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SEC Warns Capital Market Operators against Unethical Practices

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja   The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned newly qualified authorised dealing clerks of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that the Commission...

FG Gives GEIL Nod to Develop Otakikpo Phase 2 Marginal Field 

Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The federal government  has granted approval for the full Field Development Plan (FDP) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to Green Energy...

BUSINESS

AMINU GWADABE: No Country will Allow Its Currency to be...

In the wake of Nigeria’s ailing economy, the calls for currency devaluation, allegations against the bureau de change segment of the foreign exchange market...

Despite Inflation Decline, Economy Faces Potential Risks

Although the headline index declined in June, the lacklustre improvement in some other key economic determinants still make the economy vulnerable to shocks, writes...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

To The Duke at 60

Stamp of His Honour, Pageantry, Charm as Obaigbena Celebrates 60th

At 60, the glitter and gloss of bullion blocks pale to the radiance of Prince Nduka Obaigbena, Chairman of THISDAY Newspaper/ARISE Television. Hardly a...

RAMSEY NOUAH Nollywood’s Poster Boy Making Epic Shots

Cover Glitterati Vanessa Obioha spends a leisurely afternoon with award-winning actor and Nollywood’s poster boy, Ramsey Nouah, who recently took giant strides by going behind the...

The Plight of Kuchingoro IDPS

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) defined Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to be "persons or groups of persons who have been forced...

Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad’s Gaffe

The Supreme Court is an “ecclesiastical order’’; it sits on high looking down on the ''lowly''. It dispenses in inexorable “justice’’; justice not because...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Lagoon Hospitals Unveils New Equipment

Hamid Ayodeji As part of efforts to continue providing superior healthcare services and reduce medical tourism, the Lagoon Hospitals has unveiled its recently acquired state-of-the...

Addressing Open Defecation in Nigeria

Nigeria ranks second among countries practicing open defecation globally, leading to social, economic and health implications. But the federal government, UNICEF, UKAID, and other...

Durosinmi-Etti: Avastin has Saved Many Nigerians with Cancer

Over the last few weeks, there has been a national discuss on whether or not Avastin, the drug linked to blindness experienced in Kaduna...

Eko: Nigeria is World’s Capital of Sickle Cell Anemia

Funmi Eko is the Chief Executive Officer, CocoTripps Productions, and currently runs RedConnectNg, a nongovernmental organisation. In this interview with Kayode Fasua, she said sickle...

With Proper Information, BHCPF is no Threat to Health Insurance, Says Nkechika

Martins Ifijeh The Director General, Delta State Contributory Health Commission (DSCHC), Dr. Ben Nkechika has stated that if the implementation manual of the Basic Health...

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EDUCATION

‘Arraign in Court’ Incorrect 

Greensprings Best IGCSE Students Share Success Stories

Recently, the British Council and Cambridge Assessment International Education held the third edition of the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony, which was meant to...

Tech-U: Leading Nigeria’s Technological Devt

In a lecture titled ‘Technology, Culture and Society’, Prof. Toyin Falola charged the First Technical University, Ibadan to live up to its name by...

Elumelu, Education Stakeholders Task Students on Responsible Citizenship

Ogechukwu Obi The Chairman, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu has advised students to lead lives that will portray them as responsible Nigerian citizens. Elumelu said...

Change Nigeria’s Battered Image, Moghalu, Yayale, Ribadu Charge Youths

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja Former presidential aspirant and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Kingsley Moghalu has expressed concern that...

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A Tainted Confirmation of The CJN

Justice Muhammad’s confirmation has created image and credibility problems for the senate and the judiciary There are clear issues of fitness and requisite qualification for...