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Humanitarian Crisis in Tigray Deepens as Fighting Continues

The situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is worsening as fighting between Tigray’s People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and government troops continues, with no end in sight. Aid agencies on the ground say thousands of people have been killed in the fighting, and many more have been displaced. The International Red Cross is warning that international aid must be scaled up urgently if a major humanitarian crisis is to be averted. Dominik Stillhart, director of the International Committee of the Red Cross told the BBC the people in Tigray were in dire…

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Quenching the Rage of Mobile Terrorist

By Femi Oluwasanmi Events across the country in the recent times especially, the increase in the numbers of mobile terrorists masquerading as herders in dispensing their nefarious operation have shown clearly that open grazing in cattle business is no longer fashionable. Unfortunately, those entrusted with the responsibility to protect lives and property seem not to have recognized this fact with their continuous polarization of the issue along ethnic and religious divides. While excoriating the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, for banning open grazing, and some governors in the South-West…

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Global News Lifestyle Nigeria 

How Mubarak Bala Insulted TB Joshua Hours Before His Arrest for Blasphemy

Mubarak Bala, the well-known atheist arrested in Kaduna State for insulting Prophet Muhammed by describing him as a terrorist, equally has a history of mocking prominent Nigerian clergyman TB Joshua. Many Nigerians woke on Wednesday morning to find #FreeMubarakBala trending on Twitter in Nigeria, spurred by the arrest of President of Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mubarak Bala, over his social media post comparing Prophet Muhammed to TB Joshua of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN). However, it can be revealed that hours before his arrest, the prominent atheist also posted a…

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Global News Lifestyle 

TB Joshua on Four-Day Visit to “PRAYER MOUNTAIN” Over COVID-19

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has spent four days at an undisclosed “prayer mountain” to “present the nations” to God in prayer. The cleric was notably absent from the usual Sunday broadcast from Emmanuel TV’s studios on Sunday 26th April 2020 but clips of him ‘crying unto God’ amidst a large expanse of rocks and trees were shown. “In the name of Jesus, we present the nations, the world at large to You, Lord. Forgive them their iniquities. Forgive them their wrongs. Forgive them their sins,” Joshua prays with his face pressed against…

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Global News Leaders 

A CHRISTIAN CAN GET SICK WITH CORONAVIRUS – TB JOSHUA

Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has taught that a genuine Christian can fall sick with the dreaded coronavirus disease yet still be a “friend of God”. In a question and answer session on his official Facebook Page, which has over four million followers, the cleric addressed the contentious subject in the wake of news that COVID-19 had claimed the lives of several pastors.  “Christians, do not make the mistake of thinking that you are ‘out of touch’,” Joshua stated, adding that God could use any circumstance “to preserve us and to strengthen our…

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Global News Leaders 

Our men in red and full of charisma: hope for Africa?

By Precious Nihorowa At the dawn of the 1960s, Africa in general experienced a new wave in the political and governance landscape. It is during such a period that African countries started attaining independence from the colonial masters. South Africa is considered one of the last African countries to attain independence as it had the first black native president for the first time in 1994 in the name of Nelson Mandela. During the independence wave of Africa, the leaders that led their countries to independence had a number of things…

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Global News Leaders Opinions 

Unity and humility crucial in fighting COVID-19

By Precious Nihorowa On 14th April, the government through the minister of Health Mr Jappie Mhango, announced that as one way of fighting against the spreading of the Corona Virus disease, the country would be under lockdown for 21 days effective from 18th April to 9th May. The announcement included a possibility of extension of the lockdown in case of need. The announcement brought mixed reactions among Malawians in all sectors of the society with a good number of people feeling that Malawi was not ready for a lockdown under…

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Global News Leaders Nigeria 

“Hardship Virus is More Dangerous Than Coronavirus” – TB JOSHUA

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy. In an interactive question and answer session on his Facebook Page – followed by four million people – Joshua first explained why “ministers of God” were “not praying for coronavirus patients”. “Coronavirus is an issue of the governments; its real origins have to do with mistakes in critical international research. Since their body language is understood, we have to give to Caesar what is Caesar’s – that is the position…

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ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME GLOBAL CITIZEN, TOGETHER WITH LADY GAGA, ANNOUNCED $127 MILLION IN COMMITMENTS TO DATE IN SUPPORT OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners Will Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities (Saturday, April 18, 2020 – New York, NY) – International advocacy organization Global Citizen, together with Lady Gaga, tonight announced $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Corporate partners and philanthropists announced their support for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization, powered by the UN…

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Global News Health Advice Lifestyle 

Covid-19 and New World Religion: Crisis and Compromise

In an earlier article, I have noted the emergence of a new religion, a new global religion, the commonsense religion. I argued that the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic had yielded a religion that departed from the old. This new religion overrules the older religions because, in an attempt to contain the virus, old religions capitulated and new rules and ways of living and behaving emerged. A religion of expediency holds sway. Older religions are expected to follow and observe these new religious dictates. I have drawn attention to the fact…

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