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NOUN Graduates Now Eligible For NYSC & Law School

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The Senate has passed an amendment to the law establishing the National Open University, which will make graduates of the institution eligible for mobilisation by the National Youth Service Corps and to attend the Nigerian Law School.

The passage followed the adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund on the ‘Bill for An Act to Amend the National Open University Act Cap N6 LFN 1983 (Amendment) Bill 2017’ by the lawmakers at the plenary on Thursday.

In the report, the Senate panel stated that the amendment to the National Open University of Nigeria Act was to bring the institution at par with the regular universities in the country.

The report said, “The objectives of the bill are as follows: firstly, to amend the existing legislation with a view to removing the perception of the public about the university in respect of the word ‘correspondence,’ which gives the impression that the university is not a full-time university and, as such, seen as p…

ACTING PRESIDENT OSINBAJO ORDERS SECURITY REINFORCEMENTS AFTER COMMUNAL VIOLENCE IN TWO CROSS RIVER STATE COMMUNITIES

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the wanton loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict between the Wanikade and Wanihem communities in the Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Acting President has directed the security agencies to take urgent measures to avert a further breakdown of law and order.

He also directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to liaise with the State government with a view to sending relief materials to the affected communities.


Acting President Osinbajo appealed to the warring communities to give peace a chance in order to enable government find a lasting solution to the crisis.

Jay Z’s 4.44 Album Hits Platinum In Less Than One Week

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Jay Z’s new body of work, 4.44, has been certified platinum less than one week after it was released.

The rapper was able to achieve the 1 million sales requisite for platinum, by getting subscribers to stream the 10 tracks on the album at least 1.5 billion times, since the album was released exclusively to Tidal and Sprint subscribers and not available for physical sales


The 4.44 album is Hov’s 13th studio album:

Jay Z received his 13th platinum plaque on Wednesday, from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

According to XXLMag, Chairman and CEO of the RIAA, Cary Sherman said in a statement: “Props to Jay, he’s done it again. Another platinum adds to an already iconic career”.


No other rap or hip hop artist has more than 10 platinum albums, hence making Jay-Z the first hip-hop artist to hit this status.
From dailypost

Former Imo Deputy Govs Celebrate MADUMERE At 53

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Former Deputy Governors of the State, Dr Douglas Achononu and Chief Engr. Ebere Udeagu have joined other well meaning Nigerians to congratulate the their successor, incumbent Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere as he marked his 53rd birth day anniversary .

The duo of Achononu and Udeagu who were at the Deputy Governor's Office yesterday, July 6, 2017 to celebrate with Prince Eze Madumere poured out their heart-warm commendation on the number two citizen of the State as they prayed that God will continue to lead him aright .


They commended Prince Eze Madumere on his unique qualities which according to them have earned him trust and support from all strata, even as they sued for peace in the State.

Speaking for the staff, Principal Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Comrade Obinna Aharanwa eulogized Prince Madumere for his humility, candor and sense of responsibility, which he said has earned him so much regard and respect from the Imolites. He assured him of the prepared…

Patience Jonathan Petitions Reps Over Alleged Harrassment

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Patience Jonathan;Wife of immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking the intervention of the House of Representatives for alleged harassment of her family by security agencies.

In a petition to the House, Patience urged the Federal Government to call the agencies to order.

Mrs. Jonathan’s petition was presented at the Lower Chamber plenary by the lawmaker representing Okrika Constituency of Rivers, Rep. Bright Tamuno.

Tamuno called on the house to wade into the matter in consideration of the sacrifices her husband, former President Goodluck Jonathan, made for the country.

He noted that no former wife of Nigerian President had been harassed like this before, and in view of the sacrifices her husband has made for the country, the house should consider and call the security agencies to order.

Patience, in the petition, alleged that the harassment was being orchestrated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other …

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Pays Condolence Visit to the Family of Elder Statesman Maitama Sule

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, paid a condolence visit to the family of orator, elder-statesman, distinguished diplomat and the Danmasinin Kano, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, on the Third day prayer in Kano State.


While on the visit, the Acting President paid a courtesy call to the Emir of Kano. According to the Acting President, "One of the things for me that is heart-warming is that we can still talk about a truly great Nigerian. You know these days, sometimes it’s hard to find role models, very difficult to find people who you can say - I would like to be like this person."

"I do not know how many people spoke the English language better than Alhaji Maitama Sule. If there’s anything that I would have wanted to take away from him before he left, it’s that great power of oratory and eloquence that he had."

Banky W Sends Big Brother Advice To Wizkid,Davido And Tekno

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The three of them (Davido,Wizkid and Tekno) seem to be embroiled in some kind childish drama........

Someone asked me why i wasnt giving audience to their fight by reporting it and I was like ''I dont do babies and I dont wanna encourage them cos this seems like a weekly thing now''

Banky W you got this so right,I feel like catching you in bear huggy Kisss...Susu hold your man..LOL

Federal High Court Refuses To Stop INEC On Melaye’s Recall

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Embattled Senator Dino Melaye failed on Thursday in his bid to stop the ongoing recall process by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Justice John Tsoho in an ex-parte ruling rejected Melaye’s motion for a temporary injunction restraining INEC from proceeding with the recall process until the determination of suit challenging his recall.

Instead, the judge ordered parties in the case to “maintain status quo pending the hearing of the motion on notice.”

Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) argued Melaye’s ex-parte motion.

The judge adjourned till September 29 hearing of Melaye’s motion on notice and applications filed by three individuals, led by Chief Cornelius Olowo, who applied to be made parties in the suit.

In the main suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/587/2017, with INEC as the only defendant, Melaye faulted the recall process, saying it was tainted with political malice and initiated by his political enemies.

The Senator denied any wrongdoing and claimed he was being targeted for standin…

Gov Threaten Showdown With Magu Over Paris Club Refund Probe

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Nigerian governors have concluded plans to report the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to the Federal Government.
The governors also said they would embark on what they described as “a showdown” with Magu over the anti-graft agency’s probe into the recently-released Paris Club loan refunds to the states.


The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, who is also the Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, stated this while speaking with some journalists in Abuja on Thursday.

He said the leadership of the EFCC was not planning to win the numerous corruption cases in courts, but would prefer to engage in media trials.

Yari, who has been accused by the EFCC of diverting part of the refund, stated that the governors were tired of being intimidated and harassed by the anti-graft agency on how they spent the money.

The governor specifically responded to an order by a Federal High Court that the sums of N500m and $500,000, said to have been dive…

Wolves Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia

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Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is to begin chemotherapy after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia.

The Championship club say Ikeme, 31, returned "abnormal blood tests" during pre-season testing and further checks confirmed the diagnosis.

Ikeme has been with Wolves for his entire career, making more than 200 appearances for Wanderers.

Thirty-three of those came last season, having previously been in the team that won the League One title in 2013-14.

"It would be an understatement to say that everyone at Wolves has been shocked and saddened to hear the news of Carl's diagnosis," said Wolves managing director Laurie Dalrymple.

"That relates to both players and staff as Carl has been at the club for a very long time and remains such an integral personality within the group.

"At the same time, we all know what a fighter and a competitor Carl is, and I have no doubt that he will take all of those attributes into this battle.

"Similarly, its goes wi…

Buhari's Health Issues: Father Mbaka Raises Alarm

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As shared by Wite111 -
Based on information I heard from (at Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria aka AMEN) Reverend Mbaka's live programme titled 'E No Dey Again' held every Wednesday. His words:

1. 4 Days ago he got a vision to rush to Aso Rock (he said he was told go speedily) to go and see Buhari in UK. He said he was ready to pay for the visa with his money. He went to Aso Rock but nobody was ready to take him to where Buhari is in UK. He went back 3 days ago and was also turned down. He said the God he worships is not a tribal God, He can heal Muslim or Christian.

2. Last night he was in vision. There was a meeting in Aso Rock. He was part of the meeting. IBB was in the meeting. He asked him a question about Buhari but he told him to forget it.

3. Currently it is raining at Adoration Ministry on Wednesday. He said it has never happened before this year. According to him, the rain signifies something. He told everybody to look up and showed them the rainbow on the sky. He sa…

6 Ways To Put Up With A Difficult Boss

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Dealing with a difficult boss can be entirely frustrating, but thankfully there are some ways to successfully put up with it. Jumia Travel shares 6 ways to put up with a difficult boss.

Understand Their ‘Why’
It easier to deal with a difficult boss when you are able to understand their ‘prime motivations’, that is, the reason they do what they do. The more you understand this, the more you will be able to manage your expectations, deliver the desired results and successfully deal with your difficult boss. Try to figure out what drives your boss; figure out his/her concerns, core values and priorities; try to know understand what he/she cares about; what frightens he/she; what kind of person is he/she; and how does he/she measures success.

Work Around Their Weaknesses
In trying to understand your boss, you’ll gain some insight into his/her weaknesses. When you do, you then need to go a step further and learn to work around such weaknesses and as much as possible, try to make the best of…

5 Signs Of A Good Workplace

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There is nothing better than working in a good company, that will not only give you a chance to grow but help you attain career fulfillment. There are some signs to look out for when searching for such a good company. This list isn’t exhaustive but contained here are some of those signs.

Jumia Travel shares 5 of them.

Calm and Productive Atmosphere
It’s easier to be productive and get work done in the workplace environment, when the atmosphere is calm and productive, and there are virtually no visible signs of fear, domination, harassment or intimidation. In a good workplace, the right of every employee is respected and there is space and a conducive environment to work as efficiently as you can, with all the resources you need adequately provided.

There is Flexibility
There is flexibility, when the company is ready to accept change and work towards positive changes. The management understands that ‘change is the only constant thing’, and works with that to improve their practices …

5 Interesting Life & Money Lessons

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This year I decided to tread new waters and launch a new venture to develop leaders: a leadership podcast, featuring conversations with some top voices in faith, business, media and sports.

From Fox News’ chief religion correspondent, to Auburn’s football head coach and the former president and CEO of Walmart U.S., each episode features a guest with a unique perspective on life, faith and leadership.

Recently, I had the honor of talking with Dave Ramsey. When it comes to biblical financial wisdom, no one has had more reach or impact than Dave. Through his national radio broadcast, books, and financial management university, he helps thousands of people find financial peace and freedom every day.

Here are five lessons on life and money I learned talking with him.

1. Success is all about the size of your legacy, not the size of your stuff.
In a world obsessed with names, brands and money, it’s easy to confuse success with a pile of stuff. After all, what more tangible evidence can you ask …