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20 Aug
Britney Spears has been accused of assaulting her longtime housekeeper during a disagreement over the treatment of her dogs. The 39-year-old pop star, whose camp denies the claims, is currently being investigated over the alleged battery. According to TMZ, Britney allegedly slapped the housekeeper’s phone away from her grasp after she took one of her…
24 May
Dogs can be trained to detect more than 90 percent of Covid-19 infections even when patients are asymptomatic, according to research published Monday, which authors hope could help replace the need to quarantine new arrivals.
18 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has disclosed that it deployed 13, 311 personnel and 60 sniffer dogs ahead of the Edo State governorship election
1 Aug 2020
There is the popular quote that, “you know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams”. While this might be true for many, when it comes to the quality of sleep, men are at a disadvantage as a recent study has shown that women sleep much better when sleeping…
5 May 2020
In an effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, dogs are being trained in the United States to detect Covid-19 in humans. In the trial programme by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, eight dogs will be trained over the course of three weeks to sniff out coronavirus from urine and saliva…
11 Apr 2020
A vet has issued an urgent warning to pet owners as researchers look into the link between domestic animals and coronavirus. Dr. Anne Fawcett, from the University of Sydney's School of Veterinary Science, advised against strangers patting pets after two cats and two dogs tested positive for COVID-19. 'Out of an abundance of caution, don't…
2 Apr 2020
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China has banned the eating of cats and dogs. The new law which goes into effect on May 1, 2020, is part of a clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus. "Dogs and cats as pets have established a much closer relationship with humans than…
15 Jan 2020
Online music giant Spotify on Wednesday launched a podcast for dogs left home alone in Britain after its polling suggested most owners believe audio recordings help calm their canines. The Swedish streaming service has created a "soothing mix" of music, speech and sounds to de-stress dogs home during the day. "Game of Thrones" actor Ralph…
20 Sep 2019
A 45-year-old mother and her two children have died in Odo-Ayedun Ekiti, Ikole local government area after eating yam flour, popularly known as amala. Her husband, who is in his 50’s, is also in a critical condition at the Federal Teaching Hospital...
9 Sep 2019
Naturally, pets are noisy and almost always up and about; they often need to be fed, walked, and cuddled throughout the day. If anything, they sound like they would distract from work which makes the idea of it being good for workplace productivity to seem counterintuitive. However, there is still an upside to all these.…
Dogs
9 Aug 2019
Many of us grew up with the knowledge that dogs can see and hear certain things that humans cannot. If you ask a dog owner about his/her pet, you are most likely going to hear stories about how fantastic their pet is. Although humans are the most developed of all creatures, there are plenty of…
1 Jun 2019
Pet owners know the struggle of keeping a plant alive with curious paws nearby. From nibbled leaves and trampled fronds to entire plants felled within a day, there’s no end to the damage pets can do to houseplants. Unfortunately, plenty of houseplants can do damage to our furry friends too, making them weak, vomit and…

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By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
42 mins ago
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.
55 mins ago
First things first, writing about politics, its abracadabra, its luggage and attendant baggage, is not what I do (as one left that forte years ago.) And the primary reason for not writing about Nigerian, African or global politics is that as any noteworthy writer and strategic thinker who is worth his or her salt would…
2 hours ago
The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…
2 hours ago
All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence, the scheme has said. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other…