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World Bank tasks Nigeria on malnutrition

Mr Luc Laviolette, Programme Leader, Human Development, World Bank, said one-third (about 33 percent) of children in Nigeria under five years suffer from chronic malnutrition or stunted growth. Laviolette made this known at a media dialogue jointly organized by the World Bank, Bill and Belinda Gates Foundation and UNICEF on Wednesday in Abuja. The media […]

LASU approves 50% rebate for staff undergoing study

‎The Governing Council, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has approved 50 percent rebate on all fees payable for its staff undergoing courses in the institution. ‎According to the university’s official bulletin, the council took the decision at its meeting held on Nov.15 where the requests by some members of staff for an encompassing education rebate […]

WAEC Registrar seeks national honours for examiners

The West African Examinations Council has called off the Federal Government to consider examiners for national honours in appreciation of their contributions to the nation’s education development. The council’s Registrar, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, made the call when he visited the Lagos Office of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday. According to him, the […]

Union seeks LASG bailout for college

The College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), chapter of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Ijanikin on Wednesday appealed to the Lagos State Government to consider a bailout for the college in 2017. Mr. Micheal Avosentinyenon, Chairman of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bailout would enable the […]

Auchi poly sacks 13 lecturers over sexual harassment

Authorities of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi in Edo have sacked 13 lecturers and demoted 16 others over sexual harassment and extortion of students. Mr Mustapha Oshiobugie, the Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the institution in Auchi on Wednesday said that the affected lecturers had been officially notified. “A total of 41 persons were involved in […]

Nasarawa gov assures public of quality healthcare delivery

Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday renewed his administration’s resolve to deliver quality and affordable healthcare services to the people. Al-Makura gave the assurance while inspecting medical facilities at the state’s General Medical Store in Lafia. The governor said that quality healthcare delivery to the people was one of the primary concerns […]

It is a crime to build house without toilet

An expert in public health, Mr. Taiwo Oso, on Friday, said it was a criminal offence for an individual to build a house without toilet facility. Oso disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo, on the importance of hygiene to the survival of man. According to him, it […]

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