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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…

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…

School principal assures on quality vocational studies education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  /  Reporter, Lagos   Principal, Babcock Academy, Mrs. Bola Adebowojo has affirmed that as an Adventist school with an education system that is holistic in nature, more…

50 UK institutions stage education fair in Lagos

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   The British Council has announced the participation of about 50 institutions from the United Kingdom (UK) that will take part in the 2014 exhibition…

Lagos laments poor turnout at placement test, re-sit

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase - Reporter, Lagos   Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mrs. Gbolahan Daodu has expressed disappointment over the low turnout of pupils expected to…

‘Hope of industrialization rests on Nigerian youths’

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   An entrepreneurial researcher at the University of Salford, Manchester, Bello Moshood has stated over the weekend in Lagos that the vision of Nigeria’s quest…

Lagos urges students to imbibe hand washing culture

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has charged students in the state to imbibe the culture of frequent hand washing with soap…

Boko Haram: The long walk to ceasefire

Boko Haram: The long walk to ceasefire

By Chukwudi Nweje /  Acting Features Editor   The Federal Government last Friday finally reached a ceasefire agreement with the Boko Haram terrorists. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air…

Taking campaign against domestic violence to the grassroots

Taking campaign against  domestic violence to the grassroots

By Chukwudi Nweje  Acting Features Editor The Lagos State Gender Advocacy Team (LASGAT) recently undertook a week of action against domestic violence from October13 to 17, 2014 to enlighten Lagosians…

Intrigues of Bala Mohammed’s jettisoned guber ambition

Intrigues of Bala Mohammed’s jettisoned guber ambition

By Rabiu Garba Special Correspondent Speculations had been rife that Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sen. Bala Mohammed would be among the seven ministers who resigned from the…

Dubai: Oyoms demise, one death too many

Dubai: Oyoms demise, one death too many

By Sam Anokam,  Asst. Editor   Twenty years ago, Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was just struggling to be known. But with tenacity, doggedness…

Iju road collapsing, three years after

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Scale of preference, we were told in the secondary school, is arranging your needs in order of importance with the most urgent needs…

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Bernard Bongy, a Benin Republic – born driver, residing in Nigeria, was recently arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Lagos…

Nigerian Prisons: For reformation or deformation?

Nigerian Prisons:  For reformation or deformation?

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    It has become an annual ritual for the Federal Government of Nigeria to budget billions of naira for the Nigerian Prisons Service to…

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

For quite some weeks now, Unity Schools in the country as well as official activities at the Federal Ministry of Education have remained grounded; following the non-payment of promotion arrears…

FEGOCOOKOSA to hold seminar on education sector

By Anthonia Soyingbe  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   Members of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Old Students’ Association (FEGOCOOKOSA) is concluding arrangements to bring eminent Nigerians together to brainstorm on the way…

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