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Palindromes: Words That Are the Same When Spelled Backwards and Forwards

Palindrome: Words that are the same when spelled backwards

A palindrome is a word, number, phrase, or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward, such as madam or racecar or the number 10801. — Wikipedia

Palindromes remain the same when you read or write them from front to back and from …

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25 Bill Gates Quotes to Inspire You

Bill Gates

25 Bill Gates Quotes to Inspire You

Bill Gates is one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. He is the world’s richest man from 1995 to 2017. That’s 22 (except for 4) consecutive years!

His story is even more relative because he is the typical example of a ‘drop out’ that still made it …

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Difference Between ITS and IT’S

What’s the difference between ITS and IT’S?

Like your and you’re, been and being, his and he’s, this is yet another pair of words many Nigerians use inappropriately.

The misuse arose from how they’re pronounced, and truth be told, there’s no discernible difference in their pronunciation.

The two are pronounced the same way, which is …

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How to use YOUR and YOU’RE Correctly

use your and you're correctly

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

Today, I’ll be talking about the difference between your and you’re. Like many other pairs …

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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

Guaranty Trust Bank

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

Naija Pivot

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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