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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

MFM is Working, Nigeria is Moving


The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) road construction in progress on Olasimbo Street in Onike, Yaba, Lagos state. MFM is actively contributing to the development of Lagos, Africa's largest megacity.

 The people loved to walk on the new road.
School children on the new road.

MFM is featured in the LAGOS in MOTION: A Photo Album of Africa's Largest Megacity (Volume 1). MFM is also featured in the documentary film. See video clips from the documentary on the Screen Naija YouTube channel.


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HOME: A United Nations' Virtual Reality Documentary on Humanitarian Crises


In 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to more than ten countries in five months to draw global attention to the urgent needs of some 130 million people severely impacted by armed conflicts and natural disasters. A VR crew was granted unprecedented access to capture the journey.


Released in Mr. Ban’s final weeks in office after a ten-year term, Home offers viewers a rare behind-the-scenes look at Ban’s visits to communities where people are suffering in some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. This is the first time the UN Secretary-General has been featured in a virtual reality film.

An avid technology enthusiast, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that, “Virtual reality is a fascinating immersive technology. It has the power to make people perceive and feel one another’s reality and, in so doing, can help create empathy and compassion in a world that needs it more than ever.”

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Geography and History of Biafra

 Encyclopedia : "The Bight of Biafra, or Mafra (named after the town Mafra in southern Portugal), between Capes Formosa and Lopez, is the most eastern part of the Gulf of Guinea; it contains the islands Fernando Po [Equatorial Guinea], Prince’s and St Thomas’s [São Tomé and Príncipe]. The name Biafra-as indicating the country-fell into disuse in the later part of the 19th century."
Coordinates 2°50′N 8°0′E
River sources Niger
Ocean/sea sources Gulf of Guinea
Atlantic Ocean
Basin countries Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Max. length 300 km (190 mi)
Max. width 600 km (370 mi)

The Bight of Biafra extends east of the Bight of Benin from the River Delta of the Niger in the north until it reaches Cape Lopez in Gabon. Besides the Niger River, other rivers reaching the bay are the Cross River, Wouri River, Calabar River, Ndian, Wouri, Sanaga, Nyong River, Ntem, Mbia, Mbini, Muni and Komo River.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dele Momodu Appeals To Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua Not To Leave Nigeria


Ovation Magazine CEO, Otunba Dele Momodu has written a touching and overwhelming letter to the General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B Joshua who has threatened to leave Nigeria for Israel.

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My dear Prophet, I’m very certain this letter must come to you as a big surprise. But that is the nature of this column. It is in the character of Pendulum to swing in the direction least anticipated. Today, it has chosen to navigate itself towards you, my dear man of God.

For avoidance of doubt, please, permit me to quickly explain a point so that mischief-makers may not attribute spurious motives to this epistle. I’m not a member of your congregation. I have never been. You and I have never discussed religion or worship. I have never approached you for special prayers or miracles. But I have been a great fan of yours nonetheless, for very exceptional reasons. I shall explain in a jiffy why I admire you warts and all.

The Epidemic of Idiocy of Intellectually Retarded Nigerian Girls and Women


The Epidemic of Idiocy of Intellectually Retarded Nigerian Girls and Women On and Off Campus

It is really a shame that majority of Nigerian girls display and portray themselves as sex objects from the street to the internet. Their greatest assets are not their brains, but their loins. It is very difficult, in fact it is as difficult as looking for a needle in a haystack to find a Nigerian lady you can have an intellectual discussion with. Even those who studied English find it difficult to discuss Soyinka, Tolstoy and Kafka.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Re: Why I Don’t Like Nigerians


Emmanuel, a Nigerian replies on
Why I Don’t Like Nigerians - Lindsay Robert.

I am Nigerian and I live in NIgeria at the moment. I have also lived in the US for years…earlier on.

You are absolutely right in this article. The truth is that Nigerians are generally not pleasant people. The worst part is that they actually think they are. Many Nigerians will steal from you, steal from the companies they work at. WOE UNTO THE PERSON that puts a Nigerian in charge of ‘procuring’ wares for their company. That person will triple the prices probably, and get you broke.


Many Nigerians have run the companies they worked at to the ground.

I often say to some of my Nigerian friends that ‘Nigerians have lost the straight way/. They dont even know what the straight way is anymore. I MEAN IT. They DONT KNOW WHAT THE STRAIGHT WAY OF DOING ANYTHING IS!!!” If there isnt conflict in it, drama in it, cheating in it, they get bored and they cant do it.

I tried to date several Nigerian girls. They are usually very rebellious…dont wanna change anything for the guy. Are obsessed with their UGLY FAKE HAIR ‘weavon’, they spend so much money on.

Nigerians WORSHIP MONEY, and the person that HAS MONEY.

I REPEAT, they WORSHIP MONEY, and The PERSON WHO HAS IT.

They’ll even bow to him and call him ‘Oga, Oga Sir. Sir, we are here naw…. Sir we are looking up to you”…Just because he came out of a Jeep which has tinted windows.


I vowed that I would never try to date another Nigerian girl. They are troublesome, talk back so much, and of course, are ‘blameless’. They have no pride in their natural hair…maybe one in eight does.

Why I Don’t Like Nigerians - Lindsay Robert


Why I Don’t Like Nigerians

We run a site on Yahoo called Antiscammers. And we dealt with Nigerian scammers on there all day long, every single day. People told us that you would walk into a cafe in Nigeria and there would be 40 people sitting at computers, and 37 of them would be sitting there all day trying to steal from Americans. The number of Nigerians who are full-time Internet scammers would absolutely amaze you.

Also we were told that in Nigerian society, there was nothing wrong with being an Internet scammer. Internet scammers were heroes. In fact, they told us that most everyone was some sort of a criminal over there. You had to watch your back all the time because even your friends and lovers would try to rip you off if you turned your back.

 Nigerian Yahoo-Yahoo Marriage.
A parade of arrested Yahoo-Yahoo Fraudsters in Nigeria.

Everyone in the government is a criminal and a thief. They finally found one guy who wasn’t a criminal (How did they find him?) and they were so shocked that he wasn’t a criminal that they put him in charge of the Nigerian Antifraud Unit. He had his hands full, but he hardly prosecuted any cases because the cops were all corrupt too and taking bribes, and they kept letting everyone off the hook. Also he couldn’t really go after any government people because he would have to lock up the whole government.

Dr. Chioma Blaise Chikere of University of Port Harcourt Wins International Prize


Dr.  Chioma Blaise Chikere of the University of Port Harcourt has won the second prize in the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge.

Chioma Blaise Chikere, PhD:
The Niger Delta has been devastated by crude oil spills for decades and bioremediation of this land is a major priority for Nigeria. This project proposes to add organic nutrients such as animal excreta to the soil, using the microorganisms’ own capacities to degrade hydrocarbons, to clean up contaminated soil.

Dr.Chikere’s area of specialization is environmental biotechnology and petroleum microbiology with focus on bioremediation. She is principal investigator in two research groups: one focusing on the use of molecular microbiology techniques to evaluate microbial population in bioremediation of oil-polluted environments; and the second exploring the therapeutic potentials of underutilized indigenous medicinal plants.

The news was announced today in a press release.


Winners Announced for the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge
   
BERLIN, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Winning projects use bioresources to combat mosquito borne diseases in Brazil and oil-polluted land in Nigeria

Chemistry solutions that tap native plants, such as cashew nuts, to tackle mosquito borne diseases through environmentally friendly insecticides and a focus on eco-remediation of land devastated by crude oil spills in Nigeria, won the Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The 2017 first prize winner is Dr. Dênis Pires de Lima  from the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, in Brazil, and the second prize winner is Dr. Chioma Blaise Chikere from the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

The Most Expensive Countries in the World


World's Most Expensive Countries
In the latest study, GOBankingRates looks at New York City's average cost of living compared to that of the top 50 most expensive countries in the world.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tunisia is the Only African Country Competing at 2017 Cannes Film Festival


Tunisia is the Only African Country Competing at 2017 annual Cannes Film Festival.


Kaouther Ben Hania of Tunisia is the only African filmmaker with her French Tunisian drama, "Beauty and the Dogs" competing among the 18 films in the Un Certain Regard category.

See the Official Selection of Films for the 70th Anniversary of Cannes Film Festival on TALK OF THE TOWN By Orikinla.