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 Owei Lakemfa

Micaela Bastidas: Woman with tongue severed who fought her executioners

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: El Extremo Sur De La Patagonia. THOSE who derogatorily, unscientifically and unwisely call women the weaker sex, have not heard about the unarmed women in South East and South-South Nigeria who took on armed British soldiers in a series of battles. The conflicts were ignited when Nwanyeruwa Ojim, an elderly native nurse in Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria’s pyramids of promise, like London Bridge, are falling down

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is common in social media these days for people to do a countdown to the end of the President Muhammadu Buhari government. They seem in so much hurry to see its back, that they cannot hide their excitement. Their main grouse is that the retired general made lots of promises, especially of a secured, 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…

Business Featured ICT Metro

Lagos govt, others working toward Africa’s largest ICT business park

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Godmyhelper/Wikimedia Commons. By Stellamaris Ashinze, News Agency of Nigeria The relocation of Ikeja Computer Village in Lagos to Katangowa, Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area has been in the pipeline for so many years. Because of the huge expanse of the new computer village estimated at N40 billion, many people are wondering whether Read More…