Science and Technology

Health benefits of Baobab

Nutritionists have identified baobab popularly called ‘Kuka’ in Hausa language as one of the foods with health benefits. The tree, which is widely grown in the northern part  of the country, is said to be high in fibre , vitamin C and nutrients such as potassium and phosphorus. Baobab fruit is also high in calcium,  magnesium, zinc, vitamin A, thiamin, B6 and bioflavonoids. It also acts as a prebiotic, that is a type of dietary fibre that feeds the friendly bacteria in your gut. This helps the gut bacteria produce nutrients for your colon cells and leads to a healthier digestive system. Researchers in a study published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition found that baobab pulp is particularly rich in vitamin C, with 40g covering more than 100% of the Recommended Daily Intake ...Read More

12 Magic Ideas for Your New Internet Business – Make Money While You Follow Your Passion

Starting an Internet business is the opportunity of a lifetime. The Internet has become our primary tool for communication and sales. An Internet business offers you many advantages over a conventional business. You can operate a global Internet business right from home, often by yourself. Your Internet business does not require a bricks-and-mortar storefront. Your Internet business has unlimited potential for success with only a small investment. Sometimes it takes only part-time work to make full-time profits. Do not be deterred by the process of building a web site, which is actually fairly straightforward. The investment of your time and your expertise can earn big rewards. From the beginning, the hot areas for an Internet business have always been software, music, books, electronics, ...Read More

Dubai sets record, launches self-flying taxis

The world’s first self-flying taxi was launched at the Jumeirah Beach Park in Dubai, United Arab  Emirates today. The Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) of Dubai was the brainchild of  Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA). According to Dubai Media Office, the two-seater AAT, capable of transporting people without human intervention or a pilot, has been supplied by Volocopter, a Germany-based specialist manufacturer of automated air vehicles. The AAT, expected to be put into use in the fourth quarter, is powered by electricity and is highly safe. Its design comprises 18 rotors to ensure secure cruising and landing in case of any rotor failure, said RTA. “It is environment-friendly as it is powered by clean electricity, and it has very little noise. It has a maximum flight time of approximately...Read More

Cometdocs PDF to Word Converter – Featured Productivity App

Cometdocs, the famous online document management system, has recently released a new version of its PDF to Word Converter, one of their most popular app. So let’s dig into the app and see what’s new in the version 4.1. Based on their users’ feedback, Cometdocs has improved their old and developed some new features. Here are some of them: From now on it’s possible to convert PDFs from iCloud Linked Services are now free for all users It’s possible to rename the converted document Top of the line OCR engine is improved once again User interface is slightly polished, but still familiar All new features are combined with well-known old ones, like a limitless number of conversions, ability to convert Gmail attachments and files from Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive directly from t...Read More

Africa’s Largest Syringe Factory Commissioned In Akwa Ibom

In Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday commissioned the N15billion Jubilee Syringe company in Onne local government area of Akwa Ibom State, saying the factory will improve the health care delivery of Nigerians. According to the VP, the federal government will support the state in ensuring that the over 400 capacity of the factory are increased to one million. Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing Company is N15billion ($35million) syringe manufacturing company which sits on a 40,000-square meter (sqm) land area in Onna local government of Akwa Ibom State. The estimated 350 to 400 million syringes production per annum far overshoots that of a company in South Africa which has a production capacity of 93 million, thereby making Jubilee Syringe the largest syringe manufacturing company on...Read More

How Tech Companies Can Change Nigeria Forever

Submitted By Isoko Walter Jnr The Smart Cities Nigeria 2017 Conference held at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, Nigeria on the 8th and 9th of August, provided a common forum for Tech CEOs & stakeholders in Nigeria to discuss and deliberate some of the most challenging issues and upcoming technologies towards the development of smart cities in Nigeria. The conference which was to the cheer and glare of dignified personalities in Nigeria, identified solutions, made proposals and developed key innovations towards the establishment of smart cities in Nigeria. Meanwhile, here is a list of Tech companies that can support the innovations of smart-cities that will positively impact the style of living and doing business for everyone. 1) Edgebase Technologies Limited Edgebase te...Read More

Nigeria Doctors Give Condition To End Strike And Resume Work

In Nigeria Resident doctors in the country have given condition for suspending their ongoing strike action, saying they will do so as soon there is evidence of payment of salaries to affected Federal Tertiary Health Institutions (FTHI) as agreed at a meeting between them and the federal government. The figure of the salary arrears is put at N13.2billion meant to address the shortfalls in public sector, including payment of salaries of affected doctors in FTHI. According to the Memorandum of Terms of Settlement reached between the doctors and the government team, the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) did receive one Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) of the sum of N13.2Billion to address the shortfalls in public sector, including payment of the salaries of affected...Read More

Why you should avoid oral sex- Gynaecologist

Prof. Adegboyega Fawole of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has warned that Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex. Fawole, who is of the Department of Gynaecology, UITH told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Tuesday that HPV was mostly sexually transmitted. He said that the virus caused almost all cases of cervical cancer and could cause genital warts and anal cancer. “Oral sex has been linked with an increased risk of acquiring HPV infection in the mouth and with an increased risk of developing oral cancers that are caused by HPV. “However, sex in general has also been linked with these risks,” he said. The gynaecologist warned that those engaging in oral sex were twice more likely to have oral HPV infection th...Read More

The cheapest way to build a website for your business

Submitted By Isoko Walter Jnr Questions about website design cost are common online, but very few people are prepared to answer, even when it comes to professional web design prices. For this article, a team of professional web designers, developers, and SEO specialists have worked together to examine some of the most important factors that go into a web design quote. These include historical website development costs, as well as web design costs for different components . The data also includes current website features and design costs. A website can cost anywhere from $500 to $15,000 so it can really be a challenge to nail down a specific professional website cost. We did lot of researches on tech/IT solutions provider companies in the world, we found alot of companies doing great but th...Read More

The Mark On Your Fingernail Is A Sign For Cancer

If You Have This One Specific Mark on Your Fingernail, You Should Get Checked for Cancer. Although you might never think to check your fingernails for cancer, it’s lucky that one manicurist did. A lot of salons have speculated that the woman’s mysterious line could be due to a calcium deficiency, a blood blister, or a strange hereditary mark. Yet Skinner knew better than that. She immediately told her customer that the dark line was likely a little-known symptom of melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Now, Skinner is using her photograph of the nail (with permission) to inform and warn others. If you happen to have a dark mark under your fingernail, see your doctor right away.  

Firm to unveil electric cars in Nigeria

In Nigeria An indigenous firm, Nigus Enfinity  is set to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) into the Nigerian automobile market from 2018 just as it plans the first local assembly plant for EVs in 2020. The chairman of the firm Prince Malik noted that Nigeria and Africa needed to look inward to be at the fore of the automotive revolution or they may become waste bin for the phased-out combustion-driven vehicles. Malik, the first African to lead the Formula 1 Team global race car competition in 1999 said his firm which is building 100 megawatts (mw) solar power plant in Katsina and another in Adamawa state has also partnered with Chinese auto giant, BYD (Build Your Dreams) to bring EVs massively into Nigeria at affordable costs form 2018.

SWIFT DELIVERY — ORDER FROM YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS IN ENUGU AND SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

In Nigeria SWIFT Delivery is an online food delivery service that connects users to restaurants. SWIFT Delivery, Identifies the need for a simple and swift solution to order takeaway food online, in south-eastern Nigeria, beginning from Enugu state, Nigeria. Thus, claiming to be the only food delivery service found in the southern part of Nigeria presently. Customers can order breakfast, lunch or dinner from their favourite restaurants on the platform. HOW SWIFT DELIVERY WORKS Users can log into the website or mobile app, and choose their city/area.  Then from a pop-up list of random restaurants in the area, customers can choose their preferred, browse through the menu and place orders. Just like several eCommerce platforms, SWIFT Delivery also operates the Pay on Delivery (PoD) Model. To ...Read More

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