• Brasile

    FAB informa que cinco pessoas morreram no acidente aéreo em Paraty

    A Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB) informou que cinco pessoas morreram na queda do avião próxima a Paraty, no Rio de Janeiro, que matou o ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal Teori Zavascki nesta quinta-feira (19/1). A FAB explicou ainda que o número de quatro vítimas dado anteriormente foi baseado no plano ...

  • USA Nigeria

    Naira drops to 498 as CBN resumes dollar sales

    Oyetunji Abioye The naira fell against the United States dollar at the parallel market to 498 on Thursday, from 497 on Wednesday. This came hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria resumed dollar sales to Bureau De Change operators through Travelex. Before dropping to 498, the naira had appreciated to ...

  • Regno Unito

    My first visit overseas was embarrassing –Mike Ezuruonye

    Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye’s most embarrassing encounter occurred the moment he stepped into a foreign country for the first time in his life. Although it sounds unbelievable, but the actor, in an interview with our correspondent, said that it happened during his visit to England sometime ago. He said, “At ...

  • Nigeria

    Rice: Primitive method, finance, power threaten local production

    In order to reduce Nigeria’s high import bill on rice, the Federal Government recently took steps to encourage its local production, but the lack of appropriate technology for the project has made this an uphill task, ANNA OKON writes Rice is a staple in Nigeria and can be found in ...

  • USA Nigeria

    Southern PDP leaders meet, pledge to work together

    Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the southern states met in Abuja on Wednesday night, where they inaugurated a forum called the PDP Southern Leaders’ Consultative Forum, meant to solidify the party in the region. A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi, said ...

  • Nigeria

    Yoruba group carpets Buhari over economy, killings

    Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A socio-cultural group, the Yoruba Unity Forum, has expressed concern about the worsening economic situation, killings in Southern Kaduna, the inability of governments to pay salaries and pensions, and youth unemployment in the country. The body also expressed its concern about the depreciating value of the naira ...

  • Nigeria

    FG Rules Out Reduction Of Duty On Imported Vehicles

    The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC); Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has ruled out any possibility of reducing Customs duty on imported vehicles. He stated this at a meeting with a delegation led by the National President of Association of Motor dealers of Nigeria (AMDN), Prince Abibola Adedoyin in Abuja. Customs acting ...

  • Nigeria

    Why Nigeria Is Underdeveloped – Dogara

    Speaker of the House of Representatives,Yakubu Dogara, has Nigeria’s developmental woes on the non-implementation of national development plans by successive governments. Dogara who was a  Special Guest of Honour at the 14th Daily Trust Annual Interactive Dialogue disclosed that  the National Assembly has aligned with the executive arm of government ...

  • Nigeria

    Wema Bank Appoints Adebise As DMD

    The Board of Directors of Wema Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Ademola Adebise as its Deputy Managing Director following approvals by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He will oversee Wema Bank’s Corporate and Business Directorate covering Corporate Banking, Treasury & Financial Institution, South Business Group (South-South and ...

  • Nigeria

    Scam Employer Advertisements Flood Kano

    Scam employers are rampant in Kano, defrauding unsuspecting members of the public, with advertisements on various private and government jobs. Scam job advertisements flood the walls and streets of Kano, a development many perceived as a security threat to individuals and law enforcement agencies. LEADERSHIP gathered that what started probably ...