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In a proposed device, two of the new chips would be embedded in a chassis located outside the head. Each chip could monitor electrical activity from 64 electrodes located into the brain while simultaneously delivering electrical stimulation to prevent unwanted seizures or tremors. (credit: Rikky Muller, UC Berkeley)

American scientists invent new device to treat Parkinson’s disease

Scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have invented a wirelessly controlled neuro-stimulator that could provide fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson.

Reports: Zimbabwean cannabis growers to pay high licence fee of $50,000

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly set high licence fees for those wishing to farm cannabis.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Eight ships with petrol, other commodities arrive Lagos ports

Eight ships conveying petrol and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

NANS protests arrest, detention of students, lecturer

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday marched on the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, to protest the arrest, detention and arraignment of their colleagues.
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Governor Buhari: We’ll move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years.
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June 12: Bauchi governor pledges to uplift residents’ living standard

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Wednesday that the best way his administration would celebrate Democracy Day was to upgrade the living standard of citizens of the state.
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Governor AbdulRazaq appoints LAK Jimoh as Ameerul-Hajj for Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed the popular historian and community leader Alhaji L’Aziz Kolawole (LAK) Jimoh as the leader of the state’s delegation to Hajj for 2019.