Part-Time Studies Crucial to Bridging Skills Gap, Says VC

[Guardian] Vice Chancellor of Crawford University, Prof. Rotimi Ajayi, says the relevance of part-time studies cannot be over emphasised as it “helps to develops workers’ skills and prepare them to get new jobs. It also helps people to get employed, mi…

[Guardian] Vice Chancellor of Crawford University, Prof. Rotimi Ajayi, says the relevance of part-time studies cannot be over emphasised as it "helps to develops workers' skills and prepare them to get new jobs. It also helps people to get employed, minimise or avert joblessness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Higher Education Minister to Report on 2017 Academic Year

[News24Wire] Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is on Thursday set to brief media on the outcomes of talks he held about the state of readiness for the 2017 academic year.

[News24Wire] Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is on Thursday set to brief media on the outcomes of talks he held about the state of readiness for the 2017 academic year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fitch Downgrades Country’s Rating to Negative

[Guardian] International ratings agency, Fitch Ratings yesterday revised the outlook on Nigeria’s long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDRs) to negative from stable, putting it at ‘B+’.

[Guardian] International ratings agency, Fitch Ratings yesterday revised the outlook on Nigeria's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDRs) to negative from stable, putting it at 'B+'.

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Resident Doctors Ends 7-Day Warning Strike

[Guardian] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Wednesday ended it seven days nationwide warning strike and gave the Federal Government another 21 days ultimatum to meet its demands.

[Guardian] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Wednesday ended it seven days nationwide warning strike and gave the Federal Government another 21 days ultimatum to meet its demands.

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Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War a Ruse, Farce – PDP

[Daily Trust] The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption as a ruse, farce and witch-hunting mechanism meant to harass its members.

[Daily Trust] The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the President Muhammadu Buhari's war against corruption as a ruse, farce and witch-hunting mechanism meant to harass its members.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Outgoing AU Chair Dlamini-Zuma Speaks on Donald Trump’s Administration

[News24Wire] African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has warned that a Donald Trump’s administration threatened global progress on climate change and women’s rights.

[News24Wire] African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has warned that a Donald Trump's administration threatened global progress on climate change and women's rights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NAFDAC Cautions Against Use of ‘Dangerous’ Skin Lightening Creams

[Premium Times] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has cautioned the public against the use of skin lightning creams containing ‘mercury’ and ‘hydroquinone above two per cent’ that are dangerous to health.

[Premium Times] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has cautioned the public against the use of skin lightning creams containing 'mercury' and 'hydroquinone above two per cent' that are dangerous to health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kasese Fishermen Decry Dwindling Stocks

[Monitor] Kasese -Fishermen in Hamukungu village, Lake Katwe Sub-county in Kasese District have expressed disappointment at what they called government negligence, which they blamed for the dwindling fish stocks.

[Monitor] Kasese -Fishermen in Hamukungu village, Lake Katwe Sub-county in Kasese District have expressed disappointment at what they called government negligence, which they blamed for the dwindling fish stocks.

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