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Travel / Re: Canadian Express Entry/federal Skilled Workers Program Connect Here by myspnigeria: 9:06am On Apr 05, 2016
dupyshoo:
You can request for a remark as you might be fortunate to get extra 0.5 in the writing.

If you decide to write IELTS again, I think in order to nail the writing section, you need to practice more. Write at least 5 essays and letters before the exam. Also, you need to manage your time very well. It is better to start with the essay as it attracts more marks than the letter. If you can manage your time very well, you will have enough time to read through your write-ups before submission.

Wish you all the best.


please how did you go about requesting for a remark? I'm in need of it too. Thanks
Celebrities / How Ayisa Finally Exposed The Lies Surrounding Skiibii's Death with evidence by myspnigeria: 11:12pm On Aug 14, 2015
This is according to her: You people at Five Star Music should well done o. It's our heads you people want to use. I'm so pained because I really genuinely felt bad when I heard that Skiibii was dead. Only for them to coman say something else. Oya you people should help me see. The pic on the left was posted two weeks ago. The pic on the right is "supposedly" Skiibii's death/ unconsciousness picture. Its exactly the same room. Check the tiles. It's exactly the same outfit too. Complete with cap and chains and everything. Wow!!! I'm not going to keep quiet about this oh. I'm pained. So he died/ fainted two weeks ago too abi? And in the same outfit. I see. Lemme get to those hospital pics too oh. I'll analyze them too.


THE TWO PICTURES WERE TAKEN 2 WEEKS AGO IN SOUTH AFRICA. HIS MANAGER DELETED THE PICTURE AFTER THE SHOCKING REVELATION AND SET HIS INSTAGRAM PAGE TO PRIVATE.

Lalasticlala please move this to the front page so that the world can know the truth and how desperate people can be in search of fame. Thanks

Politics / Re: 10 Influential Party Chieftains Who Can Help Rally PDP Into A Viable Opposition by myspnigeria: 8:04pm On Apr 27, 2015
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Travel / Re: Usa Visit Visa by myspnigeria: 9:28am On Mar 12, 2015
Hello gurus of this section Oghene, LadyGuinivere, Chloe7, LadyG, Fredoricko, tzetzefly, suxes2005, tee12345 and other gurus. Please I need your opinion on this quick question, a friend just got a visa to the USA. He said he was going to attend a seminar. However, he doesn't want to attend the seminar once he gets to the USA. I want to know, on his behalf, whether it is possible for him to boycott the seminar and just spend the few days of the seminar relaxing in the USA for a few days after which he plans to be back in Nigeria?

Also, can one be granted a visa when once has just the invitation to attend a seminar alone and plans to pay for the seminar and hotel accommodation on arrival at the seminar venue in the USA?

Thanks in advance for taking out time to offer your advise and opinions. God bless you and yours!
Travel / Re: Usa Visit Visa by myspnigeria: 9:27am On Mar 12, 2015
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Travel / Re: Usa Visit Visa by myspnigeria: 9:08pm On Mar 08, 2015
hello house. Good afternoon. please I need your
help. I intend traveling to USA for a professional
exam. I plan staying I'm a hotel for the exam
which lasts for just a day.

my questions now is, I DONT know how to go
about the visa application so that I won't be
regected. should I apply for normal visiting and
tell the CO that I'm going for an exam? I don't
have anybody in the USA that I can stay with.
The exam is a professional exam for foreign
pharmacist willing to practice in the USA. they
sent me an authorization to write the exam.
please I need the advice of people in the house.
thank you and God bless.
Travel / Re: Usa Visit Visa by myspnigeria: 5:07pm On Mar 08, 2015
hello house. Good afternoon. please I need your help. I intend traveling to USA for a professional exam. I plan staying I'm a hotel for the exam which lasts for just a day.

my questions now is, I DONT know how to go about the visa application so that I won't be regected. should I apply for normal visiting and tell the CO that I'm going for an exam? I don't have anybody in the USA that I can stay with. The exam is a professional exam for foreign pharmacist willing to practice in the USA. they sent me an authorization to write the exam. please I need the advice of people in the house. thank you and God bless.
Travel / Planning To Travel To Usa For A Professional Exam. Need Advice by myspnigeria: 5:06pm On Mar 08, 2015
hello house. Good afternoon. please I need your help. I intend traveling to USA for a professional exam. I plan staying I'm a hotel for the exam which lasts for just a day.

my questions now is, I DONT know how to go about the visa application so that I won't be regected. should I apply for normal visiting and tell the CO that I'm going for an exam? I don't have anybody in the USA that I can stay with. The exam is a professional exam for foreign pharmacist willing to practice in the USA. they sent me an authorization to write the exam. please I need the advice of people in the house. thank you and God bless.
Politics / Re: Time Lists Jonathan, Obama, Among World’s 100 Most Influential People by myspnigeria: 1:21pm On Nov 30, 2014
OLD NEWS=====>>>> Time lists Jonathan, Obama, Hillary Clinton among World’s 100 Most Influential People APRIL 18, 2012 BY AGENCY REPORTER
Politics / Re: Osun Poll Today, What Is Happening In Your Area? by myspnigeria: 5:27pm On Aug 09, 2014
d loss won't be as embarrassing as dt of ekiti for whoever loses
Politics / Re: Osun Poll Today, What Is Happening In Your Area? by myspnigeria: 11:06am On Aug 09, 2014
MymothersKeeper: Do you know about O-Meal? free school meal to kids with unemployed parents from low income home.
Up Rauf!!!
how about O yescheme, O-yes tech, O- experience ? O reap? if he has his way he will change Nigeria.. up Rauf!

education is key to any future , more people wont turn into useless citizens. This kids some will end up in unilag, ui, overseas all cos they got opportunities their parents couldnt give, if its before they will sell pure water.

Maybe u intentionally left this out. Just maybe ====>>>>> One of Aregbe's numerous new schools in Atakumosa west...Why r d students on d floor

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Health / Ebola: NNPC Shuts Down Clinic In Muri Okunola, V.I Lagos by myspnigeria: 6:02pm On Aug 08, 2014
s The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday announced the indefinite shutdown of its clinic in the Muri Okunola area of Victoria Island, Lagos, following a suspected case of Ebola virus on admission at the clinic. It was discovered that the patient visited the First Consultant Medical Centre during the period the first Ebola case was reported at that clinic. The Corporation in statement explained that the pre-emptive step was taken after the case was duly reported to the Federal Ministry of Health as well as officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Health. ``In the meantime, all contacts with this case are being traced and adequate precautionary measures instituted to contain the possible spread of the disease,’’ the Corporation stated. The medical team has assured that the patient is in stable condition. OHI ALEGBE Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division NNPC, Abuja 08/09/14


www.cknnigeria.com/2014/08/ebola-nnpc-shuts-down-clinic-in-lagos.html?m=1
Health / Revisiting The NMA Strike - The Candid Opinion Of A Uk-based Doctor by myspnigeria: 9:35am On Aug 08, 2014
I feel compelled to write on
this subject because of its
seriousness and the dearth of
objective analyses on our social
media. It is an emotive subject
for both NMA and JOHESU
members, and I can understand why punches
fly around, but both parties must rise above
petty and emotional considerations if we are to
find a way forward. For clarification purposes,
the NMA represents medical doctors whilst
JOHESU is a union of all health workers who are
not doctors.
The NMA has a list of 24 demands but I will limit
myself to the most contentious ones. At this
stage, it is probably best that I introduce myself.
I am medical doctor of Nigerian heritage
practising in the UK.
WHO SHOULD HEAD THE HOSPITAL
There is no contention – the medical doctor is
the head of the clinical team. He/she leads the
ward rounds, clinics, surgical operations,
multidisciplinary meetings and so on because
the ultimate and final responsibility for patient
care rests in his/her hands.
The headship of the hospital is a different
matter. This is an administrative office, which
needs not be occupied by a medical doctor. This
job is better in the hands of people who have
administrative or business management skills.
This is the case in countries like the UK, Canada
and the US, which heavily influence our health
system. Therefore, it is difficult to reason with
the NMA why this job should be the exclusive
right of medical doctors.
NON-MEDICAL CONSULTANTS
The doctor-patient ratio in Nigeria is dangerously
low. In my view, the roles of non-medical
professionals such as nurses, physiotherapists,
pharmacists etc need to expand to cope with
the demands on doctors. It is important that
this is done in a safe way by providing the
appropriate level of training for these
individuals. This is the case in countries such as
the UK, Canada and the US where consultant
nurses, pharmacists etc have existed for a few
decades now. I do not see any problem with
non-medical consultants as long as these
individuals are appropriately trained and can
practise both competently and safely within an
agreed framework. These professionals have
separate (but complimentary) job descriptions
and their roles are not designed to replace or
dispense with the services of the doctor. If this
arrangement enhances patient care, then where
is the problem with it? The NMA needs to
demonstrate to the public and to the
government how the creation of these non-
medical consultant positions will adversely affect
patient care, otherwise, its demands will be
perceived as obstructing the professional
development of JOHESU members, and I don’t
think this is helpful to anybody.
HAZARD ALLOWANCE
The types of hazard and the level to which
healthcare workers are exposed vary
considerably and depend on the type of job they
do. For instance, psychiatrists are hardly
exposed to body fluids and their risks for
contracting diseases like HIV and hepatitis are
much less than for a theatre scrub nurse. The
risk of physical assault by a patient is higher for
a psychiatrist than for a surgeon. And because
psychiatry nurses spend more time with
patients, their risks of assault are arguably
higher than those of consultant psychiatrists.
The people who work in radiology departments
such as radiologists, radiographers, nurses,
porters and so on have greater exposure to
radioactive materials than everyone else in the
hospital.
The current health hazard allowance of N5,000
is unconscionable – it needs to increase.
However, I think it is imperative to get an
independent risk assessor for impartial advice.
MISCELLANEOUS
I have read far too many emotional arguments
on these issues and very little of an objective
discourse. It is important that I draw your
attention to a few of these.
What has become obvious is the lack of
understanding of the concept of teamwork.
There is a pervasive notion among doctors that
the other healthcare workers are there to serve
them. JOHESU members think that doctors have
become too conceited for their own good and
are determined to put them in their “places”.
The most important person in the hospital is the
patient – it is not the doctor, nurse, pharmacist
or laboratory scientist or anyone else. Every
team member is important and must be
respected, including the people who do the least
clinical jobs like cleaning. I don’t imagine that
any hospital will remain open for longer than a
week if its cleaners went on strike and dirt was
allowed to accumulate to the point where it
constitutes a health risk.
I have heard so many anecdotal accounts of
nurses not joining doctors on ward rounds or
pharmacists altering prescriptions without first
discussing these with the prescribing doctors or
laboratory scientist slapping doctors; and these
accounts are being given as reasons why doctors
must continue to head hospitals. These are
disciplinary matters, which should be managed
according to existing procedures. These excuses
are emotional and should not be used to block
the professional development of others.
The other reason I have heard doctors give for
not wanting our non-medical colleagues to bear
the "consultant" title is the fear that patients will
confuse them or anybody else in a white-coat
for a doctor and give such people an excuse for
autonomous practice. This reason is not good
enough because this problem can be solved by
wearing names badges and/or colour coded
uniforms. Also health professionals should
introduce themselves to patients at the start of
consultations. But more significantly, this can be
an issue of regulation - any one found to be
(criminally) practising over and beyond their job
description, competence level or professional
registration becomes liable to disciplinary
procedures.
Our health system suffers from poor regulation.
This is why anyone can open a chemist and dole
out antibiotics indiscriminately. It is the reason
doctors are scared that consultant pharmacists,
nurses and physiotherapists will steal their
patients. But it is also the reason why doctors
may recommend an operation to a patient
where none is necessary just so they can charge
more. This is a problem that is in urgent need of
attention. I hope that this something both NMA
& JOHESU will flag up in the near future.
Another recurrent theme in these debates is the
abuse of junior doctors by both medical and
non-medical staff, which appears to be
endemic. There is a consistent narrative of
junior doctors being asked to do other people’s
jobs such as collecting blood from blood banks,
taking samples to laboratories etc. In extreme
cases, these doctors are asked to undertake
non-clinical tasks by more senior doctors. This is
simply unacceptable! I think it is fair to place
the blame for this at the hands of consultants
who are supposed to be responsible for junior
doctors. But this in itself is not a good argument
for blocking JOHESU members from becoming
consultants in their specialties or for stopping
them from heading hospitals if they have the
right qualifications.
I am concerned that the NMA is losing public
sympathy. Increasingly, I hear people describe
doctors as selfish and heartless. This is very sad
and rather unfortunate. They say doctors do not
have any motivation to end the strike because
patients are forced to pay exorbitant fees to
them in their private hospitals. Those patients
who cannot afford these fees are left to suffer
or die. If the NMA has made any efforts to
change this public perception, then these do not
appear to have been effective.
CONCLUSION
The current strategy (i.e., recurrent strikes) is
not working. Over the last decade or two, the
NMA and non-medical health workers (more
recently represented by JOHESU) have taken
turns to go on strikes. Perhaps, it is time for
both parties to sit together, talk to each other
and resolve these contentious issues once and
for all. It’s pointless for the government to enter
into agreements with one party knowing fully
well that the other party will ask for a reversal
of those agreements.
I think the time has come to incorporate Ethics,
Teamwork and Communications into
undergraduate curricula. The various online
comments I have read from medical and non-
medical colleagues show that whilst many easily
mouth off "team work", a practical
understanding of what this means is lacking.
Disciplinary procedures are there for a reason.
They must be followed when necessary.
Although I practise abroad, I should point out
that this strike affects me too. My family and
friends all live in Nigeria. And who says I am not
planning to come home to practise?
Lastly, we must all be mindful of our own
mortality. Most of us will be ill someday. And
when this happens, the only thing that will
matter to us is to be looked after by caring and
competent health-workers regardless of their
individual specialisation. We can create that
environment if we forget our individual egos and
work as a team.

www.medicalworldnigeria.com/2014/08/revisiting-the-nma-strike-the-candid-opinion-of-a-uk-based-doctor/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+medicalworldnigeria/VRlb+(Latest+Medical+Vacancy,+News+and+Events)#

Politics / Re: Osun Election: Nine Political Parties Adopt Omisore by myspnigeria: 1:37am On Aug 07, 2014
kabba7:
This Oshun election is getting both scary and interesting heard from a bird this evening in a pub that some OPC mmipitant are fully prepared to cause anybody that try them to dry up one time .
The most hilarious today was the mess the new Inspector General of Police made of himself warning people that no one should wait after casting thier ballot only for the INEC chairman to fallvhis hand that you can vote and wait and actually take picture of the counting procedure ,that Suleiman of a man has really made a fool of himself .

you don't have to lie to score cheap argument points. Here is a link to what Jega said about the issue of taking pictures ===>>> www.punchng.com/news/dont-snap-ballot-papers-jega-warns-voters/
Health / Ebola High Risk Feared As TB Joshua Refuses To Cancel Convention by myspnigeria: 5:53pm On Aug 02, 2014
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This news is just to inform you to be even more careful and not to scare anyone....Remember that if you are informed,you
are even more careful.. TB Joshua's yearly convention begins tomorrow Sunday August 3,2014 and amongst guests already in Lagos are thousands
who have trooped in from far and wide......Liberia! The Lagos State Ministry of health contacted the Man of God yesterday Friday August 1,2014 to ask that he cancels the
convention but he has told them it is too late to cancel as guests from far and wide have already arrived and the convention
is already set for take off on Sunday morning. Insiders say that ''There is panic amongst those who should know better and the Governor of Lagos State Babatunde Raji
Fashola is very upset about the TB Joshua convention not being cancelled. The Ministry of health considers the convention high risk because of the various Nationalities that will converge there with
most of them probably already infected and seeking cure.majority of the guests at the convention are members from TB
Joshua's Liberia branch''. No one is saying these Liberians are infected but I guess the Ministry of health is just trying to play safe in asking that the
convention be closed because of the emergence caused by the virus all over.


www.stelladimokokorkus.com/2014/08/ebola-high-risk-feared-as-tb-joshua.html?m=1
Celebrities / Charlyboy Attends The 2014 Annual Gay Pride Festival. by myspnigeria: 5:15pm On Aug 02, 2014
He is currently at the 2014 Stockholm Gay Pride - an annual gay pride festival held in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, doing Nigeria and Nigerians proud. He is pictured with his transvestite friends at the event....



www.lailasblog.com/2014/08/photos-charlyboy-attends-2014-annual.html?m=1

Politics / Osun 2014: Students Deny Endorsing Aregbesola by myspnigeria: 1:29am On Aug 02, 2014
The Coalition of Osun State Students’ Movement has denounced the endorsement of Governor Rauf Aregbesola for a second term by the National Association of Osun State Students and the Joint Campus Committee, saying they did not reflect the views of the students in the state. Leaders of the group, who addressed a press conference in Osogbo, said it was unfortunate that the NAOSS and the JCC, that had earlier organised solidarity protest in support of the striking lecturers of Osun State-owned tertiary institutions, would endorse the governor while the workers were still on strike. Speaking on behalf of the group at a news conference tagged, ‘No to unholy second term endorsement of Aregbesola,’ the President, Osun State Students’ Union, Mr. Omisakin Waheed, told journalists that the governor had destroyed the state’s education sector and should not be seen as enjoying the support of students in the state. He said, “We of the coalition of Osun State Students’ bodies condemn in strong terms the ‘sponsored’ solidarity rally carried out by the Joint Campus Committee, Osun State, few weeks ago in support of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s re-election bid and also the press statement issued by the leadership of the National Association of Osun State Students’ national secretariat to endorse the governor for a second term.” Also in a statement jointly signed by the Students’ Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Bashir Saheed; Students’ Union President, Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Adetunji Peter; Students’ Union President, Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun, Abiodun Saheed; and Coordinator, Coalition of Osun State Students’ Movement, Momodu Munir, the group said there was no justification for any group of students to support the governor’s second term bid.



www.punchng.com/news/osun-2014-students-deny-endorsing-aregbesola/

Politics / Re: Pro-jonathan Groups Shelve Rally by myspnigeria: 4:39pm On Jul 31, 2014
no wahala. noted
Family / Re: Update On Clara Chime. by myspnigeria: 3:52pm On Jul 31, 2014
Happy for her
Politics / Re: Edo Speaker Declares Lawmaker's Seat Vacant For Defecting To PDP by myspnigeria: 3:51pm On Jul 31, 2014
Drama goes on
Politics / Re: Agbaje's Entry Jolts Lagos PDP Aspirants, Begin Guber bid by myspnigeria: 3:50pm On Jul 31, 2014
Agbaje is the man

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Politics / Re: Fayemi Creates Additional 19 Local Government Councils by myspnigeria: 3:49pm On Jul 31, 2014
Gobe for fayose
Family / Re: Irresponsible Fathers And What They Cause To The Society by myspnigeria: 1:27pm On Jul 31, 2014
they are annoying
Education / Re: Some Funny School Answers by myspnigeria: 12:34pm On Jul 31, 2014
hilarious
Education / Re: Another Nationwide ASUU Strike? by myspnigeria: 12:33pm On Jul 31, 2014
make dem no strike again o
Phones / Re: Switching To Micro Sim; The Pros And Cons And Your Suggestions? by myspnigeria: 12:33pm On Jul 31, 2014
learnt immensely
Car Talk / Re: Toyota Cars To Be Careful About Buying by myspnigeria: 10:59am On Jul 31, 2014
Ooshey..... Informative article
Politics / Re: Nigeria Army To Get New Uniforms by myspnigeria: 10:59am On Jul 31, 2014
Congrats to them all
Education / Re: 12 Things I Learnt From The Medical School by myspnigeria: 10:58am On Jul 31, 2014
Good read
Food / Re: Why Are Healthy Food More Expensive Than 'junk Food"? by myspnigeria: 10:57am On Jul 31, 2014
The ingredients used I guess
Food / Re: South Sudan's Food Crisis 'worst In The World' - UN by myspnigeria: 10:55am On Jul 31, 2014
Na wa o

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