The Church And Its Unfaithful Singles

Not having sex before marriage ought to be good. Restraining yourself from all that tantalising stuff is tough alright, but that is what the Bible says and we all (believers) know that God is always right. Uncle, no touching; aunty, no sneaking. Keep the marriage bed undefiled. All solid contents must be kept in the bra, in the boxers. You can look, even imagine (though that is a sin too) what is in there but you can’t weed or cultivate the land. You can salivate but you must not sip…

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‘Do And Die;’ 10 Reasons Male Bees Die After Mating Female

Female bees don’t only live far longer than the male, a fatal fate also immediately befall the male anytime it mates. Platforms Africa presents a 10-point article on why male bees die after mating the female. Number 8 may be shocking as it exposes the ‘do and die’ fascinating complexities of nature.   1. The life cycle of a male bee, also known as a drone, is quite fascinating. While female bees, or queens, can live for up to five years, drones typically live for just four to six weeks…

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‘False, Unfounded,’ NNPCL Punctures Ex-COO Bello Rabiu’s Crude Swap Statement

. Read-for-yourself statement NNPCL spokesman, Femi Soneye, sent to Platforms Africa after the leading online media’s viral report on a declaration by Rabiu + word-for-word of what the NNPCL’s ex-COO Upstream operations said.   The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has taken a swipe on its former Chief Operating Officer, Upstream operations, Engineer Bello Rabiu, declaring his statement on crude swap as false and unfounded. Mr. Rabiu had, at the quarterly Press engagement organised by the Major Energy Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) on Wednesday, alleged that the Nigeria…

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‘3rd Staff In 12 Months,’ The Nation Journalist, Tajudeen Adigun, Is Dead

“He left office after production, but did not get home. This is exactly three months after Mr. Asa Sunday’s death, and exactly 12 months after Mr. AbdulWasiu Adeyemi, whom he was employed to replace.”   A journalist with The Nation newspaper, Mr. Tajudeen Adigun, is dead. Adigun’s corpse was recovered midnight of Wednesday by the Police around GTBank branch in Daleko, Isolo, after production. The late journalist who worked on the sub-desk of Sporting Life, sister paper of The Nation with 100 % focus on sports, left the office after…

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EKEDC Tightens Noose On Energy Thieves, Weeds Out Internal Collaborators

. Heightens measures to reduce billions of naira loss energy thefts, assets’ vandalism       The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has taken a strong stance against energy theft and vandalism within its network, dismissing numerous staff members found to be involved in illegal activities and collaborating with customers to tamper with electrical equipment. It has also threatened to prosecute residents caught engaging in energy theft and illegal connections, as part of its efforts to tackle over N100 billion debt attributed to Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collection (ATC&C) losses…

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Technology Downtime Disrupts Flights, Banks, Others Globally

Multiple companies across the globe including banks and media outlets on Friday reported downtime in their activities in what appears to be a global technology shutdown. The incident, which has exposed the dependence on software from a handful of providers, has also seen flights affected across the globe, according to a report by AFP The issue affected Microsoft 365 apps and services. The company posted on X that it was “working on rerouting the impacted traffic to alternate systems to alleviate impact in a more expedient fashion” and that they…

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‘An Out-of-court Settlement,’ NLNG Clarifies $27.5m Payment To FIRS

The NLNG has declared that the payment of $27.5 million it made to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) was done in furtherance of an out-of-court settlement agreement reached between the parties and not because of any order made by the Tribunal. Andy Odeh, General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development of NLNG, who declared this in a statement to Platforms Africa, maintained that the gas giant “remains a responsible corporate citizen, and consistently operates in compliance with Nigerian laws. The statement read; “Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has noted media…

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$20bn Dangote Refinery Has No License – NMDPRA

▪️Downstream regulator says diesel from refinery inferior to imported Chief Executive of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Farouk Ahmed, has disclosed that the Dangote refinery has not been licensed. Ahmed, in an interview with journalists, discarded claims by some media outlets that they were trying to scuttle the Dangote Refinery. READ ALSO: Eulogies As Adeola Yusuf Mentors Young Journalists At Olabisi Onabanjo Varsity Tinubu, Labour Agree On N70k Minimum Wage Hard Time: Nigerians Cut-down Spending On Data, Phone Calls, Down Telecoms Outlook Scammers Hack Osun Gov’s…

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Eulogies As Adeola Yusuf Mentors Young Journalists At Olabisi Onabanjo Varsity

. What lecturers including Prof. Dele Odunlami, Associate Prof. Semiu Bello, Dr. Lanre Akinola, others said at the media lecture that also featured Nigeria’s former ambassador to the UK, HE Sarafa Tunji-Ishola; ex-information minister, Lai Mohammed; TV host, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, and Chrisland varsity’s lecturer, Dr. Demolu Okuneye + PHOTOS     Team Lead of Platforms Africa, Adeola Yusuf, on Wednesday mentored hundreds of young journalists and students of mass communication at Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Ago-Iwoye, where he assured them of a promising future for journalism despite technological and economic…

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Tinubu, Labour Agree On N70k Minimum Wage

The federal government and the organised labour represented by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have agreed on a N70,000 national minimum wage. The figure was arrived at during a meeting between President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the leaders of NLC and TUC in his office at the State House in Abuja Thursday. Details later…

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