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

What Chinua Achebe Wrote

What Chinua Achebe Wrote By: Deji Yesufu I will admit that I am about the last person to read “There was a Country” by Chinua Achebe. After publishing “Victor Banjo”, I realized that a sequel to that work was inevitable...

/ December 8, 2022

Brother, How are You Doing?

Brother, How are You Doing? By: Deji Yesufu It was after I got married that I came to understand that it was an unwritten rule in many homes that the man handles all the financial responsibilities in the house. I...

/ November 25, 2022

The Christian and the King

The Christian and the King By: Deji Yesufu I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;  For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead...

/ November 23, 2022

When Religion Encounter Politics

When Religion Encounter Politics By: Deji Yesufu I was at the Lagos Bible Conference this past weekend. It is an annual conference organized by the Sovereign Grace Bible Church (SGBC). SGBC is a leading Reformed Baptist Church in Lagos and...

/ November 8, 2022

Dear ‘Fisayo Soyombo: An Open Letter

Dear ‘Fisayo Soyombo: An Open Letter By: Deji Yesufu I write this letter as a reaction to your latest investigative series, where you have been publishing your findings around churches and mosques – revealing false prophets both in the Christian...

/ November 3, 2022

The Trouble with a Bola Tinubu Presidency

The Trouble with a Bola Tinubu Presidency By: Deji Yesufu Something unrelated to Nigerian politics happened to me two days ago. I discovered that my plumber, who I have been using for the past six years, had been quoting inflated...

/ October 28, 2022

EDWARD KOYE-LADELE: Tribute to a Good Man

EDWARD KOYE-LADELE: Tribute to a Good Man By: Deji Yesufu 23rd April 2017, I was arrested by the Nigerian Police and detained at the Sango Police Station here in Ibadan. My offence was that I was protesting the visit of...

/ October 17, 2022

Still On Kumuyi and Head Covering

Still On Kumuyi and Head Covering By: Deji Yesufu After publishing my article on Kumuyi and head covering at the Deeper Life Church, I received two objections from various comments on the article. The first objection came via a phone...

/ October 12, 2022

W. F. Kumuyi and the Matter of Women Head Covering in Church

W. F. Kumuyi and the Matter of Women Head Covering in Church By: Deji Yesufu W. F. Kumuyi is the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life churches. Kumuyi is one of the longest serving pastor in the Nigerian Pentecostal community...

/ October 11, 2022

I am a Prisoner of Jesus Christ

I am a Prisoner of Jesus Christ By: Deji Yesufu In a number of scriptures in the New Testament, Paul the Apostle referred to himself as a prisoner of Jesus Christ (Ephesians 3:1; 4:1; Philemon 1:1,9,23; Hebrew 13:3). The natural...

/ October 10, 2022