PDP rules out special concession for Atiku, others

According to Makarfi, "PDP did not extend any special concession to Atiku and the party will not extend any special concession to any other person". Meanwhile, supporters of Atiku are busy dancing and singing his praises within and outside the part... More..

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Trouble mounts for Sanofi dengue vaccine over safety concerns
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Trouble mounts for Sanofi dengue vaccine over safety concerns

The Philippines banned a government program, which involved immunizing children with Dengvaxia after releasing Sanofi's findings. "In order to protect the general public, the Food and Drug Administration (F...More..

Pope's much anticipated visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Pope's much anticipated visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh

Francis said he was very pleased by an inter-religious meeting on Friday night, where he had an emotional meeting with refugees from Myanmar and then used the word Rohingya for the first time on his current tri...More..

Projected Vegas odds on Clemson-Alabama
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Projected Vegas odds on Clemson-Alabama

Oklahoma (12-1) which defeated TCU, 41-17 for the Big 12 championship is the No. 2 seed and Georgia's 28-7 victory against Auburn in the SEC title game earned the Bulldogs the No. "I am very excited to be in th...More..

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film

The trouble began when Singer was absent from production on several occasions. "Bryan hopes to get back to work on the film soon after the holidays". According to THR , there were growing tensions throughou...More..

Cheese Tied to Lower Heart Disease Risk
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Cheese Tied to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Eating cheese promotes the growth of the level of "good" cholesterol and reduce the number of "bad" cholesterol in the blood, which is beneficial to the vascular system. Researchers explained this is because ev...More..

Warm Tuesday, but wet snow possible late this week
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Warm Tuesday, but wet snow possible late this week

Before the cold arrives, however, widespread rain showers are expected on Tuesday followed by lake effect snow showers and periodic light snow into the second half of the week. Highest temperatures of just 3 ...More..

Killer Flu Season Expected This Year
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Killer Flu Season Expected This Year

Over the past few months, Australia, whose flu season just ended, was hit hard with a flu strain that's notorious for causing severe illness, especially in seniors. "Preventing the flu in as many people as poss...More..

Dogs Really May Be Smarter Than Cats, Study Suggests
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Dogs Really May Be Smarter Than Cats, Study Suggests

A new study provided by Vanderbilt University to phys.org found that dogs have significantly more cortical neurons, the "little gray cells" associated with thinking, planning, and complex behavior. For compar...More..

Palace assures: No severe dengue case yet
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Palace assures: No severe dengue case yet

According to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, those behind the program will be held responsible and that the Department of Health (DOH) is now closely monitoring those who have received the vaccine. "We w...More..

Can Oregon Football Keep Willie Taggart With A New Contract?
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Can Oregon Football Keep Willie Taggart With A New Contract?

According to Andrew Greif of The Oregonian , FSU would be amenable to that idea and are expected to offer him the position. OR is believed to have offered the coach a new contract in the final week of the regu...More..

Locals Protest The Shrinking Of The National Monuments
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Locals Protest The Shrinking Of The National Monuments

Grand Staircase-Escalante, which presently stretches 1.8 million acres in Garfield and Kane counties in southern Utah, would be divided into three new federal lands: Escalante Canyon National Monument, Grand St...More..

Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs

Still, it was unclear at what point in the future the Pentagon might be required to stop using its existing stockpiles, since there would also need to be not just higher-tech weaponry, but sufficient quantities...More..

Lane Kiffin 'Would Love to Play Bama' After Conference USA Championship Win
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Lane Kiffin 'Would Love to Play Bama' After Conference USA Championship Win

The North Texas Mean Green are ranked 20 on offense, averaging 469.7 yards per game. Once the final seconds ticked off the clock, FAU players raced across the field to put on the C-USA championship shirts and...More..

195 job offers on first day of placement season at IIT-M
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

195 job offers on first day of placement season at IIT-M

In addition to day one placements, as many as 114 pre-placement offers (PPOs) have also been received by students of IIT Madras this year, as against 73 last year. A member of placement cell at IIT Kanpur claim...More..

Health Department halts dengue vaccination program
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Health Department halts dengue vaccination program

While Sanofi's Dengvaxia is the first-ever approved vaccine for dengue, scientists already recognised it was not flawless and did not protect equally against the four different types of the virus in clinical te...More..

Suzuki Two-Wheelers Clocks 39% Domestic Sales Growth In November 2017
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Suzuki Two-Wheelers Clocks 39% Domestic Sales Growth In November 2017

The company's domestic sales during the month stood at 145,300 units, compared with 126,325 units in November a year ago, representing a rise of 15%. Industry experts had cited streamlining of dispatches by a...More..

Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry

Today's teens are spending too much time on their phones instead of interacting with others. A team of Korean researchers led by Hyung Suk Seo, professor of neuroradiology at Korea University in Seoul, tried ...More..

Selena Gomez Breaks Down As She Thanks Friend For Saving Her Life
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Selena Gomez Breaks Down As She Thanks Friend For Saving Her Life

Solange wore her blonde hair short and accessorised with some huge earrings - and, as we have to come to expect from the Knowles family, she rocked it. Kelly has children River Rose, three, and Remington Alexa...More..

More Jobs, But No Change In Jobless Rate
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

More Jobs, But No Change In Jobless Rate

The unemployment rate fell nearly half a per cent to 5.5 per cent, the lowest its been since July 2000. The increase also marked Canada's 12th straight month of positive job creation as the country posted its...More..

Maina: Oyo-Ita Denies Endorsing Letter Of Reinstatement
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Maina: Oyo-Ita Denies Endorsing Letter Of Reinstatement

Magaji, however, contradicted himself while responding to a question from the panel when he declared that Maina was not reinstated . "Let evidence be provided". He said he did not instruct any Kabiru, a member...More..

FDA Approves EKG Heart Monitor for Apple Watch
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

FDA Approves EKG Heart Monitor for Apple Watch

AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra told TechCrunch that FDA approval is the difference between simply alerting you that your heart-rate is unusually high - which Apple is allowed to do - and providing an actual dia...More..

Japan's emperor to abdicate on April 30, 2019
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Japan's emperor to abdicate on April 30, 2019

The decision was made Friday at a meeting of the Imperial House Council, which included politicians, judicial officials and imperial family members. Photo Emperor Akihito of Japan, center, with Empress Michik...More..

New Migraine Therapy Reduces Attacks
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

New Migraine Therapy Reduces Attacks

There have been clinical trials published on two of these antibodies in the New England Journal of Medicine . It works by blocking the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor, which plays a critica...More..

This year's flu season might not be welcoming, some medical experts apprise
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

This year's flu season might not be welcoming, some medical experts apprise

Robert Czwalina said. Health officials say the deaths of two people due to influenza are the first flu-related deaths in Oklahoma this season. Their vaccine, which has the same composition as the one we use h...More..

Rick Pitino suing University of Louisville
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Rick Pitino suing University of Louisville

The lawsuit alleges by placing Pitino on indefinite administrative leave and then locking him out of his office, relieving him of all duties and blocking access to his email, ULAA effectively fired Pitino - a...More..

Tiger Woods shoots 3-under 69 in return at Hero World Challenge
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tiger Woods shoots 3-under 69 in return at Hero World Challenge

Woods also made a couple of birdies to go with that eagle through his front nine, and Tiger fans will hope for more of the same when he tees off alongside Justin Thomas on Thursday. I had a lot of adrenaline go...More..

Dogs are 'significantly more' intelligent than cats, finds first time study
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Dogs are 'significantly more' intelligent than cats, finds first time study

The study, conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt University, says these neurons are associated with thinking, planning and complex behavior. A 2010 study from Oxford University claimed that dogs' brains are ...More..

Facebook's smart AI will help people with suicidal thoughts
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Facebook's smart AI will help people with suicidal thoughts

The social media giant said in its post that it is using pattern recognition to detect posts or live videos ( Facebook Live) where someone might be expressing thoughts of suicide and to help respond to reports...More..