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|“Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Abagworo(m): 7:54am On Aug 20, 2012|
A traditional chief in Badagry Local Government Area in Lagos State, Possu Awarawuru, has identified the advent of foreign religions as a bane of the country’s social problems.
Mr. Awarawuruis is one of the seven White Cap Chiefs of Akran of Badagry, Wheno Aholu Menu Toyi 1.
Mr. Awarawuru made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Badagry during this year’s anniversary of the ancient town.
“Before the coming of Christianity and Islam, our fore-fathers worship in their traditions and the society was peaceful and crime-free,’’ he said at the festival with the theme “Reconnecting with the Root. ’’
He explained that before the coming of the two religions, Nigerians worship traditional religion and was guided by the values, morals and various injunctions, laid down by the divinities.
According to him, without the two religions, the society will be crime-free, since traditional religious worshipers don’t chase materialism.
“If you get to the prisons, Christians and Moslems are always there but you can hardly see an idol worshipper being imprisoned. ’’
He advocated for the return to African ways of worship, saying that worshippers of the various divinities including Ogun (God of Iron), Olokun (God of the River) and Sango (Thunder), always abide with the norms and injunctions of the deities.
Mr. Awarawuru, who is also the head of the Possukoh Quarters, urged followers of foreign religions to stop calling traditionalists idol worshippers.
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Mrs.Chima(f): 12:48pm On Aug 20, 2012|
Religion in itself isnt the problem...it is the people practicing such religions.
What trips me off is that many Muslims and Christians DOT NOT EVEN FOLLOW THEIR OWN BELIEFS AND RELIGION CORRECTLY!!!!
SOME MUSLIMS GOES AROUND PREACHING PEACE WHILE BOMBING IN THE NAME IF THE MOST OEACEFUL.....WTF?
CHRISTIANS GOES AROUND TALKING ABOUT GOD HATES HOMOSEXAULITY AND SEX IMMORTALITY BUT YOU HAVE HOMOSEXUal PREACHERS AND OLD Bottom MEN MARRYING LITTLE GIRLS WHO HAVENT EVEN STARTED THEIR PUBERTY!!! WTF??.
NO DAMN WONDER THE RISE OF ATHEISM IS OFF THE CHAIN!!
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by PAGAN 9JA(m): 1:22pm On Aug 20, 2012|
THE GODS ARE GREAT!
The respected Mr. Awarawuruis is absolutely 100% right. a failed mentality leads to a failed system. .
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by PAGAN 9JA(m): 1:26pm On Aug 20, 2012|
i shall repost in Religious section. i hope you dont mind. .
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by ifyalways(f): 5:57pm On Aug 20, 2012|
To some extent, religion is part of our problems. The way our people now carry the religion for head, comply with everything just because its written in 1 holy book or the other, accept without asking questions is pathetic and topic for another thread.
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Ptolomeus(m): 10:05pm On Aug 20, 2012|
Is this the result of several centuries of domination Christian and Arab in Africa.
Who but they are responsible for this?
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by ~Royal~: 11:43am On Aug 21, 2012|
You hit the nail right on the head....
That's my problem right there.
"Fake" religious people.
People Who just use the "label" of religion to make themselves feel morally superior
Half the Muslims on this forum have not even read their damn book thoroughly.
You got guys in the Islam section who have no clue what they are talking about.
These guys must just stare at the cover or something.
Too many people and Powerful People are misusing Religion for their own person agenda
And That list of people has also included Previous American Presidents
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by odumchi: 12:38am On Aug 22, 2012|
I believe the problem is that people are using these religions to achieve their personal aims and objectives.
The first to do this were the Europeans who first came with the bible and then with the gun. They used Christianity to win over people's hearts and then used it convince them that everything about them was inferior, outdated, and evil. The people, believing this, allowed the Europeans to "show them the light" and "lead them out of their dark ways" by allowing to dismantle their own governmental structures and imposing their own laws and codes on them.
If the white men had just brought Christianity and not attempted to use it as a way to colonize us, things would've been much better.
Just look at how it worked for the people of Axum [Ethiopia] (Africa's oldest Christian kingdom).
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Afam4eva(m): 1:13am On Aug 22, 2012|
There's a great deal of morality in the teachings of the bible and koran just like it is in traditional worship. The problem is not the religions itself but the way it's been practiced especially in Nigeria. The morality part of it has occupied the back seat while prosperity has become the highest sub-industry.
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Mrs..Chima(f): 1:50am On Aug 22, 2012|
I hear you cos I know some MUslims who swore up and down that it was in the Koran that killing people for "Allah" is justified. I am NOT a Muslim and nothing about me is Muslim but I know bullshit when I hear it and I know damn if Islam means peace then why is it okay to wretch havoc that is OPPOSITE OF PEACE?
I am not religious but I am spiritual and thank goodness I have common sense to know bullshit when I see it.
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Mrs..Chima(f): 1:54am On Aug 22, 2012|
odumchi: I believe the problem is that people are using these religions to achieve their personal aims and objectives.
I find it complicated when I hear individuals spoken in volume of how they are morally just because they have studied the Bible and Koran but yet defies everything in the Bible/Koran.
|Re: “Blame Islam And Christianity For Nigerian Problems” by Obinoscopy(m): 7:27am On Aug 22, 2012|
Don't blame christianity nor Islam. Blame the people who use these religions to perpetuate their evil schemes
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