10 Health Benefits of Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon)

Unknown Health Benefits of Lemongrass (Botanical Name)

Lemon grass is an herb with a distinct citrusy flavor and aroma. Its scientific name is Cymbopogon citratus and it belongs to the grass family of Poaceae. It is a tall, perennial grass native to India and tropical regions of Asia and is alternatively known as Cymbopogon, barbed wire grass, or even fever grass. In addition to its culinary usage, this herb offers an array of medicinal benefits and is in extensive demand due to its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties across Southeast Asia, Africa and America. The strong, refreshing…

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What is the Meaning of Business Finance

What is the Meaning of Business Finance

Business Finance means the funds and credit employed in the business. Finance is the foundation of a business. Finance requirements are to purchase assets, goods, raw materials and for the other flow of economic activities. Let us understand in-depth the Meaning of Business Finance. Meaning of Business Finance According to B.O. Wheeler Meaning of Business Finance includes those business activities that are concerned with the acquisition and conservation of capital funds in meeting the financial needs and overall objectives of a business enterprise.” Business is identified with the generation and circulation of…

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The Definition, Types and Importance of Finance

The Definition, Types and Importance of Finance

What is Finance? Finance is defined as the management of money and includes activities like investing, borrowing, lending, budgeting, saving, and forecasting. There are three main types of finance: (1) personal, (2) corporate, and (3) public/government. This guide will unpack the question: what is finance? Finance Examples The easiest way to define finance is by providing examples of the activities it includes. There are many different career paths and jobs that perform a wide range of finance activities. Below is a list of the most common examples: Investing personal money…

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Nigeria hospitals rejecting patients over virus fears

Nigeria hospitals rejecting patients over virus fears

More Nigerians are dying because they are not receiving hospital treatment for other diseases than are killed by the coronavirus itself, the head of the country’s Covid-19 task force says. Boss Mustapha told a media briefing that it was sad and unacceptable that both private and government hospitals were rejecting patients because of fears of contracting Covid-19. “Statistics have shown that there is a drastic drop in the percentage of attention being paid to other ailments not related to Covid-19,” he said. “Truth be told, we are having more deaths…

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RED MOON (Chapter 1)

RED MOON (Chapter 3)

by Elizabeth Kelly Chapter One Tristan rubbed his forehead and sighed irritably. He had grown weary of the man’s fawning from the moment he had stepped into the building, and with an impatient grunt he held up one hand. “Enough. Show me the slaves.” “Of course.” The old man bowed low and pattered down the long narrow hallway. “Forgive me, my lord. It is not often we have someone of your stature visiting.” They walked out into the courtyard and the man stopped short, staring suspiciously at the large horses…

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4 Ways on How to be More Productive

How to be More Productive

Speaking about how to be more productive, everyone assumes that being more productive is simply about getting more done in less time. If you are a productive person, you definitely accomplish more in months than many people do in years. But productivity is more of a way of being. You could be doing less and at the same time, be more productive. What do you think of when you think about ‘being more productive in your life’? On your search for being more productive, you are likely to come across…

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Nigeria to reopen churches, mosques and hotels

Nigeria to reopen churches, mosques and hotels

Nigeria is to reopen places of worship and hotels from Tuesday as most of the country begins the second phase of the easing of coronavirus restrictions. The lockdown was imposed on 30 March in the major hubs of Lagos state, neighbouring Ogun state and the capital, Abuja. The country’s task force on coronavirus said that only regular religious gatherings would be allowed and worshippers should follow guidelines on preventing the spread of Covid-19 such as social distancing. Read Also: catholic-pope-francis- 2020-new-year-message Banks and other financial institutions will also be allowed…

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Bobrisky arrested over ‘N30 million fraud’

Bobrisky arrested over ‘N30 million fraud’

Police detectives from Abuja, on Thursday, arrested cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, over an alleged N30m fraud. It was gathered that Bobrisky was arrested at the Lekki area of Lagos State. Newsmen learnt that a yet-to-be-identified businesswoman petitioned the police and alleged that Bobrisky fraudulently collected the sum of N30m from her. It was learnt that Bobrisky was later granted an administrative bail. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, who confirmed the arrest, stated that the matter was under investigation. Read Also: nicki-minajs-brother-sentenced-to-25-years-for-child-rape He said, “He (Bobrisky)…

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Parrots collaborate with invisible partners

Parrots

New study shows that peach-fronted conures otherwise known as parrots have a surprisingly advanced talent for collaboration when it comes to finding food. This is important knowledge for biologists working with conservation of wild bird populations. It is well known that certain mammals and birds live in groups and help each other find food, care for the young, hunt or keep watch. Now, in a first, a new study describes that a parrot species, the peach-fronted conure is capable of a very sophisticated form of collaboration: These birds are somehow…

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Mosquitoes engineered to repel dengue virus

Mosquito

An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. Led by biologists at the University of California San Diego, the research team describes details of the achievement in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the insects that spread dengue in humans, on January 16 in the journal PLOS Pathogens. Researchers in UC San Diego Associate Professor Omar Akbari’s lab worked with colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in identifying a broad spectrum human antibody for dengue suppression. The development marks the first engineered approach in…

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