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NIGERIA

LASG Arraigns 50 for Arson, Demolishes Illegal Structures

The Lagos State Government during the week arraigned 50 suspects before Chief Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi of Court 4, Ikeja Magisterial District over an attack...

Rivers Bye-election: Wike Tasks INEC, Police on Peaceful Election

Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt As people and residents of Port Harcourt State Constituency III go to poll today in a bye-election to fill the...

BUSINESS

WIMBIZ to Celebrate African Woman in Business, Management

Bennett Oghifo Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a non-governmental organisation, will celebrate the prowess of the African woman in business and management...

Taxigo Enters Nigeria Ride Hailing Market

European-based firm,Taxigo, has launched into the Nigeria ride hailing space, thus widening transportation options for millions of taxi fans in the country. According to the...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Nigerian Films Will Soon Match Hollywood’s Quality

Jared Murray-Bruce Jared Murray-Bruce is a Nigerian-American entertainment personality, who is Executive Director of Silver Bird Group. Jared was born in Valdosta, Georgia and is...

Lilian Afegbai: Our Society Puts So Much Pressure on Women; Marriage is Not for...

Resilient, charming, smart, goal-getter and hardworking are just few out many words to describe Lilian Afegbai. This actress, model and entrepreneur cum movie producer,...

I’ve Been Singing Since I Was a Kid

Gbenga Egbeyemi, popularly known as Gee4 is an artiste with his own style of content and music delivery. His tattoos have a thing or...

Future Awards Africa Announces 2018 Nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, has announced its call for nominations for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme ‘Nigeria’s...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

FG Strategizes to Improve Adolescents, Young People’s Health

Martins Ifijeh The federal government has put in place strategies to improve the health of adolescents and young people in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof....

OOU Student Urgently Needs N5m to Treat Leukemia

Martins Ifijeh A 400-level student of Philosophy at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Lynda Aigbodega, is in urgent need of N5 million to treat leukemia, which...

UMD, PEPFAR, CDC Launch Data Centre for HIV/AIDS Monitoring

Paul Obi in Abuja The University of Maryland, United States, US Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centre for Disease Control (CDC)...

Dasilva-Ibru: Survivors of Sexual Abuse Should Speak up and Seek Help

Dr. Kemi Dasilva-Ibru is the Founder, Women at Risk International Foundation. In this interview with Martins Ifijeh, she stressed on the need to re-orient...

Snatched from the Jaws of Death

Martins Ifijeh 16-year-old Great Ebhodaghe, who almost lost his life to Subdural Empyema, more popularly known as abscess or collection of pus between the frontal...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Ooni Donates Home to Less Privileged, Pledges Quality Education

Funmi Ogundare Tears flowed freely, as the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, recently donated a new well equipped building with education...

Ogun Gets Semi-Final Tickets in 2018 Cowbellpedia Maths TV Quiz Show

The mental fireworks for 2018 Cowbellpedia secondary school Mathematics Television quiz show commenced last weekend with Ogun State representatives grabbing the first semi-final tickets...

Foundation Eyes Partnership with FUNAAB

An International Foundation, specialized in driving job creation through entrepreneurship, skills development and innovation, The Wadhwani Foundation has indicated interest in the training and...

OAU Blames Non-Accreditation of Law, Dentistry, Others on NUC

From Yinka Kolawole, Osogbo Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile-Ife has blamed the denial of the institution accreditation of some courses on the National University Commission's...

BACKPAGE

When Will Governance Resume in Nigeria

APC’s Loose Cannons

The Subversion of NYSC Scheme

Boko Haram’s Intellectual Challenge

REUBEN ABATI

Dauragate and the Shame of a Nation

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BACKPAGE & COMMENTARY

When Will Governance Resume in Nigeria

APC’s Loose Cannons

The Subversion of NYSC Scheme

Boko Haram’s Intellectual Challenge

REUBEN ABATI

Dauragate and the Shame of a Nation

EDITORIAL

A MAN WITH COURAGE OF HIS CONVICTIONS

Mohammed Haruna pays tribute to Adamu Ciroma, elder statesman, administrator and man of character A little over 16 years ago, on June 10, 2002 to...