Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

Lynch Mob, Broken System

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Gettyy Images/AFP/A. Vincento. “Never again!” That phrase was made popular by survivors of the Holocaust in which six million European Jews were systematically murdered in pogroms, mass shootings and gas chambers during World War II by Hitler’s forces. The phrase is thought to have been borrowed from a 1927 poem by Yitzhak Lamdan, Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

With Love from Oke-Ila

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Kabiyesi, I’m told you want my daughter to enrol in your school so that you can convert her to Christianity”, said Imam Oyefolahan, Chief Imam of Eripa Central Mosque. He was addressing the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun and founder of Abolarin College, Oba Dr. Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, Aroyinkeye I. The Imam’s daughter, Aminat, had won Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

OAU and Afreximbank in Historic Handshake 

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: PUNCH. Mercifully, there’s some good news from Obafemi Awolowo University after the de-marketing efforts of land speculators in the guise of equity-seekers. No matter how optimistic one is, one cannot gloss over the fact that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and some other trade unions in our universities have been on Read More…

Featured Notes Politics Wole Olaoye

Tinubu and Stolen Voices

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images. Following the rather ‘impromptu’ manner of their hero’s declaration of interest in the presidency shortly after informing President Buhari of his intention, Bola Tinubu’s supporters resorted to the old game of stealing the identities, voices and integrity of well regarded men of honour, purporting them to have endorsed Tinubu’s Read More…