Author: The Eagle Online

World Bank Senior Education Specialist Dr. Tunde Adekola commended the government for the initiative and its commitment of more than 25% UNESCO budgetary funding to education, adding however that it must invest in technology, training and retraining of teachers, create a regime of incentives for good performance, and involve communities in its drive to transform education in the state.

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U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon welcomed participants to the event and emphasized the critical need for greater communication and collaboration between investigative, prosecutorial, and judicial bodies to bring about quicker justice and sentences which hold violators accountable. “By working together, we will make more rapid progress in eliminating, neutralizing, and disrupting wildlife trafficking,” she said. “We need to do more to raise public indignation about this ugly crime that imperils the planet’s biodiversity, funds organized crime, spreads disease like COVID-19, and threatens the very existence of Nigeria’s unique and beautiful animals.”

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Speaking while receiving the management of NAICOM led by its Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive Officer, Olorundare Thomas, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Ikeja on Wednesday, Governor Sanwo-Olu noted that the state has considerably tapped into opportunities available from the Insurance sector, especially for its workforce, pledging to collaborate more.

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In a statement signed by Prince Adeniyi Adisa Beyioku, its Secretary General, the AFN says it does not know anything about the contract outside what has been written in the media and, from the media reports had even made attempt to clarify from PUMA, pointing out breaches of the AFN constitution by Messrs Gusau and Adeleye who PUMA confirmed negotiated the deal.

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In the meeting held virtually for approval and announcement between the International Committee of AFRIMA and The AFRIMA International Jury in March, 2021, the Jury noted that the new categories were selected to capture all aspects of music including its utilization in the movie industry and in recognition of the waves being made by African artists in the world. The addition of these three categories brings the total to 40 Award categories.

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