I Will Make You Herders of Men  By Ifedayo Babalola

 ‘They must be stopped! This cannot be!’ Shorty’s bearded face is a mix of fear and rage.  ‘We must stop them!’ ‘Stop who? Stop what? ‘Lanky queries, wincing underneath the heavy decibels pumping from the earpiece. ‘Haven’t you heard?  Well, it is privileged information still.  The Group revealed to me this morning…’ ‘My friend, calm down and talk sense. The Group, secret information, revelation….. ‘ ‘You listen to me. The diplomat prince may soon be picked as the new COS to The President! That is absolutely, utterly unallowable!‘ ‘Who exactly?…

A Tribune At The People’s Tribunal By Ifedayo Babalola

‘How are you keeping these days? It’s been quite a while.’ Lanky queries as his stocky pal sinks in the semi-cushioned chair opposite. ‘Acting out all my security tips, bro….. Don’t talk to strangers, stay away from animals, don’t stay out beyond 5pm, inform no one of your movements, inform ten people of your movements at all times……bal bla bla….You know the whole works.’ ‘Good boy, good boy-‘ Lanky nods ‘They can’t silence us!’ Shorty explodes. ‘They can’t cage us! It’s a free country. They can’t tie us down!’ Silence.…

Tithe Debate: Theology Versus Evidence By Ifedayo Babalola Profiling the Nigerian anti-tithe coalition

Profiling the Nigerian anti-tithe coalition is no mean task. For, it is a potpourri assembly comprising many non-Pentecostal Christians, old church reverends, adherents of such other faiths which consider Christianity a heresy against God, 24-carat atheists and people, who, frankly speaking, never cared about any public issue debate other than which of the P-Square brothers married the more beautiful wife. Some say a number of Pentecostal church members as well are closet anti-tithers and were happy to assist outsiders who attempted to upset the ecclesiastical status quo. And so important…