Marriage without Jesus in 2020

Albinus Chiedu   Recently, Christians all over the world celebrated Christmas to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. By the way, Christ is not surname to Jesus, the son of God. When he came into the world, he manifested the nature of God’s anointed phenomenon. So, CHRIST was added to his name because of his all round peculiarity.     They called him JESUS, THE ANOINTED ONE (Jesus Christ). So, CHRIST means the anointed one. For a very long time before Jesus was born, Isaiah prophesied in Isaiah 9:6-7: “For…

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Welcome to 2020, wither Vision 2020

  TS from the Sidelines   “By 2020 Nigeria will be one of the 20 largest economies in the world, able to consolidate its leadership role in Africa and establish itself as a significant player in the global economic and political arena.” – Vision 2020 Document     I will like to first say Happy New Year to those who have taken time to read me all this while. May the Almighty continue to guide and protect all of us as we not only kick off a New Year but…

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Altar has solution to social problems

Obong Akpaekong     While many were busy trying to confirm rumours that Lady Apostle Helen Ukpabio, Nigerian film maker and general overseer of Liberty Gospel Church was dead, the woman of God was busy planning and praying for the success of her church’s 2019 Annual Convention.   The rumour of her death was said to have sprung from a sect in Calabar, which had claimed that its long dead leader would slay the woman of God after she would have successfully buried her father. As it were, all roads…

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Post festive season anxiety

with Dr Ade Oderinde     Last year, Mr CHS travelled to the village as usual, full of excitement for the thrilling activities lined up for the season.   He went ‘’loaded’’ having saved what he thought was more than enough over the months. He had 5 burial ceremonies, 3 house warming parties and 4 age grade meetings to attend; all involved a huge financial burden but he was ready for it, he ‘’proved’’ he was one of those to be ‘’reckoned’’ with but at a great cost!    …

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Re: Anthony Joshua, sports and patriotism

Dear readers   Compliments of the season. I want to sincerely thank you for your patronage in the last one year. No matter how good we are at what we do, we are nowhere without your patronage. You are the reason why we are still on the streets. You are the reason why we remain one of the best in the industry. I sincerely thank our advertisers for keeping faith in us. Like Oliver Twist, we can only ask for more in the new year. This is a tough time.…

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Seasonal blues

It is again that time of the season when people indulge themselves. While it is natural to merry during festivities it is absolutely necessary to do so with caution. As we move around town rejoicing in ‘’Rice and Stew Very Plenty’’ (R.S.V.P) it would be good to take action or remain inactive to preserve our health! Binge drinking aka Heavy episodic drinking Binge drinking, is consumption of alcoholic beverages with an intention of becoming intoxicated by heavy consumption in a single session. Binge drinking is not just about the number…

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Love your spouse correctly (Part 2)

If you are a married person that physically assaults your spouse for whatever reason, you are not loving your spouse correctly. If you are a wife that insults your husband (your head) in public or in secret without remorse, then, there is no evil you cannot do to him. Is that how to love your spouse? Was that what you promised at the altar of God on wedding day? Loving your spouse correctly means placing your spouse’s need side by side with yours. You are busy acquiring all the degrees.…

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Corruption in high places: Who will bell the cat?

Last weekend the Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde became the latest state chief executive to raise question markers concerning the financial discipline or otherwise of the government of his immediate predecessor, Mr Abiola Ajimobi. Speaking during a live programme of the Oyo State Broadcasting Corporation (BCOS), tagged “Live chat with GSM, a quarterly session with the Oyo State Governor”, on Saturday, the youthful helmsman pulled no punches in accusing the former administration of financial indiscretion. He said the Ajimobi administration was marred by corruption, adding that the persons…

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When sad news becomes the order of the day

During the week, the sad news of the murder of another Nigerian hit the airwaves. However, what made this even more pungent was the fact that the person in question had spent 45 years in the United States without anything happening to him before deciding to return to his fatherland. According to reports, the late Mr Mutiu Agbosasa was a chartered accountant who was allegedly murdered at his retirement country-home in Ikorodu area of Lagos State just a few months after he returned from the US.   The deceased had…

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Apapa traffic nuisance: My nasty experience

About six years ago, my LG television set developed fault. The said TV was the latest from the stable of the electronic giant then. I had fear that roadside technicians might not have the technical knowledge to fix it, so, I opted for LG-trained technician and took it to the electronic store, where I bought it in Ikeja for repairs At the Ikeja office, I was directed to the LG Service Centre in Apapa. Prior to that, I had heard about the traffic congestion on that road. This was at…

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