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Ogeleloyinbo : Obaship tussle tears Ondo community apart

AN obaship tussle is presently threatening the peace in Ayetoro, a coastal communist community in the oil rich Ilaje council area of Ondo State.

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NAHCON’s roundup visits in 2018 Hajj

Towards the end of 2018 Hajj operations, the Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) engaged in interactive meetings with a select number of states. Present at the consultative meetings were officials of the pilgrims boards and other interested pilgrims. The states visited were Adamawa, Kaduna and Osun, the later chose to pay the visit to Ummul Judd, Makkah NAHCON office instead.

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We’ll benefit more under one indivisible ummah — Faisal Zuglool

Faisal Zuglool, an Islamic scholar, an educationist, a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Economist, and the founder of Penckers International School, a British curriculum based Islamic school, in Isolo, Lagos State has said it was not the plan of Allah to have a divided ummah. Zuglool in this exclusive interview with Facing the Kaaba highlighted several benefits of remaining one indivisible Muslim community as well as providing qualitative education with core Islamic values. Excerpts.

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Public varsities failure contributes to private varsities growth — Prof Falola

For many stakeholders in the education  sector who are surprised about the sporadic growth in private universities globally,  Professor Toyin Falola  of   University of Texas, Austin, Texas ,USA, has said failure of public universities  contributed to the growth of private universities.According to him, most countries of the world are debating the virtues of public versus private schooling, comparing and contrasting the cost-benefits in their financing.  Falola who delivered the Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, 8th convocation lecture titled Private universities and the public good said private universities are now part of a global network that exchanges students and ideas, adding “ they’re agencies  of globalization.”

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Nigeria: 58 Years of What? (3)

On the contrary, historical events and processes possess uniqueness which marks them as much the product of the past and of particular places, as they are sufficiently differentiated from their antecedents. Such uniqueness of history provides both the basis from a break from either the past or from events of other places, as well as the basis of a completely new future history. The decisiveness of the unique nature and character of historical events and processes provides the basis for the differentiation in history.

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