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Queens College Deaths: Civil Society Coalition Makes Shocking Revelations, Writes Senate Committee

By CHARLES UGOCHUKWU CHARLES An assemblage of six non-governmental and civil society organisations, the Coalition of Civil Societies on Human Rights and Anti-Corruption in Nigeria has written to the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education probing the recent deaths at one of the Federal Government’s Unity School, Queens College Lagos.   The group,

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Scientists warn of ‘biological annihilation,’ say mass extinction event is currently happening on Earth

-Agency Reports   When you hear the term “mass extinction” you probably imagine something like the space rock that smacked Earth and led to the demise of the dinosaurs, but according to a new research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, we’re currently experiencing an extinction event

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NOUN graduates will now join NYSC- Senate

-National Assembly Corespondents   The Senate has approved the National Youth Service Corps scheme for graduates of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The approval followed the passage of the National Open University of Nigeria Bill sponsored by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TetFund Sen. Jibrin Barau during Thursday’s plenary. According

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Comrade Stephen Knabayi NUT Abuja

Local Government Autonomy: NUT Kicks Against Transfer of Primary School Funding to Councils

By JAMES EZEMA & STELLA UKWUOMA Teachers across Nigeria on Tuesday began series of protests over what it described as the planned inclusion of primary school administration in the proposed autonomy for local governments.   The teachers who carried placards of various wordings  marched through the streets in parts of the country to

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PTDF -University of Sao Paulo partnership kick-off, as pioneer scholars leave for Brazil

-Anietie Udobit, Abuja   The strategic partnership between the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)  and the University of Sao Paulo Brazil kick-off as the first set of Nigerian scholars to benefit from the partnership departed Nigeria last week to commence higher degree Studies and research in Petroleum Engineering and related courses in

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