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Shi’ites: PDP Mourns Channels TV Reporter, DCP, Blames APC for Killings

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday lamented what it described as the continuous killing of Nigerians in avoidable bloody clashes in various parts of the country, particularly the preventable skirmishes between the police and protesters in Abuja last Monday. The PDP said in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, The post Shi’ites: PDP Mourns Channels ...
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Digital Technology to Spur Nigeria’s Production Revolution, Say Investors

Fadekemi Ajakaiye The Emerging African Innovation Leaders (EAIL) Nigeria Team has advised authorities to embrace the Next Production Revolution (NPR) – the confluence of technologies ranging from a variety of digital technologies (e.g. 3D printing, the Internet of Things, advanced robotics) and new materials (e.g. bio‑ or nano‑based) to new processes (e.g. data‑driven production, artificial The post ...
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POLICING NIGERIA’S POROUS BORDERS

It is time to give serious attention to the country’s borders At the recently held Munich Security Conference in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari underlined a gnawing challenge which has exacerbated the continent’s security problems over the years: illicit flows through the borders. He lamented that the West African sub-region is not only a victim of The post POLICING NIGERIA’S POROUS BORDERS appeared ...
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CASIO to Enhance Maths Skills of 1,300 Nigerian Teachers

Mary Nnah An initiative that will contribute to the transformation of the country’s education sector has just been put in place with the launch of training for mathematics teachers in Nigeria. The Maths Teachers Training in Nigeria initiative known as THE GAKUHAN is an initiative of CASIO, one of the leading manufacturers of scientific and The post CASIO to Enhance Maths Skills of 1,300 Nigerian ...
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Haven Homes Delivers Project, Investors Make 50%

Fadekemi Ajakaiye While it was trending in the news recently that ex-beauty queen and beauty entrepreneur, Dabota Lawson, acquired a multimillion naira home with the help of luxury home developer, Haven Homes, the bonanza for the other investors on the same project is yet to be revealed until now. Investors who subscribed early enough into The post Haven Homes Delivers Project, Investors Make 50% appeared ...
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Obaseki Restates Commitment to Girl-child Education

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has restated his administration’s commitment to the education and protection of the girl-child, saying that holistic reforms in basic education would propel children in the state to realise their full potential. The governor said this in commemoration of the 2019 Malala Day observed every The post Obaseki Restates Commitment ...
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Author Calls for Book Clubs, Library Reading Time in Schools

Funmi Ogundare An Afro-Australian author, novelist and playwright, Mr. Wole Akosile has stressed the need for schools in the country to ensure that book reading through library time and the formation of book clubs become part of their culture. He said the books should span across genre, philosophies, religions and history, adding that the move The post Author Calls for Book Clubs, Library Reading Time ...
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Shun Drug Abuse, Bad Company, Wellspring Graduands Told

Uchechukwu Nnaike The 60 students who recently graduated from Wellspring College, Omole, Lagos have been advised to shun drug abuse; avoid bad friends that could mislead them; and to always strive to succeed. Speaking at the 14th valedictory service/graduation ceremony for the class of 2019, a member of the Board of Trustees, Wellspring University, Benin The post Shun Drug Abuse, Bad Company, Wellspring ...
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Approved 64 PTVET will Increase Access to Technical Education, Says FG

Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The federal government said it has issued certificates to 64 newly approved private Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions through the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to increase access to technical education, as well as provide route to higher education in the country. Also, the Governor of Osun The post Approved 64 PTVET will Increase ...
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Three die, two injured as container falls off truck

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta Three persons were confirmed dead, while two others sustained injuries in an accident that occurred on Tuesday at Akinhale village, Ewekoro, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun State. Our correspondent gathered that the accident occurred when the driver of an Iveco truck, with number plate AAA 912 XK, reportedly lost control of the
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Three operators pass CBN’s screening, get new bank licences

Nike Popoola  The Central Bank of Nigeria has added three new banks to the list of Deposit Money Banks and financial holding companies operating in Nigeria. This raised the number of lending institutions from 21 to 23 on its DMB’s list. Titan Trust Bank Limited got a commercial banking licence with national authorisation, increasing the
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Man falls to death from Edo High Court complex

Sola Shittu, Benin A sixty-five-year-old man, Mr Moses Airiagbonkpa, on Monday fell from the fifth floor of the Edo High Court complex and died. The incident threw workers and visitors to the complex into panic as many wondered what led to the fall. The deceased, who was in court because of a case, was said
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El-Zakzaky: We must stop the ticking bomb

On Monday, right in the precincts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, there was a clash, between protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as the Shiites, and men of the Nigeria Police Force. The clash as reported claimed more than six lives, amongst who were a deputy commissioner of police and
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