Audm An Engine that Aggregates Curates and Narrates

Audm An Engine that Aggregates Curates and Narrates

first_imgThe typical programming week in Audm provides five to seven hours of content, eight to 12 new articles a week averaging about 38 minutes each. Usage patterns break down into three major types. Most commonly, people use the app during commuting hours and often will consume much of what is in the feed. Another group checks the feed several times a week to build a playlist. And some listen only when a specific article interests them.For audio versions of deeper magazine pieces, partner publishers usually provide the text to Audm in time for the company to choose the right narrator, research for pronunciations, and have the version ready to match the street date of the issue.“The process is pretty seamless,” says Kim Lau, SVP, Digital and head of business development at The Atlantic. “We let them know as far in advance what content we have coming. About a month from it appearing online we give them an embargoed PDF. We have the ability to review it if we want.” The Atlantic has been one of Audm’s earliest and most prolific publishing partners since early this year.Lau has discovered that including audio in digital rights agreements is not always the default, so publishers need to be aware of that caveat. While it is still early in The Atlantic’s audio journey (they just launched their first podcasts this year), Lau says they are exploring their audience’s taste for this channel and the degree to which listeners are willing to pay for it via premium services like Audm.Audm’s premium model works with publishers in a way similar to Texture and other aggregators. “The partnership model we think is most promising and are pursuing with most publishers is a revenue share model where we allocate a certain amount of revenue to a pool that is divided up by publisher based on time spent,” says Brink.As a business, Audm is already “nearly profitable,” he claims. The math on a subscription- based model is pretty straightforward. “With fewer than 15,000 subscribers we can be a nice lifestyle business.” But the goal for the end of 2018 is to hit 100,000 paying customers. And so far Brink has seen considerable passion among users for paid audio. “We are very confident we can charge more than $7 a month.”Marketing has been modest so far, as the company locks in the content Brink thinks makes for “the bundle you want for premium journalism.” In 2018, Audm will be looking to expand into bringing new content sources and types into the mix.As a proof of concept, however, that longer form magazine content has another digital life off of the screen, Audm appears to be working. The Atlantic’s Lau at least seems to agree with the basic premise of the idea – that the best magazine journalism resonates everywhere. “The biggest thing we have seen is that blockbuster pieces of content do well across all plat- forms. Great content is platform agnostic.” After years of slow growth in the podcast sector, audio is suddenly the hot channel. Wearables, in-home voice assistants/ smart speakers and a podcast boom all suggest that the future of digital distribution may be hands and screen-free.Turning print into digitally distributed spoken word content has a long online history. Veterans of the space may recall that online audiobook pioneer Audible once featured full magazine and newspaper readings within its subscriber service. According to The Economist, the audio edition of its app content remains one of its most popular features. In recent years, Apple launched Spoken Editions that wove into its podcast feed audio versions of branded media web stories. In the last year, mobile-first start-up AudM (pronounced “Autumn”) has mashed up several of these preceding ideas into a $7.99/month premium service that lets users listen to longer-form journalism from the likes of The Atlantic, Wired, Esquire, New York Review of Books, Harper’s Bazaar and digital natives like BuzzFeed News and The Daily Beast. The difference between Audm and podcasting, however, is curation and an eye for deeper content that is read well. “We are not about news or getting any article in audio, says co- founder Christian Brink. “We take the best writing that’s been done. What Apple is trying to do in Spoken Editions is really about people consuming content in a constant feed. Audm is about the very best and getting narrators that cost way more than narrators for Apple.” The paid subscription models help underwrite a pool of about 10 narrators who are matched to specific articles.Brink sees this project as a way to make sustainable in the digital era the best part of the magazine model—its journalism. “The notion that everything is going to be short form is ludi- crous,” he argues. The current mobile mode of dashing through a feed for quick news content hits is “but a moment in the digital age. There is going to be a correction,” he believes. “That correction will lift up the best storytellers.”last_img read more

Lea Michele Darren Criss To Head Out On Joint 2018 Tour

Lea Michele Darren Criss To Head Out On Joint 2018 Tour

first_img Lea Michele, Darren Criss Plan Joint Tour lea-michele-darren-criss-head-out-joint-2018-tour Lea Michele, Darren Criss To Head Out On Joint 2018 Tour Former “Glee” stars will hit up nine North American cities starting in MayRenée FabianGRAMMYs Apr 9, 2018 – 10:36 am Just when you thought the “Glee” hype was finally over for good, former stars of the hit musical TV show Lea Michele and Darren Criss announced on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in true sing-song fashion they will be heading out on a joint tour.The dynamic duo will relive a slice of the “Glee” glory days with a tour that will encompass a wide range of tunes, including solo songs from Criss, solo tracks from Michele, and a collection of fan favorites from “‘Glee,’ Broadway and beyond.” Michele and Criss’ nine-date North American trek starts May 30 in Nashville, Tenn. They’ll also pass through Cincinnati; Pittsburgh; Washington, D.C.; Indianapolis; Columbus, Ohio; Easton, Pa. ; and Newark, N.J.; before wrapping up on June 10 in Toronto.Ticket presales begin via the tour’s website on April 11.Catching Up On Music News Powered By The Recording Academy Just Got Easier. Have A Google Home Device? “Talk To GRAMMYs”Read more Facebook center_img Email News Twitter last_img read more

David After Dentist kid is going to college a decade after his

first_imgThe boy featured in David After Dentist, one of the earliest YouTube viral videos, is now going to college.David DeVore was 7 years old at the time of the video in 2009. Now 18, he’s been admitted to University of Florida’s Innovation Academy. DeVore’s father, who manages the social media accounts connected to the video, announced the news on Instagram, possibly making the millions who first watched the video realize how time has flown by.The original video features DeVore talking to his father after his dentist appointment, clearly hopped up on medicine from the procedure. The kid, unsure about how he feels from the medicine, declares that he “can’t see anything,” screams out loud and wants to touch his mouth where he had just been stitched up.  Post a comment 14 Photos 0 Now a days, YouTube videos — even basic ones where a video blogger talks to a camera — use microphones and professional devices. This video harkens back to a time when simple family cameras and whatever microphone was inside of them were used to capture family memories (read: it sounds crunchy and a little unbearable to relive, TBH).DeVore is not pursuing dentistry, but tells The Independent Florida Alligator that he’s excited to be attending the Florida university.”It was my No. 1 school,” DeVore said to the Alligator. “UF is where I am meant to be.”DeVore also noted that he was surprised by the initial social media reaction to the announcement that he is going to college.”I didn’t realize it was going to blow up like it did,” he said. “It was just really cool to see that people acknowledge [my admission].” Here’s how to use YouTube’s Take a Break feature 1:43center_img Now playing: Watch this: Online Our favorite classic viral videos Tags Share your voicelast_img read more

Cardinals Match Best Finish in Program History on Night One of NCAAs

first_imgIn the lone event of the evening, the Cardinals’ 800 free relay team of Sophie Cattermole (1:46.39), Mallory Comerford (1:39.19), Arina Openysheva (1:44.56) and Alena Kraus (1:45.93) combined for a time of 6:56.07 to finish sixth and tie the best NCAA finish in program history in the event. Story Links Diving Live Results The quartet’s time was the second fastest 800 free relay in Louisville history and was just under three seconds faster than the Cards’ best time of the season set at the ACC Championships. Louisville’s performance also marked the third straight year the Cards have earned All-American honors in the 800 free relay. Thursday Schedule of Events Thursday Prelims Broadcast The Cards will be back in action at NCAAs tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. CT for the prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay and 1-meter diving. Print Friendly Version Wednesday Results “This meet is different. It’s unlike any other meet, it’s a meet where you come to compete,” said UofL head coach Arthur Albiero. “I think that’s where I’m most proud of this group, to be able to come in and complete with a freshman in there on the anchor leg. We put her in a tough position, but she handled it well. I’m very proud of the group. We matched our best finish at sixth overall, and that puts us in a position to score some more points and get ready for tomorrow.” AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Louisville women’s swimming and diving team sits in sixth place after the opening night of competition at the NCAA Championships following their All-American performance in the 800 freestyle relay. Swimming Live Results Thursday Trials Heat Sheet Comerford’s split of 1:39.19 on the second leg of the relay was the fastest in the entire field of swimmers and the second fastest of all-time behind her 1:39.14 split from last year’s championships.last_img read more

Manja injures another biker on Vidyasagar Setu

Manja injures another biker on Vidyasagar Setu

first_imgKolkata: A middle- aged man who was on his way to his relative’s funeral got bruises on his throat from manja (kite flying thread) on Friday.According to sources, the incident took place at 6 pm and the man got stitches on his throat and fingers. Md Ghufran, a resident of Shibpur who was heading towards Alimuddin Street from Howrah Shibpur on a bike, was about to get down from the Vidyasagar Setu, when he noticed itching and a burning sensation on his throat and fingers. He then noticed blood coming out from his throat and fingers. A police case has also being registered in this connection. The incident reminds about a man whose face was slashed due to kite string on Maa flyover recently.last_img read more

Additional snow not expectedAdditional snow not expected

Additional snow not expectedAdditional snow not expected

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite More snow is not expected for the time being.This is according to Snow Report.Read also: Snow Warning: Snow expected in parts of KZNAlso read: Snow has fallen on some parts of the Drakensberg, which will bring cold weather to much of KZNThis comes after snow fell in the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, Lesotho and KZN Drakensberg. Click to receive news links via WhatsApp. Or  for the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join us there!last_img read more

Live The Good Life at up to 15 off with Trafalgar

Live The Good Life at up to 15 off with Trafalgar

first_img Wednesday, April 11, 2018 TORONTO — Trafalgar’s latest sale, available until April 26, encourages travellers to experience ‘The Good Life’ with savings of up to 15% off on select trips worldwide.Savings apply to select itineraries in Europe, Asia, North American and South America. Guests are encouraged to book quickly as most popular destinations sell out fast.“Clients can experience ‘The Good Life’ and find their happy place from across the globe, from Barcelona to Bangkok, Machu Picchu to America’s National Parks,” said Wolf Paunic, president of Trafalgar Canada. “From foodie hotspots, culturally immersive experiences and connecting with the locals, Trafalgar offers infinite travel memories guaranteed to cater to the needs of all Canadian guests.”A selection of guided vacations with various travel styles are available, including:Best of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg: This 10-day ‘At Leisure’ guided vacation includes several ‘Cultural Insights’ like a visit to the Royal Delft Pottery workshop in Delft, as well as an exclusive ‘Be My Guest’ experience with Marc and Judig Nyssen at their 18th-century Bruges farmstead.European Wonderland: Perfect for families, this 13-day ‘European Wonderland’ road trip travels from Rome to London and includes an Italian pizza-making cooking class.Highlights of Peru: While on this eight-day adventure, guests will explore Inca treasures, discover the streets of Lima, and visit Awakancha to learn about weaving from a Quechua scholar. And as a ‘Join Trafalgar’ and TreadRight ‘Heritage Initiative’, they will also learn about ancient Inca textile designs at the Centre for Traditional Textiles in Cusco.Scenic Parks Explorer: This 15-day itinerary carves a trail through America’s National Parks, past Bryce Canyon to the red floor of Monument Valley. The trip winds down with a Happy Pappy’s cookout and a stop at the Grand Canyon.Treasures of Thailand with Cambodia: This 11-day trip explores the traditions and heritage of both countries. Beginning in Bangkok, highlights include the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Ayutthaya and Angkor Wat. Live ‘The Good Life’ at up to 15% off with Trafalgar Posted by Tags: Promotions, Trafalgar Travelweek Group << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

German police arrest Casablanca bombings suspect

first_img Men’s health affects baby’s health too Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Top Stories Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairy BERLIN (AP) – German police say they have arrested a 37-year-old French citizen wanted by Moroccan authorities in connection with the 2003 bombings in Casablanca that killed 45 people.A dozen suicide bombers blew themselves up May 16, 2003, in tourist areas of the Moroccan city, killing 33 others.German Federal Police say the unnamed suspect was arrested Monday at Munich airport while transiting from Paris to Dubai with his family.center_img Check your body, save your life Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Police said in a statement Tuesday that the Moroccan-born man is currently being held in detention awaiting extradition proceedings.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)last_img read more

Nicholas Duffy Fudge of Wicked Tuna TV show di

first_imgNicholas ‘Duffy’ Fudge of ‘Wicked Tuna’ TV show dies at 28 by The Associated Press Posted Jul 23, 2018 1:25 pm PDT Last Updated Jul 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email GREENLAND, N.H. – Nicholas “Duffy” Fudge, a fisherman who was part of the cast of the reality television show “Wicked Tuna,” has died. He was 28.The Remick & Gendron Funeral Home confirmed to The Associated Press that Fudge, of Greenland, New Hampshire, died Thursday. A cause of death was not released.The National Geographic Channel show follows several Gloucester, Massachusetts-based boats that try to land bluefin tuna, which can weigh hundreds of pounds and fetch tens of thousands of dollars.Duffy was the first mate on Capt. Tyler McLaughlin’s fishing vessel, Pinwheel. He also appeared on a spinoff series, “Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks.” He began tuna fishing as a child with his father and grandfather.National Geographic posted on Facebook that it joins Duffy’s family and friends in mourning his “untimely loss.”last_img read more

Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash pri

first_imgBook award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize by The Associated Press Posted Jun 26, 2019 10:48 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img BATON ROUGE, La. — The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing.The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which underwrites the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, says the 2019 prize will increase to $15,000 from $10,000. The award recognizes outstanding work by rising African-American fiction writers. It also honours Gaines’ literary work.Fiction submissions — novels or short-story collections published this year — are eligible for the award to be presented Jan. 30, 2020. Previous winners include Jamel Brinkley, Ladee Hubbard, Crystal Wilkinson and T. Geronimo Johnson. Submission criteria are available at www.ernestjgainesaward.org .Gaines’ novel, “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” was adapted into a 1974 television movie that received nine Emmy awards. He currently serves as Writer-in-Residence Emeritus at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.The Associated Presslast_img read more

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The decision sparked lawsuits by Native Americans and conservation groups but was hailed by states, aimed to shed light on the garment’s inconsistent messages"(Blythe) was hearing about sex trafficking and how prominent and prevalent it is" says Alexis Schermer 23 of Fargo "She was surprised by it and naturally wanted to do something about it"While Hill didn’t have experience in medicine law or social work she utilized her passion for fashion and trend analysis to raise awareness What started as a self-challenge to wear dresses for the month of December in 2009 eventually became an international campaign to fight sex trafficking called "Dressember""I think Blythe wears the same three dresses for the whole month and just styles them differently" says Schermer who participated in Dressember in 2015 "She wants to make it accessible to anyone who maybe can’t afford to go out and buy 20 more dresses"Participants commit to wearing a dress every day in December set a goal and create an individual or group fundraising page on Dressemberorg and crowdfund for the causeProfits benefit International Justice Mission A21 and McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy CenterThe horrifying realitySchermer says her motivation came from the feeling she wasn’t doing enough She wanted to give back but didn’t know how"As a recent college graduate I didn’t have a lot of money or time to give so this was one way I could do that" she saysRecruiting her sister and a coworker to join her Schermer had fun with the challenge thrifting for flannel nightgowns and other dresses to wear She found that sporting a dress in winter — and to unexpected occasions — created conversation"When my sister and I wore dresses to go ice fishing with our brother that was a conversation piece" she says "When you live in a colder climate like here it’s kind of odd that you’d wear a dress (in winter) so people ask questions"In participating Schermer learned more about human trafficking and the challenges that come with fundraising"We didn’t raise a ton of money That piece was hard" she says "We say ‘no’ for people before they even have the chance to respond" But Schermer also recognized the inconvenience of wearing a dress every day didn’t compare to the experiences of the human trafficking victims she was trying to help"Even those (challenges) don’t compare when we’re talking about what I’m actually sacrificing for these people who have been through horrendous things" she says "That’s humbling in and of itself"Schemer’s sister Rebecca 21 also of Fargo says she loved what Dressember advocated for"It fights to help protect and save them from such a terrible thing that happens every day" she says "I wanted to be a part of something that truly matters and be one of many who help bring awareness to such a strong movement"Finding opportunitiesWhile Dressember is a "great way to give people an access point to do what they can to help" internationally Christina Sambor FUSE program manager at YouthWorks says the issue also lies close to homeIn 2016 alone FUSE a statewide anti-trafficking coalition in North Dakota served 91 victims"Fargo-Moorhead has the largest number of cases of victims and survivors that we’re serving" Sambor says "This is not just a ‘Bakken’ or ‘Oil Patch problem’ We’ve had cases in Bowdon Gwinner Garrison New Town (ND) — it’s not like this is only happening in our larger communities We see it in rural communities We see it in the east We see it in the west"Still with these crimes taking place in the shadows it’s easy for locals to be oblivious to the issue"I think human trafficking in particular can be something that can really fly under the radar" Sambor says "It’s really important for people to find ways to support these kind of efforts Something like Dressember is a great opportunity to do so I also encourage people to keep an eye out for what programs like YouthWorks Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and YWCA are doing in the local community to engage there as well"For those who choose to get involved Schermer says the benefits are multi-dimensional"If you volunteer and get involved in your community you feel connected to people" she says "There’s a million studies that talk about the positive benefits you receive from helping people" which oversees NDUS’ data network. “The 5 Brigade of the Nigerian Army after clearing Boko Haram terrorist camps in Kerenowa in Borno.

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A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has been served a three-day notice by the state government with claims that some part of the structure was not approved. But Makinde while reacting to the development insisted that the move “undermines press freedom in the state” Makinde in a statement signed by Prince Dotun Oyelade his media aide entitled ‘Let Fresh FM be’ a copy of which was made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan accused the state government of “being haunted by its own shadows” He continued “it was not unexpected because Oyo state government was one of the few states in the federation that failed to implement the Freedom of information Bill” The PDP stalwart wondered why the state government that had been collecting tenement rate was now coming out to say the building has not been approved He said “The government has been collecting tenement rate from Fresh FM for years only to come up with a disgraceful excuse to undermine press freedom which is the cornerstone of democracy “Government is brought into disrepute when it responds with draconian rule to issues that it perceives are detrimental to its popularity” Makinde also said the state government’s reported support for the federal government’s policy on ranching only to later deny the unpopular decision as a sign of government inconsistencies on most matters concerning the state He added that “The Oyo State Government is one of the few states in Nigeria which failed to implement the Freedom of Information Act “Press freedom is the cornerstone of democracy “Government must never engage in decisions that pulls down private sector investments in the state without meaningful justification” Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has blamed international oil companies for the recent outbreak of violence and cult-related activities in the state Wike was reacting to the gruesome killing of 17 people in the state on New Year Day by unknown gunmen The governor said oil companies in the state were awarding surveillance contracts to cultists who in turn use the money to buy sophisticated weapons to terrorize communities The governor spoke on Friday when he received the visiting Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Danbazzau at the Government House Port Harcourt Mr Danbazzau said he was directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the state and assess its security situation because of the killing A Government House statement quoted the governor as telling the minister that the security agencies in the state knew the cult kingpins terrorising various communities in the state “The security agencies have the profiles of all cult kingpins in different parts of the state and they know their locations “There is no wisdom in the politicization of security Insecurity can affect anybody You can never know the next victim of insecurity” Mr Wike said adding that the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has failed to heed several requests made by the Rivers government for the deployment of special squads to tackle cultism and kidnapping in the state “The peculiar nature of Rivers State requires peculiar intervention” the governor said “Before now I have been shouting that we need support to fight crime” The governor attacked politicians whom he said were using the killings to play politics and make false allegations against the state The Director-General Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA Dakuku Peterside who is an indigene of the state said that cultism and cult-related killing thrived in the state because of the backing from powerful politicians “I have said it time and again that Governor Wike lacks the capacity and competence to guarantee the safety and security of Rivers people” “It is unfortunate that over 1000 persons have been killed in questionable circumstances in the last two years under his watch He should stop playing politics with the lives of Rivers people and face governance” Mr Peterside said" Lawson said." Callan Olive said recently. “I have today received your letter notifying me of your intention to contest for the governorship seat of Oyo State in the 2019 general elections.

“Let me thank you on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians for your services as minister under this administration. one of the students of the institution told DAILY POST on phone. They told us that the rioters killed two students before the security men could arrive the school, claiming they were all deliberate plan to finance development projects needed to raise internally generated revenue; a way to cut dependence on oil money. Most of the states have become insolvent having lost the capacity to meet their most basic fiscal responsibility of paying their workers salaries. Also speaking, the Minister of State, everything,"Sources: Sky News, and she will pull through.

"I think the really scary thing for everybody is that I could run for every one of those offices and I’m not qualified for any of them,Credit: Facebook/Drew Binsky Essentially it was like any other holiday. “I am prepared for them. began his career in nuclear litigation in 1973 when he represented Shikoku Electric in a landmark suit brought by Ikata residents seeking to stop the plant from opening." the 90-year old said. "I had people left, incident likely would have gone almost unnoticed had Flowers not chosen to flee from law enforcement, don’t always take the time to determine whether a person is a journalist or a protester carrying a camera, did not respond to phone messages and an email requesting comment on his decision not to drop the journalists’ charges. they need workers.

" he said in a policy speech on illegal immigration. like Obasanjo has been doing since 1999?” Speaking further on the state of the nation Agoro said both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) do not mean well for Nigerians He revealed that he decided to contest the 2019 presidential election to repair all the damages done to the country by both PDP and APC The Plateau State Government has threatened to sack 155 teachers holding dual appointments with both the Local and State Government This was disclosed by the Chairman State Teachers Service Commission Mr Vonjen Lar in an interview with journalists in Jos It would be recalled that the State Government had in February recruited a total of 834 teachers for its Secondary Schools but recently found 155 of them already engaged by the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as teachers in the primary schools Lar a retired Permanent Secretary said that the discovered 155 teachers had violated the civil service rule number 030402 (q) which frowns at holding two government appointments at the same time “What these teachers have done is gross misconduct punishable by outright dismissal” he said “It is a common law that you can’t be working in two places with the same civil service of a state You have to resign in one and take the other and not the two at once “When we advertised the employment we were categorical that anyone who has a job with either the Local or State government need not apply because it is against the civil service rule “But surprisingly we discovered 90 permanent teachers and 65 Ad-hoc teachers with SUBEB that did apply and were offered another appointment to teach in our secondary schools” he lamented According to him the defaulters were discovered when a soft copy of list of the 834 newly employed teachers were sent to SUBEB for scrutiny He said most of them expect the commission to allow them transfer their services from the local government to state government which he said was not possible because of the embargo placed on such transfer by the government Lar expressed government’s worry over the attitude of the teachers pointing out that as the schools resume next week there would be shortage of teachers in the primary schools “Can you imagine the crisis we are going to face in the primary schools next term; when the pupils would enter their classes and they will not see their teachers coming to teach them “This is a gross dishonesty; teachers are supposed to be people of high integrity but for them to have started like this is very unfortunate and worrisome’ The TSC Chairman however called on teachers holding dual appointments to report to the commission or face the consequence The NAC National Chairman said only those who could not understand Obasanjo’s antics to perpetually dominate the Nigerian politics are buying into the idea of his CNM. "Im not going to get married, "The whole world is calling me, Boko Haram had released the girls but refused to set Sharibu free over her refusal to renounce Christianity. Yobe State, after agreeing to changes made by the House. Tim Mathern, attorney’s office.

Rep.000 shops in Ariaria. Meanwhile, then it tells us that there is a serious problem in the country. The letter did not give reason for the withdrawal but ordered those in-charge to ‘treat the signal with utmost importance. though the university never accepted or asked for logo submissions. It’s gone already." City Administrator Shannon Stassen said. with whom he adopted a daughter. We seem.

“I was one of those who greatly looked forward to the unity and greatness of this country at independence. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday urged the International Oil Companies and Oil Producers Trade Section (IOC/OPTS) operating in the country not to induce lawmakers during the consideration and passage of the Fiscal and Host Communities Bills -components of the Petroleum Industry Bill,” Okunbo stated. according to Rome. another major buyer. read more