Danze Commends Judiciary For Fairness, Equity

Danze Commends Judiciary For Fairness, Equity

Chairman of Gwagwalada area council, Hon. Adamu Mustapha Danze has commended the Nigerian judiciary for fairness and equity. Danze made the commendation while reacting to the judgment of the FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal that again upheld his election as the duly elected chairman of the council. He said that the judgment demonstrates that the Nigerian judiciary,under the present administration, is truly the last hope for the common man, irrespective of his status or…

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Infantino Warns Corrupt Football Leaders

Infantino Warns Corrupt Football Leaders

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has warned football association leaders not to use money meant for the sport, for their own gain. Infantino said in an interview in Mauritania, making it clear that if there are any football federation leaders who want to enrich themselves with football money, they will be caught and sanctioned. “No one should think of using football money for his own gains,’’ Infantino stressed. The FIFA President was in Nouakchott, Mauritania to…

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APC Reconciliation: It’ll Be A Tragedy If Tinubu C’tee Fails – Sen. Shehu Sani

APC Reconciliation: It’ll Be A Tragedy If Tinubu C’tee Fails – Sen. Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district in Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani has said that it will be a tragedy if the recently constituted presidential reconciliation team  headed by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, fails. The Senator also hinted that an avalanche of defections is set to hit the governing All Progressives Congress should the committee fail to soothe frayed nerves in the shortest possible time, especially as 2019 beckons, stressing that it was the bringing…

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Adeosun woos global bodies in the fight against foreign corrupt practices

Adeosun woos global bodies in the fight against foreign corrupt practices

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has urged global bodies like the World Bank to help curb foreign corrupt practices by multinational corporations in Nigeria and other developing countries. The Special Adviser to the Minister on Media and Communications, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, in a statement on Monday, quoted Adeosun as making the call at the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) Conference in New York. “There is absolute need for a complete understanding of…

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FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

FCTA Suspends Registration Of New Private Schools

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has placed an indefinite suspension on registration of new private primary and secondary schools, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Speaking during a meeting with representatives of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPSS), in his office, at the weekend, the secretary, Education Secretariat (FCTA), Sen. Isah Maina, stated that the suspension would remain in force, until new guidelines, to address the complaints and changes are put…

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President Buhari urges elites to make sacrifices for Nigeria

President Buhari urges elites to make sacrifices for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all citizens, particularly the elites, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in a statement issued in Abuja, said Buhari made the appeal during a meeting with Katsina Senior Citizens in Daura, Katsina State, on Sunday. President Buhari said that in the life of a country, there were occasions when…

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UITH medical director wants NHIS to cover infertility in couples

UITH medical director wants NHIS to cover infertility in couples

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has canvassed the inclusion of infertility problems in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).He made the appeal at the weekend, while delivering the University of Ilorin’s 178th Inaugural Lecture. He spoke on the topic: “Help for the helpless and hope for the hopeless-the medicine of reproductive possibility.” At the event, which was moderated by the Vice Chancellor of the…

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‘Nitori’ Is An Epitome Of Great Music – Princess Olabuju

‘Nitori’ Is An Epitome Of Great Music – Princess Olabuju

Princess Iyabo Olajubu is the daughter of late songstress, Reagent Bunmi Olajubu a.k.a ‘bata mi a dun koko ka’ whose song has been an evergreen. For those from yesteryears, they would understand the impact the family is making in the music industry. But for the Princess Iyabo, keeping her mother’s legacy has helped her in breaking boundaries. She recently remixed one of her late mum’s popular tune, “Nitori” and also dropped the video which has…

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Export Barge Yet To Arrive Apapa Port 10 Days After Flag-off

Export Barge Yet To Arrive Apapa Port 10 Days After Flag-off

The barge conveying the first export of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal has not arrived Apapa port, 10 days after flag-off, LEADERSHIP can report. Recall that the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman had on Wednesday, February 7 flagged-off the exportation of the solid mineral from Ikorodu to APM Terminal, Apapa through badges. Ms. Usman at event said the movement of the solid mineral is…

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Dana Air, Asky Sign Interline, Aircraft Agreements

Dana Air, Asky Sign Interline, Aircraft Agreements

Dana Air yesterday signed an interline agreement with Asky airline, Africa’s regional power house in Lagos. Dana Air’s strategic route and fleet expansion programme also received a major boost, with the signing of an aircraft partnership agreement with the airline to add some new generation aircraft to its fleet Speaking at a brief signing ceremony at Dana Air’s corporate head office in Lagos, group managing director of the airline, Jacky Hathiramani said, “We have taken…

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