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    Policy Inconsistencies Of 2016 University Admission In Nigeria

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    There is increased awareness of the importance of education in human transformation, wealth creation and societal wellbeing. No doubt, young people across the country are not only getting interested in education, but also are longing for university degrees. In recent time, there has been intense pressure over university admission. VICTOR OKEKE, in this piece, x-rays…

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    About 66,000 Candidates Jostle For UNN’s 9,000 Admission Capacity

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    Data released by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) shows that 65, 954 first choice candidates will be writing the University of Nigeria, Nsukka’s 2016/2017 academic session aptitude test. That would generate about N330,000,000 million for an institution that charges N5,000 administrative fee per individual candidate for the test. But the university cannot admit…

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  • Nigerian Herb Found To Cure Hepatitis Which Kills 11 Daily

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    A new study by Nigerian researchers which was published in the Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Science has claimed that SAAAB and HAABS – bitter leaf-based supplements – can cure hepatitis. Clinical trials of the drugs demonstrated that the herbal preparations made predominantly from bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) provide cure for chronic forms of Hepatitis…

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    Leadership Centre, MDGs Office Partner To Train Unemployed Graduates

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    Unemployment is believed to be one of the biggest challenges facing the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Recently Abuja based Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre (CLTC) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Office partnered to train unemployed graduates. VICTOR OKEKE writes on the significance of the skills acquisition programme.  One of the greatest problems facing Nigeria…

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  • Premium Pension Becomes First Fund Manager To Receive ISO Certification

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    Premium Pension Limited has received the United Kingdom (UK)’s International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification on information security management system by the British Standard Institute. This makes the company the first Nigerian pension fund administrator to receive such certification. At the certificate presentation in Abuja, the deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Simon Shercliff, said…

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    Why We Need Improved Healthcare Delivery In Rural Areas

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    Waru and Yimitu are rural communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja still living in the past. Lacking almost all social amenities, most important of which is health facility, many of the residents are forced to embrace traditional health care practices. VICTOR OKEKE visited the communities and writes on this development. Nigerians in the rural…

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    Group Faults Probe Of EFCC boss

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    The Centre for International Integrity, Peace and Development in Nigeria (CIIPAD), has condemned the ongoing investigation of the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, widely reported in the media. The group said such an investigation not only ridicules Nigeria’s efforts towards fighting corruption but also smears the the image of…

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  • General Hospitals: Imo Govt Insists On Concession

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    The Imo State Government has insisted on the concession of general hospitals in the state inspite of the resistant of the organised labour. In a release made available to newsmen, signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Hon Sam Onwuemeodo, he stressed that following certain claims credited to the leaders of the Labour…

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