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21 Feb 2015
“WE ought to give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard” (Hebrews 2:1). More especially, we do need to pay attention to what the Holy Spirit is teaching us today in this passage on the subject of faith. Many people are confused and misinterpret this passage: “These all died in faith, NOT…
21 Feb 2015
AFTER Jehoshaphat’s prayer, God came down and the first thing He did was to tell the people through His prophet that they should not be afraid. But, why does God always come first with this assurance ‘Don’t be afraid’ anytime He wants to intervene in our situation?    “As all the men of Judah stood…
21 Feb 2015
MAN is made up of spirit, soul and body. Each day we nourish our body with food, water and other nutrients. Without food and water, the body gets ill, mal-nourished and eventually dies. And because we don’t want to die, we invest so much on food and other nourishments, making sure that we remain strong…
Green
18 Feb 2015
Zita West is a fertility expert and author of ‘Eat Yourself Pregnant.’ She believes good, wholesome foods are the ‘bedrock of a baby-ready body.’ Here, in an extract, she reveals which foods to eat and recipes to cook for boosting libido, optimising conception and maintaining a pregnancy. Adapted from Daily Mail UK Online. Chilli, full-fat…
voters
14 Feb 2015
ELECTION or the act of voting by the electorate to chose those to occupy positions of authority in a political entity is the major pillar on which participatory democracy stands, not only because it affirms the supremacy of the choice of the majority, but also for being the only process that the people, the strongest…
Soremekun
14 Feb 2015
Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Kayode Soremekun, in this interview with MARCEL MBAMALU and IKECHUKWU ONYEWUCHI, counts the costs of delayed polls and warns that ominous signs are being sent to the military.    INEC has just postponed the 2015 general elections, what do you think this portends for the polity; what can…
14 Feb 2015
Augustin Ikelegbe, a Professor of Comparative Politics and Public Policy, lectures at the University of Benin. Speaking to ALEMMA-OZIORUVA ALIU in Benin City, he describes the postponement of the February polls as lacking in credibility. What is your position on the rescheduled general elections?  IT is worrisome and indicative of certain tensions in the political…
14 Feb 2015
AS groups and organisations continue to ponder on ways to make the best of the time provided by the rescheduling of this year’s general election, the International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety, has outlined crucial steps to be taken by the stakeholders to ensure a transparent process and credible outcome.…
14 Feb 2015
IN response to a question, Prof Attairu Jega, chair of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC, may have claimed that shifting the general elections by six weeks would not incur any additional cost, he probably did not consider the impact on political parties.    Asked how is this shift in date is going to affect…
14 Feb 2015
 Davidson Akhimien is the President of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria (ALPSPN), and the Managing Director of King David Security,private security outfit in Lagos. In this interview with ODITA SUNDAY, he avers that the media must be embedded in the fight against insecurity before the election and urged the Police to place…
prof-sobowale
14 Feb 2015
Idowu Sobowale is a Professor of Mass Communication at the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State. In this interview with MARCEL MBAMALU, he argues that much as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shares part of the blame for the poll shift, the electorate and political parties are culpable for the disproportionate Permanent Voter Card (PVC)…
14 Feb 2015
Adele Jinadu, professor of Political Science told GBENGA SALAU, that democracy is not growing because of the rentier cultural context of parties and politicians.  Why is it so difficult for Nigeria to manage elections without controversies?  THE explanation lies partly in the combination of the material and cultural context of party and electoral politics in…

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