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I’m Seeking Reelection Because Of My Pact With The Poor – Buhari
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I’m Seeking Reelection Because Of My Pact With The Poor – Buhari

President Buhari who revealed who spoke at Karakanda Stadium in Katsina while rounding off his presidential campaign for Saturday’s election, disclosed that he is seeking reelection because of his pact with the poor. President Buhari who spoke in Hausa, stated that all his government programmes since he became the President were geared towards uplifting the poor and making their lives comfortable. The Nigerian President who said he will continue with all the programmes and come up with more innovations that would further alleviate the sufferings of the poor if he was reelected, mentioned the fight against Boko Haram insurgents, the anti-corruption war and promotion of agriculture, particularly the ban on importation of rice as some of his achievements. “My administration is makin...
Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President
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Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President

Ghana’s President has said that Africa must enrich itself from its natural resources. Nana Akufo-Addo said the countries on the continent must consider adding value to its natural resources. He added that African countries must also negotiate well with mining companies. Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that Africa’s mining industry must enable the economic transformation of countries on the continent instead of make them poor. He was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference. Nana Akufo-Addo said that it is not right for Africa to be inhabited by the poorest people in the world even though the continent is so rich in minerals that are sought after by the world. He sai...
Ezekwesili Pledges Equality among Nigerians
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Ezekwesili Pledges Equality among Nigerians

                                          oby ezekwesili The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has pledged to foster unity and equality among Nigerians if elected as the president of the country. In a statement issued yesterday, the ACPN presidential candidate said she was determined to ensure that the constitutional rights of Nigerians always upheld by government. Noting that there was a need to address the growing rate of poverty in Nigeria, Ezekwesili said that she was ready to ensure constitutionalism and uphold the rule of law in the opportunities available to every Nigerian regardless of their region, religion, status or gender. “There is no doubt that Nigeria is a multi-plural nation. We are different people...
Poor Power Supply Forces UNILAG Medical Students To Sleep Outside (Photos)
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Poor Power Supply Forces UNILAG Medical Students To Sleep Outside (Photos)

See what poor power supply has caused at the College of Medicine University of Lagos (UNILAG) Lack of electricity forced medical students to sleep outside. 'This Is Dotun' captures the moment: "Day 2 of no light. The present situation at the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos. Students seen sleeping outside From having 128 hours power supply every week to having 28hrs every week. Tragic!"
We Need To Tackle The Problems Of The Poor For Our Economy To Grow- VP Osinbajo
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We Need To Tackle The Problems Of The Poor For Our Economy To Grow- VP Osinbajo

The Buhari administration’s focus on uplifting the poor in society through its Social Investment Programmes is to ensure that more Nigerians are empowered to improve their lives and also contribute more to the nation’s economy, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Speaking during the 90th birthday of Chief Olu Akinkugbe and the 5th anniversary of the Olu Akinkugbe Business Law in Africa Fellowship conference, at Lagos Business School on Thursday, Prof. Osinbajo stated that the problems of the poor in society must be addressed to help economic growth. The Vice President also highlighted the success of the Federal Government’s social investment policies as pointers to why economic models should also focus on uplifting the poor in society. He said, “A lot of our ideas in o...
Woman laments as Snake Given to Her By Native Doctor To Make Her Rich Starts Having Sex With Her
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Woman laments as Snake Given to Her By Native Doctor To Make Her Rich Starts Having Sex With Her

A woman who was given a snake by a native doctor to help her get rich is now lamenting after the snake began having sex with her rather than make her rich. Zodwa Ngubane, a 42, from Angelo in South Africa, said a Sangoma (a South African traditional healer) gave her a baby snake in a jar six years ago to make her rich. Zodwa took the snake home after being told by the Sangoma that it will only work if she doesn't have sex with anyone else. She thought this command was strange but she really wanted to be rich so she didn't mind. But that night she started feeling as if someone was performing oral sex on her and she loved it. She later discovered it was the snake. This has continued since then but Zodwa has remained poor. Zodwa says though she enjoys what the snake does to her, she ...
Emir Sanusi Laments, Says Nigeria Is Poor
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Emir Sanusi Laments, Says Nigeria Is Poor

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has again lamented saying Nigeria is a poor country and only a few people are rich. The Emir spoke at a book launch -- “From Frying Pan to Fire”, written by the Chairman of ThisDay Editorial Board, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi in Abuja. The emir lamented that the richest man in Africa is from Nigeria and ironically, the country “is also the poverty capital of the world”. According to him, that contradiction was typical of the world the country created. H e said: “If you come to Abuja Airport, it is filled with private jets. If you land in Abuja you will think Nigeria is a very rich country. We have beautiful roads and bridges; we have everything in Abuja. Go to the rural areas and see the large number of Nigerians there. It is a completely different...
I Became Poor To Establish University – Afe Babalola
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I Became Poor To Establish University – Afe Babalola

Chief Afe Babalola has said that he sold his properties in Ibadan, Lagos, Abuja and London as well as emptied his bank account to establish the Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD). The founder of ABUAD stated this at the weekend during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Afe Babalola University Agriculture Expo (ABUA-EX) where 48 farmers across the 16 councils of the state received N6 million from the legal icon to expand the scope of farming. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) described himself as a fulfilled man, having succeeded in touching lives positively. While warning on the consequences of neglecting agriculture, the university administrator said that Nigeria risks becoming a beggarly nation by taking farming for granted. He lamented that the youths were not in...
Huesca Sack Coach Franco In Season’s First Liga Dismissal
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Huesca Sack Coach Franco In Season’s First Liga Dismissal

Bottom-of-the-table Huesca sacked Argentinian coach Leo Franco on Tuesday in what was La Liga’s first managerial dismissal of the season. Huesca, with just one win and two draws from their opening eight games, took on four-time capped Argentina goalkeeper Franco in June to replace Espanyol-bound Joan Francesc Ferrer ‘Rubi’. But the 41-year-old Argentine, who previously played for Huesca, has paid the price for that poor run of results since the club were promoted to the Spanish first division.
Man Utd Fullback Shaw: We Were Horrendous
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Man Utd Fullback Shaw: We Were Horrendous

Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw admits defeat at West Ham was "horrendous". Having claimed just 10 points from their opening seven games, United have made their worst start to a season since 1990 and Shaw pulled no punches with his post-match assessment. "You want the truth? I honestly think it was horrendous," he admitted. "We didn't look like a team today that was going to beat West Ham. I think individually and as a team we were awful. That's not good enough. It's hard to take and we're sorry to the fans for what they saw today. It was not good enough from a Man United team with all the talent we have. "From the first minute you could see we weren't winning the second balls and our duels. It's hard to take. It just wasn't good enough from us today. That shouldn't be ha...
My Opponent Arrested For Spending Fake Dollars In A Nightclub In America – Ambode
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My Opponent Arrested For Spending Fake Dollars In A Nightclub In America – Ambode

The governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode his opponent All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 governorship race was arrested for spending fake dollars in a nightclub in America. AMBODE Ambode during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, on Sunday, “We have never responded to the campaign of calumny on social media. We have one family in APC. The aspirant being put up to compete against us is not a fit and proper person to take this job,” he said. “I have done everything in the last three and half years to serve people selflessly and to serve the poor. “This particular aspirant is somebody that has been arrested for spend fake dollars in a nightclub in America, and he has been detained for months. “He doesn’t have the competence to do what he is being propelled to do. This ...
‘I Can Never Be Poor Again’ – Ifu Ennada
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‘I Can Never Be Poor Again’ – Ifu Ennada

cBig Brother Naija star, Ifu Ennada who has always shared memories of her days of being poor has dropped a new whip (car) alert. The reality show star who also declared she will never be poor again as those days are over, stated that her massive investments are paying off and a new car is already on the way. Here is her post belo. Ifu Ennada had disclosed how she almost featured in child porn due to poverty. According to Ifu the person who offered her a role in the child porn movie told her that the proceeds would help liberate her and her family from poverty. However she added that last she heard about the man, was that he was terribly sick.
Poverty Rate in Nigeria Worrisome—Entrepreneur
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Poverty Rate in Nigeria Worrisome—Entrepreneur

The Citizens’ Colloquium An entrepreneur, Gbenga Olawepo Hashim, says that the high rate of poverty and social inequality in Nigeria is worrisome. Hashim was the guest speaker at The Citizens’ Colloquium organized by the Citizens Communications and Advocacy Centre on Monday in Abuja. The topic of his paper is “Understanding Democracy as Instrument of Development, Integration and National Cohesion.’’He regretted that in spite of the obvious gains of democracy over the years which had led to the unprecedented development, there had been serious challenges to national integration and social cohesion in Nigeria. “Since Independence in 1960, we have battled with the idea of national unity. No wonder then that some of our past leaders have even described Nigeria as ‘a mere geographical...
#BBNaija : Fan Calls Alex Out For Forming ‘Posh’ While Her Family Is Poor, Her Reply Is So Inspiring
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#BBNaija : Fan Calls Alex Out For Forming ‘Posh’ While Her Family Is Poor, Her Reply Is So Inspiring

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Alex has replied a follower on social media who called her out for coming from a poor home. The follower argued that Alex claimed she was a “posh” girl while in the Big Brother Naija House, she quickly replied him though and her reply was quite inspiring. The follower wrote: “So Alex your parent are dis riddle in poverty, yet you were forming posh in the house. Bam is posh acting posh. You I never chop (ebina) forming post. Who is the real “FAKE”.SO your mum told you not to bring home man no be man so you spread your legs to catch the well bread male housemates. I hope you seen pictures of Leo’s girl even Tobi,sons of rich men don’t take trash home to their mama’s they are only dream of men like that so keep dreaming. @alex_unusual make ur so pathe...
Aremu Is a Stupid Boy For Calling Our Father, Ade Love, Poor – Kunle Afolayan
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Aremu Is a Stupid Boy For Calling Our Father, Ade Love, Poor – Kunle Afolayan

Before his death, Adeyemi Afolayan, popularly known as Ade Love, was a famous filmmaker in Nigeria. So, it came as a rude shock when one of his sons, Aremu Afolayan, stated that his father lived a very poor life despite his fame. However, Ade Love’s most popular son, Kunle Afolayan, has rubbished Aremu’s claims, insisting that their father did not die a poor man. He told Sunday Scoop, “Do you know Ade Love? Was Ade Love a poor man? That is his (Aremu’s) own opinion as everyone has a mind of their own. I would not say things were rosy, but we were never poor. If your parents were able to give you quality education and you enjoyed some luxuries that a lot of people didn’t have access to, then you cannot openly say you come from a poor home.” He stressed that during the lifetime of h...
Funke Akindele Must Marry A Gateman Or Poor Unpopular Pastor To Have A Child, Her Time Is Limited On Earth – Prophet
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Funke Akindele Must Marry A Gateman Or Poor Unpopular Pastor To Have A Child, Her Time Is Limited On Earth – Prophet

Popular Lagos-based prophet Olagoroye Faleyimu in a chat with Yoruba Movie Magazine has once again urged Funke Akindele to go for prayers if she ever wants to have her own child before death comes knocking. “Recall that I have once said that Funke Akindele will keep acquiring more wealth, this was even before she started getting endorsement deals. She chosw wealth and fame when she was coming to the planet earth. She is a promised child who has a limited time to live, and that is why I have been clamoring that she must have a special prayer so that she can genuinely conceive and have her own kids”. “The special prayers most of them are doing are fakes. There is no how you can go for a special prayer without deliverance. A certain special prayer requests will be given to her and she ...
I Was Born Poor, First Time I Saw An Airport Was In 2006 -Aremu Afolayan
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I Was Born Poor, First Time I Saw An Airport Was In 2006 -Aremu Afolayan

One would have easily assumed that being the son of the late popular filmmaker, Adeyemi Afolayan fondly referred to as Ade Love would mean Aremu Afolayan grew up in a wealthy home but in a chat with Saturday Beats, the actor opened up on his grass to grace story. He revealed that he was born in a wooden makeshift house popularly known as face-me-I-face-you and had to join his mother daily to sell pepper soup after school. Aremu said, “I was born poor but I don’t know if my other brothers would say otherwise but I know that I was born poor in a makeshift wooden face-me-I-face-you house in a very poor area. Rich people never affiliated themselves with us or allowed their children to play with us. In fact, we did not see them because there were no rich people in the area I grew up, everyone...
“Collecting Tithe From The Poor Is A Sin, Smoking A Cigarette Is Unhealthy, It Is Not A Sin” – Daddy Freeze
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“Collecting Tithe From The Poor Is A Sin, Smoking A Cigarette Is Unhealthy, It Is Not A Sin” – Daddy Freeze

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze has reacted to the viral photo of a man smoking a cigarette immediately after church service in Lekki, Lagos which hit the internet yesterday.   It is perhaps expected from Daddy Freeze who has always spoken up in defense of alcohol with biblical verses. Even though most social media users slammed the man in the photo the outspoken OAP came to his defense, saying that there is no where in the Bible where Christians are advised not to engage in smoking. Read his post on Instagram Smoking a cigarette is NOT a sin! It’s unhealthy, but not sinful! – COLLECTING TITHES FROM THE POOR IS A SIN, A GREVIOUS SIN. BUILDING SCHOOLS WITH MONEY DONATED BY THE POOR WHERE THEIR CHILDREN CANT ATTEND IS A SIN AND CLEAR DISOBEDIENCE OF THE LAW JESUS G...
60 Year-Old Nigerian Man Weds A 15 Year-Old Indian Girl
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60 Year-Old Nigerian Man Weds A 15 Year-Old Indian Girl

Check out these viral photos from the wedding ceremony of a 60 year-old Nigerian man to an underage Indian girl. Since the Photos from wedding of an underage Indian girl to the Nigerian old man hit the internet many social media users have been reacting to it. According to sources, the wedding ceremony of the underage Indian girl, took place in a Karnataka coastal family. @Natashachauhan who reacted to the report tweeted; In India…A probably 15yroldMuslimchild married to a probably 60 yrold Nigerian… @Republicofindia tweeted; That’s d women’sfreedominPeacefulcommunity. This young girl is married off/sold out to a Nigerian .. scene from Karnataka coastal family. God save her.. Girls Not Brides reports that India has the highest number of child brides in the world. It is est...
‘I Can Marry A Poor Man If He’s Very Rich In Every Other Thing’ – Singer, Tobi Grey
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‘I Can Marry A Poor Man If He’s Very Rich In Every Other Thing’ – Singer, Tobi Grey

Nigerian singer, Tobi Grey has just said she can only marry a poor man on the condition that he has wealth in other areas. Toby who recently featured 9ice and Skales on her latest single ‘Konibaje’ says wealth is not all about money. In her words, Tobi Grey says: “you know a rich man can be poor in knowledge and money is not something that people cannot have. Knowledge or let me say commonsense is something that is really hard to acquire. If he is poor in commonsense, then it’s a NO but if he is poor in money, it doesn’t mean he can’t be rich in money. So, of course I can marry a poor man if he is very rich in every other thing". She continues to say what is most important in a romantic relationship goes beyond sex “If the partners are not in it for a long term relationship, then the...
Comedian Williams Uchemba Suffers Spiritual Attack Over #Givechallenge
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Comedian Williams Uchemba Suffers Spiritual Attack Over #Givechallenge

Williams Uchemba has revealed that ever since he started his #givechallenge campaign, he and his team have been facing some attacks over their actions to help the poor and needy. He revealed that his family members were exempted. He explained that ever since he started the campaign, he has been under severe attack from forces that are not happy with his movement. The concerned actor is interested in knowing why some people are sad that he wants to help those in need. He’s not the only one under the attack, but members of his a family too. He insists that he’s not going to stop this campaign, but he’s going back to the street to offer more help to those who are in need of it. Here is what he shared: “Ever since I started the #givechallenge I’ve been under serious attack (b...
Olajumoke Visits The Slums To Feed The Poor
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Olajumoke Visits The Slums To Feed The Poor

Former bread seller turn super model, Olajumoke Orisaguna went back to her root to give back for new year. She shared photos of herself sharing food and other items to the poor in the slums and wrote; “Happy New Year Fam. I don’t have a lot but as much as I can I will do what is possible to make life more bearable for others. #Sluminvasion by @qtabyevents was a new experience for me & a reminder of where I come from. God bless aunty TY @tybello & bless everyone who remembers to help people that can’t help them in return. #sluminvasion #empowerment #skillacquisition”
Azealia Banks Called Cardi B A Poor Man’s Nicki Minaj
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Azealia Banks Called Cardi B A Poor Man’s Nicki Minaj

Drama started last night when Azealia Banks hopped on her new Twitter page to insult Cardi B who recently broke a 19-year-old record held by Lauryn Hill. Cardi’s Bodak Yellow moved from No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart to No. 1, making her the first hip-hop female artist to make the record since Lauryn Hill’s song Doo Wop (That Thing) led the chart in 1998. Many hip-hop artists, including Nicki Minaj, praised Cardi for her achievement, but one of them who has been out of the spotlight for too long and known only for making racists/homophobic remarks, Azealia Banks, chose this moment to insult Cardi. Azealia dismissed Cardi as “poor man’s Nicki Minaj” and then went on to accuse black radio DJ’s of promoting light-skinned female rappers more than black female acts. Well Cardi...
Nigerians Storm Glo Facebook Page With Poor Ratings, Glo Removes Ratings
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Nigerians Storm Glo Facebook Page With Poor Ratings, Glo Removes Ratings

It's been a bad month for those running Globalcom Nigeria's Facebook page as many Nigerian subscribers stormed the page earlier this week to express their frustration. At the time of this report, up to one thousand people have rated Glo Nigeria below 2 stars on Facebook. You can see the review here  
Theresa May Is Said To Hit Reset With Vision For Brexit Britain
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Theresa May Is Said To Hit Reset With Vision For Brexit Britain

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to relaunch her political mission to deliver Brexit and help ordinary working people, as she tries to put last month’s disastrous election result behind her, according to a senior government official. May is lining up significant interventions in the next week, including a major speech, setting out her commitment to social and economic reform that will make Britain’s exit from the European Union a success, the person said on condition of anonymity because the plans are not public. The reboot of May’s premiership comes after the electoral fiasco put her under intense scrutiny, with many in her own team convinced she must be replaced sooner or later. By losing the government’s majority, she’s reopened the debate over how Brexit should unfold,...
Indian Hackers Leak Snapchat Database After Snapchat Owner Called Indians Poor
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Indian Hackers Leak Snapchat Database After Snapchat Owner Called Indians Poor

A few days ago, A former employee of Snapchat revealed that Evan Spiegel (Snapchat CEO) made a remark in 2015 that Snapchat was originally meant for rich people not poor countries like India and Spain. Apparently this didn't go down too well with the Indians and sparked rage online. In response to that anonymous Indian hackers have claimed to leak the database of 1.7 million Snapchat users, which they hacked last year. According to the hackers, they had found vulnerability in Snapchat database last year and had siphoned details of 1.7 million users. Hackers leaked and made this data based available on the darknet to mark their resentment against the company's remark on India.Indian hackers are among one of the best in the world of IT and experts at bounty hunting. Hackers said they...
#BBNaija Miyonse Shades Efe
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#BBNaija Miyonse Shades Efe

In reaction to a tweet which reads: “Africa stands for EFE, We love that story that sees people from humble backgrounds rise against all odds to WIN it all #BBNAIJA”
3-Year-Old Girl Falls Into Pan Of Boiling Oil In Maiduguri, Suffers Burns
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3-Year-Old Girl Falls Into Pan Of Boiling Oil In Maiduguri, Suffers Burns

3-year-old Hauwa Abubakar Ali is in serious pain from severe burns sustained after she fell into a local kossai seller's hot oil pan. She was immediately rushed to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. According to Advocacy for Human Value Foundation, that shared the photos on March 11th, doctors have requested for N120,000 to help Hauwa undergo plastic surgery. Her parents are poor and cant afford it.
Singer Dencia Fires Back At A Pogba Fan For Blaming Player’s Poor Form On Her
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Singer Dencia Fires Back At A Pogba Fan For Blaming Player’s Poor Form On Her

A disappointed Manchester United fan got paid in his own coin after he blamed the club’s record signing’s erratic form on his rumoured girlfriend, Dencia. The fan had taken the frustrations from his team to Twitter, where he suggested that the skin bleaching entrepreneur was sapping Paul Pogba’s energy in bed, instead of allowing him to keep himself in shape for his team. He tweeted, “Paul Pogba is not having a good game. The galloping moron has had too much of Dencia’s yansh.” The singer’s response to the shade was epic, as she delivered a knockout punch to her traducer. “Here goes another opinionated peon.Only Morons like u think they know Sh!t abt others.U Unskillful moron.”
How Can A Church Own A School And The Poor Can’t Attend It?” – Prince Eke
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How Can A Church Own A School And The Poor Can’t Attend It?” – Prince Eke

Nollywood actor, Prince Eke who recently welcomed a child took to his Instagram page to write on how expensive schools are, especially the ones owned by churches. "How can a church own a school and the poor can't attend it...? How can you be teaching people how they can make it to the kingdom of God when they can't enter your own earthly 'kingdom', built with people's tithes and donations...? How can Christian schools be the most expensive schools in Nigeria now...? How can one relate this to the term "Christianity" with regards to the "Early Christian Community" ? Note: Most of the good people in the world now have nothing to do with christianity, just like most Christians are far from it too. Another academic session, and parents are paying through their noses to send the kids back ...