Monthly Archives: April 2017

BRITISH FIGHTER WITH NIGERIAN ROOTS MAKES HISTORY

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua has been trending on social media and other news outlet for hours. His defeat of Wladimir Klitschko, a far more experienced boxer, earned him accolades. The historic fight, which took place at Wembly, was witnessed by … Continue reading

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DO MOSQUITOES NOW HAVE ALLIES THAT STAND TO FIGHT FOR THEM?

This year 2017 celebration is the 17th International MALARIA DAY commemoration on the continent. Governments in Africa still say they remain committed to eliminating and eradicating this mosquito carrying the disease called “Malaria”. This vector have refused to relent in its … Continue reading

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2017 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: GETTING EDUCATION AND TAKING ACTION – AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

Today we celebrate what many consider to be the international mother nature day called Earth Day. Earth Day  is primarily dedicated to conserving our planet’s resources in such a way as to achieve sustainable development for mankind.   The brief … Continue reading

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FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS: SCIENTISTS MAKE MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH

A breakthrough has occurred in the fight against HIV, new research reveals. Scientists say they’ve engineered an ‘on-off switch’ into a weakened form of HIV, enhancing the safety and effectiveness of a potential vaccine for the virus. They say this … Continue reading

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WHO APPROVES WORLD’S FIRST EVER DENGUE VACCINE

World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday endorsed the world’s first-ever vaccine for dengue fever, a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus that threatens to infect close to half of the world’s population. Unlike malaria, there is no established cure for dengue fever, … Continue reading

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STOP TELLING YOUR KIDS TO BECOME DOCTORS

Up to about grade five or six, if a little girl wants to be the first ever astronaut-ballerina or a little boy wants to be a professional lion tamer, it is endearing. But at some point children are eased away … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION ACCOUNTS FOR 90% OF SUICIDE CASES

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Kogi State Chapter has revealed that 90% of suicide cases reported in Nigeria are associated with depression,  just as the association called on government at all levels to create more awareness on how to discourage depression. … Continue reading

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THE INCONVENIENT TRUTH ABOUT THE CURRENT OUTBREAK OF MENINGITIS IN WEST AFRICA

One too often, Nigerians forget that we remain exposed as a nation in Africa, to the countless peril that may be environmental, socio-economical and physical, solely because most African government or leadership don’t have the proper visions of where their … Continue reading

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BREAKING: NIGERIA ILL-PREPARED FOR MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

Nigeria may be in for another epidemic of meningitis. As at the last count, no fewer than 269 people have been reported killed and 1,966 affected  since the outbreak of the disease in February.  Zamfara has the highest number of confirmed … Continue reading

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NEW LITERARY PRIZE FOR WRITERS OF COLOUR

The Quramo Writers’ Prize is a one-of-a-kind writing competition and award organised by Quramo Publishing Limited. We are an independent publishing company committed to producing the highest quality content for our various audiences. Our company’s portfolio includes Q Books, QLife, Mango Books, … Continue reading

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