Monday, October 19, 2020

Between ACU Vice Chancellor and agitating parents – Folu Olamiti

Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Mr Dapo Asaju, a professor and Bishop of the Anglican Church, was in the news recently in what could be described as an altercation between the university and some parents over some rules and regulations introduced by the institution to ensure discipline and smooth...

Is GAFCON a Church? With a Reply to Global South Anglicans

Preface: A Reply to the Global South Anglicans In a recent “Anglican Perspectives” video, Canon Phil Ashey of the American Anglican Council announces an “historic” development: the publication of a Covenant, approved in Cairo in early October 2019 by the Global South Anglican Fellowship (see the “Seventh Trumpet” Communiqué here and the Covenant Proposal  here. Canon Ashey...

Now That Abba Kyari is Dead —Simon Kolawole

By Simon Kolawole “I knew Kyari closely for 10 years. He was a simple man, deeply intellectual and not one to run away from enforcing the rules. We argued frequently, particularly on economic policy which was his major area of interest. He regularly bought me books on economics and sociology. He often invited me for...

The Guardian view on Nigeria’s elections: 84m voters deserve better Editorial

Nigeria’s 84 million voters will go to the polls next weekend to give their verdict on Muhammadu Buhari. The country is Africa’s most populous, and by some measures has the largest economy on the continent. Nigeria celebrated Mr Buhari’s election in 2015 as not only a resounding rejection of the unpopular Goodluck Jonathan but also the...

CDD FACT CHECK: Did el-Rufai sign an anti-christian law in Kaduna?

A post alleging that in Kaduna, pastors will no longer be able to preach unless they possess a licence renewable every year. The post further claimed that any preacher who refuses to obtain this licence will be charged and if found guilty will be liable to 2 years imprisonment or pay a...

Why Buhari ignored NJC’s recommendation on Onnoghen

Indications emerged yesterday on why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act on recommendation of National Judicial Council (NJC) that the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mr Walter Onnoghen, be retired. The President, it was learnt, considered NJC’s letter ambiguous, as it did not clearly state why the...

The Church, National Development and The Man, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh By Godknows Igali

It was originally meant to be a gathering of Nigeria’s ecclesiastical hierarchy, as Head of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, offered his Formal Exit Thanksgiving Service on 22nd March, 2020. However, due to the global Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, and in compliance with Government directives, Church authorities, opted for a...

5G and Other Tales by Moonlight AUTHOR : Simon Kolawole

In case you are just tuning in, let me keep you up to speed. They say fifth generation of wireless communication technology, known as 5G, was launched in China in November 2019 to weaken our immune system and infect us with the coronavirus. They say Bill Gates, the Antichrist, will then plant chips in...

COVID-19 Guide for Dummies by Simon Kolawole

Have you heard any of these statements before? They did not even give me any medication yet they said I had COVID-19. What they treated me for was malaria. Patients at isolation centres in Nigeria are eating, drinking and dancing while patients in other countries are on ventilators. If indeed there is coronavirus disease...

Who Made the Clothes You Are Wearing?

"Say she looking into my eyes and she seeing designer Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana (Dolce & Gabbana) Dolce & Gabbana (Dolce & Gabbana), yeah" David Adeleke, popularly known as 'Davido', is the son of my brother, Dr. Adedeji Adeleke. Davido is in a sense my son and I take him as such. The 27-year old star has...

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