1. You are where you are, because that is where you plan to be through your practical action             – Anonymous
  2. – Anonymous
  3. A man who won the battle never quitted when the battle was going tough  –  Sesan
  4. Until you believe in yourself, you won’t believe in your future success  –  Anonymous
  5. Proper preparation prevents poor performance             –  Anonymous
  6. Failure to plan is plan in to fail   –  E. A. Adeboye
  7. Success is getting up one more than you fall                         –  Bill Newman
  8. It is not what happens but how you handle what happens to you makes the difference   –  Bill Newman
  9. Always remember Failure is an event never a person; an attitude, not an outcome. It is a stepping stone teaching you something and adding to your experience  – Bill Newman
  10. My great concern is not whether you have failed but whether you are content with your failure             –   Abraham Lincoln
  11. It’s not where you come from – it’s where you are going that counts. Where you come from is not as important as where you are going              –  Bill Newman
  12. Past failures are guide pests to future success            – Bill Newman
  13. Failure is in a sense, the highway to success in as much and every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after.
  14. Mistakes mark the road to success. He who makes no mistakes makes no progress – Bill Newman
  15. It doesn’t matter where we start only where we finish. Often it is not the wrong start but the winning stop that makes the difference between success and failure
  16. It is not what you have lost but what you have left that counts            –  Bill Newman
  17. Men don’t fail, they give up trying in trying time            – Bill Newman
  18. If you want the rainbow you have to endure the rain    –  Bill Newman
  19. It is better to fail gallantly being yourself that succeeding being another person   –  Anonymous
  20. Not all who seem to fail have failed indeed. Not all who fails have therefore worked in vain  – Anonymous
  21. Success is failure turned inside out            –  Anonymous
  22. Great achievers of old were people who attempted difficult things and who overcame tough time    –  Anonymous
  23. You need to go through the pains to be promoted. No cross, No crown, No pain, No gain.
  24. The man who would tell the story of the battle never died at the battle field


 It is true that tough times came for everyone but it is also true that the source of most tough times is lack of direction             –            Anonymous

    1. A 100% commitment to one goal is more than twice as good as a 50% commitment to two goals            –  Bill Newman
    2. This is one thing I do, not these fifty things I dribble in            –  Bill Newman
    3. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety – nine percent perspiration  –  Thomas Alva Edison
    4. If your determination is fixed, I don’t counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill – Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance            – Samuel Johnson
    5. –   Denis Waitley
    6. Success is a journey and not a destination             – Anonymous
    7. – Bill Newman
    8. The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal, the tragedy lies in having no goal to reach            – Bill Newman
    9. Better to die for something than living for nothing            – Bill Newman
    10. The Strategy befalls a man is running nothing            – Bill Newman

X         Many people look allied, some look back, but most look confused            – Anonymous

  1. Goals cannot be properly pursued without action plan laid out to give direction and focus on area of concentration            –  Anonymous
  2. Many people look ahead some look back but, most look confused             – Anonymous
  3. – Sesan
  4. Your destination determines your direction. Always make your journey with a MAP ROAD.
  5. You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to be with satisfaction            – George Lorimer


  1. Great success is a product of foresight and forthrightness in pursuing a set goal            – Anonymous
  2. Great men and women of the past and contemporary, who were successful in each academics, businesses and inventions, were men and women of Dreams & Visions            – Anonymous
  3. Every success starts with dreaming of ambition             – Anonymous
  4. The successful man must be an individualist who can think and act independly
  5. Success is not a product of chance, destiny, luck, it depends on how you work it out. Success is a product you must be ready to get             – Anonymous
  6. Your destination determines your direction, your action must be relevant to your goal            – Anonymous
  7. Don’t waste your life you only have one life give it your best short                 – Bill Newman
  8. Obstacles are what you see when you take off the goals
  9. – Bill Newman
  10. One thing you cannot recycle is wasted time. A waste of time is never waste of life. Lost  time is again            – Bill Newman
  11. Where there is no faith in the future, there is no work in the present.
  12. Almost everything comes from almost nothing – john Mason
  13. Adequate planning is always essential before progress can be made in any area of human endeavour .            – Anonymous
  14. When you live without goals you live like goats            -Sesan
  15. Where you are going determines the direction you are going            – Ofem
  16. Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life             – Les Brown
  17. Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has self sail with no destination             – Fitzhugh Dodson
  18. To solve a problem or to reach a goa, you don’t need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach            – W. Clement Stone
  19. If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end to somewhere else             – Lewis Carrol
  20. – Greg Anderson


  1. Without plotting there will be no harvesting, success is the precious harvest of great dreams with diligent action            – Anonymous
  2. If you don’t make a move, you wont make a dime            – Anonymous
  3. You cannot achieve God’s plan for your life unless you will put yourself in His plan            – Anonymous
  4. A man’s desire is achieved by practical action            – Anonymous
  5. A man who cannot follow a leader intelligently cannot become an efficient leader            – Napoleon Hill
  6. The sad of the diligent shall be made fat            – King Solomon
  7. Success is not a product of chance, destiny, luck, it depends on how you work it out. Success is a product you must be ready to get.             – Anonymous
  8. Undecision to your great determination is a great disease that kills your success slowly               – Anonymous
  9. – Ofem
  10. Knowledge is not power, but potential power. Practical and applied knowledge is power indeed which attracts your success            – Sesan
  11. People never know the diamond in you until you display if through practical action            – Ofem
  12. Goals cannot be properly pursued without action plans laid out to give direction and focus on areas of conservation
  13. A man who cannot read good books has no advantages over a man who cannot read at all            – Anonymous
  14. Your past cannot be changed but you can change tomorrow by your actions today            – Bill Newman
  15. If you put off everything until you are sure of it, you will get nothing done            – Bill Newman
  16.  These is nothing as sad as the people who spend their lives for their ship to come in when they never send one out            – Bill Newman
  17. The people of uncertain terms, they are going to get started tomorrow and tomorrow………….
  18. Success comes by starting with something you have, and not what you don’t have            – Anonymous
  19. No degree of excuses can justify the degree of procrastination            – Sesan
  20. Great faith always involves great trials            – Albert Benjamin Simpson
  21. Ideas wont work unless you do it            – Bill Newman
  22. Great achievement starts with starting with small beginning                     – Sesan
  23. He who loves to lead must love to labour            – Anonymous
  24. Outstanding performance comes by reaching out to what others see as impossible            – Anonymous
  25. One way to stand head and shoulders above the crowd is to choose to do regular, ordinary things with extra ordinary and supernatural way with great enthusisasm            – John Mason
  26. Precious stones do not lie on the surface of the earth – The winners dig deep down to get them.
  27. A consistent step after another, the longest journey is ended               – Sesan
  28. There is no joy in victory without  action            – Bill Newman
  29. Action may not always being happiness; but there is no happiness without action            – Benjamin Wieder
  30. Success seems to be connected to action, success people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit            – Conrad Hilton
  31. Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability            – Bill Newman
  32. A man must suffer one of the two things. A pair of discipline or a pain of regret             – Anonymous
  33. The best things in life don’t come easy. They may come free, but not easy!
  34. Setting and waiting wont put a fish on a table            – Anonymous
  35. You wont catch a fish, until you draw your nod into the river            – Ofem
  36. Persistence drives the nails of success            – Anonymous
  37. The best way to be ahead is to go ahead            – Ofem
  38. What the New year brings us will depend a great deal on what we bring to the New Year
  39. Eni maa je mundun, a jowo egungun


 What I say has a reflection effect to what believe; what believe has a reflected effect to who am I. I would rather choose to say positive things to my life daily           

 – Sesan

Success is just a little after the splat            – Anonymous

  1. Great achievement are neither be achieved by never falling, nor by falling and never rising             – Ofem
  2. There is no joy in victory without running a race of defeit            – Bill Newman
  3. It is true if you don’t draw your  net from the river, you wont catch a fish. Success comes to those who finish it            – Ofem
  4. Opportunity never come to those who wait, they are captured by those who dare to attack            – Bill Newman
  5. In life, for you to get your success, you must have stumbling blocks on your ways but conquer them and do not let them drag you down             – Anonymous
  6. There is no speed limit on the road to success            – Anonymous
  7. Success is the man who does today what others see are thieving to do tomorrow            – Anonymous
  8. Fear of failure is none destructive than a poisonous food            – Sesan
  9. Fear of failure is the father of failures
  10.  Don’t get discouraged because of the early get back, it is called the time of learning. You must be ready to learn            – Anonymous
  11. Don’t be afraid to start something and don’t be ashamed to fail. It is wise try again after missing the target the previous time.
  12. Great achievements is usually the product of great difficulties
  13. One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments            – Henry Ward Brechure
  14. Success is not the key to success. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful             – Albert Schweiter
  15. I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any life is to make yourself master of the live            – Andrew Carnegie
  16. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up            – Thomas Edison
  17. I would rather lose in a cause that will someday run, than win in a cause that will some day lose!                 – Woodrow T. Wilson
  18. It takes 20 years to make an overnight success             – Eddie Centor
  19. It is a clear defeat to say I can’t. It is a coward’s doubt to say I may. It is a champions decision to say I CAN            – Anonymous


1)                  A bad worker always quarrels with his tools

Meaning: A bad worker often gives unnecessary excuses for doing bad work

  1. A loaf of bread is better than none

            Meaning: To have a little is better to have nothing

  1. As you make your bed so you lie on it

            Meaning: You will harvest the fruits of your doing

  1. A rolling stone gathers no mess

            Meaning: To be unsteady in things we do will never lead to success

  1. All that glitters is not gold

            Meaning: Things are not what they appear to be

  1. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush

Meaning: To have little thing in hand is more valuable than the big one we hope to get

  1. A tree does not make a Forest

            Meaning: A thing is made up of many parts

  1. A friend in need is a friend indeed

            Meaning: A true friend helps his friends in the time of need

  1. A hungry man is an angry man

            Meaning: Anger makes people act unreasonably and irresponsibly

  1. A friend to all is a friend to none

            Meaning: To be ticklish and unsteady

  1. Better late than never

            Meaning: Absence is worse than lateness

  1. Brick by brick a house is built

            Meaning: A great achievement is realized little by little

  1. Cut your coat according to your cloth

            Meaning: Live your life according to your income.

  1. Dead men don’t bite

            Meaning: Weak people are not feared.

  1. Don’t kill the goose that lays golden egg

             Meaning: It is a tolly to block our means of livelihood.

  1. Don’t carry all your eggs in one basket

            Meaning: It is better to have more than one way of making money.

  1. Delay is dangerous        

            Meaning: To do something at night is beneficial

  1. Early to bed, early to rise.

            Meaning: Punctuality or doing things in the right time is profitable.

  1. East to west, home is the best

            Meaning: There is no better place than our homes.

  1. Experience is the best teacher.

            Meaning: It is easily to learn from what we, hear, touch, taste and feel.

  1. Every disappointment is a blessing.

            Meaning: One learns from one’s failure or misfortunes.

  1. Examples are better than precepts.                     

            Meaning: We believe more of what we see than what we hear.

  1. Empty vessels make the most noise.

            Meaning: Those who have or know little often boast and shout most.

  1. Eat to live but don’t live to eat.

            Meaning: Have a purpose in your life and work to achieve it  

  1. Enough is enough.

Meaning: Don’t overact, be moderate.

  1. He who laughs last laughs best.

Meaning patience brings great reward.

  1. He who eats with the devil must use a long spoon.

            Meaning: We must be very cautious while dealing with those we trust.

  1. It wishes were horses beggars would ride.

Meaning: It all we need we would come true everybody would be very rich.

  1. Let the sleeping dog lie.

Meaning: Do not cause trouble by recalling past disputes.

  1. Man is never too old to learn.

            Meaning: People keep on learning everyday.

  1. New brooms sweep cleans.

            Meaning: Newly employed workers always put in their best.

  1. Out of the fry pan into the fire

            Meaning: Making a poor situation worse.

  1. One’s man food is another man’s poison.

            Meaning: Likes, dislikes and tastes differ among people.

  1. Old birds are not caught with chaff

            Meaning: Experienced people are not easily deceived.

  1. Punctuality is the soul of business.

            Meaning: Punctuality and delication to duty are keys to success.

  1. Practice makes perfect.

            Meaning: Continuous repetition of a skill leads to success.

  1. Prevention is better than cure.

            Meaning: Avoid trouble or danger.

  1. Rome was not build in a day.

            Meaning: It takes a times to achieve great things .   

  1. Still waters run deep

            Meaning: People who are often quiet are dangerous

  1. Two wrongs cannot make a right

            Meaning: An evil cannot be corrected with evil

  1. There is no smoke without fire

            Meaning: Every event must have a cause

  1. Those who live in glass houses should not throw stone

            Meaning: People with blemish should not find fault

  1. Too many cooks spoil the broth

            Meaning: Too many opinions cause set back

  1. Unity is strength

            Meaning: Teamwork is very rewarding

  1. United we stand, divided we fall

            Meaning: Group work brings great reward

  1. Where there is will there is a way

            Meaning: Making up our minds to do what we want to brings success

  1. When the cat is away the mouse governs the house

            Meaning: The servant rules the house when his master is away

  1. You cannot cat your cake have it.

            Meaning: What you have spent cannot be unspent. We experience profit and loss

  1. You can take a horse to the stream but you can’t force it to drink

            Meaning: One cannot do everything for someone. Everything has a limit



1)         Aero plane                                                                Wilbur Wright

2)                  Air Condition                                                                    Willis Carrier

3)                  Automatic Gun                                                 Hiram Stephen Maxwell

4)                  Electricity, Dynamo and

Electric Transformer                                                      Michael Faraday

5)                  Gun powder                                            Roger Bacon

6)                  Locomotive (Train)                                    George Stephenson

7)                  Lightning Conductor                                 Benjamin Franklin

8)                  Microphone                                               David Edward Hughes

9)                  Motor Car                                                    Carl Benz

10)              Printing Machine                                         John Gutenberg

11)              Photography                                               Joseph Niepce

12)              Badin                                                                           Marches Marcum

13)              Stream Engine                                                              James Watt

14)              Safety Lamp                                                               Sir Humphrey Davy

15)              Steel                                                                             Sir Henry Bessemer

16)              Television Set                                                              John L. Baird

17)              Telephone                                                                   Alexander G. Bell

18)              Wireless Telegraph                                              Marches G. Marconi          

19)              Weaving Machine (Power Loom)                          Edmund Cartwright

20)              X-Ray Machine                                                          Wilhelm Roentgen


            CURRENCY                                                 COUNTRIES

1)                  K                                                                     Costa Rica, El Salvador

2)                  O                                                                     Nicaragua

3)                  Dollar                                                               USA, Canada, Australia

4)                  Euro                                                     France, Austria, Belgium, Germany

5)                  Franc                                                               France, Switzerland

6)                  Naira                                                                Nigeria

7)                  Peru                                                                 Mexico

8)                  Ruble                                                               Russia

9)                  Rand                                                                South Africa

10)              Sterling                                                 Britain, New Zealand



  • The Arabs entered Nigeria through the North early in 14th century, while European entered Nigeria through the Ocean-Lagos, Calabar in 18th Century
  • In 1450 Arabic Schools were established in Sokoto, Kano and Kaduna
  • In 1859, the CMS Grammar School was established in Lagos
  • In 1796, River Niger was discovered by Manijo Park in Nigeria and died in 1805 t Bussa on the river
  • In 1864, English Bible was translated into Yoruba by Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther who died in 1891
  • The first main truck road was constructed in 1905 Ibadan/Oyo road.
  • Nigeria was amalgated in 1st January 1914 by Sir. Lord Frederick Lugard
  • Construction of Railway link commenced in Nigeria in 1914
  • The First World War was taken place between 1914-1919. While the second World War was in 1945.
  • In 1955, Chief Obafemi Awolowo introduced Free Primary Education in Western Nigeria.
  • Queen Elizabeth visited Nigeria on Tuesday 14th February 1956
  • In 1958, The Central Bank of Nigeria was established and opened for business in 1st June, 1959
  • In October 1st 1960. Nigeria became an Independent Country and a Republican in 1963.
  • The First Nigerian President was Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. He was elected in October 1960 and died on 21st May, 1996.
  • Chief Obafemi Awolowo was born at Ikenne Ogun State on 6th March, 1903 and died 1987.
  • In October 1963 Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa was elected the First Nigerian Prime Ministers and killed during the First Military Coup in January 1966
  • Lagos was created on May 27, 1967.



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