Educational

US holds pre-departure sessions for 110 Nigerian students

The Public Affairs Section of the US Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria under the auspices of Education USA has organised a pre-departure sessions for over 110 academically exceptional Nigerian students. ‘Pre–departure orientation‘ sessions are group or individual events to prepare students who have been accepted into programs of study in the U.S. The students recently awarded scholarships worth 5.3 million Dollars to study in ...

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Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in country’s northeast

At least four new cases of the Ebola virus have emerged in Congo’s northeast, just a week after an outbreak in the northwest was declared over, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday. There was no indication the two outbreaks, separated by more than 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles), are related, Health Minister Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga said in a statement. “Although ...

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Kenyan student rejected for low marks shines in the UK

Lelaibei Primary in Olenguruone is your ordinary rural school with no piped water, electricity or computers. Out of this school came the 2018 Oxford University’s rare stars. In short, Ms Gladys Chepkirui Ngetich, 27, is in the list of the top 10 rising stars in the UK. Despite the challenges she faced while growing up in a family of nine, ...

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Eleven babies die after Dutch women given Viagra in drug trial

Dutch women who were given Viagra to increase the growth of their unborn child as part of a major drug trial face an anxious wait after the deaths of 11 babies. The research, carried out at 10 hospitals across the Netherlands, involved women whose placentas had been underperforming taking sildenafil, a medication sold under the brand name Viagra. Viagra, which ...

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Scientists Confirm Diabetes Link With Cancer

A major new study has confirmed the link between diabetes and cancer. The new research also warns that the risk of cancer is sex-specific in people with diabetes. The study suggests that a diagnosis of diabetes places a person at an increased risk of various types of cancer. Now, a review analyzing the data collected by 47 studies from across ...

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Oyo polytechnic workers begin indefinite strike

Workers at the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa, on Wednesday, July 18, commenced an indefinite strike over non-payment of salaries, poor welfare and non-accreditation of courses. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the three unions in the institution are involved in the strike. They are the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Academic Staff ...

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Fake doctor arrested for killing patients in Ondo State

The Ondo State Ministry of Health and the Police officials have apprehended a quack doctor, Adewale Emmanuel Owolanke, in Uso. The suspect was alleged to have operated and killed two of his patient in the community. He was arrested for allegedly causing various degrees of complications to patients.   A statement issued by the Ministry and signed by its Press ...

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LASU Associate Professor Caught In Sex Scandal

Dr. Sunkanmi Odubunmi, an Associate Professor of Economics in the Lagos State University (LASU), has allegedly been caught in the web of sexual harassment of one his female students. Coming barely two weeks after the reported sack of one Professor Richard Akindele of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, the insatiable lust for love advances by varsity dons ...

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Babcock graduate accuses her ex of trying to leak her nudes but the plot twists and he releases messages where she admitted to cheating on him with multiple men

A fresh Babcock graduate named Anita Kanu took to Twitter to reveal that she broke up with her boyfriend yesterday and he was threatening to leak her nudes as revenge. She shared screenshots of a chat where he made the threats and said she was posting this as a warning before he releases the nudes. It appears her nudes eventually ...

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Mansion where Pablo Escobar stashed cocaine and cash in secret compartments lies in ruin 25 years after it was blown up in botched assassination bid… and is now a paintball venue

  These pictures reveal the crumbling mansion of the wealthiest criminal in history – Pablo Escobar – that is now being used as a paintball venue. The King of Cocaine bought his 20-acre estate in Guatapé, Colombia, after his daughter Manuela was born in 1984, and he named it in her honour. It was built with double-layered walls for hiding ...

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