Day: July 1, 2020

My life is under threat – ASUU Chairman alleges

My life is under threat – ASUU Chairman alleges

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma chapter, Monday Igbafen, on Wednesday alleged threat to his life and property for carrying out his union’s activities. He alleged that the threat is coming from the Vice Chancellor of the ivory tower, Prof. Ignatius A. Onimawo. In a press statement entitled “Threat to my life and personal safety by the Vice ... »

12 strategies to motivate your child to learn

12 strategies to motivate your child to learn

Motivating Your Child to Learn 12 Strategies to Motivate Your Child to Learn Most good students aren’t born good learners. Yes, individual personality plays a big part in a child’s willingness to learn and their overall disposition when it comes to schooling and education, but most children who are good learners at some point had to become good learners. More importantly, any student, ... »

How to encourage people

How to encourage people

Steps 1 Encourage even the smallest effort. Small efforts may appear little but to the doer, having the effort recognized can mean a great deal. It can be enough to spark the motivation to continue with a challenge. It could even be a way of helping a small effort grow into something large.[1] 2 Stop finding fault with the wrong and applaud the right. By nitpicking and projecting our own insecurit... »

11 simple steps to discover your talent

11 simple steps to discover your talent

11 simple steps to discover your talents 11 simple steps to discover your talents ‘Do I have any talents?’ ‘What if I’m not doing what’s right for me?’ ‘What if I’m calling in life is completely different?’ questions of this kind run through the minds of thousands of people around the world regardless of their age. If you’re one of those ... »

5 effective home remedies for Gastritis

5 effective home remedies for Gastritis

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Ten ways to relieve ulcer at home

Ten ways to relieve ulcer at home

Ten ways to relieve stomach ulcers at home In April 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that all forms of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine (Zantac) be removed from the U.S. market. They made this recommendation because unacceptable levels of NDMA, a probable carcinogen (or cancer-causing chemical), were present in some ranitidine products. People taking prescri... »

Importance Of Road Safety Rules And Regulations For Kids:

Importance Of Road Safety Rules And Regulations For Kids:

Unlike adults, children do not have the maturity to know what to do and what not, when walking on the roads. Without adult supervision and proper knowledge of road safety rules, children can put themselves at risk. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report for 2014, 3% of the people who died due to road accidents were children (1). Statistics also show that 480 kids were... »

Why Is Water Important? 16 Reasons to Drink Up

Why Is Water Important? 16 Reasons to Drink Up

  What’s the big deal? It’s common to hear that water is essential for your health. But why?   This substance makes up a majority of your body weight and is involved in many important functions, including:   flushing out waste from your body regulating body temperature helping your brain function You get most of your water from drinking beverages, but food also contributes a small a... »

NMA, NUT knock FG over order to reopen schools

NMA, NUT knock FG over order to reopen schools

  The Nigerian Medical Association and the Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Tuesday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over its “safe reopening of schools”.       The apex organisations of medical doctors and teachers in the country told The PUNCH that the directive that graduating classes should resume was not only badly thought-out, but also could expose both teachers and p... »

I’ve received death threats to drop my daughter killers’ case– Father of LASU undergraduate murdered in Osun

I’ve received death threats to drop my daughter killers’ case– Father of LASU undergraduate murdered in Osun

  After Favour’s phone was tracked to Ikoyi-Ile in Osun State, we got information and policemen and I set out for Osun State. When we got there, we informed the DPO of the police station in Ikire of the operation and some policemen were assigned to follow us. We were led by a tracker and when we got to a particular location, the tracker indicated that we had got to the location.   We got... »

UNFPA urges action against female genital mutilation

UNFPA urges action against female genital mutilation

  The United Nations Population Fund has called for accelerated action to stop all forms of harmful practices against women and girls, warning that such practices cause profound and lasting trauma.   The UNFPA in a new report released on Tuesday titled, “State of World Population 2020”, said urgent action was needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices t... »