Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Receiving Power From On High, By Femi Aribisala

My niece was getting married. The reception was planned as a grand open-air affair. But at the very onset of the event, thick rain-clouds formed, over-shadowing the location. It was clear that it would not only rain, it would pour. I motioned to a pastor friend and held out my…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Presidential Duplicity and The Growth of Insurgency, By Adeolu Ademoyo

"I don't care about the war against Boko they are my enemies killing themselves". –President Jonathan. Of recent, the Nigerian government has criticized everyone in sight except itself over its failure to stop terrorism in Nigeria when indeed Nigerians if properly led and governed can put a stop to all…
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Columns

Can Africa Face Forward By Delegitimising Her New Diaspora? By Pius Adesanmi

If 21st century Africa is a story struggling for equality in the global community of stories, to paraphrase Africa's most famous novelist, Chinua Achebe, then Bob Geldof, Bono, and international aid and charity organizations are not the only actors seeking a space in that narrative. Continental Africa too is seeking…
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Guest Columns

Twin Global Shocks, Dual Policy Response, and Nigeria’s Economic Outlook, By Ayo Teriba

Since July 2014, after a remarkably favourable half year in which oil price raced to a peak of US$115 per barrel and equity market capitalization touched an historic peak of N14 trillion, the Nigerian economy has been buffeted by the twin shocks of global commodity price slump and global liquidity…
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Columns

The Struggle For A Better Kaduna, By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

After months of hectic campaigning, our party, the APC, has made its choice regarding its candidate for the governorship of Kaduna State in the 2015 elections. It is a choice I accept with gratitude and humility. I salute all the elected executives at ward, local government and state levels, as…
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Columns

[FRIDAY SERMON]: The True Colour Of Islam By Imam Murtada Gusau

In the name of Allah, most Gracious, Most Merciful Alhamdulillah. Indeed, all praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the worlds, the Lord of Noah (Nuh), Abraham (Ibrahim), Moses (Musa), Jesus (Isah), and Muhammad. May the peace and blessings be upon them all, ameen. We praise Him and seek…
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