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BBNaija’s Erotic Content Inimical to Nigerian Culture, Says Runsewe

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe, has said though the reality show Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) platform...

Lagos Commissioners End Retreat, Restate Commitment to Team Work

The retreat organised for members of Lagos State Executive Council and permanent secretaries ended at the weekend on high note, with the cabinet members...

BUSINESS

Dangote Cement in Tanzania Now Runs on Gas Turbines, Says Company

•  Sells 4.7m tonnes across African plants in six months Dangote Cement has revealed that its Pan African sales increased by 2.7 per cent to nearly...

African Energy Chamber Congratulates Sylva, Embarks on Working Visit to China

Idowu Sowunmi African Energy Chamber yesterday congratulated a former Bayelsa State governor, Timipreye Sylva, on his appointment as the new Minister of State for Petroleum. The...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Spreading Empowerment All Over Africa

Tony Elumelu's legacy of inspiring the next generation of African entrepreneurs continues to grow from strength to strength with the conclusion of the fifth...

Renewed Onslaught against Terror in the North-east

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that intensive air strikes by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, under the auspices of Operation Green Sweep 3,...

BBNaija Update: A Heartbreaking Farewell to Gedoni, Jackye

By Vanessa Obioha At the mention of his name, Gedoni went on his knees and thanked the heavens. It wasn't the reaction his girlfriend in...

Billionaire Businessman Musa Danjuma’s Ex-Wife Falls in Love Again

Nollywood superstar Caroline Danjuma is in the news again. This time, she hasn’t been accused of doing some unprintable things in her marriage. Nor...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Kicking Out Polio in Nigeria

Saturday letter2   Nigeria on Wednesday, 21st August 2019, marked a great milestone by reaching the three-year mark without any case of the Wild Polio Virus...

Itu-Olokoro: ‘Nnuegbe’ Our Traditional Prime Minister is Gone

TRIBUTE and HEALTH STORY Chris Asika writes on the tributes, amidst tears, that flood in as Itu-Olokoro Community of Umuahia, Abia State lays to rest...

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND INFERTILITY Part 2

This week we will be discussing types of sexually transmitted diseases ASYMPTOMATIC Usually, many STIs show no signs or symptoms (asymptomatic). Even with no symptoms, however, one can...

Making Epidemics Prevention, Preparedness a Priority

Ayodeji Ake write on the thoughts of a United States’ Epidemic Expert, Dr. Tom Frieden, who recently visited Nigeria to share his ideologies on...

Delivering Healthcare for Daura

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that in delivering affordable and accessible healthcare to the people of Daura and its environs, the Nigerian Air Force recently built...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Abuse, Misuse of Words

Oyo Gov Applauds Old Students for N40m School Facelift

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has commended the Old Students’ Association of Ibadan City Academy, Eleta and the School Governing...

Oyetola: Govt is Committed to Transforming Osun Education

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to transform the state education sector. This, he said is...

‘Teaching History in Schools will Break Claws of Imperialism’

The suspension of History as a subject schools’ curriculum has done more harm than good, especially in the development of students. The founder of...

Baywood Foundation Partners African Union on Youth Involvement in Governance, Leadership

Funmi Ogundare Baywood Foundation recently announced its pan-African initiative, in collaboration with the African Union (AU), aimed at providing an avenue for youth participation in...

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EDITORIAL

RECAPITALISATION OF THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

MONDAY EDITORIAL The new requirements will impact significantly on the insurance industry  The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) recently issued an ultimatum to insurance companies operating in...