How to Run a Virus Scan the Right Way

  Correctly setting up and running an antivirus scan on your computer is one of the best starting defences for keeping your system free of malicious software. In these days of widespread malware — email viruses and dubious websites that can infect your computer — a strong defence begins with selecting an antivirus solution for […]

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

    Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental degradation. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations worldwide, and is calling […]

SPECTATORS SAFETY AT SPORTING EVENTS

    As undergraduates in 2009, my friend and I attended the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal game between Switzerland and Italy at the Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. This was my first time of witnessing first-hand a stampede situation. Despite having our tickets, we had to slug it out with other fans […]

WHAT IS FATIGUE?

WHAT IS FATIGUE? Fatigue referred to as tiredness, exhaustion, lethargy, and listlessness, describes a physical and/or mental state of being tired and weak. Physical and mental fatigue although different, the two often exist together – if a person is physically exhausted for long enough, they will also be mentally tired. When somebody experiences physical fatigue, […]

Suicide: More People Are Seeking Professional Help – Psychologist

  A lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Lagos State University, Mr Benjamin Olabimitan, has disclosed that more depressed people have been seeking professional help in the wake of public outcry generated by the recent increase in suicide cases in Nigeria. He made this known in an exclusive chat with Our Community Newspaper in his […]

Google Partners NFVCB, Homevida to Train 200 Students on Online Safety

  For the third time running, Google Nigeria has partnered the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and Nigeria Integrity Film Awards (Homevida) to train 200 secondary school students in Lagos on safer internet use. The event, which held at Virgin Rose Resort, Lagos, on Tuesday, February 7, was to commemorate Safer Internet Day […]

PREVENTING STREET SOCCER RELATED INJURIES

  Crisis– Going home after the day job, I had to stay back at the field, across the road watching the street guys playing bear footed catching their fun until a driver driving a 2016 BMW with a tinted glass, drove pass by disturbing the flow of play on the field, all of a sudden […]