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Paper Qualifications Responsible for Exam Malpractices, Says JAMB Registrar

By Victor Ogunje The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Wednesday, said preferences placed on paper qualifications by...

FG Committed to Restoration of Ecosystem, Says Minister

By Michael Olugbode The federal government has expressed its commitment to finding lasting solutions to the restoration and sustainance of the nation’s ecosystem. Speaking at the...

BUSINESS

Enhancing Credit Recovery Mechanism to Save Economy

James Emejo writes that just as lack of access to credit could hamper business and retard economic growth, inability/refusal to pay back borrowed loans...

Fola Daniel: We Are on Right Track to Increasing Insurance Density...

Fola Daniel is the former Commissioner for insurance and currently the Managing Director FBS Reinsurance Company Limited. In this interview with Ebere Nwoji, he...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Day Jigawa communities Stood Still for ex-Immigration CG, Babandede

After 36 years in service, out of which he spent five years and four months as the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service,...

Marking Anniversary for #EndSARS Protests

Vanessa Obioha Despite plans to mark the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government and security agents have sent a note of warning...

#EndSARS Commemoration: In Search of Social Change, Justice Amid Violent Revolt

The #EndSARS movement started off as a quest to get the presidency and the police hierarchy to dissolve the Special Anti Robbery Squad nationwide...

What Led to #EndSARS Protests?

Chiamaka Ozulumba EndSARS protests began as a call to end police brutality and extrajudicial killings that have become endemic in Nigeria. Harassment and unfair treatment...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Iluyomade Harps on Need to Keep Fit amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

… As Arise Walk for Life Kicks Off Globally October 16th Mary Nnah As preparations for this year’s edition of the Arise Charity Walk intensify, the...

Anti Malaria Programme: FG to Save N293.7M on Logistics, Data Collection

Onyebuchi Ezigbo Newly introduced electronic data collection system will save the federal government about N293,700,000 in logistics cost out of the N890 million budgeted for...

MISSING INTRAUTERINE DEVICES (IUDs) Part 1

It is possible for a woman to get pregnant if a man’s sperm gets to one of her eggs. Contraception is an attempt to...

Barbara Nel: How Benefits of AstraZeneca Vaccine Outweighs the Risk

Barbara Nel is AstraZeneca’s Country President for the African Cluster, with responsibility for South Africa, sub Sahara and French speaking Africa. She initiated the...

Enugu and Ugwuanyi’s Giant Strides in Primary Healthcare

Samson Ezea In his quest to ensure a healthy Enugu State, which is part of his government's agenda, Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in pursuant...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Lagos, US Consulate Empower Teachers on STEM

Funmi Ogundare A total of 50 teachers from the Lagos State Education District One have completed a five-day STEM training workshop sponsored by the U.S....

YABATECH ASUP Condemns Assault on Member

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) chapter has decried the recent assault on one of its members, a...

Cultivate Innovator’s Mindset, Pacific School Graduates Told

Uchechukwu Nnaike The graduating students of Pacific School, Akowonjo, Lagos, have been advised to cultivate the innovator’s mindset in all they do; to create something...

Greensprings Wins BIEA 2021 STEM Ambassadors Award

Greensprings School has won this year's British International Education Association (BIEA) STEM competition after defeating 43 schools from 16 countries at the finals. The school’s...

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It’s not Yet Social Protection

How People are Making Millions on AirBnB

October 20: The #EndSARS Memorial

Devaluation is Grossly Overrated

ENGAGEMENTS: With Chidi Amuta

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It’s not Yet Social Protection

By Kayode Komolafe kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com 0805 500 1974 The federal government has proposed to spend N863 billion on social investments and poverty eradication in the next year budget....

EDITORIAL

ENDSARS PROTESTS: ONE YEAR AFTER

Most of the issues raised by the protesters are yet to be addressed At a period when we expect a more collaborative form of engagement...

Column

Rebuilding Nigeria for Peace and Progress  

BY OLUSEGUN ADENIYI  (Text of a presentation at the annual conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) Lagos Chapter, on 20th October, 2021)     The...