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Beyond presidential call

IN a show of sympathy, President Muhammadu Buhari was reported to have spoken on phone with Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Miss Leah Sharibu, the 15-year-old girl who was captured by Boko Haram insurgents, who invaded her school in a Gestapo manner some months ago. It would be recalled that last February, members of the Islamic terrorist organisation dressed in military fatigues, armed with sophisticated weapons, attacked Dapchi and went straight to the Government Girls Science Technical College, where they kidnapped 110 students.

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Politicians, voodoo and power

THE ruthless apotheosisation of money, wealth, success, fame, greatness and power, etc has stimulated the cacoethes and passion for multidimensional strategies for achieving them. The deification of money and power has ascended the dangerous crescendo where human spare parts, diabolical rivalry, spiritual poisoning, family feud, voodooistic proclivities and cultic magic have become the major ritualistic paraphernalia and in their wake, leaving many people mad, dead, poor, deformed and some as mobile corpses.

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Investiture of General Overseer Ikuiwu

Encomium poured freely as dignitaries from all walks of life, including church leaders, top government functionaries, diplomats, captains of industry, traditional rulers and well wishers thronged the Central Cathedral Complex of the Christ Chosen Church of God International, CCCG, along Benin-Agbor Road, Edo State for the investiture of Dr. David E.O Unuefe Ikuiwu as the Most Senior Apostle/Spiritual Leader/General Overseer of the church.

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Seven lessons from Lagos APC Governorship Primary

One of the enduring takeaways from the book, Thirteen Days, by Robert Kennedy, the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, was the principle that by and large you gauge the ultimate success of an event or action by how you manage its outcome, good or ill. In other words, even if all the world acclaims or renounces what happens to you or what you do, your story or history is unfinished until we see how you handle that outcome.

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Before the PDP elects a presidential candidate

If experience in politics and government were to be the sole determinants of qualification, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, should be looking in the direction of one of three persons as its presidential standard bearer at its election primary holding in Port Harcourt this weekend, to wit: former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido and former Kano state governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.

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Speaking the truth to power, keeping the fath by FFK

My paternal great grandfather (my grandfather’s father), Rev. Emmanuel Adelabi Kayode, was an Anglican priest. He was educated by the Christian missionaries and the Anglican Church and he studied theology at Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leonne which was at that time a satellite campus of the United Kingdom’s Universty of Durham. In 1892 he graduated with honors with a Master of Arts degree in theology.

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