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22 Surprising Uses for Turmeric


One of the most fetching culinary spices, turmeric has an intense golden hue. The major ingredient in Indian curries, turmeric is the component responsible for curry’s dizzying color; it’s also commonly used to imbue mustard with its radiant glow.   We’re commonly reminded to eat colorful plant foods because their pigments, which are associated with antioxidants – the wonder nutrients ...

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I don’t need high chiefs’ endorsement to install chiefs – Olubadan


The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday stated that he did not need the endorsement of the high chiefs before conferring honorary traditional titles on recipients. Our correspondent learnt that the monarch will on November 11, 2017, honour the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, with the title of Agbaakin Afiwagboye of Ibadan land, and others, a development ...

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Cement: Nigeria saves $2bn yearly from local production


The Executive Chairman of BUA Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu, has stated that over $2bn is saved yearly from more than 25 million metric tonnes of cement produced by local manufacturers. This, he said, could be attributed to recent investments in the cement industry. He stated this at the end of the Presidential Industrial Advisory Council meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. ...

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Watch for signs of oral cancer

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(NC)—Dental hygienists say that we can all play an active role in reducing the risks of developing oral cancer. Our own actions can improve treatment outcomes through early detection and lifestyle choices. Oral cancer is the 13th most common type of cancer in Canada. Researchers tell us that in 2013, an estimated 4,100 people in this country were diagnosed with ...

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Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago


Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans. As a prospective juror, Obama joined fellow citizens at Cook County’s Daley Center courthouse, all waiting to see if they would be chosen to serve on a trial. The former leader of the ...

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Banky W survives skin cancer surgery

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Nigerian rythm and blues singer, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has undergone a third cancer surgery. The Made For You crooner, on his Instagram page on Thursday, shared his journey with the disease for over 10 years. Banky W, in the post, which displayed pictures of his fiancée, Adesuwa Etomi, by his side in the hospital, was full of gratitude ...

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Colour of urine can tell a lot about health – or what you’ve been ingesting


By Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press  TORONTO – It’s something we all get rid of several times a day — and sometimes in the middle of the night — but it’s not exactly a topic of everyday or, let’s face it, polite conversation.   Still, urine, pee — call it what you will — can tell a lot about a ...

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