Showing posts with label university info. Show all posts
Showing posts with label university info. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Govt increases allowance of corps members

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The Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, has increased the allowance of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the state from N3, 100 to N5, 000.
Ayade stated this on Monday during the closing ceremony for the 2018 `Batch B’ Orientation at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Obubra Local Government Area of the state. The Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr Asu Okang, explained that the increase was necessitated by the high cost of goods and services in the country. He said, “Dear corps members, I must salute you for the successful completion of your three weeks orientation programme which I believe was interesting. “I am happy to announce to all of you that we have increased your monthly allowance from N3,100 to N5,000 starting from your batch.
“Since the creation of Cross River, the largest contributor to the socio-economic development of the state is the NYSC. “This is evident in the kind of Community Development Services provided by members of the corps across the state. “While we continue to appreciate your predecessors for making historical landmark in the state, I charge you to outshine their legacies by going the extra mile towards supporting the dream of a new Cross River. “We are also confident that as the cloud of the next general elections begins to gather, your neutrality will help in giving the guarantee for free, fair and credible elections.”
Ayade however assured the corps members of security in the state, urging them to relate peacefully with their employers and host communities.
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Friday, August 3, 2018

IMSU:Slay Queens celebrate as they graduate from Imo State University (See many Photos)

A beautiful Facebook user identified as Adaeze Nwaka took to the social networking platform to share pictures from her latest photo-shoot as she graduated from the university. Adaeze who was not alone as she took the pictures with some of her female friends who also graduated with her, posted the photos and wrote:

“We started from the scratch but here we are isn’t it God’s grace??…. 5yrs in school is by his mercies, I want to also use this medium to appreciate my parents, pls can someone help me and tell them that am now a graduate and there long awaiting expectation has cum to pass…they are the best parents ever, I luv dem plenty there support and prayers really kept me to dis point and to all my frnds and well wishers who supported me all through this race, am grateful is a graduation something….All thanks to God.”

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

18 students emerge winners of NNPC zonal national science quiz competition

 Eighteen students have emerged winners in the just-concluded zonal contests of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) National Science Quiz Competition held in the six geo-political zones of the country. The successful participants will lock horns at the competition’s grand finale scheduled to hold September 25 to September 26 in Abuja. A statement by the NNPC spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, explained that of the 37 contestants who emerged from the state competitions and competed at the different zones across the country, 14 were from government schools while 23 were from private schools. Mr Ughamadu said a breakdown of participants at the zonal level were – South-south Zone, Alikah Ehiagwina of Edo came top with 65 points, Ebute Adakole of Rivers came second with 55 points, while Ohwevwo Oghenetejiri of Delta came third with 50 points. In the South-west zone, Ezeunala Franklin of Lagos State, Igban Emmanuel of Ogun and Owoseeni Olanlesi of Osun State, tied with 55 points each. In the South-east zone, Okeke Kabilan of Enugu State came top with 65 points, Imo contestant, Okeke Elizabeth, came second with 55 points and Uzondu Emmanuel of Abia scored 45 points. Saraki gets new traditional title (PHOTOS) Dasuki: Buhari being misled to disobey the courts – Northern Youth Council Atiku’s declaration, Saraki’s indecision, other top political stories last week Lagos, Abuja, others may experience morning rain Monday – NiMet At the close of the competition for the North-central zone, held in Ilorin, Kwara, Okeke Favour of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) scored 65, Ezemba Confidence of Plateau also had 65, while Agada Vincent of Benue scored 75. Kwara and Kogi states, represented by Femi Olufisayo and Ibrahim Wisdom respectively, equally tied to take 4th position with 50 points each, with Niger and Nasarawa states, represented by Olamilekan Oladapo and Ajogwu Benjamin, making the sixth and 7th positions with 35 and 20 points respectively. In the North-west zonal competition, Kaduna State representative, Chijioke Mgbeobukwa, won the contest with 55 points, beating other contestants from Kebbi and Sokoto States who emerged 2nd and 3rd positions with 45 and 40 points respectively. At the end of a keenly contested event for the North east zone held in Bauchi, Bauchi State representative emerged winner with 50 points while Gombe and Taraba tied with 45 points apiece. Adamawa scored 40 points while Borno and Yobe ended with 25 and 20 points respectively. ”All these students will represent their zones at the Grand Finale in Abuja later in the year,” Mr Ughamadu said.
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Friday, July 20, 2018

Nigerian Politicians are interested in winning elections than good governance

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Attahiru Jega, has said that Nigerian politicians are more interested in winning elections than in governance.
Jega spoke in Abuja on Thursday in a lecture titled, ‘Democracy and the Challenges of Nation Building in Africa,’ delivered as the Distinguished Annual Lecture for participants of the Executive Intelligence Management Course at the Institute for Security Studies, Abuja. Rather than settling down and planning on how to govern, the former INEC boss said politicians in Nigeria and some African countries only prepare on how to grab power. He said, “In most African countries, certainly it is true also here in Nigeria, many politicians spend a lot of time trying to win an election and very little time comparatively in preparing for what they would do when they come into office.
“The best of them will now only begin to appoint a committee, an advisory committee to prepare for them what to do after they have been elected. “Frankly, for me, this is a major challenge of leadership all over Africa, but most especially for us here in Nigeria. “If you want to be elected, you have to be very clear from the beginning on what you want to do for the people and you should hit the ground running from day one. “If leaders come into office unprepared, a lot of time is taken before they can get up to speed in delivering their mandate.” Jega regretted that this is a general problem all over Africa, noting that “as we seek to deepen our democracy on the African continent, we have to pay attention to leadership selection.” This, he said, had taken dominance over ethnic, religious and regional identities, and that it remained a challenge in deepening democracy in the country. Jega, who also condemned vote-buying in the country, asked voters to shun such politicians who entice them with cash to get their votes. However, he said if voters were unable to reject the money due to poverty, he said they could still be collecting the money and vote their conscience. He equally condemned leaders who would preach harmony, speak about national identity in the daytime and at night meet with their religious, tribal and other groups to plan and scheme. This came as the All Progressives Congress caucus convened an emergency meeting on Thursday, reportedly to drum support for President Muhammadu Buhari and seek ways to convince the R-APC faction to stick with the caucus. Findings by The PUNCH indicated that Thursday’s meeting, which was convened by the House Majority Leader, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, lasted from 3.30pm to about 5.28pm. One R-APC source said, “Discussions are ongoing and members want to concretise on strategies before the mass defection will take place. “What is known is that the APC has given us signals that there is no accommodation for us in the party. “We are looking forward to any time before July 26, which is Thursday, next week, to move.” The Speaker of the House, Mr Yakubu Dogara, also stayed away from the meeting, though he presided over the plenary of the House on Thursday. The Deputy Speaker, Mr Yussuff Lasun, too was absent, but his case was attributed to today’s primary of the APC for the Osun State governorship poll. When Gbajabiamila hurried out of the venue of the meeting as it ended, he declined to make any categorical statement on the deliberations that took place indoors. “I don’t dwell on rumours, I dwell on reality. Let that reality come first.
“There is no fire on the mountain, not at all”, he responded to a reporter’s question. Gbajabiamila made efforts not to be drawn into speaking on the defection plot. “Where did you find that out from? Let them (R-APC) go first. Talk is cheap,” he snapped. Feeling confident, the Lagos lawyer added, “I am not scared at all.” He would also not speak on speculation that Buhari was on the agenda of discussion as he continued to walk briskly away from the venue.
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Yakubu Gowon:"The Buhari I know will not be involved in killing of his people.”as alleged by Nigerians

A former Head of State and National Chairman of Nigeria Prays, NP, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, retd., has spoken on the alleged involvement of President Muhammadu Buhari in killings across the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen. He shared his thoughts on the President’s involvement while declaring that, “the people arrested (for the killing of innocent Nigerians in Plateau State) should be investigated and prosecuted in Jos where the crime was committed” and not in Abuja which the military had suggested.

He went on to clear Buhari of having anything to do with the perpetrators, saying, ” the Buhari I know will not be involved.” The former Head of State said this when he visited the Plateau State Governor, Lalong at the Government House in Jos, yesterday. Gowon was also received by the Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Prof Sonni Tyodden, members of the State Executive Council, including the Secretary to the State Government, Chief Rufus Bature and Lalong’s Chief of Staff, Chief John Dafaan. Gowon was in the state to condole with the people over the recent killings, and “decried the past practice where suspects arrested were taken to Abuja and eventually released.” “People arrested should be investigated and prosecuted in Jos where the crime was committed,” the elder statesman emphasised. He termed social media reports blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for the killings as unfortunate, adding that, “The Buhari I know will not be involved, certainly no leader will encourage the killing of his people.”
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Fake Certificate:PDP has Caution NYSC not to be part of Adeosun certificate forgery

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) not to allow the Presidency to coerce it into covering the NYSC certificate forgery case against the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, with a purported investigation. The party said it is instructive for NYSC to note that all issues in the news report that Mrs. Adeosun forged her NYSC Exemption Certificate as well as reports that the Presidency is mounting pressure on NYSC to cover up for the minister are already in the public domain. In a statement issued by PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said Nigerians are closely monitoring the issue and the public is already aware of the pressure on the NYSC leadership to announce a misplacement of relevant files and other excuses to achieve a dead end in the investigation. “The NYSC must therefore know that its reputation is highly at stake as Nigerians are already agitated over the questionable delay by the Corps in coming out with an answer on a direct issue that requires a simple computer or even manual file check at its headquarters. “Indeed, a simple process of matching the serial numbering, date and authorizing signature on Mrs. Adeosun’s certificate does not require a lengthy investigation or the current shenanigan going on at the NYSC headquarters. “NYSC is advised to have in mind that in this age of global Information Communication Technology (ICT), there is nothing anybody can do to suppress or distort facts, even in the public service. Any attempt to cover up will invoke the wrath of Nigerians and irredeemably rubbish the integrity and respect the Corps has earned over the years,” it said. PDP further said that NYSC must not allow its reputation to be dragged in the mud by the discredited All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration that has become notorious for concealment of fraud and sharp practices by its officials.
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Friday, June 8, 2018

Delta university expels 24 students, suspends 26 others

Authorities of Delta State University, Delsu, on Thursday expelled twenty-four students, and suspended twenty-six others for misconduct and alleged forgery. The Vice-chancellor, Prof. Victor Peretemode, who confirmed this to DAILY POST on Thursday, said, “in continuation of the campaign to restore discipline to academics, the students were “axed” for misconduct and alleged forgery of their school certificates.”
Peretemode explained that some of the affected students, who formed a larger number, were handed down suspension of between two to six semesters, and would resume at the expiration of the sanctions, while the twenty-four students expelled from the university were indicted for misconduct and certificate forgery. He further confirmed that many of the affected students were departmental presidents of Mass Communition, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Business Administration, Geography and Regional Planning departments. But some of the affected students, who spoke to DAILY POST on condition of anonymity, claimed that they were being victimized by the university Management, insisting that they were innocent, while few others admitted they were guilty, and appealed to the management to rescend the decision. Investigations, however, revealed that the recent development in the university has raised serious reaction as some of the students kicked against the university’s decision to expel twenty-four of the students, many of whom were faculty presidents: a situation that had also raised serious tension and fear of the unknown. One the expelled students, Alex Eruogbo, a two hundred level student of Geography and Regional planning, however appealed to the management and the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to intervene as he was ready to turn a new leaf. Eruogbo was said to have been suspended for misconduct and and other related offences.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

President Buhari congratulates Pa Ayo Adebanjo at 90

Buhari, in a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday joined family members, friends and professional colleagues in celebrating the elder statesman. He thanked God for the grace that had taken Adebanjo to this landmark age.

The president, who noted with delight that Adebanjo had clocked 90 years, believed the politician and lawyer had contributed to national development through his profession and commitment to nation building. He prayed that almighty God would grant Adebanjo longer years and strength to serve humanity. Born on April 10, 1928, Adebanjo has been identified as one of the strong and die-hard associates of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Awoism. Adebanjo, one of the chieftains of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has also been described as the “last of the original Awoists’’. He is also a leader of the Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group in the South-West region of the country. (NAN)
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Monday, April 9, 2018

2019:God Revealed That Nigeria’s Messiah Will Come From The North – Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare has declared that God is preparing a messiah from the North who will possess the capacity to deliver Nigeria from its challenges. The former running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011 general elections said this during a sermon which was aired live on Channels Television yesterday.

“Let no one deceive you, there’s nobody with the capacity to deliver Nigeria until that day; that day is coming, it’s very near,” he said while addressing the congregation at his Latter Rain Assembly Church in Lagos. “The reason things are going haywire in Nigeria today is because God is preparing the tender plant from the side of the North,” he said. Pastor Bakare told his congregation that although he had been speaking about his presidential ambition in parables, they should watch out for direct statements ahead of the 2019 elections. He maintained that he was not politicking about his ambition to become president but declaring what God has told him about his purpose in life. “The reason we refused to compromise our lives and to diminish our values is so that nobody can diminish our influence. There’s only one assignment left for me. It’s not down, it’s up. “I am declaring thus saith the Lord to this end was I born, for this purpose came I into the world that Nigeria will be saved, Nigeria will be changed, and Nigeria will become great in my lifetime. The mouth of the Lord has spoken it and the zeal of the Lord shall accomplish it,” Bakare added.
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Thursday, April 5, 2018

NNPC challenged NASS consultant on PIB to properly address fiscal, other issues

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged the consultant to the National Assembly on the Petroleum Industry Reform Bill (PIB) to take a comprehensive look at the issues in the oil and gas sector and make bold recommendations that could engender enduring reforms, The Nation reports. The Group Managing Director Dr Maikanti Baru, stated this at a consultative meeting with the consultants to the National Assembly led by the lead consultant and former Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr. Osteen Olorunsola. A statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Corporation’s spokesman on Wednesday in Abuja noted that Baru lamented over multiple taxation in the industry. He said that the situation was a major source of worry to operators in the industry. Baru noted that while the passage of the PIGB deals with the governance structure of the industry, the remaining segments which include fiscal terms and host communities would require extensive consultation to aggregate opinions of industry stakeholders in order to strike a balance that could attract investments. He said the NNPC was interested in the segment of the PIB relating to the fiscal terms and was ready to spend considerable time and effort to ensure that the National Assembly got it right in the interest of the nation.
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Nigeria:Fire service records 36 incidents in Nasarawa in Q1

The Nasarawa State Fire Service recorded 36 fire incidents out of 40 distress calls in the first quarter of 2018. Alhaji Dogara Dalhatu, Chief Fire Officer in the state made this known to newsmen in Lafia on Thursday.

Dalhatu said there were four rescue calls, one life lost and three others saved across the state in the period under review. According to him, properties lost were estimated to be about N54.9 million, while estimated value of property saved stood at N531.8 million. “I must say that the rate of fire incidents for the first quarter of 2018 is controllable compared to other periods. “This is so because from the available statistics for the period, the command recorded 40 distressed calls. Out of these calls, fire incidents stood at 36. “We recorded four for rescue calls. That is, people that fall into either a dam or open water,’’ he said. Dalhatu said that to further reduce the rate of fire incidents in the state, the public should also be alert and should acquire modern fire-fighting equipment such as fire extinguishers in their environment. He said that if some victims of fire across the state had reported in time, more lives and property would have been saved as fire fighters would reach the venue of the fire incident early enough to quench it before it does much damage. “Apart from that, people should have the pre-knowledge of fire prevention and fire -fighting techniques. Read Also: YCE urges Buhari to fire service chiefs “That will be through workshops and public enlightenment by the fire authorities. Also people should adhere to fire safety rules and regulations,’’ Dalhatu said. He appealed to the state government to provide more manpower to handle existing stations and to engage its fire fighters in modern training and re-training in order to manage modern fire-fighting equipment. “The fireman needs special training and constant retraining to adjust to modern trends in fire-fighting. “Modern equipment are coming in; thereby making it imperative for firemen to be trained on how to use them, ‘’ Dalhatu said. He also called for insurance cover for all fire fighters in the state against unforseen hazards in the course of fire outbreaks and other special allowances to be paid to them.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Just In:Facebook removes 135 accounts 138 pages of Russian linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA),

Facebook has removed 135 accounts and 138 pages linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian company with alleged ties to Russian intelligence services.

IRA has been accused by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller of trying to influence the 2016 US presidential elections. In a statement released on Tuesday, Facebook said it had removed the accounts "solely because they were controlled by the IRA - not based on the content". "The IRA has repeatedly used complex networks of inauthentic accounts to deceive and manipulate people who use Facebook, including before, during and after the 2016 US presidential elections. It's why we don't want them on Facebook," Facebook's Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos said in a statement. The company said almost all of the 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts that were found during an investigation that took several months, targeted Russian-speaking audiences, mostly in neighbouring countries like Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. "The IRA has consistently used inauthentic accounts to deceive and manipulate people. It's why we remove every account we find that is linked to the organisation - whether linked to activity in the US, Russia or elsewhere," Facebook's statement read. The IRA accounts also bought ads on the social media in an attempt to increase the reach of the message, which ranged from international politics to promoting Russian culture and tourism. Facebook said it would soon offer an option for users to check if they interacted with the removed pages at any point in time. In February, Mueller's investigation indicted 13 Russian nationals who were involved with IRA. According to court documents, they "sought, in part, to conduct what it called 'information warfare against the United States of America' through fictitious US personas on social media platforms and other internet-based media". Privacy concerns The move by Facebook comes at a time the company is experiencing criticism because of its alleged mishandling of private information. In an interview with Reuters, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is working on ways to improve the privacy of all of its more than a billion users. WATCH08:30 Deleted, suspended, demoted: Censorship, Silicon Valley-style The company will pay close attention a new law that will go affect next month in the European Union. That law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), aims to improve online privacy of EU citizens and giving Europeans the right to know what data is stored on them. It also includes users' right to have their data deleted. Zuckerberg said Facebook will take the law as an example to improve data privacy for people all over the world. READ MORE Zuckerberg apologises with full-page newspaper ads However, Zuckerberg also said it would only take parts of that law, not implementing all of the far-reaching EU data protection measures for everyone. Facebook, for whom selling information about its users for advertisements is its core business, has faced a lot of criticism in the last two years over its alleged role in the US elections and the mass killing of Rohingya in Myanmar. In March, a whistle-blower that worked for the company Cambridge Analytica said user data of 50 million Facebook accounts was used in an attempt to influence their political stance, including Since then, Facebook has been trying to implement several small measures to increase user privacy.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

China Blast US imposition of tariffs on imports of Aluminium and 127 others

China has responded to US imposition of tariffs on imports of Aluminium and steel by slamming tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products including frozen pork, wine and certain fruits and nuts. The tariffs, to take effect on Monday, were announced late on Sunday by China’s finance ministry and matched a list of potential tariffs on up to $3 billion in U.S. goods published by China on March 23. Soon after the announcement, an editorial in the widely read Chinese tabloid Global Times warned that if the U.S. had thought China would not retaliate or would only take symbolic counter-measures, it can now “say goodbye to that delusion.” “Even though China and the U.S. have not publicly said they are in a trade war, the sparks of such a war have already started to fly,” the editorial said. China’s Ministry of Commerce said it was suspending its obligations to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to reduce tariffs on 120 U.S. goods, including fruit and ethanol. The tariffs on those products will be raised by an extra 15 percent. Eight other products, including pork and scrap aluminum, will now be subject to additional tariffs of 25 percent, it said, with the measures effective from April 2. “China’s suspension of its tariff concessions is a legitimate action adopted under WTO rules to safeguard China’s interests,” the Chinese finance ministry said. The retaliatory tariffs came amid escalating trade tensions between Beijing and Washington, which have rocked global financial markets in the past week as investors feared a full-blown trade spat between two countries will be damaging for world growth. U.S. President Donald Trump is separately preparing to impose tariffs of more than $50 billion on Chinese goods intended to punish Beijing over U.S. accusations that China systematically misappropriated American intellectual property – allegations Beijing denies. China has repeatedly promised to open its economy further, but many foreign companies continue to complain of unfair treatment. China warned the United States on Thursday not to open a Pandora’s Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the globe. “There are some people in the West who think that China looks tough for the sake of a domestic audience, and would easily make concessions in the end,” the Global Times editorial said. “But they are wrong.” The Global Times is run by the ruling Communist Party’s official People’s Daily, although its stance does not necessarily reflect Chinese government policy.

In a statement published on Monday morning, the Chinese commerce ministry said the United States had “seriously violated” the principles of non-discrimination enshrined in World Trade Organization rules, and had also damaged China’s interests. “China’s suspension of some of its obligations to the United States is its legitimate right as a member of the World Trade Organization,” it said, adding that differences between the world’s two largest economies should be resolved through dialogue and negotiation. author-avatar
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Deeper Life Church:The lack of true Christianity is a' bi 'Product of Corruption in Nigeria

The Deeper Christian Life Ministry has blamed lack of true Christianity for the level of corruption in the country. This was stated at the end of a four-day programme to mark the end of its Easter retreat, tagged, ‘Heirs of the Kingdom’, which had its Founder and General overseer, Pastor William Kumuyi, in charge. The camp commandant, Pastor Andrew Umoru speaking on behalf of Pastor Kumuyi urged Christians to stop embezzling money in public offices in order to reduce the level of corruption in the country. He said, “The message was clear on how to be heirs of the kingdom. It goes beyond believing in Christ or attending a local church. It is about having faith in Christ and genuine repentance; it’s about having a new life; a life that transforms society. “We have heard a lot about corruption in Nigeria. But we know that true Christianity brings the difference. And that was what the retreat was all about it. It was about teaching believers to shine as light and be different from the unbelievers. “They should not embezzle money in their offices and they should live according to the testimony and have good consciences when they are in authority, and deliver a different path to society.” The Lagos moderator, Pastor Bayo Oyeyemi also added that the problem of insecurity in Nigeria could also be addressed if people returned to God.
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Friday, March 30, 2018

FirstBank apologises for Buhari’s Lagos visit tweets

First Bank of Nigeria has apologised to its Twitter followers after the bank posted series of tweets that appeared to be mocking Thursday’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos.
The president’s two-day official visit to the state disrupted traffic and caused residents to embark on long walk to their destinations. “Lagosians how far…. How was the trek this morning? The people still trekking, how’s the #WalkOfChange going,” the bank tweeted around 11:18 am on Thursday from its Twitter handle @FirstBankngr. When a Twitter user (@Jenn_nikolas) tweeted at the bank that its tweet was “terrible to look at”, the bank offered a sarcastic response, “Don’t look. Keep trekking”. Another Twitter user (@omookwah) told FirstBank, “This is an epic fail in attempt to ‘hijack’ an issue. You lost the ‘emotional’ drift to this and got caught on the wrong side of story. Always remember…. Market share and mind share.” “Story,” the bank responded. “Dear Twitter Family. A tweet from us earlier in the day was totally inappropriate. As a responsible organization, we do not support or share humor taken too far. And that is what this was; humor taken too far. We take it back and apologize unreservedly,” the bank tweeted around 2:14 pm. Major routes leading to Muritala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, were blocked in the morning for the president’s visit. The action caused travellers to walk about two kilometres to get to the airport so as not to miss their flight.
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Friday, March 23, 2018

Chevron 2018 July – December Internship Placement for young Undergraduates

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) provides temporary employment to university, polytechnic and high school students required to participate in mandatory learning programs to gain work experience in their chosen career and also provides opportunity for interns to learn about the company's business, culture and core values.

Chevron is accepting online applications from qualified Nigerian students whose internship program commences from July to December 2018. Placement is available in the Lagos and Warri office.
  • Candidate must be a Nigerian
  • Internship must be mandatory to complete the school's program leading to Bachelors, Masters' Degree or Diploma as applicable
  • Demonstrated high level of academic performance
  • Good communication, leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic with internal drive to succeed

Chevron provides:
  • An innovative workplace where we apply the latest technologies to exploration, production, reservoir managment and the entire value chain group.
  • Opportunities to enable you use what you have learned, expand your knowledge and benefit from invaluable on-the-job experience.
  • Hands-on technical exposure which will expand your knowledge of the industry and accelerate your professional development.
  • An effective environment where integrity and ingenuity is valued.

Read below carefully

How to apply:
  • Click the Apply button
  • Create an account
  • Upload your current resume
  • Upload your Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) letter or support letter from your institution using the "cover letter" tab
           If possible the letter from your institution should state
           -  your Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
           -  expected start date and duration of internship
  • otherwise upload a separate statment from your institution showing the CGPA and any additional document on the "additional document" tab
  • Provide responses to all the fields on your Profile
  • Type NIL in the "previous employment" box, if you have no experience otherwise state your previous internship details
  • Select the field related to your course of study in the "preferred type of work" box
  • Respond to all the questions as required
  • Click the apply button to complete your application
  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail

The following fields are mandatory and must be fully completed. Not completing them may disqualify your application.
1)  Email
2)  Mobile Number
3) Institution
4)  Academic Discipline
5)  Degree
6)  State your Internship start and end dates

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Just In: Accident in FUTO leave some Student Wondering why a Novice should step inside a car to drive

The Information Reaching TOKANEWS.COM Says An accident took Place in Federal University of Technology Owerri(FUTO)Off-Campus.It was said that the incidence took place along EZIOBODO FUTO ROAD.
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Thursday, March 15, 2018

NYSC Withdraws Corps Members From Troubled Kaduna Communities

The Kaduna State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dahunsi Mohammed, said on Wednesday that the scheme has withdrawn corps members serving in troubled communities in Kaduna. He also said the scheme will suspend the posting of corps members particularly to Kajuru Local Government Area due to the recent crisis that claimed 12 lives. The Kaduna State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dahunsi Mohammed, said on Wednesday that the scheme has withdrawn corps members serving in troubled communities in Kaduna. He also said the scheme will suspend the posting of corps members particularly to Kajuru Local Government Area due to the recent crisis that claimed 12 lives. The coordinator, who stated this during NYSC/Corps Employers workshop with the theme: ‘Tackling Emerging Challenges in Youth Corps Administration Through Greater NYSC / Stakeholders Participation’, said the action would subsist until the security situation improves.

“We are sorry we did not post corps members to places we know there is crisis. We stopped posting corps members to Birnin-Gwari and we have also withdrawn all corps members serving at Kasuwa Magani where crisis recently broke out. This will continue until normalcy returns to these areas and other places where we have social unrest”, he said. On the rejection of corps members posted to some organisations, the coordinator described this as sad. “As long as posting is done without strict compliance with corps employers request, the challenge of corps rejection will persist. That cannot drive the country’s developmental agenda. What obtains is a glut of graduates in the humanities and the arts, which a country striving for technological development like Nigeria barely needs. “The effect of this is too many corps graduates of arts and humanities chasing fewer placements for primary assignment which automatically leads to rejection,” he said. Mr. Mohammed also said NYSC has devised strategies to counter challenges by organising a forum where the management and corps employers ”rub minds on best practices to optimally utilise the skills of corps members to check sharp practices”. Meanwhile, the NYSC Director-General, Suleiman Kazaure, represented at the event by Aisha Mohammed said the NYSC has had the tradition of organising discussions with ‘stakeholders’ especially corps employers with the aim of strengthening mutual capacity for the effective engagement of corps members.
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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Hausa Fulanis are Child Rapist like Buhari and their Prophet Muhammad (course be upon him)

Oh my God! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH NORTHERN NIGERIANS???? Who are the parents of this kid? Can they not see the fright and sorrow in her eyes? And who is this imbecile, this animal, this, this Monster?..... (God help us) this DEMON deserves a room in hell!

NO!! IT IS A CRIME! The parents, the "groom", the guests, the community should be arrested......they are all criminals. Hausa Fulanis are idiots, we can't be in the same country with this killers and child Rapist. Emir Sanusi, Buhari, Sultan of Sokoto and all the Iman in the zOO should be held responsible for supporting this evil. Source:Facebook
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Science news: Last barrier to human knowledge lifted as science explains CREATION itself

SCIENTISTS could now probe BEYOND the beginning of time itself and finally discover what happened at the very moment of creation.

Previously it was believed that the beginning of the universe was a ‘singularity’ – a moment beyond physics, beyond examination and simply beyond human understanding. But an international team of researchers have re-written the physics books allowing cosmologists to see and investigate the very moment of creation – and perhaps even further. The implications are profound. The physics to precisely explain the moment of creation would effectively render God and world religions redundant in a way which would make the Copernican revolution (proving the Earth was not the centre of the universe) seem a relatively minor moment in scientific history. According to current thinking of scientific giants like Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose, Edwin Hubble and Alan Guth, post-Einstein physicists dictates that it is impossible to see or investigate the moment of origin of the universe because physics simply breaks down.

Previously it was believed that the beginning of the universe was a ‘singularity’ – a moment beyond physics, beyond examination and simply beyond human understanding. But an international team of researchers have re-written the physics books allowing cosmologists to see and investigate the very moment of creation – and perhaps even further. The implications are profound. The physics to precisely explain the moment of creation would effectively render God and world religions redundant in a way which would make the Copernican revolution (proving the Earth was not the centre of the universe) seem a relatively minor moment in scientific history. According to current thinking of scientific giants like Stephen Hawking, Roger Penrose, Edwin Hubble and Alan Guth, post-Einstein physicists dictates that it is impossible to see or investigate the moment of origin of the universe because physics simply breaks down. The same collapse in understanding applies to black holes where the observer eventually hits a ‘singularity’ – the point at which all attempts to comprehend the maths and physics are doomed. But now an international team of scientists and mathematicians have turned that notion on its head in a new paper which dispels the notion of the impossible-to-comprehend ‘singularity’. Using mind-bogglingly complex maths and the extraordinary strangeness of the quantum world they claim the physics of both the origin of the universe and black holes ARE comprehensible and can be examined using existing, if cutting-edge, physics. It should then be possible to not only probe the interior of a black hole but also to investigate and PROVE the origin of the universe and the creation of everything. The paper, called Quantum no-singularity theorem from geometric flows, introduces the super-strange but provable quantum physics to disprove established notions of the singularity. The paper, co-written by Salwa Alsaleh, Lina Alasfar and Ahmed Farag Ali, opens by explaining how Einstein’s General Relativity predicts its own downfall due to singularities. It also explains that even though it had been proposed that singularities can be removed by quantum effects, the previous work relied on specific models. All these models had their own problems. The absence of singularities had been studied in string theory, but string theory has its own problems.
It predicts the existence of supersymmetry, and supersymmetry has not been discovered till date. Another approach to study quantum effects in general relativity is the loop quantum gravity, and but it has its own problems too ( for example, no one has been able to reproduce Einstein equations from loop quantum gravity by neglecting the quantum effects). The theorem proven in this paper does not rely on a specific model of quantum gravity, but is proven by very general considerations, and is expected to hold no matter which approach to quantum gravity is the correct one. However, when quantum effects are neglected, the origin Hawking and Penrose results are reproduced in their formalism. The paper ends by concluding the center of black holes are not singularities and thus one day could be scientifically investigated. The paper states: “The absence of singularity means the absence of inconsistency in the laws of nature describing our universe, that shows a particular importance in studying black holes and cosmology.”
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