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Nigerians spend N730 billion on sports betting annually

Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion naira is generated daily, recent research data shows.

Nigerian catholic priest suspended after rape charge from American teacher

The Pittsburgh Diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States has suspended Nigerian priest Cyprian Duru from ministry, after accusation of rape and legal action by 68 year-old retired English teacher Kathy Coll.
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Adams Oshiomhole: My wife died of wrong diagnosis

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed how wrong diagnosis led to the death of his wife, Clara, and called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in the area of their competence.
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Adams Oshiomhole: I would’ve sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed my wife

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence.

Psychologist: Social media addicts susceptible to mental, physical health challenges

Mr Adedotun Ajiboye, a Clinical Psychologist, has warned that addiction to social media can cause both mental and physical health challenges.
A new study that shows adolescents are attempting suicide by overdose at increasing rates is further evidence that the pervasive public health problem needs more conversation and money, experts say.

Study: More young people, especially girls attempting suicide

A new study that shows adolescents are attempting suicide by overdose at increasing rates is further evidence that the pervasive public health problem needs more conversation and money, experts say.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
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Maurizio Sarri won’t call on psychologist to sharpen Chelsea

Football clubs are "not ready" to effectively harness the work of sports psychologists, according to Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri.
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Australia to ban phones in schools in 2019

The New South Wales State in Australia on Thursday said they would ban mobile phones and smart devices in schools in early 2019 in an attempt to improve student performance.
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German nurse Niels Hoegel kills over 100 patients, trial begins

Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, will go on trial Tuesday in the biggest serial killing trial in Germany’s post-war history.

MI Abaga: I felt my new album was career suicide

MI Abaga, Nigerian rapper, has acknowledged that his latest album is not mainstream material and that he felt it was “career suicide”.

Mental health: Psychologist calls for good sleeping habit

Mr. Eigege Ejegbolo, a Psychologist with Mind-Set Integrated Services, said on Monday that sleeping for less than eight hours daily could lead to a weak immune system and mental health challenges.
Brazil's forward Neymar warms up before the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 22, 2018. AFP PHOTO | CHRISTOPHE SIMON

With Neymar tears, might emotional frailty prove Brazil’s undoing?

Brazil's inability to keep their emotions in check contributed to their spectacular implosion at the 2014 World Cup, so the worry is that once again the pressure might prove too much for the 'Selecao' in Russia.

Expert: Excessive intake of alcohol, cigarettes contribute to male infertility

Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologis, has said.

Physician: Why some men can’t father a child

Excessive intake of alcohol and cigarettes are major contributory factors to male infertility, Dr. Olawale Oba, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, has said.

Expert: Why psychological abuse is worse than physical

A Clinical Psychologist, Mr Adedotun Ajiboye, has warned that emotional maltreatment could lead to serious consequences if not addressed on time.

Why women nag in relationships

Some women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have given reasons why many of them nag in relationships than their male counterparts.

Parents admonished against relinquishing roles to house maids

Some experts and stakeholders have admonished parents not to relinquish their parenting roles to house maids in order to ward off negative influences on their children.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.