Breaking News: The 1st Human Head Transplant Carried Out Successful In China

The world has recorded yet another powerful milestone in medicine. The world’s first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China, according to an Italian Professor Sergio Canavero. Dr Xiaoping Ren, who grafted a head onto the body of a monkey in 2016, carried out the operation, which took 18 hours. Italian Professor Canavero, who is the director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced the success in a press conference in Vienna. Prof. Canavero said:  “The first human transplant on human cadavers has been done. “A full head swap between brain dead organ donors is the next stage and that is the final step for the formal head transplant for a medical condition which is imminent.” It had previously been hoped that 30-year-old Valery Spiridonov would be the first human to undergo the operation but the Russian decided he did not want to experience the surgery. Spiridonov had volunteered because he suffers from Werdnig-Hoffmann disease, which causes severe …

Nigeria Customs seizes bullet-proof vehicles ‘hidden in Ikoyi home’

One of the four seized bullet-proof vehicles. [Photo credit: Premium Times]
Officers of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, have impounded four bullet Sports Utility Vehicles from a house in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to the Customs, the operation was based on intelligence reports and ownership of the vehicles remains a mystery as nobody has come forward to claim the cars. Mohammed Garba, the Customs Area Controller, FOU, said other similar vehicles were also seized from car parks around Lagos. “Our operatives trailed and evacuated 59 assorted vehicles from car marts in Ikoyi among of which over 40 are 2017 models ranging from Toyota Prado Jeeps, Lexus Jeeps, Toyota Hilux, Toyota Camry, Coaster Bus, Toyota Hiace Bus among others currently under detention awaiting relevant customs document from the dealers within a grace of one month,” Mr. Garba said. “Some are even bullet-proof which require End User Certificates from the Office of the National…

How to become a successful blogger in Nigeria

I recently started another blog. But before I started I did a quick research based on the top 100 Nigerian blogs. I discovered that a number of these blogs failed and were actually offline. For one reason or another they weren’t in business anymore. Why did these blogs fail? And how can you become a successful blogger? If some of the Top 100 blogs in Nigeria have kicked the bucket then what hope is there for those who haven’t made it to any “top anything” list? While I’m not here to paint a gloomy picture of the blogging business I am here to state certain facts that people have forgotten. 1. Blogging Is A Business If blogging wasn’t a business then won’t recommend it for anyone to start and wouldn’t even be in it to start with. But for various reasons people think blogging is a hobby and as such just give up when they hit the first wall. Even if it’s an imaginary one. Maybe because it’s so easy to start. You could setup a blog with just N10, 000. You will pay for yo…

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