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Malaria : Progress made, work incomplete

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

AS the world marks another World Malaria Day today, April 25, malaria remains one of the  most deadly infectious diseases. Malaria is...

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Towards Ending Malaria For Good

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Editorial, Opinion | 0 comments

Every April 25, the world observes World Malaria Day, one of the eight official global public health campaigns currently marked by the...

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WHEN TRANSFORMERS BECOME BOMBS

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

The NERC could do more to prevent cheap deaths If there is anything that confirms how little life is valued in Nigeria, it is in the...

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Economy: Exiting recession without oil money

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

A thing or two to cheer about the present crop of economy management team sprouted from the comments of the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi...

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As WHO Elects New Leader

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Editorial, Opinion | 0 comments

The health challenges in today’s world, particularly for developing countries, demand bold new leadership to ensure that those issues are...

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Too little, too late!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

Last week, the President summoned the courage to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, over the...

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CSM Epidemic: New Strain Or Old Attitude?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Editorial, News | 0 comments

Amid startling statistics depicting the alarming spread of this year’s CSM epidemic, affecting 2,524 persons from six to 16 states and a...

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Michika Is Becoming Habitable Again

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Editorial, News | 0 comments

Michika which is the most populated LGA in Adamawa State with about 26 chiefdoms and 84 villages around the mountainous caves had their...

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Should The 2018 Census Hold?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

 No. The timing is not right for the exercise The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, last week called for the...

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Looking inwards for HIV/ AIDS alternative funding

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

WE NOTE with dismay plans by international donor agencies to suspend funding of Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS program. This was contained in a recent...

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Re: Nigeria, Poverty In The Midst Of Plenty

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

Nigeria as a rich nation is blessed with human, material and natural resources but, why do we witness prevalence of absolute poverty?...

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The Nigeria/UK cooperation on looted funds

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

The plan by the British authorities to expose corrupt Nigerians who invested looted public funds in property in the United Kingdom (UK) is...

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MSMEs As Bedrock Of Industralisation

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Editorial, News | 0 comments

Nigeria, with a vast landscape littered with a plethora of carcasses of once thriving motor assembly plants and textile mills, offers a...

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THE HIGH COST OF ESSENTIAL DRUGS

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

The tax on imported drugs is unhelpful With a circular titled “Import Adjustment Tax”, the Federal Ministry of Finance recently directed...

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2017 Budget: Revise Agriculture’s Paltry Allocation

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Editorial, Opinion | 0 comments

The 2017 Budget of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration otherwise christened the budget of hope and change seems geared to...

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CHILDREN AS ENDANGRED SPECIES

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

No doubt, the media was awash with stories of baby factories uncovered across the country where young girls were being used to breed...

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Sanction those responsible for Queens College incident

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Editorial | 0 comments

The confession by the Federal Ministry of Education  of its negligence in the diarrhoea outbreak at Queens College, Lagos, appears like a...

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Editorial: What we learnt from the HuffPost saga

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Editorial, South Africa | 0 comments

Like everyone else, we have been watching the Huffington Post drama play out over the past few days. The story as many of you would know...

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It’s Time For A New Religion In Nigeria

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Editorial, News | 0 comments

Nigeria’s troubled history is continuously worsened by the too much emphasis on religion, at the expense of the state or country. Often,...

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Replicate Abuja Airport Runway Success In Other Projects

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Editorial, News, Opinion | 0 comments

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be formally reopened today after six weeks closure to allow for reconstruction of its...

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