Category: Health

5 Tips to Make Your Fitness Tracker Last Long

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One of the challenges with fitness trackers is the tendency to get damaged during use. For instance, if your tracker gets wet it might cause some problems with the device. Also, there is the tendency for the fitness band to break when in use. Whatever the case, you need to take great care when using […]

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Zika Virus in Nigeria: All You Need to Know

A few years ago, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control reported that the Zika virus (ZIKV) is widely circulating in Nigeria. It would be recalled that a Zika virus outbreak began in Brazil in 2015. The virus was first recognized in early 2015 in the metropolitan area of Maranhao. At that time the threat it […]

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Abortion in Nigeria: What Says the Law?

There are several schools of thoughts when it comes to the legitimacy of abortion in different parts of the world. In Nigeria, there are basically two laws governing abortion but before we delve in to these laws, let’s take a look at the history of abortion laws in the country. First, it is important to […]

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The Economic Ill-Effects of Rodent Infestation

Rodent infestations aren’t only damaging to the people themselves, but the other areas of human life as well. Did you know that rodent infestations cause hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage each year? It’s true! Just imagine, hundreds, if not thousands of rodents, feasting on your crops. No matter what you do, they’ll […]

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Environmental Problems and Solutions in Nigeria

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Nigeria is a geographical area with a total land area of 983,213 km2 and over 180 million people living in it. Also, one of the states in Nigeria, Lagos is reputed to be the most populous nation in the country with over 20 million residents. Overall, Nigeria is one of the most populous nations of […]

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Utazi Leaf: Nutritional and Other Health Benefits

Utazi is a climbing shrub with a broad heart shaped leaves. The botanical name of this plant is Gangronema latifolium from the family Asclepiadaceae It has a characteristic sharp, bitter and slightly sweet when it is eaten fresh. It can be found in majorly West African countries like Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Ghana and […]

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Proven Yoruba Herbs for Weight Loss

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Finding ways to lose weight with using a legal alternative is one of the popular queries in many parts of the world including Nigeria. Interestingly, there are several local herbs found in Yorubaland that have been linked with weight loss. These herbs work in different ways. Some work by reducing your appetite for food while […]

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Common Yoruba Herbs, their English Name & Uses

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Although there are hundreds of herbs known to the Yorubas, space wouldn’t allow us enumerate all of these herbs. However, we’ve decided to highlight the most common ones in this post. These include their names in English as well as some of their benefits. Yoruba herbs, their English names, and their uses Girdlepod (Irawo ile) […]

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Common Nigerian Weeds & their Botanical Names

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Weeds grow everywhere. However, there are some that are well known in this part of the world because of their ability to grow in tropical regions. In this post, we’ve highlighted some of these common Nigerian weeds, their botanical names as well as their uses. But before we do that, let’s take a look at […]

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HIV Cure in Nigeria: The Journey So Far

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In the last couple of decades, many scientists have put forward discoveries claiming to have discovered the cure for AIDS unfortunately these claims have never really stood the test of time. Nonetheless, there have been some interesting assertions in recent times with regards to finding the elusive cure for HIV in the country. In this […]

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