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Call El-Rufai to Order, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Urge FG

Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF)A has advised relevant authorities in Nigeria, particularly the federal government, to call the...

APC Campaign Council Tasks CSOs, Observers on Election

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and...

BUSINESS

Polaris Bank Deepens Financial inclusion in Niger State

As part of its commitment to ease access to banking services for more people, Polaris Bank has entered into a strategic partnership with the...

FG Highlights Gains of GEM, World Bank-funded Project

Nume Ekeghe The project implementation Unit of the GEM Project yesterday said the $160 million World Bank-funded project, being implemented by the Federal Ministry of...

POLITICS

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Mahmood Yakubu

WHY PRESIDENT BUHARI SHOULD SUSPEND INEC CHAIRMAN

It was early in the morning of Saturday, 16th February, 2019, I learnt that the Nigerian general elections have been postponed by the Independent...

Naomi Campbell Showers Accolades on Okonjo-Iweala

International supermodel, Naomi Campbell, could not contain her excitement after meeting Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The two super women met at the 2019...

The Navy’s Sustained Fight Against Maritime Crimes 

Chiemelie Ezeobi, who takes a look at Nigerian Navy’s operations in 2018, writes that the sustained fight against maritime crimes is yielding results despite...

Inside The Grand Finale of Beeta Playwright Competition

Agip Recital Hall Onikan, Lagos was a beehive of activities, as theatre practitioners and budding playwrights met for the grand finale of the second...

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HEALTH & WELLBEING

Setting Healthcare Agenda for Nigeria (1)

HEALTH CARE AGENDA 2019 – 2023 As Nigerians go to polls on Saturday, February 23 and Wednesday, March 6 for the presidential and governorship...

For Effective Data Gathering, Invest in Youths, Gates Tells Nigeria

Martins Ifijeh Co Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates has called on the Nigerian government to invest in youths if it...

African, Health Leaders Call for Increased Investment in Healthcare

Martins Ifijeh African Heads of State, Ministers of Health and Finance, business leaders and global partners have launched a new initiative aimed at increasing commitments...

FGM: A Thriving Degrading Culture in Nigeria

Four years after Nigeria’s lawmakers criminalised female genital mutilation and outlawed the barbaric act, the practice has continued to thrive. But the recent jailing by...

Female Genital Mutilation: Nigeria Ranks Third Highest Globally

Amby Uneze in Owerri Efforts by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other partners to eradicate the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FMG) in...

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EDUCATION

Minister Calls for Govts’ Intervention to Revamp Education

John Shiklam in Kaduna The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has said stressed that the decay that pervades the country’s education sector requires urgent...

Investment in Knowledge, Human Capital will Develop Nigeria, Says Faborode

In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, former Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Secretary General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors in Nigeria, Professor Michael Faborode...

Group Renovates Classrooms in Ayetero-Gbede School

Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja Four blocks of classrooms at the Community High School, Ayetero-Gbede, Kogi State were recently renovated and inaugurated by the Ayetoro-Gbede Global...

Grace School: Govt, Private Sector Collaboration, Key to Efficiency, Quality Learning

Education is a fundamental pillar in nation-building and to achieve the standard and quality that will put Nigerian students at par with their contemporaries...

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EDITORIAL

LEAH SHARIBU: ONE YEAR AFTER

We cannot afford to give up on Sharibu Today marks exactly one year that Miss Leah Sharibu has been in the captivity of the Boko...

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