Malaria, the real danger !

WORLD MALARIA DAY. MALARIA, THE REAL DANGER: END IN SIGHT? Part 1 April 25th is World Malaria Day, but the celebration can come up between 25th-27th every year. Malaria Stats. United Arab Emirates 2007, Morocco 2010, Turkenmenistan 2010, and Armenia 2011 were certified by the WHO Director-General as having eliminated Malaria in their Nations. 16 Countries reported zero cases of Malaria within their borders in 2014. Sub-saharan Africa unfortunately still carries large share of malaria burden. According to statistics released by Pharmanews April 2016 edition Volume 38, No 4, the paper reported that as at 2015, Sub-sahara Africa was home to 88% of malaria cases and 90% of Malaria death.… Read More

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Family Planning. Part 1

Family Planning.   Family planning and Your Family Health. Part One Article 16 of the Teheran Proclamation issued by the United Nations Conference on Human Rights in 1968 states that “Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children” (United Nations, 1974). “It is not about the boots, it is about the player” “Boots won’t make you a better player”. This assertion is true when family planning is discussed. I have seen different types of condoms aptly called CD. Some are expensive while some are pocket friendly. But does it matters the type that is used if it is not used… Read More

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10 Practical ways to beat Sleeplessness.

10 PRACTICAL WAYS TO BEAT SLEEPLESSNESS. Good sleep especially at night is desirable by all. The effects of good night rest cannot be over emphasized. However some find it difficult to sleep at night. Thesetips will help you overcome the problem of insomnia.   10 tips to beat insomnia. Simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference to your quality of sleep. Following these 10 tips can help you have a more restful night. 1. Keep regular hours Going to bed and getting up at roughly the same time every day will programme your body to sleep better. Choose a time when you’re most likely to feel sleepy. 2.… Read More

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Are you fit for the Job?

  ARE YOU FIT FOR THE JOB? SPECIAL FOCUS ON USHERING DEPARTMENT IN CHURCHES. It is the desire of every organisation to have a healthy and fit personnel, without which the job might not be adequately done. Since there is a correlation between the physical and the spiritual, the task of being a good soldier of Jesus Christ requires that we be fit both physically and spiritually to be able to effectively discharge the great commission Matthew 28:19-20 Central truth: To inculcate in us that regular exercise, good nutrition and other healthy habits including spiritual fitness will make us fit for the job. God is interested in our well being.… Read More

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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! In the Year 2003, Nigeria joined the rest of the world in domesticating the Child’s Rights Act CRA, but many states in Nigeria have not adopted the act. States like Kaduna, Enugu, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara states are yet to implement the CRA. Many Children’s rights are daily being violated even… Read More

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