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NIGERIA

House to Conclude Probe into Killing of Residents of Oyo Community...

The House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise has set October 20 as the date to conclude investigations into alleged killing of two...

Akin Mabogunje at 90: A Measure of Grace Indeed

By Tunji Olaopa It is better to celebrate life than death. Life, for me, does not consist in the length of existence but in the...

BUSINESS

Food Security: FG, FAO Sign $0.35m MoU to Boost Drip...

James Emejo and Sonia Mayomi in Abuja The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided a $350,000 Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) to the federal government...

Contributory Pension: Trustfund Moves to Tackle Uncredited Contributions

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja A leading pension fund administrator (PFA), Trustfund Pension Limited, has urged organisations in the public and private sectors to help check...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Boss Mustapha: I’ve No Idea How I Became SGF

A drive to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, tucked right inside the Shehu Shagari Complex,...

Sustaining Campaign for Equitable Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts

For Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, the 2021 International Peace Day was an opportunity to reiterate their campaign for equitable and sustainable protection of...

NIGERIAN LAWYERS MUST TAKE THE LEAD

Between 22nd and 29th October 2021, Nigerian lawyers under the auspices of the Nigerian Bar Association will converge on Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for...

Onyeka ‘Don Perry’ Ogbatu: A BILLIONAIRE’S LOVE FOR HUMANITY

Pulling away from his parents’ desire for him to be a priest, Onyeka Ogbatu envisioned a life beyond the sacred walls of a seminary....

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Iluyomade Harps on Need to Keep Fit amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

… As Arise Walk for Life Kicks Off Globally October 16th Mary Nnah As preparations for this year’s edition of the Arise Charity Walk intensify, the...

Anti Malaria Programme: FG to Save N293.7M on Logistics, Data Collection

Onyebuchi Ezigbo Newly introduced electronic data collection system will save the federal government about N293,700,000 in logistics cost out of the N890 million budgeted for...

MISSING INTRAUTERINE DEVICES (IUDs) Part 1

It is possible for a woman to get pregnant if a man’s sperm gets to one of her eggs. Contraception is an attempt to...

Barbara Nel: How Benefits of AstraZeneca Vaccine Outweighs the Risk

Barbara Nel is AstraZeneca’s Country President for the African Cluster, with responsibility for South Africa, sub Sahara and French speaking Africa. She initiated the...

Enugu and Ugwuanyi’s Giant Strides in Primary Healthcare

Samson Ezea In his quest to ensure a healthy Enugu State, which is part of his government's agenda, Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in pursuant...

SPORT

EDUCATION

QC Principal Tasks Teachers on Professionalism

Uchechukwu Nnaike The Principal, Queen's College, Lagos, Dr. Tokunbo Yakubu-Oyinloye, has advised teachers to be professional and portray the teaching positively to attract the youths. Speaking...

ABSOLUTE NEED TO CARE FOR YOUR LIPS

Teacher's Diary As students and teachers alike, there is absolute need to be conscious of your lips. Generally, lips are soft, movable, and serve as...

UNILAG’s SERVICOM Unit Honours Exceptional Staff

As part of activities marking this year's International Customer Service Week, the Quality Assurance and SERVICOM Unit, Vice-Chancellor's Office, University of Lagos recently honoured...

Education Sector Reform, My Priority, Says Edo Commissioner

With the recent appointment of Dr. Joan Oviawe as the Commissioner for Education in Edo State three years after the inauguration of EdoBEST, she...

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Devaluation is Grossly Overrated

SIMON KOLAWOLE! BY SIMON KOLAWOLE On Monday, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo might have made his boldest pitch yet for his expected presidential bid in 2023. Speaking...

EDITORIAL

THE CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE  

There is urgent need to adopt a comprehensive social health insurance scheme Most of the countries that have made appreciable progress in achieving universal health...

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THE CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE  

There is urgent need to adopt a comprehensive social health insurance scheme Most of the countries that have made appreciable progress in achieving universal health...