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By admin On 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:18 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

In order to consolidate on the achievements of the Commission in the last general elections, the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) embarked on a number of its assignments much earlier than it has ever done since the advent of this democratic experience in 1999. The latest is the Continuous Voters Registration exercise […]


By admin On 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:51 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The nation’s foreign reserves reached $30.5 billion last week as a result of increased global oil prices, checks by LEADERSHIP on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) website have revealed. Data from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) revealed that basket of 14 crudes stood at $47.48 per barrel last week from $45.21 a barrel […]


By admin On 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:49 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

As floods continue ravage Lagos metropolis, the Lagos State Government on Sunday ordered owners of properties erected on drainage channels and impeding the free-flow of water, saying it will have no option than to demolish the buildings. The Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, expressed dismay that […]


By admin On 24 Jul, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch ‘A’ stream II service year. NYSC spokesperson in Gombe State, Margaret Dakama, said in a statement that the orientation course would hold from July 26 to Aug. 15. “In Gombe State, about 2,000 prospective corps […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 02:11 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Pandemonium erupted Wednesday on Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, when dozens of truck drivers attempting to access the Apapa seaport went on the rampage over the death of one of their colleagues and set the Diamond and Sterling Bank branches on fire. The aggrieved drivers had targeted the banks, following the death of their colleague who […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 02:37 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that $5 billion are spent on generators every year by Nigerians, adding that this is unacceptable. Dogara made this known during a Public Hearing on the review of legislation on power, yesterday in Abuja. This is just as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

In a renewed effort to raise the country’s oil reserves and production, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has entered into partnership with Halliburton , a global service providing company in the oil and gas sector, to realise its search for oil in the Chad Basin. The NNPC has also assured that the search for […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 01:39 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a property located at Banana Island, Lagos bought for $37.5million in 2013 by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to federal government. Justice Obiozor made the order that the property, designated as Building 3, Block B, […]


By admin On 20 Jul, 2017 At 01:00 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rated the performance of Niger State high in the on-going  Anchor Borrower’s Scheme of the apex bank. Even as 30, 000 farmers has benefited in the scheme so far. The bank attributed the success story of the scheme in the state to the commitment and political will accorded it […]


By admin On 8 Jul, 2017 At 02:03 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in Plateau State, causing the death of one person and sparking fear in the area. The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kamshak Kudeng, confirmed the outbreak of the fever in an interview with newsmen in Jos on Friday. Punch reports that at least one student has been […]


By admin On 8 Jul, 2017 At 02:24 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

 The Lagos State Law Reform Commission has stressed the need to review certain provisions of the Lagos State Tenancy Law of 2011 with a view to further ensuring fairness and reposition the law to reflect present societal values and realities. Speaking at the stakeholders’ meeting on Tenancy Law of Lagos State organised by the Commission, […]