Delta Killings: Enter "our" bush and die, rogue herdsmen bark at police, soldiers

POTUS' "Travel Ban" and Nigeria
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
If you are a Nigerian and you cannot flaunt your "Nigeriana" in the Diaspora, no jab intended, shame on you..!!! The notoriety of our politicians and leaders in Nigeria for bribery and corruption shouldn't encumber any decent Nigerian eking a decent living in another country.
Melaye, Ikpeazu and the rigid cement technology
OKECHUKWU K. UKEGBU
No person could have interpreted Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu's vision of rigid cement technology better than Senator Dino Melaye.
Operation Deceit
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
Some time ago, I was behind the wheels from Abuja to Awka. I took off as soon as it was daybreak on the fateful day without breaking my fast. By 9 a.m. I was already at Lokoja. Hunger started mesmerizing my stomach and my eyes were showing red. Therefore, I stopped at a popular restaurant in Lokoja.
Should we fight?
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
There are times when our pastors are offended and we as church members are tempted to fight. ... As he was ministering people were being slayed in the spirit and some were falling down. As I bent down to attend to one of them another church member, a lady, came from behind and slapped me on the head.
Nigeria: A triad of greed and hate!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
I sympathize with Buhari and other patriotic Nigerians who are truly fighting daily to re-orientate and change the corrupt system. Corruption is a menace.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
On Bayelsa State, Gov Douye Diri of the PDP, David Lyon of the APC and Ejike Mbaka: What will happen?
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
We knew again, thanks to the Holy Spirit, that Gov Dickson would be the one to pick his successor in trends the Holy Spirit of God has been showing us all along, even when political pundits and analysts were insinuating that Dickson sidelined critical stake-holders in the state PDP like former President Goodluck Jonathan....
FROM THE PREACHER'S LENSES
Pa Elder Joshua Ogunlowo; Example of Godly Living (1939 -- December 29 2019) Good night
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Pa Joshua Ogunlowo in his coveted high position in life, affirms my believe that a person can attain a high office, yet, with the enabling grace of God live clean, without corruptly enriching himself.
Before and after Valentine! (A Valentine poem for my Male Suitor)
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
I am a woman with female power.; Your beautiful bride, so radiant!; I have used my mother-nature (power); To achieve my goals.; The power that is carefully crafted; To prepare my nest for your lust.
Osun: The storm foreseen (1)
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
For the third category of people, history over the time, has shown that, unless something concrete and tangible happens to mitigate their agitations, they are likely to win the day! It is therefore for the government of the day to prove them wrong!

THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Which church should I attend and worship: How to differentiate Satanic Church from the Church of The Lord Jesus Christ?
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Like the real, authentic and genuine always butt heads with the fake, phony and "the baroof" as we say in my native Nigeria, many "kalokalo" or casinos churches are springing daily by religious racketeers, mountebanks and those Apostle Paul described their religious activities as; "their belly is their god" (Philippians 3:19B)), making it herculean for genuine seekers of the Truth to navigate this spiritual labyrinthine ambience fogged by charlatanry, deception and heartbrokenness.
CHANGEUP TONIC
It's not on the surface…
GBENGA OWOTOKI, Florida, USA
There is so much we can become in and through God that we have not even realized. He has made all provision for you, and all you must do is to discover the Source for the resources you seek. When you find the Source, the resource will never be exhausted.
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How can the government create jobs without understanding unemployment?
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Abuja, Nigeria
Would it not have made sense if more jobs were created instead of increasing the VAT? This is the reason I urge that government needed to first understand what unemployment was in order to know what job creation entailed.
Nigeria has gone proper crazy preferring schizophrenic solution to existential problems
E O EKE, UK
[On launch of Amotekun] The Minister of Justice went into over drive. ... the north has lunched its own sectarian security outfit .... This is in spite of the fact that the north has had regional security outfit since it declared Sharia law in the region.

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Is Shege ka fasa a competition against Operation Amotekun?
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Abuja, Nigeria
It turns out that more than 70 years after – with no successful attempt to break-up – the hatred and the animosity for one another still existed even to the amazement of the powers that organized us in this manner.
Money madness & worsening insecurity
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
Just recently, a wealthy couple was blessed with a bouncing baby girl (BBG). During the glamorous naming ceremony, she was named Money.

The inevitability of Restructuring: Awo’s honest message to Nigerians
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The government of Muhammadu Buhari needs to consider the true restructuring of the fractured federation. The present structures are very defective, weak and unsustainable.
Who is this much touted Prof. Babagana Zulum?
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
My admonition to pessimists and the disgruntled citizens in the Diaspora, please, don't give up on your country! You are borrowers of your comfort zones.

Insecurity: Where do we go from here?
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
President Buhari's expression of 'surprise at the upsurge in Boko Haram attacks' ... evealed tons of truth that are buried! The president became surprised because the reality on ground checkmated his thoughts and understanding of Nigeria's cosmos.
President Mohammed Buhari stop the killings
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
It is time that President Muhammed Buhari stops behaving like Emperor Nero of old who delighted in parties and fantasies while Rome burned. To stop these killings, I want to suggest four areas of immediate action to you Mr. President.

FROM THE PREACHER'S LENSES
Hon. Justice Thomas Shaibu Yakubu, J C A (06 24 1953 -- 12 24 2019)
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
From Mechanic workshop to the Bench of the Federal Court of Appeal. Quiet Exit on his knees praying. Good night.
Accidental Discharge Syndrome – Latest threat in town
MIKE ONWUKWE, South Sudan
Politicians’ best friends are a set of overzealous, frenzied, and hyperactive armed people in glittering uniform.... The latest addition to these outlaws is the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), who were recently empowered to carry guns.

Thank God
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
On Thursday 23 January 2020, I set off to Holy Cross Catholic Church Ufuma in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra state for the burial Mass of a centenarian deceased woman. Immediately I arrived at the gate of the church, I sanctified myself by making the Sign of the Cross thrice.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
The power of language: How Satan has sinfully corrupted our words
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Satan and his demons know the import of power of words and language for secular victory and spiritual authority and have thus corrupted words to bring the human race to the cesspit of despair, dishonor and eternal obloquy. Have you noticed that the word sin is hardly mentioned these days on earth?
Leah, oh, Leah!
CLIVE AKINSOLA
It is even more painful that in a country like ours, where we have a sitting president with service chiefs and ministers, yet daily all we get is news that breaks the heart.
My Month of Discipleship
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In the Christian parlance a true disciple will ask, 'What would Jesus do?' A disciple in the New Testament is simply a Christian....
The Super Eagles' 2022 World Cup draw!
CYRIL C. NWOKEJI, Belgium
The 2022 World cup second round draw, that pits the Super Eagles against: Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia, is interesting and tricky on face value.
Needless controversy over Amotekun!
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
Without doubt, events in the last couple of years have shown that the Buhari-led government has not been doing enough to protect Nigerians, which was a premise responsible for former President Goodluck Jonathan's journey back to Otuoke on March 28, 2015.
FROM THE PREACHER'S LENSES
Bible Verses relevant to Nigeria Situation & Prayer for the Nation
SAM AWEDA, Lagos, Nigeria
Descendants of Lucifer these days use Churches to perpetrate their evil plans. They are quite aware that people run to the Church for solutions to their problems, thereby able to dupe and mess up, the naïve and ignorant people.
The bell has tolled for Brother Owelle
OKECHUKWU K. UKEGBU
...don't ask me who the bell has tolled for, and we should never send to know whom it tolls, for it tolls for everybody because we are involved in mankind. ... Adieu brother Owelle.
Nigeria died, when the north declared Sharia law
E O EKE, UK
Islamists from north include President Buhari, Governor ElRufai, of Kaduna State, former Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Saultan of Sokoto and other members of Miyetti Allah. They are a group of Muslims who use Islam as a political weapon and sanction the use of political power and force to achieve religious objectives.
What is happening?
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
At the dawn of the New Year 2020, a popular pastor in the Lord's vineyard prophesied that a certain woman will suddenly slap her husband and send him packing out of their matrimonial home with immediate effect. The hearers of the New Year prophecy dismissed the pastor as a dreamer.

BROKE BOYFRIEND (Mark Angel Comedy) (Episode 247)

Unity of purpose
Pastor AMOS D. DADA, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Scarcely can you hear a sermon without the minister condemning, disparaging the other church. Can you imagine the confusion of a young believer....
Operation Amotekun & Pastor Bakare’s latest vibe about unemployment
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Abuja, Nigeria
But it should be noted that the sudden U-turn by FG to recognize Operation Amotekun under the template that it should synchronize with community policing; was ploy to get an excuse when the north floats its own version.
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Report from Breakthrough 2020: Overtime and Overdrive
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
The Breakthrough 2020 was spiritually successful. ... Now the event will become a yearly Holy Spirit meet and we will love to see you next year for the Breakthrough 2021....
A Void World! (Poem) (Dedicated to the late icon of Basketball, Kobe Bryant)
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
When grief saunters our hearts,; We mourn, we jerk, we gnash our teeth!; Sadly, accidental deaths are irreversible!; The travesty of our forgetfulness; Is lore to our everyday life.
As Yinka Faleti explores American exceptionalism, let's support him
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Faleti is the sole Democrat running for Secretary of State against the incumbent Republican in this 2020 election cycle. If Faleti wins the nomination, he would take on Ashcroft, a first-term Republican, and son of former U.S. Attorney General and Missouri Gov. John Ashcroft.
Is President Buhari mismanaging Nigeria?
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
Staying with the philosophy of nationhood, that Buhari's erstwhile persuasive 'body language' has failed Nigerians says a lot about the conspicuous challenges of the Nigerian state as a chronically ill society with patronage, patrimony and preference.
Dr. Ayu's recent outburst about the mess in Benue State
JUSTUS B. OBEKPAH
The controversial judicial affirmation of the electoral outrage which has thrown up Mr. Ortom as a "re-elected" governor notwithstanding, Iyorchia Ayu's congratulatory effusions of half-truths and outright falsehoods....
Restructure or disintegrate
E O EKE, UK
I do not believe that anybody from the Obasanjo generation has what it takes to help Nigeria, talk-less of saving her, for the simple fact that they have had many opportunities to do it, but failed.
In defense of Supreme Court’s verdict for Imo State
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Jos, Nigeria
For me, the judgment was – first and foremost – evidence that our democracy was beginning to bud. For this reason, let me quickly elaborate on the 2 factors that affected the judgmentin my opinion.
Juliet, why?
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
As the sad end of Juliet [by suicide] was being overcome by the euphoria of Christmas and the dawn of the New Year 2020, something more horrifying occurred on Sunday 5 January 2020....
Why Amotekun must not be politicized!
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
I can't wait to get my own AMOTEKUN regalia internalized and storm the MMIA in Lagos on my arrival from yonder to Homeland. Security is not convenient but security is internally very rewarding when you're actively involved in it.
50 Years after Biafra: Why igbo is marginalized in the geopolitical map of governance in Nigeria
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
The conmen and opportunists scouting around, and parading to represent the people from Eastern Nigeria cannot lead the good people of the East to the promised land..
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
2020-2060: Will Nigeria disintegrate or remain united? spiritual matters arising
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
Following Nigeria's so-called political independence, the departed colonialists knew the booby traps they set for the so-called newly-independent nation which is a long one that space would not permit us here. Many analysts have wondered, would the British have let go directly in running the affairs of Nigeria, if they had discovered large oil deposits in the country?
Now that the strategy has changed
OKECHUKWU K. UKEGBU
Hurray! What a wonderful approach to market Abia? It is heartening that Abians are now telling their stories.
Biafra: 50 years after - No reconciliation!
Prof. T. UZODIMA NWALA
Paper presented at The Conference - MEMORY AND NATION BUILDING: BIAFRA 50 YEARS AFTER: A SOBER REFLECTION.
The 2023 Presidential choice: A rebuttal to Alhaji Yerima Shettima
PRIYE S. TORULAGHA, Miami, Florida, USA
Alhaji Yerima Shettima, the National President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, insists emphatically that the presidency must remain in the North after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari's second term in 2023.
The Euphoria of 2019 Christmas and the Dawn of 2020
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
On the naming day, there was no controversy over the choice of his name. Hence they named him Christmas. His native name is Chukwuebuka (God is great) while the surname is Chukwuma (God knows). The full name of the newly born baby boy is therefore Christmas Chukwuebuka Chukwuma (CCC). In other words, the great God knows why the baby boy was born on Christmas day.
The danger of religious extremism in Nigeria
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
In my clime, some of our people are holier than thou and religiously pretentious and ungodly than Arabians and the children of Israel. Every malfeasance of religion prevails without any ounce of want in Nigeria.
Nigeria: From Egypt to Egypt?
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
Those who are familiar with the history of the Israelites will understand why their story in the wilderness will not be complete without a mention of how, at a stage, they had preferred being "slaves in Egypt"....
Nigeria: Shame of a nation ruled over by shameless leaders cheered on by pauperized and pitiable citizens!
FRISKY LARR, Germany
THE CHRISTIAN WALK
Breakthrough 2020: What do you want me to do O! Lord?
MOSHOOD FAYEMIWO, Cameron, Texas, USA
There are 12 issues of life that are generically indubitable in the three phases of Life's Journey from Pre-Natal, to Adult life and Gathering of Life. You and I do not have inputs into these 12 issues of life already decided by the Creator Himself. These are the 12 things the Holy Spirit would disclose to you as soon as you are saved and become a born-again Christian. Many precious souls do not know these 12 basic generic issues of life which is where to begin our Breakthrough 2020 three-day events coming up next week Friday January 17, 2020.
Ikpeazu and his victories
OKECHUKWU K. UKEGBU
Like the governor pointed out in his speech, Abians should not be beclouded by the euphoria of this victory and go home to sleep because these Samballaths and Tobiases are not resting on their oars.
Battle between Light and Darkness
Fr. PAT AMOBI CHUKWUMA
In the year 1970, a newly married couple gave birth to twin baby boys. One of them was an albino while the other was as dark as charcoal. The latter's gums, tongue and eyes were all totally dark in colour. Even the white portion of his eyes was thickly dark.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Our cultural and literary icon
YAHAYA BALOGUN, Arizona, USA
Nauseatingly, why do we not celebrate the good ones among us? Why do the brown-envelope Newspapers in Nigeria, and social media hogwash us with naughty and noxious things? Why don't people rejoice with our collective achievements domestically and on the world stage?
Season’s greetings to Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi; the great advocate for the masses
IFEANYICHUKWU MMOH, Jos, Nigeria
Not too many Nigerians understood why Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi was named honorable ministerfor transport again upon the reconstitution of the federal cabinet following the landslide victory of President Muhammadu Buhari....
This House has Fallen
ERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, Nigeria
Since the publication there has been reactions on the book, Mr. Nicolas Okpe said "the book is typical post-colonial prejudice by western journalist". The book x-rays Nigeria's past and present problems.
CHANGEUP TONIC
The Ride of Honor…
GBENGA OWOTOKI, Florida, USA
Can you imagine if the president of the free world calls you and said, 'I need you' I can imagine your response, but we are talking about the one that is greater than all the presidents of the world combined requesting you release your life to Him.


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