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Do you love catfish? Note these warnings from a medical expert

An Abuja-based medical expert has warned that excessive consumption of catfish could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases. Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, said that catfish contained omega-6 fatty acids. The acid, he ...

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RESPITE: Malaria vaccine passes trial test in humans

According to Africa Review, Malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a critical milestone” in human safety trials. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that is unable to cause a full infection in ...

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Tottenham ends Chelsea winning streak, move to third on table

Dele Alli scored twice to deny Chelsea an historic win record and send Tottenham back into the top four with a 2-0 victory over their fierce London rivals. The midfielder nodded home two crosses from Christian Eriksen – both at the back ...

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Nigeria’s National airline to begin operation in 2017

Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, noted that Nigeria will have a very strong, viable national airline before the end of 2017. “When we came in we were very clear on our ...

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Power generation hits 4,959 megawatts

Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI, operational report for Jan. 3, said the power sector hit a peak generation of 4,959 megawatts as against 3,321 megawatts recorded on Dec. 2.On Wednesday, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeled out about 3,959 megawatts ...

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Buhari presides over first FEC meeting of 2017, approves N4.6 billion for new fire equipment, employment of fire fighters

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the very first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting of the year, and approved N4.6 billion for the purchase of new fire-fighting equipment to contain fire incidents in the country. At the meeting, the council ...

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9 Authors Make Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016 Longlist

Helon Habila, chair of the judging panel of the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature, has announced the 2016 longlist of nine books. The longlist is made up of entries from first-time authors whose books were published in the past 24 ...

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50-year-old Janet Jackson gives birth to baby boy

Singer Janet Jackson on Tuesday, January 3, 2016 gave birth to her first child, a baby boy at the age of 50, her publicist has confirmed. A statement said the musician and her Qatari businessman husband, Wissam Al Mana, were ...

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Hull City sacks Mike Phelan

Hull City have announced the dismissal of manager, Mike Phelan after a poor run of form. The manager was appointed on a caretaker basis after the sacking of Steve Bruce, and got a permanent deal in October. However, Hull have ...

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Army bars soldiers from uploading pictures, videos to social media

The Nigerian army has stated that its men are prohibited from uploading pictures and videos of their operations on social media. As reported by DailyTrust, a lieutenant-general and general officer commanding (GOC) 1 Division Mechanized Army, Kaduna, gave the directive ...

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