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#OtvTIPS: Pumpkin Soap Recipe

Every fall, pumpkin takes over our brains, and everything, and we mean everything, needs some pumpkin. And this applies to soap too! Learn how to make your own simple pumpkin soap at The Prairie Homestead! Pumpkin…



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7 Secret Home Remedies For Kids That Really Work

What would you do when your child gets diarrhea? Would you know how to quickly and gently soothe a burn? Or would you know how to ease away their constipation? (Black licorice works a charm!)…


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How to Make Garlic Ear Oil to Treat an Ear Infection

Garlic contains well know antibiotic properties and is useful in treating a multitude of ailments. Studies have shown that garlic is super effective — as much as antibiotics — against ear infections, without the nasty…


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5 Great tips for Tourists Traveling to Northern Nigeria

Northern Nigeria is made up of 19 states and in many of these cities, there are amazing destinations which tourists love to visit. In Kaduna, the magnificent Kajuru Castle is sited, the ancient Kano City Wall in…


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5 reasons your Nigerian passport should have a cover

The Nigerian passport is not only every citizen’s prized possession -as it is not only a finite means of identification for any citizen of the country, but also, it is every Nigerian traveler’s badge of…


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5 Fun Things to do at the Lekki Conservation Centre

Located in Lekki, immediately after Chevron, before the 2nd Lekki Toll Gate; this nature hub covers a land area of 78 hectares. The 21-year-old conservation centre is run and managed by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)….




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#OtvTIPS: 6 things kids want on Children’s Day weekend

Yes! It is another May 27th, a day set aside for children to celebrate. On this day, although kids will be away from school, very few of them expect to be at home throughout the…




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6 bad habits that could get you kicked off a plane

You are probably wondering: Why would I be kicked off a plane when I have already spent money on the ticket, checked in and boarded? Truth is, it happens all the time! And yes, even in…




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#OtvTIPS: 4 Reasons Snapchat Is Great For Travel

 Snapchat may not be exactly new, but it is only getting more and more interesting! It may seem pointless, a social media platform that deletes your work after 24 hours, however it can be the…


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Travel tips for introverts in Nigeria

Travelling seems like an activity that can only be enjoyed solely by extroverts as it involves almost all the things introverts tend to avoid: chatty airplane seatmates, group sightseeing tours, asking strangers for directions, walking into…






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How To Explain Why You’ve Had So Many Jobs

40 years ago, it was a totally different ball game. You secure a ‘good’ job, work hard at it, and most importantly, keep it. This is a ball game my generation will never understand. We’re…




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Distinctive Features of Nigerian Parties

The three major tribes (Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo) with their exclusive tales and lifestyle, make Nigeria a never ending soap opera. The different cultural perspective is a major feature of everything we do. You hear…


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Distinctive Features of Nigerian Parties

The three major tribes (Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo) with their exclusive tales and lifestyle, make Nigeria a never ending soap opera. The different cultural perspective is a major feature of everything we do. You hear…



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#OtvTIPS: 5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord in Nigeria

Real estate is booming in Nigeria and aside from a large number of locals, visitors and foreigners are starting to invest in the sector in a rental property.  Of course, becoming a landlord in Nigeria at the moment…



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7 reasons to love Benin City

Benin, an urban center located in the southern part of Nigeria is such a cosmopolitan city! It can be stressful, messy and chaotic sometimes, but its diversity, food, art and music scene are just incomparable…


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5 ways to travel the minimalist way

Almost every traveler would love to carry less luggage on a trip. The idea of minimalisttravel transcends the concept of just limiting yourself, either in terms of comfort, style, adaptability, or whatever while on the road….






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The dangers of processed foods

In today’s fast pace world, more and more people are consuming processed foods worldwide without adequate knowledge on its disadvantages. Statistics shows that there is a reduction in the consumption of whole organic foods. Scientific…


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Social Media Etiquette for Nigerian Businessmen

Social media has proven to be an essential tool for numerous businessmen in Nigeria as it is changing the way customers and businesses interact. Some people have even created whole businesses solely over the internet…


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5 ways to have an exciting flight

Travelling by air is supposed to be the safest and quickest means of transport but at the same time, it is also the most tragic when a crash occurs. With this in mind, some travelers board…