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Insecurity: Nigeria On the Brink

On August 7, 2016, gunmen ambushed and killed 11 soldiers in Niger State, one of the states sharing boundary with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of government. Confirming the incident the  spokesman for the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said, “Following covert surveillance and intelligence reports on

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Museveni makes roadside call on cheap phone

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni surprised residents of Kyeirumba village with a roadside phone call using a cheap ' kabiriti' on Monday. He sat on a chair by the road and spoke on the phone for about 30 minutes, as his security detail waited. He directed the officers not to block traffic. Museveni

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Education ministry, stakeholders agree on N2,500 as post-UTME screening fee

The Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have agreed on N2,500 as the fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening. This is contained in a statement issued by Prof. Michael Faborode, the Secretary-General, Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) in Abuja. Faborode said the

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CIT top World University Rankings 2015-2016

… Nigerian Universities missed first 1000 The Times Higher Education has released the ranking for best global universities on Monday July 11. The ranking is based on University core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most

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