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FG To Use NYSC Scheme To Drive Change Philosophy

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 2:16 am   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos As the 1,023 males and 1,112 female corps member deployed by the National Youth Corps Service (NYSC) […]

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Don Queries Wrong Mindset On Education Budget As Aid Drops By N119bn

Posted: May 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos A former lecturer at the Faculty of the California State University, Dominguez Hills, California and visiting Professor, […]

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CIPSMN Inducts 201 Graduate Professionals

Posted: May 4, 2016 at 4:50 pm   /   Education

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN) has conferred final graduate diploma and awards on deserving […]

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NUC Urges Varsities To Access Free N796.2m e-content At NgREN

Posted: Apr 29, 2016 at 1:28 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata, Lagos  The National Universities Commission (NUC) has urged Nigerian universities to access the N796.2 million EBSCOHost e-content through […]

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Oshiomhole’s Revolution In Education Has Paid Off – Obhakhan

Posted: Apr 28, 2016 at 6:44 pm   /   Education

Gideon Obhakhan, Commissioner for Education in Edo State in this exclusive interview with Isaac Olamikan, speaks on the state’s government […]

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UI Closed For Two Weeks Due To Fuel, Water Shortage

Posted: Apr 28, 2016 at 2:06 pm   /   Education

Oyeniran Apata LAGOS – For the second time in two months, the University of Ibadan (UI) has suffered a second closure […]

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Wolex Polytechnics Students Extol Independent’s Virtues

Posted: Apr 15, 2016 at 3:03 am   /   Education

Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase LAGOS Wolex Polytechnics Mass communication students under the aegis of the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMACOS) have […]

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Buhari Reads Riot Act Against Pipeline Vandals

Posted: Apr 15, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Features

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Beijing warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist […]

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Court Jails 10 Men 125 Years For Child Sex Abuse

Posted: Apr 8, 2016 at 8:12 pm   /   Crime, News

  Ten men who committed sexual offences against young girls in Rochdale, UK, have been jailed – with a judge […]

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Police Find Sex Slave In ‘House Of Horror’

Posted: Apr 6, 2016 at 2:23 pm   /   Crime, News

  When police searched a run-down, two-story house on Tuller Street in Detroit, while carrying out a warrant, they found […]

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Unending Debate Over Rivers Monorail Project

Posted: Apr 6, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   BUSINESS, Features

 Daniel Abia, P/Harcourt   No single project in the recent history of Rivers State has received so much condemnation and […]

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Nigerian Girl Shatters U.S. Academic Records, Gets Admission Into All Ivy League Schools

Posted: Apr 5, 2016 at 5:25 pm   /   Education, News

    A high school student from Long Island is celebrating the rare feat of being accepted to all eight […]

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45,000 Participate In Cowbellpedia Maths Tests

Posted: Mar 31, 2016 at 5:34 pm   /   Education, News

  Ejikeme Omenazu LAGOS     It was excitement galore at different venues for the qualifying written examination for this […]

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CBT Cancellation: Anxiety Mounts Over Multi-million Naira Investments

Posted: Mar 31, 2016 at 5:24 pm   /   Education, News

  Oyeniran Apata LAGOS     The aftermath of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that was characterised by […]

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Yet Again, Ghana Leads Nigeria, Others In WASSCE

Posted: Mar 30, 2016 at 5:30 am   /   Education, Latest News

The West African Examinations Council has announced the 2015 International Excellence Award, with Ghana again leading Nigeria, among other West […]

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Recurring Fuel Scarcity And Imperative Of Urgent Reform

Posted: Mar 28, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   BUSINESS, Features

The fuel crisis of the past few weeks has once again underscores the need to urgently review the current policy […]

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‘Tragic’ Good Friday: Two Die While Cleaning Underground Tank

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Crime

Chukwudi Nweje, Lagos The joy of the Easter season turned to sorrow on Friday 25th March, 2016 (Good Friday) as […]

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Osun University Students Protests Renaming Of Varsity

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Education

Gbenga Faturoti, Osogbo Students of Osun State University, recently renamed Bola Ige University by Governor Rauf Aregbesola, have kicked against […]

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17 babies To Spend 24 Months In Kirikiri Female Prisons

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Crime

  Chukwudi Nweje, Lagos   A total of 17 babies will spend up to 24 months each, at the Kirikiri […]

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Give your Home the ‘Happy Easter Shine’

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Features

Ifeoma Ononye, Lagos   This Saturday ushers in the Easter celebrations, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter is all about […]

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Abesan Estate Residents Petition Ambode, Demand Halt To Road Construction 

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Crime

    Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos   Residents of the Federal Low Cost Housing Estate, Abesan, Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), […]

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FGM/C: An evil promoted by tradition?

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Arts, Features

Anthonia  Duru, Lagos. For over 60 years, Chief Isaiah Fayomi the Alaga of Onikola (chairman of circumcisers) in Ile-Ife land […]

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Why I Believe in Nigeria Rebirth – Aisha Buhari

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Arts, Features

Yemi Adebisi, Lagos Director, Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, Fareed C. Majari once said that no endowment made in the name of […]

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Soft Drinks: Bigger Sizes, Bigger Health Risks

Posted: Mar 26, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Features

Hazeez Balogun, Lagos At a time when most products are being downsized owing to the prevailing economic challenges in the […]

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Making Sabke Dam Bank Profitable Site For Tomato, Pepper Factory

Posted: Mar 25, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Features

Naomi Sharang   Concerned residents of Katsina State note that although there are three large dams and other smaller ones […]

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