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Autos / Re: Clean Peugeot 406 Automatic 2003 Tokunbo @ 1.65M(08096577304) by SmartchoicesNG: 4:34am

What of 607 sir? Do you know if it's problematic?
It depends. If you have any one who knows how to fix it. But I have seen a senior colleague who loved it and threw money at it like rainfall.... But ended up selling it as a junk. You don't wanna be in such shoes. He's flexing the Camry muscle now and smiling.
My advice: stay away
Travel / Re: On Vacation: New York City by Originalsly: 4:34am
NYC... dedicated to bikers!...fantasize on this!

Programming / Re: Whatsapp Group For Web Desginers And Java Programmers by Nanpee: 4:34am
08148935843 pls add me
TV/Movies / Re: Big Brother Naija 2017: Live Thread by Agbgift(f): 4:33am

I blame Tboss for using sugar to cook chicken, she should have asked for the opinion of the HMs especially the HoH.
EFE is drunk and he can't contain his utterences 2nite, maybe drunkenness is his major weakness afterall
Who uses sugar to cook chicken?
She wan kill people? Not everyone eats sugar. She for ask questions before she add am.
Religion / “Every Pastor Who Collects Tithes Is A Thief” by HerexG(m): 4:33am
As far as many pastors are concerned, the most important scripture of all is not to be found in the word of Jesus. Neither is it even in the New Testament. That scripture says: “‘Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and try me now in this,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it.’” (Malachi 3:10).

This scripture is drummed repeatedly into Christians on Sundays. However, the only time Jesus mentioned tithing in scripture, he pointed out that it was not a weighty matter of the law. (Matthew 23:23). Hebrews says people only receive tithes “according to the law.” (Hebrews 7:5). It then insists tithing (and everything else under the law) has been annulled: “The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless.” (Hebrews 7:18-19). Nevertheless, mercenary pastors continue to insist on the payment of tithes….

Latter-day Pharisees
Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for keeping part instead of the whole law. (Matthew 23:23). That is what tithe-collecting pastors do today. If we insist our congregants must pay tithes, we must also insist that they keep the rest of the law. James says: “Whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all.” (James 2:10). Therefore, if we insist on tithing, we should also refrain from eating pork. We should stone adulterers, execute homosexuals, kill Sabbath violators and restore blood-sacrifices.

Tithe-collecting pastors counter this by maintaining the payment of tithes pre-dated the law. Here Abraham is cited as the cardinal example of someone who paid tithes before the promulgation of the Law of Moses, as did Jacob, his grandson. However, such arguments are disingenuous.

Before the law, tithing was at best an example but not a commandment. Moreover, pastors fail to mention that Abraham only tithed once in his lifetime. When he did, he did not even tithe his own money: he tithed the spoils of war. He gave ten percent of the plunder he took when he rescued Lot to Melchisedec, king of Salem. But then he did not even keep the rest but returned it (all ninety percent) to the king of Sodom.
For his part, Jacob also tithed only once. He did this in a “let’s make a deal” arrangement he offered to God: “Jacob made a vow, saying, ‘If God will be with me, and keep me in this way that I am going, and give me bread to eat and clothing to put on, so that I come back to my father’s house in peace, then the LORD shall be my God. And this stone which I have set as a pillar shall be God’s house, and of all that you give me I will surely give a tenth to you.’” (Genesis 28:20-22). This kind of deal about accepting God only under certain self-serving conditions should certainly not be a term of reference for any serious believer.

Lies upon lies
The first lie pastors tell Christians is what some have referred to as “the eleventh commandment:” “Thou shalt pay thy tithes to thy local church.” But the bible says no such thing. The storehouse of Malachi was not a church. It was a place where food was kept.

Pastors hide from church-members the fact that money was not acceptable as tithe. The tithe was a tenth of the seed and fruit of the land and of the animals which ate of the land. (Leviticus 27:30-32). That is why God says: “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be FOOD in my house.” (Malachi 3:10). He does not say “that there may be MONEY in my house.” The food was used to feed the Levites, the poor, widows, orphans and strangers.

Pastors also conveniently fail to teach the biblical tithe. The principles of tithing were not laid down by Malachi. They were laid down by Moses. The study of Moses’ guidelines quickly reveals that the biblical tithe has no application whatsoever to Christians and is mischievously violated by tithe-collecting pastors today.
According to the Law of Moses, the tithe was divided into three allocations. The first year, it was given to the Levite. The second year, it was given to widows, orphans and the poor. The third year, it was eaten in the company of the faithful before the Lord as thanksgiving for his faithfulness. (Deuteronomy 14:22-28). In the seventh year, there was no planting and no reaping and therefore no tithing.
So the next time your pastor asks you to pay tithe, ask him about the seventh-year reprieve. Also ask him if you can give your tithe to the orphanage, or bring it as food items to be eaten in church. Believe me; he will not agree with you because it is your money he is after.

Inapplicability of tithes
Tithing was only applicable to Jews and to the land of Israel. When large populations of Jews lived in Babylon, Ammon, Moab, Egypt, and Syria, these lands became tithe-able lands. However, tithes were not acceptable from strictly Gentile lands. So you need to ask your pastor how come he is collecting tithes in Nigeria.
Servants or slaves who worked on the land did not tithe because the land did not belong to them. Since only agricultural and animal resources were included, a fisherman gave no tithe of his fisheries. Neither did a miner or a carpenter pay tithes, nor anyone from the various professional occupations. So if you are not a farmer or a keeper of livestock, tell your 419 pastor tithing is biblically inapplicable to you.
Moreover, the only people authorised to receive tithes were the Levites. (Hebrews 7:5). So if your Pastor is a “tithe-collector,” ask him if he happens to be a Jew. Remind him that, even though a Jew, Jesus could not receive the tithe because he was not from the tribe of Levi but from that of Judah.
The trick, of course, is for pastors today to claim we are “Levites.” If your pastor is one such dissembler, ask him if he lives as a Levite. Remind him that Levites had no land and did not have private property. Ask him also how he knows he is from the tribe of Levi, which happens to be one of the lost tribes of Israel. Point out to him that even Jewish rabbis don’t claim to be Levites today because all Jewish genealogical records were lost with the destruction of the Temple in AD 70, ensuring that it is no longer possible to ascertain the true identity of Levites.
Therefore, if Jews no longer tithe because the Levites are a lost tribe, how can Christian pastors collect tithes when we are not even Jewish, how much more Levites? If Jewish rabbis, whose terms of reference remain the Old Testament no longer collect tithes, then pastors who insist Christians are under a New Testament have no business doing so.
The conclusion then is inescapable. Every pastor who collects tithes is nothing but “a thief and a robber.” (John 10:1).

Source: https://blogjist.wordpress.com/2017/02/12/every-pastor-who-collects-tithes-is-a-thief/

Crime / Re: Many Dead In Calabar As Eatery Operator Poisons Customers by madridguy(m): 4:33am
People can be wicked.
Politics / Re: Which State Governor Deserve This Come 2019...photo.. by shinarambo1: 4:32am
Amosun of course.

That is one of the areas of ogun state with the highest population due to it's proximity to lagos i.e Ojodu, Alagbole, akute and Onibudo axis. I got the pictures below from a friend living in that area, and it's not even rainy season yet. grin

Literature / Re: Black Maria by psalmorado05: 4:32am
Nawa oooo............Mr Larry I con weak for u ooo !
Or we just assumed the story has end!? Ah
Education / Re: How True: Oau Proposed Academic Calendar '16/17 by Bamoha(m): 4:31am
If you are an OAU 2016/2017 fresher, in Computer science and engineering department... Drop your number to be added to a whatsapp group chat for help on admission process or add 08133230618 and send a message
Sports / A Footballer Who Is Also A Student by Dboy55: 4:31am
Marcus Rashford is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and also combines education with his football career.

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford
The 19-year-old has being a Manchester United player since he was 7, and he currently attend the Ashton on Mersey school in the United Kingdom.

Rashford scored two goals in his first Premier League game for Manchester United against Arsenal in February 2016 and also scored on his England debut in May 2016.

According to report, Marcus Rashford already has nine GCSE grades A-C under his belt and is believed to be taking A-levels this summer.

See his photos below

Politics / Re: President Cancels Trip To Sambisa Forest, To Be Represented By Defence Minister by madridguy(m): 4:30am
Programming / Waymo V. Uber : Trade Secret Lessons by legalifyNg: 4:29am
(A Six Minute Read)

In case you are not aware of this recently filed, popular American case, lets bring you up to date:

Anthony Levandowski, was a former manager at Waymo’s self-driving car project, he left the company in January 2016, after which he formed a new company in February 2016 that called Otto, and he sold Otto to Uber in August 2016 for $680 million. Uber's top major purpose of acquiring Otto was specifically for its use of laser sensors to guide self-driving cars (“LiDAR” technology). Waymo, too, uses a proprietary LiDAR system in its self-driving cars and contends that its trade secrets were obtained by Otto and Uber.

Waymo's Side of the Story

Waymo alleges that Levandowski copied approximately 14,000 files from Waymo months before leaving the company, wiped and reformatted his company-issued hard-drive to avoid detection, and met with Uber representatives while still in the employment of Waymo.
Uber by purchasing Otto, acquired the stolen information. Waymo only knew about the alleged theft when a mutual supplier copied Waymo on an email containing machine drawings for components of Otto’s LiDAR system – which were remarkably similar to Waymo’s.  
Hence, the suit. Waymo claims for temporary and permanent injunctive relief as well as monetary damages.

Uber's version:

Uber denies this allegation, it also states that the lawsuit filed by Waymo is a premeditated attempt to curtail competition, which Uber poses to Waymo.

What is trade secret
A trade secret is any information that derives economic value from being unknown by others who could gain value from its use or disclosure and is also protected from public knowledge, use, or disclosure by reasonable measures.
Examples of trade secrets include customer lists, trade mixture or combinations and machine or Technology blueprints, Mechanical formulas, computer softwares, or data.
The major difference between Trade secrets and other forms of intellectual property, is public knowledge. Trade secrets must be kept from the public at all times. Most importantly, unlike the other forms of intellectual property , trade secrets law does not grant a set of exclusive control/use rights; instead, it merely protects the information from wrongful access.

Although not all start-ups or business in Nigeria can be said to have trade secrets to protect. Most business and startups that have trade secrets, the run the risk of misappropriating it in the start-up phase, such as sourcing for investors or seed funding stages.

Possible Prevention Techniques

1). Contractual Agreements

As a business or startup, you cannot, with 100 percent assurance, control your trade secret in a water tight manner. Some persons, workers, in the company will know about it. One of the means of preventing disclosure is though various contractual agreements such as non disclosure agreements and non compete agreements.
If your business has trade secrets, you should be taking reasonable steps to protect the secrecy of the information, beginning with non disclosure agreements and, where applicable, non compete agreements.
We will analyse NDAs and non compete agreements in future posts.

2). High Technology Security.
In pursing a claim in court, the court would likely look into the measures and securities your have put in place to prevent such trade secret misappropriation. Apart from the court perspective, a business will save it self a lot of headaches if it puts in place reasonable security measures to guide against such incidence.
To do this, this, may establish a secured process of monitoring access to secured or encrypted information, which alerts you immediately certain high valued trade secret are accessed by unauthorized persons or authorized persons through authorized or unauthorized means, either to download, upload t or transfer the files.

3). Employee Awareness

Let employees know what trade secrets are, why they should not access it, how they should access it, who to access it, and the implication of unauthorized access and misappropriation os such secret.

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Politics / Re: Governor Ambode Commissions A New Bus Terminal At TBS, Lagos (See Photos) by 9jakool: 4:29am
Looks good. With the rate of the population growth in Lagos coupled with its already 20 million inhabitants, effective planning in infrastructure is needed to reduce the horrendous traffic congestion. I suggest that the completion of the 7 light rail lines wrap up fast. I would even suggest an underground metro planning for Lagos in the future due to it's high and fast growing population. Every modes of transport should be explored and utilized.
Education / Re: Oau Payment Instructions For 2016/2017 Session by Bamoha(m): 4:29am
If you are an OAU 2016/2017 fresher, in Computer science and engineering department... Drop your number to be added to a whatsapp group chat for help on admission process
Family / Re: Nigerian Lady Begins Search For Her Mother Who Went Missing 28 Years Ago. Photos by AreaFada2: 4:28am
People are wicked. So after 28 years, a woman who went out to buy admission form never came back and no one went to look for her?

Ask your dad where your mum came from.

But of course they would have looked for her na.

Like searching, asking family/friends, reporting to the police, checking hospitals, mortuaries, etc.

Who would not look for a missing mother with young kids?

Remember no access to social media like we do now.

Things were VERY different.

But police should have investigated the circumstances at home/surrounding buying the form? Was she going to buy defying hubby/in-laws if married? And so on.
Politics / Re: Name The Worst Three Performing Governors In Nigeria by SmartchoicesNG: 4:28am
Benue Benue and Benue
Religion / Re: Apostle Suleman & Wife, Lizzy Loved Up Like Never Before In New Photos by Olu317(m): 4:27am

This doesnt even address the issues I rasied. Yes Islam acknowledged the coming of christ. Christ was a messenger like any other messenger. He was a worshipper of God who doesn't sing, nor dance to musical instruments as a form of worship, Instead he worshipped by putting his face on the ground.

The issue I raised was why did God in the Bible, and why did Christ himself preach and teach violence? and again, I will put forth some bible verses for you to contemplate. And yes, the Bible says kill infidels. why? beacuse they don't believe in the God that you worship.

Deuteronomy 17

If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant; 17:3 And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded; 17:4 And it be told thee, and thou hast heard of it, and enquired diligently, and, behold, it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in Israel; 17:5 Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.

Kill you family members:
Or Deuteronomy 13:

6 If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, “Let us go and worship other gods” (gods that neither you nor your ancestors have known, 7 gods of the peoples around you, whether near or far, from one end of the land to the other), 8 do not yield to them or listen to them. Show them no pity. Do not spare them or shield them. 9 You must certainly put them to death. Your hand must be the first in putting them to death, and then the hands of all the people. 10 Stone them to death, because they tried to turn you away from the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. 11 Then all Israel will hear and be afraid, and no one among you will do such an evil thing again.

Or Numbers 31, where God commands the Israelites to attack Midian and kill all the men, all the married women and all the male children but to keep the virgin females as the spoils of war and distribute them among the soldiers. The reason offered for that barbarism? Two Midianite women had allegedly “tempted” two Israelite men to worship other gods.

jesus asking for people to be killed. innocent people at that
New International Version
But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.'"

Jesus talks about his real mission on earth.

These are just few for you to digest. I shall post more soon. In sha Allah

My friend, it is obvious you are looking for Christ to come into your life and it is a good thing to seek out his personality. However, you still need to study because you behave exactly like the Israelites too when Jesus Christ told them that he (Jesus) and God are one. They pick up stone to kill him. And they later killed Jesus through hanging on the cross but my King Jesus rose up. Then leave your fake crusaders alone because what you are trying to insinuate isn't correct. All the disciples of Jesus were killed in a gruesome way. And all the Old Testament, didn't it affect the children of Israel when he gave them the ten commandments? Didn't Israelites lived in Egypt? Whom do you think God was referring ? My friend go and find Jesus because he is near you and your heart will be at peace.
Education / Re: Dispute Between Author & Publisher: Cassava Republic Press Response To Hanif All by kingphilip(m): 4:26am
Op where's your sauce

This is what happens when trust goes missing suddenly...

That's why before entering into a contract take all the time and look at possible hitches that will come about the contract in the future and try to put in clauses that will help you to not suffer enough damages in the contract..

As this has happened it has happened and I think an understanding can be reached though but I feel the author should understand that it's his hard-earned work quite alright it might actually be that what's in the public domain may not tally with what's on ground..

But all in all I hope a peaceful resolution I'd achieved soon
Foreign Affairs / Re: The "Secret Service" Says They Can No Longer Afford The Trump Family Lifestyle by vioment: 4:26am
E b as if PMB own good pass dis 1 own o.

This guy own worse. This wan na baboon.
Politics / Re: A Nigerian Woman's Electricity Innovation by SmartchoicesNG: 4:26am
Religion / Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by VickyRotex(f): 4:25am
Culled from Holy Bible App.

Matthew 12:46-13:17

2. Pursue intimacy

Some dangerous cults have twisted the words of Jesus (12:50) to teach that becoming a Christian means severing all relations with your family. This is not only dangerous, but also unbiblical. The fifth commandment is ‘honour your father and your mother’ (Exodus 20:12). In the New Testament, we are told that, ‘Anyone who does not provide for relatives, and especially for immediate family members, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever’ (1 Timothy 5:8 ).

Yet Jesus shows here that there is something even more important than your relationship with your own family. Your supreme calling is to an intimate relationship with Jesus, doing ‘the will of the Father’ (Matthew 12:50).

Jesus says, ‘Whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother’ (v.50). His words speak of intimacy, permanence and acceptance – a relationship at the deepest possible level. You can have this amazing closeness to Jesus. Stay close to him each day and you will fulfil your potential.
Travel / Re: General U.s.a (student) Visa Enquiries-part 11 by slimmy2005(m): 4:25am
If you want to pay for application fee, please let me know. I'll exchange for 400/$
Politics / Re: Ahead Of 2019: Ambode, Fashola In Political Mudslinging- Daily Trust by SmartchoicesNG: 4:24am
How does this dirty report improve the well-being of the common man in Lagos?
Politics / Re: Ahead Of 2019: Ambode, Fashola In Political Mudslinging- Daily Trust by madridguy(m): 4:23am
2019 is still very far.
Travel / Re: General Guide To Australian Permanent Resident Visa Through Skilled Migration. by mamajaz(f): 4:22am
@ chidike, I felicitate with you on the early arrival of your grants, congrats in multiple folds, may you sow& reap in multiple folds in the land. Congrats bro, that PTE-A sha Wey you never even write& the results son land...
@ chief bellong; Chidike was the bringer of that 90 band anointing to this family house oh, followed by his twin brother Bnimz.
Politics / Ahead Of 2019: Ambode, Fashola In Political Mudslinging- Daily Trust by HungerBAD: 4:22am
By Nurudeen Oyewole, Lagos.

When Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, in an unusual candour few days ago, let out his frustration against his immediate predecessor and current Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, not a few political observers have started connecting the dots to the likely implication of what the outcome would be.

After leading a team of journalists across specific places where there are ongoing projects of his administration, Ambode lamented how his efforts to rehabilitate the roads leading to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, and the Presidential Lodge, Marina, were being hampered by the Federal Ministry of Works.

“The road linking Oshodi to the international airport, you would all agree with me, is a national embarrassment. In the spirit of the regeneration and urbanisation this administration has set out to achieve, we believe strongly that the road must be repaired. And we took it upon ourselves to appropriate the 2017 budget and asked the House of Assembly to approve the total reconstruction of the airport road, from Oshodi to the international airport,” Ambode said.

The governor had gone a step further ýto reveal that prior to his emergence, the ministry, now presided over by Fashola, was owing the state the sum of N51 billion as reimbursement for reconstructions carried out by the state government on federal roads.

He further said, “The historic place we refer to as Presidential Lodge is still more or less being tossed about in terms of being handed over to us. We believe strongly that by May 27, 2017, we should be able to invite Mr. President and other people who have actually made Lagos what it is today to that Presidential Lodge for the final banquet and dinner to mark Lagos at 50.

“As we speak, we are yet to gain entrance into that place, and this is frustrating our programme. So I want to use this medium to appeal and say that the approval of Mr. President should be rightly honoured, and the agencies concerned, that is the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, and the security services, should honour that promise by Mr. President. We just believe strongly that we must proceed to gain access into that place so that we can roll out our programmes for Lagos at 50.’’

Less than 24 hours after the mass media went to town with the story, Fashola, returned his own salvo. In a statement issued by his media aide, Hakeem Bello, the former governor was short of calling his successor ungrateful. Indeed, he was emphatic that what the governor said was not true, saying he was only “raising storm in a tea cup.”

”This response is to ensure that members of the public are not misled. The allegations of lack of cooperation from the ministry and frustration of Lagos

State government development initiatives are simply not true,” a part of the statement read.

Fashola recalled that in 2016 he approved the use of the Federal Ministry of Works yard at Oworonsoki for the Lagos State government to create a lay-by to ease traffic. He also approved that Lagos State be granted the right to manage the street light on the 3rd Mainland Bridge to support the security initiatives of the state. He added that within the same year, the minister also supported the approval of the World Bank Loan of $200million to Lagos State, a request the previous administration had denied the state.

“As far as the international airport road, which is currently the ground for the alleged ‘frustration’ is concerned, the correct position is that the Lagos State government presented a request for four roads it would wish to take over.

“The ministry has presented the memorandum conveying the request of the Lagos State government to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as was done with a similar request by the Kaduna State government in 2016.

“Due to the fact that two of the roads also connect Ogun State, the FEC could not reach an immediate decision on them because it requested the input of the other state government affected,” the statement added.

On the Presidential Lodge, Marina, Fashola said the building was actually under the purview of the Presidency and that whereas the ministry has been directed to work on the modalities for transfer, it still has the survey plan pending.

The minister further queried the motive behind Ambode’s public accusations, saying it should be scrutinised because it came barely a week after the governor spoke with him on phone, “the first of its kind since the assumption of office on May 29, 2015.”

Although pundits say the actions of both gladiators go beyond official disagreement, the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that all is well.

“There is no crisis anywhere. Whatever you have seen so far was a minor issue that must have been caused by communication gap, which we, as a party, will look into and address.” Joe Igbokwe, the party’s publicity secretary in the state said,

Igbokwe, however, agreed that the road leading to the international airport has actually been a shame to the country. But he was quick to attribute the state of the road to years of abandonment by the former ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “It used to be an issue when the PDP was in power, but not anymore. The APC government is the same. There is no rancour anywhere. And I can assure Lagosians that in the next six months or thereabouts, the road leading to the airport will be renovated. We are together,” he said.

But it is not known whether the two gladiators involved in the political brickbat share Igbokwe’s position.

Indeed, the alleged political discord between Fashola and Ambode was a matter of speculations ahead of the 2015 general elections. At the time, while the candidacy of Ambode, a former accountant-general of Lagos State, was being promoted by ýthe party’s national leader and former governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Fashola was said to have vigorously pushed for the candidacy of his former attorney-general and commissioner for justice, Olasupo Sasore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Ambode eventually defeated Sasore and other contenders in the APC gubernatorial primary election by a wide margin. The bad blood the outcome of the primary generated was carefully managed such that both Ambode and Fashola were always on the campaign trail together. But the newly found love between the duo could not thrive for long after Ambode won the gubernatorial election and was subsequently sworn into office.

As President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office and started searching for personalities that would work with him as ministers and advisers, speculations became rife that the hawks within the Tinubu/Ambode caucus of the party were out to prevent the appointment of Fashola. In what seemed to be acting true to the playbook, at a point, how Fashola as governor of the state had spent N78.3 million to develop a personal website with mobile applications was revealed. The noise was yet to simmer when another damaging report crept to public domain concerning how the former governor expended a whooping sum of N139 million on the construction of two boreholes at the state’s Government House.

The allegations failed to discourage the president, who eventually sent Fashola’s name to the National Assembly for subsequent confirmation as minister.

The appointment of Fashola appeared to have opened a new vista of politics in the South-West geopolitical zone. It is believed that observers are sensing attempts to checkmate Tinubu’s political relevance in the zone. On more than one occasions, Fashola’s name, alongside that of the Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, was mentioned as the president’s henchmen who were saddled with the responsibility of taking the region out of Tinubu’s political grip.

Those who believe this line of thought are quick to pinpoint how Tinubu’s godson, Segun Abraham, was schemed out of the recent APC gubernatorial primary election in Ondo State. The party’s candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), eventually emerged winner in the general election. His emergence was said to have been made possible by Fashola, Fayemi and Amosun.

At the home front, however, the APC structure is still firmly in Tinubu’s grip, with his loyalists occupying strategic positions in the State Executive Council. That notwithstanding, insiders told Daily Trust on Sunday that alignment of forces opposed to Tinubu’s control are not relenting. It is believed that their efforts would become more manifest as the 2019 general elections draw closer.


Education / Re: OAU Admitted Students For 2016/2017 Session by Bamoha(m): 4:21am
oh,really ring road area
where in abuja??
Travel / Re: Canadian Student Visa Thread Part 12 by Michelleflores(f): 4:21am
submitted 7th and got a mail today with subject today with subject saying "Application Received/Demande reçue" and email content is empty. My application is linked to cic online and I checked, there is no update. I also tracked it on Vfs and it simply says application dispatched to Accra Ghana.
I am quite apprehensive and confused. Gurus pls assist.

Just be hopeful as I am, I actually submitted on feb 24th but it got to Accra on the 8th of march so literally I submitted on the 8th
Properties / Re: Create Your Real Estate Corporate Video Profile by mycece: 4:20am
Happy Sunday
Travel / Re: Canadian Student Visa Thread Part 12 by Ejaloni123: 4:20am
Please, during the on-line application track, I found this question; but I was unable to open the list of 6 designated countries. Can you please help, those that are experienced with the on-line application eligibility form.

"Have you visited or lived in any one of the designated countries for 6 consecutive months in the last year?"
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Npower Unpaid February Salary by moffymichael(m): 4:20am
Why the delay: now;;;;;feb stipend;
Family / Re: Photo Of Mother & Son Relaxing On A Yacht Got People Arguing by apollo13(m): 4:20am
abeg make I finish with her first before you bring out that your small prick wey be like a two month old baby

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