Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Wednesday 19th December 2018

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Wednesday 19th December 2018

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Citizens Are Tired Of Estimated Billing
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Recently, Professor James Adeche Momoh, chairman/CEO of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the power sector regulator, assured that the commission is pushing the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to meter all customers by 2020 through the Meter Assets Providers (MAP) Regulation it launched in April 2018. While the professor was assuring of metering all Nigerians by 2020, []The post Citizens Are Tired Of Estimated Billing appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netw
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Garlands For Saraki At 56
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Let me do a little review about the history of the nation’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate. It has so far had 13 Presidents. Of these 13, three of them, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Dr. Dennis Osadebey and Chief Nwafor Orizu, presided when the nation was operating the parliamentary system of government and the Senate was []The post Garlands For Saraki At 56 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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How ADP Will Check Vote Buying In Niger ‘ Kawu
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The governorship candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), in Niger state, Rt. Hon. Isah Kawu, has stated how his party would check vote buying, in the forthcoming general elections. Rt. Hon. Kawu stated this while answering questions from journalists after making public his action plan for the state. He stated that that the party will []The post How ADP Will Check Vote Buying In Niger ‘ Kawu appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Duke: Judge Misinterpreted SDP’s Constitution On Zoning ‘ State Chairmen
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Forum of State Chairmen of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that the trial judge of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja, Justice Baba Hussein-Yusuf, misinterpreted the partys constitution regarding rotation and zoning formula in the case of Mr Doland Duke and Prof Jerry Gana. LEADERSHIP reports that the []The post Duke: Judge Misinterpreted SDPs Constitution On Zoning ‘ State Chairmen appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Adamawa: SDP Gov’ship Candidate Vows To Apprehend Corrupt Govt Officials
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa State, Chief Emmanuel Bello, has vowed to arrest past corrupt government officials and make them cough out looted funds, if elected governor. Bello accused previous governments of perpetrating corruption, resulting to weak capacity of governance, thereby subjecting the state on financial bailouts dependency. Bello made []The post Adamawa: SDP Govship Candidate Vows To Apprehend Corrupt Govt Officials appeared first on Leaders
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Tinubu Still Wailing Over Failure To Produce Senate Leadership ‘ Group
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
A socio-political group, the Democracy Advancement Solidarity Movement, has berated a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu over his comment on the Senate Presidency. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State, had said recently that some unnamed political prostitutes and robbers denied Nigeria viable Senate president since 2015 when President Muhammadu []The post Tinubu Still Wailing Over Failure To Produce Senate Leadership ‘ Group appeared first on Leadership
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PMB Campaigner Sues For Peace
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The North-West Zonal Deputy II, Presidential Support Committee Buhari 2019, Alhaji Musa Kuriga, has called on Nigerians to eschew bitterness and work for peace. He said for the 2019 general elections to be free and fair, Nigerians must collectively work together in unity. Speaking to newsmen, Kuriga said the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari []The post PMB Campaigner Sues For Peace appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NILDS Calls For Early Voting To Curb Voter Apathy
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Worried by the increasing level of voter apathy in Nigeria, the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has called for early voting to solve this impasse. According to a statement by the media office of the institute, they engaged Social Media Influencers and members of the Civil Society Organizations to a hangout with []The post NILDS Calls For Early Voting To Curb Voter Apathy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Imo 2019 And Okorocha’s Woes
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE , In this piece, observes tht ahead of 2019 Polls, Governor Rochas Okorocha appears to be facing toughest political battles of his life Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, who could be likened to the cat with nine lives is not oblivious of the fact that the mounting opposition to his government is []The post Imo 2019 And Okorochas Woes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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As APC Consolidates Grip On Northeast
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Northeast geo-political zone of the country recently witnessed series of political crises as a result of the poor conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party primaries. In an attempt to resolve all the troubles that erupted after the primaries, the APC Northeast peace and reconciliation committee led by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of []The post As APC Consolidates Grip On Northeast appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Access Bank, 27 Others Develop Global Banking Principles
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Access Bank,Plc in partnership with 27 leading banks across the world, has developed new ‘ Principles for Responsible Banking’, an initiative launched on 26th November, 2018 at a joint event in Paris ‘ the United Nation Environment Finance Initiative’s biennial Global Roundtable and the 4th Climate Finance Day ‘ under the patronage of the French []The post Access Bank, 27 Others Develop Global Banking Principles appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Ne
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Emefiele Tasks States On Areas Of Strength
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele has said that states can be viable if they focus on their areas of strength and develop them to increase revenue instead of depending on the dwindling oil cash ‘I do not think states can’t be viable. They were self- sustaining in the days of regions. I []The post Emefiele Tasks States On Areas Of Strength appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NCC Moves To Harmonise Shortcode For VAS Providers
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is on the verge of concluding the harmonisation of short codes being used in the country to simplify usage by telecoms consumers by value-added services (VAS) providers. Head of Fixed Network at NCC, Engr. Tony Ikemefuna, who disclosed this at the second stakeholders’ forum on Value Added Services, said the []The post NCC Moves To Harmonise Shortcode For VAS Providers appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Access, Diamond Banks’ Merger Get CBN’s Nod
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The ongoing merger and acquisition between Access Bank and Diamond Bank have received the consent of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) which said it has no objection to the deal. Access Bank and Diamond Bank had on Monday formerly informed the regulators of the proposed merger which is expected to be concluded before the []The post Access, Diamond Banks’ Merger Get CBN’s Nod appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PPPRA, NIMASA, Others Fail To Remit N2.752trn Surplus
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA), are among 50 ministries, department and agencies (MDAs) accused by the federal government of failing to remit the sum of N2,752,291,163,917.48 (N2.75trillion), being operating surpluses to the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the government. According to data presented by the director-general of Budget []The post PPPRA, NIMASA, Others Fail To Remit N2.752trn Surplus appeared first on
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North London Derby: Respect Tottenham, Emery Urges Arsenal Players, Fans
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Unai Emery has warned his players and Arsenal supporters not to overstep the mark ahead of today’s north London derby. The Gunners boss insists he will play a strong team to fact Tottenham in the Carabao Cup quarter final, despite playing with largely inexperienced side’s previously in the tournament. The last time the two side’s []The post North London Derby: Respect Tottenham, Emery Urges Arsenal Players, Fans appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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19th National Sports Festival Created Over 163 Millionaires ‘ Dalung
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports has been counting the gains of the just concluded 19th National Sports Festival held in Abuja. In an exclusive interview with some journalists on yesterday, the Minister said that he is overwhelmed by the value added to the country’s economy as a result of the festival []The post 19th National Sports Festival Created Over 163 Millionaires ‘ Dalung appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2018 FCT SWAN Games: NTA, Peoples Daily Clash In Final
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
After action-packed hostilities inside Area 3 playground, venue of the ongoing 2018 FCT SWAN 5-Aside football competition, defending champions, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and private owned print media outfit, Peoples Daily will tomorrow size each other up in the final stage. To reach the final, Ameachi Agbo-led Peoples Daily squad put up a spirited performance []The post 2018 FCT SWAN Games: NTA, Peoples Daily Clash In Final appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Networ
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Fiesta Exposes Rising Stars ‘ NCF
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Meanwhile, president of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Professor Adams Yahaya Ukwenya has stated that the just concluded National Sports Festival in Abuja has thrown up promising athletes to the federation. Speaking to LEADERSHIP sports, Ukwenya said young talented players who are ready to put the country’s name on the world map were identified during []The post Fiesta Exposes Rising Stars ‘ NCF appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NSF:YSFON Commends Nigerian Youths
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
President of the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuma has described the performance of the country’s youths in the just concluded 19th National Sports Festival as a step to greater heights. Gawuna, who is also the deputy governor of Kano State said the resilience of the youths to break national records []The post NSF:YSFON Commends Nigerian Youths appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigerian Fans Jubilate Over Mourinho’s Sack
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Nigerian football lovers and fans of English Premier League giants, Manchester United are in high heavens over the sack of manager, Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese took over the Red Devils in 2016 winning the League Cup and Europa League trophies but they are currently 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool and 6th on the table. []The post Nigerian Fans Jubilate Over Mourinho’s Sack appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Southeast And 2019 Polls
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
With some two months to the almighty presidential election in Nigeria, one cannot but feel encapsulated in the frenetic build up to that day. Although for now, there seems a situation that can be likened to the calm before a storm, political watchers know for sure that it is all about the calm before the []The post Southeast And 2019 Polls appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NDPHC And The Future Of Electricity In Nigeria and
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Nigeria’s journey to sufficient and interrupted electricity supply for her citizens which started as far back as 1929 when the Nigeria Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) became established as electric utility company has been inundated with a myriad of daunting challenges which has made it impossible to achieve that dream of ‘light for all’. As at []The post NDPHC And The Future Of Electricity In Nigeria and appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Rain Of Tributes As Adebiyi Alabi Goes ‘Home
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
When Jim Rohn was making his time-tested statement that ‘All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine,’ he may well have had the late Arc Sunday Samuel Adebiyi Alabi in mind. Indeed, Arc Alabi lived a well-rounded life worthy []The post Rain Of Tributes As Adebiyi Alabi Goes ‘Home’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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