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AAUA student allegedly commits suicide after church vigil

A 500-level student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State, Ayandare Modupe, has committed suicide. Ayandare was the President of the Department of Agronomy. She was said to have committed suicide around 4am after attending a church vigil. Her body was found beside the church around Sportless villa. Spokesman of the Students Union Government, […]

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15 facts about Mrs Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a pioneering Nigerian activist, educator, and politician. She contributed immensely to women’s rights, education, and Nigerian independence. She was a leader whose influence was recognised beyond Nigeria history and as a formidable force, inspiring movements across Africa and around the world. Here are 15 facts about Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti 1. Ransome-Kuti was born

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UNIABUJA management not cause of ASUU members withheld salaries — VC

The Vice-chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’allah has said that the institution is not responsible for the withheld salaries of academics under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, UniAbuja chapter who are currently on strike. ASUU members in the institution have been on strike for over 40 days over

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GUO founder builds classrooms, hostels for less-privileged in Anambra

An Anambra State transport mogul and the founder of GUO Motors, Sir Godwin Okeke, has built a set of classrooms, lodging and learning theatres for the less-privileged people in the state to enable them to have access to quality education. The classrooms, lodging, hostels, dormitories and vocational centres were equipped with learning facilities. Speaking during

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Book Review: Powerful Phrases For Dealing With Difficult People

AUTHOR: RENEE EVENSON 7 lessons from “Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People” by Renee Evenson: 1. “I” Instead of “You”: When things get tense, start sentences with “I feel…” or “I’m concerned about…” instead of “You always…” or “You never…” This shifts the focus from blaming to expressing your own feelings, making the conversation

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10 facts about the people of Kano, a prominent city in Nigeria

Kano, a historic city in northern Nigeria, is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant markets, and economic significance. As one of West Africa’s oldest cities, Kano thrived as a key trading hub on the trans-Saharan routes, facilitating the exchange of textiles, leather, and agricultural products. It is home to diverse ethnic groups, predominantly Hausa-Fulani,

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Discussion Surrounding University Admission Age Limit

Earlier this year, the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahiru Mamman on Monday, April 22, 2024, stirred the hornet’s nest. He announced to Nigerians that the government intends to shift the university admission age limit from 16 to 18 years. He said this after monitoring the just concluded University Tertiary Matriculation Examination Examination (UTME). He argued

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2024 UTME: JAMB exposes fraudsters promising results without registered SIM Cards

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reacted to the report of fraudsters promising to get UTME results with registered SIM cards. JAMB has warned UTME candidates to desist from patronizing third parties to avoid being scammed. According to JAMB, the fraudster works in collaboration with one (Pseudo) Raphael at the LASU CBT centre.

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Cholera: Lagos opens emergency centre, UNICEF urges water provision

Following the outbreak of Cholera in Lagos, the state government has activated its Public Health Emergency Operations Centre at Mainland Hospital, Yaba. This is as the United Nations Children’s Fund urged the Lagos State Government to urgently provide high-standard water and sanitation facilities to communities to curb the disease. According to a Sunday statement on

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Kaduna spends N4bn on 25,000 schoolchildren feeding – Govt

The Kaduna State Government said it spends N4bn annually to feed schoolchildren in the state. Governor Uba Sani’s Special Assistant on School Feeding, Dr. Fauziya Buhari-Ado, who said this, explained it was to curb the growing number of out-of-school children in the state. Buhari-Ado, in a press statement on Sunday, said, “No fewer than 25,000

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UK-based foundation suspends scholarships awarded to Nigerians

A United Kingdom-based group, the Wuraolami Foundation, has said it has suspended scholarships awarded to Nigerian beneficiaries until further notice. The foundation, in a statement by its Convener, Ms Ifeoyinla Jacobs, explained that the decision was taken due to an alarming level of fraud being perpetrated by some Nigerian beneficiaries of the scholarship scheme. Jacobs

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