Showing posts from 2016


Growing up in the suburbs of Lagos,  'ejika ni shoobu' (shop on the shoulders) used to be a popular sight on the streets moving within houses. These tailors roamed around with their mini sewing machines on their shoulders,  calling out to anyone who needed to mend their clothes for a token.
Some days they flood the area,  and some days when you really need them the most, they are nowhere to be found. And if at all you're lucky to find one,  they just might not have the thread colour needed to mend your cloth.
.... "Oh God! Why you no go get the thread na" (that line was a common line on our lips those days whenever we were dissapointed by the tailors).  I know some of you can relate to this. "We want to be that 'TAILOR WITH ALL COLOURS OF THREAD',but sometimes, these clothes don't wait till you get home before they're torn." -TW ™#PardonMeIfYouDontUnderstandThis #DEEP #ParableMany have since my posting of these line bothered me for an …


Before you apply for the FG 500,000 graduate employment programme, here are 15 things you should know. Earlier on, the Federal government announced the N-Power scheme which is aimed at providing employment for Nigerian graduation.
Here are some of the things you need to know about the N-Power Teacher Corps programme to enable you understand what it entails…1. The programme is a product of N-Power, an initiative of the Federal Government, including various MDAs, agencies and ministries, which is aimed at curbing unemployment in the country by developing programmes to engage youths in entrepreneurship, skill development, handiwork and teaching, among others.2.Applications are to start Sunday, June 12th, 2016 while the programme itself shall commence August 20163.The Teacher Corps is for HND and graduates4. The Teacher Corps programme shall engage 500,000 unemployed graduates and deploy them to schools to teach5.The programme is similar to the known National Youths Service C…


Here's great news for everyone, especially you who's on ground or who has got a relative where this is happening.
Employment for the youth, wealth creation of a sort, is it? N900,000 A DAY FOR JUST SMOKING MARIJUANA?
Common don't let this just pass!See how;The United States National Research Center (NRC) has been commissioned by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to evaluate the effects of cannabis on the human body.
They intend to do this by carrying out a comprehensive research, which will take part in seven facilities across the nation. This will determine whether or not cannabis can beused to relieve stress and stress-related disorders, whileallowing consumers of the plant to maintain normal function in their lives.This is one of the first, very promising studies, that will finally reveal the answer of the age old acquisition that stoners are 'Just Lazy'. It's an exciting new study that may push the legality of marijuana to all 50 states.Lead res…

NCC Set To Regulate Your Use of Social Media

Hello,  it's time to watch your backs (well, that's if you can). See main article after the cut:The Nigerian Communications Commission is considering a framework for the regulation of over-the-top services in the Nigerian telecoms market.Over-the-top services, otherwise known as OTT, are services carried over the networks, delivering value to customers, but without any carrier service provider being involved in planning, selling, provisioning, or servicing them.OTT services are offered through Internet communication.In Nigeria, the most common OTT services are WhatsApp messenger, BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook, and Skype which are classified under social media applications.In other words, telecom operators such as MTN, Etisalat, Glo, and Airtel lack direct control or influence over WhatsApp messenger, BBM, Facebook or Skype.Internet telephony and live streaming are also part of OTTservices.The growth of OTT services is encouraged by the access to 3G and 4G networks which offer…

WORLD MOST CORRUPT NATIONS - Nigeria Has Improved, Has She Not?

Nigeria has been ranked as 136 on the list of world's least corrupt countries in the year 2015.According to Transparency International's corruption perceptions index, Nigeria's rating is a far cry from the top ten in the world as is being speculated in some quarters.Denmark, the rating revealed, tops the perceptions index for the second consecutive year but more countries are improving than worsening even as the United States and United Kingdom reached their highest rankings ever.The list released on Wednesday, January, 2016, showed that Denmark scored 91 points out of a possible 100 while North Korea and Somalia remainedat the bottom with unchanged scores of 8.Nigeria's rating is expected to be on the rise following the recent corruption bedeviling the $2.1 billion arms deal scandal for which Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA); Olisa Metuh national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), among other top dogs in thecountry are pres…