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Saturday, September 23, 2017

My vision is to have professional, responsive army – Buratai

Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Friday said his vision was to have a professional and responsive army in the...

FG to leverage on PPP to provide basic infrastructure – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Abuja said Federal Government planned to use Public Private Partnership (PPP) to provide basic infrastructure to the...
Insurer advises SMEs to insure their businesses

Insurer advises SMEs to insure their businesses

Mr Jide Orimolade, Managing Director, Law Union and Rock, on Thursday advised Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to obtain insurance cover for their businesses. In...
Prudential Life Insurance acquires major stake in Zenith Life Insurance

Prudential Life Insurance acquires major stake in Zenith Life Insurance

Prudential Life Insurance, a leading life insurance company in the world, has acquired majority stake in Zenith Life Insurance company in Nigeria. A source in...
Sovereign Trust Insurance maintains impressive H1 performance, posts N630m PBT

Sovereign Trust Insurance maintains impressive H1 performance, posts N630m PBT

Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc has again maintained a very impressive half year performance going by its unaudited financial results which was recently made available...

Excess light, heat can damage eyes – Ophthalmologist warns

Dr Ayodeji Alade, an Ophthalmologist at the General Hospital, Omuaran, Kwara, has warned people against getting exposed to excess light and heat to avoid...

Senate reassures on national unity

The President of Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reassured of the National Assembly’s (NASS) commitment to ensuring that all Nigerians live in peace without...
Igbo leaders call for support to honour late Okwaraji

Igbo leaders call for support to honour late Okwaraji

Some Igbo leaders have called for support to honour late footballer, Sam Okwaraji, who died while performing a national assignment at the National Stadium...
Preparation key to D’Tigers success at FIBA World Cup, Niger Potters coach says

Preparation key to D’Tigers success at FIBA World Cup, Niger Potters coach says

Coach Adamu Kuta of Niger Potters male basketball club on Friday said due preparation was imperative to success for D’Tigers to achieve desired results...
Table tennis academy adjusts training programme to accommodate academics

Table tennis academy adjusts training programme to accommodate academics

To ensure table tennis players blended their education with sports career, the Alakoro Table Tennis Academy says its daily training programme for players has...
Super Eagles certain to beat Benin Republic in WAFU Nations Cup semi-finals, club coach says

Super Eagles certain to beat Benin Republic in WAFU Nations Cup semi-finals, club coach...

Akinade Onigbinde, the coach of FRSC Football Club of Abuja, on Wednesday said he was certain the Super Eagles would beat their Republic of...

Reuben Abati: The Python does not dance…

Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be...
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ASUU official urges FG to respect agreements

ASUU official urges FG to respect agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) expects the Federal Government to respect the agreement reached with it, an official of the union said...
WAEC/NECO: Borno students lament withholding of results

WAEC/NECO: Borno students lament withholding of results

Students of public secondary schools in Borno have expressed concern over the withholding of examination results by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and...
Corps member renovates orphanage home in Ibadan

Corps member renovates orphanage home in Ibadan

Miss Susan Abraham, a 2016/17 batch B, stream 1 Corps Member in Oyo state, (OY/16B/0950), has given a facelift to the Mercy of God...
FG committed to promotion of reading culture - Minister

FG committed to promotion of reading culture – Minister

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of reading culture in the country. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said...
Bagudu‎ urges stakeholders to address illiteracy

Bagudu‎ urges stakeholders to address illiteracy

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has called on stakeholders in the education sector to come up with new solutions to address illiteracy in the...