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Rivers Rerun: Soldiers Arrest PDP Spokesman, 62 Others

By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt A combined team of security operatives, led by soldiers, have arrested the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic...

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Rivers Rerun: Soldiers Arrest PDP Spokesman, 62 Others

By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt A combined team of security operatives, led by soldiers, have arrested the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic...

Drug Cartel Abandons Heroin at MMIA

By Chinedu Eze Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said they have discovered 6.158kg of heroin allegedly abandoned at the Murtala Mohammed...

BUSINESS

Paschal Onyemaechi: How Nigeria Can Develop Better Housing Policy Framework

Nigeria has about 14 million housing deficits, with the low-income earners constituting the major part.  In the light of this development, Dr. Paschal Onyemaechi,...

Indigenous Shipping Firms Crumble Under Loans Burden

More indigenous shipping firms in the country are going under as the ills plaguing the Nigerian economy exacerbate as a result of the recession,...

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LIFE & STYLE

Aishat Buhari  Dazzles  @ 46

For Hajia Aisha Buhari, wife of President,  Muhammadu Buhari, turning 46 last week  was a big deal.  She refused to celebrate it to high...

 Nnamdi Ekeh: Proud Son of His Father

Naturally, one of the prayers of every parent is to be blessed with responsible children who would make him or her proud in all...

Bukunola Gadzama, Stickler for Excellence

Bukunola Gadzama  the CEO, Buildcon Global  Services, is making waves in the nation’s real estate sector. Hers is a classic case of a professional blessed...

Bayegun Oluwatoyin: Growing Up, I Enjoyed Discipline with Proverbs and Beatings

By  Tosin Clegg 07062816737 e-mail: tosinclegg@hotmail.com Bayegun Oluwatoyin, popularly known as Woli Arole, is an MC, actor, stand-up comedian, brand analyst and prophet. He broke...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Private Hospitals Lament Delayed Remittance of NHIS Capitation

By Seriki Adinoyi in Jos Private hospitals based in Plateau State have lamented delay in remitting the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) monthly capitation scheme...

Are Beetroots Really Natures Answer to Certain Illnesses?

The sight of Beetroot gives you a very unassuming lazy vegetable. The colour is so unattractive and dull. But within it is a world...
President Buhari

Buhari’s Vacation: The Hurdles to Curbing Medical Tourism

While President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has tried to curb medical tourism by discouraging its officials from accessing healthcare abroad, his own trip to London...

Hope for Pregnant Women in Nigeria

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Pregnancy Week despite the country’s poor maternal health indices, MTN Foundation, through its...

5,000 Children Immunised in Free Eye Screening in Kwara

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin About 5,000 children between ages zero to five years have been immunised in the free eye vision screening exercise put...

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WAY OUT OF ARIK AIR DEBACLE

All the stakeholders, including AMCON, should sit at a table to decide the way forward Last week, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) announced...