Monthly Archives: September 2016

How to ace a job interview.

Interviews may be intimidating however you can’t avoid them if you want to get that dream job. According to Wonga Ntshinga, the senior head of programme at a private higher education institution “Anxiety often trips up otherwise deserving candidates.” You don’t have to be anxious if you have prepared well. “If you have all your ducks in a row by ... Read More »

OTI Supports Widows In Nigeria!

Our NGO – Operation Transform International – is proud to be one of the sponsors of this laudable initiative.   We must strategically and consciously stockpile treasure in heaven by supporting initiatives like this and others that advance God’s kingdom. “Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and ... Read More »

Be An Optimist!

Asha Speckman wrote in South Africa BusinessTimes (Sunday Times) of 18th September 2016 “Hard times may soon be over for Nigeria as economy set to beat recession next year.” In the same newspaper, Sizwe Nxedlana, FNB chief economist wrote “Policy blunders dim Nigeria’s bright future” ending with this negative sentence: “The outlook for what was recently one of Africa’s shinning ... Read More »

Tips to Develop Mental Sharpness.

Mental sharpness which is also known as mental acuity is the ability of the mind to work well. A person with mental sharpness has good memory, focus, concentration and understanding. So how can we develop or improve mental sharpness? The no 1 way is to associate with good people. People that bring out the best in others while seeing their ... Read More »

Are You Saved?

This is perhaps the most important question anyone could ask you. And it was what one Scottish did ask many years ago. The Scottish preacher John Harper was aboard the Titanic in 1912, making his way to preach at Moody Church. When the ship went down, Harper drifted into a young man holding on to a plank. Harper said, “Young ... Read More »

Create a better world with your kindness.

I sincerely believe that when we make things happen for others we help create a better world. I remember how in 2009, my PhD supervisor partially sponsored me from her grant to attend an academic conference in Harrogate, UK. She didn’t have to do it but she did it anyway. Today, I am able to gladly reciprocate the same kind ... Read More »

SIGH! By Emmanuel Mangalibi.

Today I sigh. Dusting the years that have gone I picked up a paper that once had my heart torn. Dating back to 2016, the era when presidential scandals seemed to be the apocalypse of law and order. It spoke of a time when my young generation fought breath-taking battles to save a continent. My muscles are now worn out ... Read More »

50 million Uprooted Children – What Can We Do?

Before you tuck your beautiful kid(s) to bed at night or drop them at school, remember that there are about 50 million displaced kids all over the world. UNICEF called them “50 million children uprooted by crises” What can you do for them? You can pray, you can give and you can volunteer. However, the practical thing for all of ... Read More »

Harvard and Scriptures.

One thing I noticed when I visited Harvard University in Boston few years back were Scriptures -written on the notable entrances and on some buildings such as Law School building. Apparently, John Harvard, the founder of the most prestigious university wanted higher education to be a place where people would come to study the Bible and acknowledge Christ as Lord ... Read More »

Base It On Grace.

Not too long ago I was invited to an occasion where a pastor was also invited to preach. Later on in his message he began to say that you can approach God on the basis of what you have done such as your giving or your service. Immediately I said in my mind ‘no, no, what you do will never ... Read More »