Article of Faith

Article of Faith: God does not Desire any Sacrifice for Sins, By Femi Aribisala

Since God does not desire any sacrifice, Jesus cannot be a sacrifice for sins. Quoting Hosea, Jesus says: “Go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’” (Matthew 9:13). One of the tragedies of contemporary Christianity is that Christians have refused to follow this injunction of Jesus.…
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Ebeneezer Obadare

Festus Odimegwu and the Military Question, By Ebenezer Obadare

Once you set aside the crass immodesty and off-putting self-congratulation, there is actually a lot to ruminate on in the interview recently granted ThisDay newspaper by Mr. Festus Odimegwu, former managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Breweries PLC, and former Chairman, National Population Commission of Nigeria. With his take no prisoners approach,…
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Guest Columns

The Six Million Dollar Man, By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

“Steve Austin.  Astronaut.  A man barely alive.  Gentlemen, we can rebuild him.  We have the technology.  We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man.  Steve Austin will be that man; better than he was before.  Better, stronger, faster!” For those of you who do not have the…
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Opinion

Buccaneers as statesmen, By Chido Onumah

I have always advocated for a full-scale socio-political restructuring of Nigeria. The reason is simple. Unless we do, we will daily, to our collective peril, be confronted with all the tragic fallouts of a dysfunctional nation-state, be it the desire to “#bringbackourgirls” or what Akin Osuntokun, writing in (6/4/2014), described…
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