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Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Federal Government to negotiate with those agitating for the creation of a Biafran republic out of the current set-up in Ni
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The management of the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, has insisted that the family of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke did not request that the hospital shoul
Bukola Adebayo The National President, Association for Counselling, Matchmaking and Psychotherapy of Nigeria, Dr Laila Matthew-Daniel, has said the majority of the people offering counselling and psyc
Fidelis Soriwei and Eniola Akinkuotu The Independent National Electoral Commission has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State of double registration in the ongoing voter registration started by t
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Federal Road Safety Corps has said its men and officers will remain on federal and state roads to carry out their operations. The Commander, Zone 8, FRSC, John Meheu
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Jama’atu Nasril Islam on Thursday said the announcement of the sighting of the moon would be made by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar. The Kogi State Chairman of J
Friday Olokor, Jos A fake soldier, Victor Oluwole, has been arrested by the police in Plateau State for allegedly stabbing to death a 25-year-old resident, Pokyes Danladi, in West of Mines community i
 Ramon Oladimeji A retired Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Oladapo Fafowora, on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Federal Government demolished the house of the late Herbert Macaulay, who is wid
Enyioha Opara, Minna The police in Niger State have arrested an ex-councillor, Mohammed Nasiru, and three others for allegedly defrauding job seekers of N1.4m in the Chanchaga Local Government Area of
John Ameh, John Alechenu, Leke Baiyewu and ‘Femi Asu The Senate on Thursday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, which seeks to unbundle the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and merge
Punch Editorial Board The storms are gathering for a labour strike over a new minimum wage demand, as government is yet to make a concrete offer. Shortly after the May Day rally in Abuja that ended in
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The President General of the Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has said the current Nigeria’s political structure  is unfair, exploitative and
Success Nwogu,  Ilorin The Kwara State Government on Thursday honoured the late  former Super Eagles  striker,  Rashidi Yekini. Yekini was honoured for his outstanding contribution to sports developme
Fola Ojo Drilling for oil in the North-East has cost Nigeria a fortune. From the day that the seemingly endless exercise began, a whopping sum of $340m and another N27bn have been sunk into the dream
Ramon Oladimeji The National Bureau of Statistics has listed Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Oyo, Rivers states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja as the most investors-friendly destinations in the coun
Change, as the only constant in life, has become a universal aphorism. Nonetheless, humans are evolutionarily predisposed to resist change because of the inherent uncertainties. Organisations and peop
 Babatunde Fajimi Entrepreneurs possess characteristics and learn certain principles early in their start-up phase. These equip them for life as and make them good in their business. Entrepreneurs are
Ayo Olukotun  “If you have eaten, don’t talk. If you are eating, don’t talk. If you are hoping to be invited to eat, don’t talk. The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi II, got into trouble because
Magnus Onyibe Upon the revelation by a Nigerian radiologist that Kikaose had been living with ruptured appendix, the initial plan was to immediately fly her back to the United Kingdom for the surgery.
Stanley Opara Amid the challenges that characterised its operating environment in 2016, the UACN Property Development Company Plc says it has re-strategised its business for improved performance this
Ozioma Ubabukoh Hashtags are very important because they make it easier to find information about a particular theme, campaign or content. They can also be used to get the attention of your audience,
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina An 18-year-old, Saidu Abdullahi, of Janbago quarters in Katsina State, has been remanded in prison for allegedly committing incest with his eight-year-old younger sister. Magis
Oyetunji Abioye Sadly, many people don’t learn about loan or credit until they get their first loan or happen to be given a credit card by a bank. They usually don’t learn this type of financial infor
Success Nwogu, Ilorin A group, Movement for Genuine Change, on Thursday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria not to grant Shonga Farms Holdings Limited N2bn credit facility. The Governor of the CBN, Mr.
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said in Abuja that the government had partnered the United States of America to design strategies to vaccinate soldiers and their families
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Residents of Nyangasang Community in Calabar Municipal Local Government Area of Cross River State including Senator Florence Ita-Giwa on Thursday expressed  their joy over Manche
Anna Okon The Presidency has developed an omnibus bill on the ease of doing business and is set to present it to the National Assembly. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said this in Lagos on
Idris Adesina Former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has said the friendly match against  Corsica on Friday  will help Nigeria’s  preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against South
Umar Muhammed, Lafia The Executive Director of Breeze 99.9 FM in Nasarawa State, Dr Nawoni Aboki, has said the land, which he used for his radio station, was approved by the state Governor Tanko Al-Ma
Along with all the other crucial lessons of life, teaching your child the importance of money, banking and how to use money very well is quite necessary. Childhood is the time when they’re bubbling wi
Stanley Opara The equities market appreciated by N63bn on Thursday to close at N9.841tn from N9.778tn. It recorded 30 gainers and 14 laggards as a total of 418.935 million shares worth N4.962bn exchan
Folashade Adebayo The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, and Chairman, Atlantic Hall Educational Trust Council, Ms. Lola Aboderin, have said that the provision of quality education to youths i
Anna Okon Multinational home care product maker, Hayat Kimya Group, has opened a $100m diaper and tissue paper factory in Agbara, Ogun State expected to create 30,000 jobs. The Governor of Ogun State,
Folashade Adebayo For returning a purse containing N18,000 and other documents to a branch of the First City Monument Bank, a pupil of Muslim High School, Sagamu, Ogun State, Labake Samson, has been r

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