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NIGERIA

VerifyMe Listed As Notable Startup and Ecosystem Champion in StartupBlink Report

Digital identity and open finance infrastructure company, VerifyMe Nigeria, has been listed as one of Nigeria’s Notable Startups and Ecosystem Champions in the Global...

HADI SIRIKA: NO TO NIGERIA AIR

Mr Hadi Sirika’s plans to start up a national airline from scratch is just sheer folly. Maybe he is oblivious of the fact that...

DON ‘T LET THE BULLIES WIN

BUSINESS

Anaekwe: Why We Prioritise Stakeholders’ Needs, Expectations

Aishat Anaekwe is the Senior Brand Manager, Life Continental Beer and 33 Export Lager. In this interview she speaks on issues around the brands...

Wigwe: Our Target is to Have Strong Presence in Major Trade...

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, in this interview by Julia Chatterley, Anchor of First Move on...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Evergreen Musical Company Partners National Theatre for Musical Contest

Through a strategic partnership, Evergreen Musical Company and the National Theatre have birthed the inaugural edition of Thrillerbandz@Theatre, a musical contest spotlighting musicians of...

BASHORUN KOLA DAISI: INSIDE STORY OF AN INDUSTRIALIST TURNED EDUCATIONIST

Looking regal, charming with a mien of contentment in white apparel, the Ibadan High Chief Bashorun Kola Daisi always made an impression on his...

LEEMON IKPEA: From 40ft Container to Offices in Warri, Lagos, Italy and USA

THE EXECUTIVE Chief Executive Officer of Lee Engineering & Construction Company Limited, Dr. Leemon Ikpea, founded the company on November 11, 1991. In the last...

Cheers to A Legal Collosus, Olanipekun, at 70

Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) means many things to many people: a husband, father, grandfather, principal and a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association....

HEALTH & WELLBEING

George Okoroma: Taking ACEN to Greater Heights

Recently, the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria celebrated its 50th anniversary. Vanessa Obioha encountered the President, Engineer George Okoroma who shared some of...

50,000 Residents Enroll in Nasarawa Health Insurance Scheme

Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia Over 50,000 residents of Nasarawa State have so far been enrolled in the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA). Executive Secretary of...

Fertility Expert Recommends Freezing Eggs for Women Above 30

Rebecca Ejifoma A renowned fertility expert and Managing Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has urged unmarried ladies in their early 30s to consider...

One Woman Organises Free Breast Cancer Screening For Women

Ayodeji Ake Sterling Bank, through its One Woman proposition, recently organised a free breast cancer screening and education event for women in Lekki area of...

Open Defecation: UNICEF’ Builds 7,728 Toilet Facilities in North-east

...As 32% in Yobe engage in open defecation Onyebuchi Ezigbo and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri United Nations Children Fund, (UNICEF) has said that 7,728 toilet facilities...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Flip Side of Proposed Poly Upgrade

Augustine Varsity VC Urges Govt to Support Private Universities

The Vice-Chancellor of Augustine University, Ilara-Epe, Prof. Christopher Odetunde, says the recent announcement by the Federal Government that it will start paying bursary and...

Lagos SUBEB Partners Women Affairs Ministry to Tackle Out-of-School Children Manace

Funmi Ogundare As part of efforts to reduce the increasing number of out-of-school children, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board recently paid a courtesy...

FCE Umunze Partners Afreximbank on Job Creation

The Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra, Dr. Tessy Okoli, says focusing on entrepreneurship and skills acquisition can curtail the...

NUC Approves PG, Additional Undergraduate Programmes at SSU

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved postgraduate programmes and 16 additional undergraduate programmes at Sokoto State University. In a statement, the...

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My Meetings with De Klerk over Apartheid

‘How Many Slots Are You Giving Us?’

KOLA ABIOLA AND HIS SECRET PAINS

Reflections on the Blinken’s Visit

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My Meetings with De Klerk over Apartheid

GUEST COLUMNIST By Aliyu Gusau Sometimes life affords us opportunity to witness and participate in significant moments in history. Such an opportunity came my...

EDITORIAL

EFCC AND THE SHIPWRECKS ON WATERWAYS

The anti-graft agency should decide on what to do with seized ships as they are endangering lives It is an open secret that the Economic...

Column

Direct Primaries Won’t Give Power to the People

Ring true BY Yemi Adebowale   Email: yemi.adebowale@thisdaylive.com Phone 08054699539 I always laugh whenever I hear the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the...