31.3 C
Lagos
Friday, December 3, 2021

Latest

NIGERIA

Buhari: World Leaders must Work Together to Stem COVID-19 Pandemic

Deji Elumoye in Abuja With the global surge in cases of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the urgent need for world leaders to work...

Bandits Kill 2, Abduct 50 in Kaduna

John Shiklam in Kaduna Two people have been killed, while 50 others were abducted when bandits invaded Anguwan Gimbiya, a suburb in Sabon Tasha area...

BUSINESS

Airlines Strategise Amid Fears Harmattan May Disrupt Flight Operations During Yuletide

Chinedu Eze Domestic airline operators in Nigeria have expressed fears that their flight schedule might be disrupted by the harmattan weather, which becomes severe from...

Direct Remittances Drops by 62.4% to $1.96bn in 10 Months

Nume Ekeghe Latest data by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that total direct remittances from Nigerians in Diaspora dropped by 62,4 per cent...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Chief Charles Mba: Building Affordable Homes for the Average Nigerian

Chief Charles Mba is the Chief Executive Officer of CDV Properties and Development Limited, a real estate development company. In this interview with Precious...

Kinglace Ice Cream Launches in Nigeria, To Create over 1,000 Jobs

Mary Nnah Kinglace Ice Cream, produced by the oldest ice cream manufacturers in Russia, Iceberry and distributed by Wow Creamery, was officially launched in Lagos...

African Music Fashion Runway Holds 7th Edition

Mary Nnah Organisers of the 7th edition of the annual Music Fashion Runway (MFR), a cultural showcase platform, are set to hold its 7th edition,...

Lions Club Sensitises Community on Diabetes Awareness, Early Detection

Mary Nnah Held in commemoration of the World Diabetes Day, 2021, the Lagos Ikoyi Lions Club recently embarked on a “Free Diabetes Awareness and Screening...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Improving National Workplace Policies for Exclusive Breastfeeding

Despite emphasis on importance of exclusive breastfeeding for infants during their first six months of birth, Sunday Ehigiator reports that Nigerian working mothers are...

Kano Relishes Switch over to Digital Terrestrial Platform

Kano, the country’s most populous state has embraced the digital world with the promise of improved television service after making the transition from analogue...

CSO Targets Lifting 20 million Nigerian Under-5 Children from Malnutrition by 2030

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has flagged-off a partnership project aimed at improving Nigeria's nutrition systems. The organisation...

8-year-old Anuoluwapo Moses Urgently Needs N15m for Open Heart Surgery

Rebecca Ejifoma Eight-years-old Anuoluwapo Moses urgently needs N15m for an open heart surgery to correct her heart defects and forestall irreversible and life-threatening complications. According to...

Health Experts Advocate Mandatory Blood Sugar Screening for Patients

Mary Nnah Health professionals have agreed that one of the ways to ensure access to diabetes care is that government and private sector stakeholders must...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Sokoto Varsity Matriculates 2,000 Students, Denounces Indecency

Onuminya Innocent The Sokoto State University (SSU) has matriculated about 2,000 students into various departments of the institution. The institution's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sani Muhammad Dangoggo, disclosed...

Buhari Tells Universities to Look for Alternative Funding

Adibe Emenyonu President Muhammadu Buhari has called on universities to look for other funding sources as the federal government subventions cannot meet their needs. “The federal...

LASDRI Honours Greensprings’ Bus Driver for Safe Driving

In celebration of the 2021 Drivers’ Appreciation Day, the Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) gave a special recognition award to Mr. Williams Udeme, a...

Global Education Week: BIC Honours Exceptional Educators

Uchechukwu Nnaike BIC, one of the world leaders in stationery, lighters and shavers, marked this year’s Global Education Week (GEW) by honouring 10 exceptional educators...

BACKPAGE

320x125

GODWIN EMEFIELE@60

THISDAY STYLE

BACKPAGE

Nation-Building: Between Restructuring and Autonomy

GUEST COLUMNIST BY KAYODE FAYEMI What would have been Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe’s idea of nation-building amidst the centrifugal forces emerging from almost all parts of...

EDITORIAL

TRAGEDY ON KANO WATERWAY

The authorities should enforce minimum standards for water transportation The death on Tuesday of dozens of villagers following a boat mishap in Bagwai local government...

Column

RIDING AGAINST THE STORMY TIDE

Lagos State government’s white power on Justice Okuwobi’s panel report rides against the tide, writes Bolaji Adebiyi Coming into office on the tide of a...