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Brokenness, an Inevitable Experience For Spiritual Significance – Book Report

AUTHOR Chinyere G. Madugba, an educationist, co-ordinates several spirits-filled ministries with her husband. Prominent among these are Spiritual Life Outreach, Outreach Christian Books and Resource Center, Ministers Prayer Network, The West African School of Missions, The Caleb International and the Women Intercessors for the Church and Nations (also known as The Wailing Women). We are

Nigerian People: Arise and Revolt

I will start by addressing us on a platform that we are products of mental conditioning. According to Sam Adeyemi, 2006, he said "We may have underestimated the impact of our being colonized in this part of the world but slavery and colonization deal a devastating blow on the mind. When people are put through

Fake News: Libya Slave Markets – Exclusive Report

What is up with this current fake news about Libya slave markets and aggrandizement of the Gaddafi regime? After CNN came out with video of slave auction markets in Libya, all hell has broken loose online and on mainstream media. Reports of African slaves being auctioned in Libya and the true ongoing horrors of immigrants

The Disputed Authorship of Ephesians

INTRODUCTION The authenticity of Ephesians as a genuinely Pauline epistle has been doubted especially since the time of the Dutch Humanist Erasmus in the sixteenth century. Several schools of thoughts exist today in connection with the authorship in Ephesians. Barth (1974) identifies four such options. Some scholars accept Paul as the author. Others see him

The Impact Of GSM Mobile Phones On Nigerians

Looking back to what life used to be for all of us before the GSM evolution about 6 years ago, it gives one a clear understanding of the positive impact GSM has on Nigerians. The way we used to communicate and do business have changed tremendously, the life of the common people has also been

Sources of Theology in Africa

Africa with its diverse cultures and unique worldviews has its own sources in discussing God. Any guide to the pursuit of an African Theology in the Christian tradition needs to be surveyed from God's perspective with an underlining African worldview. Biblical Christian theology has its base in the Bible and to some extent, systematic theology

The Role of Oil in Nigerian Economy

It would be difficult to exaggerate the role of oil in the Nigerian economy. Since the first oil price shock in 1974, oil has annually produced over 90 percent of Nigeria's export income. In 2000 Nigeria received 99.6 percent of its export income from oil, making it the world's most oil-dependent country. Oil production has

The Ethnic Composition of Benue State

The formation of Nigerian states after regional government failed was being thought of by General Gowon administration as the best option to help unite the diverse ethnic groups which were being merged along regional divisions. This was because the regional politics made the central government very weak and on the other hand, made the dominant

Is Voodoo a Religion of Egypt?

Voodoo is a religion bought to America by black slaves from Nigeria, a country that became a central resource of slavery boom for colonial powers, which all started with massive transport of slaves from West Africa to America in about the year 1500 with cruelest forms of humiliation . Of course, these human beings were