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Panic as Boko Haram Launches Attack on Maiduguri

Michael Olugbode, in Maiduguri There was panic in Maiduguri Thursday as gunshots were heard in some  parts of the town. Residents of outskirts of Maiduguri were...

NIGERIA

Panic as Boko Haram Launches Attack on Maiduguri

Michael Olugbode, in Maiduguri There was panic in Maiduguri Thursday as gunshots were heard in some  parts of the town. Residents of outskirts of Maiduguri were...

Navy Arrest Foreign Vessel with 406 Deportees on Lagos Waters

Nigerian returnees lament harsh treatment meted out to them in Gabon Chiemelie Ezeobi The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Thursday arrested a passenger vessel, MV CHIMBA...

BUSINESS

CBN Unveils Regulatory Framework for USSD

Obinna Chima In furtherance of its mandate to develop and enhance the security of the electronic payments system, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) thursday...

…Provides N80m Grants to Rice Farmers in Ekiti

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has distributed farm inputs worth over N80 million as...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Onaiyekan’s Homily to the Czechs

The Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan was a guest recently of the government and people of the Czech Republic for the Mene Tekel...

CAMA, Access Bank Propose Accelerated Investment to Tackle Malaria

Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) in partnership with Access Bank Plc and other Corporate Society Organisations will Thursday, April 26, hold a...

Hope for Apapa Roads

The menace caused by truck drivers on Apapa roads was the major focus of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at the second quarter town hall meeting...

China’s Hawaii

Solomon Elusoji, who recently joined a group to visit Sanya in Hainan, China’s southernmost province, writes about the big ambitions of Chinese tourism We start...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Closing the Financial Gap against Malaria

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark this year's World Malaria Day, Martins Ifijeh and Kuni Tyessi write on the need...

Cancer Responsible for 72,000 Deaths in Nigeria Annually, WBFA Report Shows

•There are estimated 102,000 new cases yearly By Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) has released its ground-breaking ‘Rapid Assessment of the Prevention...

FG Moves to Finalise National Strategic Health Development Plan II

By Martins Ifijeh Effort is in the top gear to complete National Strategic Health Development Plan II and put it to use. The Minister of State...

PharmAccess, NHEA Partner to Reward Innovative Healthcare Services

By Martins Ifijeh PharmAccess Foundation Nigeria has partnered with the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) to recognise and celebrate innovative healthcare service providers in Nigeria...

UNFPA: $10m Annual Budgetary Allocation to Family Planning, Poor

• Stakeholders call for inclusion of men in planning process By Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Country Representative of United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Diene...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Ex-Minister Seeks $1bn ECA for Research in Tertiary Institutions

Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa A former Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Turner Isoun has called on the federal and state governments to agree to...

Dangote Foundation Donates N120m Secondary School Complex in Lagos

‎Business magnate and Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, through his foundation, has donated an equipped secondary school valued at N120 million in Lagos...

Babcock Schools Mgt Board Charges Govt on TETFund Review, Funding

The Chairman, Babcock University Schools Management Board, Professor Luke Onuoha has said that proper census of the needs of universities in the country by...

UNIMAID to Graduate over 14,000

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) has concluded plans to graduate over 14,000 students during its convocation ceremony this weekend. Among those to be graduated...

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THE WASTING FEDERAL ASSETS…2

Many wasting national assets could be put to productive use By initiating a discussion on some of the prime assets that can be converted into...