No swagger for the debtor
Beyond false modesty I truly feel that those like me, whose calling provide more of a public voice or a bigger slice of ears, tend to be more fairly acknowledged than those who work more assiduously...
If vengeance is divine, defence is human
I see this as a mindset of the larger Huasa/Fulani establishment manifesting in destructive measures in the herdsman. It also fits into the second narrative of religious/cultural imperialism of the Islamic oligarchy.
2016 cultural landscape and its peculiar resonance
Following on its heels was Lagos Arts and Book Festival (LABAF 2016), organised by Committee for Relevant Arts (CORA). And for four days at Freedom Park, writers and painters, performers enchanted the venue in a feast of...
How Bola Ige celebrated Soyinka’s Nobel Award
Today (Friday, December 23, 2016) is the 15th anniversary of the assassination in his Bodija Estate, Ibadan home, of Chief ’Bola Ige, lawyer, politician, philosopher and former governor of old Oyo State.
Stakeholders canvass better cartooning in the media
Cartoonist and lecturer at the University of Lagos, Mr. Akin Onipede, who was a panel discussant at the event, said it was sad that most media outfits fail to maximise the potentials of cartooning...
Obasanjo, Soyinka laud Ooni’s efforts to unite Yoruba monarchs
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka have commended the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi over his efforts to unite traditional rulers in Yorubaland.
Soyinka hits back at 'imbeciles' in green card row
Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka hit back Monday at critics from his native Nigeria, denouncing the "slugs, barbarians and imbeciles" who derided him for tearing up his US residency card after Donald Trump's election win.
Trump appoints Nigerian member economic advisory team
Ogunlesi, 63, the only African in the team, is the chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm and one of Fortune 500 companies.