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Today's Headlines: Develop Personal Relationship With Your Kidnappers-NYSC; Buhari Speaks About Debt

Develop Personal Relationship With Your Kidnappers -NYSC.

The National Youth Service Corps has advised corps members to establish and maintain personal relationships with their abductors in the event of being kidnapped.

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The Security Awareness and Education Handbook for Corps Members details what corps members should do while in captivity, such as refraining from divulging their employers’ information. The manual instead recommended that close friends and family information may be revealed to negotiations for their release.

The advisory also asked corpers to keep caution of their environment and refrain from making statements to the media after their release without official clearance.

Buhari Speaks About Debt.

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has called for the extension of debt repayment timeline for developing countries, especially those hit by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Buhari said this on Friday in New York during his address at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

He however lamented that countries such as Nigeria spend the majority of their revenues on debt servicing.

SS1, SS2 Students Banned From Taking WAEC, NECO, NABTEB.

The Federal Government has barred senior secondary school students 1 and 2 from sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, National Examination Council, NECO and National Business and Technical Examinations Board NABTEB.

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This was contained in a circular signed by Binta Abdulkadir, Director, Senior Secondary Education at the education ministry and distributed to principals of unity schools.

The ministry said the ban was necessary to uphold the standard of education in the country.

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