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UCHE NWOSU: ANOTHER BIBLICAL JONAH IN APC

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He is so desperate, not matured and very greedy, that is why he has disobeyed and divided the house his elders built, just for his personal reasons and his name Uche Nwosu represents division and desperation, a boy from a penurious family of Eziama Obaire, in Nkwerre local government area of Imo State.
Just like the biblical Jonah who was sent to Nineveh by God to preach against their iniquities and the need for their repentance, but due to his hatred and wickedness against the Ninevites, he decided to divert to Tarshish as part of his resolve to escape from delivering the message so that the Ninevites would perish and be destroyed. What a guy!!!
In Proverbs 16 verse 25, the Bible made us to understand that, ” There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death”. Some decisions are taken by individuals on behalf of APC appear right and simple, but to execute it might be very difficult and dissastrous if nothing is done now to correct unforseen doom and gloom.
Jonah’s reason for running was that, quite simple, he did not like the Assyrians, i.e APC (emphasis mine). Assyria (APC) was an idolatrous, proud, and ruthless nation bent on world conquest and had long been a threat to Israel (Imo State). When God sent Jonah as a missionary to the capital, Nineveh, the prophet balked. At the end of his story, Jonah specifies his reason for resistance: “That is why I was so quick to flee to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity” (Jonah 4:2).
In other words, Jonah wanted Nineveh (APC) to be destroyed. He felt they deserved God’s judgment. Jonah didn’t want to see God’s mercy extended to his enemies, and he knew in his heart that God’s intention was to show mercy. Jonah discovered that God’s salvation is available to all who repent, not just to the people of Jonah’s choosing.
Jonah also discovered that no one can run from God. “‘Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him?’ declares the LORD. ‘Do I not fill heaven and earth?’ declares the LORD” (Jeremiah 23:24). Jonah’s ill-advised attempt to escape from God was doomed to fail. He soon realized God was with him everywhere he went. Even in the stomach of the great fish, God knew where Jonah was and could hear his prayer (Jonah 2:2).
The reason why it is obvious that Governor Rochas Okorocha wants to destroy the ruling party, APC in Imo State is because he has decided to impose a Jonah, his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu on Nineveh (Imo State) I.e APC because he doesn’t want the party to remain in power in 2019. A Jonah carries bad luck, has bad reputations, and is earger to destroy due to selfishness and greed. If Jonah had wanted God to save the Ninevites (APC), he would not boycott the journey to the land to another unknown destination. This is exactly what Governor Okorocha is trying to do to APC in the state because of greed, wickedness and selfishness.
According to Jonah 1 verse 16, “One day long ago, God’s Word came to Jonah, Amittai’s son, up on your feet and on your way to the big city of Nineveh! Preach to them. They are in a bad way and I can’t ignore it any longer. But Jonah got up and went the other direction to Tarshish, running away from God. He went down to the port of Joppa and found a ship headed for Tarshish. He paid the fare and went on board, joining those going to Tarshish – as far away from God as he could get. But God sent a huge storm at sea, the waves towering. The sailors were terrified. They called out in desperation to their gods. They threw everything they were carrying overboard to lighten the ship”.
“Meanwhile, Jonah had gone down into the hold of the ship to take a nap. He was sound asleep. The captain came to him and said, “What’s this? Sleeping! Get up! Pray to your god! Maybe your god will see we are in trouble and rescue us. Then the sailors said to one another, “Let’s get to the bottom of this. Let’s draw straws to identify the culprit on this ship who’s responsible for this disaster. So they drew straws. Jonah got the short straw. Then they grilled him: “Confess. Why this disaster? What is your work? Where do you come from? What country? What family?” He told them, “I’m a Hebrew. I worship God, the God of heaven who made sea and land.” At that, the men were frightened, really frightened, and said, “What on earth have you done!” As Jonah talked, the sailors realized that he was running away from God. They said to him, “What are we going to do with you – to get rid of this storm?” By this time the sea was wild, totally out of control. Jonah said, “Throw me overboard, into the sea. Then the storm will stop. It’s all my fault. I’m the cause of the storm. Get rid of me and you will get rid of the storm.”
“But no. The men tried rowing back to shore. They made no headway. The storm only got worse and worse, wild and raging. Then they prayed to God, “O God! Don’t let us drown because of this man’s life, and don’t blame us for his death. You are God. Do what you think is best.” They took Jonah and threw him overboard. Immediately the sea was quieted down. The sailors were impressed, no longer terrified by the sea, but in awe of God. They worshiped God, offered a sacrifice, and made vows”.
This may sound very childish to mostly members of APC in Imo State, some of them do not know why the woe has beside the party, why the popularity of the ruling party especially in the State is reducing drastically on daily basis, it is because a Jonah has entered the party’s vehicle, and until the said Jonah is removed, the party may not make it in 2019 election.
Quite conspicuous like a friend said that APGA is sensitizing, PDP is re-organizing while APC is imploding, there is need for all hands to be on deck in ensuring that this particular Jonah is removed once and for all from the party if not, APC stands a losing chance in 2019.
The seat of the party is in a very raging storm which should call for a straw to rip off the said Jonah with back luck whose presence in APC can only give the party a red card rather than green card. Yes the Jonah is known, identified and recognized, but the problem remains, who and who can remove him for peace to reign.
By Austin Chikwado
Austin Chikwado writes from Owerri, the capital of Imo State, Nigeria
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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has reacted to the rape and murder of Uwa Omozuwa.

Omozuwa, a UNIBEN undergraduate was raped and killed in one of the branches of the RCCG.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye reacted to the murder of the girl on Instagram.

 

He wrote: “All I can do at this time is to pray for the family of Omozuwa and do everything possible working with relevant authorities to bring the perpetrators to book. I and members of my Family condemn this act strongly and urge everyone to stay calm as we are already looking into the matter and cooperating with the police to establish the facts of the shocking situation. #justiceforuwa”

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The RCCG also released a statement. In it, they explained why Omozuwa was in church during the lockdown, how she was found, and the actions taken after she was found lying in the pool of her blood.

 

Read the full statement below.

 

Pastor EA Adeboye reacts to the rape and murder of UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, in one of the branches of his church

Pastor EA Adeboye reacts to the rape and murder of UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, in one of the branches of his church

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There is often a good side to every sad occurrence.

As far as the COVID-19 pandemic is concerned, the production of a lot of children has been described as the good side.

According to Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, a lot of babies will be made as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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The clergyman said this in his sermon on Sunday, May 31, adding that preaching his sermon.

Listing some of the good things that will come out from the COVID-19 lockdown, Pastor Adebayo said that Pastors will be so busy early next year conducting baby naming ceremonies.

 

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Boxer, Anthony Joshua Reveals Biggest Challenge

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Anthony Joshua has opened up on his challenges in finding true love, stating that he’s yet to find someone to call his girlfriend.

 

The world heavyweight boxing champion spoke with to The Sun about life in lockdown with his family including becoming “super dad” to his four-year-old son, JJ, and how it has been hard for him to balance his profession together with his personal life.

 

AJ says: “I think you can date and still be a successful sportsman but it’s hard to find a balance and I would have to compromise — which I’ve not felt able to do.

 

“My dad never gave me advice about much. But in terms of relationships what I have learnt and what I tell my son is, it would be nice to find a high school sweetheart and to grow together because as you get older you get set in your ways.

 

“For me to have a relationship now means I would have to compromise and change my ways and I don’t know how easy that would be for me to do.

 

“So I do date but I don’t get to the stage where I actually put anyone into that position.

 

?I don?t have a girlfriend and I can?t find someone to grow old with" - Anthony Joshua opens up on his challenges in finding true love

 

“I don’t have a girlfriend and I haven’t had one for a while. But as I get older I do think it would be nice to have someone, someone to grow with as well — but I honestly haven’t found anyone.”

 

The British Nigerian boxer also went on to say that he hopes to find a woman who would have to understand what it’s like to be famous,

 

He explains: “Maybe I need to get off the estate and start going to celebrity parties — maybe do something different.

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“I hope I will — and probably meeting someone else who understands fame would make sense. I would hope so. But it needs to be someone down to earth, family-orientated – someone who can call my mum their second mum.

 

“It takes time to grow that and, as I said, now I am older I am stuck in my ways. As I get older it would be nice to bring someone into my world but it’s dependent on who and I just haven’t found someone yet.

 

“Maybe we can go on a hunt. We have all the time now.”

 

Joshua also revealed how he has become super-dad while in lockdown with his four-year-old son, JJ

 

AJ says: “I started off as super-dad and then that slowly went out the window and to be honest he’s watching way too much TV now.

 

“The only thing he wants to do is watch Paw Patrol and Ryan’s World – there’s no way you’d get him watching Joe Wicks.”

 

“At home, he doesn’t really think of me as a famous boxer or anything like that. I’m not a superstar and he doesn’t think so either. He knows I fight but that’s all.

 

“I always keep that stuff away from home. I’m not like that at home – and I’m not even like that when I go out, really.”

 

AJ, who has been home-schooling his son doesn’t think he would be sending back to school when the lockdown come to an end.

 

The heavyweight says: “The next conversation is about him going back to school — although I’m not too sure if we’ll send my boy back to school just yet.”

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While boxing fans want to see him fight British rival Tyson Fury, AJ says: “In my own mind I had mentally written off most of this year but, if I was to fight this year, it would probably be November or December.

 

“It’s difficult at the moment knowing how you cover the costs, and whether you could charge people in the circumstances for pay per view.”

 

?I don?t have a girlfriend and I can?t find someone to grow old with" - Anthony Joshua opens up on his challenges in finding true love

 

On how he’s been keeping fit, AJ explains: “It’s my lifestyle. That’s what I’ve done all my life – instead of going to college, I went to the school of boxing. I learnt how to fight.

 

“So I’m still doing my studying, I’m still doing my education but I’ve got a key to my local gym which I’m allowed to go in. You need discipline and that’s one thing I’ve got personally, I don’t need to be told or pushed – it’s in my character.

 

“I just hit the bags, skip and it’s the first time in my whole boxing career where I’ve been left alone.

 

“Normally I’ve got someone in my ear, telling me what to do, how to do it and I’ve actually really enjoyed being on my own. It’s been a blessing.

 

“And there’s nobody to spar with so you don’t get hit — that’s not always a bad thing!”

 

He went on: “My workout regime is always boxing and it’s one of the things I love most about boxing. Out of all sports, you really don’t need much to get started.

 

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