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Nigeria To Witness Solar Eclipse

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has predicted that Nigeria will witness a partial solar eclipse on November 3, 2013.Speaking at a press conference, yesterday in Abuja, on the anticipated solar eclipse, which will hit most states around noon, the director-general of the agency, Prof. Seidu Mohammed, said it is a natural astronomical event with no significant negative implication, urging Nigerians to remain calm as the eclipse will not hinder normal activities.Mohammed said, "Nigeria is within the penumbra region where you'll have partial eclipse on November 3, 2013. As an astronomical agency, we have taken time to inform Nigerians of the eclipse, which will take place on Sunday, because it is our duty to keep the nation informed of such developments. We urge Nigerians to remain calm as there is no need to panic."November 3rd will be like any other day; it will not hinder signal from the satellite, so mobile signal will not be affected, our inte…

The "POPULAR TRUTH"

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"Tell them more often, and it becomes their truth"
...On this one sentence I'll build a base for today's piece. Hopefully it'll be a short one, once the heart of the message I'm able to strike right early.
There's this tiny little thing I'm about to expose, and we all have one time or the other been a sucker for it even in our most guarded moments of critical observation and consideration.
Having watched closely, I've observed a few things, one of which I'll take my time to scratch in this piece. More of the talk today hoovers around; Truth, Lies, Deception, the Frequency and Emphasis of it.
A careful examination has shown that humans tend to believe a word, thing, or opinion with the highest degree of occurrence, call it frequency and you'll still not be wrong. Many a times, a lie is only a lie on its first appearance. And subsequent appearance of such begins to trigger some degree of consideration within a regular human mind which by d…

WHEN WHAT YOU WANT DON'T WANT YOU

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There's been a lot of talk about destiny, and even much more about its workings.
Some believe it is the dream maker, many believe it is the determinant of all things. As much as it appears we understand this phenomenon, it remains clear we really do not understand completely, its workings.
To properly comprehend this phenomenon(I call it a phenomenon), we need to observe "DESTINY" in its various forms, as a WORD, and as a PHENOMENON.
To define on the surface, destiny is FATE. The fate of a person or thing (although not so appropriate for inanimate objects).
Destiny or fate is a predetermined course of events.[1] It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.
It remains another topic entirely to discuss around the origins of destiny, the origins of a man's fate. Save its superficial(as some see it) definition, some will refuse to accept that it is predestined. Their stand on it, is that MAN WORKS HIS DESTINY, as everyone has be…