Cultural Symbols Of The Rain And Its Companions
Can you remember the smell of petrichor that permeates the air just before twirling and dancing under the rain? Enjoying the act and under the same breath chanting diligently “Rain rain go away…” But later being scolded by your parents for fear of getting sick? Even now as an adult when reminiscing, you look at…
Rains are back: Put up thick curtains for aesthetic cozy ambience
August break is over and September rains are here with winds that could blow your curtains apart, if the fabrics are not built to stand the test of time.
Accessing the abundance of rain - Series 3
The year 2020 to all the United Evangelical Church family is our year of Abundance of rain. Whether the devil likes it or not, the rain must fall.
Believing God for the abundance of rain - Part 2
Text: 1 Kings 18 Vrs 1-2. 1Kings 18 Vrs 41-46; Matt. 9:37-31; Mark 5:25; John 3:27 We shall continue from the last introductory part of the message titled “Abundance of Rain”. In this series, Rev Samuel Udeme Ebukiba, (aka Finger of God) the chairman of Conference United Evangelical Church worldwide (Founded as Qua Iboe Church)…
Biyi Bandele’s Rain set for the stage in Lagos
Rain, an absurd but funny play of two crazy street sweepers who find their mental balance in telling each other tall stories that reflect their warped state of mind, made up of and by the state of the nation, will hit the stage at Terra Kulture’s Theatre Arena, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday, August 25, 2019. It is a production of Park Theatre Lagos.
Stay fashionable in the rain
here are a few things worse than getting caught in the rain without notice and, as we all know, even though we are in August and the rains have been coming and going, there have been some rainy days this week
Heavy rain destroys houses, farms in Calabar
Heavy rains have sacked residents of Calabar from their houses and destroyed farmlands. No fewer than 20 houses were affected following the downpour, which started on Wednesday night till the early hours of yesterday. Residents in Calabar South and Calabar Municipality who were affected by the flood lamented of their losses. In Ebito street of…
Rain wreaks havoc on Ahmadiyya community
Residents of Ahmaddiya Community, Beckley Estate, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State are still counting their losses, following the havoc wrecked by last Monday’s early morning downpour. Worse hit in the disaster were houses and shops located on Oshimade Close and Bamidele Street, off Edun Alaran Road, off Ahmadiyya Road. They were submerged by the rainwater.…
23 dead as Iran battles heavy rain and floods
Iran battled torrential rain and floods across most of the country on Tuesday, warning citizens to stay vigilant after unprecedented flash flooding killed 23 people. The authorities also announced for the first time that seven people were killed a week ago in separate floods that swept the northeastern provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran. The latest…
Anxiety, excitement greet early heavy rains in Lagos, Port Harcourt, others
Major cities in Southern Nigeria have since Sunday January 20, 2019 been witnessing heavy rains with thick dark clouds. In fact, it rained heavily yesterday in Lagos and Onitsha and on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in Philippines
Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall early Saturday in the northern Philippines, blasting ashore with strong winds and heavy rain, said the state weather service. The storm landed at Baggao around 1:40 am (1740 Friday GMT) with sustained winds of 205 kilometers per hour, said weather service PAGASA.