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Osun Hijab war- Islamic clerics storm schools in protest

About 25 Muslim clerics stormed two schools in Osun state – St. Charles High School in Osogbo and Ife Oluwa Middle School – to enforce the June 3rd court judgement that female Muslim students should start wearing hijab to schools.

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First Zika vaccine to be tested in humans

The first human trial of a Zika vaccine will begin soon, Inovio Pharmaceuticals said Monday. Inovio, which is based in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, and GeneOne Life Science, which is based in Seoul, South Korea, worked together on the vaccine. They previously

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Osun school crisis- Aregbesola reacts

The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday reacted to the ongoing crisis involving the use of Hijab by female Muslim students in public schools in the state. Mr. Are‎gbesola gave his observation at the roundtable on Development Collaborative Framework for

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ATAP rector commends Bauchi’s educational pursuits

  The rector of Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP), Bauchi, Dr Suleiman Muhammad Lame, has commended Governor Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar for making huge investment to the development of education in the state. The rector in an interaction with pressmen in

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Resident doctors begin strike over unpaid salaries

  The National Association of Resident Doctors in federal teaching hospitals have commenced an indefinite strike over the non-payment 10 months salaries of some of its members. The President of the ARD, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile Ife,

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Four Dead As Heatwave Scorches Southwest US

At least four people have died as a heatwave causes temperatures in parts of southwestern America to soar to 118F (47.8C), triggering wildfires and raising concerns of power blackouts, according to reports. A 28-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters after

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How Can Communities Prepare for Mass Shootings? Orlando Offers Lessons

As doctors treated the horrific injuries of victims shot in the Pulse nightclub massacre here, a mistaken report of a gunman nearby forced officials to briefly lock down the emergency room; the medical staff shoved heavy X-ray machines against the

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DG applauds FG’s plan to reintroduce history in schools

The Director-General of the Lagos State Records and Archives Bureau (LASRAB), Mr Biodun Onayele, has applauded the Federal Government’s plan to reintroduce history in the curriculum of schools. Onaleye told a forum in Lagos  that removal of history from school’s

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VC urges FG to grant education loan to varsity students

The Vice Chancellor of the Redeemers University, Prof. Debo Adeyewa, on Friday advised the Federal Government to grant education loan to university students to enable them tackle school fees problems in their various institutions. Adeyewa gave the advice while addressing

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Bill Gates endorses genetically modified mosquitoes to combat malaria

Bill Gates endorsed the use of a powerful and controversial new gene-editing tool to create malaria-resistant mosquitoes in an interview with Bloomberg News today. A handful of scientists have already created mosquitoes that are either infertile or resistant to the

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