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Bauchi Deputy Governor Resigns

The deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Nuhu Gidado, has resigned. Gidado tendered his resignation on Thursday citing “dampened spirit and waning zeal” as it relates...

FG: Immunity is Wike’s Saving Grace

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Wednesday said but for immunity enjoyed by governors, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike would...

BUSINESS

Kwara’s Panacea to Tackling Youth Unemployment

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin writes about Kwara State government’s efforts to tackle youth unemployment through the international vocational and training college at Ajase-Ipo in...

How Can Nigeria Tackle Mounting Poverty?

Despite the best efforts of the present administration to lift Nigeria out of the doldrums of recession and restore development to the economy, millions...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Catholics Protest Herdsmen Killings, Sultan Warns Against Religious War

• At mass burial, Osinbajo assures Nigerians of FG’s effort to end killings • Ortom: 492 slain in Benue this year Paul Obi in Abuja, Mohammed...

Battling the Rot in Bayelsa’s Civil Service

Emmanuel Addeh writes on the efforts to rid the Bayelsa State public service of years of what the Seriake Dickson government describes as entrenched...

A Visual Walk through Chinese History

Not everyone agrees with the Chinese version of events, but it does not make the narrative of its National Museum less valid, writes...

Military’s Scorecard in Niger Delta

Recently, the military-led Joint Task Force fighting crime in the Niger Delta, gave an account of its activities since the change of its...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Medical Guild Rejects Appointment of Non Doctor in Lagos Health Commission

Martins Ifijeh The Medical Guild has rejected the appointment of a non-medically qualified person as the permanent secretary of the state Health Service Commission, saying...

Nestle Launches Global Initiative to Tackle Malnutrition

Martins Ifijeh As part of plans to mark the 2018 United Nations International Day of Families, Nestle has launched its global ‘Nestlé for Healthier Kids’...

Nutritionist Commends Chivita’s ‘No-added Sugar’ Commitment

Martins Ifijeh The National Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has commended the juice making standards of Chivita 100 per...

6,000 Benefit from Lagos Free Medical Mission

Martins Ifijeh No fewer than 6,072 residents of Ajeromi Local Government and Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos have benefitted from a three day...

Drug Abuse is the New Terror!

The increasing culture of drug abuse is clearly beyond government alone, writes Abimbola Akosile A professor of French and English Semantics, Ayo Adegoke-Craig, 65, once...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Breakthrough in Education Funding Could Help More Than Eight Million Nigerian Children go to...

Youth activists deliver petition with 1.5 million signatures calling for the biggest global investment in education history United Nations Secretary-General, World Bank, and...

Tackling the Graduate Un-employability Issue

The recent suggestion by the Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah for Nigerian graduates to go for an extra year of studies...

Vision 2020: FG Urged to Promote Public, Private Partnership Initiatives

Funmi Ogundare The Principal Consultant, Lonadek, Dr. Ibilola Amao has called on the federal government to pay more attention to the promotion of science projects,...

Experts Seek Retooling of Education System to Enable Youths Transform Nigeria

Uchechukwu Nnaike Stakeholders at this year’s Time Attendance Management System (TAMS) summit with the theme ‘Making Nigeria Work’ have called on the government to urgently...

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HEALTH CONDITIONS IN OUR SCHOOLS

The relevant authorities could do more to make our schools healthy Year after year, Nigeria has continued to record abysmal performances in human development indicators:...