All posts by Deji Yesufu

RE: A Gay Man in Biden’s Cabinet

RE: A Gay Man in Biden’s Cabinet A Response to Senator Adeyeye’s Essay By: Deji Yesufu When I read Sola Adeyeye’s “A Gay Man in Biden’s Cabinet”, I knew immediately I must offer a rejoinder to the article. Senator Adeyeye...

/ January 26, 2021

Ayisha Osori, Ibadan Book Club and Sundry Matters

Ayisha Osori, Ibadan Book Club and Sundry Matters By: Deji Yesufu This weekend I received an invitation to be at a book reading with Ayisha Osori, author of “Love Does Not Win Elections”. As a civil servant Saturday is about...

/ January 25, 2021

A View on New Year Prayers and Fasting

A View on New Year Prayers and Fasting By: Deji Yesufu It is very common to find many Nigerian Christians engage in a series of prayers and fasting at the turn of a new year or even at the beginning...

/ January 21, 2021

OLIKOYE

OLIKOYE By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie How softly the rain fell that Monday morning when my water broke. Because I was used to the raging downpours of Lagos, this quiet patter calmed me, filled me with peace. My husband Omoregie was...

/ January 19, 2021

Concerning Cheap Labor in Nigeria

Concerning Cheap Labor in Nigeria By: Deji Yesufu Throughout December the company that usually removes the garbage can from my home was unable to do so. When I finally reached the lady in charge, she told me that the Hausa...

/ January 17, 2021

Celebrating Pastor Oladele as the Newly Appointed President of CAC

Celebrating Pastor Oladele as the Newly Appointed President of CAC By: Deji Yesufu In the year 2008 the local church I used to attend here in the city of Ibadan invited this pastor to preach at its annual conference. When...

/ January 15, 2021

COVID-19 in the Bible

COVID-19 in the Bible By: Deji Yesufu January 2020 introduced a new normal to the world we live in. It was in this month, a year ago, when reports of the ravaging effect of a new disease, with roots in...

/ January 14, 2021

The Stench of Success

The Stench of Success By: Ibinabo Amakiri I woke up yesterday morning and I smelt it!I smelt it! Faint but it was there Oh God I hope I was not making a mistakeI had wanted this for so so longWas...

/ January 13, 2021

Concerning the Tragic Death of Renua Giwa-Amu

Concerning the Tragic Death of Renua Giwa-Amu By: Deji Yesufu Renua Giwa Amu killed herself on the 26th of December, 2020. She was only 26 years old. Renua is the last child of Femi Giwa-Amu, a lawyer and also a...

/ January 6, 2021

Donald Trump: It is Time to Leave Office

Donald Trump: It is Time to Leave Office By: Deji Yesufu Yesterday, the Washington Post published a leaked tape of a conversation Donald Trump, the outgoing President of the United States of America, had with the Georgian Secretary of State....

/ January 4, 2021