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VOICE OF COURAGE

Arewa songs of conquest (2)

THESE folks lack any institutional memory to even understand the subtlety of those they are engaged in power game with. They are in a game whose rules of engagement they don’t have the faintest idea of. They didn’t know that the power of…

Arewa songs of conquest (1)

IN 2015 AC (After Change), I I did an unsolicited consultancy for politicians of Yoruba extraction whose political moves were guided by only expediency and opportunism. They had openly displayed lack of principles and inability to be guided…

The love of bandits

WHAT happened is that the governors of the Niger Delta region at that time wanted to win their elections. So they recruited the youth and gave them guns and bullets and used them against their opponents to win elections by force.“After…

Rugbo and Ruga

Those who are familiar with hunting for animals in Yorubaland would easily understand the meaning of the word “rugbo”. It is about bush beating by amateurs while experienced hunters wait with their guns to shoot at animals running from…

Memo to Yoruba Governors (3)

WE have advocated and will continue to insist that states must have their own police so that they can deal with crimes in thief territories. It is awkward that state governments at the moment have no agency to arrest criminals the way…

Memo to Yoruba Governors (2)

“Do not remove the ancient landmarks that your fathers set”-Prov 22:28.Yoruba nation continues to remove the precious landmarks established by our forefathers in the order of strange children. A people known for being the first in noble…

Memo to Yoruba Governors (1)

THERE is a worrisome situation of serious underdevelopment in Yorubaland due to poor governance with even little possibilities within the existing  dysfunctional structures not being explored.A restructured Nigeria along federalism has…

Moments with Iku and GSM

I didn’t die! It was a pleasant week started with Iku Baba Yeye, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. His palace is always an exciting place to be anyday, because of the richness of Yoruba culture that is always on display.As I…

Drone ko, drown ni

THE Yoruba nation must have gone through some regret as one of its first  class monarchs in a childlike manner brought out a campaign poster of President Muhammadu Buhari under his agbada and grinning  from ear-to-ear as he had moment with…