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 Metro Notes

Chrisland scandal and other child sex scandals: An appeal to our TV channels, music producers, TV personalities, Nigeria Censors Board

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: The Statesman. By Prof. Remi Sonaiya, Abiodun Olowo-Ake, Betty Abah, Chido Nwakanma, Emmanuel Emeh and Ier Jonathan-Ichaver Our hearts are heavy and go out to the young children and families involved in this Chrisland VGC scandal. We pray that healing will come to them and that all involved will learn whatever lessons we Read More…

Featured Notes Victor Oladokun

Why VP Osinbajo’s presidential declaration got it wrong on so many levels

Reading Time: 3 minutes Why Communication and Branding Matters I am glad VP Osinbajo finally came out to declare boldly what was long suspected … his interest in the highest political office in the land. After faithfully serving as VP for 7 years, he has more than earned the right to do so. I would, if I were in 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

Who will beat Ayade in the 2023 CRS guber race?

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Ndifreke Okpon The 2023 political process began in earnest on Friday, 25 February 2022 with the signing into law of the amended Electoral Act by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari. The newly amended act is revolutionary because it allows for more independence by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). For instance, on the issue of Read More…