Today’s LEADERSHIP Newspaper Headlines Saturday 20th April 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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How Not To Drag Gen Danjuma Into Jukun/Tiv Crisis
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Former minister of defence, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd), is a name people love to associate with. He is one revered figure that is respected for his valour and love for our country’s unity, peace and development. His footprints in military and business are indelible. The first and last time I met him was in []The post How Not To Drag Gen Danjuma Into Jukun/Tiv Crisis appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FIRS And Millionaire Tax Dodgers
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler has set for the agency a target of N750 billion to be recovered from 55,000 defaulting taxpayers. The money is what millionaire tax debtors are owing and the effort to recover it is coming at a time the government is unveiling plans []The post FIRS And Millionaire Tax Dodgers appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Convulsion In Children
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: A febrile convulsion is a seizure or fit caused by a fever, usually in children aged six months to six years. A child having a febrile convulsion might stiffen, jerk arms or legs and fall unconscious. Their eyes may roll back in their head. Most febrile convulsions aren’t serious, but parents should see their GP []The post Convulsion In Children appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FG Condemns Death Sentence On 8 Nigerians By UAE
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Eight men, identified as Nigerians, have been sentenced to death in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, for a string of robberies at money exchanges and cash machines (ATMs) across the emirate in December 2016. The ninth Nigerian, found guilty for possession of stolen money, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment. He will be deported after serving []The post FG Condemns Death Sentence On 8 Nigerians By UAE appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Police Apprehend Kidnappers Of Fire Service Director
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Two suspects, allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr Rasaki Musibau, and six others, have confessed to collecting N5 million ransom before releasing them. The Lagos State Fire Service boss and six others were abducted on April 6, while returning from an official function by a seven-man gang at []The post Police Apprehend Kidnappers Of Fire Service Director appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Funke Akindele Clinches Dettol Clean Naija Brand Ambassador
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Nollywood actress and multiple award-winning producer, Funke Akindele-Bello, has been made a brand ambassador of the Dettol Clean Naija campaign. She was unveiled in a colourful ceremony at Ikeja in Lagos by Dettol, the world’s leading antibacterial brand midweek in the launch of the ‘Clean Naija Initiative’, a campaign which is aimed at creating awareness, []The post Funke Akindele Clinches Dettol Clean Naija Brand Ambassador appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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Court Remands Pastor In Prison For Defiling 2 Sisters
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: A 35-year-old pastor, Daniel Chukwu, has been remanded in prison custody for having sex romp with two blood sisters between the ages of five and seven years in Lagos. The incident happened at Omodiagu Street, Fire Bus Stop, in Ijegun area of Lagos, where they reside. LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered that, the father of two children []The post Court Remands Pastor In Prison For Defiling 2 Sisters appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Economists, Industrialists, Others Set Agenda For PMB
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: As the first term of President Muhammadu Buhari enters its last days, Nigerian experts comprising economists, industrialists, lawyers, politicians and other stakeholders have set agenda for him on his incoming administration. Besides identifying the critical sectors which deserve more attention from him during his second term in office, the experts urged the president to use []The post Economists, Industrialists, Others Set Agenda For PMB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Ni
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Onnoghen’s Conviction Major Victory For Anti-Corruption War- Presidency
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Walter Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration. Reacting to the verdict on Thursday, the Presidency in a statement by the senior special assistant media to the president,Garba Shehu []The post Onnoghen’s Conviction Major Victory For Anti-Corruption War- Presidency appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeri
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Olamide For 1st 2019 Concert
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Fresh off the release of his latest single ‘Woske’ Olamide is set to deliver a stellar performance when he graces the stage of a brand-produced gig ‘The Take Over’. Holding at the Open Ground of Ikeja City Mall Olamide will be headlining the gig and may just be the biggest music concert featuring other wave. []The post Olamide For 1st 2019 Concert appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Gays/Lesbians In Nollywood
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: It’s another Saturday and we are happy God has kept us healthy to see this wonderful day. The past days have been filled with controversies and heart breaking events that break our hearts and leave us in awe. To start with, it seems people can do anything to trend on the internet these days. The []The post Gays/Lesbians In Nollywood’ appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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ACF Condemns Northern Govs’ Attitude To Education
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The apex northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has lamented the poor attitude of northern state governors towards education in the region, particularly with the increasing number of out-of-school children, describing it as unfortunate. This was a part of the communique issued at the end of the group’s National Executive Council of the ACF []The post ACF Condemns Northern Govs’ Attitude To Education appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria
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Snakes Chase Liberian President Away From His Office
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Snakes have been found in Liberian President George Weah’s office, forcing him to work from his private residence, according to a report by BBC Press secretary Smith Toby told the BBC that on Wednesday two black snakes were found in the foreign affairs ministry building, his official place of work. All staff have been told []The post Snakes Chase Liberian President Away From His Office appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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EFCC Will Soon Pounce On Failed Contractors In Delta
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay, has revealed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will investigate and prosecute failed contractors or whosoever was involved in the multi-billion naira construction and development of Ugborodo New Town, Warri, Delta State. Sagay disclosed this when he received aggrieved Itsekiri mothers led by []The post ‘EFCC Will Soon Pounce On Failed Contractors In Delta’ appeared
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Troops Kill 7 Bandits, Arrest Informants In Zamfara
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Troops deployed for the ongoing Operations Sharan Daji and Harbin Kunama III, have killed seven bandits just as they lost one of their own and six soldiers were wounded. Assistant director, Army Public Relations, Major CK Abiade, in a statement said the troops, in conjunction with the Nigerian Army Deep Blue Special Forces, NAF Air []The post Troops Kill 7 Bandits, Arrest Informants In Zamfara appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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FG Mulls Plan To Connect Sea, Dry Ports By Rail
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, have disclosed that the 8th Senate has provided requisite legislative framework for Federal government to execute the ongoing construction of Lagos to Ibadan standard gauge railway line through prompt appropriation of fund for actualisation of rail revitalisation master plan. This is addition to the government’s []The post FG Mulls Plan To Connect Sea, Dry Ports By Rail appeared first on Leadership Newspaper
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Jubilation as OPM Commissions Multi million Naira Free Specialist Hospital In Port Harcourt
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: There was wild jubilation in the Garden City of Port Harcourt as popular man of God Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere commissioned the multi million Naira Free Specialist Hospital built by his Omega Power Ministries OPM to cater for the health challenges of people of the state and the country. The event which held on Wednesday []The post Jubilation as OPM Commissions Multi million Naira Free Specialist Hospital In Port Harcourt appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Maikasuwa, A Detribalised Leader
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Though I was not in the National Assembly when he was the clerk of National Assembly and therefore could not have known how he tackled some sensitive issues. However, our friends who had worked very close to him told us that he is a master strategist He knows and loves his job as a career []The post Maikasuwa, A Detribalised Leader appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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My Husband’s Support Spurs Me On ‘ Attah
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: BACKGROUND My name is Lady Mary Abizu Attah (LSM) from Doma local government area of Nasarawa State and Alago by ethnic origin. I was born into the family of Late Mohammed Sani Osori Osagede and Fatima Akushini on March 1st, 1970 in Doma. I am the third from a family of 13 children, though five []The post My Husband’s Support Spurs Me On ‘ Attah appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Between ACU Vice Chancellor And Agitating Parents
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Vice Chancellor of the Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Rt Revd Prof. Dapo Asaju, was in the news recently in what could be described as an altercation between the university and some parents over some rules and regulations introduced by the institution to ensure discipline and smooth running of the academic engagements of its []The post Between ACU Vice Chancellor And Agitating Parents appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Itori Day: Anniversary Wrapped In Style
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: One day which would remain indelible in the memories of the people of Itori in Ogun State was April 6, 2019 when the 15th coronation anniversary of the Olu of Itori, Oba AbdulFatai Akorede Akamo held with a large presence of prominent traditional rulers. In the history of Itori, an Egba outpost town in Ogun []The post Itori Day: Anniversary Wrapped In Style appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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9th House Leadership: Why North Central Deserves The Slot ‘ Bago
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Why are you contesting for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives’ I am contesting based on three reasons. One, I am capable in all ramifications. I have the potential to lead the parliament of Nigeria. Secondly, the issue of equity which we stand for. In the federal character, the constitution is []The post 9th House Leadership: Why North Central Deserves The Slot ‘ Bago appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Reps Leadership: Issues As Aspirants Move Against Microzoning
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: TOPE FAYEHUN dissects issues ahead of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in the ninth House of Representatives, as the party recently endorsed the candidature of the House Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, as its preferred choice for the position of Speaker With the way the intrigues and politicking of who gets what in the 9th []The post Reps Leadership: Issues As Aspirants Move Against Microzoning appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Woman of Substance: My Father Made Me A Teacher ‘ Tope Olaifa
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Dr Tope Olaifa is one full package. A teacher, a lecturer, an author and a giver. She is our woman of substance for this week Early career I started my teaching career in 1976 with a Grade II Teachers’ Certificate at age 16. After obtaining my school certificate in June 1975, my father enrolled me []The post Woman of Substance: My Father Made Me A Teacher ‘ Tope Olaifa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Reminiscences : I’ve Always Wanted To Be A Priest ‘ Fr. Hickey
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Reverend Father Raymond Hickey is Irish and has been in Nigeria since the 60s. The octogenarian speaks with JULIET KUYET BULUS on his sojourn in Nigeria, priesthood and other matters When and where were you born’ I am from Dublin, Ireland and I was born there in April 1936. What was it like growing []The post Reminiscences : I’ve Always Wanted To Be A Priest ‘ Fr. Hickey appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Graveyards Of Abandoned Aircraft
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: It is most unlikely not to find abandoned aircraft in any of the airports across the country. ANTHONY AWUNOR looks at the issue of abandoned aircraft and the dangers it poses to aviation safety In recent years, the large hulks of abandoned airplanes at the airports have become a source of worry to the Federal []The post Graveyards Of Abandoned Aircraft appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Using Technology To Improve Lives, Agric Sector Our Pride ‘ Mohammed
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The director general, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASDRA) Prof. Seidu Onailo Mohammed in this interview with TUNDE OGUNTOLA said that the agency has so far launched five satellites into outer space, adding that the agency is set to play a bigger role in transforming the nation’s agricultural sector to sustain the quantum of []The post Using Technology To Improve Lives, Agric Sector Our Pride ‘ Mohammed appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria N
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Celebrating Easter Their Own Ways
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: SAMUEL ABULUDE, ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH, DUSTAN AGHEDO, SANDRA EMMANUEL and JOHN ADETUNJI write on the different ways churches celebrate Easter In Nigeria where denomination and sects of the Christian faith are many, the Easter season is celebrated in diverse ways. From the Lenten season, the Palm Sunday celebration to the Passion Week and Eucharist in Roman []The post Celebrating Easter Their Own Ways appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Proffering Solutions To Funding Nigeria’s Infrastructural Projects
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: CHIKA OKEKE examines the possible ways of financing projects in order to close the huge infrastructure gap in the country. Infrastructure is one of the indices used to rate the growth and development in any nation whether in poor or flourishing economies. For instance, experts has attributed Nigeria’s recovery from economic recession within one year []The post Proffering Solutions To Funding Nigeria’s Infrastructural Projects appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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How Celebs Intend To Spend The Easter Season
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The Easter Season is here again and the four-day holiday is always agog with festivities, musical concerts and an array of other programmes including wedding ceremonies. ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM AND SAMUEL ABULUDE sought the views of entertainers and celebrities on how they intend to spend the festivities. Tee Mac I will have a very busy []The post How Celebs Intend To Spend The Easter Season appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Gospel Music Has More Impact Than Secular ‘ Ebube
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The name Samuel Oluwaseun Akinyemi may not ring a bell in the music industry but mention Psalm Ebube, the name is synonymous with the gospel genre as his hit songs like Kabi’osi of more than a decade still reverberate in the gospel genre. In this chat with SAMUEL ABULUDE, he speaks on the essence of []The post Gospel Music Has More Impact Than Secular ‘ Ebube appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Gov’t Should Appoint More Women Into Leadership Positions ‘ Etuk
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Inimfon Etuk is the founder/chairperson, She Forum Africa, a non-governmental organisation based in Abuja. In this interview with CHARLES AIDOGHIE, she bares her mind on several issues affecting women and the girl-child. Do you think that Nigerian women are where they are supposed to be today’ There are many ways of answering that question. First []The post Gov’t Should Appoint More Women Into Leadership Positions ‘ Etuk appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Niger
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Forensic Auditors Responds To ICAN Over Bill Passage
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: RE-MISLEADING INFORMATION DIRECTED AT THE BILL TO ESTABLISH THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF FORENSIC AND INVESTIGATIVE AUDITORS OF NIGERIA BY THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA (ICAN). Below is our fact check and point by point counter to misleading information directed against the CIFIAN Bill. INTRODUCTION: It will be recalled that the Senate of the []The post Forensic Auditors Responds To ICAN Over Bill Passage appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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High Turnover Of Lawmakers Not Good For NASS ‘ Yusuf
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf represents Taraba Central in the Senate. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, he contends that the high turnover of lawmakers every four years is not good for the National Assembly. He speaks on some other national issues. The Federal Government has revealed the possibility of gradual removal fuel subsidy. What is []The post High Turnover Of Lawmakers Not Good For NASS ‘ Yusuf appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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South-East And New 9th NASS Leadership
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The south-east region is clamouring for principal positions in the 9th National Assembly leadership and judging by the present permutations, this may be a tall order for the zone. JONATHAN NDA-ISAIAH writes. The 8th National Assembly still has two more months before winding up but the permutations on who becomes the Senate President and Speaker []The post South-East And New 9th NASS Leadership appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Tragic Choices On Migration And Its Moral Hazards
Sat, 20 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: There is no doubt that there is a rising trend in migration worldwide. Every year, thousands of people move from poorer countries to richer ones in search of a better life. But most of the time, these migrants are not patient enough to properly migrate according to international laws or the laws of the country []The post Tragic Choices On Migration And Its Moral Hazards appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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