What BBNaija says about the Nigerian Mind

A few weeks ago, I got a call from Multichoice, the cable TV provider.  My subscription had expired several weeks earlier and I had not renewed.  The agent who called was eager to know when I would likely renew.  In a bid to persuade me to promptly reactivate my account, he started mentioning some programmes … Continue reading What BBNaija says about the Nigerian Mind

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Thoughts from Lord Acton

As we prepare towards the elections next year, we should reflect on the purpose and limit of political power. Discussions have always been on which person or which party is competent  to wield power. However, a more fundamental issue is to clarify  the role of the state in society. This goes way beyond 2015; it will … Continue reading Thoughts from Lord Acton

Developing a Christian view of Government

The Christian worldview is the truth about everything. It is a comprehensive perspective about every aspect of life, including government. And this outlook is formed by reflecting on God's revelation to us which is given in the Bible. Although the Bible does not provide a full fledged political theory, it does provide us with principles … Continue reading Developing a Christian view of Government

A Comment on the recent criminalization of Homosexual relationships in Nigeria

The Bible is clear that homosexual relationships and acts are sinful (Gen.1:26-27; 2:18-24; Gen.19; Lev. 18:22; 20:13; Rom. 1:26-27; 1 Cor. 6:9; 1 Tim. 1:10). And everyone who calls himself by the name of Christ cannot but disapprove of it. What then should we make of the recent criminalization of the practice in Nigeria? I … Continue reading A Comment on the recent criminalization of Homosexual relationships in Nigeria

Christianity and Communism

Communism is one of the great ideologies to have arisen on the earth. Spanning across cultures as diverse as Russia and China, it is truly a global movement. It has enjoyed, and still enjoys, wide appeal because of its concern for  the  suffering and oppression of the lower classes of society. Ironically, the system (and … Continue reading Christianity and Communism

Scriptural Principles on the Nature of Human Government

There are two tendencies when it comes to discussing the nature and purpose of government in society. Some view the government as an encroachment on the natural liberties of the people. According to this view, human government is inherently oppressive. The less of it we have in society the better. On the other hand, we … Continue reading Scriptural Principles on the Nature of Human Government