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NIGERIA

NIMC Extends Diaspora Enrolment to UAE, UK

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has extended its enrolment programme to the United Arab Emirate (UAE) and the United Kingdom following the success...

$1.2 bn Tax Assessment: AGF Wants Court to Strike out MTN’s...

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on Tuesday, prayed a Federal High Court in Lagos, to strike out a suit by MTN Nigeria...

BUSINESS

Samsung Heavy Industries Attains 1,200 Days of No Lost Time Injuries

Peter Uzoho Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria has announced that it has reached a significant health and safety milestone of 1,200 days with no lost time...

NCF Commemorates 2019 International Day of Forests

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) joined nature enthusiasts recently to observe the 2019 International Day of Forests themed “Forests and Education”. A statement by the...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

BUHARI, ATIKU AND NIGERIA’S FUTURE

Senate Presidency: Lawan’s Adoption by APC Unconstitutional, Says Ndume

By Deji Elumoye in Abuja A member of the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), has described as unconstitutional the adoption of the...

DATA PROTECTION AND DIGITAL REVOLUTION

The president’s refusal to accent to the Digital Rights and Freedom bill is worrisome, writes Tope Akinyode In the era before the advent of sophisticated...

Ogbeh: Why FG is committed to Partnering Contec Global in Organic Farming

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged federal government's commitment to partnering Contec Global Agro Limited in its organic...

WurlD’s Releases New EP

Singer-songwriter WurlD has released his highly-anticipated EP ‘Love is Contagious’ along with an EP commercial. The nine-track body of work features an upbeat blend of...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

PROSPER OKONKWO: There is No Sickness Called AIDS

For Dr Prosper Okonkwo, the Chief Executive Officer of the APIN Public Health Initiative (former AIDS Prevention Initiative for Nigeria), fighting HIV/AIDS and intervening...

Garlic: Nature’s Best Medicine

Saturday letter3 Garlic is one of nature's medicines. If you have been consuming fatty foods such as butter, palm oil, meat, etc., garlic in hot...

IMPROVING NIGERIA’S RURAL HEALTH SECTOR

Saturday comment2 Akunna S. Ofili canvasses the use of renewable energy for efficient health facilities in rural areas Regarded as a human capital development, the health...

Push Towards Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The launch of the National HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey Results last Thursday by President Muhammadu Buhari has shown that only 1.9 million Nigerians...

World Kidney Day: Lifestyle Choices and Kidney Health

After several years in medicine, as a medical doctor and as the CEO of a multi-specialty hospital group, my interests have converged to focus...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Is That Call Worth Your Life

FITA Renames Postgraduate Hall after Waku

James Sowole in Akure The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman...

Teacher’s Diary Good Old Reminisces

Not at BHS! Yes at BHS”Butterskist productions presents microwave sweet Popcorn.” Housed in crimson red egonomical boxes. I picked a box. Good for Sliverbird...

Cowbellpedia: Online Platform Boosts Students’ Participation

The organisers of the Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Show have attributed the increased students' participaion to the insistence of online registration only. They...

Education, Critical to Human Capital Devt, Says Chief of Air Staff

Emmanuel Otaru The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has stressed the importance of education as the foundation of human capital...

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CHALLENGES OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

There is need for instituting an effective corporate governance culture The continued rise in the percentage of quoted companies sanctioned by the Nigerian Stock Exchange...