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Google honours Dana Air crash victims with special ribbon

Google honours Dana Air crash victims with special ribbon

Google on Tuesday joined the world in mourning the over 190 persons who died in Sunday’s crash of an MD83 aircraft operated by Dana Air in Iju Ishaga, Lagos. The flight was a few minutes from landing at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, when the plane crashed into some residential buildings in the densely populated […]

Excessive internet usage, sign of depression – Study

Excessive internet usage, sign of depression – Study

A new study conducted on Internet users by researchers from the Missouri University of Science & Technology revealed that the time spent surfing the web can be used to gauge stress levels and identify depression in a person. Very few things have impacted our lives in the recent years like the internet. At any given […]

Federal doctors join protest against Lagos govt

Federal doctors join protest against Lagos govt

More trouble appears to be in the offing for the already decayed health system as doctors in federal hospitals begin an indefinite strike in solidarity with their colleagues recently sacked by the Lagos State Government. Lagos State recently sacked 788 doctors following a breakdown in negotiations for improved pay for the medical doctors. The government […]

100 divorcees re-marry in Kano

100 divorcees re-marry in Kano

No less than 100 hundred women who were either divorcees or widows on Tuesday re-married in a mass ceremony sponsored by the Kano State government. This is, however, just the first batch of 1,000 women in this category. The ceremony, which is organised by religious authorities in the Muslim state of Kano, is for these […]

Nigerians Outstrip Americans in London Fashion Spending

Nigerians Outstrip Americans in London Fashion Spending

Nigerian businessman Godwin Patrick took a three-week holiday to the U.K. this month to visit his British-based cousins. It wasn’t the only reason for his trip. “I’m here to shop,” the 38-year-old said on London’s Oxford Street, clutching bags from Marks & Spencer Group Plc (MKS) and Associated British Foods Plc’s (ABF) Primark containing underwear […]

Signs of depression you must know

Signs of depression you must know

Black dog, the blues, down in the dumps, the vapours – whatever you call it, it’s a rare human who doesn’t feel low from time to time. But occasional sad days are a million miles from true depression. Though many casually use the term “depressed” to describe their glum moments, the condition is much more […]

Alcohol abuse linked with rise in deaths from liver disease

Alcohol abuse linked with rise in deaths from liver disease

Heavy drinking is a major cause of a 25% increase in deaths from liver disease in England in under a decade, according to the British government’s specialist NHS unit on terminal care. The first report from the fledgling National End of Life Care Intelligence Network warns that the victims of liver disease are getting younger, […]

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