“NO REGRETS” -MIKHAIL KALASHNIKOV

When I heard about Lieutenant-General Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov’s death at 94 more than a week ago, I was initially indifferent but as the day and week wore on and other news continued to flutter in, it became very clear to me how influential his invention has been to mankind, and by that I don’t necessarily […]

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THAT BRIDGE OVER THE NIGER

This bridge built by the colonialists, destroyed by the Biafrans in retreat during the civil war of 1967-1970, then rebuilt by the Nigerian government means a great deal to the Igbo. It means more than a mere bridge connecting the Eastern Nigerian heartland at Onitsha with the Southwest of Nigeria at Asaba. Besides the fact […]

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SOBRIETY IS KEY

It’s now been two years since he last let a drop of alcohol pass via his lips. Interestingly, before the incident that put paid to that habit for him, he’d intended stopping severally to no avail. There sure comes a point in a man’s life, when he has to decide to live or not live, […]

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BIBLE STORIES VIII: THE SEED

I love reading the story of Abraham, infact I could never get enough of it. It serves as a source of inspiration for me, when I fall into a state of depression and despair. This guy sure did live in very interesting times and of course lived an interesting life, of FAITH (and total submission […]

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JESUS WASN’T BORN ON CHRISTMAS DAY

The buzz is allover town as the bells toll for Christmas and all that accompanies it. You’ll hear things like, “it’s a season of love and sharing”, like it’s the opposite we’ve been practicing all year long, or are even supposed to practice all year long. It’s considered a Christian festival and tradition, though with […]

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YET IRAQ ISN’T AT WAR

Yesterday in the news, a family in Iraq lost three of it’s sons as bomb blasts targeting pilgrims ripped through Shia neighborhoods in three separate incidents as they prepared for one of the holiest days in the Shia calendar. This same family lost their eldest son under same circumstances, six years ago. For many, this […]

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WHILE WE MOURN MANDELA’S PASSING

President Obama Delivering His Eulogy And so Presidents and Heads of State, VIP’s from nations the world over, as well as thousands of ordinary people, came to bid MADIBA farewell, eulogize him and pay tribute to this LEGEND at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium in South Africa today, even when most of them espoused none of the […]

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