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A descent into bestiality

JANUARY 27, 2020 will remain evergreen in the memory of Maryam Sanda. That was the day she got convicted of the murder of her husband, Biliyaminu Haliru-Bello and was sentenced to death by hanging. Before the unfortunate incident of…

On the road to July 1967

LESS than two years after the governing council of the Obafemi Awolowo, Ile Ife, dismissed Professor Richard Akindele for his involvement in a sex-for-mark scandal, another lecturer in the university, Olabisi Olaleye, is set to walk down…

New Year or elongation of old?

MY understanding of new is that it is a departure from the known, a severance from the old, a migration away from the familiar, or a voyage into the uncharted. In a nutshell, new means a change, a difference. But when the ‘new’ is not…

Christmas without chicken

“WHAT is Christmas without a chicken? What is Christmas worth without the celebration that goes along with it? How can we celebrate the birth of the Lord without jubilation and merrymaking?”These were the words of a friend from…