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IDPs Reject Call to Return to their Communities in Niger

Laleye Dipo in Minna Those displaced as a result of the bandits' attacks on their villages in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State have rejected...

Gbajabiamila Meets Osinbajo, Promises House Reforms

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the newly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday held a closed door meeting at...

BUSINESS

CBN Wants C’River Anchor Borrowers’ Beneficiaries to Pay Back

Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Central of Nigeria (CBN) has asked rice farmers in Cross River State who benefited from the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme to pay...

Accident Investigation Critical to Air Safety, Says Ex-AIB Chief

Chinedu Eze A former Head of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Angus Ozoka, has said that accident investigation is critical to the overall safety in...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Unraveling Allegations of Herdsmen Attack on CAC Members

Following a viral message on social media that some suspected herdsmen had attacked the convoy of members of the Abule Egba branch of Christ...

Imbalance in Criminal Justice System

The conviction and sentencing of former NIMASA boss, Calistus Obi, to seven years imprisonment for N225million fraud with an option of 42million fine may...

TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT KIDNAPPING

(PART 2) Kidnapping, which is the act of taking somebody away illegally and keeping them as prisoners or hostages, especially in order to get ransom...

Seun Kuti, Chris Uwaje, Others to be featured on Visual Collaborative

As Ade Olufeko boldly delivers substance in a literary collective that would reverberate times over like Sade Adu classics, futurists observe the status quo...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Health Ministry: Nigeria Requires 2m Units of Blood Per Annum

The Federal Ministry of Health ( FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two million units of blood per annum to adequately...

Tackling Low Awareness on Birth Registration

Despite having a population of about 200 million people, not many Nigerians know about birth registration or the advantage it affords their children. This...

Legalise Marijuana to Ease Cancer Pain, Advocate Tells FG

Martins Ifijeh The Founder, Niola Cancer Care Foundation, Mrs Eniola Akintunde has called on the federal and state governments to legalise marijuana, as this would...

Lagos Trains 825 Health Workers on Attitudinal Change

Martins Ifijeh In its bid to foster qualitative healthcare service delivery and increase patients' utilisation of efficient and affordable health services in all state-owned health...

FAO Issues Alert on Food Poisoning in Lagos, Kano, Other Cities

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations, has raised alarm over what it described as worrisome...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Babalakin Recommends Overhaul of Nigeria’s Education System

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Chairman, Agreement Renegotiation Committee of Nigerian Universities, Dr. Wale Babalakin SAN has said Nigeria must restructure its university and secondary...

Building Boys’ Capacity through Science

For 37 years, Helmbridge Study Centre, Lagos, a project of the Educational Cooperation Society, a non-governmental organisation entrusted to Opus Dei (the Personal Prelature...

Dangote Refinery Boosts Education in Host Communities

To bridge the gap in Nigeria’s education sector and enable it contribute effectively to economic development, Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals has taken up a...

Oxbridge Tutorial College Exposes A’ Level Students to Cambridge Biology Practical

Funmi Ogundare As part of efforts to demonstrate the importance of science practicals to learning, Cambridge International recently took A’ Level students of Oxbridge Tutorial...

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EDITORIAL

A CAUTION ON UBE FUNDS

MONDAY EDITORIAL The authorities should ensure that money is not given to those who want it for nothing Against the background of recent outcry by Lagos...