7 Liver-Damaging Mistakes To Watch Out For

Your struggle to get rid of those extra pounds or feel tired and low on energy could be a sign that you have an overworked liver. Here are 7 liver-damaging mistakes to watch out for:   1. Not drinking enough water — The golden rule is to drink at least 8 full glasses of water every day. According to Dr Michele Neil-Sherwood from the Functional Medical Institute, “Dehydration can have a direct effect on our liver’s ability to properly detoxify our body.” When your liver can’t clear those toxins, the…

Saving our Pregnant Women and Infant Babies By  Adefolarin Olamilekan

Health is wealth is a popular idiom.The usage of it speaks volume When for instance a family member, a friend or a colleague is sick.Moreso, when we ourselves are not in the right frame of healthiness. To this end our understanding and interpretation of this idiom. Transcends beyond mere statement to facts about a healthy life. What this means is that you cannot be healthy without a measures of wealth. One may want to ask what then is wealth? Because several interpretation of wealth has made it impossible to appreciate…

2023: Remembering Obafemi Awolowo By Lasisi Olagunju

Today is the 35th anniversary of the transition of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. A sage is “a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom.” A sage is also he that is “venerated for the possession of wisdom, possession of judgment and of experience.” That is what my dictionary says ‘sage’ means. In life, and since his death, anywhere Awolowo’s name is mentioned, you see ‘sage’ attached firmly to him. Is there any other Nigerian so venerated with that appellation? Awo earned it. In all his engagements with Nigeria,…

Shuaibu Ibrahim And Transformational Leadership in NYSC By Emeka-Rems Mgbemena

Wikipedia describes transformational leadership as a theory of leadership where a leader works with teams or followers beyond their immediate self interests, to identify needed change, thus, creating a vision to guide the change through influence, inspiration, among others.   Therefore, a transformational leader serves as a role model who inspires confidence in his team, he is proactive and leads from the front.   That is the man, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the 18th Chief Executive of the National Youth Sevice Corps who assumed duty as Director-General of the foremost…

Imam Imam; Three Years After, the Tears still drop.

The death of Imam Imam hit me like a tornado, it shattered my defence and left me near berserk. How do you come to terms with the reality that a man full of life just yesterday is laying still and motionless buried by the debris of the earth? He was all life and zest and with a pause of breath, he sailed into eternal sleep; never to wake again but to remain tied to the embrace of the earth. Like every mortal, Imam has answered the creed of nature. Innallilahi…

To survive Online challenge, media should embrace plural journalism, says Adedayo

Dr. Festus Adedayo is a political communication scholar, author and lawyer. He was a media adviser to two executive governors. In this interview with ROTIMI AGBOLUAJE of The Guardian Newspapers, he spoke on the challenges facing media in Nigeria today.   How can the media industry produce quality hands for this generation?   IT’S distressing when you look at the media industry. At the time we got into journalism, our predecessors told us that we didn’t meet the industry at its prime. Even the one we met was such that…

Obituary:Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III: The Renowned Boxer who Became Longest-serving Alaafin  By Kabir Akintayo

After a brief illness at the ripe age of 83, and as the longest-serving Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has finally joined his ancestors   The Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, was where Oba Adeyemi III, unarguably the most powerful monarch in Yoruba Land, breathed his last, late Friday, April 22, 2022.   Popularly known as ‘IKU BABA YEYE’ meaning ‘The One Who Can Command Death’, the departed Alaafin who reigned for 52 years, was born on October 15, 1938 into the…

Yoruba Traitors Against Tinubu’s Presidential ambition totally unveiled – Yoruba E Ro’nu

In this era of political rumor mongering, it is gaining currency that a repeat of what the Yorubas know how to do best – BETRAYAL, is in the offing! Who would have expected Yemi Osinbajo to have the audacity to contest against the man who God used to elevate him to the apex of political Eminence ? Yemi was a brilliant Professor of law, no doubt. Tinubu, good at identifying egg heads to man political positions, brought him from a poor position of a Law Lecturer at the University of…

CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE ALAAFIN OF THE OYO EMPIRE (c.1210 to date) by Ayomide Akinbode and Ayo Ojeniyi

The Alaafin was an absolute king; his word was law. He had the power of life and death. He’s iku baba yeye, alase ekeji orisa (the almighty, the ruler and companion of the gods). In the actual working of the government, however, the Alaafin was an absolute monarch. He governed in conjunction with a council of state known as Oyo Mesi . Below are the kings who had ruled one of the greatest empires in history. c.1210– ORANYAN (Oranmiyan) Oyo-Ile was founded. Oranmiyan was the first king and the founder…

Major Reasons Why so many People fall Prey to Online Scams and How to avoid falling Victim !

Scam is simply defined as an illegitimate or deceptive plan of making money, particularly by tricking unsuspecting victims e.g. individuals, companies or organisations.   With the advancement of technology, particularly the invention of high tech devices everywhere e.g. smartphones and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices, there is no doubt that we now live in an age where almost anything seems possible, good, easy, cheap and available. The scammers are aware of this development and they are also taking advantage of the situation to trick unsuspecting victims to giving their…