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Ebola Still Rampant, Prof Iwu Alerts Nigerians

…lauds Jonathan, Fashola for funding Ebola research Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu, Thursday in Abuja, lauded the role played by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan ...

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World Cancer Day: Pink Oak Salutes Donors, Urges More Government Funding For Cancer Control In Nigeria

As the global health community commemorates the World Cancer Day today, The Pink Oak Cancer Trust salutes corporate organisations and individuals who donate their hard-earned resources to cancer foundations in support of ...

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18 Million People Develop Cancer Yearly

Over 18 million people develop cancer yearly worldwide. Out of this number, 9.6 million people die from the scourge annually. This is contained in a statement issued to mark the ...

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Aspirin Lowers Heart Attack Risk But Raises Risk Of Dangerous Bleeding

People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may lower their risk of a heart attack or stroke, but a new study confirms they also have an increased risk ...

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entertainment

R.Kelly Broke, Arrested For Failing To Pay Child Support

R&B superstar R. Kelly appears broke. His lawyers suggested so after he was taken into custody Wednesday for failing to pay child support, just weeks after he was detained on ...

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Fela, Saro-Wiwa, Achebe: what Nigeria’s icons have said about its politics

Fela Kuti’s Mr Follow Follow is the b-side of his album, Zombie. YouTube Uche Onyebadi, Texas Christian University Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and arguably its largest economy, is in ...

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Nigeria is punching below its weight despite massive soft power capacity

French president Emmanuel Macron with Nollywood artists during a live show in Lagos, Nigeria. EPA-EFE/Ludovic Marin Oluwaseun Tella, University of Johannesburg The increasing use of soft power in foreign policy ...

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Oyi In Anambra Celebrates Cultural Day 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The council headquarters of Oyi local government area of Anambra state recently witnessed the maiden edition of Oyi Cultural Day Celebration as Ogbunike, Nteje, Umunya, Awkuzu and ...

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Sports News

Chelsea Suffer Shocking Defeat At Everton As Liverpool Go Top

Everton football club on Sunday dented the hope of Chelsea of making the top-four as they overpowered the Maurizio Sarri’s tutored side by 2-0 in one of the English Premier ...

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La Liga: Messi, Suarez Lead Barca To Rayo Victory

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead, both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, ahead of their crunch ...

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Europa: Why Arsenal Lost In Rennes, Sevilla Held By Slavia Prague

Arsenal took an early lead but a red card for Sokratis Papastathopoulos changed the game as the Gunners slumped to a 3-1 defeat at Rennes. In all, it was a ...

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Ronaldo Back In Real Madrid, Ready To Tackle Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Spain ready to bury the demons of his nightmare Champions League debut for Juventus on Wednesday against one of his favourite victims Atletico Madrid. The former ...

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