Lagos deputy gov Hamzat urges religious groups to encourage members in politics

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has urged faith-based organisations to encourage their members to actively engage in politics.

This was made known in a statement on Sunday titled “Hamzat, Shekarau advocate FBOs collaboration on good governance.”

According to the statement, Hamzat made the call to religious groups during a workshop organised by the Nasrul-Lahi-L-Faith Society on Sunday.

During the workshop, Hamzat stated that religion should not stop anyone from engaging in politics, rather such members can serve as “good role models to others and allow their principles and conviction to guide and drive what they do in

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What Is a College Scholarship, and How Do You Qualify?

  • Scholarships are usually based off of merit or athletic achievement, and don’t need to be repaid.
  • You might have to meet certain requirements to keep your scholarship while in school. 
  • You may be able to find scholarships through your school’s financial aid office or private sources.
  • Read more of Insider’s student loan coverage here.

To pay for rising educational expenses, many students are looking for financial assistance — and scholarships are one of the best ways to help cover the cost of college. Scholarships are a type of financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You may be able

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GOOD NEWS: Local student receives national scholarship

Odessa resident Hannah Wheeler is one of 16 students being awarded a scholarship for academic achievement, community service, and leadership by the Goulds Water Technology Professional Dealer’s Association (GPDA). The scholarship is open to students in the U.S. and Canada.

“Every year, we have the opportunity and privilege of supporting 16 young students in pursuit of their dreams in higher education,” Susan O’Grady, director of marketing, building services and Agriculture, Xylem Inc. “Financial uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic still lingers for many families, said. Through these scholarships, we are honored to support our dealers’ families and contribute

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Decoding Human History With Ancient DNA From Extinct Archaic Humans

This year is the 20th anniversary of sequencing the human genome. In honor of this event, a research team led by Prof. FU Qiaomei from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reviewed the most recent progress in the field of ancient DNA (aDNA), i.e., DNA obtained from the remains of past organisms. 

This review, entitled “Insights into human history from the first decade of ancient human genomics,” was published in Science on September 24, 2021. 

Ancient DNA research began with short DNA fragments and subsequently advanced due to the broad application

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Jeffrey Wright: ‘There’s a relentless, grotesque debasement of language in the US’ | Movies

With his soulful gravitas, rich vocal tones and understated cool, Jeffrey Wright is one of those actors who brings dramatic heft to anything in which he appears. Which, these days, is an awful lot. He broke through on the New York stage, winning a Tony award for 1994’s Angels in America, then on screen with his portrayal of Jean-Michel Basquiat in Julian Schnabel’s 1996 biopic, and he has not stopped since. As well as voicing Marvel’s animated series What If…? he will be seen in the coming months as James Bond’s CIA buddy Felix Leiter in No Time

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Credibility and inconsistent political statements: Negative hallmark of Nigerian politics

By Aare Afe Babalola

THERE is no gainsaying the fact that truthfulness, consistency, and fidelity are some of the most important virtues in a man. The Bible, in James 1:8, describes a double-minded man as being unstable in all his ways.

Similarly, a popular scholar and philosopher in the Roman Empire, Marcus Tullius Cicero, once noted that “nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.”

Political ideology in developed countries is polarised by differing belief systems, opinions and mindsets, and politicians rise or fall by

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Africa-Turkey economic forum to promote trade, investment: Envoy

The upcoming Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum in Istanbul will boost trade and investment between Ethiopia and Turkey, Ankara’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union (AU) Yaprak Alp said on Tuesday.

Alp made the remarks during the signing of a framework agreement between Turkey and the AU to organize and manage the third Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum on Oct. 21-22.

The agreement was signed by Alp and the AU’s Commissioner for Economic Development Trade, Industry and Mining Albert Muchanga.

The forum has been organized since 2016 and this year’s meeting will be held under the theme “Deepening Turkey-Africa

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Anambra Govt faults FG’s state of emergency threat, says it’s pure politics

The Minister of Justice, and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, had earlier on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, said that the FG would declare a state of emergency in Anambra to ensure the November 6 gubernatorial election in the state takes place.

Reacting to Malami’s statement, the Commissioner for Information in Anambra, Don Adinuba said the minister’s statement was politically motivated.

He said the recent attacks in the state do not warrant an emergency rule, saying the people killed in the attacks were not more than 15.

He added that the FG failed to threaten APC-controlled states with

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