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WAEC to introduce CBT for WASSCE – Official

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says plans to introduce the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode in the administration of its examinations are at advanced stage.The Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Patrick Areghan, gave the hint in an interview…

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Navy warns petrol dealers against smuggling on Badagry waterways

The Forward Operating Base (FOB), Nigerian Navy, Badagry, on Saturday warned petroleum dealers in the town over smuggling of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol to neighbouring countries.Capt. Adams Aliu, the Commanding Officer, FOB, NN, gave t…

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AUDA-NEPAD Nigeria backs Tinubu’s food systems goals at UNGA

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) Nigeria, Gloria Akobundu, says the AU agency is backing the food systems priorities of President Bola Tinubu’s administration.Akobund…

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Gov. Adeleke seeks TETfund’s support on infrastructure

The Osun Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has sought for the support of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) in strengthening the infrastructural development of tertiary institutions in the state.Adeleke was speaking during a courtesy visit on the Exe…

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Police in search of missing EKSU female undergraduate

The Police Command in Ekiti has alerted the general public about the sudden disappearance of a female undergraduate of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.The alert is contained in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Sunday Abutu on Saturday i…

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Don’t ignore people living with sickle cell, CrimsonBow begs Tinubu

The CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative on Saturday urged the Federal Government not to ignore people with sickle cell aneamia in its policies and and programmes.The Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) made this appeal during an empowerment programme for…

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DPM & FM Demeke says Women’s Inclusion Vital to Achieve SDGs

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, said women’s full inclusion in all aspects of society’s life is indispensable to meeting the global target of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in 2030.Deputy Prime Ministe…

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Cancer survivors in Abuja embark on awareness walk

Some survivors of childhood cancer on Saturday embarked on a walk to sensitise FCT residents on the need for early diagnosis, accessible treatment and political will to support children with the disease.Okapi Children Cancer Foundation, an NGO led the …

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