One Called A Better Policeman – Prologue

Against Vengeance of the Innocent convict, Is guarded by One who is called, Policeman. A plane is crashed, a Child is missing, Ask him: The workers Picketing, The Wife is feuding Report to HimA Baby dumped abroad, a Corpse lying about, Send for Him; Who is called POLICEMAN. The Learned and Unlearned; Between The Privileged and Underprivileged; Between The Strong, the Powerful, and The Weak, the Powerless; He is One called

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Insight: It Is A Challenge To Provide Disability-Inclusive Education, But It’s Worth It

By Dr, Manos Antoninis Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa get bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary school on time, while the number of out-of-school children and youth is 97 million and growing. Less is said, however, about the range of tools many countries in the region are deploying to include some of those furthest behind in mainstream schools: students with disabilities. These efforts should be celebrated and there seems no better time to think about inclusion than now. Inequalities in…

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Opinion: What Happens When Girls Say “No”?

By Lolo Cynthia Ihesie A recent United Nations report finds that one-in-four women globally feel powerless to refuse sex with a husband or partner. Yet, the problem could be even worse, as the report does not consider girls under 17. In Nigeria, where masculinity is too often weaponized, girls may be even more vulnerable. Especially now, during the stress of a pandemic and intermittent lockdowns, girls and women need the power to say no. I was once among those girls who could never say no. When my high school boyfriend…

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Borno: Governor Zulum Grants Scholarship Position To 15 Volunteers

At the weekend, Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was on his third trip to Baga, a fishing community in shores of the Lake Chad, during which he undertook both humanitarian and developmental activities. Zulum was in Baga back in July, and September this year, before returning from Saturday to Sunday. During his weekend activities in Baga, Zulum’s attention was caught by the untiring commitment of 15 villagers who had been rendering volunteer healthcare services in supporting medical practitioners to cater for the well being of resettled displaced families. Governor…

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Notes From My MTN Case Study

MTN Nigeria has a catalyst for Nigeria’s economic growth and development, helping to alternate Nigeria’s strong developmental potentials not only through the provision of world class communications but also through innovative and sustainable corporate social responsibility initiatives. Since its launch, MTN has steadily deployed its services in 232 cities and towns, more than 10,000 villages and communities and a growing number of super highways across the country, out of about 200 million people of the Nigeria’s estimated population, MTN Nigeria currently has about 14.6% subscribers base. The exploitative tendencies of…

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The Lies of Sponsored Thugs to Discredit #EndSARS Protest

There have been reports of unrest in some major cities across Nigeria from whereby criminal elements and thugs have been used to discredit the ongoing protest staged by the Youths to air their grievances on government policies and espionage campaign about police brutality and bad governance in the country. Crimes have been seen happening in Ikorodu, Benin and Abuja , it should be noted that most this of so called mishaps are instigated by the agents of bad governance who don’t want the statuquo of ending the menace in Nigerian…

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Nigerian Youths Urges Google To Change Doddle

Going by the current protests across Nigeria due to the operations of personnels of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARZ) a tactical agency under the Nigeria Police based on their mal-handling of security brigade on Nigerians resulting in shootings which have led to deaths and periodic beating of people have sparked protests ongoing for over a week now. Apparently, Nigerians are demanding Google and other international news agencies to change it’s doddle in appraisal of the protest to EndSarz menace across the country to curb the outcry in the society…

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The Fight Between Nigerian Youths And The Big Players

Nigerian Youths are one the most amazing and struggle- Headed beings on planet earth, with the prevailing situations of dreams been scattered by government policies, they still maintain a peaceful atmosphere with the ruling class. Let’s take a picture of this kind of situation ongoing in the country when compared to other nations who demands every form of accountability and stewardship from their government through the act of violence and vandalisation of properties belonging to the state. Our leaders have failed us in many regards and there isn’t a problem…

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Rights and Privileges of Being A Nigerian is Been Shortchanged

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. I have come to wonder why we face much heated challenges in trying to secure visa schedule to most countries in the world, just recently the Dubai authorities have tightened their procedures to granting credentials to most Nigerians all in the name of fighting against fraud, which if you come to think of it most Nigerian milk [Budget Allocations]…

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[New Post] The Rising Hope For Nigeria’s Telecommunication Sector

Telecommunication development to the growth ratio in Nigeria can be felt in the socio-economic and political sectors which manifest in the positive and negative spheres. Telecoms have heightened the level of interconnectedness among and between peoples of the country and outside communities, through a systematic integration of autonomous economies into a global system of production and distribution. Apparently, Telecoms in Nigeria seeks to eliminate trade barriers through integrations and interactions which can be passive or active move or counter move, actions or reactions of capital and labor thereby leading to…

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FG Opens Resumption For Some Schools Categories

The Federal Government has approved what it called “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown ordered to curtail further spread of COVID-19. However, only graduating pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other classes in primary and secondary schools, apart from final classes, will remain closed. The government has also lifted the ban placed on interstate travels with effect from July 1, provided such journeys are made outside…

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NYSC: We’re Not Ready To Open Back Orientation Camps

Going by the incessant rise in the Coronavirus pandemic across the country the agency in charge of Corper’s deployment has come out to say its not ready to kick start operations. National Youth Service Corps has said it will not reopen orientation camps across te country until it is safe to do so. The NYSC, in a statement on Thursday by its Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, any report that it was planning to open the camps was false She said, “To put issues in proper perspective, it…

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Bowen University Sacks 127 Staffs

the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has created economic downturn whereby many employers are unable to meet the welfare requirements of its workers. the varsity gives reasons attributed to dwindling challenges in paying workers in the academic and non academic department. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, has sacked about 10 per cent its workforce. The affected staff were said to have received mail intimating them of the termination of their appointment on Tuesday after their salaries for the month of June were paid. One of the affected staff members said 127 workers…

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FG Sets Stringent Conditions To Reopen Schools

the Coronavirus pandemic has left the Nigerian Education sectors on hold. Most schools had been locked while some still perform operations through E-learning. The stringent conditions for the reopening of schools contained in the guidelines submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Ministry of Education, may force some schools to close down their operations. The document, obtained by our correspondents is titled, “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure.” According to the document, each school is required to create temporary isolation space and fully equipped…

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Comrade Olatunji SUG President Suicide Letter

Glory be to God for this probably the last breathe in my nostrils, no matter how fainting it may seem. More importantly, this may be the last thing I write since my hope to write statement of accounts, proffer economic solutions to the Nigeria financial problems has been dashed and shattered by the powers that be. I accepted to study Banking and Finance to fulfill my dreams but all I live to write now is suicide note. I was arrested on the 9th of February, 2020 and got transferred to…

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EFCC Nabs Kwara NUT Board Over Salary Fraud

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had interrogated Mr Salihu Toyin, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, over alleged N31m salary fraud. The anti-corruption agency said this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Dele Oyewale, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin, Kwara State on Friday. Also interrogated in connection to the alleged fraud were the Permanent Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board, Bayo Audu Onimago, Director of Finance, SUBEB,…

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Features: MTN And Other Competitors

Article written by; Paul Ugbede Godwin. The influx of Telecoms into the Nigerian market has led to stiff competitions in the Communication sector. MTN-Nigeria has been maintaining a competitive relationship with other Telecoms firms in the country (9-Mobile, Globalcom, Airtel). In terms of network coverage and customer-base which could be seen in the trend at which its rolls out different ICT Products and Services. MTN-Nigeria maintains Resource and Information sharing policy with other Telecoms firms in compliance with the NCC regulation of best practice and Information findings among Telecoms providers…

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Oyo State Government Lift Ban on Schools, Others

The Coronavirus pandemic has created seen of lockdown regime across the country, Schools and other activities of human endeavour have been restricted …as govt workers resume Monday Oyo reviews curfew, mosques, churches to operate at 25 per cent capacity ….Pry 6, JSS III, SSS III students resume classes by June 29 The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force announced on Monday that it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state following the advent of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The Task Force, which made the decision public after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting…

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Kilishi; DG RMRDC Calls Kilishi Major Breakthrough In Technology Development

There was a mild drama at the Senate on Monday when the Director-General of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Professor Hussain Ibrahim, identified the development of Kilishi technology as its major breakthrough since the agency’s creation, 33 years ago. Ibrahim, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Science and Technology to brief the senators on the activities of his agency, caused a stir when he said the Kilishi technology was the only major breakthrough it had successfully developed for commercial use. Kilishi is a locally spiced roasted meat…

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N-Power: Minister React To Reports Of Absorption Of Batch A Beneficiaries Into Civil Service

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has branded social media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari will on June 12 announce the absorption of N-Power Volunteers Batch A into the Federal Civil Service as fake news, EMAGE News reports. This was made known in a press statement released on Saturday by Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, the ministry’s Deputy Director of Information. See full statement below: HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS MINISTRY DECLARES NEWS OF EMPLOYMENT OF N-POWER BATCH “A” BENEFICIARIES INTO THE FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE AS FAKE NEWS “The attention…

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