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How to survive in Nigeria and anywhere in the world

One of the most prudent things you should do for yourself in Nigeria today is keeping out of trouble. One of the worst things that can happen to a person is to be sent to jail in Nigeria. Jail in Nigeria is halfway house to hell. Maryam Sanda will probably never be executed, most Governor's … Continue reading How to survive in Nigeria and anywhere in the world

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Power, Knowledge and Virtue

13 GOLDEN RULES TO GUIDE US THROUGH LIFE: Respect 3 People.Teachers. Parents. ElderlyKeep 3 things in you.Honesty. Faith. Good DeedsBe Free from 3 things.Arrogance. Cheating. DebtsControl 3 things.Tongue. Anger. AppetiteReject 3 things.Bad deeds. Backbiting. JealousyObtain 3 things.Knowledge. Understanding. WisdomBuild on 3 things.Good counsel. Good Manners. Godliness with contentmentKeep 3 things pure.Body. Clothes. ThoughtsRemember 3 things.Death. … Continue reading Power, Knowledge and Virtue

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Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

The 59th inaugural ceremony will be held on Jan. 20 -- just two days away -- at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The event will swear in President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Due to surging COVID-19 cases, the Jan. 6 attack by President Donald Trump's supporters on the US Capitol and the refusal of Trump himself to … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

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What every equestrian should know about Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

What is Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)? Equine Herpesvirus (EHV) is a viral infection. The disease has no major side effects but has been a major threat to horses in the United States and all over the world. Unfortunately, most equestrians are ignorant of the highly contagious disease which causes different types of neurological illnesses that are … Continue reading What every equestrian should know about Equine Herpesvirus (EHV)

Health implications of Racism in the COVID-19 era

Racism has accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic from its early stages with reports of East Asian people experiencing racist attacks on the streets of Britain1. In the United States (US) President Trump has repeatedly chosen to refer to the ‘Chinese virus’ in his official briefings from the White House2. Whilst all of these actions have been … Continue reading Health implications of Racism in the COVID-19 era

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Don’t look down on people except if you’re admiring their shoes

Many years ago I was working as a clerk at a faculty in one popular university in Nigeria, then I saw an advert for NDA (Nigeria Defence Academy), I have always loved to go to NDA so I applied, submitted my form and was called for admission examination. I had to travel to Kaduna all … Continue reading Don’t look down on people except if you’re admiring their shoes

A comma can make all the difference

RELEASE, NOT TO BE EXECUTED!RELEASE NOT, TO BE EXECUTED! As you can see, the first sentence frees the convict, but the second condemns him to execution. Yet the only difference in the statements is the placement of comma. Imagine a judge sending the second with the intention of the first through 😳. *Punctuations in sentences … Continue reading A comma can make all the difference

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Ramaphosa: 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, pain, worry and loss

Read the sombre New Year's Day message presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa to South Africans My fellow South Africans, As we reflect on the year that now draws to a close, we see a world that is fundamentally different to anything we have known before. There is no corner of the earth, nor any part … Continue reading Ramaphosa: 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, pain, worry and loss

How to manage your asthma and other allergies

How to manage your asthma and other allergies

If you have allergies or asthma, keeping them under control might be a good New Year's resolution, experts suggest. "In 2021, along with your allergy and asthma symptoms, you'll still need to keep COVID prevention top of mind," said Dr. Luz Fonacier, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). "It's always … Continue reading How to manage your asthma and other allergies

How WHO is solving problems linked to ageing and health

Globalization, technological developments (e.g. in transport and communication), urbanization, migration and changing gender norms are influencing the lives of older people in direct and indirect ways. For example, although the number of surviving generations in a family has increased, today these generations are more likely than in the past to live separately. A public health … Continue reading How WHO is solving problems linked to ageing and health