My cancer story -Mrs. Omolewa Ahmed

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdufattah Ahmed, Mrs. Omolewa Ahmed, known in various circles as ‘Iya Aladura’ (The Praying Woman), through her pet project, the LEAH Foundation, has touched lives even beyond her state. In this interview with BIODUN OYELEYE, she talks about her dreams, encounter with cancer patients and sundry issues In the beginning The LEAH charity project has been my dream ever before we got into office as governor. However, it was when we came into office that we got a platform to register properly and that…

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Magu, victim of corrupt politicians fighting for survival -Nwanyanwu

The rejection of Ibrahim Magu for the second time as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is generating a lot of controversies. In this interview, a former Chairman of the Labour Party, Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, said he was not surprised at the development but described it as an indictment on the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari who reposed so much confidence on Magu that he had to renominate him a second time. Nwanyanwu tells ONWUKA NZESHI that Buhari could still re-nominate Magu for the third time if…

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Amend your ways or be overran

God said to Hosea “Israel hath cast off the thing that is good: the enemy shall pursue him. They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.” (Hosea 8: 3-4). Those who are far from God, and put Him far from their doings have necessarily “cast off” all that is good for them. Forsaking God which is the embodiment of all that is good…

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The uncompleted destiny

“But when Herod’s birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod.” Matthew 14:6 John the Baptist was not a mistake. He did not miss his purpose, yet did not fulfil his destiny. Aside Christ Himself, John the Baptist was one of the most powerful men who lived on earth. He was born big but died small. He went to the grave before his time. I pray for you; until your greatness manifests, death shall not know your address. The graveyard will not swallow your potential…

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Why we intervened in education –Kumuyi

“Because we were mindful of the leading of God, and His abundant grace and the favour availed us, we resolutely and steadfastly continued the work towards the actualisation of the mission to set up Anchor University.” With the above lines, the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Dr. William Kumuyi, began the story of the ideas behind the vision and mission of the church’s latest interventional effort- Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos, noting that the dream soon coalesced into a vision. The pastor, who stated this during the maiden…

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Ministry work not a family affair -Pastor Bamigbayan

Pastor Fisayo Bamigbayan is the wife of Pastor Samson Bamigbayan, the General Overseer of New Testament Assembly which has branches all over Nigeria. In this interview with ESTHER BAKARE, she speaks about the ministry, roles of pastors’ wives and sundry issues Can we meet you ma? My name is Pastor Fisayo Bamigbayan from Ogbomosho in Oyo State. I studied Mathematics Education at the University of Ilorin in Kwara State. I am from a Pastor’s home, my dad was a Reverend in the Methodist Church. I did my National Youth Service…

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This HU Works!

Several years ago, my loving husband had a protracted illness that defied all our efforts at healing. A visiting family friend, a member of Eckankar, introduced HU, a love song to God, to my ailing husband. The ECKist explained that singing HU with love in the heart draws one closer to the Holy Spirit, bringing greater joy, more understanding, and a wholesome healing of the mind and emotions. Though my husband was very sick, he rejected the opportunity. I was so concerned about his situation that I suggested to him…

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Healing power of Holy Communion

In a Holy Communion Service, you see the Holy Communion table containing the communion bread and wine. The bread and the wine are the commemoration of the victorious body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. As a faithful believer in Christ behold the communion table, the preoccupation of the person’s mind or his meditation with reverential fear, should be a critical consideration of the power or potency and efficacy of the blood and body of our Lord Jesus Christ symbolized by the communion bread and wine. It should be…

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Encounter with destiny from his book (4)

Since this month began, we have been examining our spiritual pictures as shown to us from scriptures. Last week, we explore our eagle nature and how to operate in that realm. This week, we will conclude this series by looking at another picture of who we are in redemption as described in scriptures (James 1:22-25). The Bible helps us to recognise that every child of God is redeemed a ‘Sun’ of Righteousness: We discover from scriptures that Jesus is the Sun of righteousness and as the Father has sent Him,…

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I’d have been a tout in Mushin -Murphy Ijemba

Multi-talented radio sports presenter, Murphy Ijemba in this exclusive interview with EMMANUEL TOBI speaks on his foray into broadcasting, his quest for education as well as his upbringing in the ghetto of Mushin Olosha A lot of people have different perceptions of you; can you let the fans know who Murphy is actually? Murphy is like every other Nigerian guy. I was born and grew up in the suburbs of Mushin couple of years ago. I grew up in the streets; battled my way through school. It wasn’t easy. But…

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