• Borno Female Candidate Tops In AUN’s Nationwide Scholarship Exam

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    Eighteen-year-old Maryam Habila Usman, a former student of Air Force Girls Secondary School, Jos, has emerged the overall winner of the nationwide scholarship examination into the American University of Nigeria. Usman, who outscored all other candidates from all states of the federation, hails from Borno State and has applied to study Natural & Environmental Sciences…

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  • NOUN Alerts On Imminent Crisis At Forthcoming Convocation

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    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has raised the alarm over the threat of imminent breakdown of law and order at its forthcoming 6th convocation ceremony, taking place this Saturday at the school’s premises.   Consequently, a letter entitled, Likelihood of Threat To Life And Property/Breakdown During The Forthcoming 6th Convocation Ceremony of the National Open…

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    6m People Die Annually Due To Tobacco Use – WHO

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    About six million people are said to die annually as a result of tobacco use, with most living in developing countries. Also, findings published in ‘The economics of tobacco and tobacco control’, revealed that around 80 per cent of the world’s smokers live in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The World Health Organisation’s (WHO)…

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    NOUN To Graduate 12 First Class, 5,975 Other Students

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    Twelve students of the  National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have bagged first class honours while 5,975 students  would be awarded various degree certificates in its forthcoming 6th convocation ceremony on Saturday in Abuja. Speaking during a press briefing ceremony last weekend ahead of the  NOUN convocation ceremony, the  Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdallah Adamu said…

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    NOUN To Graduate 12 First Class, 5,975 Students

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    Twelve students of the  National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) have bagged first class honours  while 5,975 students  would be awarded various degree certificates in its forthcoming 6th Convocation ceremony this Saturday in Abuja. Speaking during a press briefing ceremony last weekend ahead of the NOUN convocation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdallah Adamu said the university had 224,000 students…

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  • 6m People Die Annually Due To Tobacco Use – WHO

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    About six million people are said to die annually as a result of tobacco use, with most living in developing countries. Also, findings published in The economics of tobacco and tobacco control, revealed that around 80 per cent of the world’s smokers live in low and middle income countries (LMICs).  The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Assistant Director-General…

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    Surgeons Record Low Risk Of Spine Surgery Infection In Nigeria

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    Nigerian surgeons under the aegis of the Brain and Spine Surgery Consortium, upped their ante in 2016, as they performed safe spine operations, recording very little incidence of wound infection in the country. A statement made available to LEADERSHIP by Dr Biodun Ogungbo of the Spine Fixed in Abuja (SFIA) clinic, said a retrospective review of consecutive cases of patients…

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  • FG Warns Specialised Varsities To Stick To Mandates

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    Specialised universities across the country have been warned to desist from running  programmes  which have no bearing to their foundation. The Federal Ministry of Education through the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB)‎, which issued the warning, has urged the core universities to stick to their core mandates which they were set up to carry. Specialised…

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    Ending Child Marriage In Nigeria

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    WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the renewed onslaught especially by the international community to end child marriage which Nigeria is very much guilty of. Data from Sweden’s regional team for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights state that each year, around the world, multiple fundamental rights of 15 million girls are violated as they are forced…

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