Building A Healthy Home

A healthy family/home is a family that is spiritually, physically, intellectually, mentally, and financially sound, and socially responsible. It starts from the choice of a marriage partner. Usually, in times of old, inquiries are made about issues like mental illness in the families. Today, hemoglobin genotype tests are done to check for conditions like Sickle […]

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 […]

Reflections On Retirement

Speaking yesterday at College of Commerce, Warri, Delta State to members of staff. Lessons of Life You will probably spend most of your life at your workplace until the age of 60 or 70 years. The irony is that when you retire, very few of those you served or worked with will ever check on […]

Preserving The Legacy

Speaking today at the 60th birthday celebrations of my dear friend and brother, Rev T. Y. Emmanuel at the Doxa Family Church, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. Text: Proverbs 22:1 Legacy is the balance sheet of your life here on earth. It is what you will leave behind for the next generation. Most dictionaries define legacy in […]

Attaining Academic Excellence—SOS4

Speaking Yesterday at Government College, Ughelli, on Attaining Academic Excellence in continuation of the SOS4 Campaign. We are having a problem in Ughelli and environs: students are no longer interested in schooling or reading their books. Even if you arrange extra lessons for them, they either come late or they will not attend. A lot […]

SOS4 Visit to Adagwe Grammar School

Our SOS4 campaign took us to a school in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State. I want to thank Marcus Ekure, Counsellor Denis Agori, Pastor Raymond Orogun Nduka Ugbeh, and Charles Edo for their support. As reported by a Teacher Today, we had a thought-provoking and effective lecture from Dr. Apoki who oversees Petra […]

SOS4 Partnership

Meeting with Volunteers for the SOS4 Program on Saturday, 26th January, at the Felicia Apoki Hall, Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli.   In attendance were several prominent citizens including a retired regional bank manager, a retired matron from the nursing services of the Ministry of Defense, a retired principal, a vice principal of a school, and […]

Dangers Of Cultism

On Wednesday, the 16th of January, I had the privilege of being the guest speaker at the Michael and Cecelia Ibru University, Agbarah-Otor, as part of the orientation program for new students. I want to thank Dr. (Mrs) Cecilia Ibru, the President and co-founder of the University for this privilege, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ibiyinka Fuwape, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, […]

Community-Initiated Development And the Sub-urban Economy

Speaking on Saturday, the 22nd of December, during the 1st Owhelogbo Day Celebration at the Owhelogbo Community Town Hall. Present were Engineer James Ighota, President General of Owhelogbo Community Development Union, Brigadier General (Pastor) Dr. Anthony Okpobrisi, Comr. (Chief) Ovuozourie Macaulay, former secretary to the Delta State Government, The Osewho of Owhe Kigndom, Bishops Edherue, […]