Easter: Develop personal relationship with God, Lagos NUJ urges journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council felicitates with all Media professionals and Christian faithful, urging them to develop a personal relationship with God.  This was contained in a media message jointly signed by the union Chairman, Dr. Qasim Akinreti and the Secretary, Comrade Alfred Odifa.  The council leaders enjoined members to always emulate Christ’s virtues of steadfastness, patience, selflessness and good neighbourliness which were among the several lessons taught by Jesus Christ.  Dr. Akinreti said “The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ signifies the end of the fall of…

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Women of valour in the Bible

By Pastor David Odunayo First, let me correct a wrong impression. It is completely false to say women were relegated in the Bible. Yes, they assisted their husbands but they were not inferior to them. We have many women of valour in the Bible. These were women who won battles courageously and did outstanding things. Among them were Deborah, the prophetess who was not only a prophetess but a dutiful wife. She did mighty things in Israel. (Jug4:4).Her prophecy led us to Jael, the wife of Heber. Jael was a…

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‘Journalism is a call we must always trust God to fulfil’

Dayo Emmanuel Fact-Checking journalist with AFP and Business and Development Editor of The Cable, Oluwamayowa Tijani has said that journalism is a calling and journalists must trust God to fulfil the call. Tijani who spoke at the February fellowship of Journalists For Christ in Lagos tagged ‘Faith on the beat,’ relayed several experiences of God’s intervention in his job. “Personally as a journalist, I found that journalism is a calling. A lot of people say that I know how to do things but I know I can’t do anything because…

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Journalism: What’s prayer got to do with it?

Journalism: What’s prayer got to do with it? There is the popular song about prayer being the key, the master key to resolving any issue, but how many of us pray when we need to write a story, get an important source or conduct an interview? I never thought much about praying concerning journalism issues like the ones mentioned above until I read the story of Late John McCandlish Phillips, a former staff of The New York Times in a testimony he shared titled Faith in the Daily News Chase….

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