Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Saturday 5th January 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Saturday 5th January 2019

Nigeria’s Retrogressive Population Growth
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The debate about Nigeria’s bourgeoning population has attracted comments from a cross-section of citizens, following job losses of over nine million as authenticated by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), under the three-and- half years of the All Progressives Congress (APC), casting a gloomy future. The statistics reeled out by the NBS on job losses []The post Nigeria’s Retrogressive Population Growth appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Serena Sweeps Hopman Cup Singles Ahead Of Australian Open
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Serena Williams stepped up her Australian Open preparations with a straight-sets victory over Britains Katie Boulter on Thursday to complete an unbeaten Hopman Cup campaign in singles. Williams cooled off after a strong start but prevailed with a 6-1, 7-6 (2) victory in 78 minutes to level the tie between the United States and Britain []The post Serena Sweeps Hopman Cup Singles Ahead Of Australian Open appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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UN Concerned Over Bangladesh Election ‘Reprisals
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The United Nations has voiced concern over the violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh before, during and after recent elections held on December 30. More than a dozen people were killed in election-related violence and the election campaign was dogged by allegations of the arrests and jailing of thousands of opponents of the []The post UN Concerned Over Bangladesh Election ‘Reprisals’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Suspected Ebola Case Being Investigated In Swedish Hospital
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
A man is being treated in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital on suspicion of infection with Ebola after visiting Burundi, the regional authority said on Friday. The hospital’s chief medical officer said the young man had been in Burundi for around three weeks, and was exhibiting classic symptoms of haemorrhagic fever, including vomiting blood. []The post Suspected Ebola Case Being Investigated In Swedish Hospital appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News N
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Huawei Staff Punished After Official Tweet Posted ‘Via iPhone
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Two Huawei employees who sent a message from the Chinese telecom firm’s Twitter account using an iPhone device have been punished, a memo says. The tweet, posted on New Year’s Day, wished followers a ‘Happy #2019’ while displaying ‘via Twitter for iPhone’. Chinese companies have been trying to steer employees toward Huawei products and away []The post Huawei Staff Punished After Official Tweet Posted ‘Via iPhone’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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US House Democrats Challenge Trump On Shutdown
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to end a partial government shutdown, but the move looks certain to be vetoed by President Donald Trump. Mr Trump has said he will reject any measure that does not provide funding for his proposed US-Mexico border wall. New House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who will resume negotiations []The post US House Democrats Challenge Trump On Shutdown appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Shisha Contains High Levels Of Cancer-causing Metals ‘ Study
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
New studies have foundthat medwakh and shisha tobacco contain more nickel, chromium, copper and zinc than cigarettes which causes cancer. TUNDE OGUNTOLA writes. Metals that can cause cancer are present in higher levels in medwakh and shisha products than in cigarettes, a new UAE study found. Scientists in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi found that in []The post Shisha Contains High Levels Of Cancer-causing Metals ‘ Study appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Capers For Anemia, Protection Against Allergies
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Capers are the edible, unripened flower buds from the caper bush, Capparis spinose. The bush can be found the Middle East, Central Asia, East Africa, Pacific Islands, and Australia although the origin remains uncertain. Capers are salted and pickled before used as a seasoning or garnish where the pea-sized buds contain a tangy, lemony flavour. []The post Capers For Anemia, Protection Against Allergies appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Yobe Emir Tasks Politicians On Peaceful Election
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
As campaigns for the 20I9 general elections gather momentum, the deputy chairman, Yobe State Council Of Chiefs, Alh Abubakar Suleiman Ibn Umar, has urged political office seekers to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship devoid of rancour or bitterness. The emir, who made the call during the New Year celebrations, said the call became imperative given []The post Yobe Emir Tasks Politicians On Peaceful Election appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PDP Not Alternative To APC In 2019 ‘ Nasarawa Speaker
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe -Abdullahi, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not an alternative to All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. The speaker stated this in Umaisha, Toto local government area, while addressing newsmen after touring the six electoral wards in his constituency. Balarabe-Abdullahi []The post PDP Not Alternative To APC In 2019 ‘ Nasarawa Speaker appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Ne
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Africa Looks Up To Nigeria For Clearer Political Vision
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Renowned Kenyan human rights activist and prolific public commentator, Professor Patrick Loch Lumumba, has stressed that Nigeria has no option than to get it right politically, economically, and socially as according to him, African continent looks up to Nigeria for political direction. According to him, Nigeria is the centre piece of African politics and must []The post ‘Africa Looks Up To Nigeria For Clearer Political Vision’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News N
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NANS Disapproves Ibadan Polytechnic Tuition Fee Increment
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has expressed displeasure over the increment in Ibadan Polytechnic fees by its management. This was expressed in a statement jointly signed by its leadership, Mr Adeyemi Azeez, NANS National PRO and Mr Adekitan Adebisi, NANS Southwest Cordinator, yesterday, in Abuja. ‘NANS condemns this in totality, as we cannot []The post NANS Disapproves Ibadan Polytechnic Tuition Fee Increment appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Ne
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Oluwo Anchors Seminar On Foreign Trips For Nigerians
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
In his attempt to alleviate the hurdles and associated barriers faced by Nigerian youths in accessing foreign countries, the Oluwo of Iwoland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, will anchor a nationwide seminar on legal processes and procedures for accessing foreign countries. The seminar, according to a release signed by the Oluwo’s Press []The post Oluwo Anchors Seminar On Foreign Trips For Nigerians appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network
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FG Urged To Declare State Of Emergence In Football
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The federal government has been urged to declare a state of emergency in Nigeria’s football and ensure that officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the League Management Company (LMC) who are neck-deep in corruption are prosecuted. Former member of the NFF Committee on Football Reform, Ahmed Shuaibu-Gara Gombe, made the call, saying the []The post FG Urged To Declare State Of Emergence In Football appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Unification Bout: Joshua Gets No Response From Wilder’s Camp
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Anthony Joshua’s camp has so far had ‘no response’ from Deontay Wilder’s representatives despite renewed efforts to set up a heavyweight unification fight, according to head of Matchroom Sport Barry Hearn. WBA-WBO-IBF champion Joshua has repeatedly stated that WBC title holder Wilder is his No. 1 target for his next fight, which is due to []The post Unification Bout: Joshua Gets No Response From Wilders Camp appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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EPL Title: We’re Right Behind You, Man City Warn Liverpool
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Manchester City are determined to crank up the pressure on Liverpool after Leroy Sane winning goal brought the defending champions to within four points of the Premier League leaders. The Germany wingers 72nd-minute strike secured a 2-1 win over Liverpool on Thursday night and said Jurgen Klopps side will be feeling the threat from the []The post EPL Title: We’re Right Behind You, Man City Warn Liverpool appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PDP’s Needless Fuss On IGP’s Tenure Extension
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
One of the issues that dominated the media space towards the end of 2018 was the clamour that the tenure of the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, should not be extended The clamour as usual came from the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), whose stock-in-trade has always been to kick against every []The post PDP’s Needless Fuss On IGP’s Tenure Extension appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Now That The Storm Is Over
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The choice of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, as the vice- presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been greeted with widespread optimism among Nigerians of various standings. One of the striking features of Obi’s emergence is how it defied political logic and calculations at a time popular permutations considered []The post Now That The Storm Is Over appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Questions PDP Must Answer Over Badeh
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Let me begin by extending my heart-felt sympathy to the family of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd), who was in December 2018 gunned down by suspected assassins on the Keffi-Kaduna road while returning from his farm. I also commiserate with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and Nigerians over the []The post Questions PDP Must Answer Over Badeh appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Trajectory Of A Political Display
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The grand conspiracy and desperate attempt to de-construct and indeed de-mystify Governor Muhammed A. Abubakar of Bauchi State is ostensibly for a hidden agenda against the personality, which remains a fruitless effort. It has never been my style to join issues with suspected paid agents determined to mess-up the administration of a vibrant leader on []The post Trajectory Of A Political Display appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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I Hate To Disappoint Clients ‘ Gloria
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Gloria John is an indigene of Kogi State and of Igala ethnic origin. She was born into the family of the late Mr John Sani and Mrs Esther John, first of four children. She had her nursery and primary education at St Phillip’s Primary School, Niger State, while she received her secondary education at Yaro []The post I Hate To Disappoint Clients ‘ Gloria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Tales Of A Boko Haram Victim: Surviving The Peace Through Fara
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Elizabeth Innocent lives in Maiduguri, Borno State. She is one of the lucky survivors of the Boko Haram insurgency. CHIKA MEFOR in this report tells the story of this mother of three who is sustaining her family through her fara business In the middle of the bustle and hustle, along the Damboa Road in Maiduguri, []The post Tales Of A Boko Haram Victim: Surviving The Peace Through Fara appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Tracking Notorious Illicit Drug Spots In Abuja
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
The scourge of illicit drug trade is still a challenge facing the society today. In this piece, CECILIA OGEZI traces the clandestine illicit drugs spots in Abuja where vendors ply their trade Ladi Kwali Street off Constantine Street in Zone 4 of Wuse District is one of the most popular areas in the Nigerian capital, []The post Tracking Notorious Illicit Drug Spots In Abuja appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Women Need To Create Their Own Networks
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
A seasoned attorney with almost 30 years in practice, an entrepreneur with interest in real estate development and management, restaurant, hospitality among others, Aisha Rimi, our woman of substance this week, is also committed to supporting children and struggling women in Nigeria Background I owe a lot to my upbringing, education, experience and the support []The post Women Need To Create Their Own Networks appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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I Grew Up Without Expectations ‘ Ayandele
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Dr Francis Ayandele worked as a foundation member of staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) as Chief Health Services Planner. He was in charge of River Blindness Control Programme and he also set up the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB). Here with JULIET KUYET BULUS, the octogenarian reflects on his life and times []The post I Grew Up Without Expectations ‘ Ayandele appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Events That Shaped PDP In 2018
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes on the major events that happened in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the outgoing year. Like every other pre-general election year, 2018 is quite eventful for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The politicking within and without the party intensified especially as the party craved to return to power. But, entering 2018 []The post Events That Shaped PDP In 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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We Stay True To Our Brand Aesthetics ‘ Dora Ikomi
Sat, 05 Jan 2019
Abby Ikomi and her three daughters are the genius quad behind the young fast raising Nigerian fashion label House of Irawo. In this chat with MILLICENT AREBUN ONUOHA AND NKECHI NWOKOBIA, the chief marketing advisor of the brand, Dora Ikomi, speaks on the aspirations, challenges and competitive edge of the brand About House of Irawo []The post We Stay True To Our Brand Aesthetics ‘ Dora Ikomi appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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