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Parents have been advised to show good examples to children at home so that the children can exhibit good behaviour in the school, the proprietor Prospect College, Ketu, Mr. Phillips Opatola gave this advice last week in Lagos while addressing the third graduation ceremony of the college.

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Who cares for public schools in Nigeria?

It is a common sayingthat education is the best legacy parents can bequeath to their children. The United Nations says that education is a right of every child that should not be infringed upon. Indeed, education is seen as the surest path to a country’s development. Notable personalities around the world have lent their support in one way or the other to the struggle of making governments around the world to realize the importance of education.

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How we’re getting Nigeria to read again — Koko Kalango

Undoubtedly, the reading culture of our nation seems to be dying gradually as values are shifting from good behaviour, moral uprightness, literary dexterity, creativity, acquisition of positive, constructive knowledge, to the profane, mundane values of greed, avarice, despondency and materialistic tendencies. Nigeria is at educational crossroad which underscores the need for the development of a healthy, robust reading culture which is the foundation of a sound education system.

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How we regulate practice of Anaesthesia — Oladapo

Anaesthesia is a specialization of medicine that deals with reversible, controllable and predictable methods of pain relief for operative surgery; with or without loss of consciousness. Anaesthetists primarily therefore work in the operating theatre. However and owing to their in-depth training on principles of measurement and monitoring equipments as well as acute medicine, anaesthetists are often in charge of the Intensive Care Units.

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Education minister flags off teachers’ training nationwide

President Goodluck Jonathan through the Minister of Education has in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital flagged off the training of over 140,000 teachers nationwide in line with the federal government 2010 Millennium Development Goal declaring that the country’s crusade against poverty reduction will continue to be a mirage if it fails to invest in the educational sector.

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