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Yinka Odumakin: Exit of convinced humanist

The circumstance of his demise were quite unusual. Though a picture he took with Papa Ayo Adebanjo, indicating he was not in the best shape of health had appeared on the internet not quite long ago; still, it caught us by surprise. The…

Nigeria and new security milestone

Eleven days after a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet crashed in Borno State, the military is still struggling to locate the crash spot. The Alpha light attack jet was on a mission to support troops fighting the terrorists when it lost radar…

The truth Fulani’s must accept

“ Everything that has a beginning must have an end. As they say on the street: “ E fit take time, but one day, one day, Monkey go go market” “I love this quote about injustice: “Every person remembers some moment in their life where…

The Judge as a Street Fighter

I would never have believed that a day would come when a Nigerian judge would engage in street fighting no matter the level of provocation. It was for this reason that I initially thought the video showing a suit-wearing fellow, referred to…

A Tale of Two Airports

A tailpiece in this column: “Much Ado About Ogun Cargo Airport” (Tuesday, March 23, 2021) turned out to be my own version of stirring the hornet’s nest, given the controversy, the animus and the attention that it has generated. I had…

The Judge as a Street Fighter

I would never have believed that a day would come when a Nigerian judge would engage in street fighting no matter the level of provocation. It was for this reason that I initially thought the video showing a suit-wearing fellow,…

The Head/ Ori

The head has always held a prominent and spectacularly unique position in human evaluation and in most cultures it has been accorded spiritual significance. The head is regarded in biblical terms as both the symbol of authority and…

Yinka Odumakin: The irrepressible warrior goes home

When I saw a posting concerning Comrade Yinka Odumakin’s death, I thought the poster was still carrying out the pranks of “April Fool’s Day”. So, I told him to back off as April Fool’s day normally stops at 12 midnight on 1st April of every…