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FG Records 55 per cent Half-year Revenue Shortfall

May set 2017 budget oil benchmark at $42.50/bl, naira at N290/$  CBN asks traders to book all naira deals Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja and...

NIGERIA

FG Records 55 per cent Half-year Revenue Shortfall

May set 2017 budget oil benchmark at $42.50/bl, naira at N290/$  CBN asks traders to book all naira deals Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja and...

Osinbajo: PDP Campaign Funds Under Probe Because Party Diverted Public Money

 41 new parties apply for INEC registration Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has explained that the reason the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

BUSINESS

‘Raising Tax May Further Erode Purchasing Power’

Obinna Chima Raising tax under the present economic situation may further hurt economic growth and erode purchasing power, analysts at CSL Stockbrokers Limited have warned. They...

NNPC’s Gas Supply to Power Plants Down by 50%

Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the volume of gas available to thermal power plants in the country...

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PINE: Revamping Infrastructure in Adamawa

The Presidential Initiative for North East has rehabilitated primary schools and police stations destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents across the seven local government areas...

As Anambra Prepares to Scrap the Customary Court of Appeal

David-Chyddy Eleke writes on the proposal before the Anambra governor on the recommendation of the state’s Judicial Service Commission for the scraping of the...

Pomp and Pageantry at Kano Durbar

Ibrahim Shuaibu who witnessed the historic Durbar organised by the Kano Emirate Council under the leadership of Emir Muhammadu Sunusi II, reports that this...

Hidden Scars: A Responsibility Abdicated?

Today, about half of 80 million Nigerian children are reportedly in danger of various societal crimes, chiefly sexual abuse, Chineme Okafor writes “I was nine...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Poor Incentives Responsible for Brain Drain in Health Sector – NMA

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Poor incentive has been identified as a key factor responsible for internal and external brain drain in the health sector,...

The Nature and Care of the Human Heart

The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a closed fist that functions as the body’s circulatory pump. It takes in deoxygenated...

Tackling Low Life Expectancy in Nigeria

 Nigeria has one of the lowest life expectancy rate in the world Nigeria has one of the lowest life expectancies in the world despite concerted...

Pilot Registration for Contributory Health Scheme Begins in 25 Delta LGAs

 Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, flanked by the Speaker, House of Assembly, Hon. Monday Igbuya (right), and Clerk of the House, Mrs. Lyna Ochulo,...

NAFDAC Intercepts Smuggled Dangerous Chemicals

Yetunde Oni Martins Ifijeh The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has intercepted and seized two 20feet containers of imported Urea Formaldehyde...

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TIME TO ADDRESS THE DILAPIDATED ROADS

MONDAY EDITORIAL The authorities could help secure the people as well as the economy by fixing the roads In unveiling his plan for federal roads last...