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Death Toll in Japan’s Quake Rises to Four

The death toll in the Japanese city of Osaka rose to four on Tuesday from a magnitude 6.1 earthquake a day earlier. According to the...

Mourinho Rues Converting Mikel to a Combative Midfielder

Says Nigeria lost a good No.6 to get a bad No.10 By Duro Ikhazuagbe in St Petersburg Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho, insisting Tuesday that Nigerian captain, John Mikel...

BUSINESS

NEITI Moves to Enthrone Transparency in Extractive Sectors

Chineme Okafor in Abuja All Nigerians would be able to know more about how the country’s oil, gas and solid minerals sectors operate without the...

German Firms Generate $1bn Annual Turnover, Employ 10,000 Nigerians

Goddy Egene The Head, Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (DGIC), Dr. Marc Lucassen has said German companies operating in Nigeria currently generate...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Yung Blud Brings Excitement to Afropop Lovers

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong Bandaki Obafemi, batter known as, Yung Blud is the new act to look out for in the Afropop genre. For lovers of...

Bands Jostle for Honours at Lagos High School Music Challenge

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong A novel music contest for High school students and lovers of live music has been launched with promises for exciting times. Known as...

Traditional Ruler Applauds Hand Washing Campaign

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Help Keep Clean Foundation, which focuses on hygiene, has responded to the new alert on the deadly Ebola...

A Focus on Vulnerable Girls

Coming off the back of THISDAY’s continuous interface with the core thematic areas that the sustainable development goals focus on, Chineme Okafor monitors 'Educating...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Cholera Kills 19 Persons, 65 Hospitalised in Niger

Laleye Dipo in Minna Residents of Bida in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State have said that no fewer than 19 persons have reportedly...

What Causes Excessive Gassing- Fatulence?

The human body is a massive machine, working 24/7, doing all manner of functions and working to keep you alive. In performing all of...

LIFESTYLE AND INFERTILITY (Part 1)

Kemi Ailoje A number of factors can lead to infertility in couples, but not all of them are medically related. Over the years several studies...

Saving One Million Lives and Push Towards UHC

As Nigeria continues to push towards Universal Health Coverage, Martins Ifijeh examines the role of the federal government’s Saving One Million Lives in achieving...

‘Sanitation Situation Deteriorating in Nigeria’

Martins Ifijeh Data from the Multiple Clusters Indicator Survey (MICS) and JMP have shown that access to basic sanitation has steadily reduced in Nigeria between...

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EDUCATION

UNICEF Expands Access to Basic Education through CTP

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has expanded access to basic education ‎in four states through its programme, Educate-a-Child-Cash Transfer Programme. The...

Gifted Children: LASTVEB Boss Canvasses Funds Allocation for Research, Devt

Funmi Ogundare The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB), Mrs. Omolara Erogbogbo has stressed the need for the government to allocate...

Oxford, Cambridge Club to Launch Endowment Initiative for Qualified Nigerians

Oxford and Cambridge Club of Nigeria are set to launch the 2018 endowment initiative that will enable qualified Nigerians attend Oxford or Cambridge Colleges. The...

Summit Moves to Prevent Crime in Tertiary Institutions

Chinedu Eze A security summit has advanced strategies for the reduction and ultimate prevention of criminal acts in Nigerian tertiary institutions. The three-day summit organised by...

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THE NOT TOO YOUNG TO RUN LAW

There is additional need for financial regulation on political expenditures For obvious reasons, President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ bill...