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Lemons are a versatile, tart fruit that can be used for anything from a topping on grilled meats to an ingredient of many delicious cakes and pies. But there’s more to the lemon than you might think. For example, did you know that lemon juice can help you boil eggs? There are there are plenty of reasons to keep a ... Read More »


I am often asked if doing situps or crunches will get people the toned six-pack abs they’re looking for. Unfortunately, even if you do 100 crunches a day, you won’t lose the fat from your belly. Not a chance. And since a toned belly is exactly what everyone is looking for, the market is saturated with all kinds of belly-busting contraptions and ... Read More »

8 Foods That Flatten Your Stomach

  Many people already realize that carbonated beverages and salty foods lead to water retention and stomach bloating. Some may believe that they are doing all they can do to get a flat stomach by reducing fried foods and excess carbohydrates. However, when it comes to a flat stomach, adding the right foods into the diet can make a big ... Read More »

Corruption: Raging sleaze in Nigeria

When Anti-corruption, non-profit Transparency International (TI) released its report on Nigeria two years ago, it was chest-beating for Jonathan’s administration as the account indicated that the country had faired better in its war against corruption. According to the 2012 global Corruption Perception Index (CPI) report, Nigeria was ranked the 35th most corrupt country in the world by TI, having scored ... Read More »

Looking for the perfect diet? Play video games for 3 minutes

Once upon a time, people strapped into a large rubber band that purportedly vibrated the weight off. Eventually, people decided to stop eating carbs, miraculously replacing their lost carbs with desirable fatty foods like bacon. On the opposite end of the spectrum, certain people began partaking in juice cleanses involving a mixture of maple syrup, lemon juice, and not eating ... Read More »

2015: Fashola and The Work Awaiting His Succesor

That Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has raised the bar of governance in the state is no longer news to Lagosians. That Lagos has also been better off and has witnessed massive infrastructural development under the present administration is also not in question. Since taking the mantle from Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2007, the Fashola administration has churned out ... Read More »

Nigerian Healthcare Market Needs Actuaries

Nigeria’s healthcare system

When one considers that the custodians of Nigeria’s healthcare system go abroad for medical treatment, one begins to understand why there is hopelessness and cynicism in the Nigerian healthcare arena.There is a healthcare bill currently in parliament that is expected to address a number of issues concerning the state of the healthcare system which needs to serve a population of ... Read More »