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An Ikeja High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted Bode George, former chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, and five others on a 23-count charge of abuse of office. Mr. George was found guilty for disobedience of lawful orders and the awarding of contracts to the tune of about N100 billion.
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Since the BIG news broke, I have been agonising. I donâ€™t know whether I should consider this as a victory, justice, retribution, or insult. Like many Nigerians, home and abroad who heard or read the news of Bode George and his co-conspiratorsâ€™ conviction and sentencing, the news was met with mixed feelings.
Just some little thoughts to share with colleagues today – World Teachers Day.Â (……….from ACEL)
The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called “truth.”Â ~Dan Rather
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work.Â It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.Â ~Jacques Barzun
Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.Â ~Author Unknown
A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary. ~Thomas Carruthers
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.Â ~Henry Brooks Adams
A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.Â ~Author Unknown
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.Â ~Karl Menninger
A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.Â ~Ever Garrison
Teachers who inspire know that teaching is like cultivating a garden, and those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.Â ~Author Unknown
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The policies of the British Empire concerning control of the African continent were dictated by their desire to maintain control of India. The British could not afford to lose possession of India because it had become the economic center of their empire.
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Igbo cultural values, like those of many other tribes, have been influenced negatively by Western culture. A scene from a recent cultural festival in Igboland
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LAGOS â€” FORMER Â Chief Security officer to the late Head of State, GeneralÂ Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, was one of the high-profile inmates of the Kirikiri Maximum-Security Prison who welcomed Chief Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the prison on his arrival, Monday, Vanguard can authoritatively reveal.
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Anambra State was carved out of the former, larger Anambra State on August 27, 1991. It is bounded by Delta State to the west, Imo State to the south, Enugu State to the east and Kogi State to the north.
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NIGERIA, the giant of africa has been a victim of negative press and criticisim for a long time now.A lot of people all over the world believe Nigeria has nothing to offer.