Child Rights Act: Senate moves for domestication in 13 states

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Women Affairs to liaise with the Ministry of More...

Deposit monies recovered from Justice Ngwuta in CBN, court orders EFCC

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to deposit the More...

Ramadan 2017: Why is it so important for Muslims?

Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims. Every year, Muslims around the world fast during daylight hours, but what is it really about? What More...

The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

By Colin Barras Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization estimates that More...

No uniform fares for 2017 Hajj -NAHCON

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) By Umar Muhammad Puma The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has said henceforth ,there More...

Court okays ex NNPC GMD, Yakubu medical trip abroad

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday granted Engr. Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director More...

VIO building collapses in Mabushi

A middle-aged man yesterday escaped death by the whiskers when scaffold attached to a first storey building belonging to the Directorate More...

Kano Govt, coy in 50mw solar power pact

By Mustapha Usman, Kano Kano State Government said it would sign a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with Black Rhino Company on 50MW More...

As senate passes PIB… NNPC scrapped, 2 subsidiaries emerge

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Christiana Ekpa The Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB) after seventeen years, in which it scrapped the Nigeria National More...

19 states get N2bn each from ecological fund refund

By Lawrence Olaoye The Federal Government has resolved to give N2 billion each to nineteen states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory perceived to have been short-changed More...

Ramadan: Nigerians urged to uphold virtues of love, truth

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos Nigerians have been admonished to uphold the virtues of truthfulness, love and accord mutual respect to another irrespective of their tribal or religious More...

APC hails Senate on PIB passage after 17 years

By Umar Muhammad Puma The All Progressives Congress (APC) commends the Senate on the passage of the historic Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) which seeks to introduce reforms that More...

Ekweremadu canvasses total removal of age criterion for political office

By Christiana Ekpa The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for the total removal of age as a criterion for holding political office in Nigeria. He, instead, called More...

Finding a solution to Syrian conflict

The second round of the Geneva II conference on the nearby three-year-old Syrian conflict got under way recently. The first More...

A little to the left, a little to the right

The recent federal government decision suspending oversea training for civil servants did not come as surprise More...

Jaiz Bank forecasts N316m profit in Qtr 2

By Etuka Sunday Jaiz Bank Plc projects to deliver a Profit Before Tax of N316.281 million...

NNPC invites Chinese investors for its Research, Development Venture

By Etuka Sunday Amidst volatility in crude oil prices in the international market and the need...

Dangote Cement’s N144.8bn dividend delights shareholders

By Etuka Sunday Shareholders of Dangote Cement were yesterday full of praise for the Board, Management...

Tourism development: FCT Minister harps on improved services

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello By Stanley Onyekwere FCT Minister, Malam More...

Ex-FCT Minister tasks youth on early marriage

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed has urged youths to marry, in order to enable them..

AMAC chairman laments paucity of funds to deliver services

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido has decried the seemingly unending paucity of funds, constraining the council’s..

China’s belt and road initiative and the making of a new world order

By Charles Onunaiju Between the 14th and 15th May, an important step was taken in establishing the framework More...

Belt and Road Initiative Open to Nigeria and All

By Zhou Pingjian Many Nigerian friends have been to or are familiar with the Canton fair. In 1957, the Chinese government..

Iran’s presidential election puts populism to the test

As the Iranian presidential election campaign gets into full swing, sitting president Hassan Rouhani is facing two strong favourites from the..

The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

By Colin Barras Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization..

APC: Is it he or she or she-he

FRIDAY Column BY  Engr. Abubakar A. Fari In Nigeria the more you see, the less you understand. To one with a..

What successful people don’t do at the end of workday

The last 10 minutes of your workday are equally as important as the first 10. “Whatever you do right before leaving..