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As CBN Pumps Another $221m, Analysts Expect USD’s Slide to N400

By Obinna Chima    As part of efforts to sustain its defense of the naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday sold...

NIGERIA

As CBN Pumps Another $221m, Analysts Expect USD’s Slide to N400

By Obinna Chima    As part of efforts to sustain its defense of the naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday sold...

AMCON Scales Down Arik’s Operations

 • Airline enjoying public confidence, corporation insists By Chinedu Eze with agency report      Following its take over of Arik Air over two weeks ago,...

BUSINESS

FAAN Commences Repair Work at Lagos Airport

By Chinedu Eze Few days after the unscheduled tour of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos by the acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo,...

SON Seizes N5bn Sub-standard Tyres in Lagos

• Two Chinese nationals in police net for alleged culpability  By Crusoe Osagie and Solomon Elusoji Two Chinese nationals, Taolung Shen and Xu Jing Yau, are...

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LIFE & STYLE

The True Face of Hunger 

A Euphoric Reunion 

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that it was a memorable reunion for the wives of Nigerian Air Force personnel, when their husbands who were part of...

Trouble in Paradise…Intrigues as Michael Ibru’s Family Battle over His Estate

High Life...Amazing lifestyles of Nigeria’s rich and famous with LANRE ALFRED “Money, of course, is never just money. It’s always something else, and it’s always...

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...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Alleged Diarrhea Outbreak: Health Ministry to Investigate Cause of Death of Two Students

Martins Ifijeh The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has called on the parents and students of the Queens College, Yaba, Lagos, and concerned Nigerians...

Make NHIS Act Mandatory for All Employers of Labour, Oceanic Health Tells FG

Martins Ifijeh The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Oceanic Health Management Limited, Dr. Charles Onwuzuluigbo has called on the Federal Government to make the National...

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...

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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...