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Motherland Beckons Partners Turkey MUSIAD to Foster Economic Development!

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Last November, Motherland Beckons signed a memorandum of understanding with world class business enterprise, MUSIAD. The MoU, which has to a large extent afforded the Nigerian and African youths the opportunity to tap into the business and culture mix of both continents, has also birthed unique  opportunities for economic development.

A Press Statement signed by Bodex Media explained that MUSIAD, which stands for Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association, a “BUSINESSMEN’S ASSOCIATION” was founded on May 5, 1990, in Istanbul, Turkey, by concerned businessmen with a vision to forestall human rights and supremacy of the law, justice and equality, peace and security, and the welfare and happiness of the people.

The Company, in its philanthropic modality is an active and strong Non-governmental organisation (NGO) that provides the platform for development, with dialogue, co-operation and solidarity as tools created for the purpose of contributing to the social, cultural, poli…

Bank Accounts: CAFON mobilises Nigerians against CBN's Excessive Charges

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In view of the public outcry against CBN's directive to increase approved bank charges with effect from May 1 2017, Consumer Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria CAFON is set to launch another consumer protest tagged #CloseOneMillionBankAccountsIn2017.

The aim is to mobilse Nigerian consumers to resist what it described as “excessive charges’’ by Nigerian banks. The Consumer Advocacy NGO initiated the #NoBankingDay protest on March 1, 2016, to draw national attention to bank consumers' dissatisfaction with excessive and illegal bank charges. CAFON Founding President, Ms Sola Salako, in a statement stated that some of the disputed and unpopular charges include: a 600% increase in Debit Card Maintenance Fee from N100 per annum to N50 per month; Excessive Account Maintenance Charges; Mandatory SMS service charged at N4/SMS as against actual cost of less than N1 for bulk SMS; N65 per ATM other bank withdrawal after 3 withdrawals.

“The banks have dubiously altered this to ensure consumers…

Never Give Up On Self!

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“I was raped at the age of 9 yet I am one of the most influential women in the world today" - Oprah Winfrey! "I didn't even complete my university education but became the world's  richest man" - Bill Gates!
"I was sexually, mentally, emotionally and verbally abused by my father as far back as I can remember until I left home at the age of eighteen yet I am one of the most influential preachers in the world" - Joyce Meyer!
"I struggled academically throughout elementary school yet became the best Neurosurgeon  in the world in 1987" - Dr. Ben Carson!
"I told my father we would be very wealthy and rich but he couldn't believe me but today it's a reality" - Christiano Ronaldo!
"I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training and still became the world's best footballer" - Lionel Messi!
"I used to sleep on the floor in friends' rooms, returning Coke bottles for food, money, and getting weekly free…

Chibuike Amaechi To Deliver 1st CKN News Annual Lecture In Lagos

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The Minister of Transportation, Honorable Chibuike Amaechi has been
nominated to deliver the first Annual Lecture of Nigeria’s foremost Blog CKN
News. This was announced recently in a Press Statement signed by the Publisher/Editor-In-Chief of the online newspaper, Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKN). According to him, “Hon Amaechi was chosen to deliver the inaugural
lecture based on his vast experience as a Legislator, former Chief Executive of one of Nigeria’s most viable States, as  a former
Student/youth leader, an astute mobilizer, a successful manager of men and
resources , a world acclaimed personality and politician, a rare attribute
not found in many Nigerians.”
Amaechi will be speaking on the topic: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA.
According to the organizers, the objectives of the lecture are:
*To Provide A Platform For Intellectual discuss On Issues Of National
Importance
*To Create An Avenue For Cross Fertilization Of Ideas On Topical
 Iss…

A Word For Husbands!

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She is cheap because she loved you. She is fat because she gave birth. She is bitter in her heart because she was badly hurt. She is boring in bed because you killed her affection. You cheated on her a million times but she still decided not to walk away. You treated her like a joke and she acted like it was all funny. Don't judge her choice of life, without understanding the reasons.
A hurt woman is a very dangerous woman. She forgives quickly but she doesn't forget that easily. She wants you to own up your mistakes, but you choose to ignore her rhetoric questions. Even in 20 years to come, she will still remind you of that one question you left pending. It’s completely not her fault to carry on with the past. She is wired that way. 'How hard is it to solve issues?' Her pain doesn't heal just like that, but she opts to live with the burden. She fakes that smile. She fakes that orgasm. She fakes everything, just not to kill your Ego. She weighs the odds but bury the…

Be that Bible Woman!!!

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Be an *Esther*, bold and courageous enough to stand for the truth, to voice your opinion and fight for the good of others, even when it means to sacrifice yourself. If God has put you in a position, it is for a purpose. Never be afraid to heed to that inner voice.  Be a *Ruth*, loyal in all your relationships, walk the extra mile and don’t quit when things get tough. Someday, you’ll see why it was all worth the effort. 
Be a *Lydia*, let your homes be open, let your hands be generous, let your hearts be big enough to help anyone in need. Joy is greatest when shared. 
Be a *Hannah*, never cease to pray. It will never be in vain. 

Be a *Mary*, humble and submissive. You don’t have to be great for God to use you, you just need to obey.
Be a *Dorcas*, use your talents, however small it may seem to put a smile on someone’s face. You’ll never know how much it can mean to someone
Be an *Abigail*, remember how each decision can turn your life around for good or bad. Be wise. 

Be an *Elizabeth*, neve…