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Senate Confirms Buhari’s Nominee Rejected by 8th Assembly as NCC Commissioner

By Deji Elumoye The Senate Thursday approved the appointment of Mr Aliyu Abubakar, as a non Executive Commissioner on the board of the National Communications...

Senate: Insecurity Creating Humanitarian Crisis In Northern Nigeria

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate Thursday frowned at the mounting level of insecurity in the country especially in Northern Nigeria. It said the growing insecurity...

BUSINESS

With Rising Income Inequality, 100 Bank Customers Get 47% of Loan

Moghalu: 70% of bank credit goes to people living in Lagos Obinna Chima and Solomon Elusoji Nigerian banks have high credit concentration risk, with 47...

Report: 5G Subscriptions Estimated to Reach 1.9bn in 2024

By Emma Okonji The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report has estimated that global 5G subscriptions will reach 1.9 billion in 2024. This, would represent...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

An Albatross on Sule’s Neck 

Appraising Navy’s Effort in Tackling Maritime Crimes

In this report, Chiemelie Ezeobi takes a critical look at the Nigerian Navy’s effort in tackling the myriad maritime crimes, comprising piracy, crude oil...

Re-opening Old Wounds

Following the recent leak of a CCTV footage, showing the senator representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Senator Elisha Abbo, physically assaulting a nursing mother,...

OBAIGBENA: READING THE HEART OF HIS ART

Nduka Obaigbena personifies thought leadership, writes Aliu Akoshile Only few Nigerians have earned a national acclaim with their first names. Those who are old enough...

CHILD MARRIAGE AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Child marriage is an obstruction to not only the socio-economic development of Nigeria but also to the actualization of the United Nations Sustainable Development...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Addressing Open Defecation in Nigeria

Nigeria ranks second among countries practicing open defecation globally, leading to social, economic and health implications. But the federal government, UNICEF, UKAID, and other...

Durosinmi-Etti: Avastin has Saved Many Nigerians with Cancer

Over the last few weeks, there has been a national discuss on whether or not Avastin, the drug linked to blindness experienced in Kaduna...

Eko: Nigeria is World’s Capital of Sickle Cell Anemia

Funmi Eko is the Chief Executive Officer, CocoTripps Productions, and currently runs RedConnectNg, a nongovernmental organisation. In this interview with Kayode Fasua, she said sickle...

With Proper Information, BHCPF is no Threat to Health Insurance, Says Nkechika

Martins Ifijeh The Director General, Delta State Contributory Health Commission (DSCHC), Dr. Ben Nkechika has stated that if the implementation manual of the Basic Health...

Girl with Lower Limb Deformities Seeks N.5m Support

...Thanks donors, media so far Miss Blessing Maria Ijachi, the 17-year-old girl with severe bowing of both limbs, whose story we first published on...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Tech-U: Leading Nigeria’s Technological Devt

In a lecture titled ‘Technology, Culture and Society’, Prof. Toyin Falola charged the First Technical University, Ibadan to live up to its name by...

Elumelu, Education Stakeholders Task Students on Responsible Citizenship

Ogechukwu Obi The Chairman, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu has advised students to lead lives that will portray them as responsible Nigerian citizens. Elumelu said...

Change Nigeria’s Battered Image, Moghalu, Yayale, Ribadu Charge Youths

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja Former presidential aspirant and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Kingsley Moghalu has expressed concern that...

Rotary Club to Raise N35m for Education, Other Projects

The Rotary Club of Ikeja has concluded plans to raise not less than N35 million for humanitarian projects at the investiture and fund raising...

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IJEGUN AND THE PIPELINE VANDALS

The authorities could do more to secure the pipelines No fewer than 10 persons were killed with dozens of houses and vehicles burnt when the...