Wednesday, July 23, 2014
2 bomb blasts have been reported from kaduna today, the first is believed to have been targeted at a prominent Islamic cleric, Dahiru Bauchi, whilst the 2nd one was aimed at Nigeria's former military Head of State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari. Both men escaped unhurt with their guards sustaining injuries and tens of people killed.
Read more from the BBC
This is quite a sound Management lesson from "Weird Al" Yankovic, a guy who has made a name for himself over the years as a "joker" who spoofs popular songs or is it content?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
|Can you write? Writers are needed!|
This is part of the concept for a new website that is set to change how people relate their stories and the benefits they can derive from doing so.
Are you interested?
Kindly send your unpublished material to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those that qualify for the next stage would be informed in due course.
James Rodriguez is now a Madridista!
The Colombian midfielder signs for Real Madrid after winning the Golden Boot at the World Cup in Brazil.
Goals, assists, dribbling, speed, talent and versatility. James Rodríguez (Cúcuta, Colombia, 12-07-1991) embodies all of these things. Real Madrid's newest signing was one of the sensations during the last World Cup, in which he scored six times on his way to receiving the Golden Boot thanks to some truly memorable goals, including his work of art against Uruguay, which was chosen as the goal of the tournament on a FIFA.com poll.
He was his country's star man in Brazil, where he was the key behind Colombia reaching the quarter-finals in the competition for the first time ever. FIFA named him man-of-the-match in three of the five matches he played in. As well as scoring, James also provided two assists during the World Cup.
Having only just turned 23-years-old, he has already won the Europa League, doing so with Porto in 2011. Real Madrid have strengthened with the addition of a spectacular footballer, who although still being quite young, has plenty of experience under his belt having played in Argentina, Portugal and France. He is an attacking midfielder with extraordinary vision who is capable of playing as effectively out wide as he is in the centre of the pitch.
Source: Real Madrid
Monday, July 21, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
|Germany: World Champions Now Ranked No.1 in the World|
Yay! Whilst Nigeria moves up 10 places to 34th in the world...
World champions Germany on top
Four-time world champions Germany are reaping the rewards of their triumph at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ in this edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. The World Cup Final against Argentina was also a duel for the leading position in the world ranking – with Joachim Low’s team coming out on top on both counts.
Germany lead the table for the first time in around 20 years, followed by Argentina and the Netherlands. The Oranje’s third-place finish at the World Cup has propelled them 12 positions up the table and back into the top ten. All of the teams that exited the World Cup in the quarter-finals have climbed up the ranking: Colombia (fourth, up four), Belgium (fifth, up six), France (tenth, up seven) and Costa Rica (16th, up 12 – the Ticos’ highest-ever ranking).
If the winners have gained, the less successful teams are left counting the cost of failure in their ranking positions. Former champions Spain have fallen from the top spot to eighth place, while Portugal (11th, down seven), Italy (14th, down five) and England (20th, down ten) have all dropped out of the top ten following their first-round exits. World Cup hosts Brazil, meanwhile, have dropped four places to seventh position.