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THE CRY OF THE ALMAJIRI (PART 2) by Femi Fani-Kayode

To the people of the south-west, south-south, south-east and the Middle belt I say the following.

We must be steadfast and strong. We must look to our God and draw our courage and inspiration from Him. We must take off the gloves and get down to some hard work.

We must forge closer ties and remain…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on June 29, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

THE CRY OF THE ALMAJIRI (PART 1) by Femi Fani-Kayode

On June 27th 2017 in Daura, Katsina State one Tanko Abdullahi and one Mohammed Shehu, after a meeting of the Arewa Youth Council, issued the following statement. They said,



“We are very much aware that all the attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari were planted in the media by the Yoruba and spread by southerners generally just to discredit the north in order to pave way for their son, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to become President.…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on June 29, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A VOICE FROM THE GRAVE by Femi Fani-Kayode

"All of us who do not speak the Hausa language in which Buhari allegedly addressed Nigerians are being told one thing: you do not belong here. Can anyone ever come up with a more powerful rationale for secession?"- Kayode Samuel.



Can anyone fault  Samuel's thinking and rationale?



Two days ago I wrote an essay titled "Is Nigeria A Free Nation Or A Vassal State?" which raised some fundamental questions about the nature and composition of the contraption called Nigeria.…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on June 26, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

IS NIGERIA A FREE NATION OR A CONQUERED VASSAL STATE?

IS NIGERIA A FREE NATION OR A CONQUERED VASSAL STATE?

"I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves"- Harriet Tubman

How can anyone describe Nigeria as a free nation when Sheik Othman Dan Fodio, the hero of the core Muslim north, the father of…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on June 25, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

JAMB Fixes July 1 For UTME For 85,000 Candidates With Issues

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for 85,000 candidates. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the examination, which is for candidates who registered late and those with related issues, will be spread across some Computer Based Testing (CBT) centres. “Following an enlarged…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on June 21, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

Nigeria's economy slides into recession - NBS

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Nigerian Capital Importation report PRELIMINARY SUMMARY REPORT: QUARTER TWO 2016 AUGUST, 2016 Summary The total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter of 2016 was estimated to be $647.1 million, which…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on August 31, 2016 at 10:55am — No Comments

Foreign workers in Nigeria earn £160,000-plus but work a 48-hour week

Africa is home to the world's highest number of expats making more than $250,000 (£160,000) annually, according to a global survey.

But foreign workers there work hard for their money – four out of 10 countries with the world's longest working hours are in Africa.

Nigeria has the highest number of high-earning expats. A total of 12 per cent of households earn more than $250,000 per year, making it the top location for earnings, according to InterNations, a network for people…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on May 21, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments

Sugar a precious drug, known for its “tremendous addictive potential,”

This article is dedicated to all of the kids out there who think the orange juice they drink at breakfast, the cookies they eat after lunch, the candy they trade at school and the Gatorade they chug after practiceare no big deal. In other words, all kids across America. And also to their parents who believe the same thing: that daily intake of sugar is harmless and just a function of childhood.



This is also for my children, who know from my endless preaching that sugar is not good… Continue

Added by VISTA NEWS on May 14, 2015 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Obama cold, ruthless; says Malik, Obama's brother

Joel Gilbert, the man who produced the film Dreams from My Real Father, which suggested that Obama's Communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, may be his real father, has just released a bombshell interview with Obama's brother Malik.

 

The interview, which took place on April 10, 2015, is bound to stir up more suspicion about the true identity of the usurper-in-chief in the White House.

 

Malik told Gilbert, "Well, the way that he's turned and become a different…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on April 26, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Ebola: Chasing the VIrus

A comparative A****sment of the EVD response in West Africa



Country Cases Confirmed Deaths Survivors

Guinea 1298 1044 768

Sierra Leone 2789 2455 879

Liberia 3924 941 2210

Nigeria 20 20 8

Senegal 1 1 1

DRC 71 43

USA 1 1 1 1



Ebola shuts 6m children out of school—World Bank President…



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Added by VISTA NEWS on October 11, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

My Ebola Story

A comparative A****sment of the EVD response in West Africa



Country Cases Confirmed Deaths Survivors

Guinea 1298 1044 768

Sierra Leone 2789 2455 879

Liberia 3924 941 2210

Nigeria 20 20 8

Senegal 1 1 1

DRC 71 43

USA 1 1 1 1

How Ebola patients survived – Experts…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on October 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Buying a Land in Lagos ? Take these STEPS

There are basic steps you ought to take when you’ve finally



decided to buy a land in Lagos, to reduce stress you must



ask basic questions and take these steps.



(1)Consult your agent and tell him exactly what you want



and how you’ll like to have it, if you have a good agent he



will most likely get a property close to what you want



faster than you might think is possible, this will save you



stress, but give him the… Continue

Added by VISTA NEWS on May 19, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Nigerian clerics: Kicking God, kissing the dog

Nigerian clerics: Kicking God, kissing the dog

Four largest

religions                    Adherents                                                     Per of further world…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on February 24, 2013 at 6:44pm — 1 Comment

President Goodluck Jonathan speaks with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan agreed that Boko Haram could pose an existential threat to his country.

“If Boko Haram is not contained, it would be a threat not only to Nigeria, but to West Africa, Central Africa and of course to North Africa,” he said. “Elements of Boko Haram link up with some of al Qaeda in northern Mali and other North African countries.”…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on January 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Tattoos, Plastic Surgery are not sins, says Pastor Chris Okotie

Pastor Christopher Akpoborie Okotie, founder/General Overseer of Household of God Ministry has justified having of Tattoos and undergoing of plastic surgery for face or body enhancement.



This was made during the sermon at a service held yesterday, Sunday January 13th at Pastor Chris Okotie‘s church auditorium.



He told his members that tattooing their body or even undergoing plastic surgery is not a sin before God.



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Added by VISTA NEWS on January 14, 2013 at 10:27pm — 1 Comment

2013 Prophecies by Pastor E.A. Adeboye

2013 Prophecies by Pastor E.A. Adeboye







A) General



This year shall be better than last year



B) Individuals



No matter the darkness around you, your star will shine brighter

God will speak peace to your storm

The reasons for stagnation will become known, addressed and eliminated. Therefore progress will follow.

In many senses of the word, this year shall be a year of completeness.



C) Nigeria



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Added by VISTA NEWS on January 6, 2013 at 11:44am — 1 Comment

ONDO FINAL RESULT

ONDO FINAL RESULT



LG.             LP.               PDP.           ACN.



Ako SE      6,316     3425         3,330



Ak  SW     11,833    12331     13623



Ifedore     11,062     3978         5,522



Ak NTH    10,857     4,916     8,671



Ako NE     12,153     6,847     8,693



Ondo East 8,404     3,933     2,759



Akr Sth     49,914     12,467     11,994



Ose     11,071     9,833     6,376



Idanre…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on October 21, 2012 at 10:39pm — 1 Comment

Play by play account of falconets victory against Italy

Play-by-Play

The final whistle sounds.

90' +4 Nigeria are penalised after committing a foul.

90' +2 OSAWARU (in) comes off the bench to replace ADEYEMO (out) (Nigeria)

90' The goalkeeper of Italy pulls off a save.

90' A player from Italy sees her effort hit the target.

89' Italy are ruled offside.

88' Italy concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Nigeria.

86' (0 - 4) IGBINOVIA (Nigeria) scores!!

85' Italy swing in the… Continue

Added by VISTA NEWS on August 26, 2012 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Dana plane crash: List of identified bodies

Aisha Abdu

DatoruAbikailo

KaltumAbubakar

Jonathan Abiodun

Ike Abugu

AdekunbiAdebiyi

OluwaDamilare

Abraham Adijolola

Yinusa Ahmed…

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Added by VISTA NEWS on August 8, 2012 at 10:20pm — No Comments

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS DURING THE RCCG CONVENTION

Time    Monday     Tuesday      Wednesday      Thursday      Friday      Saturday          Sunday      



EARLY MORNING  WORSHIP

    

8.30am-

10.00am    Ordination    Ordination of      Bible College     Plenary     Plenary    Question &         Ordina                                                        tion of         of Deacons     Assistant      Graduation    Session 3    Session 6    Answers               Pastors  

     & Deaconess    Pastors  …

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Added by VISTA NEWS on August 5, 2012 at 7:11pm — No Comments

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