Category: Humanities

Our Days are few: A Tribute to Adeola Abiodun and an Appeal

Our Days are few: A Tribute to Adeola Abiodun and an Appeal By: Deji Yesufu In March 2013, I stopped tithing my income. The implication of that decision for me, financially, was that I had a little more resources at...

/ November 16, 2020

A Commentary on Falz’ End-SARS Video: “Johnny”

A Commentary on Falz’ End-SARS Video: “Johnny” By: Deji Yesufu The Nigerian musician Folarin Falana with stage name “Falz the Bahd Guy” published the video to his song “Johnny” two days ago, 10th of November, 2020, on YouTube. The three...

/ November 12, 2020

Omoyele Sowore’s Stupid Revolution

By: Deji Yesufu (This article was first published 19th December, 2019 on mouthpiece.com.ng. It is published again in honor of all who died at Lekki Toll Gate protesting injustice in the land on 20/10/2020) No people in the world ever...

/ October 23, 2020

The Question the President Failed to Address in his Broadcast

The Question the President Failed to Address in his Broadcast By: Deji Yesufu President Muhammadu Buhari finally spoke to the Nigerian people yesterday evening. His speech was coming after many people had condemned his loud silence that accompanied the shooting...

/ October 23, 2020

Lekki Shooting: Anarchy or Caution?

Lekki Shooting: Anarchy or Caution? By: Deji Yesufu I returned from work yesterday evening exhausted but my mind was on the EndSARS protests going on around the country. I switched to the "SOROSOKE" radio to get updates. That is where...

/ October 21, 2020

“How Oghenovo Died to Police Brutality” – Mute Gadin (Sister)

“How Oghenovo Died to Police Brutality” – Mute Gadin (Sister) On the 15th of June 2019. My (kid) brother came to visit us. He never said it but I sensed he was trying in his little way to fill the...

/ October 18, 2020

Dear Nigerian Parent

Dear Nigerian Parent By: Deji Yesufu Samuel is 26 years old. He is a Nigerian that lives in a suburb of Lagos with his parents. Samuel was not the particularly bright child among his siblings so that at his age...

/ October 5, 2020

Nigeria @ 60: Shey na like dis we go dey dey

Nigeria @ 60: Shey na like dis we go dey dey By: Deji Yesufu About this time last year, I commenced a writing project that gave me the opportunity to condense the history of Nigeria’s nationhood from 1900 till date...

/ October 1, 2020

Fisayo Soyombo: What Does a Country Do with all these Investigations?

Fisayo Soyombo: What Does a Country Do with all these Investigations? By: Deji Yesufu Fisayo Soyombo is a household name in Nigerian journalism. It however appears to me that we are all wasting this young man’s efforts; perhaps some other...

/ September 26, 2020

The Ravi Zacharias Sex Scandal

The Ravi Zacharias Sex Scandal By: Deji Yesufu Ravi Zacharias died of Cancer on 19th May, 2020. He was 74 years old. Until his death, Zacharias was the president of the Ravi Zacharias International Ministry (RZIM). It is a $40...

/ September 22, 2020