Health and Lifestyle Culture in Motherland Nigeria

Pursuing a healthy lifestyle comes with its own rewards and is well worth it in the end. What may seem like a laborious routine; waking up early for a jog or evening walk, choosing those greens and fruits over the more readily available fast foods, but ends up gradually keeps the body in great condition.

We have put together a selection of lifestyle tips and resources including latest tips and updates that you may find very useful:

  • Yoruba Names and Meaning For Boys and Girls
    Names are unique and they say a lot about the bearer. What you call your child at birth is important because it becomes the identity of the one that bears the name. Some parents give their children names based on conditions surrounding their birth. Others give their children certain names just because they admire them. ...
  • How to Say “Thank You” In Different Nigerian Languages
    Humans express gratitude in many ways other than one. However, there seems to be a universal gesture with which they express appreciation, which is the simple gesture of saying “thank you.” Although simple, it carries with it a huge import of meaning. But this easy gesture of saying “thank you” to show appreciation could be ...
  • Inside Nana Otedola’s Luxurious Life as Femi Otedola’s Wife
    Femi Otedola and Nana Otedola’s family is one of the richest and most famous families not only in Nigeria but in Africa. The oil tycoon is outstanding for his philanthropic activities. Even at years of age, Nana remains a style icon whose fashion has been used as a standard for every other woman, especially ...
  • Inside Nigerian Billionaire Ned Nwoko’s Family Of Six Wives And Many Children
    Ned Nwoko is a famous Nigerian business tycoon and politician who is not only popular for his taste for luxury but also his penchant for pretty women; especially the fair-skinned ones. Many people got to know about him following his marriage to the delectable Nigerian actress (former child star) Regia Daniels, and the wide age ...
  • Naira Marley Has Four Children and Two Wives at Age 30 – Meet Them Here
    Azeez Adesina Fashola, best known as Naira Marley, is one of the most sought after and contentious music celebrities in Nigeria. Owing to the raw and earthy approach of his music philosophy, coupled with the fact that he enjoys living la Vida Loca, many of his fans would have never imagined that Naira Marley has ...
  • Thisday Newspaper Nigeria: Get Politics, Business and Latest News Online
    Thisday Newspaper Nigeria is a Nigerian national daily that was flagged off on 22 January 1995, with its head office in Apapa, Lagos State, Nigeria. The tabloid soon carved out a niche for itself in business and political reporting and for breaking big news stories, becoming one of the most circulated and read newspapers in ...
  • Femi Fani-Kayode’s Wives: Meet All The Women The Politician Was Once Married To
    Femi Fani-Kayode, fondly known as FFK, is a Nigerian lawyer, politician, poet, and essayist. He is one of the politicians in Nigeria who has served in many prominent positions, including Special Assistant to the former head of Nigerian Security Organisation, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi (1991), Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President of the Federal ...
  • How To Make Chin Chin: The Ingredients and Recipe for the Nigerian Snack
    Everyone likes snaking but in Nigeria, snacking goes beyond commercially processed and packaged biscuits, cakes, and cookies displayed in a supermarket as there are traditional snacks that have served their purpose and are gradually making their way back to the food scene. The Nigerian chin chin is one of the many finger foods that cannot ...
  • Science Reveals Physical Features Women Find Most Attractive In Men
    The latest study has affirmed the old mating game which is – women find fit men with muscular, lean bodies most attractive than wimpy and weak types. This was attributed to ancient influences involving the survival benefits of being with a healthy man who can hunt and fight. In order to test how important physical strength is to ...
  • How To Keep Off Addiction To Casino Slot Machines
    A slot machine addict needs the hits as much as he/she needs air to breath. Just when we thought that alcohol, cigarettes and crack cocaine presented the worst form of addiction, casino slot machines were silently creeping in and quite surprisingly, not as widely discussed as its counterparts. First things first, there is a difference between ...
  • Evans the Kidnapper Bio: Criminal Life and Family of the Notorious Gang Leader
    Evans’ real name is Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike and is a native of Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Not much is known about his childhood but the kidnapper has once said he joined the business after his father disowned him. His mother knew he was a kidnapper but was never in ...
  • Junk Foods: 10 Reasons Why You Should Skip That Pie
    One of the basic needs of all mammals – both human and animals alike is food. It is not just a luxury, it’s a necessity. The survival of man is tied to healthy eating in an adequately measured proportion. In as much as food is vital to survival, the food to be eaten must, apart from ...
  • Ukwa: Health And Nutritional Benefits Of African Breadfruit
    Botanically known as “Treculia Africana,” African breadfruit (ukwa) is a very nutrition meal commonly eaten by the Igbo people in southeastern Nigeria. Also called Afon in Yoruba; Ize in Benin, Jekri, Sobo in Ijaw, and Ediang in Efik, Ukwa is the seed of the African breadfruit which is similar to the breadfruit eaten in the Caribbean and South ...
  • African Oil Bean Seed: 20 Amazing Health Benefits Of Ukpaka/Ugba You Never Knew
    African Oil Bean Seed – Many developing countries in the world are faced with the problem of meeting up with the increasing food demand. Consequently, different ways of dealing with the situation have been adopted as a means of supplementing other main staple food in order to deal with the challenge of malnutrition and poor feeding in these ...
  • See How Uda (Negro Pepper) Can Serve As Natural Contraceptive
    Ever wondered how our mothers were able to space their children even before modern contraceptives were made? Before the arrival of colonial masters in Nigeria, and the use of modern contraceptive methods like hormones, condoms, IUCD, hysterectomy etc. how were women able to control birth. Well, they used natural methods, which seem to had disappeared with the advent ...
  • I Cannot Have Sex With Any Woman – Man With The World’s Biggest Penis Cries Out (Photos)
    Just as many people have become famous because of one outstanding feature in their body or the other, Roberto Esquivel Cabrera from Saltillo, Mexico has drawn the attention of the world as he was tagged the man with the biggest penis in the world. The 54-year-old man according to Mail Online, has a penis measuring a whopping 18.9 inches ...
  • Health Benefits Of Eating Garden Egg
    Called Obe-Igba by the Yorubas and afufa or anyara by the Igbos, Solanum melongena or garden egg as we know it is a highly valued vegetable and constituent of the African food. A member of the aubergine family, garden eggs comes in different colours (pink, white, yellow, green, black, sometimes striped), shapes and sizes. Culturally, the garden egg is ...
  • 7 Secrets Illuminati Members Wouldn’t Want You To Know
    The world of Illuminati is fast changing and the people in that world are of a much younger generation. It has also been a far much global marketplace that has injected some ”enticing” and ”fantastic” lifestyles among groups and societies. It is also considered as the secret world, there are lots of hidden facts and secrets ...
  • Ankara Styles: Gorgeous African Fashion Dresses
    Ankara styles have come to be accepted as some of the most gorgeous African dresses. Every fashion icon in Africa reports to own an Ankara dress and similar designs rule the fashion stores. They are loved by people of all ages because of special comfort and elegance. However, many keep asking the reason why Ankara ...
  • Are You Pregnant? You Should Always Eat These 13 Best Foods
    These foods are specially selected for you to have a first-hand knowledge of the best food options to explore during that blessed stage of pregnancy. There are usually a lot of questions about what to eat and what not to eat, it is also a fact that most pregnant women adhere to certain food preferences during ...
  • 15 Best Nigerian Fashion Designers
    The fashion industry is one of the most lucrative economic sectors to venture into, as people constantly have a need to cover their nakedness and still look attractive. With top fashion designers like Lola Faturoti, Duro Olowu, Frank Oshodi, and other classic designers mentioned below, one would need decent money to patronize their products. However, ...
  • How To Cook Jollof Rice, Secret Ingredients and Recipes
    Nigerians enjoy many foods but one of the most sought after in the country is Jollof rice which can be cooked with different recipes. It is a mouth-watering dish that is prepared with rice, tomatoes, oil, and pepper. Jollof rice is a very popular dish at parties such that no party is complete without it ...
  • Facts About Aswad Ayinde: The Man Who Got His Daughters Pregnant
    There is really nothing that is impossible under the sun. Sometimes we hear stories about the bizarre behaviours of some people that will make us wonder if such really ever happened. One of such stories is that of Aswad Ayinde – a man who resorted to raping and impregnating his daughters so he could avoid the apocalypse. Aswad ...
  • Traditional Wedding Attires and Bridal Looks From Various Tribes in Nigeria
    Whoever said Nigeria is the happiest country in the world was not far from the truth. In Nigeria, there is absolutely a reason to be merry. One of such is Marriage. Wedding in Nigeria is one of the most ceremonious occasions everybody looks forward to. Unlike what we have in the west where marriages are not a ...
  • Nollywood Syndrome: Checkout These 30 Failed Marriages In Nollywood
    Keeping the union of a man and a woman as partners in a relationship is not as easy as the word marriage sounds. It takes the two parties involved to make a marriage work, and when one disagrees, the bond is broken. Regular couples do face hitches and temptations that tend to drive their marriages to ...
  • 110 Best Success Quotes From Successful People
    Success is hard to attain no doubt, but when we meditate on daily inspirational words from great successful men, it will drive us to perform towards our goals. Humans nurture all kinds of dreams and aspirations of what they love to be, and in all, ‘successful’ tops the list. The idea of being and feeling successful enriches lives, it is empowering, ...
  • 15 Useful Things You Can Buy With 50 Naira Or Less In Nigeria
    Back in the days, the cost of living in Nigeria was low and affordable. Nigerians could make a delicious pot of soup with just two hundred Naira, and a gift of fifty Naira to a child then seemed like five thousand Naira. But today, the price of food and other useful things are on the rise ...
  • 10 Nollywood Stars You May Not Believe Are Gone
    The Nigerian movie industry popularly called Nollywood has come a long way from the days of Living in Bondage. With its long history is an abundance of veteran heroes and heroines who have laboured so heavily under the burden of making Nollywood an internationally acclaimed body which will just as well accepted as Hollywood. Some ...
  • 10 Successful Nigerians Who Are Not University Graduates
    Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practised every day, and has nothing to do with formal education. Most Nigerian youths spend so much time writing JAMB and chasing education, and in the long run after obtaining the much-valued university certificate, they have nothing tangible to show for it. The reason why people go to ...
  • Top 10 Things To Save If Your House Is On Fire
    Fire is a good servant but quite a bad master. Your neighbour hardly knows when it cooks your food, but when it burns your house, the whole neighbourhood gathers to put it off. If you have ever watched a burning house diminish to debris within minutes, then you will not hesitate to save something if ...
  • The Top 20 Richest People in Nigeria – The Complete List
    Nigeria is a great country and home to many wealthy individuals globally. It is also the home to the richest man in Africa and the second richest woman in Africa. The 2020 pandemic indeed dealt a blow to the Nigerian economy, but some of these people pulled through the hard times. Some others were pushed ...
  • 200 Powerful Baby Boy Names and Their Meanings
    Naming a child, especially a baby boy, is one of the most daunting tasks of parenting. Though names aren’t given all that attention because they feel like it’s just an identity, the truth remains that it becomes part of a person’s life to death. Most parents find it difficult to choose a name for their ...
  • Top 10 Georgeous Hairstyles Nigerian Men Love To See On Their Women
    A woman is the glory of her man, while her hair is the crown of her glory. Every woman looks more beautiful when her hair is made and gorgeously arranged. When a hair looks great, it adds confidence to the carrier and attracts more attention from the male folks. While picking out a hairstyle, there are three questions you ...
  • Check Out These 10 Most Expensive Areas to Live In Lagos
    Once the capital of Nigeria, Lagos, popularly called Eko, is a dream city to own a property. Most Nigerian citizens and even foreigners want to identify with this very busy and enterprising center of excellence, where every dream is possible. In tune with its popularity, properties in Lagos are quite expensive. In areas located at the outskirts that should normally ...
  • Top 10 Best Courses You Can Study In Nigeria And Be Safe From Unemployment
    A lot of Nigerians have given up on studying within the country, due to the low standard of education in most institutions and the high fees that are not so affordable in the few institutions that manage to provide standard and quality education. However, a couple of courses are quite interesting to study in Nigerian Institutions as ...
  • Facts to Face: Here Are 10 Indisputable Demerits Of Being A Handsome Man
    Over time, the matter of beauty and good looks have majorly been women’s palaver. But a recent discovery shows that men have got their own problems with this gift of nature. When I talk about being good-looking here, I mean real good looks. I’ll rather call it being beautiful. Although good looks are generally treasured by ...
  • Omotola Vs. Genevieve: Who Is Nigeria’s All-Round Finest?
    One of the greatest arguments in Nollywood goes this way: Omotola Vs. Genevieve, who is better? We want to take a once-and-for-all statistics of Nollywood’s two most talked about actresses who have earned more than their fair share of bragging rights. We will not judge as fans, but rather, we will be doing a side by side clear-cut ...
  • 15 Nollywood Oldest Actors and Actresses Who Are Still Single
    The Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, is one of the three biggest film industries in the world and it is undeniably due to the efforts of the industry’s pioneer actors which include some of now-classified Nollywood oldest singles. Some fans feel bad watching these handsome and beautiful actors and actresses grow old without ...
  • 12 Types Of Slaps That Will Leave You With An Unforgettable Meaning to Life
    It is either you have received a slap, slapped someone, or have witnessed it. If you do not relate to any of the aforementioned options, then you may need to check your birth certificate again to know if you’re really a Nigerian. If you’re still new in Nigeria you may not relate to this but sooner ...
  • The Origin And Meaning Of Rag Day In Nigerian Universities
    The origin of the word “Rag” according to the Oxford English Dictionary is “an act of ragging; especially, an extensive display of noisy disorderly conduct carried on in defiance of authority or discipline”. Much more recently, monetary donations have been integrated into this activity. Rag Day displays have seen passers-by “ragged” until they made a donation. In the United ...
  • 8 Deadly Diseases in Nigeria That Should Really Scare You More Than Ebola
    Ebola, the scariest and deadliest disease of 2014 has attracted a lot of attention in Nigeria and across the globe. However, there are lesser known diseases prevalent in Nigeria that are killing much more people than the much dreaded Ebola, most of which are among the most deadly diseases ever known to mankind. Keep reading ...
  • 10 Stereotypes Of Nigerians That Aren’t Always True
    When people talk about African stereotypes, the bulk of it generally points to Nigeria. Nigeria might be one of the most popular countries in Africa but most of the stereotypes people hold over Nigerians only give a false impression about them. Here is a list of the top 10 Nigerian stereotypes that always not true: Nigerian ...
  • Top 10 Hottest Nigerian Men
    Nigeria is one of the most prestigious countries in Africa and it is full of rich history, talent, culture, authentic cuisines and drop dead gorgeous men. This article will place its focus on the 10 hottest Nigerian men in their different fields of expertise whether it is in business, the music industry or the film ...
  • Cornrow HairStyles: The Most Artistic Hair Braids For Women and Men
    Modern Artistic Protective hairstyles have become the secret to success for many women celebrities recently, men are also not left out of it. What are protective styles, one might ask? These are braided, twisted, or pulled-back styles that shield the ends of your hair from elements that cause breakage. A good example is the Cornrow ...
  • 20 Beautiful Pictures and Videos of Natural Hair Styles
    Most people love their natural hair, yet, can’t do without artificial extension. You will certainly agree that there is something so fascinating about being natural. Though we are all created with certain unique attributes, it is amazing how beautiful one can look with just their natural hair. No more spending a lot of money on ...
  • List of 12 Notable Nigerian Newspapers For Latest News in Nigeria
    Nigeria is one of the largest countries on the African continent. It is actually the largest in terms of population with a population of over 170 million people, getting latest Nigerian news on time can be quite a challenge especially to people located in the remote regions of the country. However, thanks to improved information ...
  • 10 Ugliest People in the World Right Now
    To be among the ugliest people in the world is really not a fate one would consciously choose for any reason. You can barely stare at these people for more than five seconds and we are sure you would agree that they are ugly. It is worthy to note that while some of the people ...