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Osun Election: PDP Rallies Opposition Parties against APC

•Saraki meets Omisore, seeks support Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja and Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo Ahead of Thursday’s supplementary governorship election in Osun State, the...

Finally, GAC Tells Ambode, Others to Face Primary

Gboyega Akinsanmi The Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) of the All Progressives Congress, Lagos State, yesterday decided that the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and two...

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BUSINESS

Putting FG’s Eligible Customers’ Policy to Work

Chineme Okafor, reviews the status of the eligible customers’ policy the federal government declared in 2017 Experts in the power sector have often posited that...

Kikuta: Nigeria’s Infrastructure Development Matters to Japan

The new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Nigeria, Yutaka Kikuta, arrived in Nigeria recently to assume duty. In this interview, he speaks...

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LIFE & STYLE

Bloodbath at Ekpoma

Adibe Emenyonu reports on an ordinarily joyful  graduation party at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, that turned into a funeral parlour following a...

All Hail The Latest Instagram King, Tony Elumelu!

It’s official: Nigeria’s superrich are bored with their wild extravagance and lust for expensive material toys like private jets, yachts and posh homes in...

A Wailing Wailer: How Fuji Musician, Wasiu Ayinde, Took Ambode to the Cleaners

Gobs of money might be the most efficacious painkillers in politics but not totally so for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. For the past few weeks,...

Re: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Wife Robbed, Beaten

Last week, in one of the stories titled, “Sad! Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Wife Robbed, Beaten”, it was reported that Madam Oluremi, the first...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Gates: Nigeria Needs Lot of Work to Address Malnutrition in the North

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  through the annual Goalkeepers Report, is tracking progress made by countries across the globe as they push towards...

FG Urged to Include Rheumatic Heart Diseases in List of Public Health Policies

Seriki Adinoyi in Jos The federal government has been urged to pay serious attention to a silent killer disease known as “Rheumatic heart disease” which...

Bringing Succor to Edo Communities

Adibe Emenyonu writes on a free medical outreach organised by United Kingdom-based medical doctor, who recently brought succor to over 7,000 indigenes of Ogbona Community...

AFRH Set to Strengthen IVF Treatment in Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh Following the increasing cases of quackery and substandard practice in the treatment of infertility in Nigeria, the Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health...

Academy of Pharmacy Calls for Safe, Affordable Medicine in Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy has made a passionate case for safer, affordable medicines and treatment regimens for diseases that afflict mankind, especially...

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EDUCATION

APC Picks New Dates for Primaries

School Cycling: Foundation Tests Students’ Physical Fitness

Funmi Ogundare In effort aimed at enhancing the academic performance and physical fitness of students, a total of 180 students drawn from three education districts...

Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni Host Young Leaders Assembly

Peace Obi In an effort aimed at positioning the Nigerian youths towards playing key roles in the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in...

Hard Work, Diligence Made Me Stand Out, Says ABUAD Best Medical Student

At the induction ceremony of the pioneer 43 medical doctors produced by Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti, held last week , its best graduating...

NUC Approves 13 Postgraduate Programmes for Samuel Adegboyega Varsity

The National Universities Commission (NUC) , has approved the establishment and commencement of 13 postgraduate programmes for Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU), Ogwa, Edo State,...

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EDITORIAL

THE CBN SANCTIONS ON MTN

Corporate players in Nigeria must play by the rules Three years after being slammed with an unprecedented $5.2 billion fine by the Nigeria Communications Commission...