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OSPOLY student celebrates Democracy Day, calls for unity, progress in Osun State

In a heartfelt address marking Democracy Day, Olalekan Oyeyemi, fondly referred to as Emir, a student of Osun state Polytechnic, Iree, extends warm greetings and impassioned wishes to the resilient and visionary people of Osun State. This auspicious occasion commemorates the triumph of democracy and underscores the collective determination of the populace to shape the […]

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Child Labour: A Call to Action on World Day Against Child Labour

Child labor refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives them of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and is mentally, physically, socially, or morally harmful. It’s a significant issue globally, with millions of children being exploited in various industries, often under hazardous conditions and for very low

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Abiodun vows to uphold MKO Abiola’s vision of a unified Nigeria

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said his administration would continue to uphold the good vision and desire of late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. Abiodun described the late Abiola as a completely detribalised Nigerian and a great son of Africa who wanted the best for everyone, irrespective of tribe or religion The governor

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Democracy dividends coming your way, Speaker assures Nigerians

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of unbroken democratic governance, assuring them that more dividends of democracy would come their way soon. The regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar handed over power to a democratically elected government of Olusegun Obasanjo on May 29,

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Lagos students become Landowners after winning state quiz competition

Two students from Oriwu Junior Model College in Ikorodu, Lagos, have emerged victorious in the Lagos State Junior Secondary School Quiz Competition, organized by the Irene Onwuka Peace Foundation. This victory has brought them not only recognition but also remarkable rewards. Lemboye Abdulramoh (JS2) and Agbede Oyindamola (JSS3) clinched the top spots, earning the star

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6 Democratically elected president in Nigeria

The democratically elected president is a crucial figure in a democratic system, where the leader is selected by the people in regular, free, and fair elections. This process ensures that the president represents the will of the majority of the population and governs with their interests in mind. The president’s legitimacy and authority come from

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APPLY: Applications open for Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism 2024

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism 2024, has announced a prestigious €20,000 award, is now accepting applications. This annual prize aims to honor exceptional in-depth journalism that addresses significant topics pertinent to the European Union (EU) or its Member States. Benefits: The €20,000 prize will be conferred in October 2024 at the European Parliament

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APPLY: PTDF 2023/2024 Scholarship Scheme

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is now accepting applications for its prestigious scholarship program for the 2023/2024 academic session. This scholarship opportunity is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying at federal universities across Nigeria. Benefits: The PTDF scholarship provides substantial financial support to recipients. Undergraduate students receive N500,000 annually along with a

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APPLY: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2024

UNESCO has announced the opening of applications for the 2024 International Literacy Prizes, encouraging literacy education experts globally to apply. Nominating organizations are also urged to recommend outstanding candidates who have made significant contributions to advancing literacy learning. Benefits: Six awards will be presented, continuing the tradition of recognizing exceptional individuals and organizations. The prizes

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FULL TEXT: President Tinubu’s National Broadcast on 2024 Democracy Day

My fellow Nigerians, let me begin by congratulating all of us for witnessing the celebration of another Democracy Day today, the 12th day of June 2024. This year also marks our nation’s 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance. On this day, 31 years ago, we entered our rites of passage to becoming a true and

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Democracy Day: “Our democracy a testament to our collective will and determination” – HRA

As Nigeria commemorates Democracy Day, Hon. Rasaq Ajala (HRA), Chairman of Odiolowo-Ojuwoye LCDA, extolled the nation’s unwavering commitment to democratic principles, hailing it as a reflection of the collective will and determination of the Nigerian people. “Today, we celebrate our resilience and the enduring spirit of democracy,” Ajala remarked. “Our democracy is a testament to

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Gov Abdulrazaq appoints Professor Shaykh-Lukman as KWASU vice-chancellor

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has appointed Professor Shaykh-Lukman Alade Jimoh as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU). This announcement came on Tuesday via a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye. Professor Shaykh-Lukman emerged as the top candidate following a rigorous screening exercise conducted by the university’s governing

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VC counsels MDAs, N’Assembly on evidence-based policies

The Vice-Chancellor of David Umahi Federal University of Health Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi State, Prof. Jesse Uneke, has advocated for the integration of evidence-based public policies among members of the National Assembly; Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of government; members of the organized private sector; and other critical stakeholders. This was as he urged relevant stakeholders to

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Take lead in education development, UN group tells govt

The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations has called on governments at all levels around the world to take the lead in education. ECOSOC made the call in a resolution issued at the end of the maiden edition of the NgEducators and International Human Rights Commission Model United Nations Conference 2024 held in

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Abia sacks embattled school of midwifery acting principal

Following a protest by students of the Okezie School of Midwifery Abiriba, Abia State, the state government has relieved the embattled former acting principal of the institution, Mrs. Ogbonna Chituru Adiele, of her duties. Recall that the students had protested against what they described as the embezzlement of funds intended for the smooth operation of

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FG approves N25bn for tertiary institutions labs, workshops upgrade

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N25 billion to upgrade laboratories and workshops in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education (Technical). The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Sonny Echono, made this known during the inauguration of a 55-member committee of TETFund National Research Fund and Screening on Tuesday in Abuja. The

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UK varsity offers expelled Nigerian students flight assistance

Teesside University in the United Kingdom has announced a new initiative to support Nigerian students facing severe financial difficulties by funding their flights home, as reported by BBC on Tuesday. This move came after several students were removed from their courses and ordered to leave the UK due to their inability to pay tuition fees.

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Federal poly male, female students found dead in Niger apartment

Two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State have been found dead in the sitting room of the male counterpart at the Federal Medical Centre Quarters. The lifeless bodies of the students identified as Oladapo Yusuf, 28, of Osun State and Aisha Abubakar, 22, of Lagos Street, Minna were discovered in the room lying

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