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NIGERIA

With Equities Market Sustaining Gains, Elumelu Confident of Nigeria’s Economic Recovery

 •Salutes CBN governor   By Nume Ekeghe   On the eve of his departure for the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings...

Suspected Herders Set Falae’s Farm Ablaze, Casualties Recorded in Another Adamawa...

DSS warns president of influx of IS terrorists into Benue, other states JNI blasts CAN over statement on cattle rearers   By James Sowole in Akure...

BUSINESS

ALSCON: FG Signs Renewed Share Purchase Agreement with UC Rusal

  Agreement ends decade of legal tussle with BGI Group The federal government has given official recognition to Messrs UC Rusal, a Russian company,...

Media Firm Slams N200m Suit Against Access Bank over Unlawful Account...

An Abuja-based media firm, Image Merchants Promotion Limited and its promoter, Mallam Yushau Shuaib, have slammed a N200million suit against Access Bank Plc. over...

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LIFE & STYLE

The Benue Widows

George Okoh writes that the women of Benue are heart-broken following the killing of their husbands and children in the most gruesome manner by...

Re-organising NYSC: A Proposal

Patrick Dele Cole The original concept was to instill discipline among young graduates. The graduates would then do community work and pass on their acquired...

VICTOR MBADIWE SCION OF AN ILLUSTRIOUS FAMILY

Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Vanessa Obioha spend an interesting evening with Chief Victor Mbadiwe, a burgherwho boasts of a proud heritage and pedigree It is late...

An Awards Festival to Celebrate Achievements

Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Vanessa Obioha report that the first big entertainment show of the year was an all-round captivating experience for artistes and fans In...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Health Minister Announces Plans to Create Department of Traditional Medicine

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has concluded plans and announced his intentions to set up a department of traditional...

Infant Mortality: US Agency Trains Medical Personnel in Ekiti

By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti A United States of America-based philanthropic agency, Project C.U.R.E, has trained medical personnel in Ekiti State health institutions as...

Rising Health Hazards in Lagos

Lagos lately has been characterised by piling garbage, putting residents in harms way. Martins Ifijeh writes on how the situation is endangering the health...

Salami: Family Planning will Save 111 Women from Dying Daily

Martins Ifijeh The Assistant Director, Reproductive Health and Family Planning, Pathfinder International, Dr. Habeeb Salami, has stated that family planning will save the lives of...

NAFDAC to Commence Nationwide Campaign Against Fake, Substandard Drugs

...To save N200m annually from traveling and meeting grants Martins Ifijeh The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC says it will in March...

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YET ANOTHER LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK 

Monday Editorial The health authorities could do more to contain the viral disease In yet another indication that when it rains it actually pours for Nigeria,...