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

The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: A Perspective

The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: A Perspective by: Deji Yesufu It has been a few weeks now that Isreali/Palestinian conflict begun. There has been constant tension in this region of the Middle East since 1948 when the nation of Israel was carved...

/ May 17, 2021

Thank You Gov’ Seyi Makinde

Thank You Gov' Seyi Makinde By: Deji Yesufu This morning I received a call from an unknown number. The lady at the other end said she was calling from a “Seyi Makinde Call Center”. She wanted to know if there...

/ May 11, 2021

Paul Adefarasin’s Escape Route

Paul Adefarasin’s Escape Route By: Deji Yesufu One of the easiest jobs to do in Nigeria is that of a public commentator. There are no want of topics to talk about at any given time in this country. In fact...

/ May 10, 2021

Against Pentecostalism: A Tribute to E. M. Okwori

Against Pentecostalism: A Tribute to E. M. Okwori By: Deji Yesufu All my emotional, intellectual and spiritual energy, all my time and all the little money I have had, have gone into the production of my writings. Whether or not...

/ May 9, 2021

What If We Wake Up Tomorrow To A Coup In Nigeria?

What If We Wake Up Tomorrow To A Coup In Nigeria? By: Festus Adedayo The New York Times report of March 13, 1976 put the story of Nigeria’s perennial human sacrifices by the bloodthirsty grove of coup-plotting most startlingly. The day before, newly appointed...

/ May 9, 2021

My Experience with Two Technicians in Ibadan

My Experience with Two Technicians in Ibadan By: Deji Yesufu After years of blaming government for how things have turned out in Nigeria, in recent times I have begun to look more closely at what we fellow Nigerians are doing...

/ May 4, 2021

Bobby Fischer: Thoughts on Wasted Potentials

Bobby Fischer: Thoughts on Wasted Potentials By: Deji Yesufu In 1995 my brothers taught me to play Chess. I took my lessons a notch higher and became somewhat of a local champion in both my home and even at my...

/ April 29, 2021

Lessons My Mother Taught Me

Lessons My Mother Taught Me By: Deji Yesufu Mother died today fifteen years ago and I remain grateful to God for some lessons she imparted in me early in life. I want to enumerate a few of them anecdotally and...

/ April 26, 2021

Thoughts on Childlessness

Thoughts on Childlessness By: Deji Yesufu This morning I took a quick trip to a neighborhood on the outskirt of Ibadan before heading to the office. I was driving out of the area when I heard someone calling my name....

/ April 21, 2021

We Will Never Forget…

We Will Never ForgetA Facebook acquaintance reminded me that yesterday made it six months unarmed protesters, mostly young Nigerians, were gunned down at the Lekki Toll Gate "allegedly" by men of the Nigerian police and the Army. With the death...

/ April 21, 2021