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NNPC to set up 200,000bpd condensate refineries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has announced plans to establish two condensate refineries with a total refining capacity of 200,000 barrels per day.
NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, who disclosed this at the bid opening for consultancy services on a feasibilit [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


FG backs upgrade of FRSC academies in Udi, Shendam

The Federal Government has expressed support for the upgrade of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Academy in Udi, Enugu State, and FRSC training institution in Shendam, Plateau state.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, assured the agency of necessary support to ensure that the institu [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


TETFund disburses N2bn to army varsity

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has announced the approval of N2billion take-off grant for the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, said the allocation letter will be issued as soon as the 2018 intervention guidelines are a [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


2018 UTME: over 1.5 million candidates await admission

Over 1.5 million candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, are still awaiting admissions from tertiary institutions of their choice.

The long wait for admission continues five months after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, conducted the [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Implementing Patients’ Bill of Rights

History was unfolded on July 31, 2018, when Acting President Yemi Osinbajo launched the Patients’ Bill of Rights, setting the tone for improved service delivery in the country’s parlous health sector.

Hitherto, the nation’s health sector lacked a policy or legal instrument agg [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


SHORT STORIES Elephant and friends

A lone elephant wandered the forest looking for friends. She came across a monkey and asked, “Will you be my friend, monkey?” “You are too big and cannot swing on trees as I do. So I cannot be your friend”, said the monkey.

 

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Sat, 01 September 2018


UNICEF: 24 children released from military custody

No fewer than 24 children suspected of ties with Boko Haram have been released from the Nigerian Army administrative custody in north-eastern Nigeria.

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in a statement, welcomed the release of the 24 children aged 12 to 17, stating that the figure [...]

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