Why El-Rufai Wants Over 21,000 Teachers Sacked – NULGE

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The president of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibrahim Khaleed, yesterday, faulted the sincerity of the competency test conducted by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for primary …

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The president of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Ibrahim Khaleed, yesterday, faulted the sincerity of the competency test conducted by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for primary school teachers.

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A Narrative On Philistine Leadership

[Guardian] Curtains fell, last Saturday, on 19th Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) 2017. But the memory of the one-week culture and arts festival will continue to linger. One of the highlights that sold LABAF 2017 out was ‘Narrations of Collapse’ ded…

[Guardian] Curtains fell, last Saturday, on 19th Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) 2017. But the memory of the one-week culture and arts festival will continue to linger. One of the highlights that sold LABAF 2017 out was 'Narrations of Collapse' dedicated to Prof. Niyi Osundare, who clocked 70 early in the year. He came all the way from his base in the United States of America (USA) to deliver the keynote address based on the LABAF 2017 theme 'Eruptions: Global Fractures and Our Common Humanity.'

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Irate Youths Burn Senator Lafiagi’s House

[Guardian] Ilorin -The Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the death of three persons in Lafiagi town, Edu local government council of the state.

[Guardian] Ilorin -The Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the death of three persons in Lafiagi town, Edu local government council of the state.

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Anambra Election – Obiano, Nwoye Lead

[Guardian] Even though the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to declare winner of yesterday’s governorship election in Anambra State, there were indications last night that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate, and…

[Guardian] Even though the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to declare winner of yesterday's governorship election in Anambra State, there were indications last night that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate, and incumbent governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, might retain his job.

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How Art X Lagos Achieved Africa’s Premier Fair Status

[Guardian] The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, was the centre of attraction last weekend, when the second edition West Africa’s number one art fair, Art X Lagos, returned. It was evident that Africans love art, as they arrived in their numbers to…

[Guardian] The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, was the centre of attraction last weekend, when the second edition West Africa's number one art fair, Art X Lagos, returned. It was evident that Africans love art, as they arrived in their numbers to experience the event from all over the continent.

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NCWS Advocates Political Positions for Women in Future Election

[Leadership] Abuja -The National Council for Women Society, the umbrella body for all women association in Nigeria on Friday advocated for political positions of vice president, deputy governors and vice chairman of local government to women in future …

[Leadership] Abuja -The National Council for Women Society, the umbrella body for all women association in Nigeria on Friday advocated for political positions of vice president, deputy governors and vice chairman of local government to women in future elections. The president of the society, Gloria Laraba Shoda, made the call during the Nigerian Women Political Stakeholders Summit in Abuja.

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Ukrainian Govt Hails Buhari’s Economic Recovery Drive

[Leadership] The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk, has applauded the federal government over the recent exit from recession and ongoing diversification of the economy, which has recorded a huge success in the area of agriculture.

[Leadership] The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk, has applauded the federal government over the recent exit from recession and ongoing diversification of the economy, which has recorded a huge success in the area of agriculture.

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