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Nigerian student`s award winning algorithm could improve accuracy and speed of retinal disease diagnosis

A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the industry-leading BIOIMAGING 2018 conference in Portugal. Nigerian doctoral candidate Bashir Dodo, 29, from Brunel University London’s Department of Computer Science, demonstrated a new algorithm for OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) equipment which can automatically segment images […]

Shocker! Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern senators

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which she made from the sale of scratch cards, another N70m handed over to the Northern Senators Forum has been allegedly swallowed by monkeys in […]

Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

At least 17 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, police say. The suspect has been named as Nikolaus Cruz, 19, and is a former student at the school who had been expelled. Cruz, who was armed with “multiple magazines”, began the shooting spree outside the school […]

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect but said he disagreed with his ANC party’s decision. The ANC had told him to step down or face a vote of no confidence in parliament. The 75-year-old has […]

Britain’s Export Finance Agency will add the Naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies

Britain’s Export Finance Agency will add the Naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies”, allowing it to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency. The Naira will become one of three West African currencies that UK Export Finance has pre-approved for its programme of funding transactions that promote trade with […]

EFCC To Reopen 14 Former Govs’ Corruption

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to reopen the corruption cases of about 14 former governors and other top government officials, LEADERSHIP Weekend can report. It was gathered that the sums of money in the corruption cases involving some governors, their family members and some influential Nigerians are put at over N183 […]

Herdsmen: We’ll resist attempt to turn Yorubaland to killing field – Gani Adams

LAMENTS MURDER OF SARS COMMANDER Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams AARE Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams, on Thursday vowed that Yorubaland would resist any conspiracy aimed at killing its people at will, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently mandate security agents to arrest rampaging killers masquerading as herdsmen in the country and bring […]

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Nigerian student`s award winning algorithm could improve accuracy and speed of retinal disease diagnosis
Nigerian student`s award winning algorithm could improve accuracy and speed of retinal disease diagnosis

A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the industry-leading BIOIMAGING 2018 conference in Portugal. Nigerian doctoral candidate Bashir Dodo,

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Shocker! Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern senators
Shocker! Monkeys swallow N70m belonging to Northern senators

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which

Read more

 
Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack
Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

At least 17 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, police say. The suspect has been named as Nikolaus Cruz, 19, and is

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