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
“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
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
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?
“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?
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:
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?
A Federal High Court in Abuja, has declared the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) “acts of terrorism”. This followed an application filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami – – – – – – – – – “What was it about… Read More IPOB THE TERRORIST!
I thought I was seeing and listening to a tout in the park. So reckless, so callous, strangely naive: Was he governor (for 8 years) and the chief security officer of a state, and does not know whose role it is to keep the peace in the absence of a violent insurrection? And that… Read More PYTHON DANCE: ORJI UZOR KALU IS AMAZING
We now know who owns the country! The Story: Crackdown may begin as Defence Hq classifies IPOB as terrorist group The Defence Headquarters on Friday listed reasons Nigerians should now see the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “militant terrorist organisation’’ and no more as a non-violent organisation. The implication of the latest classification… Read More IPOB: NIGERIAN ARMY ILLEGALLY DOES AREWA YOUTHS’ BIDDING AS THE UN COULD NOT.