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The Pains and Gains of Ember Months In Nigeria

In Nigeria, ember months begin September to December, every year. I do not know what citizens of other countries call this period of the year. So, please forgive me, if I get it wrong here. But, in my limited knowledge, it means the last quarter of the year. Let me be honest with you, this

Influence of Newspapers

The invention of printing is an epoch making achievement in the history of human civilization. The modern age owes three fourths of its progress to printing. It has brought many blessings in its train and one of these is the newspaper which has deeply and widely influenced modern life in many ways. A newspaper at

Real Estate Law – What You Must Know

Real estate or Property law is one of the safest investments and people use it as an investment avenue. It’s not meant for attorneys and estate agents only. Every property investor should understand the basics of real estate law. A good short note on the law can be of great importance to investors. Investors need

Around the World of Islam in 7 Days

It’s hard to keep up with the constant pressure for peace in today’s world. Especially when it comes to the ‘religion of peace,’ Islam. Let’s take a whirlwind swing through the headlines in just the past week. From the UK we have… “UK: DEVOUT MUSLIM who served seven years in jail for child rape nearly

5 Most Artistic Cities in the World

There’s no doubt that some cities across the world are an artist’s paradise. Filled with the world’s greatest works and home to some of the best performers of our time, these cities are more than likely on your bucket list if you are an artist or an art connoisseur. Let’s take a look at some

What Your Pastor May Not Tell You About Miracles

Sunday last week, I attended a church service in one of the pentecostal churches in Lagos, Nigeria. A friend, who claimed to be born-again and spirit-filled, was the one that invited me to the church. He is a member of the church. My friend insists I must be born-again by fire, by force. But, is

FOI Act, Presidency and Anti-Corruption War in Nigeria

In the last 2 ½ years, Nigerian president, Muhammed Buhari has been preaching the gospel of fighting corruption headlong. ‘I am for everybody and I am for nobody’ were the words of Buhari when he took over the leadership of our beloved country from Dr Goodluck Jonathan. In my limited understanding of these words, the

Political Cowardice: Why Would Anyone Hesitate To Oppose Hatred?

Anyone who objectively observes politics, politicians, and elected officials, soon realizes and recognizes, the one thing, most have in common, is their degree of personal cowardice! The late Senator Charles Goodell, put it this way, Politicians are like antelopes. When things get tough, they paint their behinds white, and run with the crowd. Today, we

How to Move From Obscurity to Limelight

One of the most remarkable stories in the Holy Bible can be found in the book of Esther Chapter 2:1-16, where we witnessed the transformation of an orphan into a queen. It all began with the ouster of queen Vashti from the palace in Shushan by King Ahasuerus. This story carries so much positive lessons