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'Tithing is not compulsory, no one should feel compelled to pay' - Pastor Tunde Bakare

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Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has hit out at the practice of tithing that requires Christians to give 10% of their earnings to the church despite the fact that It is estimated that 80% of Nigerians live on less than $2 (£1.40) a day.
He told the BBC Yoruba service that it should not be compulsory saying, 'tithing is not compulsory. No-one should feel compelled to pay - no-one is holding a gun to their head" .
He continued to say, 'Churches where pastors are becoming fat and the members are growing lean, God will judge them'.

Watch Pastor Tunde Bakare's interview below..

National Assembly Lacks The Power To Fix Election Dates - Femi Falana

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Since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has conducted the general elections on a two-tier or three-tier basis. Even though the national assembly had attempted in the past to use the Electoral Act to alter the sequence of elections fixed by the INEC it did not succeed. In spite of the ongoing controversy surrounding the sequence of elections our recent experience as a nation has shown that there is nothing sacrosanct about it. In 1999 and 2007 the presidential election came up last while it came up first in 2015. In influencing the order of elections in 2015 the ruling party had thought that holding the presidential election first would have bandwagon effect on the outcome of the other elections. But the result was a disaster for the ruling party.
It has equally been confirmed that when elections into the legislative houses were held before other election in the past majority of sitting legislators lost their seats. So, there is…

Photos: In Protest Of Bad Roads Ghanaians Plant Plant Plantain Inside Potholes

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In Ghana this is the new trend, to protest against bad roads, residents plants plantain inside potholes to attract the attention of the government. Can this happen in Nigeria?