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Saturday, June 10, 2017

5 Amazing Things That Occur During Sleep

Sleeping seems like such an unremarkable event, but there is so much more to sleep than we realize. Here are 5 amazing things that happen when you sleep.


Check below..

1). You Sleep in Stages
When you first fall asleep, you typically have a sleep cycle that starts with the NREM (non-rapid eye movement) stage, before you progress into a deeper NREM 2 and then NREM 3 (also called slow wave sleep). You finally land in the rapid eye movement (REM) stage of sleep, which is the stage most of your dreams occur. All these stages happen between 90 to 120 minutes, after which you wake up for like a second (most times without even realizing it) and then begin stage 1 again.

2). Your Body Temperature Drops
This is why it’s so easy to fall asleep when in a cool room or after a cool shower. This coolness actually mimics what your body is doing naturally, making it easier for you to immediately sleep off, because while you sleep your core temperature drops. In addition, during the REM stage of your sleep, your body is unable to thermoregulate, so if you get cold, your body won’t shiver to build up inner warmth, until you’re awake.

3). You’re Temporarily Paralyzed
But only for a few minutes - like 20 minutes. This paralysis usually happens during the REM stage (where most of your dreams occur). It’s what sometimes prevents you from acting out your dreams. So you might be an action hero in the dream world, jumping up and down, fighting here and there, but in the real world you’re curled up on your side, sleeping like a baby. However, the paralysis doesn’t last for very long.

4). Your Body Regulates Hunger Hormones When You Sleep
This is why you feel hungry when you wake up after having poor quality sleep. Unfortunately, you tend to eat higher- calorie foods when you feel this hunger, leading to weight gain. Hunger-regulating hormones are unable to work as they should when you don’t sleep well, this is why sleeping well is recommended for those who either want to keep fit or lose some weight.

5). Hypnagogic Jerk
This is the feeling of falling you get as you’re falling asleep or sometimes when you’re even asleep. Sometimes you can start dreaming before your body has reached the REM stage, and these jerks might occur then, in response to you acting out a dream of falling on or tripping over something. Hypnagogic jerks are more likely to happen when you’re overtired, sleep-deprived or stressed, when your brain can aggressively enter into sleep cycles before your body has had a chance to catch up.
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APC Leader, Bola Tinubu Spotted at His Grand Daughter's Naming Ceremony In London (See Photos)



Former Gov of Lagos and National APC leader, Bola Tinubu was yesterday in London with his political friends to attend his grand daughter's naming ceremony.

Seyi and his Layal, welcomed their pitter patter of tiny feet named Noella in London on Friday June 2,2017





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Meet Nigerian Lady Graduates From Southeastern University Lakeland As Best Student (See Photos)


Another Nigerian lady, Emiene Amali-Adekwu from Jos, Plateau state, has done the country proud in the United States. She graduated with a 4.0 CGPA at Southeastern University, Lakeland in the US.

According to reports, she is the best student the school has had since it was established.


Congratulations!.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Brace Got Cruised By Portugal as Sweden Stun France Late

Cristiano Ronaldo provided two goals and an assist to lead Portugal to a 3-0 win over Latvia in a World Cup qualifier on Friday.


Ronaldo was twice denied by Latvia keeper Andris Vanins in the first half, and after persistent fouling did not hide his frustration from the referee.

But he found the breakthrough with four minutes until half-time after Jose Fonte's shot struck the inside of the post and caromed across the goal for Ronaldo to head in from a yard out.

Ronaldo's second came from even closer to the goal line in the 63rd minute as Ricardo Quaresma's cross took a deflection and the Real Madrid star rose highest to nod the ball home.

Four minutes later, Ronaldo could have tried for a hat trick but unselfishly played the ball across for Andre Silva to score instead. Silva had started the play by dispossessing defender Kaspars Gorkss, and though the ball was quickly played in to Ronaldo, he spotted his teammate entering the box and supplied the assist.

Ronaldo leads all of UEFA World Cup qualifying with 11 goals, three ahead of Poland's Robert Lewandowski.

Portugal remained three points back of Group B leaders Switzerland, who are still perfect through six games after a 2-0 win at Faroe Islands.

Granit Xhaka opened the scoring just before the break, playing a one-two with Blerim Dzemaili, then dancing his way around a defender and into the box before shooting across goal.

Xherdan Shaqiri added a Swiss second before the hour mark, taking a Dzemaili pass before shooting between the keeper's legs.

Adorra dealt a major blow to Hungary's hopes of catching the top two with a 1-0 win, Marc Rebes scoring the only goal with a header midway through the first half.

The victory was Andorra's first in World Cup qualifying since they beat Macedonia in October 2004.

Several Andorra players were in tears after the final whistle, having secured their first victory in 66 competitive matches.

Sweden were last-gasp winners against France to go level on points atop Group A when Ola Toivonen struck from midfield in stoppage time to beat an out-of-position Hugo Lloris and claim a 2-1 victory in Stockholm.

With the game looking set to end level, Lloris made a huge blunder while trying to dribble the ball out of his own box. He then misplayed a pass to midfield that Toivonen struck first time from 58 yards away, beating the France keeper before he could get back and sending the crowd into delirium.

Olivier Giroud had opened the scoring for France -- minutes after missing a close-range header -- with a superb volley from the left side of Sweden's penalty area that left Robin Olsen no chance and gave Les Bleus a 1-0 lead.

But just ahead of half-time, Sweden struck back with a fine indiviudal effort from Jimmy Durmaz, who lashed home a first-time half-volley from a Ludwig Augustinsson cross to make it 1-1 at the break.

With neither team able to break the deadlock, Didier Deschamps brought on Monaco pair Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar for Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payet in the 75th minute.

Lemar nearly set Giroud up with his first touch of the game, but his in-swinging cross was just out of the reach for the Arsenal striker at the back post.

Netherlands ran out 5-0 winners against Luxembourg in Dick Advocaat's first game back as manager of the Dutch.

Arjen Robben gave the returning manager, who'd coached the team twice before, a perfect start in the 21st minute, the Bayern Munich striker picking up a Wesley Hoedt through ball and firing home with his left foot for a 1-0 lead. The strike pulled Robben level with Johan Cruyff and Abe Lenstra for the seventh-most goals in Netherlands history with 33.

Wesley Sneijder marked the occasion of his 33rd birthday by doubling Netherlands' lead with a low line drive from 18 yeards to beat Ralph Schon after Memphis Depay sprang him with a nice flick at the top of the penalty area. The goal was Sneijder's 31st for his country in his 131st appearance, making the Galatasaray midfielder the most-capped Dutch player in history ahead of Edwin van der Sar.

A poor clearance by Luxembourg led to the hosts' third goal when Georginio Wijnaldum left no doubt with a curling first-time shot from the top of the area to pad Netherlands' lead.

Substitute Quincy Promes added his team's fourth with a close-range header following a Stefan de Vrij cross and with the outcome -- and a needed three points -- already assured for Advocaat's side, Vincent Janssen made it 5-0 from the penalty spot after being hauled down in the box by Schon.

The win saw Netherlands leapfrog Bulgaria, who lost 2-1 away to strugglers Belarus, into third spot in the group table.

Belarus were surprise 1-0 leaders at half-time with the opener from the penalty spot, Mikhail Sivakov converting after Denis Laptev was hauled down in the area by Bulgaria's Bozhidar Chorbadzhiyski.

Try as they might, the Bulgarians could not draw level and conceded a second when Pavel Sawicki's shot found the top left corner after Stanislav Dragun had teed him up to give Belarus a 2-0 lead.

The visitors clawed one back with a stoppage-time goal from Georgi Kostadinov, but there was no time for an equaliser and Bulgaria could come to rue the slip against their second-bottom opponents if they fail to qualify for Russia.

Belgium maintained their lead atop Group H with a 2-0 defeat of Estonia at the A. Le Coq Arena.

The Belgians are yet to lose in qualifying thus far, taking 16 points from six matches, and were on the scoreboard after the half-hour.

Kevin De Bruyne's cross from the right was mishandled by Estonia goalkeeper Mihkel Aksalu into the path of Dries Mertens, who comfortably slotted home at the far post.

Belgium then put the game away in the 86th minute through Nacer Chadli, who slotted home a De Bruyne pass from close range.

Second-placed Greece battled to a goalless draw with third-placed Bosnia and Herzegovina in Zenica to stay four points back of the leaders.

The draw puts Greece in the playoff position on 12 points from six matches, while the hosts sit on 11.

In the group's other match, fourth-placed Cyprus rallied to defeat last-placed Gibraltar 2-1.

Roy Chipolina's own goal gave the visitors an early advantage in the 10th minute
-- the defender leaping to cut off a Konstantinos Charalampidis chipped ball into the area and inadvertently looping his header over onrushing keeper Deren Ibrahim and into the empty net.

Gibraltar responded, though, 20 minutes later through Anthony Hernandez, who received a through-ball in the area and curled his right-footed shot around the keeper.

Cyprus then went in front for good in the 87th minute -- Pieros Sotiriou heading home Jason Demetriou's cross from the centre of the box to give the Cypriots a valuable three points.
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4 Ways To Stay Strong At The Difficult Time

Are you one to crumble at life’s circumstances? Or do you allow them to make you stronger?

When life brings something painful or you simply feel like your life is falling apart, how you respond makes all the difference in the world.


You and I can either react emotionally and escalate the drama of the situation. Or we can respond biblically and grow through it.

As I was writing my book, Drama Free, it occurred to me that there are two kinds of drama in life: 1) The drama that life brings and God allows; and 2) The drama that we create through our response to life.

The drama that life brings is inevitable. Yet how we respond to it determines whether or not it will be fruitful in our lives in conforming us to the image of Christ. Our response to the drama also determines whether God gets the glory or we shine the spotlight on our frailties, insecurities, and emotional instability.

With help from God’s Word, plus some practical guidance, you and I can be drama free – even when the unthinkable happens. Even when you are clearly a victim. Even when life takes an unexpected turn and you are caught in an overwhelming whirlwind of circumstances that would make any person lose it. Even then.

Here is the four ways that you can keep it together when it feels like your life is falling apart. (These four steps spell the word “CALM” which is what you can be if you practice them.). Check below..

C - Consider the bigger picture.
Life – and therefore every circumstance you encounter – is meant to conform you to the image of Christ. We know this because Romans 8:28-29 tells us: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son…” Once you consider this, you can relax and realize God knows what He’s doing in the circumstances He’s allowing. And you can focus on passing the test, rather than failing it through unnecessary drama.

A – Acknowledge God is in control.
You are not at the whim of the weather or the most likely predicted outcome. You are not going to consider “averages” or statistics. You are going to trust the God of miracles and whatever He decides to do or not do, for your greater good. Try taking a look at God’s track record in the stories of the Bible. People went through trial after trial, but when they acknowledged God’s control and remained faithful to Him in spite of their circumstances, they experienced deliverance, protection, comfort, and peace. God has an excellent track record of honoring those who trust Him.

L – Look for the lesson.
The lessons are everywhere. And sometimes they aren’t the ones you think. Ask God to show you what He wants you to see in the moment, and then stay tuned to His instruction. I find it is helpful, and a reminder to me that God is working in my life, when I say aloud, “God, show me what You want me to see in this situation” or, “Mold me through this, God,” or, “Open my eyes to the truth of Who You are through this situation and my pain.” Maybe your short prayer is simply, “Change me through this, Lord Jesus.” By acknowledging that God is doing something through our situation, we won’t miss the lesson.

M – Make it a point to praise.
In 1 Thessalonians 5:18 we are instructed to “give thanks in all circumstances: for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Note that command says in all circumstances, even the unexpected, uncomfortable, and unwanted circumstances. As we thank God for our circumstances – and for whatever He determines to do through them – it will change our perspective and make us people who anticipate His provision, rather than dread the worst. That is displaying faith, rather than demonstrating fear or doubt.

Here is a prayer to start with, that encompasses each step toward finding your CALM:

Lord, Thank You that what is happening in my life right now did not take You by surprise. You understand the bigger picture of what is going on and I trust You with Your plan and purposes for my life. Thank You that You are in absolute control and You are fully able to conform me to the image of Christ through this ordeal as I surrender it to You. Show me what You want me to learn through this and help me to remain teachable and sensitive to Your Holy Spirit. I thank You that You are with me, that You will never leave me, and that You are drawing me closer to You through this situation so I can experience a more intimate relationship with You. May You receive glory for how I respond to all that Your loving hand has allowed in my life. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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Photo of Olowo of Owo and Acting President, Yemi Osibajo At The State House, Abuja


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN received the Olowo of Owo, Oba Olateru Olagbegi who came on a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja, 9th June 2017. See more photos below..





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Tech: "Infuse Development of Technology With Your Own Values" - Apple CEO, Tim Cook to Graduates at MIT

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday warned graduates at MIT, a pioneer in fields like computers and robots, about technology’s dehumanizing aspects and urged them to infuse its development with their own values.


“I’m not worried about artificial intelligence giving computers the ability to think like humans,” Cook said in his commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “I’m more concerned about people thinking like computers, without values or compassion, without concern for consequence.

Speaking to thousands of students and their families at MIT’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus, Cook praised the benefits of new devices and social media. But he also cautioned that the same technologies can divide people through threats to privacy or security, and said technology must be tempered with human knowledge.

“Technology is capable of doing great things, but it doesn’t want to do great things. It doesn’t want anything,” the Apple Inc chief executive said. “That part takes all of us.” Cook’s speech did not break new ground for him as head of the world’s most valuable technology company but added some context around some of his past decisions, such as taking controversial stances to protect privacy rights and investing heavily in green technologies.

Cook has criticized President Donald Trump’s policies but offered only a gentle joke at the president’s expense on Friday, telling students it is obvious they have taken over Trump’s Twitter account.

“I can tell college students are behind it because most of the tweets happen at 3 a.m.,” Cook said. His 15-minute talk stood in contrast to a lengthier graduation speech his predecessor, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gave at MIT rival Stanford University in 2005, in which Jobs outlined his free-thinking background and told graduates to find work they loved.

Cook took a more conventional career path to the top of Apple, where he became CEO in 2011 after stints at IBM and Compaq. Cook, who is openly gay but famously circumspect, gave few details about his own life on Friday except to outline what he described as a frustrating search for meaning until joining Apple.

He said at one point he sought guidance in religion and last year met with Pope Francis, who Cook said reinforced his own sense that technology must be harnessed with strong values. He said Francis told him, “Never has humanity had such power over itself, yet nothing ensures that it will be used wisely.”

Reuters
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Prayer of The Day!


May we keep meeting friends that will stretch us to bring out the best in us, in Jesus' name. (Amen!)
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Thursday, June 8, 2017

2017/2018 NECO Marketing Answer


OBJ

1-10:  CCDDBCBDEE
11-20: ACCABDDDCB
21-30: BACEEADADA
31-40: CBCBECECAE
41-50: BEABADEEAB
51-60: DBADEACBEE


1a)Warehousing Is the action or process of storing goods in a warehouse and the building up of a holding of shares in a company by buying numerous small lots of shares in the names of nominees, in order to make a takeover bid while remaining anonymous.

1b)
1. Receiving of Goods
2. Preparation of Record
3.Identification
4. Storing

1. Receiving of Goods:- It is the basic important function of the warehouse. When goods are handed over by the producer, it accepts the goods and assumes the responsibility to deliver the goods. It issues the receipts of goods.

2. Preparation of Record:- The warehouse keeper checks the items of each shipment and prepares the record. All the record is maintained properly to avoid any problem at the time of delivery.

3. Identification:- After receiving the goods warehouse keeper marks the each items separately. He may use the code number or he may attach the tag for identification. Due to identification one can easily separate the goods of different firms.

4. Storing:- It is the major function of warehousing. The goods are kept safely in warehouse. Today all types of fruits are available in each season due to the storing facility. There is a proper protection of goods like food crops in the warehouses.


6a) Transportation is indispensible function of marketing . Transportation provides the physical means of carrying goods and persons from one place to another. In other words, it is concerned with carrying the goods from the places of production to the places of their consumption.

6b)
- Transportation links the different fixed facilities and markets and thus serves to neutralize the spatial separation of the facilities.
-As a marketing function, therefore, it increases the economic value of the products by creating time and place utilities and promoting possession utility.
-For the producer, the transportation aids in moving raw materials and other components from the suppliers to the plants and warehouses and from plants and warehouses to other plants. It also involves the movement of finished goods from the plants to the warehouses or distribution centers and to customers.
-The wholesaler transports goods from the warehouse or distribution centers to retailers.

8b)
-Awareness
- Informationm
- Persuasion -Attitudes

 - Awareness: One of the important roles of advertising is to create awareness of the product or services such as brand name and price. The awareness of the product or services can be created through highlighting the unique features of the brand. Nowadays, due to intense competition it is not just enough to create awareness, but top of mind awareness is needed.

- Information: Advertising helps to inform the target audience about the product. Providing information is closely related to creating awareness of the product. Potential customers must know about a product, such as product features and uses.

 ADVERTISEMENTS: Product information is very much required, especially when the product is introduced in the market, or when product modification is undertaken. Proper product information can help the consumers in their purchase decision.

 - Persuasion: When business firms offer similar products, the firm must not only inform the customers about the product’s availability, but also persuade them to buy it. Through persuasive messages, the marketers try to provide reasons regarding the superiority of their products as compared to others available in the market. Persuasion can be undertaken through creative advertising messages, product demonstration at trade fairs, offering free gifts, premium offers and organizing contests.

- Attitudes: Promotion is required to build or reinforce attitudes in the minds of target audience. The marketers expect the target audience to develop a favourable attitude towards their brands. Positive attitude towards the brand helps to increase its sales. Through promotional techniques like advertising, the marketer can correct negative attitude towards the product, if any. Negative attitude can also be corrected through public relations and advertising.

4b) "pick only two"
-functional structure
-divisional structure
-matrix

Functional Structure Functional structure is set up so that each portion of the organization is grouped according to its purpose. In this type of organization, for example, there may be a marketing department, a sales department and a production department. The functional structure works very well for small businesses in which each department can rely on the talent and knowledge of its workers and support itself. However, one of the drawbacks to a functional structure is that the coordination and communication between departments can be restricted by the organizational boundaries of having the various departments working separately.

Divisional Structure Divisional structure typically is used in larger companies that operate in a wide geographic area or that have separate smaller organizations within the umbrella group to cover different types of products or market areas. For example, the now-defunct Tecumseh Products Company was organized divisionally--with a small engine division, a compressor division, a parts division and divisions for each geographic area to handle specific needs. The benefit of this structure is that needs can be met more rapidly and more specifically; however, communication is inhibited because employees in different divisions are not working together. Divisional structure is costly because of its size and scope. Small businesses can use a divisional structure on a smaller scale, having different offices in different parts of the city, for example, or assigning different sales teams to handle different geographic areas.

Matrix The third main type of organizational structure, called the matrix structure, is a hybrid of divisional and functional structure. Typically used in large multinational companies, the matrix structure allows for the benefits of functional and divisional structures to exist in one organization. This can create power struggles because most areas of the company will have a dual management--a functional manager and a product or divisional manager working at the same level and covering some of the same managerial territory.

4c)
i)
Hierarchy :
The basic function of an organizational structure is to provide a clear chain of command and define which employees report to which managers. Many companies use multiple levels of management, where an associate reports to a manager who then reports to a director. The directors often report directly to the owners. The structure also shows who conducts performance evaluations for which employee: managers for associates and directors for managers, for example.

ii)
Teams :
Creating an organizational structure usually helps define teams who work closely together. These teams can be organized by department type, such as accounting or marketing, or by geographic region, such as all sales and administrative staff serving the Southeast. A team can also include all staff working on a specific project or product. The structure sets the teams, which typically report to the same manager or director. This helps ensure that all the staff members on the team are working toward the same goal, have well-defined job duties and can get to know each other to help balance each others' strengths and weaknesses.

iii)
Decision Making :
Employees understand to take important decisions to their managers, who might escalate them up the ladder if necessary. A structure helps define exactly who is the correct decision maker for each employee, although some businesses allow employees more decision-making abilities than others. In retail businesses, employees might make customer service decisions within certain parameters, such as refunds up to $100. In a marketing department, the staff can order collateral pieces up to the project's budget without management approval, for example. However, the organizational structure helps clearly define which decisions need management approval and who to go to for those decisions. Also, it shows who that manager reports to when decision appeals are necessary.

iv)
Advancement Potential :
Employees often are motivated by the opportunity to advance within the company for more responsibility and higher pay. An organizational structure provides that advancement opportunity with higher-level positions and a clear understanding of what those positions are responsible for. A successful structure assigns job duties to positions instead of people. As the people advance or change positions, the new person filling the vacancy takes on the same duties as the previous employee. This allows people who advance to know what duties will be expected in their new positions and to train the people who take over their old positions.

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2017/2018 NECO Data Processing Answer


OBJ

1-10:  DEEBDCCCAA
11-20: BBBAAADEAB
21-30: EDCDADBAEA
31-40: ABCBDADBDB
41-50: DBBEEBDCBA
51-60: AADBCACCDB


3a) software that handles the storage, retrieval, and updating of data in a computer system.

3aii)
MySQL
Microsoft Access

3bi) Normalization is a process of organizing the data in database to avoid data redundancy, insertion anomaly , update anomaly & deletion anomaly

3Bii)
 ---Insertion Anomalies:Insertion anomalies occur when we try to insert data into a flawed table.

---Deletion Anomalies:- Deletion anomalies occur when we delete data from a flawed schema.

---Update Anomalies:- Update anomalies occur when we change data in a flawed schema. 3c. Pick tool Shape tool Zoom tool Freehand tool

4b)
Log files - A log file is a recording of everything that goes in and out of a particular server.

Firewall- A firewall is a system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.

Encryption - Encryption is the conversion of electronic data into another form, called ciphertext, which cannot be easily understood by anyone except authorized parties.

Backup- backup refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

4ci)
Primary key uniquely identify a record in the table. While,
Foreign key is a field in the table that is primary key in another table.

Primary Key can't accept null values. While,
Foreign key can accept multiple null value.

4cii) Vision problems
Headache
Obesity


5a)
i)Transmission is the act of transferring something from one spot to another, like a radio or TV broadcast, or a disease going from one person to another.



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Prayer of The Day!


Say "Amen" to claim the amazing prayer!.
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Newly Elected Chairman of ECOWAS Meets With Nigeria Acting President, Yemi Osibajo In Aso Rock (See Photos)


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, received the Togolese President and newly elected Chairman of ECOWAS, Mr. Faure Gnassingbe at the Presidential Villa today, assuring him of Nigeria’s support to him and the regional body.

Nigeria will support you in every way and we are very happy with your election,” Prof. Osinbajo told the visiting leader.
I know that our President, President Buhari will give every measure of support required because he would want you to succeed very much
" Osinbajo said.


The Acting President added that the Buhari administration was pleased that President Gnassingbe visited Nigeria almost immediately after his election to lead the regional body, assuring him that Nigeria will continue to play an active role in ECOWAS.

He assured the Togolese President that President Buhari holds him in high regard as a person and considers him a friend.

Osinbajo congratulated Gnassingbe on his election as the Chairman of ECOWAS and assured him that Nigeria was fully engaged and concerned about regional issues and would continue to explore resolutions in partnership with other member-states.

The Acting President also welcomed continued consultations on the issue of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between ECOWAS and the European Union (EU) while observing also that each country had peculiar challenges.

The Acting President expressed the hope that the spirit of ECOWAS, which is the spirit of brotherhood would be helpful in addressing some of the issues confronting the regional body.

Earlier, the new ECOWAS leader said he came to hold consultations with Nigeria because he and the body considers Nigeria a very important player in the region.

According to him, Nigeria is an important player and ``Nigeria has to be fully engaged’’ in ECOWAS.

During the visit, President Gnassingbe highlighted a number of ECOWAS issues and challenges, including the European Partnership Agreement, being discussed by the regional body.

He said that as the ECOWAS chairman, he would be involved in frequent exchanges and consultations with Nigeria considering Nigeria’s role in the region.

The Togolese President also said he wanted the relationship between his country and Nigeria to remain very close.

In a related development, Acting President Osinbajo earlier today received a Special Envoy of the Nigerien President, Mr Issoufou Mohamadou, Mr Foumakoye Gado. Prof. Osinbajo assured the envoy of Nigeria’s continued support and cooperation with Niger. Gado is the Petroleum Minister of Niger.
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Tech: Apple iPhone 8 With Touch ID on The Back; Announced By New Leaked Renders (Coming Soon)


Everyday new rumours and leaks keep on arriving for the much hyped iPhone 8. The latest leak comes from iPhoneros.com who have posted photos of the iPhone 8 which oddly reveals a fingerprint reader on the back.

The photograph shows an early prototype of the Apple iPhone 8 with a fingerprint reader on the back. Oddly, there is no physical home button on the front either thanks to the massive display which takes up the entirety of the front face. The leaked images also reveal a vertical dual camera with the flash placed below the camera setup, it looks like the phone is almost bezel-less.

This alleged render is countering the current rumours, which claim that the fingerprint sensor to be embedded into the display of the device.

Gizbot.com, tipster Benjamin Geskin, has claimed that these renders are fake and suggests that the upcoming iPhone will be having a Touch ID embedded under the display itself. While both the theories have their doubters and believers it waits to be seen as to what Apple’s tenth anniversary iPhone will pack in.


Apart from the leaks and renders the iPhone 8 is expected to feature an OLED display panel, wireless charging, AR features, a 3D front camera and is said to be powered by the A11 SoC (System on a Chip) with iOS 11 running the show on the software front. The expected base launch price in India has been rumoured to be around Rs 81,600.
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Police Arrested Man Found With Different Female Body Part In Osun (See Photos)


The Police in Osun on Wednesday apprehended a 38-year-old-man, Ajibade Rasheed in Osogbo with different human parts.

The suspect was paraded by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye at the command headquarters.

Adeoye said the suspect was caught at Olu-ode area of the Osogbo metropolis while driving a car with registration No: LSD987DJ

A fresh head of a woman, together with her lung, vagina, liver, and a bottle containing blood were recovered from the suspect.

The Commissioner, however, disclosed that the true identity of the victim has not been ascertained at the point when the suspect was paraded.

He explained that efforts were in place by detectives to identify the victim, and investigate thoroughly the rationale behind the crime.

Source: Dailypost
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Tech: Facebook Extends Security, Set to Use 'Disaster Maps' To Mitigate Calamities

Facebook is now extending its hand to save lives during natural calamities and disaster by creating
disaster maps.


Their project found its inspiration from the Peru floods that took place earlier this March. According to a report, the flood took 100 lives, leaving thousands misplaced. According to the Facebook press release video, those floods were trending on their platform, which gave them three coordinates to start with their project.

These coordinates were firstly, the location of the people during the disaster, which they called ‘the location density map’. Secondly, it allowed Facebook to track their movement in various neighbourhood areas during such emergency, which they call ‘movement maps’ and lastly, the location where they were checking themselves safe or ‘safety check maps’.

Using an ‘aggregated, de-identified Facebook data’, which could be used to share information to organizations, this disaster map was created. Thus, allowing Facebook to hint to these relief organizations where their life saving efforts were actually needed.


By the use of census information of the affected region and satellite images they intend to keep track of the human population and provide safety nets accordingly. They have also used neural network technology, through their Facebook image recognition engine, to work on this system.

It would be interesting to see them work on connecting these organizations to those affected in remote areas such as villages or places where the internet connectivity is poor and usually gets worse when a calamity strikes.

Organisations working closely with Facebook are UNICEF, the International Federation of the Red Cross, the Red Crescent Societies and the World Food Programme.

Currently, Facebook has an option of Safety Check, which allows users to mark themselves, friends and family safe, during various points of crisis, such as an earthquake, terror attacks and cyclones. Launched in 2014, this option allows people to reconnect with their friends and families during crisis.
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Full List of Nigerian States Owing Workers Salary In Year 2017

Civil servants in Abia, Oyo, Benue, Ondo, Kogi, and Ekiti states have not received salaries in 2017, a survey conducted by BudgIT, a civic tech organisation, has shown.



An official statement released in Abuja by BudgIT Nigeria indicates that up to 20 states owe their workers including pensioners their entitlements ranging from one to 36 months.

BudgITng said it decided to conduct a qualitative analysis of the frequency of salary payment of six different categories of workers in all the 36 states.

According to TheCable news, the survey by BudgITng, covered primary school teachers, secondary school teachers, local government workers, state independent workers, pensioners and state secretariat workers.

A part of the statement read; “In particular, we discovered that many states have defaulted in the payments of pensions and gratuities.

“From the survey carried out, we discovered that apart from the fact that 16 states which are yet to pay the pensions of former civil servants in their service, 8 of these states have not paid their pensioners at least 12 months’ pensions.

“Notably, these pensioners expressed how unhappy they are, their dissatisfaction with the government and how hard it has been for them to survive.

“In addition to outstanding pensions, we note from our survey, that across all categories, states like Kogi, Abia, Benue, Oyo, Ekiti and Ondo have not paid their workers’ salaries for this year 2017; owing at least 4 months’ salary. However, the likes of Lagos and Rivers have been consistently impressive with their up to date and full payment of civil servants’ remuneration."

Below is the full table;


How will people take care of their family in this kind of situation?
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Tech: Nubia Announces The Lauch of It's Z17 Mini at Rs 19,999

Nubia today announced the launch of its mid-range flagship, the Nubia Z17 Mini which will feature on amazon on June 12 with registrations opening today on the company’s website. The phone will be priced at Rs 19,999.


The ZTE-owned company created a splash in the Indian market last year with the release of the Z11 Mini, which sported one of the best cameras in the segment. Nubia looks to continue the trend offering dual 13 MP rear cameras, this time around using Sony’s IMX 258 sensor along with Sony’s full-light Mono sensor to allow greater depth in photographs. It also has a 80 degree wide-angle 16MP front camera.

The Z17 Mini’s camera offers 16 different modes other than pro and normal modes along with a mono, 3D and times shuttle mode. The selfie camera also comes with as many as 90 different beauty modes. The dual camera set-up will also put the phone in direct competition with the Honor 6x and the
Eric Hu, the head of Nubia India, said unveiling the phone, “We are committed to drive and deliver changes in mobile photography across the globe and in India, with Nubia Z17 Mini we are raising the bar high for a mobile phone camera and are confident that users across India will accept and appreciate the device.”

With a clear emphasis on the camera, the phone also scores well in terms of performance, at least on paper, with a Qualcomm snapdragon 652 processor with 4 GB RAM and a 64 GB of storage. The storage is also expandable upto 200 GB via MicroSD capabilities.

The phone sports a 5.2 inch full HD screen with a 424 ppi, making it plenty sharp for its size. The phone also comes with a 2950 mAh battery capacity and a rear fingerprint scanner. The Z17 Mini will run the company’s custom Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android marshmallow.
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Sport: Who Is Romelu Lukaku Following?, Everton, Chelsea or Man United?

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is a man in demand.

Chelsea and Manchester United are said to be keen on the big Belgian, who has told Everton he is eager to move in search of Champions League football.

Lukaku, 24, claims he knows where he is playing next season but where is best for him? ESPN FC's club bloggers from Everton, Chelsea and Manchester United have their say on the £100 million-rated striker's future.



EVERTON
Lukaku and international breaks seem to coincide with the striker discussing a future away from Goodison Park. His ability in front of goal matches his knack for needless musings on his future. That said, Everton would undoubtedly be in a much stronger position if Lukaku remains beyond this summer. The media circus attached to the player is a minor inconvenience when weighed against his influence on the pitch.

Manager Ronald Koeman could potentially do a lot with a reported asking price of £100m but a sizeable budget is no guarantee for replacing the productivity of a player directly contributing 50 percent of Everton's 62 league goals last season (25 goals, six assists). A staggering 20 goals separated Lukaku and nearest teammate Ross Barkley (five).

In Lukaku, Everton possess a proven and reliable scorer, one that has improved under Koeman and will continue to do so.

His record shows 87 goals in 166 matches (155 starts), putting him level with Alex Young and above Alan Ball and Tommy Lawton on goals scored in royal blue. Only 15 players in Everton history have scored more goals for the club. It may be wishful thinking to expect this ambitious 24-year-old to play a fifth successive season without Champions League football, but the two years left on his contract and his indisputable importance to the team are why Everton should do everything to coax at least one more season from Lukaku. -- Luke O'Farrell


CHELSEA
If Diego Costa does depart, Lukaku would be an excellent replacement. Although not an exact replica of the Spain international, his ability to lead the line, decent turn of foot and the use of his physicality to dominate defenders would suit Chelsea's style of play. Lukaku's work rate has often been criticised though that would certainly improve under the demanding Antonio Conte and in a team where he is far from being the only big name.

Having spent his teenage years dreaming of emulating his idol Didier Drogba by scoring goals for Chelsea, the motivation for him to succeed would be huge. He would also need little time to acclimatise to his new environment having already spent three years on Chelsea's books, something that would not be the case at Old Trafford.

His previous spell might not have worked out too well for either party but as a more mature individual and with his game having vastly developed in the interim, he is guaranteed to have a far greater impact second time round. The presence of his Belgian compatriots Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois will make him feel even more at home and could help him hit the ground running if he was to return to Stamford Bridge. -- Phil Lythell


MAN UNITED
Lukaku is one of several signings Manchester United should be looking to make, and what's not to like about him? He has youth, speed, technique, and a high footballing IQ; he has strength in the air, strength in possession and the ability to play in those around him.

He would be the ideal foil for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba, and would be an outstanding fit alongside Antoine Griezmann should the Frenchman eventually make the move from Atletico Madrid. He scored 25 goals for Everton last season, with six assists, highlighting what a well-rounded player he is and how well-suited he is to English football.

Indeed, he has 87 goals in 166 matches for Everton, which is a very fine strike rate. He has all the ability to be a genuine goal threat in the Champions League, and should be aggressively courted by United, even though there will doubtless be strong interest from rivals both home and abroad.

His age and his talent would make him an excellent acquisition for Jose Mourinho, and the rapid development of his game in recent seasons suggests that he is only set to improve. -- Musa Okwonga
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Quote of The Day!


"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face...we must do that which we think we cannot."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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Monday, June 5, 2017

2017 NECO Physics Practical Answer


Complete no1
The internal diameter is 6.90cm
Lo=125ml

1)
S/N - |1|2|3|4|5|
M(g) - |50.0|100.0|150.0|200.0|250.0|
Lo(cm) - |50.0|50.0|50.0|50.0|50.0|
L1(cm) - |60.0|70.0|80.0|90.0|100.0|
y=L1-Lv(cm^3) - |10.00|20.00|30.00|40.00|50.00|
V=0.785d^2y - |371.30|742.60|1113.90|1485.20|1856.50|
NO1 graph.

1aix)
i)i avoided error due to parallel
ii)i ensured that the mass is gently dropped into the liquid.

1bi)
Archimedes principle states that when a body is wholly or partly immersed in a liquid the weight of the body is equal to the mass of the fluid displaced.

1bii)
volume of the wood = 2.0 × 10^-5m^3
mass = 5.0 × 10^-3kg
g = 10.0ms^-2
density of water = 1.0 × 10^3kgm^-3
volume of object = mass/density
density = mass/volume
density of the object = mass of the object/volume
= 5.0×10^-3/2.0×10^-5
= 2.5×10^2kgm^3
upthrust = volume 0f the object.


3a) [DRAWINGS]
The Graph

3)
adjusted.
TABULATE READINGS
R(N) - |2.00| |4.00| |6.00| |8.00| |10.00|
1(A) - |2.85| |2.21| |2.00| |1.75| |1.65|
R^-1 - |0.5| |0.25| |0.17| |0.13| |0.10|

PRECAUTIONS
i)i ensured clean terminals
ii)i avioved zero error on the ammeter used
iii)i ensured tight connection of all wires.

3b)
ohm's law states that the current flowing through a metallic conductor is proportional to its portential difference provided that physical condition is constant i.e V x I

3c)
slope(s) = DR^-1/DI = 0.25-0.10/2.21-1.65
=0.15/0.56
slope(s)=0.27
intercept c = -0.35
evaluation
1/5=1/0.27=3.70
-evalution
1/C = 1/-0.35
=-2.86 2bi) he characteristics of imaged formed are : i)It is virtual ii) It is enlarged or magnified i.e. twice or two times bigger as the object(m=2) 2bII) The concave mirror ,mounted in its holder ,is moved to and fro in front of the until a sharp image of the cross wire of the ray box is formed on the screen adjacent to the object .The distance between the mirror and the screen was measured as 30.1cm.Since the radius of the curvature r,=2fo ,then half this distance is the focal length of the mirror fo .Thus focal length was determined to be 15.05cm approximately 15cm
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See What Actress Chika Ike Wore to African Fashion Week (Photos)


Actress and business woman Chika Ike rocked this classy outfit to African fashion week. See more photos below..





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Tech: Airtel Roll Out a Dedicated Digital Platform For Emerging Businesses

Airtel Business, the business-to-business arm of Bharti Airtel, has rolled out a dedicated digital platform to serve the growing connectivity, communication and collaboration requirements of emerging businesses, including small and medium enterprises (SME) and start-ups, a company statement said here on Monday.


“Emerging enterprises are a key growth driver for the economy. Airtel, with its nationwide reach and enterprise solutions, is uniquely positioned to address the needs of the segment. Our new digital platform will help the enterprises get quick and easy access to our connectivity solutions, resulting in a speedier deployment and business scale up for them,” said Ashok Ganapathy, Director & CEO, Airtel Business.

With growing digitisation, emerging businesses are looking at connectivity solutions that are available/activated in quick time and are highly reliable and scalable as per their requirements. Airtel Business aims to address the needs of this segment with its wide product portfolio that is already serving some of the largest businesses in the country, the statement said.

The statement said emerging businesses can now discover and buy connectivity plans in three easy steps — select a plan most suited for them, pin their location to check feasibility and place an order.

“This eliminates multiple layers of traditional processes to offer a fast and convenient way to identify connectivity solutions bringing down the total time required to order and deploy a solution by up to 70 per cent,” the statement said.
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Agent to Arda Turan Says He Is Not Leaving Barcelona Despite Report Move to Arsenal or China

Arda Turan will not leave Barcelona this summer despite reports that a move to Arsenal is at an advanced stage, his agent has said.


Turan, 30, has struggled to break into the side on a regular basis since joining from Atletico Madrid in 2015, and his subdued celebration after last month's Copa del Rey triumph was interpreted by some reports as a sign of his impending departure.

The Chinese Super League has been mentioned as a possible destination, but recent reports suggest Arsenal are now best placed to land Turan if he leaves in the summer.

But the Turkey international's agent Ahmet Bulut told reporters: "Arda's not going anywhere. Barcelona are happy with him and we've not spoken with any club about a transfer.

"The news being reported about him leaving the club annoys Arda. The board don't like the rumours either. Arda Turan will finish his contract -- he will stay until 2020."

However, reports in Spain have said Turan, along with defender Jeremy Mathieu, would be allowed to leave for the right fee as new coach Ernesto Valverde looks to reshape the squad.

Injuries and the fierce competition for places saw him end last season on the periphery of the first team.
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See New Beautiful Photo of Popular Nigerian Singer, Oritsefemi as He Enjoys With His Newly Wedded Wife


The singer who got married secretly in April this year, shared this photo with his woman, Nabila, whom he described in one of his harsh tags as his real wife.
Happy married live to them.
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Sad: Ex-Minister For Health, Babatunde Osotimehin Dies at 68

Former Minister of Health and the Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, has died. According to Family sources, he died in the early hours of today June 5th after a protracted illness.


The 68 year old Osotimehin was also a former Director General of the National Action Committee on AIDS (NACA).

He was a one time Provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. He was appointed the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for a four-year term on November 19th 2010 and afterwards reappointed for another term.

May his soul rest in peace Amen.
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Tech: ISRO Finally Launches GSLV-Mk III Rocket and Injects The GSAT-19 Into It's Intended Orbit (Photo)

India on Monday scored a double success, launching its latest – and heaviest so far – communication satellite GSAT-19 with its brand new and heaviest rocket – the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) with a cryogenic engine, which performed ably on its maiden flight. The GSLV-Mk III rocket, on its first developmental flight, slung the 3,136 kg communication satellite in a geosynchronous transfer orbit from where it would be taken up to its final geostationary orbit.


While Indian space scientists named the 640 tonne rocket “fat boy”, the Telugu media nicknamed it “Baahubali”, as like the hero in the massively successful film lifts a heavy Lingam, it carried the heaviest satellite by an Indian rocket. Precisely at 5.28 p.m., the rocket began its ascent towards space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at the Sriharikota spaceport here and just over 16 minutes into its flight, slung the GSAT-19 at its intended orbit at an altitude of 179 km.

“It is a historic day.. both the GSLV Mk-III and the GSAT-19 launch have been successful.. we are looking forward to its (GSAT-19) operations,” Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said. “This month there are lot of activities. On June 23, there will be a PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) and on June 28, a GSAT-17 satellite launch,” he added. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated the ISRO team.

“The cryogenic engine performed flawlessly. We have mastered the cryogenic technology,” Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre Director S. Somanath said. The GSAT-19, as per the ISRO, is a multi-beam satellite that carries Ka and Ku band forward and return link transponders and geostationary radiation spectrometer (GRASP) to monitor and study the nature of charged particles and the influence of space radiation on satellites and their electronic components.

The satellite, which has a life span of 10 years, also features certain advanced spacecraft technologies including miniaturised heat pipe, a fibre optic gyro, micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) accelerometer, Ku-band TTC transponder, as well an indigenous lithium-ion battery. The GSLV-Mk III is a three stage/engine rocket. The core of first stage is fired with solid fuel and its two motors by liquid fuel. The second is liquid fuel and the third is the cryogenic engine.

“The rocket’s design carrying capacity is four tonnes. The payload will be gradually increased in future flights,” Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Director K. Sivan had told IANS. The Indian space agency had flown a similar rocket without the cryogenic engine but with 3.7-tonne payload in 2014 mainly to test its structural stability and aerodynamics. Earlier Somanath told IANS that the inputs of the 2014 mission enabled the ISRO to reduce the rocket load by around 20 per cent.

Interestingly, GSLV-Mk III at around 43 metres is slightly shorter than Mk-II version that is around 49 metres tall. ISRO officials told IANS that due to the increase in the diameters of various stages, the height got reduced despite a drastic increase in the weight – from around 415 ton of GSLV-Mk II to 640 ton in GSLV-Mk III. “The new rocket may be slightly short but has more punch power,” said an ISRO official.

India presently has two rockets — the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and GSLV-Mk II — with a lift-off mass of 415 tonnes and a carrying capacity of 2.5 tonnes. India puts foreign satellites into orbit for a fee using its lighter PSLV. However the weight of third party satellites is not much. Revenue for launching satellites depends on the satellite’s weight – higher the weight, higher the revenue.

The GSLV-Mk III, when its graduates from its development flight status to operational status, may look at flying heavier foreign satellites. Indian space agency officials said the new rocket would save the country foreign exchange as it can launch the country’s communication satellites instead of going to a foreign space agency for launch services. The GSAT-18 satellite launched in 2016 using Arianespace’s rocket weighed 3,404 kg which is well within the GSLV-Mk III’s capacity.

However, India may not become a serious player in the global communication satellite launch market. Industry sources said globally the trend is the weight of communication satellites is going up while the weight of earth observation satellites has come down. A major portion of communication satellites that are sent up now weigh around six tons and above.
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Dead Body of 3yrs Old Boy Who Is Said to Have Been Strangled To Death Been Found Inside a Primary School Building In Kano State (See Photos)


The corpse of a three year old boy believed to have been strangled, was found inside a primary school in Kano state yesterday June 4th. No one knows the identity of the boy or his relatives. His remains has been deposited at the state morgue while police is investigating the matter.

So sad!.
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Anthony Martial Agent Says The Player Has No Reason To Leave Manchester United

Anthony Martial's agent has said the forward has "no reason" to leave Manchester United despite finding himself on the fringes of the first team last season.


Following his 2015 arrival from Monaco, Martial, 21, made 32 Premier League appearances in his maiden season in England -- all but two of which were starts -- while netting 11 times under Louis van Gaal to finish as United's leading scorer.

However, his progress was stunted following the arrival of Jose Mourinho last summer, the success of new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the flourishing of Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard, all of which contributed to limiting the France international's opportunities last term.

Though he played in 25 Premier League matches, he made just 18 starts and found the net only four times, while his reduced playing time led to France coach Didier Deschamps opting to leave him out of his squad for this month's internationals.

West Ham have been touted as potential suitors for Martial -- who signed a four-year contract upon his arrival at Old Trafford -- should he decide to seek a fresh opportunity.

However, Martial's agent, Philippe Lamboley, insisted Martial's future is bright and he wants to remain at United unless the club decide otherwise.

"I would like every 21-year-old player to have already played 180 games with the pros," Lamboley told Journal du Dimanche.

"Anthony's career is quite simply exceptional. He has two years left on his contract, and there is no reason today for him to leave Manchester.

"If Ed Woodward [United vice-president] calls me to tell me he wishes to see him leave, things will be different. But that's not what he said to me during our last meeting."
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38 Years Old Lady Got Delivered From Bedwetting and Drunkenness By Pastor TB Joshua (Photos)


For Miss Auguste Da Costa, a senior interpreter in the Namibia Court, life was a terrible contradiction. On the one hand, a committed professional while on the other hand suffering from bedwetting and a consuming addiction to alcohol.

The curse of bedwetting which started from birth robbed her of marriage and a social life and disgraced her right through her life from when she was a student. Her classmates that witnessed her bedwet in the school hostel would spread the rumour that she was a bedwetter and before long, everyone around her knew. It was a stigma that followed her everywhere she went.

To drown her embarrassment and pain, she started drinking alcohol at the age of 15.

She soon became addicted to this vice and spent all her money on feeding her addiction. She would go to the bar to drink alcohol even while food was still cooking on the stove.

When she was about to lose hope of ever overcoming these afflictions, she stumbled upon Emmanuel TV and decided that The SCOAN would be her final bus-stop. The words of T.B. Joshua rang in her heart when he said, “God can turn a drunkard into a sober person. When you make a mistake, don’t run from God – run to Him.”


Desperate to receive her freedom, she received the Morning Water and ministered it in Jesus’ name. The curse of bedwetting that had plagued her for 38 years disappeared as she discovered that from that very night onwards, something will wake her up each time she needs to go to the toilet in the night. Overjoyed at this deliverance, she testified that four years has passed and she has not wet the bed ever since.

The alcohol addiction was equally banished from her life through the Morning Water as the desire to drink the alcohol completely disappeared. Her double deliverance was followed by a double breakthrough as she was sponsored her government to study a course in Germany and she passed with flying colours.

Forever grateful to God, she advised the viewers to always put God first in their lives.
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