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Buhari’s Cabinet: APC Compiles Loyal Members’ List for Appointments

• Seeks NEC’s approval for disciplinary action against Amosun, Okorocha, others Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Zenith Backs Arise Fashion Week Designers with Flexible Facilities

Vanessa Obioha Zenith Bank Plc has announced its decision to back all designers that participated in the recently concluded Arise Fashion Week (AFW) held in...

BUSINESS

Kachikwu: NNPC Unlikely to Become Profitable with Huge Under Recovery Cost

Stories by Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria’s continuous subsidising of petrol consumption...

FG Targets Improved Electricity Supply with Fresh $200m Support Fund

The federal government has said about 500,000 people without electricity in Nigeria would be able to have access to power in no distant time...

Jumia Clarifies New York Listing

Flour Millers Empowers Bakers

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY

Support for Tech-driven Solutions to Disabilities

With 15 per cent of Nigeria’s population, representing 25 million people who are physically-challenged, Chiemelie Ezeobi, writes that in providing support for technology-driven solutions...

NIGERIA AND POLICE BRUTALITY

The Nigeria Police originated from the colonial initiative in 1861 following the annexation of Lagos. This institution was fundamentally established by the British colonialists...

Building Collapse: NIQS Wants Buhari to Establish Construction Industry Commission

Bennett Oghifo President of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), QS. Obafemi Onashile, has attributed increased cases of collapse of buildings in the country...

Redefining Comfort the Virgin Atlantic Way

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s famous airline brand is attempting to redefine the quality of in-flight experience to new levels, writes Hamid Ayodeji For...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations

With Nigeria contributing 19 per cent to the world’s maternal mortality index, and 58,000 women not having the opportunity to experience and share the...

Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients

The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as...

1.3m Nigerians Gets Trachoma Vaccination, Says Adewole

 Says cases decrease by 9 million in five years Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has revealed that at least...

FCT Launches N162B Strategic Health Development Plan

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration has launched its Strategic Health Development Plan II from 2018- 2022. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello,...

Foundation Moves to Make Kidney Care Accessible, Affordable in Abia, Environs

Emmanuel Ugwu, Umuahia The high cost of kidney care could be greatly reduced with universal health insurance and intervention by government and public-spirited persons and...

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EDUCATION

Systemic Infractions

JAN Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Targets 1m Youths

Funmi Ogundare Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), a non-profit economic and education-focused organisation, has reiterated its commitment to reach one million Nigerian youths, just as it...

Stakeholders Push Ideas for Revamping Nigeria’s Learning Approach

May Nnah Stakeholders in the education sector are pushing for a fundamental change to the Nigerian learning approach, which is said to frustrate the smooth...

Staff Training, Welfare, Research Top Agenda of Oko Poly’s First Female Rector

For the first time in its 38 years of existence, a female Rector, Dr. Francisca Nwafulugo was recently appointed at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko,...

Varsities, Polys Urged to Embrace e-Learning

Funmi Ogundare The Chief Executive Officer of Slot System Limited, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo has urged institutions in the country to embrace e-learning to expand their...

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NORTHERN GOVERNORS AND THE DANGOTE CHALLENGE

Northern governors may do well to heed the wake-up call Africa’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote was right on cue...