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The Races of Africa

The two main races inhabiting Africa in early times were the Berbers of the Mediterranean coastlands and the Negroes of equatorial Africa. The Berbers (and the ancient Egyptians) were of Hamitic stock – racially Caucasian, with “European” facial characteristics. The Negroes included the small-statured Pygmies. The pygmies, and a third race – the rather yellow-skinned…
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The new normal is coming, are you prepared?

A time is coming when all the things you know won’t be relevant any more; a time when your known-skills, business style and winning attitude will become outdated and unyielding. Believe me, this is not some kind of prophecy. It is one of the sour truths many will never want to hear. ‘Change is constant.’…
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Top-secret to achieving real business and personality success

Years back, it was said and believed that the way you are dressed is the way you will be addressed. But that saying has met a new day and more challenging society. Now you cannot only be concerned about what to wear and how to wear it if you desire any or all of the…
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Writing a letter of appointment: Sample

LETTER OF APPOINTMENT I am pleased to confirm your appointment at The National Writers’ Centre as a member of the board of trustees effective from February 2, 2018.  The appointment which is for a period of 4 years, and could be renewed base on the organization’s terms. This appointment involves no remuneration, and may be…
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10 Tips To Combat Workaholism

While there’s nothing wrong with having a strong work ethic, there’s a big difference between being passionate about your career and overworking yourself to the point of burnout. We asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council members to weigh in on how Americans can combat the stereotype of being tied to their work around the…
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Window Cleaning Checklist

Struggling to get streak-free windows and wants to know the best way to clean windows? Like painting, people often underestimate the technique it takes to get a perfect finish on a pane of glass. Besides the tricks the Pros use, you also need the right tools, and a song to help you along while cleaning…
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SEEKING SPONSORSHIP: Letter Sample

SEEKING SPONSORSHIP FOR THE BOOK SMILE 24th October 2018  Dear Donor My name is Patrick Essie. I am the president of the team at Genesis – Voluntary Enlightenment Program (G-VEP). We’re hosting our annual book donation – THE BOOK SMILE. This event not only helps raise funds for the purchase of books and textbooks for…
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The use of informatics in treating respiratory diseases – asthma

Introduction The human body is a biological machine made of body systems without which the body will be nonfunctional. The body systems are groups of organs and tissues that work together to perform important jobs for the body. These organs might serve one or more purposes in one or more body systems (Katy McLaughlin, 2020).…
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Nigerian women in politics: Introduction

1.1.Background to the study Nigeria, a country located in the West African sub-continent with a projected population figure of over a hundred million people of various customs and traditions spread around the 913,070 square kilometers landmass of the nation. Nigeria has many ethnic groups. The large groups include Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa/Fulani. The various ethnic…
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What can you use to neutralize septic tank odor?

A well-designed and normally operating septic system is odor-free. Periodic inspection and emptying will help keep perfect hygiene. A septic tank will last for decades with minimal maintenance, with concrete, fiberglass, or plastic tanks lasting about 50 years. The septic system design and size can vary from neighborhood to neighborhood across the country, due to…
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Using Isopropyl alcohol to fight bugs

The first thing that comes to mind at the mention of the word “alcohol” is the diverse alcoholic drinks that people consume to satisfy themselves. However, alcohol being discussed here is different from ethyl alcohol. Isopropyl alcohol is a type of alcohol that must not be consumed. The consumption of isopropyl alcohol can be very…
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Short Story: The Poor Widow and her beautiful daughters

SHORT STORY The Poor Widow And Her Two Beautiful Daughters Once upon a time, on a lonely hillside just outside the town, there stood a small cottage. In the cottage lived a widow with her two beautiful daughters. They were named Snow-White and Rose-Red after the two rose bushes that grew on either side of…
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Underrating People: Here is why you should stop!

I have never met a man who was not my superior in some particular.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Life and nature are configured to exist in steps and layers. They operate like that because the stage we are today either lifts us up or drags us down, and the layer we are opening today may…
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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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I’m A Broken Woman

‘I am a broken woman’ is a poem explaining the act of child abuse and molestation which is highly rampant. The poet wrote about a 13-year-old girl’s experience. You say you care But you don’t That’s why you’re not here but there You said you’d change but you won’t Every night since I was five…
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Time in a mirror

“Time in a mirror” is a poem about seasons and changes that comes with it. White-tip mountains, majestic, stand tall.Images of trees, reflections of clouds in blue.Birds in flight look down to see years gone by,years still to see.Leaves of green, brown, yellow, and red,reflect as they float to their winter bed.Footprints in the snow…
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This is my confession (featuring Poetress Tarrish)

Intro: Your self-esteem; how much you feel about yourself and how much you like and value yourself determines your happiness more than any other single factor. Hold up right there: I need a beat Even if it is a heartbeat I need to drop some vibes I don’t mind you vibrating Something rings in my…
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My five kitty cats (Poetry)

My five kitty cats is a poem about cats. The poet explains how jolly good the five cats in her possession are. She shed light on some of their activities around the house. Enjoy the poem below: Buster, Sparkle, Newbie, Speedy and then there’s Pixie our smallest kitty, One, two, three and four and five,…
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POETRY: Why Did You Leave Me?

“Why do you leave me” is a poem about the pain of losing a loved one. The poet explains the feeling of loneliness and emptiness that death creates in the life of those alive.

The Hate U Give

Every day break gives a new dawn So far it’s been dawn without a difference At each dawn I awake with great expectations I look through the windows of Nigeria Hoping that the headlines will change And that our headlights will be brightened So that we can at least have a spotlight if not limelight.…
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As You Journey Through Life

keep putting one foot in front of the other,
And taking your life day by day…
There’s a brighter tomorrow that’s just down the road – Don’t look back! You’re not going that way!

When and why do we stop growing?

The average baby is about one foot, eight inches long at birth. Over the next twenty years, man triples the length of the body he was born with and reaches an average height of about five feet, eight inches. But why doesn’t he just keep on growing and growing? Also See: 4 tips for better…
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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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Affirmation; the secret of successful people

You can’t produce magic in your life until you learn the luminous arts of a real magician. Robin Sharma With the way the world is evolving and how everything is changing; it is obvious things are tight, tough, rough and disjointed in every ramifications. However, staying on that lane is something this write-up intends to…
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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.

How possible is it to succeed despite the pandemic

If you look around you, you will discover that most of the things happening are negative things; discouraging circumstances, frustrating relationship, workers harassment, esoteric and unrealistic government promises.

If you are to rely on these things, it will be easy to stay back and allow the happenings around to determine what goes wrong in our life.

The Responsibility Of Fatherhood By Edgar Guest

BEFORE you came, my little lad, I used to think that I was good, Some vicious habits, too, I had, But wouldn’t change them if I could. I held my head up high and said: ‘I’m all that I have need to be, It matters not what path I tread,’ But that was ere you…
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Time will ease the pain

No wound so deep will ever go
Entirely away;
Yet every hurt becomes
A little less from day to day.

Colours Of Romance

Calm the winds as angels sing. Lovers’ tune and flowers bring little buds caressed by dew sending pretty thoughts of you. Hearts entwined with heav’nly bliss spell the most romantic kiss, yearning for the sweetest place nowhere less in your embrace. Ringing bells of autumn air, whispers of my love and care set the mood,…
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What does true love require?

Our popular but late Michael Jackson sang and I quote, “love is magical”, oh yes he is right. But I wish he had stayed a little longer to experience love further, so that he can understand that love is more than the magic. Love in not the combination of kisses and hugs; because even Jesus…
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