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S’Court Decides Rivers’ APC Primaries Logjam Under the Gun Friday

Iyobosa Uwugiaren and Alex Enumah in Abuja The Supreme Court is to finally resolve the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries logjam tomorrow as...

FG Orders IOCs to Pay Outstanding Oil Revenues on PSCs

Gives 14-day deadline Threatens defaulters with contract termination Davidson Iriekpen The federal government has given International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria’s deep offshore and...

BUSINESS

CAM Bill Passes Third Reading

The Companies Allied Matters (CAM) Bill has passed the third reading at the Federal House of Representatives. The Bill, which was passed by the Senate...

PenCom Records 8.41m Nigerians on Pension Scheme

Ugo Aliogo The National Pension Commission (PenCom) Wednesday disclosed that about 8.41 million Nigerians are presently captured in the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). The commission disclosed...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Championing Youth Leadership, Empowerment

Sunday Ehigiator writes that the Youth Leadership Series of Stanbic IBTC was patterned as a platform of engagement where knowledge and experience are shared...

Call for Better Policing Reforms

Sunday Ehigiator writes that the leadership of the Network on Police Reform in Nigeria after reviewing the major policing issues in 2018, has called...

Para Powerlifters: Nigeria’s Unsung Heroes

Chronicling Nigeria’s sporting history won’t be complete without the accomplishments and medals won by the para powerlifting athletes of the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation,...

Drumming Support for the Next Level

Sunday Ehigiator writes that for President of the Emmanuel Umohinyang Foundation and Coordinator of Re-elect Buhari Movement, Emmanuel Umohinyang, his advocacy is based on...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

NAFDAC: Living on Past Glory

Just a decade ago, the fear of NAFDAC was the beginning of wisdom in the drug and food industry as fake and counterfeit drugs...

Push for Sustainable Financing of Universal Health Coverage

As countries continue to push towards achieving Universal Health Coverage for their citizens, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Lanre Tejuoso at the recent...

Adewole Inspects Installation of Three New Cancer Machines in LUTH

Vows to tackle medical tourism We invested $11m into the project, says NSIA Martins Ifijeh As part of efforts to address issues around lack of...

Fintan Ekochin: UHC Will Set Enugu State Apart

Medical tourism has become as much drain on the economy in the health sector. Fintan Ekochin, Commissioner of Health, Enugu State told Ahamefula Ogbu...

Delta Health Insurance Scheme Hits 500,000 Enrollees

…As PharmAccess, BOI partner to revitalise 25 defunct healthcare facilities Martins Ifijeh Arguably the biggest mandatory health insurance scheme in Nigeria at the moment, the...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Celebrating LASPOTECH at 40, Meeting Knowledge-driven 21st Century Demands

The Lagos State Polytechnic rounded off its 40th anniversary with a management retreat; it provided an opportunity for its stakeholders to reflect on how...

I Will Never Trade Peace for Fraud, Says UNIOSUN VC

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Professor Labode Popoola, has disclosed that his refusal to cease anti-graft war has been the...

‘PTI to Award B.Tech Degrees Soon’

Sylvester Idowu in Warri The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) may in the near future begin to award Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degrees, against the present...

Corona Honours Staff for Passion, Dedication

The Corona Schools’ Trust Council recently held its annual Staff Day to celebrate and appreciate the importance of its staff, who have consistently demonstrated...

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EDITORIAL

A VOTE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY

Politics is the biggest hurdle to development in the local councils In the course of a visit by the National Union of Local Government Employees...