Serving With Integrity

The pictures below are that of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, former president of Tanzania, a man of integrity, patriotism, and prudence such that Time Magazine featured him on their cover page—a rare honour.   Text: Genesis 39:1-6, Genesis 39:21-23 Lessons of life 1.  It is true that I wrote in a post about service unto commendation and recommendations […]

Service, With Humility

The picture below is that of former U.S. president, Jimmy Carter. Text: Philippians 2:3-9 Jimmy Carter was a Sunday School teacher before he contested for the Presidency of the U.S. as a Sunday School teacher. The next Sunday he came to still teach his Sunday School class. Remember the most powerful man on Earth as […]

A New Narrative For Nigeria

Nigeria is currently in a state of so much uncertainty like we have never known since the 1967-1970 Civil War ended. There is so much disorder, insecurity, incompetence, criminality and violence in the nation that you can touch the tension in the air. The irony is that we do not seem to be willing to […]

Reunion With Dr. Leroy Edozien

The pictures below were taken 35 years ago.   From the left, for those sitting: there is Dr. Egesi, Dr. Adewumi, a consultant and hall warden then, Professor Ajayi, hall master, then, and Professor of Surgery, Dr. Leroy Edozien, Dr. Ndukwe, a consultant in the USA. From the left , also, for those standing: Dr […]

First Weekend in February, 2018

It was a busy weekend His, Excellency, former Federal Minister and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, came visiting at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli.   We left for Effurun-Otor to see my King, Hrm King Duku II, The Orovworere of Effurun-Otor Kingdom.   We dashed to Port Harcourt to the St. Paul’s Cathedral, […]

This Nonsense Must Stop!

The recurrent assault of herdsmen on innocent citizens is an insult to our collective pride as a nation that we can tolerate this savagery and banditry in the twenty-first century. We must call on all reasonable Nigerians—Muslims, Christians, Northerners or Southerners—to condemn and stop these bandits. We have lived peacefully with herdsmen for decades; these […]

Moving To The Next Level – Responsibility

Port Harcourt, I am coming with a powerful message.  Moving to the next level is not just about promotion. It should also involve moving to a higher level of responsibility. The first commandment God gave to man was responsibility—”Tend the garden“. Jesus did not start with prayer and end with prayers as we are used […]

2018 Budget: Another Possible Padding

The protests that have greeted the 2018 Nigerian National Budget was the subject of my discussion on Quest TV and Radio, on Friday, the 22nd of December, at 1 p.m.   These politicians and elites want to kill us. The tragic thing is that they want to borrow most of the money for their kleptomaniac […]

Raising a New Generation—The Petra Christian Academy Vision

A speech presented at the 2017 End of Year Party of Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli. About 605 BC, King Nebuchadnezzar, in a bid to raise leaders for his vast empire, decided to seek young men that have the following Cs from among the young captives from Israel. COMPETENCE CAPACITY CHARACTER CARRIAGE CONFIDENCE CHARISMA CONNECTION WITH […]

European Cows, more valued than the Average Nigerian

THE CHALLENGES OF HEALTHCARE DELIVERY—PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AS A SOLUTION A speech presented to the Association of Resident Doctors at Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara. That the health-care delivery in Nigeria is in dire straits is no longer news. It is exemplified by the fact that our president had to be held up in […]