• Cyber Threat: Nigeria, 4 African Nations Among World’s 10 Riskiest Countries

    By CHIMA AKWAJA, Lagos Five African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos. Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in second...

  • NAFDAC Advises Exporters To Stop Embarrassing Nigeria

    By OTUNG GABRIEL, Abuja The National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerian exporters to stop embarrassing the country by obtaining the agency’s certification of products. The spokesman of NAFDAC, Dr Abubakar Jimoh, gave the advice while fielding questions from the Newsmen on Monday in Abuja on...

  • Bakers Appeal To Millers Over High Cost Of Flour

    By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos The Lagos State Chapter of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria has appealed to flour millers to reduce the price of flour to boost productivity and strengthen food security. Its chairman, Mr Jacob Adejorin, made the appeal in an interview with LEADERSHIP  in Lagos. Adejorin...

  • SON Uncovers N8bn Nigeria-Cloned Cables By Local Firm

    By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has uncovered over N8 billion worth of Nigerian cloned cables at two residential buildings in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos. The imports belonging to one Estobest Electrical Limited was intercepted by an enforcement team of the SON at warehouses where 20 different...

  • PenCom To Train FG Staff On Retirement Plans

    The National Pension Commission(PenCom) has finalised arrangements for the 2017 Pre-Retirement workshop targeted at staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)  who are due to retire between January and December 2018. The workshop, which is designed to educate the attendees on the modalities for accessing retirement benefits under the Contributory Pension Scheme...

  • Osinbajo: The Making Of First Three -In –One

    In this discourse, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH narrates the natural coincidence which led acting President Yemi Osinbajo to assume three hierarchical positions at the same time, just as he shows the differences arising from similar condition in the past in the country. Let me crave your indulgence with a quote as prologue for...

  • Eid-el-Fitr: Unity, Tolerance Prerequisite For One Nigeria – Atiku

    By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja Former vice president and APC Chieftain, Atiku Abubakar has called on Nigerians to demonstrate a greater spirit of tolerance and firmer commitment to peaceful coexistence, which he described as the prerequisite for unity and love in Nigeria. In his Eid-el-Fitr message to mark the end of the Ramadan,...

  • Transitioning The Economy To Stage Two

    By Arize Nwobu On July 4, 2017, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), will hold its Annual National Workshop at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, with the theme, ‘’Transiting From Recession to a Global Economic Power: A Working Template for Nigeria’’. The workshop will witness an assemblage of eminent personalities and experts in...

  • Adi Sets MLS Goal Record

    Nigerian international, Fanendo Adi, has become the first ever Portland Timbers player to score 50 Major League Soccer goals. Adi has done something no-one at the club has ever done. The 26-year-old forward was on target as Caleb Porter’s men were held to a 2-2 draw by arch rivals Seattle Sounders. Adi...

  • Ranking: McEnroe Bombs Serena

    Serena Williams would struggle to be in the world’s top 700 if she was on the men’s circuit, according to seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe. And Dmitry Tursunov, the male player, ranked 701 in the world, believes he could beat her too. McEnroe said of world number one Williams, who has...

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