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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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MTN Eyes Mobile Banking in Nigeria, to Apply for Payments Service License Soon

Nigeria’s leading telco, MTN, is gearing up to enter the Nigerian banking space. According to reports, the telco intend to apply for a payment banking license in the next few months. It also hopes to launch its MTN Mobile Money service in Nigeria by the second quarter of 2019. MTN set to enter Nigeria’s Mobile Money market https://t.co/5rZn2ERkd0 pic.twitter.com/Ixcb21JOok — Ugo Obi-Chukwu ...

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BBC Media Action Relaunches #Nosidonlook Reloaded, #UdeyAmong – a Nigeria’s Governance Project!

BBC Media Action Naija, the Non-Governmental Organization and Charity arm of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Nigeria has relaunched today #Nosidolook and #UdeyAmong campaign- a Nigeria’s governance project aimed at addressing different steps and actions that people across Nigeria are taking to instigate change in Nigeria particularly towards increasing citizens’ participation in achieving sustainable democratic society and good governance. According ...

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#2019election: ‘You can save Nigeria by resisting violence’, – Group to youths

Mr Prosper Okafor, President, National Youths Summit on Peace and Security (NYSPS), on Wednesday urged Nigerian youths to resist all forms of violence capable of causing breach of the country’s peace and unity. Okafor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that security and peace were key to economic and political stability. He urged youths to always put ...

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Nigeria calls on farmers to grow hibiscus as it begins exportation to Mexico

06/11/2018 – The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services says the country will resume the exportation of hibiscus to Mexico – According to the coordinating director of NAQS, the exportation was initially suspended following the detection of storage pest in some shipments from Nigeria – He says Nigeria exported 1,983 containers of hibiscus to Mexico alone in 2017 and earned $35 million ...

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Whatsapp Confirms that Ads Will be Displayed on its Status Section, But how would it work?

It’s been confirmed. Ads are soon going to be placed on Whatsapp. For quite some time now, rumours have been widespread that Facebook plans to finally monitise the Whatsapp platform. Some even speculated that Facebook had several plans to monetise the platform long before it bought it for $19 billion in 2014. But in an interview with India’s Economic Times recently, ...

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Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it may take “a handful more weeks” before Washington has enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The murder has placed strain on the decades-old alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, ...

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Brazil to inject $1.1bn into Nigerian agriculture

The Brazilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, says Brazil will soon inject 1.1 billion dollars into Nigeria’s agriculture. The envoy said on Thursday night in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that an agreement between Brazil and Nigeria on that would be concluded by the end of October. The ambassador spoke at a dinner ...

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Bill Making Educational Contents Compulsory In TV Channels Passes 2nd Reading In Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed through second reading a Bill seeking an amendment to National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act. The amendment among others seeks to make educational programmes compulsory on all television channels in Nigeria, with a view to grooming the young one in the art of electronic learning. The Bill Co-sponsored by Honourable Odebunmi Olusegun (APC, Oyo) ...

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FG Set to Phase out 65% of Hydrocarbons in 2023

The federal government has revealed its plan to phase out 65 per cent of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons by the year 2023. Speaking at the 2018 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer and launching of the publication on the implementation of Montreal protocol’s ODS phase out programme in Abuja Thursday, the Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, ...

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