32.6 C
Lagos
Monday, December 6, 2021

Latest

NIGERIA

Buhari Takes over Presidency of Great Green Wall

Michael Olugbode in Abuja Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari has taken over the presidency of the Great Green Wall in Africa for the next two...

Alleged Drug Trafficking: Court Grants Ex-Lagos Island Vice Chair Bail

Wale Igbintade A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted bail to the embattled former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area, Asekun Sakiru...

BUSINESS

Value of Banks’ Stocks Dwindle by N81.04bn on Weak Earnings, FX...

.Otedola, EIB news lift FBN Holdings, ETI . Zenith Bank down N26.6billion Kayode Tokede Amid foreign exchange challenges, weak corporate earnings and foreign investors exit, the...

Uche Orji: We’ve Earned Global Acclaim Via Accountability and Transparency

After over nine years as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Mr. Uche Orji is spending his...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

FOC West Harps on Selflessness as Core of Military Service

Chiemelie Ezeobi The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command (WNC), Rear Admiral Jason Gbassa, recently harped on selflessness as core of military service. The FOC made...

Quest for Justice as Death Snuffs Flying Dream of Dowen Teen, Sylvester Oromoni

Chiemelie Ezeobi and Sunday Ehigiator report that as the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, continues to ripple...

A NATIONAL SUMMIT ON COVID-19

A national summit is being convened to discuss strategies of containing the pandemic within the country, write Tajudeen Kareem and Success Nwogu Eminent medical authorities...

Army Officers Empowered with Leadership, Managerial Skills for Optimal Performance

Rebecca Ejifoma Fifty lieutenant colonel and colonel of the Nigerian Army were recently empowered with leadership and managerial skills to help them achieve their mandates...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

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...

Health Experts Advocate Mandatory Blood Sugar Screening for Patients

Mary Nnah Health professionals have agreed that one of the ways to ensure access to diabetes care is that government and private sector stakeholders must...

SPORT

EDUCATION

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...

LASDRI Honours Greensprings’ Bus Driver for Safe Driving

In celebration of the 2021 Drivers’ Appreciation Day, the Lagos State Driver’s Institute (LASDRI) gave a special recognition award to Mr. Williams Udeme, a...

Global Education Week: BIC Honours Exceptional Educators

Uchechukwu Nnaike BIC, one of the world leaders in stationery, lighters and shavers, marked this year’s Global Education Week (GEW) by honouring 10 exceptional educators...

BACKPAGE

320x125

GODWIN EMEFIELE@60

THISDAY STYLE

BACKPAGE

Computer, Please Add These Up

VIEW FROM THE GALLERY BY MAHMUD JEGA As last week ended, the House of Representatives was reported to have invited INEC Chairman Prof Mahmoud...

EDITORIAL

FUNDING TERTIARY EDUCATION

It’s time to find alternative sources of funding university education While inadequate funding has been a major problem of the education sector, policymakers have not...

Column

Aregbesola Has No Business Remaining in Office

Ring True BY  Yemi Adebowale Phone 08054699539    Email: yemi.adebowale@thisdaylive.com The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola should be embarrassed as the man supervising the Nigeria Correctional Service...