Rice Or Fries, Food Has No Taste In Space. Here’ Why

You still wonder why humans are naturally created and found themselves living on earth and not other planets? This may give some insights!   In space, food is a vital necessity for astronauts to survive. However, the experience of eating in space is vastly different from what we experience on Earth. One of the most surprising aspects of eating in space is that food has no taste. The reason for this is due to the lack of gravity in space. On Earth, our sense of smell plays a crucial role…

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The Church And Its Unfaithful Singles

Not having sex before marriage ought to be good. Restraining yourself from all that tantalising stuff is tough alright, but that is what the Bible says and we all (believers) know that God is always right. Uncle, no touching; aunty, no sneaking. Keep the marriage bed undefiled. All solid contents must be kept in the bra, in the boxers. You can look, even imagine (though that is a sin too) what is in there but you can’t weed or cultivate the land. You can salivate but you must not sip…

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‘Do And Die;’ 10 Reasons Male Bees Die After Mating Female

Female bees don’t only live far longer than the male, a fatal fate also immediately befall the male anytime it mates. Platforms Africa presents a 10-point article on why male bees die after mating the female. Number 8 may be shocking as it exposes the ‘do and die’ fascinating complexities of nature.   1. The life cycle of a male bee, also known as a drone, is quite fascinating. While female bees, or queens, can live for up to five years, drones typically live for just four to six weeks…

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‘False, Unfounded,’ NNPCL Punctures Ex-COO Bello Rabiu’s Crude Swap Statement

. Read-for-yourself statement NNPCL spokesman, Femi Soneye, sent to Platforms Africa after the leading online media’s viral report on a declaration by Rabiu + word-for-word of what the NNPCL’s ex-COO Upstream operations said.   The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has taken a swipe on its former Chief Operating Officer, Upstream operations, Engineer Bello Rabiu, declaring his statement on crude swap as false and unfounded. Mr. Rabiu had, at the quarterly Press engagement organised by the Major Energy Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) on Wednesday, alleged that the Nigeria…

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YABATECH Rector Underscores Academic, Industries’ Ties As Telecom Access Foundation Graduates 28

Prof. Musa Aibinu, Dr. Ibraheem Abdul, Dr. John Onyebuchi, and Mr. Faheed Olajide; Roll call of dignitaries and what they said at the Telecom Access Foundation graduation, organised by a giant tech firm, Omnicom Solutions in partnership with YABATECH and Summit University   The Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr Ibraheem Abdul, has underscored the alliance between industries and academic institutions as a key to producing industry fitted graduates. Platforms Africa reports that Abdul, an engineer, stated this during the maiden graduation of “Telecom Access Foundation Programme” at…

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‘3rd Staff In 12 Months,’ The Nation Journalist, Tajudeen Adigun, Is Dead

“He left office after production, but did not get home. This is exactly three months after Mr. Asa Sunday’s death, and exactly 12 months after Mr. AbdulWasiu Adeyemi, whom he was employed to replace.”   A journalist with The Nation newspaper, Mr. Tajudeen Adigun, is dead. Adigun’s corpse was recovered midnight of Wednesday by the Police around GTBank branch in Daleko, Isolo, after production. The late journalist who worked on the sub-desk of Sporting Life, sister paper of The Nation with 100 % focus on sports, left the office after…

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EKEDC Tightens Noose On Energy Thieves, Weeds Out Internal Collaborators

. Heightens measures to reduce billions of naira loss energy thefts, assets’ vandalism       The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has taken a strong stance against energy theft and vandalism within its network, dismissing numerous staff members found to be involved in illegal activities and collaborating with customers to tamper with electrical equipment. It has also threatened to prosecute residents caught engaging in energy theft and illegal connections, as part of its efforts to tackle over N100 billion debt attributed to Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collection (ATC&C) losses…

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Technology Downtime Disrupts Flights, Banks, Others Globally

Multiple companies across the globe including banks and media outlets on Friday reported downtime in their activities in what appears to be a global technology shutdown. The incident, which has exposed the dependence on software from a handful of providers, has also seen flights affected across the globe, according to a report by AFP The issue affected Microsoft 365 apps and services. The company posted on X that it was “working on rerouting the impacted traffic to alternate systems to alleviate impact in a more expedient fashion” and that they…

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Olukoyede: Anti-graft Czar And His Professed Hatred For Corruption

Platforms Africa ‘s Damilola Olanade, who examines the report released by the National Bureau of Statistics that N721bn was received as bribe by Nigerian public officials in 2023, unearths 10 Key areas the EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede, is championing the war against corruption and how his efforts can be assessed and accessed.     He has not hidden his hatred for graft and it may be difficult to failt him. For the umpteenth time and at every opportunity, Ola Olukoyede, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)…

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A’Ibom NYSC 8: Abductors Demand N50m To Release Remaining Victim

The abductors of eight fresh graduates from Akwa Ibom State in Zamfara State, on August 2023, are demanding N50 million as ransom to release the remaining victim, Bassey Daniel. The mother of the victim, Mrs. Margaret Daniel, disclosed this in a chat with Vanguard in her community, Afaha Ube Itam, in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday. Mrs. Margaret, who could not hold back the tears, lamented that she has nobody that could raise such huge amount of money, which the Zamfara kidnappers were demanding before they…

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