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20 Jan
SIR: It is New Year but the New Year sometimes ominously carries the putrefaction of the old year, its entrails, its betrayals, its insecurities and uncertainties and the killing of innocent people. It has not emptied its belly of the aches and turbulence of the period before. It still carries the pains, trauma and triumphs…
8 Jan
Many religious teachers, preachers and leaders are trapped by their own ideologies because they hold on to trending traditions in their country, community and denomination. They are trapped and do not know how to be free. Thus, they continue in their habits, while their hearts condemn and remind them of their hopeless state. To break…
8 Jan
Proverb 14:34: “Righteousness exalts a nation that sin is a reproach to any people.” Again, turn to Hebrew 1:8: “That the sun he says, your throne of God is forever and ever. A sceptre of righteousness is the centre of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated law, lawlessness. Therefore, God, You are God…
8 Jan
To God be the glory for yet another year. It was out of His mercy that we are not destroyed. The past year witnessed so many challenges, but God in all things remained faithful. As you take stock of your life’s activities last year, and plan on the next lane to navigate this year, do…
8 Jan
It is debatable if there is a difference between the last day of the year and the first day of the New Year or just the euphoria surrounding the New Year celebrations. The one difference, however, may be in the change in date, the programmes and the celebrations that the New Year is known for.…
7 Jan
For the first time in ages, I am deliberately setting several New Year goals and resolutions for myself, but anchored to a one basic philosophy. The philosophy is not to join in the chorus of dwelling and being driven by the negative narratives of Nigeria. I have done that for too long and produced little…
1 Jan
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated all Nigerians at home and those in the diaspora at the beginning of year 2023, praying that the New Year will be a positive turning point for the country. Saraki, in a statement, noted that many events, both sad and good, happened in 2022 but that…
1 Jan
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, yesterday, said that Nigerians are in dire need of anything that can inspire some hope in the New Year.
1 Jan
As we enter the New Year, today, our hopes and desires must be that life will be much better in the New Year than the past year.
1 Jan
Nigerians join the rest of the world today in marking the onset of a new year, the year Two Thousand and Twenty-Three A.D. (in the Gregorian Calendar).
1 Jan
Most of us start the New Year with new resolutions, planning and high projection of how the year would look like. We are full of hopes and high expectations.
27 Dec
In the South South region where I come from, Christmas and New Year were days that we looked forward to with excitement in the 50s and 60s. As young people we would be shepherded into the village church to mark the birth of Jesus Christ our savour. We were happy that Jesus was born, which…

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