“When I found you, I found somebody who cares” Bebe Winans (I Found Love)
Where do we start from to tell
the story of two persons who would have never imagined they’ll end up together?
The story begins with a certain Jonah delivered from the fishes of the Atlantic
Ocean and sent five hundred kilometres away to a land warmly called Great Ife.
Two years later, a certain Anuoluwapo made a similar journey howbeit from a
bubbling convergence point north of the Niger. These two persons would go on
existing in the land of Oduduwa blissfully unaware of each other.
Continue reading “Once Upon a Time in Ife”
While reading The Real Warren Buffet by James O’Loughlin, I encountered the concept of the “institutional imperative” as espoused by Warren Buffet. Contained in one of Buffet’s shareholders’ letter, he defined the concept as “the tendency of executives to mindlessly imitate the behaviour of their peers, no matter how foolish it may be to do so”. Months after reading that particular section, I encountered a scene that made me recall Buffet’s words. Continue reading “The Societal Imperative”
This is arguably the hottest topic in Nigeria right now. The only story that may compete with this, is the discovery that America is actually the “United States of Nigeria”. Although we would later get around to this discovery, for now, let’s leave Hillary Trump’s land, and focus on the meeting between Pastor Adeboye and the keypads of a Nigerian generation.
Continue reading “Adeboye and the Fire Breathers”
“Just because something is technically legal doesn’t mean that it’s
[spiritually] appropriate. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims”
1 Corinthians 6:12 (MSG)
Today, my scratchy fingers are scribbling about an issue that is quite emotional for many members of two opposing camps. I’ve been warned that it doesn’t concern me—an issue that can stir a hornet’s nest against me. Let me contribute my own kobo—I can only die once. Continue reading “A Right Wrong”
This article was adapted from a post I made in a WhatsApp group chat. The issue of marriage formed the cause of disagreement. The combatants could not agree on whether marriage is merely physical (Side 1) or both physical and spiritual (Side 2). After observing the discussion for a while, I decided to contribute to the discussion. This is my viewpoint.
Continue reading “The Marriage Question”