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Autos / Re: Photos: Volkswagen Passat Wagon ₦ 850,000 (negotiable) by AutosBay: 4:09pm
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Travel / Re: General German Visa Enquiries Part 2 by sekinatmi: 4:09pm
Hello house,pls I sent a my transcripts via niost since 2nd week in feb only for me to track now and the last line isvstill showing feb 13.pls I need clarifications b4 I go and tear for them
Travel / 8 Super Productive Things To Do At The Airport by Jovago: 4:09pm
Spending hours at the airport can be exhausting with long lines, flight delays and layovers. Travellers spend several hours at the airport waiting for the next flight and doing what they can to pass time. Jovago.com, Africa’s No. 1 booking portal has prepared a list of the most productive things to do while you wait for your flight and no, napping isn’t one of them and neither is people-watching. Try out one, or all of these eight activities at the airport and board your flight knowing that your time was well spent.


Read

The easiest things to find at the airport are books; they are a favourite among travellers worldwide. Pick up a newspaper to stay in the loop of current happenings around the world. Magazines can also be a huge information resource as there are magazines on various topics. You can glance through a fashion magazine to find current fashion trends or read a lifestyle magazine to find out the latest diet regime. With some extra time to spare, pick up a magazine on a new interest and learn new tricks in fields like gardening or interior decoration. Pack a few good books and even if you don’t finish them at the airport, you can pick up where you left off on the ride to your hotel room or while waiting for a meal at a restaurant.


Indulge

All work and no play makes Jack a dull traveller. If you’ve got a few hours to spare at the airport, use the dead time to spoil yourself. Visit the airport lounge and have a drink or two, peruse the restaurant menus and try food you wouldn’t find at your local restaurant. Some airports have showers and spas, perfect for relaxing after a day of running around, so bare down to your whitie tighties and take a cold shower or let go of some tension with a pre-flight massage. Find out what other things your airport has to offer, you might be surprised by what you’ll find.

Shop

Airports have some of the best souvenir shops around. Travellers can window-shop and buy destination specific gift items. Forgot to pack a toothbrush? Not to worry, convenience stores at airports have all the things a traveller needs to get by, plus more. You can shop for books, magazines, snacks, gadgets, travel accessories and a host of other last-minute essentials. Walk from one terminal to the other to check out what they have in store and by the time you get back, your flight might just be ready for boarding.

Watch A Movie

The average feature film lasts for two hours, and what better way to stay entertained than to be spellbound in the suspense of the latest action-packed movie. Get a few movies on your laptop, tablet or mobile phone, or stream a few online. Time flies when you’re having fun, and it’s especially true while watching a movie at the airport. One film could be all you need to forget how long you’ll have to wait for your flight. Make sure to have a fully charged device before leaving your home and find out what the latest movies are so you can stock up on them.

Have a Good Convo

Airports are filled with people looking for adventure and new experiences. Many travellers are eager to find others who share the same interests with them and a common destination is a good place to start. Don’t limit it to those you can see at the airport, take the conversation to the web, meet on Facebook, spend time on Twitter and chat on BBM, all great ways to socialise while waiting for your flight.

Scribble Down

Write postcards, letters, emails, ideas, short notes, anything you’ve always wanted to put down on paper. This can spark up great ideas you never thought about before. More than likely, you’ll be moving from one place to another throughout your trip, use the time waiting at the airport to create a travel itinerary. A travel itinerary details what places you will be and when, including your travel dates, flight details, hotel reservations, and a list of places you want to visit.

Play Games

Both the young and old get stuck in long delays at the airport. After all the chatting and shopping, there’s only one thing left to do – pull out your iPhone and engage your mind with a good game of Temple Run. Running for your life in a crazy jungle can be a great way to kill time.

If you’re not too tech savvy, go traditional and pack a deck of cards with you. Ask a fellow traveller if they would like to play, it’s a great way to make new friends.


Surf The Web

The internet is so vast that you can do almost everything on this list right through your laptop or smartphone. You can read a book, play games, catch up on news, tweet and watch movies. It’s an all-in-one travel companion that keeps you engaged from the ride to the airport to the time you board your flight. Some airports offer free Wi-Fi access at terminals to keep travellers happy, so take advantage of the opportunity and surf away.


Any other ideas for the bored traveller stuck at the airport?
Education / Today In History by iloriolushola(m): 4:09pm
Today In History. What Happened This Day In
History
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on
this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of
military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment
and more. Discover what happened today in history.
March 4
1152 Frederick Barbarossa is chosen as emperor and unites the two
factions, which emerged in Germany after the death of Henry
V.
1461 Henry VI is deposed and the Duke of York is proclaimed King
Edward IV.
1634 Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts.
1766 The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act, the cause of
bitter and violent opposition in the colonies
1789 The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and
declares that the Constitution is in effect.
1791 Vermont is admitted as the 14th state. It is the first addition
to the original 13 colonies.
1793 George Washington is inaugurated as President for the second
time.
1797 Vice-President John Adams, elected President on December 7,
to replace George Washington, is sworn in.
1801 Thomas Jefferson becomes the first President to be
inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
1813 The Russians fighting against Napoleon reach Berlin. The
French garrison evacuates the city without a fight.
1861 The Confederate States of America adopt the "Stars and Bars"
flag.
1877 The Russian Imperial Ballet stages the first performance of
"Swan Lake" in Moscow.
1901 William McKinley is inaugurated president for the second time.
Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as vice president.
1904 Russian troops begin to retreat toward the Manchurian border
as 100,000 Japanese advance in Korea.
1908 The New York board of education bans the act of whipping
students in school.
1912 The French council of war unanimously votes a mandatory
three-year military service.
1914 Doctor Fillatre of Paris, France successfully separates Siamese
twins.
1921 Warren G. Harding is sworn in as America's 29th President.
1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to his first term as
president in Washington, D.C.
1944 Berlin is bombed by the American forces for the first time.
1952 North Korea accuses the United nations of using germ
warfare.
1963 Six people get the death sentence in Paris plotting to kill
President Charles de Gaulle.
1970 Fifty-seven people are killed as the French submarine Eurydice
sinks in the Mediterranean Sea.
1975 Queen Elizabeth knights Charlie Chaplin.
1987 President Reagan takes full responsibility for the Iran-Contra
affair in a national address.
Born on March 4
1394 Prince Henry the Navigator, sponsor of Portuguese voyages of
discovery
1678 Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer and violinist.
1747 Casimir Pulaski, American Revolutionary War general.
1852 Lady (Isabella Augusta) Gregory, Irish playwright, helped
found the Abbey Theatre.
1888 Knute Rockne, football player and coach for Notre Dame.
1901 Charles Goren, world expert on the game of bridge.
1904 Ding Ling, Chinese writer and women's rights activist.
1928 Alan Sillitoe, novelist ( Saturday Night and Sunday Morning,
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner ).
1932 Miriam Makeba, South African singer.
1934 Jane Goodall, British anthropologist, known for her work with
African chimpanzees.
Romance / Re: Women Are Deceitful! by rokiatu(f): 4:09pm
MrCork:




...kaiiii... See rokiatu nyansh.... I juss wanna.... Kaiiiii!... tongue

..anyway bak to the topic..Nigerian women lie!!!
angry
Cork my hubby howdy grin grin grin grin
Dating And Meet-up Zone / Re: Hook Up Zone. by naijaboiy(m): 4:09pm
missclassy:


Studied!!!
I studied petroleum engineering
I am furthering

How about you?
I am guessing law
Am I right?
Lol which set did you graduate from?

I hope you know engineering hardly have girls in their faculty. cheesy

So where are you furthering?
Sports / Re: Who Is Nigeria Worst Striker Ever? by obeteman1: 4:09pm
APC
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by AdorableJosh(m): 4:09pm
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U can try logging in again if d same happens, pls send a mail to nyscsupport@sidmach.com and nyscsupport@nysc.gov.ng and await a response frm dem.
Cheers.

Thanks
Politics / Re: Justice Uwais' Son Joins ISIS by oluspencer(m): 4:09pm
Onyejiuwaokoh:
Every faithful moslem can join ISIS including you.

Liar and blasphemar
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by computerboy: 4:09pm
phinajoe:
Oga Sodiqyinka and Tolustx please help me oh, I'm a student of FUTO
I checked my name in the Senate approved list but it said no record found. Then I tried to register and immediately I put in my matric number and school the page reloaded itself and my details came out. But the problem I have is that the jamb reg no there was wrong. And I don't know what to do. My jamb reg no is 93004966HD but I saw 92937222JA which is wrong. Please what do I do

FUTO NYSC coordinator said we should register it like that and correct it wen the error list comes
Phones / Re: [] Post Your Android Phone Problems Here And Get A Solution[] by hovatek: 4:09pm
iveybank:
How can I trace the phone i just lost ? Is there anyway to get it back? It's Galaxy Note 2
did you install any form of tracker before then?
NYSC / Re: Monthly Allowance: February Allawee Not Yet Paid by adonismuller(m): 4:09pm
talk2hb1:
State of Osun too dey expect undecided undecided undecided
what is really happening? They paid all batch C yesterday and didn't pay any batch B corp member! We need to react in osun!
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by xray2: 4:09pm
erisegun:
no tire my broda* we go soon cross d bridge*just keep trying*neva give up

Lol shitt is funny... Name wey I check days ago.. And was there... Just decided to recheck again.... Lo and behold... "No record found "
Politics / Re: APC Exposes Plans By Pdp/jonathan Govt To Manipulate 2015 Elections by anepete: 4:09pm
Buhari, tunubu, Ameachi, saraki; obasanjo and others are all in comradship to fight their commom enemy and their slogan is change, but i wil not join them to shout their slogan bcs i can see transformation going on everywhere, iam for continuity
Career / Re: Guess My Work!!!!!!!!!!!"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! by RicardozRichard(m): 4:08pm
taiwolusol:


stone cold killer
Sorry

Try again later
Religion / Re: How To Detect If You Actually Love God. by discman2k2(m): 4:08pm
True anti failure. But with God all things are possible. All what you wrote are entirely true. May God help us all. Amen.
Good one
Education / Re: 20 University Programs You Should Not Spend Money To Study In Nigeria by mike404(m): 4:08pm
veraiyke:
I disagree with ur thread. Ur sucex in life is not dependent on ur discipline. Most of the courses listed such as philosophy n religious studies are really what d society needs for beta administration in all wise n for a solid ethical background. As one who is about to finish my studies in philosophy n religion I make boast to say I can fit into any firm,company or administrative unit. N as a student of philosophy I cn further my studies in any field. So I blv ur sucex is dependent on wat u mke of ur discipline n hw u understand it. N we need to strt changing our mindset towards some courses. It is ds attitude ur portraying dat mks u n mst ppl look dwn on des valuable courses. Ask a student of law to face me n I wish rubbish dat person wit my knowledge of philosophy n religion
Celebrities / Re: [PHOTOS] Kwam 1 Celebrateshis58th Birthday With A Cakemadefor A True King! by ObeyaFriday: 4:08pm
A pig has become a viral star in China after it escaped from its farm to bow its head in front of a Buddhist temple in what appears to be a prayer pose. UPI reports:

The pig was photographed and videotaped Feb. 22 outside the temple in Wenzhou when the animal struck a bowed pose that witnesses said made it appear the pig was praying —

Read more http://successbaseng.blogspot.com/2015/03/wonder-shall-never-end-pig-praying-at.html
Sports / Re: Nigeria's U20 Depart For A.Y.C In Senegal Today~ by samson1515(m): 4:08pm
Noted
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by tolustx(m): 4:08pm
Eassht, january27, dexcira and sirRiddy. I've forwarded ur numbers. Expect to get d response b4 d end of d day.
Cheers.
Education / Re: Mummy Cried: Nsukka Boy’s Presidential Scholarship Story From London University by savio93(m): 4:08pm
Smartresult:
An msc holder in information security from University college london on nairaland. Kai this is a scam. It is part of the tactics used by pdp to deceive nigerians.
If not why will a govt. That send uni 6month strike and poly to 11month strike will boast of improving the education sector.
There is something fishy.

young man... everytin is not about politics.. I know about PRESSID and I know lots of UNN First class Students that are benefiting from it..
Dat third picture reminds me of the good old days at NSLT. Jerking tins.... #proudlyUNN
Celebrities / Re: Stunning Acts..between Davido, Wizkid And Skales. by NinoBrown888(m): 4:08pm
Fabdedon:
Nah.. He cant pull crowd.. He is good sha but people want to see better faces than him.. Even Kiss Daniel can do that than him


kiss daniel? Are you kidding'
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Business / Re: FG Commissions Nigeria’s First Solar/Wind Power Plant by BeauHomme: 4:08pm
BITTERNESS
I've always know that bitterness affects one's reasoning. I also know that bitterness could affect our actions (if we allow it to). But I never knew bitterness also affects eyesight.

For those of you critisizing, you were fast to see "25KW" but you couldn't see "demonstration plant". You see your life? SMH for una.

That plant is not the real deal,it's more like a model plant. It's going to be placed under observation and tests will also be carried out. The results obtained will inform the design and specifications of actual plants if they so decide to build them. This plant is a MODEL and its operation is a SIMULATION.

For those already lauding the project as the answer to Nigeria's power problems, I somehow tire for una too.

Comprehend before you comment. Is that too much to ask?

Oya, from both ends, let the bashing begingringrin
Sports / Re: Who Is Nigeria Worst Striker Ever? by Iamsynord(m): 4:08pm
hu
Sports / Re: Who Is Nigeria Worst Striker Ever? by IAMBREEZY: 4:08pm
all the super eagles strikers.
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by erisegun: 4:08pm
Ahmed4002:


it's quite unfortunate. better days ahead some day.
some spend almost 2 yrs at home after graduation just waiting for the youth service.

Some 7-9 yrs in the university for just 5 yrs course.

I was in 100 level (2009 matric) during a Maths test I saw someone with (2001 matric ) writing that same 100 level test.
can u imagine?
Politics / Re: NAF Alpha Jets Conducted Four Airstrikes Against Boko Haram in 24hrs by 989900: 4:08pm
bushdoc9919:


That still chops a large amount of the defence budget....which is not just for the air-force....army and navy too need funding.

Even if it is 1, it is progress, better than the waste and squander going on for decades now.

And military budgets can be adjusted to fit needs. Loans can be sought, all countries do this.
NYSC / Re: Prospective Nysc 2015 Batch A by hazard1759(m): 4:08pm
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Properties / Re: Miniflat At Ajao Estate Anthony Lagos by lanredo(m): 4:08pm
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