VIDEO: Pres. Jonathan’s Expert At Falling On His Knees, Says Ogaga Ifowodo

President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as an ineffective leader whom expertise is in falling on his knees at any chance. The charge was made over the weekend by the poet, Ogaga Ifowodo in an interview with SaharaTV.

The professor of literature at Texas State University complained about what he called ‘the level of insanity we (Nigerians) have descended in the name of religion’. He made the comment while discussing the fallout from Nasir el-Rufai’s retweet of a joke about Jesus on SaharaTV’s show, the RoundTable with Rudolf Okonkwo. The joke has provoked Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and others Christian groups.

“The government is very glad that the Pentecostal movement arrived in Nigeria the time it did to literary perform mass lobotomy on the people – take our brain away,” Ifowodo said. “All we have to do is to look up to God, look at the sky, fall on our knees and pray -which is what the president is an expert at doing- falling on his knees every chance he has before a con man who calls himself a man of God.”

The lawyer-turned poet said there was nothing offensive in the tweet about Jesus and Mary Magdalene. “The truth of the matter is that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute,” he said. “And the truth of the matter was that Jesus consorted with her.”

He lamented that Nigerians have allowed religion to take away their reasoning ability. He urged Nigerians to insist on the status of Nigeria as a secular state. “Our leaders, Boko Haram and prayer warriors are all cut from the same cloth,” he said.

Discussing the attack on Oby Ezekwesili by Jonathan’s spokespeople for alleging that the governments of Presidents Yaradua and Jonathan squandered $67 billion dollars in Foreign Reserve, Prof. Ifowodo said that name calling would not solve the problem. “If Reuben Abati wants to help his boss, all he has to do is accept the challenge on behalf of his boss and work towards arranging the debate and prepping his boss to bring all the evidence as required,” he said to SaharaTV’s Rudolf Okonkwo.

He stated that if Reuben Abati had not become the president’s spokesman he would have written columns upon columns making the same argument that Mrs. Ezekwesili was making.

The author of the book “The Oil Lamps” lambasted the Senate President David Mark for spending his time railing against gays and lesbians while corruption swallows the nation. “If David Mark wants to be taken seriously as a righteous man; as a man of God who wants to do the will of God, then he will be the first person to rail against corruption in government,” Ifowodo said. “He will be the first person to declare his assets publicly. And after he has established that moral high ground that he is pure and righteous, and he will be sitting at the right hand side of God on the last day, then he can rail against gays and lesbians as much as he wants…”

Ifowodo described David Mark’s obsession with gays as an attempt to distract people from more important things.

“There is no way his railing against gays can divert us from the fact that the National Assembly over which he (David Mark) presides is the most rotten, the most corrupt and the most inept lawmaking body in the world,” he said.

For a full video of the interview, click here.

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USELESS PROF.

This useless disgruntled element that called himself a Prof. is a big disgrace to his generations. Who knows how he earned his degrees. U are better fed to a Shark and vamose from the earth surface. Bastard.

@Awaritoma A, WE HAVE BEEN WAITING AND PRAYING!

@Awaritoma A, WE HAVE BEEN WAITING AND PRAYING for GEJ to show what he has for Nigerians!

Instead, the problems he did not create is getting worse!

We have more people out of job.
Tell me, can GEJ not give a marching order to the Justice commission to get their act together or face en mass retrenchment?
Can GEJ not tell the Minister of education to wake up from her slumber and get the students seriously studying again?

@Fatemaan Is it true?

@Fatemaan Is it true that:

a) Being gay is an aberration?

b) It is not biological?

c) Gays cannot procreate?

d) Homosexuality is a sexual behavior that animals do not even engage in?

e) Sex should be in the privacy of your bedroom?

f) Sodomy will subject them to HIV and further sexual decadence?

g) David Mark has other lifestyle that is not worthy to be copied?

What is your problem? Where in do you disagree?

OGAGA IFOWODU

This report sucks! Ogaga Ifowodu has his own religion. Jonathan has his own, even if it means falling on his knees. I don't blame Jonathan because he prays. I blame him because after prayers you are supposed to act. Ogaga you will die one day. You better start thinking of where you want to spend eternity: heaven or hell? the choice is yours.

GAY

The firecloudofgod........Na wa o. So david mark should leave everything else and fight gays? Very funny. Well first of all, I would like to ask you to go work for him. While there, give him some advise from me. Most of the homosexuals work with him. They are everywhere. So I believe charity begins at home. Am sure too that the same david mark does the same, if not to other men, then to women. There is no 2 ways about it.

Nigerians and the President

Today the slow but steady progress of Super Eagles and their coach that took them to the finals of Africa Cup of Nations in S/A is a very strong prophesy.Just as the Super Eagles seem not to meet our expectations in round one before defeating Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, then Mali which catapulted them to the Finals of AFCON.All curses have turned to praises. Every Nigerian is now elated about the Super Eagles and their coach. This is the lot of PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE AZIKIWE JONATHAN (coach) and Nigeria (team). By the end of 2013/2014, the president that has been the most criticized for seeming not to meet the expectations of Nigerians will be the most loved for the achievements happenning in NIGERIA right now.GOD has said it and it will surely come to pass, in JESUS CHRIST name, AMEN.

MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON YOU ALL.

Fool says in his mind there is no God. Acts 26:24 (KJV)
And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad. The above scripture captures what I think is going on here. Pity and prayer rather than anger. Late Prof. Awojobi of Unilag. allegedly admitted before he died making this statement 'oh there is a true and a living God'.

BETWEEN ASARI DOKUBO AND SOWORE

Has any one noticed any similarities between DOKUBO and SOWORE. The two are self confessed former members of DEEPER LIFE. But because in their opinion being deeper life makes you malleable, docile and laid back they jumped out of the boat. Mathew 5:39-45 were for fickle minds and does not fit into their philosophy of life. While ASARI prefered radicalism SOWORE preferred humanism. Asari has since became a Mujahideen prefering to break the neck bones of 'infidels' and fight to the point of death defending Allah. SOWORE has held on to Karl Max and humanist theory preferring to fight anything that promote the existence of God. I see SOWORE joining ASARI along the line as he is drawn closer to Allah by Sheik Gumi and co. The vacuum in their souls must be filled. They deserve our prayers.

1. IF OGAGA REMEMBER VERY

1. IF OGAGA REMEMBER VERY WELL FALLING ON KNEES BY LEADERS IS IBB'S STYLE BUT IBB DOES IT TO THE NIGERIAN PEOPLE AT EVERY POINT OF HIS RULERSHIP. HE GETS ON TV APPEALING FOR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING. I SUPPORT OGAGA ON THAT ONE.
2. BOTH OGAGA AND SOWORE DARE NOT BITE THE FINGERS THAT IS FEEDING THEM BY DARING TO OPPOSE GAY EVEN THOUGH THEY ABHOR IT SERIOUSLY IN THEIR PRIVATE CHAMBERS. (OGAGA I KNOW YOU O... REMEMBER .. THA YELLOW GIRL AND HER FRIEND WEY YOU DEY BOTH CRUISE FOR WARRI THAT TIME). EVEN THE WEST AND AMERICA ABHORS GAY BUT THEY ARE ALL BEING HYPOCRITICAL.

Honestly i don't understand

Honestly i don't understand what this so called Ogaga is saying. who cares if he calls himself a prof? prof my ass. I don't respect those who wont respect God. If it was a christian that made such remark about their so-called prophet Mohammed there would have been a religious crisis by now. Even tho we all agree that about 82perc northern Muslims are illiterates/rascals that doesn't mean Christians should fold their hands for their own religion to be toy with. Let Jonathan knees 1 million times if he likes, he is not bigger than God and nobody can dictate his religion rights. our past Muslims leaders including Ibb,Abdusalami,Late Yaradua do sit on the floor/their heads-down to pray, how many Christians or Muslims has criticize them for sitting on the floor or for bending putting their head down? do not take calmness for foolishness plz.

YOU'VE SPOKEN THE TRUTH!

This guy has spoken the truth. Religion is only used in Nigeria to promote corruption and ethnic hatred. Most of the voices crying for marginalization some years back are now echoing the support for domination of power by one region and religion otherwise there would be no Nigeria. Yet they aspire as righteous and God loved ones also those who are following the right path. They're boiled with the rage of hatred and envy against other human simply because they don't belong to their religion or ethnic clique. Whatever one says is wrong, whatever one does is bad. Good and right things come from them only.

Ogaga Ifowodo

I have no quarel with el Rufai's tweet. We all should be responsible for our tongue and mind. But Ogaga's case is worse, as his view is tantamount to someone who has no regard for God. I can agree that those who present themselves as representatives of the church may not be doing the right thing. I am not their judge but they will all account for all they do why on earth here. If Ogaga and his profesoraship has anything against God, the reverent and service of God and think this is an opportune time to vent his anger, he is mistaking. God is relevant in the affairs of men.

Being gay is an aberration. I love gay people, not their ways.

Being gay is an aberration. It is not biological. Gays cannot procreate. Any attempt at pushing Nigerians to accept homosexuality as normal will really backfire on the exponents of a sexual behavior that animals do not even engage in!

If you want to contort your anal region into making your rectum a receptacle for all manner of objects, or for whatever purpose in the privacy of your bedroom, that is your business. I support David Mark in this regard, but not his other lifestyle.

Ogaga stay back in the closet.

Nigeria is a far better world than for ignorant and mischievous people like you complicating their already pathetic life with such disgraceful perverted ideas. Corruption is already destroying their lives, Sodomy will subject them to the rapacious danger of ill-health and further sexual decadence! I love gay people, but not their ways.

IFO AND EWEDO PLS READ THIS one

(Rather than el-Rufai feeding the public with such fabrications, the statement said the former Minister should have provided or quoted the authority for such claim since he was not at the private meeting between former President Obasanjo and Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The statement also added that for a man like el-Rufai who has a notorious reputation for disparaging religions and their icons, including lately Jesus Christ, the attack on Atiku was the least surprising. It noted that if he could go to such irreverent extent to disparage religious icons, who is an ordinary mortal like Atiku Abubakar. According to the statement, any man that can cross the boundary of reason and decency, deserves prayers rather than anger.) ATIKU

God's authority not mans!

(God rules his creation. Nothing is outside his authority — not even the leaders of the nations and kingdoms of this world. No person is placed in a position of power outside of God's will. This can be a great comfort when we see leaders take over in various places, especially leaders with whom we do not agree with or hate.So what does this mean for leaders like Jonathan? It means that they too are under God's authority. Satan may author certain evil acts against them, but their wrongdoing can only occur within the boundaries God sets. Why those boundaries are where they are for some nations is a question only God can answer and not man. But we can rest assured that no power is in authority outside of God's plan. God always accomplishes his will, even through the most wicked leaders. God is always the final authority and not Buhari, Tinubu nor Bakare! He needs our pity not condemnation

D same Osadebe and Awo stuff-we know dem!

Rather than have the beast in the socalled poet from Anioma, who looks more like a monster from outer space, struggle for the creation of Anioma state from his home town in Asaba-he is here insulting the president. Sadly like late Chief Dennis Osadebe anoda traitor, who betrayed the south south via Chief Dappa Biriye for a politcal SIM card, he is also telling us that the man who claims to be an (inka igbo) whatever that means is more enlightened in the affairs of the nation than our elected president! The trouble with all these (inkas) boxed into Delta state by IBB, lies in their unquenchable desire to erase the dual personlity problem they are faced with in the SE ati SS! 4 dey are neither accepted into onitsha proper, Jos or nor Delta state! So what they need is our pity not condemnation-animal

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