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CAN Denies Endorsing Buhari for Second Term

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid. In a statement issued by the Special Assistant...

Senate Passes Ajaokuta Steel Completion Fund Bill

 To be funded with $1bn from FG's excess crude revenue share Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate on Thursday passed the Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion...

BUSINESS

Nigerians Must Embrace Technology to Leapfrog Economy, Says Minister

Emma Okonji The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has called on Nigerians to embrace technology in order to leapfrog the Nigerian...

NSE All-Share Index Sheds 0.25% as Market Pares Gains

Goddy Egene Price depreciation suffered by Nigerian Breweries Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated and Access Bank Plc among others made the...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Boost for Social Protection Programmes in Osun

Yinka Kolawole writes that the recent declaration of Osun State as the leading state in the provision of Social Protection Programmes by the United Nations International Children...

Royal Honour for the Social Entrepreneur 

Ayodeji Ake who witnessed the turbaning ceremony of the first 'Waziri Hausa', Alhaji Yakubu Gobir, at the palace of the Emir of Dauara, Katsina State,...

Raising a Generation of Innovators, Inventors

The adoption of STEAM has been identified as being strategic to raising innovators and inventors, who will ultimately ameliorate the rate of importation into...

Ajimobi-led APC Reconciliation Committee Storms Kaduna Today

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the North West zone will today (Tuesday) be...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Giving Life to Indigent Sickle Cell Carriers

The Omotoke Gambari Foundation recently reached out to 63 children living with sickle cell anemia with the aim of celebrating them despite their health...
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Reddington Unveils State-of-the-Art Surgery, Critical Care Facility in Lagos

Martins Ifijeh As part of efforts to improve Nigeria's healthcare system and fill the gap for surgical services, Reddington Hospital has unveiled a state-of-the-art surgery...

Promasidor Launches New Product to Promote Healthy Living

Mary Ekah Producers of Cowbell Milk, Promasidor Nigeria, has launched a new product, Sunvita, as part of plans to promote healthy living. Hosting journalists at a...

Foundation Canvasses for Adequate Nutrition to Tackle Pneumonia in Children

Rebecca Ejifoma With a high record of children under five dying from pneumonia, medical experts have said that urgent intervention is needed to save Nigeria...

At Diaspora Summit, Adewale Solicits Functional Health Services in Nigeria

Charles Ajunwa The President and Founder, Women Focus Canada Inc, Dr. Oluremi Remi Adewale, at the 2018 Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit, which held recently in...

SPORT

EDUCATION

In FUOYE, It’s Peace in the Midst of Storm

Raheem Akingbolu, who was recently at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, reports that the growth of the seven-year-old institution is still being threatened by internal...

N4bn Unpaid Salaries: TASUED Staff Seek Buhari’s Intervention   

By Femi Ogbonnikan in Abeokuta Staff of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASUED), Omu-Ijebu, Ogun State have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently intervene...

Edo Inaugurates Disciplinary Council to Check Indiscipline among Teachers

By Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City As part of efforts to curb indiscipline or any kind of unruly behaviour among teachers, the Edo State government...

Greensprings School Offers Scholarship Opportunities to Prospective Students  

In a bid to provide quality education for students across Nigeria, Greensprings School has announced its annual scholarship examination for entry into year seven...

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EDITORIAL

HIGH RATE OF ROAD ACCIDENTS

The FRSC could do more to stem the carnage on our roads Statistics of death on our roads are becoming rather alarming. Last month, 11...