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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

NDDC Foreign Scholarship Programme 2014


As part of our Human Resource Development initiative, NDDC is embarking on Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content programme of the current administration as well as compete globally in various professional fields. The Scheme is for suitably qualified applicants with relevant Bachelor's/Master's Degrees from recognized Universities in the following professional disciplines:

Engineering
Medicine (M.sc. Public Health Excluded)
Computer Science/Technology
Geology
Geosciences
Environmental Sciences
Agriculture

Applicants must have gained Post Graduate admission into a recognized university abroad.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

First Degree with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division for those wishing to undertake a master’s Degree programme and a good Master’s Degree for PhD candidates from a recognized University.
Applicants must have gained Admission into a Post Graduate Programme in any of the listed disciplines in a foreign University.
Applicants who have not already enrolled in overseas' universities are not eligible to apply.
Bond of good conduct from any of the following persons from the applicant’s community/clan.
a. Member of National Assembly
b. Chairman of the LGA.
c. First class traditional ruler.
d. High Court Judge
Persons with evidence of cult membership or criminal record shall not be considered for the award.
Applicants must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service

MODE OF APPLICATION
Application must be made On-line at the Commission’s website: ( www.nddc.gov.ng) with the following attachments:

Recent passport photograph
Local Government identification letter.
Post Graduate (PG) admission letter from Oversea Universities.
Relevant degrees from recognized Universities.
NYSC Discharge Certificate


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Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Abramovich’s partner sparks outrage with ‘incredibly racist’ picture



A picture of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's partner Dasha Zhukova has caused outrage after she was photographed sitting on a life-like mannequin of a half-naked black woman.
The picture was published on a Russian fashion blog called Buro 24/7 to accompany an interview with Zhukova about her new magazine fashion Garage.
Buro 24/7 published the photograph on their website and Instagram page but quickly removed it after it was roundly attacked on the internet.
Some people found the picture particularly insensitive as it was published on Martin Luther King Day.
A group called 'Organizing for Women's Liberation' were amongst those who complained about Buro 24/7's image, calling it "incredibly racist."
The picture caused outrage on Twitter with views ranging from "sick" to "awful, racist misogyny."

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Yaya Toure: Manchester City star named Caf Player of the Year





Via BBC
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Footballer of the Year.
It is a third straight title for Toure, who also won December's BBC African Footballer of the Year award.
He was up against fellow Ivorian Didier Drogba, of Galatasaray, and Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel.
Toure, 30, emulates Abedi Pele and Samuel Eto'o with a hat-trick of wins.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

MUSIC: J-ELIOT--OGHENE DOH FT ASU EKIYE




J Eliot a gospel music artiste, born and breed in delta state but presently based in abuja. A graduate of university of benin where he acquired great touch of the bini feel in music where he’s renowned for Street Gospel; also a post graduate student of university of abuja where the populace both in campus and metropolitan city are feeling great waves of this “King of Street Gospel”.
Soon to premiere a nine album titled “Its Only You” in abuja,south africa, tanzania, and london(4 saturdays) scheduled from his birthday February 1st thru 22nd. Recently did a collabo with the Award Winning Prince of the Niger Delta, Asu Ekiye entitled “Oghene Doh”. This is a massive hit for gospel fans and lovers of good music. Enjoy and follow @jeliotmusic

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PHOTOS: South African Pastor makes members eat grass, because






A South African Pastor, 

Pastor Lesego Daniel

 makes member eat grass, find some tweets below of eye witness account.


@claysonMonyela Tweeted

An Eye witness “: basically he was trying to prove that humans can be controlled by the spirit & yu can eat anything to feed yu”


Dear & please go visit this Rabboni Centre Ministries at Zone 2 Ga-Rankuwa. This madness must be stopped.

Police Confirms Arrest of Controversial Lagos Pastor, Sign Fireman over Alleged Ritual Murder Of A Virgin Girl


By Saharareporters, New York


Controversial Lagos miracle Pentecostal priest, Pastor Ofuche Ukoha (also known as) "Sign Fireman" has been implicated in a ritual murder scandal involving a boy in his church who strangled 12 year old teenage girl while trying to obtain feces from her for ritual purposes.
The disclosure of Pastor Fireman's involvement in the scandal was made by an eighteen year old boy paraded by the police in Lagos. The teenage suspect stated during the parade that he was sent on the ritual mission by Pastor  Fireman.
He said he had always dreamt of becoming rich and had approached the pastor personally, after years of attending the church without his own financial miracle happening, Mr. Fireman reportedly told him the way to get his Sign for finance was to get the feces of a virgin girl. The suspect said Pastor Fireman promised him a reward of N100,000 for the assignment.
The suspect narrated how he sought and killed the 12 year old girl simply named "Bose", the daughter of poor lady on his street.
Confirming the incident to a Lagos correspondent this morning, Lagos Police PRO, Mrs. Ngozi Braide said Pastor Fireman was arrested on Tuesday five days after he was declared wanted by the police. She said investigation has commenced regarding his involvement.
She also said the outcome of the investigation would  soon be made public.
With his church receiving hordes of miracle seekers every weekend, Pastor Fireman's church auditorium at Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos is reportedly notorious for using semi-nude female ushers.
The pastor was a subject of a UK-based Channel 4 documentary carried by journalistSeyi Rhodes of Channel 4's "Unreported World" in 2011.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Solskjaer confirmed as new Cardiff boss on rolling contracts

via Dailymail


Speaking at a press conference after being officially appointed on Thursday afternoon, the former Manchester United striker said: 'I had good contact with the gaffer (Sir Alex Ferguson). He has wished me the best and has given me good advice. I had a good conversation with him.
'Absolute nonsense (that Ferguson tried to talk him out of it). I had a good chat with Mehmet (Dalman, the chairman). They want me to be in charge of the football. I don't need more confirmation than seeing the players yesterday.

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Afrobeats NonStop Mix 2014 vol. 1 by DJ Ebis

Happy New Year to you





"One of the Top UK Based International DJ, DJ EBIS drops an over 70 Minutes Afrobeats Mix to help usher in the New Year in a merry and groovy mode. This Mix features most of the biggest hits of 2013, with a variety of works from Across Africa. This is wishing you a very celebration filled new year"