NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT

OIL SPILLAGE AND NIGERIAN ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Petroleum Resources estimated 1.89 million barrels of petroleum were spilled into the Niger Delta between 1976 and 1996 out of a total of 2.4 million barrels spilled in 4,835 incidents. (approximately 220 thousand cubic metres). The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation places the quantity of petroleum jettisoned into the environment yearly at 2,300
NEWS

Suspected Sponsor Of Unknown Gunmen Arrested In Imo

Suspected sponsor of the hoodlums that operated under the name “unknown gunmen” a 42-year-old man, one Nnamdi Okafor, from Amanachi community in Orsu local government area of Imo state, has been arrested by security operatives. According to Vanguard, he was arrested for allegedly sponsoring the “unknown gunmen” linked to the killings, burning of Police stations […]
TRAVELS

The Statue of Liberty

Do you know the statue of liberty, was a gift given to the United States from the people of france. It’s Located in New York City.  The statue has a height rate of 151 feet 1 inch ( 46 metres ).. from ground level to torch: 305 feet 1 inch ( 93 metres ). It […]
TRAVELS

The Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

Such an amazing history, combined with facts, does the Great Pyramids of Giza portray. Not surprised it’s mentioned as “Great”. Yes it’s indeed great.    It was built by the Egyptians, dated back to 4600 years ago, during the reign of Khufu. No wonder it is sometimes referred to as, the Pyramid of Khufu.    […]
SCIENCE

THE BIO-WARFARE

WHAT IS BIO-WARFARE? The term bio-warfare is made up of two words bio and warfare. Bio means living entity while warfare is an organized large scaled armed conflict between nations, countries and ethnic groups usually the involving the military. Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such […]
FOOD

WHY MUST VEGETABLES BE IN MY DIETARY MENU?

Natural foods are source of vitamins that are required by humans. It has been reported that vegetables contains numerous vitamins such as beta carotene,  ascorbic acid, riboflavin, folic acid as well as  minerals like iron, calcium, phosphorus and others. Vegetables are known to be important sources of protective foods. Vegetables have also been reported to […]
HISTORY

Pablo Escobar: The Colombian drug lord

Pablo Escobar born on the 1st of December 1949 was a drug Mogul in the mandolin part of Colombia He founded and led the Medellin cartel. He is the wealthiestcriminal in history with an income of 26 billion per year. Theking of cocaine as he was known to be monopolized cocaine trade into the USA in the
LIFESTYLE

4 Dangerous Effects of Procrastination

Procrastination! Procrastination! Procrastination!.. just as it is being written repeatedly, so also it depicts in one’s life, for it is an act you do each moment and day(repeatedly).  What is procrastination? It is the habit of delaying to do something. Being always fond of postponing a supposed task to be done.   Here are the dangerous […]
FOOD HEALTH

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FLUTED PUMPKINS (UGU LEAVES)

Fluted pumpkin leaf are a source of dietary fibre that could help in the healthy maintenance of the digestive system, improving digestion thereby reducing the chances of health conditions like an irritable bowel movement, constipation and those causes by indigestion problems like ulcers and gastroparesis. It can also help to lose weight as it makes […]
FOOD

Why you should parboil your noodles

Let us talk about instant noodles.  Instant noodles are precooked, in form of string slices, having its own seasoned flavoured powder in a separate packet.   This type of noodle is a fan Favourite, due to its ease in preparation and having accessible ingredients. But the real deal is this;    Are we really preparing our […]
ROMANCE

How to cope with a clingy partner

The word clingy could be synonymous to closeness, tied, attachment e.t.c. Therefore, who is a clingy partner or what does it insinuate to say that one is clingy?   A clingy person is one who needs an undivided attention of one to match his/her own interest.  Anyone can be clingy in a relationship, for it is […]
EDUCATION HEALTH

How to teach a child with dyslexia

First and foremost, let us define dyslexia as a mental knowledge disorder.     Do you know that dyslexia is common with children? Yes it is. And this is because, it occurs following problems with brain development during the early stages of fetal development.  Over the world, it is being observed that school teachers mostly find […]
EDUCATION

10 proven ways to prepare for an examination

Examination: a test to prove or defend what you have learnt, a test of intelligence. Examination every student’s mood swing moments,it is not uncommon/unusual to see the physical or even emotional fear of students towards examinations.    Generally, its being observed that,the fear or phobia students have is not just all about the questions placed […]
FOOD

How to make Nigerian jollof rice

The Nigerian jollof rice can be cooked in several ways and enjoyed by everyone. how the food is being cooked or the method used in cooking the food doesn’t really matter. All thatactually matters is that at the end of the day you have yourself a good nutritious jollof rice. So today will be teaching how to make jollof rice. Jollof rice is a rich west […]
FOOD SCIENCE

THE RICHNESS OF TIGER NUTS

Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) is a tuber that grows freely and is consumed widely in Nigeria and in various parts of West and East Africa. It has long been recognized as one of the best nutritional crops used to augment diets with its rich iron and calcium contents for body growth and development, since a […]
HISTORY

THE IGBOS AND THEIR CLAIMS OF JEWISH ORIGIN

The Igbos and the JEWISH ORIGIN Some Igbos has always claimed to be descendants of the present Jews. The igbo tribe natively called ndi igbo are a meta ethnicity native to the present day south central and southeastern Nigeria and also Equatorial Guinea. Geographically the igbo homeland is divided into two unequal sections by the […]
ROMANCE

THE POWER OF LOVE

Love is beautiful and the greatest power in the world, there isn’t anything love cannot overcome. Pure undiluted love is sweeter than honey and its melody so exquisite, true love is patient, it is self sacrificing, it is not conceited, it is not proud but endures and is compassionate. The word love is a regular […]
STORIES

DIARY OF A HUSTLER episode 6

THE KIDNAP EXPERIENCE, Part One Today I witnessed a Jacki Chan live action. I also witnessed an act of selflessness even in the face of real danger, then I did put my acrobatic skills to good use too. I feel so proud of myself right now, and even though it had been a real frightening […]
BREAKING STORIES

DIARY OF A HUSTLER episode 5

Baptism…. It felt like i was drowning. My mouth was open,trying to gulp in air as fast as i could. Then my face went warm and i tasted salty water I jerked to a sitting position, spurting out water and coughing violently. I was wet all over and for a moment, i felt the way […]
FOOD

NIGERIAN INDIGENOUS FERMENTED FOOD AND ITS IMPORTANCE

Fermentation is one of the oldest technologies used for food preservation. Over the centuries, it has evolved and has been refined and diversified. Today, a large variety of foods are derived from this technology which is used in households, small-scale food industries and large commercial enterprises. In the past, traditional fermentation technologies were based on […]
FOOD

THE BEAUTY AND BENEFITS OF FERMENTED FOOD

Fermented foods are foods produced by the modification of raw material of either animal or vegetable origin by the activities of microorganisms. Fermented foods have been a well established part of the human diet for thousands of years, without much of an appreciation for thousands of years, or an understanding of their underlying microbial functionality, until […]
STORIES

DIARY OF A HUSTLER episode 4

Baptism…. It felt like i was drowning. My mouth was open,trying to gulp in air as fast as i could. Then my face went warm and i tasted salty water I jerked to a sitting position, spurting out water and coughing violently. I was wet all over and for a moment, i felt the way […]
HEALTH

UK Government to conducts door to door testing for South African variant after two people tested positive for COVID despite having no travel links

The UK government will offer residents in parts of Surrey coronavirus tests, after two people tested positive for the South African variant despite having no travel links.   Health officials will carry out door-to-door testing in the Goldsworth Park and St Johns areas of Woking, regardless of whether people have symptoms or not, Mail Online […]
RELIGION

NIGERIAN’S RELIGIOSITY AND STUPIDITY

Nigeria is a country filled with lots of religious practitioners who sometimes become stupid in their practice of religion. Religion is a very beautiful practice but should be done with rationality so as not to fall into stupidity.  Nigeria is filled with religious people yet we are at the zenith and echelon of corruption,  every street […]
NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT

EVOLUTION VS CREATIONISM

EVOLUTION The theory of evolution by natural selection, first formulated in Darwin’s book “On the Origin of Species” in 1859, is the process by which organisms change over time as a result of changes in heritable physical or behavioral traits. Changes that allow an organism to better adapt to its environment will help it survive […]
STORIES

DIARY OF A HUSTLER Episode 3

Now your suffering continues.. Jogging along this path with Tayo made me remember the time during year two when my roommate Kelvin had dragged me up from my morning routine of meditation to the school field where i had literally passed out after we had jogged round the entire length of the field I had […]

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