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As the baton changes…
By Muyiwa Adetiba On Inauguration Day, the rains came early, preceded by gutsy winds in many parts of Lagos. The optimistic would call them showers of blessings. The pessimistic would however, read ominous signs to the early morning downpour. According to folk lore, rains signify birth. They signify renewal. They signify cleansing. Many people would […]
How Tinubu can escape Buhari’s first booby trap
By Emmanuel Aziken It’s an irony that the fortunes of the Nigerian petroleum industry were at the worst under the longest serving minister of petroleum in the country’s history, Muhammadu Buhari. Even more astounding is the fact that the last eight-year spell was not Buhari’s first time as minister of petroleum, having occupied that portfolio […]
Jagaban has grabbed the bulls by the horns
By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Some said he went off script. They said the script said ‘end of June’. They argued he should have consulted with labour unions and worked out the cushions before pulling the subsidy rug off the feet of the masses. But it seems Jagaban has not come to play. He wobbled a […]
Life is fragile; handle yours with care
By Francis Ewherido In the last one week, I heard of some deaths that made me to be circumspect. Two of the people died as a result of overindulgence. We always joke that “something must kill a man” and laugh over it. But I also grew up to hear my mother say that “the stick […]
Twitter safety exec quits after anti-trans video strife
Twitter’s head of trust and safety on Friday confirmed she had quit the company, her departure coming after owner Elon Musk endorsed an anti-transgender video shared on the platform. “I know there’s been a lot of speculation regarding what happened,” read a post on Ella Irwin’s Twitter account late Friday, a day after her resignation […]
NCC begins issuance of Mobile Virtual Network Operators’ Licence
By Emem Idio, Yenagoa As part of measures to expand quality mobile network coverage and bridge the gap between unserved and underserved areas and population in the country, the National Communications Commission, NCC, has begun the issuance of Licences to Mobile Virtual Network Operators, MVNO. The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, disclosed […]
NCC commences review of existing licenses
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Thursday said it is currently reviewing the scope and structure of its existing licenses to make them more robust and to accommodate some of the identified new industry trends.
Japa syndrome: Nigerians worry over the fate of immigrant job seekers
The fate of Nigerians who leave the country in search of greener pastures in foreign countries has become a point of pain to concerned Nigerians.
We ‘ll support JAMB to rid education sector of corruption, malpractice – NANS
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has said it will support and collaborate with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to sanitise the education sector, especially the segment involved in the conduct of public examinations and rid it of corruption and malpractice.
Unilag students’ association gets first female president
Students in the Faculty of Science, University of Lagos were thrown into a jubilant mood as the election results of their science students’ association was made public on Monday the 29th day of May. For the first time in 32 years since the inception of the University of Lagos Science Students’ Association (ULSSA), a female […]
ASUU: Court upholds FG’s ‘No work no pay’ policy
The National Industrial Court, has upheld the no work no pay policy by the Federal Government in the suit filed against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
BayelsaPRIME will improve learning in children – Diri
By Elizabeth Osayande The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has noted that BayelsaPRIME was launched to improve the learning outcomes of children in the state-owned primary schools. The governor disclosed this at the sideline of events to mark this year’s Children’s Day celebration while affirming his administration’s commitment to the development of young […]