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An unforgiving and stone heart

By Francis Ewherido A horrific and sadistic drama was staged at the God’s Glory Ministry, Jos last Saturday. The ‘actor,’ a certain Rufus Aplang and his fiancée, Judith, were billed to exchange marital vows. It was reported that when the presiding pastor asked Aplang if he was ready to take Judith as his wife for better,
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Birthday reflections

Last Monday was my birthday. Usually, I do not do much of personal post on social media, but I make my birthday an exception. I post my birthday on social media. I love the avalanche of prayers and goodwill messages. The prayers of many righteous people will surely avail much and the goodwill messages achieve their purpose: they make me feel good. What is life if, apart from you, no one else prays for you or wishes you well?

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This is injustice, Gov Sanwo-Olu

After a slow start, the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has gained traction. So much is being done, including rehabilitation of roads across Lagos, although there is still so much to do. But there is a trend, which is causing some vehicle owners a lot of heartaches and the governor needs to look into it. It is the punishment of Innocent vehicle owners caused by the use of the Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Cameras on Lagos roads. Once the cameras capture the plate number of a vehicle and send it to a database, other information on the vehicle, including the insurance status of the vehicle, are displayed.

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His Lent

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday. Peter (Surname withheld) was in church in the morning for Mass and participated in the symbolic tracing of the sign of the cross on the forehead with ash as a reminder that we should “repent, and believe in the gospel” or “remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”

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What would you do differently?

Any time the question pops up and the respondent says: “nothing,” I scream hypocrite! That is what you are, a hypocrite if you claim you will change nothing about yourself or situation if you were to start all over. You also deny your fallibility if you claim you will not change anything about yourself or situation if you have the opportunity to start all over again. I am not talking about situations beyond our control like our heights, looks, breast size, penis size, complexion, etc. But you even find some people artificially altering these features that are supposed to be outside our control through breast augmentation or reduction surgery, facial plastic surgery, bleaching, etc.

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“Crime of passion”

By Francis Ewherido First, a former classmate, Juanita, posted it on our Whatsapp platform. It sounded like fiction until I read the full story in Daily Sun. I will refrain from mentioning the names of all the actors involved because they are already too traumatised. But the story is: a man lost his daughter shortly
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