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Family / Re: What Are The Most Important Words Of Advice Given You By Your Parent? by Chigold101(m): 2:44pm
Mum didnt stay strong enough to hold me in her arms so, she ws dead before anyone could know it. As for dad, humn... I can pin point anyone now though he said manythings to me...yes i know he caned me a lot so that i dont become a spoiled brat...only child things...lolzzz
Phones / Re: Which Is Better Between Bold 5 And Bold 6 by reumat(m): 2:43pm
Bold 5 is only good in its expantion but die quicly, u just remove baterry to change sim card and its dead for life, and u just change battery same case, atimes u charge day brake and its dead too, but bold 6 offers u more durability u can go for bold6 dats wat am currently using!!
Politics / Re: APC Settles For Buhari As Presidential Candidate. by elbinmanny: 2:42pm
dead on arrival...a walk over for GEJ cheesy
Religion / Re: Joagbaje Was Right About Ebola, Jesus Is The Cure, AnotherEbola Victim Testifies by mbaemeka(m): 2:42pm
Elijah78: Matt 12:39

And Jesus replied, What you’re asking now only proves what I’ve just said. Only a worthless, unfaithful generation that loves the world more than they love God, would continually demand miracles for proof of God’s existence. But, no more will be given, except the one that Jonah represents.

Jesus says it like it is:"Any generation that continually seeks after miracles is both worthless and unfaithful."

How can you prove the message you believe is right and what others believe is wrong?

Are we to trade words till eternity? If what you believe is true let God back it up or else we can assume he doesn't exist.

BTW the preceding verses before verse 34 shows Jesus teaching people about the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit. It is not coincidental that he related the fact that Pharisees accused him of using satanic powers to heal a man that was afflicted. He was telling them what they said was blasphemous to the person of the Holy Spirit: the one who actually performs the miracles. So keep making such insinuations and let's see where it will get you.

Also, if you are looking for false prophets and false brethren. Begin with those who say they believe but don't act like it. The one's who cherry pick scriptures and rest in the one's that seem to say God is dead. The one's who have not entered the kingdom but will impede the way of others who want to. The one's who talk about godliness but deny the power therein.

Then you can proceed with the one's who charge you fees for the things they were sent to do freely. The one's that encourage you to drink groundnut oil in the name of anointing. Those who tell you the name of Jesus doesn't work anymore. Those that insult dignitaries and speak of matters that are above them. I assure you, you will find less and less miracle workers in their midst. Afterall God still confirms the words he actually made so that people don't get any more confused or what will you say about Paul who wasn't there at the time of Matthew 12 yet came into the scene and still worked miracles by God's power. Shouldnt they have called him the false miracle worker Jesus prophesied about?

Don't let anyone deceive you. Jesus is the same: yesterday, today and forever.
Literature / Re: Dead Men Talking by ghostwritter(m): 2:35pm
“……Grandma that was what I dreamt of, it all seem so weird and scary…..grandma, I am so scared” Lamide began to cry after narrating her nightmare to her grandmother.

“I am sorry all these seems to be happening to you, but you must now embrace it”

“But grandma, I don’t want it….its evil….pure evil!!” Lamide shouted angrily

“Not if you learn how to use it for the good of mankind”

“But what good can seeing dead people bring if not evil”

Grandmother smiled as she slowly stroke Lamide’s hair, she wasn’t sure if her granddaughter would be ready to face the task that nature had bestowed upon her. She inwardly sympathized with the latest witch of her linage that is still seeing her natural gift to be a curse, but she was determin to help the new witch find her path.

“Lamide, I want you to look into my eyes very closely and tell me what you see” Grandmother said with a commanding tone as she looked straight into her granddaughter’s eyes.

“I don’t understand….what do you mean?” Lamide was confuse

“Just focus your mind on my eyes and tell me what you see” Grandmother said as she tends to open her eyes wider than usual.

Lamide noticed how serious her grandmother was, she try focus on her grandma’s eye but all she saw was a tied looking eye-balls ready for natural retirement attached to some wrinkled flesh. But she knew she was meant to see something beyond the physical outlook, she looked further into two-eye balls that gradually turned snow-white all through with no trace of black. Like a scared cat, Lamide jumped off from beside grandmother towards the other edge of her bed, she couldn’t tell if that was actually what she saw or it was her imagination.

“Grandma, your eyes just turned……” she spoke in amazement as she was pointing towards grandmother’s eyes.

“….just turned white? What you saw was not my doing; it was you who saw the true nature of who I am”

“Does that mean you are a ghost?” she asked with a fear

“No, I am a witch just like you; I also belong to the sisterhood. Only one female of every generation within our linage has such gift. Your father’s cousin who had such gift died prematurely many years ago. I knew you were one of us from the first day I saw you……I remembered how you looked so cheeky and innocent at birth, I knew you would grow up to be a powerful and pretty looking girl”

“Does that mean you can also see dead people?” Lamide asked anxiously

“Not really, we all have various gifts. I for example have the gift to know what will happen few moments before it happens. I only use it to help whoever deserves it for the right reasons

“Grandma that’s amazing but unbelievable…….. So tell me what will happen next” Lamide requested in a doubtful tone as she looked at the only witch she had ever seen throughout her twenty-three years of living.

“Your mother will come in with four slices of bread, a cup of hot tea, with two of your prescribed drugs but she forgot one of the drugs inside her room” Grandma calmly predicted.

immediately, the door was gently kicked opened. Mrs. Williams entered with four slices of bread, a cup of hot tea, two of her prescribed drugs.
"my sweet little Angel, I had to create time to personally bring your breakfast to you. I will watch you eat and take your drugs before I leave for work.....ooops!!, one of your drug isn't here, I must have left it in my room" Mrs.Williams said as she she carefully dropped the tray of breakfast on the bedside table.
"O ma gad!!"....Lamide exclaimed as she gave her grandmother a surprising look.

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Politics / Re: Buhari(1983-1985) Vs Jonathan (2010-present): You Be The Judge by barcanista(m): 2:09pm
anago90:

every sane Nigerian should work with all their might to take that advert down. even a blind, brain dead walking corpse will make a better president that the otueke drinking lord and hat wearing clown.
What pains me is that they always try to use diversionary methods to cover for their epic failures
Education / Re: Osun State University (uniosun) 2014/2015 Post Utme/admission Thread by bhunmmie: 2:08pm
Merblesh: Amen o
Geeeeezzz..........soooo baaaaadddd.........another one dead? Was he d axxident victim? I'm sooOo sorryyyy pls teake heart..........God is with us ooooo sorryyy
Politics / Re: Buhari(1983-1985) Vs Jonathan (2010-present): You Be The Judge by anago90: 2:06pm
barcanista: That was the straw that broke the camel's back. It got me so angry and insulted. Let's wait for the input of sincere9gerian and other Jonathanians

every sane Nigerian should work with all their might to take that advert down. even a blind, brain dead walking corpse will make a better president than the otueke drinking lord and hat wearing clown.

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European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Liverpool Fc Fan Zone - The Reds , The Mighty Reds! by Deepfreezer(m): 2:04pm
dead line day. I think we are gonna witness exits today. wish we can secure alex song singature.
Celebrities / Re: Tupac Is Alive! by entadaplace2: 2:03pm
What if Tupac don reincarnate as a footballer. No be una academy tom cruise dey before.
nedu2000: Of what relevance is tupac dead or alive to the people of the world,now?y all the drama?is his emergence going to stop world hunger?or make wenger buy a striker? undecided
Celebrities / Re: Tupac Is Alive! by nedu2000(m): 2:00pm
Of what relevance is tupac dead or alive to the people of the world,now?y all the drama?is his emergence going to stop world hunger?or make wenger buy a striker? undecided
Romance / Re: Top Ten Funniest Nigerian Chat-up Lines by missEmjay(f): 1:53pm
RebelLeader15: Baby, the smile on your face is enough to resurrect the dead man under my legs
sorry o

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Literature / Re: My Husband......... by Flakkydagirl: 1:52pm
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One companion she had come to love was the mirror,it never failed to tell the truth,she'd always enjoyed the beautiful moment they shared together every morning.

Excitement surged through her as she rolled out of bed,she headed to the bathroom,she brushed her teeth,and rinsed her mouth,looking at the smiling face in the mirror,she'd woken up with a new excitement today,allowing the thought of Jacob slip to the back of her mind,at least her mirror was faithful unlike Jacob Smith. 

She had a tete a tete with her bathroom mirror before going to her bedroom to dress up,finally she would be leaving for camp,she was going to have enough fun and not wither away thinking about Jacob.

The more she tried to ease him away from her mind,the harder it bacame,she could perceive the aroma of something delicious that Rose was preparing,she creamed her body,with caro white,rubbing her beautiful skin gently,it glowed like that of a baby. 

Her phone vibrated on the bed,that must be a text message,those network provider could be funny at times,sending numerous message about on going promos and packages,she retrieved her phone under the pillow,she wasn't prepared for the shock that greeted her sight.

***********
Jacob yawned lazily on the bed,the alarm rang again. Gosh! he wanted to break that alarm,it was ringing with the intention of waking a dead man,and he wasn't a dead man or so he thought,his soul had been paralysed since sunday morning when he discovered Jane's disappearance.

This alarm must be crazy he sighed,as its sound penetrated his thoughts again,since he arrived at his 'Den' as he tagged it,he'd not enjoyed a moment,without Jane's beautiful face intruding his thoughts,Bash must think he was crazy at the rate at which he downed every bottle of alcohol in the house,the stereo played at its loudest drowning his thoughts.The sight of Jane's sexy body clouded his thought as he visualised all that happened on Saturday evening.His third member rose up as if it just sighted a prey,but there was none in sight,he'd been sleeping for fifteen straight hours.

His business strategies had deserted him,he thought about what to do to make Jane speak with him,nothing sensible came to his empty head.

He'd spoken with Jackie last night,letting her know,he was safe,he was not prepared to disclose his hideout.Katherine had called five times yesterday and twice this morning.

He stood up slowly from the bed,stretching lazily as he did,letting himself into the bathroom,he was out in ten minutes,he wore a black suit with a cream green shirt with matching black tie,he wore a Giambattista black shoe and belt.

The fresh looking handsome man he saw in the mirror was definitely not Jacob Smith,looking good on the outside but rotten on the inside.He had a nice frame and an athletic body,he'd seen beautiful ladies ogling at his sight.Even ladies in his office tried their best to get his attention,but they were not his type of woman.He brushed an unseen element off his broad shoulders smearing powder on his spotless face,he combed his hair and eyebrow,Jackie taught him all that,he laughed,his first laughter within the space of 32hours.

Bash drove him to work as usual,he walked briskly to his private elevetor,as he got off,some workers greeted him as he only answered with a nod.

Sharon was at her desk as usual typing,the lady was so serious with her work,Sharon stood up to greet her boss and opened his office,he walked to his seat removing his suit,he sat looking around his office like a new worker exploring his working environment.Sharon knocked twice and came in,
'Good morning sir' Jacob looked up at her without a reply,Sharon went on,she knew her boss was probably in a bad mood.
'The meeting with Bluebird firm is coming up in two hours time sir,and the manager of PCcG will be coming over in the afternoon,the other...' Jacob's hand cut her short.
'Call off the meeting with PCcG,i'll see our clients from Bluebirds,hold off all other appointments,within the two hours before this meeting,do not receive any visitor for me.' Sharon stood still listening to her boss.
'Should anyone,i repeat,should anyone ask to see me,i am not in,i hope you understand,if you would still like to work here,pay attention to all i just said.

Sharon wanted to speak but he waved her off,'Meanwhile get me a cup of decaf coffee.'

Jacob sat on the couch in a corner of the office,switching on the TV,he removed his tie,putting on the AC,he unbuttoned his shirt,Sharon brought in the coffee,she'd never seen him without his tie all her life in the office,the man was so handsome,and sexy she thought,dropping the coffee tray on his table.

A beautiful lady stood by her table when she got out.she knew her very well.'Hi Sharon.' she greeted.
'Good morning ma'
'Is Jacob in?'
'Yes...no,you can't go in ma.'
'Have your sights failed you.'
Before Sharon could say Jack,the lady pushed her slightly barging into the Jacobs office.....
Romance / Re: Top Ten Funniest Nigerian Chat-up Lines by RebelLeader15(m): 1:50pm
Baby, the smile on your face is enough to resurrect the dead man under my legs
Politics / Buhari(1983-1985) Vs Jonathan (2010-present): You Be The Judge by barcanista(m): 1:48pm
GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI

ECONOMY
Inherited a dwindling economy,
1. Paid of $50m loan within few days of assumption and cleared the country's debt
2. Reduced Inflation from 23% to 3.21% within 20months.
3. Nigeria's GDP by Purchasing Power Parity was $941.2, it Grew by 8.56 %
3. Refused to devalue the Naira
4. curbing imports of needless goods, curtailing oil theft and using counter trade policy to barter seized illegally bunkered crude oil for needful goods like machineries, enabling it to export above its OPEC quota.
5. Under Buhari, Hoarded Goods were Sold at prices below market.

CORRUPTION:
1. Senator Sabo Bakin Zuwo, The Civilian Governor of Kano State was jailed for 300Years because $4.5 million was said to be found "stacked up" in Zuwo's home when it was searched by the new military government. He died in 1989
2. Vice President Alex Ekwueme was jailed of corruption. Stockpiles of money ranged from $56,000 found at his home
3. Fmr Bendel Governor Ambrose Alli was jailed for 100years for misappropriating funds belonging to Bendel State to the tune of N983,000. The Money was meant for road project but he donated it to his Party. He was later freed when Sir Gabriel Igbenedion paid fine to the Government.
4. A total of 4000 exGovernment officials submitted themselves to be tried for Corruption.Over 600 were Jailed Convicted and Jailed.
5. Many High profile Government officials, Businessmen, foreigners were jailed for one corrupt practice or the other.
6. Political office Holders, Businessmen, Contractors, civil servants and many others shunned corruption like a Plague

INSURGENCY
1. Maitatsine Group founded by Maitatsine Marwa, a Koranic scholar, rejected the hadith and the sunnah and regarded the reading of any other book but the Koran as paganism raised its head in 1979 during the Administration of President Shehu Shagari after he was contained by the Murtala and Obasanjo Administrations. Maitatsine spoke against the use of radios, watches, bicycles, cars and the possession of more money than necessary. Churches, Market, Police Formations, Government buildings etc was attacked leaving over FIVE thousand dead btw 1979 and 1981 (including Maitatsine).The Group moved to Kano, Borno, Kaduna, Gombe and environs. Over 4,000 people died(65% were insurgents). Buhari Crushed the Insurgency COMPLETELY within 16months. The 2i/c fled to Cameroon and was arrested in 2004.

OTHER SECURITY
1. There was high rate of armed robbery during Shagari's regime. Buhari stepped it, brought an end to armed robbery.
2. Introduced NURTW to checkmate "One Chance" and subsequently brought law and order.
3. Drug traffikers were executed.

PETROLEUM INFRASTRUCTURE
1. As NNPC Chairman, He was the man that Initiated and signed the construction contract of the existing Warri and Kaduna refineries. Two of the ONLY 3 Refineries In Nigeria. As at that time, Nigeria had just 1 Refinery-Portharcourt Refinery, established in 1965.

THE PRESS
He Instituted decree 2 and Decree 4 that was aimed at gaging the Press and Banned street protests. This is his only low but he was honest in his actions.

N/B: I deliberately refused to including Road Projects and others so as not to make it too bulky and boring.

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Celebrities / Tupac Is Alive! by entadaplace2: 1:46pm
Although American rapper, Tupac Amaru Shakur, was declared dead as far back as 1996, conspiracy theories that the enigmatic rapper is alive and in hiding have refused to go away.‎ Social media is currently abuzz with reports that 2pac is not just alive but was recently spotted among Hollywood celebrities including pop diva, Beyonce Knowles.‎

The rumour mill started buzzing following a report by satire website, Huzler’s report insinuating the ‘rapper comes out of hiding after 18 years.’ According to Huzler’s report, ‘Tupac Shakur who was supposedly killed at the age of 25 is now admitting he has been hiding this whole time. It was Shakur who in 1996 was reportedly attending a special event in Las Vegas, the Mike Tyson-Benson fight, and then afterwards was brutally murdered, the report began.‎‎’ ‎Posting along with it an image of Tupac, also known as Makaveli, with Beyonce, ‎the report continues:

‘A day or so later he is autopsied, then quickly cremated. There is no funeral. Nor is there any record of a tribute or memorial. Now we know exactly why it was because Tupac Shakur was never killed it is unclear why he has been hiding. This story is still under development but Tupac has already been spotted with Celebrities.’‎‎ The report is a complete hoax. Tupac was clearly shot four times at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in Las Vega on September 7, 1996 and died six days later while undergoing treatment.‎

But that has not stopped repeated fake reports from grabbing global attention.‎ Among reports circulating at present is one that 2pac will resurface on September 13, 2014. One hopeful fan wrote: ‘Reading conspiracies about how Tupac is still alive and will come back September 13, 2014. The more I read the more I believe it.’

See picture evidence here
Literature / Re: All In A Circle by D9ty7(m): 1:43pm
PROLOGUE
TIME: 11:45AM
VENUE: CHIEF OBI PATRICK'S MANSION.

A yellow volkswagen drove into the compound at a very top speed of what could be described as fast and furious kind of speed. The gateman picked race and ran into his gatepost for safety. A youngman in his late twenties came out dressed in a white t-shirt and black jean trouser and a black vickers shoe with a Rayban sunshade.
FULL NAME: KELVIN PATRICK
AGE: 28
GENDER: MALE
HEIGHT: 6FT 5
OCCUPATION: HIRED ASSASIN/TERRORIST
HOBBIES: PLAYING GOLF & KILLING
FAVOURITE WEAPON: CZ-97B; 45ACP
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE.


TIME: 12PM
VENUE: A CRIME SCENE AT ALLEN AVENUE.

A tall handsome youngman was talking to a younglady in a police uniform. They seem to be in a crime scene, a blue mercedez benz was parked at the side of the road and the windscreen has been shattered as a result of a gunshot at it. The occupant of the car gave up the ghost few minutes ago when the policemen arrived with the medical team.
"Clara, get me my phone." he said to the lady.
"Yes sir." The lady replied as she handed a mobile phone to her.
The man took the phone and left the scene to a more secluded area.
"Inspector Clement sir." the man said.
"Hello Clement. What have you got on the murder?" The reciever asked.
"Its a blue mercedez benz belonging to one Mr Kingsley. As far as I can tell you, the man is dead and every possible measure has be taken to nab the perpetrator." Clement explained.
"Get you report forwarded to area F-command for review after which you start the investigation." The man at the other end said.
"Yes sir."
"Feed me more after the review." And the line went dead.
FULL NAME: CLEMENT PATRICK
AGE: 30
GENDER: MALE
OCCUPATION: POLICEMAN
HEIGHT: 6FT
HOBBIES: READING & MEETING PEOPLE.
MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED.


TIME: 12:50PM
VENUE: LOVERS MIX GUEST HOUSE

Sitting in a big spacious room was a group of people numbering up to eight including their leader who had her back turned to the others.
"Vicky seriously we need to carry out our plans and killings as from now without leaving trace or lead." A huge black complexioned dude said.
A lady who turned her back to the others sitting down in the private room turned to face them.
"Its not about killing without trace, its about killing everybody involved and mind you, no one recieves any call except on my order. Okay?"
"Yes ma'am." They all chorused.
FULL NAME: VICTORIA VICKY
AGE: 25
GENDER: FEMALE
HEIGHT: 5ft 5inches
OCCUPATION: HIRED ASSASIN
HOBBIES: SEX & DANCING
FAVOURITE WEAPON: BARETTA CHEETAH; 32ACP
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE.
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FULL NAME: OSELU SANDRA
AGE: 26
GENDER: FEMALE
OCCUPATION: MODELLING
HOBBIES: TAKING PICTURES & MEETING PEOPLE
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE.
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FULL NAME: ABDUL MALEEK
AGE: 39
GENDER: MALE
OCCUPATION: TERRORIST
HOBBIES: NIL
MARITAL STATUS: WIDOWER.
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FULL NAME: JANET
AGE: 21
GENDER: FEMALE
OCCUPATION: HOUSEMAID
HOBBIES: BLACKMAILING
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE.
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Education / Re: Osun State University (uniosun) 2014/2015 Post Utme/admission Thread by Benco113(m): 1:39pm
sapientia1: our lecturer at ikire campus, mr farawe is dead, so so sad.....my best lecturer is dead. rip sir, ripp.......haaaa
sorry for d great loss.....we pray dis will nt occur any more in uniosun...m
Pets / Re: Brazilian Man Has Surgery To Get The Face Of A Real Dog by MongoAkoni(m): 1:27pm
T4taiwo: Did A Brazilian Man Surgically Attach A Real Dog’s Face
on Himself, or is it a Hoax?
The shocking case of a Brazilian man who sew a dog’s face on his own, in an attempt to become the Dogman has recently caused a stir on the internet. The man allegedly had plastic surgery to sew the mouth, nose, ears, facial hair and other parts from a dead dog’s head onto his own face. Is it real, or is this shocking case a hoax? Find out right here.
The story: a man from Brazil paid a whole lot of money out of his own pockets to have the snout, eyebrows and ears from a dead dog, surgically attached to his face. The man now wants to be referred to as man-dog.
Is this for real? Or is it a hoax?
Well, if it had been real, it would’ve been truly shocking. Luckily, a few days after the extremely bizarre news surfaced and pretty much grossed anyone out, it was all announced as a hoax. What you see in the shocking pictures,
is the odd work of Brazilian performance artist Rodrigo Braga. The artist asked a veterinary surgeon to sew the dog’s face parts on his own face.
The twist is that we don’t see his face in the pictures; we see a replica of the artist’s face. Of course, the pictures are also edited with a computer software, but the dog body parts are real. The dog had been previously put to sleep due to the fact that he could not be put into a home. The animal’s body was used with the permission of the local authorities.
Rodrigo Braga is absolutely fascinated with the beauty of dogs, so fascinated, that he took his passion to a shocking limit: he decided to turn to plastic surgery in order to look like a dog. The entire creepy experiment was done back in 2004, but the pictures have surfaced just now.
Braga went on the record to say that he had nothing to do with the decision to euthanize the poor dog. The local animal shelter put him down because no one had adopted him beyond the legal limit. Call this form of ‘art’ bizarre, scary and shocking… but many have praised him for his work. He declared that he was inspired by his interactions with a sick dog back in his teen days. What do you think about this
shocking form of art?

ONE WORD "DISGUSTING"
Education / Re: Osun State University (uniosun) 2014/2015 Post Utme/admission Thread by Rapsainot(m): 1:23pm
sapientia1: our lecturer at ikire campus, mr farawe is dead, so so sad.....my best lecturer is dead. rip sir, ripp.......haaaa
May his soul rest in perfect peace......
Religion / Re: "Who Were The Early Church Fathers?" by chukwudi44(m): 1:20pm
THE CHURCH FATHERS ON THE INTERCESSION OF SAINTS


Hermas


“[The Shepherd said:] ‘But those who are weak and slothful in prayer, hesitate to ask anything from the Lord; but the Lord is full of compassion, and gives without fail to all who ask him. But you, [Hermas,] having been strengthened by the holy angel [you saw], and having obtained from him such intercession, and not being slothful, why do not you ask of the Lord understanding, and receive it from him?’” (The Shepherd 3:5:4 [A.D. 80]).


Clement of Alexandria


“In this way is he [the true Christian] always pure for prayer. He also prays in the society of angels, as being already of angelic rank, and he is never out of their holy keeping; and though he pray alone, he has the choir of the saints standing with him [in prayer]” (Miscellanies 7:12 [A.D. 208]).


Origen


“But not the high priest [Christ] alone prays for those who pray sincerely, but also the angels . . . as also the souls of the saints who have already fallen asleep” (Prayer 11 [A.D. 233]).


Cyprian of Carthage


“Let us remember one another in concord and unanimity. Let us on both sides [of death] always pray for one another. Let us relieve burdens and afflictions by mutual love, that if one of us, by the swiftness of divine condescension, shall go hence first, our love may continue in the presence of the Lord, and our prayers for our brethren and sisters not cease in the presence of the Father’s mercy” (Letters 56[60]:5 [A.D. 253]).


Anonymous


“Atticus, sleep in peace, secure in your safety, and pray anxiously for our sins” (funerary inscription near St. Sabina’s in Rome [A.D. 300]).

“Pray for your parents, Matronata Matrona. She lived one year, fifty-two days” (ibid.).

“Mother of God, [listen to] my petitions; do not disregard us in adversity, but rescue us from danger” (Rylands Papyrus 3 [A.D. 350]).


Methodius


“Hail to you for ever, Virgin Mother of God, our unceasing joy, for to you do I turn again. You are the beginning of our feast; you are its middle and end; the pearl of great price that belongs to the kingdom; the fat of every victim, the living altar of the Bread of Life [Jesus]. Hail, you treasure of the love of God. Hail, you fount of the Son’s love for man. . . . You gleamed, sweet gift-bestowing Mother, with the light of the sun; you gleamed with the insupportable fires of a most fervent charity, bringing forth in the end that which was conceived of you . . . making manifest the mystery hidden and unspeakable, the invisible Son of the Father—the Prince of Peace, who in a marvelous manner showed himself as less than all littleness” (Oration on Simeon and Anna 14 [A.D. 305]).

“Therefore, we pray [ask] you, the most excellent among women, who glories in the confidence of your maternal honors, that you would unceasingly keep us in remembrance. O holy Mother of God, remember us, I say, who make our boast in you, and who in august hymns celebrate the memory, which will ever live, and never fade away” (ibid.).

“And you also, O honored and venerable Simeon, you earliest host of our holy religion, and teacher of the resurrection of the faithful, do be our patron and advocate with that Savior God, whom you were deemed worthy to receive into your arms. We, together with you, sing our praises to Christ, who has the power of life and death, saying, ‘You are the true Light, proceeding from the true Light; the true God, begotten of the true God’” (ibid.).


Cyril of Jerusalem


“Then [during the Eucharistic prayer] we make mention also of those who have already fallen asleep: first, the patriarchs, prophets, apostles, and martyrs, that through their prayers and supplications God would receive our petition . . . ” (Catechetical Lectures 23:9 [A.D. 350]).


Hilary of Poitiers


“To those who wish to stand [in God’s grace], neither the guardianship of saints nor the defenses of angels are wanting” (Commentary on the Psalms 124:5:6 [A.D. 365]).


Ephraim the Syrian


“You victorious martyrs who endured torments gladly for the sake of the God and Savior, you who have boldness of speech toward the Lord himself, you saints, intercede for us who are timid and sinful men, full of sloth, that the grace of Christ may come upon us, and enlighten the hearts of all of us so that we may love him” (Commentary on Mark [A.D. 370]).

“Remember me, you heirs of God, you brethren of Christ; supplicate the Savior earnestly for me, that I may be freed through Christ from him that fights against me day by day” (The Fear at the End of Life [A.D. 370]).


The Liturgy of St. Basil


“By the command of your only-begotten Son we communicate with the memory of your saints . . . by whose prayers and supplications have mercy upon us all, and deliver us for the sake of your holy name” (Liturgy of St. Basil [A.D. 373]).


Pectorius


“Aschandius, my father, dearly beloved of my heart, with my sweet mother and my brethren, remember your Pectorius in the peace of the Fish [Christ]” (Epitaph of Pectorius [A.D. 375]).


Gregory of Nazianz


“May you [Cyprian] look down from above propitiously upon us, and guide our word and life; and shepherd this sacred flock . . . gladden the Holy Trinity, before which you stand” (Orations 17[24] [A.D. 380]).

“Yes, I am well assured that [my father’s] intercession is of more avail now than was his instruction in former days, since he is closer to God, now that he has shaken off his bodily fetters, and freed his mind from the clay that obscured it, and holds conversation Unclad with the unclothedness of the prime and purest mind . . . ” (ibid., 18:4).


Gregory of Nyssa


“[Ephraim], you who are standing at the divine altar [in heaven] . . . bear us all in remembrance, petitioning for us the remission of sins, and the fruition of an everlasting kingdom” (Sermon on Ephraim the Syrian [A.D. 380]).


John Chrysostom


“He that wears the purple [i.e., a royal man] . . . stands begging of the saints to be his patrons with God, and he that wears a diadem begs the tentmaker [Paul] and the fisherman [Peter] as patrons, even though they be dead” (Homilies on Second Corinthians 26 [A.D. 392]).

“When you perceive that God is chastening you, fly not to his enemies . . . but to his friends, the martyrs, the saints, and those who were pleasing to him, and who have great power [in God]” (Orations 8:6 [A.D. 396]).


Ambrose of Milan


“May Peter, who wept so efficaciously for himself, weep for us and turn towards us Christ’s benign countenance” (The Six Days Work 5:25:90 [A.D. 393]).


Jerome


“You say in your book that while we live we are able to pray for each other, but afterwards when we have died, the prayer of no person for another can be heard. . . . But if the apostles and martyrs while still in the body can pray for others, at a time when they ought still be solicitous about themselves, how much more will they do so after their crowns, victories, and triumphs?” (Against Vigilantius 6 [A.D. 406]).


Augustine


“A Christian people celebrates together in religious solemnity the memorials of the martyrs, both to encourage their being imitated and so that it can share in their merits and be aided by their prayers” (Against Faustus the Manichean [A.D. 400]).

“There is an ecclesiastical discipline, as the faithful know, when the names of the martyrs are read aloud in that place at the altar of God, where prayer is not offered for them. Prayer, however, is offered for the dead who are remembered. For it is wrong to pray for a martyr, to whose prayers we ought ourselves be commended” (Sermons 159:1 [A.D. 411]).

“At the Lord’s table we do not commemorate martyrs in the same way that we do others who rest in peace so as to pray for them, but rather that they may pray for us that we may follow in their footsteps” (Homilies on John 84 [A.D. 416]).

“Neither are the souls of the pious dead separated from the Church which even now is the kingdom of Christ. Otherwise there would be no remembrance of them at the altar of God in the communication of the Body of Christ” (The City of God 20:9:2 [A.D. 419]).

http://www.churchfathers.org/category/mary-and-the-saints/the-intercession-of-the-saints/
Religion / Re: "Who Were The Early Church Fathers?" by chukwudi44(m): 1:14pm
Irenaeus


“He took from among creation that which is bread, and gave thanks, saying, ‘This is my body.’ The cup likewise, which is from among the creation to which we belong, he confessed to be his blood. He taught the new sacrifice of the new covenant, of which Malachi, one of the twelve [minor] prophets, had signified beforehand: ‘You do not do my will, says the Lord Almighty, and I will not accept a sacrifice at your hands. For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name is glorified among the Gentiles, and in every place incense is offered to my name, and a pure sacrifice; for great is my name among the Gentiles, says the Lord Almighty’ [Mal. 1:10–11]. By these words he makes it plain that the former people will cease to make offerings to God; but that in every place sacrifice will be offered to him, and indeed, a pure one, for his name is glorified among the Gentiles” (Against Heresies 4:17:5 [A.D. 189]).


Ignatius of Antioch


“I have no taste for corruptible food nor for the pleasures of this life. I desire the bread of God, which is the flesh of Jesus Christ, who was of the seed of David; and for drink I desire his blood, which is love incorruptible” (Letter to the Romans 7:3 [A.D. 110]).

“Take note of those who hold heterodox opinions on the grace of Jesus Christ which has come to us, and see how contrary their opinions are to the mind of God. . . . They abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer because they do not confess that the Eucharist is the flesh of our Savior Jesus Christ, flesh which suffered for our sins and which that Father, in his goodness, raised up again. They who deny the gift of God are perishing in their disputes” (Letter to the Smyrnaeans 6:2–7:1 [A.D. 110]).


Justin Martyr


“We call this food Eucharist, and no one else is permitted to partake of it, except one who believes our teaching to be true and who has been washed in the washing which is for the remission of sins and for regeneration [i.e., has received baptism] and is thereby living as Christ enjoined. For not as common bread nor common drink do we receive these; but since Jesus Christ our Savior was made incarnate by the word of God and had both flesh and blood for our salvation, so too, as we have been taught, the food which has been made into the Eucharist by the Eucharistic prayer set down by him, and by the change of which our blood and flesh is nurtured, is both the flesh and the blood of that incarnated Jesus” (First Apology 66 [A.D. 151]).


Irenaeus


“If the Lord were from other than the Father, how could he rightly take bread, which is of the same creation as our own, and confess it to be his body and affirm that the mixture in the cup is his blood?” (Against Heresies 4:33–32 [A.D. 189]).

“He has declared the cup, a part of creation, to be his own blood, from which he causes our blood to flow; and the bread, a part of creation, he has established as his own body, from which he gives increase unto our bodies. When, therefore, the mixed cup [wine and water] and the baked bread receives the Word of God and becomes the Eucharist, the body of Christ, and from these the substance of our flesh is increased and supported, how can they say that the flesh is not capable of receiving the gift of God, which is eternal life—flesh which is nourished by the body and blood of the Lord, and is in fact a member of him?” (ibid., 5:2).


Clement of Alexandria


“’Eat my flesh,’ [Jesus] says, ‘and drink my blood.’ The Lord supplies us with these intimate nutrients, he delivers over his flesh and pours out his blood, and nothing is lacking for the growth of his children” (The Instructor of Children 1:6:43:3 [A.D. 191]).


Tertullian


“[T]here is not a soul that can at all procure salvation, except it believe whilst it is in the flesh, so true is it that the flesh is the very condition on which salvation hinges. And since the soul is, in consequence of its salvation, chosen to the service of God, it is the flesh which actually renders it capable of such service. The flesh, indeed, is washed [in baptism], in order that the soul may be cleansed . . . the flesh is shadowed with the imposition of hands [in confirmation], that the soul also may be illuminated by the Spirit; the flesh feeds [in the Eucharist] on the body and blood of Christ, that the soul likewise may be filled with God” (The Resurrection of the dead 8 [A.D. 210]).


Hippolytus


“‘And she [Wisdom] has furnished her table’ [Prov. 9:2] . . . refers to his [Christ’s] honored and undefiled body and blood, which day by day are administered and offered sacrificially at the spiritual divine table, as a memorial of that first and ever-memorable table of the spiritual divine supper [i.e., the Last Supper]” (Fragment from Commentary on Proverbs [A.D. 217]).


Origen


“Formerly there was baptism in an obscure way . . . now, however, in full view, there is regeneration in water and in the Holy Spirit. Formerly, in an obscure way, there was manna for food; now, however, in full view, there is the true food, the flesh of the Word of God, as he himself says: ‘My flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink’ [John 6:55]” (Homilies on Numbers 7:2 [A.D. 248]).


Cyprian of Carthage


“He [Paul] threatens, moreover, the stubborn and forward, and denounces them, saying, ‘Whosoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily, is guilty of the body and blood of the Lord’ [1 Cor. 11:27]. All these warnings being scorned and contemned—[lapsed Christians will often take Communion] before their sin is expiated, before confession has been made of their crime, before their conscience has been purged by sacrifice and by the hand of the priest, before the offense of an angry and threatening Lord has been appeased, [and so] violence is done to his body and blood; and they sin now against their Lord more with their hand and mouth than when they denied their Lord” (The Lapsed 15–16 [A.D. 251]).


Council of Nicaea I


“It has come to the knowledge of the holy and great synod that, in some districts and cities, the deacons administer the Eucharist to the presbyters [i.e., priests], whereas neither canon nor custom permits that they who have no right to offer [the Eucharistic sacrifice] should give the Body of Christ to them that do offer [it]” (Canon 18 [A.D. 325]).


Aphraahat the Persian Sage


“After having spoken thus [at the Last Supper], the Lord rose up from the place where he had made the Passover and had given his body as food and his blood as drink, and he went with his disciples to the place where he was to be arrested. But he ate of his own body and drank of his own blood, while he was pondering on the dead. With his own hands the Lord presented his own body to be eaten, and before he was crucified he gave his blood as drink” (Treatises 12:6 [A.D. 340]).


Cyril of Jerusalem


“The bread and the wine of the Eucharist before the holy invocation of the adorable Trinity were simple bread and wine, but the invocation having been made, the bread becomes the body of Christ and the wine the blood of Christ” (Catechetical Lectures 19:7 [A.D. 350]).

“Do not, therefore, regard the bread and wine as simply that; for they are, according to the Master’s declaration, the body and blood of Christ. Even though the senses suggest to you the other, let faith make you firm. Do not judge in this matter by taste, but be fully assured by the faith, not doubting that you have been deemed worthy of the body and blood of Christ. . . . [Since you are] fully convinced that the apparent bread is not bread, even though it is sensible to the taste, but the body of Christ, and that the apparent wine is not wine, even though the taste would have it so, . . . partake of that bread as something spiritual, and put a cheerful face on your soul” (ibid., 22:6, 9).


Ambrose of Milan


“Perhaps you may be saying, ‘I see something else; how can you assure me that I am receiving the body of Christ?’ It but remains for us to prove it. And how many are the examples we might use! . . . Christ is in that sacrament, because it is the body of Christ” (The Mysteries 9:50, 58 [A.D. 390]).


Theodore of Mopsuestia


“When [Christ] gave the bread he did not say, ‘This is the symbol of my body,’ but, ‘This is my body.’ In the same way, when he gave the cup of his blood he did not say, ‘This is the symbol of my blood,’ but, ‘This is my blood’; for he wanted us to look upon the [Eucharistic elements] after their reception of grace and the coming of the Holy Spirit not according to their nature, but receive them as they are, the body and blood of our Lord. We ought . . . not regard [the elements] merely as bread and cup, but as the body and blood of the Lord, into which they were transformed by the descent of the Holy Spirit” (Catechetical Homilies 5:1 [A.D. 405]).


Augustine


“Christ was carried in his own hands when, referring to his own body, he said, ‘This is my body’ [Matt. 26:26]. For he carried that body in his hands” (Explanations of the Psalms 33:1:10 [A.D. 405]).

“I promised you [new Christians], who have now been baptized, a sermon in which I would explain the sacrament of the Lord’s Table. . . . That bread which you see on the altar, having been sanctified by the word of God, is the body of Christ. That chalice, or rather, what is in that chalice, having been sanctified by the word of God, is the blood of Christ” (Sermons 227 [A.D. 411]).



“What you see is the bread and the chalice; that is what your own eyes report to you. But what your faith obliges you to accept is that the bread is the body of Christ and the chalice is the blood of Christ. This has been said very briefly, which may perhaps be sufficient for faith; yet faith does not desire instruction” (ibid., 272).


Council of Ephesus


“We will necessarily add this also. Proclaiming the death, according to the flesh, of the only-begotten Son of God, that is Jesus Christ, confessing his resurrection from the dead, and his ascension into heaven, we offer the unbloody sacrifice in the churches, and so go on to the mystical thanksgivings, and are sanctified, having received his holy flesh and the precious blood of Christ the Savior of us all. And not as common flesh do we receive it; God forbid: nor as of a man sanctified and associated with the Word according to the unity of worth, or as having a divine indwelling, but as truly the life-giving and very flesh of the Word himself. For he is the life according to his nature as God, and when he became united
http://www.churchfathers.org/category/sacraments/the-real-presence/
Religion / Re: Joagbaje Was Right About Ebola, Jesus Is The Cure, AnotherEbola Victim Testifies by Elijah78: 1:13pm
Joagbaje:

I do work miracles as expected of a christian . I have at least 4 HIV cases healed . Blind cases . And a dead raised to life. I don't need any validation from anyone. It's only sad. That many folks here don't know christ nor his power. See how so called Christians are shaking at a common demonic desease. What does the name if Jesus mean to you? What does his death mean to you. Do you know him ? The gospel is not in words but it's in power.


1 Thessalonians 1:5
For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power,

1 Corinthians 2:4
And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:


II Thessalonians 2 (Here’s the paraphrase of verses 9-12):

9: This rebellion will come through the work of Satan himself, who will enable those who follow him to display all sorts of supernatural manifestations, miracles and convincing signs to prove that God is on their side – all of them lying wonders used to deceive.

10: There will be no limit to the ever-increasing deceptions and perversions Satan will use to seduce people into joining his rebellion, and these are the ones who are perishing because they refused to love the Truth so they could be saved.

11: And since they refused to love the truth, God will cast an overwhelming delusion over them to make them believe the lies.

12: And they will all be condemned because they would not follow the Truth; but, instead, were more than willing, even happy, to be a part of the rebellion.

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Violent/Disgusting Non-Celebrity Crimes / Assassins Kill UNILAG Security Chief At Beer Parlour by ebolablast: 1:04pm
SundayAdejumo, who is the head of operations, Security Unit of the University of Lagos, has been killed in a cruel way on Friday August 29th by suspected assassins at a beer parlor onOyenuga street, behind St Finbarrs street, Akoka, Lagos.


The deceased, who was aged 50, was said to be drinking with some friends ata beer parlour called Daniel’s Place when three men walked up to him, dragged him off his chair, stabbed him before they shot him dead. One of the residents of the area who spoke anonymously about the event said it is believed that he was killed by some cultist. Punch reports that the resident said:“When the gang got in, they went to where he was sitting. They had differentweapons, ranging from cutlasses to guns. One of them went to him, hit him in the chest and he fell down. He then brought out a gun and shot him point blank. On the table where he was drinking with his friends were a pay slip,his ATM cards and his car key.”Although the school management has not made any statement on the unfortunate incident, Police sources say his body has been taken to the Yabamortuary, while the three friends he went to the beer parlor with as well as the owner of the beer parlor are helping the police with the investigation.
Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Lelma Kolle, however revealed that the unknown gunmen tried to escape with the deceased car after they killed him“Investigations revealed that the man parked his car a distance away from where he was drinking. The police also discovered that there was a blood stain on the car and the car key was found within the vicinity, also with blood stains. This can only mean that after they killed him, they attempted to go away with his car. They actually succeeded in opening the car because there were blood stains on the car seat. But the car did not move because of the security system in it. The owner of the bar has been arrested and he has made statements. We cannot categorically say whether this was a robbery or an assassination plot. The matter is still under investigation.” he said.It would be recalled that just recently,a student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) was shot in the head by suspected cultists during a cult attack.
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Politics / ABIA Stinks Says Billionaire Arthur Eze by pedrojustice: 1:03pm
It was a bad day for Gov ernor Theodore Amaefule Orji, as he assembled a battery of illustrious per sonalities to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the cre ation of Abia State in Umua hia last Wednesday.

Rather than effusive prais es, what came the way of the governor were a censure from no less a person than multi-billionaire, Chief Arthur Eze, who told the gathering dead pan that, “Abia State stinks.” Venue was the Michael Okpara Auditorium in Umuahia, the state capital, where the gov ernor had gathered illustrious citizens of the state, some of whom were to be given awards to mark the 23rd anniversary. In the session of comments that preceded the awards ceremony, Chief Eze was recognised to speak, and what he said, sent cold chill running down the spines of majority of the peo ple, particularly the governor. “Abia is stinking,” Eze, be lieved to have the largest oil bloc in Africa, bellowed. The audience was stupefied in shock, but more was to come. “Right from the Abia Tower in Umuahia, the rot hits you.

Abia State is now the dirtiest in the country. Garbage every where, along with bad roads. The people are really suffering, and you see it in their faces. Are there no elders in Abia again? If so, what are they do ing? What are the senators, the members of House of Repre­sentatives and other elected people doing? Nothing.” Then, pointedly, Chief Eze told the governor: “If you do not know what to do again, please write to Presi dent Goodluck Jonathan, and let him come to your aid. Abia State needs help.” Having given the gather ing a piece of his mind, Eze dropped the microphone on the floor, and walked out. It was a dazed Governor Orji who jerked himself out of stupor, and tried to rationalise what Arthur Eze had said. He told the crowd that the man was referring to the collapsed Port Harcourt / Aba Express way, which is a federal road. But the explanation sounded hollow to the governor him self, and after some time, he left the venue of the ceremony, without taking questions from journalists, as such oc casion would have demanded. Speaking on the incident, an associate of Chief Eze, told Daily Sun that the state of Abia State was really dispirit ing, with decay and despon dency everywhere. “I am sure most of the dignitaries qui etly agreed with Chief Eze, only that they could not do so openly. One must commend Chief Eze’s courage for being bold enough to speak out. Not many people can do so today. In Abia State today, there is the son of one of the elected of ficials, called The Wind, who is like a terror. He silences all opposition and deals ruthlessly with anyone in opposition to the government. So, not many people can speak out. But we must commend Chief Eze for his boldness and conviction.”http://sunnewsonline.com/new/?p=79662

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Education / Re: Osun State University (uniosun) 2014/2015 Post Utme/admission Thread by sapientia1(m): 1:00pm
our lecturer at ikire campus, mr farawe is dead, so so sad.....my best lecturer is dead. rip sir, ripp.......haaaa
Literature / Re: My Husband......... by Flakkydagirl: 12:57pm
Chapter 2
Janet schooled in Ibadan,while her parents and her younger sister lived in Lagos.Jacob also had his company headquarters in Lagos,they had a branch in Ibadan,he visited Jane constantly in school,took her out and showered gifts on her,he could say with all honesty that he was in love with his girlfriend.He got attracted to her from the first day,to hell with who ever said love at first sight doesn't exist.His only fear was his mother,because she had insisted he marry from their class-the rich circle-she had introduced many ladies to him,most of them were beautiful,but had nothing upstairs.
But Janet captivated him,she spoke fluent english,she was smart,intelligent and had a great body,so what else?
He had not been able to take the bold step to introduce Janet to his mother,even though the woman had insisted he brought home his girlfriendJacob was of mixed parentage,his father was from Jamaica,and his mother a yoruba woman.Even his elder sis Jackie had wanted to meet her.After so much persuassion,he agreed to bring her over,one of the weekends.

Mrs Funmilayo Smiths was Jacobs mother,she lived with her children in their family estate in Ikoyi,her husband John Smith lived in Jamaica.She was a successful woman,she was a professional Carterer,and she loved cooking.
Being Yoruba,she taught her children Yoruba language,though they rarely speak it in Public.Jacob had informed her that his girlfriend would be having Lunch with them in the afternoon.
It was quarter to one on the wall clock,she was reading her favourite magazine-Every Woman,in her room.There was a knock,it was their househelp Ruth.
''Come in''she answered
''Madam,small oga and one fine madam don come o'' Ruth said.
''Serve them juice,tell Jacob,i'll be with them soon''
Ruth was still standing by the door, 
''What are you waiting for enhen''
''No o,i just wan ask you whether to serve them oga with glass''
''Okay,pour the juice on my hand and serve them,silly girl''she snapped.
''But Madam....i......come to....''
''Just shut your mouth,serve them juice in a glass,and get away!''she waved her away,and Ruth left.
She arranged her hair,looked in the mirror and went to the sitting room.
Jacob and Janet did not see her come in,she coughed to indicate her prescence.Jacob stood up and hugged his mother.
''Good afternoon mum''he drawled.
''Good afternoon dear,how are you''she said
''Am fine and you''she sat on the couch opposite theirs.
Jacob now sat beside Janet,''Mum,meet my girlfriend Janet''he smiled at his mother.
''Good afternoon ma''Janet said curtly.
''Is she the one''she spoke straight faced.
''yes,she is,isn't she beautiful''Jacob smiled.
Janet glanced at him,why was he always smiling,the man sure had a thing for smiling.
''She is,i can see'' looking awkwardly at Janet,she asked the question on Jacobs mind.
''Who are your parents'' 
Janet wasn't expecting that,
''Mr and Mrs Odenuga''Janet answered quickly.
''Odenuga?.... Odenuga?...Ode..nu...ga' she repeated,strange name,so who are they in this country,i mean what position do they hold'' she said standing up.
''Mum,you can't ask her such questions''
''Ok,i can't ask her that? Why? Or...do you want to answer for her? She eyed him,' Now,speak up,who are your roots in this country?' she almost shouted.
''My mum is a designer and my dad is a Lawyer''
''Good,is your dad a SAN''
''No''
''Lawyer Odenuga?never heard of that name.Son! What is this you have brought home,i am highly disappointed in you'' she hissed and walked out.
''Mum,that's not fair'',Jacob screamed after his mother.
''Look Janet,i'll talk to her'' he spoke calmly holding her hands.
''Jacob please take me out of this place''she was shaking and sobbed quietly.
''I will,please calm down'' 


Janet gazed vaguely out of the window,her emotions were throbbing,she had just been rejected by the mother of the man she loved.Although Jacob had called to apologize,she still felt sore,she wasn't expecting the blow she received.Jacob had met her mother so many times,Jane mother had insisted she brought home the man who constantly showered her daughter with gifts,she had been surprised and at the same time excited to meet Jacob and she gave her consent to the relationship,Janet sat on the chair by her dressing table,her mother had not returned from work.her door was open,her younger sis came in.
''Would you like me to keep you company big sis''she was already sitting on the bed.
''Even if i mind your company,you have already jumped the gun'' Janet said looking gloomy
''Just as i expected,since you came back this afternoon,you haven't spoken a simple sentence in this house''Hannah asked
''Huh....well...you know...''Jane stammered.
''Now you see,just cut it big sis,whats troubling you,when did you become a stammerer''
Janet stood up,''I dnt know what to say,i just dont know how to start it''
''Just say it anyhow,am all ears''
''Fine,Jacob asked me to Lunch with his mother this afternoon,pause,hmmm and she said she was dissappointed in his choice of woman,that i was classless''she broke into tears.
Hannah stood up to calm her sister ''You and i know that you are not classless,so why are you hurting yourself over this''
''I felt humilated this noon''
''Its ok,dinner is ready,stop crying,its all a matter of time,i believe she'll come around soon.
''Thanks Hannah''.

Things had been rosy between Jacob and Janet except for the other day,when his mother had walked out on them in the sitting room,He still remembered the ugly conversation they had that night.
''Jacob wo,omo to mu wa losan,is not someone who you should be seen with'' His mum rarely spoke Yoruba this days.
''But why''
''Thats a good question and i'll explain'' she sat upright on her bed.
''CLASS is an important thing to people in our circle,a man of authority and class like you,should not stoop low to date classless ladies,money and class go paripasu,you're a man of status,see yourself as one.And again,who are her parents in this country?what power can they yield?what influence do they have?what connections do they have? Son,tell me'' she sat down
''Janets parents are well to do,her father is a lawyer and her mum is a designer,as long as they can afford the food they eat,they are okay mum'' Jacob countered
''As far as i am concerned,omo Janet abi ki lo ti pe,ko si ni level e,and you can't date her,infact i want you to stop seeing her''
Jacob laughed''Well,thats impossible,i love her and she loves me too''
''You love her looks,she loves your money,simple! All she wants is your money,get that into your head boy''she snapped
''Janet is a beautiful lady,she's smart,and she loves me not my money''
''Senator Franks daughter is a good girl,i have introduced you to Sholange,Chief Mrs Kuti's daughter,and so many more that i cannot even remember,ki ni mo nba e fa gan,temi lo ma se,you can't date that silly and classless girl''
They had argued on and on,until Ruth came in to inform them that dinner was ready.They had a quiet dinner that night,Jackie kept looking at both,mother and son during dinner,wondering what was happening.
After dinner,Jacob had a cool shower and went straight to bed,though he couldn't sleep,it was some minutes past nine,when his phone rang,he checked the caller Id,it was Janet,he picked the call and placed the phone to his ears...he wasn't expecting what he heard.'
'Whaaattttttt?'' he screamed and jumped up.
Janet had called to inform Jacob that her dad just had an accident on his way back from work,he had been rushed to the hospital where he was declared clinically dead.Janet wept her eyes out,her mum and Hannah cried uncontrollably,Jacob was there to console her,he stood by her all through,he assisted them in making the burial arrangement,Janet and her mother were grateful to him.
Two weeks after the death and burial of her beloveth father,well wishers still trooped in numbers to their house.
Mother and Children were beginning to get hold of their life again,Jane was planning to go back to school for the last stretch of her final semester,when their wall came crashing.
It was a bright Monday afternoon,Mrs Odenuga was relaxing in the sitting room,when two dark men carrying suitcase came in,she asked them in and offered them water which they turned down politely,they sat on the couch in the sitting room.
''Good afternoon gentlemen,what can i do for you''she asked them,
One of them spoke up,
''Good afternoon madam,you're Mrs Odenuga i believe,we are from CBT Bank Nigeria,/they brought out their ID card\,Ikoyi branch.
We share our condolence with you on the demise of your husband,he paused,we are here to inform you that Lawyer Odenuga obtained loan from our bank,and is yet to pay back,the payment date expired three weeks ago,we would have come earlier,but for the demise of your husband,our customer,we decided to shift it to this date''

Mrs Odenuga who was relaxed on the couch before,now sat straight on the edge of her seat.She was surprised,her husband never informed of any loan,and they didn't hid things from each other.
''My husband is not a business man,he is a Lawyer and he didn't inform me about this'' Her head was throbbing hard.
The man who spoke the other time nodded to his partner to continue.The other man placed his suitcase on his lap and opened it,he brought out some papers,he cleared his throat and started.
''Here Madam,are the documents of the loan which your husband signed,the loan was obtained for his friend,using your husbands property-this very house and his car- as collaterals to be confiscated upon failure to pay,these papers were duly signed by Lawyer Odenuga.he paused 
''The bank has been considerate enough to give you a week notice to vacate this building with your belongings only,as two security men have been placed outside to ensure adherence to this''
The two men stood up at the same time,''Once again,we are sorry about your husband,we share in your grief,Goodday ma''
they left.
Unknown to them that the woman looking relaxed in her seat had just fainted.........
Nairaland / General / Police Inspector Dies While Fighting Wife. by ralphcrown1: 12:56pm
A police inspector, attached to a division in Apapa, Lagos, Inspector Danjuma Daniel, on Thursday afternoon died during a fight with his wife.
Metro learnt that the scuffle between Daniel and his wife got so physical that the couple fell from the balcony of their apartment ─ a two-storey building. The couple, it was learnt, was staying at the Ijeh Police Barracks, Obalende, Lagos.


Our correspondent gathered that the police inspector and his wife, identified simply as Ada, who had lived in the barracks for about 10 years, sustained grave injuries from the fall.
It was further gathered that when they were rushed to a nearby hospital, Daniel was said to have been confirmed dead by the medical personnel, while the wife was admitted for treatment.
Our correspondent learnt that Ada, a trader in a nearby market, was discharged from the hospital on Saturday morning.
Speaking with Metro, Daniel’s first son, Emmanuel, said he was informed about his father’s death on the telephone.
Daniel explained that he was staying with an uncle in the Mile 2 area of the state.
He said, “I don’t know what could have caused the fight. I was not at home. Dad and mum have lived in this barracks for about 10 years now.
“We were formerly staying in Nasarawa State where dad initially served. In Lagos, I don’t stay with them, but my two sisters do. Mum has returned from the hospital, and she is back home now, but she cannot talk to anyone for now.”
While the conversation was going on, some neighbours of the couple asked our correspondent to leave the premises, scolding the 17-year-old boy for talking to Metro.
However, it was learnt from a resident that Daniel, an Eggon man from Nasarawa State, had had clashes with his wife before the incident. The source added that the fight on Thursday turned ugly and led to their falling off from the two-storey building.

The Lagos State Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Lelma Kolle, said he would get back to our correspondent on the matter, but he had yet to do so as of press time.

source:http://www.ralphcrown.com/2014/09/police-inspector-dies-while-fighting.html

Literature / Another Bad Idea by Fixgoo: 12:46pm
I'm always getting this cool ideas but not managing to write because a new idea almost always comes or I can't make something look original, so here's one so what do you think.

Krunt happens to be an Alien warlord from Mars stranded on the continent Africa.with a piece of technology known as Stasis, he creates an empire in the place now known as Nigeria, but they are wiped out by a virus, he stores himself in the stasis escaping death, dead beat Nigerian researcher investigating Nok discovers stasis and touches it and is taken over by krunt who intends on restoring his empire, he starts by founding a group known as the order of shadows who he believes should rule with him when his empire is created. during the civil war making enough money through missions to create his own company Star technics, one of the order of shadow pawns Babatunde (White Knight ) decides not to be a part after discovering what the order is really about and is killed along with his wife tunde helps his kid escape to the us and manages to give his research to a fellow pawn chyna , his young progedy,.

Tunde's son Charles returns from the us discovering his parents dead, he swears to do his out most best to avenge them and prevent it from happening to anyone else, the order of shadows recruit him to take over his father's mantle as the white Knight and makes him believe they are a group for justice sending him on missions to steal from the corrupt rich and give to the poor which is Star technics. he is then asked to take out a corrupt rogue known as Chyna who has managed to hide himself enough from the order but manages to find him after given the impression that chyna killed his dad babatunde, before he kills him, Chyna manages to reveal everything convincing Charles to turn against the order and tells Charles they would intend to kill him as he has been compromised by speaking with him , Charles fakes killing Chyna who works as a weapons dealer / mob enforcer inorder to monitor the order of shadows activities and then the order of shadows deactivate him from them and a chip hidden in his body begins to electrocute him to death, Chyna saves him and together they manage to decipher from Tunde's research that krunt is trying to reverse engineer his stasis so he can build an invincible army to take over.

Meanwhile at Star technics Dr.Alabi succeeds and creates an Android not knowing the real plans of CEO krunt who wants Dr.Alabi to weaponize the android, Alabi acquires the Android as his patent,krunt has mercenaries steal the designs and kill alabi, to achieve this the mercenaries develop a virus with the help of alabi's assistant Nora which they use to knockout the Android (Cyberion ) who is now a hero in the city and intends to protect his Creator. As part of the plans of krunt after the robbery Nora and the recovered Android take down one of the mercenaries dan who is then arrested by Romulus the Police chief who is also a krunt goon, he doesn't interrogate the! mercenary but releases him to the anger of Uche who discovers , Trying to investigate too, Chyna and Charles split up to gain more cover, Charles loses his cover when he falls in love with Nora who seduced him and reports to krunt that he is alive, Nora drugs Charles intending to hand him over to @krunt but Charles gets out of it and gags nora knowing that even though he loved her he never trusted her, he then discovers that Cyberion was tricked by nora, Cyberion is then disguised as Charles and Charles has Nora hand over Cyberion who now looks like him telling her the minute krunt finds out she failed to bring in Charles he would kill her.

meanwhile Chyna tries to get Dan's interrogation files, Romulus gives him fictitious info and then calls krunt telling him he has found Chyna who is still alive, this suprises Krunt who sends more mercenaries to capture Chyna as he can't have any of his Nemesis as he's so close to finishing things.
Chyna calls Charles to tell him what found but is kidnapped by the mercenaries Charles believes something is up and tracks down Chyna to a huge warehouse owned by Star technics, krunt brings Chyna and Cyberion (who's disguised as Charles ) together and intends to kill them starting with Chyna but The real Charles arrives and deflects the bullet with one of his own before it crashes into Chyna's brain, a battle breaks out with Chyna, Nora fighting against Members of the order of shadows, Charles fights with krunt and defeats him, Krunt anounces he is too late and presses a button causing an underground silo to open in the warehouse and weaponized and improved version of Cyberion the begin taking over of the city with Romulus telling his police to stand down to the anger of Uche a sergeant, Cyberion manages to rediscover the virus use in knocking him out and uses it on the robots knocking them out allowing the military to arrive and blow them up ruining krunt plans. They are celebrated as heroes. Uche uses proof against Romulus to get him in jail and becomes new police chief.
Health / Re: 5 Scientists Who Studied Ebola Killed By The Virus by davidif(m): 12:45pm
rickkid: This report is disinformation.

The dead scientists are bioweapons researchers and Kenema Hospital is NOT a "government hospital". It is a private institution owned by the Bill Gates Foundation which is used as a safe location for biowar experimentation and research in a joint venture comprising Tulane University, Emory University and the US Department of Defense.

These muthafukas died trying to create a perfect virus to depopulate Africa with!

Stop believing everything the media tells you!


http://www.globalresearch.ca/what-are-us-biological-warfare-researchers-doing-in-the-ebola-zone/5394582

Another dumb conspiracy. Where do you guys even come up with this stuff? You just pick anything from the internet without checking its credibility? Na wa for una o.
TV/Movies / Re: MARVELS Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D - Fan Thread by cao(f): 12:45pm
Abeg, Ward is dead to me. I let the dog thing go, but the minute he dropped FitzSimmons - he was dead to me. When they said Fitz would never be the same again - I resurrected Ward, so that May could kill him a thousand times. Ward needs to catch some sense.
I've moved onto Triplett, he makes sense. Plus, that dude's beard is casket sharp.

Really looking forward to the Agent Carter series, if it's anything like the Marvel One-Shot, it will be fantastic.

Politics / Re: Why The Efforts To Suppress Rev. Stephen Davis Findings On Boko Haram? by egift(m): 12:29pm
Firefire: @egift, Stephen Davis's maybe be dead wrong after-all. (his opinion anyway)

Why has Ihejirika not sued for defamation?

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