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Deeper Life Christian Church 45,000 seaters capacity Headquarters, a project which has gone on for about 15 years has been completed.

The auditorium at Gbagada area of Lagos state, is said to be the fourth largest completed church auditorium in the world, and valued at over N5 billion (about $16 million)

Nigeria presently has a plethora of mega church buildings under construction, all of which rank among the largest in the world. The MFM Temple with a capacity of 500,000, Faith Theatre which is 100,000, Salvation Ministries-90,000, The Great Tabernacle of The Apostolic Faith Mission-75,000 and The Lords Garden of Dunamis International Christian Centre-70,000 are all under construction and are billed to be the five largest auditoria in the world in that order when completed.

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Buying a used car can be exciting in either a good or bad way. In order to guarantee you have a positive experience, pay attention to the following six areas when you arrive to inspect the vehicle. If your mechanical knowledge and skills leave a little (or a lot) to be desired, take a knowledgeable family member or friend with you to the appointment. Buying a vehicle that is appealing to the eye but is full of hidden repairs can be a depressing and expensive mistake.

1- Inspect the Exterior

First, make sure the car is parked on level ground because it makes it easier to access the vehicle when you are inspecting. There are several areas to pay attention on the vehicle’s exterior:

Paint: Look for dents, rust, or scratches that could indicate past and future deterioration.

Trunk: Usually a good indicator of a car’s real treatment, even if the outside looks fine.

Tires: Should match and show even wear.

Front: Look for signs that fenders have been replaced. It could indicate a vehicle that has been in a wreck.

2- Take a Look Inside

It’s not unusual for a used car to look like a gorilla has been living inside. Take this as evidence that the owner did not tend to the vehicle’s mechanical needs any better. Specifically, check the upholstery for rips, tears, and stains. Start the car and test the air-conditioner and heater.
Take a look at the odometer. An average driver puts 10,000 to 15,000 miles on a car annually. This doesn’t necessarily mean that an old car with few miles is a steal. Sitting around in a garage for long stretches of time isn’t necessarily a good thing.

3- What Lies Beneath
While it might not be your favorite task in the world, getting on your back on the ground and sliding beneath for a look underneath is a very smart idea. There are clues to be found related to what could make buying the vehicle a bad idea.
Your first order of business should be to inspect the frame for cracks, bends, or signs that it has been replaced after an accident. The exhaust system should be free of black spots, which indicates a leak. Run your finger inside the tailpipe because grime could predict an expensive engine repair in your future.

4- Under the Hood
There are a few items to take note of under the hood. Excessive dents, damage, or rust could indicate it has not been cared for. Find the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) and write it down to check out online. Different manufacturers locate it in various places, but it shouldn’t be hard to find. If there isn’t one, be highly suspicious. Hoses and belts should not be cracked or soft.

There shouldn’t be any evidence of leaks or corrosion around the battery or engine. Take a peek under the oil filler cap. A foamy residue means the head gasket leaks, and these are very expensive to fix. Check the oil and transmission fluid; the oil should be a clear to light brown color and the transmission fluid pink or red. Finish off your under the hood inspection by checking the timing belt for cracks or excessive looseness.

5- Controls
You definitely need to take a used car for a test drive before buying it. This is the time to listen and feel how it runs. Whether automatic or standard, there shouldn’t be any jerks or bumps when shifting through the gears. This could mean transmission trouble which is another expensive repair. As you increase speed, pay attention to vibrations in the steering wheel, which could mean front-end mechanical parts that need to be replaced. Find an area where it’s safe to decelerate rapidly (but not enough to cause a skid). Strange noises, squeals, or a tendency to pull one direction or the other could point to worn and possibly dangerous brake parts.

6- Get Online
You might be able to uncover specific information related to the car online using a service like Carfax which is where the VIN comes in handy. Before you show up to inspect the vehicle, look up its Blue Book value and check forums to see what kind of reviews other owners of the same model are leaving. In a perfect world, the owner will have a written log of service details, though don’t be surprised if they don’t. It doesn’t hurt to ask.

The Bottom Line
Perhaps the best piece of advice when it comes to inspecting a used car is to not be afraid to walk away. Don’t fall so head-over-heels with the thing that you ignore obvious problems. There’s always another car to love around the next corner. Also keep in mind the fact that it is used means the price is negotiable. Don’t be afraid to offer a lower amount and walk away if the deal doesn’t suit you.

A viral disease, monkeypox, has broken out in Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital with no fewer than 11 people under medical surveillance at a state hospital.

It was learnt that a medical doctor and 10 persons suspected to be infected with the monkeypox virus had been quarantined in an isolation centre at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital Okolobiri in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Outbreak Of Monkey Pox In Nigeria
NCDC Says at least 11 cases of the disease have been identified after an 11-year-old boy in the southern state of Bayelsa presented symptoms in September. A further 32 close contacts are being monitored in case they have caught the virus, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday.

What Is Monkey Pox
Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis—a disease that is primarily transmitted from animals to humans—that was first identified in humans in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The virus causes symptoms similar to smallpox, but is far less severe than the latter virus, which was eradicated in 1980. Monkeypox occurs primarily in parts of West and Central Africa, and is considered to be endemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

How You Can Catch Monkey Pox In Nigeria
Monkeypox is transmitted to humans not only through monkeys, but other animals too. Rodents—including squirrels and Gambian giant rats—are thought to be the main reservoir of the virus, and people can catch the disease by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of infected animals. Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is also a possible risk factor in transmission.

The virus can also be passed between humans through close physical contact, particularly with secretions from the lesions developed by infected persons. Monkeypox can be passed on from mother to child via the placenta.

Symptoms Of Monkey Pox?
In the first five days after being infected with monkeypox, patients can experience fever, severe headaches, swelling of the lymph nodes, back and muscle pain, and a severe lack of energy. After the fever sets in, sufferers usually develop a distinctive, bumpy rash—similar to but milder than that caused by smallpox—which particularly affects the face, palms of the hands and soles of the feet, but can also appear on the inside of the mouth and on eyeballs and genitalia. The bumps can evolve into fluid-filled blisters and can take three weeks to clear up completely.

Monkey Pox Cure & Prevention
While there is no vaccine for monkeypox—although smallpox vaccines have proved to be effective in preventing the disease—the virus is not usually fatal if patients receive the required treatment and rest. Previous outbreaks have had maximum case fatalities of 10 percent, with most deaths among young children.



A new viral disease known as Monkey Pox has hit Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, news reaching us is that 10 persons have been infected.

The authorities in the state also said that 49 persons had been put on surveillance, while the infected ones had been taken to the Niger Delta University  Hospital, Okolobiri in Yangoa.

The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Ebitimitula Etebu, while confirming the development, said samples of the virus had been sent to the World Health Organisation, WHO, laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, for confirmation.


 Paul Aganla, has been parade by the Ogun State Police Command as the  suspected human trafficker, he was arrested on 26th August at Isiui, in Owode-Egba area of the state.

This was disclosed on Monday by the state Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu at the command’s headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.
Iliyasu said the suspect, a native of Ogoja, Cross River State, was caught with six children whose ages ranged between seven and thirteen.

The victims were brought from Cross River State to Abeokuta to be engaged in child labour.
The names of rescued children were given as Promise Augustine, Elijah Emmanuel, Moses, Kariel, victor Daniel, Glory Emmanuel and Felicia Owu.

The Federal Government says it has taken steps to amend the Nigeria Broadcasting Code to discourage the production of Nigerian movies and music outside the shores of the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known on Saturday in Lagos when he paid a visit to the headquarters of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON).
The Minister decried the situation whereby films, reality TV shows and music, were made outside Nigeria, for consumption by Nigerians.
He said the situation had hampered empowerment of practitioners in the industry, the development of the sector and the nation’s economy in general.
“This government has agreed that henceforth, whatever we consume in Nigeria in terms of music and films, must be made in Nigeria.
“We cannot continue to go to South Africa or any other country to produce our films and then send them back to be consumed in Nigeria.
“The Broadcasting Code and the Advertising Code are very clear on this.
“For you to classify a product as a Nigerian product, it must have a certain percentage of Nigerian content,” he said.
The Minister noted that what was happening today was that Nigerian artists were often flown out of this country to go and make their recordings.
“When they get there, they will patronize the economy of that country and then bring the products back to Nigeria for us to consume.
“It is like somebody going to China or Japan to make a product that looks like palm wine and bring it back home to label it Nigerian palm wine”.
He stressed that “as long as we are not able to implement our own code to ensure local production of Nigerian music and movies, our young talents will not get jobs”.
“It is Nigerians that pay for the consumption of these products and therefore they must be allowed and encouraged to participate in their production.


Jose Mourinho wants to improve his options at right-back and sees the Monaco player as a valuable addition

Jose Mourinho will still try to sign Monaco midfielder Fabinho even after recruiting Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.

The Manchester United manager wants to keep upgrading his squad and sees Fabinho as a valuable player who can do more than just play in holding midfield.
Fabinho has also played for Monaco at right-back and Mourinho wants to improve his options in that role too. Last season, Mourinho primarily deployed Antonio Valencia, a specialist winger, at right-back instead.

Matic is set to become United’s next summer signing this week and will arrive at Old Trafford for a fee of roughly £35m. Matic will leave as soon as his replacement, Tiemoue Bakayoko, arrives at Chelsea from Monaco, Fabinho’s current side.
Matic played for Mourinho at Chelsea for two years where they won the 2014-15 Premier League title together, although Mourinho was highly critical of Matic in his final few months at Stamford Bridge.

United’s move for Fabinho would be another blow to French champions Monaco. They have already sold Bernardo Silva to Manchester City, lost Valere Germain to Marseille and Nabil Dirar to Fenerbahce.

With Bakayoko set to join Chelsea and Real Madrid hovering for Kylian Mbappe, losing Fabinho would see the continued depletion of last season’s Champions League semi-finalists.

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