THE TIMES ARE FULFILLED!

Reflections on Gospel of St. Mark Chapter 1, Verse 15:   “The times are fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent, and believe the gospel.” (NJB) This statement was made when Jesus Christ went to Galilee to start his ministry and that was at the time directly after the arrest of… Read More THE TIMES ARE FULFILLED!

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COMMENTARY ON: Hausa are the most marginalized Nigerians

Read: Hausa are the most marginalized Nigerians By Farouk Martins Aresa   Comment: That is just it Farouk. You have said it all. I wonder what it would have been like if the three primary Kingdoms that made up the present area that is Nigeria – Zanfara, Benin and Biafra – were allowed to continue… Read More COMMENTARY ON: Hausa are the most marginalized Nigerians

ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP DEBATE: The IPOB Issue.

    I watched the Anambra State Governorship Debate live on Channels Television. All performed above average. The three persons that made my immediate shortlist are Obaze, Obiano and Chidoka. Some important sentiments brought it down to Obiano and Chidoka. I do not mind any of the two winning. The most interesting part of it… Read More ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP DEBATE: The IPOB Issue.

THE STATE OF PURGATORY

A thought for today, 2 November: ALL SOULS DAY The issue of “Purgatory” is a contentious one in some quarters but it is well understood in the Catholic Church.  It ought not be controversial at all having recourse to logical reasoning but the antagonists of the idea hold that it is a spiritualmatter that may… Read More THE STATE OF PURGATORY

DISCIPLESHIP AND SALVATION: SNIFFING THE TERRAIN

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes even his own life, he cannot be my disciple” Luke 14:26 Before you set off on this journey of being a disciple of Jesus intending to evangelize, it is essential to sit down… Read More DISCIPLESHIP AND SALVATION: SNIFFING THE TERRAIN

THAT’S WHY THEY DON’T LIKE DONALD TRUMP

It is very striking how Donald Trump has become the US president most hated  in US and who has very huge support in the US.This seeming irony is true to life in these days of depravity: the war is getting tougher between light and darkness, the voice of Darkness is an extremely loud noise but… Read More THAT’S WHY THEY DON’T LIKE DONALD TRUMP

PYTHON DANCE, CROCODILE SMILE: NIGERIAN ARMY TERRORIST OR CHARITABLE?

A Case of “Who wants to drink from a poisoned cup?” Are you really surprised about the panic observed in South-East, South-South, South West as seen in recent press reports? The reports include this one: UPDATE: Panic in Rivers, Ondo as parents withdraw kids from schools over fresh army vaccination In the report, a member… Read More PYTHON DANCE, CROCODILE SMILE: NIGERIAN ARMY TERRORIST OR CHARITABLE?

CAN FORGIVE, CANNOT FORGET?

“Forgive and forget” has become a common parlance. It is also often said that God forgives and forgets, that He forgives and remembers our sins no more (Isaiah43:25; Hebrews 8:12 ) – wipes them off the records in His memory. It is also common for people to say, “forget it” or ”try to forget it”.… Read More CAN FORGIVE, CANNOT FORGET?

ASABA MASSACRE Oct 7 1967:

50 Year Remembrance of a Nigerian Army’s Shameful Trademark – MASS MURDER OF CIVILIANS   “The Federal troops entered Asaba around October 5, and began ransacking houses and killing civilians, claiming they were Biafran sympathisers. Leaders summoned the townspeople to assemble on the morning of October 7, hoping to end the violence through a show… Read More ASABA MASSACRE Oct 7 1967:

ROLL CALL FOR PROSCRIPTION AND TERRORISM-BRANDING: One Down, How Many More?

IPOB has been proscribed and branded a terrorist Organization albeit in a most unintelligent way. That is done, anyway, but what many do not know is that no organization has been proscribed or thus branded because IPOB is not an organization at least in a Nigerian context: no legal entity in law is known and… Read More ROLL CALL FOR PROSCRIPTION AND TERRORISM-BRANDING: One Down, How Many More?