Having a baby doesn’t change the facts on vaccines. — Violent metaphors

I normally avoid sharing personal details and information about my family publicly on social media. This post is going to be one of the rare exceptions. When my Dear parents post went viral a few years ago, I heard from a lot of people who opposed vaccines demanding to know whether I had children, and […]

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From Grass To Grassoline

Researchers at Ghent University have developed a process that turns grass into fuel.Scientists at the Centre for Microbial Ecology and Technology (CMET), Ghent University have developed a way to turn grass into biofuel. Will we soon drive on ‘grassoline’?”Until now, grass has mainly served as feed for animals. We can get more out of grass: due to its vast abundance, it is an attractive source to produce organics such as aviation fuel” , scientist Way Cern Khor tells us. During his PhD research at Ghent University, Belgium, he investigated methods that disintegrate and bioconvert grass until it can be used as a fuel.

A Medical Doctor  returning from Church jumps  into the lagoon from 3rd Mainland Bridge 

A yet to be indentified Medical Doctor who was returning from church ,jumps into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge after he order his driver  to pull over.

The reason behind his act  is unknown .Men of Lagos State Rapid Response Squard are already on ground to see if he can be rescue, the driver and the  car has been taken to the police station.

World Wildlife 2017 theme: “listen to the young voices” — Environmental Watch Magazine

World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people at the same time , the day remind us of the fight against wildlife crime which has wide – ranging economic , environmental […]

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International Mother Language Day 21 February Theme :Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education 

To foster sustainable development learners must have access to education in their mother tongue and on other languages. It is through the mastery of the first languages or the mother tongue that the basic skills of reading, writing and numeracy are acquired. Local languages especially minority and indigenous, transmit cultures values,and traditional knowledge, this playing an important role in promoting sustainable futures 

International Mother  Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO )in November 1999(30c/62)

On 16 May 2007 the United Nations General Assembly in it resolution A/RES/61/266 called upon member states “to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world ” by same resolution, the General Assembly proclaimed 2008 as the International Year of Languages, to promote Unity in diversity and international understanding through multilingualism and multiculturalism 

International Mother Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The date represents the day in 1952 when students demostracting  for recognition of their  language. Bungla as one of the Pakistan were shot and killed by police in Dhaka, the capital of what is  now Bangladesh. 

Languages are most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of Mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingualical education but also to develop further awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue. 


The Management of Bell Newspaper has honoured Mr. Aniedi Udoh, a petroleum marketer for his humanitarian services to the society. 

Presenting the award to Mr Udoh, The Publisher /Editor -in-Chief of the Newspaper Mr. Akaninyene Essang,  said that having monitored the leadership  prowess  of the petroleum  magnet over the years, it became crystal clear that he has touched several lives which  spurred  that the Bell Newspaper  to identify  with him

Mr.Essang also described Mr. Udoh as a man who has impacted  positively on the lives of his people. He urges him to continue  and do more for the people. 

In his response, Mr. Udoh ,who was represented by a manager in his company ,Mr. Kenneth Ishmael Udoumeh, said he was happy for the honour done him. 

He said the honour will spur him  to do more and used this occasion to commend Governor Udom  Emmanuel and his Deputy Mr. Moses Ekpo, for moving  the State to  greater heights.

Mr. Aniedi Udoh is the Managing Director /CEO of AlSOUDOH Petroleum Company Nigeria Limited 

Culled from The Bell Newspaper