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Okogie defends high tuition in faith-based varsities

Sodiq Oyeleke  The Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, has given reasons why tuition fees in faith-based universities are higher than those of public institutions in Nigeria. Okogie was reacting to claims that fees charged by faith based varsities were not affordable to most Nigerians. The cleric spoke during …

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UNIOSUN threatens to expel 4,410 students over N2bn debt

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The management of the Osun State University has said 4,410 students of the institution may lose their studentship for owing the fees running to over N2bn. The university, in a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Monday by its Corporate Affairs Unit, said it …

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Group wants statistics taught in secondary schools

The President of Nigerian Statistical Association, Prof. Sidney Onyeagu, has advocated the teaching of statistics in secondary schools to encourage youths to study it in institutions of higher learning. Onyeagu on Monday in Abuja said that the association has formed a group of professors who are working towards re-introducing the …

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“Buhari Is Still In Charge, Osinbajo Consults With Him” – Presidency Slams Claims That Osinbajo Is Responsible For Improved Economy.

The Presidency on Monday have faulted the ongoing comparison between President Muhammadu Buhari and Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Since Osinbajo became Acting President on the 19th of last month and the subsequent improvement of the naira against the dollar, and the new peace in the Niger Delta region among other …

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2Baba Donates N3.5Million To IDPs. (Photo)

Nigerian music mogul, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Baba, on Monday, February the 27th, presented a cheque of N3.5million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lagos. Speaking at the presentation, the mogul said that he was particularly touched when he visited camps of the Internally Displaced …

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‘Do not appoint SANs as Supreme Court justices’

A senior lawyer, Chief Tunji Gomez, has  advised against appointing Senior Advocates of Nigeria as justices of the Supreme Court. Gomez who spoke with journalists recently at the Federal High Court in Lagos said nothing good would come out of it as such appointment would mark entrance of political judges …

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