THE HEALING POWER OF PAW-PAW

AGWU CHIKODI KALU   U12MM1084           Pawpaw plant is a native of South America where it was cultivate since pre- Columbian times. There are 22 plants and trees in the pawpaw genus; the most famous of which is carica papaya. Pawpaw (carica papaya) reached Europe in 1690 and Asia in the…

​WHY GAMBLE

Okabie Obunezi Sissel At one point  in our lives we sit to make these decisions: should or should we not. Some of the thoughts of these decisions are influences from our parents peer groups and the society in which we live in. We all have a life that is “suppose” to be our own living,…

​LET’S GET THIS PRICELESS VIRTUE

Amedu Lauretta Unekwu  U13MM2074 Like water that lives in the well, rivers, streams reservoirs, etc. this word is common. It is so simple yet hard to understand. Deepak Chopra an Indian says it is shown without any reason and is born out of man’s irrational wisdom; what an oxymoron. When it is practiced truly, with…

​NIGERIANS NEED TO UNDERSTAND ‘CHANGE’

AMEDU LAURETTA UNEKWU U13MM2074 The word change is now the most common word most Nigerians are familiar with. Having passed through several hardship from governments of old, the Nigerian populace decided to vote-in President Muhammadu Buhari who was reputed for zero tolerance for corruption. His party the All Progressive People’s congress came with huge promise…

DOWN MEMORY LANE.; My First Love…

Suleiman Ohunene zainab U12mm1094 Today I took some steps backward, down memory lane. OMG.! it’s been ages and I was so young. So innocent, so pure at heart. But I was damn stubborn, gush. So childish but… …but I was so happy and quite optimistic about everything. I think I was fourteen then, I met…

​THE FALLING STANDARD OF EDUCATION

ALIU KABIRU MOBOLAJI U12MM1078 The quality of education in Nigeria has dropped to an alarming rate; and ever since this issue has been a canker worm that have been investing the development of the country, this is really sad and portends great danger for the future of our country, even worst is the fact that…

MORAL AMNESIA

​BY IBRAHIM BUBA U12MM1047 Morality are generally accepted moral standards accepted by the society. Every society has a standard it regards as moral. Being moral entails: able to tell right from wrong and making judgments based on knowledge; good by accepted standards judged by the society; encouraging goodness and decency; personal conscience i.e. what your…

​ “A child’s upbringing belongs to everybody not somebody”

BY IBRAHIM BUBA U12MM1047 Raising a child is not an easy task. It is virtually one of the hardest things to do. It requires lots of dedication and commitment.  A child goes through a circle of upbringing before being an adult, first his parents, then teachers, peer groups, the social environment (socially thinking and society…

​KEROSENE SCARCITY: COOKING A CHALLENGE

BY IBRAHIM BUBA  U12MM1047 One could wonder the queue beside the famous Ahmadu Bello University Student Representative Council (SRC) secretariat. Being inquisitive I could not pass such a crowd without finding a reason as to the long awaited queue. Even before I could ask, hundreds of students were holding kerosene kegs, which obviously meant the…

LONG TERM CONSERVATION OF CARROT AND GREEN BEANS

By Sani Hajara U12MM1044 Carrot is a root vegetable usually orange in color though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist. It is has crisp texture when fresh. The most commonly eaten part of a carrot is a taproot, although the greens are sometimes eaten as well. It is a domesticated from of the wild…

OUT TO FAVOUR MARKET, THAN LABOUR MARKET: As MacLev4 2016 Signout in Style

By: Kure Abel Sah U12mm1080 In keeping the tradition of observing the annual Graduation Class Week in the Institution, the Class of 2016, Mass Communication Department(MACLEV4), of the Great Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria kickstarted their week on Tuesday 2nd August with T-Shirt sign out as the main activity of the day.      …

Ten Things you can do for your mental health.

Mohammed Mansir  u12mm1092 ​Try these tips to help find the right balance in your life.* 1. Value yourself: Treat yourself with kindness and respect, and avoid self-criticism. Make time for your hobbies and favorite projects, or broaden your horizons. Do a daily crossword puzzle, plant a garden, take dance lessons, learn to play an instrument…