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March 23, 2019

How to have your Google Account returned to you due to a forgotten password, or unretrieved lost SIM

Owning a Google account does a lot for you and I.

But hey it’s not the only one out there. And yes, you can switch over to another or even create new one if you wish.

But when you think about the valued connections you’ve in your old Gmail account.

They’re worth reconnecting with. Don’t they?

March 21, 2019

Nigerian women in politics and boardroom: prospect, challenge and solution

*Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party (ACP) appearing at one of the presidential debates in Abuja. Photo credit: Channels.

While some say it’s straight forward enough; others believe it’s all complicated.

Women from the foundation of the world seem to have had their work cut out for them as natural home makers.

As real or allegorical it may sound the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden comes handy here because there and then woman

March 19, 2019

Opinion: How feasible is ending open defecation in Nigeria by the year 2025?

Minister Adamu with other dignitaries at a media workshop in Abuja. Source. Agrobusiness news.

From time immemorial, if anything is in doubt about Nigeria it’s not like coming up with compelling vision statements.

But at the end of the day most if not all would’ve become paper tigers that have teeth and claws but cannot hunt down their prey.

March 17, 2019

So you want to delete your Facebook page? Here's how in four easy steps.

Facebook no doubt is one of, if not the most popular social media platform in the world.

According to statista, the number of daily active Facebook users as of the fourth quarter of 2018. was found to be 1.52 billion. Other sources also gave figures in some cases a little lower or more. It's still safe to say it has the largest number of active users of all social media platforms.

March 10, 2019

Opinion: A vote for the price of a Maggi

Nigerian electorates queuing up to exercise their civic duty.

Nigeria general elections of 2019 will go down in history as one with the most aggressive campaign in terms of advocacy against voting buying or selling real time.

From Lagos to Abuja to Kaduna to Kano and indeed every nooks and crannies of the country, independent advocates in turns have mounted the

March 09, 2019

The most acceptable form of worship before God as Christians

Worship is an integral part of Christian faith and indeed every religion on the surface of earth. In fact, our Christian walk is not complete without it.

Worship takes different forms.

As we’re often encouraged by the scriptures and the anointed servants of God, it among others includes attending a bible believing church, giving thanks in everything and every day more than our requests are, confessing and asking for forgiveness of our sins as we forgive those that trespass against us (after all,

March 05, 2019

Opinion: The Election that marked the end of an Era

When I wrote the article titled ‘ending Obasanjo’s era as constant catalyst in Nigeria’s political history’, little did I know that heavens was on my side and that the call resonate with the Nigerian electorates.

Nigeria presidential election held on the 23rd of February, 2019 has been won and lost.

March 01, 2019

Poetry: In Memorial

I bet nobody out there can dispute it
When I say parenting is a role;
And what a huge role this is for no dodgy souls;
It is also not something to be emotively measured
By the dichotomy of sex that vex sometimes;
But about who put their soul more in the role;
No disrespect to mothers world over

February 21, 2019

Opinion: Ndi Igbo, Self-determination struggle and open warfare gaffe

(On the lighter note) Let me begin by saying, I’d long harbored strong dislike for the Igbo. Or let me put it differently that I’ve always had an axe to grind with the Igbo.

And I think I’ve got every valid reason to.  

Thankfully, though, it’s all in the past now because series of events have taken place in the course of time that has helped in smoothing out things.

February 10, 2019

Opinion: Government and governance in Nigeria beyond violence marred political rallies and other such malaise!

Just yesterday, precisely on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb.10th,  2019, I received a call from my elder sister residing at Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, south-west Nigeria, who genuinely alarmed by incidents of violence which have reportedly marred some of the political rallies around the country.

Our discussions centered on the ones that took place in her immediate domain, Abeokuta, and from which as she puts it, fatal injuries

February 06, 2019

Faith Series: Word and Worship in the era of unrestricted access to multimedia Biblical texts

In the past, the Bible has faced tests of originality, internal consistency, validity of some of its characters, recorded events and prophesies.

For instance, some bible critics cast doubts over the veracity of the character of Melchizedek, the king of Salem who it recorded as a priest of most high God without father or mother. Gen.14:18-19.

February 04, 2019

Single Chinese women over 30 get ‘love leave’ to find partner – report

Unmarried Chinese women over 30 have been offered extra time off duty by their employers in eastern China, during one of the longest public holiday periods, in order to give them an opportunity to date, according to local media reports.

This unsual present was made by two companies operating one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region, Songcheng theme park in Hangzhou

Opinion: What distant observers can’t seem to wrap their heads around with Lagos politics!

Nigeria is in the thick of election preparations. And candidates across the various political parties have jostled to emerge as flag bearers for many of the available elective offices. 

Needless to say the entire process hasn’t been without one shenanigans or the other. But overall, arguably, success stories can be said to be more than stalemates or failures.

February 01, 2019

Opinion: Ending Obasanjo’s era as constant 'catalyst' in Nigeria political evolution

FROM every indication, the coming elections, especially that of the president is bound to be the most keenly contested in Nigeria's political history.

This is because the two leading candidates are from the north which by existing Zonal arrangement should produce the president for eight.

More so, the two are evenly matched in terms of

January 31, 2019

Opinion: Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Afro beat and the burden of its movement

Afro beat legend, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti no doubt gave Nigeria, Africa and the world a genre of music that has endured for decades and is set to endure forever.

I’m sure when he started back then little did he know that he would be setting an unreachable standard and also influencing successive generations of aspiring musicians.

January 29, 2019

US man steals & leaks HIV+ status, personal info & sex partners of 14,200 patients in Singapore

An HIV positive US expat is on the run after he reportedly stole and leaked the HIV-status of 14, 200 people, their contact details and names of their sex partners from a Singaporean health database.

The American has spent more than two years in a Singaporean correctinal facility for a number of crimes which include lying about his

January 28, 2019

Opinion: IIs Mikel Obi a legend of Nigerian football, and in the category of Okocha and Kanu?

Mikel Obi courtesy Getty Images
While his career is far from over, talks in football circles especially in Nigeria have already commenced on the possibility of  Mikel Obi laying claims to legendary status as a Nigerian international.

More so, people are arguing whether or not he belongs in the class of ex-internationals Okocha and Kanu respectively.

January 14, 2019

Surgeon fined $3,000 for removing woman’s healthy kidney he'd mistaken for a tumor

A Florida surgeon who cut out a woman’s kidney after mistaking it for a tumor, is to pay a fine of $3,000 and undergo extra training on preoperative patient evaluation, reports say. He hadn’t properly read medical records before the operation.

Ramon Vazquez made the blunder during a surgical procedure at the Wellington Regional Medical Center in April 2016.

December 21, 2018

South Korean Olympic champion assaulted by coach - court hears

South Korean short-track champion Shim Suk-hee has revealed that she was subjected to systematic physical abuse for more than 10 years in a court testimony given against her coach Cho Jae-beon.

The 21-year-old skater detailed horrific scenes from her training process, adding that the coach’s brutality resulted in numerous injuries,

Househelp disconnects CCTV, breaks into boss’ bedroom

A CCTV camera

A househelp, Usang Bassey, aka Ben Peters,  who was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for breaking into his employer’s bedroom and stealing valuables,  has revealed that he duplicated the bedroom key to gain access.

Narrating how he committed the crime, Vanguard reports, Usang Bassey Effiong,  who committed the act 11 days after he was employed, said: