Category: Humanities

The Story of Giannis Adetokunbo

The Story of Giannis Adetokunbo By: Deji Yesufu In April 1999, Nigeria had elected Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as its first civilian President after some 13 years of uninterrupted military rule (1983-1999). Pastor Tunde Bakare however casted an ominous cloud on...

/ September 13, 2020

Dr Paul Adoyi (FARMERGIANT): Entrepreneur with a Difference

Dr Paul Adoyi (FARMERGIANT): Entrepreneur with a Difference By: Deji Yesufu A walk into FARMERGIANT office complex situated on No. 14, Olubadan Avenue, Oluyole Estate, Ibadan, reveals an office complex where work is ongoing. If you were not told, you...

/ September 3, 2020

Northern NBA, Buhari’s Water Bill as Birds of Bigotry Home to Roost

Northern NBA, Buhari’s water bill as birds of bigotry home to roost By: Festus Adedayo You may not understand what inimitable Fela Anikulapo’s early days of Koola Lobitos’ ballistics-sounding song, with the refrain, Alujanjan kijan, was about until you hear...

/ August 30, 2020

Publishing: Advantage(s) of E-book over a Print Copy

Publishing: Advantage(s) of E-book over a Print Copy By: Adachukwu Onwudiwe I get quite a number of DMs from budding authors who want to know the advantage of publishing an e-book over the usual hard/softback; how e-books are marketed and...

/ August 28, 2020

A Tale of Two Visas

A Tale of Two Visas By: Deji Yesufu On my trip to Germany in March, since I flew with Turkey Airlines, we had the usual stop-over at Instanbul, capital of Turkey. It was very early in the morning and my...

/ August 27, 2020

Deaths in My Neighborhood

Deaths in My Neighborhood By: Deji Yesufu A little over a decade ago, while living as a single man in a neighborhood here in Ibadan, I was woken up by a loud bang on my door. It was a Saturday...

/ August 26, 2020

Mali: Endangering Africa’s Democracies

Mali: Endangering Africa’s Democracies By: Deji Yesufu Some days ago news filtered in that the government of the nation of Mali had been ousted by renegade soldiers. As we scrambled around for information to authenticate the situation on ground in...

/ August 24, 2020

Tai Solarin, Mailafia, Lai Mohammed at a Reverie with George Orwell

Tai Solarin, Mailafia, Lai Mohammed at a reverie with George Orwell By: Festus Adedayo Any student of autocratic rule will tell you that free speech is always the first casualty of a budding despotism. So, watching the viral video of...

/ August 16, 2020

Death: Learning to Say the D Word

Death: Learning to Say the D Word By: Peju Simoyan (MD, MPH) In a recent essay published in Pulse, Dr. Charlotte Grinberg reflected on some of her experiences as a medical intern related to how doctors tend to communicate about...

/ August 15, 2020

Why the Colour of #RevolutionNow was not Arab Spring-red

Why the Colour of #RevolutionNow was not Arab Spring-red By: Festus Adedayo They all happened almost simultaneously, as if in a choreography. On February 9, 2011, a huge crowd of protesters had gathered at the Tahir Square in Cairo, Egypt....

/ August 10, 2020