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NNPC announces new environment policy

A new environment policy has been announced by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to enable it effectively manage waste streams generated during its operations and ensure that people and environment are protected.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, [...]

Thu, 07 June 2018


SHORT STORY Powerful Prayers

 

Powerful Prayers

Kim and Ray were very close companions. They were neighbours, classmates at school, and later, colleagues at work.

One day, they decided to go on a sea voyage to explore strange lands. They began their voyag [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


JAMB closes direct entry application

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced the closure of direct entry application for candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions.

JAMB spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Banjamin, said the application process which began in December, 2017, will terminate on June 4, 20 [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


Children’s Day: Buhari advocates end to violence against children

President Muhammadu Buhari, has called on families, security agencies and other stakeholders to rise up and take urgent steps towards stemming the rising wave of violence against children.

Buhari, who stated this in his message on the 2018 children day, re-affirmed his administration’s co [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


ASUU, others reject amendments to TETFund law

Efforts to amend the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Act 2011 and expand its scope of intervention have suffered setbacks as stakeholders firmly rejected changes to the law.

Two separate bills proposing the amendments of clause 72a and 73 had passed first and second reading at the House [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


SHORT STORY The greedy crocodile

 

 

 

 

 

 

The greedy crocodile

Once there was a crocodile. He was really hungry. He saw a boy. The boy had some meat in his hand. He decided he wanted to eat both the boy a [...]

Fri, 25 May 2018


37,000 sit for 2018 police recruitment exams

Over 37,000 candidates have participated in the nationwide 2018 examination for recruitment into the Nigerian Police Force, conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, in charge of police training, Istifanus Shettima, disclosed th [...]

Fri, 25 May 2018


UNICEF targets 41,391 school enrolments in Zamfara, Kebbi

The United Nations International Children Fund, UNICEF, is targeting 41,391 enrolment of boys and girls in basic schools in Zamfara and Kebbi states, under its Educate A Child, EAC, cash transfer programme co-funded by Qatar Foundation.

UNICEF Education Specialist in Nigeria, Azuka Menkiti, who [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


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PhotoGroup tasks FG on Ukelle-Izzi communal clash

A community-based group, Project 1000, has called on the Federal Government to take drastic action [...]

15 July 2018