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Ex-AAU Registrar’s Wife Commits Suicide

The University town of Ekpoma, in Edo State, was thrown into pandemonium when the wife of the former registrar of the Ambrose Alli University, Mrs. Kate Edokpayi, was found dead after committing suicide. Mrs. Kate Edokpayi was an Assistant Director with the Edo State Ministry of Education, overseeing the ministry’s office in the Ekpoma before her death. Her husband, Mr. ...

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Examination fraudsters to get 5-year jail term

THE Federal Government has challenged the newly inaugurated nominees to the board of West African Examination Council (WAEC) to end the menace of examination malpractices and ensure integrity of WAEC certificate. The government also proposed stiffer penalties for those involved in examination malpractice, including a fine of N200, 000 or five years jail terms for all forms of malpractices in ...

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UNN ASUU Sacks Secretary Over Secret Meeting With VC!

A panel headed by a senior academic, Professor Damian Opata, Head of Department of English, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has authorized the sack of the Secretary of the University branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Dr. Aaron Agbo, on Tuesday after being accused of having an unauthorized and secret negotiation with the University administration over the current ...

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Unijos lecturers resume after ASUU, varsity resolve dispute

Full academic activities have resumed at the University of Jos, following the resolution of a disagreement between the institution’s management and its chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The disagreement, it was gathered was over the payment of allowances which ASUU said did not get to all members in full. The union, therefore, encouraged its members to ...

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1000-Man Hit List

Since former President Olusegun Obasanjo announced through his famous “letter bomb” titled “BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE” that about 1000 Nigerians are on President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch list which sadly has now been labeled ‘Hit List’ by the media, politicians especially in the opposition have started making frantic efforts through the National Assembly to pressurize Mr. President to make his ...

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Dealing with depression

Everyone has down moments when we feel blue, sad or empty but if these feelings have taken hold of your life you may be suffering from depression. It is natural to feel down when you lose your job, a loved one or a long-awaited contract you thought would change your finances. Yes it is natural to feel down when your ...

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The Name Nigga Raw Was Bad For Business-Mr. Raw

Multiple award winning Rapper, Ukeje Okechukwu Edwards, popularly known as Mr. Raw gained critical acclaim with the release of his hit Single “Obodo” and have since evolved into an international star, headlining major concerts across the globe. In this Interview with our Correspondent, FRANCIS OGBONNA, he talks about his journey to fame; relationship with his fans and other matters. Excerpt… ...

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Why I Dumped US For Nigeria –Uzikwendu

UK-born rapper Uzikwendu is the third part of the Hip Hop Trio “World Famous Akademy” comprising him; Ikechukwu (his elder brother) and Naeto C. Reputed to being the fastest rapper in Africa; Uzi, as he is fondly called is also a fitness instructor, with clientele covering high profiled Nigerian celebrities. In this interview with out correspondence, FRANCIS OGBONNA, he speaks ...

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Marrying Joke Silva, My Best Decision Ever-Olu Jacobs

Veteran Actor, writer, stage director and producer, Olu Jacobs and his wife Joke Silva, also of equal standing have been married for about 28 years now. Touted as the most adorable couple in Nollywood, with careers that span over 3 decades each, their marriage unarguably stands today as the longest surviving Nollywood marriage. Asked recently about his amiable wife, the ...

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3 Square Meals vs. All-Day Snacking: How Often Should You Really Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

In the beginning, eating was simple—consume three square meals a day and you’re done (thanks, Mom!). But then diets got more complicated. Instead of having proper meals, we now fit food in whenever we have time—and usually end up so famished by 3 P.M. that we’re stalking the office vending machine/ near-by kiosk like zombies. You don’t need us to ...

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