Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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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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    Married couples healthier than single people, says study

Married couples healthier than single people, says study

A recent study has found that married people are healthier than their unmarried/bereaved counterparts because they face less psychological stress.The study, which was published in the journal of Psychoneuroendocrinology, said it discovered that married individuals had lower levels of cortisol, a stress hormone. [...]

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    Research on HIV cure done without approval, says Adewole

Research on HIV cure done without approval, says Adewole

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the research carried out by Maduike Ezeibe, a professor of veterinary medicine and clinical virology, on the cure for HIV/AIDS, was done without approval.The minister said the experiment was illegal.Ezeibe, a professor at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia, claimed that his drug killed the virus in some patients he tested it on.But [...]

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    ‘Her Story’, an all-female art exhibition, to celebrate femininity

‘Her Story’, an all-female art exhibition, to celebrate femininity

Rele Gallery is set to host 'Her Story', an all-female exhibition exploring women's experience in its different shades and complexity.At the exhibition, a diverse collection of evocative artists who have put brush to canvas will tell layered stories as led by inspiration and their unique experiences, observations. [...]

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    Guinea bans beauty pageants over ‘skimpy outfits’ outrage

Guinea bans beauty pageants over ‘skimpy outfits’ outrage

A temporary ban has been placed on beauty pageants in Guinea in response to outrage over bikinis.Mamady Youla, the country's prime minister, had attended a beauty pageant during the weekend, where contestants in swimsuits (bikinis)  paraded in front of him. [...]

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    Nokia 3310 to be reborn with new features — yet still affordable

Nokia 3310 to be reborn with new features — yet still affordable

Nokia 3310, the sturdy, durable and economical phone loved by many, is set to make a return in a matter of weeks.Originally released in 2000 during the early era of mobile phones, Nokia 3310 will return with its known reliable qualities and brand new features. [...]

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Feb 27, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK315.23391.64333.67
LAGOS440520500
KANO440520510
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