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NIGERIA

StarTimes Slashes Decoder, Antenna Prices

StarTimes has reduced the prices of its decoder and antenna for new subscribers willing to purchase them until March 31. The Pay TV company announced...

EFCC Arrests Atiku’s Lawyer, Giwa-Osagie

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested Mr. Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, one of the lawyers to the presidential candidate of...

BUSINESS

African Leaders Support Dangote, Imoukhuede-led Business Coalition for Health

Jonathan Eze and Chris Uba Heads of Government across Africa have expressed support for a new health platform tagged: ‘African Business Coalition for Health (ABC...

As N701bn Power Supply Fund Draws Down

Operators in the privatised power market will have to deal with changes in their operations when the N701 billion guarantee fund of the Nigerian...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Naomi Campbell Showers Accolades on Okonjo-Iweala

International supermodel, Naomi Campbell, could not contain her excitement after meeting Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The two super women met at the 2019...

The Navy’s Sustained Fight Against Maritime Crimes 

Chiemelie Ezeobi, who takes a look at Nigerian Navy’s operations in 2018, writes that the sustained fight against maritime crimes is yielding results despite...

Inside The Grand Finale of Beeta Playwright Competition

Agip Recital Hall Onikan, Lagos was a beehive of activities, as theatre practitioners and budding playwrights met for the grand finale of the second...

Oba Akinola Akinrera:From Oil industry to Monarchy

On His Grit, Grace and Goals “Kaa-bi-yee-si! Kaa-bi-yee-si! Kaa-bi-yee-si!” the tuneful salutation comes and goes in crescendo amidst the pomp and circumstance. The air is...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Setting Healthcare Agenda for Nigeria (1)

HEALTH CARE AGENDA 2019 – 2023 As Nigerians go to polls on Saturday, February 23 and Wednesday, March 6 for the presidential and governorship...

For Effective Data Gathering, Invest in Youths, Gates Tells Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh Co Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates has called on the Nigerian government to invest in youths if it...

African, Health Leaders Call for Increased Investment in Healthcare

Martins Ifijeh African Heads of State, Ministers of Health and Finance, business leaders and global partners have launched a new initiative aimed at increasing commitments...

FGM: A Thriving Degrading Culture in Nigeria

Four years after Nigeria’s lawmakers criminalised female genital mutilation and outlawed the barbaric act, the practice has continued to thrive. But the recent jailing by...

Female Genital Mutilation: Nigeria Ranks Third Highest Globally

Amby Uneze in Owerri Efforts by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other partners to eradicate the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FMG) in...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Minister Calls for Govts’ Intervention to Revamp Education

John Shiklam in Kaduna The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has said stressed that the decay that pervades the country’s education sector requires urgent...

Investment in Knowledge, Human Capital will Develop Nigeria, Says Faborode

In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, former Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Secretary General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors in Nigeria, Professor Michael Faborode...

Group Renovates Classrooms in Ayetero-Gbede School

Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja Four blocks of classrooms at the Community High School, Ayetero-Gbede, Kogi State were recently renovated and inaugurated by the Ayetoro-Gbede Global...

Grace School: Govt, Private Sector Collaboration, Key to Efficiency, Quality Learning

Education is a fundamental pillar in nation-building and to achieve the standard and quality that will put Nigerian students at par with their contemporaries...

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EDITORIAL

LEAH SHARIBU: ONE YEAR AFTER

We cannot afford to give up on Sharibu Today marks exactly one year that Miss Leah Sharibu has been in the captivity of the Boko...