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FCTA Demolishes 25 Illegal Structures

By Olawale Ajimotokan The Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has demolished no fewer than 25 structures in Destiny Estate...

Diri Urges Oil Firms to Locate Headquarters in Bayelsa

•Says state safe for investors By Alike Ejiofor Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on oil companies benefiting from its resources to relocate their...

BUSINESS

Airtel, Avaya Partner on Remote Work for Organisations

Airtel Nigeria has partnered Avaya Holdings Corporation to enable organisations in the country to implement remote working and learning initiatives. Through the partnership, Avaya will...

CAMA: Minister Seeks Friendlier Regulations for MSMEs

By James Emejo The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo has advised the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure that new regulations...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Naira Marley, Mayorkun to Perform at NairaWin Live E-concert

By Mary Nnah Four of Africa’s biggest music stars; Davido, Tiwa Savage, Naira Marley and Mayorkun will be performing live at as Africa’s Largest E-concert,...

Obasanjo Endorses CDI Platform to Promote Intra-Africa Response to COVID-19

Bennett Oghifo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the launch of an innovative response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, known as Connecting the Dots...

ICELLPOWER Unveils Innovative Tall Tubular Batteries

Kingsley Aliamaka Foremost renewable energy manufacturer has launched its tall tubular batteries into the Nigerian market. At the launching, which took place at the Corporate Head...

House of Angostura Nigeria Unveil Brand Ambassador

The winner of the 2020 edition of the Angostura Global Cocktail Competition, Mr. Frank Udeh, has been unveiled as the House of Angostura brand...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Biotechnology Will Reverse Nigeria’s Dependence on Imported Food, Says DG NABDA

Calls on journalists to support initiatives on self-sufficiency By Martins Ifijeh The Director General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa has stated that biotechnology...

What to Do with Nigeria’s COVID-19 Button

By Charles Iyore Hope and opportunities are the greatest tools of recovery, after a dislocating encounter. COVID-19 is a dislocating encounter for the world. However, leaders...

Ohuabunwa Donates Ambulance, Drugs to Enhance Healthcare in Arochukwu

By Emmanuel Ugwu Healthcare delivery in Arochukwu, Abia State has received a boost following the donation of a brand new ambulance and drugs to hospitals...

COVID-19: Novo Nordisk Donates PPE to 12 Hospitals

By Martins Ifijeh Novo Nordisk Nigeria has donated medical supplies containing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 12 tertiary and secondary hospitals in Nigeria as part...

IHVN, ISN Commence Research on NCDs among PLWHA

By Martins Ifijeh The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and the ISN Medical have commenced research to ascertain the burden, prevalence and incidence...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Court Seals Bank for Contempt, Orders MOUAU to Pay N37m to Lecturer

By Amby Uneze The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has sealed the branch of First Bank of Nigeria Plc,...

Ife Summer Institute: Raising the Bar in Research, Scholarship

With the aim of transforming the academic landscape in Nigeria and Africa through facilitating and fostering the innovative research of young scholars in the...

TOSSEtech: Education Stakeholders Emphasise Futuristic Technology

By Funmi Ogundare Educators, school owners and other stakeholders in the education sector recently converged for the second edition of TOSSEtech with the theme 'Education...

JAMB Releases New Dates for 2020 Post-UTME Screening

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The 2020/2021 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening will commence in Nigeria’s higher institutions on September 7. The agreement was reached yesterday...

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Oke-Afa and The Message from Beirut

The Verdict By Olusegun Adeniyi, Email: olusegun.adeniyi@thisdaylive.com   It is a measure of the collective amnesia that defines our country that Nigerians are hardly paying attention...

EDITORIAL

THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST NNPC

There is need for proper investigation into the alleged oil theft An oil and gas trading company, Samano SA DE CV, recently accused officials of...

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Foreign Loans, Sovereign Immunity

By Femi Falana Clause 8 (1) of the $400 loan agreement signed by Federal Ministry of Finance (Borrower) on behalf of Nigeria and the Export-Import...