Category: Featured

Mr. & Mrs. and the Joint Account

Mr. & Mrs. and the Joint Account By: Deji Yesufu So a tweet has been making the rounds on social media. It is one of those story tweets that are relayed in a chain. Someone has even gone further to...

/ March 29, 2021

Why Pombe Magufuli Can Never Grow on Nigerian Soil

Why Pombe Magufuli can never grow on Nigerian soil By: Festus Adedayo Statesman and late President of Senegal from 1960 to 1981, Leopold Sedar Senghor, through his philosophy of negritude, believed that Africa and its culture had manifest contributions they can...

/ March 28, 2021

Why the Coronavirus Has not Killed You

Why the Coronavirus Has not Killed You By: Deji Yesufu A few days ago I came across an article I wrote last year just about the time the lockdown was beginning to happen all around the world. The stories we...

/ March 25, 2021

Bombs on the Third Mainland Bridge

Bombs on the Third Mainland Bridge “I hope we do not get stuck in hold up again today. I must be home before my children go to bed. We may decide on an alternative route home if traffic on Third...

/ March 20, 2021

Hijab Crisis in ISI and the Loss of Missions

Hijab Crisis in ISI and the Loss of MissionsBy: Deji Yesufu (This article was first published in 2018. I publish it again in the light of the crisis over hijab in Kwara State)After a knock on the door of my...

/ March 18, 2021

Monguno’s Missing $1 billion: Fraud or Freudian slip?

Monguno’s Missing $1 billion: Fraud or Freudian slip?By: Festus AdedayoUnbeknown to many Nigerians who haven’t heard him speak, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Security Adviser (NSA) secretly admires self-styled Mr. Bombastic, Jamaican–American reggae musician, singer and Disc Jockey, Orville Richard Burrel, better...

/ March 14, 2021

Nigeria: A Nation on a Path to Self-destruct

Nigeria: A Nation on a Path to Self-destruct By: Deji Yesufu Ngozi (not real name) was born in Eastern Nigeria but at a tender age her family migrated to the United States of America – seeking a good life within...

/ March 11, 2021

Buhari and His Tinubu Frankenstein

Buhari and His Tinubu Frankenstein By: Festus Adedayo The news last week that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had begun a probe into the finances of former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (EFCC) strongman, Bola...

/ March 7, 2021

Generosity: A Lifestyle Many Learn Late

Generosity: A Lifestyle Many Learn Late By: Deji Yesufu Mama Deji supplies us meat at the place where I work. One finds it better patronizing her because her customer base here is large and thus she always runs out of...

/ March 6, 2021

Arogidigba as the Trouble with Southern Nigeria

Arogidigba as the trouble with Southern NigeriaBy: Festus Adedayo An old photograph currently sits regally in the living room of a top Nigerian politician. Shot sometime in 1954, some 67 years ago, ostensibly in the old Osun Division of the Western...

/ February 28, 2021