Breast Cancer. The silent killer!

BREAST CANCER The month of October in every year is set aside as the Breast Cancer Awareness month. While most people are aware of how Cancer is ravaging our world and the attendant loss of lives and properties, little or nothing is still being done by those who should be concerned about the scourge. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Though various governmental and non-governmental agencies have made a lot of progress in advocating and sensitizing people around the world but we still… Read More

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Happy Independent Day Nigeria!

Happy Independent Day Nigeria! NIGERIA NATIONAL ANTHEM English lyrics Arise, O compatriots Nigeria‘s call obey To serve our fatherland With love and strength and faith The labour of our heroes past Shall never be in vain To serve with heart and might One nation bound in freedom Peace and unity. Oh God of creation Direct our noble cause Guide our leaders right Help our youth the truth to know In love and honesty to grow And live in just and true Great lofty heights attain To build a nation where peace And justice shall reign Lyrics in Hausa Yaku ‘yan Nijeriya ku farka; Ku amsa kiran Nijeriya; Domin mu taimaki ƙasarmu ta… Read More

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Spiritual Circumcision.

SPIRITUAL CIRCUMCISION.   What is circumcision? Spiritual circumcision is like physical Circumcision which is the SURGICAL removal of foreskin from the glan penis. Foreskin is the tissue that covers the head of penis. It is an ancient practice and has religious and cultural connotations. Circumcision is a very painful procedure, but all thanks to the modern medicine practice where anaesthetic agent like Zylocaine either in injection or gel form are employed ‘to kill’ the pains. It takes about ten to twenty minutes, could be lesser or more depending on the type ( local or plastibel ) being used. Circumcision done in infancy takes lesser time to do and heals faster.… Read More

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Energetic Capacity!

Energetic Capacity! What is Energetic Capacity and how does it relates to our everyday life? Power capacity is how much energy is stored in the battery. This power is often expressed in Watt-hours (the symbol Wh). A Watt-hour is the voltage (V) that the battery provides multiplied by how much current (Amps) the battery can provide for some amount of time (generally in hours). Voltage * Amps * hours = Wh. Since voltage is pretty much fixed for a battery type due to its internal chemistry (alkaline, lithium, lead acid, etc), often only the Amps*hour measurement is printed on the side, expressed in Ah or mAh (1000mAh = 1Ah). To… Read More

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BREAK THE BOX !

BREAK THE BOX ! BREAK THE BOX. What does it mean to you to Break the Box? Your life cannot make  sense if you do not break the box. You cannot live a life of impact if you refuse to break the box. I got this while meditating on a particular day. What does it means to break the Box? There woudn’t have been holy communion if the Bread was left unbroken in the upper room.   There must be something unique in the story of the woman with an Alabaster Box. She came to Jesus Christ with condemnation in her heart but she was commended for breaking the box.… Read More

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Protecting Children’s Rights

PROTECTING CHILDREN’S RIGHTS! According to recent statistics from UNESCO, there are more than 18 millions Children who are engaged in child labour. More than 2 millions children below 18 years are forced into one forms of sexual exploitation, early marriages and child prostitution. Who patronised these Underaged prostitutes? Grown up adults of course! Many Children’s rights are daily being violated even in clime where Child’s rights law have been domesticated. Only 23 states in Nigeria have so far domesticated Child’s rights law including Lagos State which is doing a yeoman’s man to stem the tide of Child’s labour and other forms of abuse. As we celebrate our children today, all… Read More

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DON’T ABUSE THEM. Part 2

DON’T ABUSE THEM. Part 2 This is the concluding part of our topic , don’t abuse them. I sincerely think that if we especially the womenfolks would imbibe this tips, we shall live in good health and be able to take care of ourselves and our families.   3. NUTRITIONAL ABUSE. You are what you eat and drink Large percentages of working class and carrier women live on junk food. Foods which are lacking in calories and nutritional value. More ladies are patronising fast food joints than ever. The nutrient values in our food supply and consumption has plummeted in the last 59 years by an average of 30-60%. Our… Read More

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MY BLOOD PRESSURE IS HIGH.

MY BLOOD PRESSURE IS HIGH. Sir, your Blood pressure is too high, it is 200/120 mmHg. Are you familiar with such a reading or have you seen such reading before. There are many avoidable deaths but people keep dying that notwithstanding. Blood pressure check is one of the simplest medical examinations that could be done by even a layman. But, be that as it may, so many people are guilty of never having checked their Bp before. Some knew they should do it but are just too busy to do it. I remembered vividly some years back, some groups of Landlords in my community were out on light shedding because… Read More

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Don’t abuse them !

DON’T ABUSE THEM !   For the purpose of this article, I shall dwell on some of the abuses that are prevalent in our environment. The earlier we identified them and do all within our powers not to abuse them, the healthier and longer we live. There are different types of abuse include Child abuse, spousal abuse, Drug abuse, spiritual abuse, drugs abuse , workplace abuse and so on. We shall consider just four of them and see how they affect us as a woman. CHILD ABUSE AND MALTREATMENT Child abuse or maltreatment is physical, sexual or psychological mistreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent… Read More

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