North Korea Tortures, Executes People Caught With Bible – Report

The totalitarian North Korean regime has continued to “execute” and “torture” religious worshippers. As many as 70,000 Christians are imprisoned in North Korea, according to a new International Religious Freedom Report by the US State Department. The findings underscored the brutal punitive measures routinely doled out by Supreme Leader Kim Jung Un. People caught with […]

Religion And Politics In Nigeria – Part 2

Bosun Obafemi

By Bosun Obafemi I have said that religion is a way of life and worship of a supreme being that has to do with the belief in worshipping and praying to a superhuman controlling supernatural power. This instrument the political class has used against the people. Other instruments of enslavement employed by the politicians and […]

Religion And Politics In Nigeria – Part 1

Bosun Obafemi

By Bosun Obafemi Religion is a way of life and worship of a supreme being. This has to do with the belief in worshipping and praying to a superhuman controlling supernatural power. There are five notable big religions among several thousands in the world having millions of adherents. These include: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and […]

Religious Tolerance In Nigeria

Inter-religious dialogue

Nigeria is at the moment becoming a shadow of itself. The tension in the air all across the country is palpable. This tension is fuelled by religious crisis that is avoidable. Religious crisis and non-state actors are taking advantage of this crack in the country to foment terrorism in different parts of the country. On […]

Religion: Taming The Untamed Demon Troubling The World

By Gbenga Osinaike The two significant sects that Jesus had to confront during His lifetime were the Pharisees and the Sadducees. They were the celebrated religious folks in His days. While the Pharisees believed in the resurrection of the dead and the afterlife, the Sadducees did not. But the two sects opposed the Messiah as […]

Is religion the opium of the poor?

According to the World Bank, there are 689 million people living below the poverty line across the world. While women represent a majority of the poor in most regions, children and youth account for two-thirds of the world’s poor population. Poverty in the sub-saharan region of Africa is extreme and about 40% of the people […]