When Punctuality Becomes Punishment

After the events of Going West To Go East [2], I finally arrived at the airport with Pastor David. The airport was undergoing some renovation and expansion. We were told to wait outside until it was time for us to board. Check-in time was 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., and we had arrived just a few […]

Going West To Go East

January 26th saw me embarking on my first trip outside Nigeria in five years. Five years ago, in January, 2015, I went to Australia. Cameroon is our direct neighbour to the east. It is about 3 hours by speed boat through the ocean from Calabar. It is eight hours by road from Calabar. Those two […]

The Nigerian Youth

The picture above shows me with the then-Governor of former Bendel State, Professor  Ambrose Alli on 21/6/1982 at a cocktail party in the University College Hospital, Ibadan. When Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, “Why have you come down here? And with whom did […]

Economic Prophecy—Ruga Settlements

Following the recent uproar caused by “Ruga” Settlements, which is an initiative from the Federal Government to provide ranching for nomadic herdsmen in places all over the country, I remember a time when I talked about this in many places. One of such was in this Facebook post. The church could have started “Churchga” settlements […]

SOS4 Visit To Igbonine Grammar School

Our recent SOS4 campaign took us to Igbonine Grammar School, Ozoro, and James Welch College, Emevor, in Isoko North, LGA, courtesy of Salimo Wits Foundation and Petra Career Management Resources. Notes This is the best reception we have ever received. The school rented canopies for the seminar. All members of staff were on ground to […]

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 […]

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, […]