Delta University, Miss Seiyefa Fred, by a suspected gang of cultists. The state commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, described the murder of Seiyefa as shocking, reprehensible and unacceptable. He said that the []The post Bayelsa Condemns Killing Of NDU Student In Yenagoa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Police Arrest Team Leader For Vaccine Diversion
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
While concerned citizens, donors and other international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are making efforts to assist in sending polio into extinction, few others are bent on its continued existence because of pecuniary benefits, said the people of Bodinga local government of Sokoto State, yesterday. This is the case of a Team Coordinator in Sokoto, who []The post Police Arrest Team Leader For Vaccine Diversion appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigeria’s Cotton Industry Returning To ‘Good Old Days’ ‘ PMB
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Abuja, pledged the commitment of his administration to revive the ‘good old days’ when the cotton and textile industry employed hundreds of thousands of Nigerians. Receiving the CEO of Vlisco Group, David Suddens, at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari, in a statement by his special adviser, media, Femi Adesina, []The post Nigeria’s Cotton Industry Returning To ‘Good Old Days’ ‘ PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspa
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I Don’t Believe In Trends ‘ Habibat
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Background My name is Hajia Habibat Abdullahi nee Shaibu Onuakpa, a woman of many parts. I was born on 20th August 1976 to the family of Alhaji Shaibu Onuakpa and Madam Asmao Shaibu of Ejule, Ofu local government area of Kogi State. My mother was my most cherished person of inestimable value but I []The post I Don’t Believe In Trends ‘ Habibat appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FCT Basketball Association Laments Lack Of Govt Support
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The re-elected chairman of the FCT Basketball Association, Frank Jituboh has decried the lack of support from government towards the development of basketball in the nation’s capital Speaking to LEADERSHIP sports in Abua, Jituboh said the association has executed programmes without the required funding from the government. ‘I can tell you that all the []The post FCT Basketball Association Laments Lack Of Govt Support appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Why 2018 Could Be Serena Williams’ Impactful Year
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
When Serena Williams looks back on her 2018 season, she just might find it to be the most meaningful campaign of her career. After a 14-month maternity leave, she returned to the court this past March a wife, a mother and the winningest player in tennis. Over seven tournaments, she recovered her footwork and []The post Why 2018 Could Be Serena Williams Impactful Year appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Dalung, Gumel Task Inducted NOC Patrons On Sports Development
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung and president of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, have charged the newly inducted patrons of the NOC to assist Nigeria to excel in sports by support NOC and also rededicate themselves to the development of sports in their domains. They made the call []The post Dalung, Gumel Task Inducted NOC Patrons On Sports Development appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Media, Preparations For 2019 Elections
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
There is a broad agreement that mass media can play a determinative role in the success and quality of democracy. Such role is strategic, inclusive and non-transient, and therefore requires coordinated objectives delivered to the problems faced in a democratic setting. Invariably, a discussion of media’s role in any democracy should begin with identification []The post Media, Preparations For 2019 Elections appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Child Trafficking: A Persistent Menace
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
In recent times, stories of children being trafficked in and outside the country has increased. A situation that reinforces the assumption that the phenomenon, despite the good intention of authorities, persists. In this report, Gabriel Atumeyi looks at the issues involved. On Wednesday, November 2, the Nigerian Police arrested three persons on account of []The post Child Trafficking: A Persistent Menace appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Zuma Rock, Unquestionable Watchman Of The Capital City
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Adrenaline junkies and mountain climbers were recently, taken on a tour of Zuma Rock. CECILIA OGEZI was with them For tourists and visitors in Abuja, Zuma Rock is located at a vantage spot in the borders of Abuja, 107 kilometres from Minna, along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. This rock, which has been called, the gateway []The post Zuma Rock, Unquestionable Watchman Of The Capital City appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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I Had An Eventful Career ‘ Samaila
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Major General Samaila Iliya (Rtd) commanded the Nigerian Army in Lebanon during the United Nations Mission (UNFIL), and participated in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994 for the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMIR). He was also part of the United Nations Mission on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONAC), among several other responsibilities, []The post I Had An Eventful Career ‘ Samaila appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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El-Rufai Altering Narrative With Muslim/Muslim Ticket
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
ISAIAH BENJAMIN in this analysis looks at political equations in Kaduna state with the choice Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as running mate to Malam Nasir el-Rufai in the forthcoming governorship election in the state The political permutation in Kaduna state ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kaduna state took a new dimension when the []The post El-Rufai Altering Narrative With Muslim/Muslim Ticket appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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APC Primaries: Opposition Parties Wait For Implosion
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The recent in-fighting among the stalwarts of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has again underscored the need for a sustainable peace building mechanism in the party, writes ANDREW ESSIEN There is no gain saying the fact that these are not the best of times for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) given series []The post APC Primaries: Opposition Parties Wait For Implosion appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Dos and Don’ts Of Breastfeeding
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
A healthful breastfeeding diet is essentially the same as a nutritious diet when not breastfeeding. The main difference is that people who are breastfeeding need more calories. Specific nutrients, such as iron, calcium, potassium, and vitamins A and D, are particularly beneficial when breastfeeding. Eating a wide variety of foods is also essential, as []The post Dos and Don’ts Of Breastfeeding appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Too Much Salt Causes Inflammation ‘ Studies
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Salt-induced inflammation has been found to be a factor in worsening hypertension-related diseases , congestive heart failure and asthma. HENRY TYOHEMBA writes on the risk of consuming excess salt. High-salt diet is associated with higher levels of inflammation, which could be life threatening. One problem with excessive salt intake is that it can raise []The post Too Much Salt Causes Inflammation ‘ Studies appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Moringa Oleifera Remedy To Inflammation, Diabetes
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Moringa oleifera, also known as horseradish tree, ben tree, or drumstick tree, is a small tree that has been used for generations in Eastern countries to treat and prevent diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, anemia, arthritis, liver disease, and respiratory, skin, and digestive disorders. Moringa has become popular as a natural leaf powder []The post Moringa Oleifera Remedy To Inflammation, Diabetes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Sokoto APC Expels Northwest Zonal Vice Chairman
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Sokoto north local government chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, in a statement said it has expelled Inuwa Abdulkadir, the northwest zonal vice chairman of APC. The party insisted that its action was sequel to the fact that Inuwa was invited to appear before a disciplinary committee but declined honouring the invitation. []The post Sokoto APC Expels Northwest Zonal Vice Chairman appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigeria Gets Vice-President Position Of ILO Governing Body
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has assumed the position of vice president of the Government Group having been elected at the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILO) held from 28 May-8 June 2018 in Geneva while Azerbaijan is the current president. Nigeria is expected to take over the []The post Nigeria Gets Vice-President Position Of ILO Governing Body appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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7 Killed In Rivers Road Accidents
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
No fewer than seven persons were killed, yesterday, in two separate road accidents in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital and Abua/Odual local government area of Rivers State. Five people, including a madman, were killed in two separate accidents, involving one vehicle, in GRA Phase 2 and 3, Port Harcourt, two women were killed []The post 7 Killed In Rivers Road Accidents appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Ondo Assembly Speaker, Deputy Impeached
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
There was a mild drama in Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday as the Speaker Rt (Hon) Bamidele David Oloyelogun, was impeached amid heavy rancour. The removal of Oloyelogun and his deputy, Rt.Hon. Ogundeji Iroju at a plenary sitting inside the hallow chamber of the Assembly , caused pandemonium at the parliament. The []The post Ondo Assembly Speaker, Deputy Impeached appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Zamfara IPAC Counsels INEC On Upcoming Elections
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Zamfara State chapter of the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be focused to ensure free, fair and credible elections come 2019. IPAC’s newly elected chairman, Alhaji Sani Yusuf, who gave the charge in his acceptance speech, said political parties are ready to support INEC to []The post Zamfara IPAC Counsels INEC On Upcoming Elections appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Court Remands Man For Attempting To Sell Son
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
A Kano State Magistrates’ Court 57, presided over by Magistrate Haulat Magaji Kankarofi, has given an explicit order for the prison authorities in Kano to retain some three middle-age men who conspired to sell a 19-year-old boy, Adamu Buba, at the cost of N15m. Haulat gave the order yesterday, when the three suspects, who []The post Court Remands Man For Attempting To Sell Son appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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No Violations In Approval Of N5.8b Fund For Northeast
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said his attention has been drawn to a report of the House Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness issued on Thursday, November 8, 2018, particularly in respect of funds released for ’emergency intervention of food security to the North-East’ in June 2017, when the vice president was Acting President. []The post ‘No Violations In Approval Of N5.8b Fund For Northeast’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Shaffy Bello: Excellent Actress
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Not everybody knows that Nollywood’s Shaffy Bello had a stint in music back in the 90s. The gorgeous actress has since made up her mind as to which show business she wants to be fully known for and we are so glad she chose to act. Outstanding Shaffy Bello first came to limelight when []The post Shaffy Bello: Excellent Actress appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Group Offers Medical Services To Impoverished Bakassi IDPs
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) taking refuge at the Bakassi IDPs in Maiduguri have, yesterday, cried out to the government and relevant agencies to save them from starvation due to poor feeding. The IDPs, who gathered for the medical outreach embarked on by the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation in collaboration with the Presidential []The post Group Offers Medical Services To Impoverished Bakassi IDPs appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Leather, Perfect Canvass For My Personal Creativity ‘ Morin Obaweyam
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Contemporary 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 []The post Leather, Perfect Canvass For My Personal Creativity ‘ Morin Obaweyam appeared first on Leadership New
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APC Zamfara, Imo Governorship Candidates’ Names Missing On INEC List
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara has displayed list of Governorship candidates in the state for the upcoming 2019 general elections without the names of the APC candidates. All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates’ names were missing in the list displayed at the INEC Secretariat in Gusau, yesterday. The political parties whose candidates []The post APC Zamfara, Imo Governorship Candidates’ Names Missing On INEC List appeared first on Leadership Newspa
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AFRIFF 2018 Begins Sunday
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The eight edition of African International Film Festival AFRIFF, begins on Sunday, November 11, 2018 and already, stakeholders of African Cinema have arrived the country to celebrate the giant stride and effort by practitioners and all sundry, to develop cinema across the continent. A total of 138 movies will be screened at this year’s []The post AFRIFF 2018 Begins Sunday appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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747, 853 Females Among 1,090,233 Nigerians On HIV Treatment ‘ NACA
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) taking refuge at the Bakassi IDPs in Maiduguri have, yesterday, cried out to the government and relevant agencies to save them from starvation due to poor feeding. The IDPs, who gathered for the medical outreach embarked on by the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation in collaboration with the Presidential []The post 747, 853 Females Among 1,090,233 Nigerians On HIV Treatment ‘ NACA appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Whither These One-hit Wonders
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
They might have released singles after their hits, it just wasn’t going to pull through and over shadow their one time banger. While some artistes have been able to churn out hits after hits, others have courted fame with just one hit and faded into oblivion. Check them out and know their ‘One Hits.’ []The post Whither These One-hit Wonders’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Police Arraign Officer Who Killed Nenadi Usman’s Niece
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The police officer, who allegedly shot and killed Miss Anita Akapson, niece to Senator Nenadi Usman, former minister of Finance, Deputy Suprintendent of Police (DSP) Inagozie Igochukwu Godwin, has been arraigned at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Zuba. In a criminal charge filed by the commissioner of police against DSP Inagozie []The post Police Arraign Officer Who Killed Nenadi Usman’s Niece appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Seun Kuti’s ‘Black Times’ Album Nominated For 2019 Grammy Awards
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
These are great moments for Seun Kuti, leader of Fela Kuti & Egypt 80 Band, the iconic music band founded by his father, late Fela Kuti. Seuns album, ‘Black Times,’ has been nominated for the Grammy Awards of 2019. Savouring the news from weeks ago, Seun has been elated but is also keeping his []The post Seun Kutis ‘Black Times’ Album Nominated For 2019 Grammy Awards appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Indigenous Language Proficiency Will Facilitate Troops’ Integration ‘ Buratai
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The chief of army staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, says indigenous language proficiency will enhance personnel integration into communities and facilitate intelligence during internal peacekeeping operations. Buratai stated this yesterday, at the graduation ceremony of the Nigerian Army Language Proficiency Course 2 at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre. The COAS charged the 91 graduands []The post Indigenous Language Proficiency Will Facilitate Troops’ Integration ‘ Buratai appeared firs
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Kwara NDLEA Seizes 3 Tonnes Cannabis, Arrests 2 Suspects
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Kwara State command of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has nabbed two suspects in connection with three tonnes of compressed cannabis valued at N250 million in the open market. The assistant commander, Operations, Logistics and Intelligence of NDLEA, Emmanuel Dandi, disclosed this during a press briefing in Ilorin, the state capital. He []The post Kwara NDLEA Seizes 3 Tonnes Cannabis, Arrests 2 Suspects appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Why I Support Gov Emmanuel’s Second Term Bid ‘ A/Ibom Speaker
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barrister Onofiok Luke, has given reasons why the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, must be reelected, come 2019. Addressing members of the correspondent’s chapel of the NUJ in Uyo, Luke said that the campaign for the second term bid of the governor is not based []The post Why I Support Gov Emmanuel’s Second Term Bid ‘ A/Ibom Speaker appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NAMA Director Bags NIMechE Fellowship Award
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr Farouk Ahmed Umar, has been decorated with the fellowship award of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE). The award ceremony which took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Kano, during the institutions 31st Annual General Meeting []The post NAMA Director Bags NIMechE Fellowship Award appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PMB Attends Paris Peace Forum
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Friday, for Paris, France, to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, scheduled to hold from November 11 to 13, 2018. According to a statement by his special adviser media, Femi Adesina, the forum, which was organised by the French Government and a number of []The post PMB Attends Paris Peace Forum appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NCC Warns Against Damage Of Infrastructure
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned against vandalism of telecommunication infrastructure, stressing that the act is compromising federal government’s efforts toward achieving 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018. Miss Helen Obi, the commission’s head of Zonal Operations in Niger, said this recently, at a one-day sensitisation programme on ‘Protection of Telecommunication Infrastructure.’ According []The post NCC Warns Against Damage Of Infrastructure a
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MTN, Partners Proffer Pathway To Digitise Nigeria
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
MTN Nigeria and its technology partners on Thursday in Lagos, proffered new ideas and innovation that would enable the country digitise and emerge as technology driven economy. At the inaugural MTN Partner Summit with the theme: MTN Fusion, which held at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, the programme brought together MTN business partners, thought-leaders, []The post MTN, Partners Proffer Pathway To Digitise Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NNPC Ups Structure To Boost Gas Utilisation
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that priority attention is focused on gas infrastructure development to jumpstart gas gathering and evacuation that will enhance domestic gas utilisation. The corporation said it has started recording successes in this regard by rehabilitating damaged pipelines and establishing new ones. Speaking at the corporations day at []The post NNPC Ups Structure To Boost Gas Utilisation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News N
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PMB Sets Targets For Broadband Coverage Of Nigeria
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potentials of the Internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, chaired []The post PMB Sets Targets For Broadband Coverage Of Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nig
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No Society Can Develop Without New Ideas ‘ Igube
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Prof Restituta Igube is one of the very few in the world who specialize in Women and gender studies and industrial sociology. A social worker who has published widely both locally and internationally, she is a consultant on gender issues and a pioneer member of staff of the University of Abuja. She speaks on []The post No Society Can Develop Without New Ideas ‘ Igube appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Living With Noma, A Gangrenous Disease
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Noma disease may sound strange to many people but this facial disease is gradually creeping into the country. CHINELO CHIKELU reports Mulikat Okonlanwo is now a graduate, it didn’t come easy. In deed, at a time she dropped out of school and even went into hiding to avoid being seen by people. What could []The post Living With Noma, A Gangrenous Disease appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Unsafe Water As Refuge From Water Scarcity
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
With about 40 per cent of households and 69 million people with no access to clean water sources, and 19 million people walk long distances to collect unsafe water from lakes, streams and rivers daily, Nigeria is said to be sitting precariously on the verge of an epidemic resulting from water borne diseases. AGBO-PAUL []The post Unsafe Water As Refuge From Water Scarcity appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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