Thursday, November 14, 2019

Baba Kekere

By Olakunle Abimbola Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande (LKJ) may have turned 90.  He did on July 23. But in the Awoist cosmos, with their pantheon of social...

Osun: time to catch up

When history records the present 4th Republic, Osun, with its impassioned elections, could earn a special chapter. But so would the intense fray between the...

Brewing tragedy

A reportage and private discourse prompted this piece. In the Yoruba country, plebeians (who don’t know) and patricians (who should know and guide) appear yoked...

June 12: a postscript

Done deal – 2019, and June 12 formally became Nigeria’s national Democracy Day! But the strong ripples of just desert, clashed with the no-less-rippling currents...

Twenty years after

By Abimbola Olakunle Twenty straight years of democracy – and Nigeria is a scalding, hissing, whistling crucible. No wonder: it’s the high season of trendy lamentation;...

Between Osun and Ekiti

Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi, gave a lament, at the May 13 launch of Federal Government’s home-grown school feeding programme, in the state. “Your Excellency,” he...

What will Baba tell Awo?

Chief Ayo Adebanjo wondered, to The Guardian of April 21, how Baba Ayo Fasanmi would face Chief Obafemi Awolowo? He claimed Senator Fasanmi, an Action Group (AG)...

Onnoghen: A postscript

This piece is not about former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, per se — and for two good reasons. First, the...

The Death Zone Called Abuja/Kaduna Road

Akin Olukiran, a Nigerian based in the United Kingdom in the last three decades could not have captured it better. If you want to...

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