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Mother, I Am Not Your Son Again–Nnaemeka Oruh

Mother, I Am Not Your Son Again–Nnaemeka Oruh

🕔10:05, 7.Aug 2017

To be coerced into blind servitude, I see, Is to chain one’s soul to a burning house

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The Real Trouble With Nigeria–Emir Sanusi

The Real Trouble With Nigeria–Emir Sanusi

🕔19:20, 12.Jun 2017

Why was I in the pro-democracy movement fighting for June 12? Is (Moshood) Abiola from Kano ? Why am I a founding director of the Kudirat Initiative for Nigerian Development (KIND)?

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God in the Public Space and the Nigerian Constitution

God in the Public Space and the Nigerian Constitution

🕔00:02, 15.May 2017

It appears anytime we try to solve one problem in Nigeria, we end up creating more problems and leave the original problem partly solved or totally unsolved. Why did I say so? Before the 1979 Constitution of Nigeria, we have no record to say that a government or any religious group was calling or lobbying for the adoption of a particular religion as our national religion. So, why was Section 10 introduced into the 1979 Constitution for the first time in the constitutional history of Nigeria by the Constituent Assembly of 1977-78? Was it introduced to make Nigeria a secular state? Was the section squarely introduced to prevent any government from ever imposing one religion on the Nigerian people or making it a theocracy? If the latter was the intention of the drafters of the Constitution, does Section 10 also forbid spending of state funds on religious matters by any Nigerian government or state involvement in religious affairs? Was it introduced in response to the agitation to give the Sharia Court of Appeal a national recognition in our Constitution which came up for the first time during this period as opposed to the erstwhile 1963 Republican Constitution that confined the existence of the Court to the Northern region?

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Alpha and Omega by Philip Odoemena

Alpha and Omega by Philip Odoemena

🕔02:31, 25.Jan 2017

For a starter, it is not that I am confused, far from it. To a certain extent however, I have been mesmerized by the two words; “ALPHA, OMEGA”. Why am I mesmerized? Well! As a lay person (neither a Pastor

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Rethinking African Christianity –Vitus Ozoke

Rethinking African Christianity –Vitus Ozoke

🕔14:44, 29.Dec 2016

This is what happens when you abandon your culture and religion for the white man’s way of life. Mouth-to-mouth kissing is not an African thing. I’m sure many will think this young bride does not love her groom.

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The Old Testament And The Idea Of A Hateful God–Henry Bassey

The Old Testament And The Idea Of A Hateful God–Henry Bassey

🕔16:27, 13.Nov 2016

Many readers of the Old Testament portion of the Bible have found most parts of that portion of the bible unacceptable, especially as they relate to God’s character. Take for instance, God’s dealings with the Israelites. The Bible clearly records

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The Many Faces Of God By Henry Dennis

The Many Faces Of God By Henry Dennis

🕔00:03, 11.Aug 2016

A man stands at a crossroads, a bottle of locally brewed gin in his left hand and a half filled glass cup on the right. He raises the glass cup to the sky and empties its contents to the earth,

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Nigeria: A Nation Of Religious Buffoons

Nigeria: A Nation Of Religious Buffoons

🕔05:33, 13.Mar 2016

    –Nnaemeka Oruh N2.2Billion spent on prayers! The sheer number of zeros you have to add to get that amount was what first hit me. Then again, we spent N2.2 Billion on prayers and God gave us Baba Bubu,

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