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Nigerian Medical Laboratory School Cry For Lifeline Support

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – Federal School of Medical Laboratory Science, Jos, Central Nigeria, has appealed to both Federal and Plateau State Governments to provide more funding for infrastructural development of the school and facilitate movement of the school to its permanent site. Provost of the School, Dr. Sunday N. Etukudoh made the call […]

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Nigerian Foundation Honours Jonathan Father of Democracy, Advocates E-learning in Schools

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has been honoured as Father of Democracy by the Sunday Bala Oma Foundation – as man of substance and value who left indelible mark in the history of Nigeria’s democracy. 10 students also received certificates for high performance in the Foundation’s national Essay competition. […]

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UK Charity Organisation Awards Scholarship to Nigerian Teachers

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – A United Kingdom based charity organization, Britain Nigerian Educational Fund (BNET) had provided educational scholarship to Nigerian teachers at National Teachers Institute (NTI). The organization has so far given-out scholarship to about 236 teachers in 8 years of its partnership with the Teachers’ Institute. The beneficiaries were selected from […]

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Nigerian NGO Plans Anti-Human Trafficking Clubs For Schools

KADUNA (Nigeria) – Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), has announced plans to establish Anti-Human Trafficking clubs in secondary schools across Nigeria to tame the spread of the menace. Tagged IMAP, the club will sensitise students against tricks used by fraudsters who deceive parents and young girls alike through enticement of juicy job opportunities outside […]

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Nigeria: Teachers’ Union Offers Free Eye Screening to Members

By Mohammad Ibrahim Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has come to the aid of some of its members with sight problems by offering free Eye Screening Exercise to those in Northwest part of the country. In one of the screening exercises in Kwoi town, the NUT Chairman of Kaduna State, Titus Amba commended those behind […]

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Liberian Schools Reopen Six Months After Ebola Outbreak

Schools have re-opened Monday in Monrovia, capital of Liberia, six months after the West African country was hit by Ebola Viral Disease, EVD. Reports say students’ temperatures were taken as they entered school premises to check any suspected case of the disease. The Deputy Education Minister Remses Kumbuyah said more than 5 000 kits have […]

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Popular South African Writer André Brink dies

The popular South African novelist and playwright, André Brink has died. 79 year old Brink passed away on Friday while returning from Amsterdam, where he received an honorary doctorate from Belgian Francophone Université catholique de Louvain (UCL). A literature professor at the University of Cape Town, Brink was born on 29th May 1935, in Vrede, […]

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