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Friday Inspiration: The Bright Side Of Life

Friday Inspiration: The Bright Side Of Life September 21, 2017 – Friday Inspiration: The Bright Side Of Life By Rarzack Olaegbe Just lost some vital data to virus attack. It is difficult to explain the sequence of events. I discovered that I no longer have access to some of the regular files on my desktop. No. Do not blame me, please. I am not a careless user. The opposite is the case. No. Do not judge me for not installing antivirus. I did. Or did I? Let me show you what I mean, would you? Thanks. I clean my system every morning. That is, clean the keyboard, the screen, to rid the system of dust and particles and dirt. This same system is transferred into the system. I run the AV daily. I scan the entire system. I would not be slack because I have very sensitive information, clients infor...

NYPD Can’t Find Proof Of Cardi B’s Alleged Chokehold Incident With Police

New York, NY – New York Police Department’s Assistant Commissioner Peter Donald shed some light on the situation involving Cardi B and NYPD officers. According to TMZ, Donald said the NYPD conducted a full investigation into Cardi’s alleged chokehold incident on Tuesday night (September 19) and they found no evidence to support her claims. Donald explained that commanders in each precinct around the Columbus Circle area in New York City, where the alleged altercation occurred, looked into all records and area surveillance video and came up empty handed. They claim no proof exists the “Bodak Yellow” rapper was put in a chokehold or slammed up against her Bentley SUV. Cardi tweeted about the incident the day it happened, but quickly deleted it. “I can’t believe this cop put me on a choke hol...

Hajj: We must embrace new changes — NAHCON Makkah Cordinator

Mallam Sulaiman Usman is the Director of Planning and Research, Information and Library Sciences, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. He is also the Makkah Cordinator, 2017 Hajj. In this interview, he spoke about the multifaceted challenges faced by the commission during this just concluded hajj, which according to him include hajj fares, feeding and accommodation of pilgrims at the holy land and why stakeholders have to embrace change in the whole arrangment. Excerpts By Ishola Balogun and Kazeem Ategbeshe HOW can you describe the 2017 Hajj? Alhamdullilah. We are very much grateful to Allah.  The botom line for anybody going to hajj is to stand on the plains of Arafat, for a reasonable part of the day, and a bit part of the night and that has been acomplished...

Let’s help Rohingya Muslims

As Imam Sudais weeps The theatre of absurdities in Burma, is a matter of concern not only for Muslims all over the world but every reasonable homo sapien.  As long as real blood runs in your vein, these killings which can be described as genocide of the decade must stop. Last Friday, at the Masjid Haram, Makkah, Imam AbduRahman Sudais who led the Jumat prayer used the first half of his sermon on the killings and persecution of Muslims in Burma. In an emotional laden sermon, Imam Sudias wept profusely over the killings of Muslims for no offence other than that being Muslims. As hundreds are being massacred, women raped, children killed, thousands of others have fled. He charged Muslims on unity, adding that with unity, speaking out to condemn this atrocious act is our d...

Wizkid enters Guinness World Book of Records 2018

NIGERIAN pop star, Wizkid, has become the first Afro-pop artiste to appear in the Guinness Book of World Records. This is as a result of  his contribution to Canadian rapper, Drake’s smah hit, ‘One Dance’, which topped several charts worldwide. Wizkid Although the song is technically Drake‘s single, Wizkid has songwriting credits for the ‘One Dance’ which has the Guinness World Record as the most played song on Spotify with over one billion streams. The 2018 edition of the Guinness World Record named Wizkid in its most recent book.

Five benefits of being an entrepreneur

Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is never easy. When you eventually do, there are so many things you will gain. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares some of the benefits of being an entrepreneur. File: Entrepreneurs Steady income If you have always worked for somebody else, your employer determines your income. As an entrepreneur, there are no limits placed on what you can earn. Instead, you determine your earnings. You won’t go broke. Opportunity to make people’s life easier You have come up with an idea for a product or service which can make people’s lives easier. So, by putting your idea to work and starting a business, you are actually contributing to making the lives of people better. Gain invaluable experience Starting a business i...

Restructuring: We’re not afraid, but won’t be stampeded — Northern elders

APC restructuring c’ttee to submit report Oct 31 – El-RufaiSays Nigerian federation’s unbalanced By Ben Agande & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom. NEF’s declaration came on a day chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, committee on restructuring, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, disclosed that his committee will submit its report to the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, by end of October. President of the NEF, Dr Paul Unongo, disclosed the group’...

PDP suspends Ubah, queries Kashamu

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—National Caretaker Committee, NCC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it has suspended one of the contestants in Anambra State governorship primary election, Dr. Ifeanyi  Ubah, over what it described as alleged vitriolic media attack on the party’s national leadership. Briefing newsmen at the party’s national secretariat yesterday, National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said: “This week, we had some disciplinary issues regarding the Anambra governorship primaries in which one of the aspirants had launched a major attack against the leadership of the party in the media. “I’m talking of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, who not being satisfied with the decision of the Governorship Appeal Panel, decided to launch a vitriolic attack on t...

Customs intercepts another 2,671 pump action riffles

The Tin-Can Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey through profiling approach. The Comptroller-General of NCS, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday that the seizure was the fourth at the Lagos port within eight months. He said that “following increased arms seizures in recent times, the Customs Area Controller of Tin-Can Port, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar, ordered a detailed profile of all imports, especially those coming from Turkey. “Customs decided to follow profiling approach of 100 per cent examination on containers, especially those from Turkey.“Tin-Can Customs command intercepted another 20ft container No CMAUI817/8 containing 470 pump action rifles immediately the container landed from the ...

Karrueche Tran reveals why she got a restraining order against Chris Brown

Karrueche Tran finally opened up on why she  sought a restraining order against ex Chris Brown . The 29-year-old actress and model told Hot 97’s “Ebro in the Morning” on Thursday that she obtained the restraining order against the R&B star in June because she felt unsafe. She was asked why she felt the restraining order was necessary and she replied, “for my safety, yeah” and confirmed she was really afraid, but would not state specific concerns. “There’s no drama or anything like that I do have the RO in place it’s all good vibes … we live our own lives and that’s how we move,” she said.“I live in L.A. I’m from L.A. So I move around how I wanna move, you know what I’m saying? So that’s what I felt that I needed,” Tran continued.

Hundreds in Tears As Woman Flees From Home With Their N4.5m For Failed MMM Deal

Hundreds of artisans and motorcycles operators in Ejigbo area of Lagos are now in tears after they incurred huge losses from the money they entrusted to a woman. The money about N4.5m was their daily savings popularly called ‘Ajo’ which they gave to the woman but she fled after some time. The incident happened at Anuoluwapo Street in Ejigbo where the woman resided with her family and also used as her office. The police have started manhunt for the suspect known as Ogochukwu for the alleged fraud but she could not be traced as she was said to have moved out from the house with her family due to pressure from the victims. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the suspect reportedly used their money for the ponzi scheme – MMM with the hope that she will make more profit. But unfortunately, the whole money...

Chrissy Teigen Corrects Ivanka Trump On Twitter

Although she was recently blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump, Chrissy Teigen is still hovering around the first family . She tweeted at Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump on Tuesday,to let the businesswoman know she had misused a word in a recent photo caption..” Ivanka,wrote alongside a photo of her holding her brother Eric’s newborn son. “Cuddling my little nephew Luke.. “The best part of an otherwise incredible day!”  Teigen responded quickly after the photo was posted: “‘Otherwise’ implies you did not like hangin with this baby.” Well,Ivanka didn’t respond.