20 Foods That Are Bad for Your Health

Foods

It’s easy to get confused about which foods are healthy and which aren’t.You generally want to avoid certain foods if you want to lose weight and prevent chronic illnesses.In this article, healthy alternatives are mentioned whenever possible.Here are 20 foods that are generally unhealthy — although most people can eat them in moderation on special…

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Sheep 101: Wool production

Wool production

Real men wear wool One sheepApproximately 90 percent of the world’s sheep produce wool. One sheep produces anywhere from 2 to 30 pounds of wool annually. The wool from one sheep is called a fleece; from many sheep, a clip. The amount of wool that a sheep produces depends upon its breed, genetics, nutrition, and…

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5 Top Most Profitable Jobs in Nigeria

Top Five Most Profitable Jobs in Nigeria

With the increasing rate of economic recession in the country, there is no doubt that there are certain jobs in Nigeria that pay far better than the usual jobs due to their increasing demand in the country. Along with that, becoming a professional at these jobs does take time to master along with the cost associated in learning these jobs. Also due to the requirements needed in other to practice these jobs, Nigerians often place high value on practitioners in these fields. As a word of advice, it will be…

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9 Impressive Health Benefits of Onions

onions

Though all vegetables are important for health, certain kinds offer unique benefits.Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes garlic, shallots, leeks and chives.These vegetables contain various vitamins, minerals and potent plant compounds that have been shown to promote health in many ways.In fact, the medicinal properties of onions have…

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5 Top Soft Skills to make you more Marketable for Jobs

5 Top Soft Skills to make you more Marketable for Jobs

Getting a nice and well-paid job after school in any part of the world is the dream of every graduate youth out there and appears very fraustraing when the desired job doesn’t come as planned. Using Nigeria as a case study, Nigerians for instance often complain that there are no jobs in Nigeria not knowing that every firm needs someone with the below listed soft skills to prove to them that they have the capacity to effectively do the job. Definition of Soft Skills As defined by Indeed, soft skills…

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11 Foods and Drinks that will make you Focus

8 Foods and Drinks that will make you Focus

Laresa Frost/Eyeem/Getty ImagesAre you zoning out right now? You’re reading this article instead of doing your actual job, aren’t you? We’ve all been there. But good news: Stopping the cycle of procrastination could be as simple as having a snack—and no, we don’t mean heading to the vending machine for your 3 p.m. M&M fix. Turns…

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How to Get Rid of Crickets in Houses

Crickets

Latin NameOrder OrthopteraAppearanceWhat Do They Look Like?Size: House crickets measure 16 to 22 mm in length. Field crickets can grow to measure more than 2.5 cm in length. Ground crickets are much smaller than other common crickets. Color: House crickets are light yellowish-brown in color and exhibit three dark bands atop their heads. Field crickets…

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#EndSARS: NHRC condemns shooting of protesters

NHRC

The Nigerian Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned the shooting of unarmed protesters by soldiers. The NHRC’s Executive Secretary, Tony Ojukwu, said his agency is “shocked at the use of live bullets against peaceful protesters as happened Tuesday in Lagos and other parts of the country where the state of emergency has been declared.” Ojukwu spoke in Abuja on Wednesday while inaugurating the Independent Investigation Panel (IIP) set up by the NHRC to probe allegations of rights abuses and other unethical conduct by members of the Nigeria Police Force. Chairman…

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#EndSARS: Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo condemns use of violence

#EndSARS: Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo condemns use of violence

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana says violence, “be it on the part of the police or protesters, cannot be the solution” to the current happenings in Nigeria. Akufo-Addo, the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), made the observation on Twitter while commenting on the ongoing #ENDSARS protests in Nigeria. “I join all well-meaning persons in calling for calm and the use of dialogue in resolving the #ENDSARS impasse in Nigeria. “I have spoken with President Muhammadu Buhari, who is committed to this end and has begun…

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#EndSARS: BRT loses N100m in 6-days

#EndSARS: BRT loses N100m in 6-day

The Management of Primero Transport Services (PTS) Ltd., an operator of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Lagos, has said it lost over N100 million in six days due to the #EndSARS protests. Mr Mutiu Yekeen, the Head, Corporate Communications, PTS, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday. Yekeen said that the company made a lot of losses between Oct. 16 and Oct. 21. He said that the management was not currently operating at any level because the protest in Ikorodu had been…

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How Long Does It Take a Hazelnut Tree to Produce Nuts?

Hazelnut trees (Corylus avellana)

Hazelnut trees (Corylus avellana) are deciduous trees that thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. The trees have a fast growth rate and reach heights of 15 to 40 feet with a spread of 10 to 12 feet. It is multi-trunk tree that is often pruned down to a single…

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Meaning, Types and Factors of Production

Production: Meaning, Types and Factors

ADVERTISEMENTS:Let us make an in-depth study of the meaning, definition, types and factors of production.Meaning of Production: Since the primary purpose of economic activity is to produce utility for individuals, we count as production during a time period all activity which either creates utility during the period or which increases ability of the society to…

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How to Make an Avocado Tree Bear Fruit

Avocado tree

Avocados are healthy and delicious, so it can be disappointing when your tree fails to produce a crop. The three species of avocados that are commercially grown are Persea nubigena var. guatamalensis, Persea americana var. drymifolia and Persea americana var. americana, all hardy in USDA zones 10 through 11. If you live in a colder…

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