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Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Lifetime ISA Would Be A Better Way To Get Rich

Forget Bitcoin! Lifetime ISA is a better way to get rich. Bitcoin provides an opportunity to invest in a relatively new idea… a virtual currency that some investors believe could replace traditional currencies. For many individuals, this alone merits buying it at the present time. After all, the world is becoming increasingly digital, and it seems likely that traditional currencies ... Read More »

NMA Urges FG To Raise Awareness On Cancer

THE Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to raise awareness on cancer prevention, as Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to celebrate World Cancer Day. Besides, NMA urged the government to include cancer control and treatment in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) programme. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world, ... Read More »

Mistakes INEC Must Avoid On Saturday

The postponement of the general elections generated arguments across the country. Now, presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 23. Governorship and House of Assembly polls will take place on March 9. Group Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU highlights the mistakes the electoral agency must avoid during the exercise. Will the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) get it right ... Read More »

JAMB: Electronic Devices Remain Banned From Exam Halls.

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board yesterday insisted that the use of electronic devices by candidates during the unified tertiary matriculation examinations (UTME) remained prohibited. The agency said electronic devices like mobile phones, calculators, wristwatches and recorders won’t be allowed into any of its centres by candidates during this year’s examination. JAMB stated these in its Weekly Bulletin obtained by ... Read More »

5 Boko Haram fighters killed in Buni Yadi attack

Five Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs) were killed as they attempted to ransack a military base at Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. According to army spokesman, Col Sagir Musa, the terrorists struck at about 06:05 hours (pm) on Saturday 16 February. Although the terrorists stormed the military base with four gun trucks, one Mine Resistant Ambush ... Read More »

Nigerians deadliest striker abroad… Taiwo Awoniyi

The stock of Nigerian international Taiwo Awoniyi is on the rise in Belgium as he continues his scoring spree netting a total of four goals in five matches so far for his new club Royal Excel Mouscron in the Belgian top division. The striker, a former national U-17 FIFA World Cup winner in 2013 was signed by English Premier League ... Read More »

How Prepaid Bills Hurt The Economy

Alan Greenspan, the US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman from 1987 to 2006, wrote in his book, ‘The Age of Turbulence,’ about his greatest worry when September 11 happened in the US that ‘If you wanted to cripple the U.S. economy, you’d take out the payment systems. Banks would be forced to fall back on inefficient physical transfers of money. Business ... Read More »