Category: Humanities

Why Nigeria Should Celebrate Giannis Adetokunbo’s Championship at the NBA

Why Nigeria Should Celebrate Giannis Adetokunbo’s Championship at the NBA By: Deji Yesufu Those who know something of playing basketball in the National Basketball Association (NBA) know two things: that because of the resources the Americans put into the game,...

/ July 21, 2021

David Oyedepo, A Pastor and a Sack Letter

David Oyedepo, A Pastor and a Sack Letter By: Deji Yesufu A few days ago I sat down with a brother and for a few hours we reasoned into a theological point of view. At some point the discussion bordered...

/ July 19, 2021

The Ghost of Biafra Still Hunts Nigeria

The Ghost of Biafra Still Hunts Nigeria By: Deji Yesufu When Chinua Achebe wrote his memoirs “There was a Country”, most literary observers knew that the sage was giving Nigeria his parting words. Achebe had served in the broadcasting arm...

/ July 17, 2021

Meeting O. A. Adedokun After My Report on His Road Safety Command Had Gone Viral

Meeting O. A. Adedokun After My Report on His Road Safety Command Had Gone Viral by: Deji Yesufu I had just returned from work and was trying to get some rest from the day's labor, when my mobile phone rang....

/ July 8, 2021

Dear BOLT Driver

Dear BOLT Driver By: Deji Yesufu Yesterday will be the third time I would be employing your services and it is already clear to me where your deficiencies are. I am writing this public letter to you with the hope...

/ July 7, 2021

How Agbowo Became a Den of Theives

How Agbowo Became a Den of Theives by: Matthew Shotola Agbowo, a neighborhood located directly across the University of Ibadan, now teeming with a colossal number of residents, has become the den of larcenists and butcherers of innocent souls. Agbowo...

/ July 2, 2021

How to be a Successful Man and then be Killed by a 21 Year Old Girl

How to be a Successful Man and then be Killed by a 21 Year Old Girl By: Deji Yesufu Life can throw up different strokes and men can die very easily. One day in the year 2014, my family and...

/ June 24, 2021

What a Nigerian Soldier Told Me

What a Nigerian Soldier Told Me By: Deji Yesufu This past week was filled with activities around the burial of my father-in-law, Prof. B. E. Olufemi, former Dean of Students at the University of Ibadan. Besides the activities and travels,...

/ June 7, 2021

Will You Marry Me?

Will You Marry Me? (Thoughts on the Dwindling Culture of Marriage and Commitment) By: Deji Yesufu Omobolanle Adeyemo is a Facebook celebrity of sort who uses her wall to bring much benefit to people – particularly Nigerians. Having lived in...

/ May 27, 2021

The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: A Perspective

The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: A Perspective by: Deji Yesufu It has been a few weeks now that Isreali/Palestinian conflict begun. There has been constant tension in this region of the Middle East since 1948 when the nation of Israel was carved...

/ May 17, 2021