Bimbola Awofeso dies

April 28, 2017 Ebenezer Babatope

s AFI Abimbola Awofeso is dead. He now belongs to the ages. He was a Nigerian that fully carried the blood of the famous Awolowo family in him. Bimbola was the late Papa Obafemi Awolowo’s […]

Wale Adebanwi on Mama H.I.D. (21)

April 14, 2017 Ebenezer Babatope

BEFORE Akintola was expelled, his ascension to the position of premier had provoked the initial potentials for rupture in the relationship between the two families. This had to do with FadereraAkintola replacing Hannah Awolowo as […]

The death of Generals

March 31, 2017 Ebenezer Babatope

IT is no longer news that two famous Generals of the Nigerian Army, General Adeyinka Adebayo and Brigadier-General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia have transited to the world beyond. It is said that  old soldiers never die. […]

Afolabi David is gone!

March 24, 2017

I am a sad man today. Sad because my friend of ages Afolabi David a.k.a “:KINSHASHA KINSHASA” is no more. He now belongs to the ages. On Sunday 19th March, just as I was about […]

The evergreen years: Down memory lane

March 9, 2017

T HE evergreen years in Nigeria’s socio-political life are all about music. I write today of the beautiful years of highlife music in West Africa. I can never forget the era in my life. I […]

Layiwola Awoyode is gone

March 3, 2017 Ebenezer Babatope

ON Thursday, 16 February, I was stunned when I saw on page 9 of that day’s copy of the Nigerian Tribune, a full page advert containing the obituary of my friend of many years ‘Layiwola […]

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