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16 Errors Made in English and their corrections

It is highly necessary and expedient that we master the use of the English language. I know it could be a bit herculean at times To master due to the fact that it is a borrowed language Especially in this part of the world; but regular Learning and constant Usage and application of the language will definitely lead to perfection.

As a Distinguished business man or woman, consultant, student, Receptionist, cleric, or whatever profession Or occupation you are into, Speaking Well constructed English with little or no errors Will surely Give you an edge and take you above others around you. The English accent is well attributed to respect, trust me you would never regret being able to get the right words at the right time. Listed Below are so some often misused statements in English and their corrections. See below:

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1. Incorrect –You are Lacking behind

Correct–You are Lagging behind

2. Incorrect – I searched Every nook and corner

Correct – I searched Every nook and cranny

3. Incorrect –You can’t buy a bicycle Talkless of a car.

Correct –You can’t buy a bicycle Let alone a car.

4. Incorrect – I am going to an all night

Correct– I am going to a vigil

5. Incorrect – I will Do my possible best.

Correct – I Will Do my best.

6. Incorrect – The bread Is is too strong

Correct – The Bread is too tough

7. Incorrect – Ngozi is mannerless!

Correct – Ngozi is ill-mannered!

8. Incorrect – I saw your missed call

Correct – I missed your call.

9. Incorect- The manager is not on seat.

Correct – The manager is not in the office at present.

10. Incorrect – Emeka and Tony are birds of the same feather

Correct – Emeka and Tony are birds of a feather.

11. Incorrect – Jacob is a trickish fellow

Correct- Jacob is a tricky fellow

12. Incorrect – I want to ease myself

Correct – I want to pass urine

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13. Incorrect -Lend me your ring boiler

Correct – Lend me your boiler or water heater

14. Incorrect – Mr John is my Tight friend

Correct – Mr. John is my bossom Or close friend

15. Incorrect- Many people buy coloured television these days

Correct – Many people buy colour television these days

16. Incorrect – I am feeling headache

Correct – I am Having a headache

I hope you learnt from these English statements and corrections. Do well to master them and apply them in your day to day conversations with people.

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IPMAN Monitoring Team Intercepts Two Trucks Illegally Loaded With Crude Oil in Kogi

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The newly inaugurated Independent Petroleum marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Monitoring Team on pipeline vandalism, product adulteration and unwholesome activities in the oil and gas sector has intercepted two truck loads of suspected crude oil illegally liftered in Lokoja.

The Kogi State command of the taskforce intercepted the two truck loads, with each carrying 46,000 and 45,000 litres of crude oil respectively, suspected to have been loaded in portharcourt and was heading to Kano State.

Speaking with Newsmen at Banda, near Lokoja, Garba Ali, Head of Operations of IPMAN taskforce product adulteration and unwholesome activities in the oil and gas sector in the State made the disclosure before handing over the trucks and the suspected drivers to the Nigerian Navy, NNS Lugard Command in Banda.

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The two trucks, Mark made, with registration number BLF 653 XA, with green head and red tank, and Awka 425 XB, with bluehead and white tank, had Moses Olise and Martin Okpala as drivers, have been handed over to men of the NNS Lugard.

The Head Operations, said the fight against unwholesome activities in the oil and gas sector is one that must be fought with seriousness, insisting that the negative effect on the economy cannot be quantified.

Recall that the National President of IPMAN, Elder Chinedu Okorokwo was in Kogi State few weeks ago to kick off the State command of the surveillance and monitoring team.

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The President during the inauguration was represented by his NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER, Alh Haliru Ibrahim.

The IPMAN taskforce during the inauguration had visited the commands of the NAVY and the Army to seek for collaboration with their team in the State.

The State coordinator of the IPMAN taskforce is Usman Abu, had promised to do all they can to put an end to product adulteration and pipeline vandalism in Kogi State.


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PASTOR AMEADAJI ENCOURAGES CHRISTIAN COUPLES TO STAY TOGETHER.

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An Area Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lokoja, Pastor Immanuel Ameadaji has urged Christians to strive in keeping their homes together and enabling their marriages function according to divine instructions.

He gave the admonition in a sunday sermon tagged ” Raising Godly Seed from Godly Family”, at the Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja.

Pastor Ameadaji, who was also a former Director of Administration and Finance of the Kogi State Broadcasting Corporation identified failure of marriages as one of the major causes of societal ills of the present age and urged Christians to be committed to their homes to raise godly seeds who would constitute a better society.

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He said couples should never consider divorce as an option in resolving their differences, stressing that God hates divorce Christians must obey His instructions.

Pastor Ameadaji who described marriage as a complex system where every part must function appropriately for the success of the whole, admonished Christian couples to dwell in love, submitting one to another and having passion for one another according to God’s injuctions.

He said they should operate within the biblical spelt out family roles to make their marriages work and beneficial to all members of their families and the larger society.

Speaking, the Pastor in charge of Salvation Area in Lokoja, Pastor Joachim Olorunfemi advised singles in the church to seek the face of God and His approval before going into marriage.

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He admonished Christians to always seek counsel from spiritual leaders when necessary to avoid grievous mistakes, and above all, to allow the Holy Spirit take control of their lives and homes.

The Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja operates a family forum programme every last Sunday of the month where members are given the opportunity to clarify issues bordering on successful family living.

Modupe Adegboro


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An Area Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lokoja, Pastor Immanuel Ameadaji has urged Christians to strive in keeping their homes together and enabling their marriages function according to divine instructions.

He gave the admonition in a sunday sermon tagged ” Raising Godly Seed from Godly Family”, at the Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja.

Pastor Ameadaji, who was also a former Director of Administration and Finance of the Kogi State Broadcasting Corporation identified failure of marriages as one of the major causes of societal ills of the present age and urged Christians to be committed to their homes to raise godly seeds who would constitute a better society.

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He said couples should never consider divorce as an option in resolving their differences, stressing that God hates divorce Christians must obey His instructions.

Pastor Ameadaji who described marriage as a complex system where every part must function appropriately for the success of the whole, admonished Christian couples to dwell in love, submitting one to another and having passion for one another according to God’s injuctions.

He said they should operate within the biblical spelt out family roles to make their marriages work and beneficial to all members of their families and the larger society.

Speaking, the Pastor in charge of Salvation Area in Lokoja, Pastor Joachim Olorunfemi advised singles in the church to seek the face of God and His approval before going into marriage.

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He admonished Christians to always seek counsel from spiritual leaders when necessary to avoid grievous mistakes, and above all, to allow the Holy Spirit take control of their lives and homes.

The Salvation Parish of RCCG in Lokoja operates a family forum programme every last Sunday of the month where members are given the opportunity to clarify issues bordering on successful family living.

Modupe Adegboro


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