Author Archives: The Citizen

Lagos Polytechnic to award degrees soon

Efforts are being intensified to give Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) a degree-awarding status, the Rector, Mr Olayinka Sogunro, said on Saturday. The rector gave the ...

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Tinubu congratulates Danjuma at 80

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, said the life of retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, who clocked 80 on Saturday, ...

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Zamfara deputy governor to sponsor mass wedding for 100 widows, divorcees

The Zamfara State Deputy Gov. Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, says he will sponsor the mass wedding of 100 prospective couples in the state. Wakkala made the ...

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Lagos belongs to Awori, not Bini or Yoruba – Prince Adebiyi

  Sammy Adebiyi, a prince of the Akinsemoyin Ruling House of Lagos, who is contesting in court the right to the throne of Oba of ...

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Bartholomew Ogbeche targets Super Eagles recall for World Cup

Willem II Tilburg’s Nigerian striker Bartholomew Ogbeche is hopeful his new goal-scoring form in the Dutch Eredivise this season can earn him a recall to ...

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Iraq claims full victory over ISIS

Iraqi forces have defeated Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in their country, Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced on Saturday in Baghdad, according to Al-Arabiya. “Our ...

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Fashola: Tolling old roads is wrong – Punch

The Federal Government’s decision to reintroduce tolls on federal highways to raise funds for road maintenance is a wrong approach to solving a multifaceted problem. ...

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National screening for common cancers – The Sun

We commend the Federal Government’s plan to commence nationwide screening for common cancers, especially those of the cervix, breast and prostate. The free cancer screening exercise ...

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Turai’s abandoned cancer centre – The Nation

Government and the ex-first lady should explore ways of redeeming it for public good The International Cancer Centre (ICC) in Abuja, conceived by former first ...

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Abacha era: Why I turned down foreign offer to break me out of prison — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he turned down an offer by his “foreign friends” to break him out of prison after the late ...

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