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NIGERIA

Buhari Unveils BUA Cement’s Plant in Sokoto, Calls for More Private...

*Emefiele appeals to manufacturers to address high cost of cement, building materials *Rabiu: BUA to ramp up cement production to 17 million metric tonnes next...

NNPC Secures $5bn Funding from Afreximbank for Upstream Business, Others

*Continental bank to underwrite $1bn as part of transaction Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja and Peter Uzoho in Lagos The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has...

BUSINESS

Interswitch Supports NITDA’s National Privacy Week, Promotes Data Protection

Emma Okonji Interswitch, Africa's payment solutions and digital commerce company, has announced its support for the 2022 National Privacy Week being organised by the National...

FEC Okays N64.687bn Contracts for 16 Road Projects in FCT, Works...

Deji Elumoye The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved contracts worth N64.68 billion for 16 road projects to be executed in the Federal Capital Territory...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

TI’s Rating: Is it Fake or Fact?

Fuel Subsidy and Matters Arising

By Eddy Odivwri Last Tuesday, the federal government lost steam in courage, and reversed itself on the issue of the planned withdrawal of the petroleum...

Celebrating Henry Seriake Dickson at 56

Moses Dickson Senator Henry Seriake Dickson needs no introduction in Nigeria. He was Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Bayelsa State, later represented the people of...

Singer, Olakira Gets Maserati Endorsement

Yinka Olatunbosun 2022 kicks off with a glass-shattering move for Nigerian singer Olakira. He has bagged a massive global endorsement deal with the vehicle manufacturer,...

Big Plans for 2022 Adire Street Culture Carnival

Yinka Olatunbosun The Lady of Africa Empowerment and advocacy Foundation in conjunction with Proclips Media Communication has fixed the months of June and July for...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

GONORRHEA AND INFERTILITY (Part 2)

Last week, we started a topic on Gonorrhea and Infertility. We discussed the causes, risks, signs and symptoms. This week, we will discuss effects...

Medical Expert Implores Women with Uterine Fibroid to Embrace Non-invasive Treatment

Rebecca Ejifoma The Managing Director, Nordica Fibroid Care Centre in Lagos State, Dr Abayomi Ajayi, has implored women with uterine fibroid to embrace non-invasive treatment,...

Masari’s Priceless Gift of Sight to Cataract Patients

Francis Sardauna chronicles the effort of Aminu Masari Youth Empowerment Foundation in restoring the sight of cataract patients in Katsina State through free surgery According...

Giving Bite to Fight against Diseases, Poverty Globally

To give more bite to its fight against diseases, poverty, and inequity globally, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation appointed four members as board...

Organisation Calls for More Focus on Children’s Mental Health

Mary Nnah Following the impact of COVID-19 on the educational system, a social change enterprise, A Mother’s Love Initiative, has reiterated the importance of giving...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Construction of 37 Model ‘Smart Schools’ Fallout of COVID-19, Says UBEC

Kuni Tyessi The emergence of Universal Basic Education Commission Smart School Programme is driven by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the...

Nigeria’s World Brightest Student Receives IMOC Mathematics Elitist Title

Uchechukwu Nnaike Barely a year after she was honoured by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth as one of the world brightest students in...

VC Urges UNILAG Staff to Loyalty, Honours 59 Retirees

Uchechukwu NnaIke Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, has charged staff of the institution to show interest in the future of the...

FUOYE Faults Sacked Lecturers’ Claim over Reinstatement

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has accused two of its sacked lecturers, Dr. Akinyemi Omonijo and Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, of misleading the public over...

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Tinubu: Nigeria No Be Lagos (3)

The Conjugal World of Rt. Hon. Powerful!

Of Super Eagles and Buhari’s Call

Politics Sans Ideas?

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Tinubu: Nigeria No Be Lagos (3)

BY SHAKA MOMODU Despite my well-considered warning to Bola Ahmed Tinubu in my factual treatise on him sometime last year, and how his clinching the...

EDITORIAL

FLIGHT DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS

Who will make the tough decisions to save passengers from undue delays? Air travel in Nigeria is beset by frequent delays, and sometimes outright cancellation...

Column

Kalu, GTBank: A Tale of Two Judgements

Supreme Court: Orji Kalu v EFCC I don't know whether to say, as we say in Hausa, 'Na sha mamaki' (I was amazed)! or in...