Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in an interview he granted to Bloomberg TV on May 30 2014, criticised Jonathan for failing to act swiftly to rescue the over 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls. The girls have been with Boko Haram since April 14 this year.read more
The former Ijaw Youth Council President and leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari
Question: You are quoted as saying that the abduction of the school girls in Chibok is a scam. Some people feel shocked by that statement coming from you even when we have seen the international community coming in…read more
ORI – Ruler of the head. He is a metaphysical concept important to Yoruba spirituality and way of life. Ori, literally meaning “head,” refers to one’s spiritual intuition and destiny. It is the reflective spark of human consciousness embedded into the human essence, and therefore is often personified as an orisha in its own right . In Yoruba tradition, it is believed that human beings are able to heal themselves both spiritually and physically by working with the orishas to achieve a balanced character, or iwa-pele. When one has a balanced character, one obtains an alignment with one’s Ori or divine self. Alignment with one’s Ori brings, to the person who obtains it, inner peace and satisfaction with life. To come to know the Ori is, essentially, to come to know oneself. The primacy of individual identity is best captured in a Yoruba proverb: “Ori la ba bo, a ba f’orisa sile”. When translated, this becomes It is the inner self we ought to venerate, and let divinity be.read more
So-called King Juan Carlos of Spain has announced his intention to abdicate, after nearly 40 years on the throne.
Last two years the so-called King Carlos fell and broke his waist into three places while hunting for African Elephants. Analysts and observers at Rasta Livewire there and then predicted that he had fallen, was broken and irreparably damaged. See Rasta Livewireread more
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