Emmanuel Oshoffa, pastor, Celestial Church

Celestial Church of Christ

Celestial Church of Christ is the most popular white garment-wearing church in Nigeria. Founded 1947 in Port-Novo, Dahomey (now Benin Republic) by Samuel Bilewu Oshoffa. The church was established…

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Commitment

Commitment is a philosophical concept popularized by the 20th Century French existentialist philosopher, Gabriel Marcel. Other existentialist philosophers have discussed themes conveying similar…

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Ibadan Empire

Ibadan Empire had its history started early in 1829 while Oyo Empire was tethered along political cracks and rising infightings. Dissident soldiers vacated in the company of extracts from Ile…

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Ogbomoso

Ogbomoso is located in Oyo state, south-western Nigeria. It used to occupy a small area along the road to Osogbo but is now a vast settlement with five local government areas which include smaller…

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Fela Sowande

Fela Sowande was a Nigerian music composer of international renown, born 1905 in Oyo. His early musical training was from his father, Emmanuel Sowande and a veteran composer, Thomas Ekundayo…

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Josaih Jesse Ransome Kuti

Josiah Jesse Ransome Kuti; Hymnist and 19th Century African missionary in the Yoruba country. He is the patriarch of the Ransome-Kuti family of Nigeria, which produced distinguished personalities…

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Leke Alderr at a seminar

Leke Alder

Leke Alder is the brand strategist and policy consultant credited with introducing branding as a discipline to Nigeria. Through the Alder Consulting, which he founded, he has consulted on policy,…

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Owambe in Lagos

Lagos People

Lagosians, as far as an old writer on the subject, Kunle Akinsemoyin is concerned, are the descendants of the first and early settlers on the islands of Eko (now Lagos), Iddo, including…

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Education (Philosophy of)

In this editorial of The Nigerian Provincial Guardian of 17 April, 1937, originally titled; “Education of the Mind,” the writer discusses what ought to be the object of education for the…

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Redemption Camp

This 7 August, 1983 The Guardian article by Fred Ohwawha desribes how what is now, in Cable Network New’s account, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, operated in the…

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