Akinlawon Mabogunje, as he then was, started the year 1940 in Elementary Standard Two but halfway through the year, he got promoted to Standard Three and then got promoted again to Standard Four
I regret to say what I am going to say now, but I am going to say it. I never felt any sense of being marginalised or kept in the dark while working with IBB.
The gruesome killing of a political leader in Osun State the other day is a sharp reminder that the season of assassinations associated with politics and electioneering campaign may not be over in the country.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, again came down hard on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the appointment of ex-Osun State deputy governor, Chief Iyiola Omisore...
Some key Yoruba leaders yesterday, urged the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Iyiola Omisore..
10 Dec 2021
I say it again: The words of another NADECO exile are particularly intriguing. Who is the NADECO exile who can be said to be both under-ground and open-ground at the same time? He is Ahoada, Rivers-born Dr. Lloyd Ukwu, who is Executive Director of NADECO USA.
14 Jan 2021
It is interesting that each time Chief Bisi Akande occupied a high office, he has been persuaded to do so. He did not want to be Secretary to the State Government of Oyo State but Chief Bola Ige persuaded him to take the job.
27 Dec 2020
The murderers are among us. Let no one be in any doubt - they sit among us, right within this sombre gathering that honours the passage of a hero.
23 Dec 2020
Today, Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 is the 19th remembrance anniversary of the late Chief ‘Bola Ige, SAN, the first Civilian Governor of old Oyo State (October 1, 1979, to September 30, 1983)
8 Nov 2020
Not long ago, we were admitted into the knowledge that Chief James Ajibola Ige SAN, Best was known as Bola Ige, former Attorney-General and Justice Minister, in President Olusegun Obasanjo’s presidency, brutally murdered in his Ibadan residence in 2001, was post-humously remembered and celebrated during his 90th birthday. He was born on September 13, 1930.…
17 Sep 2020
Chief Bola Ige would have celebrated his 90th birthday last Sunday September 13, were he to be on this side of eternity. Instead, he is with the ancestors, those eternal beings that fascinated him to no end.