Going West To Go East [4]

After the events of When Punctuality Becomes Punishment, we were finally taken in a shuttle bus to the aircraft. I eventually sat down, and it was such a great relief. Within a few minutes, we were taxiing on the runway to take off. For some days, my sinuses were filled, and my head was heavy; I could […]

When Punctuality Becomes Punishment

After the events of Going West To Go East [2], I finally arrived at the airport with Pastor David. The airport was undergoing some renovation and expansion. We were told to wait outside until it was time for us to board. Check-in time was 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., and we had arrived just a few […]

Going West To Go East [2]

Badagry to Cotonou After the events in Going West To Go East, I woke up quite early on Monday morning at the Sycomore Hotel, Badagry, took a refreshing warm bath, ordered for warm water to drink my alkaline coffee. Then, I headed to the Badagry roundabout and boarded a Sienna car for Seme Border. The […]

Going West To Go East

January 26th saw me embarking on my first trip outside Nigeria in five years. Five years ago, in January, 2015, I went to Australia. Cameroon is our direct neighbour to the east. It is about 3 hours by speed boat through the ocean from Calabar. It is eight hours by road from Calabar. Those two […]

Sex And Finances—Family hangout

Ambassador Raymond Orogun Ugbeh, who is the Organizing Secretary of Petra Career Management Resources came up with the concept of organizing an end-of-year program strictly for married couples. We arrived at a date, 26th of December. It was to last for one-and-half hours, though we eventually spent about two-and-half hours there because of questions and […]

Breaking Limits In Your Business

About a year ago, my wife started a poultry farm in our residence. We had converted the old fish ponds to poultry houses. and I discovered that poultry business is not easy. However, to break limits, here are some tips that have helped me and my family, in whatever business we set out to do. […]

The Joy Of Service

The agony of the Cross set me free. He put laughter in my heart. I love me, and being me makes me happy. Most rich people derive joy from making money. They derive joy from service. The satisfaction of their customers is uppermost in their minds. Money is not their primary target. They leave the […]

God Is Faithful

Lessons of My Life Plan for decades, but act on daily basis on your yearly targets. Maximize each moments on a daily basis. Twenty five years ago, I had no money to buy chicken during Christmas holidays while I was at Aba, Abia State. I was a young medical doctor and a parent. I had […]

Stepping Into Greatness [2]

In the first post, Stepping Into Greatness [1], we looked at the following C’s necessary for greatness – Conceptualization And Conception, Content, Commitment, Choices, Character. In this post, we look at Capacity, Competence, Confidence and Courage, Charisma and Chemistry, Contact and Connections C6 – Capacity Capacity means how much you can handle. In Genesis 24:12, Rebecca […]

Stepping Into Greatness [1]

This is part of the lecture I gave at the Edo East District Men’s convention in Benin City, South-South Nigeria, in October 2019. Greatness, as a noun, means the quality of being great; eminence or distinction. “Greatness is a concept of a state of superiority affecting a person or object in a particular place or […]