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Alcohol Use Is Worryingly High Among Nigerian Students: Here’s Who Is Most At Risk

Used bear bottles in a factory in Nigeria. Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty Images Samson Femi Agberotimi, North-West University Many young people drink alcohol – whether it’s out of curiosity, ignorance, peer pressure ...

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What It Will Take To Produce Vaccines In Nigeria: Money’s Just The First Step

Nigeria can resuscitate its vaccine production laboratory with money recently released by its government for local production of COVID-19 vaccine. Leon Neal/Getty Images Daniel Oladimeji Oluwayelu, University of Ibadan The ...

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Africa’s COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate Surpasses Global Level

Africa’s coronavirus case fatality rate has risen alarmingly to 2.5%, higher than the global level of 2.2%, the head of the continent’s disease control body said on Thursday. Earlier in ...

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COVID-19: How To Reduce Risk In The Holiday Season

Many Nigerians are expected to travel during the Christmas holiday season. Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi/AFP via Getty Images Doyin Odubanjo, Nigerian Academy of Science During the festive season, travel and ...

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entertainment

Going To The Cinema In Lagos Isn’t Just About The Movie That’s Showing

Nigerian director Kunle Afolayan speaks with passengers aboard a flight during the premiere of his film, The CEO. Florian Placheur/AFP/Getty Añulika Agina, Pan Atlantic University Going to the movies is ...

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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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Sports News

How Former Super Eagles Defender, Sofoluwe, Died Of COVID-19

Former Super Eagles defender, Yisa Shofoluwe, breathed his last at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital on Tuesday night. The former Golden Eaglets’ assistant coach, according to close relatives died of ...

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Africa At The Football World Cup: 10 Defining Moments

Cameroon’s Roger Milla held aloft at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. RENARD eric/Corbis via Getty Images Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, University of Texas at Tyler Growing up in ...

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Obi, Ex-Rangers Stars Pay Last Respects To Nwabueze ‘Bulldozer’ Nwankwo

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, on Friday, February 5, 2021, joined family, friends and well-wishers of Ex-Rangers great, ...

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Rohr Owed Five-Month Salary, Alloy Agu 22 Months

The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says his administration is working to settle the debts they owe Super Eagles players and coaches despite the difficulties caused by the coronavirus ...

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