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Buhari Orders Security Agents to Fish out Badeh’s Killers

By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja ordered security agencies to fish out the killers of Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh...

Buhari Proposes N8.83trn Budget for 2019

*Votes N305bn for fuel subsidy *N4.04 trillion or 50.31% earmarked for recurrent expenditure *N2.03 trillion o4 22.98% earmarked for capital projects *N492.36bn for statutory transfers *N2.14 trillion for...

BUSINESS

Wigwe: Access, Diamond Merger to Create Financial Power House

The Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, has said its ongoing business combination agreement with Diamond Bank will lead to...

Rwanda Secures €115m AfDB Loan

The African Development Bank’s Board has approved additional funding support of €115 million to Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, enabling 1.5 million...

POLITICS

LIFE & STYLE

Wande Coal Crowns the Year in Style with ‘King Coal Concert’

Nigeria’s king of vocals, Wande Coal thrilled fans to an extraordinary night of vocals, as the King Coal Concert made a historic debut in...

Building Solution-focused Start-ups for Budding Entrepreneurs

Maduabuchi Ubani writes on the drive by Techstars, an entrepreneurship development project, to build solution-focused start-ups for budding entrepreneurs In Aba, Abia State capital, it...

CSE Declares Katowice Outcome a Failure

Bennett Oghifo The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a leading research and advocacy think tank based in New Delhi, India has described as failure...

LASTMA OFFICIALS AS ENDANGERED SPECIES

Recently, there was chaos along Ikorodu Road, following the mayhem reportedly orchestrated by two policemen attached to a bank in the neighbourhood. According to...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Giving Life to Indigent Sickle Cell Carriers

The Omotoke Gambari Foundation recently reached out to 63 children living with sickle cell anemia with the aim of celebrating them despite their health...
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Reddington Unveils State-of-the-Art Surgery, Critical Care Facility in Lagos

Martins Ifijeh As part of efforts to improve Nigeria's healthcare system and fill the gap for surgical services, Reddington Hospital has unveiled a state-of-the-art surgery...

Promasidor Launches New Product to Promote Healthy Living

Mary Ekah Producers of Cowbell Milk, Promasidor Nigeria, has launched a new product, Sunvita, as part of plans to promote healthy living. Hosting journalists at a...

Foundation Canvasses for Adequate Nutrition to Tackle Pneumonia in Children

Rebecca Ejifoma With a high record of children under five dying from pneumonia, medical experts have said that urgent intervention is needed to save Nigeria...

At Diaspora Summit, Adewale Solicits Functional Health Services in Nigeria

Charles Ajunwa The President and Founder, Women Focus Canada Inc, Dr. Oluremi Remi Adewale, at the 2018 Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit, which held recently in...

SPORT

EDUCATION

2018: Ending in Disputes, Strikes

As 2018 draws to a close amidst the disagreement between the federal government and academic staff unions of universities and polytechnics in the country,...

Reintegrating the Girl-child into School System

Funmi Ogundare writes that girls who are out-of-school as a result of one form of attack or the other, abuse and poverty, need to...

Ministry, Church Take Handwashing Campaign to Students

Uchechukwu Nnaike The Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Lagos Province 8, has inaugurated a 20 unit...

FoodCo Inaugurates Scholarship Scheme for Less Privileged Students

Funmi Ogundare As part of efforts to ensure that indigent but brilliant students get equal opportunities like their privileged counterparts in the country, FoodCo Nigeria...

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A Day to think about Migrants

Former Defence Chief, Alex Badeh, Shot Dead

Buhari: You don’t need more time sir!

Buhari at 76: Why We Love This President

A Vote for Parliamentary System

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EDITORIAL

THE DANGER OF LEAD POISONING

Lead poisoning is widespread. The country should be better prepared At the recent international conference on lead poisoning held in Abuja, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...