Heavy teargas as Police, NHIS staff clash over suspended ES resumption

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the remand of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N6.9 billion fraud. The order was sequel to Fayose’s arraignment alongside...

Five things you may have missed over the weekend

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian Bailey. It was such a surreal moment cried she admitted. The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to...

2018 AWCON: Super Falcons Coach Dennerby Targets Successful Title Defence

      By Adeboye Amosu Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby, has declared that his team will work hard to make a positive impact at the 2018 Africa Women’s Nations Cup in Ghana, Completesportsnigeria. com reports. The defending champions are in Group B along with perennial rivals, the Bayana...

Beckham Admits Marriage “Hard Work” — Guardian Life — The Guardian...

David Beckham and ex-Spice Girl Victoria have been married for nearly 20 years and the football and fashion icon admits it has been “hard work” to make it a success. The pair, who have four children, tied the knot in 1999 and have lived their married life in the public...

Brent Oil Rises Back Above $80 As Iran Sanctions Loom —...

Brent crude oil prices rose back above $80 a barrel on Monday as markets were expected to tighten once U.S. sanctions against Iran’s crude exports are implemented next month.Benchmark Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $80.26 a barrel at 0646 GMT, up 48 cents, or 0.6 per cent,...

Kumuyi Holds ‘God Of All Wonders’ Crusade In Abuja — Leadership...

The General Superintendent, Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Dr William Folorunsho Kumuyi has conclude plans to hold ‘God of All Wonders Crusade’ at the national stadium in Abuja.The state overseer for FCT, Pastor Joshua Esho, who stated this at the weekend, also disclosed that it is targeting 100,000 Abuja...

Police begin investigation into death of pastor, 2 church members in...

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—ABIA State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of a pastor and two other members of a church in Olokoro, Umuahia South Council of Abia State. PoliceBased on a distress call from members of the community to the police that...

Forum Pledges Support For Atiku — Leadership Newspaper

An Atiku support group, under the auspices of Hope Forum 2019 has disclosed that the group remains resolute to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flag bearer, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2019 elections.In his address during a press conference in Abuja, the secretary general of the...

CBCN ex-president, Kaigama, pleads for Leah, others’ release

By Sam Eyoboka IMMEDIATE past president of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, has pleaded with Boko Haram insurgents to  release the captives in their custody forthwith, including Leah Sharibu. Leah SharibuKaigama also cautioned on next year’s general elections, saying: “If you want peace,...

Atiku Will Revamp Economy, Jail Looters – PDP — Leadership Newspaper

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday assured that its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will revamp the nation’s economy through the creation of qualitative employment for the youths.The party also said Atiku will implement the political and economic restructuring of the nation in a manner that will engender unity, inclusiveness...

IPOB has no interest in politics—Kanu

…Kanu didn’t agree with any politician to work against Buhari —IPOB LEADER of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu,  has vowed not to return to the federal high court in Abuja where he was standing trial before he left the country. Nnamdi KanuThe federal government...

Zamfara PDP governorship candidate sets 3-point agenda

Dr. Bello Matawalle Dr. Bello Matawalle, the...

NAPTIP Empowers Survivors Of Human Trafficking — Leadership Newspaper

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has commenced the full implementation of its comprehensive rehabilitation and empowerment package for survivors of human trafficking across the country with the automatic employment of three of the survivors and group empowerment of three others.The press and public...

Ajayi Set For Al Ahly Return After Injury Setback

By Adeboye Amosu Nigeria forward, Junior Ajayi, is set to return to training with his Egyptian Premier League side, Al Ahly following lengthy spell on the sidelines as a result of a knee ligament injury, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.Ajayi picked up the injury in Al Ahly’s CAF Champions League clash against...

Ondo: PDP LG chairman, others revolt over Reps ticket

By Dayo Johnson Akure LEADERS  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Odigbo Council Area of Ondo State weekend kicked against the emergence Yomi Akinfenwa as the candidate for Odigbo/Ileoluji/Okeigbo federal constituency. Strike: We can’t be intimidated by FG’s No work, no pay threat – COEASU Uche SecondusAccording...

N30.8bn fraud: Fayose pleads not guilty, remanded in EFCC custody

Fayose The immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose...

Quickteller Global Mall Set To Ease International Trade — Leadership Newspaper

Quickteller, an e-commerce platform of Pan-African integrated digital payments and commerce company, Interswitch Group, has announced the launch of the Quickteller Global Mall.  The new service has been developed in furtherance of the company’s commitment toward enhancing easy and better service delivery.  Now customers can shop directly from over...

Let the campaigns be issues-driven

THE various political parties vying for the presidency in 2019 deserve commendation for successfully concluding their primaries and producing presidential candidates with minimal friction and rancour. As the October 7, 2018, deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) expired, no fewer than 29 of the 91 registered...

Brent oil rises back above $80 a barrel

Prices of oil shoot...

S.Korea, DPRK To Hold General-Grade Military Talks Oct. 26 — Leadership...

South Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed to hold general-grade military talks on Friday at the border village of Panmunjom, Seoul’s defense ministry said on Monday.The general-level dialogue would start on Oct. 26 at Tongilgak, a DPRK building in Panmunjom, the ministry said in a...

Ambode appoints ex-LAWMA boss to design PSP blueprint

By Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has appointed former General Manager of the State Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, Ola Oresanya, to assist the state design mode of operation for the Private Sector Partnership, PSP operators. AMBODEThe appointment of Oresanya as consultant came barely three...

Boko Haram: IDPs commend UNHCR’s livelihood support programme

Internally displaced persons...

Saudi Arabia Has ‘No Intention’ Of 1973 Oil Embargo Replay –...

Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi Energy Minister said on Monday amid a worsening crisis over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.“There is no intention,” Khalid al-Falih told Russia’s TASS news agency...

Barca boss, PRNigeria chief bag Global PR awards in Barcelona

… Nigeria joins League of multiple award winnersThe International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has conferred 2018 Golden World Awards (GWA) on the President of FC Barcelona (colloquially known as Barça), Josep Maria Bartomeu and the founder of PRNigeria media platform, Yushau A. Shuaib. President of FC Barcelona Josep...

Multiple Earthquakes Strike Off Canada’s West Coast

Canada’s flag  Four earthquakes — measuring from 4.9 to 6.8 magnitude — struck in quick succession off Canada’s west coast late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.The epicentre of the first 6.6 tremors, at 10:39 pm (0549 GMT Monday), was located 135 miles (218 kilometres) southwest of...

Man Kills 75-year-old Farmer, Policeman In Ondo — Leadership Newspaper

A farm labourer has allegedly hacked 75 year old farmer, Olusegun Oyadele, and a police officer identified as Mr Abidoun Omotehinse to death in Ondo State.Both men were killed at a farm settlement in the Onipetesi area of Ondo town. LEADERSHIP gathered that the slain policeman was attached to...

CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba Off To Morocco For Raja Casablanca Clash

By Adeboye Amosu Enyimba players and their officials have left for Casablanca, Morocco for the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup, semi-final clash against Raja Casablanca billed for Wednesday at the Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, reports Completesportsnigeria. com. The contingent departed the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday morning...

FG condemns killing of Nigerian in Kenya

By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA—Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded full autopsy and investigation from Kenya Government into the killing of a Nigerian, Mr. Bamiyo Ashade, allegedly killed by the Kenyan Police. 2019: Okagbare, Onuesoke, mobilizes for Atiku in Norway Abike...

US Army General Wounded In Afghanistan Attack

US soldiers listen to Vice President Mike Pence in Afganistan. Credit: AFP  A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed.US Army Brigadier...