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Dogara Submits Nomination Forms at PDP Secretariat, Says Nobody Can Retire...

By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Thursday visited the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party in...

Buhari Reappoints Amaechi Campaign DG

Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has been appointed as Secretary/Director-General of campaign organisation for his re-election in 2019 of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari approved the appointment...

BUSINESS

NBS: Domestic Debt Stock Stood at N15.63tn, External $22.08bn in Q2

By James Emejo in Abuja Nigeria's total domestic and foreign debt stock stood at N15.63 trillion and $22.08 billion respectively, as at June 30, 2018,...

‘New Transfer Pricing Regulation, Game-changer for Nigeria’

Peter Uzoho The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated that the new transfer pricing regulations which took effect in March 2018, will contribute to...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Katsina: Expanding the Enrollment of the Girl-Child in Schools

Francis Sardauna writes that the kickoff of the 2018 disbursement of girls' scholarship by Governor Aminu Masari, in collaboration with Nigeria Partnership for Education...

Police Arrest Fake Soldier for Swindling Businessman of N92m

Rebecca Ejifoma One Paulson Ogbonna, has been arrested by the anti-fraud unit of the Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID), Alagbon, Ikoyi, for allegedly...

Ensuring Safety of Humanitarian Workers and Protection of Civilians in Conflict Zones

Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja In 2008, United Nations General Assembly set aside August 19, every year to celebrate and bring citizen of the world together...

Osun: Rescuing a Community on the Brink

The Womonle Community in Ile-Ife North of Osun State, recently heaved a sigh of relief after the Rural Access and Mobility Project constructed a...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Gates: Nigeria Needs Lot of Work to Address Malnutrition in the North

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  through the annual Goalkeepers Report, is tracking progress made by countries across the globe as they push towards...

FG Urged to Include Rheumatic Heart Diseases in List of Public Health Policies

Seriki Adinoyi in Jos The federal government has been urged to pay serious attention to a silent killer disease known as “Rheumatic heart disease” which...

Bringing Succor to Edo Communities

Adibe Emenyonu writes on a free medical outreach organised by United Kingdom-based medical doctor, who recently brought succor to over 7,000 indigenes of Ogbona Community...

AFRH Set to Strengthen IVF Treatment in Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh Following the increasing cases of quackery and substandard practice in the treatment of infertility in Nigeria, the Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health...

Academy of Pharmacy Calls for Safe, Affordable Medicine in Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy has made a passionate case for safer, affordable medicines and treatment regimens for diseases that afflict mankind, especially...

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EDUCATION

APC Picks New Dates for Primaries

School Cycling: Foundation Tests Students’ Physical Fitness

Funmi Ogundare In effort aimed at enhancing the academic performance and physical fitness of students, a total of 180 students drawn from three education districts...

Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni Host Young Leaders Assembly

Peace Obi In an effort aimed at positioning the Nigerian youths towards playing key roles in the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in...

Hard Work, Diligence Made Me Stand Out, Says ABUAD Best Medical Student

At the induction ceremony of the pioneer 43 medical doctors produced by Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti, held last week , its best graduating...

NUC Approves 13 Postgraduate Programmes for Samuel Adegboyega Varsity

The National Universities Commission (NUC) , has approved the establishment and commencement of 13 postgraduate programmes for Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU), Ogwa, Edo State,...

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EDITORIAL

THE FALLING EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS

There must be minimum standards for the establishment of universities Given the manner in which many of the private universities in the country, including those...