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Yet another feat from ATBUTH

The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi recorded another feat on Friday following the successful total hip replacement surgery carried out on a female patient. The woman named Rabiatu Usman was said to […]

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Tracking the N2trn constituency projects

The revelation last week by the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, that Nigeria has spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects in the past 19 years without commensurate development at the […]

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DisCos andN1.6trn funding

A recent report indicated that the 11 Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) in the country require recapitalisation as well as the injection of $4.3 billion (about N1.556 trillion) into their networks to enable them function efficiently. […]

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Kyari’s major task at NNPC

The appointments of Mr Mele Kolo Kyari and Dr Thomas John as the new Group Managing Director and the acting alternate chairman of the Governing Board, respectively, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by […]

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Self-induced lunacy

Recently, the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) declared that about 90 per cent of lunatics undergoing treatment in various psychiatric hospitals in the country were victims of illicit drugs. Deputy Commandant of the agency, […]

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The world is hungry!

The United Nations World Food Programme Executive Director, Mr. David Beasley, recently raised an alarm that hunger had grown from 778m people in 2015 to 815m in 2016, noting that about 60 per cent of […]

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Heed Onaiyekan’s admonition

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Cardinal John Onaiyekan’s admonition to Nigerian leaders at all levels to change their system of governance in order to address the numerous challenges facing the country and its people is […]

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9th NASS leadership, a good omen

The emergence, on Tuesday, of Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker, respectively, portends a good omen for the nation’s evolving democracy. […]