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  • Kwara Assembly Passes Law Stopping Gov From Dissolving LGs

    LEADERSHIP: A bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Local Government (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 2006 has been passed by the State House of Assembly. In the amended law initiated by the member representing Oke-Ogun constituency, Barr Kamal Fagbemi, it is now unconstitutional for the state governor ...

  • Marine Club Seek Ikpeazu’s Support For Proposed Enyimba Economic City

    LEADERSHIP: The Marine Club of Nigeria (MCN), the umbrella advocacy association of professionals, businesses and government agencies involved in the Nigerian maritime economy, has appealed to Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to support it in its effort to actualise the proposed Enyimba Economic City.   The Enyimba Economic City, advocated ...

  • PMB Woos Qatar On Investments, Recharge Of Lake Chad

    LEADERSHIP: Investments in sectors like petroleum, power, aviation, agriculture, railways, and many others, featured prominently as President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-thani, at State House, Abuja, yesterday.     Also on the front burners was the recharge of Lake Chad with ...

  • Trade Union, Workers Accuse Minister Of Impunity

    LEADERSHIP: The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has accused the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechokwu Enelamah of engaging in acts of impunity, high handedness, injustice and nepotism since assuming office in 2015. Speaking with journalists in Lagos, the General Secretary, ASCSN, Comrade Bashir Lawal ...

  • Lagos Assembly May Pass 2019 Budget Soon

    LEADERSHIP: There are indications that members of Lagos State House of Assembly will on resumption from Easter break by April 26,  deliberate and pass the contentious 2019 Budget of the state.  LEADERSHIP findings show that the 2019 Appropriation Bill has been presented to the Committee on Budget and Finance, and ...

  • Insecurity And Its Impact On Northern Nigeria

    LEADERSHIP: Northern Nigeria is in dire need of direct foreign and local investments. The north with its arable lands good for agriculture and abundance of solid minerals have not attracted much investment due to myriad of problems, most important of which is insecurity. According to a report by the National ...

  • Briton Killed In Kaduna Castle Identified

    LEADERSHIP: Both the police and the British High Commission have identified the female foreign tourist killed, along with a Nigerian by suspected kidnappers in Kajuru, Kaduna state. She is Faye Mooney. Mooney, a British national, worked with Mercy Corps Nigeria in Lagos. Mooney, 29, from Manchester, travelled from Lagos to ...

  • Prioritising Building Insurance

    LEADERSHIP: With the continuous building collapse across the country, and most recently, in Oyo and Lagos states, there is a need for owners of public buildings to insure their houses in order to avert collateral loss. ZAKA ABD-KHALIQ writes. Building collapse is a nightmare to the victims, especially, the occupants ...

  • NGO Partners FG To End Oil Theft

    LEADERSHIP: A non governmental organisation, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, (CEPEJ) has sought for partnership with federal government on workable solutions that would end crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, illicit and local burning of crude oil to produce substandard petroleum products. The national coordinator of CEPEJ, Comrade Mulade Sheriff ...

  • Climate Change: Amina Harps On Incentives For Private Sector

    LEADERSHIP: The United Nations deputy secretary-general, Mrs Amina Mohammed has advocated the availability of funds through public budget and incentives for the private sector in order to combat climate change. She stated this while presenting the 2019 report on ‘Financing for Sustainable Development’ at the UN Secretariat building New York. ...

  • Exploring Fortunes Of Petroleum Refining In Nigeria

    LEADERSHIP: Many companies are now floating modular refineries in Nigeria – and it’s shaping up to be a big positive for the energy sector and the Nigerian economy. MARK ITSIBOR reports For decades, fuel scarcity and high cost of it have made Nigerian about the world’s worse country for economic ...

  • NDLEA Arrests Suspects With 2.927kg Cocaine In Kano

    LEADERSHIP: The Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 2.927 kilograms of cocaine in the state. The NDLEA Commander in Kano, Dr. Ibrahim Abdul, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Saturday, in Kano, said the suspects ...

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