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How Aging could be manipulated –  Scientists

How Aging could be manipulated –  Scientists

The mechanisms that extend lifespan in humans are poorly understood. Here we show that extended longevity in humans is associated with a distinct transcriptome signature in the cerebral cortex that is characterized by down regulation of genes related to neural ...

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Africa is already a role model for gender diversity – Osoka

Africa is already a role model for gender diversity – Osoka

The 8th Africa Forum will take place on the 9th and 10th of March 2020 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, immediately after International Women’s Day. The timing may be coincidental, but the topic of women is at the top of the ...

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Challenges Hindering the Development of Modern Urban Centres in Nigeria

Challenges Hindering the Development of Modern Urban Centres in Nigeria

By Temitope Olumoyin It is undeniable that the people residing in certain metropolitan areas in Nigeria suffer from basic needs such as affordable housing provision, poor water management facilities, epileptic electricity supply, high crime rate, food insecurity, unemployment, inadequate waste ...

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Ewet Hotels, Sorry, Housing Estate!

Ewet Hotels, Sorry, Housing Estate!

By Udeme Nana The man, Bassey Udofia, snr. has been out of Akwa Ibom for three decades and on learning that the plot of land which he “bought” about that time in Ewet housing estate now belonged to another person, ...

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I’m not Media Shy – Speaker AKHA

I’m not Media Shy – Speaker AKHA

By Saviour Ekpe The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Aniekan Bassey has debunked rumours making the rounds that he is media shy and that he cannot face the media. Hon. Bassey who heads the 7th ...

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Parental Perspective on Girl Child Upbringing

By Glory Eyo “I can called my eldest daughter now to know the state of the house but I wouldn’t. I don’t want to spoil her by giving her phone at this age. Children have spoiled a great deal these ...

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New wave of Inauguration, Need to Strengthen Democratic Principles in Nigeria

By Samuel Okon Beyond all doubt, the beauty of democracy becomes proximate due to its design, allowing all citizens irrespective of their social status, religion, ethic or gender to have a voice in decision making thereby promoting good governance and ...

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Joy Nkanang and “Foolish VC”

Joy Nkanang and “Foolish VC”

By Saviour Ekpe When I see all sorts of things on the social media and in the society, I pity this present generation and that yet unborn. Aside pity, I shed silent tears because to say that the society is ...

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The Logic Behind 080 Phone Number (Updated Edition)

The Logic Behind 080 Phone Number (Updated Edition)

(With Saviour Ekpe) Actually, I would not have picked my golden pen to write on things that bother on numbers and letters this week edition while there are millions to write on politics, health, education, environment, corruption, flood, disaster and ...

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Onnoghen: The Metaphor for a Fractured Nation – Mike Ozekhome, SAN

Onnoghen: The Metaphor for a Fractured Nation – Mike Ozekhome, SAN

I knew it would come sooner than later. When Justice Walter Onnoghen’s travails started in January, I predicted that the cabal was out to rubbish him. They desired to bespatter him with the paintbrush of shame, odium and obloquy in ...

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