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Our planet is losing its land , according to research

The threats to the islands are twofold. In the long term, the rising seas threaten to inundate the islands entirely.

More immediately, as seas rise, the islands will more frequently deal with large waves that crash farther onto the shore, contaminating their drinkable water supplies with ocean saltwater, according to the research.

The islands' face climate-change-driven threats to their water supplies "in the very near future," according to the study published in the journal Science Advances.

The study focused on a part of the Marshall Islands in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Hilda Heine, president of the Marshall Islands, said in an interview that Wednesday's journal article "brings home the seriousness" of the predicament facing her island nation.

The research also has ramifications for the US military, whose massive Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site sits, in part, on the atoll island of Roi-Namur - a part of the Marshall Islands and the focus…

A corps member dies In kwara NYSC camp.

A corps member has been reported dead at the Kwara orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, which is ongoing at Yikpata, Edu Local government ‎area of the state. She reportedly suffered a bone fraction during the morning drill.efforts has been to communicate her family.

Dark Moments of the Soul - dealing with despair.

A long time friend had said something that cut deep. Holding the bottle, the thought that came to my mind was, “I could drink this!”

The thought was serious, but just for a moment. I was hurt, tired, and so discouraged that despair seemed to rush in. I’ve never forgotten that moment and have never told anyone until now. Maybe it is so vivid because my normal view of life is optimistic. I often tell people, “I don’t have problems, I have opportunities…”

Despair can have many sources and can be more profound combined with other factors. A friend’s 18 year old daughter attempted to take her life. The combination for her was the knee operation that took her out of her last year of high school sports, the friend who had criticized her harshly, a broken relationship, alcohol, and physical/emotional tiredness. Late one night, after everyone went to bed, she picked up her pain medication and downed the whole bottle. Fortunately for her and my friend, despair did not win. Others are not so f…

Soldiers Storm His Church In Search Of Weapons said the Reverend father.

Reverend Father Vesuwe Benjamin who works at Catholic Diocese of Gboko,Benue state,his house and church were ransacked by Nigerian military in search of weapons.Below is what he wrote.

'Today my house and the entire parish was turned inside out by the military in-search for weapons. They say I keep weapons, for heaven sake, I don't do weapon.

The Fulani herdsmen go about with heavy weapons killing innocent people and never a day has any one of them been harassed by the military.

There are instances where the military have even assisted them to carry out their attacks on Defenseless citizens. The soldiers we have in this country are one sided.

Why are they trying to divide the very country they are called to defend on religious line. Would they have done this to an imam or the mosque.

Yakassi has said that Pharmacists have lost confidence in health minister.

Pharmacists in Nigeria have lost confidence in the leadership of the Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole, President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai has said.

Speaking with newsmen at a media parley organised to mark the 2018 World Malaria Day, held at the PSN office in Lagos on Wednesday, Pharm Yakasai said the health minister has been acting as if he was minister of medical doctors alone, rather than working to protect the interest of all professionals in the health sector.

The PSN helmsman said what pharmacists and other health workers currently on strike want is equity and not equality, noting that without fairness, equity and justice to all health professionals in the health sector, it will be impossible to stop the spate of unwholesome strike action by health workers in Nigeria.

L-R: Pharm. Onyeka Onyeibor, managing director, Miral Pharmaceuticals; Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, president, PSN and Pharm. Hassan Ekomobong, chairman, PSN-YPG, during the press …

I did not hand over a collapsed nation to Buhari - Former president Jonathan.

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has replied his critics who accused him of handing over a nation at the verge of collapse to his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Jonathan recounted the achievements of his government to include, handing over a country that produced the richest man in Africa.

“I took over a Nigeria that was the second largest economy in Africa with a GDP of $270.5 billion in 2009,

 I handed over a Nigeria that had grown to become the largest economy in Africa and the 24th largest economy in the World with a GDP of $574 billion.

I handed over dollar exchange rate of N187 per Dollar official rate in our banks, compared to their N360 now official rate for a Dollar

I inherited a Nigeria in which the trains were not working, and handed over a Nigeria in which citizens can safely travel by trains again.

I also inherited a country where illiteracy rate particularly in the Northern part was alarming.

 I handed over a country where every state in the North and indee…

House of Rep passed vote of no confidence on some members.

In response to widespread attacks on citizens across the country, the House of Representatives today passed a vote of no confidence on service chiefs and security advisers and called for their replacement.

We also resolved to summon the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari in order to answer pertinent questions concerning what the Executive is doing to put a decisive end to the spate of killings across in different states of the Federation.

The foremost responsibility of government is to ensure the safety of lives and property and as a responsive Legislature backed by the mandate of our constituents, we cannot continue to look on as our people are murdered in cold blood.

Rep Kingsley Chinda Calls For The Impeachment of President Buhari.

House of Reps is currently in a rowdy session over calls for impeachment of President Buhari by Rep Kingsley Chinda over illegal withdrawal of $462 million to pay for 12 Tucano jets without NASS approval.

this is corruption and looting...

The current cost of same Tucano jets bought and deployed in Afghanistan is still  $10.47m per jet as at today.

But Buhari approved $469m instead of $125.64m for 12 pieces to be delivered in 2020, thereby increasing the cost of one jet to $39m with Nigeria losing $343.36m in the deal.

Yet all done without budgetary allocations for it and without National Assembly approval.

Dino Melaye has been admitted in a hospital after his escape from police.

No body is above the law..let justice prevail.

SENATOR Dino Melaye has been admitted in a private hospital in Abuja following injury he sustained after a successful escape from police grip while being taken to Lokoja.

Fulani herdsmen throw attack on the Catholic community in Benue State.

The Roman Catholic community in Benue State has been thrown into mourning following the killing of two priests, two catechists and about 14 lay faithful of the church by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ayar community of Gwer-East Local Government Area in the state.

The slain priests, Revd. Frs. Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha and the other victims were reportedly butchered to death in the early hours of this morning by the suspected Fulani herdsmen who attacked them while they were at morning Mass in a local church in the community.

A large crowd of Catholic faithful gathered at the Bishop Murray Medical Centre, Makurdi this morning to witness the depositing of the remains of slain priests, who were later brought in amidst much wailing and sorrow from the crowd of mourners.

The remains of the slain priests were an ugly sight to behold as their killers had butchered and mutilated their bodies hideously.

Reports of the attacks were collaborated by some of the locals who had escaped and fled to Ma…

Oyedepo tells Buhari that his Government is a failure, worst in history.

The founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated the President of Nigeria, President Buhariover the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians across the country.

Oyedepo who made the statement during the church service earlier today mentioned that he was not happy at the Nigerian government for their careless attitudes towards the lives of its citizens.

He also attacked the government following the epileptic power supply, dead refineries and high rate of dollar to naira.

He said:

“Can I tell you my anger against this government? No feeling for human lives. You can’t be destroying the work of my father and I will be happy with you. You know what God said? I am angry with the wicked everyday.

“Talk is cheap! You see where change brought us today since 2015? The changest change!
“1 naira will be one dollar. Fuel will be sold at 45 naira. Any responsible government will bring power in 3 months.

“If you bring the scoresheet out, it’s 0%. Do you want ch…

Governor Wike Charges Youths to vote out failed APC in 2019 Elections.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that Nigerian youths have a responsibility to vote out the failed APC Federal Government in 2019 that has  destroyed the country.

This is as the Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, Rivers State Branch endorsed Governor Wike for a second term, citing his performance as the reason behind their decision.

Speaking during a Solidarity Visit by the Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association, Rivers State Branch on Monday at the Government House Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said that the APC Federal Government has no plan for the future of the country , hence they have destroyed all viable sectors.

He said: "A government that has no plan for the people, does not think of their welfare and security, goes ahead to say that the youths are lazy.

"Having collapsed  the country, they want to blame it on others. Things  were not like this before they worsened the situation.  I am happy that we now know  our mistakes and we are no…

Governor Okorocha Declares No PVC, No Salary in imo state.

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo who declared this while speaking with the press in Owerri on Saturday said the extreme measure is to curb the ‘I-don’t-care-attitude’ of people of the state towards the collection of their PVCs.

They snatched my passport,i snatched it back - Dino melaye.

Senator Dino Melaye,Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, has given more insights into his arrest and detention at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport when contacted by our correspondent on the telephone.

He said, “‎My self and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and others were to be on an official trip to Morocco but while some have gone through the Lagos airport today, others are to depart tomorrow.

“I got to this airport I was checked in and was already in the lounge waiting for departure. Immigration officers invited me that there is a directive from the police that I can’t travel; that I am on their watch list. And I said it was not true, that the INTERPOL said they had not issue an alert on me. I opened INTERPOL’s website and showed them the denial. But they insisted that it was based on the directive from the police.

“I was disembarked and asked me to go to their office at the airport. They snatched my passport but I snatched my thing back from them.…

It is a shame to Nigeria.

Rice Importation was banned from lagos border then opened northern borders for rice importation with motorcycle.

Now they opened Niger Republic border and have been importing Rice from the northern borders and have it repackaged.

If you look at the long queue of Motorcyclists transporting Rice to Kastina State, you can confirm that in a day, 6 Trailer loads are being offloaded every day.
Hypocrisy is indeed a deadly cankerworm eating so deeply into the Nigerian fabric.

Yet they'd call themselves saints, releasing so-called perceived politically hunted enemies as "looters", just to pave way for their continued ineptitude while covering their dirty dealings and terming the great "future and pillars" of our society.

Teju Babyface blessed with twins after after 6 years of waiting.

Comedian, actor and talk show host Olateju Oyelakin, aka Teju Babyface, has been blessed with a set of twins after six years of wedding.
God is indeed a miracle worker. Blessings can be delayed and can not be denied. Congratulations!!!!

President Buhari is useless - Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.

Buhari is the most useless President that ever happens to that great country Nigeria... A leader should not expose his citizens, Nigeria is a great and an outstanding country in Africa because of the youth of that country.
Our people have an Africanized social life all over Africa is because Nigerian youth put their full hardworking efforts look at the movie industry and most outstanding the music industry.

Buhari can never outgrow the slave and master mentality, He keeps talking bad about his people any time he makes a trip. Britain is there to exploit and steal just what they are known for. He seizes to understand that Britain created that country and gave it all the flaws that will never make it grow beyond a limit.

Nigerians will vote him out it is obvious there is nothing Britain can do about it... If he Tries to annul or rig the election he will face a wide loss of legitimacy Nigerians are patiently waiting to send him back to retirement.

Shehu Sani Urges Buhari To Apologize To Nigerian Youths.

The Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Comrade Shehu Sani,
in a Facebook post on Friday, urged president Muhammadu Buh.ari to withdraw the controversial statement he made about a lot of Nigerian youths being lazy

Ekiti indigene broke 28 years academic record in OAU Obafemi Awolowo University of Nigeria.

Records Broken again but this time it's was a clean clearance as Miss Aarinola Olaiya from Usin Ekiti, Ikole Local Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.... broke a 28 years jinx in one of the most prestigious universities in Nigeria 'the OAU.

She has 12 Distinctions.
17 Awards awaiting her on Convocation Day.
Obafemi Awolowo University released her Final MBChB result and this wonderful, cheerful and Hot Brain lady broke the almost 3 centuries old Record in the Presence of Distinguished Professors in Surgery Department like Almighty:
Professor Adejuyigbe,
Professor Lawal,
Professor Akinola,
Professor Adesunkanmi,
Professor Agbakwuru, and;
other Distinguished Professor's.

She not only took Distinction in Surgery but her sister Course Medicine too.

This is the Breakdown of Her Records:

*Part Three First MBChB Examination.
Distinction in Medical Biochemistry
Medical Physiological Sciences.

*Part Four Second MBChB Examination
Distinction in Pathology
Distinction in Pharmacology
Distinction in CLI



Speaking at the Common Wealth Business Forum in Westminster on April 18, 2018, Buhari said :

"Nigerian youths are lazy, uneducated; and don't like to do any work because they believe their country is an oil-rich  nation, thus always wanting  free oil money "

Sir, you are absolutely correct. One of the lazy Nigerian youths who is enjoying free oil money had an accident with the power bike he bought with free oil money not too long ago, and he was flown abroad for treatment with free oil money, then he hired a jet with free oil money from London to Abuja after his treatment.

Sir, we Nigerian Youth completely agree with you that the Nigerian youths are lazy and uneducated and always wanting free oil money. Their role models are in Aso Rock enjoying free oil money without even solving any security or economic problem for the country. When they are ill, they fly abroad for medical vacation with free oil money.

Why would anyone disagree with you that the Nigerian youths are…

kpo-fire Contribute to the development of soot.

Further discovery to the development of Soot  activities and it's end products is called kpo-fire (a slang used to describe illegal oil bunkering business ) operators who carry out their illicit activities not only to cause soot but in a way help solve common lack of the ordinary man.

The Federal government now sees the soot as a problem forgetting they also attributed to the causes of soot.

If the demand of Kerosene that  Diesel are made affordable with easy access at filling station, we think soot will end.
FG, itself failed at their own Refineries, these causes the youth to venture into illegal refining. Don't we think the masses sees this product cheap and affordable, making illegal refiners stay in refining business.

instead of setting ablaze tankers caught with stolen petroleum product or some security operatives extort  huge amount from the said illegal refiners that it is better to approve license for Modular Refineries for these enterprise youths .

There'll Be Chaos If We Don't Continue with Estimated Bill - NEPA

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has claimed that there will be chaos in the power sector if the National Assembly criminalises the issuance of estimated bills by power distribution companies to unmetered customers.

According to NERC, a regulation that deals with estimated billing already exists in the power sector, stressing that another law on the matter may lead to a complete disorder in the industry.

The House of Reps recently commenced moves to outlaw estimated billing of consumers by electricity distribution firms after the presentation of a bill sponsored by the House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, which sought to prohibit the issuance of such bills to consumers across the country.

Reacting to the move by the House during the April 2018 Power Dialogue organised by Nextier Power in Abuja on Wednesday night, the Commissioner, Finance and Management Services, NERC, Nathan Shatti, said the commission had met with the lawmaker who sponsored the bill to explain why it would no…

A pregnant teenager and a pastor were among four persons reportedly killed by Rivers Cultists.

Human blood is still flowing in Rivers State with impunity. A pregnant teenager and a pastor were among four persons reportedly killed by suspected cult members in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State on Wednesday.

The pregnant teenager, identified as Ada Amah, and another female, Mini Elizabeth, both from Rumuoro village, in Ogbakiri, were allegedly kidnapped by the gunmen before they were killed in the bush.

The Punch gathered that while the cleric, Pastor Joseph Iheme, was shot dead by the assailants beside a river where he had gone to fish, one Kingsley Owhonda, who was also at the river to fish, was kidnapped and later killed in a bush with a machete.

A source said the late pastor’s son, Godknows Iheme, who was around the area where his father was murdered, escaped unhurt.

The pregnant teenager was alleged to have been hacked to death, while her unborn baby was brought out from her womb and taken away for alleged ritual purposes.

The deadly attacks, according to another so…


The Police Service Commission has approved special promotion of forty five police officers and acting appointments for another 13 officers who played major roles in the arrest of Chukwudumuje Onuoamadike, aka Evans, a notorious kidnapper and 21 Members of his gang.

The Commission took the decision today, Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at its 27th Plenary Meeting which began in Abuja on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 and presided over by the Chairman of the Commission, Sir Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police.

The promotion and acting appointments were based on the superlative performance of the officers in the arrest of the deadly gang who terrorized Nigerians. The officers are of the Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Technical Intelligence Unit under the direct supervision and coordination of the IGP Monitoring Unit at the Force Headquarters Abuja.

The promotion and acting appointments were also necessitated by the need to match rank wit…

Governor Wike says protest should focus on federal Government that has failed to act against Soot.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on those planning to demonstrate against the presence of soot to channel their protest to the Federal Government.

He said the Federal  Government  is strictly responsible for the degradation and pollution of the Rivers environment.

Speaking in Government House Port Harcourt on Monday during the inauguration of the Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency, Governor Wike urged the stop the  campaigners to demonstrate against the Federal Government in the interest of  justice.

He said that the Rivers State Government  has done all that it is suppose to do, including advocacy  and enlightenment campaigns, with no action from the Federal Government.

The governor said: "I hear that people want to demonstrate that there is soot in the state.  Help us demonstrate against the Federal Government and we will all be happy.

"This is because we have no control over the sources of soot. Do I go to shutdown the Refinery? Will they not say that it i…

Fruits and Vegetables for Bright Eyes and Healthy Smiles.

The nutrients in fruits and vegetables will do wonders for your health, and we’d like to talk about a few that are especially good for your oral and vision health. In the summer, we recommended the seasonal picks of strawberries, apples and watermelons, so we’ve got them covered. Now here’s a few more fruits and vegetables to add to your menu:

Celery – A good source for vitamins A and C. Vitamin A protects the surface of your eye (the cornea). Vitamin C, evidence suggests, lowers the risk of cataracts. Added bonus of celery – it works as a natural toothbrush! When you bite down on celery, its texture scrubs the surface of your teeth, brushing away food particles and plaque.

Leafy greens – Spinach, kale and other leafy greens contain calcium, important for healthy bones and teeth. Calcium helps strengthen your enamel. Leafy greens also contain lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants can reduce the risk of some eye diseases like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). O…

Muslim Group Seeks Withdrawal Of 'Jonathan's N100 Note' From Circulation

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked the federal government to withdraw the N100 note from circulation over what it described as “the removal of the Arabic Ajami sign from the currency by the administration of former president of Goodluck Jonathan in 2014.
In a statement released on Tuesday by the Director of MURIC, Prof Ishaq Akintola, the group condemned the action of the former president, saying that the removal of the sign was a major failure of his administration.

I Am not preoccupied with the 2019 election- Buhari.

President Buhari yesterday said he is not pre-occupied with the 2019 election in which he has indicated interest to run for a second term.

Many Nigerians think Buhari has not lived up to expectations, less than one year to the next election. But his supporters say he's doing his best based on what he met when he took over power.

He told British Prime Minister Mrs. Theresa May in London that he is more concerned about his administration’s three-point programme than the forthcoming election.

The President declared his second term bid before travelling to the United Kingdom last Monday.

At a bilateral meeting with May at 10, Downing Street, London yesterday, Buhari said he could not afford to lose concentration on the economy, security and the anti-corruption war.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said “We campaigned on three major issues – to secure the country, revive the economy and fight corruption. We have elections next year, …

Aisha Yesufu insisted that President Buhari was part of those “wicked people” that kept Nigerians in poverty.

The activist made the remark while reacting to Buhari’s claim that “wicked people kept Nigerians poor.”

Buhari had said this while receiving a delegation of the Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation led by Mr Charles Sylvester in London, on Sunday.

The President, had, however, noted that looking at the condition in which his administration met the country, without savings and the economy badly vandalised, “we have not done too badly.”

However, Yesufu, who frowned at the president’s remark, wondered why he never lend his voice to the issues of education, immunization, almajiri and girl brides.

In a tweet, she maintained that Buhari focused more on himself.

“President Muhammadu Buhari @MBuhari Is one of those wicked people that kept HIS people poor. Never for once did I hear his voice on issues of education, immunisation, almajiri, girl brides.

“He focused coldly on himself. These might not readily give him votes if addressed,” she tweeted.

Festus Keyamo, SAN got an appointment from Buhari.

Senior lawyer, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications, (Official Spokesperson) for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign.