Which lesson from Socrates never ceases to impress you?

(This is a translation of Francesca Dalle’s answer )

Socrates had the reputation of being of great wisdom. One day someone came to visit him and said:

-You know what I just heard about your friend?- Wait a moment, replied Socrates, before you tell me, I would like to give you a test, that of the three sieves.- The three sieves?

– Before telling something about others, it Continue reading “Which lesson from Socrates never ceases to impress you?”

KEEP YOUR LEGS ACTIVE & STRONG!

▪️As we put on years and keep getting old on a daily basis , our feet must always remain active and strong. As we are constantly ageing / grow aged, we should not be afraid of our hair turning grey (or) skin sagging ( or) wrinkles on face.

▪️Among the signs of longevity, long fit life as summarized by the popular US Magazine
” Prevention “, strong leg muscles are listed on the top, as the most important and essential one. Please walk daily.
Continue reading “KEEP YOUR LEGS ACTIVE & STRONG!”

THE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION.

The health benefits of onionsTHE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION:  Onion is one of the potent natural anti-biotics. It strengthens the immune system, thus helping to ward off common infections. For over 15 years, I have been recommending Onion for many sick people, and the results have been positive. Chew a small bulb of a raw onion every night. It’s as simple as that. As a starter, you may take half a bulb instead of one bulb and gradually increase it to one bulb.

Onion has been proven to lower harmful cholesterol level in Continue reading “THE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION.”

WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY IN 2021 By Miss Getchen Erlichman

Miss Gretchen Erlichman

WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY: We live in“ unprecedented times.” This oft-repeated phrase has not only made the headlines of the daily newspaper and graced the lips of many a newscaster but has also become an ever-present mantra of our everyday encounters. Unprecedented times” describes the bewildering conglomeration of political chaos, religious tensions, and a pandemic-ridden society.

Yet, it is precisely Continue reading “WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY IN 2021 By Miss Getchen Erlichman”

DONALD TRUMP: A TRAGIC HERO?

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people;
and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that
is above you.” ― C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

The quote above caught my attention, while I reflected on the
presidency of Donald Trump whose rise to power came to a tragic/controversial end after four years, thereby setting a tragic unprecedented history that might take generations to break, if at all.

I am not used to writing on western politics, and governance,
this is because it appears everything I do or say is Nigeria in particular and
Africa in general. More so, as the biblical saying goes, “Only Continue reading “DONALD TRUMP: A TRAGIC HERO?”

Honesty and Self-Respect are the Most Precious of all Diamonds

What is Honesty and Self-Respect?  The story below will tell us what it is.

A Merchant wanted to purchase a gorgeous camel in the market and after spotting one, he began to settle for it with the seller!
There was a long bargain between the merchant and the camel seller, and finally the merchant bought the camel and took it home!

On reaching home, the merchant called his servant to Continue reading “Honesty and Self-Respect are the Most Precious of all Diamonds”

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC: A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?

“There is a difference between playing and playing game. The former is an act of joy, the latter an act” (Joy Nazarian).

President Muhammadu Buhari’s keen interest in Niger Republic may have metamorphosed into an ungodly romance; an indication that pretense has a way of uncovering itself. This is because, pretense is like a Continue reading “PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC: A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?”

POSITIVE THINGS RESTRUCTURING NIGERIA WILL BRING! – FOREIGN DIPLOMAT REVEALS

If Nigeria restructured into provinces –
1) Northern Province
2) 2) Middle Belt Province
3) 3) Oduduwa Province
4) 4) Eastern Province
5) 5) Niger Delta Province (Atlantic)
6) Then Central Government at FCT.
10 positive things that would happen within 5 years
(primarily due to inter-province competition)

1. The first province to experience economic explosion would obviously be the Western Province. The Oduduwua Master plan will be revealed. There would be Continue reading “POSITIVE THINGS RESTRUCTURING NIGERIA WILL BRING! – FOREIGN DIPLOMAT REVEALS”

THE ATTACK IN RIYOM by Japheth Prosper

Not many remember what happened in Riyom, Plateau state many years ago. In case you’re among the many who didn’t, this story of mine will refresh your memory.
I met my wife, Rhoda in the UK. She was on a state government scholarship and she emerged as one of the best graduating students in her institution. I was thrilled when on our first date I found that she was a Nigerian from Plateau State. She was from Continue reading “THE ATTACK IN RIYOM by Japheth Prosper”

THE AFTERMATH OF #ENDSARS PROTESTS: HOW HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF

 

*“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable”(John F. Kennedy).*

For the first time in my life, I have come to accept without doubt that power lies in the hands of the masses. And that was evident in the recent ugly events in Nigeria, following the youths #ENDSARS peaceful protests, and its aftermath.

Never in history has Nigeria as one united nation, but divided into Continue reading “THE AFTERMATH OF #ENDSARS PROTESTS: HOW HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF”

LIFE IS DEEP

A mad man handed his cheque to a bank teller and said, “I would like to withdraw N5000..”

The Male teller told the mad man “For withdrawals less than N10,000, please use the ATM”.

The mad man then asked, “Why?” The teller irritably told the mad man, “These are rules. Please leave if there is no other matter. There is a queue behind you.” the teller then returned the cheque to the mad man.

The mad man Continue reading “LIFE IS DEEP”

*NIGERIA AT 60: ARE THE GODS TO BLAME FOR ITS WOES?*

According to a popular African saying, “A man who does not know where the rain began to beat him cannot say where he dried his body.” Unarguably, in the words of the renowned African writer, Chinua Achebe, “the rain that beat us as Africans began over four hundred years ago, from the ‘discovery’ of Africa by Europe, through the transatlantic slave trade, to the Berlin Conference of 1885…”(THERE WAS A COUNTRY).

But much may argue that the rain was a forceful rain that came through guns Continue reading “*NIGERIA AT 60: ARE THE GODS TO BLAME FOR ITS WOES?*”

INDECENT DRESSING by Israel GodsPower ANAWEOKHAI

What is INDECENT DRESSING?.

A 22-year-old lady who wants to remain an anonymous, walked up to me in my office one sunny afternoon. She asked me, “Father, I hope I’m well-dressed. I’m asking because last Sunday you preached against indecent dressing.” I looked straight her eyeballs. Immediately, I sensed the discomfort that overwhelmed her. Honestly, I was not at a loss as to what to respond. But I was surprise that she dressed indecently to my office Continue reading “INDECENT DRESSING by Israel GodsPower ANAWEOKHAI”