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NIGERIA

In Bizarre Twist, Melaye Allegedly Escapes from Police, Hospitalised

• Senator re-arrested, police insist on his arraignment • Colleagues visit him, oversee his transfer to National Hospital • This is an attempt...

Herdsmen Kill Two Priests, 14 Worshippers in Benue, Buhari Condemns Killings

Omololu Ogumade in Abuja and George Okoh in Makurdi In another gruesome incident, Fulani herdsmen Tuesday morning attacked a catholic church at Ukpor-Mbalom in Gwer...

BUSINESS

Again, CBN Boosts FX Market Liquidity with $210m

Obinna Chima The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday intervened once more in the interbank segment of the foreign exchange (FX) market as it...

UBA Rewards Staff

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc recently held the 2018 edition of its Annual CEO awards, honouring staff members, who had performed exceptionally...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

China’s Hawaii

Solomon Elusoji, who recently joined a group to visit Sanya in Hainan, China’s southernmost province, writes about the big ambitions of Chinese tourism We start...

 LAGOS BRIDAL FASHION WEEK: It’s a first of its kind in the city...

By Funke Babs-Kufeji  ​Lagos Bridal Fashion Week is almost here! From the 4th to the 6th of May, 2018 at Federal Place, Victoria Island, will host...

Succour for Borno IDPs

For years, the North-east region especially Borno State has come under incessant attacks from Boko Haram insurgents. In this report, Ugo Aliogo examines the...

Recognising Worthy Nigerians

Sunday Ehigiator, who was present at the 2017 Zik Prize Awards in Lagos, writes about the big winners at the occasion   Chief Benjamin Nnamdi...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Secondary Infertility (Part 1)

Kemi Ailoje Most people will have the strong desire to conceive a child at some point during their lifetime and the society places a...

Implementing the Basic Healthcare Provisions Fund

The launch of the Basic Healthcare Provisions Fund at the 2nd THISDAY Healthcare Policy Dialogue in Abuja last week has opened another vista for...

Doctors Call for Incentives, Policies, Programmes to End Brain Drain

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja Doctors have said it was long overdue for Nigeria to develop robust nationalistic policies and programmes that would promote the common...

Dangote Advocates for Universal Healthcare Coverage in Nigeria

Bags ABU’s top Corporate Award Jonathan Eze President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has vowed to prioritise Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC) in the country just...

Flying Doctors Nigeria Steps up to Save Sickle Cell Patient

Martins Ifijeh In desperate need of surgery to alleviate the ravages of sickle cell disease and previous medical care that worsened his condition, university student...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Ex-Minister Seeks $1bn ECA for Research in Tertiary Institutions

Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa A former Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Turner Isoun has called on the federal and state governments to agree to...

Dangote Foundation Donates N120m Secondary School Complex in Lagos

‎Business magnate and Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, through his foundation, has donated an equipped secondary school valued at N120 million in Lagos...

Babcock Schools Mgt Board Charges Govt on TETFund Review, Funding

The Chairman, Babcock University Schools Management Board, Professor Luke Onuoha has said that proper census of the needs of universities in the country by...

UNIMAID to Graduate over 14,000

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has concluded plans to graduate over 14,000 students during its convocation ceremony this weekend. Among those to be graduated...

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DEALING WITH INCESSANT FIRE OUTBREAKS

The authorities should enforce the country's building codes and regulations The Lagos State government said last week that property worth N12.8bn was lost to fire...