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From several rankings around the globe, Northern European countries often rank among the happiest countries in the world. These countries are known for having several free public services and social inclusion. The truth is that a community that is open to social inclusion, which is open to women as does for men, usually does better than others not doing that. There is this saying that to improve the standard of living of a community, all that is needed to be done is to educate and empower the women. This ranking, according to usnews.com is perception-based and the major attributes of a country were used, and they are: Gender Equality Care about women right Income Equality Progress Safety Denmark GDP $352.1 billion POPULATION 5.8 million GDP PER CAPITA, PPP $52,279 Sweden GDP $551.0 billion POPULATION 10.2 million GDP PER CAPITA, PPP $74,357 Netherland GDP $913.7 billion POPULATION 17.2 million GDP PER…

Visiting the United States is a beautiful thing that most people desire in Nigeria, especially young people. As desirable as it is, it does not come that easy. In fact, there are people who have tried it as many times as they could and they still have not been granted any visa. Some have given up, a lot are still trying. If anyone says it by God’s grace that you scale that huddle, don’t doubt it. The embassy interviews are such that could be passed without having to touch any question or questions that you have practiced many times before the day. God’s grace plays so much a role in it. I know some people who will play down the God factor in that, but I have seen people you will think to deserve being granted visa denied and those you will never imagine will have a chance being granted…

The Nigerian popular singer, Star Boy recently released the visuals for his current single ‘Smile’ with cameo appearances from his three sons. Wizkid’s three sons are Boluwatife, Ayo, and Zion. Boluwatife lives in Lagos Nigeria, Ayo on the United States, and who spent the better time of the pandemic lockdown with, lives in the United Kingdom. The 30-year-old singer is set to release his highly anticipated album “Made In Lagos,” any time soon, and the “Smile” video, according to some sources, will be dedicated to the three kids.

Car shopping is one of the most stressful things to do. Of course, buying any item that can be pricy and which is expected to last a while, one will have to do some homework to reach a conclusion. Some of the questions usually asked are “what brand?”, “new or used?”, if used, “how old?”, “what mileage?”, “Locally used or foreign used?”. It could be a serious disaster if you make a wrong buy. Arriving at a wrong decision could cost you more than budgeted and that could imply that you might be driving a car you are not satisfied with for some time too. I can tell you how sweet it is to buy the car you like, and everything comes alright. Not so much is required when buying a new car like buying a used one. Of course, a new car will come with no worries about a…

Bell peppers, also known as Capsicum annuum, come in at least four colors and they are of different sizes. The popular colors are green, yellow, orange, and red. The mini sizes are usually referred to as sweet peppers and that is because they are sweet and can be eaten raw. One beautiful this again apart from being sweet and tasty is that they are highly nutritious. Bell peppers are low in calories and extraordinarily rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an excellent addition to a healthy diet. The vitamins and minerals in bell peppers are Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K1, Potassium, Folate, Vitamin E, and Vitamin A. It is worthy of note that studies have had it that a single bell pepper can provide 169% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for vitamin C. Bell peppers fit-in into all cooking, I mean, all cooking. The nutritious,…

The Nigerian government should do something lasting about the passport renewal and issuance in her embassies across the world. There one thousand and one complaints from people every time. The processes are not always smooth, resulting in delays from backlogs. In most cases, if you have to scale that huddle, you must be ready to pay your way through. Most of these embassies, despite being in countries where there are laws and order, the corruption that dwells in that is even more than that is almost sinking the home country.

In a move to solve the global pandemic, the WHO has agreed that any traditional remedies that are judged effective could be fast-tracked for large-scale manufacturing. The new WHO rules, according to BBC were aimed at helping and empowering scientists in Africa to conduct proper clinical trials. The move comes as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide passes 30 million, with reported global deaths standing at more than 957,000. In Africa, there have been more than 1.3 million cases, and 33,000 reported deaths. Around 140 potential vaccines for Covid-19 are being developed around the world, with dozens already being tested on people in clinical trials. It is fascinating that green light has now been given for phase three clinical trials using African traditional medicines too. A panel of experts, set up by the WHO, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, and the African Union Commission for…

A young man, sometimes in March 2020 ordered a mobile phone on Aliexpress, which was shipped a few days later. He then placed another order for a memory card from the same merchant in China hoping the two products will probably be delivered at about the same time. Just like other Nigerians who have also been complaining recently about their packages getting lost in transit after been tracked to have entered Nigeria, he too could still, up to the time of putting up this report, has not received the mobile phone. The irony of it is that the less valuable item, the memory card, had since been delivered, but the phone for which the memory card was bought is still missing. In this globalized time and age, trade between countries is on the increase and, with time, it will be one of the main incomes for most countries. In Nigeria,…

Education in Nigeria is like 50years behind that developed countries, especially the USA. In Nigeria, education comes with a lot of struggles. Struggles with the teachers struggle with the students as some do not have the right resources to go to school, food inclusive. Another big struggle from the government that also fails to provide the right environment, resources, amenities, and funding. For education to be right, some basic resources must be in place. One of these is the building in which people will be thought. There will have to be teachers to teach and they too must be in the right state of mind. That is, they must be made comfortable, paid as due and there must be tools for them to be able to teach appropriately. Aside from that, they must possess the right education themselves. Most of them might even need to acquire some certifications to be…