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Varsity don tasks Africans on sound reading skills

Professor Akua Britwum, has urged Africans to develop sound reading skills to gather information on solving the continent's developmental challenges.

She made this known in a lecture titled reading skills, at the Amilcar School, Aburi Ghana, organised for workers in Africa to promote social [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Infrastructural decay caused by low budgetary allocation - NAAT

The National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, has stated that the infrastructural decay in the education sector is caused by low budgetary allocation to the sector by both the federal and state governments.

This is contained in a communique signed by the union’s president and [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Kogi reps member in alleged certificate forgery

A serving member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Lawal Idris, has been invited by the police over alleged forgery and inconsistencies in his certificate and documents.

The Kogi state-born politician, who is representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, is expected to report to the office of [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Labour insists, no court will stop our strike

The organised labour has insisted that no going back on its planned nationwide strike slated to commence on Nov. 6 in spite an order of the National Industrial Court against it.

President, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said the congress was unaware of any court ruling.

Th [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Menace of child abuse in Abuja and culture of silence

There is a growing culture of child molestation plaguing every strata of the Nigerian society with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, not an exception.

According to social activists, several of such cases are not reported especially in the suburbs where the ugly phase of silence allows these [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

2019: INEC, WANEP launch poll violence monitoring project

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in collaboration with the African Union, AU, West Africa Network for Peace Building, WANEP, have launched the 2019 Election Violence Monitoring, Analysis and Mitigation, EMAM, Project.

The INEC chairman, P [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018

Minimum wage: We are surprised at Ngige’s position - ASCSN

The General Secretary of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, Comrade Bashir Lawal, has revealed that organised labour is still surprised at the position of the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, over the national minimum wage.

He made this known recently i [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018

Infertility: Expert advocates early reproductive education, marriage

A fertility expert, Dr. Tunika Akunyili, has recommended early marriages and reproductive health education for young women to mitigate the prevalence of infertility among women.

She made this known recently during the official commissioning of the Tunicleo Medical Center in Abuja.

Akunyi [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


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