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By Kenneth Ezaga President Muhammadu Buhari wants to create 10m jobs in his second term. That is a lofty ambition. However, sports can be a quick win for him. With the right support, it can deliver over 500,000 direct and...
 Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend lauded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on its recent recovery and handing-over of N111million allegedly recovered from treasury looters in the state...
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state. The governor said the service must find a better way of managing relationships with...
Fayemi restates opposition to NFIU’s directive to banks on joint accounts Francis Ndubuisi in Abuja and Ojo Maduekwe in Lagos  Worried by the intractable problem of fuel subsidy, which has affected the amount of money available for distribution among the...
Chineme Okafor in Abuja The financial support provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to Nigeria’s power sector is set to hit a total of N1.695 trillion, making it the single largest creditor to the sector, an analysis of...
Mulls massive deployment of attack helicopters Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The military is tinkering with a new war strategy to end terror attacks by insurgent groups in the North-east within three months, THISDAY’s investigation has revealed. The new strategy, it was...
Alleges corruption, lack of consultation against national body We hope reason will prevail at last, says ASUU Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan, Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo and Uche Nnaike in Lagos The crisis threatening the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)...
Praises Buhari for approving aides for her office Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, yesterday in Abuja explained that she was in the United Kingdom for about two months for medical attention on the advice of...
Senate to amend 2007 Public Procurement Act Deji Elumoye in Abuja  Almost one week after President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly, the legislature is yet to receive the full details...

A Rising Force for the Girl-child 

Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recently marked 2019 International Day of the Girl themed “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable” was quite instructive in the face of the burgeoning challenges facing the girl-child, ranging from sexual violence to gender academic disparity,...

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