Thinking About My Fatherland

When ineptitude can be so accurately predicted, as I did in my TV interview about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), despite their assurances, I am afraid for my country. When people handle national assignments with such recklessness at the level of a professor, I want to question the criteria for appointment into public offices […]

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 […]