About Text and Publishing

Text and Publishing is the newest creation of the dynamic personality and prolific writer, Deji Yesufu, whose commentaries on religious, political, and social matters have entranced readers on social media for a long time. Deji Yesufu He is joined by...

/ April 16, 2020

Jemi Abubakar: Tribute to a Friend

Jemi Abubakar: Tribute to a Friend By: Deji Yesufu 2004 was a rather difficult year for me. I had concluded my national youth service and was in Lagos foraging through the Nigerian labor market in that city because we had...

/ July 7, 2020

Faith: A Matter of Life or Death?

Faith: A matter of life or death? By: Olapeju Simoyan (MD, MPH) July 6, 2020 After reading Deji Yesufu’s essay on faith healing and death, I was inspired to share my thoughts on the subject. I agree with his position...

/ July 7, 2020

The Hushpuppi, Woodberry Jibiti Generation

The Hushpuppi, Woodberry Jibiti Generation By: Festus Adedayo Until their arrest and extradition last week by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Ray Hushpuppi and his accomplice in cyber-heist, Olalekan Jacob...

/ July 5, 2020

Yahaya Bello and the Coming COVID-19 Outbreak in Kogi State

Yahaya Bello and the Coming COVID-19 Outbreak in Kogi State By: Deji Yesufu Yahaya Bello is the Governor of Kogi State. Kogi is a state in the middle belt area of Nigeria. Its capital, Lokoja, was once the capital of...

/ July 1, 2020

Faith Healing and Death

Faith Healing and Death by: Deji Yesufu I am compelled to again write on this subject as I continue to behold increasing number of victims of this false teaching that calls itself Christian. Maybe my passion is borne out of...

/ July 1, 2020

APC as One Big Forest of Lion, Hyena and Cobra

APC as One Big Forest of Lion, Hyena and Cobra By: FESTUS ADEDAYO Professor of Linguistics and President, Academy of Letters, Francis Egbokhare of the University of Ibadan, on an Ibadan, Oyo State, radio programme where we both appeared yesterday,...

/ June 28, 2020

Keeping Death in View

Keeping Death in View By: Deji Yesufu A few years ago, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju wrote a piece on Facebook about how certain literatures she had read on the subject of death totally redefined her perspective to life. She wrote on how...

/ June 26, 2020

A Lazy Man’s Path

A Lazy Man's PathBy: Abi Adegboye, PhD and Olapeju Simoyan, MD, MPH The alarm went off at five o’clock in the morning and Bisi immediately rolled out of bed, tiptoeing around to avoid waking her husband, Mike who was still...

/ June 26, 2020

Edo: Of Oshiomhole and Saraki’s snail, naked masquerade allegories

Edo: Of Oshiomhole and Saraki’s snail, naked masquerade allegories By: Festus Adedayo Court-suspended All Progressives Party (APC) Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, a few days before his court ouster, subtly flexed his power muscles and demonstrated a commendable grasp of African proverbs...

/ June 21, 2020

Abiola Ajimobi: Dead or Alive?

Abiola Ajimobi: Dead or Alive? By: Deji Yesufu Since former Governor Ajimobi left office, a lot of Oyo State residents have not heard from him. Like most former Governors, the news had been that he has retired into one of...

/ June 19, 2020