This Sensor-Studded Pill Let You Get A Diagnosis On Your Phone

Imagine popping a pill which can then monitor your insides for potential signs of poor health.  That is what a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been working on. This one is a pill-sized ingestible capsule designed to monitor blood in the gastrointestinal tract.  About the size of a pen cap, the prototype sensor combines electronics with useful bacteria.  With this fearsome combination, it can detect signs of excessive bleeding in the gut, and then transmit the results to your smartphone. The project is still in prototype…

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SEXCAPADES OF NATASHA (6) By Emdee David

Natasha Peter is weak, really weak and exhausted from the marathon two-some she’d had with Dickson. Cynthia is equally weak, still lying naked beside Natasha in an unmade bed. Dickson is more or less a dead man lying at the edge of the bed, his left leg on the floor. It is just 3A.M. in the morning. Natasha’s phone had rung over 27 times without response. Finally, Dickson’s piggy snore wakes Cynthia up, and she stands angrily to wake him up. He turns but goes further on the floor with…

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President Buhari has ruined Nigeria -Atiku Abubakar

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had ruined Nigeria. In a statement by his media adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, Atiku said Nigerians in the past four years lived in multi-dimensional poverty. He said, the United Nations reawakened Nigerians to the perceived reality of how poorly the Buhari-led administration had managed the nation’s economy with a damning verdict that 98 million Nigerians live in multi-dimensional poverty. He said it was not surprising that Buhari and…

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IGP Adamu sends IRT team after killers of Catholic priest

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered a manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church, Ugbawka, in Enugu State. Mr Frank Mba, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), the Police Force Public Relations Officer (PFPRO), disclosed this through a statement on Saturday. He said crack detectives from the IGP-Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), the Forensic and Homicide sections of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) had been deployed to Enugu State to complement the…

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Ohanaeze to drive out herdsmen from South-East forests

The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Saturday said it would drive out killer herdsmen from the forests in all the 95 local government areas in the South-East. The President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, said the decision was necessitated by the killing of a Catholic priest, Rev Fr Paul Offu, by suspected herdsmen along the Ihe-Agbudu Road in Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State on August 1. He alleged that there were plans to kill more church leaders in the South-East, urging that…

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Why 60 percent of Kaduna doctors are leaving -NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association of Nigeria, NMA, has expressed worries over the mass migration of doctors employed into Kaduna State Civil Service to other states and countries in search of greener pastures. The doctors attributed this to poor remuneration, poor working conditions and having to work extra hours due to low manpower and lack of progression in the state. The Chairman of NMA, Kaduna State Chapter, Dr Stephen Akau Kache, made the comment at the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Science Conference with a theme: “Brain Drain and the Nigerian…

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HOW NIGERIA’S JEWS ARE GETTING CAUGHT IN A NEW SEPARATIST WAR

The tapping noise from Ima Nwachukwu’s footsteps breaks the solemn silence as the 49-year-old rabbi walks among worshippers draped in white robes, prayer shawls and yarmulkes at a synagogue in Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s third-largest city. “Remember you are not the only one persecuted. Jews all over the world are,” she tells them. She bows before the Star of David — ringed by a ribbon of blue light — at the end of a long sermon in which politics, persecution and purification all mingle. It’s a sermon rooted in a sharpening…

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Man Docked For Biting Woman’s Breast

Precious Michael, 22, who allegedly bit a woman on her breast, on Wednesday appeared at a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta State. The police charged Michael with assault and causing grievous hurt. Prosecution counsel Mrs Blessing Okafor told the court that Michael assaulted Miss Ella Ibeawzie, near the Royal Park Hotel, Asaba. Okafor alleged that the defendant bit Ibeawzie on her breast and also knocked out her tooth during an altercation. She alleged that the defendant also tore Ibeawzie’s dress, valued at N4,000. The offense, she said, is punishable under…

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OAU final year student commits suicide over low grades

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), community on Saturday was thrown into mourning mood following the death of a final year student, Opeyemi Dara. The deceased was said to be a student of Faculty of Arts, Department of English Language, who allegedly committed suicide after taking a suspected dose of lethal substance popularly known as “snipper”. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that she allegedly  took her life following her poor academic performance, although the details of the incident were still sketchy. The authorities of the institution confirmed that the deceased…

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How God Rescued Me From Herdsmen Kidnappers – Redeemed Church Pastor

A female pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Chidimma Ibenegbu, has narrated how God caused her to escape from the detention of kidnappers. She was abducted with four other victims. Ibenegbu said the abductors, whom she described as herdsmen, ambushed their vehicle on the expressway at Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, DailyTrust reports. Narrating her experience at the church’s conference ground on Saturday, she said while travelling to the RCCG Camp at the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for the Ministers’ Conference, their commercial bus ran into the men, who took them…

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