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  • Why Shisha Is A Health Risk

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    WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the rising trend of Nigerian youths’ addiction to shisha, another form of tobacco use,  which if not checked, could be another menace in the country. For Musa O, a 24-year-old undergraduate of Economics, smoking shisha is the perfect way to relax after a hard day at school. “After school, I go…

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  • Cancer: NGO Screens 300 Men, Women

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    About 300 women and men in Abuja metropolis were screened for cervical, breast, prostrate cancer and hepatitis B screening in an exercise organised by the Gynae Care Research and Cancer Foundation, an Abuja based NGO, as part of its activities to mark the 2017 world cancer day. Activities marking the week-long event includ, awareness creation…

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  • We’re Committed To Inculcating Right Values In Young Ones – Anwukah

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    The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Gozie Anwukah, in this interview with Winifred Ogbebo, sheds light on the Value Project which the ministry in collaboration with the Youth Health and Social Reforms (YHESOR) is using to inculcate in children the consequences of anti-social behaviours and other sundry issues affecting the education sector. What…

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  • Why A Puff Of Cigarette Could Be Dangerous

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    As the world marks Cancer Day, WINIFRED OGBEBO in this report, focuses on lung cancer and how it should be tackled. Dele never smoked cigarette. But at the age of 55, he was diagnosed of lung cancer. He had lost two of his older siblings in the last 10 years from lung cancer. They were…

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  • As Tobacco Giants Team Up For More Profit And Impact

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    With two of the world’s biggest cigarette companies merging for greater impact, WINIFRED OGBEBO writes that control should be stepped up, considering the dangers inherent in smoking tobacco. It is, indeed, a materialistic world. Otherwise, how can one explain the fact that despite the oft repeated warning that smoking is dangerous to health, many merchants…

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  • As Tobacco Giants Team Up For More Profit And Impact

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    With two of the world’s biggest cigarette companies merging for greater impact, WINIFRED OGBEBO writes that control should be stepped up, considering the dangers inherent in smoking tobacco. It is, indeed, a materialistic world. Otherwise, how can one explain the fact that despite the oft repeated warning that smoking is dangerous to health, many merchants…

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  • As JAMB Tackles Admission’s Bottlenecks

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    All issues concerning admission into tertiary institutions across the country seem to have been put to rest with the consensual adoption of a cut-off mark for admission. WINIFRED OGBEBO reports It was at the policy meeting comprising the heads of regulatory bodies in the education sector, such as National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for…

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  • I Want NCPC To Run Efficiently – Uja

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    The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has embarked on a kind of revolution aimed at repositioning the agency and making the youth more productive and the annual pilgrimage to the holy land a worthwhile experience. In this interview with some journalists, the executive secretary, NCPC, Rev Tor Uja speaks on some of the programmes and…

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  • How Supportive Are Alumni Associations?

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    Nearly all tertiary educational institutions in this country have their alumni associations. Indeed, alumni associations are critical stakeholders which many of the institutions depend on for their growth. But how supportive are they in the development of their alma mater? WINIFRED OGBEBO, in this piece, takes a look at their roles. Alumni are ambassadors of…

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  • How Relevant Are Our Public Libraries In 21st Century?

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    The nation’s public libraries have an important role to play in a world of emerging online education technologies. WINIFRED OGBEBO, in this piece, looks at why the public libraries should not be neglected, but rather aided to compete favourably. Concepts such as e-learning, e-governance, e-library, e-lending, cloud computing have occupied the centre stage in global…

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