Lifestyle

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas for your loved ones

The 2020 holiday season is upon us, and for most people, we are already searching for the perfect holiday gift ideas for our loved ones, even that neighbor we don’t particularly get along with, as that’s the Nigerian tradition. I remember that during most Christmas and New Year celebrations at home, my extended family would …

Nigerian University Student
Journal

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LIFE OF A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT

As a final year Nigerian student, I can say that being a Nigerian university student has been a mix of fun, struggles, tiredness, and days of wanting to give up. Attending a Nigerian university can be challenging as Nigerian universities are another world filled with different people, cultures, and languages, all of which comes with …

HIV graphic from Typorama
Health

Viral Hepatitis and HIV: Which is more deadly?

Hepatitis and HIV are both viral diseases that affect the liver negatively, whether big or small effects depending on the disease state. There is a general misconception that HIV is a more dreadful disease than Hepatitis, hence the intense focus on HIV and its patients, but in truth, Hepatitis and HIV are fatal diseases with …

Thali recipes
Food

Homemade Indian vegetarian Thali recipes for special occasions

If you are looking to know what heaven on earth feels like, look no further! Thali, as the name suggests, is a plate mainly made of steel where food is served with several small Katoris (bowls) filled with different veggies or meat delicacies. Thalis can be vegetarian or non-vegetarian. For Indians or those who have …

effects of social injustice
Journal

The psychological and physical effects of social injustice on society.

The effect of social injustice spans through several areas of our lives from children’s mental health to family stability, personal and societal economy, and the list goes on. Social injustice is not limited to developing countries as we’ve seen first world countries struggle with fairness when handling the needs of their societies. The people in …

How to overcome stage fright and camera shyness
Lifestyle

6 WAYS TO OVERCOME STAGE FRIGHT AND CAMERA SHYNESS

Every outspoken leader/artist you now see has had to overcome stage fright and camera shyness at some point. We often hear that some are natural-born leaders, hence the lack of nervousness when they stand in front of a crowd to talk, but asking questions from a few of these “natural–born leaders,” I realized that they …

Lifestyle

15 PUBLIC ETIQUETTES EVERY MILLENNIAL/GEN-Z SHOULD KNOW

Public etiquettes is seldom taught in educational institutions, and most times instilled by parents and guardians. The effectiveness of the later is little because statistically, students spend more awake time at school than in the house. Some universities are doing well to incorporate classes that teach public etiquettes, but I hope this practice can start from the grassroots. In the mean time, we will enlighten ourselves.

Prescription painkillers
Health

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE: Prescription Painkillers, Misconceptions, and MOA

The abuse of prescription painkillers can somewhat be seen in every household in this generation. We never want to feel pain hence the readiness to consume an over-the-counter painkiller at any instance of pain. As understandable as this scenario might be, coupled with the fact that the majority don’t want to visit the doctor’s office every time due to so many underlying factors, the overuse of prescription painkillers does more harm than good.

Lifestyle

HOW I SAVED 6-FIGURES WITH COWRYWISE DURING NYSC

CowryWise is a Naira-based investment app that helps you save with high-interest rates. The platform allows you to save daily, weekly, or monthly towards your saving goals. Just like Ope, a staff at CowryWise, would say, “CowryWise helps you save your hard-earned income smartly“. For years, I have used investment apps like Acorns, Robinhood, and …