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FUDMA Names Female Hostel after Masari’s Wife

Francis Sardauna in Katsina The management of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Katsina State, has named its female hostel after the wife of the state...

NAFDAC Cautions against Antibiotics Abuse

Says antimicrobial resistance can kill Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has expressed concerns over the...

BUSINESS

MPC: As CBN Opts for Rate Retention in Support...

Last week, Nigeria’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 11.5% for a seventh straight time, an action which financial analysts said...

DataPro Assigns Babban Gona Farmer Services “BBB+” Rating

DataPro, the technology-driven credit rating agency has assigned Babban Gona Farmer Services Nigeria Limited a long-term rating of “BBB+” with a stable outlook for...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

BASHORUN KOLA DAISI: INSIDE STORY OF AN INDUSTRIALIST TURNED EDUCATIONIST

Looking regal, charming with a mien of contentment in white apparel, the Ibadan High Chief Bashorun Kola Daisi always made an impression on his...

LEEMON IKPEA: From 40ft Container to Offices in Warri, Lagos, Italy and USA

THE EXECUTIVE Chief Executive Officer of Lee Engineering & Construction Company Limited, Dr. Leemon Ikpea, founded the company on November 11, 1991. In the last...

Cheers to A Legal Collosus, Olanipekun, at 70

Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) means many things to many people: a husband, father, grandfather, principal and a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association....

ZAINAB AHMED: I AGREE, BUT…

Me, I sha like this our Minister of Finance. There is something very calm and studious about her. So, when she speaks, I tend...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

George Okoroma: Taking ACEN to Greater Heights

Recently, the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria celebrated its 50th anniversary. Vanessa Obioha encountered the President, Engineer George Okoroma who shared some of...

50,000 Residents Enroll in Nasarawa Health Insurance Scheme

Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia Over 50,000 residents of Nasarawa State have so far been enrolled in the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA). Executive Secretary of...

Fertility Expert Recommends Freezing Eggs for Women Above 30

Rebecca Ejifoma A renowned fertility expert and Managing Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has urged unmarried ladies in their early 30s to consider...

One Woman Organises Free Breast Cancer Screening For Women

Ayodeji Ake Sterling Bank, through its One Woman proposition, recently organised a free breast cancer screening and education event for women in Lekki area of...

Open Defecation: UNICEF’ Builds 7,728 Toilet Facilities in North-east

...As 32% in Yobe engage in open defecation Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri United Nations Children Fund, (UNICEF) has said that 7,728 toilet facilities...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Flip Side of Proposed Poly Upgrade

Augustine Varsity VC Urges Govt to Support Private Universities

The Vice-Chancellor of Augustine University, Ilara-Epe, Prof. Christopher Odetunde, says the recent announcement by the Federal Government that it will start paying bursary and...

Lagos SUBEB Partners Women Affairs Ministry to Tackle Out-of-School Children Manace

Funmi Ogundare As part of efforts to reduce the increasing number of out-of-school children, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board recently paid a courtesy...

FCE Umunze Partners Afreximbank on Job Creation

The Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra, Dr. Tessy Okoli, says focusing on entrepreneurship and skills acquisition can curtail the...

NUC Approves PG, Additional Undergraduate Programmes at SSU

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved postgraduate programmes and 16 additional undergraduate programmes at Sokoto State University. In a statement, the...

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My Meetings with De Klerk over Apartheid

‘How Many Slots Are You Giving Us?’

KOLA ABIOLA AND HIS SECRET PAINS

Reflections on the Blinken’s Visit

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My Meetings with De Klerk over Apartheid

GUEST COLUMNIST By Aliyu Gusau Sometimes life affords us opportunity to witness and participate in significant moments in history. Such an opportunity came my...

EDITORIAL

THE NIGERIAN BASKETBALL CRISIS

The authorities should put their house in order The handwriting on the wall is ominous for basketball in Nigeria, except the authorities put their act...

Column

Direct Primaries Won’t Give Power to the People

Ring true BY Yemi Adebowale   Email: yemi.adebowale@thisdaylive.com Phone 08054699539 I always laugh whenever I hear the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the...