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Nigeria wins World Muslim Beauty pagent



The newly crowned the Muslimah World 2013 Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola (C)
Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a
beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women in the Indonesian capital
Wednesday, a riposte to the Miss World contest that has sparked hardline

The 20 finalists, who were all required to wear
headscarves, put on a glittering show for the final of Muslimah World,
strolling up and down a catwalk in elaborately embroidered dresses and
After a show in front of an audience of mainly religious
scholars and devout Muslims, a panel of judges picked Obabiyi Aishah
Ajibola from Nigeria as the winner.
While the event in a Jakarta
shopping mall paled in comparison to Miss World on the resort island of
Bali, in which scores of contestants are competing, Ajibola was
nevertheless overwhelmed.

Upon hearing her name, the 21-year-old knelt down and prayed, then wept as she recited a Koranic verse.
said it was “thanks to almighty Allah” that she had won the contest.
She received 25 million rupiah ($2,200) and trips to Mecca and India as
Ajibola told AFP before the final that the event “was not really about competition”.

“We’re just trying to show the world that Islam is beautiful,”
she said.

said the pageant challenged the idea of beauty put forward by the
British-run Miss World pageant, and also showed that opposition to the
event could be expressed non-violently.
Eka Shanti, who founded the
pageant three years ago after losing her job as a TV news anchor for
refusing to remove her headscarf, bills the contest as “Islam’s answer
to Miss World”.

“This year we
deliberately held our event just before the Miss World final to show
that there are alternative role models for Muslim women,” she told AFP.

it’s about more than Miss World. Muslim women are increasingly working
in the entertainment industry in a sexually explicit way, and they
become role models, which is a concern.”

Hosted by Dewi
Sandra, an Indonesian actress and pop star who recently hung up her racy
dresses for a headscarf, the pageant featured both Muslim and pop music
performances, including one about modesty, a trait the judges sought in
the winner.
The pageant, which also featured bright Indonesian
Islamic designer wear, is a starkly different way of protesting Miss
World than the approach taken by Islamic radicals.

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Is It Negligence Of Our Leader/ Nigeria’s Economy Or It Us Being Idle?



Countless number of Nigerian citizen today put blame on the government or the economy because of their inability to get a job or put food on their table, to us our government is our messiah, if any misfortune befall a Nigeria citizen, they next song they individual will start chanting is “This is all because of Nigeria Economy”, “our leaders are at fault “. Some even blame it on their parents, whereas it’s their indolence, you can’t sit somewhere and expect someone to notice you. Those successful people out there, had it been they depend on their economy or Country, do you think they will be well known? This world is survival of the fittest, elimination of the unfit and you can’t be a snail in a forest full of hyenas.

Not long ago, our President Muhammad Buhari called us “Lazy Nigeria youth” we all flared up and took it wrongly, youths started retweeting and blaming the government, even Buhari that “if there are jobs opportunities won’t they work” No wait, tell me! Will job opportunities come to your father’s house to find you? You need to go out there create something new, be creative, be open to new ideas! Leave your comfort zone, no one is gonna help you if you don’t help yourself first, an adage says “you can only ask someone to help you with your bucket when it’s full” exactly, how can you sit somewhere and blame others for your inability to get a job? No one is responsible for another, even if they are your parents or family, if they gave you something today and tomorrow, they will surely be reluctant to extend a giving hand the next day, not because they are stingy but because they expect you to find something doing.

There are some certain cases in which you can blame the government of your country, if there’s a situation whereby the government didn’t provide any public enterprises or a governmental companies in which individuals can get a job and make a living, or there are no social amenities, that’s when you can blame the government. But in our country case there’s no such situation, we have hundreds of public enterprises and government owned company where we can work an earn a living….

Yes I know! everything is down to connection, that is why we are all advice to learn a handiwork or a trade, no matter how many public or private companies we have in Nigeria we all can’t be working behind a desk, even some people don’t like working for another person, so why don’t you learn a vocation and get yourself a job and even employ others? This is something we all have to think of! With yourself as a boss, you won’t experience cases like, “insufficient salary”, “Precipitous termination of employment “ and other cases that salary earned deals with.

Now let’s go back to our economy, it’s a known fact that Nigeria economy isn’t encouraging at all, so many goods we are suppose to buy at a certain amount increases abruptly due to some circumstances, even some goods that are planted or invented by we citizens ourselves, guaranteed the economy is bad! But do you see those big men complaining about it? Of course not! That’s why you also have to try your very best to succeed in this country.

Always have it at the back of your mind that “success comes not to those that started but those that ended it” you can’t stop half way and expect to see full result, get your ass up and find something worthwhile to do, something legal that can bring you an income, when you become rich, price of rice or garri won’t even matter to you, only you can untie those shackles! Stop blaming the economy or the government! Go out there and make us WOW!.

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Google to start paying news publishers



Google is communicating with publishers about conceivably paying to remember their contents for a news item.

The greater part of the discussions are with publishers outside the US, the paper says, remembering for France and Europe more comprehensively.

“We need to assist individuals with discovering quality news coverage—it’s essential to educated majority rules system and helps bolster a reasonable news industry,” Google said in an announcement to the Journal. “We care profoundly about this and are chatting with accomplices and taking a gander at more approaches to extend our continuous work with publishers, expanding on programs like our Google News Activity.”


Google has battled with counterfeit news making it into its news item previously, and in 2018, it propelled its Google News Initiative to battle the issue. The organization has likewise been engaging with news associations in Europe, and France explicitly, over a copyright law that requires the tech organizations to pay to see articles. Google has said it won’t pay and rather will change how it shows news.

Whatever this potential news item is wouldn’t be the first run through Google paid publishers. A year ago, the tech company began authorizing sound news from news publishers like ABC, Cheddar, The Related Press, CNN, Fox News Radio, PBS, Reuters, WYNC, and a lot of neighborhood radio broadcasts. Google pays the organizations to make sound in a particular configuration that works with Google Aide.

Other tech organizations, like Facebook and Apple, have explored different avenues regarding paying publishers for content, despite the fact that that hasn’t saved the media business all in all. Google, Facebook still gather most promoting income, leaving distributers to need to make sense of new moneymaking systems. Permitting charges don’t compensate for that advertisement income misfortune.

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How A Man Murdered His Friend Just Because Of N100



A contradiction between two companions over a N100 obligation has brought about one of them being cut to death. It was assembled that the event happened at about 11:00pm. on Wednesday at Whitesand territory of Ijora Badia, a suburb in Apapa-Iganmu gathering zone of Lagos State.

The dead, recognized basically as White London, was said to be obliged to his supposed executioner friend, just named Emma, the total of N1,100 with a guarantee to pay back in seven days. Emma, who is a chaperon in a film house/massage parlor situated in the region, as indicated by onlooker, was given the aggregate of N1,000, with the balance of N100.

It was found out that Emma had demanded collecting the N100 balance instantly, however all intrigue for a last date failed to be noticed. As indicated by an onlooker, a fight resulted all the while, which constrained White London to go after a bottle, broke it and hit the bottle on his lender  head.

Absorbed his pool of blood, Emma additionally a bottle  and prevailing with regards to wounding White London on the neck. Actually, the jug entered profound into the neck and we saw some white things inside. Because of the immensity of blood that spouted out wildly, he kicked the bucket on the detect, (died)” the source revealed.

Img source: New india express

It was additionally accumulated that the executioner had endeavored to flee, however was captured by certain individuals from the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), who insinuated the police agents connected to Ijora Badia Division for his brief capture.

At the point when The Watchman visited the police headquarters, the body had been kept at an open funeral home, while game plan was being made to move the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti for additional examination.

Discoveries uncovered that Whitesand, scene of the occurrence, is a famous criminal nook that has resisted all endeavors by the state government to diminish since the time of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as representative. The territory is additionally home to various under-matured whores, who fill in as armorers to equipped looters.

Exploited people Similarly, the region is known to be the central station of 419’ers in Lagos, the same number of exploited people were said to have been tricked into their nook and duped of immense whole of cash after some time. Likewise assembled was that distinctive sort of hard drugs are shown audaciously whenever of the day, with dealers being belittled even by law requirement agents.

The present Official of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, had during his residency as the leader of the team in 2003, removed crooks the zone, just for them to reemerge. The territory had likewise been struck commonly by the consolidated group of team, RRS and Mopol, fighters as of late.

Endeavors to get the remark of the police advertising official, DSP Bala Elkana, on the issue were ineffective as he didn’t pick his calls.

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