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Inspiring! Nigerian Army Emerges Best Graduant At US War College

Nigerien special forces prepare to fight Boko Haram in Diffa March 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Joe Penney

The information is obtained from the college website, posted on Monday. Nengite’s performance was the best by any foreigner in the 38-year history of the college, the information added. In one of several letters conveying his choice for the various awards, the Commandant of the college, Maj.-Gen. William Rapp, described Nengite’s performance as “arguably one of the best in the …

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Inspiring! A Nigerian Prison Inmate Bags Bachelor’s Degree

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An inmate of the Ikoyi Prisons, A. Ajogbor, was on Wednesday presented with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Theology, having successfully completed his studies at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Ajogbor, who was incarcerated in July 2004 was among the over 10,000 others who graduated during the institution’s 2016 convocation held in Abuja in January. The …

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Handless Seven-Year-Old Girl Wins Handwriting Contest

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A seven-year-old student born without hands has won a US national handwriting contest. Anaya Ellick from Chesapeake, Virginia, does not use prosthetics. To write, she stands to get the proper angle, holding a pencil between her arms. Her principal, Tracy Cox from Greenbrier Christian Academy, describes her as an “inspiration”. “She does not let anything get in the way of …

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New Edo Versity Takes Off With 500 Students

The new Edo University at Iyamho in Estako West local government area of the state has taken off with 500 students. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Gideon Obhakhan, disclosed this when he appeared before members of the Edo State House of Assembly. The lawmakers had on April 20 summoned the Commissioners for Finance, Education, Environment, Public Utility, and Housing and …

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FG Urged To Promote Teaching And Learning Of Arabic Across The Country

According to reports, the federal government and stakeholders in the education sector have been urged to promote the teaching and learning of Arabic language in schools across the country. The chairman of Kwara State Arabic Education Board, Dr. AbdulKadir Oba-Solagberu, made the call in Ilorin while speaking with newsmen on the preparation for the 2016 mock examination for Arabic students …

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