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Imams preach peaceful 2019 elections
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Imams preach peaceful 2019 elections

Sheikh Tijani Gbajabiamila (right); Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla; Sheikh Lawal and Sheikh Mujitaba Giwa during the yearly conference of Chief Imams and Ulamas in Lagos. Chief Imams and religious leaders in Lagos State have been urged to brace up for a patriotic role in the forthcoming […]

Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths
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Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths

[FILE PHOTO] Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON) has called on the Federal Ministry of Health as well as the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to implement policies, laws and interventions that would strengthen […]

Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building
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Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building

TB Joshua The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons. The judge had reserved ruling to a date to be communicated […]

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Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

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Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency
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North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari For the umpteenth time, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has shown he will not rest until there is a marked improvement in the northern region of Nigeria’s education standards. Things are falling apart in the region’s education sector as the number of […]

Young people’s mental health is a ticking time-bomb and nobody is talking about it
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Young people’s mental health is a ticking time-bomb and nobody is talking about it

For Adamu Bello*, it was arduous understanding the waves of emotions hitting him and articulating how he felt to his parents and family was just an uphill task. “I have never heard anything about ‘mental health’ at home or school,” said the 16-year-old who was diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety-Depressive Disorder […]

The impact of banking crises on consumer trust and financial inclusion
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The impact of banking crises on consumer trust and financial inclusion

 The role trust plays in the drive for an inclusive financial services ecosystem can’t be overemphasised. The recent developments in the banking sector have elevated the need to revisit the topic, this time drawing our insights from the body of evidence available. Trust means being confident that a person or […]

Twitter In A Frenzy As WAEC issues President Muhammadu Buhari Attestation Of Result
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Twitter In A Frenzy As WAEC issues President Muhammadu Buhari Attestation Of Result

Just after President Muhammadu Buhari gets confirnation from WASC through an issue of an attestation by the exam body via Twitter. Today I received the attestation and confirmation of my 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) Examination result, from the Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). It was […]