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Police Rescue Three Kidnapped Victims, Recover Three AK-47 Rifles in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command said it rescued kidnapped victims and recovered three AK-47 rifles and ammunition. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayuba Elkanah,...

Witness: How Family Discovered Ataga’s Body in Mortuary on His Birthday

Wale Igbintade A former school mate of late Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, Mr Rotimi Albert, in the ongoing trial of Chidinma Ojukwu,...

BUSINESS

MPC as Enabler for Sustained Recovery

Nume Ekeghe writes on the economic impact of the recent decisions taken by the Monetary Policy Committee in its bid to sustain recovery The Monetary...

Dealing with Unemployment Challenge

James Emejo urges tertiary institutions to take advantage of the Central Bank of Nigeria entrepreneurship scheme and contribute to solving the country’s increasing unemployment...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Insecurity: Former Army Officer Makes Case for Humanitarian Organisation

Mary Nnah Former Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman (RTD) said that to provide adequate protection for humanitarian agencies that help humanity...

Growing Nasarawa through Entrepreneurship

Given the paucity of white colour jobs in the labour market, the Nasarawa State government is training youths to acquire skills and grow the...

Princewill Trust Winners Head to Dubai

 By Vanessa Obioha Winners of the Princewills Trust Vision and Success Opportunity Challenge have departed for Dubai, for a six-day all expenses paid trip. Over...

COVID-19 Vaccines Inequity, Apathy Closes Hope for Booster Shots in Nigeria

Bennett Oghifo The question of whether it would be necessary to administer booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria is looking far-fetched considering the...

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

Buhari Tells Universities to Look for Alternative Funding

Adibe Emenyonu President Muhammadu Buhari has called on universities to look for other funding sources as the federal government subventions cannot meet their needs. “The federal...

LASDRI Honours Greensprings’ Bus Driver for Safe Driving

In celebration of the 2021 Drivers’ Appreciation Day, the Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) gave a special recognition award to Mr. Williams Udeme, a...

Global Education Week: BIC Honours Exceptional Educators

Uchechukwu Nnaike BIC, one of the world leaders in stationery, lighters and shavers, marked this year’s Global Education Week (GEW) by honouring 10 exceptional educators...

NDDC to Rebuild School Destroyed Amid A’Ibom Communities Clash

Okon Bassey in Uyo For peace to reign in the Akwa Ibom community, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has assumed responsibility to reconstruct a...

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State Judicial Panels can Indict Military and Police Officers

By Femi falana As a sequel to the #EndSARS protests last year, the National Economic Council advised all State Governments to institute judicial commissions of...

EDITORIAL

NO TIME FOR A GOVERNMENT AIRLINE

The idea of a national carrier is a misplaced priority Nearly every other national airline has either folded up, gone bankrupt or been sold off....

Column

#EndSARS Report: It’s Accountability, Stupid!

Rejected Report No one said: “Well, I never!…...”, when the Federal Government rejected the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry's Report! I don't think anyone...