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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

22-year-old Who Makes Drones And Other Young Nigerians That Create Machines From Local Materials

Nigerians are indeed blessed in the technological sector. A lot of young Nigerian minds have shown how talented they are in creating impressive machines from cheap and local materials. Take a look: 1. Ignatius Asabor Photo Credit; CorrectNG The 22-year-old uses local materials to make drones from scratch.

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22-year-old Who Makes Drones And Other Young Nigerians That Create Machines From Local Materials

LIFESTYLE

Danafojura: The Egungun From Oyo Who Is Fire Resistant And Has The Power To Make People Unconscious

The famous 'Danafojura' who is called Egungun Oni Mojesin Baba Ibeji is an Egungun from the Oyo Kingdom often described as one of the most powerful in the Yoruba dynasty because of his fire-resistant ability, as he can never be consumed by fire no matter the size. An average Yoruba person will most likely have a lot of thoughts when he sees an Egungun and it is either he/she runs fast as they can or just hold your ground with fear taking the better part of you.

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Danafojura: The Egungun From Oyo Who Is Fire Resistant And Has The Power To Make People Unconscious

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2022 Budget: One Major Thing That Might Happen As FG Is Set To Remove Electricity, Petrol Subsidies

A report from The Guardian revealed that plans are being made by the Muhammdu Buhari-led federal government to remove subsidies on electricity and petrol in 2022. This was made known by Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Budget, and Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed on Friday, in Abuja.

  7 months ago ago
2022 Budget: One Major Thing That Might Happen As FG Is Set To Remove Electricity, Petrol Subsidies

CULTURE

A Story Of How The Great Benin Wall Was Destroyed To Ground Level After The British Conquest

Benin kingdom is still arguably the oldest surviving kingdom and monarchy in the world. The monarchy which was established between 1100 AD and 1300 AD started from the Royal Majesty, Oba Omonoyan, followed by Oba Eweka I of the dynasty before the great Benin Empire. The Benin Empire till date is one of the oldest and most developed State in West Africa and before the onslaught of the turmoil of our Colonial Masters, Benin City was one of the medieval cities in the world.

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A Story Of How The Great Benin Wall Was Destroyed To Ground Level After The British Conquest

SOCIETY

OPINION: Why Killing Youths In Ebonyi Was A Bad Start For Ebubeagu Outfit And This May Affect It

The people of South East were very much in support of the launching of the Ebubeagu Security outfit by the Governors in that region. The move to launch Ebubeagu Security outfit by the South East Governors came after the establishment of Amotekun Security outfit in the South West by the Governors in the zone.

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OPINION: Why Killing Youths In Ebonyi Was A Bad Start For Ebubeagu Outfit And This May Affect It

SPORTS

The Major Problem Arsenal Currently Have That Needs To Be Worked On If They Want To Finish In The Top 4

With 14 points from a possible 27, the gunners currently sits in 9th place in the Premier League table. The process which Edu Gaspar and Mikel Arteta talked about is gradually coming into play, but there is currently one major problem in the team that needs to be resolved if they really want to finish in the top 4 this season.

  7 months ago ago
The Major Problem Arsenal Currently Have That Needs To Be Worked On If They Want To Finish In The Top 4

HEALTH

3 Medical Illness That Can Be Prevented By Eating Ginger and Garlic Together

Photo Credits: The Guardian Garlic and ginger are both known for their medicinal properties. Decades of scientific investigation have revealed that these popular substances contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, suggesting that they may provide some disease protection. Combining them may also be beneficial to your health.

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3 Medical Illness That Can Be Prevented By Eating Ginger and Garlic Together

ENTERTAINMENT

IPOB: One Thing Chiwetalu Agu Did That Would Have Landed Him In Bigger Trouble

It made major headlines yesterday that popular Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, was arrested by men of the Nigerian Army. Image credit: The Guardian Reports have it that he was manhandled at the Upper Iweka area of Onitsha in Anambra State before being arrested by the soldiers.

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IPOB: One Thing Chiwetalu Agu Did That Would Have Landed Him In Bigger Trouble

CULTURE

Check Out 5 Facts About Ken Saro-Wiwa

A few days to mark the 26 years of his demise, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared his intention to grant a post-humous state pardon to the late playwright and environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and eight other Ogoni leaders. Image Credits || The Guardian He was an award-winning human rights activist who met his untimely death in 1995 while fighting against the environmental degradation and the survival of his people under the administration of the Military head of state, Sani Abacha.

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Check Out 5 Facts About Ken Saro-Wiwa

HEALTH

Here Are 3 Major Health Implications Of Eating Corn In Excess

Photo Credit: The Guardian Corn, often known as maize (Zea mays), is one of the most widely consumed cereal grains on the planet. It's the seed of a grass species native to Central America but cultivated in various parts of the world. Corn is a popular snack among many people since it is quick to chew and filling.

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Here Are 3 Major Health Implications Of Eating Corn In Excess

JUSTICE

OPINION: What has Changed Since ENDSARS Protest Rocked Nigeria in 2020?

ENDSARS could be recalled as a demonstration that started with a social media video, where a young man was battered by men of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Unfortunately it gradually degenerated to what could be, convincingly, termed mother of all protests, in the recent time.

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OPINION: What has Changed Since ENDSARS Protest Rocked Nigeria in 2020?

POLITICS

2 Major Reasons Why Governor Obaseki Is Yet To Enforce Anti-open Grazing Law In Edo

Yesterday, the executive governor of Edo state, governor Obaseki met with relevant stakeholders in the state including traditional rulers, youth groups, religious bodies etc to discuss the various security challenges affecting the state.Photo Credit: Vanguard During the meeting, governor Obaseki addressed the issue of open-grazing, giving the various reasons why he is yet to sign the anti-open grazing law in Edo state.

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2 Major Reasons Why Governor Obaseki Is Yet To Enforce Anti-open Grazing Law In Edo

POLITICS

Why PDP Governors' Decision To Zone Party Chairmanship To North May Not Stand

Days after the Northern Governors had kicked against the rotational presidency, the Nigerian governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has now voted for the zoning of the party chairmanship to the north. Photo: Governors elected on the PDP platform and Image Credit: The Guardian

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Why PDP Governors' Decision To Zone Party Chairmanship To North May Not Stand

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2 Key Things Nigerians Need To Note After Osinbajo Openly Said The Exchange Rate Is Artificially Low

Many people may be confused when they heard that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated that the exchange rate is artificially low. To the average Nigerian on the street, what does it mean when the exchange rate is artificially low as Osinbajo revealed? Average Nigerians need to make sense out of this and two other key things Osinbajo disclosed to back up his point.

  7 months ago ago
2 Key Things Nigerians Need To Note After Osinbajo Openly Said The Exchange Rate Is Artificially Low

POLITICS

One Good Reason Fayemi Called Out For FG To Amend Constitution To Recognise Amoketun As State Police

Our attention has been taken to the need for the federal government to kick on constitutional amendment process to accommodate the Western Security Network, known as Amotekun, to be recognised as the particular sets of police to tackle the security challenges affecting the country in the state level.

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One Good Reason Fayemi Called Out For FG To Amend Constitution To Recognise Amoketun As State Police

HEALTH

2 Healthy Uses Of Activated Charcoal

Photo Credit: The Guardian Overdoses are usually treated with activated charcoal, a fine, odorless black powder commonly found in emergency departments. Its toxin-absorbing qualities have a variety of medical and cosmetic applications, but none of them have been scientifically validated. In terms of health advantages, activated charcoal, a refined form of charcoal, aids in the detoxification of the body system.

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2 Healthy Uses Of Activated Charcoal

HEALTH

Six of every seven COVID-19 infections undetected in Africa, says WHO

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), six out of every seven COVID-19 infections in Africa go unidentified due to a lack of testing capacity. The figures, which amount to 85.8%, were revealed in a new WHO report issued yesterday during a virtual press conference by the WHO Regional Office for Africa.

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Six of every seven COVID-19 infections undetected in Africa, says WHO

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: We Have What It Takes To Overcome Today’s Threats And Trials - Goodluck Jonathan

According to a report released today, October 1, 2021 by THE GUARDIAN, former President, Goodluck Jonathan has affirmed that Nigeria has got what it takes to overcome its present threats and trials. Photo Credit: NIGERIA TRIBUNE Furthermore, this was stated in the message released by his media assistant, Ikechukwu Eze.

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Nigeria At 61: We Have What It Takes To Overcome Today’s Threats And Trials - Goodluck Jonathan

HEALTH

Scientists make a historical discovery in a new treatment that destroys the head, neck cancer tumors

Scientists inside the UK have now found a new cancer remedy which can wipe out head and neck tumours in terminally unwell cancer sufferers, The Guardian UK is reporting. In a landmark trial, researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, and the Royal Marsden NHS foundation agree that a cocktail of immunotherapy medications harnessed the usage of sufferers’ immune structures to kill their own cancer cells, prompting a high quality trend in survival possibilities.

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Scientists make a historical discovery in a new treatment that destroys the head, neck cancer tumors

POLITICS

Nigeria at 61: Don’t Despair Over Current Challenges, President Buhari Tells Nigerians

According to a report released today, October 1, 2021 by THE GUARDIAN, President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigerians should not despair over Current Challenges. Furthermore, in his Independence day broadcast to Nigerians, he said it’s a mixed feeling today, the 61st anniversary of Nigeria’s attainment of independence.

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Nigeria at 61: Don’t Despair Over Current Challenges, President Buhari Tells Nigerians