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Zambia opposes condoms distribution in schools

The Zambian  government said it is opposed to plans by some civil society organisations to  distribute condoms in secondary schools,  as a way of  tackling unwanted pregnancies. This follows reports in some local media that some civil society organisations involved in reproductive health,  plan to start distributing condoms and contraceptives …

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Leadership And Challenges Of National Unity In Nigeria By Nuhu Ribadu

nuhu ribadu

Convocation Lecture Delivered at the 11th Convocation Ceremony of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State, Nigeria. February 15, 2017. Protocols: I feel highly honoured to be invited by the Governing Council of this great university to give this year’s pre-convocation lecture. The significance of a pre-convocation lecture as a platform for reflecting on …

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Saudi varsity to dismiss female students for cutting hair

Saudi varsity to dismiss female students on low cut

A Saudi university on Tuesday sent a warning to its female students of immediate dismissal for imitating men in haircuts and outfits, a media report said on Tuesday. The Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh sent the warning messages, while the decision will be enforced staring April. The …

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Official: MAPOLY now MAUST


Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state  on Monday signed the bill to upgrade the state-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) in Abeokuta to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, (MAUST). Also signed into law was the bill to establish the Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia in Yewa area of the state. Amosun …

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JAMB: UTME forms out 20 March


The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) will begin the sale of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ,UTME forms on March 20. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Bwari, that the date was fixed following an agreement …

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LeadCity University student sentenced to death

Moshood Owolabi

A 200-level student of Lead City University, Ibadan, Moshood Owolabi, is to die by hanging for stabbing his fellow student to death. Delivering judgment on Wednesday, Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of an Ibadan High Court sentenced Mr. Owolabi to death by hanging for causing the death of one Seun Kolawole, two …

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EFCC Arraigns FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar Over Misappropriation Of Funds

FUTA VC, Prof. Gregory Daramola (right) and Burser, Oresegun arriving the court premises on Tuesday in Akure

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Adebiyi Daramola, and the Bursar, Emmanuel Oresegun before an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure. Both Mr. Daramola and Mr. Oresegun were escorted to court by EFCC …

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JAMB yet to start sale of 2017 UTME form


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the public to disregard the speculations that it had commenced the sales of its application documents for 2017 UTME by some group of persons. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, debunked the speculations in a statement made available …

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Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bayelsa state, dies during sex with student

Rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenager

Rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenage. The Acting Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State, has slumped and died at a hotel in Ughelli during alleged sex romp with an unidentified female teenager. The rector was said to have slumped at his hotel room in Zekoh Place located at …

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YABATECH fire: Rector visits 13 hospitalised students

Yabatech hostel fire

The Rector, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Dr Margaret Ladipo, on Wednesday, visited 13 students of the institution on admission at the College Medical Centre and the Military Hospital, Yaba. The students were admitted following the fire accident in one of the college hostels in the early hours of the …

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Akwa Ibom gov. sacks 5000 teachers employed by Akpabio

the sack of 5,000 teachers

Governor of Akwa Ibom Udom Emmanuel, has approved the sack of 5,000 teachers employed under the administration his predecessor, former governor Godswill Akpabio. In a statement issued on Thursday Emmanuel said there lapses in the foundation of the recruitment process. “It was discovered that the syndicate which had since been …

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