Category: Festus Adedayo

Amaechi’s Theory of the Monkey and Nigerian politicians

Amaechi’s theory of the monkey and Nigerian politicians By: Festus Adedayo Away from the ravages of COVID-19 and the dispiriting news of multiple infections and rising deaths, the interview granted last week by Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to...

/ May 25, 2020

The conversations on Agboola Gambari

The conversations on Agboola Gambari By: Festus Adedayo If credentials and academic certificates/laurels approximated excellence, by now, applauses to President Muhammadu Buhari for his choice of Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as successor to the late Abba Kyari as his Chief of...

/ May 17, 2020
laboratory, care, health

COVID-19: Time to go Madagascar

COVID-19: Time to go Madagascar By Festus Adedayo Like many other societies in the world, Africa boasts of a past that is ambivalent, a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly. She had villains, despots, tyrants, developmental leaders...

/ May 11, 2020

Festus Adedayo’s Ayinla Omowura

A review of Festus Adedayo's 'Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend' By: Lasisi Olagunju, Ph.D (Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Tuesday, 5 May, 2020) Five hundred and thirty five pages in seven chapters girded firmly, front...

/ May 6, 2020

Insult as Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada Stories

Insult as Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada stories By: Festus Adedayo Two pieces of literary works – Williams Stevenson’s thriller, Ninety Minutes at Entebbe and the film, The Last King of Scotland (2006) – plot the graph of the gradual emergence of...

/ May 4, 2020