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|Jokes Etc / Re: Let's See How Smart You Are. by st.okolie(m): 5:55pm On Apr 11|
the answer is friday
|Politics / Re: Forgive Boko-Haram: Turai Pleads With Jonathan by st.okolie(m): 2:15pm On Apr 07|
nwando: The same woman that schemed and scammed and allowed her deceased husband rule the country from the land of the dead,,with his corpse brought in at night and forced on us all.
|Nairaland / General / Reflection. by st.okolie(m): 7:16pm On Mar 24|
From the second floor of the three story building, that housed my apartment. I watched the colorful and beautiful procession beneath, by the catholic Portuguese and sangana congregation as the marched down the street. Chanting beautiful hymns and waving palm tree leave in a rhythmic fashion, that one would think palm leaves where actual made for interpreting hymns. My mind immediately went into action of trying to reconstruct what the scene would have been like 2000 years ago, as Jesus made his triumphant grand entry into Jerusalem. From the gospel accounts I got my pointers as my imagination starts to piece together scenes, like those guys at national geographic channel would conveniently put together a visual of something they were not present when it happened. The images were already well formed on the screen of my mind, I could hear the chanting and obvious excitement from the crowd. Getting a satisfactory glimpse of Christ was near impossible as there were some group of young Jews, whose height and there closed aligned standing position, made them look like the human version of the wall of Jericho. Making my way back some few blocks, I ascended the roof of a nearby building that by mental calculation I had concluded was the route of Christ entourage. From atop the roof it was indeed a glorious view better than the version I had physically watched. It was more than a procession, a parade, or even a carnival. It was a scene that shows a deeper interpretation of love and loyalty, I watched on as people were placing palmfront and even their own cloth on the floor for Christ donkey to ride on. It was indeed a touching sight and the chanting was even more appealing I turned back to see where Jesus was headed.
My mind like an automated machine programmed to work on the stream of consciousness mode, Instantly produced another imagery of loud sound of people chanting no shouting this time around. The scene here was uproar and quiet chaotic, the feeling over me now could be best describe as that feeling one would feel when you are the only obstacle standing between the free Syrian army and capturing Assad. I needed to get away, and like the other scenario height came in handy. standing on a fence nearby I could see things better even in a panoramic view if I cared. from my height I could see the image of two men in the building overlooking the courtyard which seem to hold the attention of the angry looking mob. Standing next to a man well dress and whose figure depicts that of one with authority, was a man who look like he was just rescued from a brawl with a leopard, as blood drips from visually all part of his body. if not that I had watched too many passion of the Christ movie I would argue that the man with blood all over was probably a dummy been stirred into occasional movement by the wind because no man would actual be standing while blood oozes out from his body in a continuous flow. Crucify him!!!!Crucify him!! The shout again brought my attention to the mob beneath. Ah!!! My mouth instantly flew wide open like a typical Yoruba man would in a moment of surprise. Lo! among the angry faces where some I had seen earlier chanting hosanna now their voices were echoing in deafening shouts of crucify him. That was not even as shocking as seeing a man who had removed his cloth and place it for Jesus, was the same man who spat on him as he dragged the ginormous cross up the hills of cavalry where he was crucified. The mental imagery was over but not without my quick observation which was simple and straight, How could this Jews welcome a man, show him loyalty and love try to make him king one moment and chastise him insult stone and kill him the next. “The Jews during the time Christ were probably the most wicked, inconsistence and unreliable generation of all time”. But such a label without comparison to another generation ,would be outright injustice on their generation. And what better generation to compare them to than our present generation and perphers my own countrymen. Here was Jesus from Nazareth making a triumphant entry into Jerusalem as the messiah, pulling large crowd to himself his action causing a chain reaction politically, religiously, socio-economical just to mention but a few. In other to effectively compare two generations with over two thousand years difference in it civilization I would gradually start comparing characters and key players in Christ death, and where better to start than the man who betrayed Jesus,
Judas has become quite infamous, for having betrayed his lord for 30 silver coins, and sealing the deal with a kiss. Judas betrayer was indeed legendary that I feared I could not find a sufficient comparison, but as I look at my fellow Nigerians I see betrayer everywhere. The saying that in every twelve there must be a judas might be true for that generation, if the twelve are my country men of today I doubt if you would get two who are no judas. How many of us could say we don’t have a price. At least Judas received 30 silver coins which would be around $13000usd today (source http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_30_pieces_of_silver_in_the_21st_century ). An amount some today would willing kill more than one person for.
To be continued…..
|Romance / Re: Funny And Suprising Things Girls Like About Guys by st.okolie(m): 6:08pm On Mar 18|
Scofieldella: I like guys wt badbreath so at nite, he would just open his mouth and kill all d mosquitoes..lolBOMB
|Politics / Re: Reaction To Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon Is ‘Sophisticated Ignorance’ - Abati by st.okolie(m): 7:49pm On Mar 17|
take dat: "But you(Reuben) are as undisciplined as a roaring river, so thou(Reuben) shalt not excel............" Gen 49:4first time i quote a post just 2 indicate my like
|Family / Re: Sweet Things About Your Mom That Make You Smile? by st.okolie(m): 5:02pm On Mar 08|
her guts, unrelenting spirit, her words to me,for me and on my behalf.
|Literature/Writing / Re: The PACKAGE by st.okolie(m): 12:18pm On Mar 05|
purpinkx: i laugh you in shehu shanghai ... Last 2 replies are sept. Last yearwords cant express hw sorry i am, the story is 99% complete. But i have been dealing with some stuff that i can even go into it's detail nw. I also fear that the gap is quite too long to sustain reader's anticipation that would have been lost somewhere in that long break.
|Violent/Disgusting Non-Celebrity Crimes / Re: Grandmother Found Dead After Meeting Nigerian Lover by st.okolie(m): 4:01pm On Mar 04|
the circumstances is indeed suspicious however is the name all they have to go by to determine his nationality.
|Literature/Writing / Re: Ekaette!!!!! by st.okolie(m): 4:56am On Feb 27|
senbonzakura_kageyoshi:nw i knw a japanese word lol. Btw u re good. Still waiting 4 ur 1st full novel.
|Literature/Writing / Re: Ekaette!!!!! by st.okolie(m): 9:44am On Feb 26|
Yet another wonderful piece. curiousity has gotten the beta part of muo as to ur moniker. What does it mean?
|Literature/Writing / Re: Nairaland Detection Club by st.okolie(m): 4:52am On Feb 20|
Larry-Sun:what do u mean, not when it my old woman's turn that 'akara' would turn 2 stone.
|Religion / Re: An Intellectual Debate Between A Student And His Professor On God's Existence by st.okolie(m): 6:48pm On Feb 19|
immediately i saw the post i was sure logic boy would coment. So u havent let God into ur life.
|European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Picture Of Nigeria Women Representing Arsenal FC by st.okolie(m): 6:42pm On Feb 19|
in arsene wenga they trust
|Literature/Writing / Re: Nairaland Detection Club by st.okolie(m): 11:48am On Feb 19|
kudos to all those whose submission i have read on the story page. to all the writers you all deserve alomo to replenish all the mental and physical fuel employed on this task. larry abeg tear me my own viewer's slip to avoid harassment.
|Nairaland / General / Re: Ideas To Help Improve Nairaland by st.okolie(m): 5:27am On Jan 19|
ok thanks mynd4. u re right about the chatroom. but for the notification, u knw how liked appears after followed topic each time someone likes ur post wouldnt that tech be employed for quote, I'm sure it Makes it easier.
Moreso it would be nice if nairaland could suport it own message system without have to redirect a p.m to ones mail
|Nairaland / General / Ideas To Help Improve Nairaland by st.okolie(m): 9:39pm On Jan 18|
i facilitate with the whole nairaland crew as the forum cross a huge milestone of a million users, e no easy.
Here are some ideas that i believe would make the forum more user friendly If adopted.
1) Notification when ones post is quoted. I'm sure nairalanders would like 2 be notified when their post is quoted by other user without having 2 go through the whole thread and even help user 2 respond 2 the quote.
2) Direct p.m and Online chatroom right here on nairaland. Wouldnt it be easier to recieve ur pm right here without going through ur mail. And even be able 2 chat with those on ur group or list of follower and those u following.
pls if u have other suggestions and ideas, feel free 2 share,lets all contribute and make this forum more fun.
|Literature/Writing / Re: What's Your Favorite Novel Of All Time? by st.okolie(m): 9:58pm On Jan 17|
the appeal by john grisham
|Literature/Writing / Re: The Book Discussion Club (foreign) by st.okolie(m): 9:54pm On Jan 17|
i dont have links to download the ebook of my best, but i go ahead and name my favourites.
The broker, chamber, and the appeal all by john grisham. Then
the Lincoln lawyer by micheal connelly.
|Celebrities / Re: Picture: Peter Okoye Shows Off Nearly Unclad Body by st.okolie(m): 9:42pm On Jan 17|
where do i start. Is it That it could be anybody in that clip, or the fact that every poster above me didnt bother to ask if thats peter or even if d pic is photoshoped.
|Jokes Etc / Re: Do You Remember The Nwosu Family? by st.okolie(m): 2:41pm On Dec 26, 2012|
that picture is 4rm edet story. I think it goes like this
'2day is friday edet and his cousin are eating chicken and rice can u see the big bowl....' i have 4gotten the rest.that what happens when u do 'cram' work like i did.lol
|Phones / Re: Ex-Nokia Staff To Release Smartphone With New OS by st.okolie(m): 6:03pm On Nov 25, 2012|
sylve11:i still believe the n900 is the best phone 4rm nokia and even among other brand. The phone is on a class of its own, with the xterminal there is nolimit to what a good programer can turn that device to. Love to see the maemo or maego os replicated 2 other device it would be another wonder to have.
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 3:52pm On Nov 18, 2012|
language of my body.
|Religion / Re: Have You Praised Him Yet, Today? by st.okolie(m): 11:06am On Nov 14, 2012|
thank you lORD.
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 2:49pm On Nov 07, 2012|
barack the grand father of obama.though it sound like a military enviroment.
|Violent/Disgusting Non-Celebrity Crimes / Re: Suspect In Cynthia’s Murder Seeks N50M Damages by st.okolie(m): 2:01pm On Nov 07, 2012|
in logic of law. It is better to for a dozen guilty men to be set free than 4 an innocent man 2 be wrongfuly executed. In line with this logic and the typical nigeria police m.o. I believe if all the police have against this man is just the fact he drive an unregistered cab,with out any other cogent fact that makes him an accessory to the murder. Then it would be legally incorrect to proceed with prosecution, atlest in a country where they value human lives.
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 8:20pm On Nov 06, 2012|
guys re not smiling
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 4:02pm On Nov 06, 2012|
eyes all on me.
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 3:54pm On Nov 06, 2012|
2013 is my year 2 shine.
|Nairaland / General / Re: What Has The Power To Motivate You Most? by st.okolie(m): 1:31pm On Nov 05, 2012|
love and success cant say which 1 comes first.
|Business / Re: CAC To Publish Nigerian Business Records Online by st.okolie(m): 4:05pm On Nov 02, 2012|
it long over due.
|Romance / Re: What's With Men And Their 'Cheating Nature'? by st.okolie(m): 11:58am On Nov 02, 2012|
i'm not in support of infidelity but we should also ask. who do men cheat with?
Men dont cheat with men (except gays sha.) like bribe both the giver and receiver are equally guity.
|Forum Games / Re: The Last Man Standing "Game Of The Mind" Let's Try It. by st.okolie(m): 10:23am On Nov 01, 2012|
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