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APC presidential race: I won’t step down – Kwankwaso

APC presidential race: I won’t step down – Kwankwaso

Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso yesterday said he will not step down for anyone in the race for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress. Read more

US, investors plan $20bn power plant in Katsina

US, investors plan $20bn power plant in Katsina

United States government officials and a consortium of companies have arrived in Katsina State for feasibility studies on a 1000 megawatts gas plant to be financed from the $20 billion... Read more

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You can’t be vice president, go to Senate - Anenih tells Shema

You can’t be vice president, go to Senate - Anenih tells Shema

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Tony Anenih, yesterday told Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema to for...

Issues before Tambuwal moves to APC

Issues before Tambuwal moves to APC

Any moment from now, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, is expected to formally defect from the ruling Peoples ...

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NFF gives Amodu 66-man list

NFF gives Amodu 66-man list

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Umar Abdullahi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Brains & Hammers, a fast growing real estate development company with headquarters in Abuja. In this interview he speaks on an upcoming ...

10.20.2014

The governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime will on Thursday commission the eastern regional office of the Platinum Mortgage Bank Limited.

10.20.2014

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has embarked on a sensitisation campaign aimed at reducing the adverse effects of the use of pesticides that are harmful to the environment.

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The use of firewood is one of the most common methods of cooking in Nigeria, which has been in practice for ages in most homes.  In many parts of the country, cooking with firewood both indoor ...

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Entrepreneurship course in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions was introduced in 2012 to address the problem of unemployment among graduates.  

10.16.2014

The mention of the word ‘examination’ creates tension and anxiety in students but we all know that to be qualified in a particular field of study, an examination is inevitable.

10.16.2014

Reports   from the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS) conducted by the National Populations Commission (NPopC)  with the support of the United States Agency for ...

10.17.2014

Women have always played significant roles in the society. The travails of women are often connected to the ignorance of men towards the needs of women.

10.17.2014

In this interview, Comrade Joe Ajaero, a deputy president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), speaks on his quest to reposition the labour movement and why Nigerians should not sell their votes if ...

10.20.2014

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) at the weekend accused the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Bello Adoke, of choosing court orders to obey and those to ignore.

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10.13.2014

There are growing concerns about the effect of Ebola not only on its victims but on the entire health system. 

10.21.2014

My big sister has been diagnosed in Germany with ‘Dementia’. She is on drugs now in the hospital. I am confused about this disease. Please provide simple and useful information on this condition.

10.21.2014

MainOne has joined government agencies, maritime bodies and other stakeholders with responsibilities in seabed use to clamour for the protection of submarine cables and other critical IT ...

10.20.2014

A consumer goods manufacturing company, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Nigeria has struck a partnership with University of Ibadan (UI) in a deal that would ensure transfer of technological skills and ...

10.20.2014

The Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), a subsidiary of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, through its mechanisation unit is engaged in producing simple machines meant to reduce the ...

10.16.2014

The President of the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU), Dr. Evelyn Nguleka, has been appointed acting president, World Farmers’ Organisation.

10.16.2014

Lottery, like other ideas we borrowed from other jurisdictions is a creation of statute.

10.21.2014

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Mr. Austin Alegeh SAN has called off his trip to attend the ongoing International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Tokyo, Japan.

10.21.2014

The usage of the word Hijab nowadays tends to immediately conjure up imagery on Islamic clothing obligations for women, the jilbab, niqab, abaya, headscarf etc. and the uphill battle many Muslim ...

10.17.2014

An Abuja-based Islamic cleric, Ustaz Aliyy Shuaib, has identified some rewarding actions through which every worshiper of Allah (swt) can earn His love.

10.10.2014

The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

05.06.2013

Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...

02.04.2013

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Osogbo: Thinking of the aged

Osogbo: Thinking of the aged

Effort are on in Osogbo to bring some joy and love into the daily life of elderly citizens.

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