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UN: 3 Borno LGAs Inaccessible, Many Others Partially Accessible

Declares most roads to southern parts of state unusable Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri, Paul Obi in Abuja and Daji Sani in Yola The United Nations...

NIGERIA

UN: 3 Borno LGAs Inaccessible, Many Others Partially Accessible

Declares most roads to southern parts of state unusable Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri, Paul Obi in Abuja and Daji Sani in Yola The United Nations...

12 Years After, Southern Governors’ Forum Reconvenes in Lagos

Security, devolution of powers top agenda Gboyega Akinsanmi Amid calls for a negotiated restructuring of Nigeria, the Southern Governors’ Forum, a platform of the 17 governors...

BUSINESS

Rencap: Federation Account Revenue Fell 33% Below Target in 7 Months

Debt/service ratio rose to 62% in June Shift to external debts meant to lower borrowing cost Presidential amnesty expenses caused other service-wide...

As World Seeks Alternative to Crude Oil, Nigeria Remains Fixated

With the EU and China unveiling plans to ban petrol vehicles in the foreseeable future, Ejiofor Alike reports on the pressure on Nigeria to...

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LIFE & STYLE

Felabration 2017: Spectacle of Theatre, History and Chaos

Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Vanessa Obioha capture the frenzy of the last day of the week-long commemoration of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti “Move back!” The security guard...

Adenuga Receives France’s Highest National Honour

Africa’s force of nature enjoys rare tribute from French government Why he is the first Nigerian to ever receive the widely coveted honour By...

Man in the Mirror

COLOURS OF LIFE With Koko Kalango In the 1960s, as part of the ‘Jackson 5’, the youngest of the brothers was an outstanding entertainer. In...

ART X 2017: A SEASON OF ART ANNIVERSARIES

Burrowing through economic recession, the Founder and Director of West Africa’s first international art fair, Art X, Tokini Peterside made a bold statement for...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

3-Yr-Old Girl Appeals for N5m to Restore Sight

By Godwin Ifijeh For Mr and Mrs. Israel E. Amariku, nothing could be as saddening as suddenly having a most beautiful and fast growing child...

Arthritis in Man

The human bones undergo changes that can occur spontaneously and at times induced by certain external factors causing an immunological  reaction, that would affect...

Addressing Diabetes in Nigeria

While Nigeria has the highest burden of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa with over five million cases diagnosed, Novo Nordisk and other health experts believe...

Finland Ambassador, Hur Advocate Prevention against NCDs in Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh The Finland Ambassador to Nigeria, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdury, Nigeria’s Honourary Consul to Finland, Dr. Kingsley Akinroye and HUR, have called on Nigerians to give...

Northern Governors Forum Partners GE to Boost Healthcare in the Region

Martins Ifijeh The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) is partnering GE Healthcare, a leading global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term...

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THE SIX-YEAR SINGLE TERM PROPOSAL

Nigeria’s challenge with the presidential system is not with numbers or terms, but seriously with governance The debate on the number of years and terms...