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    Is ‘once a cheater, always a cheater’ true? Study says yes

Is ‘once a cheater, always a cheater’ true? Study says yes

A recent study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behaviour says infidelity is innate.The large-scale study saw researchers examine 484 participants in mixed gender romantic relationships. [...]

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    Nine mistakes car buyers in Nigeria usually make

Nine mistakes car buyers in Nigeria usually make

BY BABATUNDE OJOSIPE A few weeks ago, I talked about five things car dealers in Nigeria don’t want car buyers to know, today we will be looking at some mistakes even we the car buyers make when buying our cars.BUYING IN A HASTE Buying a car is totally different from buying hot wheels cars from Shoprite’s toy rack.. where kids spot the [...]

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    Malala to study in ‘world’s best university’

Malala to study in ‘world’s best university’

Malala Yousafzai, Nobel laureate and celebrated girls’ rights activist, has won a place to study politics, philosophy, and economics at Oxford University, England.Malala who announced the news via her Twitter handle said she is very excited to go to Oxford.Oxford University is the world's best university, according to  Times Higher Education 2016-2017 World University Rankings.https://twitter.com/Malala/status/898083175213260800The 20-year-old Pakistani recently asked Acting [...]

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    The Economist: After Damascus, Lagos is the worst global city to live in

The Economist: After Damascus, Lagos is the worst global city to live in

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a sister publication of The Economist of London, says Lagos, is the worst global city to live anywhere in the world -- after Damascus in war-torn Syria.According to its 2017 liveability report, which considers 140 major cities, Melbourne in Australia retained its crown as the best city to live anywhere in the world, for seven [...]

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    17 Nigerian students selected for one year US exchange programme

17 Nigerian students selected for one year US exchange programme

Seventeen secondary school students from Nigeria have been shortlisted by the United States embassy in Abuja to participate in the 2017 Youth Exchange Study (YES) scheme.The study is a one-year academic programme and each student will be distributed to different schools in the US. [...]

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    Moderate alcohol intake may increase your life span, study suggests

Moderate alcohol intake may increase your life span, study suggests

While many researches have warned of its adverse health effects, a recent study says if consumed lightly or in moderation, alcohol could actually lead to a longer life.According to the study, men who have one or two drinks a day, and women who have one drink a day have a 29 percent decreased risk of heart-related death and a 22 percent reduced risk [...]

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    Ooni of Ife, wife deny marital crisis, say it’s unimaginable

Ooni of Ife, wife deny marital crisis, say it’s unimaginable

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife and wife Wuraola Ogunwusi have denied reports of a marital crisis.The denial is coming 24 hours after it made rounds on social media and blogs that the pair had separated. [...]

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    Scientists invent smartphone app to help manage mental illness

Scientists invent smartphone app to help manage mental illness

Scientists have invented a smart phone app to help middle and older aged adults to manage mental illness.The app covers illnesses like stress vulnerability, illness, medication adherence, substance and medication abuse. [...]

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    Fashola Foundation: Two photographers win New York Film Academy scholarship

Fashola Foundation: Two photographers win New York Film Academy scholarship

Two budding photographers have earned free training at the New York Film Academy courtesy of the inaugural Fashola Photographic Foundation.During the launch ceremony of the foundation at City Hall in Lagos, Vivian Nwobi and Kehinde Yusuf emerged winners and runners-up, respectively. [...]

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    Barack Obama’s anti-racism tweet makes Twitter history

Barack Obama’s anti-racism tweet makes Twitter history

Barack Obama, former US president, has made Twitter history with the most-liked tweet since the microblogging platform launched in 2006.Posted on August 12, the record-breaking tweet was in response to a white nationalist protest that led to three deaths in Charlottesville, North Carolina. [...]

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