July 16, 2017

Ogombo Community In Lagos State Still Flooded After One Week

It’s been over one week since the heavy rainfall in the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos was flooded. While so many areas have since dried up, the Ogombo community of Lagos, not far from the Abraham Adesanya Estate, has refused to dry up. The residents of the axis are now asking […]
July 6, 2017

Kenyan Company Recycles Human Waste Into Clean Fuel

The urban poor in Kenya are benefiting from a source of enrichment in their community after a company has devised ways to  turn their poop into clean and environmentally friendly fuel. The clean fuel which looks like balls of coal or briquette, is more sustainable and is even now sold […]
July 5, 2017

Six Important Tips For Driving In Rainy Weather

The rainy season is here and it comes with poor visibility on our roads, as such, drivers should be ready to protect themselves during the wet weather. Despite global efforts at reducing car accidents, Nigeria still remains one of the worst hit. One of the things to look out for […]
July 4, 2017

Revolutionary New Paint Vaccinates Your Walls Against Pests 

  Have you heard of this technology which uses paint, yes, wall paint, to kill all vectors like mosquito, cockroach, bugs etc, and at the same time beautify your house? I was driving by Oniru in Lagos, Nigeria and saw the poster on a building  advertising the product which seems […]
June 30, 2017

Can We Improve Roadside Pedicure On Our Streets?

Nigerians and Lagosians especially, have a long standing love for grooming. I was at Oyingbo Market in Lagos about a week ago, awaiting the response to my inquiry from one of the foodstuff sellers. While seated on the seat ordered me, one of the men from northern Nigeria was called upon […]
June 29, 2017

The Public Health Implications Of Bottled Water Production

Bottled water risks include more than just draining your bank account. You see, those single-use bottles found in supermarkets, gas stations and gyms across the country are some  sort of “toxic rip-offs.” Why?  Because you’re paying way more for a product that contains harmful compounds.  Case in point: A recent […]
June 29, 2017

“Cost of plastic waste $80-120bn a year” – CEO Unilever

  The CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman, gave this staggering statistics of hundreds of billions of dollars being spent on plastic waste. This is a huge cost to our environment and the health of our society. Globally, nearly 80% of this plastic is discarded in our oceans and on land […]
June 25, 2017

When To NEVER Use Laxatives Or Enemas

Many people give enemas and take laxatives far too often due to the popular ‘urge to purge’. Enemas (running water into the gut through the anus) and purges are very common home cures. And they are often very harmful. Many people believe fever and diarrhoea can be ‘washed out’ by […]