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Teaching is my passion

November 17, 2017 Blueprint 0

Anne Bessong, a passionate and charismatic teacher, is the Head of Schools at Eaglesworld Global Schools in Ajah, Lagos state. In this interview with ENE OSANG, the journalist turned teacher, said teaching is her passion. You have been in teaching profession for 20 years, how did you become a teacher? I did not start off my career as a teacher, Read More

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Court orders University to reinstate rusticated student

November 14, 2017 Blueprint 0

A High Court sitting in Yenagoa has set aside and declared null and void the rustication of one Micah Diniprema, a 27 years old final year student of the Faculty of Education of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa state and ordered the authorities of the institution to reinstate and allow him to graduate. The final year student was Read More

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Buhari needs N4trn to fulfil APC’s 13 education campaign promises – Minister

November 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration needs N1 trillion annually over the next four years to fulfil the All Progressive Congress (APC) 13 campaign promises on education, Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu, said on Monday. The minister said this at the Special Retreat of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on the Challenges Facing the Education Sector in Nigeria at the Read More

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Buhari appoints Adeyeye NAFDAC DG

November 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the wife of Sen Olusola Adeyeye, representing Osun central, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Mrs. Adeyeye, who took over from the acting D-G, Ademola Andrew Magbojuri, is the founder of a non-governmental organisation, Drugs for AIDS Read More

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Anambra guber: UPP tasks INEC on voter education, logistics

November 3, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Patrick Andrew Abuja The United Progressive Party (UPP) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to step up its voter education activities to encourage huge voters’ turnout in the coming Anambra governorship. The party lamented the lack of adequate voter education and motivation and mobilisation of voters ahead of the election, adding that it fears INEC’s failure Read More

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UK consultant to Buhari: Put more money into education

October 20, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab   Ilorin   A renowned consultant, Professor Chris Imafidon, yesterday advised the federal government to spend more money on the education sector Imafidon , who is the founder, Excellence in Education Programme (Oxford ,United Kingdom) spoke in Ilorin, Kwara state, while delivering the 33rd convocation lecture of the University of Ilorin In his paper entitled: “The Read More

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NGO donates books to improve reading culture in North-east

October 13, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Musa M. Buba   Damaturu In an effort to restore the dignity of education and reading culture in the North-east, Children, Youth and Women Empowerment Initiatives (ChiYoWo), in collaboration with Hope Interactive, Damaturu, has donated over 100 text and exercise books to ECWA Beckett Memorial College, Kukar-Gadu, in Yobe state. Chief Executive officer of the ChiYoWo, Tokumbo Iyaturoti, said Read More

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CSOs urge politicians to eshew bitterness

October 3, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Coalition of Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) has called on the political elites to put their houses in order for Nigeria’s nascent democratic system to thrive and yield the desired democratic dividends. Th e group urged them to avoid anything capable of destroying democracy in the country noting that the present infrastructure development could not sustained without Read More