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ACJA: NBA lauds EU for RoLAC two-day NBA retreat

The Nigerian Bar Association has lauded the European Union for the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme which organized a two-day retreat for the Abuja chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association. The programme which took place at the City center brought together for the first time the three branches of the NBA, the Unity Bar (FCT Branch), Bwari Bar and Gwagwalada Bar for a brainstorming and strategic planning on the implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015. Speaking on the programme Barrister Clement Chukwuemeka the Bwari…

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Evangel First Global School Rules, Other Positions, Schools tie

In preparation to the celebration of the commonwealth 70th anniversary which took place at the National Universities Commission NUC, the ministry of education had earlier on the 5th of March held a quiz competition for schools which saw both private and public secondary schools. At the award and prize giving ceremony which took place at the end of the Commonwealth Day event of 11th March, the Evangel First Global School Kubwa was crowned the overall winner beating the multiple of Premier Academy Lugbe, Government Girls Secondary School Dutse, Kuhad Labahbidi…

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2019 CRYSTAL SPELLING BEE COMPETITION SCHEDULE

    Preliminary Competition This is to be held in the all participating schools before the 24th of May 2019. Entry requirement is the 2 raffle tickets (the February and March Edition raffles respectively. Schools with Primary and Secondary School with sales record of 20 copies respectively can have the primary and secondary category. But note that only one winner from each category is to represent the school at the finals. Schools with only primary or only secondary participation will have the winner and the first runner up to represent…

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Mahatma Gandhi: India Gives Gandhi Yearlong 150th birth anniversary

The Indian high commission Abuja Nigeria commenced a one yearlong Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2 2018. The event which is to run through till 2nd October 2019 began with a drawing competition amongst students from selected schools. The competition which took place earlier at the high commission premises had pupils and students from Gratem Montessori School Kubwa, Pace Setters International School, Oak land International British School, Maitama, Brainy Ville International School, Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC), AISA American International School, Aduvie International School and Progress Dynamic International…

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FG. announces Mid-Term Break For Schools During 2019 General Elections

The federal government through the Federal Ministry of Education has made arrangements for mid-term break for all the citadel of learning nationwide to embark on mid-term break for the purpose of general elections coming up this month. According reports made the arrangement was reached at the meeting with the Ministry of Education today. There it was agreed that schools will have two breaks this term to cover both the presidential and gubernatorial elections. The First break which is for the presidential election will be from February 13th – February 18th…

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Dyslexia me: Thought I was different and stupid

    Rev. Michael Ogwuche is dyslexic, yet an achiever. At the Dyslexia Conference organized by the Dyslexia Foundation late last year he spoke briefly on his life as a neuro-diverse human, we had him as a guest on our radio programme, Education TalkPoint on 93.9 Jordan FM and considered it necessary to feature him in a more comprehensive interview because his story is such that would inspire, educate and enlighten parents, students and teachers. Although he jetted back to his base, South-port a town in Britain, we were still…

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Features School Updates 

THE ESSENTIALS OF GRAMMAR IN PROFESSIONALISM

  By Evans Daniel Oliha Essentials of English language is fundamental to any user of English language and its relevance cannot be over emphasized. The question that may readily come to mind is, ‘what is the purpose of this course to a teacher.’ It is important to note that at any level of language usage, especially in Nigeria, English language serves as a bridge between different ethnic groups and languages. For a teacher and potential future leader, the need to have a good command of English language has become paramount…

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