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LOUD WHISPERS: Praying Or Preying?

LOUD WHISPERS: Praying Or Preying?

In 2016, I wrote an article, ‘When will ‘Servants of God’ stop preying on women and children? Five Lessons from the ‘Reverend’ Kingsley Ezeugo Saga’. Almost on a daily basis, there are reports about religious leaders abusing members of their congregation. This problem is a global one, and has been around for a long time, […]

Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

Erelu Fayemi, Femi Otedola, Former Ghanaian President {John Mahama} Win ZIK Leadership Prize

ERELU FAYEMI, OTEDOLA, TWO GOVS, FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT WIN ZIK LEADERSHIP PRIZE Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has won the 2018 Zik Leadership Prize for humanitarian Leadership. This was disclosed by the organisers of the annual Prize in Lagos during the week. Her husband, Dr Kayode Fayemi had earlier in 2013 won […]

A Dazzling Diamond: Tribute To HE Mrs Florence Ajimobi at 60

A Dazzling Diamond: Tribute To HE Mrs Florence Ajimobi at 60

I first met Dr (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi in November 2010. There was a Harvest Thanksgiving service at a church in Opebi, Lagos. We were introduced and politely said hello to one another. During the March 2011 elections, I was delighted to hear that her husband Senator Abiola Ajimobi had won the election. I did not […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A Kettle Of Rice

LOUD WHISPERS: A Kettle Of Rice

No wife material out there anymore. A girl spent the night at my place and I asked her to cook rice. She cooked it in my kettle because she didn’t want to spoil her nails when washing the dirty pots. This generation is in trouble. I read this online a few days ago. It was […]

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2019

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2019

For those who may not know, I have a thriving business on the side. I am an acclaimed Prophetess with a remarkable track record of success. If you have not heard of my ministry, it is because I am quiet about it, the gift of prophesy is a rare one, and there are many charlatans […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time to Reset

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time to Reset

I thank the leadership of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ekiti State chapter for their kind invitation to give this lecture. I am particularly pleased that I have been asked to talk about Reclaiming our Land, Restoring our Values: Beyond Slogans’. All over the country today, online and offline, there are conversations going on about […]

Ex-Ekiti First lady bags UK University fellowship

Ex-Ekiti First lady bags UK University fellowship

Wife of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has been appointed Visiting Senior Research Fellow of the prestigious Kings College, London. Mrs Fayemi, an Activist, Writer, Social Entrepreneur and  Policy Advocate, is currently Principal Partner, Amandla Consulting, specializing in leadership development for women. She also runs an online community, Abovewhispers.com, in […]

Valar Morghulis:Ten Lessons From Game Of Thrones

Valar Morghulis:Ten Lessons From Game Of Thrones

I apologise in advance if I am about to confuse people who have no idea what Game of Thrones is. Just think about how some of us have no clue when you go on about your favourite football team. A few months ago, I was having a conversation with the son of a good friend […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Joana Silochina Foster (1946-2016)

LOUD WHISPERS: Joana Silochina Foster (1946-2016)

I first met Joana Foster at an international conference on Violence Against Women, which took place in Brighton, England in November 1996. I took my son with me to the conference, and he fell ill. As I fretted over my son, Joana fussed over me.  After Brighton, Joana and I became firm friends. She was […]