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So what makes you a Nigerian?

We often take our citizenship for granted, we automatically assume the privilege of being a Nigerian is ours for the taking and that we can jolly well use it, discard it at will,when we choose and when it pleases us. We should know that with these privileges come responsibilities. And we should take our responsibilities seriously if we value the privilege of truly being a Nigerian.

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The Bible: A Book of Wheat and Weeds

The bible is the most important book ever compiled. However, it is also one of the most dangerous. It is used to edify and it is also used to deceive. Christians like to pretend that the bible was written by one person. But in reality, it was written by 40 different authors from three continents in three different languages.

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Shifting the goal post after…

Joan and John were attending different churches when they met and started dating. They were deeply in love and wanted to make the relationship permanent. But there was a snag: Joan is the “typical Catholic girl” and could “not imagine leaving the Catholic Church and …told John in very certain terms.” Love-struck John did not see any big deal in denominational differences; “after all we are all Christians.”

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*like ebola, like boko haram

Just a week ago, the nation was agog with the news of two breakthroughs, one factual while the other was uncertain even on the face of it. In the first instance,the World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the onslaught of the dread Ebola Virus Disease, and only one other news could have been as welcome as that. The nation had also been under the menace of the Boko Haram terrorists who had become a massive thorn in the flesh of our security.

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Political reflections

By Donu Kogbara LAST week, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, the former military Head of State, formally declared his interest in replacing President Goodluck Jonathan. This declaration surprised nobody, given that Buhari has been doggedly trying to re-possess the Number One slot for many years. And, until recently, I had reservations about his refusal to abandon this
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