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    PHOTOS: Amosun, Masari, Wike honoured at Sun Awards

PHOTOS: Amosun, Masari, Wike honoured at Sun Awards

Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, and his Katsina counterpart, Aminu Masari, were on Sunday, honoured at the Sun Awards.The 14th edition of the annual award ceremony took place at the Expo Centre of EKO Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. [...]

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    UNILORIN, ABUAD developing rice that can prevent cancer

UNILORIN, ABUAD developing rice that can prevent cancer

Scientists at the University of Ilorin and Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), are developing an improved rice variety with potentials to prevent cancer.According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), a report in the UNILORIN bulletin on Monday noted that the project was the product of a collaboration between the two institutions. [...]

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    YouTube to scrap ‘unskippable’ 30-second adverts

YouTube to scrap ‘unskippable’ 30-second adverts

Google has announced that it will do away with the 30-second 'unskippable' adverts that appear before Youtube videos, as from 2018.The 30-second ads will not completely disappear but users will be able to skip them after a few seconds. [...]

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    Social media week Lagos to ‘assist in job, investment creation’

Social media week Lagos to ‘assist in job, investment creation’

Ngozi Odita, executive director of social media week, Lagos, says that the fifth edition of the programme will assist in job creation.Odita said the event, which is scheduled for February 27 to March 3, will be extremely impactful. [...]

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    The five stages of a romantic relationship

The five stages of a romantic relationship

In every relationship, there are moments when the romance is so intense and then, there are times when a couple can't seem to agree on anything or can't stand one other.These instances represent the different phases of relationships.  [...]

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    VIDEO: How to tie different types of headgears

VIDEO: How to tie different types of headgears

If you ask any Nigerian woman, a native attire without a 'gele' (headgear) is incomplete.But not everyone has the skill of styling their headgear as they desire. [...]

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    Hormonal changes in fathers could increase bond with toddlers, study says

Hormonal changes in fathers could increase bond with toddlers, study says

Oxytocin, commonly called the "love hormone", may make fathers bond better with their young children, a new study says.Oxytocin is a powerful hormone which acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It increases empathy and plays a huge role in bonding. [...]

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    Tanzania to publish names of ‘gay people selling their bodies online’

Tanzania to publish names of ‘gay people selling their bodies online’

Hamisi Kigwangalla, Tanzania's deputy health minister, on Saturday said the government will publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online.The minister, like many politicians nowadays, took to Twitter to announce that the government was investigating “the homosexuality syndicate."  [...]

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    Yakubu’s $9.8m secret stash, a top search on Google

Yakubu’s $9.8m secret stash, a top search on Google

The stories that trended on Google this week were emotional ones but Nigerians also used the avenue to quench their thirst for knowledge.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission's discovery of $9.8m in a secret safe owned by a former NNPC MD was a major trending topic among Nigerians. [...]

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    VIDEO: Do Nigerian men really marry for love?

VIDEO: Do Nigerian men really marry for love?

Why do Nigerian men get married? For love, companionship, out of convenience, material motivation or other reasons?Not everyone, it appears, agrees that most Nigerian men marry simply for the sake of love. [...]

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