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    US embassy trains journalist on investigative, data journalism

US embassy trains journalist on investigative, data journalism

The United States embassy in Nigeria has organised a workshop to train Nigerian journalists in investigative and data journalism.Kathleen Struck, digital managing editor at the Voice of America (VOA) , and Jeffery Young, senior analyst and investigative journalist at VOA, facilitated the two-day workshop which held in Lagos.Twenty-five journalists cross the country attended the training themed 'Basic Tools for Investigative [...]

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    Chimamanda Adichie featured in New York Time’s ‘Greats’ issue

Chimamanda Adichie featured in New York Time’s ‘Greats’ issue

Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie is one of the cover stars of the 2017 'Greats' issue by the New York Times Style Magazine.The special 'Greats' issue is released annually. It celebrates individuals who are masters in their respective fields and whose work and vision have transformed modern culture. [...]

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    Imbubé book festival and awards to celebrate African literature

Imbubé book festival and awards to celebrate African literature

Imbubé African book festival and award is set to join the burgeoning African literary scene.Imbube, Zulu word for lion, is a reference to the critical role literature has come to play in telling the African story, ensuring that stories from the continent are told, owned and read by her people. [...]

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    Study: Parasitic worms could hold key to curing asthma

Study: Parasitic worms could hold key to curing asthma

A molecule produced by parasitic worms may lead to a new treatment for asthma, according to a study released on Wednesday by the University of Edinburgh.A team led by researchers from the university analysed parasites called roundworms, which live in the intestines of people and animals. [...]

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    Lagos Cocktail Week back for fourth edition

Lagos Cocktail Week back for fourth edition

Lagos Cocktail Week, showcasing “the uniqueness of Nigeria’s cocktail culture,” is back for its fourth edition.According to the organisers, the six-day event, which kicked off on Monday, is “focusing on the ever-evolving cocktail culture both locally and internationally, whilst also informing on the global trends coupled with lots of great entertainment”. [...]

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    Atiku’s son remanded for contempt of court

Atiku’s son remanded for contempt of court

A magistrate court in Lagos has remanded Aminu, son of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, for contempt.He was locked up in the transit cell of Tinubu chief magistrates court Lagos for disobeying a court order.Aminu was alleged to have disobeyed an order made by Kikelomo Ayeye, the chief magistrate, in October over the custody of six-year-old Amir Abubakar.He was said to [...]

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    Monkeypox spreads to 11 states — 74 suspected cases recorded 

Monkeypox spreads to 11 states — 74 suspected cases recorded 

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the monkeypox virus has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded.Addressing state house correspondents after the federal executive meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, Adewole dismissed the reports that the military has been spreading the virus through vaccination.Monkeypox is a rare virus transmitted to humans from animals, with symptoms in humans similar to those [...]

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    After 18 miscarriages, woman has first child at 48

After 18 miscarriages, woman has first child at 48

Louise Warneford, 48, had her first child after 18 miscarriages and £80,000 spent on IVF treatments.The British woman endured countless rounds of IVF for over 16 years before a specialist discovered the reason for her miscarriages. [...]

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    Travel Guide: Five places to visit if you’re ever in Ekiti

Travel Guide: Five places to visit if you’re ever in Ekiti

Ekiti is home to many tourist attractions such as mysterious rivers, warm and cold water springs, among other historical spots.Here are five places to visit when travelling to the state. [...]

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    Kanu Nwankwo floats N1bn lotto to support heart surgeries

Kanu Nwankwo floats N1bn lotto to support heart surgeries

Nwankwo Kanu, veteran footballer, has launched a lotto to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto, in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto, offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion.According to a statement by Kanu, 20 percent of every ticket sold will go directly to KHF to help it continue its work.The [...]

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