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Botched Poll: We Did Our Best for INEC, Say Military, Police

Claim commission contacted Air Force three days to poll for airlift of materials Electoral body insiders relate how chairman resisted pressure to stagger...

Report: Compared to 2015 General Election, Aviation Records Less Patronage

By Chinedu Eze With less funds deployed in this year’s general election campaigns by major political parties, the aviation sector has so far recorded less...

BUSINESS

Botched Poll: We Did Our Best for INEC, Say Military, Police

Claim commission contacted Air Force three days to poll for airlift of materials Electoral body insiders relate how chairman resisted pressure to stagger...

Engineers Attribute INEC’s Logistics Challenge to Neglect of NSE

By Chinedu Eze The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has attributed the current logistics challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is facing leading to...

TUC Calls for Review of NLAC

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Inside The Grand Finale of Beeta Playwright Competition

Agip Recital Hall Onikan, Lagos was a beehive of activities, as theatre practitioners and budding playwrights met for the grand finale of the second...

Oba Akinola Akinrera:From Oil industry to Monarchy

On His Grit, Grace and Goals “Kaa-bi-yee-si! Kaa-bi-yee-si! Kaa-bi-yee-si!” the tuneful salutation comes and goes in crescendo amidst the pomp and circumstance. The air is...

BISI SILVA, PHENOMENAL LADY OF THE ART WORLD, DEPARTS

The art community was stunned by the news of the death of Centre for Contemporary Arts founder Olabisi Silva, on February 12, Okechukwu Uwaezuoke...

Stormzy Is Publishing These 21-Year-Olds’ “Black Girls’ Guide To University”

Stormzy's commitment to social activism, black empowerment and backing a generation of new voices is a far cry from the fruitless Instagram posts and...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Setting Healthcare Agenda for Nigeria (1)

HEALTH CARE AGENDA 2019 – 2023 As Nigerians go to polls on Saturday, February 23 and Wednesday, March 6 for the presidential and governorship...

For Effective Data Gathering, Invest in Youths, Gates Tells Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh Co Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates has called on the Nigerian government to invest in youths if it...

African, Health Leaders Call for Increased Investment in Healthcare

Martins Ifijeh African Heads of State, Ministers of Health and Finance, business leaders and global partners have launched a new initiative aimed at increasing commitments...

FGM: A Thriving Degrading Culture in Nigeria

Four years after Nigeria’s lawmakers criminalised female genital mutilation and outlawed the barbaric act, the practice has continued to thrive. But the recent jailing by...

Female Genital Mutilation: Nigeria Ranks Third Highest Globally

Amby Uneze in Owerri Efforts by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other partners to eradicate the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FMG) in...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Minister Calls for Govts’ Intervention to Revamp Education

John Shiklam in Kaduna The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has said stressed that the decay that pervades the country’s education sector requires urgent...

Investment in Knowledge, Human Capital will Develop Nigeria, Says Faborode

In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, former Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Secretary General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors in Nigeria, Professor Michael Faborode...

Group Renovates Classrooms in Ayetero-Gbede School

Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja Four blocks of classrooms at the Community High School, Ayetero-Gbede, Kogi State were recently renovated and inaugurated by the Ayetoro-Gbede Global...

Grace School: Govt, Private Sector Collaboration, Key to Efficiency, Quality Learning

Education is a fundamental pillar in nation-building and to achieve the standard and quality that will put Nigerian students at par with their contemporaries...

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EDITORIAL

ENDING LOSSES IN MARITIME SECTOR

MONDAY EDITORIAL Government should implement existing laws for the benefit of stakeholders At a period the country needs all the resources it could muster for economic...