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AMCON Takes over Galadima’s Residence, Company

Obinna Chima A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, in Suits No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1136/2019 has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over...

Insecurity: Again, House Calls for Resignation of Service Chiefs

By Udora Orizu in Abuja With the increasing spate of killings in the country, the House of Representatives has again passed a vote of no...

BUSINESS

AfDB: AU Endorses Adesina for Second Term

By Obinna Chima The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African...

NSE All-Share Index Falls 1.27% as Market Opens on Bearish Note

Goddy Egene The Nigerian stock market shed 1.27 per cent yesterday, following losses by banking stocks. Besides, the depreciation was recorded despite the visit of the...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

RCCG Lagos Province 36 Ends 50-Day Fasting with Vigil

Funke Olaode As part of the activities to round off the 50-day fasting and prayers which kicked off globally in the Redeemed Christian Church of...

Foreign Investors in Alaro City Become Epe Chiefs

Fadekemi Ajakaiye The Oloja of Epe Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kamorudeen Animashaun, has honoured top executives of Rendeavour, developers of Alaro City in the...

Localising Security, Safety in Africa

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recent Memorandum of Understanding signed by Security Watch Africa Initiatives and Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa, is geared...

WUEDA Begins Construction of Storm Drainage in Warri, Uvwie

Sylvester idowu in Warri The Warri Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), has disclosed that the first phase of storm drainage project to...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

AKTH Leads in Renal Transplants, Records 57 Transplants, Treat 465,498 in 2019

By Ibrahim Shuaibu The Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, (AKTH) has achieved a record 57 successful transplants of the kidney done by its own team of...

PREMATURE OVARIAN INSUFFICIENCY (Part 2)

Last week we talked about possible causes, signs and symptoms of POI, this week we will be talking about complications and management. Complications that may...

NHIS Proposes Establishment of National Health Insurance Commission

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo The management of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has said that it is working to effect an amendment to the Act...

EU Announces N32m Humanitarian Aid to Fight Lassa Fever Outbreak

The European Union (EU), has announced the allocation of €80,000 (N32 million) in humanitarian funding to assist in the fight to eradicate Lassa fever...

Bauchi Commends EU-UNICEF for Providing N50M Upgraded PHC Facility

By Segun Awofadeji The Bauchi State government has applauded the European Union (EU) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) for handing over the upgraded and...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Tsangaya: Changing Educational Pace in Alkaleri, Bauchi State

Mother tongue is said to be the brain behind the successes of advanced nations and in their ability to teach with it in schools....

Research Grants Must be Tailored towards Solving Nigeria’s Problems, Says TETFund

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has said the new focus of providing grants for research and development activities in universities...

Dufil Reaches Out to Elderly, Orphanage Homes for Valentine’s Day

In a bid to put smiles on the faces of the less privileged and give them a sense of belonging in commemoration of this...

Adefisayo, Utomi, Others Charge Youths on Critical Thinking

Oluchi Chibuzor Youths in the country have been charged to learn from past experiences of the nation's collapse of culture and educational systems so as...

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EDITORIAL

THE FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMISSION

The FCC has been rendered ineffectual Due to the heterogeneous nature of the Nigerian society, the Federal Character Commission (FCC) was created as a federal...