“If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me” – Psalm 139:9-10 (Pius Adesanmi)
The above was His last Facebook post written at the Airport and a few hours later he died in the Air crash. The below photo was posted alongside the above quote while on a layover for his flight to Kenya from Canada.
Question: Did he have any premonitions of his death? Continue reading
Today, I decide on a capitalist lunch alone. My assigned driver takes me to a capitalist restaurant – one of the elitist watering holes of anybody who is anybody in Nigeria’s centre of power.
I invite the driver to come in with me. He is shocked. He is used to waiting in the car. Or being given some change to go and find an appropriate Mama Put for his own lunch while the Ogas eat in the capitalist location. Continue reading
“Pius Adesanmi was a towering figure in African and post-colonial scholarship and his sudden loss is a tragedy,” – Benoit-Antoine Bacon
*Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi*
“The contributions of Pius Adesanmi to Carleton are immeasurable,” said Pauline Rankin, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Canada. Continue reading