Vision and Creativity

The problem is never how to get new, innovative thought into your mind, but how to get the old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it. Dee Hock Vision is the mother of creativity. Vision triggers a sense of purpose […]

Bringing Hope To The Next Generation

Our team made up of Pastor Ugbeh Raymond Orogun Nduka and Denis Agori took our SOS4 Campaign to Afiesere Secondary School, near Ughelli. We were on ground before 7 a.m. as usual, and set up our equipment for the outreach. I had booked an appointment with the principal, through a parent in our school. The […]

Building Like the Ant [2]

In continuation of the story of Building Like The Ant, here are some more lessons on the purpose of relationships. Lessons Of My Life 1. No two marriages are the same. As fingerprints and personalities differ, so do marriages differ. 2. There is no ideal marriage. Don’t attempt to fashion your marriage in the pattern […]

WWC: Breaking The Limitations Of Certification

We decided that the Word and Wisdom Conference on Easter Monday, 22nd Apirl, was to provide a platform to showcase young women doing great exploits. Tertiary education and certification frequently become a sentence to a specific and often monotonous paid job. Our resource persons have proven that you can study a particular course and become […]

The Eagle @ 60

Even as we celebrate, it can only get better. On Saturday, April 27th, there’ll be a celebration and book launch/reveal – “Refined by Hardship (Lessons From My Early Life)“. at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli. We are expecting my classmate, Engr. Mathew Edevbie, CEO Income Electrix to give a lecture. Lessons of Life * Don’t describe a […]

Passion @ 60

One day in the year 2000, I was on my bed at Ughelli wondering if I had made a mistake selling the hospital. I was depressed and confused, broke and lonely, after selling the medical practice at Aba. Then I saw lucky Dube, a South African musician singing, “Wayo! Wayo!!, Wayo! Wayo!!” on TV. My spirit told […]

Lessons I Learnt From My Wife On Mother’s Day

1. She is not afraid of facing challenges. While I was away preaching, she completed the first phase of our new school building at Okuokoko. She started it from foundation. She has proved this over and over again, even from the time we married as young people during my NYSC days. She was 24 years […]

SOS4 Visit To Otovwodo Grammar School

It was a very busy last week for me. I was in Port Harcourt with Rev. Samson Bodjor to deliver a lecture on Harnessing the Power of Womanhood for Community and National Development. I had to give another lecture on Entrepreneurship and Skill acquisition: A Global Trend at the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, […]

The Story Behind The Glory—Building Like the Ant

In continuation on The New Year Has Started, here are a few lessons I’ve picked up. Lessons Of Life 1. Real estate rarely depreciates in value We bought that piece of land on which we are building about 20 years back. Then, an acre was about 300,000 Naira. Today, an acre goes for between 24 […]

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 […]