It was President Muhammadu Buhari’s 79th birthday the other day. As the day approached, I feared being left out as the only person, out of 200 million Nigerians, who did not get the president a befitting gift. It would be an awkward position to be. I have a storied history…

It is Thanksgiving Day in America. Here are the reasons I am thankful.

I am thankful that despite all our differences, we have all agreed that there is a division of labor — ekelu olu eke.

I am thankful that Muhammadu Buhari has been president of Nigeria for a full…

Few days after he was born, some Prophets came from Warri to Benin (the place of his birth) with a message from God. When his parents desired to know what the message was, they said God told them “a prophet who would minister in God’s presence has been born.” His…

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