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Courses Offered in UNILORIN: Comprehensive List

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For UNILORIN Aspirants, here is a comprehensive list of courses offered in UNILORIN. I have sectioned the courses based on their faculties, making it easy to skim through.

In total there are 10 (ten) faculties in University of Ilorin, and they altogether boast of over 85 different courses.

Courses Offered In UNILORIN: (Faculty Basis).

  • Faculty of Administration
    Business Administration

How To Check Etisalat Data Balance Using USSD or SMS

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This is how to check Etisalat data balance on your mobile phone, using either USSD or text message. It is important to keep an eye on your data and overall usage, as telecoms can be very tricky when it comes to data deduction.

No matter the plan or bundle you’re subscribed to or whether you’re using an Android or iPhone, this code will help you check Etisalat data balance on the go.

As at the time of writing this article, Etisalat is now known as 9mobile. So the title is also the same as; how to check 9mobile data balance.

Just like the title implies; there are two ways of checking your Etisalat data balance; you can do this either through SMS or through USSD code. Both methods are free and would show your data balance instantly.

How To Check MTN Data Plan Using USSD or Text Message

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This is how to check mtn data plan using either USSD code or text message.

Currently, MTN has five (5) different data plan bundle, depending on your choice and usage. You can choose to opt for a daily plan, weekly plan, monthly plan, a two months plan or a three months (quarterly) plan.

To check mtn data plan, follow the following steps

  • Dial *131#
  • Select “1”.

How To Rank On Google In Less Than Three (3) Weeks!


This is the first edition of my ultimate SEO guide. I have since discovered that most Nigerian bloggers rely on social media to generate traffic to their blog. My aim in this ultimate guide is to share detailed information on how to leverage the power of Google to generate massive traffic to our blog.

What I am about to share with you is a scientific way of ranking for keywords on Google. It works better if you have an existing website with some level of domain authority. But if your site is completely new, don’t fret, it would equally work for you, although it might take a bit longer as compared to those with established domain authority.

Let’s get started.

Depending on your niche; you would agree with me that the internet is very saturated. Lots of information online already. What this implies is that; the days of writing about general topic and hoping to rank for a huge search term is long gone. SEO today is all about searching for the perfect long tail keyword. And this is exactly what we will be doing as I show you the scientific way of ranking for a particular keyword; in most cases without any backlink whatsoever.

Practicing Heliculture In Nigeria: Guest Post By MaxiPharo.

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As a result of the prevailing economic situation of Nigeria, a lot of Nigerians mostly children have become malnourished due to their inability to consume the appropriate food needed to supply essential nutrient like protein. The above consequently led man to look out for alternative source of cheaper animal protein and the search has led to the rearing and management of edible snails.

        Heliculture (snail farming) is another interesting, thriving and profitable business venture that anybody can venture into with the aim of making money. As a matter of fact, snail farming requires low start -up capital and anyone who is serious about business can generate good income from the business. Snail farmers are certain to hit it big because many people are shunning away from red meat.

      You can start small from your backyard and grow from there. Due to its high nutritional value, snails have become a very popular delicacy. Snail meat is very rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin E as well as vitamin C.

     Snail meat is very good for weight loss because they are extremely low in calories and fat. Snail meat is also very beneficial to people suffering from cardiovascular disease, cancer and people trying to recover from an injury.

Tomato Farming In Nigeria: Getting Started

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Tomato is one of the most demanded essential cooking ingredients in Nigeria and every other parts of the world. The majority of Nigerian cuisine requires tomato to be able to make it. Tomatoes are used for cooking stews, soups, salads, portages, and all types of food in the country. Practically, every form of Nigerian food can be cooked with tomato.

Why Tomato Farming in Nigeria Is Essential

It is vital for Health

Tomato is fruit that belongs to the classes of fruit known as berry. It is a good source of vitamin C and beta-carotene. Tomatoes are deep red in color when ripe and can be used as antioxidant like red pepper. It is as well a great source of vitamin E and helps to boost clear sight and overall health of the eyes. Tomatoes contain a lot of health benefits.

The market and the profit margins are high

There is always a ready market for tomatoes in Nigeria. There is no amount of tomato that is produced that will be out of market demand with the huge Nigerian population.

Nigeria farmers are currently producing less than the amounts of tomatoes demanded all over the country. This has led to importation of processed tomatoes into the country.

In 2012, for example, Nigeria imported 65,809 tonnes of processed Tomato with a financial worth of more than N11.7 Billion. To be able to meet up the demand of the Nigeria teeming population and reducing importation, more and more people need to go into tomato farming in nigeria.

Pineapple Farming in Nigeria: Guide For Beginners.

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Pineapple farming in nigeria or pineapple plantation is another agro-investment opportunity that is worth considering. Pineapple can be sold for domestic consumption and for the production of fruit juices.

It is one those fruits that are highly demanded by Nigerians as part of their daily meals. When you are planning to go into pineapple farming, it is better to choose a good breed both in terms of taste and yield.

Some breed of pineapple taste sour even when on the outside it is very ripe but a particular breed known as queen pineapple taste delicious and sweet even when the back of the fruit are not even very yellowish.

That is one of the reasons why there is a ready market for this pineapple type.

Since your target is to be able to produce and sell, your best bet is to go for the nice breeds that are highly demanded in the Nigerian market.

Although pineapple farming is not a quick way to make money, they provide a sustainable means of making money for a period of up to ten years once they start fruiting if properly managed and maintained.

Apart from producing pineapple for local consumption and for the juice making industry in the country, pineapples can as well be exported outside the shores of Nigeria to make money. Pineapple is a cherished fruit all over the world as a result of natural thirst, nutritional values and health benefits.

Nigerian climatic condition and soil is favorable to the growth of pineapple. If you think you want to invest in pineapple farming for commercial purposes, we have provided below tips on how you can establish a successful pineapple farm.

Mushroom Farming In Nigeria: Getting Started

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Mushroom farming in Nigeria is a very lucrative business; here is a comprehensive guide on what you need and how yo get started as a beginner.

The mushroom is a form of fungi that grows on the soil or on the body of decaying tree trunks. There are edible and inedible mushrooms. It has a lot of health benefits which includes weight loss, remedy for tumors, vitamin sources, fighting infections in diabetic patients, regulation of the levels of blood cholesterol, prevention of breast and prostate cancer, boosting bone health and improving the immune system, regulation of blood pressure, stimulation of iron absorption and a lot more. Study is ongoing about possible cure of HIV with oyster breed of much room.

Mushrooms mainly grow in moist or damp environment and have to be grown under shade to shield it from the effect of sun and wind. It requires oxygen to survive.

What Is Mushroom Farming About?

Mushroom farming is the practice of growing mushroom in a large scale for commercial purposes. The steps involved in mushroom farming include the following: making the compost, finishing the compost, spawning, casing, pinning, and cropping.

Grasscutter Farming In Nigeria: Starting Guide For Beginners.

Grasscutter farming in nigeria

Grasscutter farming in Nigeria is a very profitable business that is gradually becoming popular in Nigeria due to the large market for it. It is also known as Cane Rat or bush meat.

Grasscutter belongs to the rodent family and looks much like the porcupine. Grasscutter is good for commercial rearing because it is fast reproducing and reaches the reproduction age when it is seven months. It reproduces two times a year and can give birth to roughly seven kids at a time.

Grasscutter sells for roughly five thousand naira. You can make millions of naira from the farm in a year depending on the size of your farm.

What Is Grasscutter Farming?

Grasscutter farming is the rearing of grasscutters for domestic and commercial purposes. Naturally, grasscutters doesn’t grow on farmlands. They commonly live in the meadows, clearings, muddy territories, reed-beds, and river banks of sub-saharan Africa and are normally caught by hunters from their natural environment and marketed.

The difficulties involved in the hunting practice and the explosive market for this rodent resulted in commercial rearing or farming of grasscutters.

Grasscutters grows big and very fast. It is one of the largest rodents in Africa. A fully grown male weighs roughly 4.5 kg while a fully grown female weighs roughly 3.5 kg. The mature male grows as much as the size of a nine inches block.

Snail Farming in Nigeria: Guide For Beginner

snail farming in nigeria

Snail farming in Nigeria is a very lucrative business. It has a slow yield but it provides a stable means of making money. Land snails are popularly referred to as Congo meat in a lot of African country. It belongs to the class of Mollusca known as Gastropod. There are different species of snails but not all of them are suitable for commercial farming in Nigeria.

The most significant nutrient in the rearing of snail is Calcium. Your snail needs adequate supply of calcium to be able to do well. Low intake of calcium will slow down the growth rate of your snail because calcium is required by the snails to form their shells. This would usually result in thin shell.

The good news is that food source that supply calcium is not difficult to get. Your snails can get it from the green outer leaves of cabbage which you can easily obtain from any Nigerian fruit and vegetable market.