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NIGERIA

Again, Rivers Floors FG, As Court Declares Deductions from Fed Account...

•Orders refund to state •It’s victory for democracy, says Wike Alex Enumah in Abuja and Blessing Ibunge in Port Harcourt Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Abuja Division...

Cash-strapped FG Approves N3trn, 17.5% of 2022 Budget to Sustain Subsidy

•To send supplementary appropriation to National Assembly •Mandates finance ministry to reconcile payment with NNPC •NLC knocks govt over 18-month timeline • IPMAN wants dilapidated refineries fixed •Fayemi:...

BUSINESS

Bolt Announces Car Winners from Driver League Challenge

Nosa Alekhuogie As part of its advocacy for service excellence and the continued improvement of its driver rewards program, leading mobility platform, Bolt has rewarded...

9mobile Delights Customers with Special TikTok Data Offers

Emma Okonji Telecommunications operator, 9mobile, is delighting Nigerians with special discounted data plans for use on TikTok. With the TikTok data offer, 9mobile customers will enjoy...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Adeboye at 80: RCCG Offers Free Surgery for Cleft Lip, Palate Patients

Rebecca Ejifoma The Redeemers Health Centre in partnership with Good Smile Africa Advocacy Initiative is offering free surgery for Cleft Lip and Palate patients. The free...

As Our Mother, Justina Odibo Departs, Heaven Rejoices

Charles Odibo “When the weight of the world is on my shoulders, I turn to my right and realize I’m not alone, because she’s helping...

New Trustees for Chude&Ego Foundation

By Vanessa Obioha The Chude & Ego Foundation has constituted its Board of Trustees, which is led by Founder Nonso Okpala, and other board members...

Scorecard for the Nigerian Air Force in the Last 12 Months

The Spokesperson of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, profiles the scorecard of the 21st Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

GONORRHEA AND INFERTILITY (Part 2)

Last week, we started a topic on Gonorrhea and Infertility. We discussed the causes, risks, signs and symptoms. This week, we will discuss effects...

Medical Expert Implores Women with Uterine Fibroid to Embrace Non-invasive Treatment

Rebecca Ejifoma The Managing Director, Nordica Fibroid Care Centre in Lagos State, Dr Abayomi Ajayi, has implored women with uterine fibroid to embrace non-invasive treatment,...

Masari’s Priceless Gift of Sight to Cataract Patients

Francis Sardauna chronicles the effort of Aminu Masari Youth Empowerment Foundation in restoring the sight of cataract patients in Katsina State through free surgery According...

Giving Bite to Fight against Diseases, Poverty Globally

To give more bite to its fight against diseases, poverty, and inequity globally, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation appointed four members as board...

Organisation Calls for More Focus on Children’s Mental Health

Mary Nnah Following the impact of COVID-19 on the educational system, a social change enterprise, A Mother’s Love Initiative, has reiterated the importance of giving...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Construction of 37 Model ‘Smart Schools’ Fallout of COVID-19, Says UBEC

Kuni Tyessi The emergence of Universal Basic Education Commission Smart School Programme is driven by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the...

Nigeria’s World Brightest Student Receives IMOC Mathematics Elitist Title

Uchechukwu Nnaike Barely a year after she was honoured by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth as one of the world brightest students in...

VC Urges UNILAG Staff to Loyalty, Honours 59 Retirees

Uchechukwu NnaIke Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, has charged staff of the institution to show interest in the future of the...

FUOYE Faults Sacked Lecturers’ Claim over Reinstatement

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has accused two of its sacked lecturers, Dr. Akinyemi Omonijo and Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, of misleading the public over...

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Of Super Eagles and Buhari’s Call

By Olusegun Adeniyi In ‘The World Game is not Just a Game’, respected British sportswriter, Simon Kuper wrote that soccer (football) "arouses in the rest...

EDITORIAL

DEALING WITH THE CANCER SCOURGE

Cancer has become a major public health issue which government can no longer ignore From superstitious beliefs which attribute the ailment to some ‘spiritual arrows’...

Column

Kalu, GTBank: A Tale of Two Judgements

Supreme Court: Orji Kalu v EFCC I don't know whether to say, as we say in Hausa, 'Na sha mamaki' (I was amazed)! or in...