Tribute to Celestine Nnaemeka Ughanze

At about 11:30p.m. on June 1, 2018, my phone rang. I picked the phone and it was Clement Ugochukwu Esq, a junior Counsel in the Law Firm of Chief Celestine Ughanze who was calling. I reluctantly picked the phone. He said: “Senior, my oga is dead.” I exclaimed and responded: “How, when and why?” He replied: “My Oga died on the 29th day of May, 2018 in a motor accident somewhere in Ondo State.” Mr. Ugochukwu had no answer to why he died. After I heard the sad news of…

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Tambuwal: Four million residents in danger as Goronyo Dam shrinks

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday urged stakeholders in the state to work together to tackle problem of water shortage at Goronyo Dam, the level of which had shrunk by almost 90 per cent. The dam had served as the primary source of water for close to four million people in Sokoto and Kebbi states in the North West part of the country. Water from the dam was often used for domestic and irrigation purposes in the two affected states. Speaking when he led officials on an inspection visit to…

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Anatomy of A WordPress Themes

WordPress themes A while ago, we introduced to you the concept of creating a WordPress theme from HTML. We split the tutorial into two parts, and you can check out the first installation here and the second here. Today we are all about fleshing out the two tutorials, so feel free to regard this post as the third serving in the post series. My objective is to take apart the WordPress theme to give you a clear picture of how it (the theme) works. This post assumes you have a…

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Migrating A Website To WordPress

Now powering over 17% of the Web, WordPress is increasingly becoming the content management system (CMS) of choice for the average user. But what about websites built with an outdated CMS or without a CMS at all? Does moving to WordPress mean starting over and losing all the time, energy and money put into the current website? Nope! Migrating a website (including the design) over to WordPress is actually easier than you might think. In this guide, we’ll outline the migration process and work through the steps with a sample…

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Create A Tab Widget In WordPress

In this WordPress tutorial, you’ll learn how to create the Tabber widget, which is very useful for when multiple widgets need to fit in a sidebar. It saves space and streamlines the appearance and functionality of your WordPress-powered website. In the past, there were different methods of doing this, most of which were theme-dependent. As we’ll see in this tutorial, creating a tabbed widget that works on its own and with any theme is easily accomplished. So, let’s jump in and learn how to create our own Tabber widget, which…

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Create A Tab Widget In WordPress

In this WordPress tutorial, you’ll learn how to create the Tabber widget, which is very useful for when multiple widgets need to fit in a sidebar. It saves space and streamlines the appearance and functionality of your WordPress-powered website. In the past, there were different methods of doing this, most of which were theme-dependent. As we’ll see in this tutorial, creating a tabbed widget that works on its own and with any theme is easily accomplished. So, let’s jump in and learn how to create our own Tabber widget, which…

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The WordPress Theme Customizer

In case you missed it, WordPress release 3.4 included a very exciting new development: the Theme Customizer. This allows users to tweak theme settings using a WYSIWYG interfaceand customize the theme so it includes the colors, fonts, text — and pretty much anything else — they want. WordPress 3.4 allows you to make extensive customizations to a theme, including colors, fonts, and text. The purists out there may be throwing their hands up in horror — a WYSIWYG interface! Letting users alter themes themselves! Surely that opens the floodgates for…

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What would it Take for WordPress to Lose Dominance?

  WordPress 4.1 Release Candidate is now available for download which includes the new default theme Twenty Fifteen, you can read about what else is new with it here. Or download it here. I love this new default theme, a huge step back in the right direction ( I thought Twenty Fourteen was awful ). A nice clean design, optimised nicely for mobile devices and good typography – this is how it should be done. There was an interesting discussion on the WPTavern comments of this post, where Jeff asks…

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