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17 Oct 2019
President and Chief Executive Officer, Postgraduate School of Credit and Financial Management, Prof Chris Onalo has called on the nation’s tertiary institutions to introduce sexual harassment code in schools to check abuse from lecturers and students.
20 Apr 2019
Three African bards, Wana Udobang from Nigeria, Kadija Sesay, a British of Sierra Leonean descent, and Hip-hop flavoured word artiste, Enos Olik from Kenya, famous for ventilating their feelings through the poetry genre are guests on this week’s edition of the Glo-powered CNN African Voices. The bards will apprise viewers of their trajectories and creative…
16 Jan 2019
The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, in continuation of its campaign train against the pernicious phenomenon of fake news, berthed in Abuja last week to stage the Nigerian leg of the conference. Tagged “Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News,” the conference was aimed at how to prevent the distortion of facts in the media during and after…
10 Jan 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday decried peddling of fake news, warning that the act posed great danger for the society, aside causing physical harm. He expressed regret that a lot of misinformation from the social media also find their ways into the traditional media, stressing the need to carry out investigations, cross check facts and…
1 Jul 2018
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has reported that fake news circulating in the social media is fuelling the farmers/herdsmen crises in Nigeria. In the report by the media organisation, it stated that “fake pictures circulating on social media which users are falsely claiming depict inter-communal violence are inflaming already high tensions in Nigeria.” The international…
14 May 2016
Susannah Mushatti Jones, the oldest woman in the world has died. Born to an Alabama farm in July 1899, Susannah Mushatt Jones was also the last living American born in the 19th Century.

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43 mins ago
Mr Uche Secondus, former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says he has no intention of withdrawing the case challenging his removal from court. Mr Ike Abonyi, his Media Adviser disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Abonyi said that Secondus was in court to seek for justice as well as save the…
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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur became the first Arab tennis player to break into the world's top 10 on Monday, while Indian Wells champion Paula Badosa gained 14 places in the WTA rankings. Jabeur, a Wimbledon quarter-finalist earlier this year, was beaten by Spain's Badosa in the Indian Wells semi-finals last Friday. Before the tournament, 14th place…
59 mins ago
Monsurat Ojuade had just turned 18 when she was killed by a police officer, her sister Omolara said in a trembling voice. News of her death, during a raid in her neighbourhood of Nigeria's Lagos last month, shocked many in a country preparing to commemorate the first anniversary of EndSARS, a protest movement against police…
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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), adolescence is a critical period that can determine the trajectory of girls’ lives.
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Mr Uche Secondus, former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says he has no intention of withdrawing the case challenging his removal from court.