Where is honour in marriage?

T he word ‘Honour’ according to dictionary refers to something that is morally right, has respect, honesty, dignity and pride.   If we agree that God is honourable and that everything he created is good, then, we must admit that marriage, (his creation) is an honourable thing.   Marriage is not man’s idea. It was a creation of God in Genesis chapter 2. After originating marriage, God provided the rules of engagement in the Holy Bible, the word of God. Every brand new car comes with a manufacturer’s manual. Any…

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When a blood clot block lung arteries (Pulmonary embolism)

The scene Miss UV had to embark on a 12- hour automobile ride to the nearest local airport due to the turn around maintenance being embarked on at one near her residence.     It was indeed a stress laden journey aggravated by the poor state of the roads.     She was to catch a 10-hour flight to another part of the world. She went through about 22 hours of restricted mobility!   Just minutes after disembarking she felt a sudden chest pain, shortness of breath and cough, then…

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Before you exonerate or throw Onyema under the bus

At the threshold of his airline business: Air Peace Airline, rumour was rife that the Chairman of the airline, Chief Allen Onyema, was fronting for some people in government who are actually the owners of the business. The need to dispel the rumour and affirm the ownership of the business prompted Onyema to organise a business luncheon with some senior journalists. I attended the parley. The question that kept recurring was the ownership of the airline that within a short period became the most dominant in service delivery and business…

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Who will save us from ourselves?

Not too long ago in a piece titled: “We versus them!” I pointed out how the selfishness of most of us has played a big role in the kind of country we have now found ourselves living in. While many of us cast envious eyes at other countries and marvel at how much better off their citizens are, we often forget to also realise that the countries we crave to be like were not made by people from others climes; but rather by the citizens themselves who, although are ready…

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Husband as God’s wife

To understand this piece if you are a Christian husband to a Christian wife, you need to understand God’s attitude and perception about you. “…for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God” (Exodus 20:5). When you discover that a fellow man is attempting to stalk your legally married wife, take advantage of her or even make her unhappy, how do you feel? You feel very jealous and angry. Right? This is how God feels whenever anyone is being used by Satan to try to harm you. He feels…

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Body odour

The scene Mrs OB is a teacher of Etiquette, she came to take her class as usual, but the now familiar stench accompanied her, the students cringed as usual, some hissed, some chuckled, some covered their nostrils, some took the exit door…it was a case of ‘’teacher, don’t teach me nonsense’’, one of ‘’teacher, where is thy etiquette’’? It was indeed one of ‘’physician, heal thyself’’… What it is Body odour, is the unpleasant smell that can occur when one sweats. The sweat itself does not smell. The unpleasant odour…

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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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