Developmental Christianity

And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. 2 Timothy 2: 2 My life and ministry since the age of 40 years has been geared towards leaving a place better than I met it. It’s about leaving an individual […]

Someone You Would Not Like To Meet

Speaking to the students of Petra Christian Academy on Wednesday, the 13th of February 2019. Scriptural References: 1 Samuel 16:1, 1 Samuel 18:4-10, 2 Samuel 9:1-8. I was recently a guest speaker at the Government College Ughelli Old Boys’ Association Dinner at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Seated on the head table with […]

Thinking About My Fatherland

When ineptitude can be so accurately predicted, as I did in my TV interview about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), despite their assurances, I am afraid for my country. When people handle national assignments with such recklessness at the level of a professor, I want to question the criteria for appointment into public offices […]

Exit Plans

Speaking on Saturday, February 9th on a “Capacity Building” seminar to members of a Cooperative Society. My lectures on financial intelligence and investment options prior to, and in, retirement has revealed a few truths to me. A lot working adults are financially ignorant. They do not understand basic issues concerning making money, managing money, and maintenance […]

INEC And 2019 Elections

Speaking Yesterday on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the 2019 Elections on Quest TV.   Despite all the assurances by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the systemic and structural failure of the Nigerian State will still manifest their ugly heads unless something dramatic happens. I don’t know if INEC has enough vehicles […]

My Experience At Age 60

After my last post on my friend’s 60th birthday—Preserving The Legacy and A Duck In The Pond—Dr. Charles Apoki At 59, I made some reflections of my own experiences at this time. Lessons of Life 1. The aging process, even though it starts gradually from 50, increases more rapidly from about 58 years of age even though […]

Towards Nonviolent Elections In 2019

I was the lead discussant at Delta State Round Table conducted by Academic Associates (AA) PeaceWorks at the Best Western Wetland Hotel, DSC, Warri. Also, present were Chief Dr. Judith, an American who has been in Nigeria for 47 years, the Chairperson of the roundtable, HRM Obi Martha Dunkwu, and the state coordinator, Henry Hope […]

Cascading Functionality

In previous posts on Cascading, we discussed Making The Years Cascade Into Each Other and The Principle Of Accumulation And The Cascading Years. In recent times, I am finding out that one opportunity to serve or perform a duty can cascade into other opportunities to serve on other occasions and at higher levels. Every role you will play this […]

A Visit To Igbide—A Peep Into The Future

I met Venerable Mathew A. E. Igri about 18 years back when I started running seminars for the Anglican church. I had just relocated from Aba to Ughelli. We found out that we are both alumni of the University of Ibadan. He took interest in my ministry since then. Now he is retired and resides […]