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NIGERIA

Bailout Funds, Paris Club Refunds Judiciously Spent, Says C’River Commissioner

By Bassey Inyang in Calabar   The Cross River Government has disclosed that it used the bailout funds and the two tranches of the Paris Club...

Abubakar: Establishment of Special Forces Weakened Boko Haram Capabilities 

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi   The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar, has explained that the establishment of the Special Operations Command...

BUSINESS

FG Set to Issue Debut Green Bond in Domestic Market

Nume Ekeghe The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced that as part of the preparations towards the issuance of the first Sovereign Green Bond, it...

FG Targets Additional N6bn through VAIDS

Obinna Chima The federal government has estimated that it intends to rake in an additional N6 billion from the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Retire Young

Retirement is the last time in the mind of most youth today. Why think about retirement when you still have 30 plus years to...

The Sugar Daddy Syndrome 

Is intergenerational sex destroying a generation? Asks Solomon Elusoji  Last September, a 40-year-old man from Gawa Village in Kastina, was arraigned before a Senior Magistrate Court...

Once a Jewel, Now in Ruins

In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to...

A Party to Remember…As TY Danjuma Celebrates 80th Birthday

Gen. Theophilus (TY) Danjuma is that rare icon fate invents to stun mortality. He is simply matchless in depth and humanity. Thus to his...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Bringing Hope to Nigerian Mothers, Children

Every day, Nigeria loses 2,300 under five children and 145 women of child bearing age, a statistics that makes the country second to the...

Nigeria Records 33 New Cases of Obstetric Fistula Every Day

Martins Ifijeh The Country Project Manager, Fistula Care Plus, Chief Iyeme Efem, has stated that at least 33 new cases of obstetric fistula emerge every...

In Agboyi-Ketu, TBA Homes Experience Boom 

One year after the establishment of a Primary Healthcare Centre in Agboyi community, Ketu in Lagos State, pregnant women and nursing mothers continue to...

ACPN: FG Lacks Political Will to Address Chaotic Drug Distribution

Martins Ifijeh The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN) has decried federal government’s lack of political will to address chaotic drug distribution in Nigeria,...

Diabetes, HBP, Lung Disease, Others Take Root in Early Childhood

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that nutritional deficiencies early in life can lead to multiple forms of malnutrition...

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CURTAILING THE MIGRANT CRISIS

Governments in sub-Saharan Africa must do more to address poverty In apparent response to the international outrage that greeted the recent Cable News Network (CNN)...