• NPC

    Population Commission Cancels Recruitment Over Irregularities

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    The National Population Commission has cancelled the recent recruitment exercise carried out by the commission This was disclosed in Friday after an emergency meeting convened by the board of the commission, following  the recommendations of the special committee set up by the commission to review the exercise. It will be recalled that the commission recently suspended…

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    NOUN Targets Disenfranchised Members Of Society

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    In its effort to make education accessible to all, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is presently focusing on the disenfranchised members of the society, who otherwise, would have received university education. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof Abdallah Uba Adamu, who stated this recently in Abuja, said the school desires to empower people to…

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  • NGO To Bridge Gaps In Youth Empowerment

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    In line with its determination to create employment opportunity and entrepreneurial skills for the Nigerian youth, the SOS Children Village, a non-governmental organisation has launched a youth empowerment programme as it targets over 2000 vulnerable and non-vulnerable youth. The programme which is tagged “The next economy-how Africa make it work” is a three- year programme,…

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  • NGO To Bridge Gaps In Youth Empowerment

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    In line with its determination to create employment opportunity and entrepreneurial skills for the Nigerian youth, the SOS Children Village, a non-governmental organisation has launched a youth empowerment programme as it targets over 2000 vulnerable and non-vulnerable youth. The programme which is tagged “The next economy-how Africa make it work” is a three- year programme,…

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    GMOs: Issues, Way Forward For Human, Environmental Safety

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    There has been a lot of misconceptions about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country which have left many with the mindset and fear that they are unsafe for human consumption. However, experts have blamed the perception on lack of public understanding of the concept of biosafety and its potential benefits to national development. According…

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  • Ogoniland Clean-up: FG Warns Against Fraudsters

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    As the federal commences implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland, it has cautioned against impostors with the intention of extorting money from the people of the Niger Delta on behalf of government. The Ministry of Environment gave the warning in a statement saying “it has come to the notice of…

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  • FG Reiterates Commitment To Food Security, Job Creation

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    The federal government has reassured Nigerians of its commitment to adequate food supply and job creation for the country’s teeming population as it flags off the first Graduates Youths Empowerment Scheme. The minister of water resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, reiterated this while flagging off the empowerment scheme in crop production and fish farming in Kampe…

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    Ogoniland: PMB Approves Governing Council, Board Of Trustees For Cleanup Implementation

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    n line with his promise to implement the UNEP report on Ogoniland, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Governing Council and Board of Trustees, key elements of the governance structure required for the cleanup of Ogoniland. The Minister of environment, Amina Mohammed who disclosed this in a statement, said the President has…

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