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If Thou Shall Not Judge How Shall Thou Forgive?

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President Vladimir Putin of  Russia  was quoted to have said; "to forgive the terrorists is up to God, but to send them to Him is up to me". Even though President Putin may not have made that statement, this is one such online statement that the author remains unproven but has gone viral.

What Happens When A Sleeping Economic Giant Wakes Up?

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Once upon a time, there was a country that couldn’t feed its population, over a billion people. This country’s inhabitants were ingenious, waiting for the freedom to exhibit their creativity. But they couldn’t express themselves because of the type of government as well as the economic system they embraced. That country was China; the government and economic system were communist.

Do White people have higher IQ than black Africans?

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Dr James Watson In 2007, Dr James Watson, the pioneer in DNA studies, told the Times newspaper that he was "inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa" because "all our social policies are based on the fact that their [Black Africans] intelligence is the same as ours [White people] - whereas all the testing says not really". BBC

The "Imperfect Man” And His Fears

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Mark Twain wrote: “If you pick a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between dog and man.” It’s not only a dog that behaves in this manner. An African (Igbo) proverb states; that a fowl does not forget the man who plucked her feathers during the rainy season.

Friendly Fire From 'Field-marshal' Nnamdi Kanu: Firing At His Own People

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Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the supreme leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), the ‘prophet’, the ‘Messiah’ of IPOB, has risen from ‘death’. He ‘died’ in Nigeria but resurrected in Jerusalem. From Jerusalem he will return to Nigeria bringing hell with him, in his own words. His hell is probably reserved for all those who do not believe in him and IPOB. Like all the messiahs, there’s always a second coming. At least this messiah is not coming back from heaven.

The Archbishop of Canterbury: Pray For Peaceful Elections In Nigeria.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury and president Buhari But The More We Pray The More Things Worsen In Africa When some people are asked to pray to God for their needs, and other people don’t pray to God for their needs, yet their needs are supplied, confirms the adage: "as you make your bed, so you must lie on it." The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, advised Christians in Nigeria to pray fervently for peaceful elections next year (2019). Mr Archbishop, in your country, United Kingdom (UK), do you pray fervently for peaceful elections? The answer is no. Then, why do you do think that prayer will guarantee peaceful elections in Nigeria when peaceful elections are conducted in the UK without prayers?

The Sinner, The Prophets And The God-father

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The Sinner, The Prophets And The God-father And it came to pass, the prophets took the sinner to seek the face of God-father. God-father asked the prophets; why have you come with this man to disturb my spirit? Prophets: we are here to intercede on his behalf. He acknowledged that he has sinned against you, not necessarily against Nigeria. Kindly forgive him, our God-father. God-father: because of these prophets with you, including your knowledge of economics, you are hereby forgiven. Go and sin no more. Sinner: my God-father, may your wish be done! That's how Nigeria works, and that's why Nigeria will continue to regress.

Nigeria’s Deficient Democracy = Autocracy

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Adams Oshiomhole (APC Chairman): “only people who can accept the pain of rigging; sorry defeat, should participate in elections.”  The freedom to choose our leaders is a beauty of democracy. In the absence of this basic tenet of democracy, what you have is autocracy. Hence, if a Nigerian politician and his political party know that the electorate will vote them out of power for non-performance, they will work for the people.

Money: From Medium of Exchange To Medium of Influence - The Nigerian Example

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Money (banknotes & coins) is a medium of exchange. But some African politicians particularly the politicians in Nigeria are gradually redefining money as a medium of influence.  These politicians steal millions of dollars of public funds, not because they want to buy bread and butter, but to control those people who are willing to sell their days for gold – apologies to Kahlil Gibran.

Chinese In Africa: Colonialism Is About Repeating Itself

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The 2-day China-Africa summit ended on 4/September/2018. About 50 Africa’s heads of state attended the summit held in Beijing. Mr Xi – Chinese president promised a total of $60 billion to finance projects in Africa “in the form of assistance, investment and loans over the next three years.” China continues to present itself as a better partner to Africa than EU and US. Well, China can never be better than EU, at least EU observes human rights, which China doesn’t care about.

When The Right To Silence Is Golden

The Consequences of Neglecting The Power Given By The People - Leadership Lesson To President Buhari

President Buhari: How Low Can You Go?

When It Is Convenient To Use Bible Verses to Commit Evil

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[Well] there are those verses even some of the most literal readers of the Bible ignore because they are just too inconvenient. Take Luke 18:22: "Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." No Christian will ever follow this injunction. It is too inconvenient.

Donald Trump And The White Supremacists' Interpretation Of The Bible

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The Face Of Christianity - Intimidation And Slavery When Donald Trump was elected president of the USA, many Christians in Africa, and particularly in Nigeria, saw in Trump the reincarnation of their Jesus. They started trumpeting how ‘the Donald’ has ordered that prayers must be said before official functions are carried out at the white house. How he has started early morning devotion at the white house; etc.

Technically, 2019 Election Will Be The Easiest Time To Become The President Of Nigeria

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The decision by President Buhari to seek re-election in 2019 is simply to tell those people, including former president Obasanjo, who dare advice or instruct him not to seek re-election in 2019, that it is within his constitutional right to do so. And I believe Buhari knows very well that he will lose a free and fair presidential election in 2019. But as someone who is obsessed with Goodluck Jonathan, Buhari wouldn't mind becoming the second incumbent president to lose an election in Nigeria.

Boko Haram and Their Kidnappings: Like Chibok Girls; Like Dapchi Girls: Another Deception?

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In April 2014, Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped over 200 school girls from Chibok community in Bornu sate of Nigeria. Well, that was the story given to the world by the Nigerian government. That incident occurred few months to the Presidential election held in early 2015. From that day onward, the then incumbent president (Mr. Jonathan) was labelled as weak and ineffective. President Buhari who was in opposition then was hyped as a ‘strong man’ who would defeat Boko Haram and rescue the Chibok girls.

Jesus: Messiah For The Gentiles? And Jehovah, The God Of Israel?

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Matthew 15: 22-24 22. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” 23. Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, “Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.” 24. He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.” Besides, "He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him." -John 1:11 From the above bible verses, it is perceptible that Jesus was sent for Israel. But the children of Israel rejected him.

There are loads of Nnamdi Kanus in Igboland; There will still be another Nnamdi Kanu after this one.

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I listened to one of Nnamdi Kanu’s spiteful, but articulate interviews. He posed a question: why don’t we have good roads in Nigeria? He further stated; all it takes to have a good road is simply mixing stones (chippings) with bitumen. We have bitumen in Nigeria – largest deposits in Ondo state, including bitumen as a petroleum by-product. There are quarries everywhere in Nigeria including at Lokpanta in Abia state, where tones of chippings are produced every hour. As you can see nothing will be imported to build roads in Nigeria, every material is localised, so why don’t we have roads in Nigeria?

Christianity Is The Tool Of White Supremacy

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Every encounter with a white supremacist reveals 3 things: he will acknowledge that he is a white supremacist; he is a Christian; he is NOT a racist. Then, what is the difference between white supremacy and racism? White supremacy is the belief that the white race is superior to any other race. Racism is, in addition to one race feeling superior over another, "intolerance of another race."