Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…

Mikel Obi's wife, reveals how she met him at her father's house

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Olga Diyachenko, the spouse of super eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has taken to social media to celebrate their love. The beautiful damsel took to her Instagram page today, March 29, to reveal how she met him at her parents house 5 years…

Ranking Of Nigerian States By Poverty Rates 

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​The United Nations' Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index has three dimensions and 10 indicators in estimating Overall Poverty. Each dimension is equally weighted, each indicator within a dimension is also equally weighted, and added. It…

I was "too black" for my African American husband - white lady who identifies herself as black speaks (PICTURES) 

- A woman who caused a great controversy by passing on as black when she was born white recently published a book - She describes her conflicted yet legitimate feelings with her race identity problems - Her attitude as an African-American has…

Secondary School Student Reportedly Hangs Himself...  See Reason (PICTURES) 

A Ugandan High school student hanged himself in an apparent suicide after being reportedly dumped by his girlfriend. According to an online report, the young man could not bear the heartbreak after reportedly receiving a letter from his estranged…

How A Teenager faked gang rape by 3 black men after stumbling into church covered in blood

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A teenage girl is facing criminal charges after she admitted faking a horrific sexual assault in which she claimed three black men in "ski masks" had kidnapped and gang raped her. Breana Harmon Talbott, 18, walked into a church in Denison,…

Two to die by hanging for killing Cynthia Osokogu

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A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday convicted Okwumo Nwabufo and Olisaeloka Ezike who were charged with the murder of a postgraduate student of Nasarawa State University, Cynthia Osokogu. Following their coviction, the trial…

Lesbian couple share loved up pictures as they go shopping in Delta(PICTURES) 

A lesbian couple have ignored the laws which will likely see them spend up to 14 years in jail if caught, as they stepped out together in Delta state recently. A Nigerian girl identified as Prince Parpistud took to Facebook to share 'loved…

Dangote drops out of TOP 100 richest in the world, meet 3 richest Nigerians for 2017

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Aliko Dangote was among the top 100 richest people in the world as at 2016. However, that has changed. The Forbes billionaires list for 2017 puts the chairman of the Dangote Group at 105 richest in the world. He and two other Nigerians are…