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NIGERIA

Sacrifice in National Interest, Saraki appeals to Nigerians

By Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the value of sacrificing in the interest of the...

Buhari Signs National Minimum Wage Bill

By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in the State House assented to the National Minimum Wage Bill, thus laying to rest several...

BUSINESS

Finance Ministers Join Forces to Raise Climate Ambition

At the just concluded World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meetings, Finance Ministers from more than 20 countries have launched a new...

Banks Partner Mojec on Prepaid Meters

Nume Ekeghe Mojec Meter Assets Management Company, a subsidiary of Mojec International Limited, has announced a partnership with some banks to provide retail financing for...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Resistance against Water Privatisation in Plateau

Rebecca Ejifoma writes that the move by the Plateau State Government to privatise water has been met with stiff resistance from trade unions and...

Return of the Pencil Art

Rebecca Ejifoma writes that 11 fine artists recently displayed their pencil works at the one week Conformed Divergence exhibition in Lagos It was astounding how...

When Eghosa Old Boys Rock Abuja for Senator Urhoghide

By Okpuzor Ezekiel The atmosphere around Zeus Paradise Hotel, an upscale Hospitality centre in Utako district of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), over the week...

Homecoming Announces Competition for Young Nigerian Artists, Designers

Lovers of music and fashion stand a chance to shine in the spotlight as Homecoming Festival announces its latest initiative to spotlight emerging Nigerian...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations

With Nigeria contributing 19 per cent to the world’s maternal mortality index, and 58,000 women not having the opportunity to experience and share the...

Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients

The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as...

1.3m Nigerians Gets Trachoma Vaccination, Says Adewole

 Says cases decrease by 9 million in five years Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has revealed that at least...

FCT Launches N162B Strategic Health Development Plan

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration has launched its Strategic Health Development Plan II from 2018- 2022. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello,...

Foundation Moves to Make Kidney Care Accessible, Affordable in Abia, Environs

Emmanuel Ugwu, Umuahia The high cost of kidney care could be greatly reduced with universal health insurance and intervention by government and public-spirited persons and...

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EDUCATION

Stakeholders Push Ideas for Revamping Nigeria’s Learning Approach

May Nnah Stakeholders in the education sector are pushing for a fundamental change to the Nigerian learning approach, which is said to frustrate the smooth...

Staff Training, Welfare, Research Top Agenda of Oko Poly’s First Female Rector

For the first time in its 38 years of existence, a female Rector, Dr. Francisca Nwafulugo was recently appointed at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko,...

Varsities, Polys Urged to Embrace e-Learning

Funmi Ogundare The Chief Executive Officer of Slot System Limited, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo has urged institutions in the country to embrace e-learning to expand their...

NBC Donates Electronic Devices to ABU Students’ Union

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC), has donated items including Plasma Television sets and air...

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THE LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY CONUNDRUM

The Lagos-Ibadan expressway deserves urgent attention The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is yet another expression of our tragic state as a country. The 127.6-kilometre dual-carriage highway has...