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Muhammadu Buhari Lied Under Oath, By Femi Aribisala

These are interesting times. Muhammadu Buhari, the APC presidential candidate whose only policy plank is that he will fight against corruption without wavering, is not the straight-forward man he would have Nigerians believe. Buhari lied under oath. He perjured himself claiming his school-leaving certificate is with the military. This has…
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Time to Disgrace the Self-Appointed Godfather of the South-West, By Femi Aribisala

There is a harrowing story told by Adekoya Boladale, which needs to be brought to the attention of Nigerians, especially the people of the South-West. In the middle of the night of 4th January, 1984, heavily armed men of the Strike Force of the Nigerian army invaded the Lagos home…
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Article of Faith: The Flawed Righteousness of the Old Testament, By Femi Aribisala

Jesus says: “Go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’” (Matthew 9:13). If what God desires is mercy, then we need to ask why the mercy of God is not evident in Moses; the servant of God. Indeed, Christians need to ask this simple question: is…
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How to Lose the Presidential Election Four Times (4), By Femi Aribisala

Muhammadu Buhari can conduct a coup and declare himself Nigeria’s head of state. But under no circumstance should Nigerians elect him as president. Nigeria is fighting a Boko Haram insurgency whose mantra is that western education is a sin. These people have kidnapped innocent young girls who dared to go…
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Article of Faith: Warning: Robbers at Work in the Churches, By Femi Aribisala

A colleague of mine insists he is still looking for Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo of Kingsway International Christian Centre, London. He said: “Anybody who knows where I can find him should let me know.” “Why are you looking for him?” I wondered. “He owes me money,” he maintained. Money Doublers He…
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How to Lose the Presidential Election Four Times (3), By Femi Aribisala

Nothing better encapsulates the pathetic nature of the current re-branding of Muhammadu Buhari than his sudden appearance in a black western suit; something that has not happened before. This window-dressing just won’t cut it. Given his sectarian antecedents, Buhari will be hard-pressed to convince anyone that he is western in…
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The Boko Haram Righteousness of the Bible, By Femi Aribisala

The righteousness presented in many parts of the bible is not the righteousness of God. Jeremiah declares that a righteous branch from David’s line shall be called: “The LORD Our Righteousness.” (Jeremiah 33:16). It is Jesus, and not the bible, that is the righteousness of God. If we persist in…
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How to Lose the Presidential Election Four Times (2), By Femi Aribisala

APC presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari’s blueprint for being a serial loser of presidential elections in Nigeria continues as follows: Be an uneducated presidential candidate Get your APC supporters to deride Goodluck Jonathan as “clueless,” but to complain when PDP National Secretary, Wale Oladipo, calls you “a semi-literate jackboot.” Run against…
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