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COVID-19: FG Confirms Four Cases of UK Variant in Nigeria

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The federal government has confirmed the presence of the deadly UK COVID-19 strain in four persons in Nigeria. The Chairman Presidential Task...

FG Promises to Help Rebuild Burnt Sokoto Market

By Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Following last week’s fire outbreak at Sokoto Central Market which led to the destruction of shops and properties worth billions...

BUSINESS

NIMC Arrests Illegal NIN Enrolment Agents in Kano

Emma Okonji The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), last week, raided illegal operators of the National Identification Number (NIN) in Kano and made some arrests...

‘Kwara Revenue Agency Generated N19bn in 2020’

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Executive Chairman, Kwara Revenue Internal Service (KWRIS), Mrs. Shade Omoniyi has disclosed that the agency recorded revenue generation of over...

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POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

How Non-ratification of Child Rights Act Fuels Child Marriage

Since the passage of Child Rights Act in 2003, only 25 states have domesticated the law, while 10 states in the North are yet...

‘BUDGET OF REKINDLED HOPE’

Kazeem Adeniji writes that the Lagos State 2021 budget will make up for last year’s losses A budget is a document to chart a financial...

IGBOHO AND SHADOWS OF INSECURITY

The action of Sunday Igboho, a non-state actor, over the ‘quit notice’ he issued herdsmen in Igangan, Ibarapa East local government over alleged kidnapping...

A REWARD FOR SERVICE

Bala Usman’s reappointment is in appreciation of her doggedness and hard work, writes Kayode Oluwatoyin President Muhammadu Buhari’s reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Deworming: One Sure Answer to School Enrolment and Retention

About 582 LGAs have been confirmed to be endemic to worms- one leading factor militating against school enrolment. With 2021-2022/2025 being pegged by the...

DEPRESSION AND INFERTILITY (Part 1)

By Dr. Kemi Ailoje The society at large places passionate premium on procreation in any family setting such that in most cases, the woman’s place...

Onuesoke Foundation Kicks Off COVID-19 Awareness Campaign

...Distributes 100,000 face masks, sanitisers By Sylvester Idowu A group under the aegis of Onuesoke Foundation has commenced awareness campaign for the prevention and eradication of...

AHA Urges Africa to Find Solutions to Healthcare Challenges

By Rebecca Ejifoma The CEO of Advantage Health Africa, Abimbola Adebakin, has urged Africa to find solutions to its healthcare challenges especially with the current...

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Commissions Armoured Shield Isolation Centre in Lagos

By Rebecca Ejifoma In its effort to bridge the gap between preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Controversy Trails Sack of Kwara Teachers

By Hammed Shittu inri The recent sack of 2,414 teachers under the ara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has continued to cause disaffection among...

Greensprings Principal Tasks Schools on Child-centredness

The Secondary School Principal at Greensprings School, Anthony Lagos, Mrs. Magdalene Okrikri, has urged school owners to make child-centredness their guiding principle when thinking...

Schools Resumption: NAPPS Task FG on Enforcement on Covid-19 Protocols

By Funmi Ogundare As schools reopened this week, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), has called on the Federal Government to enforce...

Gombe Partners QCF to Build School of Nursing

By Segun Awofadeji Gombe State is partnering Qatar Charity Foundation (QCF) to construct a befitting School of Nursing in the state and improve on human...

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The Enigma Called Egba Okumagba

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Nigeria Has Lost an Illustrious Officer

GUEST COLUMNIST By Ibrahim Babangida Nigeria has lost another illustrious Police Officer who dedicated his lifetime to service in the Police Force. He was a quintessential...

EDITORIAL

THE UNENDING MIGRATION WOES

The authorities could do more to put the economy in order Late last week, a video on social media showed hundreds of Nigerian immigrants wrapped...

Column

COVID-19 and Consolation of Philosophy

By Tunji Olaopa These are indeed terrible times, the like of which most of us have never known. We are well into the trauma of...