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Today's Headlines: Osinbajo Urges Leaders To Arrange Education; IPPIS Responsible For Non-Payment- FG

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Osinbajo urges leaders to prioritise education

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said education, especially for women, has a multiplier effect.

This is as he said leaders owe their people the duty to educate them.

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Osinbajo said this in Abuja on Saturday evening at an event organised to mark the 2021 Mass Literacy Day by the MALLPAI Foundation, a non-governmental organisation founded in 2009 by Aisha Bagudu, the wife of the Kebbi State Governor.

Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, revealed this on Sunday in a statement titled, ‘We owe our people duty to educate and empower them, says Osinbajo.’

IPPIS responsible for non-payment of unity school teachers’ salaries – FG

THE Federal Government on Monday attributed the failure to pay salaries of some teachers recruited into unity schools in 2018 to the delay in their migration to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System which it said was to forestall illegal employment.

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It, however, promised that the affected teachers would start receiving their salaries by the end of the month.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, disclosed this in a chat with journalists after monitoring the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination at Federal Government Girls College Bwari and Government Girls Secondary School Dutse, Abuja

NCC Boss Charges Women On ICT Skills, Roles In Sector

The executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has charged Nigerian women to equip themselves and take up roles and responsibilities in the country’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) both in government and private sector.

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He gave the charge at the maiden edition of the Women Entrepreneurs & Executives in Tech Summit’ with the

Theme: Future Tech Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs, arguing that women can only take up roles by participating in ICT skill training and retraining

Sanwo-Olu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, signed into law the Prohibition of Open Cattle Grazing Bill, 2021.

Sanwo-Olu signed the law prohibiting open cattle grazing in Lagos, the trespass of cattle on farmlands and for other connected purposes, at the State House, Alausa, Lagos.

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On September 9, 2021, the Lagos State House of Assembly passed the bill for Governor Sanwo-Olu’s assent into law.

The bill was passed by the Assembly after it went through Public Hearings, which received support from stakeholders.

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