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NIGERIA

Onnoghen Goes on Appeal as CCT Rejects High Courts’ Orders

•Adjourns to January 28 for motion on jurisdiction Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Alex Enumah in Abuja The lead counsel to the Chief Justice of Nigeria...

Council of State Approves N27,000 as Minimum Wage

•Labour rejects figure •FG to pay N30,000 •Council satisfied with INEC arrangements for elections Omololu Ogunmade and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The National Council of State (NCS) rose...

BUSINESS

AMCON Seeks Investors for Polaris Bank

Nume Ekeghe with agency report The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) is to seek new investors to take over Polaris Bank Limited after elections...

NSE CEO Urges Higher Governance Standards

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate...

FCMB Founder Promotes Culture

Path to Sustainable Growth

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Call for Better Policing Reforms

Para Powerlifters: Nigeria’s Unsung Heroes

Chronicling Nigeria’s sporting history won’t be complete without the accomplishments and medals won by the para powerlifting athletes of the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation,...

Drumming Support for the Next Level

Sunday Ehigiator writes that for President of the Emmanuel Umohinyang Foundation and Coordinator of Re-elect Buhari Movement, Emmanuel Umohinyang, his advocacy is based on...

Firm Insists on Innovative Engineering Solution in Health, Safety, Environment

As Nigeria aims to establish itself among the 20 largest economies of the world by the year 2020, an indigenous firm, Safety Consultants and...

Global Women Network to Hold Fundraising, Cocktail for Skills Development Programmes

Bennett Oghifo Global Women Network, a United Kingdom based Nongovernmental Organisation with roots in other parts of Africa, is organising a series of Fund Raising/Network...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

LASUTH and Burden of the Untimely Death of Omolara

The viral video of a man whose wife, Omolara Kalejiaye, lost her life because she was unable to secure a bed space at the Lagos State...

Adewole: We Will Take Demographic Dividends to Nigerians 

Martins Ifijeh The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has stated that the federal government will take demographic dividends to Nigerians with the implementation of...

Disease Outbreak: The Humans Behind the Numbers

Chimezie Anueyiagu During outbreaks, it is very easy to get lost in the numbers. We are constantly updating our databases, our leadership and the media...

Olorukoba: Nigeria Needs to Improve on Accreditation of Laboratories

Taofeek Olorukoba is the Country Head, Roche Diagnostics, Nigeria. In this interview with Kingsley Nweze, he talked on need for good laboratory practice and how...

NiBUCCA Urges Private Sector to Join Fight against Spread of Disease

Mary Nnah The Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe has urged operators in the private sector to join hands with the Nigerian Business...

SPORT

EDUCATION

I Will Never Trade Peace for Fraud, Says UNIOSUN VC

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Professor Labode Popoola, has disclosed that his refusal to cease anti-graft war has been the...

‘PTI to Award B.Tech Degrees Soon’

Sylvester Idowu in Warri The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) may in the near future begin to award Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degrees, against the present...

Corona Honours Staff for Passion, Dedication

The Corona Schools’ Trust Council recently held its annual Staff Day to celebrate and appreciate the importance of its staff, who have consistently demonstrated...

GEAR UP FOR MID-TERM ASSESSMENTS

Teacher’s Diary If you feel pensive about writing progress reports, you are not alone. It is a time consuming and stressful task for teachers and...

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INSECURITY IN THE NORTH-WEST

The authorities could do more to secure the zone Northwest of Nigeria is lurching towards chaos. The eruption of insecurity across some North-western states is...