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Buhari Arrives Lagos, Received by South-west Govs

By Omololu Ogunmade in Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Lagos State where he's billed to commission projects executed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The president arrived...

77 Tribunals to Hear 766 Petitions on 2019 Polls

A total of 766 petitions have so far been filed across the country by politicians aggrieved over the outcome of the last general election. The...

BUSINESS

Olam to Acquire Dangote Flour Mills for N130bn

Nume Ekeghe with agency report Olam International Limited, a Singaporean agro-allied company, yesterday offered to acquire Dangote Flour Mill (DFM) Plc. Dangote Flour Mills, in a...

Expert Seeks Increased Awareness on Multi-fund Investment Structure

Ebere Nwoji A Chartered Insurer and former Managing Director of Linkage Assurance Plc, Dr. Pius Apere, has kicked against the multi-fund investment structure introduced last...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

LSF|PR Wins Four SABRE Awards

Anguish of a Host Community

Adibe Emenyonu writes that for the Ogua Community, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, it’s been one tale of neglect and deprivation despite...

Scorecard for Lagos State Police Command

Chiemelie Ezeobi chronicles the series of arrests recorded by the Lagos State Police Command in one month Upon assumption of office as the 35th Commissioner...

Changing NAF’s Capacity, Service Delivery Narrative

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that as the Nigerian Air Force clocks 55 as a professional fighting force, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique...

SOLIDARITY WITH THE SUFFERING

Sonnie Ekwowusi writes about the need to reach out to those who are in pains We have a responsibility not to deprive the suffering in...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations

With Nigeria contributing 19 per cent to the world’s maternal mortality index, and 58,000 women not having the opportunity to experience and share the...

Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients

The Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode recently got the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as...

1.3m Nigerians Gets Trachoma Vaccination, Says Adewole

 Says cases decrease by 9 million in five years Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has revealed that at least...

FCT Launches N162B Strategic Health Development Plan

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Administration has launched its Strategic Health Development Plan II from 2018- 2022. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello,...

Foundation Moves to Make Kidney Care Accessible, Affordable in Abia, Environs

Emmanuel Ugwu, Umuahia The high cost of kidney care could be greatly reduced with universal health insurance and intervention by government and public-spirited persons and...

SPORT

EDUCATION

Systemic Infractions

JAN Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Targets 1m Youths

Funmi Ogundare Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), a non-profit economic and education-focused organisation, has reiterated its commitment to reach one million Nigerian youths, just as it...

Stakeholders Push Ideas for Revamping Nigeria’s Learning Approach

May Nnah Stakeholders in the education sector are pushing for a fundamental change to the Nigerian learning approach, which is said to frustrate the smooth...

Staff Training, Welfare, Research Top Agenda of Oko Poly’s First Female Rector

For the first time in its 38 years of existence, a female Rector, Dr. Francisca Nwafulugo was recently appointed at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko,...

Varsities, Polys Urged to Embrace e-Learning

Funmi Ogundare The Chief Executive Officer of Slot System Limited, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo has urged institutions in the country to embrace e-learning to expand their...

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EDITORIAL

FUEL SHORTAGES AND THE SUBSIDY QUESTION

Government should summon the courage to let go of petrol subsidy Against the backdrop of long queues at some filling stations across the country last...