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Robbers in the houses of God (Conclusion)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
Nigerian religious leaders preach one thing and practice another, and in fact, one can equally say, without fear of contradiction, that the corruption among some of our religious leaders is nearing the corruption among people in the political circle.
Purify yourself!
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jesus is saying to you today purify yourself of that ungodly ambition, that suicidal thought, those evil thoughts and evil concupiscence, that anger, all those things that defile you and defile His church.
Dr. Uche Ogah and the political gamble of a spoiler in Abia State guber poll
NNANNA IJOMAH, New York, New York, USA
When I read about Dr Uches Ogah's declaration of intention to run for the Governorship of Abia State in next year's election, I was more than disillusioned.
Mrs. Kemi Adeosun: A casualty of the War Against Corruption in Nigeria
ADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USA
Some of us know the genesis of it all and those who masterminded your exit will get their payback in due times. The TSA gods and the IPPIS gods will not forgive them as the law of Karma will visit them in return.
Segun Agagu-five years after
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
Part of the objectives of the foundation is to immortalize the name and legacy of the late Dr. Olusegun Agagu, live up to and seek to actualize his personal credo which was 'to leave things better than he met them....'
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Signs of a well-diagnosed spiritual DNA in a born-again Christian and agenda for in-coming Gov Oyetola of Osun State
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Between performance and fake news
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
An Open Letter to Kemi Adeosun
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
"Kl y won...y y won lla.....!!!" ("They can't understand...they will understand tomorrow.....!!!")
The Super Eagles' thrilling victory against the "Lone Stars" of Liberia!
CYRIL C. NWOKEJI, Belgium
The Super Eagles exhibited an uncanny possession football/near flawless positional play-oriented soccer artistry! They were super confident in their style of play. A self-assured performance they have not exhibited in quite a number of games.
Robbers in the houses of God (2)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
Most of our men/women of God were not morally and spiritually qualified and ready for the job they took. Many just decided to 'serve' God because they did not see any other thing to do ... hunger and unemployment drove many into the service of God....
Umuahia 9/14 and the Silence of the Grave
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
Our call to find a way of organizing a decent burial for the dead and to provide medical treatment to the wounded victims of the Nigerian Military Python Dance II carnage in Igboland last September 2017, has been totally ignored, is very tragic and painful indeed.

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Sowore: When tomorrow is too far!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The sad reality in Nigeria today is that the Nigerian youths aren't ready for tomorrow. They prefer to savor yesterday for today in order to jettison tomorrow.
Election 2019 and Nigeria's disturbing reality
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
Is our political elites continued culture of suppressing the history and memory of the victims of Nigeria's crooked past not one of the major reasons' for the country's backwardness and perennial political instability?

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Will 2019 elections save Nigeria?
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
The fact that the present federal government and security agents have never rebuked or arrested any of the officers of the Miyetti Allah, gives credence to the allegation that the group is the "cabal" that have hijacked the present federal government of Nigeria.
The once elegant Joseph Wayas
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
His road to the Senate Presidency in 1979 was never easy. He defeated Chief Matthew Tawo Mbu (1929-2012) of the NPP in the Ogoja Senatorial election in Cross River state on July 9 1979.

THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Diagnosing your spiritual DNA and the 4 cardinal programs of Oyetola as in-coming Gov of Osun State
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Now that we have scripturally established the 12 unchanging facts of life, there are 7 ways you can tap into from the Word of Life to identify your spiritual identity. Just as Moses asked the Lord God Almighty in the Burning Bush; who are you? When you are asked; who are you, do you know who you are?
Nigeria 3 Sechelles 0: An average performance by the Super Eagles of Nigeria
CYRIL C. NWOKEJI, Belgium
Coach Rohr needs to radically revamp the mid-field department. ... He needs to still scout for more skilful/creative mid-fielders, to help him in making the team play 'football', and, consequently, play better!

The sins of religion and the danger of mixing it with politics
E O EKE, UK
As President Buhari overtly ... and covertly ... pursues his islamisation and northern domination agenda in Nigeria, I wish ... to draw attention to religion, which provides the orthodoxy for the convictions ... of the present government.
Nigerians, "Wake up from your slumber and arise from your sleep"
IYKE EZEOBI
It is only in Nigeria that some people will come out in the public and tell us that it's only one man that can rule this nation of almost 200 million people, that without him nothing will work.

Robbers in the houses of God (1)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
Nigerian religious leaders have abandoned their God given responsibilities and duties (to shepherd His flock), and are now robbers by other names. Just like what the Pharisees and Scribes of the Old Testament did that led to their destruction....
The questionable integrity of a President
FELIX AMADI, Maputo, Mozambique
The writing of this article was partly provoked by Mr. Yahaya Balogun's piece, as published by Nigeriaworld, titled, 'Yes, Mr. Integrity And His Adversaries...!!!', in which he exalted President Muhammadu Buhari as Integrity personified.
Before Buhari returns from China!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The international events in the last few days concerning Nigeria attest to the evolving progress being made by the administration of Buhari to return Nigeria to decency and transparency.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Your spiritual identity, outcome of Osun 2018 and the fate of the Akpabios in Akwa Ibom State
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Who are you? That is a question many consider an affront and an insult on their status in our world of self-aplomb and self-pride today.
September - My month of walking in love
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Love the word that is cherished, desired by all but is so difficult to give by us. Yes, love the word that is preached daily in sermons but less practiced by the preachers and the parishioners.
Nigeria is a bridge of hope
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Buhari seems to have planted some glorious seeds seemingly germinating for a future prosperity and harvest.
Benue State under Governor Ortom and the 2019 elections
LLOYDS H. OBEKPA
The questionable religious rationalization at the heart of the Ortom misrule has sought dubious reinforcement in the form of costly bazaars or pilgrimages of Pentecostal religiosity and, lately, a self- intoxicating dose of bigoted ethno-religious propaganda....
Is it ''illegal'' to be a Nigerian?
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
After listening to my own President characterization of Nigerian citizens as 'illegal migrants' the other day, I asked myself, ... Is it the human person that is ''illegal'' or the maltreatment of the human person in foreign land because he is Black that is illegal?'
What does Segun Oni want and why is he being begged?
SAMUEL B. AROWOLAJU, Washington, DC, USA
He came second to Dr. John Kayode Fayemi.... Then suddenly, after the primary election, there were rumors and suspicions that Dr. Kayode Fayemi, did not resign his appointment as the Federal Minister of Mines and Steel Development thirty days preceding the May 12, 2018 Ekiti APC primary election.
That Pilgrimage of the Western Leaders to Abuja
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
The pilgrimage of some key Western European leaders to Abuja, Nigeria, in the last few days alone arouses once more, what has troubled my mind all this while:....
JOHN SIDNEY McCain III (August 29, 1936 - August 25, 2018)
TEMPLE C. UBOCHI, Bonn, Germany
About a year ago, when Senator John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer, I thought he would have made it. Even though his flesh was weak due to the physical disabilities he suffered during the Vietnam War, his spirit was big and strong.
CHANGEUP TONIC
Delusion of Time
GBENGA OWOTOKI, Florida, USA
Time is free but then priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can spend it even though you can't keep it. Once you have lost it, you can never get it back. ... We can make more money but we can't make more time.
Kofi Annan and his likes in Nigeria
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
Of all the books written by or on Kofi Atta Annan (1938-2018) none is more controversial than the 442 page book, THE BEST INTENTIONS by Mr. James Traub, a New York Times magazine journalist, who enjoyed unprecedented access to Mr. Annan and his top aides for three years from 2003-2007.
When a 'Prophet's Miracle' is not of God
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
St. Peter's rebuke to Simon the Magician is a clear evidence that prophetic mission in Judeo-Christian religion and tradition must be differentiated....
A sad commentary about Nigerians!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Our current youth's signature in Nigeria is everything that's abnormal and immoral in the wellbeing of the nation. Nigeria needs a true fervent revival to veer her away from hateful and resentment paths it has found itself.
Nigeria; A nation in need of free speech
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
'whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government, as a well-informed citizenry could govern itself and secure liberty for individuals'
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Godly counsel for your God-given marital partner and looming Spiritual War in Akwa Ibom
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Unless you heard expressly from the Lord God Almighty Himself that you should be celibate, you cannot fulfill the will, plan and mission of the Lord God for your life on this earth without a spouse.
My Name is Legion
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
When you come across any mad man or woman, be very careful. There may be many demons in him or her. Have you not seen a mad person talking with unseen forces and laughing loudly? On a certain occasion, I was praying for a possessed lady while she was conversing with those invisible forces. I asked her with whom she was talking. She pointed at them and said....
UZOKWE'S SEARCHLIGHT
Coming Face to Face with Zebrudaya Okoroigwe, alias 4:30 A night to remember in Chicago (PICTORIAL)
ALFRED UZOKWE, Harrisburg, PA, USA
Last night, here in Chicago Illinois, many Nigerians and non-Nigerians, gave a national icon the reverence he deserved.
US Senator John McCain dies at 81
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
I am actually dwarfed in words to write on Senator John McCain, but my love for this indefatigable strongman will encourage me to try my best at paying a glowing tribute to his impeccable personality.
Stop sinning!
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I know you have many stories around you about how we sin recklessly as Christians in this generation and we are covering it up- under Grace with Grace as if Grace was designed to cover sin!
Shehu Musa on code of conduct for political parties
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
...every Political Party shall provide equal opportunity to qualified persons to participate in electoral activities.
The painful exit of Victor Moses: A fine player; A player's player!
CYRIL C. NWOKEJI, Belgium
He will certainly be hugely missed, as he was such a great player! Yours sincerely describes him as the: silky, silvery, flowery -skilled, magnificent and ubiquitous Victor Moses!
The spider web (Poem)
AUGUSTINE C. OHANWE
Who would not be wowed ; by the intricate web, ; woven by the spider, ; spurned with interconnecting threads, ; tangle lines with fascinating maze? ... But in some countries,; their laws resemble the spider web,....
The changer's democracy
FELIX AMADI, Maputo, Mozambique
Who says that 2+2 still equals 4 in the now Nigeria?; Only the saints that gave us Buhari have the answer to this.; For what I see from my Southern Comfort,; Is a 2+2 that equals 22 or more, the changer's rule.
Sin, Crime, and Loyalty
Fr. PHILIP PAUL TAH, New York, USA
Every human act has consequences, albeit, some more consequential than others. Similarly, human acts are either morally right or morally reprehensible, lawful (legal) or unlawful (illegal) and potentially criminal.
Show of shame
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
There was a young man called Badmus. He came from a remote town known as Isiagboncha. Since his childhood he has seen his ears with his two eyes. Suffering was his second name.
2019: Why Nigerian youths are becoming despondent
JEROME-MARIO UTOMI, Lagos, Nigeria
For the keen political watchers, there has been no shortage of doubt that the 2019 general election in Nigeria would be without strategic ambush among the political gladiators, which of course forms part of every conventional democratic process.
Yes, Mr. Integrity and his adversaries....!!!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
It's heartwarming to be associated with this man of conscientized people. The man is President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Buhari has immeasurably shaped and influenced my life and the lives of others I have known in a tremendous way.
Kofi Annan: A quintessential diplomat dies at 80
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The way Kofi Annan managed the crisis that rocked United Nations' 'food for oil' showed a man who was a manager of international argy-bargy.
Unconditional love in a shrinking world!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
In retrospect, unlike the period of the primitiveness of our forefathers, beauty and love are not mutually exclusive, but in this day and age, love and beauty are mutually exclusive.
Yinka Ayefele: A Music House in travails!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
My honest message to Oyo state government and Yinka Ayefele's Music House is that, there are better ways to do things without incurring the wrath of the law.
Nigeria and the Obasanjo factor The 1979, 1999 and 2019 threshold
PRINCE R. H. ERUMA-GBORIE
There is no Nigerian ever that is as privileged as our beloved Chief from Owu, who God lifted up to prominence and significance with a mandate to play a pivotal role in the destiny of the Nigerian match to nationhood. I dare say he is the Principality over the Nigerian State.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
H.U.G.E 2019: Deciphering your Spiritual DNA and second term of Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
There are 12 spiritual matters that determine and define the spiritual DNA of every human being on the surface of the earth. No human being determines these 12 constituents just as no one can determine his or her physical chromosomes.
Who are you imitating?
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Have you heard the idiomatic expression 'imitation is a disease'? ... In some Ministries the followers of the leader feel its right to imitate the way he dresses, talks, prays, and even walks.
Aretha Franklin: A natural woman dies! (Poem)
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
A pigeonholed cherub; In the racial divide of America.; She remained steadfast!; Beautiful soul who lived; A beautiful life in full.
FROM THE PREACHER"S LENSES
Something still needful & important
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Text of my Sunday broadcast on KW FM 99 on Jan. 27, 2013
Assumption of Mary: Its implications for Nigeria in distress
Rev. Fr. FRANCIS A. OBORJI, The Vatican
There is a story of a Muslim mother, who pardoned the killer of her son by a symbolic gesture of slap on the cheek of the killer on the day of execution. What is the significance of this story to our reflection on the feast of Assumption of Mary into Heaven?
Okezie Ikpeazu and T.A Orji: No honour amongst thieves
NNANNA IJOMAH, New York, New York, USA
A cursory look at the revelations against Senator T.A Orji by Mr. Norman Don Obinna in his recent RelmNews publication, reveals, if true, a state's debt burden of N60bn....
Right Reverend Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumokaye: From the hills to Marina Lagos (2)
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
Christianity is a tradition in Idanre. At present there are thirty churches in Idanre Archdeaconry Anglican Communion.

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