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Marginal Fields: NUPRC Invites Reserve Bidders after Winners Failed to Pay...

Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) yesterday invited reserve bidders for the 2020 marginal fields programme completed in 2021, after...

FG Bows to Labour, Shelves Plan to End Fuel Subsidy from...

•Sylva: Buhari against subsidy removal •Lawan appeals to NLC, TUC to cancel protest •Postponement sends wrong signal to foreign investors, oil marketers warn •APC: Removal will heighten...

BUSINESS

FG Bows to Labour, Shelves Plan to End Fuel Subsidy from...

•Sylva: Buhari against subsidy removal •Lawan appeals to NLC, TUC to cancel protest •Postponement sends wrong signal to foreign investors, oil marketers warn •APC: Removal will heighten...

Military Seizes Power in Burkina Faso, Whereabouts of President Unknown

•Nigeria condemns military coup Michael Olugbode in Abuja with agency report The military yesterday announced its take-over of government in Burkina Faso, suspending the constitution and...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Inside Bolanle Hassan’s Community for Pet Lovers

Raheem Akingbolu Bolanle Hassan, an advocate of the pet community, has stated that pets offer positive physical and mental benefits such as curbing depression, security...

Army 38: All Eyes on Malami to Act

With the Nigerian Army exhausting its appeal on the judgments of the respective courts to reinstate the 38 senior officers it compulsorily retired in...

Blu Atlantic Hotel, Huge Growth in Nigeria’s Hospitality Real Estate

Bennett Oghifo Experts in hospitality real estate have determined that most investors who succeed at it are driven by undiluted passion and not by the...

Solewant Group Wins ‘Oil & Gas Contractor of the Year’ Award

Solewant Group has won the NewsDirect Oil & Gas Contractor of the Year Award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

GONORRHEA AND INFERTILITY (Part 1)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Sexually Transmitted Infectious (STIs) is generally acquired through sexual contact. The organisms (bacteria, virus or parasites) that cause sexually...

The City of Port Harcourt and “the hanging black cloud”

Temilade Salami Imagine yourself on the day of a long awaited interview, dressed in a well-ironed white and sky blue shirt on a beautiful Monday...

THISDAY Reporter Wins CAMA Award

Ayodeji Ake A reporter with THISDAY Newspaper, Sunday Ehigiator has won the maiden edition of Cleft Awareness Media award (CAMA) Nigeria 2021, organised by the...

Collaboratively Boosting Global COVID-19 Response Chiemelie Ezeobi reports that Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome recently pledged US$300 Million to Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness...

Matrix Energy Flags off Six-day Free Medical Eye Treatment in Delta

Sylvester Idowu in Warri Nigeria’s oil and gas leading company, Matrix Energy Group Ltd, has flagged off a six-day free eye medical outreach for five...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Babcock Varsity Inducts 54 Medical Doctors

Funmi Ogundare It was jubilation recently as Babcock University, Ilishan Remo in Ogun, inducted 54 doctors into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN). Miss...

Educationists Advocate History in School Curriculum

Funmi Ogundare A director in the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Dr. Dada Shonibare, has described history as a valuable subject. Shonibare, who made...

Lalong Pledges Assistance to Karl Kumm Varsity Council

Seriki Adinoyi Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has directed the Commissioner for Higher Education and the Head of Service to immediately engage stakeholders in resolving...

Ogundipe: UNILAG’s Quantum Leap under My Watch

With about 10 months to the end of his five-year tenure as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe highlighted his administration's...

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Super Eagles, Maduka Okoye And The AFCON Defeat

  BY REUBEN ABATI abati1990@gmail.com Nigerians are very bad losers in politics, sports or both. Nothing illustrates this better than the politics of acrimony that is...

EDITORIAL

THE BANE OF COMMUNAL CLASHES

Critical stakeholders could do more to tame the spate of violence Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, last week in Abuja, met with deputy governors from the 36...

Column

Kalu, GTBank: A Tale of Two Judgements

Supreme Court: Orji Kalu v EFCC I don't know whether to say, as we say in Hausa, 'Na sha mamaki' (I was amazed)! or in...