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Have we been fantastically deceived?

By Onyeka Ibeanusi Lately it has become very difficult to give a candid opinion on the economic policies of the President Muhammadu Buhari APC led government without being categorised a ‘wailing wailer’ or branded a member of the opposition party, PDP. As much as many have tried to be politically correct and assume the unlikely […]

My mother wanted me to be a pastor -Chief Iwuanyanwu

By Nick Chibunna Meeting one and one with Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu (Ahaejiagamba Ndigbo), a prominent politician and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board Of Trustee (BOT) was like unmasking an ancestral spirit. His is a story of life that exhibits courage, a journey through fate and God’s marvelous grace. At his […]

Interview: Archbishop Josiah Idowu-fearon outlines his position on key issues …Says ‘I stand by Resolution 1:10”

The following is a transcript of an interview by BBC presenter William Crawley of Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the new Secretary-General of the Anglican Communion on the BBC Sunday Programme conducted on August 9 2015. BBC: How messy do you think the global Anglican Church is or should be? Archbishop Idowu-Fearon: Well, if it is messy. […]

Where are we heading to? By Rev Ray Onukwugha (JP)

An all-wise creator put man on this earth. Former British Prime Minister, Winstor Churchhill, at a time, told the American Congress that “There is a purpose being worked out here below”. Of course, he implied that a higher power above (that is God the creator) is working out this purpose. It is possible that the […]

Youths charged to rededicate self to God

Youths have been charged to rededicate themselves to God and make themselves readily available for divine service. Rev. Fr. Val Nzewunwa of Christ the King Catholic Church Oru Ahiara Ahiazu Mbaise gave the charge in his sermon marking the 2013 Children and Youths Harvest/ Bazaar in the parish. He urged them to study hard, be […]

Achebe administers a sacrament for Biafra (A review of ‘Three was a country,’ Achebe’s new books) by By Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo

In more ways than one, Chinua Achebe in his new book, There Was A Country, returns to the very beginning, that is, his beginning.  From that beginning he succeeds in completing an unfinished circle which for long has been left hanging in the air. The 1967-1970 Nigerian-Biafran war in which an estimated three million people […]

FG, Boko Haram talks: Can Islamists be reasoned with?

The government of Nigeria has revealed that it has finally established contact with Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and hopes to start peace talks – although some members of the international community remain skeptical that the internal crisis can be resolved through talks. “The Nigerian government has actually engaged in talks in the past. This […]

The Jonathan they don’t know

They’ in this piece refers to all the cynics, the pestle-wielding critics, the unrelenting, self-appointed activists, the idle and idling, twittering, collective children of anger, the distracted crowd of Facebook addicts, the BBM-pinging soap opera gossips of Nigeria, who seem to be in competition among themselves to pull down President Goodluck Jonathan. This army of […]

Trafficking in Nigerian children

Children were intercepted while on transit. A government official said he was surprised children were on transit. It may mean some officials live where Nigerians don’t. The moon is one likely place, while they claim to govern the country. What happened? Once the current school holidays begin, these children move in every direction across the […]

I have a lot to thank God for in my life… Says Barr Chudi Onuzo as he clocks 67

Today we bring you the concluding part of an interview with the Chairman of Christian Voice Newspaper, Sir Barr Chudi Onuzo the firswt part was published last week. 50 YEARS IN MINISTRY I was born on June 14, 1945 at Oraifite in the present Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. I came to be […]

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