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    N34bn Fraud: ‘NBC Boss’ Detention A Witch Hunt’

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    The detention of the embattled director general of the National Broadcasting Commission, (NBC) Mr Emeka Mba has been described as a witch hunt orchestrated to please certain persons affected by the operations of the NBC in recent time. A source at the commission who confided in LEADERSHIP Weekend but pleaded his name not mention in…

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    Buhari Presidency: A New Dawn

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    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday telephoned opposition challenger Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) to congratulate him for emerging winner in this weekend’s presidential election. This was disclosed by APC spokesman Lai Mohammed yesterday. “At about 5:15pm, President Jonathan called General Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the election, to congratulate him,” he said. “I think he conceded defeat….

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    IBB In Germany For Routine Medical Check-up

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    Contrary to media report that former military president Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has been flown abroad for treatment, a source close to the Minna Hilltop mansion said IBB only went to Germany for routine medical check-up. According to the source, IBB’s current trip to Germany was a normal appointment with his doctor which was fixed a…

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    LEADERSHIP Postpones Annual Conference/Awards

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    The management of LEADERSHIP Group has announced the postponement of its annual conference and awards slated for today in Abuja. According to the management of LEADESHIP, the decision to postpone the event follows moves by the government to shift the election date, a move that is contrary to public opinion. The management said it was…

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    Fuel Scarcity: TOTAL Is Holding Nigerians To Ransom – SSS

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    The Department of State Services (DSS) has blamed the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on oil giant, TOTAL Nig. Plc., saying that the company reneged on an agreement with the union. DSS spokesperson Marilyn Ogar, while addressing the media yesterday on…

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    Amaechi’s Statement Capable Of Inciting Violence – NYAPC

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    Apparently piqued by yesterday’s comments made by Rivers State Governor,  Rotimi Amaechi threatening anarchy if the All Progressives Congress does not win elections,  the Nigerian Youth Arise For Positive Change (NYAPC ) has demanded that the governor tenders an unreserved apology to Nigerians for such statement. The National President of the group, Comrade Charles Mbani, in a…

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    LEADERSHIP Regional Editor, Others Abducted In Warri

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    Anxiety has continued to mount over the safety 14 journalists from Warri, Delta State, who were on Sunday abducted and held hostage by suspected followers of former Ijaw militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo. The journalists who include the Regional Editor (South-South) of LEADERSHIP Newspaper, Mr Sola Adabayo, were later freed by their abductors…

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    3.3m Nigerians Internal Refugees – Report

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    No fewer than 3.3 million Nigerians are internally displaced by insurgent activities in the country, the 2014 report of the internal displacement monitoring centre and Norwegian Refugee Council has said. The report said the figure accounts for 10 percent of the 33 million internally displaced persons worldwide, a situation the report describes as worrisome and…

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