All posts by Deji Yesufu

What a Nigerian Soldier Told Me

What a Nigerian Soldier Told Me By: Deji Yesufu This past week was filled with activities around the burial of my father-in-law, Prof. B. E. Olufemi, former Dean of Students at the University of Ibadan. Besides the activities and travels,...

/ June 7, 2021

Will You Marry Me?

Will You Marry Me? (Thoughts on the Dwindling Culture of Marriage and Commitment) By: Deji Yesufu Omobolanle Adeyemo is a Facebook celebrity of sort who uses her wall to bring much benefit to people – particularly Nigerians. Having lived in...

/ May 27, 2021

Your Experience Working for a Pastor

Your Experience Working for a Pastor By: Deji Yesufu There is a thread on Nairaland titled “What Has Been Your Experience Working for a Pastor?” I knew immediately that it was going to be an interesting discussion and so I...

/ May 25, 2021
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Three Songs that Shaped my Worship of God

Three Songs that Shaped my Worship of God By: Deji Yesufu As I grow older, I find my refuge in the place of prayer. I have seen so many answers to prayer that I take it for granted that if...

/ May 21, 2021

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