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VOICE OF COURAGE

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…

When Eni Ogun meets Eniogun

‘The man dies in him who keeps silent in the face of tyranny’THOSE immortal words of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka were produced by his experience in the gulag for his opposition to the senseless war Nigeria fought against…

The true meaning of Ruga

IT’S a monumental tragedy for Nigeria that our conversations in the last four years have mostly been about barbarism. At a time when even African countries are manufacturing vehicles that would not consume fuel, we have been bogged down…

Abnormal now our new normal

THE words of my Danish journalist-friend have been rushing back at me lately. Nick was in Nigeria when we started the latest experiment in civil rule to access state of things in a country rising from Sani Abacha ruinous years, with a view…