Day: July 5, 2020

How much trouble is Huawei in?

How much trouble is Huawei in?

Fresh US sanctions have cut off the Chinese tech company’s access to vital American technology to a greater extent than ever before. Countries and mobile network operators around the world are now questioning whether Huawei will be able to deliver on it’s 5G. And the rising anti-China sentiment in India and elsewhere is not helping matters. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared la... »

Low internet access is driving inequality

Low internet access is driving inequality

Covid-19 and the great lockdown triggered a mass migration from and highlighted that access to the Internet is crucial for socio-economic inclusion. High-speed Internet is key for working from home, for children’s education when they can’t attend school in person, for telemedicine, for benefiting from social support programs and for enabling access to financial services for everyone, e... »

Nigeria declares ‘state of emergency’ on rape and sexual assault

Nigeria declares ‘state of emergency’ on rape and sexual assault

In Ghana, education has undergone a series of reforms, but the educational experiences of people with disabilities (PWDs) are often neglected. As the coronavirus hit Ghana, researchers have looked at its impact on working-class students and students in rural areas but not specifically on students with special needs — especially when it comes to online learning. Hearing-impaired and visually-impair... »

Natural wonders of the world

Natural wonders of the world

The Seven Natural Wonders of the world ought to not be harassed with the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The latter is the greater well-known listing that small print the awesome man-made constructions from historical instances that encompass the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Temple of Artemis, among others. The Seven Natural Wonders is sincerely an agency that tries to promote and defend the ... »

Is a camper vacation right for you?

Is a camper vacation right for you?

country by RV can be a romantic one. You and your best pals trundling along a meadow-flanked lane, pulling over into a scenic turnout to toast the sunset before bunking down for the night. But is traveling by camper as good as it sounds? Tips for First Time RVers ADVERTISEMENT Andrew Ditton has been touring motor homes and caravans his whole life, and seven years ago gave up stationary life to liv... »

Most beautiful places to visit

Most beautiful places to visit

The only trap is, there’s in no way enough time to visit them all. So, if you prefer to see the most lovely attractions for yourself, you’re going to have to narrow down your list. Luckily, we’re right here to assist and have accomplished the challenging work for, sorting out the first-rate of the best. Now, all you need to do is choose which of these gorgeous destinations you prefer to tour to fi... »

10 great day hikes in Wales

10 great day hikes in Wales

give the crowds the slip in this country of lonely moors and mountains, cliff-rimmed coastlines and tucked-away valleys. Mostly you’ll share the trails with nothing more than the odd unruly sheep. Here we bring you our pick of the best day hikes for when lockdown restrictions ease on 6th July. Cadair Idris Snowdon has the height edge – but for equally phenomenal views and far fewer crowds, opt ins... »

How to prepare for your first post-COVID trip

How to prepare for your first post-COVID trip

In some parts of the world that have been fighting COVID-19 more successfully than others, people locked down for months are starting to look at their summer holiday plans. Many of us are trying to figure out what going on holiday might be like in a world where the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is still circulating. Some governments, especially in continental Europe, are allowing or even encouraging dome... »

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call.

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call.

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call. The fact that Melanie Lockert, 35, lives in Los Angeles near her family is a testament to how serious she was about paying off her $81,000 in student loan debt When Lockert was in her twenties, living in Portland, Oregon, and side hustling almost seven days a week just to get by, she created what s... »

Raise a glass at the world’s most unique distilleries

Raise a glass at the world’s most unique distilleries

For those with boozy inclinations, touring a distillery is always fun, especially if it comes with a tasting at the end. But why sip spirits in an ordinary building? How about an old German storage bunker or perhaps a castle? Here are nine distilleries housed in unexpected places. Tours and opening times are all subject to change due to COVID-19. If you are planning a trip, always enquire ahead an... »

3 fun ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while staying safe at home

3 fun ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while staying safe at home

This Fourth of July holiday weekend is unlike any other celebration in any other year. Ever. As Americans socially distance and shelter at home to help stop the spread of COVID-19, friends, neighbors and families are getting innovative on how to get into the patriotic spirit. Fireworks at home Firework sellers across the USA are reporting record sales in 2020 with jumps of 200-300% as thousands of... »

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of their home during an earlier demonstration earned them both scorn and support. Protesters marched along the busy public boulevard called Kingshighway, which intersects with Portland Place, a private street that is the site of the Renaissance palazzo... »

Top places to visit in Abuja

Top places to visit in Abuja

1. Visit Millennium Park Are you in the Maitama district of Abuja? Do you like picnics and outdoor fun? If Yes, then visit Millenium park. Pack your speakers, small chops, drinks and mats/cloths for a day out at the impeccably groomed Park for an magnificent picnic; And the high-quality part? Entrance is surely free. 2. Hang out at Magicland Amusement Park Formerly referred to as Wonderland park, ... »

How the Virus Won

How the Virus Won

It started small. A man near Seattle had a persistent cough. A woman in Chicago had a fever and shortness of breath. By mid-February, there were only 15 known coronavirus cases in the United States, all with direct links to China. “The 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero,” President Donald Trump said. The patients were isolated. Their contacts were monitored. Travel fro... »

Redefining global care: Duty, service and choices made in the time of COVID-19

Redefining global care: Duty, service and choices made in the time of COVID-19

When the WHO Representative to Oman was assigned her new duty station in Syria, traveling in the midst of the pandemic presented a formidable obstacle. All commercial flights were cancelled, and other options meant several days of travel, uncertainties and quarantines while crossing borders, and an increased chance of contracting COVID-19. “I was not content to start working on my new assignment f... »

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

WASHINGTON — As the country is hit with record numbers of coronavirus cases, some states are halting their reopenings, and hospitals in hot spots are becoming overwhelmed, President Donald Trump has largely stayed in a place you don’t often find him: the sidelines. The president’s lower profile is by design, a senior administration official said. The latest hope among top aides is that... »

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food

LONDON — In the southeast corner of Ireland, Brian Byrne’s event-planning business was confronting a calamity. It was the middle of March, and the coronavirus pandemic was nearing peak lethality. As the government barred gatherings like music festivals, his revenue disappeared, forcing him to consider laying off his four full-time workers. But a swiftly arranged government program spared their job... »

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

  The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, in bars and restaurants, offices, markets and casinos, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists have been saying for months: The virus lingers in the air indoors, infecting those nearby. If airborne transmission is a significant factor in the pandemic, especially in crowded spaces with p... »

Top spots to visit in Lagos

Top spots to visit in Lagos

1. Bogobiri Bogobiri is located in the high brow area of Ikoyi. It is one of the many spots to go to in Lagos that come alive broadly speaking at night. It’s a unique area where meals meets arts. You would prefer to go to Bogobiri on Thursday nights for ‘freedom hall’ and Friday nights for ‘Taruwa’. If you’re a lover of spoken phrase and properly music – from jazz to Highlife and AfroBeat – then B... »

Top 10 Nigeria players

Top 10 Nigeria players

10. Paul Onuachu Paul Onuachu impressed at FC Midtjlyllland which earned him a pass to Genk Paul Onuachu carried out closing season with 18 needs for FC Midtjylland, the most of any Nigerian player. No Nigerian participant outscored Onuachu for three years and it used to be solely a be aware of time earlier than he received his Super Eagles to title up. Onuachu didn’t disappoint at first, scoring ... »

NNPC announces top management appointments as top official resigns

NNPC announces top management appointments as top official resigns

ENERGY The NNPC has effected a major shake-up to enable the corporation to live up to its expectations. The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the exit of two senior officials and the redeployment of others. Two officials who recently left the corporation were replaced while other redeployments were also carried out. The Edo State-born top NNPC official ... »

Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens

Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens

ECONOMY & POLITICS Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens   According to data obtained from DMO, $27.66 billion (N9.9 trillion) is the total external debt. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy’s total public debt rose to $79.5 billion (N28.63 trillion) as of the first quarter of 2020, which is March 31, 2020. This represents a 15% increase from the figure tha... »

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs  As long as the pandemic persists, the ‘new normal’ is for ceremonies to remain subdued.   It was a sunny Saturday in May and like it had been for the better part of 8 weeks, the new normal was in force in Nosa’s household. The lockdown induced COVID-19 meant that all the hustle and bustle of giving attention to side hustles on w... »

GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine

GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine

CORONAVIRUS GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine Both GSK and Sanofi said that they are placing more priority on quality rather than speed.   British and French pharmaceutical giants, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi are close to reaching a $624 million (500 million pounds) deal with the United Kingdom (UK) government for the supply of 60 million doses of corona... »

New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO

New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO

CORONAVIRUS New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO  KEY POINTS  The number of new Covid-19 cases has reached a new high at 212,326 cases in 24 hours. The report says there have been more than 10.9 million cases total. The biggest increase reported Saturday occurred in North and South America, which saw 129,772 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total in the region to nearly 5.58 mi... »

COVID-19 Update in Nigeria

COVID-19 Update in Nigeria

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 Update in Nigeria On the 4th of July 2020, 603 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria bringing the total confirmed cases recorded in the country to 28,167. The spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria touched a new milestone as the latest statisticsprovided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 28,167 confirmed ca... »

13 Health Benefits Of Garden Egg In The Body

13 Health Benefits Of Garden Egg In The Body

Culturally, the garden egg is said to represent fertility and blessing – this explains why it is common to find it being served during wedding ceremonies in some communities across the African continent. Garden egg is generally said not to contain a huge amount of protein and other nutrients, but it is very rich in dietary fibre, copper and thiamin (vitamin B1) and potassium, a necessary salt that... »

Top five Korean drama of lee min hoo

Top five Korean drama of lee min hoo

Today we are going to be doing something different from the usual. We are going to review our top 5 movies from our favorite South Korean Actor, Lee Min Ho. It’s no secret Lee Min Ho has been every girls crush ever since “Boys Over Flowers” as Gu Jun-pyo, the actor has won over millions of hearts for his ability to play both strong and soft personalities making him a versatile actor. Since then, L... »

20 Foods You Enjoy And Didn’t Know Is Killing You Slowly

20 Foods You Enjoy And Didn’t Know Is Killing You Slowly

Are you conscious that you consume foods every day that kill you slowly? Many of us have a few of these items on our menu, but you can get a deadly combination if you combine them all, so you need to start making dietary changes. To determine what you are eating now, and to start making the right choices. Here’s a list of 20 foods that kill you slowly. Seek to restrict or reduce the consumpt... »

11 Health Benefits of Eating Banana At Night.(see here)

11 Health Benefits of Eating Banana At Night.(see here)

It might sound weird that some people still believe the health benefits of eating a banana at night. Since many people aware that even this food can consider as a fruit, but still inside the banana, there are several calories and energy that quite high when consuming for dinner. That is why some people still doubt with this fact, that banana is good for dinner replacement. However, this habit stil... »

The Most Advisable Foods For People Over 50!

The Most Advisable Foods For People Over 50!

Eating a balanced diet is one of the best things you can do to extend your life and stay as healthy and vital as possible. There are certain foods that are good for you at any age, but have special benefits for those over 50. These are all flavorful choices that you can enjoy eating. Join us as we review the 10 superfoods that will keep you looking and feeling young well into your golden years. 1.... »

See The Foods You Can Eat To Help Prevent A Heart Attack And Unclog Your Arteries

See The Foods You Can Eat To Help Prevent A Heart Attack And Unclog Your Arteries

It is never too late to start eating for your arteries, due to the fact that blockage can start very early, and science has proven that this kinds of foods may be your ticker’s best friend in order to unclog your arteries and also fight bad cholesterol. Oats These whole grains has a high supply of soluble fiber, which is proven to unclog your arteries and fight bad cholesterol and the reason why t... »

Women who are billionaires

Women who are billionaires

  1. Christy Walton Worth $41.7 billion, we have the richest woman in the world in Christy Walton. A good portion of her wealth stems from her inheriting it from her husband, John Walton. John Walton accumulated his wealth by co-founding Wal-Mart. When he passed away in a plane crash in June 2005, Christy was in line of inheriting $18.2 billion US. When she gained that inheritance, she took t... »

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe »

How To Help Black Lives Matter And Stop Police Brutality

How To Help Black Lives Matter And Stop Police Brutality

There are a lot of different problems in the world, and some think we can not change them, but we actually can, and we must take action on every problem we face during our lives; this is the personal debt of every person in the world. Today we will talk about the serious problem for the USA — police brutality. We all know that the United States of America is a country of police state type. We can ... »

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone

Ten examples of how social media pics can fool everyone 1. Photos, which are careless to look at but risky to take Sometimes, you look at the pictures and can’t get rid of a thought it fools you, don’t you? You are right, the Instagram pic can lie. And it does. For example, this pic shows a laughing and carefree person who almost fall down from this fortress loophole. However, taking such a photo ... »

5 films that everyone will talk about in 2020

5 films that everyone will talk about in 2020

In 2019, more than 10,000 films were released. In 2020 there will be no less than prime. In order not to get lost in such a variety of new products, critics’ reviews, articles and ratings on the Internet are needed. 1.1917 A very different depiction of war comes in this World War One epic from Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of American Beauty and the last two Bonds. Based on a story told t... »

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed

4 Mysterious People, You Will Have A Hard Time Believing Actually Existed   1.John Nolan During the afternoon on 17th September 2017, an Irish man John Nolan residing in Tottenham, London was strolling on the street. The 70 years old John was suddenly set on flames without any apparent reason. The bystanders came to his aid and John was airlifted to a burn unit ward of a Hospital in Essex. He... »

EDO 2020: Ripples over PDP U-turn on Obaseki

EDO 2020: Ripples over PDP U-turn on Obaseki

  Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his associates in Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains must have been unhappy about the drama in the ruling party at the federal level that terminated his leadership.   But their sadness could be compounded if the APC does not deliver Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu in the state governorship election on September 19.   If Governor Godwin Obaseki is r... »

2023: From factions, APC will break into pieces — BUBA GALADIMA

2023: From factions, APC will break into pieces — BUBA GALADIMA

  Alhaji Buba Galadima is not an inconsequential politician in Nigerian politics. He has been around for a while. Galadima, a former close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, was the National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the platform that presented Buhari for the presidency in 2011, and one of the nine signatories to the merger agreement between the three polit... »

New telecom regulation beckons

New telecom regulation beckons

  The Nigerian telecom sector may soon herald fresh transformation as new guiding principles have started to unfold gradually.     Barely a month after the current Executive Vice Chairman, EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta was reappointed, the man is beginning to give an indication that a new sheriff is in town.   From his actions since his ... »

STORM IN IGBOLAND: No going back on parallel Ohanaeze, Igwe Nzekwe vows

STORM IN IGBOLAND: No going back on parallel Ohanaeze, Igwe Nzekwe vows

  There is a common saying that the Igbo have no king (Igbo enwe eze). This adage is used to depict the individual nature of the Igbo man who does not owe allegiance to only one man. Hence it is common to have cacophony of voices addressing Igbo issues without a unified voice.   For long, the umbrella organisation for all Igbo groups, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has held sway, addressing the Igbo q... »

Here’s How to Clean Your Groceries During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Here’s How to Clean Your Groceries During the COVID-19 Outbreak

  The virus that causes COVID-19 can be viable for up to 72 hours on certain surfaces. Taking extra care when handling your groceries can reduce your risk of exposure. Experts say these simple steps can keep you safe. All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication. Some information may be out of date. Visit our coronavirus hub and follow our live updat... »

things small businesses can do

things small businesses can do

things small businesses can do This pandemic provides a good opportunity for businesses to do some re-evaluation; ask questions about how to improve efficiency after this blows away. One way to achieve that is by codifying processes and updating database. It is popular knowledge that information is vital for any business to survive. This means that customers and employees must be up-to-date on the... »

Impact of climate change

Impact of climate change

Impact of climate change Different types of natural records have different strengths. Ocean sediments don’t carry season-by-season or even year-by-year levels of detail, but they can provide blurrier pictures of climate dating back millions of years, Mosley-Thompson told Live Science. (The oldest cores drilled from ocean sediments date back 65 million years, according to The Smithsonian Institutio... »

how to write a police report 

how to write a police report 

how to write a police report If the police ask you to write a statement, which they normally do when they stop you on the road and take you to their station or when they invite you to their station, you should know how to write a good statement that will not implicate you. First, whether you write a statement as a witness or as a suspect, you must understand that your statement is very likely goin... »

Ways To Keep Your Teeth Healthy Always

Ways To Keep Your Teeth Healthy Always

Ways To Keep Your Teeth Healthy Always Being healthy is more than just feeling okay or being without any visible symptoms. Being healthy is a complete state of well-being. This topic sounds like a discussion for kids but it will amaze you that you have been ignorant of some of the tips that would be shared here or you have not being following some of them. You might want to neglect this but if you... »

how to lose Weight

how to lose Weight

how to lose Weight  Weight loss ultimately comes back to the concept of calories in, calories out: Eat less than you burn and you’ll lose weight. And while it’s possible to lose water weight quickly on a low-carb diet, I certainly wouldn’t advocate for it. The diet itself can trick you into thinking that this eating style is working — when really, you might gain back what you lost as soon as you e... »