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UNWTO Harps on Digitalisation of Tourism Operations

From: Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi In addressing current challenges and trends of the tourism industry, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is focusing on...

COVID-19 Still Constitutes Major Health Danger, Says WHO

 Seek more coordinated response Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Amidst growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that...

BUSINESS

IMF Proposes $50bn Trust Fund to Help Low-income Countries

Ndubuisi Francis As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to exert heavy strain on the global economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is proposing a $50 billion...

CANTU Beauty Announces $250,000 Investment for Women Empowerment

Cantu Beauty, an award-winning multicultural hair care brand, has announced N102.5million ($250,000) investment to champion women of colour globally through a series of career...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Rice Pyramid and Other Matters

By Eddy Odivwri I think after that historic event of last Tuesday, anyone still doubting the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to leave a worthy...

Day Okunland Dazzled Through the Harmattan Haze

By Tunde Olusunle If I were to encounter Tunde Ipinmisho, retired general manager in-charge of public communication at the Federal Housing Authority, (FHA) or Hakeem...

As APC Gears Up for a Make or Break Convention

By Eddy Odivwri After what looked like what street boys describe as “one chance bus”, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) finally resolved to hold...

April is for the Grammys as Trevor Noah Returns as Host

After an earlier postponement, the Recording Academy during the week confirmed that the 64th Grammy Awards will now be held in April. "The 64th Annual...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

GONORRHEA AND INFERTILITY (Part 1)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Sexually Transmitted Infectious (STIs) is generally acquired through sexual contact. The organisms (bacteria, virus or parasites) that cause sexually...

The City of Port Harcourt and “the hanging black cloud”

Temilade Salami Imagine yourself on the day of a long awaited interview, dressed in a well-ironed white and sky blue shirt on a beautiful Monday...

THISDAY Reporter Wins CAMA Award

Ayodeji Ake A reporter with THISDAY Newspaper, Sunday Ehigiator has won the maiden edition of Cleft Awareness Media award (CAMA) Nigeria 2021, organised by the...

Collaboratively Boosting Global COVID-19 Response Chiemelie Ezeobi reports that Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome recently pledged US$300 Million to Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness...

Matrix Energy Flags off Six-day Free Medical Eye Treatment in Delta

Sylvester Idowu in Warri Nigeria’s oil and gas leading company, Matrix Energy Group Ltd, has flagged off a six-day free eye medical outreach for five...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Babcock Varsity Inducts 54 Medical Doctors

Funmi Ogundare It was jubilation recently as Babcock University, Ilishan Remo in Ogun, inducted 54 doctors into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). Miss...

Educationists Advocate History in School Curriculum

Funmi Ogundare A director in the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Dr. Dada Shonibare, has described history as a valuable subject. Shonibare, who made...

Lalong Pledges Assistance to Karl Kumm Varsity Council

Seriki Adinoyi Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has directed the Commissioner for Higher Education and the Head of Service to immediately engage stakeholders in resolving...

Ogundipe: UNILAG’s Quantum Leap under My Watch

With about 10 months to the end of his five-year tenure as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe highlighted his administration's...

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The East-West Dichotomy

Season of Presidential Circus

Living with Fake News

Three Books And Other Stories

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The East-West Dichotomy

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN Arguably the forthcoming presidential election in February 2023 is the most consequential election Nigeria is ever going to have.The circumstances leading to...

EDITORIAL

CONTAINING THE HAZARDS OF NATURE

Government should give adequate attention to the environment Of all the five most critical factors that affect the global environment, namely, air pollution, overpopulation, deforestation,...

Column

THE WORTHY PATH TO TAKE

President Muhammadu Buhari has another opportunity to take the worthy path, writes Bolaji Adebiyi Not a few people expressed their disappointment with President Muhammadu Buhari’s...