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One Angel Olaniyiolagun scornfully said Muslims hit their heads on the floor during worship. I replied, "Angel Olaniyiolagun I hit my head on the floor in the Mosque, you stamp your feet on the ground in church, no issue. On...
Qur'an 9:32 states, "They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah will perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it." Upon contemplation of this verse, it becomes evident that the polemics directed against Islam are...
  While those who criticize 'imported' religions claim that Africans, unlike most parts of the world, embraced and practice these 'imported' religions more than those who brought them, I have always asserted that Africans, unlike the rest of the world,...
  Guess who knocked on my door this morning? Two female preachers bringing me the word of God. Haa. I became excited. Nostalgia. I've missed those Jehovah's witnesses knocking on my door on Saturday mornings in Lagos. The preachers wanted to tell me God loved...
  A few days ago, a bank staff committed suicide, having written a note that says economic hardship is a contributing factor to her act. As usual, people reacted with the popular view, "Suicide is a permanent solution to a...
The BBC released a three-part documentary about TB Joshua titled, "Man of God? Or Predatory Cult Leader?". The groundbreaking investigation is a chronicle of rape, abuse, torture, forced abortions, and fake miracles performed by TB Joshua. Sadly, people continue...
Perhaps there is no better time than now to discuss Satan. Recently, Nigerian pagans have intensified their discomfort with translating Satan (the devil, a personification of evil) into Esu, a deity in Yoruba pagan religion. Esu should not be...
I went through my WhatsApp statuses today and read, "Happy birthday, Jesus," "Jesus is born," etc., posted at exactly 12 am by some of my Christian contacts; you know, the way people would wait till 12 am to wish...
  The purpose of life has been a subject of great debate. While adherents of several religions argue that there is a life after death, irreligious folks do not agree that a man will exist whether in his earthly form...
Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem This paper aims to respond to certain questions posed by Mr. Folarin Sunday during his appearance at one of ACADIP’s public lectures titled ‘EXPOSING THE FORGERS.’ For reasons unbeknownst to us, Mr. Folarin seems unsatisfied with the...

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