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When military, media met on security

When military, media met on  security

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Recently the Nigerian Army organised a workshop where the military and media practitioners sat at a roundtable to discuss the gains and pains…

Umunze: A community in search of peace

Umunze: A community in search of peace

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Ndikpa Community, a clan in Ugwulano Village, Umunze Orumba South L.G.A of Anambra State has for some time attracted negative media publicity as a…

167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   167 blind undergraduate students were among over 1,000 other students that benefited from a scholarship by the MTN Foundation to pursue various courses in…

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The University of Lagos Alumni Association, Lagos State Branch, has honoured some Principal Officers, management staff and Heads of various departments among other distinguished…

‘No local government can fund basic education effectively’

‘No local government can fund basic education effectively’

Comrade Segun Raheem is the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State chapter. In this interview with our REPORTER, Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, he speaks on the proposed autonomy…

SUBEB rewards teachers, workers for outstanding performance

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   It was a period of pay back as the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) rewarded some of its teachers and workers in…

Oladunjoye calls for teaching of cultural values in child upbringing

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has enjoined parents and guardians to establish and moderate the life styles of their children and wards with cultural values for preservation.…

Faith based university students most guilty of illicit drug use

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Coordinator of a Christian non government Organisation, called Christ Against Drug Abuse (CADAM), Dr. Dokun Adedeji has described students of faith based universities as…

Combating HIV/AIDS stigmatisation

Combating HIV/AIDS stigmatisation

By Hassan Zaggi  / Correspondent, Abuja   This year’s celebration of World AIDS Day on December 1 provided another opportunity for people globally to lend their voices to the fight against…

As National Disability Bill becomes law

As National Disability Bill becomes law

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja On December 3, 2014, Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is a day set aside by…

RECDOT Centre: Uplifting the lives of PLWDs

By Emeka Odogwu Emeka Special Correspondent, Awka   The Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT) in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State, houses over 160 PLWDs…

Nwobodo: Untold story of a divided family

Nwobodo: Untold story of a divided family

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu, Correspondent, Enugu   On Friday, December 5, the Amechi Awkunanaw country home of former governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo, was filled with eminent Nigerians…

ATMs outside banks’ premises: Exposing customers to criminals

ATMs outside banks’ premises: Exposing customers to criminals

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  / Correspondent, Lagos   In 1989, the defunct Societe Generale Bank introduced Automated Teller Machine (ATM) into Nigeria. This technological innovation had been in the Western world long…

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

My female friends sponsor  me –robbery suspect

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Seun Kolawole, who was arrested recently for sponsoring armed robbers and receiving stolen vehicles, has declared that his girlfriends were his sponsors in the…

Addressing the plight of Nigeria’s out of school children

Addressing the plight of Nigeria’s out of school children

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja   The plight of children like five-year old Hafsat, who is of school age but are not in school, has been a recurring debate among…

How the law caught up with Agidi, kidnap kingpin

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Anthony Agidi, a suspected kidnap kingpin has been notorious not only in Lagos but other parts of the country including Delta and Edo States.…

Tackling the culture of illicit drug use in Nigerian universities

Tackling the culture of illicit drug use in Nigerian universities

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   ParentS and guests present at the Bells University Parents Forum (BUPF) was held spellbound as they were told by experts in drug related issues…

Bridging family planning gap in Nigeria

Bridging family planning gap in Nigeria

By Hassan Zaggi  /  Correspondent, Abuja   Recently, stakeholders in the health sector, especially family planning experts concluded their 3rd family planning conference in Abuja. The conference was convened as…

Osogbo stands still for Aregbesola’s second term inauguration

Osogbo stands still for Aregbesola’s second term inauguration

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo On November 27, 2014 State of Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola made history when he was sworn-in for a second term of four years along with…

Creativity as solution to insurgency

Creativity as solution to insurgency

By Yemi Adebisi, Acting Head, Literary/Arts As the world tinkers with different options to end the reign of the  dreadly Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria, members of the creative industry…

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