Education! Education! Education!

[This Day] I think I have deciphered the reason why the allocation for education in the budget in Nigeria is so low; in 2017, just N50 billion out of a N7 trillion budget. It is because Government and decision makers in Nigeria, do not place much value…

[This Day] I think I have deciphered the reason why the allocation for education in the budget in Nigeria is so low; in 2017, just N50 billion out of a N7 trillion budget. It is because Government and decision makers in Nigeria, do not place much value on education. With the ridiculously low educational qualifications required to attain the highest positions in the land, it is hardly surprising.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falae’s Kidnappers Get Life Imprisonment

[This Day] Akure -An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment, seven herdsmen for kidnapping former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, in 2015.

[This Day] Akure -An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment, seven herdsmen for kidnapping former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, in 2015.

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Legalising Illegal Refining As Pathway to Ending Militancy

[This Day] Illegal oil refining in the Niger Delta is not an entirely new venture; it has gained a life of its own but with negative consequences on the environment and economics of the region. Chineme Okafor writes on the recent decision of the federa…

[This Day] Illegal oil refining in the Niger Delta is not an entirely new venture; it has gained a life of its own but with negative consequences on the environment and economics of the region. Chineme Okafor writes on the recent decision of the federal government to convert illegal refineries into legal useful entities.

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NMT Hails Namibian Investigative Journalism for Panama Papers Exposé

[Namibian] The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) this week applauded the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for co-ordinating the groundbreaking global investigation known as the Panama Papers.

[Namibian] The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) this week applauded the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for co-ordinating the groundbreaking global investigation known as the Panama Papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rikoto – Kebbi Community Living Amid Menace of Erosion

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -As this year’s rainy season draws near the Rikoto community in Zuru area of Kebbi State are already losing sleep, they are in fear and apprehension over the havoc it brings to them every year. Over the years, the Zuru commun…

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -As this year's rainy season draws near the Rikoto community in Zuru area of Kebbi State are already losing sleep, they are in fear and apprehension over the havoc it brings to them every year. Over the years, the Zuru community is being incessantly ravaged by floods during every rainy season. This is due to the damages which uncontrolled gully erosion had done to the area many years back. Despite this the people appear determined to live with the calamity and fight it head-on through some of the projects i

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Health Expert Flays Govt’s Primary Healthcare Centre Plan

[Daily Trust] Awka -A health expert, Prof Peter Katchy has criticized the Federal Government’s intention to build one Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in every political ward across the country, describing it as over ambitious and theoretical.

[Daily Trust] Awka -A health expert, Prof Peter Katchy has criticized the Federal Government's intention to build one Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in every political ward across the country, describing it as over ambitious and theoretical.

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Should Govt Seize 281 Foreign-Owned Farms?

[Namibian] LANDLESS Namibians questioned why 281 farms are still in foreign hands during recent land consultations, and called on government to expropriate the farms, land activist Uhuru Dempers said yesterday.

[Namibian] LANDLESS Namibians questioned why 281 farms are still in foreign hands during recent land consultations, and called on government to expropriate the farms, land activist Uhuru Dempers said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Wike to Protect Shore of Bille Kingdom

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Government will embark on the sand-filling and shore protection of Bille Kingdom in 2018, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said.

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Government will embark on the sand-filling and shore protection of Bille Kingdom in 2018, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said.

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