NIGERIANS CALL FOR ISA PATANI’S RESIGNATION

A few days ago, it was brought to light that the current Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has an Islamic extremist past. In a 2006 lecture delivered in Bauchi state, Isa Pantami declared his admiration for terror groups like the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. On the 21st of April, 2021, new documents about a meeting Pantami chaired in 2010 surfaced online. The purpose of the meeting was to strategise on how to halt the spread of  Christianity…

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QUEEN ELIZABETH AT 95

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 95th birthday on the 21st of April.  Her Majesty was born on 21st April, 1926 at 17  Bruton Street in London, the first Child of The Duke and Duchess of York. She received well wishes from people all over the world today. The Queen who recently lost her husband, remained at the Windsor Castle during a period of Royal mourning where she marked her day. She said,in her message to people across the world…

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A BRIEF REPORT ON THE UIMSA CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME

The program started at12pm as planned  with Miss Jaachi anchoring the first session. The programme was held on zoom.The first session was taken by Mr. Progress Agboola. Mr Progress discussed extensively on CV writing. One of the things worthy of note from his session was that a person can have as many CVs and each should be tailored to the application. He used his time effectively and ended within his allotted time. The anchor then asked questions on what was…

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Hidden Cool Spots in UI

These are some of the places and just generally things that are not very popular in the University of Ibadan. From restaurants to organizations, and some nice chilling spots. Archives. I like good food. I mean, who does not? I got to know about Archives when I needed a restaurant that sold Buka-style amala. My roommate mentioned “Amala Archives” and I decided to try it out. Oh, was I satisfied? Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! Delicious food? Check. Inexpensive? Check. Hygienic environment?…

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Interview with Charles Ofoma, a DE Preclinical Student

Hi, Charles. Good evening. How do you feel this evening?  I feel amazing. Sounds great! We’d like you to tell us a little – or very much – about yourself. I’m Charles Ofoma; my first name is actually Izuchukwu but I prefer Charles. I’m from Anambra state. I love JESUS. I’m a Jesus person. I’m a 200L MBBS student that loves studying to expand my horizon. I don’t play any sports, neither do I watch sports. I love cartoons and…

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Opinion Poll: Would you rather erase the last two weeks of medical school or the next two?

We asked some preclinical students if they’d rather the previous two weeks of school or the next two and these were their replies: The latter. I’m stressed. I just want to skip with things done.Posi, 300l. I’d rather skip the next two weeks. I’ve invested my time, and energy, and data, in the last two weeks. Plus, I can’t re-jack what has been jacked.Prosper, 200l. Erase the last two weeks, please. This med school of a thing is just behaving…

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THE “101” EXPERIENCE

This isn’t a description of the many troubles we had with 101, from the classes to vision 2020 (how did that pan out?) or the roaring leopard that left us with numb thumbs and result anxiety. Rather, this is more of a day to day experience filled with PDA’s, and the occasional trek to female halls all for love. Ah! Love, one day I’d love to pluck a rose from a garden, not like the Love garden in UI with…

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How to get over losing a friend you really cared about (P.S Your friend isn’t dead)

I’m sure we’ve all lost a friend we thought we were close to; I know I have. We’ve had people we thought would be in our lives forever and they drifted away, sometimes slowly, other times suddenly and most times with no warning. Maybe it was due to a serious fight or actually just something petty. Maybe it’s all because of another party intruding or this person simply got bored and tired of your friendship. Whatever the reason may be,…

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Neurotic Depression

Most likely, you have come across the term DEPRESSION. Amongst medical students, it is a term so commonly discussed with a view to helping victims get out of it before the inevitable act. But oftentimes, research studies have shown many people feel/think they cannot be depressed nor do they exhibit any symptoms of depression while in actual reality, they are constantly suffering from only a mild form of depression that often not doesn’t present any noticeable clinical symptoms or strange…

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A Very Subjective Review of Medical Series

I chose to study Medicine last minute, and just before starting, I wanted to know how it would feel to be a doctor. I had a couple of friends who were medical students already and I still had the contacts of some of the doctors on my multiple trips to the hospital. So, I did the most logical thing I could think of; I watched dozens of episodes of different medical series. And to those who said I wasted my…

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