Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Friday 14th December 2018

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Friday 14th December 2018

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International Conference On Islamic Unity
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
I write this piece from the Qiblah of the Muslims, from the Mother of all Cities, from Makkah where the Muslim World League convened an ‘International Conference on Islamic Unity The Perils of Labelling and Exclusion’ under the aegis of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Sa’ud. The []The post International Conference On Islamic Unity appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Buratai Charges Troops To End Banditry In Zamfara
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Burutai, has charged officers and men of the One Brigade of Nigerian Army relocated to Gusau, Zamfara State to rededicate themselves to fight against banditry in the state. Burutai, who spoke through, Maj-Gen. Hakeem O Otiki, Commanding Officer, Infantry Corps of the Nigerian Army at official commissioning of []The post Buratai Charges Troops To End Banditry In Zamfara appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Surrender PVCs In Your Possession Or Face Prosecution, NIS Warns Foreigners
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
As the 2019 general elections draw near the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Enugu State command, has called on foreigners resident in parts of the state in possession of the permanent voters card (PVC) to surrender it voluntarily to the command or risk prosecution if arrested. The command advised such non-Nigerians in the state to feel []The post Surrender PVCs In Your Possession Or Face Prosecution, NIS Warns Foreigners appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Anambra Assembly Approves N157.1bn Budget For 2019
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Anambra State legislators have approved the N157.1 billion presented to them by the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, as the state’s budget estimates for the 2019 fiscal year. Governor Obiano had less than two weeks ago presented the amount to the state Assembly for consideration and approval by the lawmakers as the state’s budget []The post Anambra Assembly Approves N157.1bn Budget For 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Hate Speech, Fake News Threat To 2019 Elections ‘ Lai Moh’d
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to commissioners of Information in the 36 states of the federation to launch the fight against fake news and hate speech in their various states. While speaking at the 47th meeting of the National Council on Information (NCI), yesterday in Kaduna, the minister said fake []The post Hate Speech, Fake News Threat To 2019 Elections ‘ Lai Moh’d appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Delta Assembly Passes N390.3bn Appropriation Bill
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Delta state House of Assembly has passed the 2019 appropriation bill with an increase of N23.3billion to the initial budget presented by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to the House. The passage of the 2019 Appropriation bill followed the presentation of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriations at plenary presided over by the []The post Delta Assembly Passes N390.3bn Appropriation Bill appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Police Prohibit Offensive Weapons, Destruction Of Billboards During Campaigns
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
In view of the rising tension created through the destruction of political parties billboards and campaign posters in Borno State by unscrupulous elements, the Borno State police command has prohibited the tearing of party posters and destruction of billboards, saying that offenders would be prosecuted. The police also warned politicians and their supporters against carrying []The post Police Prohibit Offensive Weapons, Destruction Of Billboards During Campaigns appeared first on Leadership News
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Why Kwara APC Guber Campaign Flag-off Was Postponed
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, has disclosed that the party’s gubernatorial campaign flag off was rescheduled over issues bordering on security. A statement signed by the gubernatorial candidate’s media office said the party got reports that some persons have been imported from neighbouring Benin Republic to lay ambush on []The post ‘Why Kwara APC Guber Campaign Flag-off Was Postponed’ appeared first on Leaders
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N5bn Suit: No House Was Traced To My Wife ‘ Magu
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, told a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja that no house was traced to his wife by the Department of State Services (DSS) Maitama, Abuja. The EFCC boss, who was testifying in a libel suit he filed against The Sun []The post N5bn Suit: No House Was Traced To My Wife ‘ Magu appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: No Cause For Alarm Over Court Ruling ‘ Rivers APC
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has advised its members and supporters not to panic over last Wednesday’s ruling of the Court of Appeal on the appeal it brought against the judgement of a Rivers State High Court. The party said it still has three appeals relating to legal representation and jurisdiction before []The post 2019: No Cause For Alarm Over Court Ruling ‘ Rivers APC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Total Cure For HIV To Be Achieved In 10 Years, Says NACA Boss
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The director general of National Action for the Control of AIDS, (NACA), Dr Sani Aliyu, has said the world is about ten to fifteen years of achieving total cure for HIV adding that even though there is no cure for the epidemic at the moment, there are very effective treatments available which allow people living []The post Total Cure For HIV To Be Achieved In 10 Years, Says NACA Boss appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NASCON Launches New Dangote Seasoning Cubes
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The management of the NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a subsidiary of the Dangote Industries Limited has pledged its commitment towards a healthy living by the people by producing products that meet the physical and mental needs of the people. Executive director, Commercial NASCON Allied, Fatima Aliko Dangote, gave this pledge in Kano during the unveiling []The post NASCON Launches New Dangote Seasoning Cubes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Negative Sentiment Persists As Stock Market Dips By 0.24%
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Nigerian stock market yesterday fell by 0.24 per cent amid sustained negative investors’ sentiment. The All Share- Index (ASI) shed 74.3 absolute points, representing a dip of 0.24 per cent to close at 30,568.05 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation shed N27 billion at N11.166 trillion. The downturn was impacted by losses recorded in []The post Negative Sentiment Persists As Stock Market Dips By 0.24% appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigeria Crude Oil Production To Hit 2.5mbd In 2019 ‘ Kachikwu
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday said that Nigeria’s crude oil production is expected to increase from current average of 2 million barrels per day to 2.5 million barrels per day by the end of 2019. He also disclosed that the country intends to further grow it to 3mbd by 2020. []The post Nigeria Crude Oil Production To Hit 2.5mbd In 2019 ‘ Kachikwu appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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ICT Sector Contributes N4.7trn To GDP In 9 Months
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Nigerian information and communications technology (ICT) sector has contributed a total of N4.7 trillion to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first, second and third quarters of the year. According to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in the last quarter (Q3, 2018) the amount stood at N1.5 trillion for []The post ICT Sector Contributes N4.7trn To GDP In 9 Months appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Glo Offers Customers 400 Games On Mobile App
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Gaming on mobile app just got more exciting as telecommunications giant, Globacom has launched a mobile game application which offers them unlimited access to more than 400 games. Globacom said in a statement in Lagos that the new service tagged: ‘GameBox’ has all the popular games including well- followed series such as Evoland, Mini Metro, []The post Glo Offers Customers 400 Games On Mobile App appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Experts Express Concerns Over Alleged Insertion Into Reviewed NBC Act
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Experts have raised concerns over alleged insertion of a clause or clauses into the reviewed National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act. The experts, who spoke to a team of journalists yesterday in Abuja, condemned the insertion in its totality and called on members of the national assembly to be careful so as not to interfere in []The post Experts Express Concerns Over Alleged Insertion Into Reviewed NBC Act appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FRSC Warns Airport Limousine Drivers On Nigeria’s Image
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has urged members of the Airports Car Hire Association of Nigeria (ACHAN) to be good ambassadors of Nigeria as they convey incoming passengers visiting the country during the yuletide to different locations across Nigeria. The FRSC urged the limousine operators to desist from acts capable of smearing the country’s []The post FRSC Warns Airport Limousine Drivers On Nigeria’s Image appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigeria Hits 2018 30% Broadband Penetration Target
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Nigeria has achieved its reached a milestone in its quest of hitting the 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018. Executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at a luncheon/interactive session with journalists yesterday in Abuja, saying the broadband penetration in Nigeria currently stands at 30.9 per []The post Nigeria Hits 2018 30% Broadband Penetration Target appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FG Sues Shell, Eni $1.1bn Over Malabu Oil Deal
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The federal government has sued oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni SpA and other companies for more than $1 billion over a 2011 oil deal it said was tainted by corruption. The suit, filed Wednesday in London, alleges that the money the companies paid to acquire an oil exploration licence in the Gulf of []The post FG Sues Shell, Eni $1.1bn Over Malabu Oil Deal appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Our Challenges Ahead Of 2019 Elections Are Enormous ‘ NSCDC Boss
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Abdullahi Gana Muhammad is the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC). In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, he speaks on the challenges confronting the agency ahead of the 2019 elections, among other issues. What are your main challenges now that elections are around the corner’ We have too many requests for []The post Our Challenges Ahead Of 2019 Elections Are Enormous NSCDC Boss appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NASS Has Political Will To Override PMB’s Veto On Electoral Bill ‘ Nnenna
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Hon Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje is a ranking member of the House of Representatives, representing Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State. She chairs the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. In this interview with Ruth Tene, she speaks on the National Assembly’s political will to override the presidential veto on the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018. Few days []The post NASS Has Political Will To Override PMB’s Veto On Electoral Bill Nnenna appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeri
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As Gale Of Defections Hits Ebonyi APC Ahead Of 2019
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Stakeholders have expressed concerns over the gale of defections from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, which may weaken the chances of the party in the forthcoming 2019 elections. OBINNA OGBONNAYA writes. Barely two months to the governorship election in Ebonyi State, which would decide who occupies the Abacha Governmnent House in Abakaliki, []The post As Gale Of Defections Hits Ebonyi APC Ahead Of 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Julius Berger Fetes Media Chiefs, Share Experiences In Nigeria
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The management of construction giant, Julius Berger Plc, on Wednesday held an interactive session with media owners and senior editors from the print, broadcast and online outfits. The company’s executive director for Administration, Alhaji Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, who spoke at the event, said that both parties were playing related roles and serving almost the same []The post Julius Berger Fetes Media Chiefs, Share Experiences In Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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Senate Clarify Stands On $1.05bn NLNG Dividend Investigation
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Albert, yesterday in Abuja, clarified that the ongoing investigation of the application of $1.05billion Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividend to support the importation of petroleum products into the country has nothing to do with any missing funds since no such money was missing in the first []The post Senate Clarify Stands On $1.05bn NLNG Dividend Investigation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PPP Approach To Rehabilitate Refineries Slow ‘ PMB
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern that the Public Private Partnership approach adopted by his administration to rehabilitate the nation’s existing refineries has taken longer than expected. Buhari said this yesterday when he received in audience the newly elected national executives of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) workers led by its []The post PPP Approach To Rehabilitate Refineries Slow ‘ PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian
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A Call For Climate Common Sense
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
As the world hurtles towards climate catastrophe, the prime suspects keeping the world on this track are busy blocking negotiations aimed at tackling the problem. Climate crimes are not merely the ones already visible, they include the ones that will unfold, they affect humans and other beings currently on earth and others in generations yet []The post A Call For Climate Common Sense appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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When Will Nigeria’s Romance With Corruption End
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Nigeria has been romancing corruption for too long. Efforts by successive administrations to end the romance have been unsuccessful, because it seems as if Nigeria cannot survive without corruption. And it is a fallacy to think or believe that Nigeria cannot survive without corruption. These days as efforts are being made by President Muhammadu Buhari []The post When Will Nigeria’s Romance With Corruption End’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Ending Violence Against Women In Nigeria: To What Extent
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Several reports in recent times have shown that there is an increase in violence against women in the form of sexual and gender-based violence, child marriage, domestic violence, emotional violence that often go unreported especially in Nigeria. In this report, JOY YESUFU takes a look at diverse opinions and how to reduce this scourge to []The post Ending Violence Against Women In Nigeria: To What Extent’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigerian Women Leading In Poverty ‘ UN
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The United Nations Women country representative in Nigeria, Ms Comfort Lamptey, has said Nigerian women are leading in poverty, stressing that more than 73 per cent of Nigerian women in business have not had access to any form of financial facility to support their enterprise. To tackle the challenge, the director, Global Government Relations of []The post Nigerian Women Leading In Poverty ‘ UN appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Fashola Inspects Loko-Oweto Bridge BY ABAH ADAH, Abuja
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, while inspecting the level of work done on Loko-Oweto Bridge across River Benue to link Nasarawa and Benue states, said infrastructure development is a veritable tool for enhancing national unity and peaceful coexistence. He said if the bridge and the access roads had been constructed since, []The post Fashola Inspects Loko-Oweto Bridge BY ABAH ADAH, Abuja appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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The Voice’ Final Four Revealed
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Season 15’s final four of ‘The Voice’ were announced Tuesday night on NBCs show. Three artists automatically advanced based on Monday night’s voting, and two artistes were automatically eliminated. That left the artistes in fourth, fifth, and sixth places to fight for the Instant Save and round out the final four. The top eight were []The post The Voice Final Four Revealed appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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K1 Ultimate Cancelles Performances After Losing Saxophonist
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Despite increase in patronage this season, Fuji King, Ayinde Marshall, aka K1 Ultimate, cancelled all engagements this week after one of his band members, his saxophonist, Mr Joel Ajayi, closed his eyes in death. The decade-old musician, who was encouraged to pursue a career in music and not acting, by Oga Bello, was pained by []The post K1 Ultimate Cancelles Performances After Losing Saxophonist appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Juliet Ibrahim, Olamide Headline MTV Base’s ‘Back To The 90s’ Party
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Just before the Christmas season gets hectic with an array of ticketed events, a free-entry ‘Back To The 90s’ themed party was organised by MTV Base and refreshed by Coca-Cola with support from Tecno Mobile. The event, Club MTV Base, which took place at Quilox Night Club, VI on December 8, saw both celebrities and []The post Juliet Ibrahim, Olamide Headline MTV Base’s ‘Back To The 90s’ Party appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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9mobile Offers Bonus Data On MiFi Devices
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
9mobile, Nigeria’s customer-centric telecommunication company, has taken innovation in service offering to Nigerians a notch higher, by creating an opportunity for new and existing customers to enjoy up to 100 per cent bonus data for one year, courtesy of its new MiFi device offer. The company said with the launch of this revolutionary MiFi offer, []The post 9mobile Offers Bonus Data On MiFi Devices appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Demi Lovato Tops Google’s List Of Trending Search 2018
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Demi Lovato was a popular search query in 2018, edging out Meghan Markle, Brett Kavanaugh, Logan Paul and other big names in Google’s annual list of top trending searches in the United States. The trending data examines Google searches that experienced a higher spike in traffic when compared to the same period last year. Lovato []The post Demi Lovato Tops Google’s List Of Trending Search 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Conflicts Between Political Achievements And Grassroots Reality In Gombe
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The essence of being in power as an elected representative of the people is to improve the well-being of the people. However, it is the job of the people to hold the government accountable by measuring their policies and programs with the reality on ground because governance is about reality rather than sweet-talk and self-hyping []The post Conflicts Between Political Achievements And Grassroots Reality In Gombe appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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How A Doctor Helped Turn Lagos Swamp To Sustainable Trade Zone
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Unlike most business people who have a doctorate, Dr Amy Jadesimi really is a doctor. The accomplished CEO of a major Nigerian logistics company ‘ that is also the country’s first privately-developed port terminal ‘ started her working life as a medical doctor, graduating from the prestigious Oxford University. She worked as an investment banker []The post How A Doctor Helped Turn Lagos Swamp To Sustainable Trade Zone appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Networ
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Obi, Igbos And The Wisdom Of Yoruba People
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
When the presidential flag-bearer of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, nominated Mr Peter Obi as his running mate, the joy was universal. In the political history of Nigeria, no such nomination was greeted with the type of elation with which Nigerians welcomed it. From North to South and East to West, the citizenry []The post Obi, Igbos And The Wisdom Of Yoruba People appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Drug Abuse Among Youths: Causes And Solutions (2)
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Bear in mind that when the term ‘intoxicant’ is used, it also encompasses narcotics, because they, too, among other things, result in the loss of self-control. There are also many narrations stated by the Noble Prophet (may Allah exalt his mention) with regards to intoxicants, such as: Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, []The post Drug Abuse Among Youths: Causes And Solutions (2) appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Staying Above UNESCO Threshold In Education, Sokoto Taking The Lead
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
For consistently maintaining the UNESCO requirement to the education sector in the state and passing a law criminalising any parent, guardian or care giver who, for no just cause, denies any child the right to education, Sokoto is fast taking the lead in having a well educated populace. ANKELI EMMANUEL (Sokoto) writes on the impacts []The post Staying Above UNESCO Threshold In Education, Sokoto Taking The Lead appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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How To Make Public Libraries Work Again In Nigeria
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
The origin of the first libraries can be traced to human efforts in document collection. In this piece, MAKINDE OLUWAROTIMI writes on how to revive these age-old treasure houses in Nigeria. School libraries are needed to enhance learners’ abilities to use practical information relevant to their daily lives. Their purpose is to provide teachers and []The post How To Make Public Libraries Work Again In Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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How 16-year-old Died In ‘Juju’ Superiority Contest
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
With alledged threat to kill 30 students in a reprisal by the grieving family members of a victim of ‘Juju’ induced killing in an Ekiti school, the education authorities are in for a tough time resolving the crisis that arose over to the killing of a 16-year-old student of Ado Grammer School. ALO ABIOLA (Ado []The post How 16-year-old Died In Juju Superiority Contest appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Concerns Over Conditions At NYSC Orientation Camps
Fri, 14 Dec 2018
Some serving and ex-corps members in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have lamented the deplorable conditions in their orientation camps, throwing up issues of health and environmental hazards to the public. While some states have improved facilities, majority of others are struggling to sustain the yearly inflow of graduates into the scheme. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE []The post Concerns Over Conditions At NYSC Orientation Camps appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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