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29 Sep 2019
- He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor (Proverbs 14:31). God cares for the poor and the disadvantaged in a very special way. Yes, the poor. The physically challenged. The orphans, widows, strangers, ethnic minorities. The prisoners. The sick. The oppressed. The afflicted. God…
11 Sep 2019
The Federal Government yesterday began the process of building a National Social Register (NSR) to generate a comprehensive and reliable database of poor and vulnerable households across the federation.
15 Aug 2019
Executive Operations Director, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Effiong Okon, has said the right adoption of contemporary technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, and mobile technology will not only drive planning and forecast in the Nigerian oil industry but also address associated risks.
13 Jun 2019
Sir: We are a unique people, celebrated around the world for our exceptionality. We never revel at poor governance publicly but privately, in bedrooms and comfortable zones. This is possible because of a veneer of harmony that is built around the Nigerian. The average Nigerian man is an ethnic and religious bigot. However hard he…
5 Apr 2019
“The wealth of nations depends upon an infinite variety of causes” Alaxander Hamilton. At the moment, “Wealth, Poverty and Politics” is the title of the book that I am reading. The author is Thomas Sowell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. My strong desire to unravel the apparent mystery behind why nations such…
23 Mar 2018
Poor children are now fatter than their rich counterparts, a new study has found. Being overweight was once a sign of wealth and children from poorer backgrounds tended to be thinner - but the trend has reversed. Researchers, who analysed 70 years' worth of data, have today blamed the rise of cheap junk food and…
2 Mar 2018
In this article, we are taking a look at six billionaires that started from a humble beginning. Get motivated and if they can do it, you can too. 6. Oprah Winfrey (Net Worth: 1.05 Trillion Naira) Oprah, for one episode of her show, gifted every audience member a car, her generosity might be due to…
12 May 2016
The money he said is wasted because of hygiene problems such as open defecation and hospital expenditure as a result of preventable sanitation disease among others.
13 Apr 2015
LAGOS Mainland House of Representatives-elect, Jide Jimoh, yesterday blamed poor political education by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the low turnout of voters in Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections.


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The Naira on Thursday exchanged at 445.83 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, a depreciation of 0.12 per cent, compared with the 445.30 it exchanged on Wednesday.
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*As agency receives 1, 100 reports of SGBV in 10 months As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in marking 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, (SGBV), the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking, (NAPTIP), has decried growing cases of child abuse and child abandonment in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja.…
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*Assures Court Order Complied with as Statutorily Empowered IGP Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has approached the court to file a motion to set aside the contempt proceeding and committal order in response to the committal order issued by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. In the…
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured 3,440 convictions on financial and cyber crimes across the country from January to November 2022.
1 hour ago
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), has warned banana sellers to desist from using carbide to ripen bananas because of its health implications. The General Manager, NIHORT Ventures Limited, Dr Joel Akinfisoye, made this known at a four-day women and youth empowerment programme in horticulture, plantain and banana establishment and telfairia production. Dr Akinfisoye stated…