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Musa, a 15-year-old final-year secondary school student was preparing for his university entrance examinations and was worried sick that he may not do as well as he should. There is still so much material to study and revise, he reflected.

Abdul, his friend suggested buying some herbal roots from the mallams who hawk various herbal concoctions on the streets. Musa decided to try them. He bought a pack of roots and chewed them. He was pleasantly surprised that he was not feeling sleepy even after nightfall. He studied all through the night and felt good.

The examinations were still 72 hours away and he was now confident that if he repeated this exercise over the next three days, he will be…

Source: Nigerian Tribune