Day: June 16, 2020

How to be happy without being in a relationship

How to be happy without being in a relationship

How to be happy without being in a relationship   Being married is not a do-or-die affair. You do not need a woman to complete you or a man to complete you. You need to be able to complete yourself. This concept is also known or called self-love. Something many of us do not know how to do because of religion and our culture. It takes a while to get used to in some cases, especially if you are... »

Benefits Of Drinking Warm Lemon Water

Benefits Of Drinking Warm Lemon Water

Benefits Of Drinking Warm Lemon Water   Lemons are vitamin C rich citrus fruits that enhance your beauty, by rejuvenating skin from within bringing a glow to your face. One of the major health benefits of drinking warm lemon water is that it paves the way for losing weight faster, thus acting as a great weight loss remedy. Lemon Water Flushes Out Toxins And Is Extremely Beneficial For The Bod... »

Remittances, a vital financial lifeline, are being squeezed

Remittances, a vital financial lifeline, are being squeezed

Each year, migrant workers send money to 800 million family members. But the pandemic is severely disrupting flows. Domestic helpers line up for remittance services inside World Wide Plaza at the financial Central district in Hong Kong [File: Bobby Yip/Reuters] Remittance flows – the funds migrant workers send to their families back home – are projected to make their sharpest decline i... »

poorest countries in Africa

poorest countries in Africa

Uganda Uganda is of the poorest nations in the world. The country’s total GDP accounting for $33.57 billion, along with a $828.06 GDP per capita is tough to overcome for the 45.74 million living there. Uganda is one of the largest countries in Africa in terms of population, but they have a hard time getting out of severe poverty. However, the country has witnessed a recent change in the economy, t... »

Explainer: The piracy case against Saudi’s beoutQ channel

Explainer: The piracy case against Saudi’s beoutQ channel

WTO rules against Saudi Arabia following Qatar complaint about illegal streaming of sports events from beIN channel. Qatar-based sport network beIN Media Group has long claimed beoutQ was stealing its signal and broadcasting it as its own [File: Mohamed Abd el-Ghany/Reuters] Saudi Arabia has come under heavy criticism over its involvement in extensive piracy carried out through an illegal streamin... »

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

US Supreme Court LGBT worker ruling has a giant loophole

Exemption for small businesses with fewer than 15 employees leaves out one in six US workers. A 1960s-era ban on sex discrimination in the workplace was extended to millions of LGBT workers with the US Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision on Monday – the most significant LGBT ruling since same-sex marriage was legalised in 2015 [File: Bloomberg] The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision... »

Could Saudi Arabia’s mass scale IP theft sink Newcastle bid?

Could Saudi Arabia’s mass scale IP theft sink Newcastle bid?

The final whistle may blow on Saudi-led bid for Newcastle United takeover after WTO rules against kingdom. On Tuesday, the World Trade Organization concluded that Saudi Arabia had engaged in Intellectual Property theft- a ruling that could sink a takeover bid for Newcastle United backed by the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund [File: Eddie Keogh/Reuters] Correction 16 June 2020: Some of the qu... »

Steroid drug: A ‘breakthrough’ in the fight against coronavirus?

Steroid drug: A ‘breakthrough’ in the fight against coronavirus?

UK has approved the drug use in the state-run health service and stockpiled 200,000 courses of the treatment. A pharmacist displays an ampoule of dexamethasone at the Erasme Hospital amid the corona virus disease (COVID19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium [File: Yves Herman/Reuters] A cheap and widely-used steroid called dexamethasone has become the first drug shown to be able to save lives among CO... »

Cool places to stay with your dog

Cool places to stay with your dog

British people love their dogs. In fact 25% percent of households in the United Kingdom include a dog, a figure that is likely to be even higher this year thanks to a surge in pet-owning popularity during the COVID-19 lockdown. And with a large number of travellers planning to book domestic trips in 2020, the timing couldn’t be better for the publishers of Cool Camping books, which releases ... »

Types Of Modeling

Types Of Modeling

Introduction When people think of modeling, they usually think of runway shows or models represented in glossy fashion magazines. The fashion industry employs the highest number of models. Modeling as an occupation began in the year 1853. The credit goes to French designer, Charles Frederick Worth, known as the father of Haute couture, who asked his wife, Marie Augustine Vernet to model for the cl... »

These Caribbean countries are reopening for tourists this month

These Caribbean countries are reopening for tourists this month

As COVID-19 restrictions ease all over the world, a few Caribbean countries have begun the process of reopening to tourists for the summer months. Each country has instituted a series of strict guidelines to protect not only its citizens, but visitors to the respective island as well. As a whole, the Caribbean responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result, infection numbers have remai... »

Types Of Modeling

Types Of Modeling

Introduction When people think of modeling, they usually think of runway shows or models represented in glossy fashion magazines. The fashion industry employs the highest number of models. Modeling as an occupation began in the year 1853. The credit goes to French designer, Charles Frederick Worth, known as the father of Haute couture, who asked his wife, Marie Augustine Vernet to model for the cl... »

Stonehenge: get to know England’s most mysterious monument

Stonehenge: get to know England’s most mysterious monument

Stonehenge is a prehistoric marvel. This stone circle rises out of Salisbury Plain, its rugged stones complemented by a swish visitor center that explores its incredible construction. But Stonehenge isn’t just a 4000-year-old monument: it’s a swirl of ancient myths and modern controversy, a symbol of England from long before England even existed, and one of the world’s great mysteries. Here, we ex... »

Europe is starting to reopen – here’s what you need to know about each country’s rules

Europe is starting to reopen – here’s what you need to know about each country’s rules

Some European countries are beginning to gradually reopen their borders this week in an effort to kickstart the tourism season but rules are far from coordinated. France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Greece and the Netherlands eased travel restrictions and opened their borders to tourists from most nations within the European Union on 15 June. They join countries like Italy, Cyprus and Croatia w... »

69 Works Of The Holy Spirit

69 Works Of The Holy Spirit

Introduction   We just had a an incredible weekend with the Holy Spirit… yes, I know He’s already in us, around us and on us at all times…but there are moments and times when He’s more palpable and people are healed, relationships are restored and good things happen…I’m still shaking sensing His presence now. I’d better go soak. Before I do, I wanted to share this post I prepared last week, a... »

These are the 10 most-liked Airbnbs on Instagram

These are the 10 most-liked Airbnbs on Instagram

Now that our thoughts are turning to travel again, Airbnb has decided to give us some inspiration. It is looking back to the summer of 2019 and has unveiled the top 10 most-liked homes from its Instagram account, which just might help to fuel your wanderlust. Fisherman’s boathouse, Milos This traditional fisherman’s boathouse sleeps four and is located on Firopotamos beach on the Greek island of M... »

Side effect of weed, marijuana

Side effect of weed, marijuana

Marijuana weed, pot, dope, grass. They’re different names for the same drug that comes from the cannabisplant. You can smoke it, vape it, drink it, or eat it. Most folks use marijuana for pleasure and recreation. But a growing number of doctors prescribe it for specific medical conditions and symptoms. Marijuana has mind-altering compounds that affect both your brain and body. It can be addictive,... »

Biography and networth of Lil kim

Biography and networth of Lil kim

Net Worth: $500 Thousand Date of Birth: Jul 11, 1974 (45 years old) Gender: Female Height: 4 ft 11 in (1.5 m) Profession: Model, Actor, Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Author, Record producer Nationality: United States of America Last Updated: 2020 How much is Lil Kim Worth? Lil’ Kim net worth: Lil’ Kim is a New York–born rapper and actress, who has a net worth of $500 thousand. Kim was at ... »

Unshakable Reason why God Created Fathers

Unshakable Reason why God Created Fathers

Introduction hearing the stories of those whose fathers were engaged and affirming, giving something so precious to their children. At the same time, I am reminded of many others whose lives have only known fatherlessness. The tragic consequences of absent or abusive fathers mar these children in countless ways. So to help explain why fathers are so crucial, here are three unshakable reasons why G... »

Why now is a good time to visit the island of Hawaiʻi

Why now is a good time to visit the island of Hawaiʻi

Features – beach3000-15f7a15561e1 Sunrise on the shores of Pololu Valley. Image courtesy of The Hawaiian Islands / Tyler Schmitt. We don’t want to understate its effects: some 700 homes in the Puna district were lost, several residential roads in the area remain inaccessible, and Green Lake, once the largest freshwater lake in the entire Hawaiian archipelago, was literally boiled away. But f... »

Net worth of 2face Idibia

Net worth of 2face Idibia

2face Idibia is currently one of the richest and most influential artiste in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $22.5 million. this post we shall quickly take a look at the current 2019 net worth of one of Nigeria’s top artist that goes by the name 2Face Idibia. 2face has been in the Nigerian music industry for over 15 years and has won a number of awards. Most of his contemporaries have alrea... »

Health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Health benefits of apple cider vinegar

First, let’s explore exactly what apple cider vinegar, or ACV, is. ACV is made from fermented apples and water. Like other vinegars, ACV has 5 percent acidity. You may notice that there are different types of ACV available at the store. For instance, distilled ACV looks clear in the bottle, and it may be the one you’re most familiar with. But raw, unfiltered or unpasteurized ACV contains a cloudy ... »

Health benefit of apple

Health benefit of apple

Whether you have them as a stand alone snack in the middle of a work-filled day or as part of salads, smoothies, pies or desserts, apples rarely disappoint. Furthermore, the extensive list of the health benefits that apples offer is hard to ignore They are delicious, they are nutritious and a handful may even help keep doctor away. The season of apples is here and we can’t wait to have our fill of... »

POSTWAR AND  CONTEMPORARY  AMERICA

POSTWAR AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICA

Before the fighting ended, the Allies had planned for a world peacekeeping organization called the United Nations (UN). The United States joined the UN when it was organized in October of 1945. The United States came away from World War II as the world’s most powerful and richest nation. Americans now took a serious view of their lives and their role in world affairs. No longer isolationist,... »

Courses that don’t require mathematics in Nigeria

Courses that don’t require mathematics in Nigeria

You may have been looking for that course you can study that doesn’t require mathematics. Are you truly Mathematics enemy or the opposite? then you are on the right page. Majority of young school-leavers in Nigeria do have a tough time with maths even right from their primary school and this often reflects in their WAEC or NECO result. Mathematics looks difficult for most students even though some... »

How ladies can compress their wide vaginal

How ladies can compress their wide vaginal

Before you read further, be informed that this message is not for unmatured minds, it is made simply for grown up women. Although, married men too can benefit, that’s if they will help their wives/girlfriend out, except that, this message is not for them. Am going to be taking your few minutes to talk about how best to restore women “private office”. From my own idea. That means, after... »

Things that boarding house students can relate

Things that boarding house students can relate

If you were once a boarder or if you were a boarder all through your secondary school then surely you can relate to some of these things here. Boarding life was fill of good memories and bad memories. It was full of ups and downs but if you ask me, I will always want to attend a boarding school even in my next life. So if you attended a boarding, you can relate to: 1.Visiting Day: This day is a me... »

History of coca-cola company

History of coca-cola company

We all know what is coca-cola and how much familiar we are with the term. 95% of the time whenever we have a soft drink outside, it is of this Beverage Company. It became so much popularised in the late 20th Century that it ruled the Global Market for decades before the invention of software giants and online product based companies. But do you know how it all started, and it was never that what i... »

Five categories of artiste in the music indomie

Five categories of artiste in the music indomie

No doubt, Nigerians love music and don’t joke with their favorite artistes. Interestingly, many young Nigerians have turned to musicians overnight. Perhaps, they envy the type of luxurious living successful artistes enjoy and can’t wait to be known around the world. They want the money, fame, women, endorsements and all the goodies that go being in the news. In as much as we all love m... »

From seaside to mountain valley: the culinary riches of Chile

From seaside to mountain valley: the culinary riches of Chile

Home to buzzing seafood markets, food-centric highland villages and sun-drenched vineyards, Chile offers a dazzling array of culinary temptations. The nation’s great size and wide-ranging geography has created astonishing variety when it comes to regional delicacies, and there are countless ways to partake of a memorable meal. You can indulge in ancient dishes fired up in earth ovens in Chiloé, li... »

Alternative Caribbean: 6 unique experiences in the Cayman Islands

Alternative Caribbean: 6 unique experiences in the Cayman Islands

Barbie-pink houses, plush beachside condos and glossy corporate buildings – stroll through capital George Town and you might see a hint of the Cayman Islands’ rep as a financial hub. But look beyond the glass and you’ll see the archipelago is just as rich in natural charms, with extraordinary wildlife, dramatic cave formations and world-class dive sites scattered among curaçao-colored waters and s... »

Davido’s manager “Asa Akira”speaks on davido’s biggest mistake in the music industry

Davido’s manager “Asa Akira”speaks on davido’s biggest mistake in the music industry

A lot of big names we see in the Nigerian music industry today including 2baba, Wizkid, D’banj, Don Jazzy, M.I Abaga and Davido have all made one big mistake or the other while building a brand for themselves. These type of mistakes often come from drastic decisions made out of anxiety — and it is understandable because this often happens during the early years of introducing their bra... »

The honeymoon’s over: our post-wedding trip mix-ups and mishaps

The honeymoon’s over: our post-wedding trip mix-ups and mishaps

No matter how much time or effort you put into researching your dream honeymoon destinations, planning your newly-wed adventures or packing the perfect shared suitcase, don’t be fooled: honeymoons, just like any other trip, can go wrong. Our staffers thought their post-wedding plans represented the epitome of romance – but hadn’t anticipated baboon invasions, being mistaken for OAPs or dodgy duck ... »

The complete guide to Yellowstone National Park

The complete guide to Yellowstone National Park

Millions of years ago, the geologic hot spot fueling Yellowstone National Park’s famous geysers, hot springs, and travertine falls sat underneath the part of Idaho now preserved as Craters of the Moon National Monument. Eventually, that magma chamber slowly drifted northeast and one enormous, cataclysmic eruption later, created this astonishing landscape genuinely unlike any place on earth. ... »

History of Nigeria

History of Nigeria

Nigeria has a long history, with its roots in early civilisations of distinguished artistry. The plateau area around Jos was a meeting point for cultural influences from the Upper Niger Valley (where agriculture developed independently as early as 5000 BCE) and from Egypt. By 3000 BCE, the plateau people – probably the Bantu people who later dominated Sub-Saharan Africa – were developing more comp... »

Ten most disgusting parasite in the world

Ten most disgusting parasite in the world

Sure, there are probably about a handful of individuals who actually enjoy parasites, or creepy little creatures they could hold in their hand. For most people, though, these little critters make their skin crawl and want to deep scrub every part of their body. The scientists who spend their lives researching various parasites are true heroes, and we should commend them on teaching everyone else w... »

Here’s what you need to know about safe travel in France

Here’s what you need to know about safe travel in France

With its world-class art and architecture, seductive cafe life, village-square markets and unwaveringly romantic capital, France has enticed travellers since time immemorial. As the country reopens its borders, summer holidays in la belle France are back on – but with some notable differences. The reopening of French borders on 15 June to travelers arriving from the EU, UK and Schengen zones hails... »

15 Best Brain Boosting Foods you should be eating Daily

15 Best Brain Boosting Foods you should be eating Daily

It may surprise you, but the foods we eat have many effects on the functioning of our brain. We have always heard of healthy foods for weight loss, skin health and other physical benefits. But which foods improve brain function? Feeding the brain from the outside is critical to staying focused during school, work and other daily activities. But eating well has even more important benefits for us i... »

Things to know about fibroid

Things to know about fibroid

When I was diagnosed with uterine fibroid, it was a difficult decision for me to accept to undergo surgery to have the fibroid removed. “I got married at 30, my husband and I tried our best to get pregnant after 2 years of effort, I got pregnant afterwards andfed had my gybaby at 32”. Cool right? But I lost my child a year after… My husband and I tried to get pregnant again, but without success. “... »

Wike shouts at governor’s forum

Wike shouts at governor’s forum

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike yesterday lambasted the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), describing it as a toothless bulldog that had “lost focus on its role in defending the rule of law in the country.” He recalled that the body used to be “non-partisan and a powerful voice on national issues.” The governor contended that since the All Progressives Congress (APC) took over the leadership... »

Wonderful things about the earth

Wonderful things about the earth

Stories about giant waves have been circulating among sailors for centuries, but skeptical scientists thought they were about as common as mermaids. Then, in 1995, an oil platform in the North Sea was hit by a big one during a huge storm, and it had the equipment on hand to determine that the wave had been a massive 84 feet tall. A few years later, a 95-foot wave was measured by a research vessel ... »

Causes of fibroid

Causes of fibroid

When I was diagnosed with uterine fibroid, it was a difficult decision for me to accept to undergo surgery to have the fibroid removed. “I got married at 30, my husband and I tried our best to get pregnant after 2 years of effort, I got pregnant afterwards andfed had my gybaby at 32”. Cool right? But I lost my child a year after… My husband and I tried to get pregnant again, but without success. “... »

How to cure diabetes and stroke permanently

How to cure diabetes and stroke permanently

HOW TO CURE DIABETES Side effects of bitter melon include: 1. Abdominal pain and diarrhea (with bitter melon juice, several times more than the recommended amounts) 2. Headache, fever, and coma (with excessive ingestion of the seeds) 3. Worsening low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Diabetes, a modern lifestyle disorder where the levels of sugar in blood increases and result in its elimination through ... »

Things needed to know about twins

Things needed to know about twins

It’s widely known that identical twins have the same DNA. However, this does not necessarily mean that, in any other sense, they are biologically similar. From birth, identical twins have different fingerprints and different abdominal buttons. But as they mature, their bodies shift independently. An example of this is the natural scent produced by every twin. A study in the Czech Republic used 12 ... »

Dangote and bua judicial matters

Dangote and bua judicial matters

BUA Group has described the publication of Dangote Group wherein it stated that BUA misinterpreted the fact about a pending court case as untrue and laden with misrepresentations. A statement by BUA Group explained that Dangote, in its hurry to twist facts, failed to justify the alleged misinterpretation in its publication but stylishly stated that it has appealed the judgement whilst accepting th... »

10 the most common skin condition and treatment

10 the most common skin condition and treatment

Acne, the most common skin disorder in the U.S., can be a source of anxiety for every teen. Plus, the incidence of acne is growing in adults, too. Acne is caused by blocked hair follicles and oil (sebaceous) glands of the skin, often triggered by hormonal changes. The term acne refers to not only pimples on the face, but blackheads, cysts, and nodules as well. Some people get acne on other parts o... »

10 benefit of moringa

10 benefit of moringa

When it comes to moringa benefits, there are almost too many to count! Native to Africa and Asia, the Moringa Tree, or Moringa Oleifera to use its scientific name, is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Aduna Moringa Powder is made from naturally-dried moringa leaves. It has a delicious spinachy green flavour, perfect for boosting curries, stews, casseroles, soups, salads, green smo... »

Specs and price of pouvoir 2 pro in Nigeria

Specs and price of pouvoir 2 pro in Nigeria

Tecno is a known budget king when it comes to smartphone in this part of the world. In a bid to maintain that status, they have a wide range of budget smartphone you can choose from. One of the recent additions to that list is the Tecno Pouvoir 2 Pro (a.k.a Tecno LA7 Pro). Serving as an upgrade to the tecno pouvoir 2, the smartphone has a larger RAM size and a better front camera. Nevertheless, th... »

Specs, price and availability of tecno pouvoir 3 Air

Specs, price and availability of tecno pouvoir 3 Air

The Tecno Pouvoir 3 Air (a.k.a. Tecno LC6) offers yet another option for people who can’t afford the Pouvoir 3 and the pouvior 3 plus but still want the impressive battery life. Again, just like last year’s iteration, the pouvoir 2, TECNO has just released the Pouvoir 3 Air after the launch of the tetecno pouvior 3 plus. The Device features a 6.0 FULL VIEW display and also runs on the newest Andro... »

Tecno pouvior 3 plus specs and price in Nigeria

Tecno pouvior 3 plus specs and price in Nigeria

The Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus is the first smartphone from the Pouvoir series to features a triple rear camera. The handset also packs an ultra-slim body design with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and also a Dot-notch on the front Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Key Specs & Features 6.35 inch AMOLED Display, 720 x 1548 pixels (269 ppi) Android 9.0 Pie Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU 4GB RAM and 64... »

Specs and price of tecno pop 2 power

Specs and price of tecno pop 2 power

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Infinix S5 Specs, Price and availability in Nigeria

Infinix S5 Specs, Price and availability in Nigeria

The Infinix S5 sets a new standard for infinix smartphone design. It houses a lot of features that set it apart from its predecessors. Comparing the smartphone to its predecessors, the infinix S4, you get an improved design, display, cameras and lots more. Here we explore the Infinix Hot S5 specs and price. Infinix S5 Key Specs and Features 6.6-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi) Android... »

Things to know about laptop

Things to know about laptop

Using Command Prompt To Turn On Lapt This Method is simply creating WiFi hotspot with your Laptop without making use of any external application at all. I will guide you step by step on how to do this just follow the instructions carefully. Steps In Turning Your Laptop Into A WiFi Hotspot Using Command Prompt First lets cross check somethings; You need to : Have a working network card Be able to t... »

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 15 June 2020

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 15 June 2020

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening.   Globally, more than 7.8 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported to WHO, and more than 430,000 deaths.   It took more than 2 months for the first 100,000 cases to be reported. For the past two weeks, more than 100,000 new cases have been reported almost every single day.   Almost 75% of recent cases come from 10 countries, mos... »

Phone cloning

Phone cloning

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Designers for adults room

Designers for adults room

Teenage times are very unusual times in one’s life – you’re old enough to take on more responsibility, but too young to have any credibility. It is a time of transition from one stage of life to the other, a time when a lot of young adults have a challenging time fitting into their roles in society. At this seemingly anxious junction in their lives, their rooms become their sanctuaries; a place wh... »

Solar panels settings

Solar panels settings

Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture, molten salt power plants and artificial photosynthesis. It is an important source of renewable energy and its technologies are broadly characterized as either passive solar or active solar depending on how ... »

Pregnancy prevention and treatment

Pregnancy prevention and treatment

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What to Know Before You Get Contact Lenses

What to Know Before You Get Contact Lenses

E HEALTH CONTACT LENSES What to Know Before You Get Contact Lenses In This Article What Are Contact Lenses? Exam for Contacts Types of Contacts Wear/Replacement Schedules Are you thinking of trying contact lenses ? With all of the healthful and convenient options available today, almost anyone can wear contacts. Some people find that wearing contacts is better for their lifestyles, while others fi... »

Causes and Diagnosis When You Can’t Stop Coughing

Causes and Diagnosis When You Can’t Stop Coughing

If you’ve been coping with a constant cough you may be very frustrated, in addition to being worried about what your cough might mean. What are the possible causes of this symptom, what questions might your doctor ask, and how is this kind of cough treated? Verywell / JR Bee Overview There really isn’t a clear definition of a constant cough, but if you’ve been living with one you... »

How to Determine What Condom Size You Need

How to Determine What Condom Size You Need

Using the right condom size is important for comfort, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and for effective birth control. Wearing a condom that is too big can cause it to slip off, and wearing one that is too small may result in the condom breaking. When you are planning to buy condoms, you should take the time to find options that have the correct fit first. Taking Your Measure... »

Common skin diseases and conditions

Common skin diseases and conditions

Common skin diseases and conditions There are hundreds of skin conditions that affect humans. The most common skin conditions can have some symptoms that are similar, so it is important to understand the differences between them. People should work closely with a dermatologist to diagnose and treat any skin condition to ensure that their lifestyle is not affected. Below are the most common skin di... »

Everything you Need to know about Heart disease

Everything you Need to know about Heart disease

Overview Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Diseases under the heart disease umbrella include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and heart defects you’re born with (congenital heart defects), among others. The term “heart disease” is often used interchangeably with the term “cardiov... »

High blood pressure during pregnancy

High blood pressure during pregnancy

Sometimes high blood pressure is present before pregnancy. In other cases, high blood pressure develops during pregnancy. Gestational hypertension. Women with gestational hypertension have high blood pressure that develops after 20 weeks of pregnancy. There is no excess protein in the urine or other signs of organ damage. Some women with gestational hypertension eventually develop preeclampsia. Ch... »

THE AGE OF  REVOLUTION  (1750–1914)

THE AGE OF REVOLUTION (1750–1914)

The Middle Ages The thousand or so years following the collapse of the Roman Empire are called the Middle Ages (because they span the years between the ancient world and the modern world), or the medieval period. The first several centuries of this time are often referred to as the Dark Ages. They were “dark” because in Europe, at least, education declined, science stagnated, and trade slowed grea... »

THE TWENTIETH  CENTURY AND  BEYOND  (1945–present)

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND BEYOND (1945–present)

As World War II drew to a close in 1945, Allied leaders created the United Nations (the UN). The UN was meant to replace the League of Nations. Most people hoped it would promote peace around the world. That did not happen. Small wars kept breaking out here and there. Sometimes the UN helped, but other times it didn’t. One of the biggest problems the UN faced was the fact that the strongest nation... »

Nigeria’s COVID-19 response threatened by social stigma

Nigeria’s COVID-19 response threatened by social stigma

Fatima Mustapha a 25-year-old student from Kano state who recently recovered from COVID-19 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is facing serious challenges of stigma amongst her friends and even family. The emotional turmoil of this experience has made her become withdrawn, keeping to herself in her family house. She had looked forward to uniting with her friends and family members after... »

How avoid your self from heart attack

How avoid your self from heart attack

You’re never too young— or too old — to take care of your heart. Preventing heart disease (and all cardiovascular diseases) means making smart choices now that will pay off the rest of your life. Lack of exercise, a poor diet and other unhealthy habits can take their toll over the years. Anyone at any age can benefit from simple steps to keep their heart healthy during each decade of life. Here’s ... »

How to Reprogram Your Mind

How to Reprogram Your Mind

Are you living the life you’ve always wanted to? Or have you settled into the status quo? Most of us have a vague idea of what we think we deserve. When life veers away from that path we have quietly set for it, we often become frustrated and upset. “Why is this happening?” we wonder. This discontent can be powerful; it can spur us to make change. But discontent is a double-edged sword. So many of... »

IPPIS: Bayero University terminates appointment of lecturers on contract

IPPIS: Bayero University terminates appointment of lecturers on contract

The Bayero University Kano has in line with the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPS guidelines, terminated the appointment of all its Lectures on contract with the University. The University alluded that the termination of the appointment is in line with the federal government directives to enrol staff on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) which do... »

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