Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Monday 29th April 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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Rotimi Amaechi In History
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The history of modern Nigerian politics, especially since the return to civil rule in 1999, cannot be written without generous space devoted to the personality of Rt Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. This enigma of a personality is currently the Minister of Transportation and in the last general elections, was the Director General of the President []The post Rotimi Amaechi In History appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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CBN Launches Clean Notes Policy This Week
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued the Clean Note Policy and Banknote Fitness Guidelines which it will be launching this week in furtherance of its mandate of ensuring the management of legal tender currency in Nigeria and ensure the recirculation of clean, fit and high quality banknotes. Last year, the CBN had released []The post CBN Launches Clean Notes Policy This Week appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Abe To Oshiomhole: Stop Promoting Illegality In Rivers APC
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has called on the Adams Oshiomhole-led national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop promoting illegality within the fold of the party in Rivers State. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic []The post Abe To Oshiomhole: Stop Promoting Illegality In Rivers APC appeared first on Leadership Newspap
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Atiku Vs PMB: Arise Offers To Stand As Defence Witness
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : A former member of the National Assembly ,Senator Ayo Arise has offered to be a defence witness in the hearing of petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party ‘s (PDP) Presidential flag bearer Alhaji Atiku Abubakar challenging the re-lection of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last general election. Arise who disclosed this to journalists in []The post Atiku Vs PMB: Arise Offers To Stand As Defence Witness appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Alaibe Condoles Dickson Over Killing Of Two Aides
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Time Alaibe has described as sad and undeserving, the death of Seidougha Taribi, the Senior Special Assistant on Grassroots Mobilisation to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, and the Government House Photographer, Reginald Dei, both of whom were buried last weekend. The two were murdered []The post Alaibe Condoles Dickson Over Killing Of Two Aides appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Ondo 2020: Ilajes Move To Oust Akeredolu
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Indigenes of Ilajes in Ondo State across party lines have commenced moves to clinch the next governorship of the state following alleged rumour of suspension of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu by the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The move which is being facilitated by the influential Ilaje League of Professionals, was the []The post Ondo 2020: Ilajes Move To Oust Akeredolu appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Abia PDP, Others Hail Ruling In Kalu’s N7.6bn Trial
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ), Abia State chapter, as well as Coalition of Human Rights and Abia leaders, have hailed the Appeal Court ourt ruling in the case of the alleged N7.65bn trial of former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu. Recall that the Appeal Court ruling on Wednesday dismissing the no- case submission []The post Abia PDP, Others Hail Ruling In Kalu’s N7.6bn Trial appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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ACP Drags INEC, Wike To Election Tribunal
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Action Congress Party (ACP) and its governorship candidate in Rivers State, Victor Fingesi, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, to the Rivers State Election Petitions Tribunal over the outcome of the governorship election in the state. INEC had declared Wike, who is also the governorship []The post ACP Drags INEC, Wike To Election Tribunal appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Dangote: Promoting Gender Equality
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Promoting gender equality has become a globally recognised and an acceptable reality. Indeed, gender issues have been identified as critical to the achievement of national development goals and the attainment of gender equality is not only seen as an end in itself but also as a catalyst for the achievement of sustainable development. In Nigeria, []The post Dangote: Promoting Gender Equality appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NCC To Establish Internet Industry Code Of Practice
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has initiated a process to establish an Internet Industry Code of practice in order to sanitise the operation of Internet service provider and internet industry as a whole. Speaking at the 48th Edition of the Consumers Town Hall meeting in Ile-ife, Osun State, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive []The post NCC To Establish Internet Industry Code Of Practice appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Navy Recovers 2 Vessels With Crude Oil
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigerian Navy said it has recovered a metal Barge MV JOSH 1 and a wooden boat drifting along Bolo Creek on 29 January 2019 with crude products. The director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun in a statement said the barge and wooden boat were laden with an estimated 900,000 litres of a substance suspected []The post Navy Recovers 2 Vessels With Crude Oil appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NIPOST To Hand Over 2,000 Outlets To NMFB
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : As part of efforts to boost micro businesses’ access to credit and speed up financial inclusion in the country, the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) said it will refurbish over 2000 to its outlets across the country use by the NIRSAL Microfinance Bank (NMFB). According to the Postmaster General, Adebisi Adegbuyi, 106 NIPOST outlets have already []The post NIPOST To Hand Over 2,000 Outlets To NMFB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Stay Off Major Roads, Senate Warns Truck Owners In Lagos
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Senate Committee on Works has warned owners and drivers of heavy duty trucks to stay off the major roads or be sanctioned if their vehicles are not officially engaged for work at the ports. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya (APC Kano South) said this during the committee’s oversight []The post Stay Off Major Roads, Senate Warns Truck Owners In Lagos appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Speakership: Open Ballot System Won’t Work ‘ Lawmakers
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two lawmakers say the lower chamber’s laid down rules could not be disregarded. Reps Rimamnde Shawulu (PDP-Taraba) and Kehinde Agboola (PDP-Ekiti) made the remarks yesterday in Abuja. Some civil society organisations (CSOs) were among many []The post Speakership: Open Ballot System Won’t Work ‘ Lawmakers appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN
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Guard Your Registration Number Jealously, JAMB Tells Candidates
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has urged all candidates who recently took the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to guard their profile codes and registration number jealously to avoid falling prey to fraudsters. In its Weekend Bulletin, JAMB warned that registration numbers and profile codes were essential documents that should not be disclosed to []The post Guard Your Registration Number Jealously, JAMB Tells Candidates appeared first on Leadersh
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PFAs Begin Data Recapturing Of 8.5m Pension Contributors
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) have commenced data recapturing of 8.5 million pension contributors under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) across the country. The aim of the exercise, according to findings, is to update the existing data of contributors, while also addressing a situation whereby a pension contributor has multiple Personal Identification Numbers (PINs). The []The post PFAs Begin Data Recapturing Of 8.5m Pension Contributors appeared first on Leadership Ne
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UK Trip: PMB Has Not Contravened The Constitution ‘ Presidency
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Presidency yesterday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has not contravened any section of the constitution by not transmitting power to Vice President Yemi Oshinbajo before embarking on his trip to United Kingdom last week. Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this disclosure while speaking on a television programme []The post UK Trip: PMB Has Not Contravened The Constitution ‘ Presidency appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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SEC To Align Master Plan With Current Economic Realities
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has disclosed plans to align the 10 year Capital Market Master plan with current economic realities as well as ensure the planned review is concluded in record time. Acting director-general of SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk stated this during a meeting with stakeholders in the capital market in Abuja, at []The post SEC To Align Master Plan With Current Economic Realities appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Police Nab Killer Of Kaduna Traditional Ruler, 17 Others
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Six months after the traditional ruler, the Agom Adara chiefdom in the crisis-torn Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, Dr. Maiwada Galadima, was abducted and killed by criminals, operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have arrested the prime suspect and 17 others in connection with the sad incident and similar offences. The suspect, []The post Police Nab Killer Of Kaduna Traditional Ruler, 17 Others appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Reject IMF’s Advice On Subsidy Removal, NUPENG Tells FG
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged the federal government to reject the advice given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on fuel subsidy. NUPENG also described the advice as poisonous. Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos over the weekend, the national president, NUPENG, Comrade Williams Akporeha, urged the government []The post Reject IMF’s Advice On Subsidy Removal, NUPENG Tells FG appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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We Have Paid Salaries For 38 Months ‘ Kogi Govt
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Contrary to labour’s claims, the Kogi State government says it has paid 38 months’ salaries to its workers since it came into office in January 2016. The clarification came from the director-general of Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo in Takete, Ide Amuro in Mopamuro local government when he briefed journalists after []The post We Have Paid Salaries For 38 Months ‘ Kogi Govt appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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APC Sweeps Zamfara LG Polls
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission (ZSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the local government council election in the state. 42 political parties participated in the polls, but the major opposition political parties in the state boycotted the elections. Some political parties in the state, including the []The post APC Sweeps Zamfara LG Polls appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Shippers Council Seeks Funds For Inland Dry Ports
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Unimpressed with the slow pace of work in most of the Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) also known as Inland Container Depots (ICDs) in the six geo-political zones of the country due to paucity of funds, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has called for better funding of the projects. This is apart from its ongoing efforts []The post Shippers Council Seeks Funds For Inland Dry Ports appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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EFCC Files Criminal Charges Against Bauchi Gov-elect
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed criminal charges against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. The anti-graft agency accused him of accepting gratification in form of a house valued at N550million on No 2599 & 2600 Cadastral Zone, AO4 Asokoro District, Abuja, from []The post EFCC Files Criminal Charges Against Bauchi Gov-elect appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Nigeria Has 4m Unvaccinated Children ‘ UNICEF
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : As many states continue to encourage and record high coverage of immunisation in Nigeria, an official of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Dr Ibrahim Ali-Mohammed has said the nation still has about 4 million children with cases of under vaccination even as some remained unvaccinated. This according to Dr Ali-Mohammed is out of the []The post Nigeria Has 4m Unvaccinated Children ‘ UNICEF appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Africa Cup: Cyclists, Coaches, Commissars Storm Abuja For Training/Selection
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : Ahead of the inaugural Africa Track Cycling Championship (Africa Cup) slated to hold at the Velodrome Complex of the National Stadium, Abuja, the capital city will today play host to over 100 cyclists, 20 coaches and 25 cycling commissars (referees) from Nigeria, Ghana and Benin Republic for a two-week intensive training/selection process organized by the []The post Africa Cup: Cyclists, Coaches, Commissars Storm Abuja For Training/Selection appeared first on Leadership Newspaper an
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Joseph Akpieyi ‘s Testimonial
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : My hearty congratulations to Chief Joseph J. Akpieyi, Chairman of Arco Group Plc since 2008. Five years ago, when Chief Akpieyi turned 75, I made a decision to specially celebrate him when he clocks 80. I realized that this was important in order to let people know his person, his values and his experiences. Five []The post Joseph Akpieyi ‘s Testimonial appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Executive Plattform: No Bank Should Toy With Cyber Security Measures ‘ Okonkwo
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : The managing director/CEO, Fidelity Bank Plc., Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, recently had an interactive forum with Business Editors of leading newspapers in Nigeria where he explained the bank’s exploits in ensuring cyber security, digital transformations, growth in deposit base, Tier 1 bank target, loan sustenance among others, BAYO AMODU was there. Fidelity Bank was a leading []The post Executive Plattform: No Bank Should Toy With Cyber Security Measures ‘ Okonkwo appeared first o
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Nwoko Vs Nwaoboshi: Anxiety Mounts As Delta North Awaits Court Verdict
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP : A few weeks after the pronouncement of Prince Ned Nwoko as the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Delta North senatorial district primary conducted on 2nd October, 2018, by a federal high court sitting in Abuja, anxiety is currently building up among the people of the district who may have to wait for the []The post Nwoko Vs Nwaoboshi: Anxiety Mounts As Delta North Awaits Court Verdict appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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