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|Politics / Re: Boko Haram Militants Overrun Prestigious Mobile Police Training College In Gwoza by free2ryhme: 12:35pm|
Are u basing your opinion on facts or hearsay
|Health / Dead British-nigerian Being Tested For Ebola In Austria by free2ryhme: 5:04pm On Aug 18|
A 48-year-old British Nigerian woman is feared to have died of the deadly Ebola virus in Austria.
The woman’s body was found at her apartment in Vomp, in the Tyrol, at the weekend after she returned from a trip to Nigeria.
Blood, hair and urine samples have been sent to a tropical disease centre in Hamburg for urgent tests.
The woman, who has a British passport, had travelled from Nigeria to Germany where she then flew back to her home in Vomp. Her body was discovered in her flat on Saturday.
Austrian officials confirmed today they implemented emergency measures following the suggestion that she might have died from the Ebola virus.
Results from the Centre for Tropical Diseases in the northern Germany city of Hamburg are expected sometime today.
The doctor who attended the scene where the body was found gave the cause of death as a viral infection.
Police confirmed that they had already ruled out violent crime for her death.
They were alerted to the fact that there might be a problem when a relative had called them to say they could not contact the woman.
Head of the regional health board, Franz Katzgraber said that he regarded the risk that the woman had died from the Ebola virus as being at the lower end of the scale.
However he confirmed it was nevertheless vital to implement emergency measures even when there was just a suspicion.
He said only one person has died from the virus in Nigeria and the risk of catching it from a trip to the country was low, and much more likely if somebody had come in from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone.
The woman’s home has been sealed off and emergency services staff including medics who found the body have been quarantined.
|Politics / Re: Lagos Airport Suicide Bomber In Picture by free2ryhme: 4:42pm On Aug 18|
cococandy: That police woman just dey shine teeth
Why she no go shine teeth when she dey happy say the small boy no die while servicing 72 virgins
|Politics / Re: Lagos Airport Suicide Bomber In Picture by free2ryhme: 4:37pm On Aug 18|
Watching closely to see if BH. Claims responsibility
|Family / Re: Robbers Snatch Man’s Car, Throw Away 3-month Baby, molest Wife To Stupor by free2ryhme: 9:36am On Aug 18|
What a wicked world
|Politics / Re: Atiku Ready To Declare For Presidency, APC Plans For National Convention by free2ryhme: 9:28am On Aug 18|
Our political party keeps recycling the same set of rogues from rival parties. This is nigeria for you #moralbankcrupt
|Religion / Re: Churches Raise Prayer Warriors Against Ebola Virus by free2ryhme: 11:15am On Aug 16|
My people perish for lack of understanding
|Politics / Minnesota Town Elects Duke The Dog As New Mayor by free2ryhme: 11:09am On Aug 16|
A 7-year-old pup named Duke will lead the town of Cormorant, a rural village of about 12 people in the northwestern part of the Gopher State, after the recent hilarious election.
this oyibo sef and their unusual way of doing things
|Career / Must Read – Do Women Have To Dress Like Men To Be Taken Seriously? by free2ryhme: 11:42am On Aug 15|
Recently, I have seen a lot of articles on the internet with headlines such as ‘Dress for success, dress like a man’. These articles explore the need for women in the corporate world to suppress their feminine side in order to project a competent and serious look. Women are advised to wear dark and bland suits, less make-up and give firmer handshakes.
I read the story of a woman working in the IT industry who was told by her boss: “If you want to be taken seriously in IT, you need to dress like a man”. She had to make a dramatic change from the ‘dress and heels’ to the ‘shirt and khakis’ look. This was done in a means to tone down her appearance and avoid distracting clients.
While we may agree that certain sensual dress styles should be kept out of the corporate setting, women in the corporate world can find a way to look feminine and at the same time, professional. But the dilemma is: what exactly is feminine and professional? Where do we draw the line? In some schools of thought, women can wear form-fitting clothes as long as they cover every inch of their flesh. That means sleeveless dresses, plunging necklines and skirts-that-stop-above-the-knee are out the window.
Some others believe that wearing the latest trends to work is unacceptable except you work in the fashion industry. They believe that wearing overly trendy clothing can overshadow work achievements. Executive women who appear too trendy can come across as alluring, shifting the focus away from their business skills.
However, the movie series ‘Suits’ and ‘Scandal’ reveal how feminine elegance can meet professional on the same platform. The characters in these series show that women should give themselves the freedom to express their own personal style. For the Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres), Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) and Donna Paulson (Sarah Rafferty) characters in the Suits series, their on-set costumes fit well into the corporate legal practice and they are also aspirational, trendy, and elegant.
Not everyone shares this opinion, just like the lady’s boss in the example I gave earlier. There are some people that still think dresses and dainty shoes would never work for women aspiring for success in the corporate world.
What is your experience? And what do you think? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.
|Violent/Disgusting Non-Celebrity Crimes / Man Beat Baby Boy To Death For Peeing On Him During A Diaper Change by free2ryhme: 9:16am On Aug 15|
People need to think twice about who they allow to babysit their children. A man by the name of Austin Hamilton is being charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. Austin Hamilton spanked his girlfriend’s baby boy to death with a black leather belt.
This situation occurred while he was supposed to be babysitting one-year-old Sincere Williams and his six-year-old brother. The children’s mother Tiffany Williams of Tampa, Florida, left her children in the care of her boyfriend at a Motel Six while she was working.
Austin Hamilton was changing Sincere’s diaper around 8:00 P.M. Saturday night, as a result Sincere urinated over 24-year-old Austin Hamilton.
After Austin spanked the baby with a leather belt, he called 911 after he noticed the child was struggling to breathe. When the ambulance arrived at the scene of the crime, they found Sincere Williams unresponsive and drove him to St. Joseph’s Hospital. Once they arrived at the hospital Sincere was pronounced dead.
“According to a Tampa Police Department report, Hamilton told officers at the scene he didn’t hit the victim and was not involved in any accidents that could have caused his death,” The Daily Mail reports.
After this statement was revealed, the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s Office later concluded that the child died of blunt trauma to the stomach, which made Hamilton quickly change his story.
Austin Hamilton told the police he lost control and smacked the baby numerous times with a leather belt. He claims he tried to pick the child up, but he fell over and hit his head.
Sincere’s six-year-old brother was not injured, nor was he involved in the death of his brother. Police are continuing to investigate the murder. Austin Hamilton has been sent to Hillsborough County Jail
|Sports / Re: Breaking News: Fifa Reinstates Nigeria Sacked FA President by free2ryhme: 9:14pm On Aug 14|
saints2: Fifa, are we back in slavery? The last time I check Nigeria is a soverign nation.
This my friend is the power Inter-govermental Organizations ( IGO ) welds over states
|Sports / Re: Kickoffnigeria Closes Down by free2ryhme: 6:02pm On Aug 14|
Will comment ltr
|Education / Re: OOU Students On Protest Over The Reduction Of School Fee by free2ryhme: 4:15pm On Aug 14|
Educational form of arab spring in western nigeria
|Sports / FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves To 3rd In Africa, 33rd Globally by free2ryhme: 3:47pm On Aug 14|
Nigeria have moved up to become the third highest African team and moved up just one place to the 33rd position in the world in the FIFA World Rankings for August 2014.
The Super Eagles climbed three places in the Confederation of African Football region and 10 spots on the global list.
The Super Eagles have been able to poll a total of 673 points which moved them above Egypt.
Nigeria’s higher placing is because of their performance in the World Cup, where they reached the last 16.
Sierra Leone climbs 14 places in the FIFA ranking, lifting them into the top 50 for the fist time in their history. FIFA ranked the Leone Stars 50th in the world, as the team breaks into the top 10 teams on the continent.
Suffering a drop of 273 points, the biggest by any team in the world, Cape Verde, fell from fifth in the African list to 15th, and 75th place in the world. But the biggest mover in the world is Lesotho, who have risen 26 places to 105th, making them 29th in Africa.
Algeria retain their position at the top of the African list.
The first five positions in the world remains unchanged with Germany occupying the top spot having polled a total of 1705 points to cement first spot.
Argentina, Netherlands are in second and third positions respectively, while Colombia and Belgium trail in fourth and fifth positions in that order.
|Technology Market / My Frustrating Experience With MTN BIS Autorenewal by free2ryhme: 6:59pm On Aug 13|
My subscription was abt to expire last week saturday and I had to get the N1500 for autorenewal only for me to get a text yesterday ( tuesday) " Sorry, you do not have enough credit to renew your BlackBerry subscription. Please load a recharge card and send BIS to 21600 for service renewal. Thank you." Immediately checked my balance only to discover my N1500 gone and no autorenewal.
I called online customer service I was amazed as to how these so called customer agent try to pin it on me without accepting full responsibilty for not autorenewing my account and worst of all they refused to activate my BIS and diplomatically avoid answers to straight questions I present them.
As a last minute resolve I decided to visit a customer service centre at apapa eleganza building to be precise and the situation was no different from their online counterpart.
I took the bold step and switch to airtel BIS 2GB and getting service value for my paysworth. MTN is after ur money and not given value for money. MTN is scam
|Culture / Re: 20-year-old Undergraduate Crowned King Of Issele-Ukwu by free2ryhme: 4:33am On Aug 13|
|Politics / Re: ECOWAS Official, Who Assisted Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, Dies Of Ebola In Lagos by free2ryhme: 2:25am On Aug 13|
sad things dey happen
|Politics / ECOWAS Official, Who Assisted Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, Dies Of Ebola In Lagos by free2ryhme: 12:19am On Aug 13|
Nigeria has recorded another death from the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. This time it is a staff of the Lagos Liason office of the Economic Community of West African State - ECOWAS headquarters, Mr Jatto Abdulqudir. Confirming his death in a statement, ECOWAS management said the 36 year old man was among those who assisted the late Liberian Patrick Sawyerr when he came to Lagos for a regional meeting and was quarantined after Sawyerr died of the deadly disease. This brings to three the number of deaths from the deadly virus in Nigeria. The first two being Sawyerr and a Nigerian nurse.
Find the full text of the ECOWAS statement after the cut...
"The ECOWAS Commission announces with deep regret the passing of a staff member of its Lagos Liaison Office, Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, aged 36. Mr. Abdulqudir, a Protocol Assistant, was among those who assisted the Liberian delegate to a regional meeting Mr. Patrick Sawyer, who died from the Ebola Virus Disease at a Lagos hospital on 25th July 2014.
“Mr. Abdulqudir had been under quarantine following that sad incident.
“The Commission wishes to use this opportunity to express its gratitude to Nigerian government authorities and others who contributed to managing the late official while under quarantine. The Management of the Commission wishes to commiserate with Mr. Abdulqudir’s family and colleagues and prays for the repose of his soul.
"Before this sad event, the Commission working in collaboration with Nigerian health authorities, had disinfected all the facilities of the ECOWAS Lagos Liaison Office as part of precautionary measures to safeguard the health, safety and security of staff members, and will continue to monitor the situation.
“Management has also intensified awareness campaign among staff on the deadly virus and uses this opportunity to invoke the spirit of solidarity and mutual assistance.
“The Commission wishes to reassure staff of all Community Institutions all over the entire region that it is taking all necessary steps to guarantee their health and safety.
“Furthermore, Management enjoins all staff members and community citizens in general to intensify the observance of personal hygiene. They should also report any suspected case to health facilities and seek medical advice or attention for the effective containment and defeat of the Ebola disease.
“On the directive of regional leaders, ECOWAS has already set up a Solidarity Fund to fight the disease and has solicited the support contribution of Member States and development partners to the Fund to rid the region of the virus.
“The ECOWAS Commission wishes to reiterate its continued commitment to support Member States in confronting this deadly virus.”
|Foreign Affairs / Re: Russian Nuclear Bombers Keep Roaming Closer To U.S. Airspace by free2ryhme: 2:49pm On Aug 09|
Those threats were with intent that nuclear weapon will not be used the only close attempt was with the cuban missle crisis and we all knew how it end reason prevailed over annihilation
|Foreign Affairs / Re: Russian Nuclear Bombers Keep Roaming Closer To U.S. Airspace by free2ryhme: 11:44am On Aug 09|
MAD (mutual assured destruction ) inevitable
|Health / Re: Ebola Latest: US Rejects Nigeria’s Request For Trial Drug by free2ryhme: 10:40am On Aug 09|
Nigerian Doctors are never research oriented but money oriented . The university education they acquired was to make money and not to engage in profitable research to save lives
|Health / Re: Lagos Is Unusually Dry This Morning. Ebola Scare? (Pictures) by free2ryhme: 12:26pm On Aug 08|
ITbomb: Na APC cause am, dem no wan people to go out and vote
|Health / Re: NMA Strike Suspended? by free2ryhme: 3:45am On Aug 07|
|Politics / Re: APGA Loses All Its Elected National Assembly Legislators To The PDP by free2ryhme: 3:44am On Aug 07|
This is an obvious that politics in the east lacks coherrence and ideology and everyone involve are just concerned about their selfish self centredness
|Romance / Re: ... by free2ryhme: 1:47pm On Aug 02|
Children dey send u love letter u dey feel on top. U too cheap it is obvious cos u cant handle few seconds of popularity on nl
|Celebrities / Re: Marrying 3 Wives Is My Destiny And I Am Happy When I Look At Them - OJB Jazreel by free2ryhme: 1:35pm On Aug 02|
Elnino4ladies: ...well, u may hv a point..weda he marry 3 wives or 20 is non of ma bizness..bt his reasons 4 marryin 3 wives sound so lame nd highly inconsequential...
Let him be the judge of that and he is not complaining to you either. The pic is self evident
|Celebrities / Re: Marrying 3 Wives Is My Destiny And I Am Happy When I Look At Them - OJB Jazreel by free2ryhme: 1:34pm On Aug 02|
Carry go mdm opinion
|Celebrities / Re: Marrying 3 Wives Is My Destiny And I Am Happy When I Look At Them - OJB Jazreel by free2ryhme: 1:16pm On Aug 02|
Dem dey laff your shallow opinion for the thread
|Celebrities / Re: Marrying 3 Wives Is My Destiny And I Am Happy When I Look At Them - OJB Jazreel by free2ryhme: 1:14pm On Aug 02|
Elnino4ladies: Dis man is highly dilusional..u marry 3 wives all in d name of destiny..WTF..??..*i pity ladies tho*
U no get one you dey insult person wey get three, e come beg u for dowry to marry them or e ask u for money take feed them and his children
|Celebrities / Re: Marrying 3 Wives Is My Destiny And I Am Happy When I Look At Them - OJB Jazreel by free2ryhme: 1:11pm On Aug 02|
Like u said na your own opinion however we dey shame for you
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