Friday Sermon: Humility

By Babatunde Jose Humility is the art of modesty and exuding a low perception of one’s own importance; a state of humbleness, modesty, meekness, diffidence, unassertiveness and lack of pride or vanity and in religious terms, a state of submissiveness to the will of God. Let it however, be known that it is not a […]

Friday Sermon: Hope

By Babatunde Jose “O my sons! Go ye and enquire about Joseph and his brother, and never give up hope of Allah’s soothing Mercy: Truly no one despairs of Allah’s soothing Mercy, except those who have no faith.” Quran 12:87 Hopefulness is an important characteristic of believers and, at the same, an indication of their […]

Ogun Celebrates Civil Servant for Winning National Productivity Award

  The Ogun State Executive Council took time off its meeting yesterday to celebrate Mr. Olubola Olakunle Aikulola, a staff of the state Ministry of Education, who was recently honoured with the National Productivity Order of Merit Award by the Federal Government.  Governor Ibikunle Amosun, while commending the award recipient, said he was not surprised, […]

Friday Sermon: Water

By Babatuunde Jose “We made from water every living thing. Will they not then believe?” (Quran 21:30) The above Ayah is from Surat Al-Anbiya or The Prophets. The main theme of the Sura is about faith and the belief in Allah, His Angels, His Boks, His Messengers and the Day of Judgement. The Surah also […]

Friday Sermon: And She Danced No More!

By Babatunde Jose My friend, in his book had this to say about our sister, late Modupe Muyibat Soaga:  ‘fate brought me in contact with . . . . . late Dupe, their little sister, who loved to dance (she passed away while this book was being edited).’ Yes, Dupe was always full of life […]

Friday Sermon: There is Evil in the Land!

By Babatunde Jose “When you see that in order to produce you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing; when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favours; when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work and your […]

Trade Minister, Enelamah meets US Chamber of Commerce in Washington

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center Tuesday hosted the Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah ( for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives at their office in Washington, D.C. The conversation focused on enhancing trade and investment relationship between both countries. This comes in the context of a […]

Friday Sermon: The Problem of Evil

By Babatunde Jose Commenting on one of our postings, ‘The Oracle’, an avid student of theology and a literary critic, placed these words on the marble: “As to the mystery of death, any comment from me may as well reverse my faith to the comfort of atheism. . . .” There are many issues that […]

Friday Sermon: Prosperity and the Kingdom

By Babatunde Jose “By the Glorious Morning Light, And by the Night when it is still, Thy Guardian Lord hath not forsaken thee, nor is He displeased. And verily the hereafter will be better for thee than the present. And soon will thy Guardian Lord give thee (that wherewith) thou shalt be well pleased. Did […]

Friday Sermon: Parable of the Unborn Twins…

…Similitude Of Life Before Life And Life After Life By Babatunde Jose The Unbelievers say, “Never to us will come the Hour”: Say, “Nay! But most surely, by my Lord, it will come upon you; –by Him Who knows the unseen, –From Whom is not hidden the least little atom in the Heavens or on […]

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