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Ibrahim Gambari wants political leaders, others to address Nigeria’s challenges

Former Nigerian’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, calls on political leaders, researchers, students and the academia in the country to unite in addressing the nation’s challenges.

First baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
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Study says bearded men are better for long term relationships

Researchers from the University of Queensland have found women consider bearded men more suitable for long-term relationships.
An Oldowan core freshly excavated at Ain Boucherit from which sharp-edged cutting flakes were removed. M. Sahnouni

East Africa may lose its crown as ‘cradle of mankind’

Archaeologists in Algeria have discovered stone tools and cut animal bones that may be up to 2.4 million years old, bringing into question East Africa's title as the cradle of humanity, according to research published Thursday in the journal Science.
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Study confirms that lack of sleep intensifies anger

A new research from Iowa State University has confirmed a link between sleep loss and anger intensity.

Illegal immigrants in US at lowest level since 2004 – study

The population of unauthorised immigrants in the United States fell to 10.7 million in 2016, its lowest level since 2004.
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Insulin shortage faces Type 2 diabetes patients

About 40 million people with Type 2 Diabetes disease will not have access to insulin for treatment by 2030, a recent study from Stanford University suggested.

Farmers want federal government to ban maize importation

Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has called on the Federal Government to ban the importation of maize into the country to encourage local production.
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 27, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump: North Korea missile work ‘normal’

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States was aware of undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by US researchers but insisted all was fine.
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Research institute discovers antibiotic resistant bacteria, heavy metals in Abuja meat

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development says it has discovered an antibiotic resistant bacteria in Abuja meat products.

World Science Day: Scientists call for research, infrastructure development

As the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on Saturday, Nov. 10, as adopted by the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), scientists urged government at all levels to focus on Research and Development for the growth of the science and technology sector.
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Study: Noise may increase risk of heart attack, stroke

A preliminary study showed that exposure to environmental noises might increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
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ECA: Nigeria to host Africa Trade Forum 2018

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), on Wednesday said Nigeria is set to host the Africa Trade Forum 2018.
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Study reveals dogs could detect malaria by sniffing

Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to a new study by Durham University.
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Diabetes drug Metformin blocks disease causing blindness

Researchers from Taiwan have found that Metformin, a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes may have an effect of lowering the possibility of developing a disease leading to blindness.
The poisoning of the Skripals earlier in March triggered a major diplomatic crisis between the United Kingdom and Russia [Reuters]

Group: Second suspect in Skripal poisoning identified

Researchers from investigative collective Bellingcat claim they have identified the second suspect involved in the Skripal poisoning case.
Cervical cancer could be eliminated in Australia as a public health issue within 20 years. Voisin-Phanie - Rex Features

Study: Australia could be first to eliminate cervical cancer

Australia could be the first country in the world to effectively eradicate cervical cancer if current vaccination and screening rates are maintained, according to a research in public health journal `the Lancet’ published on Wednesday.

Australia likely to eliminate cervical cancer first – study

Australia could be the first country in the world to effectively eradicate cervical cancer if current vaccination and screening rates are maintained, according to a research in a public health journal.

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Adamawa Assembly passes four bills into law

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Wednesday passed four Bills into law.

Gunmen kill pastor as police arrest 5 for killing lady in Onitsha

Police in Anambra Sate have arrested five persons allegedly for killing a 35-year-old woman, Gold Gift, dumping her body at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) roundabout, in Onitsha.

LASEMA: No lives lost in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said no lives were lost at the fire outbreak which occurred at Abule Egba in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Center wants Muhammadu Buhari to sign Disability Bill Act into law

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Disability Bill Act into law to reduce the burden faced by People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the country.

Adams Oshiomhole: I hope National Assembly won’t distort 2019 budget as presented

National Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday expressed hopes that the National Assembly won’t ‘distort the 2019 budget’ as presented.