Denounce hypocrisy if we must get things right in Nigeria – Cleric to Leaders

By Sylvanus Viashima, JALINGO – As the Catholic Church around the World marks the Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday), the Priest in Charge of Saint Justina’s Pastoral Centre Mayodasa, Catholic Diocese of Jalingo, Reverend Father Greg Nbashi has called on Nigerian leaders to denounce hypocrisy and rule with sincerity of heart so as to move the country forward. In a Sermon delivered on Sunday, and taken from the Holy Gospel according to Mark (14: 1- 15:47), Fr. Nbashi noted that, the crowd in the Gospel who, only moments earlier were hailing Jesus as King and laying their clothes for Him to ride on, turned round to shout that a murderer be released to them while the Son of God suffers humiliation and death. The Cleric said that most times, our leaders demonstrate these hypocritical tendencies by saying one thing and doing a different thing, often at the detriment of the general public. “Hypocrisy is one of the major problems we have in this country. Both the leaders and the led are not been sincere. We have very good policies that are …

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Soludo’s Palm Sunday Message Says It Is Time To #EndTheSiege

By Chris Udochukwu Awka – (Precise Post) – As Christians all over the world celebrate palm Sunday today, the Executive Governor of Anambra state, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has given his palm Sunday message, saying it is time to #EndTheSiege. The former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) tasked christians and indeed Nigerians to reflect on “Mass irrationality” which he says appears sometimes correct, logical and conventional until a voice decides to stand different. The Governor who took to his verified twitter handle to disclose this tweeted: “Today is Palm Sunday! ‘As we commence the Holy week, I want us to reflect on “Mass irrationality”. Often times, it appears correct, logical or even conventional until one voice decides to stand different. “Daily, our young boys are taken into the bush, made to swear dubious oath of secrecy and commissioned to unleash terror on their people. “Nothing in Heaven’s name justifies this. Sadly, the criminals spurning these acts have created a narrative of “agitation” and ensnared the people into a net of irrational thinking. “This MUST stop, and stop like yesterday! …

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Palm Sunday: Pray Against COVID-19 Pandemic – Archbishop Urges Nigerians

By Our Reporter Awka (Precise Post) – Pray for God’s intervention on the Coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world, the Bishop of Awka Anglican Diocese, Most Rev. Alexander Ibezim has urged Nigerians. Ibezim made the call  on Sunday during his sermon to mark this year’s Palm Sunday at Our Savior’s Anglican Church, Emmaus House, Awka. The cleric, who shed tears over the hardship currently being experienced by Nigerians due to the policies put in place by health professionals and governments to contain the spread of the virus, said it was high time Christians raised their voices to God for help. It was reported that Ibezim conducted the service in company with few priests, members of his family and the church staff. NAN also reports that the sermon was transmitted through the electronic and social media. This was in conformity with the Anambra government’s guidelines on social distancing, hand washing and use of hand sanitisers, as part of the measures to check the spread of COVID-19. Ibezim, who lamented that Nigeria and other parts of the world were bleeding from the …

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