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By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:26 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

In his desire to boost agriculture in Sokoto State, governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the recruitment of additional extension workers to increase manpower and expertise in the state’s wheat value chain. According to the governor, those to be employed include university graduates and holders of national diploma in agricultural science, agric-economy, crop science and […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:31 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Hajj

Ahead of the 2017 pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hajj  rite exercise, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has  revealed that its reforms, aimed at bringing succour and relief to  Nigerian pilgrims going for hajj in the Holy Land has brought to an  end accommodation subsidy paid by the various state governments […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Owelle Rochas Okorocha

Irked by the continued refusal of some officials of the Imo State government to appear before it on charges of contempt of court, the Owerri judicial division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, directed the Inspector General of Police, Commissioners of police in all the 36 states of the federation and the Nigeria police in […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:30 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Nigeria Police

The police have deployed Police special tactical force to Zaki Biam and other troubled spots in Benue State to  restore peace and order. This deployment is coming after unknown gunmen killed dozens of people on March 20, 2017 at Zaki Biam. According to a statement by the Force public relations officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, the […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:46 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
National assembly senate

A bill seeking to ban the practice of giving excruciating pains being undergone by victims of tribal marks in Nigeria has scaled second reading in the Senate. The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye is the prime-mover of the bill, “A Bill for an Act to provide for the Prohibition of Facial Mutilation, the Offences, […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:44 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Obaseki-1

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki  has explained  why he has not constituted his cabinet saying that he needs to sanitise the ministries and set up a template which the commissioners would work with. The governor, however, disclosed that he would send the list of commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation in […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:20 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
APC

Barrister Sharon Ikeazor has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) can field candidates for Anambra Central Senatorial Election, urging the minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige to win the election for the APC. It would be recalled that a Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to compel the […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:20 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Nigeria Police

The Edo State Police Command has paraded suspected killers of former Etsako east local government area chairman, Hon Suleiman Afegbua,  Pastor Godwin Akpoguenabor and Patient Omo-Osagie a business woman who were recently murdered in the state. Briefing newsmen yesterday , the state commissioner of Police, Mr Haliru Gwandu confirmed that the former council chairman was […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:17 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Sheriff Makarfi PDP

Chairman of the PDP’s National caretaker committee Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi in an interview with selected Journalists sheds light on the party’s leadership crisis, ISAIAH BENJAMIN was there for LEADERSHIP. The PDP crisis seems to be taking another dimension, another dimension in the sense that, one of the Governors supporting your Caretaker Committee suddenly went […]


By admin On 22 Mar, 2017 At 01:45 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
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Senator Abubakar Girei is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with select journalists in Kaduna, he acknowledged the hard times Nigerians are going through but stressed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not to be blamed. In his opinion, the 16 years ‘misrule’ of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is responsible […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:22 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Internally-Displaced-Persons-IDPs

The minister of International Development and La Francophonie of Canada, Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau has said that Canada will provide $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to crisis-affected people in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday, it revealed that the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Hon. Ahmed D. […]



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