Emmanuel Ogbeche

QUIZ

Which country first colonised Nigeria?

Which year did Nigeria gain independence from Britain?

When was Nigeria’s capital moved from Lagos to Abuja?

How many states does Nigeria have?

What colour is the Nigerian flag?

Answers:

1. Britain 2. 1960 3. 1991 4 [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Did you know?

Did you Know tomatoes are botanically classed as fruits not vegetable?

Did you know the apple tree originated in Central Asia and China is the leading producer of apples?

Did you know the domesticated carrot that we know today originated from the wild carrot called Daucus carota which wa [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


RIDDLES

What has teeth but cannot bite?

A heavy word has seven letters. If you take two away, you would be left with eight. What is it?

What goes into the water black and comes out red?

What loses its head in the morning and gets it back at night?

I can bring tears to your eyes; re [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


KIDS AND HEALTH

Ho to avoid being stung by a scorpion

If a person gets stung by a scorpion, the area of the sting will hurt and may get swollen or red, depending on the type of scorpion. More severe reactions from the venom, poison, involving other parts of the body also can occur.

What You Should Do

Sun, 24 January 2016


SHORT STORY

Once there was a shepherd boy who had to look after a flock of sheep. One day, he felt bored and decided to play a trick on the villagers. He shouted, “Help! Wolf! Wolf!”

The villagers heard his cries and rushed out of the village to help the shepherd boy. When they reached him, the [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


How we achieved 0.5% in mother-to-child-transmission - NIMR boss

Prof. Innocent Ujah is the Director General of the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. In this Interview with IJEOMA UKAZU, he debunks the allegation that People Living With HIV/AIDS, PLWHs, are now paying for their drugs likewise receiving treatment. Ujah explained why PLWHs n [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Tackling the Lassa fever challenge

Two weeks ago, Nigerians woke up to the news of a possible outbreak of the dreaded Lassa fever in some parts of the country, with the latest scourge reports say to have claimed over 63 lives in 17 states and the federal capital territory.

The scourge seem to be spreading fast, as 212 suspected [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Missing budget: ’our disappointments, doubts’

Not long after the festivities were over, Nigerians were greeted with the news that the 2016 budget earlier submitted to the Senate was missing. News of the missing budget has since spread like wild fire, drawing reactions from Nigerians within and outside the country. Although President Muhammadu Buh [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


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