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Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

You probably want to stay away from these forbidden sites in Nigeria

Be it because of their fragility or religious affinities, there are some landmarks that are completely off-limits. Some places in Nigeria are full of intrigues and shrouded with mysteries that we can’t just explain them away. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, these places cannot be legally visited as they are cut off for various reasons. Here is a list of 5 forbidden places in Nigeria that you are not allowed to visit. 1. Evil Forests The Itshekiri evil forest [234forum] No matter what a forest looks like, if locals tell you it is an evil forest, it is advisable not to step in there. The evil forest in folklore is a dark, scary place where the lines between the living and the dead are blurred, and spirits roam free. This is also where evil things in the community are cast to and bad things are believed to happen here....

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

Check out this list of animals people actually eat around the world!

In today's episode of Culture Clash, we take a look at the meats we cannot believe people actually eat. From horse to cat, people around the world eat some unbelievable animals. 1. Cobra (Vietnam) While snake meat is popular in many places around the world, in countries like Vietnam, cobra heart is often consumed by men to improve sexual performance. The cobra is killed usually right on the table in the restaurant in front of diners and eaten with a “shot” of rice wine mixed with the snake’s blood and its heart dropped inside. 2. Squid (Japan) squid cracked Dancing squid is a delicacy in Japan, which is characterised by the squishy twitching of the squid's muscles. However, calamari is made out of squid, spiced and fried, made into a crunchy, more conventional dish....

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

Neglect, revenge and other common reasons why married women cheat

Don't lose your woman when it can absolutely be avoided. You might be shocked at the number of married women who engage in extra-marital affairs. It may not be as blatant as that of some married men, or not as well-publicised because they hardly get caught, but don't be deceived into thinking that married do not cheat or that just a negligible of them do so. But why do they? 1. Neglect If grapevines and stories on social media are to be believed, then it is obvious that married men are becoming less and less scared to sleep around regardless of their marital vows. And apparently many of them do this in neglect of their wives whose need for affection will then lead into the arms of other younger] men. Neglected women may fall...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

What emotional blackmail is and what to do when your partner tries it

No relationship is worth the cost of your emotional and mental wellbeing. Emotional blackmail is what exists when a partner tries to manipulate the other into doing something instead of actually asking that partner for what they really want. The intent of people who practice this type of behaviour, is to control the other person’s in a way that is subtle and always falls short of actually expressing what they want in words. The methods used to achieve this often includes silent treatment, sulking, reverse psychology, and veiled sarcastic comments intended to guilt trip you into doing what they want, among other toxic moves. No relationship is worth the cost of your emotional and mental wellbeing. (Credit - Shutterstock) Because the tactics can be covert, emotional blackmail may be difficult to spot, especially for those who may experience mo...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

5 dating tips for introverts

The dating life for introverts can be made easy if you these tips. Introverts have a hard time when they have to meet new people. It becomes almost impossible for them to handle large gatherings and when it comes to finding love, they definitely panic. Dating is rough regardless of your personality type, but it’s especially taxing for introverts, who only have limited social energy to spend. If you are an introvert, these tips can help your dating life. Don’t hide your introversion You may be able to “fake” an outgoingness for a short period of time, especially if you have practised this before. But, over a period of time that is going to fade away. The best way to have a good date is to make t evident that you are an introvert. If your date understands that, you ever know it might even turn into a second/third date. Choose sh...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 1 day ago

Nigerian footballer Wilfred Ndidi celebrates first wedding anniversary with his wife Fortunate

Wilfred Ndidi and Fortunate recently welcomed a baby girl. Nigerian footballer Wilfred Ndidi and his wife Fortunate are celebrating their first anniversary as husband and wife. Ndidi who has represented the Super Eagles of Nigeria 36 times, wedded his longtime partner Fortunate in May 2019. On the first anniversary of their wedding, the couple took to social media to celebrate each other. “Cheers to our 1 year wedding anniversary,” the player who plays for Leicester City wrote on Instagram. Cheers to our 1 year wedding anniversary ????❤️ “Happy wedding anniversary best friend,” his wife Fortunate said. Happy wedding anniversary best friend ❤️????...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 2 days ago

What to do when you find yourself falling in love with your best friend

If you find yourself falling for your best friend and you don’t know what to do, the tips below are just for you. There are things beyond our control in life – like the family we are born into, or the people we become attracted to and fall in love with. That’s why, sometimes, our interest drifts to people we could never have, people we should never be falling for in the first instance. But matters of the heart are hardly controllable. That’s why you find romantic interest growing between step-moms and their step-kids, between people with decades of age difference between them, and sure, people who set out to be just friends. It's OK to be scared when you fall in love with a friend because it could be the beginning of the end of that relationship [Credit - iStock] If you find yourself falling for your best friend and you don’t know what to do...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 5 days ago

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 to get to Arochukwu, but what is known is that the Efiks lived peacefully as guests for about four hundred years (11th - 15th century) with the Aros. They would later leave after a disagreement erupted between them and their host. During the second phase of their exodus which saw them leaving Arochukwu, the majority of them left to Uruan in present-day Akwa Ibom St...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 5 days ago

If you have dark skin around the pubic area, these 2 treatments work

The skin around the pubic area is very sensitive and are prone to hyper pigmentation so it tends to go darker than the rest of the body but these remedies help to lighten them... The skin around the pubic area is very sensitive and are prone to hyper pigmentation so it tends to go darker than the rest of the body. ALSO READ: If you have dark lips try these 2 natural remedies However a lot of factors contribute to making it worse, from wearing tight underwears to friction between the thighs, wearing polyester underwear (cotton underwears are preferable) are some of the factors that cause the skin around the pubic area to go dark. Other causes include shaving often which can cause in-grown hair, wearing clothes/trousers that are too tight and so on. There are different home remedies to tackle dark areas around the pubic region but these two work perfectly and are natural....

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 5 days ago

Here are 6 health benefits of Garri

Here are some of the major health benefits of eating Garri. Garri made from tubes and roots of the cassava plant contains proteins, fat, carbohydrates, iron, Vitamin B and C and also starch. The leaves contain calcium, iron, fats and protein too. Below are some of the major health benefits of Garri. ALSO READ: 5 diseases you never knew African Velvet Tamarind (Awin) could treat 1. Great for weight watching Trying to shed some weight? Then Garri is your go-to guy. Although very starchy, it is also low in calories and the high fibre content in cassava helps you stay full for a longer period and prevents binge eating. 2. Great for your digestive system Garri contains fibres that are not soluble in water. It helps in the absorption of toxins that enter your intesti...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 5 days ago

3 ways to catch a cheating girlfriend

We list below things you can do to catch a girlfriend when there's overwhelming evidence that she might be cheating on you. To have a cheating girlfriend is not a thing anyone would wish on himself. However there are lots of unfaithful women who have left many guys paranoid and extra-careful. No one wants to end up looking like a fool. No one wants to give 100% faithfulness and other things in a relationship only to end up realising that they were being played all along. Just as we explained here how to catch a cheating boyfriend, we list below things you can do to catch a girlfriend when there's overwhelming evidence that she might be cheating on you. 1. Snoop It is pretty difficult to catch a cheating girlfriend without trying some underhanded tricks. This is because women are reputed for being more careful cheats than men. And that they are more painstaking in covering their tracks....

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 5 days ago

Designer bags every style influencer must own inspired by Jackie Appiah

Among the bevvy of stylish female celebrities, only a few spend thousands of cash on designer bags. Ghanaian actress and fashion icon, Jackie Appiah has a great fashion sense and understands the relevance of investing in quality products which will last a lifetime and make her stand out. The Ghanaian actress has a bag collection that includes countless styles by high-end designers like Chanel, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Christian Dior, Gucci, Burberry, Saint Laurent, Hermes, and a lot more others. As part of her 60 days bag challenge on Instagram, the actress decided to treat her followers to a glimpse of her epic bag closet. Jackie Appiah It also appears that whatever she is displaying is not her entire collection because part 2 is definitely coming, according to her....

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 6 days ago

Nigerian foods that can increase red blood cells

These foods are rich in Iron and vitamins needed to beat anaemia and increase hemoglobin levels. Local African meals are heavy laden with carbohydrate and continuous consumption could result in Anaemia. These Nigerian foods can help increase red blood cells. A state in which the body cells are deprived of their energy supply because of low number of red blood cells which carry food and oxygen to the cells, is known as Anaemia. It is casually referred to as a loss of blood. Iron, Vitamin B12 and Folic acid deficiencies could be the reason for the low blood cells. Iron is needed in small quantities in the body because its main function is to supply blood, increase blood flow and aid blood cell metabolism. These meals are rich in Iron to combat anaemia. 1. Banana...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 6 days ago

How to create a proper balanced diet with Nigerian food

Everyone knows that a balanced diet typically consists of the 6 main classes of food, but can you create a balanced meal with Nigerian food? Most of Nigerian foods are actually healthy, especially if you know how to combine it. Here's how to create a proper balanced diet with Nigerian food. 1. Carbohydrate Digestible carbohydrate in your diet provides you with energy, although in a much soluble and readily available form. Typically, Nigerian food rich in carbohydrates include: rice, yam, wheat, maize, pasta, sweet potatoes, amala, eba/garri, etc. 2. Protein Protein is a good source of amino acids that make up your muscle tissue, support your immune health, transport molecules in and out of your cells and provide the basis for hormones and enzymes. Typical Nigerian protein sources include: beef, fish, eggs, cow milk, yoghurt,...

Living / LifeStyle & Weddings - 6 days ago

8 sperm-killing foods that dads need to avoid!

Men, these are the foods killing your sperm If you and your wife are trying to conceive, then it would be best to avoid these 8-sperm killing foods in order to make conception easier! 1. Sweets and soft drinks 8 sperm-killing foods that dads need to avoid! Too much sugar can not only make you overweight and give you heart problems, but it can also lower your sperm count and your sperm quality. That's why it's important to control your sugar intake. 2. Processed meat 8 sperm-killing foods that dads need to avoid! Processed meat such as bacon, hotdogs, and ham have a lot of preservatives that can hurt your sperm quality. Some p...

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