Saturday, December 10, 2016

Just five days short of the 18th anniversary of his first professional game, former England captain Steven Gerrard has called time on his playing career. The ex-Three Lions skipper appeared at three FIFA World Cups – playing 12 games and scoring three goals, including a quarter-final appearance at 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ – and also made it to the final of the FIFA Club World Cup in 2005 with Liverpool. Lauded for his service with the latter, helping them to three UEFA trophies – the high-point being the 2005 UEFA Champions League – and five domestic cups, the plaudits rolled in after he announced his decision. “Following recent media speculation surrounding my future I can confirm my retirement from playing professional football,” Gerrard explained in statement. “I feel lucky to have experienced so many wonderful highlights over ...

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), today announced the appointment of Converge Global Concept Technologies as its first Premier Partner in West Africa. Converge Global Concept Technologies is an IT services organization that specializes in the deployment of mission-critical technology systems, solutions and services. As a Premier Partner, the organization will benefit from Red Hat’s deep open source expertise and technical skills. With a particular emphasis on Red Hat’s cloud and middleware portfolio, Converge Global Concept Technologies aims to give Nigerian and other West African businesses a multi-platform, scalable and more secure route to the cloud. Open Source is now so much more than Linux, and has been tried, tested and is trusted by many of the world’s biggest companies, for example, 100% of commercial banks in the Fortune 500 rely on Red Hat. Red Hat and Converge Global ...

Diarrhea is the condition of having at least three loose or liquid bowel movements each day.  It can lasts for a few days with the most significant symptom been dehydration due to fluid loss. Parents should be aware that loose but non-watery stools in breast feeding babies does not necessarily constitute diarrhea. It is most common in developing countries. Total deaths for diarrhea worldwide was about 1.26 million in 2013. In 2012, it was the second most common cause of deaths in children younger than five years of age.  Frequent episodes of diarrhea can lead to malnutrition, stunted growths and poor intellectual development. The most common cause is due to either virus, bacteria or parasite. Infections are from two major sources, food or water contaminated by stool. If there is blood present in the stool, it is known ...

..Visit the city’s latest theme park attractions Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, is offering Nigerian customers return airfares of up to 50 percent off to Dubai, one of the world’s most iconic cities. This special offer, which is available for both Economy Class and Business Class travel, must be purchased from now to 30th November 2016 for travels until 31st May 2017. Known as a city of contrasts, from futuristic architecture to vibrant traditional culture and diversity, Dubai is a place that caters to all types of travellers. The city offers everything a visitor could want, from shopping at some of the largest malls in the region to dining options which will spoil anyone for choice, a trip to Dubai is a must for families, friends and individuals. The city also offers ...

The Federal government has absolved itself from the controversial increase in the price of Internet data by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, distanced his ministry from the controversial data tariff increase, denying that it authorized it. The government’s reaction came as the Senate also ordered the suspension of the increase and condemned it in totality. The implementation of the new tariff billed was to take effect December 1. Adebayo maintained that the Federal Government never issued any directive to either the regulator, the NCC, or the telecommunications operators in the country authorizing increases in prices of data from today as claims. “I wasn’t consulted.” The government did not authorize operators to raise tariffs. He, however, assured Nigerians that the government would look into the matter and continue to protect their interests. “I can ...

Emirates has today announced a collaboration on an exclusive product line with renowned Dubai-based designer Nadine Kanso. The “Bil Arabi for Emirates” Collection uses Arabic calligraphy as a focal point in its design to celebrate the UAE’s upcoming Flag Day and National Day festivities on 3rd November and 2nd December. Bil Arabi literally translates to “in Arabic”. The collection consists of a porcelain mug, a decorative plate, a pouch, a notepad and stylish t-shirts for both men and women. All items in the collection are adorned with the word “El Emarat”, which means “The Emirates”, in gold, stylised Arabic writing. The calligraphy based design takes influence from a contemporary interpretation of Arabic letters, and also takes inspiration from “calligraffiti” designs emerging across the Gulf and Middle East. ...

Emirates has today announced a collaboration on an exclusive product line with renowned Dubai-based designer Nadine Kanso. The “Bil Arabi for Emirates” Collection uses Arabic calligraphy as a focal point in its design to celebrate the UAE’s upcoming Flag Day and National Day festivities on 3rd November and 2nd December. Bil Arabi literally translates to “in Arabic”. The collection consists of a porcelain mug, a decorative plate, a pouch, a notepad and stylish t-shirts for both men and women. All items in the collection are adorned with the word “El Emarat”, which means “The Emirates”, in gold, stylised Arabic writing. The calligraphy based design takes influence from a contemporary interpretation of Arabic letters, and also takes inspiration from “calligraffiti” designs emerging across the Gulf and Middle East. ...

Emirates has today announced a collaboration on an exclusive product line with renowned Dubai-based designer Nadine Kanso. The “Bil Arabi for Emirates” Collection uses Arabic calligraphy as a focal point in its design to celebrate the UAE’s upcoming Flag Day and National Day festivities on 3rd November and 2nd December. Bil Arabi literally translates to “in Arabic”. The collection consists of a porcelain mug, a decorative plate, a pouch, a notepad and stylish t-shirts for both men and women. All items in the collection are adorned with the word “El Emarat”, which means “The Emirates”, in gold, stylised Arabic writing. The calligraphy based design takes influence from a contemporary interpretation of Arabic letters, and also takes inspiration from “calligraffiti” designs emerging across the Gulf and Middle East. ...

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