How to Prepare Efo Riro

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Efo Riro is a vegetable soup that is native to the Yorubas. It is prepared by steaming vegetables in pepper stew. Efo riro pairs well with Eba but it can be accompanied with other starchy Nigerian solid like fufu, pounded yam and semo. Efo riro is a great meal for...

How to Cook Egusi Soup

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Egusi soup which is popularly known locally in Nigeria as Ofe Egusi is one of the easiest soup to prepare. Beginners who have never tried their hand on soup cooking should consider egusi soup first because with this soup, you can rarely get the method wrong...

How to Cook Ogbono Soup

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In Nigeria, Ogbono soup is popularly known as ‘Draw Soup’ (this is because of the slimy nature). The main ingredient for ogbono soup is the ogbono seed which is gotten from the fruit known in Igbo as ‘Ugiri’. For want of a specific name, Ugiri has been described by some as a Wild African bush mango. The flesh is eaten...

How to Cook Jollof Rice

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Cooking is a chore and like every other routine work, one gets better at it with time. As a beginner, there are worries about over-cooking, serving the rice half cooked or serving it burnt. This is usually the case with cooking Jollof rice but you can actually get better at cooking this meal and perfect ...

Health Benefits of Bitter Kola

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Bitter kola is a common and natural medicine that cures so many health issues and to a large extent, its widely beneficial to the entire nation. There's no doubt that bitter kola is one of the most highly recommended medicinal fruit for most people. But before going into the benefits let's get to know what...

How to Lose Weight - the Nigerian Way

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Weight gain or loss has become one of the most talked about issue in households, work place or any gathering. Granted, it’s not what people like to talk about openly but times arise when we engage in deep talk about gaining or losing weight. Its popularity also stems from wanting to eat everything one craves without gaining...

How to Write a Winning CV

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I want to start this article by asking this question. Can the world best sales man sell a product he knows nothing about? The very obvious answer is NO. In the light of this I will say writing a winning resume is all about selling you. Your resume is your marketing material and the product or service offered...

Career or your children?

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It is a crucial step for us to start examining our livelihood as members of the earth and proper citizens of Nigeria. Or let me say we must all take conscious efforts to critically analyse the thin but important line that aptly set up the boundary that exist between the Government and its citizens. Although every governmental...