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NIGERIA

FG Mulls over Specialised Team to Prosecute Perpetrators of Crimes against...

Wale Igbintade The federal government has revealed that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) for the establishment of a specialised team...

Shonekan was a Symbol of National Unity, Says Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has described the former Head of the Interim National Government of Nigeria, Chief Ernest Shonekan, as a symbol...

BUSINESS

Hadiza Bala-Usman Debunks Reports of OAuGF Indictment

Eromosele Abiodun The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman reports in a section of the media stating that she was indicted...

The Finance Act 2020, Tax Burden and FG’s Aggressive Revenue Drive

Though already operational for over one year, the Nigerian Finance Act 2020 has remained a topic of debate, particularly among operators in the economy,...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Oregun’s Illegal Bunkering Depot and Arrest of Economic Saboteurs

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the gains of Operation AWATSE, a joint taskforce established to tackle the menace of pipeline vandalism, were again brought to...

Olubadan Throne: The World Misunderstood Ajimobi

Tunji Light Ariyomo Most people, including this writer, misunderstood the promotion of Ibadan high chiefs carried out by the administration of the immediate past Governor...

Empowering Burn Survivors

Sunday Ehigiator writes on how a newly launched foundation, ‘Sebastine Foundation for Burn Victims’, is helping burn survivors to live a normal life with...

D’banj, Simi Join Obi Asika as Nigerian Idol Judges

By Vanessa Obioha The Kokomaster D'banj, and the 'Woman' crooner Simi have been unveiled as the judges of the seventh season of Nigerian Idol. The...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Catholic Church Establishes College of Health Technology

Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia has formally unveiled its new institution, the Madonna College of Health Technology (MACOHTECH), Olokoro, Umuahia, set up to...

Nigerian Breweries Donates N48m Equipment to UBTH Neo-Natal Unit

Rebecca Ejifoma The Nigerian Breweries Plc through the HEINEKEN Africa Foundation has donated various equipment worth N48 million to the neo-natal unit of the University...

RESOLUTION TO HEALTHY FERTILITY (Part 2)

Last week, we started on this topic. We discussed some positive resolutions that can be made towards healthy fertility. This week, we will conclude...

WASCO Sensitises Health Writers on Aji-no-moto Safety Campaign

Sunday Ehigiator West African Seasoning Company Limited (WASCO), makers of Aji-no-moto food seasoning product, in its renewed awareness drive, has taken its safety campaign on...

Lions Club Fetes Patients, Health Workers at LASUTH

Mary Nnah The New Year Outreach organised by the Lions Club International District 404 B2 Nigeria in collaboration with Miracle Caring Hands Foundations was targeted...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Babcock Varsity Inducts 54 Medical Doctors

Funmi Ogundare It was jubilation recently as Babcock University, Ilishan Remo in Ogun, inducted 54 doctors into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). Miss...

Educationists Advocate History in School Curriculum

Funmi Ogundare A director in the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Dr. Dada Shonibare, has described history as a valuable subject. Shonibare, who made...

Lalong Pledges Assistance to Karl Kumm Varsity Council

Seriki Adinoyi Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has directed the Commissioner for Higher Education and the Head of Service to immediately engage stakeholders in resolving...

Ogundipe: UNILAG’s Quantum Leap under My Watch

With about 10 months to the end of his five-year tenure as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe highlighted his administration's...

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Living with Fake News

By Pat Utomi Farooq Kperogi is a US based Nigerian academic and columnist. I quite enjoy reading him. Years ago someone took a column he wrote...

EDITORIAL

THE TASK BEFORE DOYIN SALAMI

The chief economic adviser, Salami, has his work clearly cut out For almost seven years, President Muhammadu Buhari had rebuffed calls for the appointment of...

Column

Oromoni’s Dying Declaration as Evidence

My editorial of last week, ‘Oromoni: Jumping the Gun’, elicited a great deal of response from you my Readers. Thank you. Due to space...