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Women, gender roles and the church: What does they say about it?

Courtesy: Christian Today Can women and men both lead – or are they designed for different roles?  This is the question that Katia Adams, co-director of mentoring ministry Frequentsee, attempts to answer in her new book, Equal, published by David C Cook. By her own admission, it’s not the easiest of topics to take on.  […]

Best ways to deal with pain due to emotional or mental stress

By Kristine Arbolario Going through emotional or mental stress? Try these simple strategies to combat perceived pain, according to Jessica Moy, a doctor of physical therapy and certified yoga instructor. 1. Try feeling bodily sensations instead of labelling them as painful or nonpainful. Upon starting your day, try to do a body scan. Close your […]

Nigerians in South Africa not criminals but businessmen – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted those describing Nigerians living in South Africa as criminals engaged in drug peddling and other forms of crime. Contrary to the claims, he believes those making such allegations should be thankful to Nigerians, many of whom he says are contributing to the growth of the South African economy. The […]

Christian woman hacked to death with axe in front of 3-year-old daughter

By Leah Marie  Ann Klett A Christian man in India says his relatives became so enraged that he converted to Christianity that they murdered his wife with an ax and attempted to kill his 3-year-old daughter. Rohit Oraon, a 25-year-old from the remote village of Lukujhariya in eastern India, told Morning Star News that his […]

Gov Ihedioha promises clean environment

In line with the Green Initiative policy of Governor Emeka Ihedioha, the Imo government is poised to give the people a clean and beautiful environment to ensure healthy living of the citizenry. To achieve this the Government has engaged waste management experts to manage waste , garbage collection and disposal in the state. This will […]

Oweaya commends New Owerri Youths … Appeals for job opportunities

By Gid Ahanonu Members of the New Owerri Youths Organisation (NOYO) have been commended for obeying laid down rules of organizing elections and other socio-cultural activities in the Owerri Municipality. Former President-General of the Owerri Community Assembly, Chief (Dr.) Christian Oweaya Anukam KSM, made the commendation when members of the organisation visited him in his […]

We are under invasion – Yoruba leader reveals, says Yoruba need to unite to defend their land

Culled from Punch Leader of the Yoruba World Congress, emeritus Prof Banji Akintoye, is a former Head of the Department of History, University of Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State. He tells FEMI MAKINDE in this interview that his organisation will work with all groups to defend Yorubaland. You were elected the […]

Ihedioha’s aide on pension matters assures retirees

Imo pensioners have been assured of the commitment of the state governor, Rt. Hon.Emeka lhedioha, to ensure that all pensioners received their pension as and when due. The Chief Technical Adviser to the State Governor and Chairman State Pension Verification Committee, Bar. Paschal Madu gave the assurance during his inspection tour in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA […]

Kidnappers free daughter of former guber candidate

Aisha Umar Ado, daughter of a former governorship aspirant in Adamawa state, Dr. Umar Ardo, was kidnapped by gunmen in Abuja on Saturday night. But she was freed on Sunday, her father announced. Aisha, aged 24 years and popularly called Ummi, was abducted on Saturday at about 7:45pm at Blinkers Shopping Mall, at 46, Kwame […]

There is no ‘modern God’ … Primate Okoh warns, condemns doctrine of relativism

There’s stability in God and those who follow Him must not deceive themselves that through sophistry they can confuse Him; because there is nothing like ‘modern God’, it does not exist.” These were the words of the Primate of all Nigeria Anglican Communion, and Bishop of the Diocese of Abuja, the Most Rev. Nicholas D. […]