Governor Hochul Announces First Round of Winners for New ‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ Vaccine Incentive Program for 5- To 11-Year-Olds to win a Full SUNY or CUNY Scholarship

Today, Governor Hochul announced 10 winners of New York’s “Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate” vaccine incentive program. The Governor also personally called several parents to share her congratulations that their child would be able to attend SUNY or CUNY on scholarship.  

“The ‘Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate’ program provides the life-changing opportunity for young New Yorkers to win free tuition to a SUNY or CUNY college or university,” Governor Hochul said. “As we enter the holiday season and the risk of transmission increases, it is absolutely critical that we stay vigilant. The vaccine is the surest way to keep you and your loved

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UNIABUJA Students Laud ASUU Over Scholarship Disbursement

Students of the University of Abuja have commended the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) branch of the institution over the disbursement of scholarship award to some selected students.

Recall that the Union recently granted scholarships to nine students studying in the institution, following a directive from its national body.

Some of the students who spoke to LEADERSHIP said the scholarship would help ameliorate their financial condition.

A 400 level student in the department of Agric Economics, Adenabu Shaibu Maryam commended the union for funding them worthy to be given the scholarship.

“I can say that ASUU is one of

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Revamping the North East economy

A recent report by the World Bank has revealed the decline of economic activities in the North East region due to strident attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents. According to the bank, the destruction caused by the sect through terrorism and kidnapping in the North East has resulted in the decline of economic activities by 50 per cent.

The global financial institution also noted that Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, the epicenter of the insurgency and the safe haven of Boko Haram, witnessed a fall in economic activities from 10 to 14 per cent between 2009 and 2013. This was

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I and Cristiano Ronaldo’s rivalry will remain in history of football – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has said that the rivalry between him and Cristiano Ronaldo will remain in the history of football.

When asked if he missed his direct duels with the Portugal international, he said, “It’s been a long time since we stopped competing in the same league.”

“We competed individually and as a team for the same goals.

“It was a very beautiful stage for us and also for the people because they enjoyed it very much.

“It is a beautiful memory that will remain in the history of football.”

While Lionel Messi made an emotional departure from Barcelona in the

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10 Things to Look for in a Scholarship

Attending university is a life-changing experience for many students. However, figuring out how to pay for higher education can be a tricky piece of the puzzle. Many students turn to financial aid or apply for scholarships in order to finance their education. Here are ten things to look for in a scholarship, so you can maximize your chances of earning some financial assistance with your education.

1. Is it part scholarship or full ride?

Before getting started on the application, make sure you figure out how much money the scholarship is worth. Is it a “full ride scholarship”, meaning the

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The Daily Herald – Julian Harrigan Memorial Scholarship for Morancie

Janet Morancie with members of the committee and alumni reps.

ANGUILLA–Janet Morancie is the recipient of the 2021-2022 Julian R. Harrigan Memorial Scholarship. The announcement was made at a special ceremony hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus Anguilla and the Anguilla Chapter of The UWI Alumni Association at The UWI Open Campus Anguilla, on Wednesday, November 17.

  The Julian R. Harrigan Memorial Scholarship was established in 2016 by The UWI Open Campus Anguilla and The UWI Alumni Association – Anguilla Chapter, in collaboration with the family of the late Julian Harrigan, as a tribute

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Worsening insecurity along Abuja-Kaduna highway could spell doom for economy

Following fresh attacks on motorists travelling along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway, Kaduna State lawmakers in the House of Representatives have raised alarm over the impact of lingering insecurity on that road on the economy.

The caucus, during a press briefing Thursday, bemoaned the state of security along some of the major highways across the country.

Garba Datti (APC, Kaduna), the leader of the caucus, who spoke on behalf of the lawmakers, said if the security situation along the highway is not addressed, it could affect the economy in adverse ways.

He stated that the highway is too strategic to be left

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Stop Distorting History Of Pre-colonial Era, Jega Tells Media

The editor-in-chief of 21st Century Chronicle, Mahmud Jega, has urged the media to desist from distorting the history of the pre-colonial Nigeria as a weapon of modern-day political battles.


He stated this on Tuesday at the launch of a book, ‘The Sokoto Caliphate’, authored by Murray Last and published by Premium Times Books.


The book gives readers a historical dive into the 19th century Sokoto Caliphate, an empire borne out of the jihad led by the 19th-century Islamic cleric, Uthman Dan Fodio.


Jega, who is the reviewer of the book, said Premium Times Books has made a major contribution towards

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Professor says grading system is racist, proposes labor-based system: ‘White language supremacy’

A professor at Arizona State University is calling for the end to “White supremacy language,” and to do away with the common way of grading papers in favor of labor-based grading that will redistribute “power.” 

“White language supremacy in writing classrooms is due to the uneven and diverse linguistic legacies that everyone inherits, and the racialized white discourses that are used as standards, which give privilege to those students who embody those habits of white language already,” Asao Inoue, professor of rhetoric and composition at Arizona State University, said during an online discussion last Thursday, the College Fix reported

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