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It’s time for our universities begin to serve us

By Emmanuel Onoja Education liberates the mind. It illuminates the mind. Whoever is not literate is to thought to be in the dark. The beauty of education is that, it is not a one-off event. This is why they say ‘learning never ends’. The reason learning never ends I guess …

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NIMR has exceeded our expectations, says Mamora

*Minister lauds MTN Foundation By Emmanuel Onoja Following the indispensable role, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) is playing in combating Covid 19 and other diseases ravaging the country, the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Adeleke Mamora, has described it as an institute that has surpassed the …

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FG Approves New Fee For Number Plates

The federal government has approved new fees for vehicle number plates and driving licenses across the country. The Joint Board Tax (JTB) in a letter dated July 30, 2021 and signed by Obomeghfe Nana-Aisha, the board secretary, asked the federal and state agencies to implement the new rates . The …

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NSCDC to handover corruption cases to ICPC

The Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has said that all corruption cases involving officers of the Corps would be transferred to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for further action. He spoke during a courtesy visit to the …

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First Bank has given its Firstmonie agents over N100 billion loans. The agents are spread over 120,000 across the 772 Local Government Areas in the country. The Agent Credit scheme was launched a year ago to empower its Firstmonie Agents to grow their businesses, whilst being at an advantage to …

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Expert advocates legislation, funding to combat mental health

By Emmanuel Onoja The Chief Medical Director of Greyhub Therapeutic, Dr Sola Olowookere, has attributed the increase in mental health challenges to poor policy formulation and funding, which according to him calls for serious concern. He made the call during the opening ceremony of Greyhub therapeutic Centre in Ikeja, last …

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  THE POWER OF ORAL TRADITION: OBA KILADEJO ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN ONDO HISTORY     By Toyin Falola Introduction   As always, the Toyin Falola Interviews is a forum for intellectual debate and conversation on issues concerning African society and worldview. This intellectual debate was brought to …

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Naira Falls To N522/$1 As CBN Stops FX Sales To BDCs

Nigerian Naira has dropped to N522/$1 at the parallel market after the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) discontinued the sale of forex to  Bureaux De Change(BDCs) operators in the country. According to check on, the local currency  which opened today’s trading at N505/$1, lost N17 or about 3.4 percent by …

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CBN Bans Sale of Forex To BDCs Operators

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has stopped sales of foreign currency to Bureau De Change Operators in the country. The apex  Governor,  Godwin Emefiele stated this at the end of the monetary policy committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday. Emefiele said the Bank received about 5,000 applications every …

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Kabiyesi Alayeluwa, Dr. Victor Adesimbo Kiladejo: The exceptional King of Ondo Kingdom  By Toyin Falola       Since time immemorial, wonderful things have been spoken about people who have excelled in different areas of life. Although some observant individuals might have noticed that this set of people has reduced …

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