Language scholar urges lawyers to interpret the law in simple English

Language scholar urges lawyers to interpret the law in simple English

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A Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Lagos State University (LASU), Adeleke Fakoya has challenged lawyers to interpret the law using simple English expressions. He also stated that it has now become paramount for every teacher to be taught continuously irrespective of…

Dickson signs executive order seeking automatic employment for Bayelsa First Class graduates

Dickson signs executive order seeking automatic employment for Bayelsa First Class graduates

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The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has said that he has taken a decision to sign an executive order to give automatic employment to all first class graduates in the state every year. The Governor said that the executive order was aimed…

24 states failed to access N29.5 billion UBEC grants in 2017

24 states failed to access N29.5 billion UBEC grants in 2017

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24 of Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) failed to access the remaining Twenty-Nine Billion, Five Hundred and Eighty-Five Million, Eight Hundred and Ninety-Three Thousand, Two Hundred and Twenty-One Naira, Sixty-Five Kobo (N29,585,893,221.65) of the counterpart funding for basic…

NUC orders all universities to revert to 5 point grading system

NUC orders all universities to revert to 5 point grading system

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the immediate reversal and adoption of the five-point grading system across Nigerian universities. This is against the backdrop of some private universities operating a four-point grading system. In a letter addressed to all universities dated…

Prof Omobowale and the Emergence of Literature and Medicine in Nigeria

Prof Omobowale and the Emergence of Literature and Medicine in Nigeria

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In this piece, Stephen Kekeghe celebrates the scholarship of Professor E. B. Omobowale, a Professor of English at the University of Ibadan. In every sane and forward looking society, the progenitors and harbingers of different traditions and social innovations are celebrated. Such…

Anambra government bans religious worship in schools

Anambra government bans religious worship in schools

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The Anambra Government, on Friday, banned religious bodies from using either public schools or its facilities, to conduct religious services across the state. Don Adinuba, the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, announced the ban in statement obtained by EduCeleb.com. Adinuba…

Apply: FAMSA General Assembly 2018 for Medical Students and Professionals (Fully-funded)

Apply: FAMSA General Assembly 2018 for Medical Students and Professionals (Fully-funded)

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Applications are open for FAMSA General Assembly 2018 Scholarships. The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations General Assembly (FAMSA GA) is the largest gathering of African Medical Students and professionals anywhere in the world. Fortunately, the 32nd General Assembly coincides with the…

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