BREAKING: INEC agrees to extend voter registration by two months

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has agreed to extend the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise initially slated to end on June 30, June, 2022. https://twitter.com/Mochievous/status/1539542795052097537?s=20 Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku, disclosed this on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, while briefing fellow lawmakers on the committee’s … Continue reading BREAKING: INEC agrees to extend voter registration by two months

COVID-19 and the Bounded Rationality Theory

Photo by Adrian Agpasa on Pexels.com For years, behavioural economists (researchers who study human behaviour) had believed that people are mostly rational in the decisions they make. Given the choice, they argue, we will always choose the things that give us maximum satisfaction from the resources we have available. They argued this was a universal … Continue reading COVID-19 and the Bounded Rationality Theory

Why some people cry during sex

Photo by Adam Kontor on Pexels.com For many people, sex is a very emotional act. When having sex, you might find that you experience many emotions, from pleasure to joy. Some people might even become so overwhelmed by feelings that they start crying. The first thing you should know if you've ever found yourself in that … Continue reading Why some people cry during sex

UKRAINE IS TESTING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY. BUT HOW MUCH?

Photo by Katie Godowski on Pexels.com Nostalgia is a powerful thing in the India-Russia relationship, but the conflict in Ukraine — and what comes after — may challenge that bond in unpredictable ways. India’s biggest concern remains Beijing, especially in the Himalayas, where a decades-old border dispute with China remains a serious source of tension, including a … Continue reading UKRAINE IS TESTING INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY. BUT HOW MUCH?

Does smoking cause depression and schizophrenia?

Smoking increases the risk of developing schizophrenia by between 53% and 127% and of developing depression by 54% to 132%, a report by academics from the University of Bristol published ON 20 June, 2022 has shown. More research is needed to identify why this is the case, and more evidence is needed for other mental … Continue reading Does smoking cause depression and schizophrenia?

How India and Russia became — and stayed — friends

India’s friendship with the then-Soviet Union became official in 1971, after the two countries signed a Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation. That year, the Soviets backed India in a war that ultimately led to the independence of Bangladesh. Around this time, the US was also pursuing its opening to China (with Pakistan, India’s foe, as the … Continue reading How India and Russia became — and stayed — friends