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    Anietie Isong, UI alumnus, is first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize

Anietie Isong, UI alumnus, is first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize

Anietie Isong, an alumnus of the University of Ibadan (UI), has become the first Nigerian to win the McKitterick Prize. [...]

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    Study: Processed meat linked to insomnia, hyperactivity

Study: Processed meat linked to insomnia, hyperactivity

A research has shown that nitrates, the chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks, may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state. [...]

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    Eat Me: Five reasons to relish shrimp

Eat Me: Five reasons to relish shrimp

Shrimp is a popular staple in seafood restaurants, next to lobster and crab.Some species of shrimp live in estuaries, where saltwater and freshwater mix. They are often confused with prawn which is commonly found in fresh or brackish water.  [...]

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    Travel Guide: Five must-visit attractions in London

Travel Guide: Five must-visit attractions in London

London, one of the most famous cities in the world, is filled with hundreds of attractions.It is a place to visit if one is interested in history, culture and adventure.  [...]

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    TRENDING: Nigerian banks ‘troll’ each other in Twitter #BankWars

TRENDING: Nigerian banks ‘troll’ each other in Twitter #BankWars

Nigerian banks are in the middle of Twitter war, and it's not about their activities and services.A few top banks have been entertaining Nigerians all weekend with swinging jibes on the social media platform.On Friday, Sterling Bank Plc tweeted a photo in which it tacitly carpeted a few prominent banks without mentioning their names.The clever tweet generated a lot of reactions [...]

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    VIDEO: Apples, grapes — nine fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides

VIDEO: Apples, grapes — nine fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides

Apples, strawberry and grapes are among the fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides. [...]

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    Lara and the Beat, Mamma Mia… 10 movies you should see this weekend

Lara and the Beat, Mamma Mia… 10 movies you should see this weekend

Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once. [...]

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    Early dinner has many benefits — but it may also lower risk of cancer

Early dinner has many benefits — but it may also lower risk of cancer

People who eat two hours before going to bed have a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer as opposed to those who hit the sack immediately after dinner, says a new study.  [...]

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    Nigerian author Elnathan John joins Man Booker Prize judging panel

Nigerian author Elnathan John joins Man Booker Prize judging panel

Elthanan John, Nigerian novelist and satirist, has been named among the judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. [...]

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    Seven tips on staying safe during a flood

Seven tips on staying safe during a flood

Given the recent escalation of flood incidents in parts of the country, it is imperative to know how to stay safe.Here are a few tips:Never walk through moving water. This is the first rule of caution, don't be tempted. If you must walk through water, wherever possible, walk where the water is not moving. You can use a stick [...]

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