Day: June 23, 2020

Obama raises $7.6M for Joe Biden’s campaign

Obama raises $7.6M for Joe Biden’s campaign

Former President Barack Obama helped raise a record breaking $7.6 million from more than 175,000 individual donors ahead of his first fundraiser for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. “I’m here to say that help is on the way if we do the work,” Obama said during the virtual fundraiser. “Because there’s nobody that I trust more to be able to heal this country and get it back on track than my... »

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 4 dead

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 4 dead

A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least four people, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said one person was killed and another injured in a building collapse in Huatulco, Oaxaca. Otherwise he said reports were of minor damage from the magnitude 7.4 quake, includ... »

Voting largely smooth in primaries in Kentucky, New York

Voting largely smooth in primaries in Kentucky, New York

Voting appeared to be running smoother in primaries on Tuesday than in elections held two weeks earlier in Georgia and Nevada, where voters experienced long lines and stood for hours outside polling places. While there were reports of some voters in New York and Kentucky having to cast ballots in person after failing to receive an absentee ballot, it did not appear to be causing the long lines tha... »

Trump says ‘learn from history’ instead of removing statues

Trump says ‘learn from history’ instead of removing statues

As America grapples with racism in its past, President Donald Trump lined up squarely Tuesday with those who argue that the pendulum has swung too far in favor of removing statues and other symbols of that flawed history, saying mistakes will be repeated if not learned from and understood. Trump’s campaign also sees the divide over this latest cultural flash point as a way to boost the president’s... »

How to stop smoking

How to stop smoking

  1. Try nicotine replacement therapy Ask your doctor about nicotine replacement therapy. The options include: Prescription nicotine in a nasal spray or inhaler Over-the-counter nicotine patches, gum and lozenges Prescription non-nicotine stop-smoking medications such as bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix) Short-acting nicotine replacement therapies — such as nicotine gum, lozenges, n... »

11 Smart Tips for Brilliant Writing

11 Smart Tips for Brilliant Writing

According to a study published in Applied Cognitive Psychology, the answer is no. In fact, complex writing makes you sound small-minded. Just consider the title of the study: Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words needlessly. Wouldn’t it be better to title this study something like The effect of using big words when you don’t need them... »

36 Business Ideas in Nigeria That’ll Make You rich

36 Business Ideas in Nigeria That’ll Make You rich

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Solutions to cataracts and glaucoma

Solutions to cataracts and glaucoma

In as much as you can see a little, there’s still hope because this product I am about revealing to you was created using a regenerative technology which the Chinese has been working on for 10 years – so far you are not totally blind. Hundreds of people have used this remedy to 1. Improve their Eye Health 2. Improve the Clarity of their Vision 3. Protect their Vision against Glaucoma, Cataracts, a... »

Benefits of alligator pepper

Benefits of alligator pepper

Ginger, nuts, alligator pepper and whole grains are just some of the many foods that have been touted to have anti-inflammatory properties, among other health benefits. IT is often said that for every drug that benefits a patient, there is a natural substance that can achieve the same effect. No other group of people best appreciates this saying than the Traditional Africans. Long before the dawn ... »

Health benefits of drinking hot Coconut water will shock you

Health benefits of drinking hot Coconut water will shock you

Health benefits of drinking hot Coconut water will shock you   Fresh investigations have shown the secret health benefits of the daily consumption of hot Coconut water which is made from the clear liquid inside of the coconuts especially early in the morning and before one goes to bed. Remember over 95% of Coconut water is natural water and it is not to be confused with coconut milk, which is... »

Dear parents, healthy eating habits can protect your child from heart disease later in life

Dear parents, healthy eating habits can protect your child from heart disease later in life

Dear parents, healthy eating habits can protect your child from heart disease later in life Here’s how parents can help develop positive eating habits in children to reduce their risk of having diseases later in life. cooking show, Kids’ diet, A balanced diet packed with nutrients is crucial for the proper growth of children. But practicing healthy eating habits is also as important as eatin... »

Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?

Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?

When Nicole Poindexter left the energy efficiency focused startup, Opower a few months after the company’s public offering, she wasn’t sure what would come next. At the time, in 2014, the renewable energy movement in the US still faced considerable opposition. But what Poindexter did see was an opportunity to bring the benefits of renewable energy to Africa. “What does it take to have 100 percent ... »

Recession: CBN unveils plans for non-interest loan in ABP, others

Recession: CBN unveils plans for non-interest loan in ABP, others

Targets N432 billion for 2020 wet season To avert another round of recession in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has unveiled plans for a framework for the integration of non-interest window in all its intervention programmes, particularly the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and the Targeted Credit Facility (TCF). The Bank also plans to fund the value chains of nine commodities to... »

Delta to float modular refinery, revives others

Delta to float modular refinery, revives others

Reviews 2020 budget due to COVID-19 pandemic Delta State Government has approved the setting up of a modular refinery, and commencement of work at an agro-industrial park in the state, which will be funded from an N8billion loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Government also appointed a committee to assess how the land occupied by the moribund Africa Timber and Plywood (AT&P), Sap... »

Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products

Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products

The health sector is also not spared from the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, as the prices of essential and prescription drugs have gone high and are beyond the reach of the common man. The President, Guild of Medical Directors, Prof Femi Dokun-Babalola told NKECHI ONYEDIKA-UGOEZE that the solution to the problem should be long-term, and lies in government encouraging research and ensuring th... »

Fauci hopeful for vaccine in late 2020

Fauci hopeful for vaccine in late 2020

The government’s top infectious disease expert said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic that there will be a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year or early 2021, and warned that the next few weeks will be critical to tamping down coronavirus hot spots around the country. Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials also said they have not been asked to slow down testing for coronavirus, an i... »

Debt service plunges to bankruptcy

Debt service plunges to bankruptcy

With the fall in oil revenues and the huge infrastructural deficit needed to propel economic growth, Nigeria’s capacity to service its huge loans amid low productivity and earnings is unsettling stakeholders. The recent Senate’s approval of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 billion loan request bumped the country’s external debt profile to $33.18 billion, representing 91.4 per cent of the countr... »

6 key nutrients to eat when you’re trying to conceive

6 key nutrients to eat when you’re trying to conceive

Following a healthy pre-pregnancy diet can boost your chances of getting pregnant as well as prevent pregnancy-related complications. Here are some key nutrients you should eat before and during pregnancy. If you’re trying to conceive, it’s time to change your eating habits. Experts say following a healthy diet can boost your fertility, help transition to a smoother pregnancy and lower risk of pre... »

9 reasons why adults also need vaccination

9 reasons why adults also need vaccination

Vaccines are not just for kids; adults need them too! Read to know more. Most people mistakenly think that vaccines are meant for only kids. This is a misconception and because of this many deaths happen every year across the world. The truth is that vaccinations are as important for adults as it is for kids. Unfortunately, many adults are guilty of missing out on the necessary vaccinations even t... »

Scouting out Chicago’s changing Wrigleyville

Scouting out Chicago’s changing Wrigleyville

Chicagoans once held two truths to be self-evident: the Cubs were baseball’s eternal lovable losers, and the general tenor of Wrigleyville, the team’s home ’hood, was boozed-up and unrepentantly lowbrow. Then in 2016, the Cubbies clinched the World Series – and sticky-floored Wrigleyville began smartening up, welcoming swanky new hotels, cocktail bars and restaurants worth hitting even after the s... »

Tarifa: the Costa de la Luz’s outdoors capital

Tarifa: the Costa de la Luz’s outdoors capital

Sink your feet into unspoilt powder-white sands, then grab your kitesurfing kit and hit the Atlantic waves. Welcome to one of Spain’s favourite summer playgrounds, the wild, beautiful Costa de la Luz. This natural, undeveloped coastline sprinkled with glorious blonde beaches and attractive, authentically Andalucian towns stretches northwest from activity-mad Tarifa, on the southernmost tip of Spai... »

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Where to shop in Madrid’s Las Salesas

Madrid’s Las Salesas neighbourhood – named for the nearby Plaza de las Salesas – has sprung to life in recent years thanks to a new wave of pioneering business owners. Nestled between the iconic Gran Vía, party-loving Chueca and stately Colón, Las Salesas is especially well-known for its variety of independent shops. A quick detour through this central barrio (district) is perfect for picking up q... »

How to live like a Local in Helsinki

How to live like a Local in Helsinki

Spending time in Helsinki’s relaxed wine bars, steamy saunas, cheap and cheerful restaurants and inspiring art galleries are just some of LP Local Violetta Teetor’s top tips for coping with the city’s notorious ‘Brrr!’ factor. Unless you’re brave enough for an icy Baltic Sea dip that is… LP Local Violetta Teetor sitting on a bright yellow City Bike in Hels... »

Castle-hopping in Wales – seven of the country’s best

Castle-hopping in Wales – seven of the country’s best

For a small country, Wales certainly goes big with its castles. There are more than 100 of them today – down considerably from the 600 or more built over the country’s history, but still enough to make knowing where to start difficult. To help you out, here are seven of the best, whether you like them old and craggy, recently renovated or simply historically significant. Cardiff Castle interior Ca... »

Top tips for an authentic Shabbat experience in Jerusalem

Top tips for an authentic Shabbat experience in Jerusalem

The electric atmosphere makes the air sizzle in the hours leading up to Shabbat in Jerusalem. Before the western side of the city shuts down for a full 24 hours from Friday evening to Saturday evening, bakeries are cranking out the last of the rugelach, a popular Jewish pastry made by rolling a triangle of dough around a filling, and locals are running last-minute errands. Observers of Shabbat are... »

Five family adventures in the Riviera Maya

Five family adventures in the Riviera Maya

For kids who go wild over beach days and adventures, the Riviera Maya has an astounding variety of child-friendly day trips, once you know where to look. With just a little knowledge of the region, you can give your kids the opportunity to explore the jungle, experience local traditions and make sand castles on some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches. A girl stands in the shallow water of a ... »

Where to go for Budapest’s New Wine and Cheese Festival

Where to go for Budapest’s New Wine and Cheese Festival

The New Wine and Cheese Festival comes to the fairytale Vajdahunyad Castle in Budapest’s City Park on 24 November. Packed with stalls offering spreads of local cheeses and bottles of újbor (young wine from the newest vintage), it’s the perfect occasion to learn about Hungarian wine and nibble on some craft cheese. This year the festival lasts one day but if you miss the date or feel like making a ... »

Under the radar USA: music, murals and museums in Akron, Ohio

Under the radar USA: music, murals and museums in Akron, Ohio

You’re never far from a live performance, art gallery or public art installation in Akron, Ohio. Over the past decade, this Great Lakes city – home to artists like Devo and the Black Keys – has transformed from a rundown former industrial town into a vibrant hub for artists of all kinds (and a wallet-friendly tourist paradise). Sign reading “welcome to Akron Ohio, home of the Black Keys̵... »

The best detours on Australia’s Great Ocean Road

The best detours on Australia’s Great Ocean Road

Wind your way beside the crashing Southern Ocean, twist around hairpin bends hugging limestone cliffs, take pit stops under koala-filled tree canopies, and bask in the sun on secluded beaches on one of Australia’s most spectacular drives: the Great Ocean Road. While the drive is best known for the iconic Twelve Apostles and famous beaches at Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Lorne and Apollo Bay, many of th... »

The long road to Machu Picchu for Inca Trail porters

The long road to Machu Picchu for Inca Trail porters

The Inca Trail is one of the most famous treks in the world, hosting thousands of hikers each year looking to experience the historic path that stretches across the southern Peru’s rugged peaks and cloud forests. The final payoff after several days of clambering across rocky terrain at high altitudes: passing through the Sun Gate, with the lush grounds of Machu Picchu opening up before you. ... »

If Your Gut Could Talk: 10 Things You Should Know

If Your Gut Could Talk: 10 Things You Should Know

  Your body is constantly communicating with you. Come learn the language of your gut. Behind the curtain, our gut is responsible for putting our body into working order. As it breaks down the foods we eat, our gut absorbs nutrients that support our body’s functions — from energy production to hormone balance, skin health to mental health, and even toxin and waste elimination.   In fact,... »

I’m a Dietitian with Diabetes. Here Are My 9 Favorite Foods — and What I Make with Them!

I’m a Dietitian with Diabetes. Here Are My 9 Favorite Foods — and What I Make with Them!

  Avocado is your friend (hello, good fats) and hummus is a fiber-protein health bomb. Find out what else this dietitian shops for to nurture her love of food and her type 1 diabetes.   Share on Pinterest Raise your hand if you like grocery shopping… anyone? I’m one of those rare people who loves roaming the aisles of the grocery store. This goes back to my childhood when I became very a... »

All the Smells a Healthy Vagina Can Be

All the Smells a Healthy Vagina Can Be

  Yeah, we’ve seen those scented tampons ads too. And it seems to us like all that flowery sunshine is another example of the world getting vaginas all wrong.   Just take a quick trip to your local drugstore. You’ll find a wall full of products promising to mask the natural way your vagina smells. Like douching. Widely acknowledged by the medical community as harmful to the natural balan... »

What’s the Difference Between Greek and Regular Yogurt?

What’s the Difference Between Greek and Regular Yogurt?

Yogurt is a fermented dairy product that’s popular worldwide.   In recent years, a specific type called Greek yogurt has taken off among health enthusiasts.   Both Greek and regular yogurt are packed with high quality nutrients and offer multiple health benefits, but you may wonder what sets them apart.   This article explains the differences between Greek and regular yogurt to help... »

The 10 Best Fish Oil Supplements

The 10 Best Fish Oil Supplements

Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat that plays many important roles in your body, including those involving inflammation, immunity, heart health, and brain function (1Trusted Source).   There are three main types of omega-3 fatty acids — eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and alpha-linoleic acid (ALA).   EPA and DHA, which are primarily found in fi... »

Igbos Georgia Mass Suicide of 1803

Igbos Georgia Mass Suicide of 1803

  A Slave: Is a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them. Being a slave meant that you no longer have rights of your own to do whatever you wanted. Most of our forefathers suffered to this inhumane act from the 14th century down to the 18th century. They were taken very far from their homes, families and culture down to a land they were unfamiliar with. Slavery i... »

Latest Breaking News in Nigeria Today, Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Latest Breaking News in Nigeria Today, Tuesday 23rd June 2020

  1. 675 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria, total confirmed cases now 20,919. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 675 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of active infections to 20,919. 7109 cases have been discharged and 525 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 675 new cases are reported from 21 states,... »

Some Health Benefits of Groundnuts

Some Health Benefits of Groundnuts

  More than 60 percent of people in and beyond Africa consume and luxury on the groundnut entirely. Groundnut is a snack which plays a key role in your wellness, particularly for your brain. We are eating groundnut like a snack. You ‘re going to cook and boil. People always fell back on the fried food when we starve when food is not available and it’s very convenient to support yo... »

Top Breaking News Worldwide this Morning, Tuesday 23rd of June, 2020

Top Breaking News Worldwide this Morning, Tuesday 23rd of June, 2020

1. The Trump administration aims to end Dreamers immigration program within the next six months The Trump administration is determined to end the Dreamers program that protects immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children within the next six months, the acting head of the Department of Homeland Security said on Sunday. The Trump administration views the programs as unlawful and t... »

Health Benefits of Cloves

Health Benefits of Cloves

Health Benefits of Cloves Cloves are the flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen also known as Syzygium aromaticum. Found in both whole and ground forms, this versatile spice can be used to season pot roasts, add flavor to hot beverages, and bring spicy warmth to cookies and cakes. High in antioxidants In addition to containing several important vitamins and minerals, cloves are rich in antiox... »

Drinking Warm Lemon Water

Drinking Warm Lemon Water

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 Body Warm lemon... »

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria

Lucrative business you can start in Nigeria poultry farming This is one among the simplest business that’s yielding great in Nigeria, tons of individuals who have a venture of this business early is basically making it huge today. Poultry farming is extremely lucrative, even some foreigners are coming to Nigeria to take a position in poultry farming. Poultry farm of two ,000 chickens can yield you... »

Business that can give you Extra income

Business that can give you Extra income

Business that can give you Extra income Laundry Service f you have passion for washing and ironing of clothes, this business will be good for you, all you need to do is acquire little skills on how to handle clothes in a professional manner. Production and Sale of Liquid Soap and Bar Soap Liquid Soap Production and Bar Soap is a very lucrative business and can be done as a business that can give y... »