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Theresa May Warns EU of ‘Pattern of Russian Aggression’

Theresa May said she would tell her fellow EU leaders that “the Russia threat” did not respect borders, as she arrived for a summit in Brussels. The UK PM said the nerve agent attack in Salisbury was “part of a pattern of Russian aggression against Europe”. She will stress the UK’s commitment to European security, after it leaves the bloc in March 2019. European leaders are also due to decide whether or not to agree to the terms for a 21-month Brexit transition period. Mrs May, who will not be present when the other EU leaders discuss Brexit on...

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‘Crazy Joe is Weak Mentally and Physically’,Trump Replies Biden

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a rhetorical smackdown over who could clean the other’s clock in a brawl. Trump, reacting to comments Biden made about him earlier in the week at an anti-sexual assault rally, tweeted Thursday: “Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault. He doesn’t know me, but he would go down fast and hard, crying all the way. Don’t threaten people Joe!” At the University of Miami...

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Timi Dakolo, Other Nigerian Artistes ‘Walk for Kids’ to Raise Awareness on Child Safety

Some Nigerian artistes have joined the ‘Walk for Kids’ campaign a fundraiser for the School Safe Project (SSP) designed to promote child safety. An Eye Masters Eye Center concept, the ‘Walk for Kids’, the annual health campaign targeted at children is an initiative meant to educate the public on the importance of child safety. Speaking on the programme, Dr. Obinna Awiaka, Managing Director of Eye Masters Eye Center and convener, explains that the World Health Organisation has reported that every five minutes a child loses his or her vision; and this vision loss can lead to injury and in...

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Bradley University Honours Three Nigerian Educationists

The contributions of three educationists to the development of their communities have earned them honour from the Bradley University in the United States. Mrs Abiodun Owolabi, principal, Federal Government Girl’s College, Sagamu; Mrs Eunice Akinnifesi, principal, Federal Government Girls’ College, Ikirun, and Kolade Giwa, proprietor of a private school in Ore, Ondo State, were conferred with honorary doctorates of the university at a ceremony that took place at the University of Lagos Conference Centre. The African Representative/Coordinator of Bradley University, Prof Pius Kayode Jegede, said the trio deserved honour for the promotion of education at the secondary school level....

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UTME: Mixed Reactions Trail JAMB’s Organisation, Conduct

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ended on Tuesday, with about 350 blind candidates among the 1,615,309 who took the test nationwide. Many candidates praised the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for its smooth conduct at many centres; others blamed the board for some lapses. Some of the things that improved this year included registration, checks against examination malpractice and multiple avenues for feedback to the JAMB Control Room in Abuja. For instance, apart from JAMB officials and centre supervisors, ad-hoc staff, such as corps members were required to file daily reports of the centres they monitored. A...

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