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Airtel adopts another school in Cross River

In pursuit of its vision to become the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians, leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria, has made a bold intervention in the advancement of primary education in Cross River State with the adoption of Presbyterian Primary School 2, Ediba in Abi local government area of Cross River State.

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Senator Yerima and Constitutional Review, By Maryam Uwais

Once again, Senator Yerima is in the news, claiming Islam as the basis for his argument that a girl automatically transforms into an adult of ‘full age’ once she is married, with the attendant responsibilities that relate to the renunciation of citizenship, irrespective of her age or mental capacity. Because the Senator from Zamfara State has gone public with his personal comprehension of the Shari’a, it has become necessary to respond publicly to his utterances.

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Archive : ASUU STRIKE: Nigerian varsities may remain shut for a long time to come — Prof Iyayi

PROF. FESTUS IYAYI is a former National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In this interview, he explains why university teachers nationwide are on strike; saying the action is to compel the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reached with ASUU on funding of universities. Iyayi, currently Head of Dept, Business Administration, University of Benin, insists that the union members are prepared to stay at home for the next three to five years until the right thing is done.

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‘I could have died!’

By Gabriel Enogholase, Benin-City Rewind the tape to 28, April 2012. It was at the heat of the campaign for the Edo State governorship election slated for July 14, 2012 between Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of the Action Congress of Nigeria ( A C N) and the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Major- General Charles Airhiavbere. Oshiomhole
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Boko Haram deserves the Maitatsine treatment

He came into the limelight after he was directed to take charge of Operation Messa – a military outfit saddled with the responsibility of fighting crime in Lagos State and environs. He put all his strength and professional acumen into the assignment after which he retired from the army. Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo speaks on his days in the military and security issues. Excerpts:

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More children in the N-Delta are back in public schools – Ms Esiri

Ms. Pamela Esiri is the founder and President of Emoeferotu Foundation, a not for profit organization which offers children and young people in rural areas of the Niger Delta education. An environmental lawyer, Esiri, who hails from Abraka, Delta State, was moved by the passion to give voice to the voiceless and access to education to the less privileged. Over the past six years, Emoeferotu which, in her local dialect, means, ‘Children are the wealth of the society’, has been active in fulfilling its mission.

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