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Artificially sweetened beverages increase stroke risk – Study

Drinking over two artificially sweetened beverages a day, could increase the risk of all types of stroke.

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Seven ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget

Truth be told, having a special Valentine’s Day is not about how much money you spend on special activities or gifts.

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RCCG to mark Adeboye’s birthday with 77 hours marathon praise

Over 120,000 live participants are expected to be in attendance with over 10 million viewers expected to watch the event on TV and social media channels

President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni gestures as he speaks during a news conference in a hotel in St Julians, Valletta, Malta on the first day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Friday Nov. 25, 2005. CHOGM was opened by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and the event is due to hosted by Uganda in two years time. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Soyinka, Falana, Femi Kuti, others petition against Uganda’s censorship law

The government is proposing regulations that include vetting new songs, videos and film scripts, prior to their release.

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Why mothers should avoid mixed feeding for babies under six months — Experts

Experts explain why breastfeeding is important for mothers and babies.

Uganda State Minister for Tourism Mr Godfrey Kiwanda with Ugandan models at the launch of ‘Miss Curvy Uganda’ at a Kampala hotel on February 5, 2019. PHOTO | GODFREY LUGAAJU | NMG

Ugandan minister lists ‘sexy, curvy women’ as tourist attraction

Tourism is a top foreign exchange earner for Uganda.

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How to lose weight and keep it off – according to science

Losing weight is often at the forefront of many people’s minds at the start of the year.

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Skipping breakfast may help you lose weight – what hunter gatherers can teach us

We are told breakfast helps us reduce weight by speeding up our metabolism

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Interview lands Hollywood actor Liam Neeson in trouble

Liam Neeson said he once sought revenge for a loved one’s rape by searching for a black person to kill.

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Yoruba deity, Oluorogbo, is like Jesus Christ – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni urges all and sundry to emulate the Oluorogbo in giving all they have to assist others in trouble.

BBNaija hopefuls defy downpour to attend Lagos audition

PHOTOS: BBNaija hopefuls defy downpour to attend Lagos audition

Thousands of youth besieged the venues with hopes of being chosen as house-mates in the Big Brother Naija House, competing for the ultimate prize.

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BBNaija2019: Auditions kick off across the nation

The fourth edition would be held in Nigeria after the general elections as opposed to it holding in South Africa.

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Babies pick out words at just three days old – Study

“The discovery provides key insight into first step to learning language.”

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Kate Henshaw named judge on international talent show

Kate Henshaw shared the news on Instagram on Friday.

Infograph on usage of wigs by women

Eight out of 10 Nigerian women wear wigs – Survey

The study was conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria on 1,100 urban and suburban women

Victoria Beckham, the wife of football star, David Beckham.

Victoria Beckham splashes N600,000 on moisturiser made from blood

The mother of four is very particular about skincare routine and spends a fortune on her hair and skin.

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Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris checks into rehab

The 20-year-old was hospitalised in 2013 after attempting suicide.

BB Naija alumni, Bisola Ayoola, Somma, Bambam & Tobi Bakare pictures at the media briefing in Lagos on Tuesday.

2019 Big Brother Naija to hold in Nigeria

Auditions will hold in six different Nigerian cities including Lagos, Calabar, Enugu, Benin, Ibadan, Warri and Port Harcourt.

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‘Fluctuations’ in income may increase risk of heart disease — Study

The effect of personal income in one’s life cannot be overlooked, the study notes.

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3 ways to be smart on social media

A smarter use of social media can improve your sense of well-being.

Sibahle Zwane a 10 year old boy who goes to school at Olivansvlie Primary. Zwane has a rear ability of calculating and maths sum you give from the top of his head. Zwane says he sees the numbers in his head when a math sum is posed to him. Zwane wants to become a pilot when he grows up. PICTURE: KABELO MOKOENA

Meet 10-year-old genius who solves math faster than calculator

Zwane has the amazing ability to answer complex arithmetic questions faster than a calculator and in seconds.

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Rwanda enforces ban on sale of bleaching creams

Many skin-bleaching products contain chemicals like hydroquinone and mercury.

LIFESTYLE: Five life lessons from your immune system

By Joanna Groom, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in the broader context of society and humanity. Scientists love analogies. We use them continually to communicate our scientific approaches and discoveries. As an immunologist, it […]

Lagos pastor confesses to having 10 sex tapes with ex-lover

The pastor makes the shocking revelation in a lengthy post on his blog.

From right Mr. Adewole, Governor Ajimobi and the newly wedded couple

PHOTOS: Health Minister Adewole’s son weds in Ibadan

Vice President Osinbajo attended the wedding.