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

Casual Sex and Moral Boundaries

Casual Sex and Moral Boundaries This year will be my twelfth year in marriage. A few months after we were married my pastor’s wife remarked that she was really pleased at the fact that many young people she had counseled...

/ April 18, 2021

John Ibekwe Buries His Mother

John Ibekwe Buries His Mother By: Deji Yesufu My friend John Ibekwe will be burying his mother, Elizabeth Ibekwe, next Friday, 23rd, April, 2021, at their family compound – that of Late Chief G. C. Ibekwe, Ofeahia Umuduru Egbeaguru, Onuimo...

/ April 15, 2021

TRANSITION: Prof. Benjamin Ekundayo OLUFEMI

Professor Benjamin Ekundayo OLUFEMI: TRANSITION With gratitude to God for a life well spent, and total submission to the will of the Almighty, we the family, announce the translation into glory of our beloved Father and Patriarch, Professor Benjamin Ekundayo...

/ April 13, 2021