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2023: Niger PDP Endorses Saraki, North-central Zone for President

Laleye Dipo in Minna Stakeholders in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State have endorsed former Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, and the North-central...

COVID-19: Lawmakers Ask NCDC to Curtail Spread of Omicron

Udora Orizu in Abuja The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday mandated the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to step up the national...

BUSINESS

Farmforte Unveils Cashew Processing Facility in Edo State

Farmforte Agro & Allied Solutions Limited has unveiled a new Cashew Processing Facility in Benin city, Edo state. The facility was commissioned by the Governor...

MPC as Enabler for Sustained Recovery

Nume Ekeghe writes on the economic impact of the recent decisions taken by the Monetary Policy Committee in its bid to sustain recovery The Monetary...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Dubai’s DET Unveils D’banj as Official Artist of AfroZons Soundoff

By Vanessa Obioha On the heels of his newly released album, 'Stress Free (Chapter 1)' Nigerian music superstar Dapo Oyebanjo, better known as D'banj has...

How a Cashless Africa Could Strengthen the Economy of the Continent

Efayomi Carr The dream of a completely cashless Africa, where a Kenyan can trade easily with a Zambian despite the countries having different currencies and...

Insecurity: Former Army Officer Makes Case for Humanitarian Organisation

Mary Nnah Former Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman (RTD) said that to provide adequate protection for humanitarian agencies that help humanity...

Growing Nasarawa through Entrepreneurship

Given the paucity of white colour jobs in the labour market, the Nasarawa State government is training youths to acquire skills and grow the...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

George Okoroma: Taking ACEN to Greater Heights

Recently, the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria celebrated its 50th anniversary. Vanessa Obioha encountered the President, Engineer George Okoroma who shared some of...

50,000 Residents Enroll in Nasarawa Health Insurance Scheme

Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia Over 50,000 residents of Nasarawa State have so far been enrolled in the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA). Executive Secretary of...

Fertility Expert Recommends Freezing Eggs for Women Above 30

Rebecca Ejifoma A renowned fertility expert and Managing Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has urged unmarried ladies in their early 30s to consider...

One Woman Organises Free Breast Cancer Screening For Women

Ayodeji Ake Sterling Bank, through its One Woman proposition, recently organised a free breast cancer screening and education event for women in Lekki area of...

Open Defecation: UNICEF’ Builds 7,728 Toilet Facilities in North-east

...As 32% in Yobe engage in open defecation Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri United Nations Children Fund, (UNICEF) has said that 7,728 toilet facilities...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Sokoto Varsity Matriculates 2,000 Students, Denounces Indecency

Onuminya Innocent The Sokoto State University (SSU) has matriculated about 2,000 students into various departments of the institution. The institution's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sani Muhammad Dangoggo, disclosed...

Buhari Tells Universities to Look for Alternative Funding

Adibe Emenyonu President Muhammadu Buhari has called on universities to look for other funding sources as the federal government subventions cannot meet their needs. “The federal...

LASDRI Honours Greensprings’ Bus Driver for Safe Driving

In celebration of the 2021 Drivers’ Appreciation Day, the Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) gave a special recognition award to Mr. Williams Udeme, a...

Global Education Week: BIC Honours Exceptional Educators

Uchechukwu Nnaike BIC, one of the world leaders in stationery, lighters and shavers, marked this year’s Global Education Week (GEW) by honouring 10 exceptional educators...

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State Judicial Panels can Indict Military and Police Officers

By Femi falana As a sequel to the #EndSARS protests last year, the National Economic Council advised all State Governments to institute judicial commissions of...

EDITORIAL

NO TIME FOR A GOVERNMENT AIRLINE

The idea of a national carrier is a misplaced priority Nearly every other national airline has either folded up, gone bankrupt or been sold off....

Column

#EndSARS Report: It’s Accountability, Stupid!

Rejected Report No one said: “Well, I never!…...”, when the Federal Government rejected the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry's Report! I don't think anyone...