Daily Archives: 3 September 2012

Obama invites Tinubu to Democratic Party Presidential Nomination acceptance

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National leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is to attend the three-day National Convention of the United States Democratic Party that kicks off today in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Local media report that Tinubu who was invited to the Democratic National Convention in his right as the leader of the opposition in Nigeria will be at the ring side as the Democratic Party conduct activities that will culminate in the nomination of President Continue reading

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Sin and It’s Effects

She said, ‘The Philistines be upon thee, Samson.’ And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, ‘I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself.’ And he wist not that the Lord was departed from him – Judges 16:20

The horrendous tragedy of the shorn, helpless, but foolishly confident Samson is an appropriate picture of each one who dabbles too long in sin.

Samson had teased with Delilah on several previous occasions, pretending to confide in her the secret to his supernatural strength. But finally he revealed it to her and she, of course, promptly took advantage of the information. This pathetic scene follows, in which he goes boldly against his enemies, but this time without the strength he has always had before. Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Monday 3 September 2012

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time. – Franklin P. Adams

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Gunmen kill 5, burn church, police station in Borno

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Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram, stormed New Marte, Marte Local Government Area of Borno State, where they killed a Police Sergeant and two civilians at the weekend.

The gunmen also set ablaze the Divisional Police Headquarters, COCIN Church and the residence of the Unit Commandant of the Army. Five vehicles parked in the premises of the police station were also burnt. Continue reading

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Corruption Will Kill Nigeria

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Justice Mustapha Akanbi
Retired Justice Mustapha Akanbi, former President, Appeal Court and a past chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, will be 80 on 11 September 2012. Akanbi seizes the opportunity of his birthday interview to comment on corruption in the polity. Of course, he proffers solution
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