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NBC may ban tokunbo TV, radio sets

Govt assures of passage of motion pictures bill THE National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) yesterday hinted that with effect from 2015, used (tokunbo) television and radio sets may be banned from Nigeria. This, according to the NBC, is in line...
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Taraba CJ decries judiciary’s funding, to decongest prisons

FIRST female Chief Judge (CJ) of Taraba State, Justice Josephine Tukur, tied the Nigerian judiciary’s alleged poor performance to its underfunding by the relevant authorities at the federal and state levels across the federation. She believes...
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Sanusi, Okonjo-Iweala, others seek more role for women

PROMINENT stakeholders who met in Abuja at the unveiling of the 2012 gender report in Nigeria yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the state of women in the country and urged the government to tackle gender issues. Those who expressed their...
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UNIDO gives terms for integration of ECOWAS into world economy

FOR the West African sub-region to be fully incorporated into the world economy, regional integration and a more vibrant intra-regional trade relationship among the countries must be in place. The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation...
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Zik varsity, ASUU agree to end 10-year feud

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has begun the process of its restoration in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State but the controversies and old wounds that bogged it down are yet to be healed. The meeting,...