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Photo:  bakkacima In life, you must be careful of the persons you share your dreams, visions and details of your assignment with, to avoid wrong influences that will war against such an assignment or vision.  You must also be careful of the people you visit or that will visit and spend time with you when your are at the conception or birthing stage of great things in your life.  There are people whose visits will lead to goodly encounters, but there are people whose visits will lead to gossips, anger and regrettable encounters. Below are some details of people you should not visit and share details of your dreams and visions with as well as people you can visit or allow to visit you and their visits will not mar your dreams and visions.

The Pros and Cons Of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

                Written by                Jack -  Guest author Contact tracing apps seem to be the new fad. Their popularity is also one that comes on the back of a series of unfortunate events. They seem to hold another approach to fighting the menace of a disease that has claimed no less than 400,000 lives worldwide. The widespread race to get these apps working can also be attributed to the coming together of two big names in tech, Apple and Google, to make the frameworks for such apps happen. Like every other thing, though, how does the scales tip in favor of, or against, these apps? The Case for Contact Tracing Apps In April alone, the US people lost more jobs than the economy had been able to gain in about a combined decade. More unemployment claims are filed daily, while companies do not take their staff out of furlough anytime soon. Businesses are folding up daily, too, especially those still paying running costs (rent, electricity, etc.) even though they are not opening and s

Kenya West To Go For Presidency In Four Months

The popular singer and entrepreneur, Kanye West on Saturday said he is running for president in the 2020 US election, an apparent challenge to go head-to-head with President Donald Trump. "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future," West tweeted. "I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION." West tweeted his plans days  teasing a new song and announcing a new album titled "God's Country." Fans immediately tweeted their support for the musician and business mogul, who has a history of promoting himself and his projects with political statements. So far, it doesn't appear West has any intention of actually running for president. With the election only four months away, West still needs to register with the Federal Election Commission, present a campaign platform, collect enough signatures to get on the November ballot and more. He has already missed the deadline to file a

Boat Mishap: Benue State Governor Sympathizes With Families Of 23 Victims

Samuel Ortom Governor of Benue State has sympathized with families of the 23 victims whose boat capsized while crossing River Benue. The Governor who described the incident as painful and unfortunate, particularly consoled with ECAN Church, Ijaha, Makurdi Local Government Area which members were involved in the boat mishap. He said marine police personnel were immediately deployed to the area, assisted by local divers in rescuing the victims. The Governor urged members of Kwaghter community where the incident took place to cooperate with the police rescue team to enable them find the missing persons. He reminded Benue people about this year’s weather predictions on torrential rains and advised that those who travel by water should employ all safety measures to avoid unforeseen incidents. Governor Ortom enjoined Benue people to always observe COVID-19 prevention measures by staying away from crowded places to curb the spread of the disease.

Family Dog Kills Newborn Twins In Brazil

The premature twin girls 'Anne' and 'Analú' were mauled to death by the animal when their mother, Elaine Novais, left them briefly to speak to a neighbor. The baby girls died on June 23, the same day they were scheduled to be born by cesarean. But they arrived a month early, The SUN reported.  The dog involved in the killing of the twins is Labrador and American Foxhound mix. The animal had been with the family for five years, and has been described usually docile. However, since the arrival of Anne and Analú, the dog became jealous after losing affection from its owners. The reports claimed on the day of the incident that happened in Piripá, in the northeastern state of Bahia, the 29-year-old mother of the twins rushed to her bedroom where the 26 day-old babies lay after hearing their cries. After reaching the room, she pulled the dog away from the children but the animal had already critically damaged the abdomen of the two. They were rushed to the hospital, however,

Chelsea: Frank Lampard's Disappointment as Chelsea's Inconsistency Continued

Willian's brace was not enough for Chelsea to secure a point away from home as they suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat to West Ham, who moved three points clear of the relegation zone thanks to Andriy Yarmolenko's 89th-minute winner at the London Stadium. The defeat ended Chelsea's 6 games unbeaten run in all competitions. Though they still maintained their fourth position in the table, just two points clear of in-form Manchester United and Wolves with six matches remaining in the race for Champions League qualification. Asked if he was concerned that Chelsea had a mental issue following their inconsistent form in 2019-20, head coach Lampard told reporters: "It's something that has happened a few times this season. "We've had opportunities to close gaps and jump over teams because of other results or whatever situation. "But we haven't done it and that's a sign of where we are. We know we have a lot of hard work to do to get where we want to be an