Monday 28 August 2017

SPIRITUALITY: Understanding the Epistle of James II

by Pastor Kunle Surakat

We continue in our study as we introduce the writer of the Book of James. From our last article, we understood that the Epistle was written by the stepbrother of Jesus who became a Christian when he discovered that Jesus was raised from the dead by the power of God as promised. He became the eldest son of Mary after the death of Jesus, as he had no choice but to acquiesce to the call of God. We also discovered that he was immediately engrafted into the league of the disciples and was referred to as, James, the brother of our Lord Jesus.

Nicki Minaj Has A WARDROBE MALFUNCTION At The VMAs Last Night

Nicki Minaj was looking like a SNACK last night at the VMAs. Seriously, not a woman in the BUILDING was on her level.

Why do Nigerians love the English Premier League?

Every year for the past decade five local government areas in Kogi state,Nigeria has come together to celebrate Arsenal Day, a two-day celebration of Arsenal football club.

Thousands of fans in their red and white jerseys sing songs, dance and eat together, and enjoy a slice of Arsenal themed cake.

BREAKING: Court orders permanent forfeiture of N7.7b linked to Diezani

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of  the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos State, on Monday morning, ordered the permanent  forfeiture of alleged money linked to a former Minister o Petroleum Resources under President Goodluck Jonathan, Diezani Alison-Madueke, N7, 646 , 7 00, 000. 00 to Federal Government.

The money was allegedly traced to a commercial bank.

Details later…

VMAs 2017: Kendrick Lamar's killer performance of 'DNA' and 'Humble' proves why he was the night's big winner

Though most notable for their usage as a political platform this year, the VMAs were otherwise outright owned by Kendrick Lamar.

Taylor Swift kills off her old self, lashes out at Kim, Kanye, Katy Perry AND mocks Tom Hiddleston in Look What You Made Me Do video

TAYLOR Swift's new music video has been branded an "epic revenge" track after she hit back at criticism and appeared to settle scores with old celebrity foes, before killing off her old reputation and emerging as a new person.
The 27-year-old debuted the video for new song Look What You Made Me Do during the MTV Video Music Awards and immediately broke the internet as fans lavished praise on the superstar and pointed out the various subtle and not-so-subtle jibes within the glossy promo.

 Taylor Swift's music video for Look What You Made Me Do debuted at the MTV VMAs on Sunday night
Taylor Swift's music video for Look What You Made Me Do debuted at the MTV VMAs on Sunday night

BREAKING: Charly Boy, OurMumuDonDo group, demand Diezani’s extradition from UK

Charles Oputa, otherwise known as Charly Boy and his OurMumuDonDo group, on Monday, stormed the offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to demand fort the extradition of a former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke from United Kingdom to face charges of corruption while she was in office.

After initial delay by the police  at the entrance of the street leading to the EFCC, the protesters were allowed in to meet with  the secretary of the Commission. Details later…

Cops beat lawyers for ‘disrespecting’ Assistant Commissioner of Police

Two legal practitioners have accused policemen from the Ogun State Police Command of assault, saying they were beaten for alleged disrespect to the Ijebu Ode Police Area Commander, ACP Funsho Ajao.

98% of documents in crude sale transactions fake — NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Sunday announced that about 98 per cent of all documents involved in the sale of crude oil were fake.

It cautioned unsuspecting would-be crude oil buyers to be mindful of the activities of local and international fraudsters in the oil and gas sector.

18-yr-old cleaner defiles 3-year-old pupil

A teenage boy, Emmanuel Gabriel, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl, is facing trial at an Ikeja chief magistrate’s court.

Uber picks Khosrowshahi as new CEO

Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi has been chosen to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber Chief Executive Officer (CEO), ending months of speculation in the firm’s search for a new leader.

The decision was made by Uber’s board late on Sunday, a source told the BBC, but the company has made no official announcement.

Missing USS McCain sailors all found

The remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week have been recovered by divers, the U.S. Navy said Monday.

Navy and Marine Corps divers had been searching in flooded compartments of the destroyer for days after the damaged ship docked in Singapore.

The cause of the Aug. 21 collision is under investigation.

The crash ripped a gash in the McCain’s hull, flooding crew berths and machinery and communications rooms.

The commander of the Navy’s Japan-based 7th Fleet was fired last week after a series of accidents this year raised questions about its operations. The firing of Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, a three-star admiral, was a rare dismissal of a high-ranking officer for operational reasons.

Vegans protest Trafalgar Square

Bikini-clad vegan protesters have staged a bloody demonstration in support of their cause – by lying down in Trafalgar Square pretending to be packaged meat.

The women drew crowds at the weekend when they stripped down and covered themselves in fake blood in a protest against ‘speciesism’ – which they say is an ideology which considers animal lives unworthy of respect because they are another species.

Kenya just imposed the world's toughest law against plastic bags

Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.

The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy.

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