5 myths you will only hear in Nigeria

Many tribes are still deeply entrenched in traditional practices that tell stories of demons, spirits and the occult. Nigeria is a country of myths and legends passed down from generations. Here are some interesting myths and legends that some Nigerians hold dear. 1. Whistling at night invites demons According to Nigerian folktale, whistling at night is wrong and could have dire consequences. Legend has it that whistling is an invitation for the spirits. Different tribes have accounts of people who have whistled and have in turn been met by evil…

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5 foods that increase penis size naturally

Here are organic meals that would improve the penis size. For those with a smaller manhood size, enhancement pills on the market is what they sort to. What most people don’t know of is the “all-natural” way of having the penis increase from a 5 to the desired 7.5 inches and that also includes its girth. Here are 5 foods which helps to increase your penis size. 1. Onions Research shows that onions are great for creating healthy blood flow circulation throughout the body to the heart. Furthermore, onion consumption helps prevent…

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Health benefits of soursop

Soursop juice has been used for centuries as a form of pain reliever while pulverized seeds and concoctions made of leaves are also popular forms of natural remedies. The rich nutrient content of soursop includes vitamin C, vitamin B, and a number of antioxidant compounds. The fruit is mostly found in Mexico, the Caribbean, parts of South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. 1. Relieves Respiratory Distress Patients suffering from respiratory ailments like a cough, cold, or other forms, soursop’s anti-inflammatory properties can help clear out airways, relieve congestion, and soothe irritation.…

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Asaro: How to prepare the Yoruba thick and spicy yam porridge

Asaro is a special type of mashed yam porridge done by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Asaro has a unique colour, feel and taste. Here’s how to prepare the Yoruba thick and spicy yam porridge. Asaro is different from basic Nigerian yam porridge because it is made with tomato paste fried with palm oil, pepper and onions. Cooking time 1 hour Recipe category Main dish Recipe cuisine South Western Nigeria Cooking method Stewing Recipe Yield 6 servings Nutrition A serving of Asaro contains about 398 calories. Ingredients Half tuber of medium yam…

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Tiv Culture: A brief walk into the lives of one of the world’s greatest storytellers.

Arguably the fourth largest ethnic group in Nigeria, the Tivs is an ethnolinguistic group in West Africa with a population of over seven million throughout Nigeria and Cameroon. The Tivs are a people known for their artistic prowess, which storytelling is one of them. Records have it that the earliest contact the Tivs had with the European was in 1852 when they were found on the banks of the Benue. But of course, their history didn’t start from there. According to oral tradition, the Tivs are said to have emerged…

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Soldiers kill many bandits in Kaduna ambush, save 4 hostages

Troops recovered one AK-47 rifle and some rounds of ammunition from the bandits. An unspecified number of bandits were killed after they abducted four hostages in Ungwan Danko village, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State. The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a security report on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 the bandits kidnapped one woman and three children from the village. Their escape was foiled when troops mobilised to the village laid an ambush and engaged them in a gunfight. “In the ensuing…

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This is the distance that should exist between you and your phone when you’re about to sleep

Research has proven that keeping your phone close at night can be hazardous, but how far away should it be? Sleeping next to your phone is a great way to be sure you’ll never miss a call, text, or email; however, you want to keep it away because of the danger it poses. If your cell phone is near your head, under the pillow, or on the nightstand, you might want to find another place to keep it during the night. Why is this? The closer your phone is to…

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