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COP26: Ogunbiyi Wants Faster Action on Sustainable Energy

At the just concluded 26th Conference of Parties, COP26 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow, Scotland, the CEO and...

Jonathan, Corporate Organisations, Royal Fathers Rally to Lift PGA Fund Raising

A ray of hope and sigh of relief was raised and heaved over the weekend as the first ever Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of...

Destination Ondo Unveils New Tour Buses

Baba Suwe: Exit of a Comic Legend

BUSINESS

Short Version of New Mercedes-AMG SL Released

Bennett Oghifo The new Mercedes-AMG SL, the new edition of an icon, returns to its roots with a classic soft top and sporty character. At...

Fixit45 Acquires Parkit, Unveils Subscription-based VIP Programme

Bennett Oghifo Pan-African autotech platform acquires Parkit, to simplify vehicle wash and care services, releases Vehicle Intact Programme, subscription-based plans to enable affordable maintenance/repair services...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Destination Ondo Unveils New Tour Buses

Justina Uzo Determined to give the tourism industry the push it deserves in Ondo State, the tourism promotion NGO called Destination Ondo has unveiled a...

Baba Suwe: Exit of a Comic Legend

Ferdinand Ekechukwu Many who had followed Baba Suwe’s story would most likely admit that it didn’t come as a surprise when his death was announced...

Discovering Nigeria’s Tourism Destinations through GUS

By Vanessa Obioha Since Gulder Ultimate Search made its debut in 2004, it has earned a reputation for showcasing the country's tourist destinations. From the...

Davido: I Only Asked My Friends for Money

Ferdinand Ekechukwu Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, was a guest on CNN yesterday and he spoke about the generous donations he...

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

Flip Side of Proposed Poly Upgrade

Augustine Varsity VC Urges Govt to Support Private Universities

The Vice-Chancellor of Augustine University, Ilara-Epe, Prof. Christopher Odetunde, says the recent announcement by the Federal Government that it will start paying bursary and...

Lagos SUBEB Partners Women Affairs Ministry to Tackle Out-of-School Children Manace

Funmi Ogundare As part of efforts to reduce the increasing number of out-of-school children, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board recently paid a courtesy...

FCE Umunze Partners Afreximbank on Job Creation

The Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra, Dr. Tessy Okoli, says focusing on entrepreneurship and skills acquisition can curtail the...

NUC Approves PG, Additional Undergraduate Programmes at SSU

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved postgraduate programmes and 16 additional undergraduate programmes at Sokoto State University. In a statement, the...

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KOLA ABIOLA AND HIS SECRET PAINS

PENDULUM by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I had a most unusual interview with a man I had always described in the last three decades as...

EDITORIAL

THE NIGERIAN BASKETBALL CRISIS

The authorities should put their house in order The handwriting on the wall is ominous for basketball in Nigeria, except the authorities put their act...

Column

Direct Primaries Won’t Give Power to the People

Ring true BY Yemi Adebowale   Email: yemi.adebowale@thisdaylive.com Phone 08054699539 I always laugh whenever I hear the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the...