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    SPOTLIGHT: Meet Tolu Komolafe, the inspiring female whizkid of coding

SPOTLIGHT: Meet Tolu Komolafe, the inspiring female whizkid of coding

Tolulope Komolafe's journey into the male-dominated tech world is inspiring. As the first developer to reach Level 4 in Andela’s technical leadership program, she towers above men and women alike. [...]

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    EXTRA: Maiduguri residents turn empty bullet shells into rings

EXTRA: Maiduguri residents turn empty bullet shells into rings

Residents of a resettled town in Maiduguri have turned attack souvenirs to fashion items.This is according to a Facebook post by Mohammed Chiroma, a humanitarian worker. [...]

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    Male depression ‘linked’ to infertility

Male depression ‘linked’ to infertility

A study has shown that among couples receiving infertility treatment, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances. [...]

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    Obese people more likely to indulge in smoking, study finds

Obese people more likely to indulge in smoking, study finds

A new research indicates that people who are genetically prone to being overweight have a higher risk of taking up smoking, WHO scientists said. [...]

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    Sultan confirms sighting of moon, says Ramadan fast starts Thursday

Sultan confirms sighting of moon, says Ramadan fast starts Thursday

Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, says the Muslim Ramadan fast will commence on Thursday.Abubakar made the announcement in a nationwide address at his palace, confirming the sighting of the moon on Wednesday.The sighting of the moon marks the end of the month of Shaaban and the ushering in of the month of Ramadan.The moon was said to have been sighted [...]

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    High cholesterol in Nigerian foods ‘increases’ risk of stroke, heart attack

High cholesterol in Nigerian foods ‘increases’ risk of stroke, heart attack

Some Nigerian foods put consumers at risk of stroke and heart attack because they contain high levels of cholesterol, says Kunle Iyanda, a cardiologist at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja. [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Otedola spotted on a ‘molue’ bus

TRENDING VIDEO: Otedola spotted on a ‘molue’ bus

Femi Otedola, chairman of Forte Oil, on Wednesday shared a video of himself in a 'molue' bus.The billionaire oil magnate says he boarded the commercial bus from Sango Ota to Agege in Lagos. [...]

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    APCON, BRANDSCOM float workshop on strategy and design

APCON, BRANDSCOM float workshop on strategy and design

Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) in partnership with Brandscom International, a creative design company, are organising a workshop on design and strategy.The organisers , in a statement, said the workshop will be led by professionals and proven industry trainers.The statement added that aside branding, two other highly lucrative courses – 3D modeling and web design/web graphics are also to [...]

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    Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize

Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize

Three Nigerians have been shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing.  [...]

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    Twitter unveils strategy to mute ‘trolls’, hide bad tweets

Twitter unveils strategy to mute ‘trolls’, hide bad tweets

Twitter on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet ‘trolls’.It said it would use behavioural signals to identify harassers on the social network and then limit the visibility of their tweets. [...]

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