Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Dora Akunyi Body Arrives in Nigeria

The former leader of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Commission, NAFDAC, Dora Akunyiri, who died at the age of 59 in India hospital has her body arrived at Nnadi Azikiwe Airport at Abuja. Her body arrived yesterday, Wednesday, 11th June, 2014, and then transfered to a mortuary in the country's capital, Abuja, Nigeria. It is a big loss to Nigeria but God knows the best. She was recieved by the former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi; the husband; a younger brother to the dead intelligent professor and peace fighter. The former governor of Anambra State said that the plan for the burial ceremony of the professor will start in no distant time.

Sunday, 8 June 2014

Army Boss Sisi sworn in as the Egypt President


Egypt, an African country, now has a new national president.

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Dora Akunyili is Dead

Former leader of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Commission, NAFDAC, Dora Akunyiri, is dead. This was a woman who really fought for the poor by bridging any gap that might encourage any use or importation of fake drugs or foods in the country of Nigeria. In fact, positive impart that Dora made in Food and drug industries was heard all over the nation when she was the leader of NAFDAC. Dora died on Saturday morning, 7th June, 2014, in Indian were she went for medical treatment. It was said that Dora was suffering from Cancer which lead to her death. According to PREMIUM TIMES news report, a close family friend confirmed Dora's death.

UNILAG shuts campus over students protest

Students of University of Lagos, UNILAG, Nigeria, has been into serious protest in the recent time. What are the causes of the protest in UNILAG? According to Daily Times Online News, the causes of the protest are increase late registration fee from about N10000 to N25,000, introduction of fee for courses editing and for yet to be increased school fees from next academic year. The students showed their annoyance when they blocked roads that lead to entrance and exit of vehicles in and out of the university on Friday. Some of the students promised that the protest will not stop until possible amendment is made on the fees through the university's website. Authorities of University of Lagos has temporarily closed the institution as a result of the protests embarked upon by students until a positive change is observed. Also, a student complained that the school authority does not take good care of them. He complained that most equipments they make use of are no longer functional.

Super Eagles of Nigeria Ready for Brazil 2014

In an interview with the coach of under-20 national team of Nigeria, Manu Garba, on Friday, 6th June, 2014, he said that Super Eagles will perform well in the World Cup. He went further to say that the coach of Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, knows the calibres of fighters (good players) to go with. Manu Garba said that Stephen Keshi is experienced enough to pick the qualifed 23-man squad for such an important tournament. He said that once the Eagles make it in the group stage, that winning any team is possible. As a reader of this news, do you think Nigeria will make it? Super Eagles of Nigeria played draw against Greece and Scotland in their two friendly matches in preparation of the world cup. Today, Nigeria will be meeting USA in a friendly match at about 10:45pm Nigerian time. What is your prediction.

ASUP and COEASU Strikes will Soon be called off

The Chairman of Governing councils colleges of Education, Emmanuel Nosike, said that the long on-going strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, and Colleges of Education, COEASU will soon be called off in few days. Supervising minister of education, Wike, stated this yesterday while having meeting with Heads of Federal Tertiary Institutions to discuss challenges facing Public higher institutions in Nigeria. He said that it the right of tertiary institutions to appoint Vice- chancellors, Rectors and Provosts, and Federal government has no hand in the appointment. He said that the institutions are that of federal government and any who is qualified for any position should be appointed notwithstanding where the person comes from. He said that what is more important is to ensure good study environment that where one comes from does not matter. What matters are the qualifications and not location the persons come from. In addition to that, he stated that what is right is right and that there is no how polytechnics will be the same with universities in the sense of issuing degree certificates to graduates from polytechnics as done by universities.

Kano State Governor gives 28 cars to Kano Pillars Fc

Kano state governor, Kwankwaso of Kano state, Nigeria, presented 28 brand new Corolla saloon cars to Kano Pillar Football Club. Kano Pillars is a local football club in kano state which takes part in football competitions in Nigeria, like the Nigeria League. The cars worth Millions of Nigerian naira. According to Vanguard News paper, the gift was backed up with some cash prices. The governor made these donations to show his joy to the club for winning 2013 Glo Premier League title for the second consecutive time. As if the gifts given by the governor was not enough, he went further to help other local clubs in the state. His good action worths emulating by other leaders. The government of Kwakwanso of Kano state gave sporting equipments and cash that is equivalent to N175, 509, 000 to 20 football clubs from each of the 44 local government areas of Kano state as well as other clubs in the state Tofa Divisions, I, II and III league.

Friday, 6 June 2014

Afghan Presidential Candidate Escaped Bomb Blasts

An Afghan presidential candidate,Mr Abdullah, escape a suicide bomb attack targeted at his convoy in Kabul as he was leaving an election gathering in a wedding hall. Abdullah Abdullah has his major opponent as Ashraf Ghani. Any who wins in the election that is no longer far from now becomes the president of Afghanistan. According to report by the police, few were killed in the suicide car bomb attacks. About three unlucky persons were killed including an Abdullah's body guard and at least 22 injured when two blasts hit a rally. The presidential candidate was not injured at all. Mr Abdullah and his co-aspiring president condemned the attack as it is inhumane act. The bomb blast was heard within the city as it exploded. On 14 of June, 2014, any of the contestants that has the highest votes becomes the president of Afghanistan.

Afghan Presidential Candidate Escaped Bomb Blasts

An Afghan presidential candidate,Mr Abdullah, escape a suicide bomb attack targeted at his convoy in Kabul as he was leaving an election gathering in a wedding hall. Abdullah Abdullah has his major opponent as Ashraf Ghani. Any who wins in the election that is no longer far from now becomes the president of Afghanistan. According to report by the police, few were killed in the suicide car bomb attacks. About three unlucky persons were killed including an Abdullah's body guard and at least 22 injured when two blasts hit a rally. The presidential candidate was not injured at all. Mr Abdullah and his co-aspiring president condemned the attack as it is inhumane act. The bomb blast was heard within the city as it exploded. On 14 of June, 2014, any of the contestants that has the highest votes becomes the president of Afghanistan.

Chelsea Signs Diego Costa

Diego Costa finally moved to Chelsea Football Club after the completion of the club's five-year contract. The great striker who assisted in elimination of Chealsea from reaching the final of Champions league 2014 now finds himself in the club he eliminated for about €43 million (Forty three million Euro) or £35m (Thirty five million pounds) signing. The Atletico Madrid striker is expected to add power to Chelsea FC. Chelsea manager, Mourinho, is happy for the completion of the deal as he (Diego) may be the new Drogba of the club. Other Chelsea players were happy as one who was against them is now with them.

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Algeria Ready for Brazil 2014 World Cup

Algeria is one of the countries that will be representing Africa in Brazil 2014. The team showed that they are growing in strength and power when they won Romania in their recent friendly match encounter. Algeria won Romania 2-1 in the match and many fans of the team expressed their joy immediately after the match as they rushed into the pitch to congratulate the players. The Algerian coach, Vahid Halilhodzic, was very happy and said that his team is ready for the world cup 2014. Quoting him, he said: "We have a lot of optimism and confidence as we go to the World Cup". Algeria find itself in group H with Belgium, South Korea, and Russia.

250 prisoners Escaped in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo is a country located in African continent. According to 2013 World Bank Report on richest and poorest countries of the world, Democratic Republic of Congo was shortlisted as the world's poorest country. The country experienced a lot of Civil wars. According to BBC report on 5th June, 2014, at least 250 prisoners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have escaped in a mass jailbreak at dawn in Bukavu. The prisoners got weapons and opened the doors of the prison. About three persons were killed during the escape including a the prison guard. Who knows if hunger was what forced them to escape?

Boko Haram Killed 46 at Borno

The fight to eliminate the operations of the heartless group of persons called Boko Haram have proved abortive. According to NTA news report on 5th June, 2014, these wicked group of men killed about 46 citizens of Nigeria on Wednesday, 4th June, 2014. They came and gathered a crowd and appeared like people who wanted to preach, but suddenly brought out the gun and began to shoot the crowd. It happened at village of Barderi, near university of Maidugiri. The most annoying thing is that Boko Haram has been visiting this state capital. Do they want to wipe out the location and make it their base? Feel free to make your comments.

Boko Haram Killed 46 at Borno

The fight to eliminate the operations of the heartless group of persons called Boko Haram have proved abortive. According to NTA news report on 5th June, 2014, these wicked group of men killed about 46 citizens of Nigeria on Wednesday, 4th June, 2014. They came and gathered a crowd and appeared like people who wanted to preach, but suddenly brought out the gun and began to shoot the crowd. It happened at village of Barderi, near university of Maidugiri. The most annoying thing is that Boko Haram has been visiting this state capital. Do they want to wipe out the location and make it their base? Feel free to make your comments.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

2013 Top Ten Universities in the World



University is the highest academic institution in the world. It is a place where people go to learn skills and make further research on one particular field or the other. Because of the place called “university”, many have spent a lot of money to gain admission by bribing the top men in the institution. The sad news is that after bribing some lecturers in many universities, the aspiring university students are not admitted into universities of their choices.


The list of the top ten universities in the world for 2013 has been released. These universities make outstanding remarks in their infrastructure and categories of students identified in the institutions. The top ten universities in the world from the first to the tenth position are given below:
First: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) located in United States of America (USA);

Second: Harvard University which is also located in USA;


Third: University of Cambridge located in United Kingdom;


Fourth: University College London (UCL) found in United Kingdom;


Fifth: Imperial College London which finds its base in United Kingdom;


Sixth: University of Oxford, United Kingdom;


Seventh: Stanford University which is located in United States of America;


Eight: Yale University which is rooted in United States of America;


Ninth: University of Chicago, USA;


Tenth: California Institutes of Technology (Caltech), USA.


Conclusion

The lists of top ten universities in the world and their positions have been given in this piece. The question I want to ask is: are any of the universities found in your continent seen as one of the top ten? Do you think they will make it in time to come if they are not found?


References

The guardian news;

QS Online news;

Forbes. 
   

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Monday, 12 May 2014

Current Affairs

Many years have passed, things have happened and things are still happening but the good thing about it is that the records of all these things are taken on daily basis. This write-up shows

Friday, 24 January 2014

Planning Processes



 Introduction
Planning is good but knowing the processes that makes a good plan is much better. Any planning that can be accepted and identified

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Advantages of Planning


Introduction
As a living human being on this planet, earth, you have to plan. Planning is very essential in every administration or organization

Monday, 20 January 2014

Causes of Unemployment


Introduction
What are the causes of unemployment. Unemployment has been the major problems that many nations have been facing. It is rampant in Africa. This bane in the life of many people has forced many persons to do what they initially did not want to do. 

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Systems of Communication in Organizations


Introduction
There are many systems of communication in every or any environment. Communication is the means of passing information, news, feelings, heat, motions, and so on from one person or channel to another. The topic

Importance of Social Media


Introduction
Since the emergence of social media networks, life has been made easier for the people all over the world. People feel comfortable to

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Importance of Computer



Introduction
Since the advent of computer, it had done so many great and benefiting things to man. Today students do not stress themselves moving from one library to another when compared with how it

Leadership skills





Introduction
According to a scholar, Hornby, he defined skill as the ability to do something expertly and well. The scholar went further and said: skill is dependent on training and experience. In the others, any person who did not

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Qualities of a Good Leader



Introduction
A leader is a person who leads or governs a group of persons, especially in organizations, state or country. Any leader

Friday, 10 January 2014

Causes of Divorce




Introduction
Divorce is the termination of marriage between a husband and the wife from the legal responsibilities of the union. When a couple got married newly, they feel

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Basic Elements of an Organization



Topic Introduction
Today, no day passes without hearing people talk about organization from different parts of the world irrespective of size. But, among all these people that discuss about organization, how many of them can give clear definition of the word 'organization'?

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Classifications of Plants









Agriculture has similarities with Biology, which is the study of living things, and it is divided into kingdoms. These kingdoms are: plant and animal kingdoms.

Friday, 3 January 2014

How to Achieve Academic Excellence



Introduction

During the days of my secondary and pre-degree schools, I saw many students working very hard to perform excellently well in their results.

Importance of Education

Introduction


It is very necessary that any employee to be taken into any work environment should acquire education. . Education is the giving of instruction and teaching with the aim of changing the behavior of the one to be educated.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Nigeria 23-Man Squad for 2014 CHAN




The breeze of the 2014 African Nations Championship Campaign (CHAN) which had been blowing since the end of 2013 will soon come through. This breeze had been stronger in Nigeria since the Nation won 2013 African Nations Cup.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Roles of Automation and Electronic Computers in Production


Introduction
There are so many inventions by "great men" that have been made since the existence of man on earth. Have you ever wondered how these inventors came to the idea of building the machines we make use of in the modern time?