Sport can change the black person’s world
Once upon a time, Sport bared its fangs. It clearly demonstrated that it has the power to change the world’s dynamics.
The World Cup begins
By the time you are reading this I shall be in Russia. For the next one month every other activity on the planet shall be put on temporary hold.Meanwhile, last Thursday night, on the very first day of the world’s greatest sporting event, as Russia opened the 2018 World Cup with a spectacular display of culture and technology at the opening ceremony....
Ogun State, politics, 2026 World cup
In the summer (or winter) of 2022, the football World Cup, the biggest and most lucrative organized event in the world, will take place in the State of Qatar, a small peninsula in Western Asia.Qatar, in a stunning and uncommon victory, won the rights to host the event some three years ago.....
In the aftermath of Commonwealth Games... a medal is not any medal!
This is one of those weeks for me. There is little happening around of great interest in our domestic sport. So, I spend more time groping in the dark for what to write in order to fill this page with literature that readers want to read.
A special tribute to our mother – Maami
That’s what we all called her – Maami. We sometimes also called her mum, the English word for mother, even though she understood only two words of the English language...
The Great Eagles of 1980 – 38 years after
The ‘Chief Justice’ of Nigerian football, distinguished legal luminary and Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), Chief Adokie Amiesimaka was the one who called me up and reminded...
Chief Adegboye Onigbinde at 80 – My special tribute
At the start, I did not like him at all. And I was not alone that did not like his face in Ibadan in those days in the 1970s when I first met him.
Rashidi Yekini speaks from beyond
I had an unusual conversation with Rashidi Yekini last Wednesday in my office in Yaba, Lagos.