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Kaduna Govt Commences Implementation of New Pension Scheme

By John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State government will commence the implementation of the new pension scheme on Tuesday by paying pension benefits to...

NIGERIA

Kaduna Govt Commences Implementation of New Pension Scheme

By John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State government will commence the implementation of the new pension scheme on Tuesday by paying pension benefits to...

Don’t Probe Predecessor, Cleric Advises Akeredolu

By James Sowole in Akure The Archbishop of Ondo Province of Anglican Diocese of Ondo State, Rt. Rev Latunji Lasebikan, on Sunday advised the governor...

BUSINESS

NLNG, NNPC on Collision over Pipeline Explosion

By Ejiofor Alike Nigeria LNG Limited and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) may be heading for a collision over the explosion that hit the...

CBN Assures Nigerians, Investors of Exchange Rate Stability

By Ugo Aliogo Basking in the euphoria of the appreciation recorded by the naira last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has restated its...

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LIFE & STYLE

Tony Elumelu Celebrates Father-in-Law, Israel Ogbue, at 90

In youth, he belonged to a temperance society and wore the badge of honour in the shape of a bow of ribbon to show...

Chatterbox…Dino Melaye Celebrates His Reconciliation with Remi Tinubu

Dino Melaye is a pub delight, anyday. More often than not, he offers priceless materials for the ubiquitous bar gossip and jokes. On his...

FROM MODELING TO BLOGGING, THE STORY OF LINDA IKEJI

Arguably, Nigeria’s most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji is as surprised as everyone else at her astounding achievement. A couple of years ago, she was...

Otapo Bata Drummers Win Goldberg Excellency Tour

Tity.” Otapo Bata Drummers from Abeokuta have emerged winners at the traditional drummers contest at the kick-off event of the Goldberg Excellency Tour in Abeokuta....

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Shettima’s Wife Distributes Food Items to IDPs in Borno

By Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The wife of Borno State governor, Hajiya Nana Shettima, on Sunday distributed 60 tonnes of food items to 4,250 internally...

Private Hospitals Lament Delayed Remittance of NHIS Capitation

By Seriki Adinoyi in Jos Private hospitals based in Plateau State have lamented delay in remitting the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) monthly capitation scheme...

Are Beetroots Really Natures Answer to Certain Illnesses?

The sight of Beetroot gives you a very unassuming lazy vegetable. The colour is so unattractive and dull. But within it is a world...
President Buhari

Buhari’s Vacation: The Hurdles to Curbing Medical Tourism

While President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has tried to curb medical tourism by discouraging its officials from accessing healthcare abroad, his own trip to London...

Hope for Pregnant Women in Nigeria

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Pregnancy Week despite the country’s poor maternal health indices, MTN Foundation, through its...

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DEALING WITH YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

MONDAY EDITORIAL There is urgent need to realign the nation’s educational curriculum with the needs of the economy Unless the relevant authorities do something critical and...