Bus accident in Peru leaves at least 16 dead

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At least 16 people were killed Tuesday in Peru when a bus rolled off a ledge in the mountainous Ayacucho region, authorities said. The bus was carrying more than 40 passengers high in the Andes, where such tragedies are not uncommon. Ayacucho official Wiber Vega told reporters that 13 bodies had already been recovered and…

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Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, yesterday, decried the education system that produces certificates without skills, even as he expressed support for the Federal Government’s approval of the NCE-B.Ed. certificate model for colleges of education. Olaopa, who was the Chairman of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) 2024 National Conference on…

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Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF) has held a fundraising event targeted at ending the menace of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria, to help survivors and create a safe space for them to heal. Speaking at the event tagged, ‘WARIF Story’, the founder of WARIF, Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, stated that her organisation stood against any form…

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Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development has said that it would not rescind the introduction of landing charges on helicopter operations, saying it is in line with international best practices. This comes as petroleum workers, under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas…

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Del-York Development Company, a subsidiary of the Del-York Group, proudly announces the appointment of Stella Fubara as its new Managing Director, effective May 2024. With her distinguished background and pivotal role as the Regional Director of International Operations at the Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism, Fubara is set to usher in a transformative era…

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