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Benue translates science textbooks to Tiv language

The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board has started translating science textbooks into Tiv dialect for easy learning and sustenance of indigenous languages. The Executive Chairman of the board, Mr Philip Tachin, made this known on Wednesday while declaring open,

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FG urged to institute pragmatic approach to tackling Noma disease

By Lubem Gena, Abuja The Federal Government has been urged to institute a national intervention programme that will draw out a pragmatic approach to tackling Noma disease in the country. AljazirahNigeria notes that Noma (cancrum oris) is a gangrene that

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Evander Holyfield donates $3M health equipment to LASG, set to fight Tinubu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday lauded the achievements of five-time world cruiserweight and heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, describing him as the greatest living boxer of all times. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja

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Glass of alcohol increases risk of breast cancer, research proves

Researchers say a daily glass alcoholic beverage might increase the risk of breast cancer. According to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research on Wednesday, an average of 10g of alcohol

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NUT Suspends Two-week Strike

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Bayelsa State wing, has suspended its two-week strike with immediate effect. The suspension of the strike followed the state government’s release of N300m to augment payment of primary school teachers in the local government areas

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FUTA reinstates suspended bursar

The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure, has ordered the reinstatement of the bursar of the institution, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun. Both Oresegun and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola were earlier  suspended by the Minister of Education,

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Our mission is to end female genital mutilation in Nigeria- director, Girl Generation

Kelechukwu Lucky Nwachukwu is the Nigeria country programme manager of Girl Generation, a non-governmental organisation whose activities cut across youth and female gender. In this interview with LUBEM GENA, he explained that Nigerian youths have immensely benefited from their activities.

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Emotional: Rescued Chibok girls reunite with families

The 82 rescued Chibok school girls have been reunited with their parents in an emotion laden occasion in Abuja on Saturday. The girls were earlier reunited with 24 others who were rescued by the Federal Government last year. In her

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JAMB to watch CCTV footage on exam cheats

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is to watch the recordings of proceedings in its Closed Circuit Camera Televisions during the just-concluded Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said in a statement on

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Buhari renames Ekiti federal varsity after Adebayo

The Federal Government has renamed the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, after the late military governor of the old Western Region, General Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.). President Muhammadu Buhari announced this on Saturday at the funeral service held at All Saints Anglican

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