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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

Spearhead Tourism Marketing in Nigeria, Transcorp MD Tells Govt

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The Managing Director/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo has advised the relevant ministries and agencies of government at the...

‘Nigeria Can Generate Huge Revenue from Software Export’

Emma Okonji Administrator of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Nigeria’s foremost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) capacity building institute, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde has raised hopes...

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

Lambo: Only Political Will Can Address Universal Health Coverage

Thirteen years after Nigeria launched its National Health Insurance Scheme, only four per cent of its populace has been enrolled under the scheme. Martins...

LASAM, Stakeholders Demand Full Release, Implementation of Lagos Health Budget

Martins Ifijeh Following the high maternal, newborn mortality rates and other health issues common to Nigeria, the Lagos State Accountability Mechanism for Maternal and Newborn...

Experts Urge Lupus Patients to See their Doctors Regularly

Rebecca Ejifoma To raise awareness and make a difference for people affected by Lupus in Nigeria, experts from Labalaba Foundation for Lupus Awareness and Advocacy...

Pharmaceutical Firm Repositions De-Deon from Rescue to Catalyst Brand

Elizabeth Iselen One of Nigeria’s indigenous pharmaceutical firm, Daily Need Industries Limited has re-launched its popular brand of blood tonic, De Deon; repositioning its focus...

Survey Rates Nigeria Health Care Performance Low

Peter Uzoho For Nigerians to enjoy better healthcare delivery, government at all levels have been urged to ensure improved access to facilities at the primary...

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:...