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  • "My Cameras Will Never Remain The Same" - Photographer After Jet Ride With Oyedepo
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    An excited Nigerian photographer, Jindu John Nwabudike who had a ride with Bishop Oyedepo on his private jet has taken to social media to gush about the experience. Jindu wrote; "I was honored to be on board with Bishop David Oyedepo on his PJ. I just had to freeze the memory. I am greatly inspired by this Man of God, his Wisdom, humility, wealth, and love for God, greatly motivates me. Thank you Sir for the honor. My cameras will never remain the same, after the honor to capture your memories. #MediaJinduPhotography #PicturesWorthTwoThousandWords"http://www.lailasblog.com/cameras-will-never-remain-nigerian-photographer-private-jet-ride-bishop-oyedepo/ […]

  • Aregbesola Receives UNIOSUN Medical Doctor Graduates From Ukraine (Photos)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    At a grand state reception given to the worthy ambassadors of the State of Osun University students, 'UNIOSUN' who were sponsored to Ukraine to complete their medical course,Gov Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Sunday August 13th, 2017 at the Government House Oke fia, Osogbo gave the Medical graduates a befitting gala night celebrations.   The Uniosun Medical Students are not all from Osun, some are from other states while some are non-Nigeria, yet State Government of Osun sponsored  them all. It is all in the spirit of Ogbeni's altruistic disposition towards the youth generally in the States blue print programme for the youth, first from 'Oyes' to 'O meal' to Opon-Imo and some other agenda which underscores the sound bite that "without the empowerment of the youth there is no future for the nation"  The most spectacular situation is that the students gave a good account of themselves as one of them was the best medical graduate when they were sponsored by the State of Osun  Government to complete their medical course in Ukraine Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2017/08/governor-aregbesola-receives-uniosun.html?m=1 […]

  • Suspects Arrested After Attack On Charly Boy (Video)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Few people arrested after attack on Charlie Boy at Wuse market, Abujahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=devbB_oYkjI […]

  • ASUU Strike 2017: List Of Universities Yet To Comply
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    @VivianGistThe Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday declared a nationwide indefinite strike. Some schools have complied with the order while some are yet to. Here are the schools who aren't on strike:1. Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU says it will not join the strike.2. University of Ilorin, UNILORIN says it will not join the strike.3. UNILAG. Authorities at the University of Lagos to comply from Wednesday.4. LASU. The Lagos State University is currently on a lecture-free week pending examinations. Authorities say they'll comply as soon as possible.5. University of Benin, UNIBEN. To join strike on Wednesday6. Ambrose Ali University, AAU. To join strike on Wednesday7. University of Abuja, UNIABUJA. To join on Wednesday.8. Ebonyi State University (EBSU) said it will hold a congress to decide whether to comply or not.9. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. To make a decision on Wednesday.Source : http://www.viviangist.com.ng/ASUU-strike-2017-list-of-universities-yet-to-complyCc; lalasticlala […]

  • Fake Policeman Steals Two Phones, Gives One To Prostitute (Photo)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:14 pm

    A fake policeman, David Fashina , who was nabbed in uniform, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command. Fashina who is also a motorcycle rider, allegedly stole two phones from a man in Abeokuta, Ogun State while wearing a police uniform.Tribune reports that the suspect who was paraded last weekend at the police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, was arrested when one Dr Eniola (surname withheld) reported to the police that he was robbed of his two phones by a syndicate of two, one of whom was dressed in a police uniform.Speaking on the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu said;“On the receipt of this information, Inspector Ajayi Ayodele, attached to Public Complaints Bureau, was detailed to investigate the case. In the course of investigation, the suspects were arrested and the phones were recovered from them. We also discovered that the suspect who operated with police uniform does not belong to the Nigeria Police Force. He only impersonated.“Any policeman without an identity is not a real policeman, and the public should know this. The public should continue working with us so as to bring those who act as fake security agents to book,” Iliyasu advised.Confessing to committing the said crime to newsmen, Fashina disclosed that he's an Ekiti State indigene, but residing at Obantoko area of Abeokuta. According to him, t he committed the crime when he went to pick a commercial sex worker who was his customer."After picking the lady, I saw a man who was drunk and sleeping inside his car nearby, and I saw two mobile phones in his car. I picked the phones, took one and gave the lady the other one. I sold the one I picked for N90,000.” When asked how he got the police uniform, he used, Fashina said: “My father retired as a policeman; his uniform was only found in my luggage.http://www.lailasblog.com/fake-policeman-steals-two-phones-gives-one-prostitute/Lalasticlala […]

  • Football Star, Ighalo Goes Boat Cruising With His Family In China (Pics)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Nigerian and Changchun Yatai F.C. foootballer, Odion Ighalo took his pretty wife, mother and kids boat cruising in China.Odion has shown he is much of a family man, as he doesn't shy away from sharing wonderful moments with his lovely family.NEWS VIA: http://www.jamienaija.com/2017/08/odion-ighalo-goes-boat-cruising-with.htm […]

  • Man Murdered In Benue Over Girlfriend Few Days After Release From Prison
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    By Ameh Comrade GodwinA 25-year-old Oloche (surname withheld) has been brutally murdered by some unknown gunmen in Ogobia Ugboju, Otukpo local government area of Benue State.DAILY POST gathered that Oloche was killed on Sunday while still in comma in a local hospital after he was attacked by the same group the previous day.Oloche, who is alleged to be a member of a notorious fraternity in the community, met his untimely death just few days after his release from prison custody.A source told our reporter in Otukpo that problem ensued few days back between his group and a rival cult group over a girl.According to the insider, the deceased was accused of snatching a girlfriend of a member of the rival cult group.The source said the rival group confronted him and warned him to avoid the girl but fight broke out in the process and he was badly injured.“He was rushed to an intensive care unit of Blessed Hospital in Ogobia Ugboju but the group still traced him there and shot him in the chest. He was confirmed dead by the doctors.“Ugboju community has been in conflict for some time now and we suspect that the perpetrators of this were those who are counterparts of the deceased because while he was alive, it was rumoured that he belonged to one of the factions, which I can’t tell now. Our community has become so rotten that majority of youths you see walking about belong to one faction or the other.“As I speak, some of them have fled the community immediately they heard that the police were on their way from Otukpo while others are have returned to their hideout within the community.”Confirming the incident to DAILY POST on Tuesday, the Benue State Police PRO, Moses Yamu said 25 persons had been arrested in connection with the crime.“Yes, we are on top of the situation. The young man was killed over a girl few days after returning from prison.“The suspects are currently being investigated and would be charged to court when we are done with out findings,” Yamu, ASP added.http://dailypost.ng/2017/08/15/25-year-old-man-murdered-benue-girlfriend-days-release-prison/lalasticlala […]

  • Man Raped His 14-Year-Old Daughter, Made Her Commit Abortion 3 Times (Photo)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    The Nigeria Police Force Kano Command has decried the increase in the persistent cases of rape, incest and unnatural offences in the state. According to report, from the 1st of August to date, 34 cases were recorded. A father who took advantage of his biological daughter in the absence of her mother - was paraded alongside other criminal suspects.Nuruddeen Abubakar 40yrs old of Unguwa Uku Qtrs Kano was found to have raped his biological 14yrs old daughter who survived 3 abortions from him.Also one Musbahu Ibrahim 25yrs old of Zangon Marikita Qtrs was arrested for severally raping his cousin sister.In another related matter, one (Pastor) Samuel John of No. 26 Whether-head, Sabongari Kano was arrested for raping 13yrs old twin sisters and their 11yrs younger one.Also, one Dahiru Haruna and Hamza Lawan all of Sheka Qtrs Kano conspired and act in an unnatural manner against their 9yrs old male victim. All the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime.From the 34 cases recorded, 35 suspects were arrested while 36 victims aged between 5-13yrs are involved.Presently, about 15 pending cases of sexual assault will be transferred to SCIID for discreet investigation from various divisions.Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2017/08/girl-survives-3-abortions-father-raping-multiple-times-photo.htm […]

  • Secrets For Turning A Small Business Into A Big One
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    Every business owner, at some point, desires growth for their business; they desire to see their business reach its full potential. There are some secrets to consider to help with this growth, and Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 secrets for turning a small business into a big one.Consider DiversifyingYou might be significantly successful while focusing on one product, but to experience the kind of growth that can take you from a small business to a big one, diversification is one of the ways that can help you achieve this. Consider companies like Coca-Cola and Apple that grew, and were able to sustain their growth, largely because of the diversity of the products they offered. However, in diversifying, it is important not to spread your resources thin too early. You should ensure your primary product is doing well and customers are satisfied with the results before dabbling into other products.ExpansionThis isn’t particularly a secret because when attempting to grow your business, this is one of the first things that comes to mind. The secret however is in the way you execute your business expansion plan. You need to be meticulous and consider every possible angle when laying down a business expansion plan. You need to be willing to take risks but in responsible and calculated ways, so the results will make rather than mar your business.Partnerships and MergersYou can grow your business by either partnering or merging with a larger company. This is easier said than done, but if you have a good business proposal on why it will be beneficial for these large companies to partner with you, you are more likely to be successful in getting their attention and positive response. Large companies might also be the ones to come to you asking to merge. In all, the two things you should ensure you are very meticulous with are the legal aspects of the partnership or merger, and the knowledge of who your business ‘bedfellow’ is. It is extremely important for you to have legal counsel throughout the process of a partnership or merger, and even more important for you to know who you’re partnering or merging with. There has to be a ‘fit’ between you and the parties involved, because partnerships or mergers can make or break a business.Take Advantage of TechnologyIt is difficult to focus on growth when you have to deal with cumbersome processes like accounting, data entry etc. Taking advantage of technology can help automate some of the frustrating and cumbersome day-to-day tasks that can distract your growth focus. Besides, you can also end up saving a ton of money in the process by reducing some of the money you spend on labour. In addition, the time saved on these process gives you more time to focus on developing your business, and the money saved can also be re-invested into your business to promote growth.source: http://www.opinions.ng/4-secrets-turning-small-business-big-one/ […]

  • Anambra Election: A Condemnation Of Peter Obi's Stance On Female Governor
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    Recently, reports emerged regarding the former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi\'s opposition to a female governor in Anambra State. Mr Obi and another political figure, Humpfrey Nwosu had been quoted as being against the idea. This revelation of Mr Obi and co\'s stance, undoubtedly deserves the outright condemnation of all right-thinking indigenes of Anambra State, and in fact, Nigeria. It is noteworthy that since the creation of Anambra, the state\'s affairs have been run 99% of the time by men, and till date, there\'s no laudable development to show for it, as the principal actors have spent most of the time immersed in lingering political squabbles. Even the short period spent by Mrs Etiaba as governor following the impeachment of Peter Obi cannot be properly regarded as a period of female governorship, as she was removed before her leadership could be tested. Thus, it follows that we cannot continue to do things the same way and expect a different result. Anambra State is the state with the highest potential in Nigeria, especially in terms of human resources, and as such ought to be on the forefront of meaningful development in the country. But the negation has been the case. This unfortunate, and indeed ironic, reality must be reversed now or we all live to regret at, as our children would inherit a messed up and backward state. And one of the feasible ways to reverse this negative trend is to try what has never been done before -- give a woman the mantle of leadership of the state through the ballot. But, it\'s exactly this notion that Mr Peter Obi and Humpfrey Nwosu have been quoted as being vehemently opposed to. And this makes one ask the question: what exactly are they afraid of? Could Mr. Obi\'s oppositional stance on having a female governor be informed by his grievances towards his former deputy, Mrs Etiaba, for accepting the governorship portfolio, following his impeachment? If so, the political class must understand that Anambra State is far bigger than any one man\'s grievances. He must be reminded that the world is rapidly changing and just like on the home front, women are stepping in, all over the world, to clean up the mess left by men. And Anambra should not be an exception. And what\'s more, Anambra State has been abundantly blessed with women who have proven to be quite effective and formidable in whatever position they\'re placed in, whether by way of appointment or through the ballots. Notable women like Stella Odua, Uche Ekwunife and Hon. Linda Ikpeazu deserve a chance to prove their mettle on the state\'s highest office. One will not forget in a hurry some of these women\'s exemplary leadership in recent years in public offices they\'ve handled, despite some politicised controversies. For instance, not too long ago, Mrs Uche Ekwunife, as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum, shook that industry, and was clearly on her way to effecting major positive changes before her unfortunate judicial removal from office. Stella Oduah, on the other hand, despite the propaganda and politicised controversies that have trailed her, has left no one in doubt as to her ability to perform excellently when thrusted with a public office. It is on record that she remains, so far, the highest ever performing Minister of Aviation in the history of Nigeria, as she transformed the nation's aviation sector within the short period of time she spent in office, turning around the fortunes of many airports, and by extension states and regions, like the Enugu airport which she transformed rapidly to an international status. ‎Also highlighting their strength, Hon. Linda Ikpeazu Is the ‎current serving member of the house, that has been performing well and actively representing her constituency and the nation in generalToday, Stella Odua remains a voice to reckon with at the Nigerian Senate. Women like Stella Odua reminds one of the Hillary Clinton\'s, Angela Merkel's, and Theresa May's of this world.It is, therefore, utterly distasteful that someone like Peter Obi, who has been advocating for change in the style of governance across the nation would now turn around to appoint himself a stumbling block to a long-needed paradigm shift in his own home state.All reasonable indigenes of Anambra State must play their own role to ensure we get it right this time, come November 18th. And to ensure we don't keep doing things the same way while expecting a different result, we must encourage our women to come forward for a chance to steer the ship of the state. And if the candidacy of people like Stella Oduah, Uche Ekwunife and Hon. Linda Ikpeazu scare the hell out of political class ...well, they must be reminded that Anambra State is not their private business, nor was it created to massage their male ego.‎http://www.alexreports.info/2017/08/anambra-election-condemnation-of-peter_15.html?m=0 […]

  • Ozubulu: Catholic Sets Up Committee, Visits Victims At Hospital, Give Each N50k (Pic)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi set up Ozubulu Causality committee to assist in showing charity to the affected families.Fifty thousand was given to each of themto aid in feeding and procuring of drugs.The work of God must continue irrespective of all difficulties.Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2017/08/ozubulu-killingcatholic-diocese-of.html?m=1 […]

  • Gang Members Of Wanted Militant Leader 'Ghana' Engage Police In Gun Battle (Pic)
    by Nairaland Forum on August 15, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    The Operation Zenda Special Crack Squad of the Benue State Command were engaged in a gun duel with Gang members of the wanted criminal aka "Ghana" on 11/08/2017 at about 0300hrs. The gun battle ensued when the Crack Squad stormed a criminal hideout at a location on the border with Taraba State, following a reliable information that Terwase Akwaza aka Ghana and his gang members were holding a meeting.The bandits immediately opened fire on sighting the Police team and in the ensuing gun duel, one Danladi Awudu aka Jerry who was hosting the meeting was hit by a bullet while others escaped with bullet wounds as there were traces of blood stains all over the place, however, he was confirmed dead on reaching the hospital.The team recovered an Assault rifle No. 2051679 with one hundred and fifteen (115) rounds of live ammunition, ten (10) live cartridges, assorted charms, two (2) army camouflage shorts and other items.Search for the fleeing members and the Gang leader aka Ghana is ongoing. Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2017/08/gang-members-wanted-militant-leader-ghana-engage-police-gun-battle-photo.htm […]

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