Leadership Newspapers News Today Saturday 29th December 2018

Leadership Newspapers News Today Saturday 29th December 2018

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target=_blank>Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s First Executive President Is Dead

Shehu Shagari, the first executive president of Nigeria, is dead. Bello Shagari, his grandson, confirmed that he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, on Friday. “I regret announcing the death of my grandfather, H.E Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died right now after brief illness at the National hospital, Abuja,” he tweeted. I regret announcing the …
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target=_blank>2019: Arewa Youth Endorses Buhari, Calls For State Of Emergency In Zamfara

The Northern Youth under the auspices of the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has resolved to use its structures across the country to garner support for President Muhammadu Buhari and return him into power come 2019. The group who showed its displeasure over the stance of a faction of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) for dumping …
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target=_blank>Sci-fi Movie Bumblebee Now In Cinemas

Movie lovers in Nigeria, especially Sci-fi movie lovers are set to be tantalized in this futuristic movie titled Bumblebee. The media were the first to have a feel of what Bumblebee was all about as the movie which iconic movie merchant, Steven Spielberg produced. Released last Friday, December 14th, 2018, the Transformers-themed movie, Bumblebee is …
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target=_blank>Adamawa Assembly Approves N244 billion Budget Estimates Against N230 Billion

The Adamawa Assembly, on Friday approved budget estimate of N244 billion, with the jerk up of N14 billion, than the initial amount of N230 billion, presented by Governor Jibrilla Bindow for the 2019 service year. The approval followed the consideration and adoption of the report, presented by the acting chairman of the House Standard Committee …
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target=_blank>Oil Prices Slip Toward 18-month Lows

Oil prices fell on Friday ahead of the New Year holiday as global crude benchmarks moved back toward their lowest levels in more than a year. Brent crude oil LCOc1 fell 56 cents to a low of $51.60 a barrel before recovering some ground to trade around $52.05 by 1300 GMT, having earlier risen more …
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target=_blank>Cook Pleads Guilty To Defiling 13-year-old girl

A 35-year-old cook, Pius Ochang, who is standing trial before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday pleaded guilty to allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old girl. Ochang, whose address was not provided, was arraigned on a charge of defiling a minor. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Adeshina Adesanya, told the court that …
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target=_blank>Edo Police Better Positioned To Fight Crime With New Security Architecture, Trust Fund, Says CP, Kokumo

  Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has said the new security architecture and trust fund launched by Governor Godwin Obaseki, have positioned the police and other security agencies in the state to better fight crime. Kokumo, who made the submission in a chat with journalists in Benin City, Edo State capital, commended …
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target=_blank>Army Flags Off Operation Egwu Eke 111 For Hitch Free Elections, Says Boko Haram Contested For Baga But Lost

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has on Friday said the Army is flagging off special operation tagged “operation Egwu Eke 111 ” which will be conducted across the country to forestall any form of violence in the upcoming 2019 general elections. Buratai also confirmed to Journalists that the Boko Haram …
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target=_blank>Court Dissolves 10-year-old Forced Marriage In Ibadan

A Mapo Customary Court, on Friday in Ibadan, dissolved a 10-year-old union between one Omowumi Lamidi and Mukaila Lamidi, following claims by the wife that she was forced into the marriage. The president of the court, Ademola Odunade, held that the court dissolved the union due to exploitation and the threat to life raised by …
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Business: Brisk Sales As Beauty Vendors, Cosmetologists Count Gains On Obaseki’s Reform

Beauty vendors, makeup artists, cosmetologists and other entrepreneurs in the beauty and fashion industry in Edo State, have commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for advancing policy decisions which have encouraged the growth of their businesses, marked by high patronage in the yuletide season. Speaking to journalists, the entrepreneurs said the governor’s push on […]
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