How to Build a Friendly Home for the Elderly

It is smart to build our home with the future in mind. There are few ideas that we can follow that will help us build a home that people 50 and above will find comfortable to live in without sacrificing style.

elderly homeowner

It is smart to build our home with the future in mind. There are few ideas that we can follow that will help us build a home that people 50 and above will find comfortable to live in without sacrificing style. Aging in place may be the last thing on your mind when you’re renovating […]

Eight million Nigerians activate ‘Do-Not-Disturb’ code – NCC

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says eight million Nigerians have activated the Do-Not-Disturb code. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Technology Innovation and Telecommunications Awards in Lagos. NTITA was organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria and powered by Instinctwave. […]

Nestlé Nigeria introduces new seasoning “Maggi Naija Pot”

Maggi Naija Pot

In its continued effort to ensure good nutrition for Nigerians, Nestlé Nigeria Plc on Tuesday launched a new food seasoning cube, the “MAGGI NAIJA POT”, to amplify the authentic Nigerian essence of food. It also announced its Maggi Simply Good with four commitments at the product launch in Sagamu in Ogun State. The company’s Chief Executive […]

10 Warning Signs to Watch Out for in Older Vehicles

If you are using an older vehicle, there are certain red flags or warning signs to watch out for. Knowing them and taking precaution to deal with them will further prolong the use of the vehicle. Consumer Reports identifies and explains 10 of such signs.

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Getting 322,000 kilometers of use – or more – from a vehicle is an impressive feat, but it’s not impossible. Owners should be aware, though, that as a vehicle approaches that milestone, many of its components will start to wear out. You’ll see some warning signs, or red flags. Pay attention to them and you […]

How these food and drinks affect your drug medication

Some of what you eat and drink could reduce or increase the effect of your medications.

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What you eat and drink could reduce or increase the effect of your medications. Dozens of other foods, including some that are part of a healthy diet are also risky to mix with certain medications. This doesn’t mean you have to avoid such foods completely, it just means that you have to be cautious. Experts […]

Black Friday shopping? How to avoiding fake deals and discounts

If you are interested in taking advantage of the coming Black Friday, then you need to read this. Not all that glitters is gold. Find out how to make the best of products offers.

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Online shopping is becoming more popular now in Nigeria with large online stores like Jumia and Konga taking the lead. But have you ever wondered if those amazing deals and discounts you often see on display are fake deals and discounts or if they are real? You see a shoe that is quoted to be 20 to […]

The Right Way to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Consumer Reports explains what type to buy and how to use it, so familiarize yourself before there's an emergency

Fire Extinguisher

“Owning the right fire extinguishers is important,” says Don Huber, director of product safety at Consumer Reports. “But it’s also important to clearly know how to use it in an emergency. You don’t want to be reading the owner’s manual during a fire.” Choose the Right Extinguisher Fire extinguisher know-how comes down to two things: […]

5 potentially harmful chemicals used in children’s toys or child care items

These kinds of chemicals are usually used to soften plastic and make it more pliable. Exposure to these chemicals by children has been linked with health problems like hormone disruption and damage to reproductive development, among other serious issues.

children toys

Following a decade long study of potential health affects of phthalate (i.e. chemicals often used in plastic products for children) the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of the United States last month banned children’s toys or child care items – like teething rings – that contain concentrations of more than 0.1% of diisononyl phthalate (DINP), diisobutyl […]

How to deal with those annoying robocalls

How many times have you rushed to pick a phone call only to discover that it is a robocall? This articles provides you with some ideas on how to stop or deal with those annoying calls.

robocalls

How many times have you rushed to pick a phone call only to discover that it is a robocall? This articles provides you with some ideas on how to stop or deal with those annoying calls. Sometimes these recorded messages offer legitimate offers. At other times, they are downright illegal or fraudulent. To be on […]

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