Are Nigerian Christians the enemy of Christianity in Nigeria? By Bolaji O. Akinyemi

The falcon cries, but the falcon cannot hear. Justice is judged on its valor and equity is executed in the streets by its own beneficiaries. The center can no longer hold. The shepherd’s voice is lost on the sheep to the momentarily soothing subtle whisper of the mercenary luring him to the slaughter slab.
Deafening the nation is a sound of confusion coming from the church which shouts the agenda of Islamization! Islamization Program!! Islamization Program!!!
Sure, this program is real, but it’s not something that noise and empty menace can drown out.
The truth must be told, this program is beyond our country. It is a will of Islamic fundamentalists to have control of Africa, Nigeria’s strategic position, economy and size make it an easy target for the realization of a less than noble agenda.
In Kenya, an East African country, the Al-Shabaab had their worst blow against that country in 2019 at the Dusit D2 resort, with the use of a suicide vest.
In Uganda, the ISLAMIC State’s Central Africa Province claimed responsibility for the bomb attack on the central business district in Kampala.
In Burkina Faso, a West African country, attacks by Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State on the country have left more than 2,000 dead and 1.8 million people displaced.
This international terrorist network operation in Africa triggered the historic terror that precedes the territory named Nigeria by its British colonial master. The result of the West’s rivalry with the Shua Arabs for territorial control during the colonial era is why we are where we are. While the West is done in Africa but not dusted off, returning home but tying the apron of the former colonial states to their skirts. This is made evident by their support for a succession of incompetent rulers who are unable to extricate our independent states from their dependence on former colonial states. The Shua Arabs of course have nowhere to go and so have found life in the terrorist activities of Islamic fundamentalists to fulfill their dream of RUGA (meaning my land in Fulfude).
We must speak and write to prick the conscience of faithful Christians who, in their present circumstances, are no better than the subjects of the traditional rulers of African states who thrive on conspiracy with colonial masters against their own people. The individual Christian must take his faith and his destiny into his own hands. Some pastors today are trading the number of members and branches in their church for political relevance and a dividend with politicians.
If, along with your faithfulness to tithe and offering, your pastor still needs to trade your corporate demographics for personal gain, then something is wrong. To stand with the Christians of the North is sanctifying our existential continuity as men of faith and tribes. A statement made during the St Francis Owo attack is that you could be next! Owo in Ondo State is between Benin in Edo State and Osogbo in Osun State with an average driving distance of one hour. Owo is a 4 hour drive from Lagos. Can your Lagos and my Lagos be next?
History does not lie, a people lost to history died while still living. Historically, this Fulani ethnic war shrouded in religious garb, the first victims are the non-Fulani Habe kings of the Hausa states, overthrown by their own people in the quest to practice true Islam which established the current structure of the emirate in 1804.
Then come the Hausa and other non-Fulani natives of the North, especially the Christians, deceived by a North already subdued.
Third, the Christian middle belt deceived under regional camouflage is now being ravaged by unchallenged shepherds.
The fourth will be southern Christians baited under a Muslim-Muslim/North-South presidential ticket and that’s where we are in 2022.
And the fifth will be the Yoruba Muslim victims who should smell like coffee now before we all face the final onslaught of Muslim-Muslim/North-North banknotes in 2027.
In all these battles the victims are first their foot soldiers who are sent to divide and dislodge their own people before realizing their folly.
The average period of sleep or coma is 35 years before they wake up, if they ever do!
In their deception, they appeal to your liberalism, to say that religion doesn’t matter and you foolishly run with it without putting their views into the context of their actions. I love a public statement circulating about this, which I edited to get my points across.
“YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but some people want Hijab to be worn in all public secondary schools.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter, but you can’t sell alcohol in some states of NIGERIA, but taxes on its sales can build you a mosque.
YOU say RELIGION does not matter in NIGERIA but we have a Constitution which recognizes PENAL CODE in the South and PENAL CODE (Sharia Law) in the North.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but HISBAH is religious police backed by law and its officers can arrest a normal police officer.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but Leah Sharibu was denied freedom because those who negotiated the release of the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls were of a different RELIGION.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but a Northern Christian is bad for political business.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but enact religious beliefs in our laws. If religious beliefs inspire the laws that govern us, then the influence of RELIGION should not be minimized
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter, but a Christian woman was killed in Abuja for preaching near a mosque. His killers are still walking free and will vote in the next election.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter, but our government continues to waste the resources of a constitutional “secular state” by sponsoring pilgrimages to Mecca and Jerusalem every year for political patronage.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter yet churches are set on fire by those who shout “Allahu Akbar”
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter, but you can’t build churches in the big cities of northern Nigeria, and when you do, it will never happen without government approval.
YOU say RELIGION doesn’t matter but when we had a Christian PRESIDENT, our president now said then, “an attack on Boko Haram was an attack on the NORTH”.
Only two countries in the world today have dealt ruthlessly with terrorism and terrorists, Israel and Egypt. I do not refer you to the example of Israel, because of the diplomatic bias of this administration.

Nigerians should go and study what happened in Egypt in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and look for similarities with what is happening in their country.
In 2011, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt formed a party, the Freedom and Justice Party, and used this platform to install President Morsi (Islamic fundamentalist and member of the Muslim Brotherhood) in 2012. Fortunately, in 2013, the egyptian army caught wind of the islamist game and rushed to overthrow president morsi. Consequently, the army prevented the country from falling entirely into the hands of the fundamentalists.
In February 2013, Islamists in Nigeria, posing as democrats, formed a party, All Progressives Congress, and used this platform to seize power in 2015. They installed a man who was the big boss of BH who has never hesitated to speak publicly in favor of terrorists.
Ever since he chose a famous pastor from a majority ethnic group by the name of Vee Pee, ethnic feelings have blinded many members of the family and ethnic group of the Vee Pee Church from seeing the agenda of the terrorists. . They rejoiced that their brother was second in command to the new president.
After more than seven years in power, we have all seen what the Islamists have done in Vee Pee’s office and now they are ready to push their evil agenda forward. This is the reason for the Muslim-Muslim ticket. Unfortunately, many citizens still think it’s all about politics and are vigorously discussing the 2023 election. Some are happy that their ethnic warlord has been nominated as the ruling party’s candidate.
Unfortunately, the failed experiment in Egypt works in Nigeria because our military is in bed with the terrorists; at least General TY Danjuma said so. Since our military was captured by the Islamists, it is now up to ordinary people to fight and save their country. Unfortunately, few of them really know what is going on. If you refuse to see the similarities between the Egyptian experience and the politics of 2023 in Nigeria, then you are blind and irredeemable. God help you!

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