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|Family / Re: Is The Groom Responsible For All Bride's Family Attire? by fewj(m): 1:06am On Jun 28|
very few people have dignity these days
|Autos / Re: Welcome To Cotonou Buying And Clearing by fewj(m): 3:29am On Jun 06|
|Autos / Re: I Need A Volkswagen Jetta/bora by fewj(m): 3:13am On Jun 06|
How much is this going for?
|Politics / Re: FG Deploys 5 Warships, 100 Gunboats, Fighter Jets To Delta Creeks by fewj(m): 7:13pm On May 31|
If you want to fight Niger Delta militants, boko haram, the devil and anything else, leave innocent citizens alone! This was the same thing the military was doing under GEJ until the amnesty international report, our security operatives must learn how to fight and not terrorize. Their actions have become a recruitment propaganda for negative elements in society.
|Politics / Re: FG Deploys 5 Warships, 100 Gunboats, Fighter Jets To Delta Creeks by fewj(m): 2:49pm On May 31|
Militants don't live in villages, since the days of MEND, they setup their own camp out of the villages for secrecy, sadly our military acts like Nigerian police, when they arrive, it is innocent people trying to survive in very inhumane conditions (in comparison to how much the area accrues for Nigeria) that bare the brunt, my grandma slept in the bush last night because the army drove her from her thatch house and you're here jabbering from the comfort of your home. Nigerian army have invaded that region twice in two weeks, what results have they achieved? They just target and taunt innocent civilians.
What is wrong is wrong irrespective of who's doing it and why they're doing it.
|Politics / Re: FG To Introduce Toll On Some Reconstructed Roads – Fashola by fewj(m): 11:18pm On Apr 30|
We still don't have light and uncle fashola is now playing minister of transportation. Please mind your business and provide UNINTERRUPTED power supply!
|Webmasters / Re: Blogger, Jide Ogunsanya Weds (photos) by fewj(m): 9:44pm On Apr 17|
Wedding was probably powered by adsense!
|Jokes Etc / Re: Hillarious Chat Between An Mtn Customer Care And An Angry Mtn User (pic Included by fewj(m): 3:12pm On Apr 12|
So MTN is now on whatsappp? I didn't know that
|Politics / Re: Tam David West "I Never Said Fuel Will Sell For N40 Under PMB by fewj(m): 3:08pm On Apr 12|
You did, here's the link
|Phones / Re: Why Do People Still Spend Alot Of Money On so called High End Phones by fewj(m): 1:01pm On Apr 03|
|Politics / Re: Caption This Photo Of Uduaghan, Ibori And Okowa All Of Delta State. by fewj(m): 9:39pm On Apr 02|
Chances are the next governor is also in that photo ....
|Politics / Re: See What This Oyinbo Tweeted About Nigeria While The President Was In USA (foto) by fewj(m): 3:23pm On Apr 01|
The talk of nuclear energy started since the time of OBJ..... By the way, the nuclear convention was more of an anti-proliferation of nuclear usage
|Politics / Re: Murray-Bruce: List Of Countries Visited By Buhari (Photo) by fewj(m): 3:20pm On Apr 01|
Why did america stop selling weapons to Nigeria?
|Politics / Re: Murray-Bruce: List Of Countries Visited By Buhari (Photo) by fewj(m): 3:18pm On Apr 01|
Since he didn't list the benefits, you can help IGNORANT people like me see the benefits...
|Politics / Re: Buhari's PTF Motor Spotted In Enugu (Photo) by fewj(m): 10:53pm On Feb 13|
Which hospital uses bedsheets that are well over 15 years old?
|Romance / Re: Two Women Fight Over A Man In Kenya Again (Photo) by fewj(m): 10:46am On Feb 02|
Some men are worth it
|Politics / Re: Nigerians React To Lai Mohammed's Comments On GEJ Purchasing Expired Ammunition by fewj(m): 10:17am On Feb 02|
At least he bought. The old man shouldn't have lied in the first place! The problem with lying is that sooner or later, everything a liar that has been caught says would be assumed to be a lie even when he's telling the truth
|TV/Movies / Re: Martin Onovo On Sunrisedailynow: Presenters Taken To The Cleaners by fewj(m): 11:13am On Jan 27|
I didn't watch the interview, but I share the same opinion that the long awaited heavenly ministers are doing almost nothing after their appointment. I don't see how inspecting a project will boost power supply. They keep increase the tariff, increasing taxes and I keep spending a fortune on petrol to power my office and home and you have the effrontery, the impetus, impertinence, temerity, insolence, audacity and nerve to come online and argue against their their obvious sluggishness and breach of campaign promises, infact karma will answer you for me.
|Nairaland / General / Re: Pregnant Woman Working As A Bus Conductor In Ajah (Photos) by fewj(m): 6:19pm On Jan 26|
Maybe her husband/impregnator owns the bus.... (even that doesn't justify the risk)
|Politics / Re: Bayelsa Monarch, "ProgressNeverDie" Shot In Southern Ijaw LGA (picture) by fewj(m): 1:37pm On Jan 11|
And thats why its alright to shoot him? lets put partisanship aside and reject politically motivated violence!
|Education / Re: Maths Teacher On His Way To Class For Double Period Lesson. by fewj(m): 9:20am On Jan 02|
Something can be so silly it becomes hilarious
|Politics / Re: Revelation About Billions allegedly Spent by GEJ On Independence Day Celebration by fewj(m): 10:36am On Nov 27, 2015|
Here's the link to the scanned copy of the entire document
|Family / Good Grief! by fewj(m): 12:40am On Oct 02, 2015|
People say i live in a big house, I’d always taught they flattered me until this night, I had come home to an empty house and for the first time i felt so lonely at home, my bedroom feeling audaciously enormous, i could feel every wind, hear every sound, it felt like the length, breath and height of this house had increased and the atmosphere had become thicker such that it took so much strength to move my feet within the house.
How did I get here?
I woke up this morning with lots of adrenaline running through my veins, the pump of today being October 1st, the holiday and festivity, the long list of amazingly carefully thought out events for the day. Sadly this feeling didn’t last very long, pretty soon I remembered the long list of responsibilities and heavy duty logistics that i needed to ensure didn’t fail, it didn’t take long before the adrenaline and pump disappeared, before long, i was thinking of the irony of the celebration amidst all the many many problems of Nigeria, what are we even celebrating i asked myself, is it the boko-haram onslaught, or the bad roads and the many problems of this country (oh please, don’t even get me started.), pretty soon i was in a full fledge plunge into depression.
Suddenly i heard the door bell, it was Lugard, one of my many sidekicks for the day, he had come to pick up keys to the bus and other things need for logistics, why is he here so early i thought, switched on my phone it was already past seven, Oh! i had been in bed for about two hours soliloquising!
The rest of the day breezed past as I didn’t really participate in the rest of the festivities, I however did try to ensure every process and requirements for the day were met, done and went as planned. I got back to Warri at about past five in the evening, reviewed items and itinerary to ensure everything was atleast ok, and then i got the call, the bomb shell! I still recall my head spinning, and me screaming at the top of my voice in both hurt and disbelieve!
Aaron had just called me, he’s one of my few guys that I have, i wouldn't really say were best of FRIENDS, but we’re definitely better than acquaintances but its sorta in-between, off and on, on a need/situation/event basis.
He sounded very odd, he sounded like he’d been crying, maybe because I’ve known him for over 10 years, i could tell he was the one, (even truecaller couldn’t identify this number he was calling with), he told me how he’s been trying to reach me all day and couldn't get me (I was out of reception coverage), i didn’t bother explaining, i could tell something was really wrong, he told me how he’d been in my really good friend’s house all day and how that something terrible had happened and he needed to tell me.
I’ve got this friends i got to know sometime in 2004 while in the university, the were instrumentalists like me, we had come to meet in a Christ Embassy church and became very close, we did most things together, we had highs and lows, funny moments and embarrassing ones jointly and serverally, we were so close that everytime i imagined the future, they were a part of it, Isaiah Obi and Joseph Guwo had become a very integral part of my life and we always somehow kept in touch even though isaiah lives in a different city. Joe as we call him went on to marry his college sweet heart chinenye (chinny as we would call her) a fews years after graduation, while in the university she had also become a part of our clique like a few others.
Suddenly i snapped back to reality, all the tiredness of the day had disappeared, what did you just say i retorted, Frank he said, Joe your friend is dead, he died in a motor accident, he was travelling to abuja in a greener line vehicle, they had an accident and there are no survivors!
I hissed and ended the call, Aaron can be a bit naughty, i just thought his level of naughtiness had increased by an extra-ordinary amplitude and i didn’t find it funny. Few minutes after the call i started to worry, i thought about it for a while and decided not to call Joe’s wife as Joe’s number was switched off, i felt if this was Aaron’s prank, it would be super weird to let chinny know about it, i thought about asking her in different ways but finally decided against it, so i decided to call the third “musketeer" as we call ourselves and he confirmed the news, he had also been trying to reach me!
I drove with such urgency, with such numbness to his home, burst through the doors without really knocking, Chinny was sitting in the couch by the door, there were a lot of unfamiliar faces, it was then i began to cry, who would have thought Frank could cry like that? I held on to Chinny’s arm so tightly as if that would take away the pain i felt inside. I starred into her eyes and what i saw was unimaginable, words and space would fail me to describe, for the first time i saw this strange emptiness, this awkward sadness in her eyes, i just couldn’t help but cry more! I know what they’ve been through together, pre-marriage and post marriage, how we celebrated and admired their union and he now has left so suddenly after less than four years of their marriage.
As i write this, i can only imagine the pain she’s going through, never in my life have i felt so small, so helpless and hapless, so weak and incapacitated, i didn’t know what to tell her, i muttered some words in the few hours i stayed, can’t really remember the disjointed, disoriented and incoherent wordings, In those moments, all my cares and worries, my dreams, aspirations and tiredness from the long day where inconsequential, all gone and replaced by this strange quantum of grief, sadness and depression!
If there was ever anything that shook the very tenants of the things i hold dear and believe, this was it, if there was ever a time i really did question the essence of life, its struggles and challenges, this was it!
Here i am, sitting in this cold tiled stairs, typing so fast and sobbing, if Joe could die just like that? maybe ………………………..
Joe pace, Mr Guwo, Eshin, My drummer boy, so you left us like this? for what now? Palley no be so!
cc lalastica , seun
|Technology Market / Re: **PHONE SWAP CENTRE**SWAP IT NOW!!! pin:265DA560 or 08033923897 by fewj(m): 3:43pm On Sep 29, 2015|
Sorry dear, I made that post a long time ago, am not sure where that device is at the moment, probably one of my cousins took it, can't remember...
|Politics / Re: Nigerian Twitter Users Call Out Ambode Over Report That Fashola Spent N139m On by fewj(m): 12:15pm On Aug 25, 2015|
It seems you're privy to information the rest of us don't have, why not help clear the falsehood?
|Webmasters / Re: Professional Web Design And Development In Warri, Delta State, Nigeria by fewj(m): 9:41pm On Aug 16, 2015|
lol, good to know someone is trying to beat me, I've been trying to beat other people since forever!!!
|Politics / Re: N59bn Abuja Airport Expressway Becoming A Death Trap (Pics) by fewj(m): 3:35pm On Aug 14, 2015|
See the tiny portholes you guys are complaining of, please come to warri and see REAL portholes
Tiny or large, portholes in Nigerian roads are unacceptable!
|Politics / Re: Official Press Statement By Former Governor Raji Fashola On Website Allegations by fewj(m): 10:42am On Aug 14, 2015|
Am sorry your excellency, you are just an unapologetic looter like the rest of your cohorts, I had hoped that you will clarify a typographical error, sadly you have confirmed the figures with unreasonable excuses. As intelligent and exposed as I assumed you to be, you actually believed this your "Defence" would "clear the air"?
So this is how you were spending the billions you were borrowing?
Maybe this anti-corruption war you and your associates postulate is actually a facade!!!
Am pretty sure if I give @Seun N40 Million, he'll happily build me a better nairaland with apps in popular platforms, and fashola is trying to justify a N78 Million Naira blog with apps, haba
|Politics / Re: The Many Incredible Roles Of DSS Under President Muhammadu Buhari by fewj(m): 5:13pm On Aug 04, 2015|
What is the mandate of the DSS?
|Programming / How To Install Laravel on OS x by fewj(m): 9:23am On Aug 04, 2015|
How To Install Laravel on OS x
If you’re reading this, chances are you are already in love with laravel, you probably have seen a couple of advantages laravel has over other frameworks, seen a tutorial video or read an article that has sparked your interest in laravel. However, loving laravel is one thing, installing it is another.
I personally got acquainted with laravel just before version 5 was released, but somehow I kept postponing diving into it, sadly, at the time I decided to, laravel 5 had been released and most of the instructions I found online for installation where either for a none XAMPP user or for version 4 for a XAMPP user and this was a pain!
So you don’t go spend so much time looking for a solution like I did, I’ve decided to be your knight in shinny armor, here’s how to install Laravel 5 on XAMMP for Mac OS X.
OSX by default has PHP pre-installed, so when you install XAMPP, you’ll actually be installing a second PHP version on your MAC. Your Computer decides which to use depending on if internet sharing is on (System preferences/sharing) or if xampp server is on and apache is started. To know which version of PHP you system is using by default, open terminal, run “which php” without the quotes.
If what you get IS NOT “/Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/bin/php”, here’s how to correct it
Create a file called .bash_profile on your home directory (if you don’t have this file already) from terminal, to do this run the following commands one line at a time
Read the rest here
|Webmasters / Re: Professional Web Design And Development In Warri, Delta State, Nigeria by fewj(m): 8:10pm On Aug 03, 2015|
|Family / Re: Finally Got A Job After So Long, But My In-Laws Won't Let Me Have It! by fewj(m): 12:05am On Jun 27, 2015|
This is already a sign that you're letting your inlaws run your marriage, on the long run, this could crash the union...
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