Social media gives opportunity to bridge gaps and birth relationships
all over the world. It allows us the ability to see inside lives of
those we know and don’t know.
However, for as many beautiful opportunities it provides, it also has
the capacity to enable pain. The worst part: it forbids forgetfulness.
The power your words will carry.
I believe there are three basic Godly foundations to consider to encourage responsible management of our social media accounts.
1. We Must Consider: Does What We’re Posting about Have Eternal Value? Before
spouting opinions, we must consider if the subject matter has eternal
value. And, we must remember that everyone weighing in, regardless of
whether their opinion differs from ours or not, does have eternal value.
Subject matters I consider to carry eternal value are life and
death situations: people struggling both physically and mentally, and
people who are aching to hear truth through the Word of God, not man’s
A female operative of Federal Road Safety Commission was captured on
camera on Monday in Akwa Ibom state where she allegedly dragged the
steering with a driver in a moving vehicle along Grace Bill Road in
Eket. An eyewitness shared the pics and story...
"I am of the opinion that if the said vehicle has any issue, since
according to the owner that you guys have been seeing the vehicle on
daily basis since it is used for security purposes at Qua Iboe Terminal,
the best was to take down the plate number and get them the following
day rather than dragging steering of a vehicle on speed.
"This is what took the life of a young lady few months back along
Ibesikpo Road and I never expected this from a trained institution like
the FRSC of Nigeria. If not for the intervention of the Transition Chairman of Eket, Mrs Abigail Edohoeket, nobody know what would have happened."
Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba who currently plays for Phoenix Rising
in America's USL, has announced that he will retire from football at the
end of the season.
The 39-year-old striker revealed to RMC Sport that this season will be his last as a professional footballer.
'Ah, do you want a scoop? I think next year will be my last season.
At some point, you have to stop. I need to have time for my other
The Ivorian star who spent a successful nine-year with Chelsea
claimed 12 major trophies with the west London club. He scored 164 goals
in 381 games for the club. Drogba won four Premier League titles, four
FA Cups, three League Cups and one Champions League across two spells at
After his incredible playing career at the Stamford Bridge, the
former Ivory Coast international also played for Shanghai Shenhua
(China), Galatasaray (Turkey) before moving to the US to play for
Monreal Impact and later signed with Phoenix, where he currently plays. …
The trial of Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head of Service, HoS,
continued today November 14th, with a prosecution witness, Rouqayya
Ibrahim, narrating how pension funds were diverted through the approval
and release of funds for non-existent contracts.
Oronsaye is standing trial before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the
Federal High Court Abuja for a 24-count charge bordering on stealing and
obtaining money by false pretence. He is standing trial along with
Osarenkhoe Afe, managing director, Fredrick Hamilton Global Services
Limited. They are alleged to have been complicit in several contract
awards during his tenure as HoS. The fraud was allegedly perpetrated
using Cluster Logistic Limited, Kongolo Dynamic Cleaning Limited, Drew
Investment and Construction Company Limited, and Xangee Technologies
Limited, for shady deals to the tune of N2 billion.
At the proceeding, prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, applied
to tender three statements made to the EFCC by Oronsaye, dur…
The Lagos state police command has reacted to a story published
Tuesday by Punch, in which an officer in the command was alleged to have
been part of a robbery gang that attacked a man and disposed him of his
belongings, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
According to the report, a police sergeant in the Lagos state
command, Williams Godwin, was allegedly involved in the robbery of a
commuter identified only as Henry.
The 41-year-old victim was on his way to work when he joined a cab
along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway en route to Lagos Island. He was said
to have been attacked at gunpoint, as the suspected robbers which
included Godwin, allegedly dispossessed him of his ATM card and
N4,000. However, during the attack, Godwin's identity card allegedly
fell into the bag of the victim, who was rushed to the Lagos State
Accident and Emergency Centre at Toll gate, Ojota, after he was stabbed
with a sharp object.
The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Olarind…
For the very first time
in 69 years, the University of Ibadan has produced its first graduate
with a First Class honours degree in History.
The University of Ibadan
held its 2015/2016 convocation ceremony on Monday with 186 students
finishing in the first class category.
History was also made
as Ozibo Ekele emerged the first student of the Department of History to
bag a first class since the foundation of the institution. Ekele
graduated with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 6.6 out of a maximum
Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof
Idowu Olayinka, said that a total of 5,629 students from various
programmes, including those from the Distance Learning Centre, were
awarded first degree certificates at the ceremony. Exactly 1,538
graduating students finished in the Second Class Upper division, while
3,133 finished in the Second Class Lower division. According to him, 434
students finished in the third class with 81 students finishing with