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1 May 2010
THE Student Union Government of the University of Ilorin, in conjunction with the Association for the Prevention of Sickle Cell Anaemia (APOSCAN) recently organised two sensitisation seminars on the importance of knowing one's genotype at the University of Ilorin Auditorium. Guest lecturer at the occasion, Prof. Banji Adewuyi of the Department of Haematology, University of…
1 May 2010
WITH the global economic meltdown, stakeholders fear that donor agencies are relapsing in funding HIV/AIDS programmes and therefore push for country ownership. Ben Ukwuoma and Wole Oyebade write. When the reality of economic recession dawned on major world economies in 2009, analysts were quick to point to doubting Thomases in Africa that the crisis was…
1 May 2010
In May 1993, a month before Babangida fatefully annulled the June 12 elections, the late revered activist and patriot, Gani Fawehinmi said of IBB: "he is a man whose words mean nothing to him". In all likelihood, when the dust of history has settled on the personalities and events that have utterly ruined Nigeria in…
1 May 2010
LAGOS has recently become the focus of a frenzied and negative and stereotypical blitz by the international media and foreigners, who continue to rubbish the dream of the Nigeria prime commercial centre turning to a mega city. Not that Lagos has attracted any positive media attention in the past few years but global interest in…
1 May 2010
I'M sitting in the middle of Falomo, on the 'Fidelity' monument. It's a cool day, which is why I can sit here, but it is still quite humid. I take a sip of water from the bottle with me, put the bottle down and start to take in my environment. So much is happening all…
1 May 2010
IN an effort to set an apparent 'corporate example,' top management and senior staff of Halliburton, an oil and gas outfit, last week defied the early morning rain to observe the monthly Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Day on Sanusi Fafunwa Street Victoria Island and its environs. The senior oil workers, who were led by the…
1 May 2010
SATURDAY, April 24, was a colourful day for Ibie town, one of the rural communities in Taraba State, as it celebrated the 2010 edition of Nwonyo Fishing Festival. The celebration had a lot of theatrical performances with cultural troupes from the town providing the needed spectacle. There was horse procession (Durbar), swimming, canoeing and boat…
1 May 2010
ELISHAMA Ideh is an evangelist and minister of the gospel with a mandate to reach nations and impact lives through the inimitable love of Christ. She is also founder and President of Christ Ever-Present Ministries (CTEM), a faith-based organization that provides succour for despairing souls. Elishama is the initiator of Partnership For A New Nigeria…
1 May 2010
NOW headed by Odein Henry Ajumogobia, a lawyer (and former Minister of State for Petroleum), the new team at the Foreign Affairs ministry is coming on board at a time Nigeria is making a critical bend in the transition to a more stable times in her engagement with the rest of the world! Before the…
19 Dec 2009
KOLADE, Christopher Olusola administrator and diplomat will be 77 on Monday, December 28, 2009. Born on December 28, 1932, he hails from Erin Oke in Osun State. He was educated at Emmanuel School, Ado-Ekiti, 1939-43; Christ's School, Ado-Ekiti, 1944-1945; Government College, Ibadan 1946-51, from where he proceeded to the famous Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, 1951-55.
19 Dec 2009
Publicity Secretary of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Osita Okechukwu has argued that by not transmitting a letter to the two leaders of the National Assembly, notifying them about his absence, President Yar'Adua has violated his own principle of running an administration that is based on the rule of law. Besides, he said the action has done a lot of damage to the nation's standing and reputation. He spoke to MOHAMMED ABUBAKAR in Abuja.
19 Dec 2009
Rachael Akinyemi has been managing the Lagos Cheshire Home for the last six months, but her involvement with the disabled and old peoples home dates back to 1980, when she was converted by one of the Cheshire Home mate who had invited her to church during a visit to the home nearly three decades ago.


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The Management of Rivers State University (RSU) has announced the commencement of academic activities at the university’s satellite campuses in Ahoada, Emohua and Etche councils of the state.
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Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Alphonsus Eba, has maintained that power rotation witnessed in the state since 1999 will be legalised.
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Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Delta State capital, has granted Labour Party (LP) and its governorship candidate, Deacon Ken Kawhariebie Pela, leave to inspect all Independent National Election Commission (INEC)’s election materials pertaining to the conduct of governorship election on March 18, 2023 in the state.
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As reactions trail the disclosure by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday over plot to install interim government ahead of May 29 handover from President Muhammadu Buhari to President-elect Bola Tinubu, Labour Party (LP) has dissociated itself from the alleged plot, denying being part of any unconstitutional arrangement to install an interim government.
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Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Edo State chapter, yesterday, called on women journalists to upgrade their academic qualifications for future opportunities and contributions to national development.