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University funding model needs reforming warn vice-chancellors

By | 06/01/2023

University vice-chancellors have called on the Government to review tuition fees, saying the higher education funding system needs rethinking. They said rising costs and limits on overseas students – which have become increasingly important to finances – created a serious risk to universities. Government proposals announced in May would mean only students on research programmes… Read More »

China Xi Jinping tells national security team to prepare for ‘worst-case scenario’ as leaders warn of AI risks

By | 06/01/2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday advised his national security team to prepare for the worst-case scenario amid an increase in threats — both internally and externally — to the nation.  The comments, carried on the state-run Xinhua News Agency, came during a meeting of the Chinese Communist Party’s National Security Commission.  FILE: China’s President… Read More »

While Some Warn About AI Extinction Risk, Nvidia Sees Valuation Soar

By | 05/31/2023

AI developers and tech executives are warning that artificial intelligence could threaten human life as we know it. WSJ AI reporter Deepa Seetharaman explains what they’ve said. Plus, investors are not pumping the breaks on AI. Nvidia, which makes chips for the industry, joined the $1 trillion club this week. WSJ semiconductors reporter Asa Fitch… Read More »

Governors Warn Fuel Marketers against Hoarding, Price Hike – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/31/2023

•Deploy special monitoring teams Peter Uzoho in Lagos, Olusegun Samuel in Yenagoa, Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo, Hammed Shittu in Ilorin and Gbenga Sodeinde in Ado Ekiti Kwara State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, and Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, have cautioned oil marketers to avoid imposing needless hardship on the citizens… Read More »

Manston asylum centre could be overwhelmed again within weeks, staff warn

By | 05/31/2023

An asylum centre that became dangerously overcrowded last year could again become overwhelmed within weeks, civil servants and union representatives have told the Guardian. Staff working at the Manston processing centre have said there could be a return to conditions that led to disease and violence because of the lack of “upstream accommodation” for asylum… Read More »

AI poses ‘risk of extinction,’ industry leaders warn

By | 05/30/2023

Written by Kevin Roose A group of industry leaders was planning to warn Tuesday that the artificial intelligence technology they are building may one day pose an existential threat to humanity and should be considered a societal risk on par with pandemics and nuclear wars. “Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a… Read More »

UN agencies warn of starvation risk in Sudan among other countries, call for urgent aid

By | 05/29/2023

Two UN agencies warned Monday of rising food emergencies including starvation in Sudan due to the outbreak of war and in Haiti, Burkina Faso and Mali due to restricted movements of people and goods. The report warns that 1 million people are expected to flee Sudan, while an additional 2.5 million inside Sudan face acute… Read More »

Vote Buying Saga: Political parties warn police against disrupting democracy in Ogun

By | 05/26/2023

The Coalition of Registered Political Parties in Ogun State has cautioned the Nigeria Police Force against being used as an instrument to disrupt democracy in the State. The group accused the police of being used by Governor Dapo Abiodun and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intimidate other parties and their candidates.The press conference was… Read More »

Inauguration: Agencies beef up security, warn against planned disruption

By | 05/26/2023

As Nigerians go into the transition weekend and following intelligence received, security operatives have upped their ante ahead of Monday’s presidential inauguration ceremony. The post Inauguration: Agencies beef up security, warn against planned disruption appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Follow Us on Google News

Target in ‘real, severe danger’ after waving woke politics in customers’ faces, critics warn

By | 05/25/2023

Clay Travis called out Target Wednesday for their “Pride” products and said the company faces a “real, severe danger” of suffering damage to their bottom line in the same way as Bud Light.  The “Outkick” founder joined “Fox & Friends” to react to reports that Target convened an emergency meeting over their LGBTQ products, particularly… Read More »

Public Affairs Experts, Economists Warn Incoming Government against Policy Loopholes – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/25/2023

 Raheem Akingbolu Public Affairs experts and economists have warned the incoming government against policy loopholes that can derail the administration. They identified critical areas that have presently put Nigeria in bad shape, which they said, should be of major concern to the incoming government. The pit holes indentified during a recent Webinar themed: ‘Setting a… Read More »

PM Modi, Albanese Condemn Attacks on Temples in Australia, Warn Elements Harming Relations

By | 05/24/2023

Separatist elements targeting Hindu temples in Australia prompted a serious discussion between Prime Minister Modi and PM Albanese to address the issue. (Image: PMOIndia) Prime Minister Modi and his Australian counterpart, PM Albanese, condemn the recent attacks on Hindu temples in Australia, emphasising their commitment to strong bilateral relations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his… Read More »

Starmer to warn NHS ‘not sustainable’ without ‘fixing the fundamentals’

By | 05/21/2023

Sir Keir Starmer is to warn that the NHS is “not sustainable” unless there are health reforms that “fix the fundamentals” and go beyond extra investment. The Labour leader is due to give a speech in the east of England on Monday in which he will outline his vision for modernising the NHS and announce… Read More »

Protesting wrestlers warn of ‘big call’, stopped entry at IPL game

By | 05/20/2023

With their 15-day ultimatum to authorities for arresting former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over alleged sexual harassment of wrestlers ending on Sunday, the protesting wrestlers said that “a big decision” could be taken as their next course of action. Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik outside Arun… Read More »

Class sizes in England could go up to 60 warn heads in funding pay row

By | 05/20/2023

Schools in England are preparing to move to class sizes of as many as 60 children from September to deal with a funding crisis that headteachers say will force them to cut staff. The government insists that there is still room in school budgets to cover the 4.5% pay offer that teachers overwhelmingly rejected last… Read More »

Crumbling UK Parliament Building At Risk Of Being Destroyed, Lawmakers Warn

By | 05/18/2023

The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British parliament. A parliamentary committee warned the British government on Wednesday that if the Palace of Westminster’s restoration project is delayed, a catastrophic disaster might cause the 147-year-old complex to collapse and be destroyed. The Palace of Westminster houses the British Parliament, which is an architectural masterpiece and… Read More »

Police Warn ‘Major Political Actors” Plotting To Scuttle Inauguration – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/15/2023

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja  The police high command said Monday it was monitoring unnamed political actors  plotting to scuttle  the May 29 handover of power to the next administration. At a news briefing in Abuja, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, said the operation was  conducted in collaboration with other security forces particularly intelligence agencies.… Read More »

Housing advocates warn GOP spending plan would be ‘disastrous’

By | 05/13/2023

Housing advocates are raising the alarm about House Republicans’ plan to dramatically cut the federal deficit to raise the debt ceiling, warning rental aid would be stripped from hundreds of thousands of struggling families who could face eviction and possible homelessness at a time when rents remain high. House Republicans narrowly passed a sweeping measure… Read More »

Health Experts Warn Against Stigmatising People with Tuberculosis – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/13/2023

Funmi Ogundare  Health Experts, yesterday, warned against discriminating  and stigmatising people affected by Tuberculosis (TB), noting that this discourages them from coming out for  treatment. They made  this known at a one-day training, in Lagos, for journalists on key concepts in Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, organised by the Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) in collaboration… Read More »

Biden must drop ‘absolutist’ position in debt ceiling talks with McCarthy, think tanks warn

By | 05/08/2023

FIRST ON FOX: Three Washington, D.C., think tanks are calling on President Biden to drop his “absolutist” position on debt limit talks ahead of his planned meeting with congressional leaders on Tuesday and agree to consider spending cuts as part of those discussions. “The Vice President of the United States was correct, when he said… Read More »