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Is Belief In God A Delusion?

Hassan Saleh/Unsplash, FAL Ryan McKay, Royal Holloway and Robert Ross, Macquarie University As the pandemic raged in April, churchgoers in Ohio defied warnings not to congregate. Some argued that their ...

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Pfizer Ends COVID-19 Trial With 95% Efficiency, Deliveries To Start Before Christmas

Pfizer Inc PFE.N and BioNTech 22UAy.DE could secure emergency U.S. and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had a 95% success rate ...

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Pfizer Vaccine: What An ‘Efficacy Rate Above 90%’ Really Means

F8 Studio/Shutterstock Zania Stamataki, University of Birmingham There was – rightfully – a lot of excitement when Pfizer and BioNTech announced interim results from their COVID vaccine trial. The vaccine, ...

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Why African Cities Should Have Engaged Non-State Actors In The Fight Against COVD-19

A tightly packed and busy urban slum in Ajegunle, Lagos, Nigeria. shutterstock Chidi Nzeadibe, University of Nigeria; Adaeze Ejike-Alieji, University of Nigeria; Casmir C. Mbaegbu, University of Nigeria; Chinedu Onyishi, ...

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The Perils Of Mixing Music And Politics In Nigeria

Nigerian pop star D’banj performing on stage in London. Robin Little/Redferns/Getty Garhe Osiebe, Rhodes University Musicians play a prominent role in Nigeria’s dynamic political landscape, especially since the country became ...

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Video Vixens And Cash: How Nigerian Hip Hop Music Objectifies Women

Nigerian rapper Olamide makes music focused on women. Emmanuel Arewa/AFP/Getty Paul Onanuga, Federal University, Oye Ekiti Music is a reflection of the society within which it is produced. As a ...

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African Science Fiction: Rereading The Classic Nigerian Novel The Palm-Wine Drinkard

Shutterstock Nedine Moonsamy, University of Pretoria In 1952 The Palm-wine Drinkard became the first West African novel written in English to be published internationally. That it was written by Amos ...

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Why Has Protest Music Dried Up In Nigeria?

Nigerian rapper Falz sings in his home studio in Lagos. Florian PlauCheur/AFP/Getty Images Florence Nweke, University of Lagos The failure of Nigeria’s current pop stars to identify with the country’s ...

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Sports News

Lineker, Pele, Ronaldo, Others Pay Tribute As Maradona Dies At 60

Tributes were paid to Diego Maradona on Wednesday after the Argentinian football legend died aged 60. The World Cup winner suffered a heart attack at home just a fortnight after ...

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How Transfers Negatively Affect Nigerian Footballers’ Families

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring in a European football game. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Chuka Onwumechili, Howard University In Nigeria, a large number of players move from one club to ...

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Angry Fans Slam Super Eagles Coach For Poor Performance Against Sierra Leone

Super Eagles fans have slammed the national team coach Gernot Rohr and his team following their lethargic performance against Sierra Leone in Friday’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at ...

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Anambra To Keep Football Alive

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It’s a new dawn for football activities in Anambra state as new state executives emerged at the weekend from what may be described as a peaceful election ...

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