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Ijesaland will pay dearly for this!

Years back, Ijesaland, particularly Ilesa, suddenly woke up to discover it had become the South-West capital of 419. Fraudsters seized everywhere, dominating the social circle and as expected, becoming choice boyfriends and men-friend for…

Minister Lai and the missing N2.5b

Nigerian mainstream media has always had a questionable bromance with the political class, particularly its progressive corner. Maybe, the alliance would be justified in the days of principled politicking when the society and its goodness…

Atakoro and the talisman gourd (1)

I know the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mohammed Ibrahim Tanko, though not intimately. He isn’t a giant by creation, so he belongs to the type Yoruba will call Atakoro (active medium-sized fellow) and this Tanko, by all indications and…

Tinubu: A tribute to tomorrow

THIS is an unusual tribute. It is not paying compliment to a debatable past or the convoluted present, but a future, starting with tomorrow. In a sedentary age of rapidly diminishing nature, a 67 year-old is deemed a passenger with ticket,

All for Donnie

CHRISTMAS came early this week” was the flourish of a victory lap from the most-recognised and recognisable son of the American president, appropriately named, Donald Trump Jnr. He was celebrating the triple victory of his famous Dad’s…

Chinese wetin? Amala and Rafiu will do

I had done Chinese menu at a couple of their restaurants in Lagos before the recent blow-out on the racist Chinese Restaurant named Shi Shi, and I must confess not to have run into anything like being barred. However, I need to clarify that…

Osinbajo and VGC haters

AS a ‘redeemer,’ I have been called out on the open-air testimony of Daddy Yemi Osinbajo at the just-concluded special Holy Ghost service, marking the 77th birthday anniversary of our grannie-in-the-Lord, Daddy G.O. With his warbled…

Choices we don’t make

AS political gladiators and their sympathisers dispute election results across board, I see a country without a sense of danger perception and this isn’t about the choices being presumably made now, going by the outcomes of the contests. It…

MC Oluomo’s Republic

THE first time I heard about Musiliu Akinsanya, the motor-park thug-turned-APC pollster, a secular minstrel was serenading him as being of bigger and wider influence that the King of Oshodi. Something like “ko soba loshodi, a fi MC Oluomo…

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