Category: Humanities

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

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

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

Timi Dakolo’s “Everything”

Timi Dakolo’s “Everything (Amen)” By: Deji Yesufu If you have not seen Timi Dakolo’s newest music video, I appeal to you to take the time to watch it here; I assure you that it would be worth your time doing...

/ February 25, 2021

Defeating Mr. Macaroni: Face of a Failed Nation

Defeating Mr. Macaroni: Face of a Failed Nation By: Deji Yesufu When it was announced that the Lekki Toll Gate will resume activities on the 13th of February, 2020, there were two forces that came face to face at daring...

/ February 16, 2021

Nigel Henry’s Student, Azeezat Okunola, Writes a Glowing Tribute for Him

To My Late Teacher, Nigel Henry - Azeezat Okunola In memory of my loving teacher and friend, Mr. Nigel Derek Henry, the longest-serving academic member of staff, University of Ibadan, who spent over four decades nurturing students in the various...

/ February 10, 2021

A CULTURE OF SILENCE

A CULTURE OF SILENCE By: Deji Yesufu A friend published an article recently titled “Keep Your Mouth Shut”. In the piece he was advising expectant mothers to be silent about their pregnancies. My friend has a way he weaves his...

/ February 2, 2021

Parenting: Concerning Doyin Okupe’s Gay Son

Parenting: Concerning Doyin Okupe's Gay Son By: Deji Yesufu This week, since Monday, I have published one article every day on Text and Publishing because there are many issues that have caught my attention in the previous week and that...

/ January 27, 2021

Ayisha Osori, Ibadan Book Club and Sundry Matters

Ayisha Osori, Ibadan Book Club and Sundry Matters By: Deji Yesufu This weekend I received an invitation to be at a book reading with Ayisha Osori, author of “Love Does Not Win Elections”. As a civil servant Saturday is about...

/ January 25, 2021