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Nigeria’s Education Quandary: The Soaring Costs, Dire Implications, and the Quest for Solutions

Education has traditionally been seen as both a fundamental human right and a key driver of economic and social progress. However, the cost of furthering one’s education in Nigeria is rising. The skyrocketing price of higher education is a growing problem in today’s classrooms and households. There are two main drivers behind the rising price Read More…

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North London Derby Ends in Dramatic 2-2 Draw; Liverpool Rises to Second Place

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur played out an intense 2-2 draw in Sunday’s high-profile Premier League derby, while Liverpool continued their resurgence, climbing to second place with a victory over West Ham United. Brighton and Hove Albion bounced back from their midweek European setback to claim third place with a win over Bournemouth. Chelsea’s struggles persisted Read More…

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Vibranium Valley emerges as Nigeria’s leading tech hub, fostering innovation and empowering youth

The General Manager of Vibranium Valley, Ms. Moyosore Asubiojo, has likened the tech hub to Nigeria’s Silicon Valley, highlighting its emergence as a thriving tech city and a nurturing ground for innovators and startups. Asubiojo made these remarks during an interview with reporters in Lagos on the occasion of the visit of Mr. Wally Adeyemo, Read More…

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Celebrities and Fans Join Candlelight Procession for Late Singer Mohbad as Investigation Continues

Nigerian music stars Davido, Zlatan, and Falz, along with a multitude of fans, joined a poignant candlelight procession in honour of the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, on Thursday evening in Lekki, Lagos. The event also saw the participation of the Lagos State Commissioner for Youths and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende. The Read More…

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LCCI Unveils 2023 Lagos Trade Fair: A Spectacular Showcase!

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has officially announced the forthcoming 2023 edition of the annual Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF), scheduled to run from November 3rd to November 12th. During a press conference held on Thursday in Lagos, Mr. Leye Kupoluyi, Chairman of the Trade Promotion Board at LCCI, shared exciting details Read More…

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Prestigious Nigeria Prize for Science awarded to Prof. Hippolite Amadi for neonatal innovations

The advisory board of the Nigeria Prize for Science proudly announced the winner of the 2023 edition, recognising the remarkable achievements of Professor Hippolite Amadi for his pioneering project titled “Respiratory Technologies for Keeping Nigerian New-Born Babies Alive.” This groundbreaking work has earned Prof. Amadi the esteemed Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG) $100,000 prize. Prof. Barth Read More…

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President Tinubu serenades wife Oluremi at 63 as ‘unwavering partner in life’

In a touching tribute, President Bola Tinubu has lauded his wife, Oluremi, as an unshakable pillar in his journey towards success. Reflecting on their 36 years together, he expressed heartfelt appreciation for the remarkable roles she has played in his life. “My trusted partner in every venture, and the one special person who has consistently Read More…

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UK-Based NGO EIA hails conviction of ‘Wildlife Trafficking Godfather’

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a prominent UK-based environmental NGO, has hailed the incarceration of Teo Boon Ching, a key figure in the illegal wildlife trade in Asia, as a significant blow to the illicit trade. Paul Newman, Senior Press and Communications Officer at EIA released a statement in which the organisation expressed its satisfaction Read More…

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12-year-old boy with missing intestine dies, mourned by Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressed deep sorrow over the passing of 12-year-old Adebola Akin-Bright, a young boy afflicted with a missing intestine. Akin-Bright, who had been receiving care at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), tragically lost his battle on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu conveyed his heartfelt condolences, stating, “I am saddened by the death Read More…

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Understanding Alzheimer’s: A Candid Conversation with Professor Akin Abayomi

In a society where the value of mental health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly recognised, it is critical to bring attention to conditions that affect millions of people but are rarely spoken about. In this regard, we must pay special attention to and learn about Alzheimer’s disease, a relentless neurodegenerative disorder. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Read More…