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Over 100 beneficiaries of the overseas scholarship awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in 2016 have cried out for help following the failure of the Commission to pay their fees. As a result, some of the students reportedly contemplated suicide following the hardship and embarrassment from their schools. They have therefore
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... Accuse him of high-handedness... Cultists terrorise Abuja campus... PRO: matter has been resolvedThe plethora of crises that have engulfed the University of Port Harcourt in recent times have been blamed on the alleged inefficiency and high-handedness of the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ndowa Lale.Speaking to The
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Former students of famous Christ the King College, CKC, Ontisha, under the aegis of Old Boys’ Association worldwide, have joined others in mourning the passage of the first African principal of the school.The former principal, Reverend Father Nicholas Chukwuemeka Tagbo, OON, passed on at St. Charles Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha on Saturday
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Facts have begun to emerge concerning the payments of Rivers State students on overseas scholarship. Recall that one Opunabo Inko-Tariah acting on the orders of Mr. Wike announced that a total of 712 million naira has been released to the RSSDA in satisfaction of the fees owed the institutions where our children are been sponsored. They
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Sunday, 02 August 2015 18:06

A dying breed: Tribute to Emma Ezeazu

Emma Ezeazu who was buried in Onitsha, southeast Nigeria, on July 4 was one the staunchest activists of the radical student and civil society movements in Nigeria. His death came as a shock not just to me and many of his comrades, friends and colleagues but to people who knew him only by name and reputation.The news of Ezeazu’s death in
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In this interview first published on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in the GUARDIAN Newspaper, Akintokunbo Adejumo, a former Nigerian student activist, recalls the glorious days of students' union activism in Nigeria. In contrast, he laments the decay in content and character of what passes today as students' unionism. Adejumo, who heads the CHAMPIONS
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