Understanding The Difference Between Scripture and The Bible

Sequel to my thesis ‘Who Is The Messiah, Jesus or Yeshua’, published in my ThisDay column, some of my readers have emailed and texted me and given me some rather annoyed feedback, insisting that the Messiah’s Name is Jesus, because that is the name used in Scripture The fact is that much damage has been […]

ONDO, AKEREDOLU AND THE PLACE OF VALOROUS LEADERSHIP IN TIMES LIKE THIS.

Recently, the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, addressed his constituents in a live, statewide broadcast. The terms of the address were unusual. The tone was tough, literarily lacerating. It was laced with candid, categorical points and conveyed forthright monitions. The governor spoke in his characteristic undisguised manner; blunt and bluff, a style […]

FG BANS IMPORT OF ALL GOODS VIA LAND BORDERS

The federal Government has announced a total ban on the import and export of goods at the land borders nationwide in the ongoing joint border operation, tagged: “Exercise Swift Response”. The Daily Trust reports that the operation began on August 20, 2019, involving Customs and immigration with support from Army and other security agencies. The […]

NOBODY CAN SEPARATE MIDDLE BELT FROM THE NORTH –ABUBAKAR TSAV

Middle-Belt Forum leaders have been described as noisemakers who should be ignored over their recent declaration that the Middle Belt is no longer part of the North. Making the declaration in this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, and prominent Middle Belt leader, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav said MBF leaders […]

2023 PRESIDENCY: NO ZONING, NO NIGERIA – AYO ADEBANJO

Elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has scolded Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai for dictating the direction Nigeria should follow in determining the 2023 presidency. The governor had within the week said rotation of the presidency should stop and give way for competence. He warned that any attempt to arm-twist the South with the […]

IHEDIOHA TO PAY 30,000 PENSIONERS IN SEPTEMBER

Hope has finally come for Imo State pensioners as Governor Emeka Ihedioha has promised to pay over 30,000 of them who are documented in the biometric database for state workers. According to the governor, who was represented by his Technical Adviser and Chairman of the verification exercise, Paschal Madu, during a press briefing on Wednesday, […]

EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness affecting humans and other primates. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals (such as fruit bats, porcupines and non-human primates) and then spreads in the human population through direct contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other […]

FARMERS CALL FOR REVIEW OF ANCHOR BORROWERS LOANS

Farmers in Borno are calling for a review of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ agricultural loan programme to ensure that its goal to encourage domestic food production is fulfilled. An agro-allied entrepreneur and leading anchor implementing partner in Borno State, Alhaji Abba Kale, told Daily Sun in an interview in Maiduguri that the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) launched by President […]

EFCC ARRAIGNS ATIKU’S SON-IN-LAW, LAWYER FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, a son in-law of former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar. Mr Babalele was docked on Wednesday before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on a two-count charge of alleged […]

EL-ZAKZAKY ALLEGEDLY DECRIES SITUATION IN INDIAN HOSPITAL

The embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has allegedly decried the condition of Medanta Hospital, New Delhi, where he was taken for treatment, insisting that the situation is worse than what obtains in Nigeria.  El-Zakzaky was quoted as saying an audio message issued on Wednesday that the condition in the health facility […]

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