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Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria celebrates at 35

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) recently held a Dinner and Hall of Fame Night to mark her 35th Anniversary Celebration/AGM at the Landmark, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria. The evening of glitz and excellence was graced by Very Important Personalities, especially Engineers, members of their families and associates. …

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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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FG kick-starts 58th Independence Anniv. celebration with Photo Exhibition

  The Federal Government has kick-started activities lined up for the commemoration of the 2018 Independence Anniversary Celebration with a Photo Exhibition, tagged “The Footprints of Nigeria’s Political Leaders,” which was curated by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. Speaking at the opening of the Exhibition at the International …

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Scholars, media professionals task online journalists, bloggers on conflict reporting

Robert Awokuse Ahead of the 2019 general election, scholars and media professionals have called on online journalists/bloggers to be tactful in reporting stories which are capable of inciting violence in the country. The call was made at a two-day workshop on conflict sensitive reporting, held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State …

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Impossible death of Lance Spearman & African Film By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Children of today do not know anything about the look-read photo-magazine African Film, starring the dapper Lance Spearman, alias Spear. The magazine was quite popular during my post-Biafra-war growing-up years in Onitsha, the township on the bank of the River Niger that earned its mark in the world of letters …

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