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For the Love of St Patrick’s

For the Love of St Patrick’s

In the last twenty-seven years since graduating from St Patrick’s Secondary School, Emene, now St Patrick’s College, Emene, I had, prior to this moment, visited the school two times. The first was in 1998 when I came to collect my certificate on my way to pursuing a university education, and the second was in 2015

NIJ Hosts Anti-Corruption Round Table

A round table on youth participation in the war on corruption holds at the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, NIJ, Ogba, Lagos on Wednesday November 1.  The round table titled “Best Strategies In Engaging The Youth In Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption War”, is organized by Sustainable Development and Transparency Foundation, SDTF, an anti-corruption and non-profit organisation.  The lead paper

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3.4 Million People At Risk Of Dementia Epidemic 

Alzheimer’s Disease International, ADI, has alerted the international community that Dementia will affect 3.4 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. It estimates that countries in the region have the fastest growing older population in the world but striking lack of awareness and limited availability of health services pose a challenge. This was contained in

World Literacy Day: Obaseki Canvasses For Modern Teaching Method

Godwin Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State,  has decried the prevalence of obsolete teaching methods in institutions of learning in Nigeria. He believes that the moribund teaching methods account for the poor quality of education and high level of illiteracy in the country. For this reason, the governor, who made the recommendations on August 8

Federal Govt Declares Nigeria Free Of Meningitis

The Federal Government has declared Nigeria free from the latest ‘Type C’ deadly Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), which claimed almost 2,000 lives since its outbreak in late 2016. The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in a statement on Saturday, confirmed that the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) responding

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Nigerians Mistreat The Elderly-LASU Don

At a time when many elderly people in Nigeria continue to lament the poor welfare system in the country, Elias Wahab, a professor of Sociology and dean of faculty of Social Science, Lagos State University, LASU, has urged the government to establish a programme and policy that will ensure monthly stipends are given to Nigerians

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What Animal Disease Outbreaks Say Of Our Public Health

Professor of Public Health, Tunde Awoniyi Due to their lack of formal education, most Nigerian livestock farmers have little knowledge of the effect of poor hygiene on their livestock and the public. Thus they believe that disease outbreaks are more of spiritual attack than poor farm hygiene practices, which are mainly responsible for such incidents. This

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9 Directors Of NCAA Sacked

According to reports, the Federal Government on Friday endorses the sack of all the directors of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. Nine directors were shown the exit by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, by the federal government.   Names of those affected by the purge are –

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