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8 Surprising Things That Increase Your Chances Of Having Twins

The idea of having twins is a fond thought for many Nigerian women because we just love children! Clearly, not everyone can have twins, however, certain facts may be an eye-opener for you, if you wish to increase your chances

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Spina Bifida: Risks And Prevention

Birth defects are a leading cause of death for infants during the first year of life. They are structural or functional abnormalities present at birth that cause physical or mental disability. In the case of Spina Bifida also called ‘Split

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risks, Causes & Prevention

It is a concern for parents of newborns that their baby might suddenly stop breathing during the night, and although the risks that that will happen with an apparently healthy infant is very minimal, yet you should still understand the

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Anovulation: Causes, Symptoms And Everything You Must Know About Getting Pregnant Despite It

Approximately every month an egg will mature within one of your ovaries, and be released in readiness for fertilization by sperm. This means pregnancy is potentially possible at that time. While ovulation is the monthly release of eggs from the

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Yvonne Nelson Stresses On The Need To Get Education Regardless Of Career Path: ‘I regret not paying attention to my books’

Star mom, Yvonne Nelson has some regrets about her years as a student, and it is about not being serious with her education. In an interview with Joy FM, the Ghanaian actress, filmmaker and model narrated how she had little

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“Success is not by accident” – Wife Of Lagos State Governor, Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, Charges Students To Academic Excellence

Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, Wife of Lagos State Governor, has advised Nigerian students to equip themselves with sufficient information and develop a sense of critical thinking to be able to stand out. Mrs Sanwo-Olu gave the advice at the 2019 Speech

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Pre-eclampsia Risk During Pregnancy Lowered With High-Fibre Diet- Study

There is scientific evidence backing the lowered risk of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy if pregnant mums can adhere to a healthy meal plan c0ntaining high fibre according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre, the

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WHO Issues Guidelines To Reduce Risk Of Dementia

The World Health Organisation has unveiled its recommendations on how to reduce the risk of dementia globally in a report released on Tuesday. In the report, WHO also warned against taking dietary supplements, such as vitamins B and E, in

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Ovulation Facts Every Woman Should Know

Many women will get curious or try to understand the term ‘ovulation’ only if they have difficulty getting pregnant. However, ovulation is such a vital part of a woman’s life that you should not wait until you are having difficulty

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Right Or Wrong? Ibadan Polytechnic Destroys Over 1,000 Phones Of Students And Gives Reason Why

The Management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan on Wednesday destroyed no fewer than one thousand mobile telephones worth over fifteen million naira. It was gathered that the mobile phones were seized from students during various examinations conducted in the institution in

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PATHETIC: Inside Rivers Primary School With More Than 80 Pupils But Only A Teacher

A Universal Primary Education (UPE) school located in the rural community of Owube in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State is the opposite of what a modern and conventional education centre is supposed to be. Though its expansive

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Nigerian Doctor, Victor Nwala, Warns Of the Risks In Using Saliva As Lubricant During Sex

A Nigerian doctor, Victor-Bryan Nwala has taken to social media to enlighten the public on the dangers of using saliva during sexual intercourse. In his Twitter thread where he explained further on the risks of using saliva as a sex

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Nigeria Has The Highest Number Of Out-of-School Children-UNESCO

One would assume that Nigeria should by now be better positioned to provide access to education to children of all ages, as well as have measures in place to enforce strict laws for the compliance of parents and children where

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How This 10-Year-Old Girl, Jay Ajike, Settled The Grievances Between Her Classmates & Their New English Teacher Is Mind-Blowing

We all know that raising a child is not an easy job but raising a well-rounded child is even more challenging. In today’s world, the focus of many parents is on how to raise a child, who performs well in

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UTME 2020: JAMB Unveils New Method Of Registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has unveiled new method of registering its candidates. According to Daily Post, the board says starting from 2020, candidates will register for its examinations with their National Identity Management Number (NIM) to solve

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How 8-Year-Old Favour Chidi Showed Exemplary Act Of Kindness To Her Classmate, Helen Is Worth Sharing

Nigerian teacher, identified as Okor Edewor, has taken to social media to share the beautiful thing one of her pupils Favour Chidi, 8, did for her fellow classmate simply identified as Helen, who was in need.According to Edewor,  Helen was

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Nollywood Actress Turned Registered Nurse Regina Askia Advises Women On Thyroid Issues | A Must Read

Knowledge, they say is power!!! Former Nigerian screen goddess turned Registered Nurse in the US Regina Askia Williams, posted this very important health issue called Hypothyroidism on her social media page and we cannot help but share it with you.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Abolishes All Forms Of School Fees In The State

In a bid to increase access to quality education, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike spoke on Monday during a meeting with the heads of primary and secondary schools, Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board and State Universal Basic Education

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Children In Singapore Will No Longer Be Ranked By Exam Results| Here’s Why

Singapore has long been an educational high-achiever, endorsing rote learning and long study hours to prepare school children toward exam success. But change is in the air as the island state rethinks its approach to education. Whether a child finishes

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Why Your Child’s Social Skills In Kindergarten Are More Important Than Their Academics

Schools and parents often feel the pressure to cut back on play and social interaction for children, in order to get more “hard skill” instruction time in, but reports confirm it’s actually the “soft skills” that are most predictive of

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Prolonged Labour: Causes, Symptoms And What To Expect

Labour is considered normal when uterine contractions result in progressive dilation and effacement (stretching and thinning) of the cervix. Normal labor progresses slowly through the initial phase and then, when the cervix is dilated more than four centimeters, the more

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”We won’t issue our certificates twice” – WAEC To Nigerians

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on account of misplacement. The council’s Head of National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, gave the advice

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Nigerian Doctor, Azibanigha Scott, Helps Make Sense Of Depression Diagnosis, Symptoms And Predisposing Factors

A Nigerian doctor, Azibanigha Scott, in a blog post, addressed the wanton use of the words ‘depressed’ and ‘depression’. Dr. Azi, who worked as a clinical content researcher and later on, as a clinical analyst in one of the largest

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JAMB Approves New Cut-Off Marks For Admission Into Universities And Other Higher Learning Institutions

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced new cut-off marks for candidates seeking admission into universities and other higher institutions of learning. The examination body announced the decision on Tuesday at the 19th policy meeting on admission at

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This Lagos School Allows Parents Pay Children’s Fees With Plastic Bottles | DETAILS

At a time plastic bottles are causing nuisance in the environment, parents in Morit International School, Ajegunle, Lagos have found an economical use for them. The school now allows parents to pay their children’s fees with cleanly sorted plastic bottles

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