Thursday, 20 August 2009

Random Thursday

Random Thursday. That is what every Thursday on the Top Morning show is called on Top Radio 90.0. it is the only day of the week when we get to go down Proverbs Lane, sing our stories and for today, talk about our deepest fears. All of these and much more is what each Thursday has in store as the anchor- Tosyn Bucknor does her thing.
But first, there is the Area Show which is the show on which people get to display their talents by: saying, shouting or singing ‘Area’, and it is the show on which traffic updates and weather reports are received. The traffic at MAza Maza, OJo, Sango, Festac, Sagamu, Ojuelegba, Obalende, Onipanu, Dopemu, Iyana Ipaja, Mile 2 and Obanikoro was quite. However, the traffic at Ketu, 3rd Mainland Bridge, Ikorodu, Ikeja, Abule Egba, Ogba, Akute, Berger, Yaba and Egbeda was quite light. The weather was cold and breezy this morning, and it even rained at Ijebu Ode.
During the Area Show, a question was raised about people’s deepest fear. People mentioned various things they fear, including: dogs, snakes, cockroaches, travelling in planes, loneliness, death, sickness, poverty, spiritual wickedness, attacks from men of the underworld, women, and a number of people said they’re afraid of failing. Whether it is one of these or some other ones that have not been mentioned, we all have our fears. It is the mastery of our fears that makes us victorious in life.
Being a Random Thursday, a lot of randomness is allowed even in the songs we listen to. So for the Yarn Free Zone today, we listened to songs like: Delilah; Money, Money, Money by Abba; and Linkin Park’s ‘Crawling’. Couldn’t have been more random huh?
Top 9 Moments with Aramide came in this order:
· Britain’s film board has taken the unusual step of banning the sales of a Japanese horror DVD for what it says is violence so extreme that it’s inappropriate for audiences.
· The IAAF has asked the South African Athletes Federation to conduct a gender verification test on 18-year old runner, Caster Semnya, amid concerns that she does not meet the requirements to compete as a woman.
· Microsoft Corp is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the federal circuit to allow it to keep selling Word Software as it fights an unfavourable patent ruling.
· The IAAF has announced that there were no positive doping cases in the men’s 100 metres, the marguee event of the World Championship.
· Efo Kodjo Mawugbe, a playwright and recently, judge of Tv3’s Ghana’s most beautiful program has together with Erin Browne from the USA being awarded 2 top prizes in the BBC world service and British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2009.
· AS Bari has signed a preliminary deal for the sale of the serie club to American businessman, Timothy Barton.
· There is a warning by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and increasing misuse and overdoses are telling reminders of the dangers pain medications can present.
· Toronto police had very little investigating to do into a double store burglary thanks to the alleged thief leaving his wallet behind.
· The driver of a school bus carrying kids home from a day camp died from a heart attack yesterday but a 15-yr-old girl prevented a greater tragedy by jumping into his seat and pulling the emergency brake.
After the Top 9 Moments, Tosyn took us on a trip into people’s world via the internet. Different sites such as twitter, facebook etc were visited and some information were shared. Tosyn signed out at 11 am.
Much love,
Ruthina Atinuke.

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