Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Sunday 3rd March 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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Plateau: Appeal Tribunal Orders Hearing Of LG Poll Petition
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The Plateau State Local Government Election Appeal Tribunal,sitting in Jos, the state capital has ordered for the hearing of a chairmanship petition of Ubandoma Joshua Laven of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on merit by the Plateau State Local Government Election Petition Tribunal. Chairman of the Appellate tribunal, Justice Arum Ashom gave the order in []The post Plateau: Appeal Tribunal Orders Hearing Of LG Poll Petition appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Polls: Monarch Urges Youths To Shun Violence
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The paramount ruler of Ikah Chiefdom in Ankpa local government area of Kogi state, Chief Sule Sani has advised youths to shun violence during election periods. The monarch reminded the youths that violence does not in any way present a race in good picture. Igala kingdom in Nigeria which is known for peaceful coexistence with []The post Polls: Monarch Urges Youths To Shun Violence appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Why INEC Must Plug The Loopholes
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The logistics challenges which the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), tried to tackle by postponing the presidential and National Assembly elections by a week still manifested during the exercise. Despite assurances that the commission had made adequate preparations, the February 23 elections held across the country were still marred by series of []The post Why INEC Must Plug The Loopholes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Bomai Welcome On Board
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Last week’s election of Malam Ibrahim Mohammed Bomai as the senator representing Yobe south, in Yobe State at the just concluded National Assembly elections did not come to as a surprise. Bomai, has been a man of the people for a long time now as he endeared himself to his people through his compassion and []The post Bomai Welcome On Board appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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UK Unveils 30M Investment Package For Africa
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
UK Minister of State for Africa Harriett Baldwin has announced a funding package for projects across Africa following the signing of a new strategic partnership. The fund, according to Baldwin, is to be injected into prosperity and security projects across Africa as it steps up its investment in the continent. The minister explained that the []The post UK Unveils 30M Investment Package For Africa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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MultiChoice Launches Special BBNaija Pop-Up Channel On DStv, GOtv
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
As the countdown to the eagerly anticipated fourth season of Big Brother Naija heats up, MultiChoice Nigeria will be treating fans of the popular reality TV show to an exclusive reunion show and special pop-up channel on DStv and GOtv starting in March. The BBNaija pop-up channel will open on Friday, 1 March at 10 []The post MultiChoice Launches Special BBNaija Pop-Up Channel On DStv, GOtv appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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ECOWAS Observer Mission Commends INEC Over 2019 Election
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for their dedication and professionalism during the course of the election. The mission , in a statement signed by H.E. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf , the Head of the ECOWAS observation mission, which it referred to as a Preliminary []The post ECOWAS Observer Mission Commends INEC Over 2019 Election appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Networ
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Cities Alliance Offers $50,000 Grants To Nigerian Tech Startups
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
As part of its global partnership in supporting cities to deliver sustainable development, Cities Alliance has launched an innovation programme that will offer $10,000 to $50,000 to Nigerians working on innovative and accessible solutions. This is in a bid to improve and strengthen tenure security and land and property rights in informal urban settlements in []The post Cities Alliance Offers $50,000 Grants To Nigerian Tech Startups appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network
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Queen Moremi Musical Back On Easter
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Due to popular demand, the musical, Queen Moremi will be back on stage and performed live at the Terra Kulture Arena during the Easter festival season. Leading Nollywood artistes starring in the musical include star actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, who plays Moremi, Deyemi Okanlawon, Femi Branch who plays Olugbo, Bimbo Manuel as Ooni Obawirin and Rotimi []The post Queen Moremi Musical Back On Easter appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Cities Alliance Offers $50,000 Grants To Nigerian Tech Startups
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
As part of its global partnership in supporting cities to deliver sustainable development, Cities Alliance has launched an innovation programme that will offer $10,000 to $50,000 to Nigerians working on innovative and accessible solutions. This is in a bid to improve and strengthen tenure security and land and property rights in informal urban settlements in []The post Cities Alliance Offers $50,000 Grants To Nigerian Tech Startups appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network
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Queen Violet Emerges Winner Face Of Omambala Nigeria
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The prestigious-cultural Face of Omambala Nigeria modelling contest has crowned Queen Chukwudozie Violet as winner of the 2018 maiden edition of the pageant. LEADERSHIP gathered that the glamourous and ceremonious event, held at Akwa, in Anambra state, had the presence of the high and mighty from across the south-east region of Nigeria, including observers from []The post Queen Violet Emerges Winner Face Of Omambala Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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ExxonMobil Adds 4.5 Billion Oil Equivalent To Reserves In 2018
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Exxon Mobil Corp said it added 4.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in 2018, driven mainly by increases in its holdings in the U.S. Permian Basin, Guyana and Brazil. The oil major said its proved reserves totaled 24.3 billion oil-equivalent barrels at the end of 2018, with liquids accounting for 64 []The post ExxonMobil Adds 4.5 Billion Oil Equivalent To Reserves In 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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ExxonMobil Adds 4.5 Billion Oil Equivalent To Reserves In 2018
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Exxon Mobil Corp said it added 4.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in 2018, driven mainly by increases in its holdings in the U.S. Permian Basin, Guyana and Brazil. The oil major said its proved reserves totaled 24.3 billion oil-equivalent barrels at the end of 2018, with liquids accounting for 64 []The post ExxonMobil Adds 4.5 Billion Oil Equivalent To Reserves In 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Meek Mill To Visit Nigeria Soon
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Popular American rapper, Robert Rihmeek Williams popularly known as Meek Mill is set to visit Nigerians soon to thrill fans musically. The rapper who revealed that he will be visiting Nigeria in the summer,made this known while replying to a fan’s question via his #askmeek on Twitter. In October 2012, Mill announced the launch of []The post Meek Mill To Visit Nigeria Soon appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Thriving Gas Projects That Will Regenerate Nigeria’s Economic Landscape
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
When in 2016 the Federal Government actuated the 7 Big Wins Initiative to reinforce its commitment to the acceleration of the gas revolution, and the eventual approval on June 28, 2017, of the new National Gas Policy, the midstream space of the country’s oil and gas sector became fully energised with implementation of near moribund []The post Thriving Gas Projects That Will Regenerate Nigeria’s Economic Landscape appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Atiku Alleges EFCC Arrest Of Son-in-law
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday assured Nigerians that under no circumstance would he mortgage the mandate of Nigerians as freely expressed during the presidential election on February 23, 2019. Atiku, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Ibe, gave the assurance against the backdrop []The post Atiku Alleges EFCC Arrest Of Son-in-law appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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World Leaders Congratulate PMB On His Re-election
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Following his victory at the just concluded presidential election, messages of felicitation have continued to pour in for the re-elected Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, from across Africa. Amongst the leaders that have Congratulated PMB are King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco, who described President Buhari’s victory as an affirmation of the level of []The post World Leaders Congratulate PMB On His Re-election appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Thugs Invade Progress FM In Gombe
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Scores of suspected political thugs and hoodlums, yesterday, invaded the premises of Gombe-based radio station, Progress FM, operating on frequency 97.3. The suspects swooped in on the premises of the station during a political rally organised to welcome Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo back to the state. An eyewitness told LEADERSHIP Sunday that while the entourage []The post Thugs Invade Progress FM In Gombe appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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IOM, FG Repatriates 330 illegal Migrants From Libya
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in conjunction with the Embassy of Nigeria in Tripoli, Libya has repatriated 330 irregular Nigerian migrants from Libya. The repatriated migrants, who arrived Lagos Thursday, February 28 2019, were flown in simultaneously on board two chartered Buraq Airline flights. The returnees were received by officials of the Nigerian Immigration []The post IOM, FG Repatriates 330 illegal Migrants From Libya appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeri
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Fire Incident Claims 6 In Kano
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Tragedy struck in the wee hours of yesterday, at Bawo road, Hausawa quarters, in Tarauni local government area of Kano State, when fire burnt a family of six to death beyond recognition. The fire outbreak killed one Isaiah Jonathan, his wife, his three children including a newborn baby and the younger sister of his wife. []The post Fire Incident Claims 6 In Kano appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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We Are Remobilising For Nsima Ekere ‘ Ita Enang
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Senator Ita Enang, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate) has said the APC has started remobilising for the election of Obong Nsima Ekere and other candidates of the party ahead of March 9 election. Enang, at a press conference in Uyo, said all stakeholders and members of the APC []The post We Are Remobilising For Nsima Ekere ‘ Ita Enang appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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PMB Deserves More Than 2m Votes From Borno
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that the 830000 votes scored by President Muhammadu Buhari in last Saturday’s presidential election in the state, fell short of his expectation. He spoke to State House correspondents after the Juma’at prayer at Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, Buhari deserved not less []The post ‘PMB Deserves More Than 2m Votes From Borno’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Katsina Guber: 16 Parties To Field Consensus Candidate
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
No fewer than 16 political parties in Katsina State have declared their readiness to team up and field a consensus governorship candidate in Saturday, March 9, 2019, elections. Principal Coordinator of the non-governmental organisation, Human Right Crusade, involved in the arrangement, Barr Aminu Maigari, who made this known in press conference at the weekend in []The post Katsina Guber: 16 Parties To Field Consensus Candidate appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Group Decries PDP’s Woeful Result In Kaduna
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The Coalition of Southern Kaduna Nationalities (CSKN) has vowed to allign with another party if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) does not explain to her, the woeful performance of the Party in the Northern part of the state. Addressing a press conference in Kaduna, yesterday, the leader of the group, Dr Yusuf Gandu Magaji, said, []The post Group Decries PDP’s Woeful Result In Kaduna appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Enough Ke’ Lagosians Want More!
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Having survived the wearisome essay by Dabira Olorunfemi titled ‘Bourdillon Bullion Vans and Tinubu’s Uncanny Affront on Lagosians ‘ This Madness Must End’, I decided to write this as a public service in hope of convincing Ms. Olorunfunmi and others like her to stop wasting paper and cease boring us with her stale screed. This []The post Enough Ke’ Lagosians Want More! appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Gregory University Uturu: Learning Culture fused with Entrepreneurial Prowess
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Nestled around moss covered hills and rolling landscapes in Uturu, Abia State is a citadel of learning that dares to be different. Gregory University, named after Pope Gregory 1, a renowned writer and educationist (590-604 AD), is an ivory tower whose emphasis is not only in providing a stellar education, but in the added benefits []The post Gregory University Uturu: Learning Culture fused with Entrepreneurial Prowess appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Concerns Over Displacement Of 4065 Villagers In Niger
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The displacement 4065 villagers in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state by unknown bandits has become a source of worry for the stakeholders and the state government. Abu Nmodu reports. The recent attacks on some villages in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state has posed a very serious security []The post Concerns Over Displacement Of 4065 Villagers In Niger appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Al-Makura Steps Up Nasawara Infrastructure Development
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
In this report, Danjuma Joseph analyses the efforts of Nasarawa state Governor Umar Tanko Al- Makura at turning the state into a modern state. Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura’s developmental strides are conspicuously evident in every part of Nasarawa state for all to see, feel and touch. All the visible developmental projects of Al-Makura’s administration from []The post Al-Makura Steps Up Nasawara Infrastructure Development appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Netwo
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Influential Senators Who Didn’t Return
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The ripples caused by the presidential and National Assembly elections still reverberates across the polity. In the legislature, the upsets is as potent as it is in the executive. It is now clear that several big names of the eight senate would not be coming back to the red chamber. They include the Senate president, []The post Influential Senators Who Didn’t Return appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Violence-free Polls In N’East As Military, Voters Give Insurgents Same Message
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The people of the North East, including Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs), came out en masse to vote in the recently-concluded presidential and National Assembly elections despite Boko Haram’s threats and pockets of attacks. In this report, GEORGE AGBA traces this feat to concordant tunes hummed by the military and the people in the region. Now that []The post Violence-free Polls In N’East As Military, Voters Give Insurgents Same Message appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nig
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Presidential Polls: The Morning After
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
CHIBUZO UKAIBE captures intriguing events after the declaration of the presidential election. The mood of its national secretariat captured the feeling within the party on the morning after the presidential election was declared. The premises of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the famous Wadata Plaza was deserted. It seemed almost lifeless, safe for the security []The post Presidential Polls: The Morning After appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Elections: The Dilemma Of Decreasing Voter Turn Out
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
MOSES ORJIME writes on the continuous decrease in the number of eligible voters during elections since 1999. With every election cycle, the number of Nigerians who vote has repeatedly shrunk in spite of the ever growing number of registered voters. This has been the pattern since 1999 when Nigeria returned to democratic rule. And the []The post Elections: The Dilemma Of Decreasing Voter Turn Out appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Mobile Phone Theft: A Rising Peril In Abuja
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The rise in smartphone theft is taking another facet in the Federal capital Territory. HENRY TYOHEMBA writes on the diverse means adopted by snatchers and the agony of some victims. Walking down the street with a cell phone in hand is no longer safe in Abuja. Despites binding new lock features installed now on all []The post Mobile Phone Theft: A Rising Peril In Abuja appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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Fear Of ‘One Chance’ Grips Abuja Residents
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Despite the fact that the public and the law enforcement agencies are now familiar with the modus operandi of the popular ‘One chance’ robbery syndicates, these criminals have equally devised new means to continue to ply their nefarious trade. CHRISTIANA NWAOGU brings stories of victims experiences . Threatening the security of the Federal Capital Territory []The post Fear Of ‘One Chance’ Grips Abuja Residents appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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I’m A Social Media Freak ‘ Amanda Ebeye
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Nollywood actress and now producer, Amanda Ebeye is presently on the set of her new TV series, It’s A Crazy World. The actress who became famous for her role in Clinic Matters became a mother few years ago stated that she was ready to do anything to protect her son and their bond. She speaks []The post Im A Social Media Freak ‘ Amanda Ebeye appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News Network.
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FG’s Achievements In Aviation Sector Has Been Unprecedented ‘ Sirika
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Sen. Hadi Sirika is the Minister of State, Aviation. In this interview with ANTHONY AWUNOR, the minister looks at how the Nigerian aviation industry has fared in almost four years of President Muhammadu Buhari. He noted that, the construction and commissioning of new terminals, acquisition of navigational aids and the recent payment of gratuities and []The post FG’s Achievements In Aviation Sector Has Been Unprecedented ‘ Sirika appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigerian News
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