By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.
Although I am a strong advocate for native languages, there are two major reasons why I advocate the retention of English as Nigeria’s official language and as our language of instruction at schools. The first reason, which I have explored extensively in previous columns, is that Nigeria, as it’s presently constituted, is held together by English.
In an April 24, 2010 article, I wrote: “English is the linguistic glue that holds our disparate, unnatur... read more »
Mondulkiri is Cambodia’s largest, nevertheless least-populated province. the area features distinctive rolling hills, fine country views, wild natural landscapes, jungles, multiple of waterfalls and a unique indigenous culture.
Sen Monorom - Mondulkiri’s city, at an altitude of about 800m above sea level, offers a refreshing break from the heat of Cambodia's lower plains. sen Monorom is found 370km north east of Phnom Penh. Traveling to Mondulkiri is easy now, since the road has been upgraded and pave... read more »
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The boys are away at a basketball tournament this weekend, so my daughter and I decided to get our nails done. She said she "knew a place," and after a bit of a wander (typical Carolyn, saving that for another blog post), we found it. We walked into the biggest nail salon I have ever seen, but were greeted within minutes and sent to our respective stations. I was matched with a lovely man for a pedicure, but no sooner had I sat down than I realized the lady sitting next to me was engaged in a loud conver... read more »
This was the fourth trip to Las Vegas over the past just about 10 years, the second in just two, and marks the first that was for an actual event, and not just Vegas for the sake of Vegas.
The Official Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend Cruiser
That event was Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, the longest running music festival in Vegas, where every cool cat - who loves to brandish a pompadour, or a greased doo, a fedora (or Trilby) [hat] or a porkpie [hat]; a wallet with a big chain and cuffed jeans ... read more »
Hello Beauties, This little Palette has been in my collection for awhile now probably about 2 years I'm surprised the powders have not gone out of date.
First things first though how lovely is the packaging right up my street with the rose gold packaging the palette is from the Kourtney, Kim, Khloe Khroma Beauty Collection and the palate is named Kourtney's Kardazzle and it's the complete face palette .
This palette is very deceiving you don't expect to get as much product as you do you get 8 eyeshad... read more »
Seduction in ScarletChristina QuinnPublication date: April 15th 2017Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, RomanceSadie graduates in a handful of days, and when most of the people around her in class are worrying about finals, she’s more focused on if she’ll survive to walk across the stage. Byron, her vampire lover, brings Sadie to a medieval style tournament thrown by the region’s Master. His hope is to take her mind off the stresses of the tests and essays–not to mention the vampire who wants them both dead. ... read more »
Book Blogger Hop
This week's question is submitted by Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books!
Would you stop reading a book if an element of the plot strongly clashed with your personal beliefs, or would you continue reading until you finished the book?
Reading for pleasure and reading for review has created an interesting dilemma. While some places (NetGalleyand Blogging For Books ) allow you to read a synopsis and select the title based on your personal preference, others (publicists and authors) simply... read more »
What were your experiences with the workforce? How did your organizational commitment play out in your jobs? For example, how long did you stay at your workplace and for what reasons did you stay? Why did you leave? And for what reasons would you be committed to an organization? (i.e. personal, financial, etc.)
Describe the job satisfaction you gained from your time in the workforce. For what reasons did you gain satisfaction from your employment? There is a positive correlation between job satisfaction... read more »
During the European Industrial Revolution, people found that their .800 silver was tarnishing much faster than before - a reaction to the new pollutants in the air - from burning coal in the factories. .925 silver tarnishes not as much. Interesting enough, but we love tarnished silver and tarnish it with chemicals for a dramatic look!
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