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  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

    Posted November 26, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

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    A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth’s surface. GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map. This e Read More...

  • Effects of cheating in schools

    Posted November 25, 2016 by Rahmatu Lawan

    2 Comments 4 Likes 1,597 Views

    As the habit of cheating fills our schools these days, our next question will be, what are its consequences? It definitely has short time and longtime effects on the lives of those involved, the educational system and th Read More...

  • Pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education

    Posted November 24, 2016 by Lawan Dalha

    5 Comments 10 Likes 26,992 Views

    One issue that students of education are often asked to debate is the systematic difference between pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education. Scholars’ opinion varies as to whether a fundamental di Read More...

  • 8 ways to kick diabetes out of your life

    Posted November 22, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

    6 Likes 1,561 Views

    Diabetes is a common life-long health condition. There are 3.5 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and an estimated 549,000 people who have the condition but don’t know it. Diabetes is a condition wher Read More...

  • Effects of poor sleep on on fertility

    Posted November 18, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

    3 Likes 1,408 Views

    Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings. Read More...

  • Tips for getting better grades in exams

    Posted November 17, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    1 Comment 7 Likes 2,335 Views

    Every serious minded student feels dejected and frustrated with consistent poor grades in exams. Nevertheless, frustration or dejection is just a mere emotional reaction which cannot stop failure; it only causes wha Read More...

  • Thoughts on tolerance

    Posted November 16, 2016 by Nurudeen Lawal

    1 Comment 5 Likes 1,684 Views

    Tolerance, according to merriam-webster.com, is “willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own”. In a world filled with peoples of different religious doctrines, politic Read More...

  • A brief overview of laparoscopy

    Posted November 15, 2016 by Patience Idakwo

    3 Likes 1,480 Views

    What Is Laparoscopy? Laparoscopy, also known medically as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a special procedure used in diagnosing some medical disorders in the abdomen (belly). This procedure is in actuality a minor surgical p Read More...

  • What is a Mediterranean diet?

    Posted November 13, 2016 by Rahmatu Lawan

    4 Comments 6 Likes 1,717 Views

    A Mediterranean diet is an eating style that encourages high intake of vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains and nuts. The diet gives preference on using olive oil for cooking and in any form of oil consumption, like Read More...

  • 6 steps to getting published in an academic journal

    Posted November 13, 2016 by Penprofile

    9 Comments 2 Likes 3,675 Views

    Very few experiences are as daunting as your first attempt to get published in an academic journal. There is a high rate of manuscript rejection when it comes to reputable journals in any field, and the thought of reject Read More...