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THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Divine Sapience and Prayerful Success: My Lord God is still in the business of Miracles
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
You see, I hear people say tongue-in-cheeks: 'God's Time is the Best' and I ask them; 'Which Time is not God's Time?'
Analog Nigeria in a digital age (Conclusion)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
It is virtually impossible to operate cattle colonies. How can anybody take somebody’s land and give to another person to conduct his own business? That's not possible.
FROM THE PREACHER"S LENSES
The hope of Nigeria; Senator Mantu is at the lead
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
I plead with Senator Mantu and Dr. Usman Bugaje to infect other bigwigs in the Nigerian politics with their conviction, so that Nigeria leaders will start being responsible to her citizens and get Nigeria erased from the list of 'Pariah' nations.
The democratization of ignorance and laziness in Nigeria
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Nigerian youth would have to acquaint him or herself with the tumultuous history of the country, but our deteriorating reading culture is not encouraging.
Row Harder: A Parable about Leading my People
ABI ADEGBOYE
The desert was encroaching on Shabi while the land on the other side of a crocodile-infested river was lush and green. Thus, a group of intrepid travelers decided to cross the river to land of prosperity.
A serene escape (Poem)
AUGUSTINE C. OHANWE
I encase my feet in simple canvas,; and into the womb of the wood I strolled,; to mingle with nature, ; and offload my pains; occasioned bymental fatigue ; induced by dirty politics.
The Message of Easter: Implications for Nigeria’s “Dangerous Memories” – Part 2
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
As the last 'Palm Sunday homily' of Pope Francis cited above shows, it is wrong to shout down on people who tell us the truth, or manipulate them, especially, our youth who are looking for justice and fair-play for their people and nation. In our Nigerian context, therefore, the question could go like this:
Another Message to President Buhari
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Unlike the grotesque grandstanding of Mr Tortoise and other political opportunists in Nigeria, this important message is being initiated for your good by a Buharist.
The culture of 'Nigeria-first': Myth or reality
ADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
Nigeria-First is a mindset. ... Nigerians are capable of having this mental set, if not for our greedy and selfish leaders in the last half a decade or thereabouts.
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System and method is the bane of Nigeria's leadership challenge
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
To a discerning mind, this political computation explains why some 'public officers' upon the assumption of office, view their positions not as an opportunity for the public good but as an avenue for private gain; as the system has constitutionally provided a leeway out of accountability.
General Alani Akinrinade writes General Theophilus Danjuma
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
They joined the Nigerian Army the same day in 1960, expectedly with different destinies. I am talking of Colonel Sule Apollo, Brigadier General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, Lt-General Julius Alani Ipoola Akinrinade, Major General Emmanuel Olumuyiwa Abisoye, Brigadier General Alabi-Isama, Colonel Ben Gbulie, General Yakubu Theophilus Danjuma, Major General Martins Adamu, Lt-Colonel Ayo Ariyo, Brigadier Pius Eromobor, Brigadier Ignatius Obeya, Brigadier General Femi David Bamigboye and Colonel Simon Uwakwe Ihedigbo.

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Omoyele Sowore: A crucial and mindful message
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
I want to encourage and admonish Omoyele Sowore as he begins on a defining journey to place himself on the positive side of the Nigerian history. Expeditiously, Omoyele Sowore must see himself as a formidable contender restoring confidence and tipping hope to the hopeless Nigerians.
Analog Nigeria in a digital age (9)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
The Fulani herdsmen and their cattle have been wreaking havoc everywhere: Despite the human lives and property they're destroying, they've also been threatening the safety of airplanes in Nigeria. But, tell me what cows are looking for on Airport Runways?
FROM THE PREACHER"S LENSES
It is not late for Nigeria (Part 4)
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Text of my recent Broadcast on some Nigeria Radio Stations
A teacher's tentacles
ABI ADEGBOYE
Casting aspersion on government officials as crooks, corrupt, and the inept is a favorite pastime. It allows us to overlook what really ails Nigeria - the abusive nature of everyday relationships.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Concluding 12 Hidden spiritual clues to your singleness, marital problems and other issues of life
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
If you have had sexual intercourse with anyone beside your legitimately-married wife or husband, either before you became a born-again Christian or after you were redeemed; you have a demon spirit inside you.
The imminent cyberpocalyse! Are we jinxed?
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
...your information is like a footprint or shadow with a laser. As you write, snapshot, whatsApping, Facebooking or consulting what Yoruba people call Ifa, and what Oyinbo folks are called Google, the amplification and embellishment of your information, in a jiffy, travel to an unending destination with some unknown prowling cyborgs, cyber hackers and cyberpunks use for their own machinations.
The beauty in regionalism
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
No doubt the regions were doing well. Tragically on February 21 1966, General Ironsi told the nation that 'It has become apparent to all Nigerians that rigid adherence to 'regionalism', was the bane of the last regime and one of the main factors which contributed to its downfall. ... The funeral rites were later made by General Yakubu Gowon when he created the twelve states in 1967 and transferred all the powers of the regions to the centre.
Hell is real: Beyond the atheistic fuss
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
Among many Biblical affirmations about the existence of hell fire, it suffices to cite the following from the Gospel of Matthew:
Did Killmonger have to die? Revisiting the Rift between Africans and African-Americans
ABI ADEGBOYE
Wakanda for all its futuristic, optimistic, and euphoric portrayal of an African vista, dropped the ball on the relationship between Africans and African Americans.
FROM THE PREACHER"S LENSES
It is not late for Nigeria (Part 3)
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Text of my recent Broadcast on some Nigeria Radio Stations
Towards a sustainable electoral process in Nigeria
ADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
...should not be misconstrued as backing down on the need to restructure before elections as contained in my previous article. As things are in the nation, the cart (elections) is put before the horse (restructuring), signaling the lack of readiness to move and make progress.
Unorthodox Governance; The APC way
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
Nigerians are also shell-shocked that such illegality of tagging some of her citizen’s looters without going through the conventional judicial process is coming from a government that promised....
A subtle critique of OBJ’s letter to PMB
Shola Babs-Aro-Lambo, USA
OBJ’s open letters usually come with positive or damning consequences, so let all those who have ears hearken.
Analog Nigeria in a digital age (8)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
Danjuma had hate for the Igbos.... Danjuma took joy in killing Igbo persons - he supervised the killing of Igbos: He supervised the killing of General Aguiyi-Ironsi he was supposed to be guarding....
Buhari’s sham war against corruption and Fulani terrorism
E O EKE, UK
The naming of so called PDP Looters is another dubious, unimaginative and deceptive attempt by the Buhari’s government to hoodwink Nigerians into thinking that a fight against corruption is taking place.
Cameroon and Nigeria: Tethering on the edge of the political cliff due to Internal Colonialism
PRIYE S. TORULAGHA, Miami, Florida, USA
It is inferable that the colonial era in Africa is gradually coming to an end in the twenty-first century, following the demand by many African ethnic groups and regions for a change or a restructuring of their colonially-induced countries.
IBB's call: Can the younger generation really fix Nigeria?
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Jos, Nigeria
The story of Nigeria's quagmire - in a single word or phrase - can be summarized as the result of a lack of an acceptable social order..
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
12 Hidden spiritual clues to your singleness, marital problems and other issues of life
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
He has done all that is humanly possible to please his wife, but his best wasn't the best in her estimation for the marriage to work out and so she moved out.
My Month of Mercy
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mercy in scripture most times does not stand alone, it usually has companions. It is like the popular story of love, wealth and success. When you choose love, success and wealth follow you, but if you choose success or wealth alone out of the three you only get the one you choose one.
The revealing Super Eagles' defeat to the Serbians in London!
CYRIL C. NWOKEJI, Belgium
The score of Nigeria 0, Serbia 2, was most unexpected. The least Nigerians expected from that match was a draw. But helaas....
The misappropriation of Yoruba culture
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
When a rich community with a rich culture begins to lose its identity and redefining its rich cultural heritage, the conscientized elders in that community must have an emergency meeting to deliberate on how to halt the shenanigans....
Why skepticism, doubts have become new political tools
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
From the Senators jumbo pay saga to the abduction and subsequent release of Dapchi school girls. From the ‘technical defeat’ of the Boko Haram to the corruption fight. Not even the recent award to the President Muhammadu Buhari by the Martin Luther King family was spared of the doubt.
General T.Y Danjuma's insidious statement is regrettable
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The current state of the nation is a sad story! Most of us in the diaspora are so upset with the way Nigerian elders reason and play on our intelligence.
Before Buhari is sent back to Daura in 2019
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
When I saw the nauseating and uglified APC posters of Musliu Obanikoro, the former PDP Minister of State for Defense under the ineffectual and corrupt administration of Goodluck Jonathan, I thought I was dreaming!
Botswana: The pride of Africa
ADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
It is so nice and gratifying to come across the heartwarming stories of an African country with so much success stories that make tears of joy come out of one's eyes.
Christ's resurrection guarantees yours
Rev. NELSON ILUNO, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
...just as death came into the world through a man, Adam; now resurrection from the dead has begun through another man, Christ…
If you don't train, don't blame
ABI ADEGBOYE
Watching the movie, Jenifa years ago, brought a rude awakening - the filthy old men preying on teenage college girls, were the same ones who had militantly protested adult abuse in our student days. It appeared, the militant had grown into the degenerate.
Analog Nigeria in a digital age (7) (Gen. T. Y. Danjuma's Special)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
How come that Danjuma, who put Nigeria into the mess it is today, is complaining now? What has come over T.Y. Danjuma lately that he has started disparaging the system that made him? Who is T.Y. Danjuma lately?
The purpose of The Cross
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
... That is why God accepted the blood of his son as a substitute to the blood of animals.
Tomi Adeyemi: An illumination to Nigeria's darkness
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Recently, Tomi Adeyemi a young Nigerian again recorded yet another success for Nigeria in Literature.
FROM THE PREACHER"S LENSES
LINK UPDATED: Significance of the Blood of Christ (Part 2)
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Text of my Easter Broadcast on some Nigeria Radio Stations
Ibrahim Idris, Nigeria's Inspector General of Police: A man on a mission?
PATRICK IBEKWE, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
...there is a third gist about how ridiculously incompetent and unprofessional the office of the IGP has become under IGP Idris.
Nigeria's hard decision: Bend or Break?
ADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
he time is now for our politicians to be proactive about what direction our nation will be moving from now on.
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