Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Thursday 4th April 2019.

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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Can Presiding Officers Be Imposed On NASS
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The APC leadership gloats and grandstands with clat and unusual brinkmanship that PDP will not produce the Senate president or Speaker of the House of Representatives. They boast that PDP will not produce the Deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Leader, or Chief Whip of the bi-camera NASS. They even, in a most impolitic, []The post Can Presiding Officers Be Imposed On NASS’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Onne Customs Generates N26bn In Q1 2019
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Onne Command has generated N26 billion revenue into the coffers of the federal government in the first three months of 2019. In a press statement and a copy made available to LEADERSHIP, the public relations officer, of the command, Ifeoma Onuigbo Ojekwu, the Customs Area Controller, Onne Port,Compt. Aliyu Galadima []The post Onne Customs Generates N26bn In Q1 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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NADDC Set To Implement New Automotive Policy
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, (NADDC), Jelani Aliy, has said the council will soon commence the implementation of the national automotive industry development bill, (NAIDP). Speaking at the Seminar/Workshop on the Impact of the Automotive Industry on the Economic Growth of Nigeria, Lessons from China, India and Southeast Asia, the []The post NADDC Set To Implement New Automotive Policy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeri
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Residents Escape Death As Explosion Rocks Kubwa
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Residents of Cadastral Zone at Kubwa, Bwari area council yesterday, cheated death as a generator being used in one of the residential homes suddenly exploded and went up in flame. Although, no life was lost, LEADERSHIP gathered that household properties which included kitchen utensils, children shirts and dresses and other personal properties, were lost to []The post Residents Escape Death As Explosion Rocks Kubwa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FCTA Pledges To Support Fight Against Diabetes
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged to support any initiative aimed at reducing the scourge of diabetes and other related disease in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking when he received officials of the department of non-communicable diseases (NCD), under the federal ministry of health, the secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat []The post FCTA Pledges To Support Fight Against Diabetes appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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Blast Injures 18 In Philippines Restaurant
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: A bomb exploded at a restaurant in the southern Philippines yesterday, wounding at least 18 people in a suspected revenge attack by a militant group, security officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in the mostly Christian city of Isulan on the southern island of Mindanao, a region troubled by []The post Blast Injures 18 In Philippines Restaurant appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Union Bank Profit After Tax Hits N18bn
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc has posted a net profit of N18.1 billion in its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. The bank’s results released on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), showed that profit- after tax rose by 39 per cent from N13 billion in 2017 to N18.1 billion []The post Union Bank Profit After Tax Hits N18bn appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Air Peace Orders 30 New Jets In $2.1bn Deal With Embraer
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Air Peace yesterday made a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft in a contract with a value of $2.12 billion based on current list prices. Headquartered in So Paulo, Embraer is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services. The deal which was unveiled []The post Air Peace Orders 30 New Jets In $2.1bn Deal With Embraer appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Fraud: ‘9mobile Has No Link With Sogo Akinola
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd. (EMTS) trading as 9mobile has denied any link with one Sogo Akinola, who is presently being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud. The company said there had been some reports in the media which claimed that Sogo Akinola is a []The post Fraud: ‘9mobile Has No Link With Sogo Akinola’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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5G: US’ Move To Ban Huawei Suffers Major Setback
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Moves by the United States of America to ban world’s leading telecommunication company, Huawei, have suffered a major setback as other European nations are reportedly considering using Huawei in building fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks. The Donald Trump administration’s had earlier embarked on aggressive campaign to prevent countries from using Huawei and other Chinese telecommunications equipment []The post 5G: US’ Move To Ban Huawei Suffers Major Setback appe
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First Bank Empowers Over 7000 Students On Financial Literacy
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Nigeria’s premier financial services brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, joined over 50,000 global institutions to commemorate the 2019 Global Money Week (GMW) which took place on March 25-31, 2019. The 2019 Global Money Week is themed : ‘Learn Save Earn.’ Representatives of FirstBank imparted nuggets of financial literacy to over 7000 students in schools []The post First Bank Empowers Over 7000 Students On Financial Literacy appeared first on Leadership Newspaper an
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Commodity Brokers Call For Signing Of Warehouse Refunds Bill
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The south-west zone chairman of Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria (CBAN), Mr. Akeredolu Olorunfemi, has called on the incoming government of President Muhammadu Buhari,to sign the warehouse refinancing receipt bill and Chartered Institute of Commodity Brokers bill (CICB) as these would go a long way to propelling the economy of the country forward. Olorunfemi congratulated []The post Commodity Brokers Call For Signing Of Warehouse Refunds Bill appeared first on Leadership News
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Firm Debuts Smart City, Cloud Solutions For SMEs, Govt
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Datacrest Technology Limited, an information technology and software developer organisation has unveiled its Smart City solutions in Nigeria with a promise to assist governments, corporate organisations, small businesses and individuals solve issues around traffic gridlocks, energy efficiency and waste management. Chief executive officer of Datacrest, Mr. Kehinde Olashore who introduced the solutions at the recently []The post Firm Debuts Smart City, Cloud Solutions For SMEs, Govt ap
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Huawei Enters Nigeria With Y7 Prime 2019
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched the HUAWEI Y7 Prime 2019, the latest Y Series device into the Nigerian smartphone market created to empower Nigerians to realize their true potential. The new device features the premium 6.26-inch HUAWEI Dewdrop display, 13MP AI Camera with f/1.8 wide aperture lens, two-day battery and an octa-core Qualcomm SoC []The post Huawei Enters Nigeria With Y7 Prime 2019 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Upperlink Plans Improved TSA Solutions For State Governments
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Upperlink Limited, a payment solution service provider (PSSP) licenced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said it is ready to provide state governments with an improved Treasury Single Account [TSA] solutions to enhance the electronic payment ecosystem. Chief executive officer of the company, Mr. Segun Akano disclosed this after his company won the 2019 []The post Upperlink Plans Improved TSA Solutions For State Governments appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Pele Hospitalised In Paris After Meeting With Mbappe
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Brazilian football legend Pele has reportedly been hospitalised in Paris for medical examinations after feeling ill following a meeting with Kylian Mbappe, French media reported on Wednesday. ‘Pele, 78, was hospitalised as a precaution after suffering spasms and fever overnight to Wednesday,” broadcaster RMC reported citing his entourage. According to the news report, Pele had []The post Pele Hospitalised In Paris After Meeting With Mbappe appeared first on Leadership
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How Independent Is The Judiciary
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: In the last few years, especially, since the beginning of the present administration of President Mohammadu Buhari, the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has been in the spotlight. Many have argued that the Act setting up the tribunal should be amended, so that the alleged undue pressure being mounted on the tribunal by the Executive []The post How Independent Is The Judiciary’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Acting CJN, NJI Administrator Task Magistrates On Fairness, Impartiality
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has urged magistrates in the country to be fair and impartial while discharging their judicial functions. Justice Muhammad, during the opening ceremony of the 2019 refresher course for Magistrates, organized by the National Judicial Institute Abuja, reminded magistrates that the overriding consideration in all criminal trials is []The post Acting CJN, NJI Administrator Task Magistrates On Fairness, Impartiality appeared first o
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Executive Responsible For Delays In Prosecuting Graft Cases
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The National Assistant Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Akorede Habeeb Lawal, in this interview with KUNLE OLASANMI he speaks on the general election and other salient issues. What is your assesment just concluded general elections’ It is relieving that the general elections are gone, I say this because it was as though the []The post Executive Responsible For Delays In Prosecuting Graft Cases appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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We Did Not See Adeleke In Exam Hall, Witnesses Tell Court
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Two witnesses in the ongoing trial of Sen Ademola Adeleke on a seven-count amended charge bordering on examination malpractice yesterday, told the Federal High Court Abuja that they did not see the senator in the examination hall. The witnesses, Mr Emmanuel Adesola and Enoch Adigun, both teachers, while being led in evidence by the prosecutor []The post We Did Not See Adeleke In Exam Hall, Witnesses Tell Court appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Harbin Kunama: Can Buratai Make Another Difference
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: It is quite heart breaking to know the absurdity that every geopolitical zone in Nigeria, with the exception of the South West, has its peculiar security challenges. In the South South, it is militancy; violent secessionists have their abode in the South East; farmers/herders crisis is rooted in the North Central; Boko Haram insurgency is []The post Harbin Kunama: Can Buratai Make Another Difference’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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4 Suicide Bombers Hit Syria’s Raqqa
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Four suicide bombers struck in Syria’s Raqqa on yesterday, a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which controls the city said in a message to journalists. A string of bombings have in recent months targeted the northeastern corner of Syria held by the SDF, even after its capture of the last Islamic State []The post 4 Suicide Bombers Hit Syria’s Raqqa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Brunei To Punish Gay Sex With Death
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Brunei is introducing strict new Islamic laws that make anal sex and adultery offences punishable by stoning to death. The new measures, that come into force yesterday, also cover a range of other crimes including punishment for theft by amputation. The move has sparked international condemnation. Brunei’s gay community has expressed shock and fear at []The post Brunei To Punish Gay Sex With Death appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Algerian Council Confirms Bouteflika’s Resignation
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Algeria’s Constitutional Council met yesterday to confirm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation, as rattled international partners watch closely to see what’s next for this gas-rich country and key player in the global fight against terrorism. Algerians woke to a new and uncertain era, after the departure of a man who had ruled Algeria for 20 years []The post Algerian Council Confirms Bouteflika’s Resignation appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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PMB Promises Swift Prosecution Of Killers Of Kolade Johnson
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the recent unfortunate action of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos State Police Command, which led to the avoidable death of Mr. Kolade Johnson, and commiserates deeply with the family of the deceased. The president, in a statement by his special adviser on media ,Femi Adesina, acknowledged []The post PMB Promises Swift Prosecution Of Killers Of Kolade Johnson appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News
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Lawmakers Advocate Legislative Independence
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: A group of former and serving federal lawmakers, under the aegis of the Faculty Board of the Initiatives, has joined calls for members of the National Assembly to be allowed to choose their leaders without interference from political parties. The group while making the call yesterday during a media briefing in Abuja, noted that Nigeria []The post Lawmakers Advocate Legislative Independence appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Nigeria Set To Close Down 80 Missions
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The much-contemplated closure of Nigeria’s foreign missions may begin this year as the federal government yesterday unveiled a lean 2019 budget for them. An insight into the budget of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the missions presented to the Senate yesterday in Abuja showed that the money can only cater for 30 of the []The post Nigeria Set To Close Down 80 Missions appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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NJC Conveys Decision On Onnoghen, Tanko Probe To PMB
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The National Judicial Council (NJC) has forwarded its decision on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Nkanu Walter Onnoghen, to President Muhammadu Buhari. After its emergency meeting in Abuja yesterday, the council said that it considered the report of the five-man committee it constituted to investigate the allegations of misconduct against Onnoghen and []The post NJC Conveys Decision On Onnoghen, Tanko Probe To PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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Zenith Bank, UBA, 8 Others Raked In N927.69bn Profits In 2018
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Ten banks at the end of the 2018 financial year raked in N927.69 billion profits after tax (PAT), an 8.4 per cent increase in profit compared to what they jointly made in 2017, as many banks increased their lending to customers in the course of the year. A look at the full year audited results []The post Zenith Bank, UBA, 8 Others Raked In N927.69bn Profits In 2018 appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FG To Create 60,000 Jobs With N5.5bn
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N5.5 billion for the training and provision of devices to 12,000 youths in N-Power Knowledge Multi-Track Youth Empowerment Programme. Each beneficiary will thereafter train five youths through well-structured platforms to raise the number of jobs created to 60,000 jobs. The minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma []The post FG To Create 60,000 Jobs With N5.5bn appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria New
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Political Handlers With Trump Ties Take Their Election Playbooks To Africa
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: When a Nigerian presidential candidate landed in the United States in January after years of being subject to a visa ban because of corruption allegations, he had a team of Western consultants and lobbyists to thank for the warm American welcome. One of those who helped was Riva Levinson, who was mentored in the art []The post Political Handlers With Trump Ties Take Their Election Playbooks To Africa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FAO Trains Fish Processors, Fabricators
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: As part of efforts to assist fish farmers develop aquaculture businesses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO-UN), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Federal Capital Territory Administration has organised a five-day training for fish processors, fabricators on the new FAO-Thiaroye Technique (FTT) fish smoking kiln []The post FAO Trains Fish Processors, Fabricators appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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Authors, Illustrators, Others Expected At Akada Book Festival
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The organisers of Akada Book Festival said they are thrilled to welcome some of Nigeria’s most renowned children’s book authors, illustrators and story tellers to its first ever book festival. Clever Clogs Books announced that the Akada Children’s Book Festival (ACBF) would take place on Saturday, 27th of April. The festival which is set to []The post Authors, Illustrators, Others Expected At Akada Book Festival appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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NAM Gets New President
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Alhaji Kabiru Mohammed Kankara has emerged the new national president of National Association of Miners (NAM). Kankara emerged unopposed president of the association during an election held in Abuja yesterday. He takes over from Alhaji Shehu Sani who has successfully completed his two terms of four years each as national president of the association. In []The post NAM Gets New President appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Senate Presidency: Arewa Youth Council Backs Lawan
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: As the battle for the next Senate President intensifies, Arewa Youth Council (AYC), has thrown its weight behind the choice of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ruling APC has endorsed Ahmed Lawal as Senate President. According to the Arewa youth, the group is endorsing Ahmed Lawan because as the Senate leader, he has []The post Senate Presidency: Arewa Youth Council Backs Lawan appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Imo REC Risks Jail Over Contempt Of Court
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: An Abuja high court has threatened to issue a bench warrant of arrest on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner for Imo State, Mr. Francis Ezeonu over contempt of court. Justice O. A. Musa of the Bwari High Court 13 had on March 7, in his judgement reaffirmed Daniel Nwafor as the []The post Imo REC Risks Jail Over Contempt Of Court appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Senate Will Pass Police Reform Bill ‘ Saraki
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday assured the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu of the readiness of the 8th National Assembly to pass the Police Reform Bill and the Police Trust Fund Bill before the end of its tenure. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on New []The post Senate Will Pass Police Reform Bill ‘ Saraki appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Group Wants S/East To Produce Deputy Senate President, SGF
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: An advocacy group, Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide (IYAW), has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to allow the exclusion of the Southeast from the top positions in the country. IYAW specifically asked the APC to zone the deputy Senate president and the secretary to the government of the []The post Group Wants S/East To Produce Deputy Senate President, SGF appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Delta Govt Tackles Human Trafficking, Illegal Migration
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: To check the rising rates of human trafficking and illegal migration, the Delta State government has inaugurated a 17-man task force on anti-human trafficking and illegal migration. The task force was inaugurated yesterday in Asaba, the state capital by the chairman of the committee and commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, who deplored the activities []The post Delta Govt Tackles Human Trafficking, Illegal Migration appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Edo Govt, NIRSAL, Sterling Bank Promote Mechanised Farming
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: To improve on the strides it had made in the agricultural sector, the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration has entered into partnership with the Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and Sterling Bank to develop 1,500 hectares of farmland in various locations across the state. Acting governor Philip Shaibu disclosed this yesterday []The post Edo Govt, NIRSAL, Sterling Bank Promote Mechanised Farming appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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Ganduje Receives Certificate Of Return
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has received his Certificate of Return as the winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with a promise to build sustainable future for the present and future generations. This is even as the 13 members-elect of the State House []The post Ganduje Receives Certificate Of Return appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Oil Prices Continue Upward Trend
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Oil prices increased for a fourth day yesterday with support from OPEC-led supply cuts and US sanctions overshadowing an industry report showing an unexpected rise in US inventories last week. Brent futures rose 35 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $69.72 a barrel after earlier reaching $69.87, the highest since November 12 and within touching []The post Oil Prices Continue Upward Trend appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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NSE All Share Sheds 1.85%, Drops Below 30,000bps
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All Share Index (NSE-ASI) extended negative outlook to record the third consecutive decline for the week by 1.85 per cent loss yesterday to drop below 30,000 basis points. NSE-ASI was down by 558.04 absolute points, representing a dip of 1.85 per cent, closing at 29,668.73 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation []The post NSE All Share Sheds 1.85%, Drops Below 30,000bps appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Firm To Build $500m Modular Refinery In Ondo
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Crown Refinery & Petrochemical Limited, a crude oil refining firm, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ondo State government for the building of a $500 million refinery in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. The plant is designed for an initial production capacity of 30,000 Barrels per day. Located in Eruna Ogboti community []The post Firm To Build $500m Modular Refinery In Ondo appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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World Bank Assures Of Compensation On Ekiti Water Projects
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The World Bank has assured the people whose properties were affected by Ekiti water projects across Ekiti state, in conjunction with the state government, of adequate compensation. It also expressed its readiness to partner civil society groups to monitor the public projects to prevent corruption in the system. The General Manager, Ekiti State Water Corporation, []The post World Bank Assures Of Compensation On Ekiti Water Projects appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria Ne
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Dangote Sugar Refinery Posts N34.6bn Profit Before Tax
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced a profit before tax of N34.6 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2018. A breakdown of the result released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) indicated that while gross profit stood at N39.7 billion, the refinery earned a revenue of N150.4 billion. The board []The post Dangote Sugar Refinery Posts N34.6bn Profit Before Tax appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Expanding Power Generation To Meet Incremental Power Goal
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: FESTUS OKOROMADU writes on some ongoing power projects being executed by the ministry of power aimed at achieving the incremental power goal of the administration. The nation’s number two citizen, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, while delivering a lecture titled: ‘Nigeria Rising: The Path To Prosperity’ at the 50th convocation ceremony of University of Lagos (UNILAG), on []The post Expanding Power Generation To Meet Incremental Power Goal appeared first on Leadership Newspape
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OPL 245: Oil Field Award To Shell, Eni Flouts Local Laws ‘ Expert
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The federal government yesterday made progress in the prosecution of the flaws associated with the controversial award of OPL 245 to oil giants, Shell and Eni. A consultant hired by Italian prosecutors, Dr Dayo Ayoade, said in Italy that the contract award of OPL 245 to Shell and ENI, did not follow Nigerian legal provisions. []The post OPL 245: Oil Field Award To Shell, Eni Flouts Local Laws ‘ Expert appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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NPA Reforms Has Increased Ports Competitiveness, Efficiency ‘ MD
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed that its current reform process is targeted at improving revenue generation and competitiveness of the nation’s seaports. Managing director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who spoke at the opening of a workshop for journalists organised in collaboration with Premium Times Services, in Lagos, yesterday, said the reforms would enhance []The post NPA Reforms Has Increased Ports Competitiveness, Efficiency ‘ MD appeared first on Leaders
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