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Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo has done it again, empowers Nwangele women and youths

Ozurigbo gives an orphan scholarship to University level     By Udoka Ndimkokaho   Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 may have come and gone but the memories will surely linger for a long time in the lives of the beneficiaries of

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Quackery: FG arrests fake Radiographers, seals five X-Ray units in Imo State

Says patients risk cancer   Global Reporters – The Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN), an agency of the Federal Government, has arrested some fake Radiographers and sealed the X-Ray units of some hospitals in Imo State. Some of the

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WASSCE feat: Ikpeazu offers scholarship to 17 Abia students

Abia state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated students and teachers in the state over the ranking of the state as the number one state in the May/June 2015 West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result as released by the

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From my husband’s eyes, I see politics as service to the people – Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo

Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo is Hon. Ugonna Ozurigbo’s wife, the Deputy Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly-cum-philanthropist. In this interaction with Francis Udoka Ndimkoha, she spoke humbly and honestly about her family life, business, politics and ultimately about her

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Insecurity: FG strategising to end militancy in Niger Delta, says Kachikwu

The Federal Government on Tuesday assured the people of the Niger Delta that the on-going efforts aimed at addressing the issue of insecurity were not cosmetic but intended to achieve enduring peace and stability in the region. The Minister of

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Academic researchers ground National Assembly, demand amendment of TETFUND Act

Academic researchers in Nigeria under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI)‎, on Monday, stormed the National Assembly in Abuja, protesting against the exclusion of Colleges of Agriculture and other research institutions in the country as beneficiaries

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Opinion: Before Ajimobi sells Oyo future

Dear Editor, Global Reporters, BEFORE AJIMOBI SELLS OYO FUTURE The much advertised dubious plans of Oyo state government under the leadership of Senator Abiola Ajimobi could not hold on June 1, 2016 as planned courtesy of patriots and good citizens

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Payroll scam: Bayelsa uncovers 50 dead teachers, 765 illegally employed workers in SUBEB

To save over N100 million monthly   The Bayelsa State government has uncovered payroll fraud in the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), with the discovery of over 765 illegally employed teachers in the eight LGAs, including 50 dead persons

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Emir Sanusi seeks ban of underage marriages, warns against flippant polygamy

The Emir of Kano, HRM Muhammadu Sanusi II has canvassed a ban on the marriage of women below 18 years, stressing that the time had come when the Muslim community should live by the reality of economic recession and consequences

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How G8 Countries & China Proliferate Nigeria With Small Arms & Light Weapons (1)

ARMING US AT NIGHT & AIDING US IN THE DAY   Following intensification of regime malfunctioning of the APC and Buhari led Presidency in Nigeria and ahead of this week’s G-7 Meeting in the Japanese City of Ise-Shima, we have

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UTME: JAMB, stakeholders meet on June 2 to fix cut-off points

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has concluded all processes to kick-start the 2016 admission exercise.   The organisation will on June 2 hold its policy meeting and fix cut-off points for all courses.   The decision was sequel to the successful completion of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination

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Agric minister, Audu Ogbe expresses wish for oil price never to rise again

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has expressed his wish for the price of oil in the global market never to rise again, stressing that oil boom led to the neglect of the agriculture sector, which

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Nigeria’s Quota system and Cut-Off Marks: Anambra and Imo are discriminated

By AFRIPOL For many years, the Federal government of Nigeria has promulgated and implemented cut-off marks for all candidates seeking admission into Federal Government Colleges or Unity Schools as they are popularly known. But the policy of assigning different cut-off

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Funding may force closure of a physically challenged school in Nigeria

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The lack of adequate funding and assistance from both the government and the public may soon force the only school for the deaf and dumb in Awka, Anambra State, the God’s Care School for Special

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We Are All Biafrans

By Chido Onumah   Parresia Publishers Ltd and African Centre for Media and Information Literacy in partnership with Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation will on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, present to the public a new book, We Are All Biafrans, written

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Igbo young geniuses – Ekeh and Nna – Triumph in New York

By Emeka Chiakwelu   If I can make it there I’ll make it anywhere It’s up to you New York, New York – Frank Sinatra Igbo Nigerian-Americans have finally arrived and now they are making it in New York. They

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Buhari’s apology over sacked VCs, governing councils: CSOs withdraw suit against President, Education Ministry

Less than five days after his public apology over the dissolution of the Governing Council of Universities, a human rights organisation, Coalition of Civil Society Groups, has withdrawn its case against President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Education, Mallam

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UTME: House of Reps. makes u-turn, backs computer-based test

The House committee on Basic Education on Wednesday in Abuja threw its weight behind the Computer Based Test (CBT) saying the electronic test was in tandem with global dictates to sanitize the education system   The Chairman House Committee on Basic education, Zamari

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UTME And House Of Reps. Directive: JAMB Warns Against Return To Paper Pencil Test

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday advised against returning back to the Paper Pencil Test, saying it would amount to “taking Nigeria one step forward and ten steps backward for Nigeria.”     The Registrar/Chief Executive of

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UTME: JAMB raises alarm over sponsored protest by blackmailers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has uncovered plans by a faceless group under the aegis of education consultants to stage a protest in Lagos over some challenges in the conduct of the ongoing Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

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Ese Oruru: The failure of parenting

By Abdulrazaq Magaji   The only sunny side to the gloomy Ese Oruru saga is that her abductor, Yunusa Dahiru aka ‘Yellow’, did not turn out to be one of the low-level recruiters for Boko Haram or ISIS on the

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JAMB: Imo tops list as 1,589,175 candidates sit for 2016 UTME in 529 centres

JOINT ADMISSIOMS AND MATRICULATION BOARD JAMB/R/104 24TH February, 2016 PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CONDUCT OF 2016 COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME) INTRODUCTION The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will be conducting the 2016 UTME from

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UTME and the protests in Benin and Lagos: JAMB reacts, rules out extension

By Dr. Fabian Benjamin, Spokesperson, JAMB The attention of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has been drawn to the protest by some alleged UTME candidates in Benin and Lagos. The candidates were said to be protesting over the closure

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FG sacks 13 University Vice Chancellors without due process

Coalition of Civil Society Groups and human rights organisation fume, write Buhari   The Federal Government has sacked the Vice Chancellors of 12 Federal Universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan without any reason and due

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The Broken Home

Reviewed by Chidozie Duru (B.A. Hons English, UDUS) “The Broken Home… A poetic inside story” authored by Chuma Mmeka is a narration with poems by an offspring of a marriage gone awry. A compelling read, the chapbook exposes crumbled relationships;

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Anambra debate team shines in Singapore

By James Eze The team of five students from Anambra State that will represent Nigeria in this year’s edition of the World Schools Debate Championship has started its preparations for the Championship on a brilliant note, out-shinning the Debate Team

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Bayelsa ratifies 2016 fiscal estimate, set up 15-man emergency response C’ttee on Lasser Fever

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has approved the 2016 fiscal estimate tagged, “Budget of Transition”, with emphasis on the completion of the ongoing developmental projects across the three senatorial districts. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday night

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FG deploys 25,000 unemployed graduates for GIS training

1000 already secured jobs   The Director, Graduate Internship Scheme, (GIS) of the Federal Ministry of Finance, P. M. Papka has described the GIS programme as contributing immensely to the renewed growth of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSs) and

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Using Distance Learning To Set Agenda For Change, By Israel Hassan

The news that Senate has approved the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) graduates to take part in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is uplifting as it has opened up new vistas for education in the country. Distance

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