Month: Sep 2020

Answering the Call to Ministry

“Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his head.” (Luke 9:58) Our Gospel passage today presents us with three examples of persons called to ministry. One came to Jesus on his own declaring his intention to follow Him. Another Jesus himself called to … Continue reading Answering the Call to Ministry

ICPC Uncovers Yet Another Multi-Billion Naira TSA Scam

ICPC Uncovers Yet Another Multi-Billion Naira TSA Scam

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Monday said that it has uncovered a multi-billion naira scam in government ministries, agencies and parastatals. The Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, said this in his keynote address at the Second National Summit on Diminishing Corruption with the theme: “Together Against Corruption and … Continue reading ICPC Uncovers Yet Another Multi-Billion Naira TSA Scam

Northern Group rejects suspension of NLC, TUC strike.

Northern Group rejects suspension of NLC, TUC strike.

..Vows to protest From Udeh Gabriel, kaduna, A civil societ group under the guise of Coalition of Northern Group, CNG, on Tuesday rejected entirely, the suspension of the NLC and TUC national mass Action action earlier scheduled for Monday 28th September 2020 against hike in petrol price and electricity tarrif. The Coalition has directed that … Continue reading Northern Group rejects suspension of NLC, TUC strike.

Railway workers, others decry 6 month unpaid salary

Railway workers, others decry 6 month unpaid salary

..Contract firm, TDT, shun media By Udeh Gabriel, Kaduna Six months down the ladder, the contract workers under the services of Nigerian railway cooperation, have not had access to their wages, victims have revealed.Speaking to our reporter, the staffs who pleaded anonymity said they were being owned salary since April 2020, despite going to work … Continue reading Railway workers, others decry 6 month unpaid salary

AfD official said migrants ‘could be shot or gassed’ German media reports

Christian Lueth An official from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has been fired after he was reportedly caught saying migrants coming to the country “could still be shot later on...or gassed."Egypt’s fight to preserve coral reefs in the Red Sea On Monday the party confirmed Christian Lueth’s contract had been terminated. Lueth was … Continue reading AfD official said migrants ‘could be shot or gassed’ German media reports

The Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

“Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.” (John 1:51) The existence of angels is a fact not easily comprehended by human reasoning. Angels form part of what St. Paul talks about when he said: “What no eye has … Continue reading The Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

Who Is The Dumbest: Buhari Or Osinbajo?

By Bayo Oluwasanmi Osinbajo should have insisted and prevailed on the illiterate and primitive dictator that the constitution grants Nigerians the right to protest, to demonstrate, scrutinise, and criticise Buhari. That laws and court decisions are to be obeyed by Buhari. That Buhari is not above the law and has no power to hold Nigerians … Continue reading Who Is The Dumbest: Buhari Or Osinbajo?

European Union’s proposed new migration pact generates dissatisfaction on all sides 

The EU’s proposed new pact on migration has generated dissatisfaction on all sides of the debate. In frontier nations, there’s worry over the administrative burden that may fall on their shoulders. Those involved in rescue missions in the Mediterranean complain that there are no new funds being planned to patrol the sea and save lives. … Continue reading European Union’s proposed new migration pact generates dissatisfaction on all sides