Queens’ College? No, not again!

There are laws concerning the establishment of schools and there are still extant laws on conduct on school premises either by teachers or their pupils. In other words, schools are legal entities. They can be sued and can as well sue. These laws are without prejudice to the ethics and ethos of teaching, as a noble profession. However, most parents are not even aware of their rights and the rights of the children they entrusted in the care of schools especially during school hours. Worse still is the brazen ignorance…

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Sorrow, tears and blood elections in Nigeria

  …Demonstration of craze Crazy demonstration If it no be craze Why for Afrika? As time dey go Things just dey bad They bad more and more Poor man dey cry Rich man dey mess… -Fela Anikulapo-Kuti (Teacher don’t teach me nonsense – 1986)   Last weekend, elections were held in two states of the federation – Kogi and Bayelsa – and the exercise once again brought to the fore the fact that 33 years after the late Afro Beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti sang those words in his hit tune,…

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The ‘lousy’ killer (2)

Other causes include;   • Several common medications can impair the body’s use of insulin, causing a condition known as secondary diabetes.   • These medications include treatments for high blood pressure (furosemide, clonidine, and thiazide diuretics), drugs with hormonal activity (oral contraceptives, thyroid hormone, progestins, and glucocorticorids), and the anti-inflammation drug indomethacin.     • Several drugs that are used to treat mood disorders (such as anxiety and depression) also can impair glucose absorption.   • These drugs include haloperidol, lithium carbonate, phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants, and adrenergic agonists.  …

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WHY YOUR CHILDREN MAY NOT SERVE YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER (PART 2)

If you are serving the heavenly father and you want your today’s little children to serve him tomorrow, some critical elements that you as a Christian couple need for your children’s character upbringing apart from reliance and faith in the word of God, is effective cross generational communication skills. You must first, believe that it is possible to breed godly children even in a world infested with polluted characters.   If it is working for a particular couple somewhere, then it can work for you if you use the word…

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Why Nigerians easily find faulT

The problem with finding fault or blame game is that we are quick to judge. It is a known fact that inordinate propensity to blame reduces your ability to think objectively drastically. An intelligent man is capable of shifting his perspectives, to get the complete picture before deciding the shape of the object of his vision. Let us stand a bit on the side of DSS. Let us think, let us put ourselves in their shoes. When we are eager to blame, we are impatient to consider all facts, we…

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As Kogites, Bayelsans go to the polls today

Today, the people of Kogi and Bayelsa states will go to polling units to elect the governors that will govern them in the next four years. While Governor Yahya Bello of Kogi is seeking a second term under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State is a lame duck having served two terms allowed by the Constitution but he will have more than a passing interest in today’s contest. Apart from the governorship election in Kogi, there is also a rerun election for…

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Many liberated as Bible Standard Church takes Mission Crusade to Nasarawa, F.C.T

“And he said unto them, Go ye into the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved……..” This last injunction of Christ to his followers, which he issued just moments before he was taken up into heaven (Mark 16:15-16, KJV), can be said to be responsible for much of the evangelistic outreaches that have been carried out around the globe since Christ’s ascension. In centuries past, millions have been won for Christ even as hundreds of Christians have from the time…

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The ‘lousy’ killer (1)

The scene Mr HY used to be a happy man until about 8 months ago when a sudden twist of events turned his world upside down. The outset was gradual, starting with having to visit the rest room repeatedly, of course this set tongues wagging in his office; one said ‘’na gonorrhea’’ another said ‘’it’s urine infection or STD’’!  He also takes water excessively and eats gluttonously but ironically lost weight despite the excessive eating. The weight loss was really marked and continued to worsen over time, so are the…

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WHY YOUR CHILDREN MAY NOT SERVE YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER (PART 1)

As a couple that recently started bearing children, you may have heard that many young people from Christian homes are growing up into full-fledged worldly lifestyles, contrary to what their parents propagate which is, committed service  and loyalty to the Heavenly father, the Lord God Almighty. Now, you are already panicky as to how to groom your own children in the way of the Lord. God, in his word, has provided the best approach through his instruction given by Moses over four thousand years ago. “These commandments that I give…

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Religion and national institutions: Where do we draw the line?

Last week an incident at a NYSC orientation camp in Ebonyi State has once again brought to the fore a dangerous trend gradually rearing its head across the land. It is religion! As far back as the creation of man, the eight letter word had been a contentious issue inflaming passions for and against in almost equal measure. The very first sin ever committed as noted in the Holy Bible was Adam and Eve, which we are all aware of. In later years, many wars were ignited by religion while…

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