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Itsuokor UNILAG student wins Mathematics competition

UNILAG also triumphed over 14 other universities that participated in the Mathematics competition.

Mace snatching, threat to democracy –NLC

NLC called on Nigerians to stand against the violation of the nation’s democracy.

2019: Nigerians should vote credible leaders

Nigerians should make their votes count in next year’s election by using them to usher in a new set of elites led by a leader with a world view. The call was made by Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria and a 2019 Presidential aspirant, while delivering a keynote address at … Continue reading 2019: Nigerians should vote credible leaders

Expect cloudy skies, thundery activities on Saturday –NiMet

Weather Outlook for Saturday was by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Friday.

Presidency warns against fake Zahra Buhari’s Facebook account

Presidency said the fake Zahra Buhari’s Facebook account was by mischief makers.

Strike: Patients hold management hostage at hospital

Some of the patients said security personnel prevented them from leaving without obtaining clearance from the management.

Nigeria’s debt level under control, Adeosun tells IMF

Adeosun said Nigeria’s debt rate to revenue level was going down gradually.

NIJ provost urges National Assembly to amend TETfund Act

NIJ provost said Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Act should accommodate private tertiary institutions in the country.

Nigerians in UK rally support for Buhari

Members of the groups are expressing support for the Buhari-led administration.

NIS repatriates 44 immigrants

Comptroller of NIS in Nasarawa State, Mr. Aliyu Malik, disclosed the number of immigrants repatriated.

83-year-old inmate executed

The 83-year-old was convicted three decades ago.

Zuma’s son risks jail term over woman’s death

Prosecuting authority said Zuma’s son would be charged with culpable homicide.

FG to auction N90bn bonds

Government will also sell N30 billion seven-year re-opening bond.



INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS Chief

INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS boss

The action of the president shows he is indeed not fighting corruption but promoting it and such action should be seriously condemned.

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

The illegal practice started in 2015 with the government’s introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), a common pool of all government funds.



Mace snatching: Violation beyond the ordinary

Mace snatching: Violation beyond the ordinary

The drama that played out at the National Assembly Wednesday when unknown persons invaded the Senate Chamber and made away with the Mace was indeed a slap on the nation’s democracy, as well as on Nigerians. Assistant Editor CHINWE MADUAGWU, reports.



Entertainment

African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta

African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta

The festival started in Abeokuta in Ogun State on Thursday.

Iyanya’s Biko gets audio visuals

Iyanya’s Biko gets audio visuals

The video of Iyanya’s Biko was shot in the serene capital of Cross River State, Calabar.



Relationships

Jealousy: Which sex is guiltier?

Jealousy: Which sex is guiltier?

Men and women speak on who is guiltier of being jealous

SPORT FLAKES: YEP, SOLDIERS ARRESTED EAGLES STARS

Onigbinde had led the team made up of youngsters to Africa Nations Cup silver earlier in the year. Captained by Stephen Keshi, the Eagles, continental champions in 1980, lost to Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions to bag their first silver in the tournament.

Trump invites Buhari to Washington

Trump will discuss with Buhari, issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism.



REGIONAL NEWS
SOUTH EAST

Strike: Patients hold management hostage at hospital

Strike: Patients hold management hostage at hospital

Some of the patients said security personnel prevented them from leaving without obtaining clearance from the management.



SOUTH SOUTH

A’Ibom: Police kill Stainless, leader of killer group

A’Ibom: Police kill Stainless, leader of killer group

With the death of Stainless, the police boss said, the reign of terror in the state was over.



SOUTH WEST

Soyinka unveils 2018 Ife festival logo

Soyinka unveils 2018 Ife festival logo

Unveiling the logo, Soyinka said that the festival would help showcase Nigerian dishes



NORTH CENTRAL

BREAKING: Herdsmen kill 10 in fresh attack in Benue

BREAKING: Herdsmen kill 10 in fresh attack in Benue

The herdsmen also burnt houses and other valuable properties in the area.



NORTH EAST

Bauchi First Lady gets Zik Leadership Award

Bauchi First Lady gets Zik Leadership Award

Hajiya Hadiza was given the award by the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre, Lagos.



NORTH WEST

Two teachers jailed over N3m admission scam

Two teachers jailed over N3m admission scam

The convicts, both residents of Chechenji Road, Kaduna, were arraigned on a five-count charge.

EDITORIAL
Democracy Day: A Lacklustre anniversary

The list of unfulfilled promises to Nigerians by the administration is as long as the list of allegations of hypocrisy.

Oil Companies’ Relocation: A Matter Of Honour

Locating headquarters of oil companies outside areas of operation has been a source of friction between oil companies and host communities.

OPINION
The Sexploiter And His Cousins
The Sexploiter And His Cousins

And the first step would be for OAU and other higher schools to have whistle-blower policy.

What Does Buhari Owe Them?
What Does Buhari Owe Them?

The surprise is not the vows of extreme personal sacrifice that the Buharists have made to force his hand or their extravagant it’s-him-or-no-other posture.




HEALTH
Fight against Malaria; ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote, Access Bank and others receive Leadership Awards

For their contributions towards the eradication of Malaria, five companies among them, ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote and Access Bank PLC, received various awards.

Tuberculosis silently killing Nigerians

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, a day set aside to beam attention on the disease. In this interview with our Assistant Editor, Chinwe Maduagwu, Dr. Olusola Adeyelu, a Senior Registrar with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, disclosed that the disease was silently and quietly killing Nigerians especially in the villages.

INVESTIGATIONS
INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS Chief

The action of the president shows he is indeed not fighting corruption but promoting it and such action should be seriously condemned.

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

The illegal practice started in 2015 with the government’s introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), a common pool of all government funds.


ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta
African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta

The festival started in Abeokuta in Ogun State on Thursday.

Iyanya’s Biko gets audio visuals
Iyanya’s Biko gets audio visuals

The video of Iyanya’s Biko was shot in the serene capital of Cross River State, Calabar.

Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day
Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

To join Kubart are popular Nigerian artists Iyanya, Bisola Aiyeola, and Jeff Akoh.

SCIENCE AND TECH
Facebook shares dip as U.S. regulator announces privacy probe
Facebook shares dip as U.S. regulator announces privacy probe

Facebook shares briefly dipped below 150 dollars on Monday for the first time since July 2017

Zuckerberg admits Facebook errors
Zuckerberg admits Facebook errors

Zuckerberg on Facebook that the company “made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.”

Russia, U.S. plan joint test flight to Moon
Russia, U.S. plan joint test flight to Moon

In 2016, the IBMP and NASA signed a cooperation agreement on conducting a series of experiments dubbed SIRIUS.

SPORTS
Who succeeds Arsene Wenger? Vieira leads contenders
Who succeeds Arsene Wenger? Vieira leads contenders

List of contenders for Arsene Wenger’s job.

Mourinho pays tribute to old rival, Wenger
Mourinho pays tribute to old rival, Wenger

Mourinho’s rivalry with Wenger dates from the younger manager’s arrival at Chelsea as a self-proclaimed “Special One’’ in 2004.

Arsène Wenger quits Arsenal end of season
Arsène Wènger quits Arsenal end of season

Arsene Wenger will depart the club a year ahead of the expiration of the two-year contract he signed last year.


The herdsmen also burnt houses and other valuable properties in the...

BREAKING: Herdsmen kill 10 in fresh attack in Benue

The Nigerian troops have repelled an attack by the terrorists group,...

Boko Haram: Troops repel insurgents, kill one, lose one soldier

Operation Last Hold begins on May 1.

Boko Haram: Army launches Operation Last Hold

Monica Osagie said she was not invited by the OAU panel...

OAU sex-for-marks student, Monica Osagie speaks

UNILAG also triumphed over 14 other universities that participated in the...

Itsuokor UNILAG student wins Mathematics competition

List of contenders for Arsene Wenger’s job.

Who succeeds Arsene Wenger? Vieira leads contenders