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Obaseki gives Edo Libyan returnees 150 hectares, N100m seed capital for agribusiness

  The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved 150 hectares of land and N100million seed capital for the 150 Libyan returnees and victims of human trafficking, who completed a skills acquisition training at the Edo Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) office in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Obaseki, who

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Mugabe attends graduation, in first appearance since Zimbabwe’s military coup

The Telegraph   Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance since the military seized control of the country, attending a graduation ceremony at Harare's Open University on Friday morning. In an apparent display of defiance, the 93-year-old arrived at the ceremony on Friday morning dressed in a blue academic gown and

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics Commences Strike Action

-Stella Ukwuoma,Abuja    The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Polytechnics on Sunday midnight commenced an indefinite strike action. The Union had given the Federal Government one-week ultimatum which expired Sunday midnight, hence the strike action. Reports say efforts so far by officials from the Ministry of Labour and Employment to reach the leadership of the Union has proved abortive.

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JAMB to review UTME,meets stakeholders

By NAN   The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the meeting, scheduled to

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Maritime university kicks off in Delta, Buhari increases grant to N5bn

  The Maritime University, located at Okerenkoko, Delta State, has now commenced full academic activities. This is as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an increase of the take-off grant from N2b earlier announced to N5b. The grant has already been included in the 2018 budget presented to the National Assembly earlier this week,

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Liberian President Sirleaf visits Imo today

  The Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, is visiting  Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Thursday (today). The Director General of Rochas Okorocha Foundation, Mrs. Uloma Nwosu,  said Sirleaf will be guest of the foundation. Nwosu said Johnson-Sirleaf was invited because she shared in the foundation’s ideal to focus attention on the

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