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O Nami!

I stopped following Tere’s ministry about 37 years ago that I saw him driving a commercial bus and would therefore not be able to say precisely the progression. But I am certain he would have become an Oluomo at some point.He was my…

What is wrong with Amaechi?

There was a year the Faculty of Health Sciences in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife recorded an unusual mass failure of students that caught the attention of the Students Union. A protest was mounted against the leadership of the…

Operation bankrupt Nigeria

THE ant once shared a night of passion with the elephant and woke up the following morning to discover the bedmate was dead. Mr Ant was in tears as he lamented “Just one night and I will now spend the rest of my life digging a grave.”In…

Let my people go!

IT was by chance that I stumbled on Gambia TV a few days back and I stayed glued to it for the next one hour as Mr Bardara Joof, the country’s minister for Higher Education, Research and Technology was addressing critical stakeholders on…

Ranti omo eni ti iwo nse

NON-speakers of Yoruba language should pardon me for this week’s headline. It simply means remember the son of whom you are but it is sweeter in my native tongue. The ‘Chief Commander’, Ebenezer Obey has one of his evergreens in that line…

There was never a country

The last testament of one of the greatest novelists Africa ever produced, Professor Chinua Achebe, on Nigeria was There Was A Country. It was a moving story of the disintegration of the very idea of a country in Lugard’s creation.I read…