Your spouse’s powerful friends

One of the big lessons I learnt early in my life is that I should not have friends that are too powerful than me.I am not talking about mentors.My mentors can and should be more powerful than me. I am talking about friends.During my growing up years, I had a friend that was too powerful than me.He influenced me without my knowing. He was about the sole decision maker in our friendship.He defined what was “fun” and we went partying only where he wanted us to party.Thank God for my…

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Restructure Nigeria now, FG told

Tai Anyanwu The Federal Government has been advised that the shortest cut to achieving peace in Nigeria is to restructure the country without further delay. The General Overseer of the Church of The Lord (Prayer Fellowship) Worldwide, Ogun State, the Most Rev, Rufus Okikiola Olubiyi Osifelu, gave the counsel in a message to announce the church’s 81st edition of it’s convention themed “Everlasting Joy.” Osifelu contended that if the Federal Government will listen to the wishes of the masses and aspiration of the citizenry things will turn around for the…

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Muslims quietly taking our properties, Plateau Christian cry out

Tai Anyanwu Though the Plateau State Government has said that relative peace prevails after protracted clashes orchestrated by the invasion of Muslim Fulani herdsmen, Christian leaders in the state have accused Muslims of quietly seizing their properties. Specifically, the Christians explained that their farm lands and other resources have often been seized by the rampaging herdsman which has gone unabated and with several Christians either killed or injured and many villages seized. “Whether the ‘peace’ is said to be relative to violence in northern neighbor Kaduna State, where attacks are…

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‘Nigeria needs spiritual cleansing to overcome challenges’

The General Overseer of Christ Assets Church, Prophet David Sodeke, has recommended a resort to spiritual cleansing as an important step to addressing the challenges confronting the nation. He contended that it is high time Nigerians eschewed evil and turn to God, stressed that economic revival will only come through genuine repentance and vigorous prayers. He gave the advice at the pre-annual Holy Ghost feast briefing; with journalists held at the church’s headquarter in Iba, Lagos. He said: “We have sinned against God as a people. The level of corruption…

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Oyemade’s moves to restore nation’s education glory

Tai Anyanwu and Mojeed Alabi Massive investment in recruitment, support, and empowerment of teachers has been identified as a major key in realising the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), which it described as the new global education goal that is at the heart of the Education 2030 Agenda. This opinion was expressed by the founder of Covenant Christian Center, Pastor Poju Oyemade while acquainting journalist with the ministry’s Lagos teachers Conference which is themed; “The Teacher Revolution” and slated for Saturday, August 26 in Lagos. A statement released in…

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North must believe in one Nigerian –Guru Maharaj

Tai Anyanwu The self-acclaimed Grand Master of the Universe, Mohammed Sahib, popularly known as Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, has sworn to liberate Nigeria from what he described as demonic strangle-hold on the nation’s politics by Northern elites. Maharaj Ji also called on leaders of the South to unite pointing out that a divided Southern Nigeria is indeed the North’s Paradise. His words: “The leadership of Northern Nigeria has reached the elastic limit of its impunity against Nigeria’s progress. Time has come for Southern leaders to unite for their long-lost strength…

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I wept bitterly over my husband’s calling –Apostle Funsho Adedeji

Lady Apostle Funsho Adedeji, a former employee of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is the wife of Dr. Emmanuel Adedeji, founder of Cherubim & Seraphim Church, Iri-Ibukun (Dew of Blessing), which has branches across the country. In this interview with ESTHER BAKARE, she speaks about their ministry, marriage and sundry issues   Can you let us into your background? I am Mrs. Olufunsho Adedeji, married to Dr. Prophet Emmanuel Adebowale Adedeji. We got married about 40 years ago. I got married when I was working in the NNPC. My…

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Running with the vision

Vision is simply accessing God’s plan for our lives. It is a discovery of where we belong in the journey of life. However, many of us have an understanding of God’s plan for our lives but we have difficulties fulfilling it. Knowing where we are going is just the beginning of the journey, because without motion, we will never get to our destination. Therefore, the question is, what must we do to get vision fulfilled after discovering it? As it is written: I will stand upon my watch, and set…

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Overcoming your Gethsemane experience (2)

In part one of this discussion, published on 30th July in Sunday Telegraph; ‘we have highlighted and clearly stated that Gethsemane experience is a situation of spiritual and physical pressure, a time of deep sorrow and heaviness, when you are considering giving up even your divine goals and objectives, when fear replaces faith, when future seems bleak and hope gone. Whenever you are in a situation like this, you are in your Gethsemane! It is always a very serious experience. Why do people face Gethsemane experience? 1. Every glorious person…

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Obtaining your promises (2)

Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.” Hebrews 11:33 We started last week, today we shall conclude on how to obtain God’s promises. 3. You must have courage. Sometimes it might seem impossible, and sometimes it might even seem to be too late, in such times you must keep your eyes on the promise and hold on till that phase is over. You will go through different phases in life as you move towards obtaining your promises. What is expected of you in…

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