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Monday, July 31, 2017

The Unknown History Behind "Naira" The Nigerian Currency


Trade has always been a fundamental part of every society since no man is an island unto himself. Once upon a time, trade was carried out by simply exchanging the items, that’s how we had the term: ‘trade-by-barter’. As society developed, there was need to set units of value to make trading easier. This brought cowries and manilas on board as money.
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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Ten Most Expensive Universities in Nigeria 2017


Nigeria’s public education system is fraught with problems of incessant strike actions, dilapidating – sometimes inexistent structures, outdated curriculum, and most often uncommitted teachers and sparse facilities.
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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Know Your Rights: What To Know About Arrest


  1. Meaning of arrest
In technical terms, “arrest”   simply means a seizure or forcible restraint of a thing, animate or inanimate. It is in this category meanings , you find such phrases as “cardiac arrest”, “arrested development” , “ship/vessel arrest” , “house arrest”, “arrest of judgment”,  etc, etc.
In legal parlance and for the purpose of this discuss , an “arrest” is “the taking or keeping of a person (or thing) in custody by legal authority, especially in response to a criminal charge; specifically, the apprehension of someone for the purpose of securing the administration of the law, especially of bringing that person before a Court” see the case of  AYAKNDUE & ORS. v. EKPRIEREN & ORS. (2012) LPELR-20071(CA)
Please note that it is the person that is suspected to have committed an offence that can be arrested, not a person who has not committed any offence. Arrest in lieu is now  expressly prohibited .See Section 7 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.
  1. Powers to arrest
          a. By the Police and other Law Enforcement Agencies
The police and many other law enforcement agencies are duly empowered to arrest a person (on reasonable suspicions of having committed an offence or about to commit an offence) under the various laws  establishing and regulating such law enforcement agencies. Section 4 of the Police Act, LFN,2004  generally states thus:
The police shall be employed for the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the preservation of law and order, the protection of life and property and the due enforcement of all laws and regulations with which they are directly charged, and shall perform such military duties within or without Nigeria as may be required by them by, or under the authority of, this or any other Act.
For  the other law enforcement agencies, for the purpose of carrying out the  their duties, there is an express power authorizing such  law enforcement agencies to possess the same powers,authority and privileges as are given by law to members of the Nigeria Police Force-See Section 16 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 2013,Section 4 of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Act 2004,Section 1 of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(Amendment) Act 2007 and Section 19 of the Federal Road Safety Commission(Establishment ) Act 2007.
          b. Arrest By A Judge , Magistrate or Justice of the Peace -Section 16 of the CPA
A Judge , Magistrate or Justice of the Peace  have the power to arrest  a suspect committing an offence in their presence. A magistrate even has the power to deal with such arrested suspect  in the same manner as if the suspect had been brought before him by or under the direction of any other person-See Sections 24,25 and 26 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015
          c. Arrest by Private Persons:
A private person may arrest a suspect in Nigeria who in his  presence commits an offence, or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed an offence  for which the police is entitled to arrest without warrant . See Sections 20 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015
          d. Arrest By An officer of A Legislative House
An officer of a Legislative House may, without an order from a magistrate and without a warrant, arrest-
  1. any person who commits any offence contrary to section 15 or 16 of this Act in his presence;
  2. any person within the Chamber or precincts of the Legislative House whom he reasonably suspects of having committed an offence contrary to either of the said sections
See Section 17 of  the Legislative Houses(Power and Privileges) Act,2004
          e. Arrest By Sheriff of Court
The sheriff may command any person to arrest any person who has committed or is suspected of having committed a felony, and any person failing to obey such command shall on conviction be liable to a fine of N200 or to imprisonment for one year or to both such fine and such imprisonment.
See Section 7 of the Sheriff and Civil Process Act,2004
          f. Arrest by a private security officer
It is opined  that a private security officer can effect an arrest  as a private person as specified by Section 20 of  the  Administration of Criminal Justice Act ,2015 . There are no other exclusive provision conferring power to arrest on a private security outfit.
          g. Arrest by Owner of property
 A suspect  found committing an offence involving injury to property may be arrested without a warrant by the owner of the property or his servants or persons authorised by him. A private person can arrest a suspect who is damaging a public property.
See Sections  21 and 22  of  the Administration of Criminal Justice Act ,2015.
  1. How to Effect an arrest
In making an arrest, the police officer or other person making the arrest shall actually touch or confine the body of the person to be arrested, unless there be a submission to the custody by word or action. See Section 4 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015. Please note that  this right to touch the body of the person to be arrested does not confer on the arresting authority the right to use inordinate force-See  the case of Ibikunle v. State (2007) Vol. 3 M.J.S.C. 184 at 196 197 Paras. G – D (SC)
  1. Arrest with warrant
It is opined that the essence of the requirement of warrant to arrest is to formally seek the prior  authority of the judge or magistrate before effecting an arrest .The warrant of arrest notifies the person sought to be arrested, of the offence for which he is being arrested . In a way, a warrant of arrest ensures  a constitutional compliance  of the requirement of  informing a person of the  reason he is being arrested. Otherwise, it is not a sine quo non, except the operative law  so requires. A law creating an offence may specify that offenders can only be arrested on warrant.
Generally, where there is power to arrest a person without warrant, a warrant for his arrest may be issued. The complaint for its issuance must be on oath. An issued warrant must comply with the specified form and shall be signed by a judge or magistrate by whom it is issued. It is  directed to a police officer or to all police officers. A warrant can be executed by any other person, when a policeman is not immediately available. A warrant is not defective simply because it was issued on a Sunday or public holiday. A warrant can be executed on a Sunday or public holiday. A warrant  can be executed even when the executing officer is not in possession of the said warrant. A warrant remains in force until executed or cancelled by the issuing judge or magistrate-See Sections 35-49 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.
  1. Arrest without warrant
Section 24 of the Police Act and Section 18 of the Administration of Justice Act, 2015   unanimously  gives power to the Police to arrest without warrant in specified instances. Before examining the instances , kindly note the proviso to the powers of the Police to arrest without warrant which is to the effect that  the Section shall not apply to any offence with respect to which it is provided that any offender may not be arrested without warrant. An arrest without warrant can be  made by a police officer in the following cases:
  1. any person whom he finds committing any felony, misdemeanour or simple offence, or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed or of being about to commit any felony, misdemeanour or breach of the peace;
  2. any person whom any other person charges with having committed a felony or misdemeanor;
  3. any person whom any other person- (i) suspects of having committed a felony or misdemeanour ; or (ii) charges with having committed a simple offence, if such other person is willing to accompany the police officer to the police station and to enter into a recognizance to prosecute such charge.
Under Section 52 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act,2015,the Police can also arrest  without a warrant to prevent the commission of offences.
  1. Procedure to follow after arrest
 Except a person is caught “red handed” i.e (in the actual commission of the offence),he is to be informed in the language he understands, of the  reason for his arrest. The police officer is to then inform the suspect of his rights to remain silent or avoid answering any question until after consultation with a lawyer of his own choice. The arresting authority is also duty bound to notify a next of kin or relative of the arrested suspect. Importantly, the arrested person is to be accorded humane treatment, not subjected to any form of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment . The police officer may search the suspect , using reasonable force as may be necessary, decently and the search is  to be conducted by a person of same sex as the suspect. The police officer is to record information about the arrested suspect and take an inventory of all items or property recovered from the suspect .An arrested suspect is to be taken immediately to a police station, where a recording of his arrest is to be made. Where a private person arrests a suspect, he shall immediately hand over the suspect to the police or take him to the nearest police station. See Sections 8-29 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act,2015, 
  1. Remedies for wrongful arrest
 The law is, if a person is unlawfully arrested or detained there is a provision for compensation and public apology by the appropriate authority or person. See Section 35(6) of the 1999 Constitution.
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Osinbajo Launches World’s Biggest Fertilizer Plant In Rivers State

 
The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, has announced in a statement issued in Abuja that Osinbajo will be inaugurating the world’s biggest fertilizer plant in Rivers state.
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Friday, July 28, 2017

Nigerian Artists Dominates AFRIMMA Newly Released 2017 Nominees List


The African Muzik Magazine Awards popularly known as AFRIMMA is returning for its 4th edition on the 8th of October at the prestigious House of Blues venue in Dallas, Texas and artists who have had a great year are expected to attend the event to get honored for their remarkable efforts.
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Amendment: All You Need To Know About The Recent Changes To The Nigerian Constitution

 
The Nigerian Senate has voted in favour of the 1999 Constitution amendment. These amendments would signify the most drastic changes to the law since the advent of constitutional democracy in Nigeria.
One of the most significant outcomes of the amendment was the Senators voting against devolving more powers to the State Governments. Using electronic voting, 48 of 95 Senators present voted against the proposal.
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GLO Data Plans for All Devices And How To Subscribe. [Nigeria's cheapest internet service]


GLO currently offers the cheapest and highest quality of data plans in Nigeria. They have varieties of data bundles that range from daily, weekly, monthly to Flexi plans which you can conveniently choose from.
Here are GLO data bundles for your Android, Blackberry, laptops, PC and MiFi.
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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Top 6 Places You Can Spend Your Weekend in Lagos



Having spent your mid-week at your office and home, thinking of spots you can visit, in order to enjoy a thrilling and exciting weekend in Lagos. There are various destinations in Lagos you can visit. Lagos has that place you can visit for an interesting and fascinating weekend.  Whatever your preference is, there are top spots you can visit:
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tips; How to Plant Your Own Fruit Trees.


If you have a compound large enough to take a large plant or more, it would be both interesting and rewarding to cultivate fruit trees. In addition to the satisfaction of harvesting your own fruits, these trees confer their characteristic smell on the environment. They purify the air thereby creating an ambience that nature lovers would love to identify themselves with.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

New Movies Killing It In The Nigerian Cinemas At The Moment


It’s such a good feeling when you walk into the cinema and the movies at the top of your list are Nollywood movies. It’s not just because of the fact that I am Nigerian and I would love to support the industry, but because the movies coming out of the industry of late has been of maximum quality and creatively engaging storylines.
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Top 12 Interesting Places to Visit in Ibadan

 
Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State Nigeria is a prominent town in the history of Yoruba and Nigeria as a whole.  The city is considered to be the largest city in West Africa and most populous after Cairo. It has varieties of places you can visit after concluding a business meeting or while you are on a holiday visit in Ibadan.
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How Survive Lagos Traffic with Google Maps [Tip Of The Week]


Do you want to see the traffic ahead before you start driving to your destination? Do you want to know the shortest route to where you’re headed? I know you want to make it early to the Monday morning meeting in your office. Here’s a tip tip to help you survive Lagos traffic.
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Top Ten Best Polytechnics In Nigeria 2017


There are several polytechnics in Nigeria, both private and public, which offers quality education to the ever increasing youth population of our dear country that is why we have decided to write about the top 10 best polytechnics in Nigeria. Do read along.
In Nigeria today, polytechnics are being sought after these days due to the fact that students have come to understand that quality education can be gotten there as opposed to the earlier notion that universities are a do or not die.
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188 Students Bags First Class Honours At Covenant University

 
A total of 188 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with the first class degree at the 2016/2017 convocation ceremony of the institution.
Aaron Atayero, the vice-chancellor (VC), disclosed this during the 12th convocation ceremony and conferment of honorary doctorate degrees and presentation of prizes.
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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Top Ten Hottest Instagram Big Girls From Nigeria (pics)

 
Instagram, a photo-sharing app, has given thousands of Nigerians an opportunity to showcase their best pictures to the world. A lot of Nigerian ladies have taken advantage of this as a way to feature their gorgeousness and grow their brands.

We have compiled a list of some beauties and we must confess, they are all quite gorgeous.

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NTDC Rebrands Tourism in Nigeria with Tour Nigeria


Tourism is believed to be the fastest growing industry across the world, but this notion is otherwise for tourism in Nigeria. Despite the rich and fascinating diversity of Nigeria, tourism have not been yielding promising potentials and opportunities in the Nigerian community. This setback can be traced back to the attitude of Nigeria government towards the development of tourism centers.

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Ntel 4G/LTE, Data Plans, Bundles See How To Subscribe


Ntel (0804) is one of Nigeria’s advanced 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network providers which offers an exciting range of price bundles with high-quality mobile experiences to improve productivity.
Ntel is the product of a liquidation process by NatCom Development & Investment Ltd (NatCom) which acquired the core telecom assets previously owned by defunct NITEL/Mtel (Nigeria’s national fixed and mobile operators) in 2015.
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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Checkout List of 42 Anti-malaria Drugs Banned in Europe Which is Still Sold, Consumed in Nigeria

 
Members of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, raised the alarm that all the forty-two (42) anti-malaria drugs banned in Europe were still being stockpiled, sold and consumed in Nigeria.
According to the Senate, the situation is already trending and generating panic as well as concern among medical practitioners and members of the public.
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Safety Measures Before and After Flood


Flood is a disastrous outbreak that destroys lives and properties whenever it occurs. Though this disaster may happen to damage valuable properties during and after its occurrence, there are few measures that you can take to protect yourself, your family and your home from being a victim of the menace flood causes.
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Friday, July 21, 2017

Nigerians Spend About $5 Billion Yearly To Fuel Their Generators


Legislators in the House of Representatives have raised alarm over the annual cost of fueling generators which Nigerians resort to as alternative means of power supply.
At a public hearing on three power sector-related bills organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Power, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, disclosed that Nigerians spend an estimated sum of $5 billion to fuel their generators annually. This he described as highly unacceptable.
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Singer Dice Ailes Full Biography


BIRTH NAME:          Shasha Damilola Alesh

DATE OF BIRTH:      17–03–1996

OCCUPATION:         Singer

MARITAL STATUS:  Not Married














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BROKIN; The Nigerian Pidgin History And Origin.


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Nigerian Pidgin is an English-based pidgin and creole language spoken as a lingua franca across Nigeria. The language is commonly referred to as "Pidgin" or Broken (pronounced "Brokin"). It is distinguished from other creole languages since most speakers are not true native speakers although many children learn it at an early age. It can be spoken as a pidgin, a creole, or a decreolised acrolect by different speakers, who may switch between these forms depending on the social setting.
Variations of Pidgin are also spoken across West and Central Africa, in countries such as Equatorial Guinea, Ghana and Cameroon. Pidgin English, despite its common use throughout the country, has no official status.

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Tips: 10 Ways To Care For Your African Skin

 
For those of us who understand the realness of the hustle, it might be extremely difficult to pamper your African skin. Rushing out before day break, or the first cock crows, oh sorry, alarm rings, with just a bowl of water to bathe the essential body parts, and a handful of petroleum jelly, a process famously called Rub and Shine, in order to beat road traffic. However, it is expedient to take care of the largest organ of our body that keeps us warm and stunning. Caring for our skin involves a range of practices that support skin integrity, enhance our skin appearances and relieve skin conditions.
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fun Of The Day: 8 Things Your Hairstylist Knows About You

             
Need an Aproko Business Center? Visit a hair salon. Everyone knows that you do not make an appointment with a hairstylist for just a hair cut; you can also get the latest gist and gossip. The informal and carefree setting of the salon provides a certain level of intimacy that allows you to open up and because of this, there are certain things you cannot envision that your stylist now knows about you:
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Safety Tipps: How to Prevent Flooding Around You This Season


It is quite a scene around Lagos especially Lagos Island axis and its environs, where a number of houses, roads, vehicles have been submerged by water due to the heavy downpour of rain. While this is not a strange sight across riverine areas, it is necessary to take precautionary methods to prevent reoccurrence.  These areas have always been prone to flooding, yet little or no intervention has been done to get it curtailed. During the rainy seasons, there are inconveniences that disrupt life’s activities; no power supply, heavy road traffic, and people meeting their water loo as they struggle for their daily bread.
Water! Water! Far and wide, not a Drop Meant For Drinking!!!
There are economic implications, medical repercussions, sociological effects and financial impacts of the consistent flooding in Lagos. People are forced to stay indoors, or risk their source of income, and/or dare the consequences of sojourning out for sustenance.
Here are steps to take to prevent flooding, as it is obvious that this rain is here to stay:
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Monday, July 17, 2017

Meet Captain Joan Obasi, Nigeria's Youngest Female Pilot


Meet Captain Joan Obasi, who recently became the youngest female pilot in Nigeria.
Captain Obasi who was recognised by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is currently a pilot with Arik Air, flying the Lagos-Johannesburg flights.
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Wow: MTN and Lumos Launch Mobile Electricity


Do you know about the new mobile electricity service called “Lumos Mobile Electricity” which you can conveniently pay for with your airtime via your mobile phone? Startled? Well yes! This innovative solar-powered gadget allows you to enjoy noise-free and fume-free electricity 24/7 without disruption.
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Sunday, July 16, 2017

NTEL launches an affordable 4G/LTE Smartphone, What To Know


Ntel, One of Nigeria’s 4G/LTE network provider launches a 4G/LTE smartphone that is claimed to be affordable and pocket-friendly for anyone who wants to upgrade from the Third Generation (3G) to Fourth Generation (4G) data connection mobile devices.
According to the company, the smartphone was birthed due to the concern for the availability and affordability of 4G/LTE devices. The Nova 4G/LTE was designed to perform both the function of a phone and smartphone and it sports on the Android 6.0 Nougat Operating System and an easy to operate user interface.
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Colorful Pictures From The African Movie Academy Awards 2017

                         
Here are pictures of Nigerian celebrities at the 2017 African Movie Academy Awards (2017) holding today, Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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AMAA 2017: Full List Of Winners

 
The African version of the OSCARS was beamed live on The LAGOS STATE TELEVISION (LTV) . Celebrities from all over Africa in the Movie industry are gathered for the awards.
Full list of winners at African Movie Academy Awards held last night at at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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5 Nigerian Pastors Whose Styles Are Off The Hook (Photos)


Some Nigerian Pastors have proven that Christianity is not only about speaking in tongues and sharing the gospel but  also having exquisite taste in fashion.
Despite the backlash from critics, these men of God have stayed stylish and kept up with fashion trends.
We presents you with 5 Nigerian pastors that have got superb style.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Checkout All GLO Data Plans And Codes for All Devices


GLO currently offers the cheapest and highest quality of data plans in Nigeria. They have varieties of data bundles that range from daily, weekly, monthly to Flexi plans which you can conveniently choose from.
Here are GLO data bundles for your Android, Blackberry, laptops, PC and MiFi.
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Tip Of The Week; 7 Useful Items You Call Trash, See their purposes

 
Just before you toss these items in the trash, here is what you can do with them.
    1. Egg shells:
Turn egg shells into an excellent scouring powder. Dry the shells then crush them till the particles are fine and store them in a dry airtight container.
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Friday, July 14, 2017

Five 4G Smartphones in Nigeria under ₦40,000 (2017)

 
4G LTE aims to offer users faster, more reliable mobile broadband internet. With the internet challenges in Nigeria, the 4G network is a tube to a drowning man. However, it’s been a general assumption that 4G smartphones are expensive, but that’s not the case, there are some affordable 4G phones out there. This article compounds of 5 amazing 4G smartphones you can buy within the range of ₦26,000-₦40,000.
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

VOTE: The Ten Most Handsome Musicians In Nigeria 2017


Hello dear readers... its mid year and the last time we did a ranking like this was 2years ago so we've brought it back but in a very much interesting way... Guys you are going to be the judge for this, you are going show us the ten cutest male artist this year by voting for five people you think are the cutest.
The list has 16 artists nominated by us and your are allowed to vote 8 out of the 16 listed.
You are to judge them based on how good and cute you think they've looked this year.

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How to Enjoy Your Life Even When It Is Hard



Life can be hard. So hard that sometimes it’s difficult to see why you need to love yourself and feel comfortable with who you are.
Weight loss coaches and diet programs tell you, ‘you are too fat’, your eating habit is responsible for shortening your lifespan’, while beauty companies say, ‘you can improve your looks to look a million bucks,’ even when you have no source of income. Even society says, ‘you can’t get a job without a degree’, you are not a success without fame,’ or ‘you are not entirely accomplished when you are still single at 40.’ Thereby putting pressure on you to become a different version of yourself.
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Monday, July 10, 2017

Prince Nico Mbarga Of "Sweet Mother" Biography; The Man Whose Biggest Hit Sold More Copies Than Any of the Beatles


Prince Nico Mbarga poured joy into his music, including the most popular song in African history. But his own story has never been told — until now.
Twenty years ago the man who recorded one of the most successful songs of all time was thrown off a motorbike by a car in Calabar, Nigeria. He hit his head on the road and was rushed to the hospital, where he lay for two weeks, in and out of consciousness, but deteriorating all the time. On June 24, 1997, Prince Nico Mbarga was pronounced dead.
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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Romance: Expert Reasons Why You Should Have Sex At 3 p.m.

 
A hormone expert, Alisa Vitti has explained the key to satisfying one’s partner sexually and why 3 p.m. is the ideal time for maximum mutual enjoyment of heterosexual sex.
Given that hormones have huge implications on one’s sex life, as well as the feelings you experience afterwards, Vitti states that these hormones peak and valley throughout the day, and synchronizing yours with your partner’s could lead you to even more enjoyable sex than ever.
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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Sri Lanka To Begin Tea Production In Nigeria



The Sri Lanka government  has expressed interest in partnering with Nigeria in tea production to support the the country’s agricultural development in line with the Federal Government’s economic diversification plan.
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Beautiful Pictures Of Owu Waterfalls – Kwara State And What To Know


Owu falls is the highest and one of the most spectacular natural waterfalls in West Africa, and is located in Ifelodun Local government area of Kwara State.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

Check Out 2017 Cheapest Tablet Devices In Nigeria


If you are looking to get a cheap tablet then this post is for you. Though you can still do more research as the still much cheaper tablets you can find in Nigeria but i can't say about the quality of those but I can be a little bit sure of the quality you will be getting from the tablets I will mention below.
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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jaggery: A Substitute for Refined Sugar You Should Try

Article By Joy Ohenwa For ConnectNigeria

Sometime last year in one of my WhatsApp chat groups, we were discussing healthy living and the refined sugar issue came up.
By this time I, like many others, had been coming up with different ways around it: using brown sugar, switching to honey, squeezing lime and lemon for tea, and even taking our cereals without any sweeteners whatsoever.
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Checkout This Custom ‘Danfo’ Bus Limousine Automobile That Cost About ₦81 Million (Pics)


The 1965 Volkswagen Microbus (Danfo) used to be one of Nigeria’s most popular public transport bus at a time, but that era seems to have faded away. Here’s a neater version that’s been restored and stretched into a limo, Is now up for sale on eBay now for N81m ($220,000).
The bus now has 33 windows, custom sound and light systems, and can accommodate up to eleven people.
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Two Nigerians Reach Finals Of $100,000 Innovation Challenge

                   
Two Nigerians have reached the final rounds of the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) competition.
The finals of the challenge, which is themed ‘African Innovation: Investing in Prosperity’, will hold in Accra, Ghana, on July 18.

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Etisalat Prize For Literature Announces 2018 Call For Entries, Apply Here




Etisalat has announced a call for entries for the 2018 #Etisalat Prize for Literature. The opening date for the submissions is 3rd July 2017 and the closing deadline is 18th September 2017. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first pan-African literary prize that celebrates African writers of a debut published book of fiction. The Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher, said the company was delighted to flag off the fifth year of the Etisalat Prize for Literature, which has become a leading platform for the discovery and promotion of African literary talent. 


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All You Need To Know About StarTimes Nigeria


StarTimes Nigeria is a subsidiary of Startimes Media, a Chinese based company which offers Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Network Services in Nigeria.
Established in 1988 in China, StarTimes currently operates in 8 African Countries namely; Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Central African Republic, and Burundi.
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Throwback: Photo Of Female Nigeria Police Officers In Sokoto In Year 1948


Below is a 1948 throwback photo of women police of the regular unit of the Nigeria Police Force being inspected before patrol in Sokoto, North-West Nigeria.
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Monday, July 3, 2017

Lifestyle: How to spice up a get together Party


Growing up, I remember my parents used to dress up for dinner parties hosted by clubs like Rotary or Full Businessmen Fellowship.  As a kid, I just loved knowing they were going out as a couple to wine and dine. I’d imagine the range of foods they would be privileged to eat, the music they would dance to, and the connections they would establish which meant new family friends whose homes we would visit on a weekend/Sunday.
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Apply For The Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 Here

 
The Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 has commenced, the online process for application will last for just a month, after which the portal will be closed July 31.
The Nigerian Navy  is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It was in 1914 after the amalgamation of the then Northern and Southern Nigeria, the Nigerian Marine (as it became known after 1914) was a quasi-military organization. This force expanded to become the Southern Nigerian Marine in 1893. A Northern Nigeria equivalent was formed in 1900. The two Marines were merged in 1914.

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

FG Releases Additional N420m Grant To Empower Nollywood

The Federal Government has released the sum of N420.2 million to the Nigeria film industry – Nollywood to improve and support aspiring practitioners.
According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Patricia Deworitshe, on Friday in Abuja, the money, which is the second tranche payment will benefit 105 film distributors.

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