By: on March 10, 2020
On the 20th of April, 1996, something happened in Nigeria that sent shock waves all over the country. It had never happened before in history and many did not believe it the first time they heard the story. The Sultan of Sokoto, head of Nigeria’s only caliphate and the sole spiritual leader of the country’s tens of millions of Muslims was unceremoniously removed from the throne of his forefathers. After spending eight years as the Sultan, Ibrahim Dasuki was deposed on the orders of the country’s...
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By: on February 18, 2020
Charcoal is one of the most overlooked products in the home. We only see the need for it when it's time to set it on fire. However, if you really need first aid, charcoal is something that you need to have on you all the time. You may not know it, but it is one of the most medicinal products that you can have at home because of its ability to extract poison. ...
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By: on February 18, 2020
“When I fed the 5,000 with five loaves of bread, how many baskets of leftovers did you pick up afterward?" "Twelve," they said. Mark 8:19 NLT ¶Is poverty a curse that makes men mad? Here’s a true story, as told me by a second hand witness. Two Nigerians ordered oversized plates of food they didn’t need from an expensive restaurant somewhere in Germany. The waiters thought these were unusual amounts of food but what the heck, if they were this hungry. Surprises awaited them. ...
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By: on February 12, 2020
Have you ever thought of integrity and character of d bathroom? ENCLOSED ROOM..... The Bathroom is a separate part of the house that is purposely designed for bathing. A small apartment carved out to see our nakedness, fault and accommodate our dirt. ...
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By: on January 10, 2020
Respect everyone “respect is reciprocal” Everyone deserves to me respected however big or small in any capacity, if you want to earn respect, it must be reciprocated. This life can change anytime; don’t look down on people because tomorrow is pregnant. Nobody knows the future except God. It’s very true that you might be very educated by life is the best judge and God is the designer of destiny, it is not the amount of education you have or the wealth you have that will make you look down on peo...
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By: on October 31, 2019
If you a Nigerian living in Nigeria and you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past six years or so, over 800 universities have created more than 10,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence. In the past four months alone, 190 universiti...
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By: on September 3, 2019
Nigerian Governors, as custodians of the people’s mandate at the state level, have so much expectations placed on their shoulders. These range from policy formulations to execution of sustainable projects targeted at improving the lives of citizens. Admittedly, governance is a daunting task, especially in the face of lean resources. But even in the face of these huddles, some helmsmen have shown exceptional capacity to better their societies while others have appeared as laggards. The deba...
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By: on September 2, 2019
Ibadan the Political Capital of Yorubaland is a city built on Eight Hills. The Seven Hills are: 1. Oke Padre ...
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By: on August 19, 2019
1 Ojota Ojota used to be a military settlement in the late 18th century and soldiers practised their shooting there. The area had several gun firing spots and became known as “Oju Ota” in Yoruba which means “Bullet spots”. It later metamorphosed into Ojota which it is called now. 2. Abule Egba This area is on the outskirts of Lagos and got its name from the early settlers who were Egba people from Abeokuta. The area was first called “Abule awon egba” in Yoruba, which means “Village of Egba ...
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By: on June 30, 2019
As ride-hailing apps proliferate the globe, the year-old An Nisa Taxi in Kenya is one of the standouts in Africa. Developed by 33-year-old Mehnaz Sarwar, An Nisa is run by women and serves female passengers and children exclusively. Ms. Sarwar sought to overcome two obstacles: limited job opportunities for women in a male-dominated industry and the reluctance of women to hail taxis, because physical abuse from drivers—including sexual abuse—is known to take place. “An Nisa Taxi’s priority...
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By: on June 30, 2019
Insecurity is about the biggest challenge facing the Nigeria of today, that is not to say education, health, and other germane sectors are less important and unconventionally, bad roads all across Nigeria have been an unsolicited tool in the hands of daredevils that have ruptured our fragile unity. But insecurity has hampered the growth is all other sectors of the country. Insecurity as a compound name for sleeping with your two eyes opened may not drive the point home, but kidnapping, banditry,...
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By: on June 30, 2019
The idea of the single currency for the West African region was first mooted almost 30 years ago in the hope of boosting cross border trade and economic development. Leaders of the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, formally agreed on Saturday to name a planned common currency the "ECO". The 15-member group announced at the end of a summit in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, that "ECO was adopted as the name of the ECOWAS single currency." ...
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