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COVID-19: Osun Records Five Deaths in 24 Hours

By Yinka Kolawole Five persons have reportedly died from COVID-19 related complications in Osun. According to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, published on...

Improved Diaspora Remittances Will Boost Economy, Says Emefiele

By James Emejo The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said the ongoing reforms to increase diaspora remittances into the...

BUSINESS

Google Workers to Form Global Union

Google employees from across the globe are forming a union alliance, weeks after workers at the search engine giant and other units of its...

EEDC Commences Free Meter Roll-out

The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) has commenced mass meter roll-out to its customers under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP). The NMMP is...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Garlands for Sahara Group at Silver Jubilee

As Sahara Group gears to celebrate its 25 years of global expansion and operational efficiency, Chiemelie Ezeobi reports that its sustainable economic, social, and...

Abumet Nigeria Appoints Belinda Ajoke Disu Chairman

Abumet Nigeria Limited has appointed Mrs. Belinda Ajoke Disu as Chairman of its Board of Directors with effect from January 1, 2021. She replaces Dr....

Igboho: Make Our highways, Forests Safe again, Says Ojudu

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, Hon. Babafemi Ojudu, has insisted that farmers should be able to carry out their...

Limitation Bar: Applicability to Payment of Pension and other Terminal Benefits

In the Supreme Court of Nigeria Holden at Abuja On Friday, the 5th day of June, 2020 Before Their Lordships Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta Olukayode Ariwoola John Inyang Okoro Amina...

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

Unilag VC Tasks New DLI Students on Focus, Discipline

By Funmi Ogundare The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has appealed to the newly admitted students of its Distance Learning Institute (DLI)...

Schools’ Resumption: Ensuring the Safety of Nigerian Varsities Amidst Covid-19

With the directive by the federal government that schools across the country, should resume despite the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic which has...

NAS Distributes Uniforms, Writing Material to Pupils in A’Ibom School

By Okon Bassey The National Association of Seadogs (NAS) also known as Pyrates Confraternity has distributed 100 uniforms and writing materials to Government Primary School...

Basic Education: UBEC, NASENI Collaborate on Schools Infrastructure

By Kuni Tyessi Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has said the commission will collaborate with the National Agency...

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Rawlings: A New Generation Statesman

A Dangerous Politics of Security

Sunday Igboho and the Yoruba Nation

Nigeria Has Lost an Illustrious Officer

The Enigma Called Egba Okumagba

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Rawlings: A New Generation Statesman

By Tom Ikimi High Chief Tom Ikimi, as Foreign Minister of Nigeria, meets with President Jerry John Rawlings in Accra in 1996 Jerry John Rawlings, the...

EDITORIAL

WORKERS AND UNPAID SALARIES

The times call for prudence in the management of resources On the first working day of 2021, magistrates from the 18 local governments in Cross...

Column

Issues in Akeredolu’s ‘Ultimatum’

THE ADVOCATE BY Onikepo Braithwaite     Onikepo.Braithwaite@thisdaylive.com Governor Akeredolu’s ‘Ultimatum’ When I heard that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, learned Senior Advocate of Nigeria, had issued an ultimatum for...