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Power Outage: FG Resolves AEDC, NUEE Impasse

The Ministry of Power has resolved the disagreement that resulted in the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) shutting down all operations of the...

Buhari: Collaboration with Private Sector will Improve Nigeria’s Health Services

Lauds AFREXIMBANK for medical centre of excellence Deji Elumoye in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that stronger partnership with the private sector will help...

BUSINESS

Oil Palm Growers Seek CBN, DFIs’ Funding for Devt

Sunday Ehigiator Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) has said it is in the forefront of revamping the oil palm ecosystem in the country,...

NOTAP, AUST Formalize Framework to Use Innovation Drive Development

The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) and the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) over the weekend concluded arrangement through...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

BEYOND FUEL SUBSIDY

Court Restrains Onikoyi, Others from Construction at 44 Gerrard, Ikoyi

.Hears Originating Summons for Possession today Bennett Oghifo A High Court of Lagos, presided over by Hon. Justice O. O. Ogunjobi, has restrained “Unknown Persons (as...

Engineers Urged to Priotise Mentorship of Younger Colleagues

Bennett Oghifo Well-established Engineers have been advised to prioritise mentorship for young practitioners and collaborate for knowledge sharing in the profession. The advice was given by...

WHEN WILL COVID-19 END?

In December 2019, I had one of my Chinese tenants alert me about a new virus reported in China. My first reaction was there...

Babalakin JSC: A Judicial ‘Iroko’ Has Fallen

Steve Aya Hon. Justice Bolarinwa Oyegoke Babalakin JSC, (Rtd) passed on early Saturday, December 4, 2021 at the ripe old age of 94. Justice Babalakin was...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Tackling Sanitation and Hygiene Challenges beyond Policies

Omolabake Fasogbon in this report, writes about individual's quota to the quest to hygiene and sanitation challenge and expedite the attainment of Sustainable Development...

Improving National Workplace Policies for Exclusive Breastfeeding

Despite emphasis on importance of exclusive breastfeeding for infants during their first six months of birth, Sunday Ehigiator reports that Nigerian working mothers are...

Kano Relishes Switch over to Digital Terrestrial Platform

Kano, the country’s most populous state has embraced the digital world with the promise of improved television service after making the transition from analogue...

CSO Targets Lifting 20 million Nigerian Under-5 Children from Malnutrition by 2030

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Civil Society- Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has flagged-off a partnership project aimed at improving Nigeria's nutrition systems. The organisation...

8-year-old Anuoluwapo Moses Urgently Needs N15m for Open Heart Surgery

Rebecca Ejifoma Eight-years-old Anuoluwapo Moses urgently needs N15m for an open heart surgery to correct her heart defects and forestall irreversible and life-threatening complications. According to...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Law School Campuses: Appropriation is the Issue

Hon. Igo Aguma The current process of amendment of the Legal Education (Consolidation, etc). Act L10, LFN 2004 (LEA) by the Senate of the Federal...

Applause As Businessman Chika Ikenga Bags Honourary Doctorate from MOUAU

The ancient university town of Umudike was agog on Saturday as prominent businessman and Group Managing Director of Eunisell Limited, Chika Ikenga, was conferred...

Sokoto Varsity Matriculates 2,000 Students, Denounces Indecency

Onuminya Innocent The Sokoto State University (SSU) has matriculated about 2,000 students into various departments of the institution. The institution's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sani Muhammad Dangoggo, disclosed...

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...

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Sylvester Oromoni and Nigeria’s School System

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI      abati1990@gmail.com The death of Sylvester Oromoni, a JSS 2 Student of Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos under controversial circumstances, has understandably...

EDITORIAL

BEYOND JUSTICE FOR SYLVESTER OROMONI

There is need to institute a regime of rigorous regulation of private educational institutions In recent times, there has been a statistical increase in either...

Column

NYSC, Law School: A Case for Urgent Review

NYSC In January, 2017, I wrote a piece titled "Has NYSC Run Its Course?". It was about the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme which...