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 […]

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 […]

Lessons From Christmas—The Birthing And Berthing Of Christmas

With age, maturity, and responsibility, I have become very unexcited by the frivolous activities associated with Christmas celebrations. First of all, the home is empty. We just had one visitor, at the time of writing, on the day. Secondly, with the fear of diabetes, atherosclerosis, and stroke, you can’t eat as you would want to […]

The Church And Social Justice

Excerpts from the Seminar on “The Church and the Struggle for Social Justice”. Visit the links below to read the full articles. The Church and the Struggle for Social Justice [1] The Church and the Struggle for Social Justice [2]

The Church And The Struggle For Social Justice [2]

In the first post, we looked at the meaning of social justice and historical involvements with the church and the state. We continue in this post with some specific examples of the church and it’s contribution towards social justice or injustice. Apartheid, The Church, And The Struggle Against Apartheid. It is instructive to note that […]

WWC—21st of November

Make plans to attend Word and Wisdom Conference at Petra Christian Academy, Ughelli on the 21st of November, the Id el Maulud holiday. The theme of the conference is Leadership and Social Justice. We’ll be having great speakers. Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, a medical doctor, former Federal Minister for Housing and Urban Development, and former Governor […]

Lessons From My Wife’s Poultry and The Nigerian Situation

In the first post on Lessons from my Wife’s Poultry, we talked about the need for redirecting and redefining education. In the second post, we looked at the importance of dynamism in creating and adding more value to life and our responsibilities. We continue with the series. Friday, the 12th of October, 2018, was a […]

Youth Participation In Delta State Politics

Speaking, yesterday, at Wellington Hotel, in a one-day town hall meeting organized by the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Center LSD) in collaboration with Ford Foundation. A youth—by some authorities—is an individual who is 35 years and below. David Easton defined politics as “Authoritative allocation of resources”. Harold Laswell defines politics thus, “Politics […]

The Rich Rule Over The Poor

Speaking on Saturday, the 23rd of June, to Youths at Redeemed Christian Church of God near Mega Chicken, Ikara Estate, Lekki, Lagos. Discussing the bitter truths of the Nigerian Political System. Text: Proverbs 22:7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. My take 1. The Not Too Young […]

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 […]