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How to use YOUR and YOU’RE Correctly

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This is another post in the English Grammar series, where I write about English grammar – words misusage, unpardonable errors, structure, convention and so on. Click on English Grammar to access all the posts in the series.

Today, I’ll be talking about the misuse of “your” and “you’re.” Like many other pair of commonly …

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How to Use AM and I AM Correctly

use am and I'm correctly

The argument in favour of bad English by many Nigerians is that English is not native to us. Many even say that the Englishmen also don’t speak our language. But those are just excuses.

English is Nigeria’s lingua franca, (official language, that is) and so must be spoken and written correctly.

While I understand …

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Ranks in the Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army is an arm of the Nigerian military that is responsible for land warfare. They fight on the land while the Nigerian Airforce takes care of the air and Navy deals with the combats on and in waters.

There are commissioned and non-commissioned officers in the NA, their ranks are as listed below.

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USSD Codes for All Banks in Nigeria

Have you ever asked what the USSD code for using mobile transactions for a particular bank?

In this post, I’ll list the USSD codes for all the banks in Nigeria, ranging from Guarantee Trust Bank (that’s GTBank right there 😉 to FBN to Polaris to Access.

USSD Codes for All Banks in Nigeria

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How to Do GTBank Mobile Transfer on Your Phone

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Technology has brought us more comfort than ever before. Now we can do a lot of things without going through unnecessary stress.

From subscribing on DSTV to buying fashion items, we can get things done at the comfort of our homes.   Gone are the days when you have to walk to a bank …

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Top 5 Luxury Nightclubs in Lagos


Lagos is all encompassing. Commerce, social life, conservative life, religious life, hideous life, nightlife, anything, Lagos has all.

There are many clubhouses in Lagos, but as with everything else, there is hierarchy. If you’d be visiting Lagos and would need a club to spend some good time, this post got you covered. Today, I’m …

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How to Transfer Credit on Mtn, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile


Here’s how to transfer credit on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile (Etisalat).

How to transfer credit on MTN

MTN termed their airtime transfer as Share ‘N’ Sell.

There are two ways you can transfer credit on MTN. Either through SMS or USSD. Both are fast and reliable.

First thing is to have a transfer …

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Meaning of Acronyms Relating to Nigeria

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Everyone knows that FRSC means Federal Road Safety Commission. Everyone also know that NA stands for Nigeria Army, but how many people know that NERC means Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission?

That’s what this post aims to treat today — the meaning of some of the acronyms relating to Nigeria.

Grab a seat and read on. …

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How to Get Your BVN on Your Phone


BVN means Bank Verification Number. It is used to connect all your bank accounts together alongside your personal information such as name, date of birth, next of kin, photograph and fingerprints.

BVN makes it easy to identify owners of accounts as well as the banks of the user. It is a database maintained by …

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Meaning of Slangs and Abbreviations Used on Social Media

Our attention span is getting shorter by the day. We are getting lazy at reading, but even lazier at typing.

Typing a world fully seem to be hard work now and so people have resorted to shortening words.

To further make for smooth and humorous texting, slang words were adopted.

Today, we’re looking at the …

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