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EBOLA STIGMATIZATION! American College Now Rejects Applications From Nigerians by jchima14(f) : 7:47 pm On Oct 16, 2014

A Texas college Tuesday issued an unconvincing apology for what it described as "incorrect information" after multiple international applicants received a rejection letter stating that "Navarro College is not accepting international students from countries with confirmed Ebola cases."

2015 Election: FG 'diverts' N1.5bn HIV/AIDS funds to Jonathan Campaign by jchima14(f) : 7:49 pm On Oct 16, 2014

The Federal Government has concluded plans to spend N1,593,287,500 on a one-day political jamboree disguised as HIV/AIDS conference in the Federal Capital Territory.

Findings indicated that the event would be used to market President Goodluck Jonathan’s ‘achievements’ in the health sector, particularly, the progress purportedly recorded against the AIDS pandemic.

Falode/Alamieyeseigha's Deaths: Keyamo Accuses FG Of Double Standards by jchima14(f) : 7:52 pm On Oct 16, 2014

Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo yesterday accused the federal government of double standards in the way it responded to the news of the death of Oyamuyefa Alamieyeseigha the son of former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, and the son of popular sport journalist, Aisha Falode, Toba.

Apapa-Oshodi chaotic traffic: No end in sight despite assurances by jchima14(f) : 7:55 pm On Oct 16, 2014

‘WHAT kind of country is this”! An exasperated Bidemi yelled at nobody in particular. Bidemi who has his forwarding and clearing business in Apapa, was trapped in the traffic gridlock that stretched from Sanya Bus Stop to Apapa for over five hours last Tuesday.

At the end of the day’s business, Bidemi who lives in Shogunle, ran into another horrible traffic jam between Berliet Bus Stop and Ilasamaja, also on the ever-busy Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

Boko Haram War: US denies reports about arms embargo on Nigeria by jchima14(f) : 7:57 pm On Oct 16, 2014

The United States of America’s envoy to Nigeria, Ambassador James Entwistle, has denied reports that the US has refused to sell arms to Nigeria on account of human rights violation in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Entwistle, who was speaking as a guest at the Diplomatic Dialogue Series organised by the Nigeria Leadership Initiative

Ebola War: Facebook Founder, Zuckerberg, wife donate $25M to fight Ebola by jchima14(f) : 8:00 pm On Oct 16, 2014

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of the popular social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have donated N4bn to fight the Ebola Virus Disease.

Making the announcement on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg said they wanted to stop the epidemic before it got out of control to become a bigger, and more expensive, global issue to fight, like the HIV.

Why Fayose is to be sworn-in amidst tight security by jchima14(f) : 8:08 pm On Oct 16, 2014

Police in Ekiti State have drafted enormous amount of security personels around Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital to ensure trouble-free inauguration and swearing in ceremony of Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose on Thursday as the new governor of the state.

Okupe: Jonathan Not Plotting Tenure Elongation, Buhari, Atiku Serial Losers by jchima14(f) : 8:11 pm On Oct 16, 2014

The presidency yesterday described an alleged report that President Goodluck Jonathan was planning to manipulate the constitution to extend his stay in office, as baseless and absolute falsehood.

It also pointed out the likes of former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, both aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were no match for President Jonathan saying apart from being serial losers, they are people Nigerians lack confidence in because they are bereft of leadership qualities.

President Jonathan Meets with S/West Leaders to strategise for 2015 Election by jchima14(f) : 8:15 pm On Oct 16, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday evening met with the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West.

Our correspondent learnt on Wednesday that the meeting was part of the President’s ongoing consultations ahead of the 2015 general elections.


NORTH-EAST PDP: Sen. Zagbayi Schemed Out Of Senate in Favour of Gov Aliyu by jchima14(f) : 8:17 pm On Oct 16, 2014

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger East has ruled out Senator Shem Nuhu Zagbayi from the 2015 senatorial race for the zone, as the Talba Success Movement (TSM), a political movement for Governor Babangida Aliyu, has collected the zone’s nomination form of the party for the governor.

Gerrard celebrates 11years as Liverpool Captain by jchima14(f) : 8:20 pm On Oct 16, 2014

Steven Gerrard is celebrating 11 years as captain of Liverpool – with team-mate Jordan Henderson rating him the best skipper in the business, Sky Sports reports.

Gerrard was made captain by Gerard Houllier ahead of the UEFA Cup clash with Olimpija Ljubljana on October 15 in 2003.

BURSTED! Army parades two fake generals in Jos. by jchima14(f) : 8:30 pm On Oct 16, 2014

Authorities of the 3 Armoured Division of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday arrested two fake soldiers who specialised in impersonating army generals to dupe government agencies and parastatal.

They were yesterday paraded by the army in Jos, Maxwell Khobe cantonment, Rukuba barracks

Parents Arrested For Getting Their 2-Year-Old Son Drunk by jchima14(f) : 8:33 pm On Oct 16, 2014

Two parents from Atlanta, Georgia, were arrested for serving their 2-year-old son liquor, until he suffered from severe alcohol poisoning.

The 2-year-old boy was extremely unresponsive and stop breathing after he consumed an abundant amount of liquor. When authorities discovered the child he was rushed to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for treatment.

WHO: Ebola Deaths Hits Almost 4,500 As Virus Spreads by jchima14(f) : 10:39 pm On Oct 16, 2014

No fewer than 4,493 people have died from the world’s worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

WHO said a total of 8,997 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola....

Edo Lawmakers Detained by EFCC for Forgery by jchima14(f) : 4:44 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Three principal officers of the Edo State House of Assembly have been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged signature forgery.

The lawmakers are – Speaker Uyi Igbe, Majority Leader, Philip Shaibu and Chief Whip, Folly Ogedengbe.


Consumers urge gov't to scrap N750 fixed charge on electricity by jchima14(f) : 4:53 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Some Electricity Consumers in the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday called for the scrapping of the monthly N750 fixed charge being charged by electricity distribution companies.

The consumers told the News Agency of Nigeria that it would amount to exploitation if the companies continued to retain the charge when services were not delivered.


MUTINY TRIALS: Journalists denied entrance by jchima14(f) : 5:01 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Reporters from various news organizations were Thursday prevented from covering court proceedings in the trial of 59 soldiers charged with alleged mutiny.

When queried over the shutting out of journalists, the chairman of the all military court martial, Maj.-Gen. Musa Yusuf, explained that military authorities took the decision in the interest of national security.


Nigeria Not Implicated in the $15m Seized by South Africa by jchima14(f) : 5:08 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Within the past three weeks, the Asset Forfeiture Unit in the office of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in South Africa seized two tranches of fund totalling $15million being payment for the alleged purchase of arms by the federal government. Initially, the sum of $9.3 million smuggled into South Africa by an Israeli and two Nigerians was seized last month.


EBOLA SCARE! Passenger on flight from Lagos quarantined for shaking by jchima14(f) : 5:14 pm On Oct 17, 2014

A new Ebola scare resulted in the evacuation of an Air France plane yesterday by Madrid authorities. This happened after one of the passenger began shaking feverishly on the flight bound for Madrid from Lagos via Paris, prompting fears the person had Ebola, Air France and airports operator Aena said.


Fayose Inaugurated As Ekiti Governor by jchima14(f) : 5:24 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Thousands of Nigerians from all walks of life on Thursday trooped to the 60,000 capacity Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti, to witness the inauguration of Mr Kayode Fayose as governor.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the stadium was full to the capacity with dignitaries, especially from PDP-controlled states in attendance.

In his inaugural speech, Fayose appealed to the media to be objective in the reportage of government activities to ensure peace and development.

The governor, who said that the financial position of the state left much to be desired, appealed to the people of the state to cooperate with his government to move the state forward.

We shall continue with the people-oriented programmes, rekindle and restore people’s hope and create an enabling environment for the development of the state.

Fayose of PDP won the June 21, governorship polls with 203,090 votes, defeating the incumbent governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who scored 120,433 votes.

Various cultural associations, musicians such as Yinka Ayefele, the Nupe cultural troop known as Igunu and other Yoruba groups at the occasion added colour to the occasion. (NAN)


APC urged to suspend gubernatorial primaries in Adamawa by jchima14(f) : 5:34 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Bindow Jibrilla Campaign Organisation has urged the All Progress Congress (APC) to suspend Adamawa govenorship primaries for 2015. gubernatorial

The Director General of the campaign organisation, Alhaji Abdulrahman Jimeta, made the appeal on Thursday at a press briefing in Yola.

Your comments are reckless, baseless and unsupportable, Jonathan tells Buhari by jchima14(f) : 5:44 pm On Oct 17, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday advised former head of state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) to conduct his electioneering campaign with greater regard for the truth, condemning Buhari's allegation corrpution and non-performance as “reckless, baseless and unsupportable”.

The Presidency response to Buhari comments about current administration’s performance came via a statement issued by the President’s media aide, Dr. Reuben Abati.

APC accuses Jonathan of using Chibok girls as ‘pawns on his political chessboard.’ by jchima14(f) : 5:52 pm On Oct 17, 2014

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday accused President Goodluck Jonathan, of using Chibok girls as ‘pawns on his political chessboard.’

The opposition party pointed out that if indeed he knew the whereabouts of the school girls, who have been in captivity for over six months, he should release them.

APC in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Secretary, on Thursday said Jonathan’s continuous silence over the issue showed that he was not capable of rescuing the girls...


Gov Fayose appoints SSG, PA Stomach Infrastructure and 8 others by jchima14(f) : 5:59 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Hours after inauguration and swearing-in, The new Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has swung into action by appointing with immediate effect the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), special assistant on 'Stomach Infrastructure' and eight others.

Those apppointed include Dr. (Mrs) Modupe Alade, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Idowu Adelusi as Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Barr Owoseni Ajayi as Special Assistant to the Governor on Legal Matters.


Why We Adopted Aliyu As Sole Candidate For Senate In 2015 - PDP Niger State by jchima14(f) : 6:05 pm On Oct 17, 2014

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has endorsed Governor Muázu Babangida Aliyu as Niger-East sole candidate for the senatorial district in the 2015 election.

Party chieftains from the Niger-East made the unanimous decision at a special North-Central zonal integration committee meeting at the state secretariat of the party in Minna, the state capital on Wednesday.

Why Buhari/fashola Ticket Is The Best Option For APC - Party Chieftain by jchima14(f) : 6:12 pm On Oct 17, 2014

A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Ayo Akande, has said that the APC would win the 2015 presidential elections if the party picks Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) as its presidential candidate and the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, as the running mate.

Akande, who said this in a statement on Thursday, described a Buhari/Fashola ticket as the “best option” for the party because of their good antecedents.

Ekiti: Fayose outlines his agenda, insists 'stomach infrastructure' is paramount by jchima14(f) : 6:22 pm On Oct 17, 2014

Ayodele Fayose was sworn Thursday as Ekiti State Governor by the Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola alongside his deputy, Dr. Olusola Eleka.


5 Important things to check before hiring a web designer by jchima14(f) : 12:36 am On Mar 01, 2016

If you want to hire a web designer, it is important that you look out for some specific highly important tips which I’m about to reveal to you in this article. These 5 tips are so essential that if ignored, might result in you wasting your money and time because you will definitely hire the wrong company. The result is that you will be compelled to pay yet another web designer to redesign the entire website for you.

So we will dive straight into exposing those things that actually separate the good, the bad and the downright ugly web developers in the industry.

1. Your Web Designer Should Be A Real Business

This is important because when you deal with a single individual say your neighbour’s 16-year-old son, that guy you met in the church or the one your friend introduced you to the other day, you are dangerously putting the future of your business at risk. How? You may ask.

What happens when he/she is not reachable and you urgently need to update information on your site for a client to review? Or when your site goes down and you need it right up ASAP because your potential business partner wants to take a look at your website? I think the answer is obvious.

This is why it is important that you deal with a real business so that even if the web designer attached to you is not available, they will quickly reassign you someone else to work on your site in case of an emergency. The web design company need not be a very big one. It just needs to have a structure in place and the organization that comes with a business

Another important point is that dealing with a business helps you to make specific requests with regards to the features you need and be firm in your negotiation. You are dealing with professionals so the entire project will be handled in a very professional manner.

2. The Web Designer Must Have A Website

This point I believe is a no brainer! The first thing you should checkout before hiring a web development company is the quality of their own business website.

If the site is shabbily designed, you will certainly get the same quality of work. If there are a lot of errors like 404 errors, dead links, non-functional features, poor web graphics etc, then you know your own website is going to look exactly the same. The web design agency cannot offer you what it can’t offer itself. However, if on the other hand, the website is a top-notch world class design and excellent in functionality, then feel at home. You are at the right place.

3. Quality of Customer Service

This is by far the most important factor you should put into consideration before you even make any financial commitment with the web developer. How do they respond to your inquiries? Are they hasty about it or do they take their time to address your concerns and answer your questions. Are they easily reachable 24/7? What is the most effective way of reaching them - Is it by phone, email or live chat? Me personally I prefer a web designer that is always online for a live chat. This is because, if there is any form of emergency with your website, you will get instant response from the web design team. Also hire only web design agencies that respond to email enquiries within 6 hours. Anything less than that is not acceptable! My major concern with phone conversations is that there is no guarantee that the person you are talking to is online at that moment or will be online on a regular basis.

Also how they follow up on a client after completing the web design project is yet another important factor. You certainly don’t want to deal with a developer who only contacts you once a year when your web hosting is about to expire. Some are even so bad and careless that your website will expire and they won’t even inform you about it.

4. Web Design Portfolio

“Let me see a website you have designed before” This should be the first thing you ask a web designer when you meet one. You don’t want to patronize a rookie in the business of web design that will use your website to learn. This is not to disparage the skill of people who are still fresh in the industry. But you should understand that we are talking about quality web designers here. A good web design firm should have no less than 20 projects in its portfolio. And these completed projects should be publicly listed on their website. Or at least they should be able to prove that they actually did the work. One easy way to find out who designed a website is to look at the site’s footer. This is where you will see something like “website design by XYZ Technologies”.

5. Web Design Price

I intentionally left this to be the last factor to consider in this article. And when you want to hire a web design company, it should also be the last thing you discuss. If you make it the first, as most people do, you will likely end up with a very poor choice. Why? In my 7 years experience as a web developer, one thing I have found out is that you get the quality of job you pay for – this is like a general rule. Cheap web designers always ask for cheap price and deliver cheap jobs. The important thing you should know is that price of any web development project is generally determined by 2 things:

The type of website you request for: The cost of putting up a dynamic website is always higher than static html site. And if it designed with a content management system, the price goes even higher. The costliest websites are usually ecommerce sites. So you should have this at the back of your mind when approaching a web designer.
Number of features that you request for: You should know that the more features a website has, the more likely it will be costlier. For example, if you request for a bespoke design for your website, be sure that the price of such project will be a lot higher than when the web designer uses a template to do the job for you. Generally, if you don’t have any specific reason why you need a unique design, it is always better to stick with templates - it is cheaper and your designer can tweak it in any way you desire such that it may even appear unique.
In conclusion, before you hire any web designer or web development company, ensure that it is a real business with established structure – It doesn’t necessarily need to be a large company with 100 designers on its payroll. Also that the company has its own functional website, offer quality customer care service, and has a good portfolio of completed website design projects. Don’t also forget that when it comes to web design what you pay for is what you get.

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Step-by-step Guide on How to Create A Website For Free in 10 Minutes by jchima14(f) : 10:57 pm On Mar 01, 2016

Being able to create a website for free is the dream of every small business on a really tight budget. However, it may seem like a daunting task if you don’t have prior knowledge of HTML (that is the web programming language used to create web pages). But don’t worry; you won’t even need to have any prior programming knowledge to be able to build your own site from scratch – and for free.

In this article, I’m going to teach you how to build your own website without spending a dime. Well, to make your website appear a bit more professional, you may have to purchase a unique domain name such as (

So let’s go straight to the tutorial.

Buy a domain name (skip this step if you really want to have a website for free without spending a dime):

After buying the domain name, you will have to head over straight to The entire process is just in about five simple steps. It will take you maximum of 30 minutes since it is your first website. But for an experienced person like myself, I can design a wordpress website in just 10 minutes, yes it’s that simple.

Step 1

While on the wordpress platform, you can choose to create a “business website” OR “a blog” depending on what you want – for the purpose of this tutorial, select CREAT WEBSITE

free web1

Then select the category of industry your business website will be. I selected BUSINESS & SERVICES and then TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTING

Step 2

Pick A Template:

Here you will have to select a suitable template from hundreds of themes available.

create website with wordpress

Step 3

Select the domain name for your website. Here you have the option of choosing a domain name which will take the format (100% FREE)

OR (PAID - $18/yr i.e. about N5,000) – this is the only money you will spend.

website design free with wordpress

However, if you are using this website for a business, I would strongly advise you go for a paid unique domain name instead of the free one. This shows a higher level of professionalism and seriousness on your part.

If you previously own a domain name, you can link it to the wordpress plat from for just $13.

Step 4

Then enter your desired domain name. If the name is available, you will be able to claim it by clicking SELECT. If not, you would have to select another name. For this tutorial I’m going to select (FREE and AVAILABLE)

wordpress website design free

Step 5

Afterwards, select the free version and then you will be redirected to where you can enter your EMAIL ADDRESS, SELECT A USERNAME, PASSWORD and CREATE ACCOUNT


You just created a website for free using wordpress.

Finally, you will then customize the website as it will be totally blank at this point. Create your new pages, Add menu items, etc. In my next article, I will be explaining how to customize a wordpress template to suite any type of website.

Now you can try the steps outlined above and get your first website online today.


Type of website package Suitable for small and medium scale businesses by jchima14(f) : 10:27 pm On Mar 02, 2016

There are basically two types of website packages available that a web designer can offer to a business owner or organization. These are dynamic website package and Static website package. Every other type of website e.g. Content management websites, ecommerce websites, HTML/Flash websites etc. falls under one of these two website packages.

Dynamic Website Package:
This website package is ideal for small and medium scale businesses because, it is easy to control without any programming knowledge. Thus it gives you absolute control over your website and the maintenance of the content therein. This is even more so because businesses are dynamic and ever changing week after week, thus it is important that you as a business owner should be able to edit and control your own website as you wish. Do not forget, your webmaster may be sick, out of the country or simply too busy for you when you need a major change to be effected on your website. This therefore makes dynamic website package a far better offer to select.

Static Website Package:
Static websites have their own uses especially if you require just a simple website. Also if your business does not require any serious update frequently. This is, however, ideal for individuals who just want to have a presence online and some businesses also who may want an online presence but are cash-strapped at the moment. This is because HTML based static websites are always cheaper to design.

Finally, before you decide to go for dynamic website package for your business, you have to be sure you can manage and update it regularly. Alternatively, that you are willing to hire or outsource the website maintenance to a professional web and social media management company. Else, having a dynamic website will confer no reasonably viable advantage over a static website despite being costlier.


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