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Market Association sacks executives over N15m embezzlement in Nasarawa

By David Odama – Lafia Members of the Nasarawa state branch of the Traders and Marketing Association on Thursday sacked its leadership  over alleged embazzlement of  over N15m and the disappearance of the association’s vehicle worth over N1.5m Acting President of the Nasarawa State Traders and Marketers Association (NSTMA), Turaki Gamji Gamji, at a press…

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom cancels 2020 Christmas Carol festival

By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom State Government has announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Christmas Carol festival due to the logistic challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner for Cultire and Tourism, Mr Orman Esin, announced the cancellation in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday in Uyo. Esin…

Over 100 Niger Delta youths participate in SMEDAN talent hunt

By Ike Uchechukwu,Calabar About 100 youths from the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria have participated in the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) talent hunt programme on fashion, arts and craft in Calabar. The youths, who participated in the four-day programme in Calabar, were trained for two days on business and product marketing…

Call for Nominations : The Roux Prize 2021 for health innovation ($100,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021. The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has used health evidence in innovative ways to improve the health of the population. The Roux Prize welcome diverse entries: winners might be workers within government agencies, researchers at academic institutions, volunteers in charitable organizations, or health providers working in the community. Each…

European University Institute (EUI) STG Policy Leader Fellowship 2021/2022 (Fully Funded to Florence, Italy...

Application Deadline:  22 February 2021 (17:00 CET) The School of Transnational Governance (STG) at the European University Institute (EUI) is offering fellowships to early- and mid- career policy professionals for the academic year 2021-2022. The STG Policy Leader Fellowship is a global programme at the vibrant campus of an international institution. The School The EUI is a unique world-class centre…

Worldwide Fund (WWF) Professional Development Grants 2021 (PDGs) for mid-career conservationists.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021 Professional Development Grants (PDGs) provide support for mid-career conservationists to pursue short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. This training can include short courses, certificate training, or conferences among other training opportunities. EFN has adjusted the February 1, 2021 application cycle to support online programs and locally based…
Last 5 things I bought as a student

Last 5 things I bought as a student

We’ve all been there: you’ve come to university, your student loan has just come in, and suddenly the world is waiting. You have a bit more freedom now – so what are you going to spend the money on? Perhaps a day trip to Newcastle, or a night out with friends. Or so we think.…

The Handmaid’s Tale: making a drama out of a crisis

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Hall hunting: how to find a student flat in a pandemic

Hall hunting: how to find a student flat in a pandemic

The market for student rentals is as active as ever, regardless of Covid restrictions on campuses. “It may be more difficult for students this year but it’s busier than we would have thought,” says Martin Blakey, chief executive at the student housing charity Unipol. “Students are really determined to have as close as possible to…

British Council’s Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) Digital R&D Fund

Application Deadline: 15 December 2020. The DICE Digital R&D Fund will offer 20 grants to support the delivery of ‘digital experiences’ that, among other objectives, will explore new ways of engaging audiences. his Fund will offer 20 grants to support the development and delivery of 20 co-designed ‘digital experiences’ that contribute to the DICE programme’s…