A new week is just starting, I guess you’re getting yourself ready for work and others set activities for the week. However, while you get your week scheduled, don’t forget to boost your knowledge base by reading through our blog last week’s articles, you’re sure to learn something new in this week’s Northy Letter.
Facing the real world after leaving school is quite challenging. This is because most of the skills and knowledge needed to handle life on a general scale aren’t taught in the four walls of the school. If you happen to be in this category, worry less as you can still learn about the top 7 life-changing skills they won’t teach you at school within a short period without much stress.
Furthermore, are you the type that gets nervous when asked to speak in public? The fear of public speaking is now on the increase and is gradually hindering the objective of effective communication. That’s why you need to understand how to overcome the fear of public speaking. This will enable you to communicate and express your ideas to a large audience in a professional way.
Fantasy pain, sorry, premier league (FPL) is one of the most popular games that football fans play. An emotional roller coaster of disappointments, tears, and happiness but is enjoyed by many. Therefore, find out what type of FPL manager you are by taking this quiz.
The field of science can’t be exhausted over time because curiosity is the fuel that propels the discovery of new phenomena every day. Science is filled with lots of surprising facts as it attempts to provide an answer to everything. So, don’t hesitate to explore these 100 interesting facts about science.
Subsequently, “If only they could fix it“ became the sad song for these couples who gave their tender girl child to marriage. Girl child marriage is honestly not advisable especially if the lady is against it. For some, it works out just fine but in most cases, it doesn’t.
At last, she confessed to her husband “I fell out of love“ and that was the main reason why she cheated on him. In addition, this article reveals the hurt one can cause him/herself by being extremely materialistic.
Subsequently, the business world has now overshadowed white-collar jobs. This is because it encourages a flexible working system and generates more income. Therefore, these 100 less-known facts about entrepreneurship will provide you with everything you need to know to successfully run your business.
It will interest you to know that there is more to the toothpaste you use every day to brush your teeth. In essence, there are other benefits and other 11 surprising facts about toothpaste you need to know about.
Moreover, as a breastfeeding mother, it’s good for you to learn about these 21 Foods that Increase Breast Milk Supply. You should eat at least 5 out of the list in a week as it benefits both you and your baby.
There are specific roles that are designed for men alone, and this also applies to the men in the Arewa society. Therefore, skeletons in the closet? Unraveling the roles of men in Arewa society is written to shed more light on the responsibility of Arewa men.
In addition, find out about the biography of the legendary Ladi Kwali, the woman on the 20 naira note. Indeed, she is a woman whose artwork has been featured in international exhibitions. Also, her life serves as an inspiration to many.
Are you tired of buying lip balm from the store? If yes, check out how to make coconut vaseline lip balm at home at an affordable price. This article outlined all that will be needed likewise the steps to be followed.
In addition, spice your collection of lip balms by learning how to make homemade coconut lip balm. Coconut lip balm is healthy to the lips and lasts longer on the lips before fading away.
Perhaps you’re one of those who love to keep your event moderate and balanced. Hence, to avoid a complex wedding you should read 20+ ideas about a simple wedding. This will guide you on how best to plan your wedding moderately.
Furthermore, there always comes a time when mere words aren’t enough to convince someone of how much you love them. Hence, you need to check out these 50+ ways you can say I love you without saying It.
Recently, the zobo drink is now one of the top nutritious natural drinks. In case you’re used to buying it and that isn’t enough for your consumption, it’s best to learn how to prepare zobo drinks in this article.
Also, don’t forget to check out this article on how to Prepare Shashshaka. The ingredients and steps required to prepare Shashshaka are well explained in the article.
Finally, we have come to the end of this week’s Northy letter. I’m sure you’ve learned lots of things from the informative content shared. Most importantly, don’t forget to apply what you have read even as you go through this new week.
Perhaps you’ve had a tight schedule last week or weren’t able to keep up with our blog daily posts which cut across entertainment, culture, fashion, food, relationship, local news, and more. However, worry less, because there is good news for you. Sit back and relax as we got you covered in this Northy Letter.
The first working day of the week is often filled with responsibility and excitement for those who seem to be doing something worthwhile. On the other hand, it’s a day filled with pain, heartbreak, and frustration for the unemployed and those trying to optimize their job search.
If you belong to the second group, it’s about time you learn the top skills employers are looking for, to put an end to your fruitless job search.
Moreover, if you happen to be an employer at a company or own a business, revolving to meet a large range of audiences with your products and services easily, would effortlessly skyrocket your business growth. In response to this check out these 15 must-have apps for business owners.
Furthermore, irrespective of your status in life, it’s advisable to attain balance by sticking with the advice provided by Munirah Hashim in her recent article; After reading this, you will stop saying yes to everything.
Subsequently, have you heard about big data? There is more to big data than you can think of. Big data is a field that treats ways to analyze, systematically extract information from, or otherwise, deal with data sets that are too large or complex to be dealt with by traditional data-processing application software. Therefore, to learn more, continue reading about what you need to know about big data.
In addition, upgrade your knowledge base concerning financial services by reading about What is Fintech, an informative article compiled by Farouk Kabir.
Furthermore, to get yourself active while chasing your dreams and goals you need to pay quality attention to your health and wellness— Health is wealth. Therefore, 5 exercises that will help you improve your body posture is one of the wellness practices you need.
Also, if you experience frequent stomach upset, don’t hesitate to find out about those effective and natural remedies to stomach aches.
How well do you know about certain notable histories? That’s why you need to sit back and enjoy reading about how the Nigerian first Hausa newspaper came into existence. Gaskiya ta fi Kwabo, an ingenious northern newspaper, which arguably created the standard of contemporary Hausa writing, which mixed both the Hausa form of writing using Arabic letters known as Ajami and the Roman form of writing to carry along two kinds of literates in the colonial Hausa days— continue the read on the History of Gaskiya ta fi Kwabo, Nigeria’s first Hausa newspaper.
Oftentimes, the color of our clothing influences how others view and relate with us, either delightfully or with disdain. However, as a man, some colors aren’t appropriate for you and might tarnish your good intentions if worn. So, what are you waiting for to check out those colours men should stop wearing?
Besides, do you feel the one you’re in a relationship with isn’t the right one for you? If yes, clarify your doubt by checking out signs that show you are not compatible with your partner.
Interestingly, to stay alive we must eat. However, eating the same type of meal regularly isn’t enjoyable. Hence, spice up your diet by learning professional ways of preparing other meals such as How to Make Potato Porridge and How to make Tuwon Alabo.
That’s a wrap! See you again next week.
Hello everyone. Here I come again with a recap of what happened last week that you must have missed – the Northy Letter Week 4. Stay with me as a cruise you through.
It’s still the beginning of the year. Most of us have plans on how we want to spend this year. Some of you want to start a family, learn a new skill, or do something such as stop a bad habit, express yourself more, etc., some also want to start or improve an already existing business. There are various ways to do this, which is why I think you should head on to this lovely article How to Register Your Company with CAC
Apart from your own views and opinion, do you care about others? Learn to communicate more and understand how other people think and feel. This helps you have better relationships with those around you. Don’t know where to start? You can start with this wonderful article written by Precious Alex-Toji – 5 Actionable Tips to Develop More Empathy.
Have you ever been battling or coping with teamwork? If yes, worry no more as Aisha Jibril has come to your rescue with an amazing article on 10 Tips to Work Better as a Team.
Indeed we are in the 21st century and I must say so many things are still very alien to us. The need to make life more efficient and easy has led to the use of advanced technology to the extent that we now have self-driving cars, maybe flying cars too. Talking about making life easier, robots are now being created to assist in house chores, cooking, and more. That’s apart from doing complex tasks in the industrialized system. All You Need to Know About Robotics will fill you in on Robot Technology.
If you haven’t heard of clean energy, then you must have heard of carbon emissions and greenhouse gases which are depleting the atmosphere due to pollution. Clean energy is a way of producing reusable energy while trying to fix the problem of pollution and the destruction of the atmosphere. To get more on this clean energy you need to read this well-written piece by our tech-savvy Umar Farouk Kabir on What Clean Energy Is All About
And who wouldn’t like to improve on their personal life? Are you looking for something to read that will help you become a better person? Then I got you covered as these are the Eight Books That Changed My Life. I didn’t say so, Aisha Jibril did. I am not much of a reader but I am definitely going to check those books out to experience that change. You should too.
Nature is filled with wonders, beauty, and magical healing powers. Yes! You heard right. Although you might ask, is there a magic wand? Yes, there is. This is because plants can serve that purpose. Plants like Moringa have been used to cure ailments and do other things that improve health. Find out the Benefits of Moringa Plant.
Old school Thursday! As usual, it is about the culture, traditions, and heroes of our past. Something is always looking strange. Something is always trying to make us curious. How about names? We hear a new name if not every day but at least once in a while. Some names sound really cool while others are odd. Sometimes due to cultural differences, we spend time practicing its pronunciation. But most times we don’t really know were these names mean. Here is a guide to a few of these names so next time you know the meaning of what you’re saying lest you bite your tongue. 150+ Hausa Names and their Meanings.
Since I was a kid, I loved to dress up. I’m telling you, Cultural Day is the best day of school for me. I always adored cultural attires so much noting their similarities and differences with other cultures. The Hausa Royal Attire is always beautiful. What they represent is mind-blowing. It’s so beautiful that you could tell someone’s rank by the colour of their clothes and the turban is glamorous. I think I’ve said too much. You should read all about it.
Yes! It is the best day of the week and this is what I have for those who don’t know what Gifts to Give out during Naming Ceremonies. Sometimes, it is hard to pick gifts for other people and naming ceremonies are no exceptions. Just gave out a wonderful article to help you out.
The Harmattan monsters are upon us. Just kidding. Although the weather doesn’t go easy on our skin and our health. Our lips are not left out. The harsh, dusty, and dry wind leaves it dry and chipped. No more. Read how to make your own Homemade Strawberry and Lemon Lip Balm and also Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm with Aisha Zakari as she shares this sweet recipe and never suffer chipped lips again
One of the things that allow disrespect by our significant other to take place is when we don’t set boundaries. Should we set them or nay? You can go ahead to find out Why Setting Boundaries in a Relationship Is Important.
Apart from that, if you are going on your first date and you want it to be fun then this article is for you – Fun Things to do on a First Date. I promise you this will help you gain a space in their hearts that’s if you don’t steal it completely.
There are lots of recipes I want you to try out. Though you could be working a 9-5 schedule and you are quite busy. If that’s the case, please save this article for one of those experimental days – How to Prepare Kunun Gyada written by Abu Hafsah; I was surprised to know it’s coming from a guy, yes a guy! The drink is very nutritious, delicious, and great for everyone in the family. That’s not all. You could also learn How to Make Beans Porridge (Faten Wake).
That’s a wrap! The Northy Letter with all these interesting reads for you to pick from. Next week, I’ll be back with more. Once something is good, we all want more of it. It will only get better from here. I am excited. I will be expecting you next week.
It’s December, It’s Christmas, and it’s all celebration. Did I mention that winter is coming? Yeah, Jon Snow has been in touch lately so get your coats and socks because it is the season. Here is what I have for this week’s newsletter.
For Monday, I dove into You! You have not been taking care of yourself, but I will give you 14 Smart Ways to Invest in Yourself because I see you, and I care. You may not know this but everything I do is for you because I love you.
I see that I have your attention now, are you flirting with me? You obviously are because how couldn’t you when I am armed with the 5 Stunning Ways to Make a Good First Impression. I can’t just walk up to you dressed up anyhow. I have to prepare for you and this is what people don’t understand – that for you to catch a person’s attention, you have to do it well. And you are not making it easy for me.
I started a small business a month ago but I can’t for the life of me understand how I am always broke. I know that I have sold so many of my products but I can’t account for the money so I started looking for ways to solve this problem. Luckily for you and me, Umar Farouk Kabir gave us How Manage Cashflow For Your Business to Succeed.
Brought to you on Tuesday are 10 Interesting Facts about First Borns You Should Know. I don’t know about you but most of the comments I have heard that are being made about first children are not flattering at all. I don’t know why people fail to acknowledge the several great attributes they have. They are after all like our second parents. I know mine is.
Isn’t it nuts that nuts are part of the 8 Foods That Will Help Boost Your Memory? Pun fiercely intended. I used to remember everything I was told or taught but now I struggle to remember the smallest things. I won’t be deterred by this and neither should you, so read this with me.
Did you know that having a negative Rh Factor could endanger your baby? I did not know either. This is What You Need to Know about Rh-Factor and how to keep your little angel alive while it’s still in your tummy.
It’s not death that bothers me, it’s living a painful life. And what’s more painful than people pointing fingers at you and acting like you carry a contagious disease? Read the story of Malama Sa’adatu and find out how HIV AIDS Didn’t Kill Her, The Stigma Did. It’s sad that despite all the awareness about this disease, people choose to stigmatize.
On our wedding agenda this week is How Kamu Tradition is Done in Hausa Land. I may not agree with some traditions but I can’t do away with fun – significant ones like this. Come and watch the Hausa culture flourish.
As much as the Hausa culture is interesting, the Yoruba people like gbedu more than we do, and where best to experience it if not Kwara State? These are the 12 Interesting Places to Visit Kwara State to get the best experience.
One of my favorite sayings in Yoruba language is “ati lo ati de” which means “we have gone, we have come” it signifies a lack of progress in an activity. Don’t you just get tired of being served breakfast in relationships? If You See These 10 Signs in Your Relationship, You Are Dating Yourself. Spot the red flags and flee while you can.
As usual, I’ll sign with my favorite thing – food. Learn How to Make Gullisuwa (Milk Balls) and How to Prepare Miyan Kubewa (Okro Soup). I’m guessing Okro soup learnt of my little rant against it last week.
Thanks for reading. I can’t wait to write to you next week. It has become the highlight of my week. Cheers!