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    Council Elections: IPCR Enjoins Politicians To Be Peaceful

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    The director-general, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Prof Oshita O. Oshita has enjoined politicians and the voting public to conduct themselves peacefully during the  Federal Capital Territory’s (FCT) Area Councils elections scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, April 9. He observed that electoral violence has been responsible for the avoidable death of a number of…

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  • Sen. Abdullahi Wants New Economic Planning Parameters

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    As members of the National Assembly continue their debate on the general principles of the 2016 national budget, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, has cautioned against the continued tying of the Nigerian economy to the country’s volatile oil industry. Sen. Abdullahi, who represents Kebbi North at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, stated this in Abuja…

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    Nigerians Making Waves Abroad

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    “It has been acknowledged in the Russian Ministry of Education that Nigerians have a lot of exceptional talents.” This statement by a representative of the Russian Embassy, in honour of a Nigerian student for academic excellence, is just an opening to view Nigerians’ exceptional abilities and talents in many other fields. Indeed, a lot of…

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    FG Will Ensure Social Welfare For The Poor – Osinbajo

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    The vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has pledged the federal government’s commitment to ensure implementation of  social welfare ‎scheme for the poor in the country. The vice president stated this yesterday while speaking at the 13th Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja, stressing that the government is setting aside the sum of N500 billion in the budget…

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    The Call for Colleges of Education to Award Masters, Doctorate Degrees

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    If Monday Tommy Joshua, a professor of Measurement and Evaluation, and current executive secretary of the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) has his way, Colleges of Education (COEs) in Nigeria will soon award degrees up to doctorate level without necessarily being affiliated to any university or changing their names to universities. PAUL CHIAMA…

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    Glo Felicitates With Muslims, Christians

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    Christians and Muslims in the country have been advised to see the twin celebrations of Christmas and Eid-el-Maulud as an opportunity to close ranks, promote religious tolerance and harmony and work together for a better Nigeria in 2016 and beyond. Next Generation network, Globacom, gave this advice in a message to Nigerians on the occasion…

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    Benue: Ortom Needs Our Support – Obande

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    Prince Omoi Obande is the National Secretary, Friends & Partners – a civil society organisation. In this interview with PAUL CHIAMA, he spoke on the forthcoming re-run election in Benue South senatorial district, the zoning debacle and the need to support Dr Samuel Ortom’s administration, among other issues. The news on social media criticising the…

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    NSE Confers Fellowship On Gov Umahi, 29 Others

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    The Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has conferred fellowship on 30 members of the society including the governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi. At a special dinner for the conferment of the award and fund-raising in Abuja, the NSE president, Engr Ademola Isaac Olorunfemi, said the conferment of Fellowship on the recipients was as a…

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    Gov Ikpeazu Reiterates Commitment To Abia Industrial City Project

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    Abia State governor Okezie Ikpeazu has reiterated his commitment to actualisation of Abia International Industrial City (ABIIC) project located in Osisioma in the state. According to a statement issued by the head, Corporate Affairs Unit, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mr Ibrahim Mohammed, Governor Ikpeazu made this pledge while receiving development…

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