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NIGERIA

FG Responds to Public Outrage, Probes DSS’ Invasion of Court

Reaffirms commitment to rule of law Presidency pledges to uphold free speech, free press Says no newspaper can change Buhari's official designation Ejiofor Alike...

APC Govs Renew Moves against Oshiomhole

Push for Yari as replacement Ibrahim Mohammed Despite the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have returned to the trenches...

BUSINESS

Coronation Urges Insurance Operators to Adopt Technology

Hamid Ayodeji Coronation Merchant Bank Limited has urged operators in the insurance sector to harness opportunities in the sector by deploying technology. This, he said would...

TAJBank Unveils Second Branch in Kano

TAJBank, Nigeria’s newly licenced non-interest bank has announced the launch of its second branch in Kano State. The launch, which held at the bank’s office...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

A Cry for Justice

Igbokwe Stands Tall Among Peers

At a time when people celebrate their birthdays with pomp and ceremony, senior lawyer, Mike Igbokwe SAN, used his to pen down knowledge for...

CRIMINALIZING THE POOR TO EXTORT THEM

-Y. Z. Ya’u There is a sense in which we cannot successfully fight mega unless we make sense of petty corruption such as extortion. On...

Dozie Ikedife: A Dirge to an Icon

 By Kene Ikedife From milestones and targets To motivation and progress From failures and setbacks To moving ahead and success You stood strong with us Through all these things Your leadership...

HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN NIGERIA

Sonnie Ekwowusi writes that the government must act within the law Yesterday, December 10, was marked across the world as the Human Rights Day. The...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Cancer Survivor Recounts How Herbal Treatment Almost Killed Her

Martins Ifijeh chronicles the life of a young ambitious Nigerian woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer, but due to ignorance and high cost...

The Good, Bad News About Universal Healthcare Coverage in Nigeria

Serah Makka-Ugbabe Whenever one is presented with the question, “Do you want the good news or bad news first”, do you know about 75 per...

Taking Diabetes Treatment to Rural Communities

Adibe Emenyonu writes on the free diabetes, hypertension screening and treatment conducted by the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in partnership with Sanofi Pharmaceuticals...

SDG: Global Citizen Partners Nigeria to Meet 2030 Target

Martins Ifijeh As part of efforts to ensure countries around the world meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) target by 2030, an international...

Health Insurance Vital for Workers Productivity, Says NIMASA

Martins Ifijeh The Head, Health Service Unit of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Anslem Nwanze, has said that health insurance is vital...

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EDUCATION

Sex Video: Babcock Expelled Student to Protect Self, Alumni, Says VC

Funmi Ogundare The Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Professor Ademola Tayo has explained why the institution expelled a 300- level Accounting student...

Nurturer Sensitises Youths on Emotional Abuse

As part of efforts to sensitise young adults on the realities of emotional abuse among others, the Nurturer recently organised the maiden edition of...

Neglect, form of Child Abuse, Affects Academic Performance, Says School Counsellor

In line with Greensprings School’s core value of child centredness, which implies that every employee is expected to understand how to relate with, protect...

Atlantic Hall Awards N30m Scholarship to Indigent Student

To support the aspiration of indigent pupils around its community, Atlantic Hall School, Lagos recently awarded a pupil of AUD Primary School, Ibonwon, Miss...

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Sowore, DSS and National Security

The Question of Human Freedom

Wetin Concern Agbero with Overload?

Mr. President, Can You See Your Face?

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EDITORIAL

THE COMMANDEERED UNIVERSITIES

What are the criteria for establishing public universities? The recent hijacking of specialised universities by the president and his military commanders is, to put it...