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#endVACNgr : UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: FGGC Langtang security guard pimps schoolgirls for N5,000

With N5,000, or even less, one of the security guards employed to protect students at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Langtang, Plateau state, would gladly pimp the girls to strangers. Speaking to TheCable’s undercover reporter, the guard gave an insight into how he organises “runs” for the teenagers for a fee, and how this is a common practice. This investigation by FEMI OWOLABI and SEYI AWOJULUGBE also exposes the rot in the once-prestigious Unity School, where students use water from an untreated well, sleep on broken beds, study in hostile classrooms — and live practically unprotected from predators. You are in Langtang, Plateau state, for the weekend and need a schoolgirl for the evening? Someone is ready to help you make the arrangement for a fee. You can even have more than one girl if you choose. There are plenty of them at the nearby Federal Government Girls College (FGGC). The pimp is actually paid to protect the girls, but that is by the way. Before TheCable set…

WhatsApp rolls out a 'delete for everyone'

WhatsApp rolls out a 'delete for everyone' feature that lets users UNSEND embarrassing messages (but only within 7 minutes of sending it)

WhatsApp has updated its FAQ page to explain how the new feature worksWarns recipients may still have a chance to see your message before it's deletedTo delete, tap and hold the message, then choose Delete from the menuMessages will be replaced with 'This message was deleted' in your friend's chatThe feature is rolling  out to users on Android and iOS, but it is unclear how quickly people will receive the update Most of us have sent at least one text or image we later wished we could take back. And thanks to WhatsApp's latest update, that wish has now become a reality. WhatsApp has introduced a new 'delete for everyone' feature, allowing users to unsend an embarrassing message within seven minutes of sending it. The feature is currently rolling out to users on Android and iOS, although it is unclear how widespread…

Indian Twin Kids Joined At The Skull Have Been Successfully Separated (Photos)

Toddler twins joined at the head have been successfully separated today following an 11-hour operation by a team of 30 doctors, 20 nurses and many other paramedical staff.

Medics from around the world came together in New Delhi, India, for the risky surgery on Jaga and Kalia, who amazed the health profession by surviving to the age of two-and-a-half.

The twins were born in a village in the eastern state of Odisha with shared blood vessels and some shared brain tissue.

They had undergone the first phase of the separation surgery in August.

"The most challenging job after the separation was to provide a skin cover on both sides of the brain for the children as the surgery had left large holes on their heads," said Maneesh Singhal, a plastic surgeon who was a part of the operating team.

"The skin was generated from the expansion of two balloons which were placed inside their heads during the first surgery in August,"

The huge operation, their second had to be brought…

Avoid Ewedu when taking some antibiotics —Scientists

Certainly, many individuals would probably have heard the warnings not to drink grapefruit juice with cholesterol medication. However, that is not the only combination of food and drugs to avoid.
Ewedu soup, a delicacy many enjoy taking with staple meals like Amala, Eba and Fufu, is another soup, experts have warned can interact with antibiotics like ciprofloxacin.