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3 Mar 2018
I don't think hell exists,” said the Reverend John Shelby Spong, a retired American bishop of the Episcopal Church. Spong served from 1979 to 2000 at the Bish Newark Diocese in the state of New Jersey, United States (US). “I happen to believe in life after death, but I don’t think it’s got anything to…
10 Feb 2018
Self-reflection is good, but you should not indulge in it. The question of happiness haunts us because at every stage of our lives, we hope to seek meaning in everything we do. In an age, we are encouraged to daily evaluate our position in the world and how we feel about being it. The search…
10 Feb 2018
(Continued from last week Saturday) For five months, Lanre became withdrawn and morose, never talking to anybody, always angry and moody. He was actually going out of his mind, really going bananas. He wanted to kill himself. Lanre’s problem worsened when he heard, through the grapevine, that Foluke got married to a rich man. He…
20 Jan 2018
Have you ever made a New Year resolution and then nothing happened? That was because you didn’t follow through; you didn’t perform the necessary daily rituals. Rituals are simple performances you do everyday that build up and gradually condition your body and mind to make things happen. Rituals define you. Activities that result in successful…
20 Jan 2018
If a man was truly in love with a woman, that man should be Lanre. His heart was full of love for Foluke, and he showed it in every way, not minding what anybody would say behind him. Some people said spiteful things against Lanre. Some called him a womaniser, others called him a ‘woman…
9 Dec 2017
Be doers of the word, not merely hearers,” (James 1:22). We rather cogitate on what we don’t know than act on what we know and need to do. For example, a company knows it needs to improve the quality of its products, so the executives discuss the problem. They listen to presentations, read all kinds…
8 Dec 2017
What would make a young beautiful girl tell blatant lies to her parents? What manner of girl could take deadly risks that portend nothing but doom and calamity? Such was the life of Derby, who was in her late teens. Derby had everything going for her the way she wanted. At a very young age,…
4 Nov 2017
One of Obelawo’s wives, the slim one, was so hot-tempered and cantankerous that she would flare up due to jealousy and attack the fat wife and the short one for petty reasons.
28 Oct 2017
They set forth on the journey to Ikorodu on the outskirts of Lagos to meet this great medicine man. On getting there, the elderly herbalist gave Ajadi the potent juju ring and told him how to use it.
14 Oct 2017
Ajadi regretted ever marrying this woman, who beats him at the slightest provocation. He wasn’t so tall and strong like his wife; he was skinny. At times he would wonder if it was a woman he got married to and shakes his head regretfully for his wrong choice.
7 Oct 2017
Two months later, the tenants couldn’t risk the looming health hazards and they started packing out of the house one by one. Within the next three months, all the tenants had left unwillingly.
16 Sep 2017
Everybody knew Mama Aro to be wicked in the neighbourhood. She was a landlady living with her tenants in the heart of Surulere, Lagos. There was hardly any tenant that could spend two years in her house.


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The 1982 set of Ngwa High School (NAHISCO) Old Boys Association has said that Alex Otti’s emergence as Abia State Governor-elect is a victory for the people of the state, who have fought and waited for eight years for a messiah to save them from bad administration.
26 mins ago
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has approved the appointment of Augustine Chilakpu as his Special Adviser on Labour Matters.
59 mins ago
An independent monitoring group, Forum of Election Observers Groups, has declared that the outcome of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Ogun State largely reflects the opinion of the vast majority of residents in line with the assessment of various stakeholders, including local observers.
1 day ago
The president-elect campaign spokesman in the South East, Dr. Josef Onoh has told the President-elect to prioritize the release of Nnamdi Kanu than conceding the position of the President of the Senate to the South East zone. Onoh argued that the south east had held the position of the President of the Senate and rotated…
1 day ago
A 25-year-old Syrian, Mohammed Hussein also known as mhmdlbwhbl has continued to impact lives across the globe by sharing his knowledge of video and music content creation on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, iTunes, Soundcloud, and IMDb. He is fast becoming a sought-after name in the content creation industry, with his amazing videos endearing…