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As govt moves to make agriculture attractive

As govt moves to make agriculture attractive

By Chibuzor Emejor  /  Correspondent, Abuja   Recently, President Goodluck Jonathan launched a new initiative called National Schools Agriculture Programme (NSAP) which is aimed at raising a new generation of…

How the law caught up with killers of Newswatch Editor

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Since Toyin Obadina was killed sometime in February this year, his spirit has not rested. Not rested in the sense that the killers of…

Protest trails Lagos school admission policy

Protest trails Lagos school admission policy

•Group fears it may worsen Nigeria’s literacy level •As parents lament confusion over LASSRA registration, tax clearance By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   The insistence by the Lagos state government…

Rotary organises quiz to commemorate Polio Day

By Funmi Falobi Snr Reporter, Lagos   Rotary Club of Omole-Golden has organised a quiz competition for junior secondary schools as part of activities to mark this year’s World Polio…

Stakeholder wants strict regulations on private pre-schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   Governments at all levels have been advised to put in place regulations to regulate management and ownership of private pre-schools. Emeritus Professor, Professor Pai…

Teachers may down tools over LG autonomy

By Innocent Oweh Correspondent, Abuja   There are strong indications that the labour sector might be thrown into crisis again following the approval of autonomy for local government by the…

RMAFC and the burden of effective delivery

RMAFC and the burden of effective delivery

By Obike Ukoh / News Agency of Nigeria   After listening to the presentations of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) at the recently concluded National Conference, members of…

AFRH: Towards improving fertility among couples

By Grace Edema  /  Reporter, Lagos   Available statistics suggest that it has been over 35 years since the first In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) assisted child conception; likewise, it has…

How Ekiti ushered-in Governor Fayose

How Ekiti ushered-in Governor Fayose

Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti Last week’s inauguration of Mr Ayodele Fayose as fourth Executive Governor of Ekiti State arguably attracted more important dignitaries than any previous event held in the…

We have no other job but 419 –suspects

We have no other job but 419 –suspects

By Andrew Utulu  -  Correspondent, Lagos   Last week, two suspects, Wale Oyewale, 30, and Ndubuisi Amaefule, 34, made startling confessions on their criminal activities and how they obtain money…

Bianca Ojukwu gets The Most Outstanding African Ambassador Award

By Uchendu Onuoha  /  Special Correspondent, Spain   Once a winner always a winner, and a star cannot be shielded from its lights. Ambassador Bianca Olivia Odumegwu Ojukwu is like…

Ogeah: Redefining management of government media profile

Ogeah: Redefining management of government media profile

By Pius Mordi   How do you manage the affairs of a chief executive who is the target of vicious criticism, serial litigations challenging his election and is adjudged more…

3Cs to sustaining Nigeria’s transformation agenda

3Cs to sustaining Nigeria’s transformation agenda

By Ignatius Ugbabe   Continuity, consistency and commitment are three factors which analysts say have played very critical role in the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan. On assumption of…

When Police read the riot act to political thugs

When Police read the riot act to political thugs

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   The status of Lagos State as the former capital of Nigeria as well as the commercial nerve centre of the country coupled its…

Firm, foundation support teachers with computer education, laptops

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos  A non-government organization, LUCINMA Women Development Centre, Akoka, Lagos in collaboration with Zenith Bank Plc, over the weekend, presented laptop computers to graduates of…

FUNAAB Students’ Union leader assumes office, promises colleagues good time

The President-elect of the FUNAAB Student Union, Comrade Olajumoke Olawale, who assumed office recently, has promised to better the lots of his colleagues. According to him, “People thought I won…

191 days after, hope dims on Chibok girls

191 days after, hope dims on Chibok girls

By Oyeniran Apata with agency report   The breach of ceasefire agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the leadership of the Boko Haram sect in less than 24…

FG must meet ASUP, COEASU demands to prevent another strike

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   A rights group, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has advised the Federal Government to immediately meet and begin implementation of all outstanding demands of the…

Entries begin for 2014 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Opportunities are now open to students in the senior secondary schools category across the country as entries for the 2014 UBA Foundation National Essay…

Group rejects Lagos Court ruling on Hijab ban in public schools

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   A group, the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit has frowned at the judgment delivered by Justice Modupe Onyeabor of…

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