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2017 Budget: FG Keeps Mum on Capital Releases

• Looks to funding of projects from Sukuk proceeds Ndubuisi Francis and Chineme Okafor in Abuja There are indications that the federal government may be having...

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2017 Budget: FG Keeps Mum on Capital Releases

• Looks to funding of projects from Sukuk proceeds Ndubuisi Francis and Chineme Okafor in Abuja There are indications that the federal government may be having...

Presidency Consults Saraki, CJN in Expanded PEBEC Meeting Today

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The presidency will today host the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara,...

BUSINESS

ICRC Launches PPP Contracts Disclosure Portal

Obinna Chima In line with the federal government’s drive to ensure transparency in the public-private partnership (PPP) model it is deploying to finance critical infrastructure...

Ogunbanjo Emerges President of Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday elected Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo as the new president of national council of the exchange. He will take...

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LIFE & STYLE

Unraveling Unresolved Crimes

The Lagos State Government has finally completed the construction and equipment of the first DNA and Forensic Centre in West Africa. Gboyega Akinsanmi writes that this...

Taming Crime in Abuja

Abuja is begging for urgent attention as a result of increasing criminal activities. Kasim Sumaina, Udora Orizu, Ononso Nwafor-Orizu and Cynthia Ndukwe who went round the...

From Success To Significance And Legacy

Binoculars: With Ayo Arowolo Having perfected his own unique way of spotting opportunities and raising leaders, Aigboje Aig-Imouhuede has slipped into low visibility, silently creating...

Double Celebration for Aig Imoukhuede… as He Clocks 51 Today

It takes a steel heart and keen will to make money. It takes character and wisdom to tame it. But very few bankers are...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Niger Releases N3.3bn for Renovation of Two General Hospitals

By Laleye Dipo in Minna As part of its health sector reforms, the Niger State government has said that it has released N3.3 billion for...

High Blood Pressure

The body of man made up off many parts and organs, which includes your blood. The life of any man is in the blood....

Tope Needs N2.2m for Bladder Surgery

By Ugo Aliogo Seven years old Tope Apanisile, suffering from lower anterior abdomen wall muscular and bladder is urgently in need of N2.2m as part...

Achieving Mandatory Health Insurance Coverage

While Nigeria's National Health Insurance Scheme has been made optional for its citizens, a reason experts say has stunted the scheme, the progress made...

Nigeria’s Life Expectancy Has Increased by 8 Years, Study Shows

Malaria, diarrhea, HIV, others still remain life threatening diseases By Martins Ifijeh The life expectancy in Nigeria has increased considerably even though people in many other...

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INTERNAL SECURITY AND THE RULE OF LAW

The federal government should urgently revitalise the police force and restore its capacity to combat internal security After a false start, the federal government eventually...