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Covenant varsity tops Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development

For the third consecutive time, Covenant University has emerged tops in the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development. The university produced 11 First Class graduates among the 102 successful candidates for the 2015/2016 academic session of the programme, as published by the National Universities Commission and signed by …

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EDRRA inspects roads in Benin, environs

  AKHERE Godwin, Benin As the rainy season is fast approaching, the Edo State Rapid Response Agency has intensified efforts aimed at ensuring that broken intra and inter-city roads are made more motorable for commuters. Our correspondent who monitored some of the roads being rehabilitated by the agency including the …

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Activists mourn Oronto Douglas

  NEDU MARK Yenagoa   Leadership of various human, civil rights organizations as well as other advocacy groups in Nigeria, Wednesday, converged on Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, to mourn the demise of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Documentation and Strategy, Dr. Oronto Natie Douglas. The activists …

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Court defers ruling on Timipre Sylva

  The case involving a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), before Justice A. Y Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, could not go on as expected, Tuesday, April 28. Sylva is charged by the EFCC …

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