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UPDATE: Daystar Skill Acquisition Programme (DSAP) 2014

Registration closes 28th September 2014

Registration for the Quarterly Daystar Skill Acquisition Programme, DSAP, has commenced.

Please ensure all #DSAP forms are filled and submitted to the church’s Information Centre on or before 28th September 2014. Thank you.

This is an opportunity to learn life changing skills in the areas of:

Web Designing
Cake
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Shoe Making
Makeup
Beaded Jewellery
Hair Accessory
Graphics Designing
Dress Making
Photography
and
Generator Repair.

To register for the programme, follow the steps below: Download Form at www.daystarng.org

2) Fill and submit form at the church office on Kudirat Abiola Way or church premises on Ikosi Road.

3) Prepare to attend the induction, details on the form.

Start your 2014 on an empowered note. Say bye to unemployment and under-employment today.

If you need more clarification, visit https://www.facebook.com/daystarchristiancentre

VIDEO: Word of the Day “REMUNERATION” (LAUGHS)

Text: President Goodluck Jonathan’s Centenary address

National Broadcast by
His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR
On the Occasion of Nigeria’s Centenary Celebrations
Wednesday, 26th February, 2014

Dear Compatriots,

1. I extend warm greetings and felicitations to all Nigerians as we celebrate our nation’s centenary; a significant milestone in our journey to Nationhood.

2. One hundred years ago, on the 1st of January 1914, the British Colonial authorities amalgamated the Southern and Northern Protectorates, giving birth to the single geo-political entity called Nigeria which has become our home, our hope, and our heritage.

3. I have often expressed the conviction that our amalgamation was not a mistake. While our union may have been inspired by considerations external to our people; I have no doubt that we are destined by God Almighty to live together as one big nation, united in diversity.

4. I consider myself specially privileged to lead our country into its second century of existence. And as I speak with you today, I feel the full weight of our hundred-year history. But what I feel most is not frustration, it is not disillusionment. What I feel is great pride and great hope for a country that is bound to overcome the transient pains of the moment and eventually take its rightful place among the greatest nations on earth. Read more

INTERVIEW: There are endless opportunities in the web-hosting industry – Ahmad Mukoshy (@mukoshy)

Good day people!

As a follow-up to my interview with Ahmad Mukoshy in 2009, I had another conversation with him recently, bothering on the latest development in his company – Gigalayer.

Enjoy!

 

Ahmad MukoshyIn 2009, you told us that timely insufficient internet connection was a big challenge. Have you been able to solve this challenge?

Yes, internet is now readily available and even on high-speed with HSDPA+ in town and likes of it across the nation. The telecoms have delivered 3G network everywhere, however the next challenge now is affordability of it. The cost is just something else!

 

Recently, you changed your company name and brand from AimTech to GigaLayer? Can you explain why you take this big move?

Well there was a lot of back-and-forth before the change was effected. But the good thing is that Aimtech still remains and we basically changed our domain and branding. It is still the same company and same people except bigger and better.

The main cause of the change could be easy to remember and access without hassles. Then the feasibility of the name to grow world-wide. Prior to that, I tried all I could to get us aimtech.com, which was abortive, so I concluded on a switch.

I also consulted a number of my mentors prior to the switch, almost all of them were OK with GigaLayer and also the fact that the business name is only a small slice in the success pie, so we have to make it sell, that’s what matters the most.

Right now, we are continuously growing and improving our offering.

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Open letter to a new generation by Funmi Iyanda

Funmi Iyanda. Photo Credit: thinkoyo.com

Funmi Iyanda. Photo Credit: thinkoyo.com

Keynote Address Delivered By Funmi Iyanda at The ThinkOyo 30under30 Awards 2013. 20/12/13.

The thing about age is, it is catching. It’s like a hysterical jester lying in wait for the fool.

I want to tell you about Mrs Okoro. Before l turned nine, school was a vaguely irritating distraction from the pursuit of happiness in play and adventure. Every school day, I’d wear my red checked dress and burgundy beret uniform and passively submit to school. l was not a rebellious child. I was a bored child who daydreamed through classes until lunch when the school served asaro and chicken with bananas and ground nuts as snacks. That was until l got to Mrs Okoro’s class.

Mrs Okoro made letters become words, words which became stories, stories which became my life. I loved her dearly, perhaps it was transference as l’d recently lost my mother but at nine, l started going to school because she was there. One day walking out the gates after school, l saw Mrs Okoro getting into a bus ahead of me so l ran across the road to get into the same bus. I didn’t bother checking for traffic. The next thing l remember is thinking heaven looked rather like Akoka road. I had been hit by a car and was staring up at the concerned faces of Mrs Okoro and others. The driver was distraught; he was a student at Unilag and in the moment before pain cut through my adrenalin, l remember being happy l had been hit by a grand university student not some infernal danfo bus driver.

He took me to the university health centre where the nurses gave me a large cone of ice cream to comfort me before treating me and putting me in the big university bus home. My heart was swollen with pride as the shiny big bus drove down our dirt street in Bariga. Not a dime was exchanged, no one called my father at work, there were no mobile phones and we had no phone at home. There was no need; the system took care of me.  It was Nigeria 1980.

Recently on my way out of Nigeria, the Murtala Mohammed airport was thrown into chaos, people were sweating and swearing, passengers stranded as all electronic equipment had stopped working.  The place stank because there was no water to clean the toilets.  I watched the white airline crew walk by with barely contained derision as they gingerly sidestepped the mess. The problem wasn’t that there was no electricity at the airport, that’s normal; it was that someone had not supplied the diesel to run one of the generators.  Read more

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Let’s work together to combat violence, crimes, Ajimobi tasks Nigerians #NigeriaAt53.

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for concerted efforts at combating violence and crimes which have of recent seized the country by the jugular.

The governor made the call in his goodwill message issued in Ibadan on Monday on the occasion of the 53rd independence anniversary of Nigeria.

The governor called on Nigerians to support the efforts of the leadership at the federal, state and local government levels at eliminating the challenges facing them as a people.

He said that he envisioned a state that was peaceful, caring and a purveyor of good life for the people as well as a state within a nation that is democratic, just and equitable in the sharing of the benefits and responsibilities of the nationhood. Read more

Arik Air Stowaway Teenager: Gov. Aregbesola’s Group Offers Him Scholarship

Daniel OhikhenaDe Raufs, a volunteer group extolling the virtues of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Governor, state of Osun, has volunteered to sponsor 15-year old stowaway teenager, Daniel Ohikhena who sensationally hid in the tyre compartment of Arik air flight from Benin to Lagos.

In a statement signed by the Director General of the group, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, the group stated that it is ready to give scholarship to Daniel up to university level and help him realise his dream of travelling by air legitimately.

Shittu said, genius and ambitious citizens of our country must not be suffocated on the alter of political and bureaucratic enforcement, the little boy’s ambition should be nurtured through qualitative education, and the group is ready to give the boy all the necessary support to make his dream a reality.

“We are sincerely willing to offer him the scholarship in other to encourage thousands of teenagers who are genius and ambitious, the leaders in Nigeria fail on their part to see the potential of the little boy ,therefore De Raufs take up the responsibility to safe the future of this great boy and not turning him to criminal.

“The parents of the boy should contact the secretariat of our group for further briefing,” the group stated.

MTN Nigeria Blackberry services down due to multiple fibre cuts

MTN Nigeria Blackberry services down due to multiple fibre cuts.

I am one of the MTN BIS subscribers experiencing service outage since Friday, 16th August 2013 morning.

Below is the release from the MTN management.

I hope this will be resolved as soon as possible:

 

PRESS RELEASE:

MTN LOGOMTN wishes to announce that as a result of multiple fibre cuts, our customers in Lagos Island, Alapere, Maryland, Ipaja, Ikorodu, Ikeja, Mowe, Sagamu and environs, may be experiencing difficulties using Blackberry services and/or making international calls.

Our engineers are already working to rectify the problem and restore normal services.

MTN regrets any inconvenience this development has caused its esteemed customers.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

Management

President Jonathan’s Speech at the Flag-off of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Reconstruction

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President Goodluck Jonathan with Gov. Amosun at the flag off of the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, AT THE FLAG OFF, FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION AND EXPANSION WORKS ON THE LAGOS-IBADAN DUAL CARRIAGEWAY SECTIONS I AND II ON FRIDAY 5TH JULY, 2013 AT SHAGAMU INTERCHANGE.

PROTOCOLS:

1.            We are gathered here today, to flag-off the reconstruction and expansion of sections I and II of the Lagos-Ibadan dual carriageway, one of the busiest and most important roads in our Nation.

2.            This event fulfils my promise to accelerate these projects after the termination of the concession agreement between the Federal Government and Bi-Courtney for the reconstruction of the road. It also reflects our commitment as an administration to practically and relentlessly meet the yearnings of our people and also to improve our national transport infrastructure.

3.            The Lagos-Ibadan expressway, constructed, between 1974 – 1978, is among the earliest dual carriageways in our Country. The road is an important economic artery that connects our Nation’s economic nerve centre: sea ports; airports and other vital businesses to many of the states of our federation. At the regional level, the road constitutes a section of the strategic Trans Saharan Highway, which links Lagos on the Atlantic Ocean to Algiers on the Mediterranean Sea.

4.            This strategic national infrastructure is therefore of great socio-economic importance, not only to Nigeria, but also to the people of Africa. It is for this reason and noting that a comprehensive renovation and reconstruction was long overdue that  the Federal Government in 2009, acting in good faith,  entered into a concession agreement under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme to deliver on the road and alleviate the hardships on millions of road users. Read more

Addresses of NYSC Orientation Camps

 

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ABIA (AB)NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umunna, Bende Local Government Area, Abia State.

ADAMAWA (AD)NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Old Gongola Brewery Damare Village Along Lapondo Road, Girei LGA, Adamawa State.

AKWA IBOM (AK)NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikot Itie Udung, Nsit Atai Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

ANAMBRA (AN)NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Progressive Senior Secondary School, Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State.Anambra Camp Pictures Read more

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