Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Fourthman Concepts is an Information communications Technology (ICT) corporation with its headquarters in Rivers State Nigeria that was established to tackle the needs and issues of the 21st century ICT.Fourthman concepts  specialize in mobile application development,Information Technology consultancy, Web application and Website development as well as Electronic branding of products and companies. They have built world class products such as STUDENTHUBPLUS (which in an online exam simulator for students) and INFOHUBPLUS (which is both an administrative and social media tool for churches) to mention a few.

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French children as young as 2 are to be taught how to survive a terror attack in school by playing 'Silence Reigns'

Schools in France will hold three security drills a year - including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises - as the French government ramps up security measures after a string of deadly extremist attacks.The measures include children in pre-school and kindergarten, aged 2 to 6, playing "le roi du silence" - silence reigns - games in which they are taught to hide and keep quiet, while not mentioning an attack or danger. Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve announced a series of measures Wednesday to improve how French schools and children handle terror threats.

Larry King 'heartbroken' after seventh wife is 'caught sending racy texts and nude photos to another man

Larry King's wife Shawn is having an affair with another man after 19 years of marriage to the popular talk show host, according to a new report. The National Enquirer claims that Shawn and the man have been enjoying 'steamy afternoon sex sessions' and that she has been sending him racy nude photos.Her paramour is not named in the story but described as a 'Hollywood Don Juan' who was at one time a 'top confidante to Princess Diana.' Larry, 82, and Shawn, 57, both previously filed for divorce in 2010 in the wake of allegations that the legendary television personality was having an affair with her younger sister. The couple, who have two teenage sons, eventually stopped the proceedings and reconciled.

You lied, there are plans to make Islam Nigeria’s official religion – CAN replies Sultan of Sokoto


The President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Archbishop Magnus Atilade, has maintained that there is serious move to Islamise Nigeria.His remark is coming at a time when the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad, denied insinuations that Muslims were planning to Islamise the country.Abubakar had recently said, “It is not possible to Islamize Nigeria. We must respect one another and understand the tenets of the two religions.”But speaking in Lagos, the Archbishop said there was plan to Islamise the country, stressing that those who want to “eradicate Christians” were busy planning on how to achieve their sinister aim.

IT'S OFFICIALLY N400 TO A DOLLAR

The Naira on Wednesday dipped further against the dollar at the parallel market. The currency exchanged at about N400 on Wednesday afternoon, from N397 it closed on Tuesday; while it traded against the Pound Sterling and the Euro at N515 and N450 respectively.At the Bureau De Change (BDC) segment of the market, the naira traded at N397, N513 and N443 against the dollar, Pound Sterling and the Euro respectively.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Armed police order Muslim woman to remove her burkini on packed Nice beach in France

The French ban on the burkini is threatening to turn into a farce as police officers armed with pepper spray and batons marched onto a beach today and ordered a woman to strip off. Four burly cops stood over the middle-aged woman, who had been quietly sunbathing on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice - yards from the scene of the Bastille Day lorry attack - and watched her take off a Muslim-style garment which protected her modesty. It is thought the woman was given a warning about the dress code on the beach and was handed an on-the-spot fine.

Port Harcourt Lawyer calls for resignation of INEC boss, Prof. Yakubu


A Port Harcourt-based legal practitioner, Osi Olisah has called for the resignation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.Olisah in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt said the INEC had shown incompetence in the conduct of elections in different parts of the country.He said Professor Yakubu cannot sustain the precedence set by his predecessor, Professor Attahiru Jega.The Lawyer said the INEC boss was causing insecurity in the country, stressing that the decisions of the Commission were provocative.

Court order stopping declaration of result in Tai LGA commendable – PDP

A Federal High Court presided over by His Lordship, Honourable Justice A. M. Liman has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from declaring the result for the suspended re-run election in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State.Ruling in a suit brought by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner for Rivers State and others, the Judge also restrained INEC from announcing any results in the Local Government Area of the State which election was subsequently suspended by INEC.

Muslims who shout Allah is great before killing innocent people are mad – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has described those who shout “Allah is great’ before killing innocent people as mentally deranged.Speaking through the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the launch of the revised National Counter Terrorism Strategy, NACTEST, in Abuja, the President said “it is either they do not know the meaning of those words or they are simply deranged.”The President noted that “these enemies (Boko Haram) are essentially an insane nuisance because they revel in cowardly attacks.”Explaining that the war against terrorism was unconventional, the President disclosed that his government will change its strategy in a bid to win the war against insurgents.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

HEALTH NUGGET:10 WAYS TO TREAT EAR INFECTIONS NATURALLY

Ear infections are caused by bacteria or viruses in the middle ear. Ear infections occur more often in children than adults. Some causes and contributing factors that lead to ear infections are wax buildup, upper respiratory infections, food allergies, environmental allergies, fetal alcohol syndrome, genetics, nutritional deficiencies and internal injuries. Some common signs that someone is suffering from an ear infection are pain in the ear, tugging at the ear, difficulty sleeping, headache, poor response to sounds, high fever, fluid draining from the ear, vomiting, diarrhea and so on.Below are 10 ways that you can treat ear infections naturally:
1. Salt

FACTS FOR YOU TODAY: LEARN SOMETHING NEW


Germans told to stockpile food and water in case of a terrorist attack

The German government is set to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe.Germany is currently on high alert after two Islamist attacks and a shooting rampage by a mentally unstable teenager last month.Berlin announced measures earlier this month to increase budgets for spending on police and security forces and to create a special unit to counter cyber crime and terrorism.It’s the first time such extreme measures have been taken since the end of the Cold War.