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How Nigerian microbiologist accidentally invented photographic light modifiers from scrap

Several times weekly, Osarode Odemwingie walks the streets of Upper Sakponba, a town of mostly low-income earners in Benin city, southern Nigeria's Ed...


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Mathematics in indigenous dialect: young Nigerian saving his local language from extinction

MINNA, NIGER STATE: Teaching or writing in Nupe - a language spoken by a section of people in central Nigeria - is the least thing Adamu Idris Manarak...


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