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    Akinwunmi Ishola, foremost Yoruba actor and playwright, is dead

Akinwunmi Ishola, foremost Yoruba actor and playwright, is dead

Akinwunmi Ishola, a foremost playwright and actor, is dead.Ishola died on Saturday in Ibadan, Oyo state after battling a prolonged illness.It was learnt that the professor was ill for about two years before his death. He was 78 years old. In his tribute, Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor, said: “The late Prof. Ishola was also a blessing to his Alma Mata, [...]

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    Selfie addiction ‘may be a sign of mental illness’

Selfie addiction ‘may be a sign of mental illness’

Taking selfies and uploading on social media is very popular and there doesn't seem to be an issue with it. However, before you take that next selfie for the gram, two psychologists say selfies may be a sign of mental illness.In 2014, a news article used the word 'selfitis', saying that the American Psychiatric Association was going to start recognising [...]

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    Pan Atlantic University holds maiden career fair

Pan Atlantic University holds maiden career fair

Olumide Sholanke, human resources director of the Nigerian Bottling Company, has urged students of the Pan-Atlantic University (PAU) to articulate the art of storytelling around the knowledge they have garnered in the course of their study.Sholanke spoke when he gave the keynote address at the maiden edition of the PAU Career Fair for the final year undergraduates and post-graduate students [...]

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    Flavour to perform as Rochas Foundation marks 20th anniversary

Flavour to perform as Rochas Foundation marks 20th anniversary

Chinedu Okoli, Nigerian musician better known as Flavour, is expected to perform at the 20th anniversary of The Rochas Foundation, a non-governmental organisation.Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, founded it in 1998.As part of the celebration for providing free education to the less privileged through its educational empowerment programmes, the foundation has put together a special programme.In a statement, Uloma Rochas, director-general of [...]

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    UNIBEN recalls rusticated students

UNIBEN recalls rusticated students

The management of University of Benin has recalled the five students it rusticated after 'appeal from the students and intervention from stakeholders'.According to a statement signed by M.O. Osasuyi, the university said the students can now register for the 2017/2018 academic session. [...]

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    Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may be a tool to fight cancer, a study published in a US medical journal said.The study published in Science Translational Medicine said researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden treated cancer in mice with these molecules and observed rapid tumor-killing effects. [...]

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    Five things you should know about microblading

Five things you should know about microblading

Microblading, a type of brow tattoo, is one of the latest addition to beauty procedures and it seems to be getting popular.The process, which only takes an hour and a half, works for just about anyone, whether you’ve got thick brows you want to perfect or brows that are barely there. [...]

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    Adeboye, Kolade pray for peace and prosperity in Nigeria

Adeboye, Kolade pray for peace and prosperity in Nigeria

I Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on Tuesday led intercessory prayers for Nigeria at Redemption Camp of the church. In the three-hour interdenominational ‎meeting prayers were said for the end of the various problems of the country, including corruption and the recent upsurge of bloodshed across the land. Opening the session after praise and worship songs, [...]

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    Nigerian student develops technology to detect eye damage

Nigerian student develops technology to detect eye damage

Bashir Dodo, a 29-year-old Nigerian doctoral student in Brunel University’s department of Computer Science in London, has developed a technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina.The retina is the third layer of the eye, it receives light that the lens has focused, converts the light into neural signals, and sends these signals on to the brain for [...]

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    Women who hit menopause before 45 have higher risk of stroke

Women who hit menopause before 45 have higher risk of stroke

A new study has found that women are most susceptible to stroke than men because of factors like early menstruation and menopause.Stroke is a brain attack that occurs when blood flow to an area of brain is cut off. [...]

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