Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Thursday 13th December 2018

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Thursday 13th December 2018

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Presidency Hits Back At OBJ, Says He’s Confused
Thu, 13 Dec 2018

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The raging verbal war between the Presidency and former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) over the latter’s sudden romance with the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, continued yesterday on a fiercer dimension.

In the “attrition warfare” of sort, the Presidency dismissed the recent utterances by Obasanjo that he was not neutral in the forthcoming presidential contest and would support anybody, except Buhari, as a “sign of confusion not worthy of attention.”

Last weekend, Obasanjo was quoted by a news medium (not LEADERSHIP) as saying that he would neither campaign for Buhari nor Atiku ahead of the February 16, 2019 presidential election.

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But, in a swift denial, the former president said that “only a fool will sit on the fence or be neutral when his or her country is being destroyed by lack of focus, incompetency, corruption among others.”

In a statement issued on his behalf by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo warned against any form of manipulation about his stance on the 2019 presidential election. He insisted that the running of the nation’s affairs by the President Buhari-led administration was not the best for Nigerians and should be rejected at the polls.

In his reponse in Abuja, yesterday, presidential spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu, told journalists that whoever Obasanjo chooses to support at the 2019 elections is irrelevant, as the former president had publicly changed his mind on the matter several times over the past few months alone.

He said: “Former President Obasanjo denounces one person today and supports that same person the next day. When it pleases him, he brings God into the matter and uses that as his excuse for whatever position he has chosen.”

Shehu said that he was not surprised that the media reported Obasanjo expressing neutrality at a weekend forum only for him to declare a completely different stance after a day or two.

The presidential spokesman continued: “We have learnt not to take his utterances seriously anymore. We know that the slightest wind can make him change his mind again. After all, this is the same man who publicly tore his party registration card barely four years ago, and he now claims to be backing the same party.”

OBJ Pushing His Luck Too Far – Sen Adamu

In a separate reaction yesterday, the senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Abdullahi Adamu, chided Obasanjo for making “indecorous” and “undignified” criticisms of Buhari.

Adamu told journalists that while he (Obasanjo) is entitled to criticise and also campaign against the re-election bid of the President, he should not resort to gutter language

According to Adamu, “Chief Obasanjo is pushing his luck too far by using indecorous language in criticising the president (Buhari); after all, what was his (Obasanjo’s) record in office when he ran this country first from February 1976 to October 1979, and subsequently from May 1999 to May 2007?

“Would there have been the desperate and notoriously corrupt bid for a third term in office that was witnessed by Nigerians, if he had a good record by then?” he queried.

Adamu said under Obasanjo’s watch, most of Nigeria’s strategic investments were sold without enough returns to the country.

Atiku Signs Peace Accord

A day after he was absent at the signing of a peace accord by presidential candidates for the 2019 poll in Abuja, Atiku, who said that he was not invited to the ceremony by the National Peace Committee (NPC) headed by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has signed the document.

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INEC Requires Over 100,000 Vehicles For 2019
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) requires over 100,000 vehicles to transport sensitive and non-sensitive materials for the 2019 general elections, the chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said yesterday. Yakubu who disclosed this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), National Association of Road []The post INEC Requires Over 100,000 Vehicles For 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and N
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FEC Approves $22.99m For Maritime Security
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved $22.995 million (N7.14billion) towards enhancing security in the nation’s maritime sector. The minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council’s meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said []The post FEC Approves $22.99m For Maritime Security appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Ni
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If Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Entertain Matter, It Seizes Going Into Its Merit
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
FACTS The 1st respondent was the plaintiff in suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/1073/2014 commenced by way of an originating summons in which he sought sundry claims against the 2nd respondent, the 3rd respondent and the appellant. Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/107’3/2014 was heard and determined by Hon. Justice Dimgba who delivered judgment on 18/04/2016 in favour of the 1st []The post ‘If Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Entertain Matter, It Seizes Going Into Its Merit’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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Buhari Again!’.GOGAN
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
As the Holy Scripture says, ‘If the foundation is destroyed what will the righteous do.’ So, without a strong foundation, no matter how fanciful the structure could be, it cannot stand the test of time. A country that want to be great, invest massively in infrastructures, create enabling environment for her citizens to strive economically []The post Buhari Again!.GOGAN appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Amosun’ll Lead My Campaign, Say APC Guber Candidate
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Ogun governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections, Prince Dapo Abiodun has expressed optimism that the internal crisis rocking the state chapter of the party will be resolved before the election. Abiodun also expressed the confidence that the incumbent state governor, Ibikunle Amosun would not only come to reality []The post Amosunll Lead My Campaign, Say APC Guber Candidate appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Lagos Goes Tough On Killing Of LASTMA Officers
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Obviously not amused by the killing 18 officers of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, (LASTMA), this year alone, Lagos State Government yesterday vowed to deal ruthlessly with any motorists or individuals caught henceforth attacking officers of the agency. The government said killings of 18 LASTMA officers this year and permanent incapacitation of 24 others would []The post Lagos Goes Tough On Killing Of LASTMA Officers appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Customs Intercepts 66 Trucks Of Smuggled Rice In Lagos, Ogun
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has unveiled smuggled items, including 58 vehicles, 39,664 bags of 50kg rice and others with an approximate Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N5.1 billion. The seizures, recorded from August 17 to December 10, 2018 under the incumbent head of the unit, Compt. []The post Customs Intercepts 66 Trucks Of Smuggled Rice In Lagos, Ogun appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Amosun Shuns Reconciliation Meeting, As Ambode Shettima Urge Submission To APC Supremacy
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The way out of crisis rocking All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West is far from being over, as the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun and his loyalists were conspicuously absent at the reconciliation meeting in Lagos to pacify aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in order to pave way for the party’s []The post Amosun Shuns Reconciliation Meeting, As Ambode Shettima Urge Submission To APC Supremacy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Net
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INEC Not Distracted By Electoral Act Amendment Controversy ‘ Chairman
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared it would not distracted with decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to decline assent on the Electoral Act amendment bill. Rather, the commission says it will fine-tune its electoral guidelines inline with the existing Act. National Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made these known at a []The post INEC Not Distracted By Electoral Act Amendment Controversy ‘ Chairman appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and N
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Oyetola Directs Osun Councils To Propose Roads For Repairs
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has directed all the local government areas in the state to forward to his office the list of critical roads that require urgent repairs. The governor gave the order yesterday at the meeting with the leadership of the local government areas (LGAs) and local council development areas (LCDAs). He []The post Oyetola Directs Osun Councils To Propose Roads For Repairs appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Court Orders Nigeria Breweries To Apologise Over Deceptive Low Sugar Label
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
A High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital, has ordered the Nigeria Breweries Plc, manufacturer of Amstel Malt drink, to apologise to its customers, especially one, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, for its wrongful inscription of ‘low sugar’ on the product. Justice Esohe Ikpomwen, the chief judge of Edo State, gave the order in suit []The post Court Orders Nigeria Breweries To Apologise Over Deceptive Low Sugar Label appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Senate To FG: Name Kaduna Airport After Gen Kyari
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immortalise the former military governor of defunct North Central State, late Brigadier General Abba Kyari, by renaming the Kaduna International Airport after him due to his huge contributions to national development and unity. Senate resolution followed a motion by Senator Baba Bashir Garbai (APC Borno Central) which was []The post Senate To FG: Name Kaduna Airport After Gen Kyari appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Senate Urges FG To Construct Lafiagi-Niger Road
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Following the death of 19 persons drowned while travelling across the River Niger due to boat mishap which occurred in Lafiagi, Edu local government area of Kwara State on December 1, 2018, Senate yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to urgently intervene in the construction of Lafiagi-Niger State road. Senate also []The post Senate Urges FG To Construct Lafiagi-Niger Road appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Power Is Not To Be Given Or Taken ‘ US Ambassador
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, William Stuart Symington, has said power is not to be given or taken, but something rather made and shared. This is even as he stated that literally, there is no power without sharing as it cannot light another The Ambassador stated this in his presentation at the closing ceremony of []The post Power Is Not To Be Given Or Taken US Ambassador appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Yoruba Youths Chide Police Over Comment On Having Sex In Car
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Yoruba Youth Social-cultural Association (YYSA) has scolded the Nigeria Police over comments that having sex in a car is not unlawful, saying though it may be lawful but it is culturally immoral. Apparently reacting to the Nigeria Police that having sex in a car was not a crime, the association’s secretary, Olawale Ajao in []The post Yoruba Youths Chide Police Over Comment On Having Sex In Car appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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No Agreement Yet With MTN On $8.1bn Forex Remittances Infractions ‘ CBN
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The counsel to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited to challenging the $8.1billion fine imposed on it by the apex bank yesterday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the parties are yet to agree on an out of court settlement on the matter. The []The post No Agreement Yet With MTN On $8.1bn Forex Remittances Infractions CBN appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Lottery: Businesswoman Takes Possession Of N25m Apartment
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Rising Sun Lottery Ltd, operators of ‘Win A Home Lottery’ is offering Nigerians the opportunity to own a homes through a credible, sustainable and logically transparent lottery scheme, with the first luck winner taking possession of a N25million two bedroom furnish apartment, yesterday, at 104 EFAB Global Estate, Mbora district, Abuja. The winner of the []The post Lottery: Businesswoman Takes Possession Of N25m Apartment appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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UBA Academy Gets CIBN Accreditation
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
In recognition of its high standard, quality of human resources development, training and capacity building, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has certified and awarded UBA Academy the certificate of accreditation in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Competency Framework for the banking industry. UBA Academy, the learning and development centre of []The post UBA Academy Gets CIBN Accreditation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Stocks Market Capitalisation Loses N28bn On Renewed Profit Taking
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Nigerian stocks market closed negative, yesterday as the market capitalisation lost N28 billion, amid renewed profit taking. The All Share Index (ASI) was down by 76.37 absolute points, representing a decrease of 0.25 per cent to close at 30,642.35 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation decreased by N28 billion, closing at N11.193 trillion. The downturn []The post Stocks Market Capitalisation Loses N28bn On Renewed Profit Taking appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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Style By Zenith’ Debuts In Lagos
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Zenith Bank Plc is set to light up the social and entertainment scene this December with the launch of ‘Style by Zenith.’ ‘Style by Zenith,’ a flagship lifestyle, beauty, fashion, accessories and entertainment fair, powered by Zenith Bank in conjunction with Fashion One, a foremost international lifestyle and entertainment company, would hold in Lagos on []The post ‘Style By Zenith’ Debuts In Lagos appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Drug Abuse By Youths : Causes And Solutions (1)
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
I believe the topic, ‘The Menace of Drug Abuse by the Youths of Northern Nigeria: Causes and Recommended Solutions’ is timely and appropriate. According to Ohanyere (2008), ‘Drug abuse and its effects are the biggest challenges confronting teenagers and youths generally all over the world particularly in modern time. The scourge of drug abuse is []The post Drug Abuse By Youths : Causes And Solutions (1) appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Will Supreme Court Okays Kashamu’s Extradition
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Supreme Court in July this year commenced hearing on the appeal entered by Senator Buruji Kashamu against the judgement of the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos giving nod to the Federal Government to arrest and extradite him to the United States of America. The appellate court had on May 4, 2018 set aside a []The post Will Supreme Court Okays Kashamu’s Extradition’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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INEC, Card Reader And Amended Electoral Bill
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
On Friday December 7, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018, citing uncertainty and confusion that shall pervade in the 2019 election if the bill is signed into law as reason for vetoing the bill. Major high point of the Bill include the use of Card Readers and other technological []The post INEC, Card Reader And Amended Electoral Bill appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Is OPEC Still Relevant To Global Oil Market
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The just concluded meeting of the acclaimed oil cartel group, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised fears as to its continued relevance in the global oil market. FESTUS OKOROMADU writes. Precisely two years ago, in the last days of November 2016, Vienna became the epicenter of global oil developments. A ground-breaking []The post Is OPEC Still Relevant To Global Oil Market’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Our Plans For Jabi Lake Hindered By Litigations ‘ Ukele
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Ali Ukele is the director of Parks and Recreation Department in Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). In this interview with LEADERSHIP, he speaks on plans by the agency to develop the Jabi Lake into an international water park. We are seeing some trees being cut down indiscriminately in []The post Our Plans For Jabi Lake Hindered By Litigations ‘ Ukele appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Engaging Religious Leaders In Countering Violent Extremism
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The term violent extremism is not new to us in Nigeria. It is a major national security concern to all of us living in Nigeria, the federal government, various states and citizens irrespective of location. The FGN, through its various security agencies involved in internal security operations across the northeast is no doubt determined to []The post Engaging Religious Leaders In Countering Violent Extremism appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigerian Military And The Art Of Victory
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Sun Tzu, the Chinese war veteran, strategist and tactician of world repute, throbs military leaders with this enriching warfare philosophy. Its catchy phrase prescribes thus; ‘What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.’ I know some Nigerians would be surprised at what prodded me []The post Nigerian Military And The Art Of Victory appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019 And Battle For The Soul Of Akwa Ibom
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The event of the last 20 days bring to fore the dangerous quest for the soul of Akwa Ibom State by desperate opposition. One of such is the move by the nation’s anti-graft agency’s effort to establish a case of corruption against the Emmanuel Udom’s administration. Though, this had been on for a while, but []The post 2019 And Battle For The Soul Of Akwa Ibom appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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When Borno Hosted NIS Conference
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Borno State is very unique in many respects. Maiduguri, the state capital remains an epicentre of commerce and modern civilization. It still serves as an important route of trans-Sahara trade. Borno is the only State in Nigeria that is bordered by three countries of Cameroun, Niger and Chad republics. This explains why it remains a []The post When Borno Hosted NIS Conference appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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The Climate Change Reality
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Last week, at the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the United Nations (UN) Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Krakow, Poland, Nigeria joined other nations in that conference which took far reaching decisions on climate change. Climate change will define the 21st century. It is now part of []The post The Climate Change Reality appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Justify Your New Ranks, Army Charges Newly Promoted Senior Officers
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluyo, has charged senior officers who benefited from the recent promotion exercise approved by the Army Council to redouble efforts and work harder to justify their elevation. Major General Akinroluyo gave the charge at Maimalari Cantonment Officers’ Mess, Maiduguri while decorating the 14 senior officers with []The post Justify Your New Ranks, Army Charges Newly Promoted Senior Officers appeared first on Leadership New
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2019: PMB Reassures On Credible Poll
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured that his administration would deliver on free and credible election in 2019. Buhari gave the assurance yesterday at the 3rd Coronation Anniversary of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, in Warri, in Delta state. Represented by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the President said his []The post 2019: PMB Reassures On Credible Poll appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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States Discouraged PMB’s Assent To PIG Bill ‘ Osinbajo
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that the pressure mounted by state governments on President Muhammadu Buhari over fear of revenue decline forced him to decline assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). Speaking at the Royal Society Investment Forum in London hosted by Jeune Afrique Media Group, with the theme: `Investing in Africa’, []The post States Discouraged PMB’s Assent To PIG Bill ‘ Osinbajo appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Ne
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Osinbajo Launches APC Nextlevel Campaign Manual In UK
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria is a leading investment destination for potential and serious investors across the world. According to a statement issued in Abuja, yesterday, the vice president stated this while launching the All Progressives Congress (APC) #NextLevel Campaign manual in the U.K. The statement was issued by Ade []The post Osinbajo Launches APC Nextlevel Campaign Manual In UK appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Army War College Nigeria Graduates 67 Participants
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Army War College Nigeria AWCN yesterday graduated 67 participants of course 2/2018 after 32 weeks of intensive studies. The participants cut across Nigeria Army,Nigerian Navy,Nigeria Police Force,Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps,Federal Road Safety Corps and Nigeria Immigration Service were equipped with robust professional military education aimed at achieving global best standards in their []The post Army War College Nigeria Graduates 67 Participants appeared first on Leadership Ne
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Senate Okays South East Development Commission
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Senate, yesterday passed the South East Development Commission (SEDC) bill sponsored by Senator Sam Anyanwu (PDP Imo East) and supported by 14 other senators from the South Eastern geo-political Zone. This is just as the senate approved 1% out of the entire Ecological fund in the country to address the reoccurring ecological problems in the []The post Senate Okays South East Development Commission appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Electoral Act: APC Reps Back PMB
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The House of Representatives All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus yesterday threw its weight behind President Muhammad Buhari’s decision to withhold assent to the Electoral Act amendment bill, describing the legislation as imperfect. Leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila made the position after an emergency meeting of the caucus. Gbajabiamila said that the imperfections in the []The post Electoral Act: APC Reps Back PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nasarawa Assembly Passes Financial Autonomy Bill
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed into law ‘A bill for a Law to Provide for Self Accounting of the state House of Assembly for effective legislation and service delivery.’ It is popularly known as Financial Autonomy Bill. The House passed the Bill yesterday during plenary in Lafia. Speaker of the House, Ibrahim []The post Nasarawa Assembly Passes Financial Autonomy Bill appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Environment Minister Resigns To Become Nasarawa Emir
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, has resigned his appointment from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet to assume the coveted seat of the Emir of Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State. His resignation was sequel to his selection and as the 12th Emir of Nasarawa in his native Nasarawa State, on December 8. The resignation notice []The post Environment Minister Resigns To Become Nasarawa Emir appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: IDPs To Vote In 15 States ‘ INEC
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday hinted that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are to vote in 15 states of the country in the 2019 general elections. LEADERSHIP reports that the number of displaced persons expected to vote at the IDPs camps in the 2019 general elections increased from the three Northeastern states of Borno, []The post 2019: IDPs To Vote In 15 States ‘ INEC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Polytechnics Shut Down As Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Most Polytechnics across the country yesterday were shut down as lecturers commenced indefinite strike action to press home the demand for the implementation of various agreements entered into with the federal government. Addressing journalists yesterday in Abuja, ASUP president, Usman Dutse said the lecturers were forced to down tools as a result of government’s consistent []The post Polytechnics Shut Down As Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nige
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Vote Buying Sickening, Says INEC Chairman
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
The chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmud Yakubu yesterday said the menace of vote buying is a sickening episode. Yakubu stated this at a round table discussion on the incidence of vote- buying / vote trading: Implication for 2019 General Elections and Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria, organized by The Electoral Institute. Yakubu who []The post Vote Buying Sickening, Says INEC Chairman appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Arrest, Detention Of Okupe Plot To Silence Him ‘ Lawyer
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Counsel to the former Presidential Spokesperson, Dr Doyin Okupe, Barr. Tolu Babaleye, has condemned the continued detention of former presidential aide, Dr Doyin Okupe, noting that the action was aimed at silencing him for being critical of the All Progressives Congress (APC) -led federal government. Babaleye, in a statement issued in Abuja noted that: ‘From []The post Arrest, Detention Of Okupe Plot To Silence Him ‘ Lawyer appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netwo
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Kogi Assembly Hails Bello For Blocking Salary Leakages
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
An ad-hoc Committee set up by the Kogi State House of Assembly to look into the impasse between the State Judiciary and the Executive over pay parade in the State Civil Service has hailed the State Government for blocking leakages in the system. Speaking during the interactive session between the Committee members and members of []The post Kogi Assembly Hails Bello For Blocking Salary Leakages appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Yuletide: Obaseki Celebrates Edo Market Women
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
20,000 Edo market women to benefit from Trader-moni ’18 markets to be fitted with toilets, water facilities The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated with market women in Edo State in the spirit of the Yuletide season, thanking them for their support for the state government and his policies. The []The post Yuletide: Obaseki Celebrates Edo Market Women appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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OPEC To Review Cuts Impact In April
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Oil producers who agreed last week to trim production to boost prices will meet in April to review the impact and sign a long-term pact, the UAE minister said Wednesday. OPEC and some non-OPEC producers decided to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day for six months from January after world prices shed a []The post OPEC To Review Cuts Impact In April appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: Is Amosun Repeating History Of Ogun 2011 Gov’ship Race
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Political calcutions in Ogun State assumed a new dimension on Monday, 3rd December, 2018 when the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun, made public his preference for a governorship candidate other than Prince Dapo Abiodun of his All Progressives Congress (APC). Expectedly, tongues have started wagging in different directions, questioning the rationale behind Amosun’s action which some []The post 2019: Is Amosun Repeating History Of Ogun 2011 Gov’ship Race’ appeared first on Leadership
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CIFIAN’S Response Over ICAN’S Rejection Of Legislative Approval For The Establishment Of CIFIAN
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Dear Distinguished Member, CIFIAN REJOINDER TO ICAN’S REJECTION OF LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL TO ESTABLISH THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF FORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE AUDITORS OF NIGERIA (CIFIAN) Our attention has been drawn to a 14-paragraph letter purportedly written by the Chartered Institute of Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) dated Thursday, November 8, 2018 and signed by its President, Mr. []The post CIFIAN’S Response Over ICAN’S Rejection Of Legislative Approval For The Establishment Of C
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