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Over 21,000 Teachers Fail Primary Four Tests Administered in Kaduna

About 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the Kaduna State government. The state is therefore shopping for 25,000 new teachers as one of the plans to restore dignity and quality to education. Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State unveiled the planned recruitment when he received…

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Ekweremadu Pushes For Single Term Presidency Of Five Years

The Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, has advocated a single-term presidency of five or six years for Nigeria and other African countries to deepen democracy and good governance. NAN reports that the lawmaker spoke while delivering a lecture entitled: ‘Constitutionalism and the Challenges of Leadership in Africa: an Evaluation of Tested Models’ on Tuesday.…

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DJ Olu’s Family Releases Official Statement

The family of Olugbemiga Abiodun popularly known as DJ Olu has released an official statement following his death on Saturday. The Abiodun family, in the statement, confirmed his death, adding that the past few days have been trying for the family. They described DJ Olu as generous and kind-hearted, and pleaded with the general public to disregard insinuations peddled…

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Police Say Substances Suspected To Be Hard Drugs Were Found In DJ Olu’s Car

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Edgar Imohimi, has said substances suspected to be hard drugs were found in the car of late Gbemiga Biodun, popularly known as DJ Olu, who passed along with his friend Chime Ameachi, in the car. Imohimi said the substances found will be analysed to determine if they are indeed hard drugs. He said: They were found…

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I Am The Woman In The ‘Racist Dove Ad’….I Am Not A Victim- Lola Ogunyemi

“When Dove offered me the chance to be the face of a new body wash campaign, I jumped. I had no idea I would become the unwitting poster child for racist advertising” From a very young age, I’ve been told, “You’re so pretty … for a dark-skinned girl.” I am a Nigerian woman, born in…

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MonkeyPox Spreads, 31 Cases Reported In 7 States Including Ekiti, Ogun

Monkey pox virus, which started with an index case in Bayelsa on September 22, has now spread to six other states, including Lagos, Ekiti and Ogun state. According to the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, there are 31 cases of the ailment in the country.…

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Aisha Buhari Calls for Probe of Aso Rock Clinic Over “Lack of Facilities”| Watch

Nigeria’s first Lady Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called for a probe of how the budget for the State House Medical Centre is utilized. The call comes barely one week after the management of the hospital said it would seek the commercialization of the centre to boost its revenue. Mrs Buhari, who addressed a gathering on Monday in Abuja,…

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