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Contending with land constraints, challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

Contending with land constraints,  challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   Impact assessment visits by government agencies and officials saddled with the responsibilities of managing the education sector has become a norm especially in the…

50 girls emerge winners in Aiways forward ever contest

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter. Lagos   No fewer than 50 secondary school girls across the country have won for themselves an educational grant worth N100,000 each in the ‘Always Forward…

Role of universities in the fight against corruption

Marcus Tannenberg   Last September, a declaration aimed at mainstreaming ethics and anti-corruption in higher education was endorsed by the 68 member universities of the Compostela Group of Universities and…

AOCOED dreams must not fail – Registrar

Olumuyiwa Coker is the Registrar of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos. In this interview with our REPORTER, Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, he spoke on the raging controversies and allegations…

Harnessing the demographic potentials of northern Nigeria

Harnessing the demographic potentials of northern Nigeria

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, who was in Kaduna    To say that greater percentage of northern Nigeria’s population consists of young people is to state the obvious. This is because…

As debate on tobacco control rages

As debate on tobacco control rages

By Funmi Falobi / Senior Reporter, Lagos   Again, the issue of tobacco control was at the forefront recently when stakeholders gathered at the National Assembly to make contributions on the…

Insecurity and the challenge of deploying ICT

Insecurity and the challenge of deploying ICT

By Chibuzor  Emejor Correspondent, Abuja Recently, the Senate Committee on Communications took a swipe at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other relevant agencies of government in charge of Information…

IACP: Exploring improved police-community relations

By Ejikeme Omenazu Production Editor, Lagos The 121st Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference (IACP) held at the Orange Country Convention Centre, Orlando, Florida, United States of America…

Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Passengers’ ordeal in hands of intercity drivers

Travelling on Nigerian roads is bad enough. Intercity travellers face a number of challenges that pale into insignificance compared to what they go through in the hands of drivers and…

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

I killed because they snatched my wife and baby – Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   A murder suspect, Wasiu Kadiri, 22, from Epe, Lagos State, has allegedly confessed that he committed murder out of anger over the snatching of…

Okija: Exposing the new faces of dreaded shrines

Okija: Exposing the new faces of dreaded shrines

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  / Correspondent, Awka   How time flies! Ten years ago, specifically in August 2004 when the Nigerian police invaded the dreaded Okija shrines, in Ihiala Local Government Area…

Hiding under Ebola to dehumanise Africans

By Uchendu Precious Onuoha / Special Correspondent , Spain   The inhuman treatment meted out by the Spanish security and health authorities to African immigrants under the guise of Ebola scare…

How Nigerian died of Ebola scare in Spain

The fear of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has heighten the level of discrimination against citizens of countries the disease has been ravaging or was reported. Ebola is the most dreaded…

As fear of austerity grips Nigerians

As fear of austerity grips Nigerians

By Chukwudi Nweje  / Acting Features Editor   The reality of crude oil prices which have been on the decline globally since June this year is gradually dawning on Nigeria as…

Some states employ quacks to train teachers –Sharehu, NTI boss

Some states employ quacks to train teachers –Sharehu, NTI boss

Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu is the Director-General, National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna. In this interview with SPECIAL CORREONDENT, Juliet Oyoyo, he spoke at length on the activities of the teacher…

Ecobank takes malaria awareness campaign to schools

Ecobank takes malaria awareness campaign to schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   Ecobank has donated malaria prevention kits worth several millions of Naira to various schools and health care Centers in rural communities across Nigeria as…

When Adedokun Int’l School, Sango-Ota, celebrated fifth anniversary

When  Adedokun Int’l School,  Sango-Ota, celebrated fifth anniversary

By Segun Adeleye / Abeokuta   In the life of any organisation, five years are considered as being in the infancy stage trying to make its foothold strong in any sector…

Kaduna to partner NTI for teacher development –Yero

Kaduna to partner NTI for teacher development –Yero

By Juliet Oyoyo / Kaduna   Kaduna State Governor, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has expressed his administration’s commitment and willingness to partner with the National Teacher’s Institute (NTI) to organise a…

Vice-Chancellor tasks group on capacity building

Stories by Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Participants at the recently held 9th Nigerian Network Operators Group (Ng NOG) Workshop 2014 have been tasked of the need to get back…

Ambode extends hand of fellowship to Alma mater

It came like a miracle as the 140 year old St Jude Anglican Primary  School, Ebute Metta, Lagos State wears a complete new look courtesy of an alumnus of the…

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