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Nigerian President Hints Engineers Involved In Pipeline Vandalism

 

 Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that engineers may be competent enough to be involved in pipeline vandalism at sea and asked the Nigerian Academy of Engineering to talk to their members working with foreign oil majors or government to … read more

City Guides

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Again, Nigeria’s curious population figures

 

 The incredible population figure that Nigeria’s colonial masters fed the world with more than five decades ago came into sharp focus again recently when the Director-General of the National Population Commission (NPC), Ghali Bello, announced that Nigeria’s population now is … read more

Essential Info

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How to Prevent Dengue Fever

 

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates Dengue fever as the most important mosquito-borne viral disease affecting humans. However in Nigeria it is under-reported and often misdiagnosed. According to Dr Balarabe Adamu Isah of the Department of Community Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo … read more

Technology

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One upside of Nigeria’s dollar shortage, Apple, like Facebook, will now accept Naira

 

 To cope with a worsening dollar shortage over the last year, Nigeria’s Central Bank has proposed a number of controversial policies. One of those has been suspending the use of local currency denominated debit cards for international transactions. For local … read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Street Photographer Travels Around Nigeria Capturing Its Positivity And Diversity

 

 At this point it’s really no secret that Nigeria is constantly painted in a bad light by the media – just a few months ago, the US declared well over half of our states completely unsafe for travel. Well, Devesh … read more

Sports

Nigeria want to field bobsled team as they look for spot at Winter Olympic Games

 

 Nigeria are hoping to have representatives at the Winter Olympics for the very first time in 2018. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, who are based in the United States, are looking to compete for Nigeria in the bobsledding … read more