• Boko-Haram-Suspects

    Group Backs Skills Acquisition Training For Boko Haram Members

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    Concerned Professionals Congress (CPC0) said yesterday that the new initiative by the Defence Headquarters code-named Operation Safe Corridor being introduced to rehabilitate, de-radicalize and re-integrate about 800 repentant Boko Haram combatants into the society will quicken the peace process and boost ongoing re-construction efforts in the North East. This was contained in a statement by…

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  • Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu

    New Vista As Polytechnics Award Degree Certificates

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    Winifred Ogbebo and Taiwo Ogunmola Omilani x-ray the recent removal in principle of the First Degree-HND dichotomy; and the whole rework of the polytechnic system by the federal government. In the next few years, with the federal government’s tertiary education reform, there will be no more dichotomy between polytechnics and universities in the country. Also,…

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  • Baru

    Crude Oil Production Rises To 1.9M Barrels Per Day

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    Nigeria’s crude oil production has risen to 1.9million barrels per day, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu disclosed yesterday. Speaking when he formerly handed over to the newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Baru, the minister said the upstream sector of the oil…

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  • OIL-WORKERS

    PENGASSAN To Shut Down Oil Operations, Meets FG Today

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    Oil workers under the aegis of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) are set to proceed on strike today. The strike, the oil workers said, would shut down all operations and activities in the country’s oil and gas industry. PENGASSAN’s leadership said yesterday that a memo on the impending industrial action…

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  • POST-UME-STUDENT

    Parents Laud Decision On Post-UTME

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    The scrapping of post UTME has obviously brought relief to a good number of parents, many of whom could not afford to purchase the forms. One of the parents who spoke to Leadership on condition of anonymity said government’s decision to her to halt the trend was a big relief to her as she had…

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  • LASG

    Rescuing Yoruba Language In Lagos Schools

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    Some scholars and stakeholders have raised a lot of concern about the future of the Yoruba language in Lagos schools. Their worry stems from the fear that the language which is one of the three major ones in the country is gradually being pushed to the back seat by English, a development they say portends…

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  • nasir-el-rufai

    Private Schools Should Support Public Schools- El-Rufai

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    The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai has called for synergy between private and public schools to aid the development of educational sector. He explained, “ this could be in form of teacher training or infrastructure deployment, any form of capacity deployment that  private schools can do,  its important for us to support every child…

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