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How lack of sleep affects your productivity at work

By Nkem Egenuka on Fri, 28/04/2017 - 15:20

Sleep is a condition of body and mind, wherein the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended. This condition recurs for several hours. It is important to get the recommended 7-8 hours’ sleep a night, so that we can be productive at work, but most people sleep less than they really need and it intermittently affects their work performance.

Today is 'World Malaria Day'

By Nkem Egenuka on Tue, 25/04/2017 - 17:05

World Malaria Day  is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April to recognize the global efforts made to control malaria. It was established in May 2007 by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly. It aims to educate the people on the implementations of national malaria-control strategies, including community-based activities for malaria prevention and treatment in endemic areas.

10 things you need to know about Senator Isiaka Adeleke

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 24/04/2017 - 17:01
  • Osaka Adetunji Adeleke was born on 15 January 1955, to the family of Senator Ayoola and Esther Adeleke.
  • He was born in Enugu and spent his early years in the city until the beginning of the Nigerian civil war.
  • He started his primary education at Christ Church School, Enugu before moving to Ibadan. Senator Adeleke completed his secondary education at Ogbomoso Grammar School.
  • Adeleke holds a Bachelor Of Arts Degree, and a master's degree In Public Administration.
  • He was fondly called ‘Serubawon,’

5 Things things you need to know about Patrick Ityohegh

By Nkem Egenuka on Fri, 21/04/2017 - 16:23

Patrick Ityohegh was a veteran broadcaster for Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). He was particularly involved with the popular television program called “Sunny Side of Life”

He was also the Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Patrick Ityohegh is dead.

Patrick was one of the most talented broadcasters in Nigeria

He mentored a lot of people in the media profession

Patrick Ityohegh was a great communicator and administrator.

He died at the age of 76 on the 6th of April in Makurdi, the Benue state capital.

 

International Day for Monuments and Sites

By Nkem Egenuka on Tue, 18/04/2017 - 17:37

18th of April marks the International Day for Monuments and Sites, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

The aim is to encourage local communities and individuals around the world to consider the importance of cultural heritage to their lives, identities and communities, and to promote awareness of its diversity and vulnerability and the efforts required to protect and conserve it.

Some Monuments in Nigeria

Tafawa Balewa Square

Happy Easter!!!

By Nkem Egenuka on Fri, 14/04/2017 - 04:45


It is that time of the year usually called Easter or Spring break. We leave you with these interessting Nigerian Books to spice up your holiday. Enjoy!

5 Books To Read to read this Easter

 

Chris Abani’s The Secret History of Las Vegas

Goi Peace Foundation/UNESCO International Essay Contest for Young People

By Nkem Egenuka on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 16:21

The Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO are organising an International Essay Contest for young people around the world. It is aimed at enabling  youths develop their full potential, as they are crucial for the shaping of our future. UNESCO’s objective is to help empower young people, reaching out to them, responding to their expectations, ideas, and fostering useful and long-lasting skills.

ZODML Commissions Prison Libraries in Anambra State

By Nkem Egenuka on Tue, 11/04/2017 - 15:18

ZODML commissioned  libraries in Awka and Onitsha prisons respectively, on the 30th of March, 2017. The libraries were commissioned by the Chief Judge of Anambra State, Honorable Justice Peter Umeadi represented by Honorable Justice T.U. Oguji for Awka prison and Honorable Ike Ogu for Onitsha prison.

World Health Day 2017: Depression

By Nkem Egenuka on Fri, 07/04/2017 - 17:27

World Health Day is a health awareness day celebrated all over the world on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). The focus for 2017 is ‘Depression’.

Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. More than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015.

Tempted to Touch by Emmanuel Egobiambu

By Nkem Egenuka on Wed, 05/04/2017 - 16:37

 Emmanuel Egobiambu exposes us to the the effects of  phone addiction.                                                                

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