Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines Thursday 9th May 2019

Today’s Leadership Newspaper Headlines

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A Holistic Approach To Reviving The Textile Sector
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : I am pleased to be speaking to you today at the official flag off for the distribution of seeds and inputs to cotton farmers in Katsina State for the 2019 planting season, under the auspices of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria. This launch today represents a milestone event being part of the measures the []The post A Holistic Approach To Reviving The Textile Sector appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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My Current Travail Unjust, Says Okorocha
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has described his current political travail in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has both unwarranted and unjust. The politician who had earlier been declared winner of the Senatorial contest has since been denied issuance of Certificate of Return. Recall also that he failed to install a successor in []The post My Current Travail Unjust, Says Okorocha appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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FCTA To Overhaul Health Secretariat For improved Services
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged to reposition the Health and Human Secretariat (HHSS) to ensure universal healthcare delivery services for residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs. Speaking during the presentation of certificate of ‘National ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation’ to the laboratory unit of Bwari General Hospital, in Abuja yesterday, []The post FCTA To Overhaul Health Secretariat For improved Services appeared
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UNESCO, FCTA Train 600 Youths In Information Technology
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in collaboration with the United Nations Educational and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has trained 600 youths in information technology, under a programme called, ‘FCTA-UNESCO Youthmobile Empowerment Project’. The youths, which were drawn from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), received free training for three months in []The post UNESCO, FCTA Train 600 Youths In Information Technology appeared
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Reps Probe Presidential Amnesty Programme
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe alleged monumental fraud rocking the Presidential Amnesty Programme of the Federal Government put in place to address youths arms struggle in the Niger Delta region. The decision follows the adoption of a motion sponsored by Hon.Tajudeen Adekunle Obasa who noted that the Presidential Amnesty Programme was a []The post Reps Probe Presidential Amnesty Programme appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Senate To Grill Adewole Over Poor State Of Healthcare
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Senate yesterday invited the Minister of health, Prof Isaac Adewole for a briefing over the state of medical and teaching hospitals in the country. The invitation followed worrying reports that Nigerians go through difficult times in the hospitals. The lamakers also resolved to investigate what they described as deteriorating state of the teaching hospitals []The post Senate To Grill Adewole Over Poor State Of Healthcare appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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PDP Govs Deny Plans To Hold Retreat In Dubai
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum (PDPGF) yesterday disassociated itself from an induction and investment retreat for its returning and newly-elected members fixed to hold in Dubai later this month. A statement by the PDPGF, signed by its coordinating consultant, Earl Osaro Onaiwu, said the alleged retreat is a fallacy orchestrated by the All Progressives []The post PDP Govs Deny Plans To Hold Retreat In Dubai appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Ethnic Politics Destroying Nigeria ‘ Nnamani, Jega
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Divisive political culture anchored on ethnicity has been identified as one of the major reasons for the current level of lack of integration, peace and retarded development in the country. Former Senate president Ken Nnamani and immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega shared this view yesterday during []The post Ethnic Politics Destroying Nigeria ‘ Nnamani, Jega appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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A/Ibom Bans Commissioners, Others From Granting Press Interviews
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : As part of efforts to streamline and ensure a coordinated approach to information management and dissemination in the state, Government of Akwa Ibom has place a ban on all government functionaries, including Commissioners, Special Advisers, Members of Boards and Commissions, Special Assistants and other Personal Aides of the Governor from granting press interviews without express []The post A/Ibom Bans Commissioners, Others From Granting Press Interviews appeared first on Leadership
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Speakership: Why We Settled For Gbajabiamila ‘ Idahosa
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Newly Elected Ovia federal House of Representatives member of Edo State Dennis Idahosa, yesterday said decision to support the Speakership aspiration of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, by the new members elect of the House, is to stabilise polity of the Green Chamber. The Rep-elect, stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Benin. He said stability []The post Speakership: Why We Settled For Gbajabiamila ‘ Idahosa appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Reps Halt Oil Exploration In Ogwu Ikpele, Anambra State
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The House of Representatives has expressed worry over the effects of illegal oil exploration by Sterling Global Oil Exploration and Energy Company in Ogwu Ikpele in Ogbaru, Anambra State. To this end, it called on the company to stop further operations pending its visit to the communities and sites. The call follows the adoption of []The post Reps Halt Oil Exploration In Ogwu Ikpele, Anambra State appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Legal Fireworks And Growing Tension In Zamfara APC
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : TOPE FAYEHUN writes on the seemingly unending tussle in the Zamfara State chapter of the ruling APC Despite the victory it recorded in both the Presidential/National Assembly and March 9 gubernatorial elections, there seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing crisis in Zamfara State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). Although APC []The post Legal Fireworks And Growing Tension In Zamfara APC appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NDE Trains 3,555 Indigent Youths In 8 States
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : About 3,555 youths selected from poor and vulnerable households are currently participating in the second pilot of the Skills-for-Job (S4J) Training by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). The youths were drawn from Oyo, Kwara, Ekiti, Kogi, Bauchi, Niger and Cross River States while Osun S is running the first pilot of the training. In []The post NDE Trains 3,555 Indigent Youths In 8 States appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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4 Herdsmen Arrested For Attacking Ogun Communities
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Four suspected Fulani herdsmen who allegedly sacked some communities in Imeko/Afon local government area of Ogun State and 67 other suspected criminals were yesterday paraded by the police for crimes ranging from murder, kidnapping and robbery. The command also paraded a 30-year-old bricklayer, Tunde Olagesin, who macheted his father to death when the deceased insisted []The post 4 Herdsmen Arrested For Attacking Ogun Communities appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Bandits Kill District Head, Attack Police Station In Sokoto
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Suspected bandits in the early hours of yesterday, attacked the only police station in Balle village of Gudu local government area of Sokoto State, killed the district head, and set some vehicles ablaze. The district head (Sarkin Yamman Balle), Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, according to eye witnesses, was dragged out of his house by the bandits []The post Bandits Kill District Head, Attack Police Station In Sokoto appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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11 Persons Killed In Edo Cult Clash
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Eleven persons have been reportedly killed between Sunday and Tuesday evening in different parts of Benin City, the Edo state capital, as a result of renewed cult war between rival cult members said to belong to eiye and black axe popularly called aye. The latest killing was the hacking of three persons to death at []The post 11 Persons Killed In Edo Cult Clash appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Imo Leaders Hail Licence For Additional Varsities
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Consequent upon the receipt of four Operational Licenses from the National Universities’ Commission (NUC) by Governor Rochas Okorocha for four, out of the newly established six universities by his administration, well meaning Imo people including front row traditional rulers, labour and religious leaders in the state have hailed the development and also commended the governor []The post Imo Leaders Hail Licence For Additional Varsities appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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Spiff Lauds PMB On Ecological Projects
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The son of the Amayanabo, the King of Twon-Brass in Bayelsa State, Chief Alfred Diete-Spiff, Michael Diete-Spiff, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for initiating and executing 73 ecological projects across the country in the past three years. Mr Spiff, a trained Aircraft Maintenance Technician and a pilot who made the commendation in a statement issued []The post Spiff Lauds PMB On Ecological Projects appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Ohaneze Urges FG To Negotiate With IPOB
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has called on the federal government to negotiate with the proscribed members of Indigenous People of Bifra (IPOB), Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign States of Biafra, (MASSOB) and other Biafra agitators to end the agitation. In a statement signed by the president general of the organisation, Mazi []The post Ohaneze Urges FG To Negotiate With IPOB appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Police Deny Complicity In Death Of Motorcycle Rider
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Lagos State Police Command, yesterday debunked rumour being peddled over the death of a motorcycle rider who was said to died while being chased by Police officers in Lagos. The Lagos State Police Public Relations (PPRO) Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police in a statement said the attention of the Command has been drawn []The post Police Deny Complicity In Death Of Motorcycle Rider appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Cultists Unleash Mayhem In Ibadan Poly
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : People suspected to be cultists on Tuesday went on rampage in The Polytechnic, Ibadan, unleashed mayhem and destroyed six vehicles and two tricycles. LEADERSHIP gathered that they vandalised six cars and two tricycles were owned by some staff of the institution and commercial operators. The attack came few hours after the institutions management directed the []The post Cultists Unleash Mayhem In Ibadan Poly appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Trade Driver Of Economic Growth, Devt ‘ FG
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The director of Trade, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Ms Evelyn Nwachukwu, has said that trade is the driver of economic growth and development, adding that this is also dependent on the extent of diversification of structured goods and services traded by countries. Nwachukwu stated this in Abuja at the official opening ceremony []The post Trade Driver Of Economic Growth, Devt ‘ FG appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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CBN Launches Creative Industry Financing Scheme
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Bankers’ Committee has developed a Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) as part of efforts to boost job creation in Nigeria, particularly among the youth. The initiative has four pillars: fashion, information technology, movie and music. What that means is that the special loan facility can []The post CBN Launches Creative Industry Financing Scheme appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NRC Beefs Up Security At Abuja-Kaduna Rail
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Worried by the rising traffic on the corridor and new security threats at the Abuja-Kaduna rail service, the Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC) has employed the services of private security guards to tackle the challenge. Operations manager of Abuja-Kaduna Train Service, Sir Victor Adamu, who spoke during the training of private guards engaged to provide auxiliary []The post NRC Beefs Up Security At Abuja-Kaduna Rail appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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NSE, FMDQ List N8.5bn Infrastructure Green Bond
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange yesterday listed N8.5 billion corporate infrastructure green bond of North South Power Company Limited on their platforms. This shows that infrastructure development in the nation is taking progressive steps in the right direction, as North South Power Company tapped the Nigerian debt capital markets (DCM) for []The post NSE, FMDQ List N8.5bn Infrastructure Green Bond appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Nigerian Breweries To Hike Prices
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc, said it plans to raise the prices of its products to grow revenue, profit and subsequently keep up with dividend payment for shareholders. Addressing a pre-Annual General Meeting press briefing in Lagos, managing director/CEO of Nigerian Breweries Jordi Bel, said with excise duty billed to increase again in June 2019, the []The post Nigerian Breweries To Hike Prices appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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FGN Savings Bond Gross N1.8bn As SEC Seeks More Awareness
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has called for increased awareness for the Federal Government Savings Bond which has grossed N1.78 billion since the beginning of the year. Chief Economist and Research Fellow at the SEC, Professor Uche Uwaleke, speaking at the first quarter forum of the Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CAMCAN) yesterday said []The post FGN Savings Bond Gross N1.8bn As SEC Seeks More Awareness appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NN
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Mining Can Generate More Revenue For Nigeria ‘ NACCIMA
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) yesterday disclosed that mining has the capacity to generate more revenue than what crude oil is currently giving the nation. National president of the association, Mrs Alaba Lawson, made the recommendations in an interview with journalists in Lagos yesterday. She said: ‘The federal []The post Mining Can Generate More Revenue For Nigeria ‘ NACCIMA appeared first on Leadership Newspa
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FBN Processes N1tr Via Firstmonie In 15 Months
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Volume of transactions consummated on Firstmonie, a First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FBN) mobile money platform, has hit N1 trillion within 15 months the bank has said. FBN had re-launched the mobile money platform in January 2018 to drive its spread across the country. The N1 trillion transaction volume was from January 2018 up till []The post FBN Processes N1tr Via Firstmonie In 15 Months appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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GenCos Release 4,426 MW To National Grid ‘ Report
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations in Nigeria released an average of 4,426 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity into the national grid on Tuesday, a daily energy report has said. The report, which was compiled by the Advisory Power Team, Office of the Vice-President, was made available to Newsmen on Wednesday in []The post GenCos Release 4,426 MW To National Grid ‘ Report appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Mantrac, NAMEL To Open Up 500,000 Hectares For Agriculture
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The federal government’s efforts at attaining food security and produce more for export have been boosted by Mantrac Nigeria Ltd and the Nigerian Agricultural Mechanisation and Equipment Leasing Company (NAMEL), which have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to open up 500,000 hectares of arable land for agricultural activities. Under the scheme, the two firms []The post Mantrac, NAMEL To Open Up 500,000 Hectares For Agriculture appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and
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Bitcoins Worth $41m Stolen In Huge Hack
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : The Binance exchange, which stores Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies for members, said hackers took 7,000 bitcoins in one go. Withdrawals have now been suspended on the platform. We beg for your understanding in this difficult situation, Binance said. However, the exchange said it would replace the lost cash with the help of its emergency insurance []The post Bitcoins Worth $41m Stolen In Huge Hack appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and NNN.
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Ex-Liverpool Goalkeeper Grobbelaar Sees Klopp As Worthy Heir To Late Former Manager Shankly
Thu, 09 May 2019
LEADERSHIP : Juergen Klopp has taken Liverpool on a rollercoaster English Premier League title challenge this season and while it might end in disappointment, a club legend believes there is still something special. Former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar believes their German coach warrants comparison with club great Bill Shankly. Liverpool trail EPL leaders Manchester City by a point []The post Ex-Liverpool Goalkeeper Grobbelaar Sees Klopp As Worthy Heir To Late Former Manager Shankly appeared firs
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