Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Seeing God-given visions, by Femi Aribisala

There is a fundamental difference between God-given dreams and God-given visions.  Dreams are revelations we receive from God while we sleep.  Visions, on the other hand, are revelations we receive while awake. Visions are communicated through a variety of ways.  Sometimes they come through divine or angelic appearances.  Or they…
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Guest Columns

In The Name of The Nigerian Presidency, By Sola Ogunsanya

I am High Chief Joel Olusola Ogunsanya.  I am the Risa of Iloko-Ijesa and also the Regent of Iloko-Ijesa.  We are in Ward 11 of Oriade Local Government of Osun State.  I had very nasty experience during the August 2014 Governorship election. I was asleep with my two wives in their rooms, making three…
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Guest Columns

Ayo Olukotun: Between The Narrator And The Seer, By Toyin Falola

In his award-wining weekly column for Punch newspaper, Ayo Olukotun, Dean of Social Sciences, Lead City University, Ibadan relentlessly unleashes the main beast on his readers: Ebola-level affliction of mis-governance. His chief concern is to relate the lives of Nigerians to those of their leaders in their multiple layers, and…
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Columns

A Brief History of Democratic Chaos, By Gimba Kakanda

Fifteen years after Nigeria's return to democracy, the leadership challenges, which were the demerits of the regimes of the soldiers before it, have only become worse. Contrary to the excuse that ours is still "nascent democracy", a self-deception promoted by the optimists infatuated with the country despite its bad political…
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Guest Columns

The ‘Davis’ Advocate, By Jaafar Jaafar

There is seeming tactical silence, or rather “tactical maneuver”, from a section of the country over recent revelations by Australian Boko Haram negotiator, Dr Stephen Davis, fingering the former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, and former Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Ihejirika (rtd) as sponsors of Boko…
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