About Us

The Leader Newspaper

The Leader Newspaper is a weekly Catholic Newspaper owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri. The Leader was established in 1956 by the Irish Missionaries who worked in the then Owerri Diocese. The Leader is published by Assumpta Press Owerri Nigeria.

It covers church and circular news stories, articles and features, and circulates in almost all the south eastern states namely: Imo, Abia, Rivers, Anambra., Enugu, ( Nsukka in Enugu state) and recently it has opened its Abuja Route.The Leader has a strong local base and maintains a grass root focus.

Recently, The Leader’s popularity and profile has soared due to its honest and objective reporting in social, economic and political issues.

The Leader News Online

Due to the high demand by fans of The Leader Newspaper within and in Diaspora, we are happy to have launched the Online version “The Leader News Online” to accommodate the need of numerous customers accessing our regular news updates and thus broadening our scope of coverage to the outside world.

The leader News Online is a current version poised at bringing you news updates and events on weekly basis and as well take care of our readers’ comments to enable us meet out target of serving God and his people.