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Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo

The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colourful ceremony, lasting almost three hours, celebrated Brazil's arts and was held in a wet Maracana. Among the highlights were Tokyo's impressive showcase and a vibrant carnival parade. "These were a marvellous Olympics, in

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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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