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Global eWaste sees 21% rise as Africa generates 2.9 metric tones

Global eWaste sees 21% rise as Africa generates 2.9 metric tones

A record 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020, released on Monday. The new report also predicts global e-waste – discarded products with a battery or plug – will reach 74 Mt by 2030, almost a doubling of e-waste in just 16 years. This makes e-waste the world’s fastes... »

Nigeria saves N15 billion through IXP, as Internet traffic goes local

Nigeria saves N15 billion through IXP, as Internet traffic goes local

With the aid of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Nigeria is said to have saved about $40 million (N15.2 billion) in the localisation of Internet traffic, which would have gone abroad. The N15 billion savings, as explained by the Internet Society (ISOC), was achieved when the IXPN grew from carrying just 300 Megabits per second (Mbps) to peak traffic of 125 Gbps in 2020. According to ... »

Google launches Nonprofits initiative in Nigeria

Google launches Nonprofits initiative in Nigeria

Google has launched ‘Google for Nonprofits’ in Nigeria, which aims to empower not-for-profit organisations by providing them with free premium services. For organisations that qualify, Google for Nonprofits gives access to a collection of premium apps – the same tools large enterprise corporations use – at no cost. Once approved, qualifying nonprofits can gain access to programmes such as Google A... »

Coronavirus puts flawed electricity tariff hike to test

Coronavirus puts flawed electricity tariff hike to test

GenCos threaten suit over delay • DisCos, govt, discuss poor services, supply cost • Senate urges Buhari to bear cost of deferred hike • Operators deny lobbying NASS, putting sector in debt Nigeria’s electricity supply industry faces yet another regulatory summersault, as the National Assembly, on Monday, toppled plans to increase cost of electricity supply by as much as 50 per cent. This came as ... »

Rising COVID-19 cases may induce more hardships, FG warns

Rising COVID-19 cases may induce more hardships, FG warns

To get $30 million grant to fight virus The Federal Government has raised the alarm that Nigeria risks further economic stagnation economic on account of the rising COVID-19 infections nationwide. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, issued the warning yesterday during the virtual Community Of Practice (COP) meeting of commissioners of economic planning in Abuja. He po... »

Why Nigeria is not considered research location for COVID-19 vaccines

Why Nigeria is not considered research location for COVID-19 vaccines

The Executive Director and Co-founder, Health Africa, Adam Thompson, has said Nigeria has not been considered a research location for COVID-19, due to challenges of infrastructure, huge financial requirements and bureaucratic issues, among others. He noted that if Nigeria becomes a trial site for COVID-19, it would have priority access to some vaccines. Otherwise, it will be at the back of the lin... »

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 ... »

Brief history of palm-tree in nigeria

Brief history of palm-tree in nigeria

Humans used oil palms as far back as 5,000 years. In the late 1800s, archaeologists discovered a substance that they concluded was originally palm oil in a tomb at Abydos dating back to 3,000 BCE.[5] It is believed that traders brought oil palm to Egypt.[citation needed] Palm oil from E. guineensis has long been recognized in West and Central African countries, and is widely used as a cooking oil.... »

A brief history of malaria by London school

A brief history of malaria by London school

Malaria occupies a unique place in the annals of history. Over millennia, its victims have included Neolithic dwellers, early Chinese and Greeks, princes and paupers. In the 20th century alone, malaria claimed between 150 million and 300 million lives, accounting for 2 to 5 percent of all deaths (Carter and Mendis, 2002). Although its chief sufferers today are the poor of sub-Saharan Africa, Asia,... »

Botanical names of flowers, herbs, vegetables

Botanical names of flowers, herbs, vegetables

Flowers: Common Name: Botanical Name: Achillea Achillea African Daisy Dimorphotheca Aurantica Alternanthera Alternanthera Alyssum Lobularia Maritima Amaranth Amaranthaceae Aster, Crego Mix Callistephus Bachelor Buttons Centaurea Cyanus Balloon Flower Platycodon Grandiflorus Balsam Impatiens Balsamina Bee Balm Monarda Didyma Begonia Begoniaceae Bellflower Camponula Birdhouse Gourds Cucurbita Lagena... »

Islamic group issues strong warning to WAEC, reveal why terrorism has continued in Nigeria

Islamic group issues strong warning to WAEC, reveal why terrorism has continued in Nigeria

An Islamic human rights association, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reminded the West African Examination Council, WAEC to take cognizance of the Muslim worship period on Fridays when it finally prepares its WASSCE timetable. WAEC yesterday debunked the report that it had released the May/June 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) timetable. It said the ... »

Facebook pulls Trump ads which used Nazi symbol

Facebook pulls Trump ads which used Nazi symbol

This computer screen capture shows a removed Trump campaign ad that appeared in feeds on Facebook on June 18, 2020. Facebook on June 18, 2020 said it removed ads by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that contained a symbol used in Nazi Germany for political prisoners. PHOTO: Facebook /AFP) Facebook on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trump’s campaign containing a symbol used by... »

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... »

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... »

Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

Piqued by the rising poor food safety practices and standards that led to huge economic losses evident in the myriad of rejects of some food exports at the international markets, the Nigerian National Accreditation Systems (NiNAS), said it is driving performance in the food supply chain to reduce the incidence. They also declared a readiness to support Nigeria to achieve food safety amid the COVID... »

Manufacturing sector’s performance remains weak despite ‘interventions

Manufacturing sector’s performance remains weak despite ‘interventions

Despite interventions by the government, especially in the areas of ease of doing business in the country, local manufacturing remains challenged and overwhelmed by weak and frail performance outlook. In their assessment of activities in the real sector, both the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) called for urgent government intervent... »

Nigerian seafarers bemoan disdain for local certificates

Nigerian seafarers bemoan disdain for local certificates

Notwithstanding the massive investment in seafarers’ development by the Federal Government, the Nigerian crew is still facing severe discrimination due to preference for foreign certificates. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), had invested heavily in its National Seafarers Development Programme, (NSDP) scheme, but has been experiencing a delay in taking the cadets for... »

Ogun state decry high rate of pregnancy among youths

Ogun state decry high rate of pregnancy among youths

  Ogun State government yesterday decried the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy among school girls following the shutdown of schools as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, who disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital, urged parents to encourage their children to visit the teenage units of primary... »

How moves by APC elders to reconcile Obaseki, Oshiomhole failed

How moves by APC elders to reconcile Obaseki, Oshiomhole failed

Former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, in this interview, discloses in detail how steps were taken by elders of the party to reconcile Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, with his estranged godfather and National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, failed to bear fruit. A founding father of the party, he predicts that the September 19 governorship election in Edo would... »

Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program

Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end ‘Dreamer’ immigrant program

DACA recipients and their supporters celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the court ruled in a 5-4 vote that U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, created in 2012 by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama, was unlawful, in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US Supreme Court dealt President Do... »

COVID-19 cases, deaths may rise until August, experts warn

COVID-19 cases, deaths may rise until August, experts warn

Medical experts have warned that Nigeria may continue to record more cases of coronavirus infection and deaths until August because the country is yet to reach the peak of the epidemic. In the absence of an effective vaccine, the medical experts recommended strict enforcement of non-pharmaceutical interventions like use of facemasks, regular hand washing with soap, and keeping social distance to r... »

Obaseki and challenge of next anchor-point

Obaseki and challenge of next anchor-point

The forthcoming governorship election in Edo State, particularly the fight for the ticket of governing All Progressives Congress (APC), has rekindled the conversations about the mistakes technocrats encounter in partisan politics. Shortly after his controversial disqualification by the National Working Committee (NWC) of APC, Governor Godwin Obaseki initiated discussions with opposition Peoples De... »

APC crisis persists as court makes Giadom acting chairman

APC crisis persists as court makes Giadom acting chairman

The confusion over who occupies the chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress (APC) persisted yesterday as the Federal Capital Territory High Court extended its March 17 order allowing Chief Victor Giadom to pilot the affairs of the party for another two weeks. The court had on March 16, granted the application filed by one Comrade Mustapha Salihu on behalf of Giadom. The motion was s... »

Lack of IPv6 upstream service providers frustrate uptake in Nigeria

Lack of IPv6 upstream service providers frustrate uptake in Nigeria

The quest for more Tier-3 networks to migrate to Internet Protocol version 6, IPv6, is being frustrated by inability of some Tier-2 internet service providers also known as upstream service providers to migrate to the new internet protocol, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt. Mohammed Rudman, chairman, Nigeria IPv6 Council, explained that the internet distribution channel flows from Tier-1 oper... »

How poor funding derails primary healthcare services, COVID-19 containment efforts

How poor funding derails primary healthcare services, COVID-19 containment efforts

The Director, Department of Planning Research and Statistics, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Garba Bulama, on behalf of the Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said that late funds affect the primary healthcare service delivery. “Primary healthcare should be seen as priority. It should be seen as economic investment because as you are investing in the PHCs, you ar... »

Businesses must thrive to fulfil state obligations, LCCI tells LASG

Businesses must thrive to fulfil state obligations, LCCI tells LASG

With the coronavirus causing losses and dislocations, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has told the Lagos State Government to support business recovery to enable operators to equally fulfil their civic responsibilities. The Chamber noted that it will take a while for many businesses to recover from the consequential shocks from coronavirus, thus necessitating intervention and con... »

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

FG okays N27b bailout for local airlines, sector

The Federal Government has pledged to bail out the local aviation sector with a sum of N27 billion as part of measures to restart air travel and keep the airports safer.The sum, already proposed to some of the operators, will besides supporting the airlines, also fast-track the establishment of a private sector-driven national carrier. The Federal Government in March restricted local and Internati... »

Confusion as APC gets four chairmen in one day

Confusion as APC gets four chairmen in one day

While the All Progressives Congress (APC) is constitutionally required to have just one national chairman, a question of who currently occupies that position yielded different answers yesterday. The confusion followed Tuesday’s ruling by an appeal court, which affirmed the suspension of National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole and created a vacuum that is now the subject of varied interpretations. Those... »

Principles of nutrition and Genesis 1, 29 Diet – Part 1

Principles of nutrition and Genesis 1, 29 Diet – Part 1

It is no longer news that when GOD create a people, a nation with one heritage, He puts them in a geographical region where He supplies them with everything they would ever need to live a fulfilled life. Included in the provision of GOD for a people would be what they would eat to sustain them where the creator has located them. Because GOD is the All-Sufficient One, He certainly did not intend fo... »

Suspense as airlines resume operations without bailout

Suspense as airlines resume operations without bailout

Birds’ will fly again but it will never be business as usual in Nigeria’s airspace. • We’re checking compliance with safety guidelines, says regulator • ‘Airlines will collapse without govt’s palliative, new business model’ Regulators and operators may not be ready for local commercial flight services on June 21 when the airspace finally reopens for passenger flight operations. Although 11 carrier... »

Global FDI projected to plunge 40% below $1 trillion in 2020

Global FDI projected to plunge 40% below $1 trillion in 2020

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD’s) World Investment Report 2020. The projected decrease is expected to bring FDI below $1 trillion for the first time since 2005 (figure 1). In addition, FDI is projected to decrease b... »

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has closed a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff globally. The raise caps an event filled run for the San Francisco based payments company, founded two years ago by Ugandan Ham Serunjogi and Ghanaian Maijid Moujaled. The two came to America for academics, met in Iowa while studying at Grinnell ... »

Customs, agents disagree on physical examination of cargoes

Customs, agents disagree on physical examination of cargoes

The acclaimed reduction of physical examination of cargoes at the seaports recently has pitched the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against the clearing agents, as the quest for the digital process of clearance intensifies at the nation’s gateway. The Customs, had, during a webinar organized by Ships&Ports claimed that it has introduced several electronic processes that had reduced human contac... »

AI has potential to solve humanity’s biggest challenge

AI has potential to solve humanity’s biggest challenge

From the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), came to the submission on Monday, that Artificial Intelligence (AI), has the potential to help humanity solve some of its biggest challenges. ITU said from combatting climate change to cleaner energy to affordable health care and global pandemic response, the potential is there. However, the United Nation’s arm in charge of world’s telecommuni... »

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... »

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... »

Outrage as worsening insecurity hits North

Outrage as worsening insecurity hits North

A coalition of Northern groups, yesterday, bemoaned the growing insecurity in the region and called on the Federal Government to implement sweeping measures. It asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately relieve the service chiefs of their duties,” saying unless killings in the region stop within 14 days, the coalition would “mobilise citizens to take to streets until the government is compl... »

Governors’ forum toothless bulldog, says Wike

Governors’ forum toothless bulldog, says Wike

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... »

Respect judicial process, BUA urges Dangote

Respect judicial process, BUA urges Dangote

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... »

Authoritarian, kleptocratic tendencies undermining evolution of democracy, says Naanen

Authoritarian, kleptocratic tendencies undermining evolution of democracy, says Naanen

  Former provisional president of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Professor Ben Naanen, told KELVIN EBIRI in Port Harcourt that Nigeria is still in transition to democracy. He stated that while all the infrastructure of democracy is in place, the operators of the system with authoritarian and kleptocratic tendencies are undermining evolution of democracy It’s 21 years a... »

Business continuity in times of disruption

Business continuity in times of disruption

Imagine there’s a lockdown for one year, what steps would you need to take to ensure your business runs successfully? The ideas you come up with, that’s what you must do.” Every challenge presents an opportunity to grow and evolve. COVID-19 has disrupted regular business operations in many industries from education to healthcare, hospitality, travel, and more; and lots of businesses are struggling... »

The Sun Exchange raises $3M for crypto-driven solar power in Africa

The Sun Exchange raises $3M for crypto-driven solar power in Africa

South Africa-based renewable energy startup Sun Exchange has raised $3 million to close its Series A funding round totaling $4 million. The company operates a peer-to-peer, crypto-enabled business that allows individuals anywhere in the world to invest in solar infrastructure in Africa. How’s that all work? “You as an individual are selling electricity to a school in South Africa, via a solar pane... »

What is the way forward for Nigeria, post-COVID-19? (IV): Think beyond Nigeria’s health crisis

What is the way forward for Nigeria, post-COVID-19? (IV): Think beyond Nigeria’s health crisis

A common saying, which is an English proverb is, ‘health is wealth’. We understand this ‘an individual and or collective health and wellbeing is the greatest wealth one has. It is not about money or your account balance. Good health matters. We consider the COVID-19 pandemic a global plague, which is currently afflicting the health of nation-states including the citizens. Nigeria is not exempted a... »

Attah advocates diversification, resource control for Nigeria’s rebirth

Attah advocates diversification, resource control for Nigeria’s rebirth

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, insists that 21 years of Nigeria’s unstable democracy can only be mitigated by economic diversification and resource control for the country’s process of rebirth to begin Nigeria’s stable democracy after 21 years seems to be facing a lot of challenges. Are we truly democratized? What institutions do we need to strengthen to make our democracy... »

Consolidating telecoms sector’s growth in Nigeria

Consolidating telecoms sector’s growth in Nigeria

Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Adeleke Adewolu (left); Executive Vice Chairman/CEO,NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta; Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, and Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska, during a Courtesy visit to the Minister, Abuja, on Monday.   As the saying go... »

Rise in the price of pharmaceutical products amidst corona virus in nigeria

Rise in the price of pharmaceutical products amidst corona virus in nigeria

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19); soaring forex and inflation rates; ban on export of products from China and India; ban on international flights, which has increased freight costs associated with importation of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), excipients and finished products are among factors that have pushed up prices of essential and prescription drugs, and medical/pharmaceutical pr... »

Zinc deficiency among children and how to tackle it

Zinc deficiency among children and how to tackle it

Health safety practitioner and senior registrar in the Department of Community Health at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Odusolu Yetunde, explained that zinc is a common element in human and an essential trace element or micronutrient needed for immune regulating function, which helps to prevent diseases, especially of bacterial and viral origin. She said: “It is also known for the ... »

The shitty rift between Aregbesola and tinubu

The shitty rift between Aregbesola and tinubu

The Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) of the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), formed and headed by the party’s national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, wielded the big stick recently. In a swift move, GAC proscribed all groupings in the party after its meeting on Wednesday.  The shock wave reverberated across several political tendencies. Observers were quick to interprete the de... »

Mounting loans: ‘Why forensic probe to avoid economic colonialism is vital’

Mounting loans: ‘Why forensic probe to avoid economic colonialism is vital’

For the umpteenth time, development economists are sounding the alarm that generations yet unborn may become slaves with mortgaged future, as a result of the Federal Government’s insatiable appetite for loans acquisition, especially the Chinese variant. Their grouse arose from the secrecy that surrounds these loans, the uncertain terms, and the litany of unexecuted projects, which the loans were m... »

COVID-19: Nutritionists counsel on advantages of healthy diet

COVID-19: Nutritionists counsel on advantages of healthy diet

As at May 21, globally 5,209,860 were COVID-19 positive, 2,092,757 had recovered while 334,878 persons were pronounced dead. In Africa, there were 101,684 positive cases, 40,588people have recovered with 3,115 deaths. Nigeria has 7,016 positive cases, 1,907 had recovered while 211 people have died of the virus. One major precaution that is often repeated in campaigns against the virus is the need ... »

Vitamin K, D could help fight, boost immunity against COVID-19, studies reveal

Vitamin K, D could help fight, boost immunity against COVID-19, studies reveal

study has revealed that most patients who died or got admitted to an intensive care unit for COVID-19 reportedly have a deficiency in Vitamin K. Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamins found in foods and dietary supplements, which the human body requires for complete synthesis of certain proteins that are needed for blood coagulation or for controlling binding of calcium in bones and other tissues. Du... »

COVID-19 prevention: What you drink matters

COVID-19 prevention: What you drink matters

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a respiratory infection which according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), causes fever, tiredness, sore throat and in severe cases, shortness of breath and respiratory difficulty, is the most challenging health issue the world has experienced in the past few decades. WHO and other global public institutions have confirmed that the severity of COVID-19 infect... »

Lemon leaf induces child birth and healthy for nursing mother

Lemon leaf induces child birth and healthy for nursing mother

Tea intake had excellent blood sugar lowering effect in type 2 diabetes *Extract compares with Diclofenac to relieve pain, swelling, joint stiffness *Leaf product has antiviral activity against Newcastle disease, coronaviruses Can extracts of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and cocoa (Theobroma cacao) be effectively used to induce labour during childbirth? A recent study published in Nigerian Jou... »

Different types of cryptocurrency used in the world

Different types of cryptocurrency used in the world

tcoin and other cryptocurrencies aren’t endorsed or guaranteed by any government, are volatile, and involve a high degree of risk. For more information, see FINRA , SEC , and CFPB public advisories concerning digital asset risk. Cryptocurrencies can act like real money—in a sense, they are real money —but they take the form of digital, or virtual form and are not managed or governed by any central... »

Cubot p40 specification and launch date

Cubot p40 specification and launch date

It is an excellent budget smartphone offering value-for-money. Cubot P40 is a one-in-all device which is globally made available at such a remarkable price. The interested users can grab the Cubot P40 at just $89.99 from June 6 via AliExpress brand activity.   Cubot P40 Specifications Cubot P40 houses a beautiful 6.2-inch waterdrop display sporting HD+ resolution powering Incell technology. T... »

Sony PlayStation 2 launch date and specifications

Sony PlayStation 2 launch date and specifications

Announced in 1999, the PS2 offered backward-compatibility for its predecessor’s DualShock controller, as well as its games. The PS2 is the best-selling video game console of all time, having sold over 155 million units worldwide, as confirmed by Sony.[13] Over 3,800 game titles have been released for the PS2, with over 1.5 billion copies sold.[14] Sony later manufactured several smaller, lig... »

Full PlayStation 3 specification  and price

Full PlayStation 3 specification and price

The PS3 uses the Cell microprocessor, which is made up of one 3.2 GHz PowerPC-based “Power Processing Element” (PPE) and six accessible Synergistic Processing Elements (SPEs). A seventh runs in a special mode and is dedicated to aspects of the OS and security, and an eighth is a spare to improve production yields. PlayStation 3’s Cell CPU achieves a theoretical maximum of 230.4 G... »

Full PlayStation 4 specification

Full PlayStation 4 specification

The upgraded ‘PS4 Pro’ (originally codenamed ‘Neo’, [17][18] product code CUH-7000) uses a more powerful APU initially built with a 16 nm FinFET process from TSMC . While the number of logical processor cores (8) remained the same, CPU clock speed was increased from 1.6 GHz to 2.13 GHz (a 33.1% improvement in CPU core clockrate), but with the underlying architecture unchang... »

A call to restructure Nigeria – emaka Anyaoku

A call to restructure Nigeria – emaka Anyaoku

Nigerians has reacted to today’s maiden celebration of June 12 as Democracy Day. The event marks 27 years since the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, widely believed to have been won by the late candidate of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Moshood Abiola.   Former Commonwealth Secretary-General Emeka Anyaoku noted that if Nigeria “is to face its serious cu... »

Tecno Camon iACE 2x review

Tecno Camon iACE 2x review

Tecno Camon iAce 2X smartphone runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo) operating system. The phone is powered by Quad core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53 processor. It runs on the MediaTek Helio A22 Chipset. It has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage.Tecno Camon iAce 2X smartphone has a TFT display. It measures 148.3 mm x 71.9 mm x 8.4 mm and weighs 150 grams. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 293 ppi ... »

24 proven ways to make money online easily

24 proven ways to make money online easily

There are so many ways to make money online, both legally and illegally. This article seeks to inform you on the best legitimate, easy, fast and free ways to make money online completely free in Nigeria. There are no surveys, no scams and no get rich quick schemes in the post. 1. Authoring and Selling eBooks Book publishing before the internet was usually a tedious and cumbersome task but now all ... »

Gas Cylinder – Where to Buy Online in Nigeria

Gas Cylinder – Where to Buy Online in Nigeria

Cooking is a thing all human beings do, directly or indirectly. And in a country like Nigeria, when you want to cook, you would have to decide what you would be using to cook the food. We have people who use kerosene to prepare their food, and we also have people using other things like firewood, charcoal, electricity, and gas. But, of all these sources of cooking energy, gas happens to be the mos... »

ITEL 6910 Review AND SPECIFICATION

ITEL 6910 Review AND SPECIFICATION

Itel 6910 which is also known as it6910 is a not a smartphone, but a feature phone. This has to be clarified because the phone looks just like a smartphone. For people who do not understand what a feature phone is, a feature phone is a phone that supports multimedia and can carry out operations like browsing the web and accessing email. The phone runs a Java operating system, just like the phones ... »

ITEL P12 REVIEW

ITEL P12 REVIEW

Itel P12 is a large smartphone, and it is difficult to classify. It is quite challenging to state whether the phone falls in the low-end group or mid-range group. The reason for this is that the phone comes with low-end specs and features, but has a 6.00 display and a 5000 mAh battery. For convenience’s sake, the phone will be considered a low-end device itel P12 is a large smartphone, and it is d... »

TECNO Pouvoir 3 Specs

TECNO Pouvoir 3 Specs

Tecno Pouvoir 3 Key Specs and Features 6.2-inch IPS LCD Display, 1500 x 720 pixels Android 9, HiOS 5 1.28GHz Quad-core MediaTek processor 2GB RAM 32GB Built-in Storage, up to 128GB Memory Card 4G LTE Fingerprint Scanner (Rear) 13MP rear camera and 13MP front camera 5, 000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery Battery and Camera Every line of smartphone have what they are known for and the battery capaci... »

HTC U11 Eyes Specs and Price

HTC U11 Eyes Specs and Price

A few weeks after the official release of the HTC U11+ comes a more modest model called the HTC U11 Eyes. The smartphone as its name suggests has more focus on the selfie camera which is now two or dual as the case is. However, in comparison to the original smartphone, there have been a dimming down a notch in terms of specs. On the brighter side, it is less expensive and available to the lower sp... »