Efik: History, marriage, food, and belief of this adorable ethnic group

It is important to state here that in addition to their present homeland, the Efik people also occupy southwestern Cameroon including Bakassi. It took the loving people of Efik over five hundred years of migration to finally inhabit the coastal area of South Eastern Nigeria, Cross River State. Although the actual origins of the Efik people seem to be unknown but traditional tales have it that they sojourned from Nubia through to Ghana and then Arochukwu in present-day South East Nigeria. It was not stated how long their exodus took…

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Most beautiful things about Muslim weddings

Exciting reasons why you absolutely should look forward to attending a Muslim wedding! Have you ever had the good fortune of experiencing some or all the beautiful things to experience of a Muslim wedding? If you have not, let’s tell you four great reasons why you absolutely should look forward to Muslim weddings with excitement! 1. The cultural blend Now this is perhaps the most beautiful thing about Islamic weddings. The religion allows for the recognition of the rich cultures of people. So when you get an invite to a…

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How to be in a relationship with a co-worker

The dos and don’ts of dating a colleague at work. The workplace is a perfectly wonderful place to meet a person and start a romantic relationship; so if you ever find yourself crushing on a colleague, here is a guide on things to do and those you should never. This is because the difference between getting a great relationship and getting mightily embarrassed rests heavily on how you act on those feelings and rightly managing your emotions. Ask yourself these questions: If you’re getting drawn to a colleague, you seriously…

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5 reasons why your breath smells bad

Bad breath, is an embarrassing health condition that affects approximately 30% of people around the world. It is normal to wake up with bad breath. But what about when you’ve brushed, flossed, mouth-washed, and not eaten any spicy food like garlic, and are still finding that your breath is less minty, more malodorous? Good oral hygiene must be taken seriously if you want to avoid halitosis, but it’s not the only factor that can play a part in the smell that comes out when you open your mouth. Here are…

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5 ways to make him miss you like crazy

Here’s how to make your Mr. Right genuinely miss you. There are some real good tips on how to make him miss you like crazy. You probably have tried every trick in the book just t make him miss you and you’re coming up short. You’re really trying to work the whole “absence makes the heart grow fonder” thing and its also not working. Well, lucky for you today, we let you into some guidance on how to make him miss you. 1. Intentionally leave things behin Deliberately leave behind…

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7 common things that shouldn’t be found in your bedroom

Due to the ever busy schedule of humans, people tend to turn the bedroom into a place where other activities are carried out which is quite unhealthy. The bedroom is mainly a place where people sleep or relax after having a long day. These are things that you should get rid of in your room as soon as possible: Food about:blank Having your meal or eating edibles on the bed is very dirty because you will most likely not wash your hands after the meal and also not wash your…

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Traditional meals: Fingerlickin’ fufu and egusi soup (Recipe)

Fufu is an African staple made from different ingredients. There’s fufu made from cassava, fufu made from cornmeal, and fufu made from yam. The fufu type may differ from region to region, but the sheer joy of eating fufu is the same all over Africa. Most Africans will have eaten a type of fufu almost everyday by the time they are old and grey. Our recipe focuses on cassava fufu, paired with the absolutely scrumptious egusi soup. That delicious stew made from ground melon seeds. Fufu and egusi soup is a rich,…

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10 most populated countries in the world

Several projections estimate that Nigeria’s population could grow to levels with China by 2100. It is very important to know the statistics of the world’s population with us getting closer to the absolute limits of the planet. Currently, Asia holds around 4.4 billion inhabitants, that’s over 60% of the world’s population. Over the last 50 years, Nigeria has quadrupled its population, mainly owing to extremely high fertility rates. Several projections estimate that Nigeria’s population could grow to levels with China by 2100. By that time, the world’s population is projected to reach…

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4 disadvantages of dating a younger man in Nigeria

Your problem begins with his mum and other family members. If there’s anything everyone can agree on, its that times are changing, and the things that were once frowned upon have now become the norm. Where it was once unimaginable for women to ask men out, or declare sexual interest in them first, they are now being encouraged to get their game on. To some extent, the ice-cold Nigerian attitude towards women dating younger men has begun to thaw, but there still seems to be a long way before the…

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The side effects of dyeing your hair will shock you

When permanent hair dyes were first introduced, they were found to have cancer-causing compounds. Basically, hair colouring is chemistry. The art of hair dyeing is all about the reactions that take place in between the pigments in the hair, the pigments in dye, peroxide, and ammonia. And these reactions can best be described as chemical reactions. Be that as it may, chemical reaction which is a process that involves the rearrangement of the molecular or ionic structure of a substance is not something we should encourage to alter our looks.…

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These are 5 romantic words your husband wants to hear every morning

Start his day on a high note every day, and you’ll have a happy man on your hands 24/7! So while it’s fine to blush and feel good when he starts your day with reassuring words and a reminder that you are still the best woman in his life, you should never forget that you’re not only the only one who likes to hear those kind sweet words. Whether it’s a simple compliment to kick off his day or something deeper, these words of affirmation are the kind of stuff your man…

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Male Infertility:5 ways to make your sperm stronger, faster and more fertile

Sperm health depends on various factors, including quantity, movement and structure. Fertility issues that involve the female reproductive system are often difficult to treat, but many of those linked to male infertility are receptive to changing health habits and lifestyle. Having healthy sperm aren’t always going to the doctor for medicines. On the contrary, your lifestyle is a huge factor. If you are wondering about the health of your sperm, then consider these steps to help your sperm achieve your goal. Have frequent sex about:blank Having frequent sex throughout the…

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