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Nigerian Youth Arise…

The ark of moral universe may be long, but it bends towards justice. Martin Luther King Jr The past few days have been dreadful days, most especially, if you are a Nigerian; her residents or you entertain a degree of goodwill for her. This is because we have realised that power lies in our hands…
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Nigeria is not the best country, but it is a good one

If you don’t know how you are blessed, you will think your father’s farm is worse than your friend’s father’s farm. Do not be deceived, Nigeria is not the best country but it is a good one. $1 is #500 and so what? Let me elucidate from my little experience. Can anyone in the USA…
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When pain brings you down

“When pain brings you down, don’t be silly, don’t close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun-shine.” Alanis Morissette Pain is an unpleasant sensation caused by illness, physical or emotional injury. Like pleasure, pain is an emotion easily felt. Pain can make you stronger physically, emotionally,…
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You must be tested to be trusted

There’s a stage in a man’s life when he’d think that he’s cursed! Even those around him would think the same that he’s cursed, that he must pray, fast and put on sackcloth in order to be redeemed. Oh yes to pray and do all of that is good, but not with the ‘cursed’ mindset.…
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30 commonly used words derived from Greek language

I hope you are aware that not all of the words we speak in the English language are English words. Some of these words are borrowed from French, Spanish, Roman, Greek, etc. Here are 30 commonly used words derived from the Greek language. Alphabet Bicycle Dinosaur Economy Harmony Idea Monarchy Orgy Problem Statistic Telephone Rhinoceros…
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25 Lessons I Learned from 25 Years as a Freelance Writer – Steve Slaunwhite

This month, I celebrated 25 years as a self-employed copywriter (slash consultant, slash trainer, slash other vocations I’ve tried!) So, I thought it would be interesting to list all I’ve learned about being a successful freelancer and share that with you. 1. Don’t be a low-end service provider. Offer a premium service; something you can…
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Happy Marriage – Stay Motivated during COVID-19

Love and marriage are perhaps the most important elements of a happy, fulfilling life.

Dealing with fear

Fear is deadly, and this is the more important reason dealing with fear is a concern. When you back away from a fear-induced situation or person, your fear grows larger and larger. Soon it dominates your thinking and feeling, pre-occupies you during the day, and often keeps you awake at night. The only way to…
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COVID 19: Omotola Jalade tested positive

Nigerian Nollywood ace actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has confirmed being positive to COVID 19. Sharing this information on her social media account, Omotola Jalade (@Realomosexy) wrote; “Hello all, I know must have been wondering where I’ve been. Well, I contracted Covid. I have been ill, in isolation and now getting better. More on these details…
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Odion Ighalo in a suspicious move to PSG

French Ligue 1 champions, Paris Saint-Germain, are reportedly lining up a shock move for Manchester United’s on-loan striker, Odion Ighalo. Ighalo is currently on loan at Man United until January 2021 from the Chinese side, Shanghai Shenhua. His contract with Shanghai Shenhua will expire in December 2021. According to Foot Mercato, PSG have made contact…
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COVID 19: Update on vaccine production in Nigeria

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with pharmaceutical companies regarding a COVID-19 vaccine. At the virtual meeting with representatives of Pfizer & Biotech, Osinbajo stated that what was critical in the vaccine development is the health & safety of Nigerian citizens. Pfizer & Biotech are promoters of COVID-19 vaccine pushing for how Nigeria will…
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COVID 19: Some states set to resume school in Nigeria

Nigeria with a total number of 44, 129 COVID 19 confirmed cases and 20, 663 recoveries, there has been a constant rescheduling of school resumption. Despite this increase in confirmed cases in Nigeria, some schools are set to resume classes. Secondary schools in Delta State has resumed academic activities on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. This…
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Daily coronavirus update from around the world

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 17 million late Wednesday, just hours before the six-month anniversary of the World Health Organization‘s declaration of a global health emergency. The world has seen cases confirmed at a rate of over 200,000 per day since mid-July, while the overall pandemic curve has continued to rise at a steady clip since…
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COVID-19: Nigeria hits 42,208 confirmed cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the coronavirus case in Nigeria has reached 42,208. However, in most states in the country activities are as good as back to normal. With a confirmed 404 new COVID-19 cases, 19,004 recovered cases and 873 fatal cases have been recorded in Nigeria. The NCDC revealed…
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How To Host A Virtual Party

Social distancing does not mean you can’t party! This blog post by Red Herring games explains how to host a party virtually. READ FULL TEXT 👇 How To Host A Virtual Party

COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the world

COVID-19 which sprung up in the year 2019 in a town in China has gone around the world. Coronavirus have long been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. COVID-19 remains an infectious disease and social distancing as been long advised. We have provided COVID-19 tracker to help monitor the spread of the…
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Dust, Sweat and Blood

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs…
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No herbal medicine manufacturer can claim effectiveness to treat COVID-19 – NAFDAC

The Director General of The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has on denied Paxherbal product as treatment for Coronavirus. Prof. Adeyeye, revealed on Saturday that no clinical study has been done on any product to prove their efficacy. The Director-General of NAFDAC further debunked the information spreading…
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There are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 150 COVID-19 vaccines have been made available, but only 19 are currently undergoing clinical trial. The organization made this known through its Regional  Office for Africa in Brazaville on Thursday night. The information which was passed on the official twitter account of the regional office @WHOAFRO disclosed…
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Solemn sayings about our society (II)

Our society is portrayed by several traits as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below is the continuation of some social issues and what famous writers and researchers have to say. Work As soon as labor is distributed, each man has a particular, exclusive sphere…
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Not everyone should wear nose mask – Expert

Are you wondering if wearing a mask pose a health risk? Do you feel uncomfortable while on the nose or face mask? Who shouldn’t wear a nose mask? Are children to wear nose mask? Experts have requested that babies and toddlers should not wear masks as they could suffocate as a result of insufficient air.…
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Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths. The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a “bomb”, lamented that the country…
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COVID-19: Nigeria announce plans to impose total lockdown

Nigeria has hinted on plans to impose total lockdown on movements in the country. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force, Boss Mustapha made this known during a press briefing. Mustapha warned that there will be total lock down if the coronavirus cases in the country does not decrease in the next two weeks. In…
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COVID-19: World most expensive nose mask made out of gold

Amid the pandemic, several preventive measures have been generated; a golden nose mask is another. The new and world most expensive nose mask is made of gold and costs $4,000. An Indian businessman, Shankar Kurhade was seen wearing the 60 grams nose mask. Kurhade explained that the idea of a golden nose mask was birthed…
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WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases with the total increasing by 212,326 in the past 24 hours. The US, Brazil and India reported the highest increases. The previous record increase was of 189,077 on June 28. Also, see: COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the…
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Sierra Leone abandon COVID-19 patients

Of some 1,500 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sierra Leone, 160 have been health workers. The country’s ranks of medical staff were already hit hard during an Ebola outbreak from 2014-16 that killed 250 medical workers out of a total of only around 4,000.

3 of 5 people who die of COVID-19 are 50 years and above

In Nigeria, it has been reported that 3 out of 5 deaths of COVID-19 cases are of people above the age of 50. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu made this known at the recent briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Ihekweazu: “As more people are infected across the world, you…
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Meet the 3 Nigerian players to join Chelsea squad

Chelsea has announced their new intake of academy scholars, with three Nigerian starlets making the cut. According to a statement on the club’s website, they are goalkeepers Kelechi Chibueze and Prince Adegoke as well as defender Derick Abu. They have all been offered scholarships for the 2020/2021 season. The three Nigerians signed their contracts in…
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For the avoidance of doubts, schools have not resumed – Nigeria

“For the avoidance of doubts, schools have not resumed” the Nigerian government have declared. Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha made this clear. “Only critical examination classes will be allowed to resume for those who need revision before examinations. As we have informed you, the Federal…
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COVID-19: Nigeria set to reopen schools

Schools in Nigeria are now allowed to reopen, this was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. This announcement came on Monday, June 29 after the Presidential Taskforce Briefing with President Buhari. Notably, schools in Nigeria has been on the lockdown for about three months since the…
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