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Every year, for a month, students from the Nigerian Law School are assigned to courts for the Court Attachment segment of their vocational training. The idea is for them to see prospective senior colleagues deploying in practice all that they had been taught in classrooms up to that stage. For many of us (my good friend Jimi and I still say this till date), it is the point where we realise that notions we had in our heads, fuelled by American shows, were false and that the wheels of justice grin...
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*Scientists release series of hot-spot maps to warn of regions most likely to harbour killer virusesThe countries most likely to be responsible an outbreak of a contagious killer virus such as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Zika or dengue have been revealed by scientists. Researchers have created heat maps to show viral hot-spots around the world, by working out which animals are most likely to spread illnesses and where.The maps show where existing flaviviruses infectious viruses spread mostly by ...
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Adekunle Mokuolu<br />The aims of Federal Government executive Order 005 and 007 would not be met until the capacity of indigenous Engineers is adequately built, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has said. The President of the Society, Adekunle Mokuolu, who stated this at the Nigerian Content development conference held in Abuja by the Society, explained that the promulgation of the Presidential Executive Order 005 for Planning and Execution of Projects, Promotion of Nigerian Content in Co...
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Street Project Foundation, an organisation committed to youth employment and cross-cultural dialogue through creative arts, has partnership with the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigerias (AAAN) Women-in-Advertising (WIA) on the launch of new initiative, Digital Amazons.Digital Amazons is a three-week capacity building programme for 18 to 25 years old females, exceptionally gifted in different areas of creative arts. The programme seeks to expose participants to latest digital skills th...
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Folake Ani-MumuneyAdvertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) has re-echoed World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) call on all brands globally to hold social media platforms accountable for contents pushed out. This is coming as a result of recent failures to block dangerous and hateful contents online. WFA Regional Vice President for Africa, and President ADVAN, Folake Ani-Mumuney, said while companies must decide their own approaches, WFA is calling on its members and brands worldwide in their ...
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Ex-Barcelona Captain and Legendary defender, Carles Puyol will lead a team comprising of ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL players, Akwa United players and select consumers in a friendly encounter with a Shine Shine Bobo team led by former Super Eagles midfielder, Austin Jay Jay Okocha at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. Puyol otherwise known as The Wall is in Nigeria today for the UEFA Champions League Tour presented by Heineken.The three-time winner of the UEFA Champions League is s...
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Heritage BankIt was rain of accolades for the outgoing General Manager and Chief Compliance Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Adewumi Adeniyi, yesterday as management colleagues praised him for his exceptional contribution to the growth of the sector after an unbroken stint of 37 years of working in the banking industry.Speaking at the send forth party at the corporate headquarters of the bank, Executive Director South West, Heritage Bank, Jude Monye, described the celebrant, fondly called Oga Wumi ...
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Participants at Training InstitutionsThe Director General, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Cecilia Gayya has called for collaboration between the West African Management Development and Training Institutions (WAMDEVIN) in the sub-region.She said such collaboration would boost economic growth in the region.Speaking in Topo, Badagry at the institutes opening of a two-week train-the-trainers course organised by WAMDEVIN, Gayya said there should be more collaboration, cooperation an...
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By Chinonso AlozieOwerriThe Imo State House of Assembly, will today receive the report on findings of its committee on the fire incident that razed the cargo section of the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri. Assembly MaceVanguard gathered yesterday in Owerri, that the fire incident which occurred onApril 8, 2019 caused a state wide panic especially among the passengers at the airport where it happened.However, following so many reactions, the state Assembly through a motion ra...
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By Gab EjuwaThe Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, has congratulated former Niger Delta freedom fighter, HChief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo on his 48th birthday. TompoloExecutive Chairman of EGCDF, Ambassador Jude Ebitimi Ukori in a statement on behalf of the foundation, said Tompolos contribution to the struggle to emancipate the Ijaw people from the oppressive leadership of Nigeria Government resulted to the very first Ijaw man, Dr. Good...
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I came into office in October 1979 with a set of my own rich native dresses and left office in December 1983 with same set of dresses; no addition and no subtraction. I had two personal cars at the time I assumed office but left without any. One had ended its serviceable lifespan with its use for the shadow elections in 1982, while the other was borrowed by a political association with whom it ended up its lifespan. That was the testimony of Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin at the end of his tenu...
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As expected in a presidential democracy after a fiercely-fought general election, which was won by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the battleground has shifted to the booty-sharing table. Of course, the national chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, and the national publicity secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, had warned their party men and women that the game was a winner-takes-all, thus making it clear to the opposition parties in the legislature that there was nothing to share with the m...
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