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How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves efficiency and doesn’t like to work any harder than it has ...

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ActionAid, Norad hold National Dialogue to promote quality Education in Nigeria

In commemorating World Teacher’s Day which was commemorated last week Friday and International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated yesterday 11th October globally, ActionAid in collaboration with Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) has held a one-day National Dialogue towards improving the rights to quality education for all Nigerians. The Dialogue which themed “The Rights to Quality Education means the ...

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: Experts raise alarm on rising global mental health disorders

‘We treat 36, 000 cases yearly, says Ogun Psychiatric Hospital’ – Experts Experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in mental health disorders in every country on the planet, which they said are expected to cost the global economy £12 trillion yearly by 2030. Authors of a new report published yesterday in The Lancet to mark the World Mental Health ...

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Ahmed Baruwa emerges winner at the Microsoft and Bluechip Data Science Bootcamps

Ahmed Baruwa, a 500-level student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, has emerged winner of the Inter-Campus Machine Learningcompetition. Mr Baruwa and other successful students will go on to participate in a 5-day Bootcamp organised by one of the competition’s sponsor, Bluechip Technologies. We congratulate @barux96 the winner of the Kaggle phase of the @BluechipTechNG InterCampus ML competition. He is Ahmed Baruwa, 500-level Electrical/ Electronic ...

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#WorldTeachersDay – “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher”

Joint Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization, Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF, Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP and David Edwards, General Secretary, Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher” – 5 October 2018 Education is a fundamental human right ...

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“We are now empowered to transform our universities” – Nigerian Universities’ Lecturers

Nigerian Universities’ Lecturers have described their learning experiences at the recently concluded 5 day Pedagogy training workshop organised by National Universities Commission (NUC) in collaboration with University of Sussex, United Kingdom as an unforgettable, ‘once in a lifetime’ empowerment. Sharing their experiences on Friday with Dotunroy.com correspondents after 5 day of intensive training sessions on “Transformative Teaching Education and Pedagogy ...

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Call for submission of pitches for the 5th Nigeria Family Planning Youth Pre-Conference, Abuja 2018

In an effort to make this year’s conference more impactful for youth participants, the Youth Pre-Conference sub-committee of the 5th Nigeria Family Planning Conference 2018 is inviting youth led/focused grass root organizations to PITCH an innovative project design with unique value propositions that may have the potential to change the direction of adolescent and youth programming in SRHR at the ...

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Attend Postgraduate Research and early careers Bootcamp this weekend!

You can be part of this awesome training bootcamp in Abuja this Saturday. And be taught on how to write your PhD research paper, Grants and proposals by World Class Professors from University of Sussex. To register send your name and email to Whattapp Number – 08034858005 It is absolutely Free!!! Hurry! there are limited spaces.

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HOW TO PREVENT CAR THEFT WITH CARTACT APP

If you are a car owner, then you will agree with me that car theft is one social vice which ought to be controlled totally. Can it be wiped out entirely? I guess not. Can we individually do something to prevent our cars from being stolen? Yes. So for every car that is stolen, there are always some precautionary measures ...

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YALI Network declares her commitment to promote culture of Accountability, Transparency in Nigeria!

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI Network FACE2FACE) Abuja has declared her commitments to promote and support the entrenching culture of Transparency and accountability through her several interventions and projects. One of which is the forthcoming Accountability and Transparency Summit scheduled to hold between 4th and 6th of September, 2018 in Abuja. This declaration was made today at the Press Conference ...

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