Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Monday 24th December 2018

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Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Monday 24th December 2018

Bandits Attack Zamfara Village, Kills 17
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Suspected bandits have killed 17 people in an attack on Magami Village of Faru District in Maradun Local Government Area (LGA) of Nigeria’s North West Zamfara State. The Zamfara State Police Command confirmed the attack and the figure on Sunday. The spokesperson of the police in Zamfara, Mr Mohammed Shehu, said the assailants stormed the []The post Bandits Attack Zamfara Village, Kills 17 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Death Toll In Indonesia Tsunami Hits 280
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The death toll from a tsunami that hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted rose to at least 280 on Monday, officials said. They added that rescuers are using heavy machinery and their bare hands to search for more victims. Hundreds more were injured when the tsunami struck, []The post Death Toll In Indonesia Tsunami Hits 280 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Christmas: Okowa Urges Nigerians To Reconcile With God
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
As Christians all over the world celebrate Christmas, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the people to reconcile themselves with God and their neighbours. The governor made the call on Friday night at a festival of Nine Lessons and Carols christened, ‘an Evening of Praise organised by the Ministry of Information, []The post Christmas: Okowa Urges Nigerians To Reconcile With God appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Indonesia Tsunami: Fears Of New Wave As Anak Krakatau Volcano Seethes
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Coastal residents near Indonesias Anak Krakatau volcano have been warned to keep away from beaches amid fears it could trigger a new tsunami. On Saturday, giant waves crashed into coastal towns on the islands of Sumatra and Java, killing at least 281 people and injuring 1,016. It is thought that volcanic activity set off undersea []The post Indonesia Tsunami: Fears Of New Wave As Anak Krakatau Volcano Seethes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Trump Names Acting Defence Secretary
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
US President Donald Trump has forced Defence Secretary James Mattis to leave his post early, appointing an acting successor to take over in the new year. Gen Mattis, 68, strongly hinted at policy differences with Mr Trump when he resigned on Friday. He offered to stay in the job until February but will now leave []The post Trump Names Acting Defence Secretary appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: APC Inaugurates Campaign Council, Committees In Gombe
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe state has inaugurated its campaign council and nine different committees for the victory of the party in the 2019 general elections. Inaugurating the Council on Sunday in Gombe, the leader of the party in the state, Sen. Danjuma Goje called on the council to work hard for the []The post 2019: APC Inaugurates Campaign Council, Committees In Gombe appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Mobile Court Seals Off Abuja Banex Plaza
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
An Environmental Mobile Court, sitting in Banex Plaza Complex, Abuja, has sealed off the plaza due to non payment of waste service charges. This was announced in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by Alhaji Muktar Ibrahim, the Head, Information and Outreach Unit, Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB). Ibrahim, who denied that AEPB sealed off []The post Mobile Court Seals Off Abuja Banex Plaza appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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EFCC’S Convictions And Role Of Judiciary In Anti-corruption War
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission under the watch of its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has been posting unprecedented record of achievements in terms of convictions of those who are standing trial over corruption related matters. This year alone, as at December 21, 2018, the following convictions were recorded by various zones of the []The post EFCC’S Convictions And Role Of Judiciary In Anti-corruption War appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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SERAP Drags Saraki To Court Over Dariye’s Salaries, Allowances
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Senate president, Bukola Saraki, yesterday replied the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) asking National Assembly to stop payment of the monthly salaries and allowances of the jailed Senator Joshua Dariye (APC Plateau Central), saying it cannot be stopped now by the National Assembly. Senator Dariye is currently serving 10 year jail term in Kuje []The post SERAP Drags Saraki To Court Over Dariye’s Salaries, Allowances appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria
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Osun Gov Pledges To Complete Inherited Projects
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has assured the people of the state that ongoing projects will be completed. He spoke in Ilesa at the weekend during the Iwude, a traditional festival celebrated annually by the Ijesas. Oyetola, who was the chief guest of honour, promised that work would continue non stop in the Ilesa water []The post Osun Gov Pledges To Complete Inherited Projects appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Atiku Will Eliminate Multiple Taxation ‘ PDP
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) yesterday said its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has perfected a blueprint that will eliminate multiple taxation and slash income taxes. The party also added that Atiku will reduce commodity tax and increase government funding to small and medium enterprises, in key sectors of the economy. A statement by director, []The post Atiku Will Eliminate Multiple Taxation ‘ PDP appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Networ
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APGA Candidate Warns Against Electoral Malpractice In Benue South
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Daughter of former Two-time Senate President, David Mark, Mrs Blessing Onuh has warned politicians in Benue South senatorial district who are nursing the intention to rig the 2019 elections to jettison such thought . The former FCT social Development Secretary says this time the electorates in Benue South would resist all attempts by desperate politicians []The post APGA Candidate Warns Against Electoral Malpractice In Benue South appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Farmer/Herders Crisis: Peace Process Begins In 7 States
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Farmers and Herders Initiative for Peace and Development, has begun peace process in seven states of Nigeria. This was made known by the secretary of the Initiative, Alhaji Salim Musa, while briefing newsmen in Kaduna yesterday. Salim said the Farmers and Herders Initiative for Peace and Development is desirous of ensuring peace reigns between []The post Farmer/Herders Crisis: Peace Process Begins In 7 States appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Glo Tasks Nigerians On Love During Yuletide
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Telecomunications Company, Globacom, has called on Christians across the country to emulate the virtues and teachings of Jesus Christ as they celebrate this year’s Christmas, which is generally celebrated to mark the Lord’s birthday. In a goodwill message sent from the company’s Lagos headquarters, Globacom stated that love is what brought Jesus Christ to the []The post Glo Tasks Nigerians On Love During Yuletide appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FAAN, Well Equipped For Operation ‘ Dunoma
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Saleh Dunoma, has said his agency was well equipped for operations at the newly- inaugurated international terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Dunoma, while speaking after the inauguration of the airport terminal, said FAAN was committed to meeting the needs arising from the []The post FAAN, Well Equipped For Operation ‘ Dunoma appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PDP Vows To Burst APC’s Alleged Rigging Plans
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said they have mapped out new strategies aimed at checking alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to manipulate and rig the 2019 general election. The party’s national publicity secretary, Mr Kola Ologbodiyan, who stated during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos alleged that the ruling party []The post PDP Vows To Burst APC’s Alleged Rigging Plans appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PDP Alerts Of Plot To Arrest NASS Members
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged of plans to arrest National Assembly members who booed President Muhammadu Buhari during the presentation of the 2019 budget proposal last Wednesday. Addressing journalists in Abuja, a spokesman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO), Buba Galadima, claimed that the presidency has directed security agencies to start compiling []The post PDP Alerts Of Plot To Arrest NASS Members appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian
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Southeast Presidency Only Possible Through PMB ‘ Sen. Ndoma-Egba
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has stated that the only way that the Southeast will have the chance of producing a President will be through the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential elections. Ndoma-Egba, who is also an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial candidate in []The post Southeast Presidency Only Possible Through PMB ‘ Sen. Ndoma-Egba appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian New
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Group Hails CBN Governor Over Economic Stability
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Coalition of Civil Society Group (COCSG), has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, for policies that have helped stabilised the economy. The Group singled out the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) which it noted, has scaled down the huge foreign exchange spent by Nigeria on importing food. Briefing journalists in []The post Group Hails CBN Governor Over Economic Stability appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Christian Pilgrimage Pathway For Nigeria’s Devt’ NCPC
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The executive secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev Tor Uja, has disclosed that pilgrimage is not only an opportunity to embark on spiritual journey to the holy land to pray for Nigeria, but a pathway for the country’s development. Uja who made this known recently in Abuja during the airlifting of Plateau Pilgrims, admonished []The post Christian Pilgrimage Pathway For Nigeria’s Devt’ NCPC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Report Unveils Fresh Challenges For Global Insurers
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
With 94 large ships lost worldwide in 2017, down by more than a third over 10 years, as bad weather involved in one in four losses, this poses fresh challenges to global insurance companies, according to Allianz 2018 Safety and Shipping Review. The review shows that there are increased losses in accident hotspot, especially, in []The post Report Unveils Fresh Challenges For Global Insurers appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FG’s N100bn Sukuk Bond Oversubscribed By 32%
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The second federal governments Sovereign Sukuk Bond offer for the month of December has received huge investors’ patronage, LEADERSHIP can report. Data available from the Debt Management Office (DMO) has shown the impressive result of the recent public offering of N100 billion, 7-year 15.743 per cent Sovereign Sukuk due 2025. According to the subscription details, []The post FG’s N100bn Sukuk Bond Oversubscribed By 32% appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Marketers Kick Against Siting Eateries At Petrol Stations
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has warned against siting eateries at filling stations because of inherent dangers surrounding such operations. President of the association, Mr. Nosakhare Ogieva-Okunbor, in an interactive session with journalists at the weekend, urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to as matter of urgency disapprove siting of []The post Marketers Kick Against Siting Eateries At Petrol Stations appeared first on Leadership News
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8 Years After, NIWA Completes N2.5bn Baro River Port Cargo Equipment
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Baro River Port Cargo handling equipment installation has been completed and ready for commissioning, LEADERSHIP can report. The Baro River Port in Niger State was awarded in 2011 at a cost of N2,563,499,248.00 by the Federal Executive Council to Messrs CGGC Global Projects Limited The project has been completed but abandoned and left in []The post 8 Years After, NIWA Completes N2.5bn Baro River Port Cargo Equipment appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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SEC: We Won’t Prosecute Multiple Accounts Holders
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Nigerians have once again been enjoined not to entertain any fears of prosecution but take steps to regularise their multiple subscription accounts in order to obtain the benefits of their investments in the capital market. Acting director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk stated this during an interview with journalists in Abuja []The post SEC: We Won’t Prosecute Multiple Accounts Holders appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Olapade Wins Tour Championship For 4th Time In 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Nigeria’s Sunday Olapade has emerged champion of the West Africa Tour Championship, his fourth Tour title in 2018. The Nigerian known for ‘the hit man’ started the final round leading the championship and finished at -10. Olapade went 71, 68 and 68 before wrapping a final round of 71. He took the lead on the []The post Olapade Wins Tour Championship For 4th Time In 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Lobi Stars Attribute CAF League Victory To Ortom’s Support
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Vice Chairman of Lobi Stars Football Club, Mike Idoko has attributed the team’s qualification for the group stage of the CAF Champions League to God and prompt attention given to it by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The vice chairman also assured that the team will work harder to as well win their next matches []The post Lobi Stars Attribute CAF League Victory To Ortom’s Support appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PMB’s Re-election And The ‘Ketekete’ Syndrome
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
As the campaign for the 2019 polls reaches feverish point, it is important to re-echo President Muhammadu Buhari’s birthday call for more time to fix Nigeria. It is necessary to appeal to Nigerians to be on guard and not allow what is termed here as ‘Ketekete’ Syndrome to set in because a lot has been []The post PMB’s Re-election And The ‘Ketekete’ Syndrome appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Governor Abubakar’s Politics Without Bitterness
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Growing up in my ancient north-eastern town of Sade, one of the most enduring lessons I learnt from my late father (Sarkin Sade of blessed memory) was to always trust my intuition. And so, when the opposition, incidentally all of them members of the APC at the time, were doing everything to derail Governor Mohammed []The post Governor Abubakar’s Politics Without Bitterness appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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EFCC’S Convictions And Role Of Judiciary In Anti-corruption War
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission under the watch of its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has been posting unprecedented record of achievements in terms of convictions of those who are standing trial over corruption related matters. This year alone, as at December 21, 2018, the following convictions were recorded by various zones of the []The post EFCC’S Convictions And Role Of Judiciary In Anti-corruption War appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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That Legislative Show Of Shame
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Wednesday December 19, 2018 was another political low end day for Nigerians courtesy of the increasing unproductive National Assembly as some members nearly, although unfortunately, turned what should have been a serious and sober business session with Nigeria’s chief executive and Commander-in-Chief, into a charade. President Muhammadu Buhari had given the National Assembly ample notice []The post That Legislative Show Of Shame appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netwo
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Why PMB Deserves Another Term ‘ Isa Yuguda
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Alhaji Isa Yuguda was governor of Bauchi State on the platform of ANPP and PDP, between 2007and 2015. The politician who recently defected to the governing APC, in this interview with select journalists, explains why President Muhammadu Buhari deserves another term. JONATHAN NDA-ISAIAH was there for LEADERSHIP What has been your experience these past few []The post Why PMB Deserves Another Term ‘ Isa Yuguda appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Nigerians Are Now More Inspired To Enforce Consumer Rights ‘ Irukera
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mr. Babatunde Irukera is the Director-General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC). In this interview with LEADERSHIP, he speaks on efforts the organisation is making to deliver its core mandate among other burning issues. What is the level of collaboration between the CPC and agencies like the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the Standards Organisation of []The post Nigerians Are Now More Inspired To Enforce Consumer Rights ‘ Irukera appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian Ne
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