TOP 10 SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS OF 2019

2019 was an interesting year as it came with a lot trending issues at different points in time. Here are some of them in no particular order: 1.COZA and Busola Dakolo: Earlier in 2019, wife of Timi Dakolo, Busola came out to accuse the leading pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo of raping her while she was younger. This caused a lot of outrage as a lot of people came up to support her while a few like…

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WHY DECEMBER MAY NOT BE SO ‘DETTY’ AFTERALL

“Buy hot yam…bushmeat” the children shouted as they struggled to to sell their foods at the roadside. It was Christmas day and I was going back to my hometown to spend some time with my family. I was perplexed to see them selling on Christmas day. Afterall, it was ‘detty December’. It was then I realized that not everyone was really spending the December detty. For some, it was just another day to sell a few yams and take the…

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THE IRONY OF COLLEGE.

Being a third year undergraduate medical student, amongst like 3,000 others, I have begun to ponder why students these days choose to go to college talk less of medical school. For many, and for where I’m from, it’s sort of expected — after high school, you go to college, get a degree, and live happily ever after with the job of your dreams. In the midst of this, college is where we are supposed to find ourselves — who we…

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What you Drive

Have you ever seen these acronyms; AWD, 4WD, 4X4, FWD… on a car before? Do you even know what they mean? Do you know that they say a lot about how your car drives? Well, guess what… We are going to tell you! Let’s Get-On-Track with Drive Wheels What Are Drive Wheels? A drive wheel is the wheel of a motor vehicle that transmits forces, transforming torque into traction force, causing the vehicle to move. In simpler words, drive wheels…

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THE 19TH EDITION OF THE AWOSIKA SYMPOSIUM

Finally, UIMSAITES got to grace perhaps, one of the most eagerly anticipated programs of the executive year, The 19th edition of the late Dr V.O. AWOSIKA symposium. The symposium which has a long standing history with the college of Medicine, is an initiative of the prestigious Awosika family through the Victor and Winifred Awosika (VAWA) foundation. This year’s edition themed “Contemporizing Nigerian Healthcare” was held at the Paul Hendrikse Lecture Theatre, UCH and attracted prominent and eminent members of Society.…

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500 LEVEL UIMSAITE, OMITOYIN OLUWAFERANMI GETS FEATURED ON FORBES.

While many successful Nigerian business magnates have toiled tirelessly, all in a bid to get featured on forbes to no avail, 500 level UIMSA prodigy Omitoyin Oluwaferanmi seems to have done it effortlessly; and believe me when I say he’s not a budding venture capitalist or tech start-up guru of some sort. Surprisingly, Omiytoyin is getting featured on the prestigious website, not as a result of his financial prowess or pedigree but rather, as a result of his impact on…

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AUTHOR AND RENOWNED ANATOMIST, KEITH L. MOORE PASSES AWAY

The medical world lost one of its most published fellows on December 5, 2019, as Professor Keith L. Moore passed on at the age of 94. Keith Leon Moore was a professor emeritus in the division of anatomy, in the faculty of Surgery, at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Moore was associate dean for Basic Medical Sciences in the university’s faculty of Medicine, and was Chair of Anatomy from 1976 to 1984. He is a founding member of the…

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R. Kelly Used Bribe to Marry Aaliyah When She Was 15, Charges Say

He bribed a government employee in 1994 so that he could obtain a fake ID for the singer Aaliyah, a person familiar with the matter said. A persistent question has dogged R. Kelly’s two-decade music career: How was he able to legally marry the singer Aaliyah in 1994 when she was only 15 years old? On Thursday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn accused Mr. Kelly of bribing an Illinois government employee on Aug. 30, 1994, in order to obtain a fake ID for…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SOCIAL MEDIA BILL

When you wake up in the morning, which of the following do you do first? Do you pray, read the Holy book, read your books(like the geeky medical student you are), do house chores or check your social media on your phone? If your answer to this question was the last option, then this article is surely important to you. If your answer wasn’t the last option, this article will likely still be important to you. In a country that…

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