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I look to You!

Whitney Houston was a child of promise taught to sing in the Baptist church choir by her choir mistress mother. And she was good. She grew up on the disadvantaged side of life, the African American side of those days. As a teenager, she was introduced to drugs by her …

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“Let me go. Please let me die,” sobbed the frail, old gentleman  as the strong young swimmer struggled against the boisterous waves of the open ocean. “Just a few more minutes, sir, and I will have you safely to shore,” replied the young man, gasping for breath. Finally they made …

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How far?

How far? That obviously is a phrase peculiar to Nigerians! However, I am writing from another perspective. I heard about an Englishman who served as a missionary in East Africa from 1981 to 1991. He taught English at a local secondary. In 1981, he had an offer to teach in …

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What I saw at Iyana-Oworo

What I saw at Iyana-Oworo (‘Lanre Fatokun) About 6:30 am, on the way to work. there was the maroon-coloured Camry which Nigerians call “Big-for-nothing”. Gun-toting policemen were around; a couple of them with 3 women-in-suit, in front of the car, everyone appeared to be making calls. As we drew closer, …

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