Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Tuesday 15th January 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines, Tuesday 15th January 2019

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15 Killed In Iran Cargo Plane Crash
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
A cargo plane crash near the Iranian capital, Tehran, has killed 15 people. The Boeing 707 came off the runway and hit a wall while trying to land at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km (25 miles) west of Tehran, reportedly in poor weather. The Iranian army said only one person a flight engineer []The post 15 Killed In Iran Cargo Plane Crash appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Kaduna Govt Presents Scorecard To Public
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Kaduna State government is holding a two-week-long Policy TownHall Meetings across the 23 local government areas of the state to present its achievements over the last 44 months. Muhammad Abdullahi, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commission, disclosed this in Kaduna, yesterday. Abdullahi said the meeting, organised by the commission and Ministry of Local Government Affairs, []The post Kaduna Govt Presents Scorecard To Public appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network
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FRSC Confirms 14 Dead, 5 Injured In Ekiti Auto Crash
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ekiti Command, Mr Kugu Ismaila, has confirmed that 14 people died while five others were injured in the truck accident at Iworoko Ekiti on Saturday. Ismail said yesterday that three vehicles, a truck, and two mini buses, were involved in the road crash. The commander said that []The post FRSC Confirms 14 Dead, 5 Injured In Ekiti Auto Crash appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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55 Female Students Barred From LAUTECH School Over Hijab
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Hijab crisis rocking the International School, Ibadan, has replicated itself in LAUTECH International School, Ogbomoso, where 55 female students who wore hijab to school on Monday were barred from entering the school premises. It was gathered that though Hijab is presently not part of the school’s dress code the students decided to wear it []The post 55 Female Students Barred From LAUTECH School Over Hijab appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: 2, 643 Candidates Contesting 1,504 Positions ‘ INEC
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
INEC National Commissioner for North-Central Malam Mohammed Haruna has said that 22, 643 candidates would contest 1, 504 positions during the forthcoming general elections in the country. Haruna, who is in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States made thisknown yesterday in Ilorin during an interactive session with the traditional rulers in the state ahead []The post 2019: 2, 643 Candidates Contesting 1,504 Positions ‘ INEC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Atiku, Agbaje, Others Get Lagos Non-Indigenes’ Support
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The leadership of all the non-Yoruba speaking communities in Agege area of the Lagos State have thrown their weight behind all candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) contesting various positions in the general election. Speaking to journalists at a forum held in Lagos, the spokesperson of the non-Yoruba indigenes, Hon. Eni Sylvia, said they []The post Atiku, Agbaje, Others Get Lagos Non-Indigenes Support appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Tinubu Capable Of Delivering On Buhari’sPresidential Campaign
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The National Coordinator of Buhari Osinbajo Hope Movement (BOHM) hassupported the choice of national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as co-chairman of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, saying he has pedigree of delivering good results in such rigorous tasks. Seyi who stated this while canvassing for votes in the []The post ‘Tinubu Capable Of Delivering On BuharisPresidential Campaign’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian New
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Lagos Assembly Moves To Extend State Audit Law To LGs
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Lagos State House of Assembly has expressed its resolved to extend the state’s audit law to local government areas in the state to ensure transparency in the disbursement of public funds. In his address on the amendment bill titled, A Law to Amend the Lagos State Audit Law during the public hearing, the Speaker []The post Lagos Assembly Moves To Extend State Audit Law To LGs appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Ondo Convenes Security Summit
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Ondo State government is set to organise its maiden security summit to find lasting solutions to security challeges across the state. Mr. Jones Ogunmusere, the chairman, planning committee of the security summit, told a press conference on Monday in Akure, the state capital that the summit was necessitated by the prevailing security in the []The post Ondo Convenes Security Summit appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Onnoghen’s Trial Crude, Immoral ‘ Bode George
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has described the attempt to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, as ‘crude, immoral, illegitimate, and invalid.’ In a statement he personally signed, George also described the attempt as ‘an assault on the rule of law, an []The post Onnoghen’s Trial Crude, Immoral ‘ Bode George appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Networ
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FG Intimidating Judiciary With CJN’s Trial, Says Obi
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has accused the federal government of intimidating the judiciary with the filing of charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). He described Nigeria’s judicial system as the best among the three arms []The post FG Intimidating Judiciary With CJN’s Trial, Says Obi appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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APC Govt Most Corrupt Since Independence ‘ Wike
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government as the most corrupt government since Nigeria gained independence in 1960. Wike made the allegation yesterday when the board and management of Independent Newspapers Limited, visited him at the Government House, Port Harcourt. He said that the APC-led administration lacked integrity and []The post APC Govt Most Corrupt Since Independence ‘ Wike appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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Why IPMAN Is Engulfed In Protracted Crisis
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The factional president of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Abdul Fari, has stated that the crisis which has rocked the association for about five years stemmed from the existence of two conflicting constitutions. Fari told LEADERSHIP in Abuja that contrary to insinuations that the body is factionalised, courtesy of the []The post ‘Why IPMAN Is Engulfed In Protracted Crisis’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network
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NIPCO Boosts CSR Investment, Assures Employees Of Security
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
NIPCO Plc is planning to increase its investments in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in 2019 as it celebrated achievements on securing jobs for all its employees despite challenges in 2018. The managing director of the company, Sanjay Teotia, who said this in his New Year message to staff, maintained that NIPCO would continue to create []The post NIPCO Boosts CSR Investment, Assures Employees Of Security appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NPS Tasks Stakeholders On Biodiversity Programmes Implementation
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The conservator-general of National Park Service (NPS), Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, has appealed to stakeholders to liaise with relevant federal government agencies, international organisations and individuals to implement the global key biodiversity area programmes in Nigeria in line with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He stated this in Abuja when he hosted a []The post NPS Tasks Stakeholders On Biodiversity Programmes Implementation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper a
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Making Customer Care Centre Effective For Seamless Service Delivery
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Every organisation needs a Customer Care or Call Centre which must be made effective and efficient in order to retain old and new customers,ZAKA ABD-KHALIQ writes. Competition is an inevitable part of the business world, for businesses of any size. It is not a necessary evil, but rather an important part of the business ecosystem. []The post Making Customer Care Centre Effective For Seamless Service Delivery appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Ondo APC Wants Erring Members Sanctioned
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The Ondo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been urged to sanction erring party members currently engaging in anti-party activities ahead of the forthcoming general elections. The leadership of the party in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state, aid this will serve as a deterrent to others who might be nursing []The post Ondo APC Wants Erring Members Sanctioned appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Uzodinma Will Alleviate Suffering Of Imo People ‘ Okere
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Chief Nnanna Victor Okere is the coordinator Imo Diasporas Support for Senator Hope Uzodinma 2019. In this interview with PAUL UWADIMA, he speaks about the forthcoming elections in Imo State and other national issues. What is your take on the insurgency in the North East and and to stop insecurity in the country’ A cursory []The post Uzodinma Will Alleviate Suffering Of Imo People ‘ Okere appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PMB Rescued Economy From Collapse ‘ RBM
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Members of the Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM) have said they decided to throw their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari reelection bid because of the urgent need to reposition the country and rescue it from charlatans who they said are bent on ruining the country. Speaking with Journalists at an interactive session in Lagos, the convener []The post PMB Rescued Economy From Collapse ‘ RBM appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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APC Chieftain Donates 11 Vehicles To Buhari/Inuwa Campaign In Gombe
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
One of the leading former gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Gombe state, Alhaji Farouk Bamusa, yesterday donated 11 vehicles to the APC campaign team to enhance the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and the election of Alh. Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya as governor, with a call on the electorate to vote for []The post APC Chieftain Donates 11 Vehicles To Buhari/Inuwa Campaign In Gombe appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Corruption Allegation: Obla Tells Pinnick, Others To Surrender
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono Obla, has advised the president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, Vice-Presidents Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko to present themselves to the panel for investigation over alleged corruption. The trio, alongside chairman of NFF Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed []The post Corruption Allegation: Obla Tells Pinnick, Others To Surrender appeared first on Leadership New
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Build Super Eagles Around Iwobi, Fashanu Counsels Rohr
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Former England striker, John Fashanu has urged Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr to build his team around Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. He said 22-year-old nephew of legendary Jay-Jay Okocha, who has now made over 120 appearances for the Gunners since breaking through to []The post Build Super Eagles Around Iwobi, Fashanu Counsels Rohr appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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AFCON U-20: Aigbogun To Name Final Squad Next Week
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun is expected to name his name final squad for the forthcoming Africa U-20 Cup of Nations not later than next week, thenff.com has revealed. The seven ‘time African champions, who finished as runners-up at the WAFU U-20 Cup Championship in Lome, Togo in December, have been in a training []The post AFCON U-20: Aigbogun To Name Final Squad Next Week appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Super Falcons Storm China For 4-Nation Tourney
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Nigeria’s women national football team, Super Falcons have departed to China for a 4-Nation tournament as they kick tart their preparations for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France, this summer. The delegation comprising 16 players and nine officials left Nigeria, aboard an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, []The post Super Falcons Storm China For 4-Nation Tourney appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2019: NFF Sets AFCON Title Target For Eagles
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Embattled president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick has reiterated that preparing the Super Eagles adequately to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title this summer is the major focus of the federation for this year. Pinnick, who is also the chairman of AFCON Organizing Committee, while making it clear that []The post 2019: NFF Sets AFCON Title Target For Eagles appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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NPFL: Ganaru Relishes Away Win Against Akwa United
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri coach, Mohammed Baba Ganaru is basking in the euphoria of his side’s opening day away win against Akwa United of Uyo in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Ganaru reckoned that, despite their inability to get new stars in the transfer market, the result has given his players adequate motivation to []The post NPFL: Ganaru Relishes Away Win Against Akwa United appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Comparing President Buhari To Nelson Mandela (2)
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
The imperative of peace in the development of a nation need not be over-emphasized. Any nation or a state where peace does not exist relatively can hardly be said to witness any progress developmentally. Nigeria has in the past 8-10 years been bedeviled by debilitating security challenges. The importance of security to the material well-being []The post Comparing President Buhari To Nelson Mandela (2) appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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2018: A Retrospective Look At Agric Sector
Tue, 15 Jan 2019
Proactive policy of government to boost agriculture especially in 2018 recorded steady growth throughout the country and supported macroeconomic stability against the backdrop of volatility in the global oil market. Although the sector’s workforce, exports and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contribution dropped in recent decades as oil and gas production became Nigeria’s economic mainstay, the []The post 2018: A Retrospective Look At Agric Sector appeared first on Leadership Newspaper an
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