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    Rio Paralympians Urge PMB To Sign Nigeria’s Disability Bill

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    Nigeria’s successful representatives at the recently concluded Rio Paralympic Games have urged President Muhammad Buhari to sign the Nigeria Disability Bill into Law. The call came at the welcome reception for the Paralympians organized by the Joint National Association of Persons Living With Disabilities (JONAPWD) which witnessed the investiture of ‘Champions of the Nigeria Disability…

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    LEADERSHIP Bags 2 Best Newspaper Awards

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    The Nigerian Women of Integrity, an international non-governmental organisation has named LEADERSHIP Newspapers Group limited the Best Newspaper for the Year 2016. It also conferred an Ambassador of Integrity Award on the media organisation for its integrity and truth-based reportage. This is even as the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) has conferred on the Abuja…

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  • Artists Contemplate Challenges Of Photography In Nigeria

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    After a week-long flurry of photography activities featuring sessions, exhibitions, walks and collaborated creation between Abuja-based photographers and French photographer, Sami Trabelsi, the 2nd edition of the Photo Junctions With LagosPhoto week, ended on a contemplative note, highlighting the current trends and challenges of photography in Nigeria. Organised by the Spanish Embassy, the French institute…

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    ‘It Is An Exciting Period For Nigerian Arts’

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    Books & Art Interviewed popular, social media active author and Artistic Director, Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) Lagos, Bisi Silva, who appeared at the PhotoJunction Arts discuss in Abuja, last week. Silva talks about Nigerian contemporary Arts, its gradual visibility in the global arts scene as well as its persisting challenges.    What are your…

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  • PASET To Enhance Industries, Varsities Partnership In Research, Devt

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    Nigeria has joined other Sub-Saharan African countries to launch the first regional benchmarking initiative to strengthen partnerships between universities and the private sector in order to enhance research, science and technology. The launch followed by a two-day workshop organised by the African Initiative Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET), and Nigerian…

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  • ECOWAS @ 41: Members Reaffirm Regional Integration, Advocate Peoples’ Community

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    At the celebration of the 41st anniversary of ECOWAS, Stakeholders have reaffirmed its dedication to regional integration among member states, while advocating for a people oriented ECOWAS. Recounting the success of the organization especially in the aspect of peace and conflict resolution, Keynote speaker at the event, Prof. Amadu Sesay of the University of Ilorin…

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  • TETFund Act Violates Nigerians Rights To Education – APCPU

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    The Association of Pro-chancellors of Private Universities in Nigeria (APCPU), has declared the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Act of 2011, is non-inclusive and a gross violation of international law norms of which Nigeria is signatory to, calling for equal opportunities and funding to boost Nigeria’s education system. The association made this known during its…

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    Finding Nwaneri

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    Entering the white walled reception of Blucabana, on the opening of ‘Art In The House’ exhibition, viewers are awash in chirpy conversations coming from tiny groups of people, huddled around several pieces resting on the walls and easels. Aside the eye-catching oil on paper painting of an afro female, welcoming luring guests up the windy…

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