It was the 1995/96 academic session. I was filled with dread as the countdown began after finishing the final papers for the promotional exams in my alma mata, Mayflower School Ikenne. There were various postulations as to what the cut off mark would be with mathematics and English been the key criteria for promotion.
Our journey in life depends oftentimes on what we see ahead and our expectations at the end of the journey. Imagine you are traveling to Dubai, you are filled with mental images of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and all the exotic locations in that wonderful city, that anything that suggests Continue reading
Woah!!! A new year dawns upon us! And it’s not just a new year but a new decade! All praise to the Creator and our Father for his mercies and utmost grace.
Every time we have our alumni get together, I always leave with this impression, “we are watching, we are reading, we are following”. And it fills me with pride and joy to know that my little contributions here are not passing by unnoticed and not only that, to be careful of the content I put out in the social media space and public.
Growing up in the city of Ibadan, left me with some interesting childhood memories that make me smile always when I remember them. And every year till I finished secondary school, Christmas was always relishing as we traveled down to Ijebu Ode to spend the holidays along with my brothers and sisters.
You read right. In case you are wondering, in this season of political jamboree and rigmarole. I can see heated debates going on across the sphere of Nigeria and different strategies and re-strategies going on and taking place. Alignments and re-alignments of different interests, passions and thoughts are gradually building up steam that would snowball into a major confrontation come 2019. Personally, i believe the next election would be a defining point for our nation Nigeria. The question is, how aligned are we to that move of God that is about to take place?
Came upon this story this morning, and thought to share with you all;
“Knoxville airport all waiting to board planes:
I had the Bible on my lap and was very intent upon what I was doing. I’d had a marvelous morning with the Lord. I say that because I want to tell you it is a scary thing to have the Spirit of God really working in you. You could end up doing some things you never would have done otherwise. Life in the Spirit can be dangerous for a thousand reasons not the least of which is your ego…
Most times, we approach Monday with a dread, a foreboding of, “Oh God! Its Monday again!” And we get up grudgingly from that cozy bed and wish the weekend could be longer. And as we think of our deliverables and schedules, we shudder and groan inwardly, and we feel faint and tired, and we march on, like weary soldiers, under the orders of a Quartermaster-General Monday
Have you ever sat down to ponder, what would happen to you as a parent right now in another couple of years?
Have you ever wondered, woken up in bed, deep in thought, about the future of your kids, your family?
The first emergency call came in 10:46pm that fateful Saturday night of April 1st 2017. And from then till 4am, it was a bedlam of activities, flurry of running feet, wails of agitated bystanders, shouts of confusion and a subdued silence.