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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 01:44 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 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 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. […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:03 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Kemi Adeosun

Amid allegations of misuse of Paris Club Refunds by the 36 state governors in the country and deliberate refusal of the federal government to provide explanation on the disbursement of the funds, the ministry of finance on Monday said the disbursement process is transparent and targeted at specific objectives. The minister of finance, Mrs. Kemi […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:38 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
andrew laah yakubu

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday admitted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), to N300 million bail with two sureties. Yakubu was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on six counts bordering on non-disclosure of assets and fraud, charges to which he pleaded not guilty. Yakubu […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:32 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
Immigration

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is not in charge of the country’s e-passport central database where all travel documents of its citizens are stored. Investigations by LEADERSHIP has revealed that over ten years after the federal government, through the NIS, entered into a public private partnership with a Malaysian based firm, Irish Technology Limited (ISTL), […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:27 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) hinted yesterday that it will require about $15 billion investment to realise its plan of generating about 4,000 megawatts of electricity in the next ten years. The corporation’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Gas and Power, Engr. Saidu Mohammed, who disclosed this at the 2017 retreat of his Autonomous Business […]



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