Osinbajo Takes Over FG’s Team in Talks With ASUU

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government’s team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the c…

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government's team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the contentious issues.

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JAMB Cut-Off Marks – a Policy Lost in Translation

[Guardian] The last couple of days have seen the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) receive a lot of flak from higher institutions – lecturers and students alike – over its now infamous 120 and 100 cut-off marks for universities and polyte…

[Guardian] The last couple of days have seen the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) receive a lot of flak from higher institutions - lecturers and students alike - over its now infamous 120 and 100 cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics/colleges of education, respectively. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, reports that there is a communication gap between JAMB and the higher institutions

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How Nigeria, 138 Others Could Be Powered By 100 Percent Wind, Water, Solar Energy By 2050

[Guardian] The latest roadmap to a 100 per cent renewable energy future from Stanford’s Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 colleagues is the most specific global vision yet, outlining infrastructure changes that 139 countries can make to be entirely powered by wi…

[Guardian] The latest roadmap to a 100 per cent renewable energy future from Stanford's Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 colleagues is the most specific global vision yet, outlining infrastructure changes that 139 countries can make to be entirely powered by wind, water, and sunlight by 2050 after electrification of all energy sectors.

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45 Years After, Govt Moves to Complete Mambilla Electricity Project

[Leadership] 45 years after Nigeria began talks about its take off, precisely in 1972, the federal government yesterday approved 5.792 billion dollars (N1.140trillion) for the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla Hydro-Power project at Gembu, T…

[Leadership] 45 years after Nigeria began talks about its take off, precisely in 1972, the federal government yesterday approved 5.792 billion dollars (N1.140trillion) for the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla Hydro-Power project at Gembu, Taraba State.

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Osinbajo to Lead Negotiations With ASUU

[Leadership] The minister of Labour And Productivity, Chris Ngige has disclosed that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will lead the federal government negotiation team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU).

[Leadership] The minister of Labour And Productivity, Chris Ngige has disclosed that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will lead the federal government negotiation team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU).

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Lagos Takes Fight Against Domestic, Sexual Violence to the Grassroots

[This Day] To raise awareness and sensitise residents on the dangers of domestic and gender-based violence, child abuse, rape, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has taken the campaign against domestic and gender-based …

[This Day] To raise awareness and sensitise residents on the dangers of domestic and gender-based violence, child abuse, rape, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has taken the campaign against domestic and gender-based violence to the grassroots, with an awareness walk held at the Epe Local Government Area of the state.

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Army Closes in On Shekau As 40-Day Ultimatum Expires

[Leadership] There were indications last night that the Nigerian Military may have closed in on the leader of the Boko haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, as the 40-day ultimatum given the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen Ibahim Attahiru, …

[Leadership] There were indications last night that the Nigerian Military may have closed in on the leader of the Boko haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, as the 40-day ultimatum given the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen Ibahim Attahiru, by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, expired yesterday.

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Senate Vows to Continue Investigation Into Alleged N30trn Revenue Scam

[Vanguard] The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has vowed to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export chain.

[Vanguard] The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has vowed to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export chain.

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Media Rights Activists Ask Buhari to Stop Military Spying On Nigerians Online

[Premium Times] Media rights defenders on Wednesday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against repressive actions that could have grave implications for Nigeria’s democracy.

[Premium Times] Media rights defenders on Wednesday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against repressive actions that could have grave implications for Nigeria's democracy.

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What South-East Governors Discussed With Biafra Leader

[Premium Times] The South-east governors on Wednesday said dialogue and not confrontation was the only panacea needed to solve the agitation by the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB.

[Premium Times] The South-east governors on Wednesday said dialogue and not confrontation was the only panacea needed to solve the agitation by the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB.

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