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 […]

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 […]

SOS4 Visit to Ibru College

Our SOS4 campaign took us to Ibru College, Agbarah-Otor, Delta State, this morning. We spoke to them on the dangers of cultism. I found out the cultism has permeated the very fabric of our primary and secondary schools. If we can do the following now that the students are still young, we can reduce the number of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Principle Of Accumulation And The Cascading Years

A few days ago, I wrote about Making The Years Cascade Into Each Other. One of the problems of modern Pentecostalism is the big-bang miracles expectation and lifestyle. After all the fasting and prayers and seeds for the year 2019, many of our members will be expecting a sudden incidence that will suddenly change their […]