Art

Afropop Star Wizkid on His New Album, Lagos Street Style, and His Friendship With Virgil Abloh

Afropop Star Wizkid on His New Album, Lagos Street Style, and His Friendship With Virgil Abloh

In his decade-long career, Nigerian superstar Wizkid has risen from the bustling streets of Surulere—also home of the late great West African music legend Fela Kuti—to take his place on the global world stage. Released late last year, his fourth studio album, Made in Lagos, is his most consistently mature and cohesive yet. Here, the singer tinctures his signature brand of Afrobeat with hints of R&B, pop, and reggae, producing a cocktail of ... Full story

Education

Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

Some 317 girls remain missing in Zamfara state, but 42 people abducted in Niger state are freed. Full story

Economics

Here’s How South Korea Is Recycling 95% Of Its Food Waste

Here’s How South Korea Is Recycling 95% Of Its Food Waste

South Korea used to recycle just 2% of its food waste, but has since impressively brought this figure up to 95%. How? The country has tapped innovative technologies such as smart bins and bolstering local food production by setting up urban farms, as well as introducing compulsory household food waste recycling. It’s setting an example for its neighbours in Asia, a region that collectively accounts for nearly half of the world’s wasted food. ... Full story

Entertainment

The Best Place to Buy, Sell and Pay with Crypto

The Best Place to Buy, Sell and Pay with Crypto

Crypto.com is the pioneering payment and cryptocurrency platform. Through Crypto.com, you can buy crypto at true cost and buy 55+ cryptocurrency such as bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) with credit card through our mobile app. The Crypto.com VISA Card allows you to spend anywhere at perfect interbank exchange rates with crypto cashback. Full story

Health

Can sniffer dogs detect the coronavirus disease? | World Economic Forum

Can sniffer dogs detect the coronavirus disease? | World Economic Forum

- A German veterinary clinic has trained sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 with 94% accuracy. - The dogs are conditioned to scent out the “corona odour” that comes from cells in infected people. - There are calls for the sniffer dogs to be put to use in everyday life, such as detecting the virus in people attending concerts. - Sniffer dogs have been used at airports in Finland and Chile, to help detect the virus among flyers. A German veterinary ... Full story

Law

Kidnappers now ask for drugs as ransom » NEWS

Kidnappers now ask for drugs as ransom » NEWS

Buba Marwa, Chairman of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that kidnappers and armed bandits now ask for drugs as ransom. This disclosure was made by the NDLEA chairman while speaking at the inauguration of the Special Purpose Committee of the NDLEA, comprising 33 members and observers drawn from the Academia, Civil Society Practitioners in Drugs Rehabilitation, Medical Professionals, Youth, Women Groups, Religious ... Full story

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Politics

Army hands over suspected drug peddlers to NDLEA » NEWS

Army hands over suspected drug peddlers to NDLEA » NEWS

The Nigerian Army in Cross River State has handed over two suspected drug dealers to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for further investigation and prosecution. Effanga Effanga, 37, and Eno-Obong Udeme, 34, were arrested on Thursday and Friday by some soldiers attached to the Cross River Government security outfit called Operation Akpakwu. The Officer Commanding 13 Brigade Provost Company, Stanley Ikpeme, a major, did the ... Full story

Sport

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon And BLACKPINK’s Jennie Reportedly Dating + YG Comments In Response

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon And BLACKPINK’s Jennie Reportedly Dating + YG Comments In Response

Dispatch has reported that BIGBANG’s G-Dragon and BLACKPINK ’s Jennie have been in a relationship for a year. In their report, Dispatch shared that they had witnessed G-Dragon and Jennie meet secretly. According to the outlet, the two celebrities often had their dates at home. Dispatch explained that G-Dragon had a personal parking lot and a private elevator for his penthouse, which Jennie was able to use without having to verify her identity. ... Full story

Technology

Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study

Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study

Polar bears and narwhals are using up to four times as much energy to survive because of major ice loss in the Arctic , according to scientists. Once perfectly evolved for polar life, apex predators are struggling as their habitats shrink and unique adaptations become less suited to an increasingly ice-free Arctic, researchers say. Greenhouse gas emissions transforming the Arctic into 'an entirely different climate'. Read more. The mammals are ... Full story