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Opinion: There Are Footprints in the Sky!

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By Tolulope A. Adegoke

“The sky is the ground (foundation) for champions! The sky isn’t the limit, but the beginning. Therefore, it is abnormal to be normal (ordinary)!” – Tolulope A. Adegoke 

There are footprints in the sky…Don’t be limited! Don’t be intimidated! Don’t be lazy!

You need to tear up the ceilings of the sky to break through into its beyond…

There is a world beyond the sky! I have seen it and I’m going to be launched into the sky, breakthrough into the world beyond it…

The Earth would be sealed up soon…! Only those that can breakthrough into it would sail through! There are footprints in the sky…

The sky is a ground (foundation) for the champions! The sky isn’t the limit but the beginning…

Only the bold, the fearless, the indefatigable, the faithful, the humble, the graceful and grateful would thrive with wings and strengths to soar into it then breakthrough! There is a life beyond the sky…

The sky is in layers! The humbler you are, the stronger you would be…

The stronger you become, the higher you will soar…Your strength lies in your obedience to the tiny still voice…

Stay focused on the world beyond your limits! You are stronger than you think! Yes!

There are footprints in the sky! It is meant for human beings who are not self-centred, who carries ‘divini-stic’ mentality and grace…

The higher you soar, the better you discover! The farther you see, the brighter you understand! The deeper you know, the better you know!

The swifter you are in taking actions towards your life goals, the nearer and faster you are to your destiny!

The nearer you are to your destiny, the greater and more fulfilled you will become! The strength of an eagle lies in its mentality, its unfailing faith to reaching the peak, its mentality is not submitting to the storm, rather maximizes the storm to soar to the yonder while other species of birds are already in their hidings.

It takes a deeper sight and stronger mentality to get to the PEAK! One constant thing about the PEAK is that it’s already prepared and spacious, but just for a few who are not ordinary (normal)…

It is abnormal to be normal (ordinary). And that is why the road to the TOP is so narrow! And in reality, narrow is the way to freedom. At the PEAK, there is FREEDOM! The sky is so wide for every species of birds to fly in it without obstructing another.

There are footprints in the sky! The sky is in layers, but it is not meant for the slothful! It is meant for the hard-workers because only the hard workers can think smarter (thinking beyond their limits)!

The smart workers are high flyers! The indefatigable mentality of an eagle!

There are footprints in the sky, only the champions can leave their marks on it!

We all have got footprints, but where in reality are you leaving your marks? The sky is the beginning…

Don’t be limited! You cannot become what you cannot see from within! You may never understand what you have never worked for!

Only the solution providers value the sky and lay their foundations on it! They are conquerors, they are survivors, they are leaders!

They lead and conquer! They do not only leave the prints on the sky, but build castles in it with the stones thrown at them by mockers who have not even found their bearings on the ground!

Not until you wake up from your slothfulness, from your limitations you cannot reach for the sky!

You must fight your way up with your mentality and actions towards building, helping, providing, leading, sharing and focusing beyond ‘self’… Then the sky is yours to take every time!

Find your way up into the sky before you get sealed in your limitations! You are not growing younger; you have a role to play not only on the ground but in the sky! You have a ‘destiny’ to reach, and a purpose to fulfil!

Don’t toy away! Don’t give up! Arise and Shine (Isaiah 60:1)! You cannot shine without taking the step of rising beyond limits!

The reason why we all value the moon, the sun, the galaxy of stars is because they are all beyond our limits (in the sky)! 

We can also be there, to be valued by others, to be an example of relentless efforts and step takings, to be living Legends, solution providers, graceful and grateful!

But, before reaching for the sky you must be very humble to the ground so as to spin to the sky!

While you are still on the ground, what are you doing, what prints are you leaving, how many lives have you touched, how many destinies have you saved?

Be very humble in clear essence (sincerity), having a positive mentality of impacts, then the STAGE is yours in the sky!

There are footprints in the sky! You are not exempted; you can make it there too, but it must start from your within!

Learn, Apply & Share.

Please note: Spoken word titled There Are Footprints in The Sky by Tolulope A. Adegoke is available on Reverbnation, NotJustOk.Com and other online platforms.

Thank You!

Watch out for the Book titled: “The Power of an Empowered Zero” (From Zero to HERO) by Tolulope A. Adegoke. Foreword by Dr Yomi Garnett (CEO/Chancellor, Royal Biographical Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania U.S.A., U.K., Abuja, Nigeria.) Edited by Ola Aboderin.

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Bisi Olatilo Recovers from COVID-19, Discharged

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Famous veteran broadcaster, Prince Bisi Olatilo has now been declared COVID-19 negative and has been given an all clear by his doctors.

Fondly called Uncle B by admirers, the polyglot and Chairman, BISCON Communications in a message sent to  The Boss revealed “Thank God The Doctors say I am fully recovered infact discharged already heading home any moment from now”

This is cheering news for Prince Olatilo who only a few weeks back had to dispell wicked rumours that he had died as a result of the virus.

In a video message at the time, he confirmed that he had contracted the virus and was undergoing treatment. He stated that he was not in any danger and was recovering steadily.

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Truck Crashes: Oyeyemi Deploys Safety Engineers to Akungba

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Owing to the renewed vigour and rejigged operational strategies the Federal Road Safety Corps embedded into tactical eradication of road traffic crashes in the country, the Corps Marshal , Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has deployed Safety Engineers to Akungba to ascertain the causes and recommend solutions to incessant trailer crashes that have bedevilled that particular route of the highway. This is in addition to an Ambulance rescue point earlier established close to the notorious spot for prompt rescue operations.

According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, the deployment of the personnel came as part of strategic proactive step by the Corps Marshal to mitigate incidences of crashes on the highways, following the fatal multiple crash that killed several passengers with others sustaining various degrees of injuries on Saturday, 23 January, 2021 along Ikare-Owo road by Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba

The Corps Marshal who spoke on the readiness of the Corps to bring road traffic crashes to an end in Nigeria lamented the fatalities recorded in recent times on our roads, promising that the Corps will double its efforts to eradicate crashes, particularly those by articulated vehicles.

While recounting the number of people affected by the multiple crash, he said that the crash which was caused by break failure that resulted in loss of control, involved a Dangote truck, a Suzuki mini bus (XB973KAA) and a Lexus saloon car (KWL 522 AY) conveying a total of 18 passengers comprising of 11 female adults and 7 male adults.

Out of the afforementioned number of persons on board the 3 vehicles, a total of 09 persons comprising of 5 female adults and 3 male adults were killed while a total of 09 persons comprising of 5 female adults and 4 male adults, sustained various injuries.

The FRSC rescue team deposited the remains of 06 of the passengers who got killed at Ikare Specialist Hospital Morgue and took 06 injured for urgent medical attention at the emergency ward of the same hospital. While the rescue team of the Nigeria Police Force deposited 3 dead and 4 injured at Iwaro General Hospital. The entire rescue operations was carried out by a combine efforts of the FRSC, NPF, Big Army, and the DSS.

Oyeyemi expressed satisfaction with the growing synergy and friendly collaboration of security agencies in Nigeria, as he praised the Nigeria Police Force, the Nigeria Army and the Department of State Services who played a vital role in assisting in the evacuation of the victims and ensuring adequate deployment of men to control traffic around the crash scene.

“With the deployment of these professional and certified safety engineers, I am optimistic that the general factors responsible for road crashes on that route will surely be ascertained, and when that is done, necessary actions will be taking by appropriate agencies” he concluded.

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Army Announces Opening of NDA Admission Portal For 73rd Regular Course

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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has announced the opening of its portal for admission into its 73rd regular course for prospective applicants to apply from Jan. 23 to April 24, according to the Registrar of the Academy, Brig.-Gen Ayoola Aboaba.

Aboaba, who made the disclosure in a statement issued on Sunday night, in Kaduna, said admissions were open for both eligible male and female Nigerians.

”Interested candidates should log on to the application portal, rcapplications.nda.edu.ng, select “Purchase Form” and pay for their application via REMITA in the sum of N3,500.00 only.

”Please note that only payment against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted”, the statement counseled applicants.

Aboaba also said: ”all Instructions/guidelines for the 73rd Regular Course application is on the application portal (rcapplications.nda.edu.ng) and interested candidates are advised to download and read the instructions/guidelines carefully.”

He stated that applicants applying for admission into NDA, must also apply to Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) and must select NDA as their first choice institution.

Similarly, Aboaba said such applicants would be expected to sit for the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UMTE) and obtain a minimum score for the course of choice, adding that entry requirements for various undergraduate degree programmes are also detailed on the NDA website/applications portal.

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