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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…

Why Nigerians are denied entry at US airports – envoy

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The Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, Amb. Hakeem Balogun, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US. Balogun, in an interview with the News Agency of…

Delta man marries two wives same day

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A man from Isoko South area of Delta State on Sunday performed a rare feat in the annals of marriage in Nigeria. The man, simply identified as Emamuzo, married two brides, Janet and Osioni, in a ceremony that attracted a lot of eyeballs after…

See What Teacher Did To A Female Student, What She Did Will Shock You (PICTURES) 

​Teacher allegedly breaks female student’s head for refusing to be his lover (photos) The story of how a male secondary school teacher, assaulted a female student identified as, Victoria, as gone viral on social media because she refused…

Why Nigerians will continue to commit suicide – Lagos Speaker, Obasa

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Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has explained why Nigerians will continue to commit suicide. According to him, the ugly cases of suicide would continue until the citizens had a change of attitude. His…

Nigeria Drops On World Happiest list …as depression, violence, suicide skyrocket

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In September 2016, Saturday PUNCH reported the onset of ’harvest of suicides’ in Nigeria, citing experts’ view on the psycho-social and economic downturn which have prepared the ground for such likelihood. In the sequel, KUNLE FALAYI writes…

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…

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…

See Why Panic Grips Buhari’s Ministers

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Strong indications emerged last night that panic and uncertainty may have gripped some cabinet members, including ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Saturday Telegraph gathered that the panic-stricken ministers were…