Reforming Education in Nigeria – Thinking Outside the Box

[Guardian] Have you heard our young men discussing football recently? They know all the latest news on the English Premier League. They can tell you when Manchester United is playing Chelsea, and can even predict who will win and by how many goals. Tha…

[Guardian] Have you heard our young men discussing football recently? They know all the latest news on the English Premier League. They can tell you when Manchester United is playing Chelsea, and can even predict who will win and by how many goals. Thanks to cable, Internet and satellite TV, our young people also know how many soldiers are killed in war zones daily, how many suicide bombings take place and how many people militants kidnap. They know which countries have the most relaxed immigration rules. But ask the

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Niger, Ekiti, Delta’s N79bn Bond to Mature This Year

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Niger, Ekiti and Delta states’ N79 billion bond which was raised in the nation’s capital market in 2011 for infrastructural development is due for maturity this year.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Niger, Ekiti and Delta states' N79 billion bond which was raised in the nation's capital market in 2011 for infrastructural development is due for maturity this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Gnassingbé Repeats Call for Political Dialogue

[Togonews] President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, has reiterated his call for the opposition to accept dialogue as the government presses for an end to a running political crisis.

[Togonews] President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, has reiterated his call for the opposition to accept dialogue as the government presses for an end to a running political crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Statement By the Chair of AU Commission On the Democratic Republic of the Congo

[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, notes with serious concern the incidents that took place in Kinshasa and other locations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 31 December 2017. He deplores the …

[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, notes with serious concern the incidents that took place in Kinshasa and other locations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 31 December 2017. He deplores the loss of life reported during those incidents and emphasizes the need to shed light on any abuses committed by the police, so that the perpetrators of these acts can be held accountable.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cleric Hails Ugwuanyi On 2018 Budget Proposal

[This Day] Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for presentating a “realistic budget proposal” to the State House of Assembly for approval.

[This Day] Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for presentating a "realistic budget proposal" to the State House of Assembly for approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

REA to Deliver N10bn Electricity Projects in 9 Varsities

[Daily Trust] The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has said it is set to deliver the N10 billion electricity projects this year for eight universities and one university teaching hospital as they were captured in the 2017 budget appropriation.

[Daily Trust] The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has said it is set to deliver the N10 billion electricity projects this year for eight universities and one university teaching hospital as they were captured in the 2017 budget appropriation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria