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Buhari frowns at fraudulent politicians using religion, ethnicity for political gains; Sultan Abubakar, Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Welby of Canterbury insist on free, fair, elections

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 13, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the activities of some individuals using religion and ethnicity for cheap political gains, saying such persons were fraudulent politicians and should not be trusted. The president, who stated this at the closing of the 3-day Interfaith Conference …

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Nigerian journalist Frank Eleanya wins APO Group invitation to attend the Web Summit 2018, the Largest Tech Conference in the World

Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 10, 2018/ — APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading global media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, has announced that Online News Editor Frank …

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Osinbajo speaks on Nigeria’s human capital development at Oxford University Lecture — Akande

 By Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja, Oct. 11, 2018 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Oct. 12, at Oxford University, United Kingdom, deliver a special lecture highlighting ongoing investments, efforts and plans of the Nigerian government on human capital development. Laolu Akande Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, …

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Cabotage: No more waivers, Dakuku tells oil companies   …Charges IOCs to play their part in industry growth …Says Agency ready to enforce strict compliance to regulations

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the Agency will no longer encourage the application of any form of waivers under the Cabotage Act, particularly from the oil firms operations as such does not help the growth of the Nigerian maritime …

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Prof. Titus Ibekwe emerges vice-chairman of Int’l Advisory Board of American Academy

By Felicia Imohimi Abuja, Oct. 11, 2018 Prof. Titus Ibekwe, the National  Secretary of the Otorhinolaryngological Society of Nigeria, has been elected Vice-Chairman of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery  Foundation (AAOHNSF). The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Ibekwe was elected at …

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Killing, rape of Bulgarian reporter ‘attack on press freedom’ – UNESCO

By Prudence Arobani New York, Oct. 9, 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has condemned the “brutal” killing of investigative reporter Victoria Marinova, declaring it as outrageous. Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, said attacks on journalists erode fundamental human rights to freedom of expression and the …

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NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career scholarship beneficiaries hit 375

Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375. The scholarship, administered by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), offers full boarding and tuition-free …

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