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7 Feb 2015
AS part of efforts to restore the lost glories of Lagos, Mr. Olaniyi Omotoso, the Project Director, Spirit of Lagos, a non-political, non-religious organisation has urged Lagosians to imbibe attitudinal change that will bring about rapid societal development.    He said this as the group embarks on its state-wide campaign tagged, Do The Right Thing…
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7 Feb 2015
AS the Joint Health Sectors Union (JOHESU) suspends its nearly three months old strike, patients and some hospital managements at government hospitals in Rivers State have heaved a sigh of relief, praying the ugly incident should never occur again.    The hearty prayers, perhaps, was necessitated by the number of lives lost during the striking…
7 Feb 2015
THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed March 4 as the date for the 2015 UTME Computer-Based Test (CBT).    Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, the board’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Fabian Benjamin said the JAMB UTME CBT would take place on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, adding that about 1.4 million candidates would…
7 Feb 2015
 Have you ever read of a church placing an advertisement in the newspapers seeking the services of pastors and evangelists? What would first strike you upon coming across such an occurrence? The very idea raises some serious questions on whether it is a spiritual or mundane matter. One wonders what could have prompted a church…
7 Feb 2015
TRULY, at this point in time, it seems that we are being held in a state between two or more forces, which are acting in opposition to each other. Our country is besieged and our conscience is overwhelmed. But no matter how dicey the situation may be, we have assurance from God that He will…
7 Feb 2015
INCIDENTALLY, February 14, 2015, which happens to be the date scheduled for our presidential election, also falls on Valentine Day. However, unlike previous celebrations, which sometimes went out of hand, this year’s edition would be low-keyed because of the election. On that day, rather than witnessing a large turnout of people at fun centres and…
7 Feb 2015
MEMBERS of the Lagos State Command of Man of Order and Discipline (MOD), a paramilitary organisation in the Catholic Church exhibited vigour and resilience recently during the celebration of the 2015 Founder’s Day of the organisation.    The group, comprising men and women, boys and girls engaged in all kinds of displays typical of the armed…
7 Feb 2015
TRUE Faith in God is neither sterile nor unproductive. It is usually demonstrative of necessary action. And wherever there is faith in God through Jesus Christ, it acts and works. Such faith is known by what it does or produces. Hebrews 11:1-3 teaches us that faith is a firm persuasion of the things we hope…
7 Feb 2015
Memory Verse: “The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:”Romans 8:16 Bible Passages: Romans 5:1-21, Romans 8:1-17 Introduction LAST week, we explained that essentially, man is a spirit and therefore, the new man is one, who has experienced a spiritual rebirth and a renewed mind. The new man…
7 Feb 2015
Psalm 27:13 “I had fainted, unless I HAD BELIEVED TO SEE THE GOODNESS OF THE LORD in the land of the living”.  WE live in a world that is full of negative happenings. Negative news travel faster than the positive ones. In our contemporary world, people are more attracted to negative junk news than good…
7 Feb 2015
HUMILITY is one of the key factors of getting divine direction. “He leads the humble in what is right, teaching them his way.” (Psalm 25:9) Are you humble enough to seek God for His ways and show you the way to go?     These days, we are surrounded with inexorable appeals to go in…
7 Feb 2015
THE Catholic Men Organisation of Nigeria (CMON) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free and credible polls during the forthcoming elections, while appealing to political candidates and their supporters to do away with foul languages. They also enjoined all Nigerians to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) to ensure that…

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