Chief Bola Ige
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the late Alaafin of Oyo, learnt his job of being king in the most difficult way. When he was born on October 15, 1938, his father was a dashing prince, who had witnessed the end of the old order.
Today is the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Chief Bola Ige, first elected Governor of old Oyo State (now Oyo and Osun) and deputy leader of Afenifere.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose the outcome of his “robust pledge to open an enquiry into the spate of political murders that the nation has undergone in recent years”.
30 Sep 2021
Silence means absence of sound. It also means absence of noise, that is, absence of that which is realized with the vocal cord or two metals in physical contact or any medium through which sound is communicated.
30 Aug 2020
A group, Save Nigeria Movement (SNM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to, as a matter of urgency, set up a judicial commission of inquiry to probe the circumstances...
12 Jan 2020
The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected.
31 Mar 2019
Today, Sunday, March 31, 2019, makes it 30 years that I vacated office as the Press Secretary to four former governors of old Oyo State (present day Oyo and Osun states).
29 Jan 2019
“Oppressed people kill each other all the time. Angered by the misery of their lives, but cowed by the overt superior might...
17 Jul 2018
Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi, who died on 18th June 2018, just a few weeks to his 79th birthday, was an excellent example of commitment to one’s calling, hard work...
28 Jul 2016
To check the ceaseless attacks on citizens in the South West region by militants, Yoruba leaders have urged the people to resort to self-defence. At a meeting of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere held in Akure, the Ondo State capital...