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Higuain Announces Argentina Retirement

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain has retired from the Argentina national team with immediate effect, ending an eventful international career which included three losing major final appearances. “My cycle with the national team is over, now I’m watching things from the outside, to the joy of many people,” Higuain said in an interview with Fox Sports on Thursday. “I spoke with ... Read More »

Treatment Options For Those With Breast Cancer

There is a variety of treatments available for patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Since the circumstance under which one gets breast cancer is different for each person, knowing all the treatment options available will help one choose the most suitable treatment plan. Surgery Being one of the most common treatments, there are two types of breast cancer surgery – mastectomy ... Read More »

Scientists Discover How Mosquitoes Detect Human Sweat

Scientists have known for decades that mosquitoes are attracted to the lactic acid contained in human sweat, but in the era before advanced genetics, the precise mechanism had remained a mystery. Now, a team of researchers at Florida International University have discovered the olfactory receptor that allows the disease-carrying insects to hone in on our odour – and how to ... Read More »

A Wake-Up Call On Art Preservation In Nigeria

A palpable hush gripped the audience at the screening room of Freedom Park, Lagos as Prof. Jonathan Haynes delivered nail-biting points on the poor preservation of Nigerian creative works particularly in television and films. It was the first official day of the just concluded iREP International Documentary Film Festival and Haynes was picked to deliver the keynote address. Titled ‘Storylines, ... Read More »

Why I Robbed Men After Drugging Them — Cardi B

Red-hot rap queen Cardi B is working to quash controversy over resurfaced footage in which she admits to drugging and robbing men, pointing to “limited options” in her days as a stripper. Social media backlash has swirled in recent days over the three-year-old clip taken from an Instagram live session, with the unfiltered rapper saying she “drugged (men) up, and ... Read More »

Jay-Z To Receive Presidential Award At NAACP’s 50th Anniversary

American Rapper, Shawn Carter, who answers Jay-Z, as his stage name, would on Saturday, receive the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)’s Presidential Award. The award would form part of the activities marking NAACP’s 50th anniversary. It would be in recognition of Jay-Z’s special achievements and distinguished public service. The NAACP’s president, Mr Derrick Johnson, disclosed this ... Read More »

US, Chinese Negotiators Wrap Up ‘Constructive’ Trade Talks

US and Chinese negotiators wrapped up “constructive” trade talks in Beijing on Friday ahead of another round next week, a top American official said as the economic superpowers aim to settle a bruising tariffs battle. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held negotiations with China’s Vice Premier Liu He at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse after a ... Read More »

Trump, Moon To Meet In Washington In April

US President Donald Trump will host his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in next month, Seoul said Friday, after the latest summit between Washington and Pyongyang ended in deadlock. Moon has long backed a policy of engagement with nuclear-armed, sanctions-hit Pyongyang and was instrumental in brokering talks between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But the failure of Kim ... Read More »

CBN Teaches School Children To Embrace Savings Culture

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday set out to educate school children about money, savings, creating livelihoods and becoming entrepreneurs. Mrs Aisha Ahmad, the CBN Deputy Governor (Financial System Stability),  led some CBN directors to visit some schools within Abuja as part of activities to mark the Global Money Week. The schools visited were the Government Secondary School, ... Read More »

Yabatech Adopts E-Balloting For Hostels Allocation

Mrs Agnes Sobande, Dean, Students’ Affairs, Yaba College of Technology, on Thursday said the college has adopted electronic ballot system for allocation of hostels to students. Sobande said this at the 2018/2019 e-balloting and hostel allocation for students in the college. She said that 942 female applicants applied for hostel accommodation in the Akata, New female hall and PG hall, ... Read More »