Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Our Responsibility to God's Word

A Promise For You From Bible Promises:

Topic: Our Responsibility to God's Word [30/08/2016]

Then Elisha said, Hear ye the word of the LORD; Thus saith the LORD, tomorrow about this time shall a measure of fine flour be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria. 2 Kings 7:1. Read: 2 kings 7:16-20

Our primary responsibility to God's Word after hearing or studying it is to believe it wholeheartedly. No matter how impossible that situation might seem, wisdom and faith (like prophet Ezekiel answered God at the valley of dry bones) is needed to respond to God. When we waver in our faith, we lose our blessings. Like James put it, "For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord". Jas 2:7.

“Rivers State Govt & their agents must be held responsible for the killing of Barr. Ken Atswete”

Being a Text of Press Conference By The R/S Chapter Of All Progressives Congress [APC] On The Assassination Of Barr. Ken Atswete Held on Tuesday, 30th August, 2016 at the State Secretariat, 43 Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt

Gentlemen of the press,

Monday morning (yesterday) the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) received with shock news of the dastardly assassination of popular human rights lawyer and activist, Barr. Ken Atswete at his residence in Port Harcourt.

Presidency replies Cardinal Okogie's letter

The Presidency has responded to the letter written by Emeritus Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity claimed President Muhammadu Buhari was already addressing the hunger in the land as advised by Okogie.

25-Year-old Nigerian lady breaks record at Ghana University

A Nigerian, Fathia Kareem, has set a record at the School of Medical Sciences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, breaking its academic history.

For her feat, she received 12 out of 15 awards presented during the oath-swearing and induction ceremony for fresh doctors of the institution last Saturday.

Rivers APC Blames Wike, PDP for Murder of Activist Lawyer Ken Asuete

….Urges President Buhari to intervene

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike and the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the gruesome murder, on Monday in Port Harcourt, of activist lawyer Ken Atsuete, a strong opposition voice in the state.

Revealed: Samson Siasia, NFF, Yemi Idowu and the Nigerian U23 Dream Team Olympic Journey

Mr. Yemi Idowu, MD/CEO Stanbic IBTC Bank Mrs, Sola David Borha along side Ex Super Eagles striker Victor Ikpeba at the unveiling of the CAF AFCON Trophy in Lagos
Nigeria’s under-23 Olympic football team made international headlines few days ago for the wrong reasons after stories emerged of how the team was ‘stranded’ in Atlanta and had to be ‘rescued’ by Delta Airlines. Little did many know that the real hero was Yemi Idowu, a Nigerian businessman, sports philanthropist and enthusiast, who spent $ 300,000 from his personal pockets to provide an aircraft to fly the Dream Team from Atlanta long before Delta Airlines provided an alternate flight plan.

Nigerian Army deploys more battle tanks in Niger Delta

More military equipment have been moved to the Niger Delta, where the army says it is flushing out criminals.

The weapons include: Main Battle Tank, two Mine-Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles and three Scorpion Tanks from the Headquarters of Nigerian Armour Corps.

Niger Delta Avengers tell President Buhari: 'We will put a stop to the attacks'

The Niger Delta Avengers whose attacks have caused a huge dip in Nigeria’s oil exports, forcing the economy into a big crisis, said last night that they were done with the hostilities.

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) broke the news in a letter posted on its website by its spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari. It also spoke of the need for regular dialogue to take place for the Nigerian union to survive.

Cardinal Anthony Okogie writes open letter to President Buhari

Dear Mr. President

 Last year, when you assumed office, the chant of “Change,” your campaign slogan, ushered you into the Presidential Villa. Today, cries of “hunger” could be heard across the length and breadth of our vast country.

Nigerians hunger, not only for food, but also for good leadership, for peace, security, and justice.

FG earns N677.8 billion in second quarter - CBN

Federal Government retained revenue for the second quarter of this year stood at N677.88 billion, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Economic Report for the second quarter released yesterday said.

According to the report, the figure is above the receipts in the preceding quarter by 34.2 per cent, but lower than the quarterly budget estimate by 33 per cent.

Picture: Man chants “Buhari”, jumps into Lagos River to kill self

A major tragedy was averted yesterday in Lagos, when a man jumped into the river on the Mile Two Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area.

The unidentified man, according to eyewitnesses, stood on the bridge for some minutes, loudly expressed bitterness over his sufferings and how things had gone bad for him and his helplessness.

Why we charged man who named his dog “Buhari” to court – Police

The Nigeria Police has dissociated President Muhammadu Buhari from the case involving 40-year old trader, Joe Chinakwe, who named his pet dog ‘Buhari.’

Chinakwe, who has since been granted bail, was recently arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly naming his dog “Buhari.”

Emergency economic powers: Matters arising

Written by the Editorial Board of The Guardian Newspaper

As President Muhammadu crafts a bill that would allow the National Assembly grant him emergency powers to rescue Nigeria’s economy from recession, no one can miss his sense of urgency, even desperation, to make life more abundant for Nigerians. An executive bill titled: “Emergency Economic Stabilisation Bill 2016” is reportedly being prepared for presentation to the National Assembly in the next few days. The powers being sought are claimed to be needed to push the government’s planned stimulus for the economy. The objectives include shoring up the value of the naira, creation of more jobs, boosting of foreign reserves, reviving the manufacturing sector and improving power.

Joyce Meyer's daily devotional August 30, 2016 – Don’t Waste Time

Topic: Don’t Waste Time [August 30, 2016]

Look carefully then how you walk! Live purposefully and worthily and accurately, not as the unwise and witless, but as wise (sensible, intelligent people), making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity]… - Ephesians 5:15-16

We need to be so self-controlled that we don’t waste time. That doesn’t mean that we can never do anything fun. It doesn’t mean we can’t do things that we enjoy.

Your Role as a Mother to Your Children! (4) by Pastor Faith Oyedepo

Author: Pastor Faith Oyedepo
Topic: Your Role as a Mother to Your Children! (4)

Dear Reader,

I welcome you to the concluding part of the topic, which I have been discussing since the beginning of the month. Many mothers, today, have succeeded in raising godly children; so, you can also make it by relying solely on God’s grace, and rising to your responsibilities.

This week, as we round off these series, I’ll like to say to you that leaving footprints on the sands of time for your children to follow is the very BEST role you can play as a mother to your children because children live by examples.

Dr Peterside Condemns the Barbaric, gruesome assassination of Ken Atsuwete

Dr. Peterside the current DG of NIMASA has condemned in strongest termthe barbaric, nasty and heinous assassination of Barrister KenAtsuwete in Port Harcourt, Rivers State today.

The DG of NIMASA who condemned the killing in a statement today said, "this is perhaps the deadliest of several politically-motivated killings perpetrated in Rivers state in recent times."

Love Lagos via London

By Adenike Lucas

The first Love Lagos Town Hall meeting in London has been deemed a success.

The event which took place on August 27 , at the Woburn House Conference Center in Tavistock Square,  to promote tourism in the former Capital of Nigeria runs till August 29.

Over 100 specially invited  guests attended the conference. They celebrated the achievement of Lagos State under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s “able leadership.”

Why it is unethical and unhealthy for PR agencies to mark their own homework - Philip Odiakose

First Independent Communications/PR measurement agency in Nigeria, P+ Measurement Services recently set a new feat by becoming the first member of the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) in the country. In a chat with BrandArena, Philip Odiakose, Lead Consultant of the firm spoke on the benefit of being AMEC member and why it is unethical, unhealthy and unprofessional for PR agencies to mark their own homework.

Winning Wisdom: Exercise Godliness

Topic: Exercise Godliness [30/8/2016]

Text: 1 Timothy 4:8

Exercising our bodies is very essential to a healthy and longer life span. Exercising makes the body fit and primed to do various kinds of physical activities that we are involved in. Exercising not only keep us physically fit, it also helps the brain to function well, according to psychologist. But there is an exercise that profits both physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually. And that is godliness.

DCLM Daily Manna August 30, 2016 by Pastor Kumuyi - More than the Bargain

Topic: More than the Bargain [August 30, 2016]

Text: 2 Kings 4:8-17

Key Verse: "And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life" (2 Kings 4:17).

William Colgate of the famous Colgate Toothpaste discovered this truth early in life that we usually get more than we give to God and keyed into it. He felt the urge to tithe because he recognised that God was the Giver of all that he possessed, not only of opportunity, but even of the elements which were used in the manufacture of his products. William Colgate not merely tithed one-tenth of the earnings of Colgate's soap products; but he gave two-tenths, then three-tenths, and finally five-tenths of all his income to the work of God in the world. Today, the blessings he received have outlived him.