Lead poisoning in children – how to protect them
Oct19

Lead poisoning in children – how to protect them

How to protect children from lead poisoning Lead’s got a lot going for it. It’s soft and malleable, with a low melting temperature, meaning it’s perfect for use in a wide range of applications. The Romans used it to build water pipes, aqueducts and cooking pots, while the Ancient Egyptians just couldn’t get enough of rubbing it on to their eyelids as kohl. Unfortunately for these ancient civilisation (and some later ones), it wasn’t...

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Monkeypox?! Here is what you need to know!
Oct07

Monkeypox?! Here is what you need to know!

Monkeypox? Monkeypox virus has invaded Bayelsa in Nigeria with 13 people currently infected and receiving treatment. The first case was one who killed a monkey and ate it with his family. Obviously all of them started showing symptoms. I don’t do graphic images so I struggled to find one to use as the featured image. No success -just a monkey sitting on a tree. Yeah I’m that squirmish. Honestly, this is my first time of...

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Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS
Jul11

Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS

Lekki flood: How to stay SAFE if it RETURNS – which is a huge possibility. In all honesty, this is the first time I have heard of “flood” in Nigeria. What planet have I been living in?! Flood in quote because of the magnitude of this particular one. Many have blamed the Eko Atlantic project. Others have blamed developers for cutting corners and building without proper planning. Many have blamed the government for...

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Collapsed Buildings: Managing Contractors
Dec13

Collapsed Buildings: Managing Contractors

This guest post was written by a friend Dayo Olumodeji. I had planned to write on this particular collapsed building but he tagged me in his LinkedIn update and mehn, I was blown away just reading it. He did too much justice to the topic, I just had to ask to republish it on my site here. So happy reading. In the wake of the recent church building collapse on Saturday 10th December, 2016 which took away the lives of innocent...

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5 Epic reasons why you should Walk to Work
Mar31

5 Epic reasons why you should Walk to Work

April 1st is Walk to Work Day. Yay! Found out on daysoftheyear.com so nay I’m not doing April fool on you. This is real stuff. The Walk to Work Day is purely to give you a chance to reduce carbon emissions, get fit, and avoid the traffic jams. In my opinion, it also helps you save on transport fare and also your fuel especially if you are suffering fuel scarcity like we are in Nigeria. What more can you ask for on a day like...

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Harmattan and your health
Dec11

Harmattan and your health

We all know what Harmattan is. That dry, windy, weather that comes with cold and lots of dust. Right? Well Harmattan is upon us once again and I was asked to write an article for the Health and Wellness column in my church magazine which I write for/on on a weekly basis. I really love Harmattan; I do mainly for the cold it brings as heat/sun and Professor Ike don’t mix at all. I have done everything I can to protect myself from...

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