Lagos State Youths Speak … As NFC Trains 115 of Them in Film Production

[Vanguard] Youths of Lagos State have asked the Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, and the Lagos State Government to sustain its partnership on the Film Training Workshop Series for the interest of their future. Speaking on Wednesday, March 28th, at the c…

[Vanguard] Youths of Lagos State have asked the Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, and the Lagos State Government to sustain its partnership on the Film Training Workshop Series for the interest of their future. Speaking on Wednesday, March 28th, at the closing ceremony of the one-week film training workshop which held in Lagos, cross section of participants, mainly Youths, drawn from the 57 Local Government and Development Areas of Lagos State said that the film training workshop has armed them to be able to seek alter

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Anything Goes Is the Problem With Nigeria’s Educational System Today’

[Guardian] The principal of Rainbow College, Adeshina Okunubi has stated in unequivocal terms that the major problem with the country’s educational system these says is the ‘anything goes’ syndrome. Speaking with The Guardian at an open day recently, O…

[Guardian] The principal of Rainbow College, Adeshina Okunubi has stated in unequivocal terms that the major problem with the country's educational system these says is the 'anything goes' syndrome. Speaking with The Guardian at an open day recently, Okunubi lamented that the general rot and mediocrity pervading the country has found its way into the educational system, leading to a systemic collapse where "anything goes and the people that should be concerned about this alarming development are doing next to nothing

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Govt Mulls ‘Options’ Over Polisario Front’s Western Sahara ‘Incursions’

[Deutsche Welle] Morocco’s top diplomat has threatened unilateral action against the Polisario Front for alleged incursions in UN-monitored buffer zones in Western Sahara. The Polisario Front seeks independence for the disputed region.

[Deutsche Welle] Morocco's top diplomat has threatened unilateral action against the Polisario Front for alleged incursions in UN-monitored buffer zones in Western Sahara. The Polisario Front seeks independence for the disputed region.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

INEC Issues Notice of Ekiti Governorship Election

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday formally issued notice of election in line with the 1999 constitution as amended and section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010 which mandated it to do so not later than 90 …

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday formally issued notice of election in line with the 1999 constitution as amended and section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010 which mandated it to do so not later than 90 days before the governorship poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bus Driver, Music Teacher Docked Over Rape of 8-Year-Old Schoolgirl

[Vanguard] A Lagos private school driver and music teacher were charged before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos yesterday, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old schoolgirl.

[Vanguard] A Lagos private school driver and music teacher were charged before an Igbosere Magistrate's Court in Lagos yesterday, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old schoolgirl.

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Nigeria to Open New Consulate in Benin Republic – Envoy

[Premium Times] Nigeria would soon establish a consulate in northern part of Benin Republic to provide diplomatic services to its citizens in the area, Nigeria’s Ambassador in Cotonou, Kayode Oguntuase, has said.

[Premium Times] Nigeria would soon establish a consulate in northern part of Benin Republic to provide diplomatic services to its citizens in the area, Nigeria's Ambassador in Cotonou, Kayode Oguntuase, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S Govt Supports Wildlife Antipoaching Crusade

[Daily News] US government has donated three Toyota Land Cruisers vehicles to Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) to support the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking.

[Daily News] US government has donated three Toyota Land Cruisers vehicles to Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) to support the fight against poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania