Leadership Newspapers News Today Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Leadership Newspapers News Today Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Nigeria Leadership Newspapers News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 22/01/19

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target=_blank>INEC Uncovers Plan To Use Food Vendors For Vote-buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it had uncovered plans by some political actors to use food vendors around polling units for vote-buying in the forthcoming general elections. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this when he received a delegation  European Union (EU) Observation Team, led by Chief Observer, Mrs Maria Arena,
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target=_blank>Court Dissolves 16-year-old Marriage Over Threat To Life

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the 16-year-old marriage between one Shakirat Conde and her husband, Ibrahim. The dissolution was as a result of alleged threat to life and suspicion of “demonic possession.’’ Shakirat, a businesswoman, told the court that her husband, who hails from Guinea-Conakry, was threatening
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target=_blank>Police Confirm 4 Death In A/Ibom Gas Explosion

The Police command in Akwa Ibom State has confirmed the death of four persons due to a fire incident at Lord Mike and Sons Nigeria Limited, in Ede Obuk area of the state. The victims are Daniel Usoro, Anthony Anthony, Enobong Sampson and Akpabio John. DSP Odiko MacDon, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed
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target=_blank>Lagos Lifts Embargo On Construction Of Petrol Stations

Lagos State Government on Monday lifted embargo on the grant of Planning Permit for the construction of petrol stations in the state. LEADERSHIP recalled that the government had on 26 April, 2017 announced the ban on granting of permits for the construction of petrol stations in the state. Speaking at a press conference on Monday,
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target=_blank>Man, 50, Docked Over Alleged N630,000 Fraud

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Monday, docked one Gbenga Amusan, 50, over alleged N630,000 fraud. However, the accused person who agreed to be tried in the court pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of fraud and stealing preferred against him. The Prosecutor, Emmanuel Abdullahi, an Inspector of Police told the court
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target=_blank>Osinbajo Launches Tradermoni In Ekiti, Urges Buhari’s Re-election

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an honest man who deserved to be re-elected in the next month’s general elections. The Vice President spoke in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Monday during the launch of the federal government initiated Trademoni and Micro, Small and Medium Scale enterprises (MSME)
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target=_blank>Confusion As Ambode Fails To Present 2019 Budget

There was confusion at Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday as Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode failed to present the 2019 Appropriation bill to the House of Assembly as earlier scheduled. Although it could not be ascertained why the Governor did not present the Budget, it was gathered that the Governor did not
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target=_blank>Winners Of UNICAF Nigeria Essay Competition Get Scholarship, Cash Prizes

Leading online higher education, UNICAF, has given out prizes which include full scholarships and monetary rewards to the winners of their essay competition. The three winners of the UNICAF essay competition whose astuteness stood them in awe position above their peers were duly recognized at an award ceremony in Lagos. Winner of the competition, Folashade
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target=_blank>Obaseki Approves N843m For The Payment Of Local Govt Pensioners

In line with the promise to clear pension arrears inherited by his administration, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Monday approved the release of N843, 324, 509.46 for the payment of arrears owed local government pensioners covering years 2015 to 2018.   The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Jimoh Ijegbai, made this
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7 Die In Sokoto Road Crash

A road accident, along Gwadabawa-Illela road in Sokoto state have claimed no fewer than 7 lives, leaving two others critically injured. The victims were said to be on their way to the popular Illela livestock market before they had a burst tyre leading to the crash, according to an eye witness who declined to mention […]
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