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  • How private schools frustrate UBEC audit project

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja On April 30th, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), begun a transformational project that would herald precise direction for Nigeria’s basic education sector.   Tagged National Personal Audit (NPA), the exercise was targeted at public and private schools, as well as other institutions that provide nursery, primary and junior secondary and related educational…

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  • Linguistic studies can boost regional, international integration –Don

    Jet Stanley Madu A university lecturer, Prof Carol Opara has observed that Linguistic Studies is not receiving the level of attention it deserves in the country. The Professor of French Language Studies who called on education authorities to encourage the study, described it as a strong tool for regional integration  In a chat with The…

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  • Fury over Plateau killings

    •Politicians taking advantage of crisis –Buhari •PDP, Saraki, CAN, others condemn attack Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye; Ndubuisi Orji; Okwe Obi; Bayo Oladeji, Abuja; Gyang Bere, Jos Anger, tears and condemnations have continued to trail the weekend attack on Plateau State communities, in which death toll has reportedly risen to 150. In spite of the deployment of Air…

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  • Storm of sorrow

    How strange winds killed eight, destroyed homes, schools, businesses in Bauchi Paul Orude, Bauchi On Saturday, June 16, Mohammed Isa, a soccer enthusiast, was watching the World Cup football match between Argentina and Iceland in Yelwa Labourer area of Bauchi. With just about five minutes to the end of the game, a strong wind shook the wooden…

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    Nigeria loses N3tr annually to non passage of PIB –PWYP Nigeria

    Uche Usim, Abuja Publish What You Pay-Nigeria, a national coalition of over 150 Civil Society organisations across the nation’s six geo-political zones has disclosed that the country loses at least N3 trillion annually with non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bills (PIBs) still at the National Assembly. The body also lamented that the current law in…

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    Killings: Buhari orders massive transfer of police in Zamfara

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered massive transfer of police personnel in Zamfara; as part of deliberate measures to address cases of armed banditry in the state. The president disclosed this when a delegation of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria visited him at the State House, Abuja, yesterday. Buhari was reacting to the burning…

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  • Infrastructure: NUPENG rejects N11.5bn cut in budgetary allocation

    …As NACCIMA bemoans late passage Bimbola Oyesola and Uche Henry The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers (NUPENG), has condemned the whopping N11.5 billion cuts made by the National Assembly from the proposed allocations in the 2018 national budget.  This is even as the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and…

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    Customs deploys drones to combat rice smuggling

    Uche Usim; Chetachukwu Amoke, Abuja; Isaac Anumihe Barely a week after the closure of the nation’s borders against rice smugglers the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday, gave the indication it was  deploying  drones to combat smuggling of prohibited items. Speaking when he launched a set of 30 patrol vans in Abuja, Deputy Comptroller-General (DIG) in…

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