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Falling Oil Prices and our Dr. Pangloss, By Ifeanyi Uddin

As with politicians the world over, the Goodluck Jonathan administration is wont to stretch its luck. What to make of the claim, for instance, that the “new, and bigger” Nigerian economic output base is the result of the administration’s effort over the last four (five?) years? How do we rank,…
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Thou Shall Say The Truth: Letter To Pastor Oritsejafor, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, On September 5, 2014, your company Eagle Air-used your private jet to illegally transport $ to South Africa. This has raised serious faith and ethical questions because you claimed in the past that this private jet –which you have admitted-after the fact- that you commercialized for…
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“It Is Practiced In The Church” Does Not Make It Godly [1], By Frederick Adetiba

So many things are happening in the Church all across the world today that are shocking, to put it mildly. I am not particularly surprised that we keep hearing of one bizarre occurrence after another involving Pastors and other church leaders. I have attempted to address some of these issues…
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The Hidden Hunger, By Margee M. Ensign

The women and children filled the Cathedral, an ocean of beautiful colors.  They were all packed together, and although there were 1100 people there, it was disturbingly quiet.  They were all very hungry. One of the most serious consequences of the violence in Northeastern Nigeria is the increasing number of internally displaced…
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Tears For Nigerian Conspiracy Theorists, By Jaafar Jaafar

Have you ever queried why 'conspiracy theory' is called a theory despite lacking in 'testability' or empirical features that make a theory? Why should hearsay, urban legend or superstition be termed a theory without subjection to the rigors of research? When Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, then governor of Kano State, suspended…
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