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|Politics / 10 Things Nigerians Are Doing Better Than Other Africans by charlisco(m): 7:53pm On Apr 17|
Nigeria, “the giant of Africa” may be far from perfect but there are certain things we do much better than other Africans. Even though, these are facts, the reality on the ground is that Nigeria is way ahead of some African countries. With our pulsating entertainment scene and the economy growth – (Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa), we can make a case for ‘African exceptionalism”. Although, Nigeria is confronting some major challenges, we are still standing out in Africa. There is something special about Nigerians that you can hardly miss; it is just difficult to ignore us because we are full of life and drama at the same time.
Below are 10 things Nigerians are doing better than other Africans:
1. Business development
Nigerians have good business culture. We are accustomed to developing with new business ideas, creating small and large business organizations, from technology to entertainment. We bring in diverse perspectives to Nigerian business methods, we know how to interact and connect with investors and business partners within and outside Nigeria, as we position ourselves for greater success. No wonder, the country is the economic power-house in Africa; it is a base for business innovation and distinction.
2. Work hard, play hard
Nigerians work hard, and play hard. If you are looking for people who work so hard and never feel the pain, talk about Nigerians. The beautiful thing about us ––we are smart. We know how to work effectively and get great results through short cuts. You must have heard a lot of myths about Nigerians, some of these stories are true when it comes to cutting corners. We like to hustle and wrestle our ways to success.
3. Living life to its fullest
Even as the ancient may have retained its grip over the lives of Nigerians in terms of culture and tradition, many have embraced the future, maintaining a laissez-faire attitude toward living life to its fullest. Nigerians understand that life is to be lived once and they get crazy with gadgets, cars, partying and socializing. The fun never ends even during funeral services.
4. Exciting entertainment scene – best in Africa
Nigerians are good in producing the finest movies in Africa. According to Wikipedia, “Nollywood is the second largest film industry in the world” and of course, the largest in Africa. Gone are the days when Nigerians make movies that do not make sense in quality and storyline. Some of the current movies that are produced by Nigerians can compete with some Hollywood movies even though most of these movies may not compete favourable in budget and spending but they are just amazing.
5. Nigerians create wealth from mundane things
There is hardly a niche in the world where a Nigerian does not have power and influence. The quest to be the best has always been the backbone of our successful story. A lot of Nigerians started their stories from nothing and ended up as gurus in different industries. We strongly believe in the slogan ‘No condition is permanent’ – We go make am one day!
6. We love collectibles – we know how it works
Maybe you have not heard that some Nigerians are buying some of the most costly buildings on the world’s most expensive street in London -Edgerton Crescent. It is not only in London that this love for luxury properties can be seen. Nigerians love showing off and buying these expensive properties around the world is simply one of the ways of expressing this lifestyle. With all the education, hard work, risk taking and smart investing, Nigerians love to live large and enjoy the finer things in life. Spend it if you’ve got it!
7. Real survivors
We are everywhere, from London to New York. You can see us on the streets of New York struggling to sell CDs to make sure that we send money home. There is hardly a harsh economic terrain in the world where a Nigerian cannot survive. It is one trait that makes us exceptional in Africa.
8. Literary gems
Should we start calling names? Nigerians have a lot of writers since the days of Chinua Achebe who made a landmark in the literary world. Nigerians have gifted hands like Wole Soyinka, Chika Unigwe, Chimamanda Adichie and Helon Habila who are making waves around the world. It is not that there no other African writers who are doing great, there are so many but sure Nigerians does the literary thing better. Not to forget the new trend of blogging. (We no dey carry last!)
9. We make things happen
Foreigners and other Africans give the thumbs up to Nigerians for always transforming dull and boring scenes to exciting ones. There is this thing about Nigerians that give them the ability to make things happen. From music, comedy to fashion, even our sense of humour is unique and that is why we are so different. Little wonder, thousands visit Nigeria during vacations or festivals to see and enjoy our exciting events and activities.
10. Nigerians take their demands to the streets
There is nothing that Nigerians would not protest these days, it is either they are fighting for the government to increase their salaries, demand for justice or cut down the fuel pump price. These protests always put our issues on the political agenda. The streets and the internet has become our warfronts and the pages of blogs are where we lash out their anger on anything displeasing. Nigerians have perfected the act of going for protest and they are never too shy to go public with their grievances.
You can see why we say that Nigerians can do certain things better than other Africans, the list is inconclusive and we would leave you to add to the list with your comments.
|Webmasters / How To Receive Google Adsense Payment Through Ur Diamond Saving Acct With Pics by charlisco(m): 5:13pm On Mar 25|
This post is for those who can't get the necessary referees, IDs and requirements to open a domiciliary (dorm) account and how you can receive Google Adsense Payment through Your Nigeria Diamond Saving Account,
How I Received My Google Adsense Payment through My Diamond Saving Account
by following this five (5) simple steps
Work into any diamond bank to request for a form on how to receive international fund transfer into your saving account.
You will be given a form that look like or exactly like this
Visit the google adsense link below
Click on sign in
Type in your AdSense email address and password
Click on payments
Click on payment settings
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And enter the following setting shown below
Click on set this payment method as primary, then click on save
How the credit alert looks like when you are finally paid through DIAMOND BANK
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|Education / The Nigeria Police Secondary Schools Form by charlisco(m): 7:13pm On Mar 23|
THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE
DIRECTORATE OF EDUCATION.
Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja.
REGISTRATION OPENS: 16th March, 2015.
REGISTRATION CLOSES: 17th April, 2015, @ 12:00 Midnight.
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION DATE: 25th April, 2015 at 10:00am.
The Entrance Examination into JSS1 of Police Secondary Schools for the 2015/2016 Academic Session will be held at the various designated Centres on 25th April, 2015 at 10:00am
HOW TO APPLY / REGISTER ON-LINE AS FOLLOWS
Pay the Registration Fee of N2200, 00 into the Directorate of Education Secondary School Entrance Examination's Account in any branch of UBA PLC. and obtain a PIN number.
Log on to the Directorate's website, www.npfeducation.gov.ng
Click on Admission, select new applicant & enter your PIN number.
Fill in the Registration details and upload the candidate's passport photograph.
Print out the candidate's photo card which will contain the candidate's Registration Number and Examination Centre.
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|Education / Procedure On How To Cancel Your Jamb Registration Details To Enable New One by charlisco(m): 6:55pm On Jan 12|
PROCEDURE/STEP ON HOW TO CANCEL YOUR JAMB REGISTRATION DETAILS TO ENABLE NEW REGISTRATION
Why do I have to cancel my jamb (utme) registration and re-enrolled.
If you made a mistake such as such as wrong date of birth, spelling of name(s) and local govt. of origin and you think that it will affect you during admission process (physical clearance).
Other reasons are
Mistakenly filled wrong exam location, and later calculated that the expenses involved to and fro is far more than buying a new form
Personal reason best know to you.
When is cancellation of registered form possible?
During the valid period of registration.
Is it only Jamb CBT center that can cancel my registered form?
No. if you have the details listed below you can do it yourself.
Information you need to enable the cancellation of your utme registration
1. Your jamb (utme) scratch card pin and serial number
2. The correct date of birth used in the processing of the form
3. Finger print scanner (Digital Persona)
4. Internet facility
Below are the step/procedure
1.Visit the website http://www.jamb.org.ng/Unifiedtme/, enter your pin and serial number and click on sign in
2. Click on Cancel registration
3. Check on I accept the risk and want to run this application and click on run
4. Click on don't block
5. Place your thumb (right or left) on the finger print machine
6. Click on proceed >>>
7. A message show saying “Cancellation of Registration allows your to cancel your current credentials and registration, rendering the PIN invalid. However, if you wish to make a new registration you can do so by purchase a new card.
Click "Cancel Registration" button to cancel otherwise close this page now!!!"
to continue the cancellations, enter the correct date of birth used to register the form and click on cancel registration.
8. Click on ok.
For more help, and a graphical step by step procedure
visit the source here
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|Education / Aau Ekpoma Part-time Degree Application Form For 2014/2015 Now Out by charlisco(m): 9:17pm On Dec 12, 2014|
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|Religion / The Bible: A Book Of Wheat And Weeds by charlisco(m): 2:54am On Oct 30, 2014|
The Bible: A Book of Wheat and Weeds
By Femi Aribisala
Paul’s statement that all scriptures are written by the inspiration of God is, itself, not inspired.
The bible is the most important book ever compiled. However, it is also one of the most dangerous. It is used to edify and it is also used to deceive. Christians like to pretend that the bible was written by one person. But in reality, it was written by 40 different authors from three continents in three different languages.
Jesus says: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat.” (Matthew 13:24-25). This portrait of the kingdom is directly applicable to the bible. The bible is a book of wheat and weeds. In it, the truth of God is presented side-by-side with grievous misrepresentations of God.
Justification of Evil
The bible can be used (and has been used) to justify evil. It tolerates Inbreeding: “They got him drunk that night, and the older girl went in and had sexual intercourse with her father.” (Genesis 19:33). It supports the selling of daughters: “If a man sells his daughter as a slave, she shall not be freed at the end of six years.” (Exodus 21:7). It supports witch-hunting: “A witch must not be allowed to live.” (Exodus 22:18).
The bible supports pogroms: “The God of Israel says: ‘Each man strap a sword to his side. Go back and forth through the camp from one end to the other, each killing his brother and friend and neighbour.’” (Exodus 32:27). It supports discrimination against the handicapped: “No man who has any defect may come near: no man who is blind or lame, disfigured or deformed.” (Leviticus 21:18).
The bible supports slavery: “Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves.” (Leviticus 25:44). It supports discrimination against women: “Set the value of a male between the ages of twenty and sixty at fifty shekels of silver, according to the sanctuary shekel; and if it is a female, set her value at thirty shekels.” (Leviticus 27:3).
The bible supports human sacrifice: “Not even a human being who has been unconditionally dedicated may be bought back; he must be put to death.” (Leviticus 27:29). It supports capital punishment: “The assembly took him outside the camp and stoned him to death, as the LORD commanded Moses.” (Numbers 15:36). It supports drinking of blood: “They shall not lie down until they have eaten what they capture and have drunk the blood of the slain!” (Numbers 23:24).
The bible supports the rape of virgins: “Save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.” (Numbers 31:18). It supports infanticide: “We destroyed all the people in every town we conquered- men, women, and children alike.” (Deuteronomy 3:6). It supports religious intolerance: if an idol-worshiper is found, Moses says: “take that person outside the town and stone him to death.” (Deuteronomy 17:2-5).
The bible supports genocide: “When the LORD your God lets you capture the city, kill every man in it.” (Deuteronomy 20:16). It supports “suicide-bombing:” “Samson killed more people at his death than he had killed during his life.” (Judges 16:30). It supports the abduction of women: “While the girls were dancing, each man caught one and carried her off to be his wife.” (Judges 21:23). It supports cannibalism: “We boiled my son, and ate him.” (2 Kings 6:29). It has anti-Semitic vitriol: “(Jews) are against both God and man.” (1 Thessalonians 2:15).
The bible is full of mistakes. We are told Abraham had several sons (Genesis 25:1-6); then only two (Galatians 4:22); and then only one. (Hebrews 11:17). Jacob was buried in a cave at Machpelah bought from Ephron the Hittite (Genesis 50:13); but then again he was buried in a sepulchre at Shechem bought from the sons of Hamor. (Acts 7:15-16). Moses had only one wife. Nevertheless he had four different fathers-in-law; Reuel (Exodus 2:18/21); Jethro (Exodus 4:18); Raguel (Numbers 10:29); and Hobab. (Judges 4:11).
Jesse had eight sons with David as the eighth. (1 Samuel 17:12-14). Then again he had seven sons with David as the seventh. (1 Chronicles 2:13-15). Saul’s daughter married to David is mistakenly said to be Merab instead of Michal. (1 Samuel 18:19). Jehoshaphat, king of Judah (2 Chronicles 20:35), is mistakenly said to be king of Israel. (2 Chronicles 21:2). Zechariah’s prophecy about the thirty pieces of silver (Zechariah 11:12-13) is mistakenly attributed to Jeremiah. (Matthew 27:9).
The bible is also full of contradictions. Moses says God created the world in six days and rested on the seventh. (Exodus 20:11). But Isaiah says God is never tired and does not need to rest. (Isaiah 40:28). God created man last, after creating animals. (Genesis 1:25-26). But then again he created man before creating animals. (Genesis 2:18-19). The Nephilim giants were wiped out in the flood. (Genesis 6:4). Nevertheless, their descendants reappeared after the flood. (Numbers 13:33). The peoples of the earth had different languages. (Genesis 10:5; Genesis 10:20). But then again they had only one language. (Genesis 11:1).
Moses says God asked the Israelites to build him a sanctuary so he can dwell among them. (Exodus 25:. But Stephen insists God does not dwell in temples built by men. (Acts 7:48). Moses says God changes his mind. (Exodus 32:14). But Balaam says he does not. (Numbers 23:19). God is said to have blessed Jehu for destroying the house of Ahab. (2 Kings 10:30). But Hosea says God condemned him for doing so. (Hosea 1:4).
This goes to show that Paul’s statement that all scriptures are written by the inspiration of God (2 Timothy 3:16) is, itself, not inspired. Indeed, more discrepancies come from Paul himself than from any other person in the bible.
Paul says God is not the author of confusion. (1 Corinthians 14:33). But Moses says God confused the tongues at Babel. (Genesis 11:9). Paul says God is “the God of peace.” (Romans 15:33). But Moses says he is “a man of war.” (Exodus 15:3). Paul says God dwells in unapproachable light. (1 Timothy 6:16). But David says he dwells in thick darkness. (Psalm 18:11). Paul says no one is righteous. (Romans 3:10). But Moses says God considered Noah to be righteous. (Genesis 7:1).
Paul says the law was given through angels. (Galatians 3:19). But Moses says God gave it to him directly. (Deuteronomy 10:1-5). Paul says all men are condemned to death because of Adam’s sin. (Romans 5:12/19). But Moses says children are not to suffer for their parent’s sins. (Deuteronomy 24:16). Paul says God justifies the ungodly. (Romans 4:5). But Moses and Solomon say he does not. (Exodus 23:7; Proverbs 17:15).
Thank God for Jesus
We Christians make fools of ourselves by insisting, in spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, that everything in the bible is true. God raised one man to resolve this mess. He is the Amen; the one true and faithful witness. That man is Jesus.
Jesus is the final authority on things of God. Only Jesus’ words present the undiluted and unvarnished truth of God. (John 14:10; John 8:26). They should be put in our hearts, and not just left in a book. (Jeremiah 31:31-33).
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