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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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Where COVID-19 Has Left Nigeria’s Health System

The Nigerian government struggles to contain COVID-19 while other diseases suffer some measure of neglect Photo by Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images Doyin Odubanjo, Nigerian Academy of Science Over nine ...

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Childhood Sex Education Reduces Risky Sexual Behaviour: A Nigerian Case Study

Getty Images Aloysius Odii, University of Nigeria and Nkechi G. Onyeneho, University of Nigeria The World Health Organisation has marked significant improvements in some aspects of adolescent sexual and reproductive ...

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Misinformation On Social Media Fuels Vaccine Hesitancy: A Global Study Shows The Link

A substantial proportion of people may refuse or delay taking a COVID-19 vaccine. Shutterstock Steven Lloyd Wilson, Brandeis University and Charles Shey Wiysonge, South African Medical Research Council Vaccine hesitancy ...

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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

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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